Goings on in the Roseville, Granite Bay & Rocklin areas.
● By Wendy Sipple
In September, local teens participated in a mural project called “Dream Big” to enhance the North Roseville R.E.C.’s High Street campus. Nationally known urban artist, Shane Grammer, led the teens in the painting project, which scans 20 feet across the center’s eight-foot-tall perimeter fence. Check out photos from the event in our Outtakes section!
Miabella Gelato recently celebrated its one-year anniversary at the Fountains! The shop features 18-24 gelato flavors, biscotti, semifreddos, frappes, truffles and Italian sodas.
The Keaton Raphael Memorial presented UC Regents Dr. Dennis Mathews with a check for $100,000 at the memorial’s 12th annual Gold Tournament in August. The Keaton Raphael Memorial has raised over $1 million for childhood cancer related research through St. Baldrick’s Head-Shaving Celebrations. For more information, visit childcancer.org.
On November 1, the new Roseville Central Park Indoor Pool in Roseville opens to offer year-round swim lessons, water fitness, birthday/swim parties, recreational swim, safety classes and lap swimming! For more information or to sign up for classes, visit roseville.ca.us/pools.
Wag Hotels, which provides pet boarding, daycare, grooming and spa services, is opening its third location in Roseville! And right now, they are offering 15 percent off all boarding and daycare-related services for the lifetime of an adopted pet. For more information, call 888-WAG-LINE.
Style congratulates the Johnson Ranch Racquet Club for winning one of 12 team titles at the USTA league Northern California Section Championships. The Roseville Johnson Ranch Racquet Club’s Women’s 3.5 tennis team advanced to the national championship round of the largest adult recreational tennis league in the world.
At a ceremony on October 1, green building architect Brian Sehnert, a senior consultant for both the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Roseville-based architecture firm Williams + Paddon, unveiled a plaque noting the “Gold” Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) designation for the Roseville’s newest federally-certified green building that houses the Martha Riley Library, the Utility Exploration Center and the community television studio.
Thinking about adopting a cuddly friend for the holiday season? Well, now you can bring one into your home for free. The Placer SPCA is waiving all adoption fees for cats one year old and older. All cats adopted from the Placer SPCA have been spayed or neutered, examined by a veterinarian, vaccinated, and are microchipped. For more information or to offer support, call 916-782-7722 or 530-885-7387 or visit placerspca.org.
Congratulations to the North Roseville R.E.C. Center which received $8,000 to improve their youth development and leadership programs. The money will help fund outdoor activities with the purpose to develop physical, mental and social capabilities in young people.
The Roseville Blue Line Gallery is making an international call to artists for its annual Juried Art Show and Competition. Artists can submit up to five entries of original works of art. For complete entry information, visit rosevillearts.org.
The Lincoln Arts and Culture Foundation also has a call to artists for it’s 23rd year of “Feats of Clay,” which is considered one of the nation’s most prestigious international ceramic contests. To enter, visit lincolnarts.org.
Be prepared for holiday festivities and check back next month for our Holiday Gift Guide feature issue!