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iu weanesaay, oec. ts, 2010 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Events Around Pl:mas County Chester: i  Taste of the Basin, 5:30 p.m., Main St. Plumas Bank annual holiday mixer; kick off Christmas in Almanor mini events. For information, Kelly Sanders, 258-4161. -- Quincy: Kaleidoscope: Music is Our Inspiration, 7 p.}n.; Town Hall Theatre; honoring Lawrence Gonsalves with a celebration of diversity. Tickets: $7, adults; $5, students; avaiiable at Les Schwab Tires, Sights and Sounds and Carey Candy Company. Dec. 9 Quincy: Words & Music, 7 p.m., Morning Thunder Caf, Lawrence St. Annual holiday celebration. Open mic sign-ups at the door. Admissioq $3. For information, 238-3402. Chester: Taste of the Basin, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Plumas Bank, 255 Main St. For information, 258-4161. Almanor Community Supper, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Chester Memorial Hall. For information, 259-3931. Dec. 10 - 11 Lake Almanor: Christmas dinner and show (live entertainment), 6 p.m., Lake Almanor Community Church. For information, tickets, 596-3683. Dec. 10 Greenville: Year-end chamber mixer and Community Member of the Year Award, Greenville Town Hall, 7 p.m., 284-6633. Quincy: 46th Wassail Bowl and Citizen and Business of the Year, 5:15 - 7 p.m., Plumas County Courthouse. Live music, en- tertainment, appetizers and Cookie Master cookie contest. Sarah Metzler at 283-0188. Le Panache, Plumas county madrigal singers under the direction of John Probst, will present a Christmas concert of religious and secular chorales accompanied by individual solos at the county courthouse; follows the Wassail Bowl. Free. Open House, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friends of Plumas County Animal Shelter host, 201 N. Mill Creek Rd. Chester: Christmas dinner and show, 6 p.m.; Lake AImanor Community Church, Plumas County Road A-13. For tickets, infor- mation, 596-3683. When Santa Signs Books, the Elves Will Sing, 5 - 7:30 p.m., B&B Bookstore. Music with Margaret Miles. For infor- mation, 258-2150. Dec. 11 portola: Santa Train rides, visit with Santa, refreshments; Western Pacific Railroad Museum, visit with Santa, $5 per car ad- mission. For information, 832-4131. Eastern Plumas: Homes for the Holidays, tour featuring six homes, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., $12, door prizes and drawing. Tickets available in Graeagle at Millworks, Graeagle Mercantile, Chamber of Commerce and Briar Patch; in Portola at Value Wise and High Sierra Books; in Quincy at Finishing Touch; or call Muriel Aman at 836-2864, Mary Jones at 836-1059 or Lyn Nafzgar at 836-1182. Proceeds benefit Graeagle Community Church Youth Mission trip to China. Chester: Make cookies for Santa, 4 - 6 p.m. at Gamboni's Grill. Parents and children welcome. Children get six cookies and decorations for free. R.S.V.P. to Mary Austin, 596-3538. Santa Paws. 4- 7 p.m., Treats Dog Company, 525 Main. Pet Pictures with Santa Paws, holiday goods, prize drawing benefits Lake Almanor PAWS. For information, 258-0323.: Dec. 12 Quincy: Community Courthouse Sing, 2 - 3:30 p.m., Plumas County Courthouse, free. Limited seating on the ground floor for elderly and those in need; balcony standing on the next two floors. Sponsored by Soroptimist International of Quin- cy. Ruth Jackson at 283-1007. Dec. 15 Taylorsville: Elementary School holiday program, 7 p.m., in the Taylorsville Grange Hall. 284-7421. Quincy: A Reader's Theatre of "A Christmas Carol," 6 - 8 p.m., Town Hall Theatre; costume reading by FRC introduction to literature class. Free admission. Portola: Community Supper, 6 - 8 p.m., Catholic Social Hall; hosted by Portola Rotary. Community welcome. Free dinner, do- nations welcome. To host, Jackie Joy, 832-4441. Sierra Valley: Christmas Bird Count, Plumas Audubon Society needs volunteers of all abilities to record information, diive, or to spot/identify birds in the annual count; to volunteer contact Collin Dillingham, 283-1133 or dilling- ham7@digitalpath.net. Dec. 16 Chester: Words & Music, 7 p.m. Coffee Station. Annual holiday celebration. Open mic sign-ups at the door. Admission $3. For information, 283-3402. Greenville: Holiday program, Greenville Elementary School, 6 p.m. in the gym. 284-7195. Winter concert, Greenville Junior Senior High School, 7:30 p.m. in the gym, followed by refreshments. 284-7197. Quincy: Meowy Catsmas at PAWS, annual open house, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. Visit the kittens and have some goodies. Dec. 17 Portola: Words & Music, 7 p.m., the Feather Community Arts Center, 126 Commercial St. Annual holiday celebration Open mic sign-ups at the door. Admission $3. For information, 832-4518, 283-3402. Greenville: Christmas business open houses 2-7 p.m.; tree lighting 6:30 p.m.; prize giveaway 7 p.m. 284-6633. Lake Almanor Christmas Bird Count, Plumas Audubon Society needs volunteers of all abilities to record information, drive, or to spot/identify birds in the annual count; to volunteer contact Ryan Burnett, rburnett@prbo.org, 258-2869. **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events h this calendar, e-mar/mhrll@plumasnews.com or call Mona Hill at 283-0800. For sporting events, including charity golf tournaments, carl Shannon Morrow at 283-0800 or e-marl smorrow@plumasnews.com. We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number. Susanville Symphony presents Christmas concert series said Cheryl Holmes, president of the symphony board of di- rectors. "This is the perfect event to prepare us all for the spirit of Christmas. And, we are pleased to offer student ticket prices of $12 for the Sun- day concerts." "This is one of the most pop- ular concerts of the year. Everyone knows the pieces we perform. "There is usually a little snow on the ground and one can see the winter wonderland all around. The musicians have rehearsed diligently for us to give you this perfor- mance!" said Wade. The other vocalist for the evening will be Susanville celebrity Debra Sokol. She will put the audience in the Christ- Barbara France Managing Editor bfrance@lassennews.com Through the hustle and bus- tle of the Christmas holiday sea- son, there is time to relax and enjoy the music of the season. Some of the best loved sym- phony music was written for the holiday season and the Su- sanville Symphony Society makes it a annual tradition to present a concert to bring Christmasjoy to the audience a couple of weeks before Dec. 25. This year's two-day concert, presented at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, will be no exception. "Our Christmas concert is truly one of the most antici- pated concerts of our season," BEST Burgers in Chester First Thursday of every month "Martini Madness" ,,,O $ Open bowling 6 days,00Ov0000eek ,Full bar $ 2 Draft Beer_,a Easy walki00tl0000stance 2 Brunswick pool tables 00oC00'00lrcade--- Almanor Bowling Center 370 Main St., Chester 258.43OO Presents DUE DATE Thurs., Dec. 9 - Sat., Dec. 11 1 hr., 35 min. Rated R Comedy/Drama Starling Robert Downey, Jr. Peter Highman (Robert Downey Jr.) is a highly-strung architect who is flying home to Los Angeles for the birth of his first child.Due to some Apatow-esque farcical events.(which all seem to stem from child-like aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay) Peter ends up being shot by an air marshal and put on a "no-fly" list. As luck would have it, fortune comes in the form of Tremblay, who offers Peter a lift to LA, as Ethan himself is travelling to Hollywood tO try his luck at becoming a "real actor." SKYLINE Sun., Dec. 12 & Mon., Dec. 13 94 min. Rated PG-13 Sci-Fi/Thriller Strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, drawing people outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the earth ... After a wild night of partying with friends, Terry awakens to discover that he's one of the few remaining people on Earth. Banding together with a small group of survivors, Terry sets out to solve the mystery of what happened to the human race. Shows 7pm nightly 4pm matinee on Sundays Adults .................. s7.00 Students & Seniors .................. '6.00 Children ................ "6.00 11 I mm I I I I potato, wholewheat roll, SENIOR MENU mdday,e3" " am --, mu -- - -- um nil I Chile con carne, brown rice, sliced peaches | I For the nutrition site in your coleslaw, corn bread, fruit II area call: Chester, 394-7636; cup: oranges, apples, banana Thursday, Dec. 16 I Juice, chicken pot pie, (car- l I Quincy, 283-0643; Tuesday" Dec. 14 rots, peas, potato), leafy I areenville, 284-6608; *High sodium day*: hot roast green salad, ice cream T0$X I Portola, 832-4173; beef sandwich, carrot coins, Blairsden, 836-0446, 832-4173. mashed potato, cubed pineap- Friday, Dec 17 I I Suggested lunch donation ple *High sodium day*: beef I = price is $2.50. One guest may stroganoff, noodles, steamed I accompany each senior, Wednesday, Dec. 15 greens, beets, whole grain 1 $6mandatorycharge. Meat loaf, broccoli, baked bread, sliced oranges 1 il I lm II III I Illll I I IIII I I I I I i i I i lIB iilll mas mood with "The Christ- mas Song" and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas." What's Christmas without "The Nutcracker"? The or- chestra plans to play the "Three Dances." Also, "A Trumpeter's Lulla- by" will end up being an audi- ence favorite when the trumpet quartet bows. Bill Dandois and John Lawson will join Quigley and Wade on the horns. There are tickets left for both concerts. Single reserved seating is $27 and non-reserved is $22. There are still season memberships available. Tickets may be purchased at Leslie's Jewelry, located on Main Street in SusanviUe. Call Dana at 257-2920 for more in- formation. HRLL THERTRE 283-1140,469 Main St., Quincy, CA Visit us at www.quincytownhall.com Game wardens new TV show a success The "Wild Justice" televi- sion show launched Sunday, Nov. 28, to great success. With 2.1 million viewers, it was the highest-rated series premiere in the network's history, ac- cording to the National Geo- graphic Channel, and ranked sixth in all of cable. The preview that aired the hour before also reached 2.1 million people. Parts of the premiere episode were filmed locally and featured wardens from northern California. The show has moved to its regular time slot: Wednesday nights at 10 p.m. Each week, camera crews accompany California game wardens on patrol working everything from poaching in- vestigations involving deer, wild pigs and abalone to ille- gal drug use/possession, stolen vehicles and illegal marijuana cultivation. "'Wild Justice' shows the public the divoro and dan- gerous job of a game warden," said Nancy Foley, chief of the Department of Fish and Game's law enforcement divi- sion. "The show will also be- gin to tell the story of what is happening to our wildlife at the hands of poachers and polluters." Although the show focuses on the very small percentage that break the law, the series also recognizes hunters and anglers who practice respon- sible conservation of the fish and wildlife populations and their habitats. The producers of the show, Original Productions, also produce the hit series "Dead- liest Catch," "Ice Road Truck- ers" and "Axemen," among others. Their intensive pro- duction style puts the viewer in the middle of the action as wardens conduct investiga- tions of every sort. They even attached camerasto the col- lars of warden K9s to get a viewpoint unlike any other. "We hope 'Wild Justice' will give viewers a greater ap- preciation for California's fish and wildlife resources and the brave men and women who are sworn to pro- tect them," Foley added. For more information, see the National Geographic Channel's "Wild Justice" website, natgeotv.com/wild- justice. Dinosaurs! A perennial favorite, al- most everyone has had at least a passing interest in di- nosaurs or fossils at some time in their lives. To learn more about the age when these creatures roamed the earth, plan to attend a pre: sentation on the subject given by retired science teacher and paleontology hobbyist Don Dailey of Quincy. Besides studying dinosaurs and fossils, Dailey has also been on an actual dinosaur dig in South Dakota. This free event is sponsored by the Plumas County Muse- um and is suitable for all ages. It will be held at the Plumas County Library Com- munity Room in Quincy Thursday, Dec. 9, at 6:30 p.m. The program will be about 90 minutes in length. Call the museum at 283-6320 for more information.