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Goings on in the Folsom & El Dorado Hills areas

Jun 29, 2012 07:13AM, Published by Style, Categories: In Print



What’s Happening at Palladio at Broadstone?

Teenagers will rejoice as the girl’s accessory store, Claire’s will open its doors this month. In August, anticipate the arrival of the home décor store Ambiance, restaurant San Francisco Sourdough Eatery, and sports retailer Sports Authority. In Fall 2012, clothing giants H&M and Gymboree are set to open stores. For the latest, visit gopalladio.com.

Every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m., Palladio at Broadstone provides free high-energy family entertainment at their “On the Stage” Summer Concert Series. This month’s acts include new country artist Buck Ford (July 11) plus party bands Mother Mayhem (July 18) and Groove Thang (July 25). For more info, visit gopalladio.com.

Head to Folsom City Lions Park for its free Summer Concerts in the Park series! On July 6, listen to classic rock band Boomer, Have Mercy takes the stage July 13, country singer Dave Russell sings July 20, and soul/R&B/funk band FBI will conclude the series July 27; concerts begin at 6:30 p.m.

El Dorado Town Center’s Showcase Saturdays brings business to the boulevard on July 28! Attendees can sample a variety of offerings from Town Center businesses, sip wine and beer from 6-8 p.m., and enjoy a concert from 8-9:30 p.m. in the Steven Young Amphitheater.

Last month, Chick-fil-A opened a new restaurant at 2675 East Bidwell Street in Folsom.

Enroll your little thespian in T.H.E. Actors Workshop’s “Shakespeare for Kids” class. The course, which lasts from July 23 to August 9, will introduce youth ages 6-12 to the exciting world of the Bard. Every class will be held at 800 Reading Street in Folsom from 9 a.m. to noon. To learn more, call 916-207-5606.

Head over to Folsom Zoo every second weekend of the month to learn more about the marvelous creatures that inhabit Earth. On Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Sundays from 12-2 p.m., docents walk around with various animals to handle or “biofacts” – skulls, skeletons, fur, etc. – for visitors to touch. For details, visit folsom.ca.us/depts/parks_n_recreation/zoo.

Elements Therapuetic Massage is now open at 850 East Bidwell near Trader Joe’s. For details, call 916-817-1875.

To complete her Girl Scouts Gold Award project, Ashley Newcomer seeks to help children at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, by providing them with pillowcases and welcome kits that include hand sanitizer, tissues, socks, cards, coloring books, crayons and a copy of Barf’s First Flight: Lessons in Helping Others. Newcomer, 17, attends St. Francis High School and lives in El Dorado Hills. To make a donation and help Newcomer finish her project, visit the El Dorado Hills Library.

Teens looking for career options can now consider the Folsom Police Department’s Law Enforcement Explorer program as a potential resource. The program is geared to high school and college students ages 14-21 who are enrolled in the Folsom Cordova School District or any of the surrounding colleges. Accepted students will be in a classroom Thursday nights and after adequate training, can attend police ride-a-longs and patrol with a mentoring officer. For more information, including participant requirements, visit exploring.learningforlife.org.

That’s all for now, but check back next month for Style’s annual People and Their Pets feature issue!


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