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Events around Plumas County

To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, e–mail iburke@plumasnews.com or call Ingrid Burke at 283-0800. For sporting events, including charity golf tournaments, call James Wilson at 283-0800 or e-mail sports@plumasnews.com. We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number as space permits. All phone numbers are in the (530) area code unless listed otherwise listed.


Wed, March 4

Chester:
Forest restoration meeting, 6 – 8 p.m., Memorial Hall. Plumas County Fire Safe Council, Plumas National Forest invite all interested groups, individuals to participate in new collaborative. For information: plumascollaborative.wordpress.com; Mike De Lasaux, 283-6125, mjdelasaux@ucdavis.edu.


Thu, March 5

Blairsden:
Dinosaurs and Fossils, 6:30 p.m., Mohawk Community Resource Center at corner of highways 70 and 89. Don “Dino” Dailey offers free presentation for all ages discussing dinosaurs, fossils, pictures, “interesting ideas.”


Fri, March 6

Chester:
Community carnival, Chester Junior-Senior High School gym. Class of 2015 hosts fundraiser for senior trip. DJ, concessions, ice cream, carnival booths, prize giveaway. Admission free, tickets for concessions, games $22 per bundle presale, $25 at the door. To contribute: Courtney Working, 228-2683; Wendi Durkin, 258-6570.

Graeagle:
Open mic night, 6 – 9 p.m., Chalet View Lodge. Open to performers, spectators. Bar, restaurant, Eureka Peak Brewery tasting room open. $3 cover charge. For information: 832-5528, chaletviewlodge.com.

Quincy:
Artists’ opening reception, 5 – 7 p.m., Main Street Artists Gallery. Featuring John Sheehan, Stanford Rose. Complimentary wine, appetizers.

Artists’ opening reception, 5 – 7 p.m., Plumas Arts Gallery. Featuring “wildlife” theme, entries in Black Mountain Lookout Artist in Residence program. Contest winner chosen by juried process, people’s choice. For information: 283-3402.

Whiskey tasting, upstairs lounge at Main Street Sports Bar and Lounge at 395 Main St. For information: 283-9788.

 


Sat, March 7

Clio:
Trailfest, doors open 5 p.m., Nakoma Golf Resort and Spa. Fundraiser by Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship has Casino Royale theme, includes dinner, auctions, presentations, libations, casino play. Tickets $40 presale, $45 at the door. Tickets available at sierratrails.org. Classy attire encouraged.

Taylorsville:
German feast, 5:30 p.m., Indian Valley Museum. Fundraiser to conserve and maintain historical Taylorsville Methodist Church. Guests may bring their own beer. Includes live music. Tickets $25 per person, $15 children under 12, available from church members, at the door. For information: Doti McDowell, 284-7532; Bonnie Kessloff, 284-6210.


Sat – Sun, March 7 – 8

Lassen Volcanic National Park:
Ranger-led snowshoe walks, 1:30 p.m., Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Snowshoes provided for $1 donation. Free, open to walkers 8 and up, no children in carriers. Registration required for large groups, not for individuals. Walks held weekends through April 5. For information: http://1.usa.gov/1tJxjGb, 595-4480.


Tue, March 10

Blairsden:
Open-house artist’s reception, 5:30 – 7 p.m., Mohawk Community Resource Center at junction of highways 70 and 89. To kick off upcoming watercolor class, artist/teacher Lucinda Wood shows work. For information: 836-0446.


Quincy:
Community blood drive, 6 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Drop-ins welcome; priority given to those with appointments. Eat good meal, bring ID. For appointments: Susan Christensen, 283-2424; bloodheroes.com, sponsor code “Quincy.”


Wed, March 11

Quincy:
Two-year anniversary celebration, The Knook. Deli-style restaurant offers free cup of soup from 11 a.m. until supplies run out. For information: 283-0300.


Fri, March 13

Chester:
Taco night, 5:30 – 7 p.m., Lake Almanor Elks Lodge at 164 Main St. $8 per person.


Sierra Valley:
Sierra Valley youth trapshooting program sign-ups and practice, 5 p.m., club on A24 3.2 miles south of Highway 70. Program open to children 9 – 18 years of age. For information: Tim Driscoll, 263-3112.


Sat, March 14

Quincy:
All-you-can-eat biscuits and gravy breakfast, 8 – 11 a.m., Feather River Grange Hall. United Bikers of Northern California presents fundraiser for local veterans, other local charities every second Saturday November – April. $6. For information: Dave or Helen Reynolds, 283-4950.

Improv workshop, noon – 2 p.m., West End Theatre. Professional comics lead class designed to unleash natural creativity, humor. All ages. $20 per person. Fundraiser for Magic Beanstalk Players. To enroll (by March 1): dramaworks, 283-1956, dramaworks.us.

Improv Night Comedy Show, 7 – 9 p.m., West End Theatre. Family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day-themed fundraiser for Magic Beanstalk Players features Blacktop Comedy comics. Tickets $15. All ages welcome.Tickets available at Carey Candy Co., Epilog Books, dramaworks.us.

Live music featuring Joe Grissino and Uncle Funkle, 10 p.m., Main Street Sports Bar and Lounge at 395 Main St. Free. For information: 283-9788.


Sat – Sun, March 14 – 15

Lassen Volcanic National Park:
Ranger-led snowshoe walks, 1:30 p.m., Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Snowshoes provided for $1 donation. Free, open to walkers 8 and up, no children in carriers. Registration required for large groups, not for individuals. Walks held weekends through April 5. For information: http://1.usa.gov/1tJxjGb, 595-4480.



Sun, March 15

Johnsville:
Historic Longboard Revival Series races, registration 10 – 11:15 a.m., Plumas Eureka Ski Bowl. Plumas Ski Club presents races on handmade wooden skis; 1860s attire encouraged. Racers pay $15, must be Plumas Ski Club members ($20). Dependent on snow coverage. For information, updates: PlumasSkiClub.org; Don Fregulia Jr., 927-8115; Rob Russell, 283-3381.

Quincy:
Annual St. Patrick’s Day dinner, 5 p.m., St. John’s Catholic Church hall on Lawrence Street. $12 adults, $5 children under 10, children under 5 free. Takeout available. For tickets: church members; the rectory, 283-0890; Sharon Thon, 283-0138.


Tue, March 17

Quincy:
Native plant gathering, 6 p.m., Quincy library at 445 Jackson St. Held to connect, learn with others interested in seeing, growing, propagating, sharing knowledge. Main topic: planning, fine-tuning field trips, workshops, events. Bring knowledge, ideas to share.


Wed, March 18

Graeagle:
Job fair, 2 – 4 p.m., Graeagle Fire Department at 7620 Highway 89. Alliance for Workforce Development Inc. presents event free for businesses to register, free for job seekers to attend. To register: Joelle Breazier, 283-1606, 251-6907.

Quincy:
Dress a Girl Around the World sewing day, 1 – 4 p.m., Plumas County Library meeting room. Sew simple dresses for girls in need through nondenominational Christian organization. For information: Leah Almquest, 284-7235, lralmquest@frontier.net.


Thu, March 19

Portola:
Community Wood Stove Workshop, 6 p.m., Portola Veterans Hall. Tips provided on saving time and money, protecting air quality when using wood stoves. For information: Julie Ruiz, 832-0102; myairdistrict.com.

Quincy:
Job fair, 2 – 4 p.m., Feather River College at 570 Golden Eagle Avenue. Alliance for Workforce Development Inc. presents event free for businesses to register, free for job seekers to attend. To register: Joelle Breazier, 283-1606, 251-6907.


Sat, March 21

Chester:
Second annual Cabin Fever Dance Party, Chester Memorial Hall. Hosted by Plumas Arts.

Quincy:
Denim & Diamonds, 6 p.m., Veterans Hall. Plumas Health Care Foundation fundraiser supports Plumas District Hospital Adopt-A-Room program. Includes live music, appetizers, no-host bar, silent auction. Wear denim, diamonds (faux or real) or both. Admission $20, tickets available at Carey Candy Co., Forest Stationers.


Sat – Sun, March 21 – 22

Lassen Volcanic National Park:
Ranger-led snowshoe walks, 1:30 p.m., Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Snowshoes provided for $1 donation. Free, open to walkers 8 and up, no children in carriers. Registration required for large groups, not for individuals. Walks held weekends through April 5. For information: http://1.usa.gov/1tJxjGb, 595-4480.


Wed, March 25

Blairsden:
Watercolor class begins, 5:30 p.m., Mohawk Community Resource Center at junction of highways 70 and 89. Artist Lucinda Wood offers instruction for students of all ages, abilities. Class continues April 1, April 22 – May 13. $60 for series. For information, supply list: 836-0446.

Quincy:
Mini environmental film festival, 7 p.m., Science 104 at Feather River College. FRC Sustainability Action Team presents event as part of spring Environmental Film Series. Free, open to the public; beverages, popcorn provided. For information: Dr. Darla DeRuiter, 283-0202, ext. 262, dderuiter@frc.edu


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