Tuesday, December 10, 2019

ACN 12/10/19

News & Announcements...
NEWSLETTER: Amador Child Abuse Prevention Council - Dec 2019
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Check out ACN's "Upcoming Events" on Facebook at: Facebook.com/AmadorCounty
Obituary notices can be found at: DaneriMortuary.com
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Dec 9-15
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CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit Transition Out of Fire Season 
- CAL FIRE: Burn Permit Suspension Lifted
Sutter Creek Theater: "Riders in the Sky" and other showed just booked!
AmadorArts Needs You!
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TOWN HALL MEETING: NEW CALIFORNIA STATE - All are invited to learn about a New State being formed from the rural sections of California.  Paul Preston, President of New California will be here to explain all about how we are creating a New state and how you can get involved. The Town Hall will be held at Rollingwood Estates Club House, 20 Rollingwood Drive, off New York Ranch Road on Friday, December 13th at 7 PM.  Please don't be one of the Californians who are leaving the State. Stay here and re-create our State the way it used to be.
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🎄SUTTER CREEK PARADE OF LIGHTS - Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. Parade starts at 6:30 but roads close at 5:00. FREE Shuttle Service from 3:00-6:15 from both the Italian Picnic Grounds and the Amador High School. There will be Pre-parade activity starting at 5:00. For more information, visit: https://suttercreek.org/sutter-creek-events-parade-of-lights/
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SUTTER CREEK GALLERY NEEDS A NEW HOME - The building housing Sutter Creek Gallery recently sold and the new owners presented us with a notice to vacate by February 6, as they have something else in mind. We are looking for a new location, preferably in Sutter Creek. We will, however, consider other locations.
If any of you know of a vacant spot that we might rent, we’d appreciate hearing about it. Best contacts are through me (296-1779; 419-1860; skcampbell@volcano.net) or Judy Day (223-1347; winefrk@earthlink.com). You can also call the gallery (267-0228) and the member working will pass on the information.
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Dec 16-31
Meet Santa at New York Fitness! Mon Dec 16
Board of Supervisors - Tue Dec 17
Jackson FD: Santa Patrol 2019 - Dec 18-21
Iron Hub Winery: Ugly Sweater Saturday - Sat Dec 21
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THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI Amador) is holding an affiliate meeting and support group on Tuesday, December 17 in the Sutter Amador Outpatient Building in the Meadowview room.  There is parking available in the rear of the building near the Hospital Emergency Room. From 6:45 to 8:00 pm we will conduct confidential Support Groups for family members and individuals living with mental illnesses. For information please call NAMI Amador at our new phone number 209-256-1293. 
Web site: namiamador.org/ 
On Facebook: facebook.com/namiamador/ 
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NOTICE OF MEETING CANCELLATION: AMADOR LAFCO -The regularly scheduled December 19, 2019, LAFCO Commission Meeting has been cancelled by direction of the Board Chair. The next regular meeting is scheduled for ThursdayJanuary 9, 2019. Please note that the January meeting is one week earlier than the normal third Thursday meeting. 
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2020

SAVE THE DATE! FOOTHILL CONSERVANCY PRESENTS: JOHN McCUTCHEON - Award-winning musician-storyteller John McCutcheon will perform in Angels Camp at Bret Harte Union High School’s Dr. Elliott A. Smart Performing Arts Center on Thursday, January 9 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 day of the show; $15 children 12 and under in advance, $20 at the door. They are available at Manzanita Arts Emporium in Angels Camp, online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4437325 and at the Foothill Conservancy’s Jackson office at 35 Court Street. Suite 1 (call first). For more information, contact Carolyn at 209-223-3508 or carolyn@foothillconservancy.org, or see www.foothillconservancy.org
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DAILY



MONDAYS
- Sutter Creek City Council meets on the 1st & 3rd Mon at 7 PM.
- Jackson City Council meets on the 2nd & 4th Mon at 7 PM.
- Sutter Creek Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Mon at 7 PM.
- District 3 Community Council meets on the 2nd Mon at 6PM.
- Jackson Planning Commission meets on the 3rd Mon at 7 PM.
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INTRODUCE READING TO YOUR YOUNG CHILDREN! Attend Pre-school Storytime and play! Thursdays 10:30-11:00 at the Main Library in Jackson, or at the Ione branch on Mondays 10:00 a.m.
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LOCKWOOD FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT AUXILIARY - We raise money for our volunteer personnel and have a lot of fun doing this. We have dinners, concerts and our annual pancake breakfast. We meet every 1st Monday of the month. If you are interested in joining our group, contact Carol Asmus at 209-2396-5681 or Marilyn Dillion, VP at 209-296-8011. Our website is www.lockwoodfire.org
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AMADOR COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CENTRAL COMMITTEE meets on the 1st Monday of every month at 7PM at their office at 557 Hwy 49 Suite 3, Jackson. Call 209-257-1397. The public is welcome to attend. https://amadordemocrats.org/
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DEMENTIA/ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP meets the second Monday of each month (5:30-7pm) at Gold Quartz Inn in Sutter Creek- for information contact Susan at 257-1377
(They also meet the third Wednesday of each month (2-3:30pm) at Amador Residential Care in Jackson- for information contact Sheri at 223-4444.)


TUESDAYS
- Ione City Council meets on the 1st & 3rd Tues at 6PM.
Amador County Board of Supervisors meets on the 2nd & 4th Tues at 9AM.
- Ione Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Tues at 6PM
Class: Learn to Speak Spanish - Tuesdays & Thursdays
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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT GROUP - Tuesdays at 10AM. 817 Court Street Suite 12 in Jackson. 95642 Call Operation Care for information, 223-2600.
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MOTHER LODE ROSE SOCIETY meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 1:30pm at the Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road, Jackson. For more information on meetings and events, visit: https://motherloderose.org/
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ACRA BINGO - 1st & 3rd Tues at 6PM at the American Legion Hall Post 108 (11401 American Legion Drive in Sutter Creek). $10 for 10 games. We have Pull Tabs and U-Pic-Ems, raffle prizes, complimentary cookies and coffee, soda and water available for purchase. Feel free to bring your own dinner and your friends! For more information, visit: http://goacra.org/adult-programs
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“READ ACROSS AMADOR” MEETINGS - 3rd Tuesday of Every Month at 12:30 pm at the ATCAA office at 935 S. Hwy 49, Jackson. Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Please mark your calendars, and join us to discuss ways to increase literacy awareness and opportunities in Amador County. Meetings are open to everyone! For more information, please call 257-1092.
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WEDNESDAYS

- Amador County Unified School District (ACUSD) Board meets on the 2nd & 4th Wed at 6:30 PM.
- Amador County Women's Network (ACWN) meets on the 4th Weds of the month at 11AM
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UPCOUNTRY VETERANS free monthly lunch is the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 11:30am-1:30pm at Pioneer Veterans' Hall, 25100 Buckhorn Ridge Rd. Contact Lori (209-418-9695) for more details.
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CAMANCHE KINDERGARTEN READINESS PROGRAM ~ This FREE program is open to all children ages 3-5, regardless of income. Weekly classes are offered during the ACUSD school year, and provide developmentally appropriate activities designed to help prepare your child for kindergarten! For more information or to enroll your child, please call 257-1980 ext. 103.
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CHAMBER MIXERS - 2nd Wednesdays at 5:30pm. Raffle prizes, appetizers, no-host bar. Admission $10. Wine/mixed drink, $5, Beer, $3. Donate a raffle item. amadorchamber.com
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THURSDAYS
- Amador County Transportation Commission 1st Thurs at 9AM
- Amador Water Agency (AWA) Board meets on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays at 9 AM.
- Plymouth City Council meets on 2nd & 4th Thurs at 6:30 PM.
Class: Learn to Speak Spanish - Tuesdays & Thursdays
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MOTHER LODE NEWCOMERS & FRIENDS  is a philanthropic, social, and recreational club, established to welcome newcomers to the Mother Lode area and connect them with others that are new to our area. The Club meets at monthly membership luncheons on the first Thursday of the month. Reservations are due 10 days prior to the lunch date.  Email resv4nc@yahoo.com to register. Guests welcome. Please come and join us!  Visit motherlodenewcomers.com for more information.
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INTRODUCE READING TO YOUR YOUNG CHILDREN! Attend Pre-school Storytime and play! Thursdays 10:30-11:00 at the Main Library in Jackson, or at the Ione branch on Mondays 10:00 a.m.

SUTTER CREEK BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION meets the 1st Thurs of every month at 8:30 am at Hotel Sutter. www.suttercreek.org
Email: SCBPAmembership@gmail.com

AMADOR REPUBLICANS meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 5:00PM social hour and meeting at 6:30 PM each month of the year, except for August & December. 1200 Martel Road, Suite 11, Jackson. 209-257-3405. http://amadorrepublicans.org/

MOTHER LODE DEMOCRATS OF AMADOR meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30PM. For more information, call Steve Christensen (209) 267-0615

AMADOR UPCOUNTRY ROTARY meets the 1st three Thursdays at 5:30pm at the St. George Hotel in Volcano. http://amadorupcountryrotary.weebly.com/

FRIDAYS

LGBTQ PEER SUPPORT GROUP - 3rd Friday of every month from 5-6pm at Sierra Wind Wellness & Recovery Center, 10354 Argonaut Lane, Jackson. For more information, contact Marla at 209-256-3750 or e-mail mvandermeer
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SATURDAYS/SUNDAYS
- Amador Storytelling Guild - 3rd Saturdays
Open Gym Volleyball on Sundays at Argonaut HS in Jackson
Amador Running Club meets on Sundays in Jackson
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KENNEDY MINE FALL & WINTER TOURS - The Kennedy Mine will be open for public tours the 2nd Saturday of the month from November through February. Tours will be available from 10-3 pm. Drop in or make a reservation online at www.Kennedygoldmine.com. Private tours can be arranged for additional dates by contacting the Kennedy Mine at info@kennedygokldmine.com or calling 209-223-9542
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'MOM TO MOM' PERINATAL WELLNESS SUPPORT GROUP - 2nd Saturday of Every Month. 2:30 - 4:00 pm at the First 5 Building, 975 Broadway, Jackson. In this group for new moms and pregnant women, we support moms to recover from pregnancy and birth, help you feel well and be the mom you want to be, discuss anxiety, stress, depression, and difficulty adjusting, learn coping skills, relaxation techniques, and communication skills. Facilitated by Christa Thompson, LCSW. For questions, information, and/or to RSVP for free child care, please call 257-1092.



NEXUS YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES
Therapeutic Therapy - Family Services - Youth Services - Amador/Calaveras CASA
Upcountry Community Center
Ione Famly Resource Center
Camanche Lake Community Center

http://nexusyfs.org/
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HOSPICE OF AMADOR & CALAVERAS
Hospice Services - Grief Support - We Honor Veterans Program - Thrift Stores
Web site: http://www.hospiceofamador.org/
Facebook: facebook.com/HospiceofAmadorandCalaveras/
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INTERFAITH FOOD BANK
www.feedamador.org
On Facebook: Facebook.com/FeedAmador.org
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SIERRA CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
Foster Care & Adoption - Mental Health Services
https://www.sierrachildandfamilyservices.org/
On Facebook: Facebook.com/sierrachildandfamilyservices

THE KNIGHT FOUNDRY NOW HAS A MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM where you can support the programs and operation of the foundry and machine shop. Please consider joining!
https://knightfoundry.com/membership/
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LOCKWOOD FPD: Take this week to inspect your home ignition zone -- your 100 foot defensible space. Our fire district is in one of the high risk areas of the county.
We now have a Firewise Community in Amador County. If you would like to know more about how your neighborhood can become a Firewise Community or if you need advice, call us at 296-5122 or email us at info@lockwood.org
Here are some ideas to help you get started.
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PERINATAL WELLNESS SUPPORT - First 5 Amador can help to support moms recovering from pregnancy and birth...to help you feel well and be the mom you want to be, discuss anxiety, stress, depression, and difficulty adjusting, learn coping skills, relaxation techniques, and communication skills. We can offer this support to both new moms and new dads, alike. For questions, to get information, or request to be connected with the services that we provide, please call us at 257-1092.
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AMADOR COUNTY LIBRARY: Not finding what you are looking for? Did you know you can request material not found in Amador County Library from over 70 libraries in California and Nevada through Link+. This FREE service is open to any Amador County Library card holder. 
For more information visit: 
http://www.amadorgov.org/departments/library/link-information
OR stop by your local library or give us a call and we'll walk you through the process!
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MEDICATION DISPOSAL - This collection bin allows Amador residents to safely dispose of their unwanted, controlled AND non-controlled medications. Ione PD is located at 1 E Main Street, please call ahead for hours of operation (209) 274-2456.
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DO YOU HAVE DEAD OR DYING TREES YOU NEED TO REMOVE? Apply for up to 50% reimbursement to remove dead or dying hazard trees!
Amador Resource Conservation District has a program to provide up to 50% reimbursement for Amador County property owners east of Hwy 49, to help pay for the removal of dead or dying hazard trees on their property that could fall on an inhabited structure.
For more information, visit the Amador RCD web site at www.AmadorRCD.org or contact the District at Amanda@AmadorRCD.org. Phone: 916-562-0204
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmadorRCD/
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THE LABYRINTH PROJECT - Have you heard about labyrinths? Do you wonder what they are? What they do? Why they are so popular? The Labyrinth Project has formed in Amador County and is looking for people who may be interested in learning about labyrinths and in being trained to become  a volunteer/docent for labyrinth walks. To learn more, contact The Labyrinth Project at (209) 256-3750 or e-mail the Labyrinth Project Coordinator at mvandermeer@norcalmha.org

Monday, December 9, 2019

ACN 12/9/19

News & Announcements...
PG&E Public Safety Power Shut Off
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🎄SUTTER CREEK PARADE OF LIGHTS - Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. Parade starts at 6:30 but roads close at 5:00. FREE Shuttle Service from 3:00-6:15 from both the Italian Picnic Grounds and the Amador High School. There will be Pre-parade activity starting at 5:00. For more information, visit: https://suttercreek.org/sutter-creek-events-parade-of-lights/
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Check out ACN's "Upcoming Events" on Facebook at: Facebook.com/AmadorCounty
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OBITUARY NOTICES can be found at: www.danerimortuary.com
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For more information, visit: PrestonCastle.com
Dec 9-15
- Jackson City Council - Mon Dec 9
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CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit Transition Out of Fire Season 
- CAL FIRE: Burn Permit Suspension Lifted
Sutter Creek Theater: "Riders in the Sky" and other showed just booked!
AmadorArts Needs You!
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TOWN HALL MEETING: NEW CALIFORNIA STATE - All are invited to learn about a New State being formed from the rural sections of California.  Paul Preston, President of New California will be here to explain all about how we are creating a New state and how you can get involved. The Town Hall will be held at Rollingwood Estates Club House, 20 Rollingwood Drive, off New York Ranch Road on Friday, December 13th at 7 PM.  Please don't be one of the Californians who are leaving the State. Stay here and re-create our State the way it used to be.
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SUTTER CREEK GALLERY NEEDS A NEW HOME - The building housing Sutter Creek Gallery recently sold and the new owners presented us with a notice to vacate by February 6, as they have something else in mind. We are looking for a new location, preferably in Sutter Creek. We will, however, consider other locations.
If any of you know of a vacant spot that we might rent, we’d appreciate hearing about it. Best contacts are through me (296-1779; 419-1860; skcampbell@volcano.net) or Judy Day (223-1347; winefrk@earthlink.com). You can also call the gallery (267-0228) and the member working will pass on the information.
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Dec 16-31

Meet Santa at New York Fitness! Mon Dec 16
Jackson FD: Santa Patrol 2019 - Dec 18-21
Iron Hub Winery: Ugly Sweater Saturday - Sat Dec 21
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THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI Amador) is holding an affiliate meeting and support group on Tuesday, December 17 in the Sutter Amador Outpatient Building in the Meadowview room.  There is parking available in the rear of the building near the Hospital Emergency Room. From 6:45 to 8:00 pm we will conduct confidential Support Groups for family members and individuals living with mental illnesses. For information please call NAMI Amador at our new phone number 209-256-1293. 
Web site: namiamador.org/ 
On Facebook: facebook.com/namiamador/ 
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NOTICE OF MEETING CANCELLATION: AMADOR LAFCO -The regularly scheduled December 19, 2019, LAFCO Commission Meeting has been cancelled by direction of the Board Chair. The next regular meeting is scheduled for ThursdayJanuary 9, 2019. Please note that the January meeting is one week earlier than the normal third Thursday meeting. 
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________________________________________________________________________

2020

SAVE THE DATE! FOOTHILL CONSERVANCY PRESENTS: JOHN McCUTCHEON - Award-winning musician-storyteller John McCutcheon will perform in Angels Camp at Bret Harte Union High School’s Dr. Elliott A. Smart Performing Arts Center on Thursday, January 9 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 day of the show; $15 children 12 and under in advance, $20 at the door. They are available at Manzanita Arts Emporium in Angels Camp, online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4437325 and at the Foothill Conservancy’s Jackson office at 35 Court Street. Suite 1 (call first). For more information, contact Carolyn at 209-223-3508 or carolyn@foothillconservancy.org, or see www.foothillconservancy.org
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DAILY



MONDAYS
- Sutter Creek City Council meets on the 1st & 3rd Mon at 7 PM.
- Jackson City Council meets on the 2nd & 4th Mon at 7 PM.
- Sutter Creek Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Mon at 7 PM.
- District 3 Community Council meets on the 2nd Mon at 6PM.
- Jackson Planning Commission meets on the 3rd Mon at 7 PM.
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INTRODUCE READING TO YOUR YOUNG CHILDREN! Attend Pre-school Storytime and play! Thursdays 10:30-11:00 at the Main Library in Jackson, or at the Ione branch on Mondays 10:00 a.m.
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LOCKWOOD FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT AUXILIARY - We raise money for our volunteer personnel and have a lot of fun doing this. We have dinners, concerts and our annual pancake breakfast. We meet every 1st Monday of the month. If you are interested in joining our group, contact Carol Asmus at 209-2396-5681 or Marilyn Dillion, VP at 209-296-8011. Our website is www.lockwoodfire.org
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AMADOR COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CENTRAL COMMITTEE meets on the 1st Monday of every month at 7PM at their office at 557 Hwy 49 Suite 3, Jackson. Call 209-257-1397. The public is welcome to attend. https://amadordemocrats.org/
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DEMENTIA/ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP meets the second Monday of each month (5:30-7pm) at Gold Quartz Inn in Sutter Creek- for information contact Susan at 257-1377
(They also meet the third Wednesday of each month (2-3:30pm) at Amador Residential Care in Jackson- for information contact Sheri at 223-4444.)


TUESDAYS
- Ione City Council meets on the 1st & 3rd Tues at 6PM.
Amador County Board of Supervisors meets on the 2nd & 4th Tues at 9AM.
- Ione Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Tues at 6PM
Class: Learn to Speak Spanish - Tuesdays & Thursdays
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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT GROUP - Tuesdays at 10AM. 817 Court Street Suite 12 in Jackson. 95642 Call Operation Care for information, 223-2600.
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MOTHER LODE ROSE SOCIETY meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 1:30pm at the Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road, Jackson. For more information on meetings and events, visit: https://motherloderose.org/
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ACRA BINGO - 1st & 3rd Tues at 6PM at the American Legion Hall Post 108 (11401 American Legion Drive in Sutter Creek). $10 for 10 games. We have Pull Tabs and U-Pic-Ems, raffle prizes, complimentary cookies and coffee, soda and water available for purchase. Feel free to bring your own dinner and your friends! For more information, visit: http://goacra.org/adult-programs
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“READ ACROSS AMADOR” MEETINGS - 3rd Tuesday of Every Month at 12:30 pm at the ATCAA office at 935 S. Hwy 49, Jackson. Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Please mark your calendars, and join us to discuss ways to increase literacy awareness and opportunities in Amador County. Meetings are open to everyone! For more information, please call 257-1092.
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WEDNESDAYS

- Amador County Unified School District (ACUSD) Board meets on the 2nd & 4th Wed at 6:30 PM.
- Amador County Women's Network (ACWN) meets on the 4th Weds of the month at 11AM
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UPCOUNTRY VETERANS free monthly lunch is the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 11:30am-1:30pm at Pioneer Veterans' Hall, 25100 Buckhorn Ridge Rd. Contact Lori (209-418-9695) for more details.
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CAMANCHE KINDERGARTEN READINESS PROGRAM ~ This FREE program is open to all children ages 3-5, regardless of income. Weekly classes are offered during the ACUSD school year, and provide developmentally appropriate activities designed to help prepare your child for kindergarten! For more information or to enroll your child, please call 257-1980 ext. 103.
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CHAMBER MIXERS - 2nd Wednesdays at 5:30pm. Raffle prizes, appetizers, no-host bar. Admission $10. Wine/mixed drink, $5, Beer, $3. Donate a raffle item. amadorchamber.com
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THURSDAYS
- Amador County Transportation Commission 1st Thurs at 9AM
- Amador Water Agency (AWA) Board meets on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays at 9 AM.
- Plymouth City Council meets on 2nd & 4th Thurs at 6:30 PM.
Class: Learn to Speak Spanish - Tuesdays & Thursdays
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MOTHER LODE NEWCOMERS & FRIENDS  is a philanthropic, social, and recreational club, established to welcome newcomers to the Mother Lode area and connect them with others that are new to our area. The Club meets at monthly membership luncheons on the first Thursday of the month. Reservations are due 10 days prior to the lunch date.  Email resv4nc@yahoo.com to register. Guests welcome. Please come and join us!  Visit motherlodenewcomers.com for more information.
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INTRODUCE READING TO YOUR YOUNG CHILDREN! Attend Pre-school Storytime and play! Thursdays 10:30-11:00 at the Main Library in Jackson, or at the Ione branch on Mondays 10:00 a.m.

SUTTER CREEK BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION meets the 1st Thurs of every month at 8:30 am at Hotel Sutter. www.suttercreek.org
Email: SCBPAmembership@gmail.com

AMADOR REPUBLICANS meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 5:00PM social hour and meeting at 6:30 PM each month of the year, except for August & December. 1200 Martel Road, Suite 11, Jackson. 209-257-3405. http://amadorrepublicans.org/

MOTHER LODE DEMOCRATS OF AMADOR meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30PM. For more information, call Steve Christensen (209) 267-0615

AMADOR UPCOUNTRY ROTARY meets the 1st three Thursdays at 5:30pm at the St. George Hotel in Volcano. http://amadorupcountryrotary.weebly.com/

FRIDAYS

LGBTQ PEER SUPPORT GROUP - 3rd Friday of every month from 5-6pm at Sierra Wind Wellness & Recovery Center, 10354 Argonaut Lane, Jackson. For more information, contact Marla at 209-256-3750 or e-mail mvandermeer
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SATURDAYS/SUNDAYS
- Amador Storytelling Guild - 3rd Saturdays
Open Gym Volleyball on Sundays at Argonaut HS in Jackson
Amador Running Club meets on Sundays in Jackson
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KENNEDY MINE FALL & WINTER TOURS - The Kennedy Mine will be open for public tours the 2nd Saturday of the month from November through February. Tours will be available from 10-3 pm. Drop in or make a reservation online at www.Kennedygoldmine.com. Private tours can be arranged for additional dates by contacting the Kennedy Mine at info@kennedygokldmine.com or calling 209-223-9542
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'MOM TO MOM' PERINATAL WELLNESS SUPPORT GROUP - 2nd Saturday of Every Month. 2:30 - 4:00 pm at the First 5 Building, 975 Broadway, Jackson. In this group for new moms and pregnant women, we support moms to recover from pregnancy and birth, help you feel well and be the mom you want to be, discuss anxiety, stress, depression, and difficulty adjusting, learn coping skills, relaxation techniques, and communication skills. Facilitated by Christa Thompson, LCSW. For questions, information, and/or to RSVP for free child care, please call 257-1092.



NEXUS YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES
Therapeutic Therapy - Family Services - Youth Services - Amador/Calaveras CASA
Upcountry Community Center
Ione Famly Resource Center
Camanche Lake Community Center

http://nexusyfs.org/
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HOSPICE OF AMADOR & CALAVERAS
Hospice Services - Grief Support - We Honor Veterans Program - Thrift Stores
Web site: http://www.hospiceofamador.org/
Facebook: facebook.com/HospiceofAmadorandCalaveras/
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INTERFAITH FOOD BANK
www.feedamador.org
On Facebook: Facebook.com/FeedAmador.org
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SIERRA CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
Foster Care & Adoption - Mental Health Services
https://www.sierrachildandfamilyservices.org/
On Facebook: Facebook.com/sierrachildandfamilyservices

THE KNIGHT FOUNDRY NOW HAS A MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM where you can support the programs and operation of the foundry and machine shop. Please consider joining!
https://knightfoundry.com/membership/
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LOCKWOOD FPD: Take this week to inspect your home ignition zone -- your 100 foot defensible space. Our fire district is in one of the high risk areas of the county.
We now have a Firewise Community in Amador County. If you would like to know more about how your neighborhood can become a Firewise Community or if you need advice, call us at 296-5122 or email us at info@lockwood.org
Here are some ideas to help you get started.
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PERINATAL WELLNESS SUPPORT - First 5 Amador can help to support moms recovering from pregnancy and birth...to help you feel well and be the mom you want to be, discuss anxiety, stress, depression, and difficulty adjusting, learn coping skills, relaxation techniques, and communication skills. We can offer this support to both new moms and new dads, alike. For questions, to get information, or request to be connected with the services that we provide, please call us at 257-1092.
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AMADOR COUNTY LIBRARY: Not finding what you are looking for? Did you know you can request material not found in Amador County Library from over 70 libraries in California and Nevada through Link+. This FREE service is open to any Amador County Library card holder. 
For more information visit: 
http://www.amadorgov.org/departments/library/link-information
OR stop by your local library or give us a call and we'll walk you through the process!
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MEDICATION DISPOSAL - This collection bin allows Amador residents to safely dispose of their unwanted, controlled AND non-controlled medications. Ione PD is located at 1 E Main Street, please call ahead for hours of operation (209) 274-2456.
-----
DO YOU HAVE DEAD OR DYING TREES YOU NEED TO REMOVE? Apply for up to 50% reimbursement to remove dead or dying hazard trees!
Amador Resource Conservation District has a program to provide up to 50% reimbursement for Amador County property owners east of Hwy 49, to help pay for the removal of dead or dying hazard trees on their property that could fall on an inhabited structure.
For more information, visit the Amador RCD web site at www.AmadorRCD.org or contact the District at Amanda@AmadorRCD.org. Phone: 916-562-0204
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmadorRCD/
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THE LABYRINTH PROJECT - Have you heard about labyrinths? Do you wonder what they are? What they do? Why they are so popular? The Labyrinth Project has formed in Amador County and is looking for people who may be interested in learning about labyrinths and in being trained to become  a volunteer/docent for labyrinth walks. To learn more, contact The Labyrinth Project at (209) 256-3750 or e-mail the Labyrinth Project Coordinator at mvandermeer@norcalmha.org