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12A Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Feather River Bulletin COMMUNIT v CORNER WEEKLY GATHERINGS, MEETINGS AND ,CLUBS Thursday, May 22 AA, noon, 260 County Hospi- tal Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy 24- hour info: (877) 880-3880. Quincy Cribbage Group. Every Thurs., 12:30 sharp. Come early and have lunch. Round Table Pizza. No dues or fees. Women's Support Group, Every Thurs., 1-2 p.m., Plumas Crisis Center, 591 Main St., Quincy. Call 2.83- 5515. A1-Anon, 5:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, upstairs in back. For families & friends of alcoholics. Boy Scouts Troop 130, 6:30 p.m., LDS Church, 55 Ber- lamy Ln. Call Dale Stokes, 283-3661. Biue Star Moms, 7 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Harbison Street, Quincy Explorer Post 81, Quincy Volunteer Fire Dept. Ex- plorer Program, meets 2nd and 4th Thursdays. For info call Sarah Anderson, 530-276- 1503. Plumas Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Coalition. Focused on reducing alcohol, tobacco and other drug prob- lems in Plumas County 4th Thursdays, 1 p.m., Courthouse Annex, Quincy plumasatod- coalition@yahoo.com. League of Women Voters, fourth Thurs., 6 p.m. Quincy Call for location: 530-283- 0795. Friday, May 23 AA, noon, 260 County Hospi- tal Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy 24- hour info: (877) 880-3880. AA, 5 p.m., 260 County Hos- Road, Courthouse Annex- Orchard House. Quincy. 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. NA, 6:30 p.m., 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy. AARP, at Mountain View Manor community room; 4th Sat., 116 Circle Dr. 1 p.m. New members welcome. Call Greg Margason, 283-0686 for more info. Dinner at the Grange, Feather River Grange Hall, Quincy, 4th Fridays, 5 p.m. until food is gone. Call 283- 2782 or 283-2930. Saturday, May 24 NA, noon, 260 County Hospi- tal Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy AA, 5 p.m. 260 County Hospi- tal Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy 24- hour info: (877) 880-3880. NA, 6:30 p.m., 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy Dukes of Plumas Crib- bage Gang. Meet 10:30 a.m., start play 11 a.m., every Sat- urday at Mt. Tomba, Cromberg. Sunday, May 25 NA, noon, 260 County Hospi- tal Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy NA, 5 p.m., women only, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House. Quincy Trap Shoot, sponsored by Quincy Sport Shooting Assoc., Gopher Hill site. Weather permitting. Every other Sunday Adults 10 am, Juniors 11 am. 283-1145. quincyshooting.com. Monday, May 26 Memorial Day: Some of the following may not meet. Soroptimist International of Quincy, noon to i p.m. Moon's restaurant. NA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House, Quincy Rotary Club, Mineral Build- ing, fairgrounds, noon. Call 283-2127. Boy Scout Troop 151, Mon., 6 p.m. Scoutmaster Rob Robinette, 283-0858 for location. --: Duplicate Bridge. Every Monday, 6:30 p.m., Resource Center, Blairsden, corner of hwys 70 and 89. Call Ruth LAST WEEK'S TEMPERATURES Date High Low Precip Snow May 12 76 30 .... May13 83 34 .08 -- May 14 86 36 .... May 15 84 40 .... May16 83 43 .15 -- May 17 76 36 .... May 18 66 40 .... Precipitation to date: 21.88"; snow 7" This date 2013: 37.17" precip, 23.75" snow. 2012-13 totals: 23.75' snow*, 37.93" total precip* *Weather year is July 1 to June 30 Compiled by Ron Trumbo LAKE LEVELS Lake Almanor *Elevation tCurrent 4,484.94 1 Year Ago 4,488.64 Lake Almanor **Capacity tCurrent 906,967 1 Year Ago 1,000,822 Bucks Lake *Elevation tCurrent 5,137.57 1 Year Ago 5,149.34 Bucks Lake **Capacity 1Current 71,930 1 Year Ago 91,790 *Elevation above sea level in ft. **Storage in acre ft. tMay 19, 2014 May 19, 2013 Weather Forecast for Quincy Wednesday, May 21 Sunrise 5:47-Sunset 8:20 A 20% chance of show- Thursday, May 22 Sunrise 5:46--Sunset 8:21 Mostly sunny, with a high Friday, May 23 Sunrise 5:45--Sunset 8:22 Mostly sunny, with a high ers/thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, high near 78. Wedniht 20% chance of showers/thun- near83. near 86. derstorms. Partlycloudy, bwaround 42. Saturday, May 24 Sunrise 5:45--Sunset 8:22 Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Saturday Night: Mostly with a.tm, aro nd 46. Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, low around 43. Sunday, May 25 Sunrise 5:44--Sunset 8:23 Sunny, with a high near 87. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.' Friday Night: Partly cloudy, low around 45. Monday, May 26 Sunrise 5:43--Sunset 8:24 itb Sunny, with a high near 82. Tuesday, May 27 Sunrise 5:43-Sunset 8:25 Bright, 836-1454 or Jackie Lucky, 836-2232. AA, 7 p.m., Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St., Quincy 24-hour info: (877) ,880-3880. Tuesday, May 27 AA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House, Quincy 24- hour info: (877) 880-3880. Bingo, every Tuesday, for residents of Country Villa Healthcare Center, Quincy 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by Coun- try Villa Pink Ladies. New volunteers needed. Call Betty Hoskins, 283-1616. Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m., 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House, Quincy NA, 7 p.m., Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St., Quincy Bible Study. (King James version) 7-8 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 55 Bellamy Lane, Quincy Open to all. Bibles available. Call 530-953-7790 for more info. League of Women Voters, fourth Tues., 6 p.m. Quincy library meeting room. Sept. thru June. Call 283-0485 for more info, Wednesday, May 28 Baby Bounce Stow Time. Infants 0 to 24 months, Wednesdays 10 a.m., Plumas County Library Quincy branch. 445 Jackson St. Preschool Storytime. Sto- ries, songs, crafts and games. 10:30 a.m., Cpmmtmity Meet- ing Room, Quincy Library, 445 Jackson St. For informa- tion, call the library, 283- 6310. After-Sckool Kids Club. Arts and crafts projects, sci- ence activities, games, sto- ries, snacks. 2nd - 6th grades (younger children must be accompanied by adult). Free. 3-5 p.m. during school year, Quincy library community meeting room, 445 Jackson St. 283-6310. American Valley Toast- masters. Every Wed., 12-1 p.m., Plumas Bank Credit Administration building, 32 Central Ave., Quincy (Be- hind Safeway.) For more info, contact Kathy, 283-7618. Open to all interested in develop- ing their speaking and lead- ership skills. AA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex -Or- chard House, Quincy 24- hour info: (877) 880-3880. Senior lunch, Blairsden, noon, Mohawk Community Resource Center. Call 836- 0446 for reservations. Grief Group, Community United Methodist Church. Join Pastor Donna at noon to begin or continue the process of healing. Open to everyone. Call the church of- rice, 283-1740, for more info Quincy Community Sup- per, 6 p.m. every Wed, United Methodist Church. Free. AA, 7 p.m., Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St., Quincy 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. Elks meeting, Elks Lodge, Hwy. 70, E. Quincy, social 5:30 p.m.; dinner 6:30 p.m.; meeting 7:30 p.m.; 2nd & 4th Wed. To update information on this page, contact Eva, 283-0800. email typesetting@plumasnews.com CHURCHES Calvary Chapel Quincy 283-4463. 1.953 E. Main, Mill Creek Shopping Center, E. Quincy. Christian Life Fellowship 283-0345, 317 First St.; E. Quincy. Christ the King Episcopal 283-0254, 545 Lawrence St., Quincy. christthekingquincy.org - \\; Church of Christ 283-1191, 152 E. Jackson St., Quincy. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 283-2170, 55 Bellamy Ln., Quincy. Community United Methodist 283-1740, 282 Jackson St., Quincy, quincymethodist.org First Baptist 283-1160, 74 Reese St., Quincy. fbcquincy.org Meadow Valley Community 283-4259, 48 Cemetery Rd, Meadow Valley, office: 353 Jackson St, #100, Quincy Our Savior Lutheran 283-2546. Church & High Sts.,. Quincy. Seventh-Day Adventist 310-2042 or 283-3092, 2333 Pine St., Quincy. Springs of Hope Christian Fellowship Pete, 283-1613, or John, 927-7626, 59 Bell Ln., Quincy. St. John's Catholic Church 283-0890, 176 Lawrence St., Quincy. Starlight Missionary Baptist 283,1505, 171 Redburg Ave., Quincy. Truth Tabernacle of Quincy, 260-8006, 2205 East Main St., Quincy. 9:16 p.m. 4/27  tRedding 2.1 9:32 p.m. 4/30 /'- 1.7 8:53 p.m. 4/26 1.4 7:04 a,m. 4/29 2.1 7:34 p.m. 4/30 NY Gold (5/2): $1300/oz ] Spot l Magnitude 01 D2 e3 Bur e 1.3 1.7 9:55 a.m. 1.3 11:50 p.m. 4/28 12:39 a.m. 4/27 4/25 Regional earthquake activity increased slightly from the previous week, rising by two and reaching the upper teens. The intensity of seismicity increased as well, producing twice as many M 2s as last week. All of the M 2 activity occurred in the northern map area. The Almanor fault zone continued to be active with two parts contributing to the action, the segment along the west sicle of Peninsula and the segment that cuts through eastern lassen Volcanic National Park. The largest quake measured M 2.1 and occurred a mile east of Mr. Harkness. This is where the fault displaces lateral glacial moraine crests a total of 34 and 45 meters (ave. 39.5 meters). The age of the moraine crests is not well known but are likely to be around 18,000 years old. A M 7.4 quake causes about 4 meters of dis- placement, so roughly 10 have happened since 18,000 years ago. The big question is when did the last one happen? A study nearby did not reveal an exact date but suggested a movement of -1.5 meters oc- curred within the last few hundred years. Quincy's Boy Scout Troop 151 members (from left) Luke Zempel, Sam Lawson, Mikey Bruce and Zach Jensen salute the flag during a flag raising ceremony last month at a regional Camporee in Taylorsville. Photo by Scott Lawson Local Scouts enjoy range of activities Suzi Brakken Special to Feather Publishing Quincy's Boy Scout Troop 151 has had a busy spring so far. In April, the troop camped at Folsom Reservoir and rode their bikes from the campground to Nimbus Dam Salmon Hatchery. The boys also held a Court of Honor last month where they were acknowledged for their rank advancements ad merit badges. Later in the month, the troop gathered at the Taylorsville campground for a Camporee with other troops from around the area to work on Boy Scouts' newest merit badge, Search and Rescue. Volunteers from Lassen County Search and Rescue guided the boys on how to conduct a rescue, and Scoutmasters cooked up their best Dutch oven recipes for a competition potluck lunch. The Quincy troop's jambalaya took home top honors. The next event, May 3, was Boy Scout Challenge held at the Cabela's store in Reno, where the Scouts participated in several activities including metal detecting, gold panning, fir,q aid and blindfolded tent building. Upcoming events for the local .troop include an orienteering day and trip to, the state capitol, a Memori,! Day flag raising at Dame Shirley Plaza, and a local campout and hike in June. A favorite annual event i : fun-filled week at Camp Fleishman near hester during the second week of July. In the past, Scouts at carol, have earned badges in sailing, wilderness surviva! rock climbing, archery, Indian lore and more. Troop 15! from Quincy i: open to young men ages 11 18. The troop is actively seeking new members, and it's not too late to sign up i the July camp. If you're interested in joining Boy Scouts, call Scoutmaster Jan Jensen at 283-2209 or email jan@steener.com. Student Council Applications for the 14-15 School Year Now Available Is your 3rd-5th grader interested in a leadership role at QES next year? If so, have them run for Student Council. The following positions are available: President, Vice President, Secretary, Fundraiser Chair, School Spirit Chair and Historian. Applications are available now and due on 5/28/] 1 Campaign week, including posters, speeches and elections, will be June 2nd-6th. No School- Friday, May 23rd, Monday, May 26th There will be no school on Friday, May 23rd. All PUSD staff will attend a training on school safety. There will also be no school on Monday, May 26th, in honor of Memorial Day. Enjoy the 4 day weekend! Six Flag Read to Succeed Many of our students participated in the Six Flags Read to Succeed Program. We have the tickets to Six Flags and will award them at the end of the year awards ceremony: Tickets are good from June 16- August 10. K-3 Performance, Thursday, June 5th, 8:30am You are invited to the end of the year K-3 Spring Performance on Thursday, June 5th at 8:30am. Students and teachers are working hard on preparing what is sure to be a memorable performance. Class placement for 14-15 Teachers work very hard to have balanced classes that are best for all students. Individual requests can throw off this delicat%balance. If your child requires a specific type of learning environment, please put this in writing with detailed reasons and submit to Mrs. Warren. While we put together class lists now, due to inevitable changes over the summer, class lists will not be posted until Friday, August 29th at 4:00pm Upcoming Dates: 5/21: Family Garden Night, 6:00-7:00 5/21: Student Council 5/23: No school- staff training day 5/26: Memorial Day- No School 5/28: Student Store 5/28: Student Council Applications due 5/28: Concert on the Green, QHS 'n. , Day: Tourist Day