Cameron Park Life

What’s Happening in and around Cameron Park

By From page A2 | December 02, 2014

Community events

Sierra Wildlife Rescue hands-on baby bird training
Through July: Join us to learn all about your wild bird neighbors and how much fun it is to care for the babies and fledglings that need you. Volunteer training will be available every Wednesday at 5 p.m. All classes are held at SWR’s new Wildlife Center, 777 Pleasant Valley Road, Diamond Springs. Classes are free to SWR members; a $5 donation is requested from the general public or you can join SWR as a member at the class. Call Barbara at (530) 621-2650 or email [email protected]

Drive for Marshall
June 23: The 34th Bob West Drive for Marshall Golf Tournament takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cold Springs Golf and Country Club, 2600 Cold Springs Road in Placerville. For more information visit marshallfound.org and click on Events.

Bell Tower Brewfest
June 24: This popular Placerville event hosted by downtown merchants features more than 45 different craft brews for patrons age 21 and older, live entertainment and more on historical Main Street. For more information visit placerville-downtown.org or call (530) 672-3436.

Dreams and Drivers
June 25: The Dreams and Drivers fifth annual pancreatic cancer fundraiser and car show will be held at Red Hawk Casino, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with 100 percent of the proceeds going to Pan Can Action Network. Pre-registration is open at norcaleurosociety.com/pancan/pancan2017reg.php.

Train rides
June 25, July 9 & 23: 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 museum.edcgov.us/el-dorado-western-railroad.

Chamber lunch
June 28: The Shingle Springs-Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Waterfall Buffet inside Red Hawk Casino. Casey Robertson of AirMed Care Network will speak. To register call (530) 677-8000.

Chamber mixer
July 20: The Shingle Springs-Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce’s monthly mixer will be held at Ponte Palmero, 3081 Ponte Morino Drive in Cameron Park, at 5:30 p.m.

Chamber lunch
July 26: The Shingle Springs-Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Waterfall Buffet inside Red Hawk Casino. Jeanne Martin of Foster Awareness Network will discuss providing foster youth job training and placement.

Farm to Table fundraiser
Aug. 12: El Dorado County Ag in the Classroom presents the Farm to Table 20-Mile Taste fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. at Shadowridge Ranch in Placerville. Tickets are on sale now for $35 each until July 31, then $45 each until Aug. 11 and $50 each at the door. Purchase at agintheclass-edc.org.

Farmers Market
Wednesdays: The Cameron Park Certified Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to noon. Find top quality fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh-baked breads, nursery items, honey, eggs, flowers and so much more in the Burke’s Junction parking lot on Coach Lane.

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

Play and Learn
June 27: Join in on a fun pre-school like environment where children can play and learn from 11 a.m. to noon. Each week will feature community experts who will share child development information as well as local resources that are available to families. To reserve your spot register online at eldoradolibrary.org or call Jesus Cordova at (530) 295-2456. Se hable español.

Puppet show
July 5: 
Fratello Marionettes presents “The Frog Prince” at 10:30 a.m.

PJ Storytime
July 6: Get comfy in your jammies for an evening of stories, songs and an activity at 6 p.m. Program for children ages 3-5 and their loved ones.

Play and Learn
July 11 & 18: Join in on a fun pre-school like environment where children can play and learn from 11 a.m. to noon. Each week will feature community experts who will share child development information as well as local resources that are available to families. To reserve your spot register online at eldoradolibrary.org or call Jesus Cordova at (530) 295-2456. Se hable español.

Special storytime
July 12: Enjoy the storytime sing-a-Long with Papadanz at 10:30 a.m.

Non-fiction Book Club
July 18: Join this free book club and discuss nonfiction books of your choice from 2 to 4 p.m.

Magic show
July 19: Being described as a mix of one part Elvis impersonation, two parts goof,and the facial expressions of Jim Carrey, Brian Scott will have you laughing and scratching your head in wonder during this 10:30 a.m. performance.

 

Toddler Time!
Mondays: Join us at 10:30 a.m. for storytimes that encourage early literacy skills through songs, rhymes and stories. Each session will end with a hands-on sensory activity.

Teen Tuesdays
Tuesdays: Summer programs for teens every Tuesday at 2 p.m.

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

Movies at the library
Thursdays: Escape the summer heat and enjoy a movie every Thursday at 1:30 p.m.

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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