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14B Wednesday, Aug. 1.8, )O10 Plumas County .... Aug. 18 Graeagle: Free concerts at the Millpond featuring an encore of the BLTs, 6-9 p.m. For information, 836-2414. q Aug. 19-22 Portola: t28th Annual Railroad Days Festival; Golden Spike Parade, entertainment, vendors, food, children's activi- ties, train rides, historical train museum, 5/10K run-walk, kid'F fishing derby, Feather River Duck Race. For informa- tion, 832-4800. Aug. 19 Portola: City Light Concerts featuring Young Country Band, Portola Park. Call Pandora Valle 832-0347 or Bill Powers 394-7177 Quincy: Grand re-opening celebration, 5 - 8 p.m., Feather River Fitness & Recreation. Meet staff, free barbecue, live music, swimming, facilities tours. For information, 283-9401. Quincy: Farmer's Market, 5 p.m.-dusk, at Main and Church St. on the school district lawn; local and regional pro- duce, arts and crafts, music and more. Contact Eva Rocke at 229-4009 or Quincy: Learning to Draw in 4 Easy Steps, 5 - 8 p.m., Main Street Artists Gallery, Thursdays in August. Instructor, Russ Flint; $120 per student. For information, 283-1909. Aug. 20 - 21 Blairsden: Stars in the Barn, three shows: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 4 and 8 p.m., corner barn at junction highways 70 and 89. Tickets, $20 - $45 per person available at Graeagle Associates, Gumba's, Epilog Books, Eastern Plumas Clmber-Coldwell Banker, Chandler Real Estate and Plumas Pines Golf Resort; credit card sales, call 836-4421. Aug. 20 Taylorsville: Community Supper, Taylorsville Methodist Church social hall. For information 207-3120. Aug. 21 - 22 Graeagle: Graeagle Fall Festival Arts and Crafts Festival, Graeagle Park. Aug. 21 Maybe: Calpine Elks yard sale, starts at 8 a.m., Elks Lodge, 71292 Highway 70. For information, 832-5785. Gold Mountain: Wine tasting at Nakoma, 1 - 3:30 p.m., clubhouse, includes appetizers from local restaurant. Ad- vance tickets, $25; $30 at the door. Tickets available from Nakoma, 832-5067 or Trains & Travel, (775) 453-1004. Taylorsville: Past, Present and Future of Humbug Valley. For reservations/information, 284-1022. Graeagle: NorCal Tea Party Patriots meeting. 7 - 8:30 p.m., Graeagle Fire Hall. For information, Maureen and Bob Tarantino, 836-0106 or Sandy and Dave Hopkins, 823-2310. Quincy: Starry Mountain Nights, cocktails, dinner and music, no-host cocktails begin at 6 p.m., dinner at 7. Tickets, $60 per person, available at Flanigan-Leavitt Insurance, Main St. or from Plumas Health Foundation. For information, 283-7971. Meadow Valley: Community Potluck, 4 p.m., Old Meadow Valley Schoolhouse. Bring a dish to share. For more in- formation, 283-2399. Lake Almanor: Feather River Land Trust 10th anniversary, 4 - 6 p.m. invites members of the public to an informa- tional house party on the west shore of Lake Almanor hosted by a Iongtime land trust member. To attend, contact Karen K!even at FRLT, 283-5758 or Lake Almanor: Annual Almanor Fishing Association picnic, 4 - 9 p.m., LACC Rec-1,501 Peninsula Dr. Two dinner choices; bring friends and family. For information, Paul Warrido, 258-3790 or e-mail Quincy: Waffle breakfast, 7:30 - 10 a.m., Feather River Grange, 55 Main St. $6, adults, children under 6, free:' Aug. 25 Graeagle: Free concerts at the Millpond featuring Andrew Ohren, 6-9 p.m. For inform arian, 836-2414. Aug. 26 Quincy: Farmer's Market, 5 p.m.-dusk, at Main and Church St. on the school district lawn; local and regional pro- duce, arts and crafts, music and more. Contact Eva Rocke at 229-4009 or Quincy: Learning to Draw in 4 Easy Steps, 5 - 8 p.m., Main Street Artists Gallery, Thursdays in August. Instructor, Russ Flint; $120 per student. For information, 283-1909. Quincy: FRC Night, Week of Welcome, 4 - 8 p.m., Main St., includes greetings at courthouse from QVFDI CHP and PCSO. Limited quantities of free bags and programs, tour participating merchants for giveaways and buy supplies; to- ga at the Town Hall Theatre with "Animal House." Aug. 27 Taylorsville: Sustainable Forest Management: Collins Pines. For reservations/information, 284=1022. Aug. 28 Sloat: Towne Hall music night, free jam session; bring guitars, banjos, mandolins, harmonicas and your voice. Join group sing-along, perform or just listen. Potluck dessert and bring your beverage of choice. For information, Sara at 836-1762. Quincy: 3rd annual Homegrown Festival, 3 p.m. to dusk; Thompson Valley Ranch, 905 La Porte Rd.; "A Celebration of Local Food and Farming." Tickets; adults, $25, 11 - 17, $15 and under 10 free. For information, 283-3611, ext. *839. Portola: Health & Wellness Fair, 9a.m. - 2 p.m., EPHS Education Center, 500 First Ave. Free blood pressure check," admission. Meet providers, giveaways, drawings and discount coupons for lab tests and mammograms. For informa- tion, 832-6566. Quincy: Community Wellness Fair and 5k, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Pioneer Park. Run registration, 8 a.m., race 9 a.m, Free swimming, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Pioneer Pool. Vendors, demos and more. For information, 283-7971. Aug. 28 - 29 Graeagle: Bike MS: Great Basin Sierra Ride. To register, 775-329-7180. Aug. 29 Graeagle: Retirement party in honor of Pat Buckner, Allied Health director andprofessor of nursing, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., Longboards. Hors d'oeuvres, wine tasting and auction. R.S.V.P. to Longboards, 836-1111. Donations accepted for Pat Buckner Scholarship. Aug. 30 Greenville: Community Dinner, Greenville Methodist Church. For information, 284-1560. Sept. 1 Graeagle: Free concerts at the Millpond featuring Greg Sawyer, 6-9 p.m. For information, 836-2414. Sept. 2 Quincy: Farmer's Market, 5 p.m.-dusk, at Main and Church St. on the school district lawn; local and regional pro- duce, arts and crafts, music and more. Contact Eva Rocke at 229-4009 or m **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, e-mail or carl Mona Hill at 283-0800. 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. "-----'--- =o7------" I SENIO1L MEN-LJ Monday, Augl3 1 lettuce/tomatoes, potato salad, Orange spice pork orange slices I mashed potatoes, Waldorf I For the nutrition site in your salad, whole grain bread, Thursday, Aug. 26 I area call: Chestez; 394-7636; peaches Beef stroganoff, brown rice, | Quincy, 283-0643; - t, reeriville, 284-6608; Tuesday, Aug. 24 ww roll, Brussels sprouts, I Healthy heart meal: baked plums I Portola, 832-4173; Blairsden, 836-0446, 832-4173. fish, oat muffin, steamed sum- I mer vegs, carrot-pineapple Friday, Aug. 27 I Suggested lunch donation salad, mixed berry cup Ethnic meal: spaghetti & meat I price is $2.50. One guest may sauce, tossed green salad, I accompany each senior, Wednesday, Aug. 25 steamed spinach, fruit cock- I $6 mandatory charge. Turkey burgers, carrot sticks, tail, pudding I-" mini l Illlll illllll ii in ill iii I i iiii Nil ii i ill NIB him lOll ill Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Heart K drawing to give away $1,050 in groceries The Heart K September fundraiser, Country Market Day, will offer an opportuni- ty to win groceries.. The first phase, a success- ful beef drawing, culminated at the Solar Cook-Off with two lucky winners. Phase Two begins with the sale of grocery drawing tick- ets for chances to win gift certificates to local markets. Tickets donations are $5 each or five tickets for $20, and the drawing will be at the Saturday, Sept. 25, event. There will be seven winners. Participating stores are Evergreen Market, a $3.00 gift certificate; $200 certifi- cates from Safeway, Quincy Natural Foods and Sav-Mor Foods; and $100 certificates from Young's Market and Holiday; and $50 from the Peninsula Market. Tickets are available by phone call to the Feather River Land Trust office at 283-5758 or online at Event organizers also have tickets, including Vick- ie Robbennolt at 284-1973 or Trisha Aitken at 284-7480. Tickets will also be avail- able at the farmers market in Quincy Thursday nights through August. Many local small business owners are lining up to have their products on display and for sale at the Heart K Country Market Day event. Look for the following goodies at the market booths between 1 - 6 p.m. at the ranch in Genesee: Black Bot- tom Cupcakes, handmade soaps by Jan, Riley's Beef Jerky, jams, jellies and fudge, textile arts, jewelry, barbecue sauce by Drunkin Hog, pampering products from Emily's Garden, cakes and pies, treats from The Dog and Pony Treat Co., Sweet Surprises by Traci, toys for the kids and more. Auctioneer Wes Neer will help sell a selection of items, including a lightweight kayak, an adultmountain bike, two child-size moun- tain bikes, a pair of lady's snowshoes with poles, hand- made quilts, two Philip Hyde prints, a wooden fish carved by Mavis Somers, a wool blanket from Anna Harvey at the Wool Farm, a wine tasting tour for six, fishing and cabin at Lake Haven Resort on the East Shore of Lake Almanor, a wedding cake certificate by Traci's Sweet Surprzses, a handmade wood rocking chair byNancy Neer and other items. The Genesee Artisans booth will be stocked with the creative original works of locals, and the prices will be reasonable, the objects ir- resistible. There will also be plein air artists on the land, painting the scenic ranch and pre- senting their work for sale. These are some of the best artists and collecting their work th.ese days is a smart idea, according to Aitken. The folks from Evergreen Market will host a wine tast- ing booth, and provide deli- cious fresh chicken for the barbecue lunch. The girls in the Heart K kitchen will smother that chicken with Drunkin Hog barbecue sauce, grill it all up and fill out the buffet ta- bles with salads, baked beans and bread. Participants are invited to grab a cold beer or a glass of wine and enjoy music by the Coyote Band. Masseuse Lori Cannizzaro will have her massage tent set up for those who would enjoy the opportunity to re- lax after all the excitement. Entry with lunch is $25, and children under 12 are free. Tickets are available by phone call to the Feather River Land Trust office at 283-5758 or online at The price will be the same at the door. BEST Burgers in Chester Open bowling 6 days a week Karaoke every Friday 2 antique Brunswick pool tables Golf Lessons w/Tim Mooney (by appointment) Full bar Easy walking distance Kid:00 arcade Almanor Bowling Center 376 Main St., Chester 258,4300 Republican women to meet Aug. 26 Plumas County Republi- can Women Federated will hold its August luncheon meeting Thursday, Aug. 26, at Mr. Tomba Restaurant. The cost is $15 and the lunch will be a choice of roast beef or turkey on a croissant, potato salad and gazpacho.R.8l '. to, cIar- lene Nelson at 836-154. The business meeting be- gins at 10:45 a.m. with lunch at noon and speaker Bradford Backlund after- wards. Backlund is the current president of the Northern Nevada Chapter of NAHU (National Association of Health Underwriters) He has lobbied in Washington, D.C. and works closely with the national organization to monitor how change in the healthcare system will im- pact businesses and indi- viduals. He will update the group on the latest on healthcare reform. Those who cannot attend the entire meeting may come for lunch and the speaker. For more informa- tion on Republican Women or how to get involved, contact Valerie Flanigan at 283-1116. PLUMAS SARDINE LAKE RESORT Cocktails in the gazebo Boa-.: Pine Dining  Reservations requested cS 862-1196 Closed Mon  "rues At the base of the Sierra Buttes The Lodge Dinner Wed-Sun 'AT WH1TEHAWK RANCH Bar 3pm Dinner 5pm RESORT INN AND RESTAUILNT Wed Nlte: Burgers, Brews & BBQ Sun: Prime Rib & Full Menu Wed-Sun: Golf & Dine 985 WHITEHAWK DR., WHITEHAWK (NEAR CLIO) 530-836-4985 Carol's Cafe & West Shore beli ::::.:!. : Open 7 days a week : ::!: Breakfast: 7:30am - 2pm Lunch llam-2pm i  Serving dinner Sunday nights only Reservations Recommended 259-2464 ....  ..... 2932 Almanor Dr., West Prattville @ Lake AImanor GREENliORN CREEK I .ow includes GUEST RANCK I Full Bar! All-You-Can-Eat Ribs & Chicken Fridays only 5:00 - 8:30pro 10 miles East of Quincy - 283-0930 1