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Things to do: Jan. 27

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Thursday, Jan. 27 Asset Protection Workshop for businesses is open to the public, compliments of Leaders Without Limits, Inc. It will be held at 7 p.m. at 6100 Horseshoe Bar Road, Suite C, Loomis. Info: 652-8122. 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: www.runrocklin.com. 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, Jan. 28 An elegant evening of Monte Carlo casino gaming, hors d’oeuvres, fun and entertainment with the support of Mercedes-Benz of Rocklin will take place from 7-10 p.m. at the Mercedes-Benz dealership, 4747 Granite Drive, Rocklin. The proceeds from Rocklin Royale will benefit Rocklin’s public schools. To purchase tickets to the event, send checks to: Rocklin Educational Excellence Foundation, 2615 Sierra Meadows Drive, Rocklin, CA 95677, or purchase online at www.RocklinEducationFoundation.org. Saturday, Jan. 29 A jewelry event will be held at the Placer SPCA Thrift Store. The event will feature costume jewelry and estate quality gems for sale. The Placer SPCA Thrift Store is located at the intersection of Washington and Junction boulevards in Roseville. Info: www.placerspca.org/thrift. 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: foothillfarmersmarket.com. Huntington’s Disease Society of Animals Crab Feed will be held at Blue Goose Fruit Shed, 3550 Taylor Road, Loomis. Doors open at 4 p.m. There will be raffle prizes, beer and sodas available. Info: www.hdsa.org/crabfeed or call 927-4400. First Presbyterian Church of Roseville is hosting a breast cancer awareness seminar. There will be a general surgeon present to answer questions regarding the diagnosis and treatment of breast, colon, thyroid, and skin cancer surgeries, as well as cancer support groups that will provide information for assistance, education, and support during a cancer diagnosis. First Presbyterian Church is located at 515 Sunrise Ave., Roseville. Info:782-3186. A book sale fundraiser will be held Jan. 29 and 30 for Gold Country Wildlife and Piece of Peace Animal Sanctuary located in Marysville. Thousands of items will be sold including more than 10,000 books, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, audio books and many miscellaneous items. The sale will be held at 2166 Swetzer Road, Penryn from 8 a.m. to noon. Info: 663-1608 or lyn4animal@aol.com. The School of Education at Drexel University’s Goodwin College will hold an information session from 10 a.m. to noon at the Center for Graduate Studies, One Capitol Mall, 2nd floor, Sacramento. The session will discuss programs offered for individuals who wish to pursue an administrative career in education or human resource development.To register, visit: http://sacramento.drexel.edu/admission/visit/. Info: Contact the Graduate Center at sacramento@drexel.edu or (916) 325-4600. Liberty Tax Service, along with many other local businesses, will be hosting the 3rd annual Valentines for Troops event. Bring the entire family, come on out for free food, music, the bounce house, and classic cars. Make a Valentine for a soldier while you’re there and they will send it off for you. This event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2330 Sunset Blvd. Ste. 130 in Rocklin. Info: Lynda, 435-0895. Monday, Jan. 31 DivorceCare - Separation and divorce are along life's most difficult and painful experiences. You many need the help, support and encouragement of others as you attempt to heal. DivorceCare offers a DVDE presentation and discussion time led by trained facilitators each Monday evening from 6:30-8:30 p.m. through April 25. DivoreCare 4 Kids, a program for children ages 5-12, is held at the same time. Info: call First Presbyterian Church, 515 Sunrise Ave. in Roseville at 782-3186. Wednesday, Feb. 2 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 from Feb. 2 through April 14, except Presidents Day, Feb. 21. Info: 625-5200. The Rocklin Library Book Club will discuss "Housekeeping" by Marilynne Robinson from 1-2:30 p.m. The discussion is free and open to the public. The Rocklin Library is located at 4890 Granite Drive in Rocklin. Info: (916) 624-3133. To submit an item for the calendar e-mail details to placerherald@goldcountry media.com.