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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, April 15, 2015 13B ureas social la Plumas Arts will hold the second of three Plumas Artisan Made workshops Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This workshop will focus on social media and marketing for artists. Kristin York of the Sierra Business Council will present the information. The workshop intends to help artists design an effective social media strategy and prioritize where to spend their time. Participants will learn about the multitude of social media channels available, how to create a strategy that is appropriate for their businesses and how to maximize exposure to target customer bases. The workshop will start with baseline assessment and goals, then review the pros and cons of various platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Google Plus, Pinterest, Instagram, Yelp and other specialty sites. This workshop is designed to give the tools to implement social media strategy. Phmas Arts invites those interested to bring their computers and join the fun. The workshop is free to Phmas Arts Artist Members ($40 a year) or $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required and limited to 20 people: The workshop will be at the Quincy Collective, 91 Church St on the corner of Church and Lawrence streets in Quincy. Contact Kara Rockett-Arsenault at (530) 616-8866 or info@phmas to reserve a space. The workshop will be interactive, so bring a laptop, tablet, or smart phone to join in. Wesley, left, and Cougan Stark are no strangers to the stage. Photos submitted Jacek, left, Jamison, middle, and Kiena Rose are the Bombastic Strings. The Van Pelt siblings are from Quincy. musicians Not just one, but two groups of young musicians will be featured at Portola Words & Music on Friday, April 17, at 7 p.m. The two groups, Bombastic Strings and The Stark Bros are no strangers to the stage, and bring great talent and musicianship to their performances. Held at the Williams House on Highway 70, right across the highway from Sierra Energy, a "bring your own" beverages and snacks policy will be observed for the evening. Bombastic Strings is composed of the three young Van Pelt siblings from Quincy. Jacek, age 13, plays cello; Kiena Rose, 10, plays violin and viola; and Jamison, 7, plays violin. Johny McDonald from Face the Music Studio will accompany them on guitar and mandolin. The Stark Bros also known as Wesley and Cougan Stark, are natives of Phmas County. They've both been playing and singing music since they were very young. Wesley started playing guitar at age 9 when he began receiving lessons from Andrew Ohren and had his first taste of performing at the Feather Arts Center in downtown Portola. Cougan made his debut at the Center also at 6 years old when his family was the headliner. He did not like playing percussion so began to learn guitar and mandolin soon after. Now they play and sing on their own and have performed at Words & Music several times over the years. They do Covers but also have some original work. Doors open at 7 p.m, Admission is $3 at the door. Music begins at 7:15 p.m. Open stage follows the featured set. Any aspiring poets, musicians, storytellers, actors or performers are encouraged to sign up at the door for a five- to seven-minute time slot. All music performances must be acoustic only. Original work is encouraged, but not required. Words & Music is a program of Plumas Arts, featuring acoustic performances of music and the spoken word. Portola Words & Music is produced in partnership with the city of Portola. For more information about this or any of the many programs sponsored by Phmas Arts, please call 283-3402, visit online or stop by the Phmas Arts Gallery located at 525 Main St. in Quincy. Office hours are Wednesday, through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. mm m m m m m SENIOR. MENU Monday, April 20 m Tuna melt, green pea m salad, orange slices m Tuesday, April 21 Pork roast, sweet potato, m peas/cauliflower, applesauce, whole grain m roll mmm m mmm mm mm mm mmm mmm Wednesday, April 22 Spaghetti, broccolil green m salad, grapes, french bread Thursday, April 23 Chef salad, navy bean soup, mixed fruit, dinner roll Friday, April 24 Beef stir fry, brown rice, fruit cocktail m *Vegetarian Meal; **Healthy Heart Meal I 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. Noon at all sites.- ILl m m m m m m m m m m m m m~ To send a legal: typesetUng@plumasnews,com To send an advertisement: lhu Aprit 16 Quincy: "Local Women Making a Local Oifference"; social hour 6 p.m dinner 6:30; Tulsa Scott Pavilion at Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Seventh annual recognition dinner hosted by Soroptimist International of Quincy. Tickets $25, public invited. For information, reservations: Joyce Scroggs, 283-0795. Beckwourth: Fire Line Safety Awareness for Hired Vendors, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m Beckwourth Fire Department. Eight-hour FSTEP course required for all vendors for hire by state of California, U.S. Forest Service. Class repeats April 18, May 16 (if needed). Tuition $75 per person, class size limited. To RSVP: 8eckwourth Fire Department, 832-1008. Quincy: Live music, Main Street Sports Bar ad Lounge at 395 Main St. Funky reggae jam nusic by ZuhG. For information: 283-9788. Genesee: Native plant walk, 10 a.m Heart K',anch. Feather River Land Trust hosts outio led by California Native Plant Society meier David Popp. For information: Vanessa, 283758. Graeagle: Annual Horses Unlimited barbecue, - 6 p.m Indian Peak Vineyards. Fundraiser spports therapeutic riding programs, includ6 speaker, giveaways. Tickets $10. For informaion: Kimberly Walker, 927-8361,; Greenville: Hunter safety course begins, 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Meets at Masonic Lodge, finishes at firing range. Class continues April 25 9 a.m. - 2 p.m April 26 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Free; bring sack lunch. Kids under 18 need parent/guardian permission. Class size limited. For reservations: Joe Castillo, 284-6145; Frank Williams, 284-6179. Quincy: Plumas Rural Services workshop, 9 am. - 4 p.m Plumas-Sierra County Fairgro[nds. Workshop for early childhood educaors, family child care providers, parents includc~ continental breakfast, lunch, giveawy, presentation by Barbara Kaiser, co-aJthor of "Challenging Behavior in Young Chidren." $10 nonrefundable registration fee. For information: Debbie, 283-4453, ext. *824. Swing Into Spring: A Night for the Children, 6 - I0 p.m Quincy Elks Lodge. Fundraiser for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) includes dancing, dessert, silent auction, no-host wine bar, live music, DJ. Tickets $I0, available at Epilog Books, Carey Candy Co. Susanville: Sage Grouse lek viewing, meet 5 a.m. at McDonald's parking lot. Gale Dupree leads Plumas Audubon outing to Skedaddle Mountain or Spanish Springs arriving before sunrise. Taylorsvilh: Shuffleboard tournament, 6 p.m Taylorsville Tavern. Fundraiser for Taylorsville Pool includes spaghetti dinner. Tournament finale April 25. For information: Doti McDowell, 284-7532. Sat-Sun April 18-19 Portola: Annual Cabin Fever Quilt Show; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sun; Father Burns Social Hall at 100 Pine St. Sun April 19 Quincy: Field trip fundraiser, 7 a.m. - 2 p.m Courthouse Caf& Students act as hosts, share experiences. Proceeds support Sixth-grade Plumas to Pacific watershed education trip. For information: Kristy, 283-2208. Quincy: American Valley 4-H tacos to go fundraiser, 4:30 - 7 p.m La Sierra Lanes. Proceeds support pig project. For information: 283-1633. Quincy: Bike to Beaver Tour. Meet at Feather River College, Bike Barn 4 p.m. for silkscreen demonstration, free shirt. Rent or bring bike for ride to Leonhardt Learning Landscapes for beaver presentation. Families, kids welcome. For information: Feather River Land Trust, 283-5758. California native plant gathering, 6 p.m Plumas County Library at 445 Jackson St. Meeting held to connect, learn with others interested in seeing, growing, propagating, sharingknowledge on natives. Main topics: field trips, plant ID. Bring knowledge, ideas to share. For information: David Popp, 283-1350. Cultural Fair, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m Feather River College. Students show off their cultures and countries of origin with informational booths set up on the campus' lower green. Booths include music, dances, games and food. For information: Jan Prichard, 283-0202, ext. *322. Quincy: Trash pickup contest, Feather River College. Celebrates Earth Day with prizes for most trash, biggest piece, most unusual piecel Quincy: Earth Week activities, Town Hall Theatre. Information fair outside, inside theatre 5 p.m.; Community Sustainability Awards announced 7 p.m.; followed by screening of "OR-7: The Journey." Presale tickets, $10, available at Plumas Arts, Epilog Books, Quincy Natural Foods, Carey Candy Co. Tickets $15 at the door. For information: Dr. Darla DeRuiter, 283-0202, ext. 262, dderuit'er@frc.edU. Graeagle: Plumas County Republicans meeting, 11 a.m luncheon at noon, Graeagle Meadows Clubhouse. Susan Tully, National Field Director for the Federation for American Immigration Reform, will be the featured speaker, address the issue of human trafficking of undocumented children who were brought into the United States last summer. Tully has appeared on Fox News with Bret Hume, CNN with Lou Dobbs, Geraldo Rivera, Dan Rather, and 100's of talk radio interviews. Luncheon reservations ($20) are requested by Monday, April 20. Call Liz Holston at 836-4428 or Marlene Nelson at 836-1547. Sierra Valley: Plumas Audubon outing at Roberti Ranch, meet 8:45 a.m. at parking area across from A23/Highway 70 junction. Led by David Arsenault. Bring food, water. For informatio,~: Arsenault, 592-0672. Quincy: "Aladdin Jr."; 7 p.m. Fri, 2 and 4:30 p.m. Sat; West End Theatre. Magic Beanstalk Players present spring musical. Tickets $10 adults, $5 students; on sale at Carey Candy Co Epilog Books, i ' ~ t ' t