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Things to do from Aug. 10 through Aug. 18

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Friday, Aug. 10
Rocklin Historical Society will present ZOOM at 7:30 p.m. in Heritage Park at the corner of Front Street and Rocklin Road. Band plays mixture of Swamp Pop, New Orleans R&B, Blues and Zydeco contemporary and standards. Bring cooler, lawn chair and dancing shoes.
An Evening with Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers scheduled at 7 p.m. at Blue Goose Event Center, 3550 Taylor Road in Loomis. Tickets, at $15 in advance, can be purchased at sacblues.com. Tickets purchased at the door will cost $20. Proceeds will benefit local competition of the International Blues Challenge.
Jeans & Bling jewelry party featuring trunk show of Lady Dragonfly jeans, dresses, shirts and sweaters at Bellissima Boutique, 1240 Sunset Blvd., #600, in Rocklin. Appetizers and desserts as well as wine served. Reservations requested; call (916) 259-2015.
Widowed Persons Association, Roseville Chapter, hosts support meeting at 11:15 a.m. at Woodcreek Country Club, 5880 Woodcreek Oaks Blvd. In Roseville. Reservations requested; call 624-1938
Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 311 Vernon St. in Roseville
Free peer support group for people coping with depression from 1 to 3 p.m. at Placer Independent Resource Services, 11768 Atwood Road, Suite 29 in Auburn. (530) 885-6100.
Saturday, Aug. 11
Mom’s Night Out, a benefit for Del Oro’s football program, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at 3175 Edgewood Lane in Newcastle. Variety of vendors will offer merchandise. Evening includes dinner and presentation by varsity head coach. Tickets are $25. Contact Cyndee Edwards at cyndee@candrland.com.
Royal Stage Christian Performing Arts grand opening celebration from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at 1811 Douglas Blvd. In Roseville. Free and discounted classes in all performing and fine arts offered. 572-3022.
Jack L. Parker signing copies of his book, Belizean Adventure, at 3 p.m. at Bloom Coffee & Tea, 1485 Eureka Road in Roseville.
Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to noon at RC Willey parking lot, 6636 Lonetree Blvd in Rocklin.
Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to noon in Old Town Courthouse parking lot on Auburn-Folsom Road at High Street.
Monday, Aug. 13
Duplicate Bridge games at 9 a.m. at Rocklin Senior Center, 5484 Fifth Street. 624-2364
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays of Placer County will meet at 7 p.m. in Conference Room A at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, 11815 Education St. in Auburn. Jane Hemmerling, an English instructor at Sierra College, will give presentation on bisexuality as portrayed in entertainment venues.
Tuesday, Aug. 14
City Council meets at 6 p.m. at city hall, 3970 Rocklin Road. 625-5000
Rocklin Toastmasters Club, an organization dedicated to the development of public speaking skills, meets at 7 a.m. at PCAR Building, 4750 Grove Ave. 408-2358
Roseville Genealogical Society will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Maidu Senior Center, 1550 Maidu Drive in Roseville. Joan Gunn will talk about German research. (916) 624-0373
Frankie Avalon  in concert at 7:30 p.m. at the amphi-theater in Sun City, Lincoln Hills. Tickets are $25, $28. Visit suncity-lincolnhills.org.
Rocklin Lions Club meets at 9 a.m. at Venita Rhea’s Restaurant, 4415 Granite Dr. Rocklin_lions_club@
yahoo.com
Wednesday, Aug. 15
Rotary Club of Rocklin/ Loomis Basin meets at 8:15 a.m. at Whitney Oaks Golf Club, 2305 Clubhouse Drive.
So. Placer Rotary meets at noon at Whitney Oaks Golf Club, 2305 Clubhouse Dr. 284-9107
Thursday, Aug. 16
Reception to honor local elected officials, hosted by Placer Republican Party, at Cattleman’s Restaurant, 2000 Taylor Road in Roseville. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. Program begins at 7 p.m. Cost at door is $35. (916) 784-1931
“War of the Worlds” will be aired at 7 p.m. at Auburn’s State Theater on Lincoln Way. Tickets are $8 at the door. Visit livefromauburn.com
Rocklin Fine Arts Group will meet at 10 a.m. at Finn Hall on Rocklin Road at Grove Street. Tony Rogone will demonstrate watercolor batik.
Rocklin Kiwanis Club meets at noon at Wood’ys Grill & Bar, 6502 Lonetree Blvd.
Placer County National Alliance for the Mentally Ill will host share and care meeting for families or loved ones who are dealing with a person with mental illness from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Beecher Room of the Auburn Library, 350 Nevada St. (916) 554-0554
Orientation for anyone interested in foster care or adoption held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Placer Kids in The Train Station Building, 275 Nevada St. in Auburn. (530) 887-9982
Friday, Aug. 17
John Enos, owner of Big John’s Fishing Guide Service, will be the guest speaker at the Rooster Tails Fishing Club breakfast at the Auburn Elks Lodge, 195 Pine St. in Auburn. Buffet breakfast served from 8 to 9 a.m. for $12.
Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 311 Vernon St. in Roseville
Free peer support group for people coping with depression from 1-3 p.m. at Placer Independent Resource Services, 11768 Atwood Road, Suite 29 in Auburn. (530) 885-6100.
Saturday, Aug. 18
Rocklin Third Saturday Book Club will discuss “One Mississippi” by Mark Childress from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Rocklin Library, 4890 Granite Dr. Free and open to public.
Free kids’ craft hour from 11 a.m. to noon or 2 to 3 p.m. at Bellissima Boutique, 1240 Sunset Blvd., #600 in Rocklin. Space limited; call 259-2015.
Newcastle Contra Dance, featuring music by Starthistle, opens with newcomer orientation at 7:30 p.m. followed by dance from 8 to 11 p.m. Beginners welcome. No partner required. Cost $8.
Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to noon at RC Willey parking lot, 6636 Lonetree Blvd in Rocklin.
Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to noon in Old Town Courthouse parking lot on Auburn-Folsom Road at High Street.