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CPR class Saturday at Sierra Vista Community Center

COLFAX AREA COMMUNITY CALENDAR
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Thursday, April 25

Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599

Center Stage Dance Studio offers classes in ballet, jazz, hip hop and tap for ages 5 through adult on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. For times and fees, visit the Colfax Studio at the Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. or call 271-1200.

Friday, April 26

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. 210

Badminton from 9 to 11 a.m. at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. 346-8750

Friday, April 26

International Dance night – Learn dances from Greece, Macedonia and Bulgaria, lead by Roy Butler. 7-9 p.m. April 26 at Colfax Greek Bistro, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050

Saturday, April 27

Free Sierra Vista Spring Saturday Classes – CPR Certification Class, 1-5 p.m. April 27; $30 registration fee. Also classes on Stress Reduction, Aruvedic medicine herbs for healing, Digital Camera introduction, and Fabric Art and Papier Mache, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27 at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. 346-8726

Al-Anon holds a book study meeting from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays at the Colfax United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. (916) 334-2970

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

24th annual Western Night, including barbecue dinner, western music and cowboy poetry. Dinner at 5:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m. April 27. Tickets $14 adults, $7 children under 12. Dutch Flat Community Center. 389-8718, 389-8491

Soulful Touch, with Valencia Jarrett and Gregg Lien, takes the stage from 7-9 p.m. April 27 at Colfax Greek Bistro, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050

Monday, April 29

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. 889-9500, ext. 210

Lyrical Locos practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon at United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St.

Studio Z and Company offers group fitness classes Monday-Thursday and Saturday mornings at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. 559-5963.

Sierra Vista Art Center Open Studio is held 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays in the art room, C-4, at Sierra Vista Art Center, 55 School Street. SVAC member present to assist. Contact Tim in the main office at 346-8726, or Foxey at 320-0433.

Tuesday, April 30

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

A study group on Edgar Cayce's  "Search for God" meets from 9-10 a.m. each Tuesday in Colfax. Open to the public; call 346-2450 for location.

Yoga class, taught by Shivani Grail. Beginners welcomed; donations accepted. Tuesdays at 7 p.m., Thursdays at 9 a.m., at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. 346-8726

Wednesday, May 1

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. 210

Salvation Army open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 320 S. Canyon Way. 346-2722

Thursday, May 2

Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599

Center Stage Dance Studio offers classes in ballet, jazz, hip hop and tap for ages 5 through adult on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. For times and fees, visit the Colfax Studio at the Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. or call 271-1200.

Friday, May 3

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 United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. Donation $5. 889-9500, ext. 210

Collaboration of the Arts 2013, a concert and art exhibition by young artists and musicians, 6 p.m. May 3 and 5 at Foothill Christian Fellowship, 1100 Sugar Pine Road, Meadow Vista. Free admission. 878-0293.

Saturday, May 4

Used Book Sale, held by Friends of the Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4 – weather permitting – in the Friends’ Shed in the Colfax Library parking lot, 2 W. Church St. 346-8211

Spring Green Festival on May 4. Roy Toms Plaza events include Colfax Garden Club Plant Sale opening at 8 a.m. Sierra Vista Community Center activities include first annual Cycle Colfax Rivers & Ridge Bike Ride at 8 a.m.; Art Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; vendors open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Local Fire Safety information, 9 a.m.; presentation on Bear River Trails, 10:30 a.m.; Hawaiian luau-style meal with Hawaiian music, and hula and fire dancing, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., tickets $7 to $12; and Fabric Art and Paper Mache workshop, 1 p.m.

Cinco de Mayo barbecue dinner, music and dancing. 4-10 p.m. May 4. Hosted by Alta Volunteer Firefighters Association at Alta Community Center. Advance tickets $12 for adults, $6 for children; at the door, adults $14, children $7. Tickets at Alta Hometown Deli, Alta Store, Dutch Flat Trading Post. 389-8244

Monday, May 6

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. 889-9500, ext. 210

Lyrical Locos practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon at United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St.

Tuesday, May 7

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

A study group on Edgar Cayce's  "Search for God" meets from 9-10 a.m. each Tuesday in Colfax. Open to the public; call 346-2450 for location.

Yoga class, taught by Shivani Grail. Beginners welcomed; donations accepted. Tuesdays at 7 p.m., Thursdays at 9 a.m., at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. 346-8726

Saturday, May 11

Free E-waste Collection fundraiser to benefit Colfax Elementary School. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 11 at Roy Toms Plaza. Accepting electronic and office equipment, small household appliances, plus VCRs, telephones and digital cameras. Not accepting large household appliances, paint, used oil, cleaning supplies, fluorescent light bulbs and tires. For more information or for help with delivery of large items, call Karen or Dakota at 613-1571.

Dutch Flat/Alta Pool clean-up day to prepare for 2013 season. 9 a.m. May 11. Hot dog lunch provided. Take along rakes, brooms and tools. 389-8144

Saturday, May 18

Annual Hwy 40 Spring Hot Rod Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 18 at Roy Toms Plaza. 346-6539

Saturday, June 15

3rd annual Fire & Steel Festival, noon to 11 p.m. June 15, including live music, Burning Man art cars and parade, fire show, vendors and more in downtown Colfax. Tickets purchased online are $10, $15 for those in “burner” wear, or $20 all others. Jim Bowers, (916) 521-4489, or www.tinyurl.com/firetix.