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Colfax Community Calendar

Places to go, things to do in the Colfax area
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Thursday, Nov. 17 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 Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 17 to 19, and 2 p.m. on Nov. 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. 18 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. Performances of the murder-mystery play “Death of a Doornail” will be at 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. Zumba Fitness Class from 9 a.m. See Thursday Saturday, Nov. 19 Sierra Vista Community Center Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 55 School St. Colfax Green Machine Bingo Game, a fundraiser for the Colfax Elementary School eighth-graders trip to Washington, D.C. Buy-in is $20; players must be 18 years. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; games start at 6:15 p.m. Renee Large, 389-2053 Tom Wernigg takes the stage to play his original music at 4 p.m. at the Mix & Mingle Greek Bistro, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050 Late Night Music with songwriter Kelly Ann Miller, who returns for her second appearance. 6 to 9 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. 20 Debbie Collier Benefit Fundraiser featuring a wine and beer tasting, and heavy appetizers presented by Chef Eric Zhaun Nava of Dine N Dash Café, with live music, a raffle and silent auction, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Dine N Dash, 346-1000. $25 per ticket at the door, or call Laura at 330-3071. 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. 21 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. 22 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. 23 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 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 346- Thursday, Nov. 24 Happy Thanksgiving! Zumba Fitness Class. See Thursday Karaoke. See Thursday Friday, Nov. 25 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 Tuesday, 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. Wednesday, Nov. 30 The Colfax Area Scientific Society will meet at 6 p.m. in the meeting room at TJ’s Roadhouse, 529 S. Auburn St. The meeting is open to anyone interested in science, technology and philosophy. 346-6960 Friday, Dec. 2 Fifteen dancers from the Center Stage Dance Studio in Colfax will be in the cast of “The Nutcracker,” presented by Center Stage on Dec. 2, 3 and 4 at the Don Baggett Theater at Nevada Union High School in Grass Valley. Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for children and seniors and are available at the Whistle Stop Quilt Shop in Colfax. 271-1200