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Things to do: March 3

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Thursday, March 3 Come see the Whitney High School classic musical comedy “Bye Bye Birdie.” Showtimes are at 7 p.m. March 3, 4, 5, 9, 11, and 12 and matinees at 2 p.m. March 5 and 12. Info: https://www.ticketturtle.com/index.php?ticketing=wild. 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. Auburn 49er Lions Club will present the 25th annual Celebrity Chefs Cooking for Community Service event from 5:30-7 p.m. This gala smorgasbord will take place at the Placer Building of the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn. Proceeds will benefit Sutter Auburn Faith Hospice. If you would like to become a chef and share your favorite dish with the community or simply secure tickets to come and sample tasty food, write to the Auburn 49er Lions, care of Norm Kendall, P.O. Box 5703, Auburn, Calif. 95604, or call (530) 613-8255. Killer Ants, Edible Ants, and a Liberal Arts Education — Academy Award-nominated and Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Larry Lansburgh will give a presentation at Sierra College (Nevada County Campus) / Multipurpose Center (N12-103) at 7 p.m. 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 4 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: 746-7326 or www.us.simsrecycling.com/first-friday. Rocklin Community Theatre presents “The Odd Couple” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at Finnish Temperance Hall, 4090 Rocklin Road, Rocklin. Tickets are $12 for general admission; seniors age 60 and older and children under age 18 cost $10. A dinner and show package is also offered for $29 per person and includes dinner at Rubino’s Ristorante and a ticket to the show. Info: www.rocklincommunitytheare.com or www.brownpapertickets.com. Wave Broadband will be holding a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 4121 Citrus Ave. in Rocklin. There will be on-site interviews. Saturday, March 5 57th annual Oriental Food Bazaar held at Del Oro High School, 3301 Taylor Road in Loomis. Dine-in from 11a.m. to 6 p.m. or drop by for take-out from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. A special demonstration of a Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony will be presented by Soju (Sumie Ward) and her students at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Info: http://www.loomisfumc.org/. The fourth annual Gardeners’ Gathering will take place at Historic Blue Goose Fruit Shed, downtown Loomis and will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions during breaks and after the event; they will also have free University of California publications to share. Info: Placer County Master Gardeners at (530) 889-7388. To submit an item for the calendar e-mail details to placerherald@goldcountrymedia.com.