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Things to do: Feb. 17

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Thursday, Feb. 17 AARP Tax Aide — free tax preparation service will be offered at the Rocklin Sunset Center for taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those age 60 and above. The first appointment is at 9 a.m. and the last appointment is at noon. They are spaced one hour apart and is offered every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday through April 14, except Presidents Day, Feb. 21. Info: 625-5200. It is time to lace up your running shoes — registration is now open for the 8th annual Run Rocklin 5K and 12K event. There are only 3,000 registration spaces available this year, so register early. Event is at 8 a.m. Sunday, April 3 at Johnson-Springview Park, Rocklin. Adults are $29, youth 18 and under are $15. Info: www.runrocklin.com. Haro BMX team will be at Epic Indoor Skatepark from 7-9 p.m. The team will do a demo and product toss. Epic is located at 1104 Tinker Road in Rocklin. Friday, Feb. 18 Annual Sierra College Aquatics Crab and Shrimp Feed — the fundraiser is sponsored by the Sierra College Patrons and features a silent auction, a raffle and an almost endless supply of crab and shrimp. Proceeds benefit the Sierra College men’s and women’s swim, dive and water polo teams. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Sierra College Patrons at (916) 660-8232. Doors open at 6 p.m. at the Blue Goose, located at 3550 Taylor Road in Loomis. Saturday, Feb. 19 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. Five Cities Democratic Club monthly meeting will take place from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Round Table Pizza Parlor in Raley Shopping Center in Loomis. County supervisor Jim Holmes will be our guest speaker. Newcomers are always welcome. Info: Cynthia Davis at (916) 663-0174. Monday, Feb. 21 DivorceCare — Separation and divorce are along life’s most difficult and painful experiences. You many need the help, support and encouragement of others as you attempt to heal. DivorceCare offers a DVD presentation and discussion time led by trained facilitators each Monday evening from 6:30-8:30 p.m. through April 25. DivorceCare 4 Kids, a program for children ages 5-12, is held at the same time. Info: call First Presbyterian Church, 515 Sunrise Ave. in Roseville at 782-3186. Tuesday, Feb. 22 Documenting Your Treasures is the title of Glenda G. Lloyd’s speech, to be given to the Roseville Genealogical Society meeting at 1 p.m. Lloyd helped organize the Root Cellar Genealogical Society in Sacramento, serving as its first president, and she has taught genealogy classes through the San Juan Adult Education department for the past 25 years. The Roseville Genealogical Society meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, except for the fourth Tuesdays in November and December. Meetings are open to the public and held in the senior wing of the Maidu Center at 1550 Maidu Drive in Roseville. Saturday, Feb. 26 A book sale fundraiser will be held from 8 a.m. to noon for Wildlife Care Association of Sacramento. Thousands of items will be sold including more than 10,000 books, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, and audio books. The sale will be held at 2166 Swetzer Road, Penryn Feb. 26 and 27. Donations of books, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes and audio books are welcome. Info:663-1608 or e-mail lyn4animal@aol.com. To submit an item for the calendar e-mail details to placerherald@goldcountrymedia.com