What’s Happening in and around Cameron Park
Dine Out at Que Viva
Sept. 10: Have dinner at Que Viva Mexican Restaurant between 5 and 8 p.m. and a portion of your purchase will support the Ponderosa High School Sober Grad Night. Que Viva is located in Burke Junction at 3300 Coach Lane in Cameron Park. Participation keeps prices affordable for high school seniors to have a safe celebration on graduation night. For more information visit phsSoberGradNight.org.
Italy on Wheels
Sept. 13: Enjoy new and vintage Italian cars, motorcycles and bicycles at Italy on Wheels from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Murer House & Gardens, 1125 Joe Murer Court in Folsom. In addition to great vehicles, the Mountain Democrat sponsored event will feature wood-fired pizza, Italian beer and soda. Admission is free.
Sept. 14 & 28: The railroad will offer train rides on the historic Southern Pacific Placerville Branch rail line, weather permitting. Trains will operate from noon to 4 p.m. Trains leave the depot on Mother Lode Drive on the hour and half hour. Suggested donation is $5 for ages 9 and older, $3 for ages 3 to 8. A special roundtrip ride from Shingle Springs to El Dorado will take place on Aug. 31. Higher ticket prices apply; call for reservations. For more information call (530) 626-8688.
Sept. 15 through Nov. 3: Marshall Medical Center hosts a stress-reduction series from 6:30 to 9 p.m on Mondays at the Cancer Resource Center, 3581 Palmer Drive, Suite 202, Cameron Park. A free informational talk will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8, at the same location. For more information call (530) 672-7050.
Sept. 18: The Shingle Springs-Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Auto Analyst, 5850-B Mother Lode Drive in Placerville. For more information call (530) 677-8000 or visit sscpchamber.org.
GriefShare support group
Sept. 22 through Dec. 15: GriefShare is a grief recovery support group for individuals grieving the death of a loved one. GriefShare offers a place where those suffering grief can be around other people who understand how they may feel from the pain of their loss and offers valuable information that will help them through this difficult time in their lives. Rolling Hills Christian Church, 800 White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills, will offer Monday evening sessions of GriefShare from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Each of the 13 weeks is a stand-alone session, meaning that participants can join the group at any time. For more information and to register contact Lucy Bell at (916) 933-7400 or Lucille.email@example.com; or Tricia Mobbs at (916) 220-8590 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 15, Nov. 5 & 19, Dec. 3 & 17: Residents 50 and older are invited to an informative lecture series at 10 a.m. at the Senior Room in the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive. Topics include: History of the Ancients (Oct. 15), Special Forces (Nov. 5) Introduction to Genealogy (Nov. 19), Clarskville (Dec. 3) and Christmas music (Dec. 17). For more information e-mail email@example.com.
Women’s Conference 2014
October 24 & 25: Six powerful speakers will enhance your walk, strengthen your faith and empower your life during the Women’s Conference at the Holiday Inn Express in El Dorado Hills sponsored by Life Application Ministries, a local non-profit organization. Conference will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday Tickets are $15 and include a free tote bags, free autographed book, handouts and door prizes included in registration. Register online at truthfrees.org or call (530) 620-4641.
Wednesdays: The Cameron Park Certified Farmers Market in Burke Junction on Coach Lane offers quality fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh-baked breads, nursery items, honey, eggs, flowers and much more from 8 a.m. to noon. For more information call (530) 622-1900.
Blood pressure clinics
Fridays: Marshall Medical Center offers free blood pressure clinics from 9 a.m. to noon in the lab and imaging center, 3581 Palmer Drive.
Explore the universe
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays: The Cameron Park Rotary Club Community Observatory at Folsom Lake College’s El Dorado Center in Placerville, invites the public to let trained docents show them many celestial wonders of the universe through two 14-inch telescopes. The observatory is open to the public on weekend evenings (weather permitting). Drive to the El Dorado Center on Campus Drive, continue through the back parking lot to the left of the observatory gate.
Cameron Park Library
2500 Country Club Drive
Through Sept. 7: The Cameron Park Library will be closed for refurbishing. Please visit the El Dorado Hills Library at 7455 Silva Valley Parkway or the Main Library, 345 Fair Lane in Placerville. For library events at these locations visit eldoradolibrary.org.
Sept. 8: Chat about the book of your choice at the monthly book club meeting at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome! For more information call Doris at (530) 350-7596.
Non-fiction book club
Sept. 16: Join this unique book club and discuss nonfiction books of your choice from 2 to 4 p.m.
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