What’s Happening in and around Cameron Park
Mental Health Services Act meeting
May 30, June 5 & 13: The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Mental Health Division will host a series of community meeting to solicit public input on the county’s Mental Health Services Act programs for the fiscal year 2013-14 MHSA Plan from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Cameron Park Library, 2500 Country Club Drive, on May 9 & 30 and at the Cameron Park Fire Department, 3200 Country Club Drive, the other dates. For more information contact Ren Scammon at (530) 621-6340.
Shane’s Village fundraiser
May 19: Shane’s Village, the support system of family, friends and community to support Shane Rogers, an 8-year-old boy diagnosed with leukemia last year, invite everyone to the spring fundraiser from 3 to 8 p.m. at Reunion Nightclub, 4370 Town Center Blvd., Suite 100, El Dorado Hills. For more information call (916) 939-0777.
Wednesdays: Get fresh fruit and vegetables as well as other items at the Burke Junction Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to noon.
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
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
Mondays: The El Dorado Storytellers Guild entertain and delight during this storytime at 10:30 a.m.
Paws for Reading
Tuesdays: Do you like dogs? Do you need to practice your reading? Join the Paws for Reading Dogs and enjoy a reading aloud a good book while snuggling a dog. Studies have shown that dogs help improve children’s reading skills. Pre-registration is advised, call the library. Dogs available 4 to 5 p.m.
Wednesdays: Get ready for an exciting story read at 10:30 a.m.
Wednesdays: Young patrons are invited to enjoy a children’s movie and a treat at 1:30 p.m. The event sponsored by Friends of the Library is free.
Mother Goose on the Loose
Fridays: Enjoy this lap-sit storytime for babies 0-2 years old from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Sing songs, enjoy fingerplays and bounce at the free event sponsored by First 5 El Dorado.
May 11: The Friends of the Library host their monthly book sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Non-fiction Book Club
May 21: Join this unique book club and discuss nonfiction books of your choice from 2 to 4 p.m.
Cameron Park Book Club
June 3: Members read and discuss classics and current bestsellers at 11 a.m. Call Doris Folk for information at (530) 350-7596.
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