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Citrus Heights This Week: what’s happening in town (Aug.23-29)

Signs_city_20150110_151012Updated August 24, 5:05 p.m.–
Looking for some local events coming up? Citrus Heights happenings this week include a community Q&A forum with the mayor and Congressman Ami Bera, a kid-friendly safety fair, a city council meeting, and several other events.

SUNDAY, Aug. 23– BloodSource will wrap up its three-day blood drive at Sunrise Mall from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The nonprofit’s “bloodmobile” donation buses will be parked near the Elephant Bar parking lot off Sunrise Boulevard.

TUESDAY, Aug 25– A community forum will be held at 6 p.m. in the Citrus Heights Community Center, hosted by Congressman Ami Bera in conjunction with Citrus Heights Mayor Sue Frost and Sacramento County Supervisor Roberta MacGlashan. Speakers will provide an update on federal, county and city issues, with time allowed for Q&A at the end, according to Mayor Frost. (Learn more)

THURSDAY, Aug. 27– The second city council meeting of the month will be held at 7 p.m. in the Citrus Heights Community Center, with council members set to consider approval of a $442,700 contract with AMPCO Contracting to demolish the old Citrus Heights city hall campus.

[Document: see full agenda packet for August 27, 2015 council meeting]

FRIDAY, Aug. 28– Sacramento-Yolo Vector Control District Manager Gary Goodman will be the guest speaker for County Supervisor Roberta MacGlashan’s “community cabinet” meeting this month at the Denny’s on Sunrise Boulevard near Greenback Lane. The supervisor’s monthly meetings are held at 7:30 a.m. on the fourth Friday of most months and typically feature a guest speaker and a county government update from MacGlashan. (See flier)

SATURDAY, Aug. 29– The Citrus Town Center will hold its annual Safety Fair on Saturday afternoon, promising face painting, train rides and kids entertainment – as well as free bike & car seat safety checks from the Citrus Heights Police Department. The event is scheduled from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Center’s shopping plaza at the corner of Greenback Lane and Sunrise Boulevard. (Learn more)
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