Wednesday Nov 09 2011
Colfax Community Calendar
Things to do, places to go in the Colfax area
THURSDAY, NOV. 10 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 “Richard III,” presented by the Colfax High School’s C.O.R.E. group at 7 p.m. on Nov. 10, 12, 17-19, and 2 p.m. on Nov. 12 and 19, in the Performing Arts Center. Adult $10, students $5. 346-2284. Zumba Fitness Class from 6 to 7 p.m. at Sierra Vista Center, 55 School St. zumbainthehills.com Karaoke offered from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Red Frog, on Highway 174. No cover. 346-1010 FRIDAY, NOV. 11 Storytime from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Colfax Library, 2 W. Church St. 346-8211. Seniors First serves lunch Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. Donation $5. 889-9500, ext. 2010 Badminton from 9 to 11 a.m. at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. 346-8750. Zumba Fitness Class from 9 a.m. See Thursday Colfax Drum Circle – make friends and enjoy group drumming. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Mix & Mingle Greek Café, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050. SATURDAY, NOV. 12 Sierra Vista Saturday free classes and free café begin with a free breakfast at 9 a.m., sessions on healthy cooking at 10 a.m., followed by free lunch at noon, a facilities discussion on community needs and options at 12:30 p.m., and ending with a session on organic gardening at 1:30 p.m. This is the last session; topics will include basic bird watching, primitive ceramics, Zumba chair, stress reduction through meditation and movement, nutrition and cooking, organic gardening, and the final forum on community needs and opportunities. Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. 346-8726 Help handcraft 5,000 thank you cards for the US troops from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Colfax Veterans Memorial Hall, 22 Sunset Circle. The thank you and holiday cards will be sent to troops overseas. Lunch will be provided. All you need is creativity; supplies will be provided. Operation: 5,000 Thank You’s is a project of 10-year-old Girl Scout Aubrey Nave. 368-9265 Local talent Nory takes the stage with folk music, banjo, guitar and vocals at 4 p.m. at the Mix & Mingle Greek Bistro, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050 Farmers Market open from 8 a.m. to noon at the Old Town parking lot, Auburn Folsom Road in Auburn. Rain or shine. 823-6183 SUNDAY, NOV. 13 Pancake Breakfast, hosted by VFW Post 2003 at Colfax Veterans Memorial Hall, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. All the pancakes you can eat served with your choice of ham or sausage, plus orange juice and coffee. $4 for adults; $2 children under 12; $12 families of 5 or more; $1 additional for eggs fixed the way you like them. 906-3342 Open Mic session – Show your talent during Music Matinee at 4 p.m. at the Mix & Mingle Greek Bistro, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050 MONDAY, NOV. 14 Painting Classes at Sierra Vista Art Center, 55 School St. Acrylics and watercolor from 1 to 3 p.m. Art Center is in northeast wing near ball field on Pleasant Street. 389-8718 Classes for youth in musical theatre, jazz, tap, ballet and beginning ballet, pre-dance, and Nutcracker participation are being offered Monday through Thursday by the Center Stage dance studio at the Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School Street. An adult “on core” workout is also held Monday mornings. 530-271-1200 Seniors First serves lunch Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. Donation $5. 889-9500, ext. 2010 Zumba Gold for seniors scheduled at 8:30 a.m. at Sierra Vista Center, 55 School St. Lyrical Locos practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon at United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. TUESDAY, NOV. 15 A drawing for 18 turkeys, donated by Sierra Market, will be held by the Colfax Lions Club during their meeting at the Colfax Pizza Factory. Raffle tickets are $1 each or $5 for 6 and are available in stores throughout town, at the Colfax Chamber in the Passenger Depot, or call Ernie at 637-5131 or Jenny at 305-0544. Proceeds will help fund the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, sponsored by the Lions, on Nov. 23 at Sierra Vista Community Center. Storytime from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Meadow Vista Library, 16981 Placer Hills Road. 878-2647 Salvation Army open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 320 S. Canyon Way. 346-2722 Current Events group, discussions from the economy to education, 9 a.m. in the back room at T.J. Roadhouse. (916) 660-0718 Tuesday Social. Work on whatever project you wish, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Whistle Stop Quilt and Sew, 54 N. Main Street. $5 class fee. 346-8482 Zumba Fitness Class. See Thursday WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16 Seniors First serves lunch Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. Donation $5. 889-9500, ext. 2010 Salvation Army open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 320 S. Canyon Way. 346-2722 THURSDAY, NOV. 17 Colfax Friends of the Library board of directors will meet at 11 a.m. at the Colfax Library, 2 W. Church St. The meeting is open the public. 346-9595 Zumba Fitness Class. See Thursday Karaoke. See Thursday FRIDAY, NOV. 18 Storytime from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Colfax Library, 2 W. Church St. 346-8211 Seniors First lunch. See Friday Badminton from 9 to 11 a.m. at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. 346-8750. Zumba Fitness Class from 9 a.m. See Thursday Karaoke at the Red Frog. See Thursday Performances of the murder-mystery play “Death of a Doornail” have been postponed to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, and 2 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Colfax United Methodist Church. Dinner will be served after the first act of each evening performance and dessert will be served during the afternoon performance. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit homeless programs in the Colfax area and other projects. Advance tickets are $15 for the evening performances and $10 for the afternoon performance; there is an additional $5 charge for tickets purchased at the door. Seating is limited. Tickets are available at Evangeline’s and The Mane Tamer, or call Chris Miller at 346-6960. The play is not appropriate for children under age 10. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23 Annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner, hosted by Colfax Lions Club at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. A complete turkey dinner with all the trimmings, include pumpkin pie for dessert, will be served to everyone, free of charge, from 5 to 7 p.m. Homebound residents can also request that meals be delivered to them; call 637-5131. FRIDAY, NOV. 29 The Friends of the Meadow Vista Library will have its Fall Used Book Sale from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, and 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Meadow Vista Library, 16981 Placer Hills Road, Meadow Vista. Great used books and media will be on bargain sale for $1 or less. Wednesday paperback books are offered at $1 per bag. All proceeds benefit the Meadow Vista Library. Contact Virginia Parker, 878-7804.