Events Calendar

Fri, Feb 17

Blairsden:

Beginning Waltz with Julie Lewis (assisted by George Powers), 7 – 8:30 p.m., at MCRC, located at the junction of highways 89 & 70 near the barn. Second of two classes. This two evening class will focus solely on the waltz. Consistency and practice are key for learning, so this class is designed to help students retain the lessons and advance each evening. By the end of the class, students will know how to waltz! Julie is planning an evening dance soiree in the spring, so this is a great opportunity to learn to dance before that special event. Cost $35/couple. Don’t have a dance partner? Call us and we’ll try to pair you up. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, call 836-0446.

Chester:

Mt. Lassen Theatre shows “Finding Dory,” 7 p.m., 200 Main St. $5 donation, children under 12 must be accompanied by adult. For information, call 258-3009. Sponsored by MLCC.

Portola:

Eastern Plumas Hospital Auxiliary sponsors a blood drive, 2 – 6 p.m., at Portola Station Baptist Church, 171 S. Gulling St. This is the first of three EPHC sponsored blood drives scheduled for 2017. There is a critical need for all types, especially O Positive and O Negative. For an appointment, visit BloodHero.com. For information or questions, call Pandora Valle at 832-0347 or Terry Williams at 801-921-9314.

Sat, Feb 18

Chester:

CANCELED. Lake Almanor Area Chamber of Commerce Chilly Chili & Mac Cook-off.

Lake Almanor Snowmobile Club hosts Snowmobile Poker Run. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Chester/Lake Almanor Snowmobile Park located at corner of SR 36 and County Road A-13, next to Plumas County Waste Transfer Station. Cash prizes awarded to the top three hands. Lunch features smoked sirloin sandwich, baked beans, coleslaw and soda. Lunches are also available for non-riders for $10 and will be served from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Drawing at 1 p.m. Visit Lake Almanor Snowmobile Club on Facebook or call 375-7781 for information.

Greenville:

Little League signups, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., in the Greenville High School gym. Little League fees this year are $60 for the first child and $45 for each child thereafter. All payments are due at signups. Copies of each child’s birth certificate along with a parent I.D. must be provided. For information, contact Matt Cassol, 521-6460; Alyssa Cassol, 521-6467; or Alicia Hammerich, 249-3070.

RESCHEDULED, MOVED TO MARCH 3. High school students from Indian Valley Academy, Plumas Charter School, Greenville High School and Quincy High School hold a fundraiser, 6 – 8 p.m., at the Community Center in Greenville toward a humanitarian trip to Uganda. The evening includes soup and salad dinner, drawing and auction, and presentation about their trip, and the curriculum and planned projects while in Uganda. The cost is $10.

Quincy:

Presidents Day Weekend Karaoke Party. Starts 9 p.m. at Main Street Sports Bar and Lounge, 395 Main St. For information, call 283-9788.

Westwood:

Crab Feed, a Chimney Fund fundraiser, at 5 p.m. at Westwood Community Center (corner of Ash and 3rd.) $40, All-You-Can-Eat Crab; $40 for chicken dinner. Advance tickets available at Iron Horse Saloon or at the door. Proceeds benefit student scholarships and athletic programs. For information, call Mary Gow, 339-6878.

Sat – Mon, Feb 18 – 20

Johnsville:

Plumas Ski Club presents Lost Sierra Winter Fest, with sledding days Saturday and Monday and Longboard races on Sunday at Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl in Plumas Eureka State Park, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday: Fat Bike demos and races. sledding races, games for kids, open sledding all day. DJ Music. Sunday: 25th anniversary Longboards Ski Races. Monday: open sledding all day. Food and drink for sale all day. Helmets required for fat bikes and sledding races. Bike rentals and helmets available at Howling Dogs Bike and Ski.

Series. Dogs on leash. For information or updates: eprd.specialdistrict.org, skihohnsville.com and plumasskiclub.org.

Mon, Feb 20

Chester:

Live in concert – Direct from Nashville, Blackwood Legacy Quartet plays at Chester Baptist Church, 210 Myrtle St., 7 p.m. Admission free. An offering will be received. Non-denominational. For information, call 258-2394.

Wed, Feb 22

Chester:

Plumas Unified School District invites the public to a Measure B Prioritization Meeting, Chester High library, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Principals will provide updated info. regarding projects identified for the community and gather input regarding prioritization of the projects. Snacks and drinks provided.

Quincy:

Eating Healthy and Staying Active: Feather River Fitness, 336 Crescent St., hosts Nina Harris, MPH, R.D., registered dietician with a master’s degree in public health, will be discussing why what you eat is the foundation of better health and fitness, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Health Q&A, cooking demonstrations, recipes and light dinner. Free and open to public. For information, call 283-9401.

Thu, Feb 23

Blairsden:

Speakers Bureau: Genealogy with Doris Housel, 5:30 p.m., at MCRC, located at the junction of highways 89 & 70 near the barn. Housel is the Family History Consultant at the Family History Library, located at the LDS church in Portola. She will share her passion for genealogy, as well as information on where and how people can look up their own family history. Event is free, though a $5+ suggested donation is welcome to help fund MCRC. Light refreshments will be served. For more information or to RSVP, call MCRC, 836-0446. Your RSVP helps us organize this event. Please RSVP to reserve your space.

Fri, Feb. 24

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Mt. Lassen Theatre shows “A Bug’s Life,” 7 p.m., 200 Main St. $5 donation, children under 12 must be accompanied by adult. For information, call 258-3009. Sponsored by MLCC.

Lassen National Forest:

Lassen National Forest Almanor District offers guided snowshoe tours for the general public and school groups. Walk begins 1 p.m. Trip is one to two hours, and leaders will discuss basic winter survival skills, environmental education and local history. Participants must be at least 8 years old. An adult must accompany minors. Snowshoes are provided free of charge, but cross-country skiers must provide their own equipment. All programs require reservations. For information or to register, contact Carlos Holguin at 258-2141 or cmholguin@fs.fed.us.

Fri – Sat, Feb 24 – 25

Quincy:

2017 Quincy Elks Annual Crab Feed, 2004 E. Main St. Doors open 5 p.m., seating at 6 p.m. $45 per person, tickets must be presented at door. For information, call Eric, 559-2425 or Ray, 616-5278.

Sat, Feb 25

Blairsden:

Aeroponic Gardening Workshop, 3 – 5 p.m., at MCRC, located at the junction of highways 89 & 70 near the barn. Free! Learn how to grow gorgeous, healthy vegetables year-round, from seed to harvest, using a Tower Garden in this hands on workshop hosted by Patti Buchholtz and Juice Plus. Aeroponic gardening is easy, and uses 90% less water, requires no weeding or tilling, and grows anywhere, any time of year: porch, patio, rooftop, indoors, outdoors. For information and/or to RSVP, contact Patti at 320-6562 or absfitnhealth@gmail.com.

Quincy:

CANCELED. Soul Power performs at Veteran’s Hall, 8 p.m. – midnight. Dancing and fun will be theme of the night. 1970s fashions are encouraged: wear your flares or Google Soul Train for ideas. General admission, $20. Plumas Arts members may purchase tickets for $18 at Plumas Arts Gallery, 525 Main Street in Quincy. Tickets also are available at Quincy Natural Foods or online at plumasarts.org. You may also call 283-3402 to purchase tickets with credit card.

Sun, Feb 26

Quincy:

Quincy High Spanish students hold fundraiser, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m., Courthouse Cafe, 525 Main St. All tips and donations go toward the Costa Rica Travel Abroad Education. Reservation recommended.

Tue, Feb 28

Portola:

Plumas Unified School District invites the public to a Measure B Prioritization Meeting, Portola High library, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Principals will provide updated info. regarding projects identified for the community and gather input regarding prioritization of the projects. Snacks and drinks provided.

Thu, Mar 2

Greenville:

Plumas Unified School District invites the public to a Measure B Prioritization Meeting, Greenville High library, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Principals will provide updated info. regarding projects identified for the community and gather input regarding prioritization of the projects. Snacks and drinks provided.

Fri, Mar 3

Greenville:

High school students from Indian Valley Academy, Plumas Charter School, Greenville High School and Quincy High School hold a fundraiser, 6 – 8 p.m., at the Community Center in Greenville toward a humanitarian trip to Uganda. The evening includes soup and salad dinner, drawing and auction, and presentation about their trip, and the curriculum and planned projects while in Uganda. The cost is $10.

Quincy:

“Love is what you do,” Kepple Band concert featuring Jeff and Kelsey at the West End Theatre, a benefit for Plumas Health Care Foundation. Doors open 6 p.m., concert starts 7 p.m. $35 Admission includes hors d’oeuvres and one free glass of wine or soft drink. Sponsored by dramaworks, Care Flight and Plumas District Hospital. Questions? Contact Leann Kennedy at lkennedy@pdh.org or 283-7975.

Sat, Mar 4

Blairsden:

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser for MCRC. Seatings at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Join MCRC volunteers for a delicious spaghetti dinner by candlelight, prepared fresh and from scratch. Dinner includes salad, garlic bread, dessert and your choice of beverage. Two seatings and take-out available. MCRC is located at the junction of highways 89 & 70 near the barn. Contact MCRC at 836-0446 for information.

Sat – Sun, Mar 4 – 5

Johnsville:

Sledding Days at Plumas-Eureka State Park, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Lost Sierra Café open. Helmets recommended. Dogs on leash.

Sun, Mar 5

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Tue, Mar 7

Quincy:

Quincy Community Blood Drive sponsored by Patti’s Thunder Cafe and friends, noon – 6 p.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, corner of Bucks Lake Road and Bellamy Lane. To schedule appointment, contact Susan Christensen at 284-2424 or visit BloodHero.com, enter code: QUINCY. Walk-ins are welcome, bring your ID.

Thu, Mar 9

Quincy:

Plumas Unified School District invites the public to a Measure B Prioritization Meeting, Quincy High cafeteria, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Principals will provide updated info. regarding projects identified for the community and gather input regarding prioritization of the projects. Snacks and drinks provided.

Fri, Mar 10

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Sun, Mar 12

Quincy:

Quincy Elks Lodge holds monthly Sunday Brunch, 9 a.m. – noon, 2004 E. Main St. Adults, $12; kids 8 and under, $8. Bacon, waffles, sausage, eggs, country potatoes, biscuits and gravy, build your own omelet. For information, call Susan, 283-9113 or Ray, 616-5278.

Sun – Wed, Mar 12 – 15

Chester:

Revive This Nation, A Spring Revival with Pastor Mandimby Ranaivoarison, 5:30 p.m., Chester Baptist Church, 210 Myrtle St. Sunday morning service: 9:30 a.m. Celebrate recovery: Sunday evenings, 5:30 p.m. Dinner at 7 p.m. Awana Kids Club: Wednesday evenings, 6 p.m. YouTube sermons under Pastor Daniel Hanna. Follow us on twitter: Pastor Daniel Hanna @ CBC Fellowship or visit chester-baptist.org or   facebook.com/chesterbaptistchurchca or call 258-2394.

Fri, Mar 17

Blairsden:

Plumas Audubon hosts an evening with award-winning nature photographer Paul Bannick at the Mohawk Community Resources Center in Blairsden near the barn, 7 p.m. Bannick will share some of his images and experiences while writing about and photographing owls for his new book “Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls.” Come at 6:30 p.m. for refreshments and conversation with author.

Quincy:

West End Theatre hosts Ciana on St. Patty’s Day, 7:30 p.m., playing traditional Irish music. Tickets are $12, on sale at Carey Candy Co., and at westendtheatre.us. Cíana performs tunes and songs from the Irish and Celtic tradition. With their unique, energetic style, Cíana wades joyfully into the deep waters of Irish and Celtic music. They combine fiery instrumentals and musical tales of life, death, and love to create a performance that gets your blood pumping and feet stomping.

Fri – Sat, Mar 17 – 18

Quincy:

Quincy Star Follies at Plumas Sierra County Fairgrounds, 2 shows both nights: 6 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Tickets are $15, children under 13, $10, available at Carey Candy Co., Epilog Books, Moon’s Restaurant and online at frcfoundation.org. For information, call Lisa, 283-9900. Visit quincystarfollies.com or Facebook.

Vinton:

Sierra Valley Grange presents Brenn Hill, Andy Nelson and Carol Schley at Sierra Valley Grange Hall, 92202 Hwy. 70. Fri.: 7:30 p.m.; Sat.: matinee 2 p.m.; evening show, 7:30 p.m. Dinner Fri., 5 – 7 p.m.; Sat., 4:30 – 7 p.m. Reserved seating. Show tickets are $23 for adults, $8 for children 12 and under. Dinner: $12 for adults, $8 children 8 and under. For information or to order tickets, visit vintoncbpoetry@yahoo.com. or send check or money order payable to Pam Olivieri, P.O. Box 15, Vinton, 96135 or phone 831-345-9840.

Sat, Mar 18

Johnsville:

Sledding Days at Plumas-Eureka State Park, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Lost Sierra Café open. Helmets recommended. Dogs on leash.

Sun, Mar 19

Johnsville:

Longboard races at Plumas Eureka State Park, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Lost Sierra Café open. Helmets recommended. Dogs on leash.

Thu, March 23

Quincy:

Quincy High School hosts its fourth annual Dare to Dodge event and the school wants YOU to participate! Get a group of eight to 14 of your friends, co-workers, teammates, or family members together and compete for the trophy, 6 p.m. in QHS gym. If interested in forming a team, contact Terrie Redkey at tredkey@pcoe.k12.ca.us or Cody Morrison at cmorrison87@pcoe.k12.ca.us by Tuesday, Feb. 28.

Fri, Mar 31

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Sun, Apr 2

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Apr 14

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Apr 28

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Sun, May 7

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Fri, May 12

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Fri, May 26

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Sun, Jun 4

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Jun 9

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Jun 30

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Sun, Jul 2

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Jul 14

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Jul 28

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Sun, Aug 6

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Aug 11

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Aug 25

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Sun, Sep 3

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Sep 8

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Sep 29

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Sun, Oct 1

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Oct 13

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Oct 27

Chester:

Last Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Fish Fry, 164 Main St. $10 per person. Tickets available at door. (No Fish Fry November and December.)

Sun, Nov 5

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Nov 10

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.

Sun, Dec 3

Chester:

First Sunday of each month, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Sunday Breakfast, 164 Main St. $8 Adults, $5 Children 10 & under. Tickets available at door.

Fri, Dec 8

Chester:

Second Friday of each month, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Elks Lodge – Lake Almanor hosts Taco Night, 164 Main St. $9 per person. Tickets available at door.