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ilmmm i ' i,~b vveanesaay, Aug. 25, 2010 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter 1 Graeagle: Free concerts Aug. 25 at the Millpond featuring Andrew Ohren, 6-9 p.m. For information, 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 ;roduce, arts and crafts, music and more. Contact Eva I~ocke 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 QVFD, CliP and PCSO. Limited quantities of free bags and programs, tour participating merchants for giveaways and buy supplies; toga at the Town Hall Theatre with "Animal House." Aug. 21 Taylersville: 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, 9 a.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. Quincy: PAWS yard sale, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.; 2453 E. Main St. Aug. 29 Graeagle: Retirement party in honor of Pat Buckner, Allied Health 'p.m., Longboards. Hors d'oeuvres, wine tasting and auction. R.S.V.P. for Pat Buckner Scholarship. director and professor of nursing, 3:30 - 5:30 to Longboards, 836-1111. Donations accepted 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 arts and crafts, music and more. Contact Eva Rocke at 229-4009 or and regional Sept. 3-5 Graeagle: Antique & Collectibles Fair; Graeagle Fire Hall. 12-6 p.m. Fri, 9 a:m.-5 p.m. Sat, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. For information, 836-6811. ' ........ ~ "; ......... .... Sept. 4 Lake Almanor: Lake Almanor Peninsula Arts & Crafts Faire. For information, 259-2893. Blairsden: Hoe-Down-in-the-Barn. Dinner 6 p.m., corner of Highways 89 and 70. Ticekts, $24 per pers~on; available at Graeagle Outpost, Feathers in Graeagle and Plumas Bank in Portola. For information, 836-0790 or 836-0118. Chester: Chester Volleyball Team's annual car wash, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., the Beacon Station; $7. All proceeds go towards tournament fees. For information, Melissa Smith, 258-3987 Plumas-Eureka: Semi-annual fire auxiliary pancake breakfast, 8 - 11 a.m., Plumas-Eureka fire hall. All you,can eat eggs, sausage and fruit, $8, adults; $3, 10 and under. Gin fizzes, bloody Marys, $2. Drawings. For information, Muriel Arnan, 836-2864. Sept. 5 Graeagle: Feather River Dixieland Concert, Graeagle Picnic Grounds, featuring Jazz City)azz Band and King Cotton Jazz Band, 1-5 p.m. For information, 836-6811. Chester: Annual ski swap, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., US Bank parking lot; hosted by Hughes Ski Hut from Chico. Skis, snow boards, clothing, gloves and summer clothing and wakeboards, water skis, etc. For reformation, Dan Smith, 258-3987. Sept. 7 Quincy: Life drawing classes, 6 8 p.m., Mondays through Nov. 1, instructors 436 Main St.. $135 per student. For information, Main Street Artists, 283-1909. Bill Peters and Dianne Lipscomb, Sept. 8 Graeagle: Concerts at the Millpond featuring anencore of the Coyotes, 6-9 p.m. For information, 836-2414. Sept. 9 Quincy: Farmer's Market, 5 p.m.-dusk, at Main and Church St. on the school district lawn; local ~roduce, arts and crafts, music and more. Contact Eva Rocke at 229-4009 or and regional Quincy: Beginning watercolor, 5 - 8 p.m., Thursdays through Sept. 30; instructor Carla DeBoer; 436 Main St.; $120 student. For information, Main Street Artists, 283-I 909. Sept. 10-11 Chester: 24th Annual Street Rod Extravaganza; Friday-registration and car show; Saturday-car show, walk. For information, 258-2426. poker run and Sept. 10-12 Greenville: Annual Patriots Day Ride; national 100 mile horse endurance ride by Rotary Club; Coppercreek Camp. For information, 284-6328 or Sept. 10 Chester: Second Fridays; art, food, music. For information, 258-2426. Beckwourth: Sierra Valley Farmer's Market, 832-0114. **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, e-mail or call 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 even~ location, date, time and a phone number. p l i 1 i 1 l i l i l i I ~l I i I l l SENIOR MENU Monday, Aug. 30 acorn squash, whole w~eatml Vegetarian meal: mine- roll, applesauce For the nutrition site in your strone soup, egg sandwich, | sliced tomatoes, lettuce, Thursday, Sept. 2 area call: Chester, 394-7636; | Quincy, 283-0643; three-bean salad, citrus cup Crunchy drumsticks, _,reenville, 284-6608; parmesan potatoes, steamed | swiss chard, whole grain roll, apricots -Portola, 832-4173; Blairsden, 836-0446, 832-4173. | Suggested lunch donation price is $2.50. One guest may | accompany each senior, $6 mandatory charge. iN I I l l i l Tuesday, Aug. 31 Swiss steak, tomatoes, baked potato, succotash, hot roll, sliced watermelon Wednesday" Sept. 1 Pork roast, mashed potatoes, Friday, Sept. Tuna pasta 3salad plate,| mixed melon cup, french roll, berries & ice cream | 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 lr 1 1 ll The Blazers will bring their Latino roots/rock music to the Plumas Arts member picnic Saturday, Sept. il, at Dame Shirley Plaza in IQuincy. If you're not a member, you can join at the event. Photo courtesy of Plumas Arts i There is one more great dish to share and a chair to party left before the end be ready t0 visit with one of of summer and everyone is the best groups of folks you invited. Plumas Arts is m!ght want to spend time hosting a picnic and party in w!th -- members who the Dame Shirley Park in s pport the work of Plumas Quincy on Saturday, Sept. 11, Arts. 3 - 5 p.m. As a special treat, the event Bring the kids-- for art, will feature the Latino roots fun and games --a potluck rock music of The Blazers 1 First Thursday of every month "'Martini Madness" Open bowling 6 days a week Full, bar Easy walking distance Karaoke every Friday 2 Full-size Brunswick pool tables Kids' arcade Golf Lessons w/Tim Moon (by appointment) 370 Main St., Chester 258,4300 who, with a smile in their voice call themselves "The Other Band" from East LA given the numerous compar- isons of their music to Los Lobos. Best news of all is that the event is free to members. Other great news is anyone can become a member any time before the event or at the member check-in table during the event. Members find the annual investment they make for membership to Plumas Arts turns itself back to them many times over in free admission to some events and discounts on tickets t6 numerous others. That doesn't count the investment members make to : sustain all the services that i Plumas Arts offers to make i Plumas County a wonderful i far more accessible than many might imagine. Student member- ships start'at $15 per year; : individual $25 and families or businesses at $35. :: The member picnic will be the kick-off of a yearlong celebration of the 30th an- nivershry of the,community service organization. The. coming year will bring a weaRh of great eveBts, good times and celebrations that will emphasize so much of what Plumas County has to be grateful for in these Chal- lenging times -- community, culture and each other. Current members are encouraged tell someone why they belong to Plumas Arts and influence a neighbor, family member or friend to join at the event Members can check their status by calling Plumas Arts at 283-3402. Folks may also join online at REENHORN F , CREEK GUEST RANCH All,You-Can-Eat Ribs & Chicken Fridays only 5:00 - 8:30pm 10 miles East of Quincy -- 283-0930 SARDINE LAKE RESORT Cocktails in the gazebo Fine Dining ~ Reservations requested 862-1196 Closed Mon ~ "rues At the base of the Sierra Buttes The Lodge AT WHITEHAWK RANCH RESORT INN AND RESTAUIbkNT Dinner Wed-Sun Bar 3pm Dinner 5pm Sun: Wed Nite: Burgers, Brews & BBQ Prime Rib.& Full Menu Wed-Sun: Golf & Dine 985 WHITEHAWK DR., WHITEHAWK (NEAR CLIO) 530-836-4985 Carol's Cafe & West Shore beli : i::~::~[i~:m~.l:~;::m....... r Open 7 days a week : ~: ~::~ ::l~l~::: :l'~ Breakfast: 7:30am - 2pm Lunch llam-2pm : ~ ~:: .......... ::i:~ Serving dinner Sunday nights only Reservations Recommended. 259-2464 ..... :!:::: 2932 Almanor Dr., West Prattville @ Lake Almanor