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gLo vvuunesaay, June 11, 2014 DutteLtrt, ~ecufu, rrogres~lve, ~epor~er People carouse through the aisles of the classic automobiles lined up at the Plumas County Picnic last Saturday. The annual car show put on by the Sierra Cascade Streel~rodders was the crowd favorite, but the picnic also offered a pancake breakfast provided by the Quincy Lions Club, a tribute to veterans, food vendors, the opening of the roller rink and races at the American Valley Speedway. Photo by James Wilson Meadow Valley: "Water Harvesting ~Jed Walk-Through," 6 - 7:30 p.m. Michelle Beaman JUNE ~1 shares water harvesting ideas for large, small landscapes, including rain barrel system, Hugelkultur swale. Sponsored by Transition Quincy, Community Connections. For information, details, directions: Beaman, Parthsinvitation@gmail.com, 283-3103 Quincy: Mini-Trojan Dance Team meeting, 3 I~.m., Quincy High School cafeteria. Team open to QHS junior high students for 2014-15 school year; organized as senior project. For information: Kealey Froggatt, 283-1633. museum .secretary 619-889-8687. Greenville: Round Valley History and Untold Stories, 7 - 8:30 p.m., Cy Hall Memorial Museum. Presentation on persQnal family story by Tom Rahn. For information: Janice Hall Thomas, Quincy: Quincy Certified Farmers' Market, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m., corner of Church and Main streets. Vendors offer local produce, handcrafts, prepared food; two prize giveaways. Live music by Fish Tacos; Todd Reasor at 6 p.m. For information: QuincyFarmersMarket.org, 487-4386, Beckwourth: Romano's Certified Farmers Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sierra Valley Farms at 1329 ~I'I County Road A23. Only JUNE ~3 on-farm farmers' market in the state includes chef noon. Vendors offer vegetables, fruit, beef, lamb, eggs, fresh seafood, pasta, flowers, wines, cheeses, specialty condiments, breads, desserts, artisan wares. For information: Gary Romano, 832-0114; sierravalleyfarms.com. Chester: Taco night, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Lake Almanor Elks Lodge at 164 Main St. $8 per person. Chester: Artists' opening reception, 4 - 7 p.m., Books & Sat Beyond Back Room Art Gallery. Featuring JUNE 1~ photography by Betty Bishop, pottery and paintings by Jacquie Cordova, wall art by Beth Aitken. For information: Books & Beyond, 258-2150. Frenchman Lake: Operation Safe Boat, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Frenchman Lake Boat Ramp. Joint agency water safety event offers voluntary safety inspections. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Plurnas County Sheriff's Boat Patrol inspect boats for proper safety devices; California Highway Patrol inspects trailers; Department of Fish and Wildlife inspects for invasive mussels using K9s. For information: Plumas County Sheriff's Office, 283-6375 (ask to speak with boat patrol officer). Graeagle: "Tireology" 101 clinic, 8:30 a.m., Howling Dogs Bike & Ski. Learn how to change tires, replace tubes, repair flats, choose items for emergency kit. Bring personal bikes for assistance from pros. Coffee, baked goods included. Free. To register(required): howlingdogsbikeandski.com, 836-2754. Lake Almanor: lhird annual Lake Almanor Team Trout and Salmon Derby, starts 5:30 a.m, West Almanor [U public boat ramp. Hosted by Almanor Fishing Association; proceeds benefit Kokanee Power fish-rearing program. Teams of one or more enter three rainbow trout, brown trout or king salmon; weigh-in 1 - 2 p.m. Registration $45 AFA members; $55 nonmembers. Anglers under 16 fish free. For information, to register: kokaneepower.org. On-site registration available afternoon before, morning of derby. To donate: Gary Coe, 916-985-4943. 32nd annual Century Mile High 100. 33-mile, 56-mile, 108-mile courses hosted by Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau. Register Fri 6 - 9 p.m., Sat 6 - 9 a.m. at Chester Park. Registration includes T-shirt, lunch, goody bag, post-ride meal. For information: 258-2426, info@lakealmanorarea.com. To register online: milehigh100.com. Lassen Volcanic National Park: National Get Outdoors Day. Celebrate with Lassen's Explore Safely Trail Challenge kick-off: pick up brochure at any visitor contact ~tation, hike to win free patch. Trail challenge runs all summer long or until supplies run out. For information: http:lll .usa.govll bVS3Ow. Meadow Valley: "Water Harvesting Walk-Through," 4 - 5:30 p.m. Michelle Bearnan shares water harvesting ideas for large, small landscapes, including rain barrel system, Hugelkultur swale. Sponsored by Transition Quincy, Community Connections. For information, details, directions: Beaman, earthsinvitation@gmail.com, 283-3103. Quincy: 14th annual Soroptimist International of Quincy Garden Tour, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tickets $10 presale, $12 day of. Details, map included with tickets. Prize drawing. Tickets available at Carey Candy Co., Epilog Books, Gray's Flower Garden, Great Northern Hair Co. in Quincy; Plumas Bank, Healthy Bodies Community Gym, Anderson Garden Center in Eastern Plumas; Sterling Sage in Greenville; Good Vibrations in Chester. Proceeds support scholarships for local students. For information: Tracy Wixted, 283-2265; Quincy Chamber of Commerce, 283-0188. Taylorsville: Pioneer Day Celebration. Breakfast at the fire hall 8 - 11 a.m., line dancing 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., live music, food, local crafters, antiques, Model A cars, rib cook-off, horse and carriage rides, children's activities, street dancing 8:30 p.m.- 12:30 a.m. Sun, much more. Indian Valley Museum open (open 1 - 4 p.m. every Sat and Sun through October). For information: Debbie, 284-7622. Indian Valley Community Pool fundraiser, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Main Street Salon. Stylist Michelle Greco offers $10 haircuts; Massage Therapist Kanda Kanjandee offers Thai massage for $1 a minute. Proceeds go toward poolside chair hoist. Bake and Book Sale in Chuck Clay Park also benefits chair hoist project. Pool open, I - 3 p.m., Indian Valley Community Pool. Everyone swims for $I in celebration of Pioneer Days. Lake Davis: Lake Davis Spring Fishing Derby, 6 a.m. - 5 p.m., check in at J&J Grizzly Store at 7552 Lake Davis Road. Graeagle Plumas Alliance presents derby with prizes in adults, juniors (under 16), dad & me categories. Fundraiser for water rescue equipment for Eastern Plumas Rural Fire Protection District. Preregistration $40 both days, $25 per day; day-of registration $45 both days, $30 per day. For information: Jeanne Graham, 832-0270, grizzlystore@sbcglobal.net. Greenhorn Creek: One-Day Fly-Fishing Stilt Clinic, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., JUNE 15 Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch at 2116 Greenhorn Ranch Road. Lunch 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Clinic led by Mike Pease includes equipment knowledge, entomology, trout behavior, casting theory, practice in the pond with dry flies, nymphs, streamers. Limited to eight students. $100 per person. To register: Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch, 283-0930. Lassen National Forest: California Native Plant Society outing, Eagle Rock and Humboldt Summit. Group meets at Chico Park & Ride; contact leader for alternate meeting site. Drive, walk to view plants, flowers at various points. For information: leader Wes, 342-5123. Quincy: Annual Father's Day Fly-In and Community Breakfast, Gansner Airport. Family-friendly event kicks off with Quincy Volunteer Fire Department pancake breakfast 8 - 11 a.m. Displays feature airplanes, air ambulances, California Highway Patrol's helicopter, rescue equipment, ladder truck lift rides, car show with people's choice awards in several categories. Portola: Americans with Disabilities ~Olt Act compliance presentation, 5:30- 7:30 JUNE ~6 p.m., Eastern Plumas Health Care Education Center at 500 First Ave. Hosted by Plumas Bank. Speakers include Mike Gardner, certified access specialist; John Cunningham, Plumas County Building Department; Anthony DeCristoforo, attorney, Stoel Rives LLP; Todd Roberts, building services manager. Free; includes refreshments. For information: Rachelle Ramelli, 832-4405, ext. 1201. Clio: Keep It Local Fundraising Dinner for ALIVE; cocktails ~tie 5 p.m., three-course dinner JUNE ~'~ 6; Whitehawk Restaurant. Choice of entrees: chicken piccata, salmon, pasta primavera. All donations (tax-deductible) go directly to supporting people with disabilities in Plumas Rural Services' ALIVE program. Includes auction, prize drawings. Costs $35/person. For information: Bob Battistoni, 559-5378. For advance reservations (required by June 16): Whitehawk Restaurant, 836-4985. Greenville: Free summer youth yoga classes begin, Indian Valley Elementary School quad lawn. Mountain Circle Family Services invites children, their guardians to 25-minute drop-in classes on Hatha yoga, educational kinesiology with Sacred Space instructor Nancy E. Presser. Children 3 - 7 practice 11 - 11:25 a.m.; 8 and up 11:35 a.m. - noon. Classes continue throughout summer. Quincy: Footloose Dance Revue, 6 p.m., Town Hall Theatre. Wed Footloose Studio of the jUNE ~ Arts presents routines including jazz, tap, ballet, ,rical, hip-hop, cabaret, more. Family friendly; free. For information: footloosedanceinfo@gmail.com, facebook.comlfootloosestudio, 283-9259. ioneer June Samantha P. Hawthorne a souvenir photo. Staff Writer Information from several shawthorne@plumasnews.com local agencies will be available, including Sierra Institute, The 1800s are coming alive in Plumas County Sherritfs Office Taylorsville on June 14 for the and Mt. Hough Ranger District. third annual Pioneer Day event, The Taylorsville Pool will organized entirely by volunteers open for the fin'st time this to keep the town active, season, between 1 and 3 p.m. The event starts at B a.m. with Members from the Indian Valley a country-style breakfast and Recreation and Parks District ends with street dancing to live pool committee will be selling $1 and pre-recorded music, admission tickets, along with As usual, the Indian Valley hosting a book and bake sale. Fire and Rescue Department Proceeds go to support the will host the country breakfast, operation of the pool and to Proceeds collected go to purchhse a portable, supporting the fire department, sell-operating Hoyer lift. Starting at 10 a.m., Quincy Michele Greco is also offering Stables owner Terry Howard $10 haircuts at the Main Street will lead the annual Pioneer Day Salon & Boutique to raise money parade, with equestrians from for the pool lift. the Indian Valley Riding and Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Roping Club to follow. This the Indian Valley Museum will year's parade will include be hosting a special presentation appearances by all of the Silver and selling drawing tickets for a Buckle Rodeo Queen basket of goodies. contestants. A separate drawing will be A section of Nelson Street will held for a chance to win a be closed off between Young's 5-foot-tall locally carved bear. Market and the Taylorsville Tickets cost $5 each; proceeds go Tavern, as will a section of road toward funding the Pioneer Day in front of the Indian Valley event. Museum. Taylorsville Tavern is once At least 40 different vendors, again hosting a rib cook-off, displays and food booths will be with winners to be announced at set up along Nelson Street and noom Ouests~ get to taste Cemetery Street. To help each entry and vote on their support the mfiseum, many of favorite starting at 10 a.m. the exhibits will be located in or Applications to participate in around it. Organizers are the cook-off can be obtained at encouraging everyone to stop by the Tavern. and enjoy the extensive museum Community member Richard displays that are filled with local McCutcheon will be hosting a history, horseshoe tournament at 1 p.m. Craft and quilting next to the tavern. Winners will demonstrations will be available each be awarded a trophy. throughout the morning and one Interested participants should lucky guest will win one of the arrive early to ensure a spot in large quilts on display, the tournament. Many nonprofit organizations A historical tour of will be selling food and drink to Taylorsville will be available via support their cause, including free wagon rides. Included in the homemade ice cream at the tour is a walk through one of Greenville Community only two remaining one-room Methodist Church; Indian schoolhouses in California. burgers and fry bread from the New displays will be unveiled Roundhouse Council; fresh goat at the museum, and children milk products ranging from will have the opportunity to win milk to lotions by the Indian ice cream sandwiches, courtesy Valley 4-H Club; and Wolf Creek of Young's Market, in a new 4-H Club's offerings of plants, ring-toss game located on the herbs and garden flowers, museum grounds. A free children's area Three different local music sponsored by a group of retired groups will be performing live, schoolteachers will be staged at starting at 10 a.m. and lasting the Chuck Clay Park, and will until the event ends at 12:30 a.m. include a variety of Street dancing will begin at 8:30 old-fashioned games, crafts, a p.m. bounce house, face painting, Antique cars, displays and popcorn, snow cones and more. demonstrations will be found Pony rides will be available throughout the town. for $5 each, courtesy Plumas For more information about Pines Riding Stables. For an the event, contact Debbie Allen additional $10 riders will receive at 284-7622. SENIOR. Wednesday, June 18 Pork chop, winter squash, I ]VIEN--U Brussels sprouts, oat muffin, i Monday, June 16 applesauce i | Apple juice, herb roasted Thursday, June 19 chicken, mashed potatoes, Vegetarian: egg salad sand- | carrot/raisin salad, ww din- wich, bean soup, green salad, i ner roll, peaches ww bread, orange sections i Tuesday, June 17 Friday, June 20 Braised beef & noodles, Turkey breast with gravy, stuff- i I steamed spinach, ww bread, ing, cauliflower, petite peas, | strawberries cranberry/orange relish, i mixed berry cup | '~: i~-~.. ~.~.~ ~ _~ i Nutrition sites: Chester, 394-7636; Quincy, 283-0643;0 Greenville, 284-6608 (day before for reservation); Portola, 832- i4173; Blairsden open Wed. only, call 832-4173 Tuesday for | reservations. Suggested donation $2.50 for 60 yrs & older." Bone guest may accompany each senior, $6 mandatory| charge. Menus may change. Hours: Noon at all sites. Ill IIllll lill I I m m m I m i i m 'J i i i