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Goings on in the El Dorado County Foothills Area!

Sep 22, 2009 12:44PM ● By Wendy Sipple

Congratulations to the El Dorado Musical Theatre, Volcano Theater Company, El Dorado High School, Imagination Theater, Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra, and Sutter Creek Theatre for all recently receiving coveted Elly award nominations. For more information, visit

Bring the kids on a fun and educational Trail Hike in Coloma with American River Conservancy member Keith Atwater on October 17, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Learn about the Gold Rush, native plants and much more! For details, call 530-621-1224.

The Assistance League of the Sierra Foothills will host its 2nd Annual Yard Sale on October 10, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner of Serrano Parkway and El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Funds will benefit Kids on the Block. For more information, call 916-933-1799.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Almonte Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery will host a Breast Cancer Social on October 8 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn at Town Center in El Dorado Hills. For more information, call 916-933-1113 or visit

Here’s your chance to meet the seven candidates running for El Dorado County Sheriff at the El Dorado Community Connections event on October 19, at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in El Dorado Hills. Registration begins at 7 a.m. For more information, visit

Don’t miss this month’s Third Saturday Art Walk on Historic Main Street in Placerville on October 17. Fun starts at 5 p.m. For more information, visit

There is a new Web site in the works called, just for teens in the El Dorado region. Teens and adults are now gathering content before the site goes live that will give local teens access to various resources such as job posts, activities, teen news, and more. For more information call the Vision Coalition of El Dorado Hills at 916-941-8482.

Learn about smart finances in the comforts of your own home! “Retirement Basics,” a free, Web-based workshop is on October 20, from noon to 1 p.m. Other free public workshops offered are “Imagine - Your Life Without Limits: Phase 1,” and “Income for Life Model: Phase 2” on October 24, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Come and learn about smart retirement planning! For more information, call 530-677-6211 or visit

Bring your kids to Kids’ Harvest Festival, a fun and free event sponsored by Shepherd of the Hills Church, to be held on October 24 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at 4050 Durock Road in Shingle Springs. For more information, call 530-672-2223 or visit

It’s that time again, El Dorado County is now accepting applications for volunteer Tax-Aide counselors for the 2009 tax season. Volunteers will assist elderly and low-income El Dorado County residents under the AARP Tax-Aide program. For more information, email Susan Larsen at [email protected].

Bring your little goblins and ghouls to a special Halloween event at Snowline thrift stores in Camino and Placerville on October 31. For more information, call 530-647-2703 or 530-621-1802.

That’s all for now, but be sure to check back next month for our annual Thanksgiving feature issue!

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