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J 1213 Wednesday, June 16, 2010 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Events Around Plumas County June 16 Graeagle: Author's book signing, Dink Rife and illustrator Kathleen 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, pre-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 son, starts at 6 p.m. For information, 862-1300 or buy online at admission. Barbecue, $15 per per- Quincy: Soroptimist International of Quincy annual garden tour, "A Decade of Gardens!" 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 award cer- emony. 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 right, 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 in- formation, 836-4541, 283-1345 or 283-1698. Lake Davis: Annual fishing derby, 5 a.m. - 5 p.m., Honker Cove; pre-registration entry fee, $20; $25 Derby Day. Valid California fishing license required for anglers over 16. Visit, e-mail beck- or call 832-1852 for information. Delleker: 10th annual poker run fundraiser, 9 - 11 a.m., 141 Delleker Rd.; $20 single/S35 couple, all vehicles wel- come; Barbecue at 1 p.m., $10 per person. To pre-register, e-mail or call 832-5785. Cromberg: Cribbage tournament; registration 9 a.m., play starts at 10 a.m.; 15 games, $30 buy-in, limited to 40 players. Buy-in includes coffee, doughnuts and lunch. Payout dependent on number of entries. Not ACC sanctioned but ACC rules apply. For information, Helen Ettinger, 283-3621. Maybe: Calpine Elks annual horseshoe tournament fundraiser, 10 a.m.; $10 entry fee includes lunch; open to the public. For information, David or Wendy McCune, 832-0406. June 20 Quincy: Fathers Day Fly-in and Crawfish Festival starts 8 a.m. with fire department pancake breakfast, Gansner Air- field, Highway 70. Festival starts 11 a.m. at Gansner Park, across the creek. Cajun music by Funky Gators. For infor- mation, June 23 Graeagle: Concerts at the Millpond, 6 - 8:30 p.m., Graeagle Outpost. For information, 836-2424. June 25 Taylarsville: Square dancing with professional caller, 6 - 9 p.m., Grange Hall, $10 per couple. June 26-27 Quincy: 12th Plumas County Relay for Life, Feather River College, 10 a.m. For information, contact Cynthia White 951-840-5670 or Pandora Valle 832-0347. 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 information, 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 library. July I - 4 Quincy: 19th Annual High Sierra Music Festival, Plumas Sierra County Fairgrounds; for information 510-595-1115. Blairsden: Street Dance and Barbecue, 6-10 p.m. July 2 July 3 - 4 Taylorsville: Silver Buckle Rodeo events include Mt. Jura Gem & Museum gem sale; cowboy breakfast, rodeo pa- rade and rodeo. Chester: Momboosa Wine Walk, 3 - 7 p.m., Main St.; featuring California and Washington wines, first of five walks. Graeagle: Civil War Battles by Comstock Civil War Reenactors, Graeagle field. July 3 Taylorsville: Annual Silver Buckle Rodeo Dance, 8 - midnight, Grange Hall; music by Young Country, $7 per person. Graeagle: Mohawk Valley fireworks beginning 9:30 p.m. at Graeagle Mill Pond. 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 in- formation, Jack Isbell, 259-4257. Taylorsville: Cowboy breakfast, 7 - 11 a.m., Indian Valley Museum, Cemetery St., $8; prize drawing. For informa- tion, Laura MacGregor, 259-4816. Taylorsville: Gem and Mineral Show, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Indian Valley Museum, Cemetery St., free. For information, Laura MacGregor, 259-4816. Graeagle: Fireman's Pancake breakfast 8-11 a.m. at Graeagle Fire Hall. Graeagle: Old Fashioned Day in the Park, Graeagle Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Graeagle: Mohawk Valley Independence Day Parade, downtown Graeagle, 1 p.m. July 9 Portola: City Light Concerts featuring Blue Haven, Portola Park. Call Pandora Valle 832-0347 or Bill Powers 394-7177. **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, e-mail or call Mona Hill at 283-0800. For sporting events, including charity golf tourna- ments, call Shannon Morrow at 283-0800 or e-mail We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number as space permits. mpm m mm m m n m m m m n mm m m m m m m m m S]~-lNlIOl~ M.~lNl--I~ June21 potatoes, biscuit topping, Chicken cacciatore, penne coleslaw, mixed fruit cup pasta, spinach salad, whole | FOrareathecall:nutritiOnchester,Site394.7636;in your grain bread, mandarin June 24 oranges Pork roast, steamed peas, | Quincy, 283-0643; sw.eet & sour cabbage, | Greenville, 284-6608; brown rice/whole grain roll, | Portola, 832-4173; baked apple Blairsden, 836-0446, 832-4173. | Suggested lunch donation price is $2.50. One guest may | accompany each senior, $6 mandatory charge. June 22 Egg salad sandwich, bean soup, green salad, whole wheat bread, orange sections June 23 Beef pot pie, carrots and June 25 Pizza, leafy green salad, raw | vegs: broccoli/cauliflower, fru ited j ello | ARTS and ENTERTAINMENT launc local era an Linda Satchwell Staff Writer Isatchwell@plumasnews.corn Those who doubt the vitali- ty of arts and culture in Plumas County should have stopped by Caf6 LeCoq Mon- day night, June 7, for the Plumas County Literary An- thology fundraiser. The brainchild of Dr. Joan Parkin, associate professor of English at Feather River Col- lege, the aim of the project is to offer a "comprehensive an- thology" of Plumas County lit- erature -- one that represents the county's various ethnic groups and their unique and varied experiences. Parkin suggested there is, likely, an abundance of still unearthed correspondence "hidden away in the attics of some of Plumas County's old- est families." At the height of the Gold Rush, wrote Parkin, "Chi- nese nationals made up over a quarter of the Plumas County population and Na- tive Americans coup.ted in the thousands." These people worked side by side with re- cent northern European im- migrants. Parkin hopes to discover memoirs, letters, oral histo- ries, poetry and fiction. She asks longtime county resi- dents to search for potential material, as she believes the county has a remarkable un- tapped literary resource to offer. Parkin thinks in grand terms, and practical ones as well. Her aim is to raise $19,000 for the project, which will serve as seed money and also show potential grantors the anthology has substan- tial community support. Speakers at the dinner in- cluded Paul Russell, assis- tant director at the Plumas County Museum, which Parkin touted as an invalu- able resource for this project. He spoke about the muse- um's archival contribution. TOWN Dr. Joan Parkin, associate professor of English at Feather River College, speaks to supporters at the Plumas County Literary Anthology fundraiser June 7 at Caf6 Le Coq. More than 60 people attended the dinner, where talk centered on the unique, and largely untapped, literary heritage of Plumas County. Photo by Lisa Kelly Delaine Fragnoli, manag- weekly meetings, also at ing editor at Feather Publish- LeCoq, Thursdays at 5 p.m.; ing, spoke about novelist the first one is scheduled for B.M Bower's literary contri- June24. Anyone bution, which included nine with ideas, potential antholo- novels written while she was gy material or who wants to a Plumas County resident, work on the project is invited The fundraising dinner to attend. Dinner will again was generously supported by be served, for $10. Patrick and Dee LeCoq, who For more information or to offered their signature five- donate to the project, contact course meal for only $10 per Joan Parkin at 283-0202, ext. person. 252, or by e-mail at The project will hold bi- Residents and. visitors to the Lake Almanor Basin wilt strengthen the arts in Chester, Greenville and Westwood schools by partici- pating in a dinner auction hosted by Foxwood at its ele- gant pavilion on the Penin- sula Saturday, July 10. The event will start at 5:30 p.m. with a wine reception HALL THEATRE Presents Thurs., June 17 & Sat., June 18 97 min. Rated PG-13 Action/Adventure ~ An explosive tale of double-cross and revenge, The Losers centers upon the members of an elite US Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team find themselves the target of a lethal betrayal instigated fi'om the inside by a powerfid enemy known only as Max. Presumed dead, the group makes plans to even the score when they are joined : :;i by the mysterious Aisha, a beautiful operative with her own agenda. Sat., June 19 - Mon., June 21 and the oppoAc~unity to view the art and qt~/r auction items. Bidding promises to be ex- citing because Joe Gilmour, who is donating his time as auctioneer, will keep the pace hopping. Dinner guests will bid on fine art, jewelry and art lessons donated by several area artists. There is also portrait sitting by several area photographers, as well as exciting offers from area businesses and individuals. The Lake Almanor Com- munity Foundation thanked the many table sponsors who have agreed to decorate a table of eight for this event, and Plumas Bank, a long- time supporter of arts in the schools. Tickets are $40 a person, available from a table spon- sor or by calling Judy Chynoweth at 258-2354 or Josh Huddleston, at Sterling Sage in Greenville at 284- 7334. el This year's Relay for Life 105 min. Rated PG Romantic Drama When a young American travels to the city of Verona, home of the star- crossed lover Juliet of "Romeo and Juliet" fame, she joins a group of volunteers who respond to letters to Juliet seeking advice about love. After answering one letter dated 1957, she inspires its author to travel to Italy in search of her long- lost love, and sets off a chain of events that will bring love into both their lives unlike anything they ever imagined. Shows 7pm nightly 4pm matinee on Sundays TOUJH HALL THEATRE IAdults .................. *7.00 [ Students & Seniors ................. s6.00 Ohildren ................ s5.00 283-1140 469 Main St., Quincy, CA Visit us at will run from 10 a.m. Satur- day, June 26, to 10 a.m. Sun- day, June 27, at the Feather River College track. The opening ceremony starts at 10 a.m., Saturday, followed by a survivors lap. The luminaria ceremony is set for 8:45 p.m. Saturday. A Fight Back closing ceremo- ny is scheduled for 9 a.m. Sunday. Twenty-two teams are ac- tively fundraising for the event. As of June 9, $3,910 had been raised. Individuals may buy lu- minaria in honor of some- one who has battled cancer and won or someone who has lost the battle. The survivors lap is re- served for those who have survived cancer or who are currently fighting the dis- ease. For more information or to donate, visit mainacsev- or e-mail Beth Stewart at bethstew- ...................... In 11 i,| I ................ llli .... ii ...... ill ii ii ...................... , ........ -- ................... , I~l