Wednesday Feb 08 2012
Colfax Community Calendar
Things to do, places to go in the area
Thursday, Feb. 9 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 Friday, Feb. 10 The Colfax Garden Club general meeting begins at 9:30 a.m., there will be a break with snacks at 10:30 a.m., and from 11 a.m. to noon Mary Schueler will speak on “The Edible Garden.” Schueler, with Hills Flat Lumber, will talk about her decorative garden that was almost entirely edible. 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. Saturday, Feb. 11 Zumba Fitness Class at 9 a.m. at Sierra Vista Center, 55 School St. 559-5963 Rhythms & Moves, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Studio Z Dance & Fitness at Sierra Vista Community Center, Class 3, 55 School St., $10 fee; registration required at 559-5963. Tom Wernigg takes the stage to play his original music at 4 p.m. at Colfax Greek Bistro, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050 The Grassffax Trio of Nory Fussell, Ann Meigs and Lee May present an evening of local and hearty folk music and vocals. This family event will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. at Colfax Greek Bistro, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050 Sunday, Feb. 12 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. Proceeds support local veterans, current service members and their families, and with the VFW Ladies Auxiliary awards are provided to first responders and teachers as well as scholarships to local school children. 906-3342 Open Mic session – Show your talent during Music Matinee at 4 p.m. at the Colfax Greek Bistro, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050 Monday, Feb. 13 Seniors First serves lunch Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of Colfax, 59 W. Church St. Donation of $5 requested. For more information, call 889-9500, ext. 2010 Lyrical Locos practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon at United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. Tuesday, Feb. 14 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 Wednesday, Feb. 15 Zumba Gold for seniors scheduled at 8:30 a.m. at Sierra Vista Center, 55 School St. 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 is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 320 S. Canyon Way, behind bus depot. Call 346-2722 for more information. Friday, Feb. 17 Seniors First serves lunch at 11:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. Donation $5. 889-9500, ext. 2010 Saturday, Feb. 18 Colfax High Pancake Breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m. in high school cafeteria. Proceeds to benefit baseball team. Eggs, sausage, pancakes, coffee and juice; $5 per person, and includes raffle prize drawing ticket. Tickets at door, from baseball players, or 575-8387. Crab Feed to benefit Alta-Dutch Flat School Parents’ Club at Alta Community Center. Dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m.; music and dancing from 8 to 10 p.m. Adult ticket, $25; adult no-crab ticket, $10; student (K-8th grade) ticket, $10. Tickets available at the school office, 389-8283, or Alta Home Down Deli, 389-2260. Saturday, Feb. 25 Sierra Vista Saturday Class Series, from 10 a.m. to noon, continues March 17 and 31, and April 14 and 21. Feb. 25 includes forum on Bear River hiking trails, lunch and an afternoon hiking trip to explore trials and trail opportunities. Public input, participation needed. 346-8726 Speak Easy Café, a Sierra Vista Community Center fundraiser for concrete flooring for outdoor pavilion, 7 to 11 p.m. Dance to music by “ Runnin 4 Cover” and enjoy hors d’oeuvres. No-host bar and raffle prizes. Tickets are $15, if purchased by Feb. 20, or $20 at door. Tickets at Mane Tamer, Luna’s Cafe, Whistle Stop Quilt Shop, Creative Corner, Chamber Depot Visitor Center and SVCC. Dress in 1920s to ‘30s costume to get a free drink ticket. Businesses may donate an appetizer for 40-60 people in exchange for promoting their restaurant at event. Volunteer to help sell tickets to get free admission. Contact Connie Heilaman at 346-8250 or Sarah Murphy at 346-2558. A Crab Feed Fundraiser for California Highway Patrol officer Todd Kettwig, who is battling cancer, takes place in the Sierra Building at Gold Country Fair Grounds in Auburn. Doors open at 6 p.m.; crab feed dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person; contact Amber Jewell at 389-2205 or John Arrabit at 906-1112.