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12B Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Around Plumas County Wed, Sept. 19 Graeagle: Live music at the Millpond, 6 - 9 p.m., Graeagle Out- post on highway 89 next to the Millpond. Local groups, bands perform free live shows every Wednesday through September. Food, desserts available for pur- chase. For information: Nancy Degger, 836-1856. Thur, Sept. 20 Chester: CHS Boosters sports fundraiser, 7th annual tri-tip din- ner, 5 - 7 p.m., CES. Tickets $10, children 5 and under free with adult ticket purchase. Tickets available at CHS office or door. Fri, Sept. 21 Beckwourth: Certified Farmers Market, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Sierra Valley Farms at 1329 County Road A23. Last market of the season. Chef demonstration by Ben "Wyatt" De- frense, of Plumpjacks in Squaw Valley, at noon. For in- formation:, 832-0114. Quincy: International Peace Day, noon - 12:45 and 5:30 - 6:15 p.m., PUSD lawn across from Quincy Natural Foods, yo- ga and meditation sessions suitable for all levels. Bring towel or exercise mat and pillow. Free. (32-mile) endurance run; 23K (14-mile) endurance run. Barbecue, post-run food, beer from Sierra Nevada Brewery, Community Expo with local businesses and sponsors, bounce house for kids, prize drawings, auc- tions, live music. Net proceeds support Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship trail maintenance program. To host aid station, support event: Wayne Hoffman, (916) 934- 3797,; Tara Stone, 545-2580, For information: Greenville: Annual "Grave Yard Festival and Dinner," presented by Cy Hall Memorial Museum. For information: 284-6633. Lassen Volcanic National Park: Fee-free entrance day in celebration Lands Day. of National Public Quincy: "State of the Art", West End Theatre, 7 p.m. Free Fri, Oct 5 Sloat: Feather River Coordinated Resource Manage: ment Long Valley Creek Restoration Project, 4 p:m., meet at Neighbors Barbeque parking lot, Cromberg. RSVP by Oct. 3, for more information: Gia Martynn, 283-3739, x107. Fri - Sun, Sept. 21 - 23 Belden: Still Dream music festival, Beiden Town Resort. Fri - Sat, Oct. 5 - 6 Susanville: Rails to Trails Festival by Lassen Land and Trails Trust. Sat, Sept. 22 Greenville: Italian dinner, 5 - 8 p.m., St. Anthony's Church, Jessie St., includes spaghetti, ravioli, salad, dessert, beverages. Tickets $8, adults; $4 children 4 - 12, prize drawings. Tickets available from church members, Evergreen Market, St. John's in Quincy or at the door. Take out available. For in- formation, 284-6502. Quincy: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Big Game Ban- quet, 5 p.m., Fairgrounds includes prime rib din- ner, drawings, games, auction. Tickets available online at For more infor- mation, Stephanie, 283-0855. Sat, Oct. 6 Blairsden: Celtic Festival, 4:30 - 9 p.m., The Barn Complex. Array of Celtic food, live music by Men of Worth, Sierra High- lander Pipe Band, FlyWire String Quartet. Adults $22, children 12 and under $10, families (two adults, two children) $55. includes Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce "Hawaiian Vacation" fundraiser drawing. Tickets available at Eastern Plumas chamber in Blairs- den, River Pines Resort in Graeagle, Wiggins Trading Post in Chilcoot, Forest Stationers in Quincy. For in- formation: 836-6811. Genesee: Fall barbecue, Heart River Land Trust. K Ranch. Sponsored by Feather Digging In, 1 - 5 p.m., Alder Street Garden @ Vinton: Quincy El, garden tours, music, drinks, children's Indian taco dinner, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Sierra Valley Grange Hall, Highway 70, benefits Sierra Valley Fire activities and presentations. Free. For information, Volunteer Fire Department. Adults, $10, children, $5. 283-0859. Prize drawing. For information, Betty, 993-4621. Sierra City: Sat, Oct. G Art reception, 4- 7 p.m., Sierra City Fine Arts Gallery at Graeagle: Fall into Fashion, from 12:30 p.m., lunch 231 Main St. Artists present to discuss their work and and fashion show, Longboards, 402 Poplar Valley Road. answer questions, refreshments served. For informa- For information/tickets, Shirley, 836-0446. tion: 862-1188, Sat - Sun, Sept. 22 - 23 Sun, Oct. 7 Feather River Canyon: Graeagle: Celtic Festival Golf Tournament, 10:30 a.m. Feather River Festival, Indian Jim campground between tee, 4-person scramble, Plumas Pines Golf Resort, 402 Rock Creek Dam and Tobin. Chico Paddleheads hosts; Poplar Valley Road. For information, Brandon Bowling, includes small film festival, live mus!c~ food, drinks. In 836-1420 or conjunction with PG&E water release. .... Fri, Oct. 12 Quincy: Chester: Over The Line Tournament, Plumas-Sierra County Fair- Wine Walk, 4- 7 p.m., Old Town. Taste local, specialty grounds. In game related to baseball and softball, wines, food; enjoy shopping, music, open houses, art. teams have a batter, pitcher, fielders but only require Tickets $10. For information: Karen Blue, 258-2426. three people. Softball bat, rubber softball used; games last four innings. Registration, $50 per team, includes three T-shirts, live music Saturday night. Tent camping $25 per team, RV camping $50 per team. For informa- tion: Jeren Seibel, 283-3278. Tues, Sept. 25 Chester: Texas Hold 'em Poker Tournament, benefit for Sierra Hospice, 6 p.m., Almanor Bowling Center. For informa- tion, Dick Lee at 816-1165. Clio: Keep It Local fundraiser dinner, 5 - 9 p.m., White- hawk Ranch Restaurant, 985 Whitehawk Dr. Benefits Trout Unlimited Feather River Chapter. For informa= tion/reservations, 836-4985 or Feather River: Sierra Institufe tour "Water, Power, & Fish -- The Stair- way of Power." "Follow the money" from Lake AI- manor down the North Fork Feather River to the Belden Powerhouse, discussing impacts of hydroelectric pro- duction on fisheries, ecosystems, recreation, rural com- munities. Expert guides, handouts, snacks, beverages, lunch, air-conditioned transportation provided. For in- formation, reservations:; Lauri Rawl- ins-Betta, 284-1022, Sat, Oct. 13 Sierra City: Art reception, 4 - 7 p.m., Sierra City Fine Arts Gallery at 231 Main St. Artists present to discuss their work and answer questions, refreshments served. Coincides with Sierra City's Oktoberfest. For information: 862-1!88, Wed, Sept. 26 Graeagle: Live music at the Millpond, 6 - 9 p.m., Graeagle Out- post on Highway 89 next to the Millpond. Local groups, bands perform free live shows every Wednesday through September. Food, desserts available for pur- chase. For information: Nancy Degger, 836-1856. Vinton: Fri, Sept. 28 "Third Saturday" Dinner/Dance, Sierra Valley Grange Quincy: Hall at 92202 Highway 70. Presented by Sierra Valley Girls' Night Out, 4 8 p.m., Roaring '20s theme, cos- Grange. Baked potato dinner 6 - 7 p.m. for $9; dance tume contest, benefits Quincy Merchants Group, begin lessons 7 - 7:45 for free; dance starts 7:45 for $9. Or at Shear Pleasure to pick up bags. For information, dinner, lessons, dance for $17. Music by Brandywine. For information, tickets: Annie, 993-1182, anny- Artists' reception, featured artists Chris Bolton and Michaeala Rubalcava, Capitol Arts Gallery, Main St. during Girls Night Out. Sat, Sept. 29 Beckwourth: Crocker Guard Station centennial celebration, 6.5 miles north of Beckwourth on Beckwourth-Genesee Road, potluck barbecue - bring side dish, camp chair; history talk, tourS, more. For reservations/information, 836- 2575 by Sept. 26. Century bike rides. EVENT Chesten Inaugural Lake Almanor Fall HAS BEEN CANCELED. Graeagle: Lost Sierra 50K Endurance Run, starts 7 a.m. 50K Sat, Oct. 20 Quincy: Mountain Harvest Festival. Sun, Oct. 21 Quincy: JOLT (Juice 'era Or Lose Them), Learning Center across from Quincy Natural Foods. Hosted by Transition Quin- cy. Everyone welcome to bring gleaned apples to be pressed into juice. Sat - Sun, Oct. 27 - 28 Downieville: Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Trail Daze, meet 10 a.m. Sat at Yuba Expeditions Bike Shop downtown. Volun- teers help with trail work, enjoy Halloween celebration. Breakfast bagels, sack lunches, tools, trail guidance, barbecue, beverages provided. Bring gloves, work boots/shoes, layers, day pack, sun protection, eye pro- tection, insulated cup, packable lunch containers. For information: mum mm mm m m m m m mm mm m m --. m mm m m "a~pl mi II SENIOR Monday, Sept. 24 beans, banana bread, e Ethnic meal. Tamale pie, corn, sauce Fore nutrition site in your leafy green salad, cubed can- area call: Chester, 394-7636; taloupe, custard Thursday, Sept. 27 Quincy, 283-0643; Greenville, Vegetarian meal. Vegetable | 284-6608; Portola, 832-4173 Tuesday, Sept. 25 barley soup, egg sandwich, | (call day before to makeHealthy heart meal. Fortified tomatoes, lettuce, three-bean reservation); Blairsden, 836- juice, roasted chicken, rata- salad, citrus cup 0446 (Wednesdays only), touille, bulghur pilaf, whole |Suggested lunch donationgrain roll, red & green grapes Friday, Sept. 28 | .price is $2.50. One guest may Stir-fried beef & vegetables, |accompany each senior, Wednesday, Sept. 26 brown rice, dinner roll, cubed | =$6 mandatory charge. Ham slice, sweet potato, green pineapple am mm u mm mm ainu mm m,, m~ mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm n mm mm J Where in the World? Former Quincy resident Shannon Morrow, with newspaper, gathers with campmates shortly after sunset at Black Rock City in northern Nevada during this year's Burning Man. Also shown are Quincy natives Kevin Snow, back row, center, and Kristen Schmidt, back row, right. Families can learn more a Medicare By Greg Wright population set to skyrocket Explore or West Regional President of United- and given the ongoing debate call,(800) MEDICARE (TTY Healthcare Medicare 8, Retirement in Sacramento about the future of the pro- (877) 486-2048), 24 hours a day, gram, the need for .clear seveh days a week, for more One every eight seconds .... Medicare information is information about the that's how many baby greater than ever. Fortunate- Medicare program. boomers will reach age 65 dur- ly, the opportunity to become Visit your local State Health ing the next 10 years. That's educated about Medicare and Insurance Assistance Pro- about 10,000 boomers becom: dispel confusion starts now. gram (SHIP) office for one-on- ing eligible tbr Medicare each During National Medicare. one counseling. day. Education Week (Sept. 15 - 22, National Medicare Educa- They will join 49 million 2012), baby boomers, Medicare tion Week is not just for those Americans who are currently beneficiaries, their families who are enrolled in Medicare. enrolled in Medicare, many of and caregivers have the Caregivers, family and friends whom struggle to understand opportunity to learn more whose loved ones are enrolled the program, according to a about their health care cover- in Medicare can play a role 2011 survey from United- age options, with health care coverage de- Healthcare and the National By taking the time to be- cisions. Council on Aging. come educated now, beneficia- In fact, this survey found ries may feel better prepared Greg Wright is the west most respondents could not to make decisions during the regional president of United- accurately identify what each Medicare open enrollment pe- Healthcare Medicare & Retire- part (A, B, C and D) of riod (Oct. 15 to Dec. 7,2012). ment in Sacramento. United- Medicare covers. Nearly 20 Residents can get involvedHealthcare created National percent of respondents who in National-Medicare Educa- Medicare Education Week with were currently enrolled in tion Week in a variety of ways. the support of Care Improve- Medicare said they didn't Visit or ment Plus, AARP, Ameriprise know what type of (:overage for Financial and the National theyhad, educational resources and in- Family Caregivers Associa- With the Medicare-eligible formation, tion. Plumas County Fire Safe Council