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Apr 30, 2009 05:00PM ● By Super Admin
It’s May and the Downtown Placerville Third Saturday Stagecoach Rides are back! Rides are weather-permitting. For more information, call 530-672-3436.

Congratulations to ANOVA Architects for their preservation and restoration of the Fausel House in Placerville. The house is the city’s oldest residence, and being LEED Silver certified, it’s the centerpiece to the firm’s new office complex.

The El Dorado Nursery and Garden is hosting Make Mommy Smile Day on May 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids ages 2-12 can make their mom a special Mother’s Day gift. For more information or to RSVP, call 530-676-6555.

The El Dorado County Senior Health Education Program along with Eskaton Senior Connections is offering a free six-part series starting May 20 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Eskaton Lincoln Manor in Placerville. Developed by Stanford University, “Help Yourself to a Healthier Life” will teach strategies to effectively manage chronic conditions and improve your quality of life. For more information, call 530-621-6251.

Save the Date! The Spiritual Center for Positive Living will host the musical fundraiser, “Raising the Roof with Marcy Baruch” on June 5, at the Cameron Park Community Center. Enjoy entertainment, appetizers and wine, all starting at 6:30 p.m. For ticket information, call 530-677-2300.

Spend Friday evenings at the Fitzpatrick Winery & Lodge for Pizza Night. Enjoy gourmet pizzas cooked in their famous wood fire oven, every Friday from 6-7:30 p.m. For reservations, call 530-620-3248.

Governor Schwarzenegger has appointed two new judges to the El Dorado County Superior Court. Nelson Brooks of Shingle Springs and Kenneth J. Melikian of El Dorado Hills. Congratulations!

Join Perry Creek Winery on May 10, for their Mother’s Day Maifest. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. enjoy music from the great German band Al Gruber, and authentic German food, or participate in the yodeling and stein-holding contest. For more information or to RSVP, call 530-620-5175.

Marcy Playground will be playing at Red Hawk Casino on May 7, at 8 p.m. For ticket information, visit

Lotus Bonsai and Nursery’s Annual Spring Sale is set to take place May 29-31, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy discounts on all Bonsai, stock plants and materials. For more information, visit

The AYUSA (Academic Year in the U.S.A.) International is looking for a few good families in the El Dorado and Placer Counties to host exchange students from Asia, Germany and the Mediterranean region, this fall. Families interested in hosting should contact Dana Childs at 530-306-2379 or email [email protected]

Last, but certainly not least, Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there, we appreciate you! Be sure to check back next month for our annual Summer Fun feature issue, we’ve got lots of summer solutions for the kids!

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