Things to do: Feb. 3

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Thursday, Feb. 3 Rocklin High School presents a Gershwin classic musical, “Crazy For You. Shows are at 7 p.m. Feb. 3, 4, 10 and 12 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Rocklin High School Katie Taylor Memorial Theater. Ticket prices are $7 for general admission and $6 for senior citizens, students with ASB cards and kids 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased in the Rocklin High Storm Cellar during school hours, and at the door, which opens 30 minutes prior to show time. AARP Tax Aide — free tax preparation service will be offered at the Rocklin Sunset Center for taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those age 60 and above. The first appointment is at 9 a.m. and the last appointment is at noon. They are spaced one hour apart and is offered every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday through April 14, except Presidents Day, Feb. 21. Info: 625-5200. It is time to lace up your running shoes — registration is now open for the 8th annual Run Rocklin 5K and 12K event. There are only 3,000 registration spaces available this year, so register early. Event is at 8 a.m. Sunday, April 3 at Johnson-Springview Park, Rocklin. Adults are $29, youth 18 and under are $15. Info: Works by artist Randy Thacker of Rocklin will be on display at Citrus Heights City Hall, 6247 Fountain Square Drive and will feature 13 of his abstract paintings. The artwork can be viewed for free through Feb. 16 during normal business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, located in the main lobby and council chambers. Info: call the city clerk at (916) 725-2448. Friday, Feb. 4 The 22nd annual Gem Faire is set at Placer County Fairgrounds, in Roseville. Hours are from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb, 4; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6. More than 50 world-renowned importers/exporters and manufacturers will be on site with a large selection of fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, minerals, findings and more. Finished and unfinished jewelry, rare gemstones, and jewelry making tools will be available all under one roof. Info: or contact Gem Faire, Inc. at (530) 252-8300 or Join Take Note Troupe as they revisit their lively original production of “Shakespeare 101: Passing the Bard.” This show peeks into the lives of high school students with an uncanny connection to some of Shakespeare’s most interesting characters. It will be shown at the State Theater in Auburn at 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 4 and 11 and at 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 5 and 12. Info: Call (916) 652-8888 or visit First Friday of the month recycling event — Sims Recycling Solutions from 3-7 p.m. at 8855 Washington Blvd., Roseville. The e-waste collection event is always arranged as a drive through and drop off event. Accepted items include televisions, monitors, whole and complete computers, laptops cell phones, telephones, printers, speakers, keyboards, mice, PDAs, radios, stereos, MP3s, DVDs, CD Players, and VCRs. Info: 746-732 or A fireworks show will take place as Thunder Valley celebrates the Golden Year of the Rabbit. The event is free to the public and begins at 9:30 p.m. Guests can also purchase tickets to enjoy the musical stylings of celebrated Hong Kong singer Alice Lau before and after the fireworks display. Tickets are on sale at or can be purchased between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. at the Ticket Sales Office, located on the resort’s east entrance. Saturday, Feb. 5 South Placer Republican Women Federated luncheon has a 11:30 a.m. registration with lunch at noon at Sierra View Country Club, 105 Alta Vista Ave., Roseville. Info: For reservations e-mail or call 644-1959. The Foothills Farmers Market will be held every Saturday at the Blue Oaks Town Center RC Willey parking lot, 6636 Lonetree Blvd. in Rocklin. The market runs from 8 a.m. to noon and features fresh produce and local goods. Info: The California Youth Shooting and Sports Association, under the auspices of the Auburn Trapshooting Club, is offering a beginners youth trapshooting clinic. The club is located at 11540 Lorenson Road in North Auburn. The program will begin with registration at 9:30 a.m. and will continue with safety instruction and trap shooting at 10 a.m. Experienced shooters will be available as coaches. Registration for this program is limited to 30 and pre-registration is required. Info: Call Larry Rolufs at (530) 885-7677 or Audrey Baker at 595-7885 to pre-register. To submit an item for the calendar e-mail details to placerherald@goldcountry