Goings on in the Roseville, Granite Bay & Rocklin areas
04/12/2012 04:49AM ● Published by Style
April has arrived and there are plenty of activities around town to keep you and the family occupied! Test your improv skills and meet new people every Thursday this month at The Playground’s drop-in improv workshops hosted by Blacktop Comedy Theater in Roseville. The Playground will focus on a new skill every week from 7-9 p.m. For more information, visit blacktopcomedy.com.
Kumon of Roseville has moved to 1265 Pleasant Grove Boulevard, Suite 120 in Roseville. To reach the new location, call 916-243-0661.
Thunder Valley Casino Resort recently welcomed a new restaurant – Red Lantern, formerly known as Koi Palace. The re-branded restaurant will serve many of the same authentic Cantonese dishes for lunch and dinner as well an assortment of specialty cocktails! For the menu, visit thundervalleyresort.com.
Roseville’s Blue Line Gallery will host their monthly Art Club on April 21, featuring art and poetry for children from 2-4 p.m. Also worth a visit at the Gallery is their new and improved gift shop. Renovated by Eagle Scout candidate, Nick Tiche, the shop now has a bright and refreshing feel. For more details, visit rosevillearts.org.
Congrats to Dr. Brian Rubinstein, chief of pediatric otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center and leader of a local volunteer medical team, who recently won Kaiser Permanente’s 2011 David Lawrence Community Service Award. Rubinstein is also the founder of Faces of Tomorrow, a nonprofit that provides free surgery to kids and adults with facial deformities in Ecuador and the Philippines.
Sacramento’s Crocker Art Museum will hold their “Sacramento Slow Art Day” on April 28 beginning at 10:30 a.m. This worldwide celebration encourages people to look at art slowly with the goal of experiencing various forms of art in a unique way. For details, visit slowartday.com.
Val Fuji’s “Superwomen Boot Camp,” based in Folsom, has expanded services to the Roseville and Granite Bay areas! Check it out at Marinoble’s Martial Arts Center on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for 5:30 and 6:30 a.m. classes. This positive, empowering program for all ages and fitness levels provides women with personal training within a group setting. For details, visit superwomenbootcamps.com.
Laser Craze, one of California’s largest laser tag and entertainment fun centers, has a brand new location in Rocklin’s Blue Oaks Town Center! With a 7,000-square-foot state-of-the-art multi-level laser tag arena, inflatable play structures, a full arcade with redemption center, and a café, there’s something for everyone. For more information, visit lasercrazeca.com.
Congrats to Granite Bay resident Andrew Sheehy, who was recently named Senior Vice President of United Way California Capital Region. Sheehy will lead resource development, including individual and workplace giving campaigns that benefit hundreds of nonprofits across Amador, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo counties. For more information, visit yourlocalunitedway.org.
Antelope High School girls’ softball team will host a free Electronic Waste Fundraiser sponsored by CEAR, Inc. at the school campus on April 21 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information on what you can contribute, visit titansoftball.net.
That’s all for this month, but be sure to check back next month for Style’s annual Our Kids feature issue!
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