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14B Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wed, Oct. 17 Chester: Community Health Improvement Plan Listening Session, 5:30 - 7 l~.m Almanor Recreation Building at 450 Meadowbrook Loop. Give input on local health priorities to Plumas County Public Health Agency. Complimentary child care, dinner (by Carol's Cafe in Prattville). For information: 283-6337, IouiSesteenkamp@countyof plumas.com. Quincy: Artist's reception, noon - 1 p.m Feather River College fish hatchery. about new mural. Hatchery tours available. Muralist Jesse Guess answers questions Thu, Oct. 18 Chester: Words & Music, 7 p.m The Coffee Station. Featuring Jim West. For information: 283-3402. Sign up for open mic at the door. Admission $3. Greenville: Community Health Improvement Plan Listening Session, 5:30- 7 p.m Town Hall at 120 Bidwell. Give input on local health priorities to Plumas County Public Health Agency. Complimentary child care, dinner (by Carol's Cafe in Prattville). For information: 283-6337, louisesteenkamp@countyofplumas.com. Fri, Oct 19 Antelope Lake: Last Chance Creek Phase II Restoration Project tour, meet 8:30 a.m. being re-started. Bring lunch, water. For information: 283-3739. at Antelope Lake Dam. Planning process is Portola: Words & Music, 7 p.m Williams House Museum at 424 E. Sierra Ave. Featuring Code sign up at the door. Admission $3. For information: 283-3402, info@plumasarts.org. Bluegrass. For open mic Quincy: Poetry reading, 2 - 3 p.m Epilog Books. Featuring Gary Lemons, whose new book is "Snake." Fri - Tue, Oct. 19 - 23 Chester: Homemade tamale sale, Chester Memorial Hall. Feather River Blue Star order: Ann Cordero, 596-4785. Morns fundraiser. For information, to Sat, Oct. 20 Chester: Lake Almanor Elks Fall Fling Spaghetti Feed; social hour 6 p.m dinner 7 p.m.; 162 Main St. Tickets $10 presale, $12 at the door. Proceeds benefit Christmas Ange s Project. For tickets: David Price Jewelers; or 596-4462, 596-3153. Graeagle: Herbal immune support workshop, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m Trails Within at 7481 Highway 89. Make formulas, decoctions, syrups to support immune health, well-being. Infants, mature children 12-plus years old welcome. $85 fee covers materials, 16-ounce syrup. To register: 836-1500. Meadow Valley: Pancake Breakfast, 7 Department. -11 a.m Old Meadow Valley Schoolhouse. Proceeds benefit Meadow Valley Volunteer Fire Quincy: Biscuits and gravy breakfast, 8 - 10 a.m Feather River Grange 440 at 55 Main St. Biscuits, sausage gravy, beverage for $6. Proceeds support Feather River Grange efforts to restore building as community meeting center. Dry canning workshop, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m Church of Latter-day Saints. Quincy Natural Foods offers bulk specials for early ordering. For information: Pamela Noel, 283-2480. Inaugural Pet Blessing Service, 10 a.m Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Short service includes individual blessing of pets in attendance. Well-behaved pets welcome; must be on a leash or in a carrier. Hosted by Our Savior Lutheran Church. Mountain Harvest Festival, 12:30 - 5:30 p.m Plumas-sierra county Fairgrounds. Live music, beer and wine tasting, silent auction, food booths, bocce ball tournament. Admission $7; tasting pass (includes admission) $35 pre-sale, $40 at the gate. Supports Plumas Arts. For information: plumasarts.orgleventslmhf.html. Halloween costume sale, 2 - 4 p.m Grange Hall. Footloose Dance Studio sells former dance costumes as a fundraiser for Footloose Dance Team. Everything from ballerinas, fairies and princesses to clowns, kimonos and flappers. Vinton: "Third Saturday" Dinner/Dance, Sierra Valley Grange Hall at 92202 Highway 70. Presented by Sierra Valley Grange. Baked potato dinner 6 - 7 p.m. for $9; dance lessons 7 - 7:45 for free; dance starts 7:45 for $9. Or dinner, lessons, dance for $I 7. Music by Brandyw ne For nformat on, ticketsi Annie, 993-I 182, annygrny@att.net. Mon, Oct. 22 Portola: Plumas County Hazard Mitigation Plan open house, 3 - 7 p.m Veterans Hall at 449 W. Sierra St. Residents welcome to come share stories, photos of fire, flood, other natural hazard experiences. For information: JerrySipe@countyofplumas.com. Tue, OCt. 23 Greenville: Plumas County Hazard Mitigation Plan open house, 3- 7 p.m Town Hall at 120 Bidwell. Residents welcome to come share stories, photos of fire, flood, other natural hazard experiences. For information: Jerry Sipe@countyofplumas.com. Quincy: Dietary symposium, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m Feather River Fitness. Nina Harris, registered dietician, discusses diet as foundation of better health, fitness. Cooking demonstrations, recipes, answers to health questions. Free, dinner provided. For information: 283-9401. Wed, Oct. 24 Quincy: Plumas County Hazard Mitigation Plan open house, 3 - 7 p.m Veterans Hall at 274 Lawrence St. Residents welcome to come share stories, photos of fire, flood, other natural hazard experiences. For information: Jerry Sipe@countyofplumas.com. Research presentation, 7 p.m Plumas County Public Library. Tahoe Institute for Natural Science director discusses new research on montane rabbits, Swainson's thrushes, tiger beetles. Hosted by Plumas Audubon. Thu, Oct. 25 Chester: Plumas County Hazard Mitigation Plan open house, 3 - 7 p.m Almanor Recreation Center at 450 Meadowbrook Loop. Residents welcome to come share stories, photos of fire, flood, other natural hazard experiences. For informatipn: JerrySipe@countyofplumas.com. Quincy: Mary Kay "Play With Color," 6:30 p.m Quincy Cooking Cottage at 437 Main St. (formerly Carey Candy Co.). Sample from cosmetic line, get makeup tips, enter makeover contest. Seating limited. For information, tO RSVP (by OCt. 23): Susan Nesbit, 283-1699. "Bitter Seeds" screening, 7 p.m Feather River College in Science 104. Documentary looks at genetically modified foods, farming in India. Hosted by Quincy Natural Foods Cooperative. For information: Jim Cross, 283-9798, jcross@frc.edu. r - - - - - - - - - - - - - SENIOR. MENU Monday, Oct. 22 r 1 t 11 ' Egg sandwich, split pea soup, pineapple cup | it|on sites: Chester, 394- leafy green salad, mixed fruit |7636; Quin 283-0643; Green- Thursday, Oct. 25 cubed| -ville, 284-6608; Portola, 832-4173 Tuesday, Oct. 23 Swiss steak, bulghur, q(call day before for reserva- Swedish meatballs, buttered hubbard squash, frozen | "tion); Blairsden, B36-0446 noodles, brussels sprouts, yogurt/berries |(Wednesdays only). As of Nov. whole grain bread, orange 2, no meals on Fridays. sections iSuggested donation price is Friday, Oct. 26 m$2.50. One guest may accompa- Wednesday, Oct. 24 Juice, beef & vegetable stew, | ny each senior, $6 mandatory Lemon-herbed chicken, oven- dinner roll, peaches, oatmeal| charge. Menus subject toroasted new potatoes, carrots cookie I ham%ge - -- ----- -- m --- m m -- mm mm mm -- -- -- m J Shaidri and Hank Alrich bring a father-daughter dynamic to their performances, both in Austin, Texas, and Plumas County. The pair just announced they have signed a management and development agreement with an Austin firm: Photo courtesy Plurnas Arts Plumas County's own Hank integrity and imagination. Austin, and grew up in Alrich has secured a manage- "We are very excited to be Plumas County. She has lived ment and development deal working with Hank and and played music in Alaska, with Loophole Entertainment Shaidri, who bring not onlyColorado, Kentucky and in Austin, Texas. Loophole's the unmistakable fa- Hawaii. Since her return to clients include Los Lonely ther/daughter bond to theirAustin her singing has drawn Boys, Sahara Smith, Omar music, but also create a effusive praise from audi- Dykes, SPEAK, The Steps, unique blend of bluegrass, ences and fellow musicians The Dunwells and a variety of Americana, folk and that alike. Alrich commented that other musical artists. The Austin vibe, which makes it"so many vocalists are all firm also operates the Playing truly special," Wommack about their singing. Shaidri is in Traffic record label, dis- said. all about the song. She gets tributed internationally by Hank Alrich moved with deeply inside her chosen ma- Sony's Red division, his wife and family to terial and the result is ab- "(My daughter) Shaidri and Greenville from Austin in solutely stunning." I have been working out of 1985. Locally he has been part Today's music business is Austin since the spring of of several ensembles, includ- highly stratified and perform- 2008, steadily developing'our ing Porch Swing, Snake Oil,ers working below the radar acoustic duo," said Alrich. Now & Then and Summer- of the major labels are faced "Working with Loophole time Jazz. He has deep histo- with an incredible "do it all brings us the benefits Of their ry in the Austin music scene, yourself" challenge that can experience and COntacts, and where in the late 1970s he distract artist's from their their knowledge of the world- managed Armadillo World own art. A lucky few are able wide contemporary music Headquarters, the concert to form alliances with sea- business. We are thrilled to venue that put Austin on the sorted industry professionals, have this opportunity." international live music map. building relationships that ab Kevin Wommack founded He now splits his time be- low the artist to focus on the Loophole Entertainment in 1982, tween Austin and his home critically importmat founda- and quickly became highly outside of Greenville. tion of the bus|hess: the mu- regarded for his competence, Shaidri Alrich was born in sic itself. Rancheria awarded langu grant The Administration for Na- order to revitalize and pre- learning the language. tive Americans (ANA) grant serve the language. It will also set up a model competition for 2012 an- Yamani Maidu is one of for how to extend the pro- nounced results recently and four languages affiliatedgram to the three other lan- a proposal by the Susanville with the Susanville Indian guages on the Rancher|a: Indian Rancheria was funded. Rancheria (details are avail- Paiute, Pit River and Washoe. The approximately $374,000 able at OurLanguage.org), all Donna Clark, the language grant will be used for the im- of which are seriously en- program coordinator, will be plementation of the Weye-ebis dangered. The three-year guiding the project with the (Keep Speaking)Project, which project will go a long way to assistance of Farrell Cunning- will document the Yamani helping build a sustainable ham and Kenneth Holbrook, (Mountain) Maidu language in platform for teaching andboth ofYamani Maidu decent. Is Halloween your favorite holiday? Do you pride yourself on having a scary front porch? Share photos of your "best dressed" Halloween yard with us! Send photos of your Halloween-themed yard/house to Feather Publishing. Email photos to dmcdonald@plumasnews.com Subject line: Halloween pics jpg format, color, daytime shot if possible Deadline: noon, Thursday, Oct. 25. Submit photos with your name and a daytime contact phone number. Also include the location (street and town) of the photo. Photos will be chosen by Feather Publishing staff to appear in the Oct. 31 newspaper.