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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, March 19, 2014 9A t Quincy Elementary School closed out Read Across America week with a fun-filled Family Reading Night on Thursday, March 6. Dozens of families attendedthe annual event, which highlights the importance of reading individually and as a family. The event, organized by Quincy Elementary second-grade teacher Travis Ross and retired teacher Chris Peters, featured two on-stage performances by students, staff and parents, as well as two video presentations of a fifth-grade digital ABC book project. b Families were then divided into groups to listen to members of the community read from their favorite books: Among the community readers were DwightPierson, Adrienne Stenson, Chris Russell, David Hollister, Micheline Miglis, Danielle Wagner, Leslie Edlund and Kendrah Fredricksen. After the read-aloud story times, students gathered back in the cafeteria to choose two free books from a large selection provided by the Plumas County Literacy Program and the Pioneer-Quincy Parent Cooperative Organization. Rilee Cooper, a third-grader, and the Shoemaker." acts as a narrator for "The Elves Frank Carey, Laura Miller and Micheline Miglis volunteer to be elves in the skit "The Elves and the Shoemaker." Photos submitted A ranching woman does her morning work at home in Sierra Valley. She is looking southeast toward Haystack and Huntley Ranch circa 1900. Photos courtesy Plumas County Museum Camilla Huntley feeds her flock of chickens, geese and turkeys at her farmhouse in Sierra Valley in the 1890s or early 1900s. Sierra Valley ranch life is the topic of the Women's History Luncheon next Wednesday, March 26, at noon in the Mineral Building at the fairgrounds. Ranchlife topic of Women's Support Quincy Merchants & Students Schedule: O/Activities MARCH 22 at Les Schwal ior a CAR WASH 10 am to 3 pm MARCH cJH at Courthouse Ca}6 Jor BREAKI~AST OR LUNCH 7 am to 2 pm MARCH at Moon's Restaurant }or PIZZA DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT pm to 8 pm (tickets availed le at the door) MARCH c29 at Pet Countrq Feed and Tack }or I~)NY RIDhS AND SADDI2. CI2_ANING l0 am to 5 pm roceecls will ]~eneht College Feather River Collese lZoundation: Equine Studies "AGRICULTURE in Crescent Mills all items in the store (excluding display furniture & Antiques) From March 12- May 1 We are offering this to thank our existing customers for their patronage and to encourage new customers to visit the area's most unique gift shop. And, of course, we hope to increase our cash flow during these most challenging times. We hope our discount will help you with your personal budgeting for the home and for any gift-giving plans for family and friends. Thank you, as always, Barbara, Lisa and Friends Open Thurs-Fri-Sat 11-5 .- as always open by appointment ~ 284-6016 Hwy 89, Crescent Mills History Luncheon The Plumas County Museum and Plumas National Forest invite the community to the 18th annual Women's History Luncheon in the Mineral Building at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, March 26. The featured speaker is Mrs. Elda Fay Ball, former curator of the Sierra Valley Museum in Loyalton and a member of the historic Ball, Dyson and other Sierra Valley ranching families. Mrs. Ball will describe life from a woman's point of view during the old days on Sierra Valley ranches. She will also bring never-before-shared photographs of these early ranches and the people who lived and worked on them. The meal begins promptly at noon, so it is advisable to arrive at least a few minutes prior to that time. This year's fare will be grilled Monterey chicken, roasted vegetables, Caesar salad, fresh baked bread, gingersnaps, shortbread cookies, iced tea, lemonade, coffee and hot tea, all prepared by Caron Chance and her crew at Back Door Catering Co. Tickets are $20, the same as last year, and are available from the Plumas County Museum. Call 283-6320 for more information. Seating is limited. March is Women's History Month, a nationally recognized event and one that the Plumas County Museum and the Plumas National Forest are happy to All of the proceeds from this event will benefit programs and services at Plumas District Hospital. To send a legal: typesetting@plumasnews.com. To send an advertisement: mail@plumasnews.com acknowledge each year.