Cameron Park Life

CPCSD kicks off the holidays

Enjoy the music of the Capitol Pops Symphony at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. at the Cameron Park Community Center gym, 2502 Country CLub Drive. The Capitol Pops Symphony has been performing since 1997, offering high quality music for thousands of concert-goers throughout Northern California. Based in Citrus Heights, the band has been under the leadership of Jerry Lopes since its inception. Seventy-one musicians represent a cross-section of the area ranging from high school age to 99. Snack and drinks will be available for sale. Advance tickets are $10 each/$18 for two; or $12 at the door. Tickets are available at Walgreen’s, Bel Air, the Shingle Springs/Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce, the Cameron Park Community Services District office or online at

Looking for a special gift ? Come to the annual Christmas Craft Faire from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, and see all the great handmade gifts the vendors have to offer at the Cameron Park Community Center. In addition to the crafts there will be food, beverages, wine and champagne.

Don’t miss the youth basketball season; sign up now on this year’s season. Volunteer coaches are always needed to help with this program.

Events for seniors this month include: Coffee, Tea and Friends from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the Community Center social room.  The El Dorado County Historical Museum’s Mary Cory will share some of  El Dorado County’s history at this free event sponsored by Visiting Angels. Watch a movie from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday Nov. 14. The Aging Well series will cover Decoding Dementia from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19. Games include Bridge played Monday afternoons and Wednesday mornings, Mahjong on the second and fourth Wednesday afternoons, plus a game day sponsored by the Cameron Park Newcomers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday Nov. 26. Monthly exercise classes include strength building and Tai Chi for Better Balance.

Is cooking your interest? Sing up for the truffle making class on Nov. 9, tamale making class on Nov. 19 and Monday cooking classes with Chef Susan: Cooking for One, Vegetarian Made Simple, Tackle that Bird and Holiday Baking.

Just around the corner is the Holiday Kickoff: Santa Run and Cameron Park Explorer Post 89 Fire Department Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 7. The event features a 5k fun run/walk that begins and ends at the Cameron Park Community Center and concludes just in time to attend the breakfast that runs until noon. Pre-registration fee for the Santa Run: $25 adults; $15 ages 17 and younger; breakfast included. Check in begins at 7 a.m. and the run starts at 8 a.m. Tickets for the breakfast only — pancakes, bacon, eggs, orange juice, coffee and raffle prizes — are $5 per person.

For more information about CPCSD events visit or call (530) 677-2231.

Cameron Park Community Services District


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