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12B Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wed, Aug. 8 Ranger Scott Elliott and live, silent auctions. Dinner served buf- Graeagle: Live music at the Millpond, 6 - 9 p.m Graeagle Outpost on Highway 89 next to the Millpond. Local groups, bands perform free live shows every Wednesday through mid-August. Food, desserts available for purchase. For information: Nancy Degger, 836 1856 Wed - Sun, Aug. 8 - 12 Quincy: Plumas-Sierra County Fair, 204 Fairgrounds Road. For informa- tion: plu mas-sierracountyfair.net. fet style, prepared by Sean Conry, executive chef from Long- boards. Tickets $50. For information, tickets: park museum; Lyn Nafzgar, 836-1182; Jay Skutt, 836-4135. Portola: "The Height of Fashion" fashion show, 6 p.m Portola Station Baptist Church at 171 S. Gulling St. Presented by Eastern Plumas Health Care Auxiliary. Refreshments available; admis- sion free. Reservations must be made by Aug. 8. For informa- tion, reservations: Peggy, 832-4033. Thu, Aug. 16 Thu, Aug. 9 Quincy: Quincy: Quincy Certified Farmers Market, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m corner of Quincy Certified Farmers Market, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m corner of Church and Main streets. Features local, regional farmers, arti- Church and Main streets. Features local, regional farmers, arti- sans, live entertainment by Benny, Penny & Dude with Sierra sails, live entertainment by Zombi Kitten. Runs through Sept. Moon Star Dance Troupe. Runs through Sept. 13. For informa- 3 For information: QCFMmanager@yahoo.com. tion: QCFMmanager@yahoo.com. Fri, Aug. 10 Certified Farmers Market, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m Sierra Valley Farms at 1329 County Road A23. Every Friday through Septem- ber. Chef demonstration by Mike Trombetta, of Farm to Belly, at noon For information: Romano@psln.com, 832-0114. Fri, Aug. 17 Beckwourth: Certified Farmers Market, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m Sierra Valley Farms at 1329 County Road A23. Every Friday through Sept m- ber. Chef demonstration by Andrew Shimer and Christy Hill at noon. For information: Romano@psln.com, 832-0114. Portola: Portola City Lights Concerts in the Park, 1 - 10 p.m Portola City Park on South Gulling Street. Featuring Code Bluegrass. Refreshments provided for purchase by Lena's Cantina and Calpine Elks. For information: 832-4216. Chester: Wine Walk, 4 - 7 p.m Old Town. Taste local, specialty wines, food; enjoy shopping, music, open houses, art. Tickets $10. For information: Karen Blue, 258-2426. Fri - Sun, Aug. 10 - 12 Quincy: Art show, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m outside Ranchito Motel at 2020 E. Main St. Featuring Steve Van Rank, Hannah Rose Miller. Portola: Portola City Lights Concert in the Park, 7 - 10 p.m Portola City Park on South Gulling Street. Featuring Rick Hammond Blues Band. For information: 832-4216. Sat, Aug. 11 Clio: Gold Mountain Pig Roast and Bluegrass Barbecue, starts 5 ~.m, Nakoma Golf Resort. Benefits Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl. per plate; 6 and under free. No-host bar, live music with the Lost Sierra Ramblers, barbecue, bonfire, giant marshmallow roasting, prize giveaways, more. Families welcome. Graeagle: Writing from the Heart, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m Trails Within. Work- shop includes gentle yoga, therapeutic writing in group envi- ronment. Costs $40. For information: 836-1500. Second Saturday Art reception, 1 - 4 p.m Red House Art gallery. Featuring George Fluke Greenville: Gift of Music concert, Downtown Farms Donnell's MusicLand on Main Street. immediately behind introduction to Compassionate Communication, 10 a.m. - 4 p m Greenville United Methodist Church at 212 Pine St. Ex- plores basics of non-violent communication in real-life situa- tions. SI ding scale fee $0 - $50. Bring lunch or potluck item to share Child care available for nominal fee. Sponsored by Indian ValleyYouth Summit, NorCal NVC, Greenville UMC. For infor- mation: Nancy Presser, 616-0032. Quincy: Pancake breakfast, 7 - 10 a.m Fire Station No. 1. Pancakes, sausage, fruit, milk, juice, coffee Adults $8, children and se- niors $6. Proceeds help volunteer firefighters buy safety equip- ment. Fri - Sat, Aug. 17 - 18 Humbug Valley: Sierra Institute tour "Girls' Night Out in Humbug Valley." plore history of Maidu, Euro-American settlers durim camp-over at Yellow Creek campground Beverly Ogle will share personal stories, photographs, history of local Maidc Maidu Consortium plans for the land. Expert guides, handouts, snacks, beverages, lunch, air-conditioned transportation provid- ed. For information, reservations: Sierralnstitute.us; Lauri Rawl- ins-Betta, 284-1022, LRawlins@Sierralnstitute.us. Fri - Sun, Aug. 17 - 19 Portola: 30th annual Railroad Days. Fri: Community Dinner at Portola Park with music by the Rick Hammond Blues Band; Sat: food and craft vendors, softball tournament, karaoke, Lucky Duck Race, live music, car show, parade, fly-fishing demonstration and contest; Sun: Willie Tare Memorial Run/Walk. For informa- tion~ portolarailroaddays.com. Sat, Aug. 18 Greenville: Running with the Bears Marathon, check-in begins 6 a.m Goss Ranch at 4864 North Arm Road. Marathon, half-marathon, 10K routes. Boston qualifier, and fundraiser for foster children served by Mountain Circle Family Services. Includes goody bags, beer, massage, hydration drinks, snacks, first aid stations, T-shirt, medals, awards. After-race luau includes hay bale maze, door prizes, drawings, auction, petting zoo, samba band. Early registration costs: $40, $45, $65. For information, to reg- ister: runningwiththebears.org; Josie Litchfield, race director 284-7007. Fair Parade begins 10:30 a.m. at the corner of Main Street and Lindan 1-heine is "The Magic of Country Living." Quincy Peeps party, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m Dame Shirley Plaza. Gathering, picnic, live music, ping-pong, more. "Teachers Remembering Indian Valley Schools," 1 - 2:30 p.m. Cy Hall Memorial Museum at Main and Mill streets. Part Night at the Museum series. Presentation adds dimension to museum's school exhibits. "Hermes" opening, 7:30 p.m Sierra West End Theatre. Written by Bennett Fisher, directed by Edie O'Connor, presented by dra- maworks. Sun, Aug. 12 Caribou Wilderness (Lassen County): Loop hike, meet 8 a.m. at Chico Park & Ride west lot. Led by California Native, Plant Society.~ Bring lunch, water, sun/insect protection, money for ride sharing. For information, alternate meeting site: Gerry, 893-5123. Lake Almanor: Bandshell concert, -7 - 9 p.m Lake Almanor Country Club. Fea- turing No Taboo. $10 per carload for non-LACC residents; use the Clifford Gate. Lake Almanor: Lake Almanor Community Church second annual Craft Faire, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m 2610 Plumas County Highway A13. Selection handmade items; hot dog lunch. Crafters pay 5 percent booth revenue assesJment; supports LACC Communi- ty Outreach Benevolent Fund. Applications available in the church office For information: Denise Porter, 596-3683, denise- porter@frontier.com. Quincy: Waffle breakfast, 8 - 11 a.m Feather River Grange 440 at 55 Main St. Waffles, scrambled eggs, .bacon or sausage, beverage for $6. Proceeds benefit Grange efforts to restore building as community meeting center. Man, Aug. 13 Greenville: Blood drive, noon - 5 p.m Town Hall. Donors get chance, to win 2012 Toyota Corolla from Northern Nevada Toyota dealers. Drive run by United Blood Services, sponsored by Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce. To make ao appointment: Lillian Basham, 284-6633; bloodhero.com, sponsor code Greenville. Starry Mountain Nights, appetizers at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7, Wickman Garden on Valley View Drive. Plumas Health Care Foundation hosts event including dinner, live music, stargazing, hats d'oeuvres, beer or wine. Tickets $65 per person, $120 per couple; proceeds support Plumas District Hospital programs. For reservations: 283-7971. Lake Almanor: Plumas Audubon Summer Outing for Youth. Free. For informa- tion, to volunteer: plumasaudubon.org; David Arsenault, 283- 0455. Tue - Wed, Aug. 14 - 15 Lake Davis: Plumas Audubon Summer Outing for Youth. Free. For informa- tion, to volunteer: plumasaudubon.org; David Arsenault, 283- 0455 Wed, Aug. 15 Jobnsville: Fundraising dinner, 5:3Q p.m Plumas-Eureka State Park. Park association hosts; includes interpretive talk by Supervising Upper Butte Basin Wildlife Area (Butte County): Little Dry Creek unit Rare Plant Treasure Hunt, meet 8:30 a.m= at Chico Park & Ride west lot. California Native Plant Society leads search for woolly rose mallow. For information, alternate meeting site, to RSVP: Ran, rcoley64@comcastnet. i Vinton: "Third Saturday" Dinner/Dance, Sierra Valley Grange Hpll at 92202 Highway 70. Presented by Sierra Valley Grange. Coun- try-style pork ribs dinner 6 - 7 p.m. for $9; dance lessons 7:45 for free; dance starts 7:45 for $9. Or dinnel for $17. Music by Brandywine. For information, tickets: Annie 993-1182, annygrny@att.net. **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, email iburke@plumasnews.com or call Ingrid Burke at 283-0800. For sporting events, including charity golf tournaments, call Shannon Morrow at 283-0800 or email smorrow@plumasnews.com. We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number, as space permits. II--I= m m m m m m m m m m m mm m " m "" mm ma~P ; -SENIOR. MENU Monday, August 13 beans, banana bread,le Tamale pie, corn, leafy green sauce For the nutrition site in your salad, cubed cantaloupe, larea call: Chester, 394-7636; custard Thursday, August 16 eggI Quincy, 283-,0643; Greenville, vegetable barley soup, 284-6608; Portola, 832-4173 Tuesday, August 14 sandwich, tomatoes/lettuce, | (call day before to make Fortified juice, roasted chick- three-bean salad, citrus cup," : lreservation); Blairsden, 836- en, ratatouille, bulghur pilaf, high sodium meal* "0446 (Wednesdays only). whole grain roll, red & green |Suggested lunch donation grapes Friday, August l7 | .price is $2.50. One guest may Stir-fried beef & vegetables, |accompany each senior, Wednesday, August 15 brown rice, dinner roll, cubed | ,$6 mandatory charge. Ham slice, sweet potato, green pineapple anc Steve Van Rank built his 1948 Ford House Car in 1973 in Quincy. This mobile art studio is on its way to the Ranchito Motel to deliver Van Rank to an artist's reception for his "Voyage of the American Gypsy (Maiden)" Aug. 10 at 11 a m Photo ~c, urtesy Steve Van Rank Laura Beaton Staff Writer Ibeator~@plumasnews (olrl Steve Van Ronk. a talent ed artist with roots in Quin cy, will be showing his work at the Ranchito Motel dur ing the Plumas Sierra Coun ty Fair Aug. 10 12. An artist's reception will be held Friday, Aug. 10. at 11 a.m. outside the Ranchito at 2020 E Main St. in Quincy. Part of the uincy Peeps events during the fair, the art show will also kick off Van Ronk's "Voyage of the American Gypsy (Maiden)" book and tour. Van Ronk has written the first two books of a trilogy. The first+ "Retrospective." of art from 1972 to the present, and the second. "Them That Dream Together." a docu- mentary story of an eight- year wild adventure around the v~orld, were written last year. The last book ol his series begins with this trip to Quincy+ Van Ronk plans to garner sponsorship for his work that will enable him to exchange his housecar for'a sailboat to continue his 40- year voyage. Van Ronk believes that "art is pursuit of the mastery of lilu " ~;o to slvant onk.coln Jol- Illore inlbrmation + "Fisherman's Daughter" is an acrylic reverse painting on glass by Quincy High School graduate and artist Steve Van Rank, Class of 1967. The artist's work will be shown at the Ranchito Motel Aug. 10 - 12 as part of Quincy Peeps' week-long multi-generational reunion, which takes place Aug 5 12+ Arl courtesy Steve Van Rank Plumas County Make your reservations today for a wonderful mountain stay! R&R RV Park and Hot Springs Twain, CA Rich & Rocki (530) 283-1589; (925) 783-2913 www.rondrrvporkhotspri ngs.corn (530) 596-3348 Located on the Shores of Big Cove 414 Peninsula Drive Lake Almanor, CA 96 i37 www.knottypine.ne! 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