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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, May 6, 2015 15B David John and the Comstock Cowboys are set to headline Summerfest 2015 in Clio. Photo submitted Summerfest 2015, the Graeagle Mercantile, The seventh annual concert Outpost and Red House Art fundraiser presented by the in Graeagle; the chamber of Mohawk Valley Stewardship commerce in Blairsden; and Council, will be held Sunday, the Plumas County Museum June 28. in Quincy. For more This year the main information call 836-2334 or entertainment will be go to whitesulphur provided by the Comstock Cowboys. David John and his The outdoor event also group have found a special includes local musician place in the Western music Michael Hogan and his band, genre. Fans come to plus live and .silent auctions. Comstock Cowboys concerts Summerfest is held at the to see the Old West come White Sulphur Springs alive in front of their very Ranch located at 2200 eyes. Highway 89 in Clio. Gates The group appears almost open at 3 p.m. and the every weekend in Virginia entertainment starts at 4 p.m. City, Nevada, to packed Tours of the house will start houses. Its loyal fans follow at 3 p.m. Visitors should them wherever they appear, bring their own lawn chairs Summerfest 2015 at White and leave pets at home. Sulphur Springs Ranch in Because there are a limited Clio is no exception, said number of tickets available, organizers, local residents are Tickets are available now encouraged to get tickets and sales are reported brisk, soon before loyal Comstock Tickets are $45 for adults arid Cowboys fans purchase them are available at Eco Centric, all. PEARL, from page1B materials experts and doctors. ................................................ And while Pearl is a prett ': fundraiser to bring in $10,000 tough act to follow in the -- the amount needed to canine world, Lotts said she sponsor a search dog -- from isn't the only hero to emerge the book's sales, from the local animal shelter. Horetski and Pearl's next Two other HSAR dogs, Jester deployment took them to and Lily, have also gone on to Japan where they searched NDSDF careers. for survivors from that area's NDSDF is scheduled to do a massive earthquake and demonstration and lead a tsunami in 2011. discussion at HSAR's Paws Currently, the U.S. has sent on Parade fundraiser. The task forces from California event is set for 10 a.m. - 3 and Virginia to assist in p.m. May 23 at the park in rescue and recovery efforts in downtown Graeagle. Nepal as citizens struggle in "It will be an amazing the wake of the recent experience," said Lotts. magnitude-7.9 quake. HSAR is a no-kill shelter in The California contingent Portola dedicated to saving includes six the lives of homeless canine-fire fighter search adoptable dogs that can no "teams trained by the NDSDF. longer be held at the county The group boarded a military shelter. The nonprofit aircraft bound for focuses on providing health, Kathmandu on April 26 and quality of life and emotional arrived the next day. The stability for animals in responders are part of a Northern California. 57-person rescue force For more information go to including structural engineers, hazardous or call 832-4727. r I I I I I I I I I I I I I! SENIOR. Wednesday, May 13 Turkey sandwich, barley| 1Vi.EN- soup, green salad, sliced. oranges, bread ! | Monday, May 11 Quiche, spinach aalad, man- Thursday, May 14 | darin oranges, french bread, Flank steak, baked potato,| oatmeal cookie steamed zucchini, green salad,u whole grain roll, pudding Tuesday, May 12 | Meatloaf with brown gravy, mashed potatoes, Brussels | sprouts, apricots, roll Friday, May 15 rice,|. Sweet and sour pork, pineapple, cookie I *Vegetarian Meal; **Healthy Heart Meal 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 I donation $2.50 for 60 yrs & older. One guest may accompany each| senior, $6 mandatory charge. Menus may change. Noon at all sites.- Lm---.--mmmm mmmn Quincy: "Into the Woods" opening night, 7 p.m., Town Hall Theatre. Feather River College production runs through May 10. Tickets $12 general admission, available at Carey Candy Co., Epilog Books, Great ,Northern Hair Co. Wed-lhu Quincy: Annual spring low-cost health screening continues, 6:30 - 8:30 a.m., North Fork Family Medicine Building on Valley View Road behind Plumas District Hospital. No appointments necessary. Do not eat for 12 hours prior to blood draw. Costs $75, payable by cash or check. Quincy: Bike to Work Week continues, 7 - 9 a.m., meet at post office parking lot. Presented by Feather River College outdoor recreation leadership program, Bicycle Barn. Treats, coffee. Quincy: Sentences & Songs, 7 p.m., West End Theatre. Students in Margaret Garcia's creative writing ciass showcase their work. Free, open to the public. Quincy: Book sale, Plumas County Library meeting room. Open to Quincy Friends of Plumas County Library members only Thu 3 - 7 p.m., general public Fri 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. All children's books free. Proceeds support library equipment purchases, services. To help: Diann Jewett, 283-3873. Chester: Taco night, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Lake Almanor Elks Lodge at 164 Main St. $8 per person. Graeagle: Community Blood Drive, 1 - 5:15 p.m., Graeagle Fire Station. Sponsored by Mohawk Community Resource Center. All donors receive free cholesterol screening, entry into contest. To schedule appointment: MCRC, 836-0446; For information, eligibility: United Blood Services, 800-289-4923. Westwood: "Dinner and a Bit of History." Marilyn Quadrio speaks on relationship between Red River Lumber Co., Great Western Power in building of dam at Lake Almanor. Italian dinner served 6 p.m. at Calvary Chapel Westwood, 313 Ash St. After dinner guests tour museum next door. Tickets a~,ailable in advance, at the door; all proceeds go to museum. For information: 256-2233. Chester: Chester Meadow/Olsen Barn Bird Walk, meet at corner of Highway 36 and Melissa Avenue on eastern edge of town near barn. To carpool from Quincy meet 6:15 a.m. at post office. Plumes Audubon/Feather River Land Trust outing led by Ryan Burnett. Bring layers, binoculars if available, walking shoes, pack with lunch, drinks to Quincy: participate in group picnic in meadow. Mother's Day special, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m., Mi Casita Approximate duration: 7:30 - 10:30 a.m. For Mexican Restaurant at 875 E~ Main St. Moms get information: 283-5758; Linda Blum, 50 percent off. For information: 283-4755. Grand opening celebration, 7 a.m. -, 5 p.m., Intermountain Hardware and Supply. Prizes, free barbecue starting 11 a.m., discounts, new inventory. Basic firearms pistol class, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., meet at Greenville shooting range. Presented by Chester Tactical Sports. Class size limited. To reserve space: 258-1911. Mental Health First Aid training, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Memorial Hall. Free training sponsored by Plumas County Mental Health Department provides guidance for dealing with someone in a mental health, emotional crisis. Includes lunch. Open to everyone; limited to 30 students. To register: Melissa Nickerson,, 283-6307. Annual Bill Kemp Memorial Cribbage Tournament, Mt. Lassen Club in Chester. Sign up for doubles tournament at club no later than Thursday, May 7. For information: Suzie Henise, 596-4143. Feather River Canyon: Geology of the Northern Sierra. Sierra Institute for Community and Environment tour led by Bridget Tracy, of Feather River College. Includes handouts, tour host, transportation, morning refreshments, snacks, beverages, lunch. $50 per person. For information, reservations: Camille Swezy, 284-1022, Greenville: Opening day, 10 a.m., Greenville Cy Hall Memorial Museum at 132 Main St. at Mill. New exhibit highlights local Maidu families. For information:, 284-0927. Johnsville: Blind Pizza Tasting Throw-Down, 2 p.m. - sunset, Historic Johnsville Ski Hill. Fundraiser includes pizza and beer tasting, games, music. Admission $5; tasting $15. Proceeds support ski hill renovations. For information: Susan DeLano, Quincy: Seventh annual Trojan 5K Run/Walk, registration 9 a.m,, meet at Quincy High School gym parking lot. QHS track team leads run along bike path to Feather River College campus. Adults $25, students $15, families $80. Proceeds benefit team. For information, to sign up: 283-1656. Bake sale, 11 a.m. - 3 p:m., Safeway parking lot. Sale, prize giveaway benefit Friends of Plumas County Animals. Mourning Dove Banding Project training, noon - 4 p.m., Feather River College Science Room 104. Free; volunteers get hands-on experience with wildlife. Project runs3uly 1 - Aug. 20. Families welcome. For information: Jess|ca Spalding, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, 916-445-3565. Open house, 1 - 3 p.m., Dellinger's Pond. Learn about history, plans for area; input welcome. Refreshments provided. Carpool, bike, walk if possible. No dogs. In inclement weather meeting moves to Science 101 at Feather River College. For information: Coty Pettit, 249-9498,; Darla DeRuiter, 283-0202, ext. 262, Taylorsvillei Cinco de Mayo party, 6 p.m. - midnight, Grange Hall. Live music by Northern Traditionz, Mexican food. Dinner 6 - 8, dancing 8 - midnight. Proceeds benefit Greenville High School Booster Club. Westwood: Westwood Museum opens for season, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 311 Ash St. Featuring Mother's Day Bake Sale. For information: 256-2233. Bucks Lake: Mother's Day special, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Bucks Lake Lodge at 16525 Bucks Lake Road. Brunch includes free cupcake, drink for morn. For reservations (required): 283-2262. Chester: Mother's Day special, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m., Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant at 686 Main St. Morns get 50 percent off. For information: 258-1879. Wed MM 13 Lake Almanor: Special Seneca Hospital District Auxiliary meeting, 9 a.m., Lake Almanor Clinic conference room. Featuring appreciation breakfast hosted by SHD in honor of Volunteer Appreciation Month, presentation of equipment purchased by Auxiliary. Guests welcome. Quincy: Plumas Rapids Swim Team registration night, 5 -6:30 p.m., Plumas County Library multipurpose room. For information: Shannon Little, 927-7990. Westwood: Dart tournament fundraiser, 6 p.m., Ir0n Horse Saloon at 320 Ash St. Proceeds support Westwood honor student entry in California State Science Fair. For information: Candi, 256-2621. Blairsden: Speakers Bureau, 5:30 p.m., Mohawk Community Resource Center at highways 89 and 70. Dr. Tyrus W. Cobb shares experiences working with President Ronald Reagan. Free; no RSVP necessary. Light refreshments included. For information: 836-0446. Portola: Rabies clinic, 4- 6 p.m., City Park on South Gulling Street. City of Portola offers rabies shots ($6), licenses for residents' dogs. Dogs must be on leashes; keep aggressive dogs in vehicle until ready to vaccinate. For information: City Hall, 832-6833. Quincy: Quincy Star Follies, 6 and 8:30 p.m., Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Community tip-sync show benefits Feather River College Foundation. Tickets $15 adults, $10 kids under 13. Tickets available at Carey Candy Co., Bank of America, at the door. For information: Lisa Kelly, 283-9900. ffi.sun Belden: Emissions Music Festival, Belden Town. For information: Clio: Symposium, first speaker 9 a.m., Whitehawk Community Center. Esperanza Foundation, The Common Good Community Foundation present speakers on Islamic State, contemporary art, race amity. Free. For information: Bill Davis, 383-5660; Colleen McKeown, 836-0136. Greenville: History Night at the Museum, 7 p.m., Cy Hall Memorial Museum at 132 Main St. at Mill. Featuring presentation on 1940s. For information:, 284-0927. Meadow Valley: Spanish Ranch Bird Walk, meet 7 a.m. at 6669 Bucks Lake Road (coming from Quincy house is on right two houses past Pineleaf intersection). Plumas Audubon outing led by Darrel Jury, Darla DeRuiter ends before noon. Quincy: Children's Fair, gates open 10 a.m., Plumas=Sierra County Fairgrounds. Activities, arts and crafts, face painting, vehicles on display, petting zoo, family photographs, more. Admission free; food available for purchase. Don't sit back and let others do the talking for you. Express yourself in our LETTERS TO THE EDITOR email: