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lOB Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Events Around Plumas County Johnsville: Docent training for summer volunteers, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Plumas-Eureka State Park Museum. Organized by Plumas-Eureka State Park Association. Returning volunteers need only attend noon - 3 p.m. For informatioh, to RSVP: Tim Hardie, 836-1995. Portola: Community Supper, 6 - 8 p.m., Father Burns Social Hall on corner of Pine Street, Taylor Avenue. Free to the public, donations accepted. To sponsor a supper: Jackie, 832-4441. Fifth Community Sustainability Awards, 7 p.m., Town Hall Theatre. Quincy Earth Days Committee presents awards for environmental, social/cultural, economic sustainability to local nominees. Screening of "Chasing Ice" follows. Admission $7 at the door; students $6. Bring reusable glass for discount on beverages. For film information: chasingice.com. Portola: Western Pacific Railroad Museum opens for season, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., 700 Western Pacific Way. Open to visitors daily t0 a.m. - 5 p.m. For information: 832-4131. Quincy: World Tai Chi and Qigong Day, 9:30 a.m., Plumas Unified School District lawn. Experience benefits of both practices with teachers from around the county in celebration of worldwide observance. Wear comfortable clothes, bring a snack. Rain or shine. For information: 616-0032. Quincy Little League Opening Day. Ceremonies start I0 a.m. with Parade of Teams, second annual Wayne Tweedle Memorial Bat-A-Thon, four baseball games, tri-tip sandwiches. 'All proceeds go to uniforms, equipment for Quincy Little League season. Spring Dance Spectacular, 2 p.m., Town Hall Theatre. Footloose Dance Studios, Plumas Arts present performance with First CovenantDance Co. of Sacramento. Advance tickets $5 adults, $2 students; tickets go up $I at the door. Under 5 free. Tickets available at Carey Candy Co., Plumas Arts, Quincy Natural Foods. Chester-" Words & Music, doors open 6:45 p.m., The Coffee Station. Featuring Leslie Mink, Lance Barker, Barney Harchis. Sign up at the door for open stage. $3. For information: Plumas Arts, 283-3402. Portola: Kindergarten Roundup, 9 - 10:30 a.m., C. Roy Carmichael Elementary School. Health screening, registration for kindergarten. Children must be 5 on or before Oct. 1. Pick up registration packet in advance at school, complete it, bring it with child's immunization record, birth certification. Chester: Fish Fry, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Lake Almanor Elks Lodge at 194.Main St. $8 per person. Quincy: Eighth annual Student Art Exhibit reception, 5 - 7 p.m., Pangaea Cafe and Pub at 461 W. Main St. Feather River College Art Department hosts. Meet artists, view artwork, enjoy appetizers. Some works for sale. Runs through May 17. Genna & Jesse concert, doors open 6:30 p.m., West End Theatre. Alley Cat Care offers refreshments. Tickets $8, available at Alley Cat Cafe, Quincy Thrift, westendtheatre.us. Chester: "Oz," 7 p.m., Chester Elementary School gymnasium. Musical by Chester Junior-Senior High School. General admission $6; students $5. Tickets available in advance at CHS office, at the door. Proceeds support next year's production. Lassen Volcanic National Park: Special ranger-led programs, 1:30 p.m., Sulphur Works hydrothermal area. In celebration of National Park Week. For information: 595-4480. Quincy: Plumas Paddle Palooza, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., swimming hole with rope swing above Oakland Camp. Drop in for paddle sports games, tricks, drills, classes, product demos. Food available for purchase. Hosted by Feather River College Outdoor Recreation Leadership program. Calpine: Taco Tuesday, 5 - 7 p.m., Calpine Elks 'Lodge at 71292 Highway 70. Quincy: Kindergarten Roundup, 9 - 10:30 a.m., Pioneer-Quincy Elementary School. Open to children 5 years old on or before Oct. I. Free health screenings, backpack of school supplies. Parents can pick up registration packet beforehand at school. Bring birth certificate, immunization record. For information: PQES, 283-6520. Feather River Canyon: Fishing season opener, Caribou Crossroads. Featuring barbecue lunch and dinner, concert by Big Mo starting at 3 p.m., big fish contest with prizes, campfire, $5 entry fee must be paid before 7 a.m. For information: 283-1384, CaribouCrossroads.com. Graeagle: !Taco cook-off, 4 - 7 p.m., Indian Peak Vineyards tasting room on iHighway 89 behind the park. Benefits High Sierra Animal Rescue. Live by Stratus 5 - 8 p.m. For information: Trevor, Sue, 836-2466, 510-3857. , Greenville: Kindergarten Roundup, 9- 10:30 a.m., Indian Valley'Elementary School. Children 5 years old by Oct. 1 eligible. Parents can pick up registration packet beforehand at school. Bring birth certificate, immunization record. Free health checks available before 10 a.m. For information: IVES, 284-7195. Quincy: "Local Women Making a Local Difference," Tulsa Scott Pavilion at Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Fifth annual recognition event, awards dinner sponsored by Quincy Soroptimist. Social hour 6 p.m., dinner starts 6:30. Tickets $23. The public is invited. For information, tickets: Joyce Scroggs, 283-0795. p i i i i m l SENIOR. MENU I Monday, April 29 I Orange juice, flank steak, baked potato, steamed zucchini, whole I grain bread, pears i Tuesday, April 30 High sodium day, tuna sandwich, | green pea salad, pumpkin soup, mixed berries, frozen yogurt | Wednesday, May 1 m m m m mm m m mixed fruit cup, whole grain r011, oatmeal cookie Thursday, May 2 Sweet & sour chicken, carrots- peppers-celery, white rice, cubed pineapple & fortune cookie Friday, May 3 Turkey meat loaf, steamed zuc- chini, hubbard squash, whole .Veimgetarian, quiche, swiss chard, wheat roll, sliced oranges mm mm m m m m mm m mm m m m l I l l l l mm m Nutrition sites: Chester, 39@7636; m Quincy, 283-0643; Greenville, 284-6608 (call day I before for reservation); Portola, 832-4173 (call day I before for reservation); Blairsden, 836-0446 I (Wednesdays only). Suggested donation is $2.50. I One guest may accompany each senior, $6 mandatory I charge. Menus may change. 1 m 1 m l 1 il ART S and ENTERTAINMENT Robert Plant to be |eatured at High Sierra The 23rd annual High trademark sense of Sierra Music Festival has community and annual announced a headliner traditions among whose legendary status is festivalgoers and music unprecedented in the 23-year history of the festival.. The voice of Led Zeppelin and a member of the Rock and Roll HAll of Fame, Robert Plant will appear with his latest outfit, Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters. The band will draw from Plant's long career and focus on his years with Led Zeppelin. With a career spanning more than 40 years, Plant is regarded as one of the most important and influential singers and artists in the history of music. His performance will occur on the first night of the festival: Thursday, July 4. The 23rd annual High Sierra Music Festival runs July 4 through July 7 at the Plumas-Sicrra County Fairgrounds in Quincy. Four-day passes must be Purchased for entrance. Other additions to the artist lineup include Papadosio, The M VIachine (Live), Moksha Featuring Skerik & Jennifer Hartswick, Orgone, The Hot 8 Brass Barid, Mike Dillon Band, Nataly Dawn, Silent Frisco, Tumbleweed Warriors, The Melodic, Jelly Bread, Scott Pemberton, laving Folklore, and artists-at-large Skerik and Jennifer ftartswick. To view the full current lineup, visit highsierramusic.com. Daily and late-night schedules will be announced later this spring. For all details on tickets, camping and parking, visit highsierramusic.com, or the ttigh Sierra Music accounts on Facebook, Twitter and lnstagram. The High Sierra Music Festival has been recognized for over two decades for its lovers. Enthusiasts say the picturesque location, wide variety of artists, unique musical settings and affordable prices combine to make High Sierra the "ultimate intimate festival experience." Adult four-day lasses are now available for $187 and will increase in price May 13. Teen passes ($99) are valid for ages 13 - 16; those ticket holders must be accompanied by a ticketed adult guardian. Kids' (ages 5 - 12) four-day passes cost $50; under 5 are free. All multi-day tickets include camping. On-site camping may reach capacity. On-site parking requires purchase of a vehicle pass. For help wRh ticketing, call 510-547-1992 or visit ticketing@highsierramusic: com. Parking is free in an off-site lot, from which shuttle service is provided. On-site vehicle passes are $95; on-site RV passes are sold out; RV Annex passes (off-site RV parking, no hook-ups) are $99; motorcycle passes are $55. Premium "FestivALL" packages include four-day festival passes, access to a VIP lounge near the Grandstand Stage featuring elevated viewing, private toilet facilities, a massage chair (limited hours), beer and wine tastings, snacks, late-night combination wristbands for access to all late-night shows, festival T-shirts, festival posters, drink tickets and early entry into festival. These packages are designed for both individuals and groups of two. FestivALL Pack 2 includes a vehicle pass. Prices range from $675 to $1,400. FestivALL Pack 3 tickets are sold out. TOWN HALL THEATRE Presents As part of Quincy's annual Earth Day Celebration CHASING ICE Plays One Night Only! Wednesday, April 24 ai 7pm. In the spring of 2005, acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for National Geographic, to capture images to help the story of the Earth's changing climate. His hauntingly beautiful videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate. Chasing Ice www.chasingice.com depicts a. photographer trying to deliver evidence and hope to our carbon-powered planet. Community Sustainability Awards presentation precedes the fihn screening. $7 Admission (at the door) $6 Students THE CROODS Fri., April 26 - Mon., April 29 98 Min. Rated PG Family Friendly / Animated Adventure The Croods takes us back to the beginning; to a previously undiscovered era known as the Croodacious, a time when Mother Nature was still experimenting and the flora and fauna we know today hasn't evolved yet. At the heart of this comedically chaotic world is the Crood family, led by Grug (Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage), an over-protective father who, like all dads, is doing all he can to hold his family together as the world around them changes at a dramatic pace. Together with his wife, kids and ornery mother-in-law in tow, Grug guides his family through this spectacular environment, full of amazing creatures, to find a new cave to cal ! home. Along the way, they encounter Guy, an imaginative and resourceful newcomer who takes risks and wholeheartedly embraces the promise of tomorrow. Audiences will relate to the hilarious family antics as Guy helps the Croods navigate their way. into the bright future. To$ N HALL THEATRE Friday - Monday: 7pm shows Sunday: 4pm Matinee Adults .................. '7.00 Students & Seniors ................. *6.00 Children ................ sS.00 283-1141 469 Main St., Quincy, CA Visit us at www.quincytownhall.com