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Citrus Heights This Week: what’s happening in town (Jan.24-30)

Updated Jan. 25, 12:56 p.m.–
Local events and happenings this week include public hearings, a crab feed, little league evaluations, Grand Jury applications, and more. Here’s what’s happening around Citrus Heights:

MONDAY, Jan. 25 —
Marching Band event. The Citrus Heights Community Marching Band is inviting those of all ages to its first rehearsal of 2016, offering free membership and loaner instruments to newcomers. The rehearsal will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Foothill Community Center, located at 5510 Diablo Dr., in Sacramento. (See Facebook page)

TUESDAY, Jan. 26–
Community meeting. Watt Communities is scheduled to give a 20-minute presentation regarding a new housing development proposal for a vacant parcel on Antelope Road, near Mariposa Avenue. The presentation is scheduled to take place during the regular monthly meeting of the Sunrise Ranch Neighborhood Association, and is open to the public. The meeting is set to begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, at 7690 Twin Oaks Ave., in Twin Oaks Baptist Church.

Little League evaluations. The Citrus Heights Little League will hold an evaluation for players age 78, at Arlington Heights Elementary this Tuesday and Thursday, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.. On its Facebook page, CHLL advises registering online at least 24 hours in advance, in order to avoid long delays on evaluation day. (Registration link)

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27 —
Planning Commission meeting. A public hearing is scheduled to take place regarding a tentative parcel map request to split 7520 Stoddard Ln. into two legal parcels. The property is slightly over an acre, and is located off Sylvan Road. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the Community Center, at 6300 Fountain Square Dr. (See agenda)

THURSDAY, Jan. 28 —
City council meeting. A special meeting of the council at 6 p.m. includes a public study session on art for the new city hall and also a closed session about the ongoing lawsuit against the new city hall and medical office building project. The council’s regular 7 p.m. meeting will include a presentation regarding the Citrus Heights Homeless Assistance Resource Team, and a public hearing on zoning code amendments dealing with medical marijuana cultivation in the city. An annual finance report is also on schedule to be accepted and filed by the council, for the fiscal year ended on June 30, 2015. (see agenda)

FRIDAY, Jan. 29 —
Student Leaders internship deadline. High school juniors and seniors seeking to develop and apply their leadership skills have until Jan. 29 to apply for Bank of America’s “Student Leaders” internship. The eight-week summer program includes “a paid internship with a local nonprofit organization as well as the Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C.,” according to Bank of America’s website. (See more)

Grand Jury application period ends
Those interested in serving in the 2016-17 Sacramento Grand Jury are asked to submit applications dated by Jan. 29, 2016. Applicants must be citizens 18 or older and live in Citrus Heights or Sacramento County. (See fact sheet and application form)

SATURDAY, Jan. 30–
Fruit tree pruning workshop. A training session will be held at the Sylvan Community Garden for those seeking to learn how to prune fruit trees. The workshop is scheduled for 10 a.m., at 7450 Stock Ranch Rd. A $5 donation is suggested for non-members. (See flier)

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Rescue Team Crab Feed (sold out)
The Sacramento Drowning Accident Rescue Team (DART) will hold its 13th annual Crab Feed fundraiser at the Citrus Heights Community Center on Jan. 30. The event will include all-you-can-eat crab, a no-host bar, silent and live auctions, a raffle, as well as a DJ and dancing, according to the fundraiser’s EventBrite page. The event is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., and tickets run $50 each. (See more)

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