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I~D vveclnesoay, April 2, 2014 DU.~UUl, nt::LUlU, rlul.Jl~'~',lV~, n~'lJuIt~l ! Plumas Arts cordially programs to the schools and invites everyone to come and events and performances to enjoy the eighth annual localaudiences; maintains a Taste of Plumas on April 12 cultural events calendar; at the Plumas-Sierra County works collaboratively with Fairgrounds. Doors open at county organizations, 5:30 p.m. businesses and groups; Attendees can "spend a presents Words & Music; and lovely spring evening keeps the Town Hall Theatre' surrounded by artfully open. Plumas Arts recently crafted culinary delights and re-created the historic libations, among an amiable Capitol Saloon into a gathering of friends and cultural center and gallery neighbors coming together that features the work of to support an important more than 75 artists. community organization," The presale price for the according to Plumas Arts tasting is $35, which includes Director Roxanne Valladao. a souvenir wine glass. Taste of Plumas also Plumas Arts members pay a presents a silent auction of digcounted $30 admission. creative and unique items If tickets are not sold out, and services to add to the the price goes up to $40 for festive nature of the evening, all tickets April 4. Tickets This event is a very are available at Quincy important fundraiser for Natural Foods and the Ptumas Arts, the Capitol Arts Gallery at 525 organization that brings art Main St. in Quincy. To Greenville: Costume workshops; 2 - 4 p.m., 5 - 7 p.m.; Wed Greenville Methodist Church. Attendees plan, work on costumes for upcoming Gift of Music Program April 2 events. Workshops follow on next two Wednesdays. Free; donations accepted. No experience, equipment, supplies needed; sewing equipment welcome. For information: Kathleen Copson, 518-5661, kathleencops0n@gmaiI.com. Chester: Dyslexia presentation, 6:30 p.m., Chester library. Debbie Lundquist, local dyslexia specialist, certified tutor for Barton Reading and Spelling System, covers what dyslexia is, what it isn't, latest brain research, what parents and teachers can do to help. Open to everyone. Quincy: "Fish and Dust: Legacy Impacts from the Gold Rush"; 7 p.m.; Mineral Building at Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds, 204 Fairgrounds Road. Information meeting presented by The Sierra Fund and Plumas County includes advice on avoiding heavy metals, regulating fish consumption. Includes light refreshments. For information: Amber Taxiera, community outreach coordinator, 265-8454, ext. 216, amber.taxiera@sierrafund.org. fri April 4 Portola: Second annual Father/Daughter Dance, 6 - 8 p.m., Portola Station Baptist Church at 171 S. Gulling. Dinner, dessert, music, dancing with disco theme. Free admission. For information: 832-4334. Quincy: Heidi Hall comes to Quincy, 3 - 6 p.m., library conference room at 445 Jackson St. Participants meet Democratic congressional candidate for District 1. Artist's Opening Reception, 5 - 7 p.m., Plumas Arts Gallery at 525 Main St. For information: 283-3402. Grand Reopening, 5 - 7 p.m., Main Street ArtistS' gallery. Featuring a group show. The Railflowers concert, 7:30 p.m., West End Theatre. Women singei/songwriters present contemporary folk revival sound. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Tickets on sale at Alley Cat Caf~, Epilog Books, westendtheatre.us. Sat April S Greenville: Inaugural Pheasants Forever fundraising banquet; doors open 5 p.m'., dinner and auction 6:30; Greenville Town Halt at 152 Green Meadows Lane. Proceeds support new Indian Valley Pheasants Forever Chapter 0920. Open to everyone; seating limited. $80 percouple, $50 per person, $15 per youth 0 -- 16. Tickets include chapter membership. For information: Beverly Hardesty, 394-7276; Karen VanZandt, 284-1536; Kelly Wilkinson, 394-7151. Portola: Western Pacific Railroad Museum opens for the season, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Train rides begin last Saturday in May. Quincy: Masonic Pancake Breakfast, 7 - 10:30 a.m., Masonic Hal! at 70 Harbison St. across from library. Menu: scrambled eggs, sausage, orange juice, coffee, hot chocolate, all-you-can-eat pancakes. Donations at the door: $6 adults, $3 children under 12, $5 students with ID. Proceeds support scholarship fund, other fraternal purposes. April G Quincy: "Local Women Making a Local Difference"; social hour 6 p.m., dinner 6:30; Tulsa Scott Pavilion at Ptumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Sixth annual recognition dinner hosted by Quincy Soroptimist. Tickets $25, public invited. For information, reservations: Joyce Scroggs, 283-0795. Vinton: Annual Indian Taco Dinner, 5:30 p.m., Sierra Valley Grange Hall. Sierra Valley Fire Department Auxiliary raises funds for volunteer fire department. Includes drawings, silent auction. Tickets $10 adults, $5 children; available at the door. Chester: Kindergarten Roundup, 9 - 10:30 a.m., Chester Elementary School. Physical exams, kindergarten registration, free health exams (up to $226 value), activities, resources, free school supplies. Bring Taste of Plumas provides an array of locally available wines at the annual culinary event at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. The 2014 event is setfor Saturday, April 12. Photos by Lisa Kelly purchase online, visit plumasarts.org; to charge by phone, call Plumas Arts at 283-3402. child's birth certificate, vaccination records. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 to enroll. For information: Nancy Melsley, 283-6500, ext. 741. Quincy: Free resume workshop, 10 a.m. - noon, Business and Car&er Network office in Courthouse Annex at 270 County Hospital Road. Presented by Alliance for Workforce Development. Screening of "Sweet Dreams," 7 p.m., West End Theatre. Award-winning film hosted by Feather River College's Enactus discusses genocide, women's drumming, ice cream in Rwanda. Free; proceeds of silent auction following film support Enactus water project in Rwandan village. Thur April 10 Chester: Almanor Community Supper, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Chester Memorial Hall. Twice-monthly event hosted by different club, organization November through April. Free; donations appreciated. For information, to ~/olunteer: Lisa and Craig Phillips, 714-801-2543. Greenville: Kindergarten Roundup, 9- 10:30 a.m., Indian Valley Elementary School. Physical exams, kindergarten registration, free health exams (up to $226 value), activities, resources, free school supplies. Bring child's birth certificate, vaccination records. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept.. 1 to enroll. For information: Nancy Melsley, 283-6500, ext. 741. Quincy: Presentation on U.S. bee declines, 9:45 - 10:30 a.m., library conference room at 445 Jackson St. Featured by Green Thumbs, Quincy gardening group that maintains gardens around library. Public welcome. Forest Management with Traditional Ecological Knowledge, 7 p.m., Quincy library. Presentation by Danny Manning, assistant fire chief of Greenville Rancheria, on how Maidu people traditionally used fire to manage forests. Words & Music, 7 p.m., Patti's Thunder Caf~. Featuring Kelly Ann Miller. Sign up at the door for open mic. Admission $3. Sponsored by Plumas Arts. For information: 283-3402. fri ' Graeagle: Meet and greet Jim Judd, 5 - 7 p.m., Graeagle Restaurant downtown. Participants meet county supervisor candidate. April 11 Portola: Words & Music, 7 p.m., Williams House. Monthly series of acoustic music, spoken word. Sign up at the door for open mic. Admission $3. Sponsored by Plumas Arts. For information: 283-3402. Quincy: All-you-can-eat Biscuits & 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 to win). Supports local hospice. For information: Dave, Helen Reynolds, 283-49.50. present Eighth annual Taste of Plumas, 5:30 p.m., Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Sample fare from culinary establishments countywide; meet chefs, owners, staff. Silent auction. Tickets $35 nonmembers, $30 Plumas Arts members (presale only); include souvenir wine glass. All tickets $40 after April 4. For information: 283-3402, plumasarts.org. Thur April 11 Chester: Almanor Community Supper, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Chester Memorial Hall. Twice-monthly event hosted by different club, organization November through April. Free; donations appreciated. For information, to volunteer: Lisa and Craig Phillips, 714-801-2543. Quincy: California's Water Issues, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., library conference room at 445 Jackson St. Free presentation by Michael Jackson offers information on California's current water crisis, how it affects county, state. Young's Market in Taylorsville makes an artfully stunning presentation of tasty delights at the 2013 Taste of Plumas. String Wizard musicians receive a "suioerior" rating at a recent music festival. Back row, from left: Krystina Oravetz, Analise Soares and Bliss Soares. Second row, from left: Jacek Van Pelt and Cassie Belsher-Howe. Front row, from left: Abra Bishop, Aislinn Soares and director Johnene McDonald. Photo submitted String Wizards receive 'superior' rating at festival The String Wizards selection was "Danny Boy" received a "superior" rating and they ended their at the CMEANS Music program with a modern tune Festival in Greenville last called "Dorian Variations:" Thursday, March 20. The String Wizards is a The seven-piece string small ensemble of string ensemble was the first players that work under the performance of the day at direction of Face the Music r 8:30 a.m. Studio and Johnene "The young musicians" McDonald. played their very best and The festival was organized the judges really enjoyed by Greenville High School's their performance," said music teacher, Jim Norman. leader Johnene McDonald. The CMEANS Festival is They played a Celtic medley, always a positive experience which included "Ice on the for young musicians to Water" and "Lannigan's perform and be adjudicated Bail," for their first by professional music selection. Their second teachers. p I I I I I I I I l l i i SENIOR Wednesday, April 9 Roast beef, winter squash, /I.ENU Brussels sprouts, whole-wheat I Monday, April 7 roll, ice cream. [ Orange juice, beef stroganoff," noodles, broccoli, whole-grain fl bread, applesauce. I Tuesday, April 8 I Healthy heart: baked fish, bulghur pilaf, julienne ml Thursday" April O Chicken & dumplings, peas and carrots, cole slaw, fruit cocktail. Friday, April 11 Juice, sloppy joes, oven fries, I carrots, tossed green salad, leafy green salad, red/green Lrangesectins ............................................. gr I [Nutrition sites: Chester, 394-7636; Quincy, 283-0643; Greenville, 284-6608 (day before for reservation); Portola, 832- I 4173; Blairsden open Wed. only, call 832-4173 Tuesday for 1 reservations. Suggested donation $2.50 for 60 yrs & older. I One guest may accompany each senior, $6 mandatorYl charge. Menus may change. Hours: Noon at all sites. ILl i i i i I i llll I I I I I 4