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Goings on in the Roseville, Granite Bay & Rocklin areas

10/08/2012 04:47AM ● Published by Style

Welcome to October!

William Jessup University has unveiled a $17 million campus expansion that will add new athletic and classroom facilities, as well as a 19,400-square-foot dining facility with an open-style kitchen and a chef recently hired from Google. All the additions will accommodate Jessup’s growing number of students.

In August, Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic merged with the VCA Animal Hospital family, allowing the clinic to provide a larger network of specialists and equipment to better serve their client’s needs, while expanding and providing even better care for pets. The community-based general practice, founded in 1975, will continue to operate with the same hours, services and staff.

A sister to Roseville’s popular Serenity Spa, Soul Yoga opened this past August, showcasing its practices on healing the body and awakening the spirit. To view classes and prices, visit soulyogaonline.com.

Whitney High School will host an Artisan Craft Fair on October 20 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event begins with a breakfast, and throughout the day will feature arts, crafts, food and drinks. Hosted by Whitney’s PTC Booster Club, the fair will benefit the club’s mission to promote Whitney’s scholastic, social and academic endeavors. For more information, visit whitneyptc.com.

On October 13 from 6-9 p.m., the High Hand Gallery in Loomis will present awards to artists from their September ARTSTOCK 2012 large sculpture and painting show. The exhibit will continue to run through October 13 and is free to the public. For more details, visit highhandgallery.com.

Roseville’s Blue Line Gallery is offering numerous fall workshops for kids. From Myth to Mask: The Journey of a Young Mind (ages 8-12) will be held October 8-November 12 on Mondays from 4-7 p.m.; Ceramics Workshop (ages 14+) will be offered from October 9-November 13 on Tuesdays from 6-9 p.m.; and Intermediate Clay Animation: Stop Motion 102 (ages 9-13) will take place October 22-December 3 on Mondays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. To register and view pricing, visit rosevillearts.org/education/workshops3.htm.

Head to Blacktop Comedy on Friday nights at 8 p.m. for Teen Slasher, the bloodiest and funniest improv comedy to date. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit blacktopcomedy.com.

Taylor’s 1st Saturday Art & Antique Park will be held October 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 3636 Taylor Road in Loomis. Discover one-of-a-kind items like handmade jewelry, crafts, stained glass, repurposed/upcycled art and more. For more information, visit facebook.com/TaylorsArtPark.

Join South Placer Fire Chief Lawrence Bettencourt while he reads about the power of imagination, friendship and courage in the popular children’s book Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad by David Soman and Jacky Davis on October 4 at the Granite Bay Library. The free event, Read for the Record, is sponsored by the MOMS Club of Granite Bay and aims to promote childhood education and celebrate literacy as millions pledge to read the same book. For more information, call the Granite Bay Libray at 916-791-5590.

That’s all for this month, but check back in November for Style’s annual Thanksgiving feature!!

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