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Issue for August 6, 2013

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Are You Ready for Back to School?
The end of summer is approaching and it is time to get ready for a new school year. Your back to school checklist is now available. The City of Roseville provides tutoring information, safety tips and transportation options. Find out more.


Free Admission to Roseville Museums
HeritageTrail-CORN.jpgExplore the Roseville Historical Society Carnegie Museum, the Roseville Telephone Museum and Maidu Museum & Historical Site on August 10-11 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Enjoy free guided tours, nature trails and an extensive collection of historic artifacts. View a list of participating museums.


Council Coffee with Mayor Rohan
Rohan-CORN.jpgJoin Mayor Susan Rohan to discuss city-related topics on Fri., August 16, 4 - 5 p.m., Pipe Line Coffee House (formerly It's A Grind) at Pleasant Grove and Foothills Blvd. View a list of future community coffee dates.


3rd Saturday Art Walk
Join us at the Maidu Museum & Historic Site on Saturday, August 17, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for a free "Night Out at the Museum". We will host an opening art reception for artist Jeremy Peconom, who will speak about his newest exhibit of Traditional Primitive Art on display through September 27. Find out more.

Downtown & Historic Roseville local galleries and businesses keep their doors open for an evening reception on the 3rd Saturday of every month. 7 - 10 p.m. See map for participating venues.

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Movies in the Park
Enjoy an evening in the park with your friends and neighbors. The next movie is scheduled for August 10 at Lockridge Park, 2601 Eureka Rd., featuring the movie Megamind. Movie locations vary throughout Roseville at neighborhood and regional parks. Find out more.


Splash - Roseville's Premier Food & Beverage Event
The 18th annual event is Sat., September 14 from 6:30 - 10 p.m. at the Roseville Aquatics Complex. Tickets will go fast, so purchase your tickets early. Find out more.


Roseville In the News

Down to Business: Does Roseville live up to its hype? - Roseville Press Tribune, August 2
In the summer of 2012, Roseville Assistant City Manager John Sprague told the Press Tribune he believed the city’s long-term planning and economic influence would help “lead the Sacramento region out of the Recession.” Read full article.

City of Roseville 'blowing up silos' - Roseville Press Tribune, August 2
A city doesn’t run quite like a typical business, because it’s not one. But, maybe a municipality wouldn’t fare badly to mimic this type of enterprise. Read full article.

Roseville officials hopeful many trees survived Maidu Regional Park arson - SacBee, August 5
Roseville officials are in wait-and-see mode after a late June fire – believed to be arson – charred nearly one-third of the 98 acres of wooded open space at Maidu Regional Park. Read full article.


Ongoing and Upcoming Summer Events

Journey Unauthorized: Town Square Opening Concert
Let “Journey Unauthorized” transport you back to the ‘80s with their look and sound during the opening concert on Sat., August 24 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Find out more.

Town Square Project Opening
Come out and celebrate the opening of the town square project on Sat., August 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The celebration kicks off with a short ribbon cutting followed by live music, tasty food truck treats, "touch a truck" fun and kids zone activities. Find out more.

Movies in the Park
Enjoy an evening in the park with your friends and neighbors. Mark your calendars for August 24 at Buljan Park featuring the movie Happy Feet. Movie locations vary throughout Roseville at neighborhood and regional parks.
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Music in the Park
Mark your calendars for the August 25 concert featuring rhythm and blues music by Tommy Castro and the Painkillers, 6 p.m. at Royer Park. View the concert line up.

 

Enroll now for Fall 2013 Adventure Club

Adventure Clubs provide affordable, flexible and convenient before-and-after school child care. Kids in Adventure Club meet new friends, interact with positive role models, receive homework assistance and tutoring. Experience exciting activities including games, sports and cooking projects all while being supervised by professional, well-trained and compassionate staff. Enroll today.


Friends of the Roseville Library Used Book Sale

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Bring your friends and family to a one-day used book sale on Sat., August 17 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Roseville Downtown Library.


Fight the Bite

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Five additional mosquito samples in Placer County have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV), bringing the count to 27 WNV-positive mosquito samples in the county this year. Find out more.


Upcoming Public Meetings

View online calendars

City Council
August 7, 7 p.m.

Design Review Committee
August 15 - Cancelled

Planning Commission
August 8, 7 p.m.

Public Utilities Commission
August 27, 7 p.m.

RCONA Board Meeting
August 15, 7 p.m.
RCONA website

Transportation Commission Meeting
August 20, 7 p.m.


Come Enjoy a Night of Storytelling in Front of a Campfire

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Storytelling has been an important part of Native American culture for thousands of years. Sit under the stars at our outdoor amphitheater to enjoy songs and native stories around the campfire on Fri., August 16, from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Roasting sticks and marshmallows will be provided as a fun ending to this family event. The Maidu Museum & Historical Site doors open at 7 p.m. Find out more.


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