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COLFAX AREA COMMUNITY CALENDAR
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Friday, Feb. 8

Colfax Garden Club meets Feb. 8 at Sierra Vista Community Center with 9:30 a.m. general meeting, 10:30 a.m. break, and 11 a.m. program on “Bugs in the Garden” by Dick Gasparai, a retired entomologist who spent 32 years working with Department of Agriculture. Open to the public. 346-7820

Storytime from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Colfax Library, 2 W. Church St. 346-8211.

Seniors First serves lunch Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. Donation $5. 889-9500, ext. 2010

Badminton from 9 to 11 a.m. at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. 346-8750

Saturday, Feb. 9

Pancake Breakfast to benefit Colfax High School baseball, 8-10 a.m. Feb. 9 at CHS cafeteria. $5 donation includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, pancakes, coffee and juice. Fundraiser is open to the public.

Free winter Saturday Classes on Stress Reduction, Knitting, Smartphones, Beginning Water Colors – plus complimentary tea and coffee break, free lunch, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., soup and salad dinner at 6 p.m., and Tango, ChaCha and Rumba Dancing instruction 7-8 p.m. and dancing 8-9 p.m. Feb. 9 at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. 346-8726

Al-Anon holds a book study meeting from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays at the Colfax United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. (916) 334-2970

Open Mic/Jam Session and Larry LaVerne – Show your talent with other musicians from 4 to 6 p.m. and listen to celtic music by Larry LaVerne from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Colfax Greek Bistro, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050

Group class on leadership dog training, from 11 a.m. to noon Saturdays and 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Bark Avenue Westeren, 201 South Railroad St. Open to everyone and to all breeds, ages and abilities of dogs. Fee is $25 per class; call 305-2504 to register.

Farmers Market open from 8 a.m. to noon at the Old Town parking lot, Auburn Folsom Road in Auburn. Rain or shine. 823-6183

Sunday, Feb. 10

Pancake Breakfast, hosted by VFW Post 2003 at Colfax Veterans Memorial Hall, 8 to 11 a.m. Feb. 10. All the pancakes you can eat served with your choice of ham or sausage, plus orange juice and coffee. $4 for adults; $2 children under 12; $12 families of 5 or more; $1 additional for eggs fixed the way you like them. Proceeds support local veterans, current service members and their families, and with the VFW Ladies Auxiliary awards are provided to first responders and teachers as well as scholarships to local school children. 906-3342

Open Mic/Jam Session – Show your talent with other musicians from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Colfax Greek Bistro, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050

Monday, Feb. 11

Seniors First serves lunch Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of Colfax, 59 W. Church St. Donation of $5. 889-9500, ext. 2010

Lyrical Locos practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon at United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St.

Studio Z and Company offers group fitness classes Monday-Thursday and Saturday mornings at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. 559-5963.

Tuesday, Feb. 12

Storytime from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Meadow Vista Library, 16981 Placer Hills Road. 878-2647

Salvation Army open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 320 S. Canyon Way. 346-2722

Current Events group, discussions from the economy to education, 9 a.m. in the back room at T.J. Roadhouse. (916) 660-0718

A study group on Edgar Cayce's  "Search for God" meets from 9-10 a.m. each Tuesday in Colfax. Open to the public; call 346-2450 for location.

Yoga class, taught by Shivani Grail. Beginners welcomed; donations accepted. Tuesdays at 7 p.m., Thursdays at 9 a.m., at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. 346-8726

Tuesday Social. Work on whatever project you wish, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Whistle Stop Quilt and Sew, 54 N. Main Street. $5 class fee. 346-8482

Wednesday, Feb. 13

Seniors First serves lunch Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. Donation $5. 889-9500, ext. 2010

Salvation Army open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 320 S. Canyon Way. 346-2722

Wednesday, Feb. 13

Future Falcon Night for Colfax High School parents at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Performing Arts Center. Interact with CHS staff and students, visit classrooms, and gather information about academics, activities and athletics. 24995 Ben Taylor Road, 346-2284

Thursday, Feb. 14

Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599

Center Stage Dance Studio offers classes in ballet, jazz, hip hop and tap for ages 5 through adult on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. For times and fees, visit the Colfax Studio at the Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. or call 271-1200.

Friday, Feb. 15

Storytime from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Colfax Library, 2 W. Church St. 346-8211

Seniors First serves lunch at 11:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. Donation $5. 889-9500, ext. 2010

Saturday, Feb. 16

Valentine’s Dinner, sponsored by Jess E. Taylor VFW Post 2003, at 5 p.m. Feb. 16 at Colfax Veterans Memorial Hall, 22 Sunset Circle. Tickets $12 each for dinner of lasagna, Italian sausage, salad, bread and dessert. 401-7153

Crab Feed Fundraiser to benefit Alta-Dutch Flat School and Alta Fire Department, 5:30 Feb. 16 at Alta Community Center, 33950 Alta Bonny-Nook Road, Alta. Tickets $30 for adults or $15 for children 12 and under; call the school at 389-8283.