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8B Wednesday, March 17, 2010 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter A00TS and ENTERTAINMENT More movies coming to Town Hall Theatre in March and April "The Wolfman" plays Friday & Saturday, March 19 - 20. Lawrence Talbot's (Benicio Del Toro) childhood ended the night his mother died. After he left the sleepy Victorian hamlet of Blackmoor, he spent decades recovering and trying to forget. When his brother's fianc6e, Gwen Conliffe (Emily Blunt), tracks him down to help find her missing love, Talbot re- turns home to join the search. He learns that something with brute strength and insa- tiable bloodlust has been killing the villagers, and that a suspicious Scotland Yard in- spector named Aberline (Hugo Weaving) has come to investigate. As he pieces together the gory puzzle, he hears of an ancient curse that turns the afflicted into werewolves when the moon is full. Now, if he has any chance at ending "The Wolfman', starring Beni- cio Del Toro and Anthony Hopkins, plays at the Town Hall Theatre March 19-20. the slaughter and protecting the woman he has grown to love, Talbot must destroy the vicious creature in the woods surrounding Blackmoor. But as he hunts for the nightmarish beast, a simple man with a tortured past will uncover a primal side of him- self.., one he never imagined existed. This 102-minute action/ horror film is rated R for bloody horror violence and gore. Website: thewolfman- movie.corn "Valeniine's Day" plays Sunday and Monday, March 21 - 22 From director Garry Mar- shall ("Pretty Woman"), the tripwires of modern love are exposed in a carousel involv- ing relationships and the sin- gle life on the most romantic day of the year: Feb. 14. The It's never too late for romance as 'Valentine's Day' plays March 21 and 22. movie explores proposals, in- fidelity, loneliness and more. An all-star ensemble cast in- cluding: Jessica Alba, Kathy Bates, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Eric Dane, Patrick Dempsey, Hector Elizondo, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Garner, Topher Grace, Anne Hathaway, Ashton Kutcher, Queen Lati- fah, Taylor Lautner, George Lopez, Shirley MacLaine, Emma Roberts, Julia Roberts and Taylor Swift comes to- gether in Valentine's Day, This 125-minute romantic comedy is rated PG-13 for some sexual material and brief partial nudity. Website: valentinesdaymovie.com "Shutter Island" plays Thursday - Saturday, March 25 - 27 "Shutter Island" is the story of two U.S. marshals, Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Chuck Aule (Mark Ruffa- lo), who are summoned to a remote and barren island off the Massachusetts coast to in- vestigate the mysterious dis- appearance of a murderess from the island's fortress-like hospital for the criminally insane. Their efforts are compromised by Daniels' troubling visions and by Dr. Cawley (Ben Kingsley). Mark Ruffalo, Michelle Williams, Emily Mortimer and Max yon Sydow co-star in director Martin Scorsese's plot twist-filled psychological thriller set on a Massachu- setts island in 1954. This is a film that is sure to captivate audiences and have them on the edge of their seats. This 138-minute drama/ PLUMAS Events Around lqllmas March 17 Quincy: Chamber of Commerce St. Patrick's Day lunch, corned beef and cabbage by Southern Accent, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.; $15, members; $20, non-members. Talk by Laren Gartner and Edna Bayliff, founders of Cheeseburger Restaurant. Silent auction to benefit 65th fair parade. For information, quincychamber.com. Blairsden: Mohawk Valley Artists' Guild fundraiser, 7 p.m., Mohawk Resource Center. Program: Bruce Springsteen and the Session Band concert, live in Dublin, Ireland. $5 at the door. For information, Marian Haid, 836-1399. March 18 Chester: .Community Supper, 5:30 p.m., Chester Memorial Hall. For information, Sharlyne Anderson, 259-3931. Quincy: Film night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., film is about transitional communities with Gerd Ebeling. 7-8:30 p.m.; QNF Learning Center across from the store. For information, Jamie Huynh, 283-2458. Quincy: Take a Swing at Weight Loss, talk by Dr. Nick Yplantides, 7 p.m., Town Hall Theatre. Free admission. March 19-20 Vinton: Cowboy Poetry Show, Grange Hall; Friday: 7:30 p.m., corned beef and cabbage dinner, 5-7 p.m.; Saturday: 1 and 7:30 p.m., roast beef dinner, 4-7 p.m. Features T.J. Casey, Belinda Gall and J.D. Seibert. Show tickets, $18, adults; $6, 12 and under; dinner tickets $12, adults; $6, 12 and under. For tickets, Betty Ramelli, 993-4692. March 19 Portola: Words & Music, Feather River Community Center, 7 p.m. Sign up for open mike at the door; admission, $3. For information, 283-3402. Portola: Dodgeball Bash fundraiser, 5 p.m., PHS; entry $5, adults; $3 high school students. Benefits eighth-grade class trip to Death Valley. For information, Michelle Callahan or PHS office. March 20 Mt. Lassen: Snowshoe walk, 1:30 p.m. Meet at Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitors Center. For information, 595, 4480. Quincy: Taking Your Yoga Practice to the Next Level with Kimberlee Orenstein M.S., E-RYT, Yoga and Wellness Center, 1-4 p.m. $45 after March 17. For information or reservations, Jane 283-3536 March 21 Johnsville: Final 2010 Iongboard races, weather permitting, Plumas-Eureka State Park. Entry fees: Plumas Ski Club membership required: $15 membership fee. $10 race fee for ski club members with own Iongboard skis; $20 fee for club members using club skis. Registration 9:30-11:15 a.m. Drawing of numbers at 11:45; racing starts at noon. For information, plumasskidub.org. March 24 Quincy: Dinosaurs & Fossils, presentation by Don Dailey and Plumas Co. Museum, 6:30 p.m., public library community room. Seating limited; admission free. **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, e-mail mhill@plumasnews.com or call Mona Hill at 283-0800. For sporting events, induding charity golf tournaments, call Shannon Morrow at 283-0800 or e-mail smorrow@plumasnews.com. We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number. i lib mm i me l     elm mm mm mm mm mmn i i i i  COMING: SHUTTER ISLAND SENIOR. NLENU I For the nutrition site in your I area call: Chester, 897686; | Quincy, 283-0643; Greenville, 284-6608; | Portola, 832-4178; B1airsden, 836-0446, 882-4173. | Suggested lunch donation price is $2.50. One guest may | accompany each senior, $6 mandatory charge. III i i I ill  i 'Shutter Island' is a thriller set in mystery/thriller is rated R for disturbing violent content, language and some nudity. Website: shutterisland.com "Nine" plays Sunday and Monday, March 28 - 29 "Nine" is a vibrant and provocative musical that follows the life of world- famous film director Guido Contini (Daniel Day-Lewis) as he reaches a creative and personal crisis of epic propor- The musical 'Nine' was nomi- nated for an Academ Award. 1954. It plays March 25-27. tion, while balancing the numerous women in his life including his wife (Marion Cotillard), his mistress (Pene- lope Cruz), his film star muse (Nicole Kidman), his confidant and costume designer (Jude Dench), a young American fashion journalist (Kate Hud- son), the whore from his youth (Stacy "Fergie" Ferguson) and his mother (Sophia Loren). "Nine" is based on the 1982 Tony Award-winning musical of the same title, which itself was derived from the classic 1963 Federico Fellini film 8-1/2. Director Rob Marshall helmed "Chicago." This ll0-minute Academy Award-nominated musical film is rated PG-13 for sexual content and smoking. Web- site: nine-movie.com "Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief" plays Thursday - Saturday, April 1 - 3 Author to speak on Chris Columbus directs this film, an adaptation of "The Lightning Thief," the first novel in the Percy Jackson and The Olympians series by author Rick Riordan. The story is set in a modern world where the 12 gods of Mount Olympus (perched 600 stories above the planet on New York's landmark Empire State Building) are alive. Zeus suspects Percy Jack- son, the teenage son of Posei- don, of stealing his lightning bolt, the universe's most pow- erful weapon. Percy must prove his innocence, save his mother and avoid a devastat- ing war among the gods. This ll9.minute fanta- sy/comedy is rated PG for ac- tion violence and peril, some scary images and suggestive material, and mild language. Website: percyjacksonthe- movie.com iThe son of Poseidon must prove his innocence in 'Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Ughtning Thief' plays April I - 3. weight loss Dr. Nick Yphantides, shown here with wife Despina, and daugh- ters Veronique and Zoe, is speaking in Quincy, next Thursday, March 18, at 7p.m., at the Town Hall Theatre. Dr. Nick is a family physician and long time friend of Quincy's Dr. Kepple. He is the author of the*popular 'book '1' Big Fat: : ' Greek Die,,and used to weigh close to 500 pounds. He is here to share his success and methods to losing weight and keeping it off. Admission is free. Photo submitted TOWN HALL THEATRE Presents THE WOLFMAN Fri., Mar. 19 & Sat., Mar. 20 lhr., 42 men. Rated R Horror/Action Adventure Lawrence Talbot, a haunted nobleman, is lured back to his family estate after his brother vanishes. Reunited with his estranged father, Talbot sets out to find his brother ... and discovers a horrifying destiny for himself. Talbot's childhood ended the night his mother died. After he left the sleepy Victorian hamlet of Blackmoor, he spent decades recovering and and trying to forget. But when his brother's fianc6e, Gwen Conliffe, tracks him down to help find her missing love, Talbot returns home to join the search. He learns that something with brute strength and insatiable bloodlust has been killing the villagers, and that a suspicious Scotland Yard inspector named Aberline has come to investigate. VALENTINE'S DAY Sun., Mar. 21 & Mort., Mar. 22 / ,C,'v. /I 1 hr., 57 men. Rated PG-13 Comedy/Romance [ ]l --"=4 l February 14th, Valentine's Day, is not a national holiday, but it is one of I those days that must be celebrated. There are "special someones" in your life who expect to receive romantic gifts from their lovers. Commercialism has put a tremendous amount of pressure on men to give their lovers a romantic day with all the trimmings. Women are under pressure to have a man, or they feel desperate and unloved. Valentine's Day follows the lives of several couples during this day. Their stories are told through the interconnections they have with each other. Some will find romance in their relationship, and others will feel the heartbreak of ending a relationship. Monday, March 22 dumplings, peas, carrots, Pineapple juice, pork chops spiced peaches & ice cream | with mushroom sauce, cubed IliTOlll H Hubbard squash, whole grain Thursday, March 25 I dinner roll, mixed fruit HGmlthy Heart: Stir fry beef - and vegetables, tossed green | Tuesday, March 23 salad, brown rice, pineapple _ Roast beef, parsley new pota- tidbits, oatmeal cookie | HALL toes, Brussels sprouts, whole .... wkeat diuner roll, alcicots Friday, March 26 | THEATRE Stuffed green pepper, car-_ Wednesday, March 24 rot/raisin salad, bran muf-| Orange juice, chicken & fin, mixed berry cup i i  i HI lug i I i el i I =all Shows 7pm nightly 4pm matinee on Sundays Adults .................. '7.00 Students & Seniors ................. *6.00 Children ................ '5,00 283-1140 469 Main St., Quincy, CA I Visit us at www.quincytownhaKcom Dinosaur and fossil program at museum Almost everyone has had at least a passing interest in dinosaurs or fossils at some time in their lives. To learn more about the age when these creatures roamed the earth, plan to attend a presentation on the subject given by retired science teacher and paleon- tology hobbyist Don Dailey of Quincy. This free event is spon- sored by the Plumas County Museum and is suitable for all ages. It will be held at the Plumas County Library Community Room in Quincy Wednesday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m. The program will be about one hour in length. Call the museum at 283-6320 to reserve a seat. Besides studying dinosaurs and fossils, Dailey has also been on an actual dinosaur dig in South Dakota. Besutiful attmosphere and s well established customer base. This is I great opportunity with minknml staff-up Investment. Use exisUng equipment, dishes end cafe space nnd share uUIity expenses. Fo more lalls Idese call 530-:283-0902 leHu. i