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Feb 28, 2009 04:00PM ● By Super Admin
Spring has sprung! Well almost, and that means the start of Daylight Saving Time so don’t forget to “spring” forward this year on March 8.

Catch Imagination Theater’s opening night of Man of La Mancha on Friday March 27. For tickets and times, call 530-642-0404.

Preteens ages 11-13 can learn CPR, the Heimlich maneuver, and the prevention of common injuries in infants and children through a special class on March 23 presented by the Placerville Recreation and Parks. Class runs 4-7 p.m. at the Town Hall and is $35. To register, call 530-642-5232.

Join the Placerville Library for their Friends Storytime in Spanish on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. Children ages 2-5 can participate in stories and crafts. For more information, visit

If you have older kids, check out the Placerville Library’s American Girls Book Club the fourth Thursday of every month at 3:45 p.m., for kids ages 5-8. For more information, visit

Every Saturday in March the Sierra Wild Life Rescue will be holding an Introduction to Local Wildlife class at the SWR Center in the El Dorado shopping center. For class topics and times, visit

The El Dorado Peace and Justice Community is holding a Nonviolence Communication Workshop on March 14, from 12-4 p.m. at the Mountain Spiritual Center in Placerville. For more information visit

Join Imagination Theater on April 4 for auditions for Beauty and the Beast at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. Auditions will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and callbacks will be on Sunday, April 5. For more information, visit and break a leg!

The Gold Discovery Park has a retail site where you can purchase gifts, toys, books and much more that will take you back to the days of the California Gold Rush. All revenue generated by the Gold Rush E-Mercantile site supports the educational and conservation programs at the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park. To purchase items, visit

Marshall Medical Center in Cameron Park has a new solar-power system over its parking lot, which offers shade to parked cars along with environmental and cost saving benefits to the hospital.

Join the Lotus Bonsai Nursery and Gardens in Placerville on March 7 for their Rock Planting Workshop from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Learn how to create a Chinese-style landscape, planting on a rock utilizing different trees and accents. For more information, visit

Winery by the Creek is now offering elite Napa-style custom tastings with experts on hand and gourmet food. For more information, visit or call 530-620-2402.

Sub Sea Systems in Diamond Springs, has introduced their newest program, “gns” at the Xel-Ha Eco-Park in the Riviera Maya. For more information, visit or

Congratulations to locally-owned Cowboy BBQ of Sutter County, who took top honors for their Sweet & Smoky Meat Moppin’ Sauce and their Cranberry Orange Jalapeno Relish during the recent 13th Annual Fiery Foods Challenge hosted by Chile Pepper magazine. To get yours, visit

Last but not least, we are still looking for Reader Recipes to publish in upcoming issues. Please send yours to [email protected]

That’s all for now, but check back next month for our annual Get Outside feature issue!

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