What's Up In September: The Newest Awards, Events, and Announcements from El Dorado County to Roseville
Aug 29, 2019 09:52AM
[ HAPPENINGS ]
Join nonprofit Hearts Landing Ranch for their monthly Movie Night & Bonfire on September 28 where you can enjoy lemonade, popcorn, games, and more. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. For more info, visit heartslandingranch.com.
The Palladio at Broadstone hosts Family Game Night – an opportunity for parents and their kiddos to play board games and lawn games under the stars alongside a DJ – every second Saturday (September 14) through October from 6-8 p.m. Admission is free.
Every Saturday through October enjoy complimentary yoga at the Palladio at Broadstone at 9 a.m. Conducted by Serenity Spa & Soul Yoga, Soul Yoga Summer Series classes are open to all ages and levels, and held at the Palladio’s promenade. Note: Please bring water and a yoga mat.
Join all of Folsom in Community Service Day on Saturday, September 21. Volunteers must sign up for a specific project beforehand and are asked to check in at Lakeside Church (745 Oak Avenue) between 7 and 8 a.m. to pick up their T-shirt, volunteer bag, and complimentary breakfast. Then, project leaders will discuss any updates and projects begin at 9 a.m. Please remember to bring water, sun protection (sunscreen, hat, sunglasses), and consider bringing nonperishable items for the Citywide Food Drive benefiting Twin Lakes Food Bank. To sign up for a project and for more info, visit folsomcommunityservice.org.
The Downtown Bridges and Trail Project in Roseville is officially complete and open to the public. To celebrate, the City of Roseville is hosting Celebrate Downtown on September 21 with a ribbon cutting from 10:30-11 a.m. on the Oak Street side of the pedestrian bridge entrance, plus a bike ride, carnival, concert, and more. For more info, visit roseville.ca.us/residents/city_events/celebrate_downtown
[ PEOPLE & PLACES ]
Koinonia Homes for Teens and Beazer Homes recently started construction on The Dream Builders Workshop in Loomis. The workshop will provide foster youth at Koinonia with hands-on training in construction disciplines including concrete, plumbing, framing, electrical, roofing, and heating and air.
The El Dorado County Adult Day Program recently celebrated 30 years of service with a ribbon cutting, open house, and new name: The Club. The Club first opened in Placerville in 1989 and provides care and activities for seniors during daytime hours. For more info, visit edcgov.us/ads.
Marshall Medical Center’s cancer program has been granted a three-year accreditation by the Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons. Accredited cancer programs must meet 34 quality care standards, be evaluated every three years, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care.
Hands4Hope, a local youth program aimed to inspire and empower youth through leadership and service, recently expanded to Placerville. The Hands4Hope Club program started last month at El Dorado High School and Markham Middle School campuses. For more info, visit hands4hopeyouth.org.
Marshall Medical Center recently completed their Community Health Needs Assessment and identified the top three health concerns for El Dorado County which are substance use and misuse, mental health, and access to care. Marshall will convene a task force to prioritize these needs as the focus of the next three-year implementation plan. For more info, visit marshallmedical.org/communitybenefit.
[ ARTS & CULTURE ]
A new art exhibit is coming to Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom, titled Pushing the Boundaries. Artist Carol Ladewig will exhibit a fascinating series of color and light studies, including wall-sized installations, and artist Kim Thoman will display mixed-media, 3D-printed sculpture, wall relief sculpture, and steel embellished paintings. The exhibit opens on September 13 and will continue through Novemeber 7. For gallery hours and more info, visit folsom.ca.us/galleryat48natoma.
Folsom mixed media artist Cassie Berube was recently awarded a coveted grant and artists’ residency in France. For the month of October, Berube will receive undisturbed time to focus and create in private studios and enjoy time with other artists in the French countryside at the Château d’Orquevaux Art Residency. To view her work, visit cassieberubeart.com.
Sac Open Studios, the region’s oldest artist studio tour is scheduled for two weekends this month: September 14-15 and 21-22. Studios will be open for visitors both weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. throughout the Sacramento region. For a map and more info, visit vergeart.com/open-studios/visit-sac-open-studios
El Dorado Musical Theater (EDMT) recently welcomed new Managing Director Danielle Levy after Richard Wilson retired this summer. Levy has experience in corporate finance and non-profits, and has had multiple children perform with EDMT since 2007.
[ New & Coming Soon ]
RM Williams Insurance Agency, a division of Farmers Insurance, has recently relocated to 13405 Folsom Boulevard, Suite 508 in Folsom. Established in 2017, RW Williams Insurance Agency has expertise in agency ownership, underwriting, claims assistance, high fire areas, and more.
Dutch Bros recently opened their first Folsom location at 1000A Riley Street. The popular coffee stop is known for friendly service and extensive drink menu.
The El Dorado County Office of Education Head Starts/State Preschool and Special Services program located at Camerado Springs Middle School in Cameron Park recently completed an all-inclusive playground. The school has a full-inclusion preschool classroom that provides services to children with special needs as well as children in general education, and the new playground, equipped with ramps, wide sidewalks, and wheelchair accessible equipment, will accommodate all students.
[ FOOD & DRINK ]
Wise Villa Winery in Lincoln was recently awarded 24 medals at the California State Fair Wine Competition, earning five Best of Class awards, one Double Gold Medal, four Gold Medals, 11 Silver Medals, and eight Bronze Medals. For more info, visit wisevillawinery.com.
Sutter Creek’s historic Knight Foundry is hosting their third annual fundraiser Feast at the Foundry. Dinner will be served alongside beer and wine, plus there will be a silent auction, music, and more from 6-9 p.m. on September 21 along Eureka Street. Proceeds will benefit Knight Foundry restoration projects. Tickets and more info can be found at knightfoundry.com.