October 2019
Hello, Apple Hill Season! October is a month to celebrate spooktacular events with lots of family fun! We're hosting Trunk or Treat, the Scarecrow Contest, the Food Truck Festival, and this month, the Skate Park Renovation begins!
In This Issue
October Board of Directors Meeting
When:  Thursday,
October 10th, 
6:30 pm
Where:  Norm Rowett Pavilion, 1021 Harvard Way, EDH
The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors meet regularly the second Thursday of every month. 
Click here  for more information. Board Agenda Packet will be available for download the Friday before the meeting.
District Contact Information
Registration Office
(916) 933-6624
Gilmore Center
(916) 358-3575
Sports Department
(916) 614-3223
Community Pool
(916) 614-3228
Youth Development
(916) 614-3225
District Main Address
1021 Harvard Way
Gilmore Senior Center Address 990 Lassen Lane
Parks Building Address
1030 St. Andrews Drive
Useful Links
& Opportunities

District News & Updates
Exceptional Public Outreach & Advocacy Award
Goes to E l Dorado Hills CSD!

El Dorado Hills CSD (EDHCSD) was awarded the Exceptional Public Outreach & Advocacy Award at California Special Districts Association (CSDA)'s 50th Anniversary Conference on Friday, September 27th.

Vanessa Gonzales, Communication Specialist for CSDA said, "The beauty of your program is the diversity/creativity of events and efforts, the many partnerships you used to achieve them, and the participation of those who can make a difference."

Sustainable + Organic Pine Fill used in the Promontory Field Renovation 

Promontory Field is complete! EDHCSD  unveiled the renovated field last weekend, and the new synthetic turf looks outstanding. The brand of turf used is called Brock and the pine fill is both sustainable and organic.

Thank you to the entire El Dorado Hills community. Your patience and support while we improve our fields has been very much appr eciated. Tag us in your pictures once you begin to enjoy the field yourselves!

Trails Connect Us
See the latest video of local outdoor enthusiasts

We are proud to maintain public parks, open spaces, and our multi-use New York Creek Trail year round. In the video, Trails Connect Us, we showcase residents (including a Jackson Jaguar kindergartener) and outdoor enthusiasts; Clint, Logan, Mike, Karen and Jeff on bikes along, with avid runner Pam, exploring a few popular spots where the New York Creek Trail connect them in El Dorado Hills.

Valley View Village Park Site #2
Preliminary Enginneering work Begins

Park design was approved at EDHCSD's August Board meeting. Consultant has been hired to complete the necessary environmental studies and preparation of construction drawings. 

Saturday Night in the Park was a BLAST!
Thank you to our sponsors:

Scarecrow Contest!

Have you always wanted to create your very own scarecrow? Here's a chance to let your imagination run wild!

This is a perfect way to involve your youth group, classroom, family, service club, organization or business! 

Interested? Contact Teri Gotro   tgotro@edhcsd.org

Pumpkin Splash!
Saturday, October 26 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Begin your quest for the perfect Halloween pumpkin at the Pumpkin Splash Patch at EDHCSD's Community Pool. Children 3 to 10 years of age should come wearing their swimsuits for this holiday hunt. Participants will hunt for their perfect pumpkin in the heated pool, decorate it and take it home. In addition, there will be open swim. Price includes a pumpkin, decorating supplies, swim pass for the day and a special Trick-or-Treat goodie bag.
Pre-registration is required. Register now
Fee $10

Trunks Wanted for Trunk or Treat
Friday, October 25 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Trunk or Treaters  go from trunk to trunk, collecting candy from volunteers who have decorated their vehicles to serve as a backdrop for this spooktacular event!

Get involved! Contact Dylan Davis ddavis@edhcsd.org
Volunteer on the Citizen Advisory Committee
Represent your Village!

Learn More or Call 916-933-6624

Food Truck Festival: OktoberFest!
Friday, October 26

Join EDH Promise Foundation and the District on Wednesday,
October 26th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Food Truck Festival  for 
delicious eats and live music at Community Park. This is the last Food Truck Festival of 2019 and an event the whole family can enjoy.

See you there!

Fall Community Clean Up Day was a big success!
T HANK YOU to all of our wonderful VOLUNTEERS!  We couldn't have done it without you!
The CSD extends special thanks to all the individual volunteers who participated, and to:
·        Boy Scout Troop 645
·        Boy Scout Troop 454
·        Blue Shield of California
·        EDH Boys Team Charity
·        Marina Village Middle School Junior Honor Society
·        Rolling Hills Middle School Junior Honor Society
·        Oak Ridge High School Interact Club

 Check out  EDHCSD Volunteer  Hub for more opportunities!
Skate Park Update    
The skate park is on track

The pieces are being delivered and they will be installed mid October as planned!
Classes & Activity Highlights
Paint and a Splash
Junior Sugar Skull 
October artists will paint a Junior Sugar Skull in just two hours with the step-by-step instructions from Terri Haverty. 
Class is on October 24, 2019 and the fee is $32.

El Dorado Dance Academy

Baby Ballet
+Parent Participation
Ballet can be fun and whimsical in this engaging, circle-based ballet class, which offers a delightful first experience for the independent little ballerina! Utilizing magic wants, scarves and ballet basics, even the youngest rising star can feel the excitement of ballet learning steps such as a plié, tendu, soutenu and sauté!

Register Now
Cooking with Kids
Calling all little chefs!

Join us in the kitchen where we will explore the culinary world through a child's eyes. We work with all fresh/organic ingredients and eat or share our creations. Class features nutrition, kitchen safety, and new menus each session. Please bring $35 material fee to first class. No class on 10/14 or 11/11.

Monday class 10/21 to 11/18 from 5:15pm to 6:15pm
Wednesday class 10/09 to 10/30 from 5:15pm to 6:15pm

Register Now
Gilmore Senior Center: 
Blue Man Group  at Harris Center
October 11th
Hard to describe, easy to love! As three bald and blue men explore the world, you'll discover music, comedy and surprises at every turn!
Updated price: $57 
Register  here .
Quick Link   Register for classes now
Camps + Sports
Tai Chi in the Morning
Commonly known as "meditation in motion," Guang Ping Tai Chi is a gentle form of slow exercise movements for health and relaxation. Daily practice of Tai Chi can help reduce high blood pressure, strengthen internal organs, improve coordination, and offers numerous health benefits. 
Join us on Wednesdays and Fridays from 8am to 9am at EDHCSD!

Register Now
Intro into
Bocce Ball
Refine your skills!

Learn or refine your skills in blocking, lagging, bumping, and shooting. Get the big picture on the court at Promontory Community Park to know what strategies to use and how to execute them.

Saturday October 12th from 11am to 12:30pm.

Adult 5x5 Basketball

Teams play weekly games followed by play-offs for the top four teams in the final week.

Location: EDHCSD Gym
Fee: $440 per team

Registration for this activity is NOT available on-line. Please call our office at 916-933-6624 or visit our office at 1021 Harvard Way in El Dorado Hills. Rosters are due at the time of registration.