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1415 Wednesday, May 19, 2010 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Events Around Plumas County May 18 - 19 Quincy: "Science for Creation" presented by Dr. Mace Baker; 7 p.m.; Tulsa Scott Building, fairgrounds. tion, Rev. Rick Rodgers, 283-4463. For informa- May 19 - 31 Graeagle: Shop Hop, visit the shops, have your "passport" stamped to qualify to win drawing prizes that include certificates from Graeagle merchants, restaurants, golf courses and lodges. Visit the craft fair May 30 at the Fireball for a bonus stamp and to qualify for a special prize from the artists' guild. For information, 836-2414. May 19 Lake Almanor: Ladies Spring Tea at Lake Almanor Community Church, Road A-13,12:30 - 2:30 p.m. For informa- tion, 596-3683. Quincy: Lunch & Learn, "Restoring Natures Reservoirs" presented by Gia Martynn, FRCRM; noon, library community room. For information, 283-6310. Delleker: Meet Audrey Ellis, executive director for Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Feather River Rental, 55 Delleker Dr. R.S.V.P. to chamber, 836-6811. May 20 Chester: Words & Music, 7 p.m., The Coffee Station. Featured artists: Joe Tomaselli & Friends. Sign up for open mike at the door. Admission, $3. For information, 283-3402. Chester: Chamber's 5Os Mixer, 5:30 p.m., Main Street Coffee Bar, 240 Main St. For information, 258-2426. Quincy: Annual benefit luncheon for Quincy Community Supper; order pick-up 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. for orders prior to May 13. Lunch, catered by Caron Chance, Back Door Catering, includes turkey and cheese on croissant, chilled fresh fruit sal- ad, freshly baked chocolate chunk cookie and bottled water; donation $8. To reserve, call 283-1740, Tuesday ~ Friday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. or e-mail with name, telephone number, number of lunches and pick-up time. Portola: CRC Summer Fun Expo, 2:45 - 6 p.m.; food, entertainment and summer fun inspiration. May 21 - 22 Quincy: Owl Prowl and workshop; slide show Friday, 6:30 - 9 p.m., FRC, Science cation of 12 owls. Saturday owl prowl 6 p.m. to midnight (meet at Quincy library). 107, on natural history and identifi- May 21 Portola: Words & Music, 7 p.m., Feather River Community Arts Center. Featured artists: The Coyotes. Sign up for open mike at the door. Admission, S3. For information, 283-3402. May 22 Indian Valley: "The Sierra on Fire: Moonlight Fire Tour;" for information, reservations, 284-1022. Quincy: "Next Generation" student art exhibit, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Main Street Artists' one-day exhibit of Quincy stu- dents' artwork displayed on merchant windows throughout town. Live music, food vendors, artwork for sale, $20 each; proceeds benefit local arts programs. For information, Greenhorn: FRC rodeo banquet, reumon, auction and concert featuring country music artists lan Tyson and Clear Blue 22. Welcome reception 1 p.m., barbecue dinner and silent auction, 2:30 p.m.; live auction, 4:30 p.m.; concert, 5 p.m. Tickets limited, $75 dinner and concert; $40 concert only. For information and tickets, Jesse Segura, 283-0202, ext. 306. Quincy: Food and fellowship with Jedidiah Lusk; seatings at 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., Pangaea's CafE, 461 Main St., $20 per person. Following dinner, move to Quincy Vets Hall for live music, dessert and a silent auction. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., music at 7 p.m. Dinner tickets, $20, on sale at Pangaea's, Epilog and Quincy Natural Foods beginning April 20. Vets Hall event is free. For information 283-0576. Graeagle: Junior Fishing Derby, 7 a.m., Millpond. Children under 16 are free, 16 and over need fishing license. For information, Tim, 836-2828. May 23 Quincy: Nest box building workshop; slide show Friday, 10 a.m., "Big Red Barn," 574 Quincy Junction Rd. Graeagle: Feather River Dixieland Jazz Society concert, 1 - 5 p.m., picnic grounds on Apache Trail. Featured bands: Midnight Rose and Black Tuesday jazz bands. For information, 836-1373 or 836-4523. May 24 Quincy: Ayurveda with Althea Stephenson, 5:30 -7 p.m. Member-owners, $5; non-members, $8. Sign up at QNF. May 25 Quincy: New England Ranch Tour with Lane Labbe, 5:30 p.m., corner Qu;ncy Junction and Chandler how to improve wildlife habitat in your yard. Roads; learn Quincy: Edible and Medicinal Plants Walk, led by Jeanene Hafen, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., meet at FRC parking lot opposite from fish hatchery. Wear shoes and clothing appropriate for short walk; bring lunch. For information or RSVP, Terri at 283-0428 or Greenhorn Ranch: Candidates Night, 5:30 p.m. Meet the candidates, mix and mingle. For information, Trish. 283-0930. May 26 Quincy: Community Supper, hosted by Quincy Natural Foods, Methodist Church, 6 p.m. Huynh, 283-2458. For information, Jamie Quincy: Lunch & Learn, "Learning Landscapes" presented by Karen Kleven, Feather River Land Trust; noon, library community room. For information, 283-6310. May 28 Quincy: "The Great American Melodrama" benefit performance for Jedidiah Lusk family, presented by Plumas Chris-'1 tian School, 7 p.m., Springs of Hope Christian Fellowship, 59 Bell Lane. Donations accepted at the door. Bring finger I food desserts to share at intermission. For information. 283-0415 or 927-7626. May 29 - 30 Chester: Lake AImanor Memorial Day Craft Fair, Chester Park; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; For information, 258-2516. Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. May 29 Indian Valley: Century bike rides; for information, 284-6633. Sierra Valley: Maddalena Ranch Wildlife Viewing Platform dedication, includes canoeing, birding, botany walks and barbecue; events begin 8 a.m. at the ranch, 1.5 miles south of Highway 70 on A24. Chester: Momboosa Wine Walk, 3 - 7 p.m., Main St.; featuring California and Washington wines, first of five walks. Chester: Author book signing, 3:30 - 6 p.m., Juliene Allman will sign copies of her book "Suddenly" at B&B Book- sellers during the Momboosa wine walk. Plumas Pines: Fire Department Auxiliary pancake breakfast, 8 - 11 a.m., at the Firehall on Ludy Lane, includes eggs sausage, fizzes and bloody Marys, cash prize drawing. Adults, $8; children $3. For information and tickets, Muriel Aman, 836-2864. May 30 Graeagle: Mohawk Valley Artists' Guild spring Arts & Crafts Fair, 10 a.m. tion, 836-1399 - 4 p.m., Graeagle Firehall. For informa- SierraValley: Red Clover Creek Restoration, discussion and tour of watershed restoration efforts led by Jim Wilcox of Plumas Corp., meet 9 a.m., Beckwourth Tavern parking lot. Bring hip waders if available. For information, Darrel Jury, 283-0202, ext. 262 or Lake Almanor: Peninsuia Firemen's pancake breakfast, 7 a.m to noon, Fire Station #2, 801 Golf Club Rd.; adults, $7; children under 11, $3. Also at that location, the Fire Sirens' annual rummage sale, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. May 31 Butterfly Valley: Botany excursion led by Jim Battagin; meet 9:30 a.m., Mt. Hough Ranger District Forest Service office. Quincy: Veterans Memorial Ceremony, 10 a.m., Veterans Memorial, Dame Shirley Park. **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, e'mail mhill@plumasnews'cm or call Mona Hill at 283-0800. For sporting events, including charity golf tournaments, call Shannon Morrow at 283-0800 or e-mail We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number. Ir 1 1 1 1 1 1 ll m i m 1--- 1--- l-- m ,1 SENIOR MENU May 24 potatoes, mixed vegetables, Orange juice, herb roastedwhole grain roll, applesauce. | For the nutrition site in your chicken, green beans/fettuci- ni, carrot/raisin salad, dinner May 27 area call: Chester, 394-7636; roll, peaches/ice cream. Ethnic meal. Beef/broccoli | E Quincy, 283-0643; stir fr~, brown rice, sweet pota- | Greenville, 284-6608; May 25 I Portola, 832-4173; Ethnic ~ meal~high sodium to wedges, dinner roll, citrus Blairsden, 836-0446, 832-4173. menu. Enchilada casserole, let- cup. I Suggested lunch donation tuce, tomatoes, Mexican suc- May 28 price is $2.50. One guest may cotash, corn bread, pineapple. Tomato soup, club sandwich, [ accompany each senior, May 26 lettuce/sliced tomatoes, pota- I $6 mandatory charge. Juice, pork chops, mashed to salad, fresh fruit, cookie. i" li~ l l l l l i ill l l i 1 1 ii l l l l l 1i USIC res ri The Coyotes (from left): Ken Cawley, Sherry Kumler and Steve Turner. They will bring their cow- boy and Western music to Portola for Words & Music Friday, May 21. Photo courtesy Plumas Arts Coyotes howl at Words & boy and Western music thetured set. Any aspiring po- Music in Portola way it was played in the ear- ets, musicians, storyteller's, Plumas Arts hosts the next ly 20th century by the silver actors or performers are en- Portola Words & Music Fri- screen cowboys, The Sons of couraged to sign up at the day, May 21, at "The Feath- the Pioneers, Patsy Montana, door for a five to seven er" Community Arts CenterGene Autry and Roy Rogers. minute time slot. All music in the oldMasonic Hallat 216 The group also said they performances must be Commercial St. in Portola. should not be confused with acoustic only. Original work Doors open at 7 p.m. No host what is commonly referredis encouraged, but not re- beverages are available. Ad- to as "country music." The quired. mission is $3 at the door. Mu- music that they play is theWords & Music has been sic begins at 7:15. roots of modern country, but brought to audiences county- Feature musicians for theretains the acoustic, melodic wide since 1989 by Plumas evening are The Coyotes: and rhythmic qualities ofArts. FOr more information Steve Turner, guitar, accor- traditional western music, contact Plumas Arts at 283- dion, vocals; Sherry Kumler, Their music is lively with 3402 or check the web at upright bass, vocals; Ken Caw- good melodies and har- ley, Dobro, mandolin, guitar, monies, plenty of hot licks Contact "The Feather" The group is dedicated toand, yes, they yodel. Community Arts Center reviving and preserving cow- Open mic follows the fea-832-4518. ~r The fruit of the western chokecherry is a commonly known edible native plant, but there are many other less common plants that have been used as food or medicine. Photo submitted Spring is a reminder of the amazing diversity of plants that grow in the northern Sierra Nevada backyard. Not only are many of these plants visually appealing, but many of them are edible or have been used medici- nally in the past. Come learn about the different uses of some local wild plants in two upcoming outings. The first outing, spon- sored by the Feather River College Community Green- Both walking talks will be house, will be Tuesday, May led by Jeanene Hafen, who 25, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., will share her passion meeting at the small parking and knowledge of local lot across from the fish native plants that are edible hatchery ponds on the or have medicinal signifi- Feather River College cam- cance, including traditional pus. native uses. The second outing, spon- Bring a bag lunch for sored by the Dawn Institute, the Tuesday outing and will be Saturday, June 5, 10 appropriate footwear and a.m. - noon, meeting at the clothing for a walk on both Indian Falls parking lot be- days. For more information, low Highway 89. call 283-0428. PLUMAS GRAEAGLE OUTPOST Open 7 days 8:30am-3pm all Winter Food ~ Refreshments Hot Chili & Soup for Lunch High speed internet 530-836-2414 Carol's Cafe "& West Shore Deli l ~:: : ~ ::: ............... ~ : ~ : ...... Open Thursday through Monday ~ ~ ~ ~ ~l ll~l ~~ ~:l: ~:i Breakfast: 7:30am - 2pm Lunch 11am-2pm ::::~ Serving dinner Sunday nights only Reservations Recommende~l 259-2464 2932 AImanor Dr., West Prattville @ Lake Almanor GREENHORN CREEK .ow Open GUEST mCX: I I for season! All-You-Can-Eat Ribs & Chicken Fridays only 5:00 - 8:30pm 10 miles East of Quincy ~ 283-0930 ! ] "1 !