Cameron Park Life

What’s Happening in and around Cameron Park

By From page A2 | December 02, 2014

Community events

Train rides
Nov. 26: The El Dorado Western Railroad, a living history program of the El Dorado County Historical Museum, offers rides on restored Fairmont track inspection cars from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting, at the Shingle Springs Depot on Mother Lode Drive. For more information visit

Chamber mixer
Nov. 16: The Shingle Springs-Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce’s monthly mixer celebrates Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County’s 40th birthday at 3450 Palmer Drive, Suite 7B, Cameron Park, at 5 p.m.

Newcomers party
Dec. 10: The Cameron Park Newcomers invite members and guests to a holiday party at 5 p.m. at the Empire Ranch Golf Corse. Call (916) 933-8903 to RSVP before Nov. 22.

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

Paws for Reading
Nov. 14 & 28: Join our furry friends from 4 to 5 p.m. and improve your reading skills. Registration is recommended.

Early Literacy Storytime
Nov. 15 & 29: Build your child’s pre-reading skills with this engaging and interactive program designed to support your child’s early literacy development for a lifelong love of reading and learning. Suitable for children ages 3-5 with their parents and caregivers.

2’s & 3’s On The Go
Nov. 13 & 27: 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.

Mother Goose on the Loose
Nov. 17: 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.

Non-fiction Book Club
Nov. 21: Join this free book club and discuss nonfiction books of your choice from 2 to 4 p.m.

Cameron Park Book Club
Dec. 4: Enjoy good reading from classics to current bestsellers. For more information call Doris Folk at (530) 350-7596.

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