Wednesday Apr 01 2009
Double Exposure: climate change exhibit, reception
By: Gina Garbolino Roseville Mayor
The Roseville Utility Explora-tion Center will be hosting the West Coast premiere of the traveling exhibit Double Exposure: Photographing Climate Change from April 16 to June 5. The exhibit compares 15 sets of historic photographs (1930s-1960s) of glaciers to modern photographs of the same areas. The exhibit has been underwritten by sponsors, which include Whole Foods Market, California Energy Commission, Northern California Power Agency, Placer County Water Agency, Roseville Chamber of Commerce, Roseville Electric and Environmental Utilities. The exhibit will be on display during regular business hours and is free to the public. The Center is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The Exploration Center is located in Mahany Park at 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd. An opening reception, 6-9 p.m. April 16 will feature award-winning photographer David Arnold, as well as wines, appetizers and desserts provided by Whole Foods Market. Tickets are on sale for $20 general admission and $10 students. All proceeds from ticket sales support programs and services at the Exploration Center. Double Exposure will be free to the public after the opening-night event. Tickets can be purchased in person at Whole Foods Market in the Fountains, at the Maidu Community Center in Maidu Regional Park, at the Department of Parks at Recreation Office at 316 Vernon St. or at the Utility Exploration Center. Purchase tickets by phone at 746-1550, or on-line at www.rosevillechamber.com. Celebrate the Earth Festival The city of Roseville, in partnership with Placer County, the city of Lincoln and the city of Rocklin will be hosting the second annual Celebrate the Earth Festival, at the Utility Exploration Center in Mahany Park, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 18. This fun, family-friendly and free event will offer entertainment ranging from puppet shows to jazz bands; children’s activities; a fun run and plenty of food. More than 75 green businesses, artists, nonprofit groups and governmental agencies will provide information about the green marketplace. This event is supported by Gua-ranty Bank, Gold Country Media, Western Placer Waste Management, Roseville Environmental Utilities, Roseville Electric, Placer County Environmental Engineering, Northern California Power Agency, Bryn A. Stirrat and Assoc., Fresh Choice, Roseville Toyota and United Natural Foods, Inc. Additional information about the Roseville Utility Exploration Center, Double Exposure and the Celebrate the Earth Festival are available at www.roseville.ca.us/explore.