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12B Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Dramaworks and the Magic Beanstalk Players announce a week-long drama camp for children in grades one through eight held July 7 - 11. Youths will engage in drama and performance through games, music, dance, improvisation, mime, crafts, puppetry, costuming and exploration of other creative talents, Dramaworks is a not-for-profit corporation founded by Earl Thompson and Edie O'Connor in 2000, and has three different drama programs. The Magic Beanstalk Players is dramaworks' program for kids in grades K-8. The SWEET program is designed for high school students who learn to become leaders in their community and among their peers. The third dramaworks program is for kids and adults alike -- a community theatre program. Performances so far have been "Parallel Lives," "Hermes," "Black Comedy," "Dinner for One" and the musical "Annie!," which played eight sell-out shows. The theatre's 2014-15 season kicks off in August with "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." A cast of 30 is already rehearsing for the eight upcoming shows. Season tickets are now being offered, and theatre lovers can become sponsors and supporters of the theatre company. This past April featured a Magic Beanstalk Players production of"Godspell Jr.," with a cast of 36 children. Summer 2013 was the inaugural summer drama camp and the inspiration for this year's camp. Classes will again be taught at the West End Theatre by sisters Danielle Wagner Plocki and Laura Wagner, who grew up in Pennsylvania engrossed in drama. New this summer, local talent Michelle Anderson joins the teaching staff. Students going into grades one - three will meet from 10 a.m. to noon and students going into grades four - eight will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. A healthy snack will be provided for all students. The cost is $60 for kids in grades one - three and $90 for those in grades four - eight. Scholarships are available. Go to for camp and scholarship applications. For more information email or call 283-1956. Learn more at the dramaworks booth at the weekly Thursday farmers' market in Quincy. Graeagle: Free live music, 6:30 p.m. - dusk, the Outpost. Featuring Tuck Wilson. Lake Almanor: Miller Junior Girls Golf Program, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., bottom of Lake AImanor Country Club driving range near maintenance shed. Free instruction for beginner,. intermediate girl golfers 8 - 18. Golf equipment available. For information, to register: Trudy Leete, 259-5103. Quincy: Family Garden Night, 6 - 7:30 p.m., Alder Street Garden. Family-friendly all-ages Digging In event includes kids' activities, master gardener demonstrations, hands-on gardening, harvesting, learning about healthy eating. Continues Weds through Aug. 13. For information: program director Cody Reed, 927-8497. Quincy: Quincy Certified Farmers' "~U Market, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m., JUNE 26 corner of Church and Main streets. Vendors offer local ~roduce, handcrafts, prepared food; two prize giveaways. Live music by No City Boyz. Performance by Kristina's Gymnastics Show Team at 6 p.m. "Family day" includes plein air student art show, Digging In gardening activities, crafts with Plumas Christian School. For information:, 487-4386. Beckwourth: Fli'l Romano's Certified Farmers JUNE 7,7 Market, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Sierra Valley Farms at 1329 County Road A23. Only on-farm farmers' market in the state includes chef demonstrations at 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; Chester: Community Connections Member Swap Meet 'N' Eat, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Almanor Basin Community Resource Center. Open to members, those interested in joining. To RSVP (required): Leslie, 283-3611, ext. "818. Fish fry, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Lake Almanor Elks Lodge at 164 Main St. $8 per person. Quincy: Connections in a Cuiture of "Never Enough," 6 - 8 p.m., West End Theatre. Free workshop with facilitator Anne Gaudet, The Resource Center. Sponsored by 20,000 Lives. For information, to sign up: 283-6337. Vinton: Get Rattled rattlesnake avoidance training for dogs, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Green Gulch Ranch at 1662 Harrison Road. Sessions last 20 - 30 minutes, cost $75, $50 for reinforcement training. For information, appointments (recommended): Get Rattled, 775-234-8844, Sat Beckwourth: Dinner In the Barn, Sierra JUNE 2~ Farms off county road A23. Four-course gourmet meat co-hosted by Season'd Catering features farm-fresh produce, introduction, farm tour. For information, reservations: Season'd Catering, 587-8687. Chester: Inaugural Chester Auto Parts Show and Shine, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., both sides of Main un Street at NAPA store and Collins Pine lawn. Open to all vehicle categories. Preregistration $15, day-of $20. All proceeds benefit national charity Log-a-Load for Kids. Music by Buzz Barrett Sound Productions; lunch available. In conjunction with Chester Auto Parts tool and filter sale. For information about charity: Lisa Medici, 256-3633, For information about event, registration: 258-3151 or stop by store at 445 Main St. Hamilto Branch: Hamilton Branch Volunteer Fire Department pancake breakfast, 6 a.m. - noon, fire station. Pancakes, ham, eggs, coffee, milk, orange juice. Donations $7 adults, $4 children under 12. Proceeds support volunteer department. Johnsville: Johnsville Cemetery tour, begins 2:30 p.m., Johnsville Cemetery, Nonprofit Plumas County Museum Association sponsors fundraiser including overview Of area history, cemetery tour with re-enactments, update on restored Catholic church, walking t~our of historical buildings in town. Tour finishes 4:30 p.m. with refreshments at Iron Door Restaurant. Tickets available at Quincy museum, 283-6320, Carey Candy Co. in Quincy; from any museum trustee. In Graeagle contact Don Clark, 836-2586. Quincy: Courthouse Lawn Art Show, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., courthouse lawn. Handmade arts and crafts, information booths, extended downtown business hours. For information: 293-3402. To download vendor application: Mohawk Valley: SUIt Sixth annual Summerfest, JUNE 29 3 - 7:30 p.m., White Sulphur Springs Ranch at 2200 Highway 89. Gates open at 3 p.m., house tours 3 - 4 p.m. Fundraising event by Mohawk Valley Stewardship Council includes live music, ranch barbecue dinner, no-host bar, live and silent auctions. Bring lawn chairs; no pets. In case of rain, event moves to The Barn in Blairsden. Tickets $45 adults, $15 for 12 and under, Adult advance tickets available in Graeagle at Eco Centric, Graeagle Mercantile, Red House Art, the Outpost; in Quincy at Plumas County Museum; in Blairsden at chamber of commerce. For will-call tickets: 836-2334. For information: 836-2334, Quincy: Masons 160th anniversary celebration, 1 - 5 p.m., Plumas Lodge No. 60 at 70 Harbison St. across from the library. Information available on other Masonic family groups: Order of the Eastern Star, Rainbow Girls, Ben Allie Shrine, York Rite bodies. Tri-tip sandwiches, salad, beans, drinks served; all are welcome. Graeagle: Free live music, 6:30 p.m. - dusk, the Outpost. Wed Featuring Benny, Penny JU~,Y 7.and Dude. Quincy: Save Our Theatre campaign kick-off, doors open 7:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre. Open mic night supports purchase of digital projector. Sponsored by Bread for the Journey, High Sierra Music Festival, Sierra Nevada Brewery. Includes bake sale, movie concessions. Sign up for seven-minute performance slots via Admission $5; additional donations welcome. All proceeds go directly to Save Our Theatre/Go Digital campaign. For information: Free admission. Taylorsville: Team roping, starts 6:30 a.m., Taylorsville Rodeo Grounds. Three competitions for $25; open switch ender, two for $20. Quincy: Quincy Certified Farmers' Market, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m., ~lU corner of Church and Main JU~Y ~ streets. Vendors offer local produce, handcrafts, prepared food; two prize giveaways. Live music by Pat Hull. For information:, 487-4386. Quincy: High Sierra Music Festival, '~hu'Sun Plumas-Sierra County JU~,Y 3"6 Fairgrounds. Chester: American Legion Pancake , Breakfast, 7 - 11 a.m., Chester Memorial Hall. 35th Chester Classic 5K Fun Run, day-of registration 7- 8:15 a.m., Collins Pine Main Street lawn. Run starts 8:30 a.m. Route follows Feather River Drive from Collins Pine lawn. Professional timing, costume contest, awards by age. Spectators encouraged. Sponsored by Almanor Recreation and Park District. $30, preregistration includes T-shirt. To preregister: For information: Shane Bergmann,, 816-0524. Elks pancake breakfast, 8 - 11 a.m., Lake Almanor Elks Lodge in Old Town Chester. 42nd annual Chester Arts and Craft Show, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Chester Park. Presented by Chester Lions Club. Juried show features range of mediums. For information: Shauna Yarner, 258-2297. 94th annual Chester Main Street Fourth of July Parade, 11 a.m., Main Street. Chester High School Booster Club chicken barbecue, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Chester Park. Great Feather River Ducky Race, 2 p.m., down the Feather River. Sponsored by Rotary clubs of Chester, Westwood. Fireworks Extravaganza, 9 p.m. Sponsored by Lake Almanor Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau. Taylorsville: Cowboy breakfast, 7 - 11 a.m., Indian Valley Museum on Cemetery Street. All-you-can-eat pancakes, ham, eggs, beverages $8. Great seating for parade. Prize drawing tickets available; drawing July 5, 3 p.m. For information: 284-1046, 284-6406. Taylorsville Parade, 10 a.m., Downtown Taylorsville. Free entry. Kids' dummy roping, noon, Taylorsville Rodeo Grounds. Entry free with rodeo admission. Open to ages 0 - 12. Silver Buckle Rodeo, 1 p.m., Taylorsville Rodeo Grounds. Reserve grandstand seating $13, general admission $7, children 12 and under $3. Boot-Stomp'n Springboard Dance, 9 p.m. - midnight, Taylorsville Community Grange No. 439. Live music by James Slack Band, springboard dancing. Open to all ages, $10 admission at the door. announces The High Sierra Music Festival is gearing up for another Fourth of July weekend filled with eclectic music, food and activities at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds this July 3 - 6. Last week the festival organizers released the prices for locals and neighbors of the fairgrounds. For locals, the prices are as.follows: --Thursday only, $55. --Friday only, $65. --Saturday only, $65. --Sunday only, $65. --Four days, $199. --Three days (Friday - Sunday only), $185. --Two days (Saturday and Sunday only), $130. --Children 6 - 12, $15 a day. Tickets for teenagers cost $99 for four days, with no local discount available. Locals may obtain their tickets after 8 a.m. July 3, and must have a Plumas County or Sierra County ID present at the box office. Local tickets are limited to one adult pass per ID. To qualify for the discount, locals must reside in one of the following ZIP codes: 95923, 95934, 95936, 95947, 95956, 95971, 95980, 95983, 95984, 96020, 96103, 96105, 96106, 96118, 96122, 96124, 96126, 96129, 96135, 96137. The Quincy Neighbors Program offers one-day and four-day passes at an extreme discount to those who live in the direct vicinity of the fairgrounds. The prices for these tickets are as follows: neig --Thursday, $30. --Friday, $50. --Saturday, $50. --Sunday, $50. --Four days, $135. --Children, $10 per day. Recipients of the Quincy Neighbors Program must bring a photo ID and proof of residency, such as a utility bill. Discounted tickets are limited to one per ID, and teens must be accompanied by their parent/guardian. Wristbands must be worn immediately, and can be purchased after noon on July 3. Each person who qualifies must be present at the box office. Single-day ticket holders cannot camp or attend late-night shows. Single-day tickets must be purchased the same day. To qualify for the Quincy Neighbors Program, one must live on one of the following streets/areas: 500 block of Bell Lane, Bresciani Circle, Fairgrounds Road, 600 - 1790 Lee Road, 1089 - 1280 E. Main St., Manzanita Way, North Mill Creek Road, Pioneer Road, Pony Drive, 1412 Quincy Junction Road, Railway Avenue, Redberg Avenue, Redberg Lane, Rogers Road, Sierra Park Road, Sugar Pine Drive, Weldon West. This year's festival lineup includes Ms. Lauryn Hill, Beats Antique, Widespread Panic, Sound Tribe Sector Nine, Trampled by Turtles, Lord Huron and many more performers. The festival is a family-friendly event that is expected to draw around 10,000 people to Quincy. r m m m mmm m SENIOR. MENU Monday, June 30 | Herb roasted chicken, peas and cauliflower, carrot/ | raisin salad, WW dinner | roll, fruit cocktail. | Tuesday, July 1 Taco salad, sliced oranges | and avocado, cantaloupe. m I m m m m I~ Wednesday, July 2 Juice, meat loaf, mixed| vegetables, baked potato, | whole grain roll, red & green grapes. Thursday, July 3 High Sodium Day: Turkey sandwich, Italian pasta salad, | angel food cake topped with strawberries & blueberries. Friday, July 4 | Sites Closed. Fourth of July | -- ~ ~~~~ |Nutrition sites: Chester, 394-7636; Quincy, 283-0643; Greenville, 284-6608 (day before for reservation); Portola, 832- | 1 4173; Blairsden open Wed. only, call 832-4173 Tuesday for| reservations. Suggested donation $2.50 for 60 yrs & older. | One guest may accompany each senior, $6 mandatory| charge. Menus may change. Hours: Noon at all sites. To send a legal: To send an advertisement: J