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What’s Happening in and around Cameron Park

Community events

Women’s health expo
Sept. 10: Grab your girlfriends or create a team and enjoy an event full of fun and fitness at the Marshall Women’s Health Expo and 5K fun run/walk at El Dorado Hills Town Center. The event, which runs from 8 to 10:30 a.m., also features health screenings and health demonstrations. For more information and to register visit marshallwomenshealth.com.

Nonprofits 101
Sept. 10: Learn what the Boys and Girls Club, Fat Kitty City and All About Equine organizations do for children, cats and horses at a special event from 10 a.m. to noon at Foothills United Methodist Church, 3301 Green Valley Road, Rescue. Special entertainment will be Carole Perusse, singing the classics. A light lunch will be served. Suggested donation is $5. For reservations call (916) 933-1539.

MORE fundraiser
Sept. 11: Mother Lode Rehabilitation Enterprises Inc. hosts its 16th annual Chili Cook Off and Classic Car Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. For more information visit morerehab.org.

Train rides
Sept. 11 & 25: The El Dorado Western Railroad offers train rides at the Shingle Springs Depot from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. For tickets and more information call (530) 626-8688.

Chamber mixer
Sept. 15 : The Shingle Springs-Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce presents its monthly mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at AmeriGas Propane, 5641 Davidson Road in Placerville. Check out the business and network at this free event.

Show & Shine
Sept. 17: The CHP Cops & Rodders Show & Shine Fly-In will be held from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cameron Airpark. Classic cars and airplanes show off their unique qualities, and many other activities, music and good food make this event fun for the whole family. For more information visit cpshownshineflyin.com

Buy a Day of Hope charity golf tournament
Sept. 17:
Have fun in the sun at Empire Ranch Golf Course and support the El Dorado Hills Endowment. The endowment’s mission is to increase awareness of the needs of El Dorado Hills and inspire generosity to strengthen the community. Shotgun start begins at 1:30 p.m. and entry fee includes a buffet dinner and exciting prizes. Pre-registration is required. Visit tinyurl.com/BuyADay for more information.

Health event
Sept. 23: In partnership with Marshall Medical Center, Holy Trinity Parish’s Health Education Ministry will host a free wellness event for the public where participants may enjoy healthy food bites and wine tasting, Tai Chi and yoga presentations, free health screenings and more from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information call (530) 677-3234 or visit holytrinityparish.org.

Car show
Sept. 24: Enjoy the Blast from the Past Car Show from noon to 5 p.m. at the Park Community Church picnic area, 3901 Wild Chaparral Drive in Shingle Springs. The event will feature classic cars, live music, a barbecue, vendors and a swap meet. For more information visit psalm1212.org.

Farmers Market
Wednesdays: Get fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh-baked breads, nursery items, honey, eggs, flowers and so much more at the Cameron Park Certified Farmers Market in the Burke Junction parking lot, Coach Lane and Cameron Park Drive, from 8 a.m. to noon.

Quilters meeting
Wednesdays:
 Gold Nugget Quilters is welcoming new members. This small group meets every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive. Come for a visit or call for information: Carol (530) 622-7388 or Leslie (916) 337-5616.

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 in Cameron Park.

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.

Library events

Cameron Park Library
2500 Country Club Drive
(530) 621-5500

Cameron Park Book Club
Sept. 12: Discuss good reading from classics to current bestsellers at 11:30 a.m. For more information call Doris Folk at (530) 350-7596.

2’s & 3’s On the Go
Sept. 12, 19 & 26: This interactive, hands-on program at 10:30 a.m. is perfectly suited for toddlers ages 2 and 3 years old. Sing songs, discover new books and explore the many ways in which to build a solid early literacy foundation in your child.

Early Literacy Storytime
Sept. 13, 20 & 27: Build your child’s pre-reading skills with this engaging and interactive program at 3:30 p.m. designed to support your child’s early literacy development for a lifelong love of reading and learning.

Non-fiction Book Club
Sept. 20: Join this free book club and discuss nonfiction books of your choice from 2 to 4 p.m.

PJ Storytime
Oct. 6: Get comfy in your jammies for an evening of stories, songs and a craft beginning at 6 p.m.

Paws for Reading
Tuesdays: Join our furry friends from 4 to 5 p.m. and improve your reading skills. Registration is recommended.

Mother Goose on the Loose
Fridays: Jumpstart your child’s brain development with this award-winning program that combines music, movement, visual literacy and language development at 10:15 and 11 a.m.

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