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1UI= Weanesday, Jan. 22, 2014 bulletin, ~ecoro, rrogresslve, I~eporl:er Th Corinne West ~evisits local ties with a concert Town Hall Theatre. Photo courtesy Plumas Arts Quincy: i Plumas CASA Program Orientation, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., 591 Main St. Court-appointed special advocates are specially trained volunteers appointed by judge to advocate for abused, neglected, abandoned children. For information: 283-2227, 283-5515. Health Portola: Flu vaccination clinic, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Public Health Clinic at 171 Nevada St. For information, appointments: Plumas County Public Agency, 283-6330. First-meeting of "1 Love Porto a" group, 7 p.m., Eastern Plumas Health Care Education Room. Group founded by City Council Member Michelle Gault seeks t9 unite co mmun!ty through goal setting, volunteerism. Open to everyone who cares about city of Portola. Quincyi Winter Wildlands Backcountry Film Festival selections; doors open 6:15, show at 7 p.m.; Town Hall Theatre. Presented by Feather RiVer College Outdoor Recreation Leadership program as fundraiser, with support from Plumas Arts, FRC Foundation. Tickets $81adult, $31student; libations, treats available in theatre lobby. Drawing for custom skis. Graeagle Live music at The Grille, 5:30 - 9 p.m., Chalet View Lodge. Featuring Karl Larson, guitarist and vocalist. Dinner menu available. For information, reservations (recommended): Bob Hickman, 832-5528, mthomseme@yahooxom. Greenville: Inaugural "Around the Kitchen Table" gathering, 10 a.m.- noon, Lupines Natural Foods. First community discussion to create topic ideas, share stories and food. Bring favorite mug for hot beverages. Seating limited. For information, to reserve space: 284-6959. Lassen Volcanic National Park: Ranger-led Snowshoe Jail 2S-26walks, meet I p.m. outside Loomis Ranger Station on plaza in Manzanita Lake area. Weather permitting. I- to 2-mile adventure explores winter ecology, Lassen's geologic history. Dress in layers, carry food, drinking water. Limited number of snowshoes available for$1 donation. Greenville: Special line dancing class~ S~]~ 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Indian Jail 7.6 Valley Recreation and Park District Community Center at 209 Crescent St. (Highway 89). Featuring specialty line dance instructor Krista. $5 per person. Partner welcome, not required. Regular line dance classes first, third Sunday of each month 5 - 6:30 p.m.; $2 per person, $3 per couple. For information: 284-7279. features Greenville: Community Supper, 5:30 p.m., Greenville Community Methodist Church on Pine Street. Sponsored by church, Italian food with meat and Feb. 6 at the Plumas Arts is pleased to host a concert by Corinne West at the Town Hall Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 6. Showtime is 7 p.m.; doors open at 6:30. "Quincy knows Corinne as a something of a hometown girl, as the musical career that has literally taken her around the world was launched from here," explains Roxanne Valladao, Plumas Arts director. "We have been happy to be able to welcome her back every few years so that she can check in with her first fanbase. While she always brings us that same wonderful voice of hers and those great original songs -- that many of us know the words to by heart -- she also always brings us something new and wonderful." This concert will be no different. The Quincy show will be part of the week-long initial launch of the new incarnation of West's band with Pam Delgado and Jeri Jones: founding members of the San Francisco-based indie Americana band Blame Sally. Their debut tour will have them playing at the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley, Sierra Nevada Brewery in Chico then in Quincy before heading to parts north. "Robust, sensual, and alluring harmonies weave between Corinne, Pam and Jeri," says Valladao. "If you are not yet a fan of Corinne West come along to this concert and become one." For more about West, check her website: lU vegetarian options. Donation-base~ meal held monthly. Greenville: Dinner/game night, 5:30 - ~lJ 8 p.m., Greenville Jan 30 Comn/unity United Methodist Church. Indian Valley Academy Class of 2017 hosts event to raise money for senior class trip. Dinner, served 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., includes potato bar with fixings, salad, beverages, dessert. Traditional games, opportunity to challenge Silent Knights chess team follow. $9 adults, $5 children 12 and under (extra donations for chess matches). Quincy: "Entrepreneurial Aspects of the Montgomery Bus Boycott," 7 - 9 p.m., Town Hall Theatre. Free presentation by Charlie Hardy kicks off Black History Month. Part of Arts & Entrepreneurship Speaker Series. Chester! -'" Fish fry, 5:30 - 7 p.m., FR| Lake Almanor Elks Lodge at Jail 31 194 Main St. $8/person. Graeagle: Live music at The Grille, 5:30 - 9 p.m., Chalet View Lodge. Featuring Andrew Ohren, guitarist. Dinner menu available. For information, reservations (recommended): Bob Hickman, 832-5528, Chester: Enchilada pickup, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Chester Memorial Hall. Presented Feb 1 by Feather River Blue Star Morns. Preordered enchiladas $10 for six, proceeds benefit Homes for Our Veterans organization. Fundraising bake sale also available. To order, for information: Ann Cordero, 596-4785. ' Lake Davis: Annual Ice Fishing Tournament, check in 7 - 9 a.m. at J&J Grizzly Store and Camping Resort. Fishing begins 8 a.m., weigh-in ends 3 p.m. John Pato Sr. presents fundraiser for nonprofit American Cancer Society. Entry fee $20. Registration forms available at, KS Market in Portola, Mill Works in Graeagle, J&J Grizzly Store at Lake Davis. Giveaway drawing prizes; trophies, cash prizes for first - third place. Dress warmly. Quincy: Bimonthly Pancake Breakfast, 7 10:30 a.m., Masonic Hall at 70 Harbison St. Menu: scrambled eggs, sausage, orange juice, coffee, hot chocolate, all-you-can-eat pancakes. $6 adults, $3 children under 12, $5 students with ID. Proceeds go to scholarship fund, other fraternal purposes. Second annual Groundhog Fever Fest, in front of courthouse. Presented by Quincy Revival Committee. Chili cook-off offers prizes for people's choice, judges' choice; $30 to enter. Children's area, vendor booths, mustache (and faux-stache) contest. For information:; James Wilson, 510-230-9442. Freedom Concert, 6:30 p.m., Quincy Elementary School. Featuring composer, pianist Sylvia Wood. Suggested donation $7/adult, $5/kid, $10/family. Young musicians donate proceeds to organization providing business opportunities to help women in India escape prostitution. Lassen Volcanic National Park: Ranger=led snowshoe walks, meet 1 p.m. outside Loomis Ranger Station on plaza in Manzanita Lake area. Weather permitting. 1- to 2-mile adventure explores winter ecology, Lassen's geologic history. Dress in layers, carry food, drinking water. Limited number of snowshoes available for $1 donation. we make, Quincy: Movie and discussion, 5:30 p.m., Alley Cat Caf& Transition Quincy presents "The Story of Stuff," which explores the way use, throw away stuff. Greenville: Flu vaccination clinic, 10 a.m. - noon, Public Health Clinic at 120 Bidwell. For information, appointments: Plumas Public Health Agency, 283-6330. Corinne West in concert; doors open 6:30 p.m., show at 7; Town Hall Theatre. Presented by Plumas Arts. Tickets $15, available at Quincy Natural Foods. For information, to purchase tickets with credit card: 283-3402, Graeagle: Live music at The Grille, 5:30 - 9 p.m., Chalet View Lodge at 72056 Highway 70. Featuring Karl Larson, guitarist and vocalist. Dinner menu available. For information, reservations (recommended): Bob Hickman, 832-5528, Greenville: Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce 23rd annual crab Dinner and Auction, 6 p.m,, Town Hall. Menu: Dungeness crab or beans, potato casserole, Caesar salad, buttery crusty French bread, dessert. Prepared by Greenville High School culinary arts class; entertainment by GHS band. Limited to 170 dinners. Auction follows, item preview 5 - 6 p.m. Tickets available at chamber office, Greenville Plumas Bank, Sterling Sage, The Way Station, Anna's Cafe, Village Drug. Quincy: All-you-can-eat Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast, 8 - 11 a.m., Feather River Grange. Presented by United Bikers of Northern California every second Sat through April. Menu: biscuits and sausage gravy, fruit, juice, milk, coffee, tea, hot, cider, hot chocolate; oatmeal option available. Bloody Marys, screwdrivers, mimosas $4. Opportunity drawing (need not be present to win). Supports local hospice. For information: Dave, Helen Reynolds, 283-4950. Indian Taco Benefit Dinner, 4 - 7 p.m., Feather River Grange Hall. $8. Hosted by friends of Heather Lewis, The Angels of Hope Relay for Life team, Las Plumas Del Oro ECV Chapter 8. All proceeds go directly to costs associated with Heather Lewis' treatment for stage 4 uterine cancer. Lassen Volcanic National Park: Ranger-led snowshoe walks, meet 1 p.m~ outside Loomis Ranger Station on plaza in Manzanita Lake area. Weather permitting. 1- to 2-mile adventure explores winter ecology, Lassen's geologic history. Dress in layers, carry food, drinking water. Limited number of snowshoes available for $1 donation. West, a fourth-generation strength of her writing and Californian, has been the expressive power of her described as "the siren of the voice. The aforementioned, Sierras" by a columnist from coupled with her magnetic the San Francisco area stage presence, creates a Times-Herald. The Liverpool captivating sound and Echo categorized Corinne's performance, says Valladao, sound as "elegant new sexy garnering rave reviews acoustic jazz-rock-folk," while throughout the world. others have called it "West She has a thick touring Coast acoustic soul, elegant, history, including the most laced with grace." prestigious festivals and West's powerful and clubs in the U.S: and eloquent voice, coupled with internationally. her powerfully crafted songs, General admission is priced has earned her a unique at $15 to make the concert identity within the global accessible to as many local acoustic roots music scene, fans as possible. Tickets will says Valiadao. Noted by Relix be available at Quincy Magazine for her "voice of Natural Foods through the gold," her singing is at once month of January while the "like honey, smoke and sage." Plumas Arts Gallery is not Bob Harris, of BBC radio, keeping regular gallery stated, "I love Corinne's hours. Tickets may be music and truly believe in her charged by credit card with a as an artist. She has spirit, call to Plumas Arts at 283-3402 integrity and talent. I am a or online at massive fan." "It will be important to note Listen closely and there are that the last four concerts at traces of Appalachia and the Town Hall Theatre all Ireland, the Opry and the sold out," adds Valiadao. Apollo. Amidst the echoes of "This one is likely to do the rural towns, and paths less same. It is a sad thing for us followed, her writing reveals to have to turn people away at her passion to paint, with the door when there are just lyric, a landscape for the soul. no seats left, so please By any name, her music is purchase your tickets in compelling, both in the advance." Composer and pianist Sylvia Wood is set to perform as the featured artist at the Freedom Concert on Saturday, Feb. 1, 6:30 p.m. at Quincy Elementary School. Wood and other youlag musicians will donate the proceeds of the event to an organization that work's to stop girls and women from a life of prostitution in Kolkota, India. Johny McDonald's Face the Music Studio, pictured here, is sponsoring the concert. Photo by Laura Beaton un Laura Beaton Staff Writer Girls and women around the world are still surrendering their lives to the sex trade, but one Quincy 13-year-old decided to do something about it. Sylvia Wood, a seventh-grader at Quincy High School, learned about the plight of thousands of girls in Kolkata, India, resorting to prostitution in the Red Light District in order to survive. Former Quincy resident Nicole Staniger gave a See Concert, page 11B !, m m m m--- m m n--- m m--,ll SENIOR. Wednesday, Jan. 29 Spaghetti/meat sauce, broc- | MENIJ coli, green salad, french roll, II Monday, Jan. 27 grapes and bananas. | | High sodium. Tuna melt, green pea salad, sliced Thursday, Jan. 30 | oranges, cookie. Chef salad, navy bean soup, | mixed fruit cup, whole | Tuesday, Jan. 28 wheat roll, ice cream. | Pork roast, sweet potato, Friday, Jan. 31 peas/cauliflower, whole Beef stir-fry, onions/green | grain roll, applesauce, pepper, brown rice, sliced | II carrots, fruit cocktail. II ........ ,: ............................ '. !~/;. ..... '~ ...... .~ '~ ~ ~ ' '~r~z ' ~ !~'. ~q//~llll/~/, |Nutrition sites: Chester, 394-7636; Quincy, 283-0643;| Greenville, 284-6608 (day before for reservation); Portola, 832- | 4173; Blairsden open Wed. only, call 832-4173 Tuesday for | reservations. Suggested donation $2.50 for 60 yrs & older. | One guest may aCcompany each senior, $6 mandatory| charge. Menus may change. Hours: Noon at all sites. " mm m m m m m m m mm m m | m-I