Things to do: April 11, 2014

By From page B2 | April 11, 2014

Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, April 7 through May 4, is showing the award-winning pastels and oil paintings of Blanche Kawahara, her original hand-painted silk scarves and elegant wire wrapped jewelry. Also featured are the award-winning abstract paintings of Ramona Beckwith. Now available at the gallery is the new member produced book “Food and Art.” For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website

It’s Personal, 250 Main St. in Placerville, is featuring Dana LeBlanc on Friday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. for Girls Night Out. On Saturday, April 5 LeBlanc is back. For more information call 530-303-3792.

PJ’s Roadhouse, 5641 Mother Lode Drive in Placerville, is having Rebel Punk Friday, April 11 at 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover. On Saturday, April 12 Radio Heavy is playing at 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover. On Thursday it is DJ Old Griff at 9 p.m. For more information call 530-626-0336.

The Placerville Natural Foods Co-op is having a Spring Rummage Sale at 2900 Cold Springs Road in Placerville on Saturday, April 12 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The proceeds will benefit the Farmer’s Market EBT program. Donations are welcome at the co-op on Placerville Drive in Placerville and spaces are available for $20. Contact Melisa Clark for all the details at 530-621-3663.

HartSong Ranch Animal Sanctuary in Greenwood is having its big, annual fundraiser — Compassionate Choices Breakfast on Saturday, April 12 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Enjoy a biscuits and gravy cook-off, vegan option, scrambled eggs, strawberry shortcake and more at Northside School in Cool. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10 and are available at Cool Feed and Ranch Supply or at the door. To learn more call 916-303-0334.

The Cameron Park Community Services District is having a Dog Day Afternoon
Saturday, April 12 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Hacienda Dog Park. Come celebrate with the CPCSD and El Dorado Dog Owners Guild (EDDOG) for the Grand Opening of the first off-leash dog park at Hacienda Park. Enjoy fun activities, learn doggie etiquette, take a lunch break and enjoy this wonderful space. For vendor information visit

Face in a Book, 4359 Town Center Blvd., Suite 113, in El Dorado Hills, is having Joshua Rios, author of “Sambolt” visit on Saturday, April 12 from 1-3 p.m. “Sambolt” is the fable of a rabbit who risks his life to save his family and tribe from destruction. For more information, call 916-941-9401.

The El Dorado County Legal Professional Association is having its Seafood Feast on Saturday, April 12 from 6-10 p.m. at the Fireman’s Hall in Diamond Springs. There will be music, no-host beer and wine, dinner and fun. Tickets are $50 and can be obtained by calling Cheryl Pintar at 530-644-0620.

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