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Colfax Community Calendar

Things to do, places to go in the Colfax area
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THURSDAY, JULY 28 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599. Colfax Patriots meet from 12 to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, a change in date, at the Colfax Pizza Factory. Discussions will be held on current events, and what is new and happening with Tea Party Patriots. The public is invited. My Girlfriends Garden social networking group meets at 9 a.m. at the Mix & Mingle Greek Cafe, 30 Main St. 305-4050. 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, JULY 29 Colfax Area Historical Society annual meeting and ice cream social begins at 7 p.m. at Colfax Veterans Memorial Hall, 22 Sunset Circle. Storytime from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Colfax Library, 2 W. Church St. 346-8211. Seniors First serves lunch at 11:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. Donation $5. 346-7647. Karaoke at the Red Frog. See Thursday 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 Fast Fridays gates open at 6:30 p.m. racing starts at 8 p.m. at the Gold Country Fair Grounds, 1273 High St. in Auburn. 878-7223. SATURDAY, JULY 30 Tom Wernigg performs at 4 p.m. at the Mix & Mingle Greek Café, 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, JULY 31 Open Mic session, an opportunity to show your talent, at 4 p.m. at the Mix & Mingle Greek Café, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050. MONDAY, AUG. 1 Summer camp for kids. Four camp sessions are open to children ages 4 to 7 and 8 to 12. Age-appropriate exercise, dance, games and water fun offered in each five-day session. For registration information, call 559-5963. Seniors First lunch. See Friday 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, AUG. 2 Storytime from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Meadow Vista Library, 16981 Placer Hills Road. 878-2647. Salvation Army open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 320 S. Canyon Way. 346-2722. Seniors First. See Thursday 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, AUG. 3 Gold Country Farmers Market open from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, through Oct. 26, near passenger depot, Grass Valley and Railroad streets. Local farmers and crafters wanted. For details, call Bob Hicks, market owner/manager, at (916) 663-2025. Seniors First lunch. See Friday Painting Classes at Sierra Vista Center, 55 School St. Acrylics from 9 a.m. to noon, Watercolor from 1 to 3:30 p.m. 389-8718. Salvation Army. See Tuesday THURSDAY, AUG. 4 My Girlfriends Garden. See Thursday Zumba Fitness Class. See Thursday Karaoke. See Thursday FRIDAY, AUG. 5 Storytime from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Colfax Library, 2 W. Church St. 346-8211. Seniors First lunch. See Friday Karaoke at the Red Frog. See Thursday 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 Fast Fridays gates open at 6:30 p.m. racing starts at 8 p.m. at the Gold Country Fair Grounds, 1273 High St. in Auburn. 878-7223. MONDAY, AUG. 8 Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, in Conference Room A at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, 11815 Education St., Auburn. Guest speaker this month will be W. “Van” VanLandingham, Regional Coordinator for The Trevor Project, a leading national organization focused on suicide and crisis prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. Meetings open to the community. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17 A Parent Information Night will be held by CORE Placer Charter School at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the Colfax Resource Center, 225 South Railroad Avenue. Learn about the school’s programs and how it supports student learning. Information nights will also be held in Auburn and Loomis; call 346-8340.