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Celebrate Astronomy Day at the community observatory

Astronomy Day

Members of the community are invited to enjoy National Astronomy Day free-of-charge between 6:30 and 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 at the Cameron Park Rotary Club Community Observatory in Placerville. Attendees will see the moon and Jupiter through various telescopes, view galaxies with an infinity camera and participate in constellation tours. The event begins […]

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Print competition open to all

A photography print competition will be held at the El Dorado Camera Club’s monthly meeting on Thursday, May 19 at 7 p.m. This judged competition is open to members and non-members for a small entry fee. There are multiple categories for color, monochrome and alternative images. Ribbons will be awarded for first, second and third […]

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Community concert membership drive in full swing

El Dorado Community Concert Association News release It’s the time of year for renewal or first time order for membership in the El Dorado County Community Concert Association. The membership drive for the 2016-17 season is in full swing and ends May 20. The association board is excited about the 2016-17 season’s lineup of exceptional […]

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El Dorado Hills book publisher to speak at Placerville library

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Calling all book lovers, writers and dreamers. Have you ever wondered how to get a book published? What are book publishers looking for in a manuscript? How has publishing changed with the rise of digital books? Come to the El Dorado County Library, 345 Fair Lane in Placerville, on Saturday, May 7 at 1 p.m. […]

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Comment now on Mental Health plan update

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Mental Health Division, invites the public to review and provide comment on the fiscal year 2016-17 Mental Health Services Act plan update. The draft plan update provides information on current and new MHSA programs and budgets for three fiscal years (FY 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19). MHSA components in the […]

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SCSO celebrates 20th season with European Masterworks and CD release

The Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra brings the works of Haydn, Vaughan Williams and Dvorak to the Community Center Stage May 14. Courtesy photo

James McCormick Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra Conductor Donald Kendrick and the Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra plan to cap off their landmark 20th season with European Masterworks, a performance featuring three contrasting choral orchestral works by Haydn, Vaughan Williams and Dvoràk at the Sacramento Community Center Theater, May 14, at 8 p.m. The celebration doesn’t […]

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Rock with Taj Mahal for his birthday

The Taj Mahal Trio features, left to right, Kester Smith on drums, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Taj Mahal and Bill Rich on bass. Courtesy photo

Composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Taj Mahal is one of the most prominent and influential figures in late 20th century blues and roots music. Known for popular hits like “Queen Bee,” “Leaving Trunk” and “Johnny Too Bad,” Taj Mahal will take the stage at the Harris Center for the Arts May 19, at 8 p.m. Though his […]

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