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4A Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2001 Community News By Terri Daoust Portola Editor Portola's 19th annual Raft- road Days celebration will kick off this Friday evening, Aug. 17, with a dinner from 6- I0 p.m. at the Log Cabin. After dinner, the excite- ment will continue from 7-9 p.m. with the Portola Healthy Start Friday Night Concert Series at City Park and then it's off to Beckwith Tavern for dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight with GG and the Magic Band. Saturday's activities begin at 9 a.m. with the coed soft- ball tournament taking off for first base. The Golden Spike Parade will begin at Portola High School and wind its way down California Street to Commercial Street, finishing on Taylor Street. The parade is expected to get underway at 11 a.m. Anyone with unusual pets, no dogs or cats, will want to enter the Unusual Pet Con- test to be held at the Commer- cial Street Clock Park. The contest is open to any- one 12 years old or under and prizes will be awarded in the following categories: The Most Unusual Pet, The Best Dressed Stuffed Animal, The with live entertainment be- ginning at noon and continu- ing until 5 p.m. The kids will find plenty of fun and excitement with chil- dren's activities taking place at City Park from noon to 5 p.m. both Saturday and Sun- day. Also, bouncing his way through Railroad Days, Por- tola's Tim Kreth will be tram- poline bouncing to raise mon- ey for his upcoming competi- tions in his quest for the Olympic gold. From noon to 4 p.m. on Sat- urday and Sunday, the skies over Portola's River Walk will be t-filed with skydivers demonstrating various skills in the sky. Model train displays and train rides will be offered all day both Saturday and Sun- day at the Portola Railroad Museum. U Photo by Nina Harris From left, Alex Lemnah, Ellen Pedigrew, Lauren Harris and Emmanuel Lemnah show some of the projects participants in vacation Bible school will enjoy this coming week. :, one of the assistants, and Em- manuel Lemnah, a partici- pant, will be involved in a skit emphasizing the day's friendship lesson. Crafts planned for each day will also emphasize the spe- cial friendship theme. Nina Harris is responsible for organizing daily craft pro- jects for children to partici- Excitement and fun will A week-long Bible school continue Saturday evening for students 4 through 12 with a community dance at years old begins Monday, City Park from 7-11 p.m. Aug. 20. at 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 Relax or kick up your heels p.m. at the Quincy Communi- to the sounds of Point Blank, ty Seventh-day Adventist featuring the vocal talents of Church. Ron Jacobson, Jr. Based on the theme, Sunday, Aug. 19, the fun "Friends are Forever," the lng Bible education, skits, pate in. For instance, partici- r-'--- will continue with the finals program emphasizes how to of the coed softball tourna- . be. good friends, while offer- ment beginning at 9 a.m. Lemnah at 283-2727, or Nina Harris at 283-1512. A barbecue a former deputy is day, Aug. 19, at The noon hosted by the Sheriffs De Dale Prosise, whO and his wife, medical ex expecting a Prosise is a with the PlumaS! Lassen County partments. The event hosted by the Sheriffs Chico The fund-raiser* a contest, donated by local and a bake sale. Ticket prices adults and, for and younger, $5. For additional the Plumas Department The Only Honest Pizza RoundT leHzzJ Plumas Pines Shopping Center 283-2320 crafts, and even a bread mak- pants will decorate their own I| Cutest and Ugliest Looking The children's fishing der- ing day. plates, learn to tie-die T- Pet, and the Funniest Look- by will begin at 7:30 a.m. and Trained adults and assis- shirts and other projects. ing Pet Rock. continue until 1:30 p.m. or un- tants will help children ex- As a special program, chil- 11 Preregistration is required til all the trout are caught plore friendships and develop dren will be involved in mak- I and will be held at the park (whichever comes first) atnew skills. Songs, skits and ing their own whole wheati i for the between 10-11 a.m., with the City Park and there'll be lots activities will he[p instill old- bread right from mixing the il 'W m of An' contest beginning at noon.of prizes as well as live trout fashioned values based on flour and yeast through to Any live pets must be held for Sunday's dinner. Bible principles, kneading and baking. " | or in a cage and there is only The preschool duckie race Each day has a th me The vacation Bible school ! $2.00 Off- $15.00 ha one entry per child, will begin on the FeatherRiv- about friendship, such as is located at 2333 Pine Street High Sierra Animal Res- er at 9 a.m. and the great ca- trust, loyalty, forgiveness in East Quincy. | cue, which is sponsoring the noeracefollowsatl0a.m, and other topics. For more information or to ! S .O0 off- 560.00 pq I contest, does not want anyLive entertainment in the Each day, Lauren Harris, preregister, contact Helene I Bring this ad with you harm or mistreatment of pets park will continue on Sunday for the contest, of course,from 2-5 p.m., immediately i ~ ~ II and [eceiv~ a~ additional $1,00 The organization, which following the auction set for promotes a no-kill county,noon-2p.m. Cal!today! 283-4361 wil] be accepting donations of A specialtreatthisyear Connie Garn" used pet supplies and empty will be performances by the I Serving Plumas, Sierra & tassen Counties ": air ling &Skin Care , Vton,~beu~kn~Itl~:' !The Regulators will be 1 ;derCilitY'constructionWhich is currenflYin theUn actionbringingshowtheirto liveRailroadWild DavsWeSt | Business Home Auto I 287 S. Mill Creek RO, ( Delleker area. and performing both at City [ I 283-1.112 L. .., For more details about thePark and the Portola Rail- " " "--E ............ contest or to make donations, road Museum. I Since 1883 400 Main Quincy Lic. #0140935 2 call Brenda at 832-5667. No matter what interests Throughout Saturday, an you, you're bound to find it at open-air market and craft fair Portola's Railroad Days. will be held at City Park, FEATHE ER Postal Service: USF~3 (1~ 188-550.) F'eck~r~ postage pa~ at ~r~/, CA.' Published: Every Wednesday morning by Feather Publishing CO., Inc. tOgitiOn Irl~ hours: ,~55 W. Ma~ St., Quincy, CA 95971. Mailing addr'-,,u: P.O. Box B. Quincy. CA 9597~. Qflk~ is opcm Mo~.-FrI., 8 ~nt to 5 p.m. HOw to contact us: A, del~me~: 1530) 2834)800. FAX: (530) 283-3952. E-~ pluma~aot.com Web Page hUp~'/www.p~urna~xx, m Own~'Mlip and Heritage: The Bulletin was estal~ed Aug. 11, 18~, as Pluma$ NalJon~ (later ~ to Plurnas National Bulletin, May 16, 1892) subse- ~ chan0ed to its present name May 7, 1931, wh~h meowed w~ the elumas I~ (1892-1945) on June 7, 1945. Pubtislx~l ~kly. It is pan of the FeaU~r PubUehi~ family of newsl~pers serving Plurnas and Lassen counties. 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