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06/30/2008 05:00PM ● Published by Super Admin

The long, hot days of summer are here and it shows. If you’re lacking in the pool department, you should definitely consider checking out the Roseville Aquatics Complex! The complex is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. and open Monday through Friday from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Speaking of refreshing liquids, here’s some news that will wake you up! Local coffee shop Jericho Coffee received the number one spot on the 2008 KCRA 3 A-List for Best Coffee Shop! If that wasn’t cool enough local eatery Dinner MyWay was also among the winners, receiving the number one spot for Best Meal Preparation in the Sacramento area. Way to go, Jericho and Dinner MyWay and all of the winnners!

Rocklin High School and Whitney High School present Thundercat! Performing Arts Camp. If you have kids ages 7-12 who are interested in acting, singing and dancing, or just seem to have what it takes to get up on stage and perform, check this out. For two weeks your kids will work with the Rocklin and Whitney High School theatre departments on acting and musical theatre, while making new friends along the way. For more information, call 916-879-4003.

Jumping from plays to parks… Back in early May, Granite Bay held the grand opening of the Franklin School Community Park. So, if you’re looking for a place to spend your day outside and happen to be in the area, it’s a great place. The park is 4.5 acres and features a synthetic turf baseball diamond/soccer field, a concrete trail, extensive landscaping, and a soon-to-be-finished group picnic pavilion. The park is located at 70540 Franklin School Road, off Laird.

Some people prefer indoor recreation to beat the heat. What better way to do this than to join a book club or head to the local library? Roseville has three to choose from: the Martha Riley Community Library, the Downtown Library, and the Maidu Library. The Martha Riley Community Library features a Non-Fiction Book Club and a Fantasy Book Club, while the Maidu Library features a Mystery Book Club and a General Book Club. Meeting times and dates can be found online at roseville.ca.us/library/adult_programs.asp

We need to give a shout out to the young members of The Little Gym who had the opportunity to perform at the Rocklin Jubilee on June 28th. The Little Gym’s dance, cheer, and gymnastics programs showcased their students’ skills on a community stage at the Johnson-Springview Park. To see what other programs The Little Gym has to offer, be sure to visit their Web site at
<a href="http://www.tlgplacercountyca.com" target="_blank">tlgplacercountyca.com</a>.

The first Saturday of every month Friends of Placer County Animal Shelter will sponsor a microchip clinic at Diamond in the Ruff Pet Spa located at 845 Twelve Bridges Drive in Lincoln (916-543-4670). Clinics are also held at The Cat House at 11556 D Avenue in Auburn (530-823-6828). The $25 fee includes the implant service and lifetime registration. Proceeds benefit animals from Placer County Animal Service.

Have a happy and safe Fourth of July, and until next time, stay cool out there.

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