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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.

Showcase your talents at the Borders Bookstore in Roseville on March 13 for their Open Mic night at 2030 Douglas Boulevard; mic opens at 7 p.m.

Join REI in Roseville for their Overnight Snowshoe Outing on March 14. Learn how to pack, navigate, and select the proper campsite. Price is $200 for members; $220 for non-members. Call or visit any area REI to sign up.

Roseville Parks and Recreation is offering a trip to the Stockton Asparagus Festival on April 25. Cost is $45 or $39 with a resident discount and the deadline to register is April 1. To sign up, call 916-774-5950.

For your caffeine fix, stop by Bloom Coffee and Tea, which just opened its doors in Roseville this past January, congrats to the new owners Lucas and Jacob Elia.

Design Well, Live Well Interior Design and Eco-Boutique is offering an alternative to throwing away all those old wine corks. Bring in any real corks and drop them in the marked box at the cashwrap counter during store hours. For store hours, call 530-887-8719.

If you’ve ever wondered how to get your work published or how to use the Internet in your music business, then the Inaugural Indie Seminars Authors’ and Musicians’ Seminar is for you. Sponsored by Prismatic Publishing and eBooks & Music, this event runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes a short story contest giving exposure and a small cash prize to the winning author. For more information contact, Sue Canfield 916-390-2262.

Through March 13 Judy LewLoose will show her original paintings at the Blue Line Gallery in Roseville. Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Congratulations to Rabobank for becoming the latest Roseville Arts’ President’s Circle member.

Visit the “Queen of the Sierra” on April 17 with a trip to Murphys and Calaveras Big Tree State Park. Deadline to register is April 1, and is $49 or $45 with residential discount. For more information or to register, call 916-774-5350.

If Yosemite is more your thing, Roseville Parks and Recreation is offering an overnight trip from May 5-6. Cost is $369 or $337 for residents; deadline to register is April 1. To sign up, call 916-774-5350.

Dr. Leon Owens, founder of the Teachable Moment Foundation, with Captain Mike McCarthy, and Christopher J. Murphy, the director of the California Office of Traffic Safety, recently unveiled Every37.com, a Web site aimed at preventing drinking and driving in Sacramento.

Congratulations to Hawks restaurant for receiving the Top Décor title in the new Zagat survey featuring Sacramento area restaurants. Mikuni was also a winner, being named the Most Popular restaurant among diners.

The Roseville City Council approved the placement of four sculptures in Downtown Roseville, in Historic Old Town and on Vernon Street near the theaters...Look for them soon!

Don’t miss Rocklin Youth Theatre’s production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr., March 28-29. Over 60 kids will wow the audience, for tickets call 916-632-7198. Also on stage, check out William Jessup University’s first benefit dinner and concert, A Night in the Piazza, on March 26, beginning at 6:30 p.m. For ticket information, call 916-557-2256.

We are still accepting Reader Recipes for consideration in upcoming issues. Please send them to info@sierrastyle.com.

In the oops we’re only human department, we mistakenly listed an incorrect phone number in February for Kaiser Permanente’s Carcinoid Cancer Support Group meeting, which meets the first Saturday of every month, from 1-4 p.m. in Roseville. For more information, call 916-789-9199.

Check back next month for our annual Get Outside feature issue! •


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