Goings on in the Roseville, Granite Bay & Rocklin areas.
03/03/2011 04:52AM ● Published by Style
First up this month is the introduction of the City of Roseville’s Placer Green Business Program, which promotes sustainability. By implementing “green” practices, such as recycling, qualifying businesses will receive certification and a window placard for display.
Get ready for cheap organic food because the Sunflower Farmers Market is setting up shop in Roseville on April 13th. The brand is a natural foods grocer that brings great food at even better prices. For more details, visit sfmarkets.com.
Sushi lovers will rejoice at the announcement that the award-winning Mikuni Restaurant Group, Inc. will be opening a new restaurant called Mikuni Kaizen. Located in The Fountains at Roseville, the newest location will feature sushi to go as well as a full bar. The eatery is scheduled to open in April.
Also new to The Fountains at Roseville is an Oakland-based pet store called Pet Food Express. The store sells all-natural products that contain no animal by-products and will feature self-service pet washing stations. Visit petfoodexpress.com for a sneak peak.
Calling all artists! Lincoln Arts will hold their annual “Feats of Clay Gift Shop,” and they are looking for artists from Northern California to fill the store. The deadline to enter your work is April 1. For more information, visit lincolnarts.org or call 916-645-9713.
Starting March 15, the Blue Line Gallery of Roseville will introduce its new exhibit “The Next Generation: High School Student Show.” Check it out and support the artists of the future. For details, visit rosevillearts.org
After opening a Police Community Resource Center in Roseville, plans are in the works to open a second center in east Roseville soon. The centers can deal with small requests, such as signing off fix-it tickets. For more information, call 916-774-5018
For the sixth year, Nugget Markets ranked #8 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” in the nation!
Sierra College will host the Seventh Annual “A Taste of Excellence” on April 9. The food and wine tasting gala will feature more than 50 wineries, restaurants and caterers. For tickets and information, call the Sierra College Foundation at 916-660-7020 or visit sierracollege.edu/toe
Registration is now open to volunteer or participate in the 2011 Susan G. Komen Sacramento Race for the Cure to take place on May 7 at Cal Expo. The goals for the 15th race include 25,000 registrants raising $2 million. For complete race details, visit komensacramento.org
Placer Nature Center and UCCE Placer County Master Gardeners team up to present “Gardening for Butterflies and Hummingbirds,” the second workshop in a four-part gardening series. Learn what plants will attract butterflies and hummingbirds, along with other tips to make your landscapes a haven for such species, at 1 p.m. on March 6 at Placer Nature Center. For more information, call 530-878-6053
Know a person or company that has gone above and beyond to enrich the lives of kids in the Sac-Sierra region? Nominate them to be honored at the 13th Annual KidsFirst Awards Luncheon. Submission forms can be found at kidsfirstnow.org. KidsFirst is also looking for event sponsorships; to help, call 916-774-6802 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
That’s all for now, but check back next month to see what’s up in Style’s annual Get Outside feature issue!
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