Thursday, September 20, 2012

Amador Community News - This Weekend, Sept 20-23, 2012

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This weekend, Sept 20-23, 2012

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CA Government News -
County Calendar:
TSPN Interview: Mark Bonini, Chief Probation Officer
Cal Fire: Are You Ember Aware?

CANCELLED: Technical Advisory Committee - Mon Sept 24
COMMUNITY WORKSHOP: Mokelumne-Amador-Calaveras (MAC) Regional Water Management Plan Update - Sept 24

Please support the Amador Fire Safe Council's funding request to the Board of Supervisors
TSPN INTERVIEW: Dan Riordon, Director of Hospice of Amador & Calaveras
Roaring Camp: Only ONE more Saturday Night NY BBQ left!
Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park Needs Your Help!
"Connection" Recovery Support Group available through NAMI
2012 Mokelumne River Cleanup to be held in September and October,
Why should you join AAUW?
Cant make it to Bark In the Park? Be a member of the Coach Potatoes Team!

Upcountry Rotary Club: "Returning Veterans" - Thurs Sept 20
International Dinner at Rail Road Flat Community Hall - Sat Sept 22
Ione Family Resource Center Open House - Tues Sept 25
First 5 Amador - "Dad & Me" End of Summer Picnic - Sat Sept 29
Upcountry 88 Lions Annual Omelet Dinner - Sun Sept 30
Bark in the Park - Sat Oct 6 – Register today!
FACL Fall Book Sale - Oct 12-14
Rail Road Flat School hosts Oktoberfest - Sat Oct 20

2012 Mokelumne River Cleanup to be held in October:
“No Casino In Plymouth”
Jackson City Council Objects to AWA Rate Study:
Via Citizen Report: "Scare Ware" Scam
COMMENTARY: Mark Bennett, Outside the Ivory Tower: Bain Capital
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Mother Lode Tea Party Fundraiser Dinner: Guest Speaker Tim McClintock- Sun Sept 23
"No Casino in Plymouth" Fundraising Dinner at Helwig - Tues Oct 9 –

Amador County Recreation Agency:
Amador Council of Tourism -
CA Parks & Recreation:
CALFIRE Incidents:
CA Dept of Forest and Game:

Rainwater Harvesting Workshop – Sept 22
ACRA: Bingo! – 1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesdays at Thomi’s Cafe
Jackson Oktoberfest -  Sat Sept
Only TWO more Saturday Night NY Steak BBQs left for this season! Book now!
$50.00 person gets you a GREAT NY Steak BBQ Dinner, along with music from either Lovin' Country or the Ridgeriders.
   We are also are offering a Special rate of $30.00 for the BBQ and Guided Gold Panning & Gold Mine Tours, that is a $20.00 discount for September 8th & 22nd.
Please call ASAP as space is limited! Don’t miss out the season ends on September 29th!
Roaring Camp
Amador Farmers Markets
Wed-Pine Grove
Sat-Sutter Creek

Amador County Arts Council -
Amador County Artists Association -
Mother Lode Friends of Music -
Guitar Lessons with Matt Lestor,
Vocal Coaching Sessions with Carol Harper,
Mother Lode Ragtime Society - September 2012
2012 Calaveras Artists Studio Tour is September 29 & 30
Gallery 10 Sutter Creek Presents: Lynn Slade, "Amador Animals",
ACCF: How to Look At and Understand Great Art – Thursdays beginning Sept 6
Beginning Ceramics - Begins Sept 11,

Jackson Oktoberfest - Sat Sept 22,
Sutter Creek Theater Presents: 'Two Grand I'm Yours' Fiona Joy Hawkins and Trysette! - Sat Sept 22
Sutter Creek Art Gallery Grand Opening - Sept 22 & 23
Drumming in the Heartbeat of Love & Compassion - Sat Sept 29
Gourd Ornament Workshop: Sat Oct 6 – Registration until Oct 5
Browsing is Free on Amador 1st Saturday Art Treks  - Oct6
Bluegrass for the Moke: Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands - Fri Oct 12

Dinner and a Movie: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly– Tues Sept 25
38 Special – Sun Sept 30
Free Senior Expo – Tues Oct 2
The Guess Who – Fri Oct 12
Australia’s Thunder from Down Under – Thurs Oct 18
Dinner and a Movie: The Wizard of Oz – Tues Oct 23
Experience the Story of Johnny Cash at Jackson Rancheria - Sat Nov 24
Dinner and a Movie: To Catch A Thief– Tues Nov 27
Full schedule can be viewed at:

Mother Lode Harvest Newsletter - September 12, 2012
ACCF: The Every Day Guide to Wine - Tuesdays beginning Sept 4
Events at Bella Grace:
Historic National Hotel Package with Gold Country Wine Tours
Master Gardeners: "Fall in the Garden" - Sat Oct 13

Interfaith Food Bank of Amador County -
Trinity Tidings - September 2012,
Sophia's Well of Wisdom - Sept 2012 -
Church at the Cross -
Wednesdays at Sophia's Well of Wisdom
The Healing Word: A Foursquare Gospel Church - Sept 2012
Motherlode Jewish Community: Rosh Hashannah & Yom Kippur- Sept 22
Drumming in the Heartbeat of Love & Compassion - Sat Sept 29

CA Dept of Health:
Amador County Public Health:
Amador Chiropractice and Wellness Center -
Motherlode Holistic Center -
Sutter Amador Hospital –
New York Fitness –
Team Fitness –
WALK Schedule/Calendar –
   Walk Live: Fall Walk Challenge 2012

Jackson Creek Dental: KoR Whitening - Ends September 30th


Amador County Chamber of Commerce -
Jackson Business & Community Association -
JB's Awards & Engraving - You Choose: Splurge or Save?
Amador County Women's Network (ACWN) -
Sutter Creek Visitor Center seeks flat screen TV
ACWN: Vendors needed for November Vendor/Craft Show
Business to Business: Team Fitness advertising opportunity
Office Space for Rent in Jackson

Chamber Ribbon Cuttings:
   American River Bank (formerly Bank of Amador)- Thurs Sept 20 at 4PM
   Sutter Creek Art Gallery - Sept 22 & 23
Ione Family Resource Center Open House - Tues Sept 25
Master Gardeners: "Fall in the Garden" - Sat Oct 13
Library Event: "Gourd Ornament Workshop" - Sat Oct 6

Kennedy Mine Foundation -
Preston Castle Foundation -
Amador Historical Society  -
Reprints of the Amador Record “Special Mining Edition, 1897” now available
CHAMBER SPECIAL for Amador County Historic Books
   Preston Castle Halloween Haunt - Friday, Oct. 19, Saturday, Oct. 20, Friday, Oct. 26, Saturday, Oct. 27, starting at 6:30 pm
   Holiday Bazaar and Dickens Faire - Saturday, Dec. 1, Sunday, Dec. 2, Saturday Dec. 8, Sunday, Dec. 9, 9 am to 4 pm


Playgroups rescheduled
Plymouth After School Program – Tues, Wed & Thurs
Amador Community College Foundation kicks off Annual Campaign – Amador Centers for Higher Learning in September
Volunteer Opportunity: 4H wants YOU!

Early Start Preschool Social Group - Beginning Sept 25
First 5 Amador - "Dad & Me" End of Summer Picnic - Sat Sept 29
FACL Book Drive – Sat Sept 29
Library Event: "Gourd Ornament Workshop" - Sat Oct 6
FACL Fall Book Sale - Oct 12-14



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