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Remembering Millie Smith

Millie Smith loved participating in and volunteering at senior events. Here's she's all dressed up for the Halloween luncheon. Courtesy photo

VIllage Life columnist and senior go-getter Millie Smith died Wednesday, July 30, at age 94. Smith moved to El Dorado Hills in 1990 and was a steadfast volunteer in the El Dorado Hills community. When the Senior Nutrition Program started serving lunches in 1998, she rolled up her sleeves and began volunteering for the program. For many years Smith volunteered […]

1 Comment / August 04, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Senior News: August 2014

Thank you, Millie We are saddened by the loss of long-time columnist Millie Smith. She passed away on July 30 after a brief illness. Millie was a steadfast volunteer throughout the El Dorado Hills community, starting in the early 1990s when she moved here. She served on the Senior Council, was on the Senior Center’s bingo committee, […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

La Cage aux Folles wraps up Music Circus season

Adam Lendermon (Chantal), Alan Mingo, Jr. (Albin) and Brian Steven Shaw (Angelique), left to right, star in "La Cage aux Folles," produced by Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion Aug. 19-24. Photo by Charr Crail

The hilarious musical “”La Cage aux Folles”,” featuring the bawdy humor of Harvey Fierstein and the melodic genius of Jerry Herman, is the final show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. “La Cage aux Folles” won six Tony Awards in 1984, and […]

Comments Off / August 14, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

A thoroughly good time

Millie Dillmount (Julia Adams), center, is surrounded by "Speed Test Girls" (Bethany Wheat, Lexie Loos, Alexis Vasile, Abigail Jacobstein, Hannah Davis, Clara Whetstone, Emily Martorana, Selma Gebhardt, Lindsay Alhady, Avery Speel, Jordan Soto, Kelsey Fairchild and Emily Ziegler) in "Thoroughly Modern Millie," opening this week. Courtesy photo

In a day when almost nothing seems shocking, it can be hard to believe that there was once a time when a women with short hair and a knee-length skirt would send gasps across America. But that’s exactly the world Millie Dillmount grew up in, and the one she takes audiences to in El Dorado […]

Comments Off / February 09, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Seniors get bird’s-eye view

Millie Smith, center, couldn't stop smiling after her ride up in the sky. She called the fire department's new ladder truck "fantastic." El Dorado Hills resident Paul Thompson, right, also enjoy the view from the top. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

You couldn’t stop Millie Smith from being first in line to test out the El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s new ladder truck. She fearlessly strapped on a helmet and harness, climbed the truck’s steps and cheered as the 100-foot ladder extended and climbed over the Moni Gilmore Senior Center. “It was fantastic,” she said after […]

1 Comment / September 23, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Seniors on the fire truck

Millie Smith, center, couldn't stop smiling after her ride up in the sky. She called the fire department's new ladder truck "fantastic." El Dorado Hills resident Paul Thompson, right, also enjoy the view from the top. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

           

Comments Off / September 23, 2013 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s ‘King and I’ comes to Sacramento

“The King and I,” one of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most treasured musicals, is the next show in the 2013 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, Aug. 6-11. With book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and music by Richard Rodgers, the show features the classic songs “Shall We Dance?,” “Getting to Know You” […]

Comments Off / July 28, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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