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Citrus Heights This Month: what’s happening in February

Updated Feb. 6, 9:31 p.m.–
February events around Citrus Heights include fundraisers, several police-related events, crab feeds, “Beer Week,” and more. Here’s some highlights of local events on schedule this month:

Police blackjack fundraiser, Feb. 4– A “Blackjack Tournament Fundraiser” at Stones Casino will help raise funds to send a team of officers on a 120-mile foot race through the desert, known as “Baker 2 Vegas.” The blackjack event will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with a $40 buy-in and 112-player limit. According to a flier, there will be grand prizes, a silent auction, appetizers, and non-alcoholic drinks included. (Read more)

Crime Alert Crab Feed, Feb. 6– Sacramento Crime Alert will host a crab and tri-tip feed at the Citrus Heights Community Center, with cocktails beginning at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. The group says the $60 tickets are limited and sold on a first-come first-serve basis, with all food and drinks included. (See more)

Citrus Heights Water District board meeting, Feb. 9– CHWD’s board of directors are scheduled to approve several financial reports for Dec. 2015 and Jan. 2016, as well as receive information about adding an additional office to the District’s administration building. The Board will also hear a “Water Efficiency Update,” regarding the status of the District’s Drought Response Plan and updated State regulations. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m., at 6230 Sylvan Rd. (See agenda packet)

Coffee with a Cop, Feb. 10– The Citrus Heights Police Department is inviting community members to “enjoy a cup of coffee with some of Citrus Heights’ finest” at Starbucks, inside Barnes & Noble at 6111 Sunrise Blvd. An invite flier on CHPD’s Twitter account says attendees will have a chance to “hang out,” share stories, and talk with officers. The event is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (See flier)

Firefighter Fundraiser: ‘Fill the Boot for Burns’, Feb. 11-14– Firefighters plan to hit the streets and fill their boots with donations at Sunrise Boulevard and Greenback Lane this President’s Day weekend, for the 22nd annual “Fill the Boot for Burns” fundraiser in Citrus Heights. The annual event reportedly raised over $100,000 last year for a local burn institute.

Read more: Citrus Heights: firefighters to hit streets for ‘Boot for Burns’ annual fundraiser

Small business workshop, Feb. 11– A free class on “How to Improve your Business through Technology” will be held at the Small Business Administration building in Citrus Heights. The class is hosted by the local chapter of SCORE, a business mentorship nonprofit. The class will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at 6501 Sylvan Rd. (Registration link)

Performance at Mesa Verde, Feb. 11-20– The Alternative Arts Collective will be performing a production of “August: Osage County,” in the Mesa Verde Performing Arts Center on Carriage Drive in Citrus Heights. Tickets run $15, with various 8 p.m. showings scheduled between Feb. 11 and Feb. 20. (Read more)

Rotary Club Crab Feed, Feb. 13– The Rotary Club of Citrus Heights will hold its 28th annual Crab Feed at the Citrus Heights Community Center, with entertainment, dinner, dancing and auctions. The Saturday event will be from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets run $50. (See more)

Organ concert, Feb. 14– An organ recital will be held at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Citrus Heights, featuring Washington-based Organist David Kriewall. The concert is scheduled for 4 p.m. at the church, located at 7869 Kingswood Dr. (See more)

“Best of Citrus Heights” business voting ends, Feb. 15– Annual online voting for the Citrus Heights Chamber of Commerce’s “Best of Citrus Heights” business awards will conclude on Monday, Feb. 15. The annual competition is designed by the Chamber to celebrate “the best business members in good standing of the Citrus Heights Chamber.”

[Learn more: Voting underway to select ‘Best of Citrus Heights’ businesses]

Deadline for History & Arts Commission apps, Feb. 16– An application period to fill a vacancy on the seven-member History and Arts Commission of Citrus Heights will close on Feb. 16 at 5 p.m. According to the City website, the Commission exists to preserve and promote the City’s historic resources, as well as foster programs for the arts and encourage community involvement in events. (Application form)

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Beer Week at Alley Katz, Feb. 25 — The new Alley Katz in the Citrus Town Center will be hosting “Beer Week” from Feb. 25 through March 6. On schedule are various competitions, “tap take-overs,” beer trivia, and prizes. Alley Katz is located at 7942 Arcadia Dr. (Link)

LEGO Mania, Feb 25– Sylvan Oaks Library will host a free “LEGO Mania” event from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. The library is located at 6700 Auburn Blvd. (Read more)

Community meeting, Feb. 26– County Sup. Roberta MacGlashan is scheduled to hold a “community cabinet” meeting 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.

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