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Local Area Tidbits

02/28/2009 04:00PM ● Published by Super Admin

Spring has almost sprung...so don’t forget the start of Daylight Saving time and “spring” your clocks forward on March 8...

GNC just opened a new store in El Dorado Hills at 4420 Town Center Boulevard, so make sure to visit and take care of your nutritional needs!...

The Folsom CAVE After School Program is in need of several items for their middle school sites. Check out the complete list of items at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.folsom.ca.us">folsom.ca.us</a> and donate to a good cause...

And speaking of the CAVE program, if you are an energetic person with strong leadership skills, and want to make a difference in a child’s life – apply to be a Summer CAVE Camp Counselor. For more information, call Ryan Erwin at 916-351-3510...

On December 29, Dr. Leon Owens, founder of the Teachable Moment Foundation, which successfully helped to change laws in California associated with drunk driving, along with Captain Mike McCarthy of the Sacramento Police Department and Christopher J. Murphy, the director of the California Office of Traffic Safety, unveiled <a target="_blank" href="http://www.every37.com">Every37.com</a>, a Web site aimed at preventing drinking and driving...

The El Dorado Hills Library will hold their American Girl Book Club on March 13, and every second Saturday of the month at 3:30 p.m. Participate in discussions, crafts and special projects based on the series...

The El Dorado Hills CSD will offer an Intermediate Digital Photography class on March 4 (at the CSD), from 6:30-10 p.m., and again on March 23 at the Folsom Community Center.  For more information, call 916-355-7285 or register at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.webtrac.folsom.ca.us">webtrac.folsom.ca.us</a>...

Travel to Tuscany, Italy for eight wonderful days (March 27-April 5) and learn the techniques of “plein aire” landscape painting from the Charles White Artist Workshop. For more information and pricing, call 916-351-1623 or e-mail <a href="mailto:info@avartgallery.com">info@avartgallery.com</a>...

Also this month, every Monday night, the Ravine Bar & Restaurant will host the only Stand-up Open Mic Comedy Night in the area. See national headliners and local comedians. Sign-up at 8 p.m. and show starts 8:30 p.m. And, throughout March, the Ravine will display numerous local artists’ work with scenes featuring food, wine and local scenery on the walls of the restaurant – stop by for a bite and a viewing!...

Registration is now open for the Prairie City Race Series. The first race is on April 1, so sign up early! Cost is $25 for single, and $35 for tandem for the first race. For more information, visit <a target="_blank" href="http://www.racemtb.com/registration.htm">racemtb.com/registration.htm</a>...

Congratulations to Conductor and Music Director of the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra, Michael Morgan, who led the Cairo Opera Orchestra on January 11, which featured the Egyptian premiers of two iconic American works. The Cairo Opera’s Artistic Director invited maestro Morgan as part of an exchange started by the Sacramento Philharmonic and Sacramento community leaders in 2008...

Folsom is now home to the “Green Home of the Year” and the recent recipient of the LEED’S Platinum designation from the U.S. Green Building Council, the highest honor in “green” home building. The house on Mormon Street is a new step towards “zero energy” housing, a state goal for 2020, and features recycled glass countertops and a solar unit...

And check back next month for our Get Outside feature issue! •
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