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Things to do: Nov. 25 issue

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Thursday, Nov. 25 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. Saturday, Nov. 26 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. A book sale fundraiser will be held for Scooter’s Pals, an animal-rescue group located in Grass Valley, and The Wildlife Care Association of Sacramento. 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 from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 27 and 28 at 2166 Swetzer Road, Penryn. Info: 663-1608 or lyn4animal@aol.com. Sunday, Nov 27 Placer Theatre Ballet presents “The Nutcracker” at 275 Orange St. in Auburn. Showtimes run at noon and 4 p.m. Nov. 27, 28 and Dec. 5 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 4. Join Clara as she steps from a festive party to a battle between soldiers and mice, and then into a magical dream, accompanied by her beloved Nutcracker Prince. Travelling through a kingdom of snow and ice, Clara arrives at the palace of the Sugar Plum Fairy, where a dazzling array of entertainers from around the world gather to give her an evening full of fantasy and fun that she will never forget. Info: 630-7820 or tickets online at http://www.placertheatreballet.org. Thursday, Dec. 2 Placer SPCA Holiday Open House will be held 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. Saturday, Dec. 4 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, 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. Lion President John Lehmann will be presiding. Friday, Dec. 10 Rhythms of Christmas … a Season of Oz will be held at Whitney High School, 701 Wildcat Blvd., Rocklin. Showtimes will be at Fri. 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. 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. 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. To submit an item for the calendar e-mail details to placerherald@goldcountrymedia.com.