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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, April 7, 2010 15B I Beginning Wednesday, and cultural music, and she May 5 to talk about commu- April 14, Plumas County Li- is planning to come in na- nity forestry and ancient brary will offer a series of tive dress. Mayan ruins in Guatemala, "Lunch & Learn" programs April 21, join Michael accompanied by a slide Wednesdays at noon. Donald for a slide presenta- show of the region. Members of the communi- tion on "Haiti before theEach free program will ty will present a series of Earthquake." Highlightinglast approximately an hour. four programs, each featur- scenes of the region and por- For more information, call ing a location far from traits of many of its chil- Plumas County Library at Plumas County. Attendees dren, Donald will describe 283-6310. are welcome to bring their his impressions of this small lunch and "travel the world island country. without leaving town." April 28, Keith Linford de- The first program April 14 scribes, in words and pic- is "Life in Ukraine," pre- tures, his trip to Nepal in A woman sweeps streets in sented by Nanci Luce. Luce November 2007, to deliverUkraine. Nanci Luce will de- spent three years in Ukraine school supplies to the re- scribe life in Ukraine at the as a member of the Peace mote village of Rapchha, a Plumas County Library's first Corps. She will present 25-miletrekfromKatmandu. Lunch & Learn program April slides, excerpts from DVDs Michael Donald returns 14. Photo by Nanci Luce un Ruth Ellis $1,000 to the winners. Half of Staff writer the winnings will be given to rellis@lassennews.com a charity of their choice. Candidates will not be al- The Lassen County Fair lowed any electronic devices willbe holding anew andex- or money and will be re- citing event during this quired to eat only fair food year's fair week. Incorporat- for the duration of the com- ing the theme "An Amazingpetition. Race in an Outdoor Place," The Amazing Race contes- the fair will be holding its tants will also have to sleep own Amazing Race. at the fair and compete in a The competition will con-variety of Survivor and sist of teams of two and there Amazing Race competitions. will be a cash prize of at least Lassen County Fair Busi- ness Assistant Melissa Bloss- er said the idea was spun off of a Survivor competition held at the Amador County Fair in 2009. On the Lassen County Fair blog, Fair Manager Jim Wol- cott said, "We are really hop- ing that people will come out and watch these people and have a good laugh. It is also a way for us to give back to the local charities; I think that is important." Lassen County Fair board member Tim Bruce is also chairing a committee to screen the contestants, devel- op an agenda for the contes- tants, and to try and collect more sponsorship money. Entry forms are due by 5 p.m. Friday, April 9, at the Lassen County Fair Office. Forms can be found at lassen- countyfair.org or at the Lassen County Fair Office lo- cated at 195 Russell Ave. "Our hope is that this com- petition will be a fun light- hearted event that everyone will come down to the fair and watch," said Wolcott. For more information con- tact the Lassen County Fair Office at 251-8900. This year's theme was also chosen because the fair asked residents to submit an outdoor theme highlighting the beauty of Lassen Coun- ty's great outdoors. Traditionally, the theme is incorporated all over the fair from the livestock barns to the Miss Lassen County pageant. Joyce Hopkins, whose theme was chosen for last year's fair, submitted this year's winning slogan. She said, "Since 'adven- ture' was the suggested idea for submitting a theme for the 2010 Lassen County Fair, lassen Environmental and Applied Partnership Program student Byron Treece designed the logo for this year's Lassen County fair theme, "An Amazing Race in an Outdoor Place." 'An Amazing Race to an Out- door Place' just seemed to fit. ... full of fun and adventure ... and it rhymed too!" Hopkins said she submit- ted about six themes and also included graphics to go with them. Since she retired from the United States Forest Ser- vice and just does occasional family slide shows for her business, Hopkins said she has had lots of time to be cre- ative. "I am so surprised and hap- py to win again," Hopkins said. Lassen Environmental and Applied Partnership Pro- gram student Byron Treece designed this year's fair logo. This year's fair will be held Wednesday through Sunday, July 21-25. Count Lassen County resident Joyce Hopkins submitted the winning theme for this year's fair. Photos submitted TOWN HALL THEATRE Presents Wed., April 7 - Mon., April 12 109 min. Rated PG Fantasy/Action From Walt Disney Pictures and visionary director Tim Burton comes an epic 3D fantasy adventure - Alice in Wonderland, a magical and imaginative twist on one of the most beloved stories of all time. Johnny Depp stars as the Mad Hatter and Mia Wasikowska as 19-year-old Alice, who returns to the whimsical world she first encountered as a young girl, reuniting with her childhood friends: the White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Dormouse, the Caterpillar, the Cheshire Cat, and of course, the Mad Hatter. Alice embarks on a fantastical journey to find her true destiny and end the Red Queen's reign of terror. of WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Fri., April 16 7pm & Sat., April 17 2pm By Roald Dahl performed by dramaworks' Magic Beanstalk Players Tickets on sale at Carey's Candy and Epilog Books Adults: s8 and Children: s5 Shows 7pm nightly 4pm matinee on Sundays TOSH HALL THEATRE Adults .................. ~7.00 Students & Seniors ................. s6.00 Children ................ *5.00 283-1140 469 Main St., Quincy, CA Visit us at www.quincytownhall.com PLUMAS CO UNTY A full color magazine produced by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. in P Court1 This is a publication that people will keep all year Iong.30,O00 copies printed and delivered to approximately 250 outlets throughout Plumas County. Quick reference guides and locator maps for your convenience. Deadlines: April 14, 2010 Publishes: May 17, 2010 Don't be left out! Contact your advertising representative today! 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