Calendar of events

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Thursday, Feb. 11 Preschool Storytime will be held at 11:15 a.m. at the Rocklin Library, 5460 Fifth St. Info: Shari Dearing, 624-3133. Children’s Valentine craft and cookie program will be held from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the Rocklin Library, 5460 Fifth St. Info: Shari Dearing, 624-3133. Friday, Feb. 12 Third annual “Have a Heart for PEACE” Gala, presented by PEACE for Families, will hold a dinner and dancing fundraiser from 6-10 p.m. at the Catta Verdera Country Club, 1111 Catta Verdera in Lincoln. Proceeds will benefit Placer County victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Tickets are $150 per person. Sponsorship opportunities and tickets still available. Info: Laura McNicholas, (530) 823-6224. Annual Crab and Shrimp Feed Fundraiser, hosted by Sierra College Patrons and Sierra College Aquatics program, will be held from 6-10 p.m. at the historic Blue Goose at 3550 Taylor Road in Loomis. Come share an evening of food, musical entertainment, a silent auction and raffle. Cost is $40 per person, and proceeds go to both programs. Deadline to purchase pre-paid reservations is Feb. 5; no tickets will be sold at the door. Info: 660-8232. Make checks payable to Sierra College Patrons, 5000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, CA 95677. Senior Video Day features “My Life In Ruins,” rated PG-13, at 1 p.m. at Rocklin Sunset Center, Room 106. Georgia (Nia Vardalos) came to Greece to follow a man. A few years later, she’s been cast aside — alone and adrift in a foreign land. Eventually, her passion for history leads her to a job as a tour guide. But Georgia is bored and has lost her “kefi” (Greek for mojo) to boot. Info: 625-5223. Saturday, Feb. 13 “Under Our Skin,” a film screening about Lyme disease, will show at 1 p.m. as part of the Second Saturdays at the Rocklin Library series. Chris Riley will also distribute information on the disease, and Jordan Smith will narrate. Info: 624-3133. Rocklin Snowflake Art Show will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday, Feb. 14 at the Finnish Temperance Hall, 4090 Rocklin Road. An opening reception will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12. Info: Pam Brown, 625-5221 or e-mail to Monday, Feb. 15 Rocklin Historical Society will host Lieutenant Commander Ted Robinson, USNR, 7 p.m. at Old St. Mary’s Chapel on Front Street. Robinson is the author of “Water in my Veins: The Pauper who helped Save the President.” Copies of the book will be available for sale. Info: Jean, 652-1034. Free AARP Tax-Aide Help appointments are now being accepted for low-to-moderate income taxpayers. Complete state and federal return preparation and electronic filing in Rocklin will be done Mondays and Wednesdays at Rocklin Sunset Center, 2650 Sunset Blvd. Info: 625-5223. Tuesday, Feb. 16 Rocklin Library Used Book Sale will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room at 5460 Fifth St. in Rocklin. Info: 624-3133. Wednesday, Feb. 17 Mother Goose on the Loose for babies and toddlers will be held at 10:30 a.m. through March 24 at the Rocklin Library, 5460 Fifth St. Info: Shari Dearing, 624-3133. Thursday, Feb. 18 The future of business trends, presented by William Jessup University, will begin a three-part lecture series at 7 p.m. in the university’s lecture hall. The first discussion in this free series is open to the public, will examine the “Future of the Financial Markets” and features Scott Hanson of Hanson McLain Financial. The event will include a 45-minute discussion followed by a question and answer period. Info: Shelia Haut, 577-1812 or Preschool Storytime will be held 11:15 a.m. at the Rocklin Library, 5460 Fifth St. Info: Shari Dearing, 624-3133. Friday, Feb. 19 Senior Video Day features “Moon,” rated R, at 1 p.m. at Rocklin Sunset Center, Room 106. An astronaut miner extracting the precious moon gas that promises to reverse the Earth’s energy crisis nears the end of his three-year contract, and makes an ominous discovery in this psychological sci-fi film. Info: 625-5223. Saturday, Feb. 20 Current Trends in National and California State Health Care Reform workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at Cornerstone United Methodist Church. This program is free. Call to advise of attendance. Info: Jean Reynolds, (510) 235-2988 or e-mail to Blue Line Gallery hosts 33rd Open Show today through April 9. The gallery is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 1-8 p.m. Saturdays at 405 Vernon St. in Roseville. Admission is free. Info: Beth Rohlfes or Barbara Dolder at 783-4117, or e-mail to or Beginning Harmonica Workshop, presented by Bud Gardner, on the basics of Chromatic Harmonica will be held 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Sierra College in Rocklin. Students will need to bring a 10-hole harmonica in the key of C, or purchase one in class for $10. Pre-registration is required at the Sierra College Community Education office by calling 660-7160 or online at Sign up cost is $46. A materials fee of $20 is due at class. Info: 781-2830. Sunday, Feb. 21 South Placer Republican Women Federated will be registering voters, assisting with change of address or political party, noon to 4 p.m. today and Feb. 22, at the Nordstrom’s end of the Westfield Galleria Mall in Roseville. Info: Carol, 786-9556. Tuesday, Feb. 23 Development on Donner Summit? will be presented by Sierra Club Placer Group at 7 p.m. at Auburn Library, 350 Nevada St. Donner Summit and Serene Lakes region is one of the truly rugged, rustic, and rural landscapes in the Sierra Nevada, headwaters to major rivers, habitat of important old growth forests, and year-round recreational destination. All these elements are at risk with a possible 1,000-home development proposal. Free and open to the public. Info: 652-7005.