Amador Living & Recreation
news & announcements:
ACRA: INDOOR WALKING PROGRAM
Now 2 mile Full Body Workouts are being offered at the County Building, 10877 Conductor Blvd.!
Tuesdays & Thursdays - 12:00 to 12:30
Classes Begin on Tuesday, June 12, 2012
This is an INDOOR WALKING Program designed for ALL ages.
PLEASE register at the Amador County Recreation Agency
$60 for 12 classes (6 Week Session)
SCRAP METAL REMOVAL. Will haul away from your property in Amador County. Contact: Ralph Karschner (209) 296-1543 (Between 8 A.M. and 7 P.M.) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ROARING CAMP IS OPEN! It's time to get away from the "metro madness"! Plan your Summer weekenders and vacations in Amador County!
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JUST KNITS - Meets on the 2nd Mon of each month from 10:30AM to 12 Noon at the Main Library in Jackson, 530 Sutter Street.
Join other knitters, learn new stitches, discover new patterns and get assistance with a tough project.
All knitting levels welcome, come meet other knitting enthusiasts.
For more information contact the library, 209-223-6400 .
PARTNERS IN PARADISE! Paradise Doggie Daycare will be starting up Partners in Paradise, a singles group for dog lovers! On the 2nd Friday of the month at 7:00 pm.
AMADOR BIRD CLUB - The Amador Bird Club meets on the 2nd Fri of each month, and is a group of people who share an interest in birds and is open to all. For more information, contact For information on birds, referrals or the Amador Bird Club, contact: Sherri Elliot (209) 245-6921 or Virginia Blake (209) 981-5016, or visit: www.amadorbirdclub.org
AMADOR RADIO CONTROL 4 X 4 is a forming group that meets at the local parks in Sutter Creek. This group accepts most types of off road radio control vehicles (No New Brights.) The fourth Amador Radio Control 4x4 meet is coming up and will be held at Bryson Park in Sutter Creek, California from 3PM to 5PM on April 17th, 2011. This meet is to provide information to beginning drivers who come and for experienced drivers to hang out and drive.
GOLD COUNTRY FLYERS of Amador County, meets the 1st Thursday of every month from 7-9PM, Amador County Ag Building, 12200 Airport Road, Jackson Founded in 1972, the Gold Country Flyers is a 90+ Member Club nestled in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Gold Country. We are dedicated to the enjoyment and advancement of building and flying radio controlled aircraft. All levels of experience are welcome. Free instruction is available to those just starting out. Club membership is required to fly at our flying field, Spiva Field, is located approximately 5 miles north of Ione, CA on Michigan Bar Road. Membership is open to all Amador County residents; visitors interested in RC are always welcome. For more information contact Tom Minger 296-0622 email@example.com or go to: http://www.volcano.net/~tomminger
SPANISH CLASSES - There are currently 6 classes, all levels are available at the hospital on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. There is also Medical Spanish and GED in Spanish, and private classes are also available. A series of 5 group classes is $45. Call Nora at 223-3322 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
AMADOR COMMISSION ON AGING meets every third Wednesday at 10AM at the Amador Senior Center on New York Ranch Road, Jackson. Public is invited, and there is always a public sector item on agenda for anyone who wishes to address the commission.
AMERICAN SEWING GUILD Amador Chapter meets the 2nd Thursday from 9AM to 12 Noon and the 4th Monday from 9:30-3PM Old General Store, Drytown The local American Sewing Guild sew many items for various groups in the county. Volunteers are welcome for as much time as they wish to give. They recently donated 24 quilts to the Sheriff Dept., and 15 quilts to the pregnancy help center. They are constantly looking for organizations that have a need of the service we can provide, and also for sewers who want to help fill these needs. If this is something of interest to you, please contact Roseanne Lauters at 245-691. email@example.com The ASG has also supplied all the fabric and crystals to make Cool Ties and Helmet Coolers for the Soldiers in war zones. There are many of you who came to the First S.O.S. Support Our Soldiers workshop August 17 at the Jackson Senior Center. With your help we made 134 cool ties and 13 helmet coolers. Our workshops will be held on the Second Wednesday of each month at The American Legion Building, 12134 Airport Rd., Sutter Creek, from 9AM to 4PM. You can bring a lunch or something to share. We hope to make 3,500 ties/coolers by year end. General sewing supplies such as rotary cutter, matt, sewing machine, scissors, dark thread are all that is needed to make these. If you don't have these items there will be supplies available to use. Questions call Jan Morin - 209-296-1309 or firstname.lastname@example.org
BABY WELCOME WAGON - For every baby in Amador County! A fun, free program to help you navigate the first few years of your baby's life. New parents receive a gift box full of goodies such as books for babies, a growth chart, a bib, parenting videos on feeding, safety, discipline and more. Also comes with Parents Express newsletter, a publication filled with timely information, ideas and activities for you and your baby. Sponsored by Prop 10 and First 5 Amador. Brought to you by the Amador County Health Dept., 223-6563.
GOURD GROUP, meets the 2nd Thursdays of each month from 9-11AM, AC Agriculture Bldg, 12200 Airport Roard, Jackson The Amador County Gourd Group gathers to share ideas and techniques on gourds. We welcome new gourders, we love to share our passion. Come join us! We always have a lot of fun! Contact the Regional Coordinator : Carol Cherry (916) 941-1551 or Assistant: Sylvia Nelson: (916) 682-2437 or email@example.com SCRAPBOOKING CROP NIGHT - The first and fourth Friday of each month in Ione 6:00 to 10:30 P.M. Bring any scrapbooking supplies you may have and scrap the night away! We have stamps, inks, tools, and Idea books for you to use. Crop fee is $10.00 per person. For more info please visit our blog www.dosamador.blogspot.com or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org