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Citrus Heights This Week: what’s happening in town (Sept.14-19)


Events in Citrus Heights this week include a car show in the Lowe’s parking lot, a free “WaterSmart” landscaping workshop, and a community meeting to discuss a potential new pedestrian bridge over I-80, among other local activities.

Mon., Sept. 14 — Circus Vargas will be wrapping up its final five-day show in the Sunrise Mall parking lot on Monday, before moving its Big Top circus performance over to the Westfield Galleria in Roseville from Sept. 17 to 27. (More info)

Wed., Sept. 16 — A City-sponsored community meeting will be held on Sept. 16 to gain public input on the potential for a new Citrus Heights pedestrian and bicycle bridge over Interstate 80. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the Rusch Park Sunrise/Patio Room, located at 7801 Auburn Blvd. (More details)

Also on Wednesday, guest speaker Clark Snitco of Mass Mutual Financial Group is scheduled to discuss “the present and future of Social Security” at the monthly Birdcage Heights Neighborhood Association Meeting. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at Skycrest Elementary. (See flier)

Thurs., Sept. 17 — “Constitution Day” will be recognized with educational programs held at local schools and federal agencies receiving federal funds, as required by a 2004 law passed by Congress. The day commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787, and also recognizes citizens born or naturalized in the U.S. (Learn more)

Sat., Sept. 19 — A free WaterSmart landscaping workshop will be held at the Citrus Heights Community Center, designed to help local homeowners and gardeners get “the best yard with the least water.” The event will be from 9 a.m. to noon this Saturday at 6300 Fountain Square Dr. (Learn more)

Also on Saturday, a pre-1976 car show and vendor fair benefiting families with babies in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) will be held in the Citrus Heights Lowe’s parking lot. The event is put on by the local nonprofit group “Ending NICU Obstacles,” and will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 7840 Greenback Ln. (Event flier)
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