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14B Wednesday, March 25, 2009 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Events Around Plumas March 26 Chester: Words & Music, The Coffee Station, Main St., 7 p.m. featuring music by Rob Wade. Sign up for open mike at the door. $3 admission. March 27 Quincy: Springfest, Pioneer School, 5-8 p.m., prize drawings. Quincy: "Surviving Hard Times" symposium, Friday, March 27. Money-saving tips, talk on home maintenance, free to the public, 7 p.m., 55 W. Main St. For information, 283-4552. March 28 Portola: "Islam in Bible Prophecy," presented by Stephen Dickie at the Upper Room Seventh Day Adventist, 57 A E. Sierra, behind Sprouting Roots, 9:30 a.m., lunch provided. For infor, mation visit portolasda.com or call 8324988. March 30 Greenville: Community Dinner, Methodist Church social hall, 284-1560. March 31 Chester: Job Fair, Chester Memorial Hall, 3-5 p.m. Free admission. For more information, 283-1606. April 1 Quincy: Job Fair, Feather River College, 3-5 p.m. Free admission. For more information, 283-1606. Quincy: QHS baseball fundrai er Taco Feed. Tickets available from any player or at the door.. Take-out also available. Sloat: Luncheon at Sloat Towne Hall, byo bag lunch and potluck dessert. Games and commu- nity get-together. For information, Sara Conklin, 836-1762 or sconklin2@pnqusa.net. April 2 Graeagle: Job Fair, Graeagle Fire Hall, 3-5 p.m. Free admission. For more information, 283-1606. April 4 Portola: April Art Affair, hourly art classes, $10 per class, adults; $7, youth, 13-17, niors and $5, children 12 and under. For information, 832-4518 or featherarts.org. and se- Portola: Railroad Museum opens for the year. For information, 832-4131 or eplives.org. Quincy: Masonic Pancake Breakfast, pancakes, eggs, sausage, OJ, coffee, tea or chocolate, 7-10:30 a.m., 60 Harbison Ave. For information, call Bill at 281-6448. Quincy: Trojan 5K run/walk to benefit new QHS track team. Join the team along the bike path to FRC, 10 a.m. QHS gym parking lot. Adults $30,children $25 (free T-shirt if entered be- fore March 21, while supplies last). To sign up, 283-1656. Quincy: Annual Soroptimist International of Quincy Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m., Plumas Coun- ty Fairgrounds for children birth to 8-years-old. April 7 Quincy: Bingo at the Grange Hall, CASA fundraiser, doors open 5 p.m., bingo starts at 5:30 p.m. Cash prizes; food available in the Grange kitchen. All proceeds benefit Plumas CASA Program for Children. For information, Shirley Leschinsky at 283-5515. April 8 Quincy: "Bird Watching in Restored Habitats in Plumas County" talk by Leslie Mink hosted by PlumaS Audubon Society, 6:30 p.m., library conference room, 445 Jackson St. Free. April 10 Crescent Mills: Adults only Easter egg hudt, Crescent Country, 284-6016. Quincy: Fifth annual Research Seminar - Plumas-Lassen Administrative Study of QLG area, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Quincy Town Hall Theatre. For information, Colin Dillingham: 283;7881 or cdillingham@fs.fed.us. April 11 Greenville: Annual Easter egg hunt, Greenville Elementary School, 284-6633. April 12-13 Quincy: Town Hall Theatre CULT Classic Film Series. 7 p.m. Saturday and p.m. matinee on Sunday. For information, 283-1140 or quincytownhall.com. Sunday, with 4 April 18-19 Portola: 17th annual Cabin Fever's Purple Mountains' Majesties Quilt Show, Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Memorial Hall. Hoffman Challenge quilts, new and old quilts, country store, vendors, door prizes, opportunity quilt drawing, $5 donation. For information, 832-0446. April 18 Vinton: Sierra Valley Fire Auxiliary Indian taco dinner, 5:30--7:30 p.m., Sierra Valley Grange Hall, adults $10, kids $5, prize drawing and auction. For information call 993-4621. April 19 Quincy: Horses Unlimited annual bowlathon, La Sierra Lanes, 1735 E. Main St., 1 p.m. For in- formation, Sharon Anderson, 283-9943 or Horses Unlimited, 836-4551. April 21 Quincy: Bingo at the Grange Hall, CASA fundraiser, doors open 5 p.m., bingo starts at 5:30 p.m. Cash prizes; food available in the Grange kitchen. All proceeds benefit Plumas CASA Program for Children. For information, Shirley Leschinsky at 283-5515. April 22 Quincy: Earth Day, sponsored by Plumas Arts, features Lee Stetson as John Muir. Town Hall Theatre. April 24 Blairsden: Spaghetti Dinner at Mohawk Community Resource Center, furtdraiser for the cen- ter, 5-7 p.m. Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert and non-alcoholic drinks. Tickets, $10, call Shirley at 836-0446. April 27 Greenville: Community Dinner, Greenville Methodist Church social hall, 2824-1560. April 28 Maybe: Elks' Tacos on Tuesday, 832-5785. 5-7 p.m., Calpine Elks Lodge, Highway 70. For information, May 1 Blairsden: Spaghetti dinner includes green salad and dessert, wine for purchase, $5 corkage fee for BYOB, non-alcoholic drinks included in price, 5-7:30 p.m., Mohawk Community Re- source Center, corner Highways 70 and 89.,For tickets or information, 836-0446. **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising or charity events in this calendar, call Delaine Fragnoli at 2834}800 or e-mail dfragnoli@plumasnews.com. We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number. F I I I 1 I I 1 l I 1 l 1 I 1 I 1 I i I I Ill Monday, March 30 Thursday, April 2 SENIOR MENU Juice, chicken cacciatore, Pork roast, steamed peas, I egg noodles, stewed toma-sweet & sour cabbage, I For the nutrition site in your toes, pears/pudding, brown rice, whole grain roll, J area, call: Chester, 394-7636; I Quincy, 283-0643; Greenville, Tuesday, March 31 baked apple 284-6608; Portola, 832-4173; Spinach salad, egg sand- I Blairsden, 836-0446 or 832.4173. wich, navy bean soup, Friday, April 3 Suggested lunch donation price orange slices, ice cream.Pizza, leafy green salad, raw [ broccoli & cauliflower, i is $2.50. One guest may accom. Wednesday, April 1 fruited jello J pany each senior, $6 mandatory Beef pot pie: carrots, pota- | charge, toes, biscuit topping; I coleslaw, mixed fruit cup Co-coordinators Carol Deurloo and Rita Isbell have announced a large variety of media have already been registered for the 37th annual Fourth of July Chester Arts and Craft Show. Photo submitted M. Kate West coordinator Carol Deurloo. Lassen Gift Company, the Chester Editor "As this is a juried show, I Chester-Library Museum, chesternews@plumasnews.comwould highly encourage in- Chester-Lake Almanor terested artisans and crafters Chamber of Commerce and Believe it or not, there are to submit their application B&BBooksellers. only slightly more than 30packets as soon as possible, .... For this event, completed days left for crafters and arti- Deurloo said time was im- applications must be re- sans to submit their applica- portant because application ceived at P.O. Box 467, tions to participate in the packets are extensive. Partici- Chester, CA 96020 by May 1/' 37th annual Chester Art and pants are required to submit said Lions Club member and Craft Show. photographs of their work and treasurer Jack Isbell. Sponsored by the other detailed information. He also said applications Chester Lions Club, the show "This is why we really date stamped May 1 but re- is held each year in the want to make sure everyoneceived after that date would Chester Park on the Fourthunderstands they have just a not be accepted for processing. of July. bit.over a month until the ap- For more information "While the holiday may plication deadline," she about the 37th annual seem to be a ways off in the added. Chester Art and Craft Show, future, the final date for ac- Co:coordinators Deurloo call co-coordinator Carol ceptance of participant ap- and Rita Isbell said applica- Deurloo at 259-5851 or the plicationsis May ti0ns:are s iHhvailal le at chamber at 258-2426. il The Portola Railroad Days Committee has announced this year's theme combines the 100th anniversary of the first train rolling through Portola in 1909 with a tribute to all the community service groups in the area. For at least 100 years, the people of this area have helped each other in times of need and worked to improve our way of life. This year, the Grand Sierra Resort committee wanted to shine event like this could really the spotlight on many of put our community on the these organizations working map as the originator of rail- . to raise money and donating road poetry. time to make Portola and Poems could cover the per- eastern Plumas County a bet- sonal stories, tragedies, terplace, comedies and historical When an event like Rail- anecdotes surrounding the road Days comes along, it romance of railroads. Spo- takes a great deal of money Ren word or songs are ac- and time to organize it. When ceptable. More information groups participate with will soon be at PortolaRail- booths and displays, the re- roadDays.com. turn is many times over what The kick-off event the was originally spent to pro- Thursday night before the duce the event, festival will be a good, old, The committee hopes fashioned town Picnic at the community groups have city park. food, craft or information It will be a free event with booths to:add to the Rail- live music, free hamburgers road Days festivities; that and hot dogs at no charge. they place an entry in the The picnic, like all good pic- parade and that they go out nics, will be a potluck. Every- of their way to help make one attending is asked to the 27th annual Railroad bring a large salad, side dish I)ays a huge success, or dessert. This is a town event; it won't be advertised outside of the area. It's a chance for us, as a community, to share some food and drink, dance, catch up and talk about how good consider participating in. we have it in the mountains. The first is a railroad poet- Look for more details on the ry contest. The success ofWeb site and in this paper. cowboy poetry suggests a The Railroad Days Com- S.pdl 17-18-19 The committee will an- nounce the various entertain- .... - i:' ~ : i. i~ '.- ment and activities in the i IIcming mnths' but wanted I :iii i! i ................................. II theyt announCewant thea feWcommunityeVents thatto Fri-Sat 9-6; Sun 9-3 Open to Pubhc $10 15 g Under FREE wilh parent or guardian 77s82s23so Bigrenoshow.om f slightly different genre ofmittee meets every Friday at ;, performance could be equally 8:15 a.m. at Portola City Hall i successful. Organizers hope, and welcomes community with a lot of participation, an participation. PLUMAS LOG CABINRESTAURANT Serving Dinner Wednesday through Saturday 4:30pro to 8:30 pm 832-5243 64 E. Sierra St.. Portola LUNCH - DINNER Dine'in or Take-out ~'Best burger in town" , Tues.-Sat. ll:30-7pm 250 Bonta Street, Biairsden 836-4646 ~ IMlllilllg ill ~ NEW WINTER MENUS. .~ ~ Bar Menu ~ Small Plates Menu Early Bird Menu (5-6pm) rlzz~y oenFUllMenu(newlwerprices!) "R T ~ "~ p Tues.-Sun.- Bar opens 4:30pm Dinner 5:00pm 250 Bonta Street, Blairsden 836-1300