Best bets for Saturday |

Best bets for Saturday

Monks from Song Shan Shaolin Temple in China will perform traditional Shaolin kung fu. Before the performance, the Body Balance kung fu competition and demo team will offer insight into how the monks live and practice in the Shaolin temple. 7 p.m. today at Body Balance Kung Fu and Tai Chi Academy. Call (530) 477-0677 or visit

This pancake breakfast supports Magnolia Intermediate School’s performing choir, Starmakers. $6 for all you can eat; under 5 free. Students will be performing throughout breakfast. 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. today at the school gym. Call (530) 268-2815.

Older, collectible books and books about movies and television are featured at the monthly book sale hosted by Friends of the Nevada County Libraries. Most tomes cost 25 cents to $3. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Doris Foley Historical Library, 211 N. Pine St., Nevada City. Call (530) 265-1407 or visit

To benefit Mount Saint Mary’s Academy. 4:30 to 8 p.m. today in the large hall at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 235 Chapel St., Grass Valley. Call (530) 273-4694.

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