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Citrus Heights This Week: what’s happening in town (Jan.18-23)

Local events going on in town this week include a crab feed fundraiser, little league tryouts, an awards dinner, and several other happenings. Continuing all week, and through Feb. 15, local consumers can also take a minute to vote online in the Chamber of Commerce’s “Best of Citrus Heights” business contest.

MONDAY, Jan. 18 — City offices will be closed in observance of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

TUESDAY, Jan. 19 —
Open House at Carrington College. The Citrus Heights campus of Carrington College is inviting prospective students to an open house tour of its classrooms and labs on Jan. 19, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Attendees will also be able to check out a variety of careers in the health care field, watch program demonstrations, and meet students and faculty, according to a Facebook post from the college. The college is located at 7301 Greenback Lane. (RSVP link)

FRIDAY, Jan. 22 —
Community meeting. County Sup. Roberta MacGlashan’s “community cabinet” meeting is scheduled for this Friday at 7:30 a.m. at the Denny’s restaurant on Sunrise Boulevard near Greenback Lane. The supervisor’s monthly meetings are held on the fourth Friday of most months and typically feature a guest speaker and a county government update from MacGlashan. Last September, MacGlashan announced she would not be seeking re-election in 2016.

Chamber Installation & Awards Dinner. The Citrus Heights Chamber of Commerce will hold its 58th annual installation dinner at the Community Center this Friday. The evening is scheduled to begin with a 5:30 p.m. social hour, followed by a barbecue buffet by local caterer Randy Peters at 7 p.m. The event will conclude with installation, presentations and awards. Tickets run $65. (Link)

School textbook review period ends. Friday is the final opportunity for community review of San Juan Unified School District textbooks and instructional materials being piloted for adoption in area secondary schools. The review period has been ongoing from Jan. 5-22 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 5320 Hemlock St. in room 17, near Auburn Boulevard and Madison Avenue. Feedback forms will be available at each viewing. (See more)

SATURDAY, Jan. 23 —
Citrus Heights Little League tryout. A final tryout for the month of January will take place at McDonald Field on Jan. 23 at 9 a.m., for ages 7-12. Parents interested in signing up as a manager or coach are asked to email (See more)

Crab Feed. The Soroptomist International Club of Citrus Heights will hold its 30th Annual Crab Feed at the Citrus Heights Community Center on Jan. 23, in partnership with the local Kiwanis Club. Tickets run $50 per person, with event highlights including door prizes, a raffle, silent and live auctions, and music, according to an event flier. Doors open at 6 p.m., with dinner at 7 p.m. (See flier)

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