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Things to do: Nov. 18

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Thursday, Nov. 18 Select Tax & Bookkeeping is an official drop-off point for “News 10 Coats for Kids” at 5505 Whitney Blvd., Suite 3G, Rocklin. Both new and used coats are welcome through Dec. 3. Whitney High School’s fall play will be “The Hollow,” a murder mystery. Performances run at 7 p.m. through Nov. 19 at Whitney High School, 701 Wildcat Blvd. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the door. Info: http://whs.rocklin.k12.ca.us or purchase tickets online at https://www.ticketturtle.com/index.php?ticketingwild. Friday, Nov. 19 17th annual Mountain Mandarin Festival will be held at Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High St., Auburn. Times are 11a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. Sunday. General admission is $6; seniors are $4; age 12 and under are free and parking is $5. Info: 663-1918 or www.mandarinfestival.com. Saturday, Nov. 20 Cat adoption rebates have been extended through the month of November at the Placer County Animal Shelter in Auburn through the Rebates for Rescues program. Adopt an adult cat one year or older from the Placer County Animal Shelter and receive the full cost of the adoption back from the Placer SPCA Rebates for Rescues program. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 20, A New Hope Animal Foundation will host a Free Cupcakes and Cats Adoption Palooza at the animal shelter in Auburn at 11251 B Ave. Cupcakes and hot chocolate will be provided for all shelter visitors and goodie bags with home-made cat scarves will be given to all cat adopters. NorCal Skateboard Competition at Epic Indoor Skate Park, 1104 Tinker Road, Rocklin. Info: 408-4200. Sign up for Sacramento Christmas Lights by Nov. 20. The tour will take people to light displays in the Sacramento area and be held Dec. 20. The All West Motorcoach will feature refreshments and music on board. Sign up by Nov. 20 at Sunset Center, Rocklin. Info: 625-5241. 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. Tuesday, Nov. 23 Rocklin Lions Club meet at 9 a.m. at Venita Rhea’s on Granite Drive in Rocklin. Wednesday, Nov. 24 Senior Video Day — “Four Christmases” starring Reese Witherspoon. A crafty couple run the Christmas Day gauntlet by racing to visit their divorced parents’ four separate households. This comedy proves the holidays are no time for relaxing. Movie shown in room 106 at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 Placer SPCA Holiday Open House, from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Placer SPCA companion animal center (150 Corporation Yard Road, Roseville). Guests will enjoy food and beverages, music, special gift items in the holiday store, silent auction, raffle, tours of the shelter and more. There will also be a holiday giving tree where people can leave a gift for the animals in the Placer SPCA’s care. Gift items on the animals’ wish list can be viewed at www.placerspca.org/wish. Info: (916) 782-7722, ext. 102 or (530) 885-7387 ext. 102 or www.placerspca.org. Tuesday, Dec. 7 Christmas Dinner hosted by Rocklin Lions will be held at 7 p.m. at the Community Center on 5th Street in Rocklin. Some of the entertainment of the evening will be provided by the Parker Whitney Elementary School Chorus. Friday, Dec. 10 Rhythms of Christmas … a Season of Oz will be held at Whitney High School, 701 Wildcat Blvd., Showtimes will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. Saturday; and at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for children and students with ID. Info: www.Stages-PerformingArts.org. Saturday, Dec. 11 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. Saturday, Dec. 18 “Tales of Woofie,” a children’s rhyme and picture book by Linda Schulman will hold a book signing at Anna’s Books in Rocklin from 1-4 p.m. 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. Monday, Dec. 20 Sacramento Christmas Lights tour will take people to light displays in the Sacramento area. The All West Motorcoach will feature refreshments and music on board. Info: 625-5241. Clubs and meetings Kiwanis Club of Rocklin meets at 11:45 a.m. Thursdays at AMC Rocklin Lanes, 2525 Sierra Meadows Drive. Visitors are welcome. Info: Jim Legler at 630-0476. L.I.F.E. Center for Seniors meets at 9 a.m. Thursdays in the Fellowship Hall of Loomis Methodist Church, 6414 Brace Road. Info: 773-1554. Story Time presented by the Rocklin Library meets 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the library, 5460 Fifth St. Info: 624-3133. The Toastmasters Club, an organization dedicated to the development of public speaking skills, meets at 7 a.m. every other Tuesday in the PCAR building, 4750 Grove Ave., Rocklin. Info: 408-2358 Rocklin Lions Club meetings are held the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Community Center on 5th Street in Rocklin. The Rocklin Library Book Club meets at the library, 5460 Fifth St., the first Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. and is open to the public. Info: 624-3133. Soroptimist International of South Placer “The Best for Women”meets the first Tuesday of month, 5:30-8p.m. at Woody’s Grill & Bar , 6502 Lonetree Blvd, Rocklin. RSVP: Jo at 214-4004 Soroptimist International of South Placer “The Best for Women”meets the second Tuesday of month, 7:15-8:30 a.m. at Sunset Whitney Country Club, 4201 Midas Ave., Rocklin. RSVP: Jo 214-4004 Placer County Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Hacienda del Roble,4810 Hacienda Drive, Rocklin. Networking starts at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Info: Carmen Jennett at carmenjennett@gmail.com. New depression support group, facilitated by two experienced Placer County Senior Peer Counselors, will be held every Wednesday, 2-4 p.m. at the Rocklin Sunset Center, 2650 Sunset Blvd., Room 106. Info: Tom Drake at (530) 886-3413. Rocklin/Loomis Basin Rotary meets 7 a.m. Wednesdays at Whitney Oaks Golf Club at 2305 Clubhouse Drive. Info: Mary Jo Edmondson at 284-9107. Soroptomist International of Rocklin/Loomis meets 8-9 a.m. Wednesdays at Venita Rhea’s Restaurant, 4415 Granite Drive. Visitors are welcome. Info: Cindy at 652-6840. To submit an item for the calendar e-mail details to placerherald@goldcountrymedia.com.