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Goings on in the El Dorado County Foothills Area

Aug 03, 2009 03:31PM ● Published by Wendy Sipple

The heat is quickly fading, and the new school year is on the horizon, so enjoy your last few weeks of summer by taking advantage of all the fun events!...

Head out to Folsom Lake Bowl to celebrate its third decade in business! To commemorate its 30 years of area bowling, Folsom Lake Bowl will offer prices from 30 years ago! Spend only $1 for a game, and $.25 for a pair of shoes from August 31 to September 4.

Join Hang It Up Gallery for “First Friday” every month in Town Center. The first “First Friday” is August 7, and will feature gallery artists Michelle Mackenzie and Judith Monroe plus works by Mark P., winner of the El Dorado Hills Art Association Scholarship award. The gallery will be serving wine and munchies. Visit hangitupgallery.com for more information.

Don’t know what to do with your old car? Now you you have a convenient option that benefits your wallet and the Folsom Public Schools! The Folsom Auto Expo takes place every Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Folsom High School parking lot. You can display your vehicle alongside other vehicles for hundreds of prospective buyers to see. For more information, call 916-247-5888 or visit folsomautoexpo.com.

Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom through September 10. “Fine Art in Wood and Furniture” will showcase a selection of woodwork pieces by artists Jeff Hunt, Robert Koch, Gary Foster and David Marks (host of the show “Woodworks”).

Alchemy Day Spa in Folsom will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a Tiki Party on August 12, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and will include tropical desserts, drinks and prizes!

Calling all artists, are you looking for a new project? Want to support the fight against breast cancer? The Albie Aware Breast Cancer Foundation and Women’s Wisdom Project will host its Second Annual Art Bra Show in September in Sacramento and is looking for artists of various media to submit work. September 1 is the final day to drop off art. To find out more, call Helen Plenert at 916-456-1980.

Seniors, concerned about your skin after all the sun? Spend an afternoon at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center for “In Your Own Skin,” a free workshop about skin protection, sun damage, skin cancer and treatment options, hosted by Dr. Arnold Almonte. The workshop will be held on August 18 from 1 to 2 p.m. Contact the Senior Health Education Program at 530-621-6251 to learn more.

In the Oops We’re Only Human Department, we mistakenly listed the incorrect phone number for Gabbard Wellness Group in our July Introducings. The correct number is 800-606-2884.

What do you do if you have a pet emergency? Trends-n-Treats Pet Supply, Spa and Boutique in Citrus Heights offers Pet CPR & First Aid classes the last Monday of every month, taught by a professional instructor. For more information, call 916-536-0000.

Don’t miss the 2009 El Dorado County Artists Studio Tour from September 18-20! From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, 92 artists will be featuring their works at 32 area studios. Tour maps are available at 28 locations now. For more information, visit placervillearts.com or email paa@placervillearts.com.

That’s all for now, but check back in September for our Art & Wine feature issue! •


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