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Folsom Lake College

Register for FLC fall classes

Registration for fall classes is under way at Folsom Lake College, with expanded course offerings as community colleges bounce back from many years of state budget cuts. An extensive selection of general education, university transfer and personal enrichment courses — offered on campus and online — are available. There are great offerings at the main […]

FLC Water and Wastewater program ensures no drought of trained workers

The Water and Wastewater Management training program at Folsom Lake College will start a new, 18-month sequence of training courses this summer. FLC offers the only such training and certificate program in this field in the Sacramento region. Recent program completers have found positions with the city of Sacramento, the city of Placerville, Sacramento County […]

El Dorado Center hosts Earth Day event

The community is invited to attend the annual El Dorado Center Earth Day on the Greens on Thursday, April 23 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Folsom Lake College, El Dorado Center, 6699 Campus Drive in Placerville. This year’s event involves more than 15 local vendors, campus clubs, participation prizes, poetry readings and tours of the […]

Patrons Club serves up scholarship lunch

The El Dorado Center Patrons Club invites the community to its 47th annual Scholarship Luncheon on Friday, April 17 from noon-1:30 p.m. at Cold Springs Community Church, 2600 Cold Springs Road in Placerville. Tickets are $15 and available at the door. This luncheon will support scholarships for El Dorado County high school graduates and community college […]

Student art at Harris Center

The Harris Center for the Arts will host an exhibition of Folsom Lake College student artists in the Bank of America Gallery, now through May 10, with a special artists’ reception on Friday, April 10 from 5-7 p.m. The exhibition features a diverse range of media, such as painting, printmaking, sculpture and drawing. This exhibition is […]

FLC presents George Wheeldon

Folsom Lake College presents “So, Ya Wanna Be a Geologist,” a presentation by George Wheeldon, professor of geology, on Wednesday, Nov. 19. Wheeldon, consulting geologist, expert in Sierra Mother Lode mining history and master classroom instructor is truly an icon in the greater Placerville community. One can only imagine, in a career spanning 47 years — and still […]

Falcon’s Eye Theatre presents ‘ANON(YMOUS)’

The Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College opens its eighth season with Naomi Iizuka’s “ANON(YMOUS).” This gorgeous, brilliant and totally modern adaptation of the adventure tale “The Odyssey” by Homer will dazzle with spectacle while exploring the uniquely American journey to find one’s true home. Homer’s classic adventure is brought vividly into the present […]

FLC speaker series continues this fall

The community is invited to attend more engaging presentations in the Folsom Lake College Speaker Series. Darrell O’Sullivan is speaking about “Careers in Laboratory Science” on Tuesday, Sept. 30 from noon-2 p.m. on the Folsom campus, 10 College Parkway, in the Peregrine Room (upper level of the Falcon’s Roost). O’Sullivan is a clinical laboratory scientist […]

FLC theater to audition for ‘Anon(ymous)’

The Falcon’s Eye Theater at Folsom Lake College calls for students and actors from the community to audition 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15 for its fall production of Naomi Iizuka’s Anon(ymous) based on Homer’s “The Odyssey.” All skill levels are encouraged to audition. The Falcon’s Eye opens its eighth season with “Anon(ymous).” Separated from his mother, […]

Folsom Lake College begins construction on new Rancho Cordova Center

RANCHO CORDOVA – Folsom Lake College (FLC) will break ground 10 a.m. April 30 on the first phase of its new Rancho Cordova Center at 102359 Folsom Blvd (northwest corner of Paseo Drive and Folsom Boulevard). The first phase — a 26,000 square foot building — will house classrooms, computers labs, and student services, as well […]

Falcon’s Eye Theatre presents ‘Spring Awakening’

The Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College announces its April 2014 production of the electrifying musical drama, “Spring Awakening.” This marks the first performance by The Falcon’s Eye on the magnificent main stage of the Harris Center for the Performing Arts, 10 College Parkway in Folsom. Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, […]

Learn about the Delta

Folsom Lake College, El Dorado Center presents “Why the Delta ecosystem has not collapsed: rise of a novel, ever-changing system” by Peter B. Moyle, distinguished professor of fish biology, University of California, Davis. In the wake of California’s serious drought situation, the California Delta — the vast delta ecosystem fed by the Sacramento and San Joaquin […]

Practical real estate class offered

Nearly everyone seems to deal with some aspect of homeownership — realty considerations, renting or related financial considerations. Since a major portion of one’s income or wealth goes into real estate, it’s valuable to know some of the principles. Learning unique vocabulary and subject areas is important for making the best decision. Vast resources of […]

Falcon’s Eye Theater announces auditions

The Falcon’s Eye Theater at Folsom Lake College in Folsom announces a call to students and community members to audition for its latest production “Spring Awakening.” The audition is set for Monday, Jan. 27. Auditions are by appointment only and can be scheduled by going to the Falcon’s Eye Website at falconseyetheatre.com and click AUDITIONS. […]

Falcon’s Eye Theatre cooks up laughs

The Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College announces its first foray into theater for children. As a bonus production in its seventh season, Falcon’s Eye is offering Barry Kornhauser’s zany, commedia dell’arte inspired confection, “Recipe for Disaster.” In the kitchen of a culinary school, an eager young apprentice readies for the biggest day of his […]

Speaker series to address eating

The Folsom Lake College Speaker Series presents Dr. Charlotte Biltekoff, “Eating Right in America,” on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Folsom campus, Large Lecture Hall (Buckeye Hall room FL3-173), 10 College Parkway in Folsom. Biltekoff, an assistant professor of food science and technology at University of California, Davis, is fascinated with the […]

Lifelong learning makes for many careers

 Folsom Lake College presents “Science, Cars and Medicine — A Noble Career,” a talk by Dr. Ted Christy, MD, on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Back by popular demand, Christy, a retired physician, will talk about the circuitous route that lead him from an interest in physics to fixing cars on the streets of Berkeley and finally a […]

High school art at FLC

The Folsom Lake College visual arts department is proud to host an exhibition displaying the artworks of FLC’s service area high school students in the Bank of America Gallery at the Harris Center for the Arts, 10 College Parkway in Folsom, through Jan. 5 with a special artists’ reception set for Friday, Nov. 15 from […]

Doctor covers fixing health care and cars

Folsom Lake College presents “Science, Cars and Medicine — A Noble Career,” a presentation by Ted Christy, MD, on Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. The nation’s medical care programs are hot topics in the news and around water coolers. Christy, a retired physician, will talk about the circuitous route that lead him from an […]

Campus corner: A festive fall

In the busy lives of students, it may be difficult to find time to just relax and have a little fun. Now that school is back in full swing, those who have to split time between work, classes, homework and even parenting are finding that there is now even less time to plan for fun […]

FLC art exhibiting at Harris Center

Harris Center for the Arts hosts the 13th annual exhibition of Folsom Lake College Visual Arts faculty in the Bank of America Gallery through Oct. 27, with a special artists’ reception set for Friday, Sept. 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Folsom Lake College visual arts faculty includes professional artists with diverse specializations encompassing […]

FLC calls for actors

The Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College calls for actors from the community to audition Tuesday, Sept. 3 for its fall production of “The Crucible.” “The Crucible” takes place in the scorching context of the 17th-century Salem witch trials and unravels a tale of human struggles, both internal and external. It is a community […]

Call goes out for art

Folsom Lake College’s Disabled Student Services and Programs (DSP&S) has hosted a Disability Awareness Art Week for the past five years, with great success. This year the college will hold a week-long exhibit of artwork produced by students with disabilities Nov 4 to 7. The event will be held at the Folsom Lake College Folsom […]

Youth orchestra to perform at FLC

The Folsom Lake College Youth Chamber Orchestra will present a concert on Monday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at Harris Center for the Arts/Three Stages, 10 College Parkway in Folsom. The 16-member youth string orchestra was formed to inspire music appreciation and excellence among children ages 12 to 18, and to increase community awareness of […]

Find ‘Treasure’ at Falcon’s Eye

FOLSOM — The Falcon’s Eye closes its sixth season with Ken Ludwig’s thrilling adaptation of “Treasure Island.” Based on the masterful adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, “Treasure Island” is an unforgettable saga of treachery and mayhem featuring a host of legendary swashbucklers. At the center of it all are Jim Hawkins, a 14-year-old boy […]

Folsom Lake College celebrates Earth Week

Folsom Lake College celebrates Earth Week from Monday, April 15 to Friday, April 19 with a wide variety of free activities, sponsored in part by the college’s Eco Club, El Dorado Center Student Activities Club, and Associated Student Organization, along with select local businesses and many faculty and staff volunteers. The community is invited to […]

Community is invited to SpeakerSeries at FLC

The community is invited to attend two sustainability lectures this February at Folsom Lake College. Eldridge Moores, PhD, will speak on Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the El Dorado Center, 6699 Campus Drive in Placerville and Steven E. Schwarzbach, PhD, will present on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 7 to 9pm at […]

“Treasure Island” auditions at FLC

The Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College calls for actors from the community to audition Monday, Feb. 11 for its spring production of “Treasure Island.” Based on the masterful adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson and adapted by Ken Ludwig, “Treasure Island” is an unforgettable adventure of treachery and mayhem featuring a host of […]

Disability Awareness Art Show to open at FLC

Folsom Lake College will host a community reception for its fifth annual Disability Awareness Art Show from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 29 through Thursday, Nov. 1, in Falcon’s Roost FR-240 (Peregrine Room) on the Folsom Lake campus, 10 College Parkway in Folsom. The reception is free and open to the public. The winners […]

FLC announces new summer arts academy

Folsom Lake College and Three Stages invite the community to the first exciting summer of the Folsom Lake College Youth Arts Academy. Participants in the Arts Academy Summer Program will enjoy classes with master teachers who are also working artists. Classes in drawing, painting, sculpture, and jewelry making will be enhanced with visits to the […]

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