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12B Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Events Around Plumas County Wed, Oct. 31 Portola: Chester: "From the Galapagos to the Feather River Watershed: Annual Merchants' Safe Trick-or-Treat, 3 - 5 p.m., Old Biodiversity and Conservation," 7 - 8:30 p.m., Chalet Town. Hosted by Lake Almanor Area Chamber of Corn- View Lodge upper meeting room above the gym. Linda merce and Visitors Bureau. Businesses open doors to Cayot, Ph.D., explains similarities between Galapagos trick-or-treaters of all ages. Costume contests in front island ecology and Northern California watershed. of The Coffee Station, storefront scarecrow contests, Doors open 6:30. Presented by Feather River Land Pet costume contest, activities, goodies at Treats Trust, Plumas Audubon Society. For information: Karen Dog Co. For information: 258-2426. Kleven, 283-5758, kkleven@frlt.org. Lake Almanor: 16th annual Harvest Festival, 5 - 8 p.m.,. Lake Almanor Community Church at 2610 County Road A13. Family- friendly fun, games, contests, prizes, candy, dinner. Costumes encouraged. Free; bring one canned good donation per person. For information: 596-3683. Quincy: Safe Trick-or-Treat, 3 - 6 p.m., downtown. Sponsored by Quincy Chamber of Commerce. Dog costume contest 4:30 p.m. at Dame Shirley Plaza. Thu, Nov. 1 Quincy: Election debate, 6 - 8 p.m., Town Hall Theatre. Present- ed by Feather River College speech class. Thu - Sat, Nov. 1 - 3 Quincy: Friends of the Library book sale, Plumas County Library at 445 Jackson St. Thursday 4 - 7 p.m. (members only), Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Chil- dren's books free. Quincy: Annual Fall Dinner, 4-7 p.m., Community United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at Church and Jack- son streets. Turkey dinner with all the fixings, including salad, dessert, beverage. Vegan turkey available upon request. Take-out available. Tickets $10 adults; $5 chil- dren 12 and under, students with ID. Tickets available at church office, at the door. For information: church of- rice, 283-1740. Words & Music, 7 p.m., Patti's Thunder. Featuring Mel Wade. Sign up for open mic at the door. Admission $3. For information: 283-3402. Fri - Sun, Nov. 9 - 11 Indian Valley/Lake Almanor: Mountain Affair Holiday Shopping Tour; Fri and Sat, 10 a.rn. - 5 p.m., Sun 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Thi~-eight mer- chants, restaurants, lodging providers across Lake AI- manor, Indian Valley host pre-holiday shopping tour, open houses. Drawings, prizes, refreshments, music, Christmas tree cutting permits, free tour map. For infor- mation: Susan Bryner, 588-3799 Mohawk Valley Artists' Guild board members pose before one of the painted barn squares that the group produces as a fundraiser. The guild is now accepting applications for this year's grant program. The group hopes to stimulate awareness in art and encourage art-related activities in Plumas County. Seated, from left: Marian Haid, president; Nilda Scott, vice president; Jane Melicker, recording secretary. Standing: Dee Kelly, corresponding secretary; Linda Cooley, trea- surer; Judy Porep-Lullo, historian. Photo by Diana Jorgenson Fri, Nov. 2 Chester: Cook-your-own steak dinner; social hour 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m.; Lake Almanor Elks Lodge at 164 Main St. Rib- eye steak, full-course dinner $18. Tickets limited to 80, sold in advance only. All proceeds support high school scholarships for Chester, Westwood, Greenville. For tickets: Dave Scott, 259-4682; Paul Burnett, 259-5055; Dave Aiken, 259-5881; David Price Jewelry. Greenville: Holiday tasting celebration, 5 - 8 p.m., Evergreen Market on Highway 89. Celebrating 35-1/2 years in Greenville. Quincy: Art Walk,'5 - 8 p.m., downtown. Capitol Arts Center, Main Street Artists, Plumas County Museum, Main Street merchants offer evening of art, refreshments. Artists' opening reception at Capitol Arts features Helen Valborg, Debbie Norton, Richard Bright. Reception at Main Street Artists features Loft Cross Reynolds, Carola Nan Roach. For information: 283-3402. Sat Nov, 3 Quincy: Dodgeball tournament, registration starts 2 p.m., Quin- cy High School lower gym. Organized by Quincy Little League Committee to support league. Teams have six to eight players, including minimum of three girls. Play- ers aged 10 to 100 years invite& Registration $120 per team; spectator admission is $5 adults, $3 Quincy stu- dents. Pick up team entry forms at Carey Candy Co., Quincy HotSpot. For information: Lindsay Vert, 283- 4018. Mon, Nov. 5 Quincy: "Obama's America 2016," 7 p.m., Plumas-Sierra Coun- ty Fairgrounds. Free screening of 1.5-hour movie. Spon- sored by Plumas-Sierra Tea Party Patriots. Sat, Nov. 10 Blairsden: Annual spaghetti dinner, Mohawk Community Resource Center at corner of highways 89 and 70. Seatings at 5:30, 7:30 p.m.; take-out available. Includes spaghetti, salad, bread, cookies and coffee, tea or lemonade. Tick- ets $15, $7 for 10 and under. Benefits MCRC. For infor- mation: 836-0446. Oakland (Alameda County): "Interpretive Beer Tasting: A Tastebud Tour of the World's Best Brews," 7 - 10 p.m,, Lake Merritt Garden Center at 666 Bellevue Ave. Presented by Camps in Common. Tickets, $25, include beer samples, bar snacks. Beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase. All proceeds benefit Oakland Feather Riv- er Camp outside Quincy. For tickets: 510-336-2267, or mail check payable to "CIC" to Camps in Common, P.O. Box 11061, Oakland, CA 94611. Quincy: Waffle breakfast, 8- 10 a.m., Feathei River Grange 440 at 55 Main St. Waffles, scrambled eggs, bacon or sausage, beverage for $6. Proceeds support Feather River Grange efforts to restore building as community meeting center. Tire recycling day. Recycle passenger vehicle, pickup truck tires for free. Hosted by Plumas County Depart- ment of Public Works. ..... Taylorsville: Barbecue and Bands, doors open 5:30 p.m., Grange Hall. Benefit for Feather River Cooperative Parish, Unit- ed Methodist Churches, Taylorsville Community Grange. Dinner served 6:15 p.m., bands and dancing 7:30 p.m. Menu includes tri-tip or chicken, side dishes, one glass wine or beer. $20 adults, $10 children 6 - 12, 5 and under free. Tickets available at Vi[lacje Drug in Greenville. For information: Marsha Roby, 284-6534. Wed, Nov. 7 Greenville: Music lessons and jam sessions, 3:30 - 7 p.m., Don- nell's MusicLand. Doug Sheehy provides lessons 3:30 - 5:30, leads "Rock Night" jam sessions 5:30- 7. Lessons for guitar, bass, voice cost between $2 and $10. Scholarships available. Sponsored by Gift of Music program. Jam sessions run weekly through Dec. 7, re- sume in February. For information: program director Jim McBeen, 284-1689, 566-6993. Quincy: "Dinner With a Doctor," 6 p.m., Mineral Building at Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Educational forum sponsored by Plumas District Hospital. Includes healthy meal, presentation by urogynecologist Dr. Bruce Craw- ford entitled "Pfilates - A Non-Surgical Approach to Bladder Control Issues." Costs $10 per person. "From the Galapagos to the Feather River Watershed: Biodiversity and Conservation," 7 - 8:30 p.m., West End Theatre. Lincla Cayot, Ph.D., explains similarities between Galapagos island ecology and Northern Cali- fornia watershed. Doors open 6:30 at the Alley Cat Care. Presented by Feather River Land Trust, Plumas Audubon Society. For information: Karen Kleven, 283- 5758, kkleven@frlt.org. Thu, Nov. 8 Chester:' Chester High School Annual Scholarship Turkey Dinner, 5 - 7 p.m., Chester Elementary School. Adults $10, stu- dents $8, 3 - 5 years $5, 2 years and under free. Pro- ceeds support Ells Class of 2013 scholarships. Tickets available at CHS office or at the door. First Almanor Community Supper of the season, 5:30 p.m., Memorial Hall. Featuring holiday turkey dinner courtesy of American Legion Harry Doble Post No. 664, Community United Methodist Church, Holy Spirit Epis- copal Mission, Carol Franchetti. Free meal held twice monthly through April. For information, to contribute: Lisa Phillips, 258-3279. Sat - Mon, Nov. 10 - 12 Lassen Volcanic National Park: Fee-free entrance days in celebration of Veterans Day weekend. Sun, Nov. 11 Greenville: Annual Veterans Day Parade, 11 a.m. Free entry, line up 10:30 at corner of Main and Mill. Parade crosses Highway 89, halts for ceremony in front of Hunter Ace Hardware. Co-sponsored by Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce, American Legion Post 568. For entry forms: 284-6633. Mon, Nov. 12 Chester: "From the Galapagos to the Feather River Watershed: Biodiversity and Conservation," 7 - 8:30 p.m., Almanor Bowling Center. Linda Cayot, Ph.D., explains similarities between Galapagos island ecology and Northern Cali- fornia watershed. Doors open 6:30. Presented by Feath- er River Land Trust, Plumas Audubon Society. For infor- mation: Karen Kleven, 283-5758, kkleven@frlt.org. Thu, Nov. 15 Chester: Words & Music, 7 p.m., The Coffee Station. Featurec artist TBA. Sign up for open mic at the door. Admission $3. For information: 283-3402. Quincy: Readings by Elisa Adler and Michael Sykes, 6 p.m., Capitol Arts Center. Adler reads from her new book "I'II Close My Eyes, But I Won't Be Asleep." Sykes is a poet and publisher of Floating Island Publications. Books for sale. Free admission. For information: 283- 3402. Fri, Nov. 16 Portola: Words & Music, 7 p.m., Williams House. Featuring Mar- garet Miles. Sign up for open mic at the door. Admis- sion $3. For information: 283-3402. r R m m m ~11 I =ram SENIOI MENU Wednesday, Nov. 7 Juice, chicken pot pie, Monday, Nov. 5 (carrots, peas, potato), | Juice, breaded fish fillet, leafy green salad, banana new potatoes, mixed -egetables, whole grain Thursday, Nov. 8 | roll, minted pears Turkey burgers, lettuce, tomatoes, brussel sprouts, --. m m m m m -- m m..-- -- -- .11 Nutrition sites: Chester, 394-7636; Quincy, 283-0643; Greenville, 284-6608; Portola, 832-4173 (call day before for reservation); Blairsden, 836-0446 (Wednesdays only). Tuesday, Nov. 6 oven fries, peaches, frozenSuggested donation is $2.50. Beef fajitas, refriedbeans, yogurt One guest may accompany | Mexican rice, tossed gree Menus subject to change, each senior, $6 mandatory | salad, berry Cup No meals on Fridays. charge. I- m m mm m ,,,, m m m m ,,-- --, ,-- ,,,, m mm -,- -I The Mohawk Valley Haid, MVAGpresident. Applicants are asked not Artists' Guild has been hap- MVAG raises money for itsonly to describe their project pily supporting art and art- gift program primarily or request as simply and related projects in Plumas through membership dues specifically as possible, but County for more than 30and the two art shows held also to relate it to MVAG's years. Providing financial during the year in Graeagle, mission: to stimulate Public grants to teachers in music, one of which will be held this awareness and involvement drama and art at both ele- upcoming Thanksgiving in the arts, to improve the mentary and high school lev- weekend. Recently, members quality of existing arts pro- els has been high on the list. of the guild have also been grams and activities, to en- In the past, the guild has . painting wooden quilt courage new art-related ac- alsohosted workshops, films, squares and selling them to tivities in Plumas County, art presentations and group adorn barns, homes and and to provide fellowship shows, businesses, among people with mutual This year, MVAG is trying From these activities, interests in the various art something new in their gift- MVAG donated $4,000 total to forms. ing program. The member- 12 different art and music The simple, one-page appli- ship recently gave their ap- programs in Portola and cation can be obtained by proval to an application form Quincy in 2011. emailing MVAG at L-coo- for the grant program asking The guild has $6,500 avail- ley@sbcglobal.net or writing for specifics regarding the able to award in the 2013 Gift P.O. Box 21, Graeagle, CA applicant's use of the money. Program. No single grant can 96103. Guild members want to exceed $500 and the deadline Interested artists and know how theil: mone is be- for applying is Feb. 1, 2013. teachers can also obtain an ing used in the community The grant program is openapplication at,,'the next and hope that the application to both teachers and individ- MVAG membership meeting process will allow them to ual artists in the fields ofmu- Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at see their gifts at work. sic, drama, creative writing the Mohawk Community Re- "It's a fun opportunity to and the visual arts and appli- source Center in Blairsden. see who's out there; to see who cants must be from PlumasA film about beloved photog- we have not already reached County. Beyond that, artistic rapher Ansel Adams will be in our efforts," said Marian imagination kicks in. shown. Where in the World Phil and Meg Longballa, of Graeagle, spend time with the Sonny Bono statue in downtown Palm Springs. Exerci provid alternative treatment Tickets are still available constant need to urinate, the presentation. for Dr. Bruce Crawford's pre- Pfilates -- not to be confused . Tickets may be purchased sentation entitled "Pfilates- with Pilates-- was created as at Carey Candy Co. on A Non-Surgical Approach to an alternative to surgery to Bradley Street in Quincy or Bladder Control Issues" provide a widely accessible in the main lobby at Plumas scheduled for next Wednes- method of recovering or en- District Hospital between 8 day evening, Nov. 7, in the hancing pelvic floor strength, a.m. and 5 p.m. Mineral Building at the During the presentation A delicious meal prepared Plumas-Sierra County Fair- Dr. Crawford will discussby Back Door Catering Co. is grounds. The cost is $10 per why Pfilates is an excellent included with the price of ad- person. Doors open at 6 p.m. advancement on the normalmission. The menu features Incontinence impacts mil- Kegel routine and how Pfi- bruschetta chicken, whole lions of women worldwide, lates is able to help women grain pasta, roasted mixed Usually as a result of one or build a greater amount ofvegetables, green garden sal- more vaginal deliveries, these strength in their pelvic floor ad and beverages. women have been left with a muscles either in place of Dinner with a Doctor is a pelvic floor that no longer surgery or following surgery, community education forum properly supports their blad- A question-and-answer ses- sponsored by PlumasDistrict ders. The result is an almost sion will immediately follow Hospital.