Cameron Park Life

Get outside, be active and do some spring cleaning

By From page C5 | April 01, 2014

Spring is here at the Cameron Park Community Services district has plenty of activities to keep people busy.

On April 12 it will be a Dog Day Afternoon at the recently completed off leash dog park located at Hacienda Park. Celebrate with the Cameron Park CSD and El Dorado Dog Owner Guide during the grand opening of this park, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy fun activities, learn dog park etiquette, take a lunch break, visit with an array of dog care vendors and help us thank all whose contributions have created this wonderful space. For vendor information visit

Everyone’s invited to the Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 19, at Rasmussen Park off Mira Loma Drive. Admission is free. The hunt starts at 10:20 a.m. Individual age groups are 0-3, 4-5, 6-7 and 8-10. Easter Bunnies will be available for pictures at about 11 a.m. Face painting and bounce house available for a nominal fee.

Clean out your unwanted junk from your garage and clean your yard of unwanted clippings and tree trimmings then bring it all to the Spring Community Clean up Day, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, at Christa McAuliffe Park and the Camerado School parking lot.  Cameron Park Fire Explorers will be there to help unload items. Snowline Hospice will accept donations of gently used items. Yard waste, trash, general recycling and e-waste will be on site.  No commercial waste, oil, batteries, tires, rocks, dirt/concrete, large appliances or hazardous waste. On the same day at the Cameron Park Community Center parking lot there will be a swap meet, 8 a.m. to noon; sell your treasures or hunt for new ones. Vendor spaces available.

Join us May 3 for the Spring Antique, Craft and Garden Show. This is an indoor/outdoor free show features a variety of garden accessories, antiques and hand-made crafts. Wine tasting fundraiser sponsored by EDDOG.

We are taking registration for our instructional T-ball program for ages 4-7. This fun program is an introduction to the game of baseball.  Program starts Saturdays in May.

Want to exercise? Yoga, Zumba, tai chi, hula, ballroom dance and Bellyfit classes are available for the adults. Hula and ballet classes are available for the youth.  If music is your interest try a ukulele class. Cooking is offered with All About Appetizers by Chef Susan, Ultimate Chocolate Truffles with Karen or Cooking with Kids with Little Chefs World.

Senior events: Play bridge Monday afternoons and Wednesday mornings, Mahjong on the second and fourth Wednesday afternoons. Join us on the second Tuesday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. for Bingo. Senior Games Day is presented by the Cameron Park Newcomers Club every fourth Tuesday of the month, 10 a.m. to noon. THe Aging Well Series from 10 to 11:30 a.m on April 1 will cover Coping with Loss.

The Mature Leadership Council’s first MEGA open group event will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 4, at the Community Center. You will be introduced to the council’s mission and see how your experience can make a difference as a resident in this community.

The monthly Coffee, Tea and Friends program will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 8, in the Community Center social room. This month’s topic is “Is it possible to have Ageless Joy” presented by Bob Billingsley from the Mountain Democrat.

The Summer Activity Guide will be out soon and will have lots of programs, events, camps to keep you busy during the summer months. Check out all the CSD’s programs and events at For more information call (530) 677-2231 or e-mail [email protected].

Noel Stack


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