New format for this year's Relay for Life

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Relay for Life, Rancho Murieta's annual fundraiser to fight cancer, will have a new format this year, event organizers say. Instead of a 24-hour event, this year's will take place July 25 from 4 p.m. to midnight at Stonehouse Park.

The Survivor Ceremony and Survivor Lap -- the traditional opening ceremonies -- will take place at 4 p.m., followed by a tri-tip dinner fundraiser starting at 5:30. The luminaria ceremony will be held at at 9, followed by quiet time and closing out the event by midnight.

Rancho Murieta's first Relay for Life was held in 2009. Read more » about New format for this year's Relay for Life

Ice cream truck opens Murieta's summer

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Ice cream truck

TruckKids lined up for ice cream at Riverview Park at lunchtime Saturday. Alicia Correia, right, tended the sales window. 

For the fourth year, the Optimists kicked off summer by sending an ice cream truck all over Rancho Murieta on Saturday, charging kids a quarter for ice cream and asking adults for a donation. It was a big hit -- a sellout, in fact. 

It started at 11 a.m. on the South, with Optimist Alicia Correia handling sales. When sales ended, after 3 p.m., 530 frozen treats had been handed out, Correia said. Read more » about Ice cream truck opens Murieta's summer

Trash 'n' Treasure coming up May 30

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Trash ‘n’ Treasure, the community’s annual yard sales, take place May 30 -- at Murieta Village and Cosumnes River Elementary School.

The Cosumnes River Elementary PTA holds its mega yard sale annually to raise funds for student activities. It runs from 8 a.m. to noon. Spaces rent for $45. Vendor applications are available at the school and the Rancho Murieta Association.

The Village sale will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Organizers promise a courtyard full of tables. Read more » about Trash 'n' Treasure coming up May 30

Weaving colorful ribbons around the maypole

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May pole

This year’s maypole dance, at dinnertime Friday, was an ambitious red, white and blue, with about 20 participants weaving ribbons into a garland as 20 parents and grandparents looked on.  Organizer Pamela Haines worked patiently to help the kids weave the colorful pattern correctly. The annual event is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club. Read more » about Weaving colorful ribbons around the maypole

One that definitely did not get away

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Fishing Day

Red square Photo gallery: 31 shots from Kids' Fishing Day

Eight-year-old Macey Casagrande pulls her fourth fish from Lake Clementia during Sunday morning's Kids' Fishing Day at Lake Clementia.  (There's a smiling shot of Macey and Fish #4 in the Photo Galleries.) More than 130 kids — plus parents and grandparents — lined the shores and did their best to catch the 700 pounds of trout planted there. Fishing and lunch were free for the kids. The sponsors were Rancho Murieta Kiwanis Club, Rancho Murieta Fishing Club, Rancho Murieta Business Center, Plaza Foods and Fisherman's Warehouse. Read more » about One that definitely did not get away

Warming up for another summer by the lake

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ETC season opener

Red square Photo gallery: 34 photos from the ETC season-opening event

With dozens of minglers enjoying wine, nibbles, raffles and music, Entertainment, Theatre & Culture kicked off its 2015 season Sunday at the Country Club.  The event is an annual custom and a chance to pick up your tickets for the season ahead, produced by community volunteers.  The season starts with The Purple Ones, a Prince tribute, May 30 at Lake Clementia Amphitheater.  There's more information here. Read more » about Warming up for another summer by the lake

ETC essay contest for graduating seniors

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Entertainment, Theatre & Culture is sponsoring its ninth annual essay contest for graduating high school seniors who live in Rancho Murieta.  A $2,000 scholarship, for a college or trade school, is the prize. See ETC's webpage here at RM.com for more information. Read more » about ETC essay contest for graduating seniors

Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4

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Easter Egg Hunt

Your kids can get a head-start on Easter on Saturday, April 4, as Stonehouse Park is covered with hundreds of candy-filled eggs for the annual Easter Egg Hunt, staged by the Rancho Murieta Kiwanis.  But that's not all. Read more » about Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4

New CSD GM fields questions from Kiwanis

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Darlene Gillum, the new Community Services District general manager, met with Rancho Murieta's Kiwanis Thursday night and fielded a range of questions for 35 minutes -- on development, water, the North Gate and more.  The Kiwanis evening session was part of an experiment, alternating meetings at the usual 7 a.m. time with ones at 7 p.m. Read more » about New CSD GM fields questions from Kiwanis

Kids' Fishing Day coming April 12

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Fishing Day

Fishing Day brings young fishermen and fisherwomen to the shores of Lake Clementia along with their parents and grandparents.

The Kiwanis Club holds its 14th annual Kids' Fishing Day Sunday, April 12, at Lake Clementia. The free event is open to children 5 through 12 who live in the Rancho Murieta, Sloughhouse and Wilton communities. Attendance is limited to the first 120 who sign up. Read more » about Kids' Fishing Day coming April 12

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