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Things to do: March 10

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Thursday, March 10 Two Women Art Show — award-winning artists Barbara McComb of Roseville, and MaryAnn Perolio of Rocklin, will have a “Two Women Art Show” at Borders book store, 2030 Douglas Blvd. Suite 9 in Roseville. Mainly Pastels, it will also include colored pencil oil, collage and drawings. The art show is available for viewing during Borders regular business hours through March 31. Info: (916) 624-7526. 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 are offered every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday through April 14. 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. 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. Friday, March 11 Come see the Whitney High School classic musical comedy “Bye Bye Birdie.” Showtimes are at 7 p.m. March 11, and 12 and matinee at 2 p.m. March 12. Info: https://www.ticketturtle.com/index.php?ticketingwild. Saturday, March 12 The Keaton Raphael Memorial 9th annual St. Baldrick’s celebrations will be held at the Westfield Galleria at Roseville and is designed to raise funds to support childhood cancer research by recruiting “heroes” to shave their heads in return for pledges of financial support from friends and family members. Info: www.stbaldricks.org/events/krm. Tuesday, March 15 The Gloves and Shovels Garden Club meets the third Tuesday of each month from September thru June. The meetings are held at 10 a.m. at the Renesas Electronics of America, Inc. building, 7501 Foothills Blvd., Roseville. Mark your calendars for 6 p.m. each Tuesday during Lent. The Loomis Basin Congregational United Church of Christ will host ”Souper” Suppers on the five Tuesdays during Lent: Please RSVP to Mary Anne Christianson at 632-3588 or maryanne@peocalifornia.org with your name, the date(s) you are able to attend and the number of people attending. Soup will be served followed by fellowship and a short Lenten program. The church is located at 6440 King Road, in Loomis. Wednesday, March 16 Make a difference for homeless animals — A New Hope Animal Foundation is hosting a volunteer drive to help socialize and walk homeless animals at the Placer County Animal Shelter in Auburn. Orientation meetings will be hosted every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at the animal shelter in Auburn at 11251 B Ave. throughout March. Info: (916) 768-5981 or e-mail loomisgal@cs.com. Saturday, March 19 Bicycle Swap meet to benefit the Placer Foothill Mountain Bike Club — Buy or sell new or used cycling gear from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bicycle Emporium parking lot at 483 Grass Valley Highway in Auburn. Rain cancels the event. Info: Kurt at 878-2816. It’s time for Sierra Foothills Rugby Club’s annual Ruckin’ & Shuckin’ RugbyFest party at 7 p.m. at The Blue Goose Fruit Shed, 3550 Taylor Road, Loomis. Includes an oyster bar, cuisines from around the rugby world, custom brewed beer and more. Info: SierraFoothillsRugby.com. Monday, March 21 The Rocklin Historical Society’s general meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at Old St. Mary’s Chapel, located at Front Street and Rocklin Road in Rocklin. Roy Ruhkala will talk about Rocklin’s quarries during the meeting. Tuesday, March 22 Mark your calendars for 6 p.m. each Tuesday during Lent. The Loomis Basin Congregational United Church of Christ will host ”Souper” Suppers on the five Tuesdays during Lent: Please RSVP to Mary Anne Christianson at 632-3588 or maryanne@peocalifornia.org with your name, the date(s) you are able to attend and the number of people attending. Soup will be served followed by fellowship and a short Lenten program. The church is located at 6440 King Road, in Loomis. Have a passion for promoting the importance of reading? For more than 25 years, Placer Adult Literacy Service (PALS), a program of the Placer County Library, has offered free reading help for adults throughout Placer County. Become a Literacy Support Council Reading Booster.Join the next monthly meeting of the Literacy Support Council of Placer County at the Granite Bay Library, 6475 Douglas Blvd., Granite Bay, at 1 p.m. Info: PALS at (530) 886-4530 or PALS@placerlibrary.org. Wednesday, March 23 Make a difference for homeless animals — A New Hope Animal Foundation is hosting a volunteer drive to help socialize and walk homeless animals at the Placer County Animal Shelter in Auburn. Orientation meetings will be hosted every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at the animal shelter in Auburn at 11251 B Ave. throughout March. Info: (916) 768-5981 or e-mail loomisgal@cs.com. Friday, March 25 Rogers Family Company is continuing free public tours of its state-of-the-art gourmet coffee roasting plant in Lincoln through Nov. 4. Friday afternoon tours of the 290,000-square-foot facility at 1731 Aviation Blvd. in Lincoln enable visitors to explore the life of coffee, how it’s grown, how it gets to your cup, and how your coffee choice affects families, the land and wildlife in communities thousands of miles away as well as the global economy. Tours start at 2 p.m. and last for approximately 90 minutes. To sign up call (800) 829-1300 or 258-8000. Info: www.rogersfamilyco.com. To submit an item for the calendar e-mail details to placerherald@goldcountrymedia.com.