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14B Wednesday, July 14, 2010 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Quincy: Community Supper, everyone welcome. Events ~ound ~ ~ Plumas County July 14 Quincy Methodist Church fellowship hall, 6-7 p.m. A free supper for the community Graeagle: Music by the Millpond featuring The Coyotes, 6-9 p.m For information, 836-2414. July 15 Quincy: Farmer's Market, 5 p.m.-dusk, at Main and Church St. on the school district lawn; local produce, arts and crafts, music and more. Contact Eva Rocke at 229-4009 or and regional Blairsden: "Planning for the Future: Advance Directives," presented by ChelSea Horvath, MSW, Tahoe Forest Hospice, 1 - 3 p.m., Mohawk Comm unity Resource Center, corner of Highways 70 and 89. For information, 836-0446. July 16 Chester: Momboosa Wine Walk, 3 - 7 p.m., Main St.; featuring Australian and New Zealand wines, walks. first of five Taylorsville: Community Supper, Taylorsville Methodist Church social hall. for information, 207-3120. Portola: City Lights Concert featuring Sawdust Charlie, Portola Park. Call Pandora Valle 832-0347 or Bil Powers 394-7177. Quincy: Opening reception, artist Marilyn Hoffman, "On the Edge of Abstraction," 5 - 7 p.m. Main Street Artists Gallery, 436 Main St. Fro information 283-1909. July 17 Lake Almanor: Momboosa Music Festival, all day event; featuring Chuck Wicks, Alex Woodard, The Chris Gardner Band and the Whitney Myer Band. Family-friendly festival includes kids' themed park, volleyball courts, arts and craft show, food and libations and open field dancing. Tickets, $20 in advance, $25 at the gate, available at For information, Amy Mager (77.5) 329-4200 or e-mail Blairsden: Parking lot sale, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Mohawk Community Resource Center, corner of Highways 89 and 70. Spaces $30 each or 2 for $45. Sierra City: Music at the Mine, Swing Fever, 7 p.m., Kentucky Mine, $15 admission. Barbecue, $15 per person, starts at 6 p.m. For information, 862-1300 or nuy online at TaylorsvUle: Sierra Institute Tour; The Sierra on Fire: The Moonlight Fire Tour. Reservations required; 284-1022. Portola: Soroptimist International of Portola's Home Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $15 donation. Tickets available at High Sierra Books, Plumas Bank, Mtn. Hardware, Graeagle Florist & Mercantile, Hair House. For more information, 832-5577 Quincy: Saddle Up for a Cause, benefit horseback-ride, barbecue lunch, drawing prizes; 10 a.m., New England Ranch to Quincy Riding Stables, $20 per rider, rental horses available. For information, 283-9770 or 283-0844 or contact Wynae Hagwood, 927-9872. July 17 - 18 Johnsville: Gold Discovery Days, celebration of gold mining history with Rotary pancake breakfast; Plumas-Eureka State Park. Greenville: Gol d Digger Days, events include Masonic breakfa st, 7 - 10 a.m.; parade, street fair and street dance, Hot Rod Get Together, 5 p.m. - dark, Evergreen Market parkit~g lot, men's softball. Greenville: Gold Digger Days Horseshoe Tournament, sign-ups at 9:30 a.m., starts at 10 a.m. For information, 284-7579. Graeagle: Graeagle Arts and Crafts Fair; Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 D.m., Graeagle Park. Blairsden: Parking Lot Sale, Mohawk Community Resource Center. For information, Shirley, 836-0446. JaJy i7 _. Graeagle: Soroptimists Home Tour, 10 #,m. - 4 p.m. TickGts available from Plumas Bank and High Sierra Books, Portola; Wiggin's Trading Post, Chilcoot; Mountain Hardware and Hair House, Blairsden and Graeagle Florist & Mercantile. For information, 832-5577 or SIPortola@hotmail.corn Packer Lake: Kids' fishing Day, fund, educational activities include fish print T-shirt, (bring your own T-shirt). Food for purchase or bring your own. Fishing limits in effect, I cerise required 16 and over. Delleker: Music & Brews. benefit for Portola Railrod Days; dance under the stars to Rock Bottom Band. July 18 Graeagle: Feather River Dixieland Jazz Festival, Graeagle Picnic Dr. Bach & His Jazz Practitioner, 1-5 p.m. For information, 836-6811. Grounds, featuring King Cotton Jazz Band and Johnsville: "M usical," featuring master organist Andy Johnston accompanied by flautists Christine Johnston and Nancy Caldwell, will mark the return of the newly restored 1870 Mason & Hamlin pump organ at St. John's Church, 2 p.m. Tickets, $15, are available at Plumas Eureka State Park Book Store or at the door. For information or to reserve tickets, 836-2380 or 836-0t 02. July 21 Quincy: Community Supper, Quincy Methodist Church fellowship hall, 6-7 p.m A free supper for the community everyone welcome. Graeagle: Music by the Millpond featuring Plumas Players, 6-9 p.m. For information, 836-2414. Portola: Composting program by Noreen Thompson, master gardener, 7 p.m., United Methodist Church Hall, 396 2nd Ave. For more information, 832-4797. July 22 Quincy: Farmer's Market, 5 p.m.-dusk, at Main and, Church St. on the school district lawn; local and regional produce, arts and crafts, music and more. Contact Eva Rocke at 229-4009 or qcfmmanager@yahoo.corn. July 23 Portola: City Light Concerts featuring MexiCultural Fiesta, Portola Park. Call Pandora Valle 832-0347 or Bill Powers 394-7177. July 24 Chester: Art Around the Lake, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; tickets $10. Taylorsville: Tribal, Trails, Wagon Wheels and Pioneer Parties. For reservations, information, 284-1022. Taylorsville: Junior Rodeo, Taylorsville Rodeo Grounds, For information, 284-1472 or 284-6532 Quincy: Sixth annual Joker's Wild Poker Run, start and finish at Sports & Shorts, 1750 E. Main St.; $15 per person, $25 double up includes poker card, lunch and run pin (run pin for the first 75 riders). Drawing prizes, tattoo artist, limited camping and no host bar available. For information, Dave and Helen Reynolds, 28'3-4950 or creativetatted- Sierra City: Music at the Mine, Mumbo Gumbo, 7 p.m., Kentucky Mine, $20 admission. Barbecue, $15 per person, starts at 6 p.m. For information, 862-1300 or buy online at, **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, e-mail or call Mona Hill at 283T0800. For sporting events, including charity golf tournaments, call Shannon Morrow at 283-0800 or e-mail We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number. SENIOR MENU acorn squash, whole wheat - - - _. -_ _ - - ,, I- *High Na meal. Vegetarian roll, applesauce. ] meal, minestrone soup, egg 1 For the nutrition site in your sandwich, sliced tomatoes, July 22 i m area call" Chester, 394-7636; 2L3.0643;u lettuce, three-bean salad, Crunchy drumsticks, Quincy, l citrus cup. parmesan potatoes, steamed I " reenville, 284-6608; swiss chard, whole grain I Portola, 832-4173; July 20 roll, apricots I = Blairsden, 836-0446, 832-4173. Swiss steak/tomatoes, baked potato, succotash, hot July 23 I Suggested lulich donation roll, sliced watermelon *High Na meal. Tuna pasta I " price is $2.50. One guest may salad plate, mixed melon, I accompany each senior, July 21 cup, french roll, berries & I $6 mandatory charge. . Pork roast, mashed potatoes, ice cream lm m mm m mm m mm m m mm m m mm mm m mm m m m m ~ u "moon When you drive through followed, burning approxi-road hazard work from the the Plumas National Forest mately 65,000 acres, 62 per- Forest Service. where the Moonlight Fire cent at high severity. At Antelope Lake. the occurred, you may feel as if According to the Forest group will examine maps you've landed on another Service, high severity burn- with Forest Service per- planet. Many people refer to ing occurs when a fire burns sonnel for a better under- the experience as "being on at such intensity that it standing ofthelandscapeand the moon." Saturday, July 17, causes complete or nearly the numerous fires that have the Sierra Institute's Center complete mortality of treeswept across it. of Forestry will offer a guided stands within the burned Afterward, participants tour through that stark area. will enjoy a picnic lunch at landscape. When a fire burns as hot thelakeshore. The Moonlight Fire was and as longas the Moonlight After lunch, participants one of the largest fires in Fire did, the soil is often ster- will head to a,Forest Service Sierra Nevada history. It ilized, leaving a landscape demonstration site., funded by started Sept. 3; required more that requires emergency an E1 Paso energy company, than 3,300 personnel at stabilization treatment towhere replanting is occurring the height of the effort and avoid erosion and help bring and a carbon sequestration was not completely contained back native vegetation study is underway. u.ntil Sept. 24. The tour offered July 17, The tour will head to pri- The Center of Forestry's will allow participants tovate property, where partici- Sierra on FireTour will focus hear about forest manage- pants will hear from W.M. on the Moonlight Fire but ment practices, including Beatty and Associates about will also cover other recent fire suppression and forest its forest management prac- fires on the Plumas National restoration, from forest man- tires and restoration efforts. Forest and elsewhere in the agers on federal and private The tour concludes with Sierra. land. The interactive format presentations from local high Future forest management will allow participants to ask school students about moni- practices, forest restoration questions and voice concerns toring and recovery efforts in and monitoring efforts on to both parties, the Moonlight burn. public and private land will The tour begins at the Space is limited, so call also be discussed. Sierra Institute office in down- early to reserve a place. Tour participants will hear town Taylorsville at 9 a.m., Morning refreshments, lunch from Greenville High School where participants will re- and bus transportation are students, who have estab- ceive morning refreshmentsprovided as part of the tour, lished long-term monitoring and an introduction to thewhich concludes around plots within the burn day's events and tour guides. 4 p.m. Cost is $50 per person/ The area surrounding The group will then head to $95 per couple. Antelope Lake, on the Plumas Antelope Lake, stopping Visit National Forest, has suffered along the way to discuss the for more information, or repeated impacts of high-in- effects of the 2007 Antelope call Lauri Rawlins-Betta at tensity wildfires. The Boulder Fire and hear about current 284-1022 to reserve. Fire in 2006, followed the rela- tively small Stream Fire in 2001. These fires burned ap- proximately 6,000 acres. The real devastation, however, came in 2007. The Antelope Complex Fire, which began in July 2007, burned approximately 21,600 acres, 56 percent burned at high severity. The Moonlight Fire soon Johnsville Historical iety restores .organ 1 Open bowling 6 days a week Karaoke every Friday The mining town of Johnsville began to decline between 1912 and 1915, after the large gold mines had shut down. 2 antique Brunswick pool tables Golf Lessons w/Tim Mooney (by appointmentl Full bar Easy walking distance St. John's Church had only been in existence for a decade and was abandoned as the townspeople moved to other areas of California that were more prosperous. The building, with all its furniture, sat unused until 1983, when the Johnsville Historical Society acquired the building and begun its restoration. Its prize posses- sion, the Mason & Hamlin pump organ, was removed from the church in the 1960s and stored in a local garage. When the society acquired it back in 1985. its entire leather bellows had been eaten by mice and rats and it was unplayable. The society had the organ restored in 2009. This Sunday, July 18. at 2 p.m., the Johnsville His- torical Society will present a musical using its newly restored pump organ Local Plumas County Mas- ter Organist, Andy Johnston. will play, accompanied on the flute by Christine Johnston and Nancy Caldwell Tickets for the event are available at Plumas Eureka State Park bookstore. 836-2380 or 386-0102. and at the performance. Kid:s arcade 376 Main St., Chester 258.4300 PLUMAS The Lodge Dinner Wed-Sun t AT WHITEHAWK RANCH Bar 3pm Dinner 5pm RESORT INN AND RESTAURANT Wed Nite: Burgers, Brews a BBQ Sun: Prime Rib & Full Menu Wed-Sun: Golf & Dine 985 WHITEHAWK DR., XIV'HITEHAWK (NEAR CLIO) 530-836-4985 * GREENHORN CREEK I .o-includes Full Bad IFull Bar! All-You-Can-Eat Ribs & Chicken Fridays only 5:00 ' 8:30pm 10 miles East of Quincy ~ 283-0930 Carors Cafe & West Shore, beli ' Open 7 days a week ~ Breakfast: 7:30am - 2pm. Lunch 11am-2pm :~iiiii! i~!ii: Serving dinner Sunday nights only ~!i~: Reservat ons Recommended 259-2464 ~ l: ::: 2932 Almanor Dr. West Prattville @ Lake A)mano,~ i .i't