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12B Wednesday, June 9, 2010 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Events Around Plumas County June 10 Portola: Grand opening, Plumas Sierra Regional Courthouse; ribbon-cutting ceremony, noon - 1 p.m., 600 S. Gulling Street. Quincy: Le Panache concert featuring religious, Renaissance and modern chorales, 7:30 p.m., county courthouse. Free to the public. June 12 Graeag(e" Taste ( Mohawk at Tb, e 9ark, tickets c3 or sae la .; ickes imi.cS, avts, $2; der 12, $1. Tickets available at The Mill Works; Graeagle Outpost and the Mohawk Community Resource Center. Quincy: Cold Nose, Warm Heart yard sale, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., Plumas County Animal Shelter, 201 Mill Creek Rd. Quincy: Author Terry Grosz at Epilog Books on Main Street, signing "Crossed Arrows," his first fictional work, noon - 4 p.m. June 14 Quincy: Hoop it Up Basketball Camp, ages 10 through high school, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Calvary Chapel of Quincy, 2335 E. Main St. Focus on dribbling, passing, shooting and competition; lunch provided. Donations.appreciated, pre-register for correct shirt size. For information call the church office, 283-4463. Quincy: Raw Foods with Cheryl Flint, talk, 5 -7:30 p.m., QNF Learning Center (across from the store). Sign upat the store. For information, Jamie Huynh. June 16 Graeagle: Author's book signing, Dink Rife and illustrator Kath een Backman, 3 - 5 p.m., at the Briar Patch. Quincy: Hoop it Up Basketball Camp, ages 10 through high school, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Calvary Chapel of Quincy, 2335 E. Main St. Focus on lay-ups, defense, shooting and competition; lunch provided. Donations appreciated, 3re-register for correct shirt size. For information call the church office, 283-4463. June 18 taylorsville: Community Supper, Taylorsville Methodist Church social hall. For information, 207-3120. June 19 Sierra City: Music at the Mine, Bourgeois Gypsies, 7 p.m., Kentucky Mine, $10 admission. Barbecue, $15 per starts at 6 p.m. For information, 862-1300 or buy online at KentuckyMine.org. Quincy: Soroptimist International of Quincy annual garden tour, "A Decade of Gardenst" 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Prize drawing; tickets: $10, advance; $12 "at the garden gate." Tickets available at La Casa Bella, Quincy Hot Spot, Great Northern Hair Company, Epilog Books and Gray's Flower Garden. For more information, Jeanne Brovelli, 283-1378 or any Soroptimist member. Quincy: Hoop it Up Basketball Camp, ages 10 through high school, 1 - 3 p.m. Calvary Chapel of Quincy, 2335 E. Main St. 1 - 3:30 p.m., "Break it Up;" 3:30 - 5 p.m., games with dad and family; 5 - 6 p.m. barbecue and awarff ceremlny. Donations appreciated, pre-register for correct shirt size. For information call the church office, 283- 4463. Chester: Momboosa Wine Walk, 3 - 7 p.m., Main St.; featuring Italian wines. Quincy: Plumas Audubon bird walk, 2-3 miles, around Spanish Ranch led by Darrel Jury and Darla DeRuiter. Meet 7:30 a.m., 6669 Bucks Lake Rd. -- on the left, two house past the Pineleaf intersection. Quincy: Plumas County Horsemen's Association play day for kids and handi-riders, 9 a.m., county fairgrounds. For information, 836-4541, 283-I 345 or 283-I 698. Lake Davis: Annual fishing derby, pre-registration entry fee, $20; $25 Derby Day. Visit rotaryclubofportola.com or call 836-6811 for information. June 20 Quincy: Fathers Day Fly-in and Crawfish Festival starts 8 a.m. with fire department pancake breakfast, Gansner Airfield, Highway 70. Festival starts 11 a.m. at Gansner Park, across the creek. Cajun music by Funky Gators. For information, quincychamber.com. :,!. JUne 25 Taylorsville: Square dancing with professional caller, 6 - 9 p.m., Grange Hall, $10 per couple. June 26 Chester: A Few Brews & A Banjo, 2 - 6 p.m., Chester Park; beer tasting, live music, food vendors. Beer tasting, $20. For information, 259-3757. Taylorsville: Habitat for Birds & Humanity; for information, 284-1022. June 27 Clio: White Sulphur Springs Ranch fundraiser, 2:30 - 6:30 p.m., Tantau Ranch Music by Juni Fisher, Andy Nelson and the BLTs. Silent auction, no-host bar and nibbles. Tickets, $40, available at Eco Centric, The Outpost, High Sierra Books, Plumas County Museum. For informatio'n, 836-2334. June 28 Greenville: Community Supper, Greenville Methodist Church social hall. For information, 284-1560. June 30 Quincy: Plumas Audubon talk on moths of the Northern Sierra by Laurence Crabtree, 7 p.m., Quincy public li- brary. July 3 - 4 Taylorsville: Silver Buckle Rodeo events include Mt. Jura Gem & Museum gem sale; cowboy breakfast, rodeo parade and rodeo. Chester: Momboosa Wine Walk, 3 - 7 p.m., Main St.; featuring California and Washington wines, first of five walks. July 3 TaylorsviUe: Annual Silver Buckle Rodeo Dance, 8 - midnight, Grange Hall; music by Young Country, $7 per per- son. July 4 Chester: Chester Lions 38th annual art and craft show, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; barbecue lunch 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. For information, Jack Isbell, 259-4257. Taylorsville: Cowboy breakfast, 7 - 11 a.m., indian Valley Museum, Cemetery St., $8; prize drawing. For infor- mation, Laura MacGregor, 259-4816. Taylorsville: Gem and Mineral Show, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Indian Valley Museum, Cemetery St., free. For informa- tion, Laura MacGregor, 259-4816. July 10 Taylorsville: Solar Cook-off, 11 a.m. - dusk. For information, 283-1396 July 16 Chester: Momboosa Wine Walk, 3 - 7 p.m., Main St.; featuring Australian and New Zealand wines, first of five walks. Taylorsville: Community Supper, Taylorsville Methodist Church social hall; for information, 207-3120. **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, e-mail mhill@plumasnews.com or call Mona Hill at 283-0800. For sporting events, including charity golf tourna- ments, call Shannon Morrow at 283-0800 or e-mail smorrow@plumasnews.com. We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number as space permits. SENIOR MENU June 14 toes, sliced tomatoes, lettuce, | Baked fish, green beans, Waldorf salad, ice cream. | Hubbard squash, pilaf, lime For the nutrition site in your pear jello. June 17 I | area call: Chester, 394-7636; Tarragon bee.f & noodles, | Qu.incy, 283-0643; June 1,5 petite peas, steamed carrots, I Greenville, 284-6608; Healthy heart meal. dinner roll, fresh fruit. Vegetable topped chicken | Portola, 832-4173; | Blairsden, 8,36-0446, 832-4173. breasts, marinatetl vegetable June 18 | Suggested lunch donation salad, new potatoes, dinner High sodium meal. Ham | price is $2.50. One guest may roll, fresh fruit, slice, baked sweet potato, | accompany each senior, June 16 asparagus, dinner roll/juice, $6 mandatory charge. Sloppy joes, oven baked pota- fruit cobbler. | Solar Cook-off turns 20 The 20th annual Solar Cook-Off takes place July 9 - 10, at. the Taylorsville Camp- ground. The party begins Friday night, July 10, with live mu- sic. Set up camp early and be ready to dance at 7:30 p.m. Overnight camping is available and most attendees take advantage of the annual gathering to hang out all day and overnight. Camping is $14 a night, with flush toilets and showers available. Event festivities include awesome craft and food booths, solar displays and dancing under the parachute to more than a dozen live bands. Admission to the Friday night and Saturday daytime event is $10, which makes it the best entertainment bar- gain of this busy summer season. The Saturday evening dance on the bouncin' Tay- lorsville Grange Hall floor begins at 8:30 p.m. with Earle Thomas & the Blues Ambas- sadors. The Saturday night dance has a separate admission and it always sells out; get tickets now at Quincy Natural Foods, Plumas Arts or the Genesee Store. Call Black- hawk Solar to charge by phone or to get additional in- formation from Bill or Mel Rockett at 283-1396. The name Earl Thomas has become legend in San Francisco music circles. His irresistible mix of "Blues and Broadway': holds the top spot on the Biscuits & Blues entertainment roster. An internationally respect- ed artist, he is also an award winning songwriter, scoring hits for Etta James, Solomon Burke, Janiva Magness and, most recently, Tom Jones whose outstanding cover of "Git Me Some" is a YouTube sensation. Earl Thomas had never picked up a microphone in his life until he was nearly killed after losing his footing at the edge of a 50-foot ........ ravine, landing unconscious on a pile of broken glass and debris. Luckily, he was only bruised. Not knowing the extent of the damage upon regaining consciousness, he reflected on his disappointment at not having pursed his dream of becoming a singer, and re- Earl Thomas & the Blues Ambassadors will play the Saturday evening dance, July 10, at the Solar Cook-Off. Photo courtesy Plumas Arts solved to do just that if he survived. Nine years later, he record- ed 1991's "Blue ... Not Blues," strongly influenced by his parents' love of blues and gospel music and his own affinity for '60s and '70s soul music. His "I Sing the Blues" be- came a hit for Etta James, and he made his European debut at the famed Mon- treaux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. He toured Europe with such artists as Elvis Costello and B.B. King and Etta James. He has released nine critically acclaimed record- ings since then. An Earl Thomas show blends the sensuality Of Stax Soul with the grittiness of modern electric blues. The real indication of his ta'lent is the power of his voice and his knack for crafting memo- rable contemporary blues ) and this iswhat made Thomas one of the most high- ly respected blues artists in the world. Those who have lost faith in the ability of contempo- rary soul music to capture the warmth, inspiration, in- tegrity and intensity o[ the idiom, need to make plans to not miss the 20-year closeout celebration with Earl Thomas on the bouncing Grange Hall floor. The Rocketts wanted to book someone special for this moment. When a friend pointed out that Thomas was home in between trips to England, Norway and Italy, plans fell into place. In their friend's words," Earl Thomas is a great singer and an incredible en- tertainer. He takes no prison- ers. Musicians want to back him up because his gigs are always a blast. This is a show not to miss." Open house June 10 at Doyle fire station A free barbecue lunch and open house will be held at the Doyle Intera- gency Fire Station Thurs- day, June 10, from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Come meet and greet wildland firefighters from the Susanville and Carson City, Nev., BLM field offices and the Plumas National Forest; tour the station facilities and check out the wildland firefighting equipment. There will be a free ham- burger and hot dog barbe- cue lunch and the horse- shoe pits at the station will be open for games -- bring the whole family. Doyle Interagency Fire Station is at 434-685 Doyle Loop Rd. in Doyle. For more information or for any special accessibili- ty needs, contact Heather Munn, Plumas National Forest fire prevention offi- cer, at 827-2054, or Chris Glode, Bureau of Land Management fire opera- tions supervisor. PLUMAS GRAEAGLE OUTPOST Open 7 days 8:30am-3pm all Winter Food ~ Refreshments Hot Chili & Soup for Lunch High speed internet graeagleoutpost.com 530-836-2414 Carors Cafe & West Shore Deli ........... Open Thursday through Monday .... Breakfast: 7:30am - 2pro Lunch llam 2pm   l  l  ; .. Serving dinner Sunday nights only  Reservations Recommended 259-2464 .... ":'' 2932 Almanor Dr West Prattville @ Lake Almanor The Lodge Dlnner Wed-Sun AT WHITEHAWK RANCH Bar 3pm Dinner 5pm RESORT INN AND RESTAURANT Wed Nite: Burgers & BBQ Sun: Prime Rib & Full Menu Wed-Sun: Golf & Dine 985 WHITEHAWK DR., WHITI-:HAWK (NEAR CI.R)) 530-836-4985 Iodgeatwhitehawk.com REENXORN CREEK I NowOpen GUEST RANCR J,ors0000so., J All-You-Can-Eat Ribs & Chicken Fridays only 5:00 - 8:30pro 10 miles East of Quincy - 283-0930