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Sun In 2001 Plumas.Sierra County Fair Wed sday, August 1, 2001 Page 21 school featured a ertlootl red Pioneer Schoolhouse, Fairgrounds Was once located on Mill the present Pioneer School is now located. residents recall attending An informal reunion of the old school will the Plumas-Sierra Saturday" Aug. 11, at 2 p.m. of the reunion, past of the school were asked to photos and memorabilia, copied and used to deco- de interior, along and stories provided by lildren. , the Plumas County Board of School District 4 in to serve families in the of American Valley. :$375 were raised of lumber was donated. The was Sylvester Ballou, salary was $60 per children attended first session. The popula- Valley grew rapidly late 1870s a larger school Photo courtesy Rumas County Mtmum Former students of Pioneer School are invited to share Uleir memories of the good old days this year at the PIumas-Sierra County Fair. building was constructed. By 1941, the locals were ready to build a more modern school and the old Pioneer Schoolhouse was moved slight- ly and used as a kindergarten on the same Mill Creek Road property. Then, in 1971, Plumas County Historical Society members, Native Daughters of the Golden West, and fairgrounds administrators worked out the details to move the old schoolhouse to its pre- sent location and register it as a state historic building. to four year olds are in for a this year as Toddler a Safety Street, Toddler a Creative Corner ust for them. 18 months to four years old 'Parents are invited to enjoy activities featuring Little and to keep is on participation, said Susan Orange, Cascade Family and Plumas Children's the event. "the official snack Games," will give free all participants while sup- grand finale will feature a where toys will be given away for all events is from 7 P.m. Wednesday through With the grand f'male set for 12, at 3 p.m. At this time, be given away. scale, Toddler Games of learn- and safe activities-- family fun as well as con- a toddler's sense of self- said. Games is sponsored by Family Opportunities which offers Early Childhood Development Programs to children and families in Plumas, Lassen, Modoc and Sierra counties. Plumas Children's Network is also hosting the event. It supports resource centers in Quincy, Chester, Portola and Greenville and provides localized services to improve the health of children and families. A trip down Safety Street Safety Street features toddler rides on Little Tikes Police Cars, Little Roadsters, Motorcycle Trikes and even a Cozy Coupe. And as they venture around the area, the learn the meaning of traffic safety, how to negotiate turns, learn to back up, how to stop and how to filling up their tanks. Each toddler will even earn his or her very first driver's license. Toddler athletes In the Toddler Athletic Stadium, the emphasis is on fun. toddlers and their parents are invited to play two different levels of basketball, participate in a golf tournament, and enjoy a baseball game. Creativity and music The Creativity Corner and Music Center features remote controlled cars, talking dolls and special adjustable easels for toddlers and parents to pass the time. We are the proud sponsor of the at the Plumas-Sierra County Fair! HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE! For your convenience, we have an ATM MACHINE at the fair this yeart. 350 Main St. 283-6600 81 W. Sierra 832-4488 1-800-346-7693