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Citrus Heights This Week: what’s happening around town (July 12-18)

Signs_city_20150110_151012Events this week in Citrus Heights include the mayor’s annual “State of the City” address, several California Dream tennis team matches, a groundbreaking ceremony for the new city hall, and more.

Monday: Kicking off the week, city hall will open its temporary offices at 7927 Auburn Blvd. beginning Monday morning and continuing for the next year, as a new city hall is constructed on Fountain Square Drive.

The California Dream tennis team will also play its first of seven home matches in Citrus Heights this season against the Springfield Lasers. The match is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. in the temporarily constructed Dream Stadium, located in the Sunrise Mall parking lot. Home matches will also be on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday this week. (Click for schedule and tickets.)

Tuesday: Citrus Heights Mayor Sue Frost will deliver the annual “State of the City” address on Tuesday at the North Ridge Country Club on Madison Avenue, during a noon-hour luncheon hosted by the Citrus Heights Chamber of Commerce. Members of the Chamber can purchase tickets to the luncheon online for $25, while the non-member fee is $30.

Also on Tuesday, the Citrus Heights-based “SCORE” chapter is offering a free class called “How to develop an idea into a business.” The class is open to anyone who signs up online, and will be held from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Small Business Administration building at 6501 Sylvan Rd.

Wednesday: The City of Citrus Heights will be kicking off construction of its new $22 million city hall building with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new location next to the Post Office on Fountain Square Drive. The one-hour Wednesday ceremony is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. at 6360 Fountain Square Dr.

[Related: Groundbreaking ceremony for new city hall set for July 15]

Friday: California Dream tickets will be offered to residents at half-off for “Citrus Heights Night,” where community members will also be involved in halftime entertainment and will have a chance to win prizes from local businesses, according to The discounted tickets can be purchased in advance using the code CITRUSHEIGHTS on the team’s web page.

Saturday: The City will be hosting an 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Community Cash and Carry” day at the soon-to-be-demolished Citrus Heights city hall — selling off roses, shrubs, trees, and potted plants; as well as statues, fountains, planters and benches. Prices will range from $5 for a rose bush, to $30 for fountains over four feet in height. (Click for more.)
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