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IL.D vveunesuay, June 11, 2Ot4 ~Uueufb r~ecu~u,~rrogre~rve, ~epor~er People carouse through the aisles of the classic automobiles lined up at the Plumas County Picnic last Saturday. The annual car show put on by the Sierra Cascade Streetrodders was the crowd favorite, but the picnic also offered a pancake breakfast provided by the Quincy Lions Club, a tribute to veterans, food vendors, the opening of the roller rink and races at the American Valley Speedway. Photo by James Wilson Meadow Valley: public boat ramp. Hosted by Almanor Fishing "Water Harvesting Association; proceeds benefit Kokanee Power Wed Walk-Through," 6 - 7:30 fish-rearing program. Teams of one or more p.m. Michelle Beaman ' enter three rainbow trout, brown trout or king ]IJN~. '~ shares water harvesting salmon; weigh-in I - 2 p.m. Registration $45 ideas for large, small AFA members; $55 nonmembers. Anglers landscapes, including rain barrel system, under 16 fish free. For information, to Hugelkultur swale. Sponsored by Transition register: kokaneepower.org. On-site Quincy, Community Connections. For registration available afternoon before, information, details, directions: Beaman, morning of derby. To donate: Gary Coe, earthsinvitation@gmail.com, 283-3103 916-985-4943. Quincy: Mini-Trojan Dance Team meeting, 3 p.m., Quincy High School cafeteria. Team open to QHS junior high students for 2014-I 5 school year; organized as senior project. For information: Kealey Froggatt, 283-1633. museum secretary 619-889-8687. Greenville: Round Valley History and Untold Stories, 7 - 8:30 p.m., Cy Hall Memorial Museum. Presentation on personal family story by Tom Rahn. For information: Janice Hall Thomas, quincy: Quincy Certified Farmers' Market, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m., corner of Church and Main streets. Vendors offer local produce, handcrafts, prepared food; two prize giveaways. Live music by Fish Tacos; Todd Reasor at 6 p.m. For information: QuincyFarmersMarket.org, 487-4386. Beckwourth: Romano's Certified Farmers Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sierra Valley Farms at 1329 ~:1'1, County Road A23. Only JlJN~, '13 on-farm farmers' market in the state includes chef offer vegetables, fruit, beef, lamb, eggs, fresh seafood, pasta, flowers, wines, cheeses, specialty condiments, breads, desserts, artisan wares. For information: Gary Romano, 832-0114; sierravalleyfarms.com Chester: Taco night, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Lake Almanor Elks Lodge at 164 Main St. $8 per person. Chester: Artists' opening reception, 4 - 7 p.m., Books & Sat Beyond Back Room Art Gallery. Featuring J~JN~. '~photography by Betty Bishop, pottery and paintings by Jacquie Cordova, wall art by Beth Aitken. For informatibn: Books & Beyond, 258-2150. Frenchman Lake: Operation Safe Boat, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Frenchman Lake Boat Ramp. Joint agency water safety event offers voluntary safety inspections. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Plumas County Sheriff's Boat Patrol inspect boats for proper safety devices; California Highway Patrol inspects trailers; Department of Fish and Wildlife inspects for invasive mussels using K9s. For information: Plumas County Sheriff's Office, 283-6375 (ask to speak with boat patrol officer). Graeagle: "Tireology" 101 clinic, 8:30 a.m., Howling Dogs Bike & Ski. Learn how to change tires, replace tubes, repair flats, choose items for emergency kit. Bring personal bikes for assistance from pros. Coffeel baked goods included. Free. To register (required): howlingdogsbikeandski.com, 836-2754. Lake Almanor: Third annual Lake Almanor Team Trout and Salmon Derby, starts 5:30 a.m., West Almanor 32nd annual Century Mile High 100. 33-mile, 56-mile, 108-mile courses hosted by Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau. Register Fri 6 - 9 p.m., Sat 6 - 9 a.m. at Chester Park. Registration includes T-shirt, lunch, goody bag, post-ride meal For information: 258-2426, info@lakealmanorarea.com. To register online: milehigh100.com. Lassen Volcanic National Park: National Get Outdoors Day. Celebrate with Lassen's Explore Safely Trail Challenge kick-off: pick up brochure at any visitor contact station, hike to win free patch. Trail challenge runs all summer long or until supplies run out. For information: http:lll .usa.govll bVS3Ow. Meadow Valley: "Water Harvesting Walk-Through," 4 - 5:30 p.m. Michelle Beaman shares water harvesting ideas for large, small landscapes, including rain barrel system, Hugelkultur swale. Sponsored by Transition Quincy, Community Connections. For information, details, directions: Beaman, earthsinvitation@gmail.com, 283-3103. quincy: 14th annual Soroptimist International of Quincy Garden Tour, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tickets $10 presale, $12 day of. Details, map included with tickets. Prize drawing. Tickets available at Carey Candy Co., Epilog Books, Gray's Flower Garden, Great Northern Hair Co. in Quincy; Plumas Bank, Healthy Bodies Community Gym, Anderson Garden Center in Eastern Plumas; Sterling Sage in Greenville; Good Vibrations in Chester. Proceeds support scholarships for local students. For information: Tracy Wixted, 283-2265; Quincy Chamber of Commerce, 283-0188. Jeanne Graham, 832-0270, grizzlystore@sbcglobal.net. Greenhorn Creek: One-Day Fly-Fishing SUn Clinic, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., J~]~. ~5 Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch at 2116 Greenhorn Ranch Road. Lunch 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Clinic led by Mike Pease includes equipment knowledge, entomology, trout behavior, casting theory, practice in the pond with dry flies, nymphs, streamers. Limited'to eight students. $100 per person. To register: Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch, 283-0930. Lassen National Forest: California Native Plant Society outing, Eagle Rock and Humboldt Summit. Group meets at Chico Park & Ride; contact leader for alternate meeting site. Drive, walk to view plants, flowers at various points. For information: leader Wes, 342-5123. ; quincy: Annual Father's Day Fly-in and Community Breakfast, Gansner Airport. Family-friendly event kicks off with Quincy Volunteer Fire Department pancake breakfast 8 - 11 a.m. Displays feature airplanes, air ambulances, California Highway Patrol's helicopter, rescue equipment, ladder truck lift rides, car show with people's choice awards in several categories. Portola: Americans with Disabilities ~01~ Act compliance presentation, 5:30- 7:30 J~J~. 15 p.m., Eastern Plumas Health Care Education Center at 500 First Ave. Hosted by Plumas Bank. Speakers include Mike Gardner, certified access specialist; John Cunningham, Plumas County Building Department; Anthony DeCristoforo, attorney, Stoel Rives LLP; Todd Roberts, building services manager. Free; includes refreshments. For information: Rachelle Ramelli, 832-4405, ext. 1201. Taylorsville: Pioneer Day Celebration. Breakfast at the fire hall 8 - 11 a.m., line dancing 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., live music, food, local crafters, antiques, Model A cars, rib cook-off, horse and carriage rides, children's activities, street dancing 8:30 p.m.- 12:30 a.m. Sun, much more. Indian Valley Museum open (open 1 - 4 p.m. every Sat and Sun through October). For information: Debbie, 284-7622. indian Valley Community Pool fundraiser, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Main Street Salon. Stylist Michelle Greco offers $10 haircuts; Massage Therapist Kanda Kanjandee offers Thai massage for $I a minute. Proceeds go toward poolside chair hoist. Bake and Book Sale in Chuck Clay Park also benefits chair hoist project. Pool open, I - 3 p.m., Indian Valley Community Pool. Everyone swims for $I in celebration of Pioneer Days. Lake Davis: Lake Davis Spring Fishing Derby, 6 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat.SlUllll check in at J&J Grizzly Store at 7552 Lake Davis Road. Graeagle Plumas Alliance presents derby with prizes in adults, juniors (under 16), dad & me categories. Fundraiser for water rescue equipment for Eastern Plumas Rural Fire Protection District. Preregistration $40 both days, $25 per day; day-of registration $45 both days, $30 per day. For information: Clio: Keep It Local Fundraising Dinner for ALIVE; cocktails ~ue ,5 p.m., three-course dinner |~J~E '~'~ 6; Whitehawk Restaurant. Choice of entrees: chicken piccata, salmon, pasta primavera. All donations (tax-deductible) go directly to supporting people with disabilities in Plumas Rural Services' ALIVE program. Includes auction, prize drawings. Costs $351person. For information: Bob Battistoni, 559-5378. For advance reservations (required by June 16): Whitehawk Restaurant, 836-4985. Greenville: Free summer youth yoga classes begin, Indian Valley Elementary School quad lawn. Mountain Circle Family Services invites children, their guardians to 25-minute drop-in classes on Hatha yoga, educational kinesiology with Sacred Space instructor Nancy E. Presser. Children 3 - 7 practice 11 - 11:25 a.m.; 8 and up 11:35 a.m. - noon. Classes continue throughout summer. Quincy: Footloose Dance Revue, 6 p.m., Town Hall Theatre. Wed Footloose Studio of the j~]~, ~ Arts presents routines including jazz, tap, ballet, hip-hop, cabaret, more. Family friendly; free. For information: footloosedanceinfo@gmail.com, facebook.com/footloosestudio, 283-9259. oneer June Samantha P. Hawthorne Staff Writer shawthorne@plumasnews.com The 1800s are coming alive in Taylorsville on June 14 for the third annual Pioneer Day event, organized entirely by volunteers to keep the town active. The event starts at 8 a.m. with a ountry-style breakfast and ends with street dancing to live and pre-recorded music. As usual, the Indian Valley Fire and Rescue Department will host the country breakfast. Proceeds collected go to supporting the fire department. Starting at 10 a.m., Quincy Stables owner Terry Howard will lead the annual Pioneer Day parade, with equestrians from the Indian Valley Riding and Roping Club to follow. This year's parade will include appearances by all of the Silver Buckle Rodeo Queen contestants. A section of Nelson Street will be closed off between Young's Market and the Taylorsville Tavern, as will a section of road in front of the Indian Valley Museum. At least 40 different vendors, displays and food booths will be set up along Nelson Street and Cemetery Street. To help support the museum, many of the exhibits will be located in or around it. Organizers are encouraging everyone to stop by and enjoy the extensive museum displays that are filled with local history. Craft and quilting demonstrations will be available throughout the morning and one lucky guest will win one of the large quilts on display. Many nonprofit organizations will be selling food and drink to support their cause, including homemade ice cream at the Greenville Community Methodist Church; Indian burgers and fry bread from the Roundhouse Council; fresh goat milk products ranging from milk to lotions by the Indian Valley 4-H Club; and Wolf Creek 4-H Club's offerings of plants, herbs and garden flowers. A free children's area sponsored by a group of retired schoolteachers will be staged at the Chuck Clay Park, and will include a variety of old-fashioned games, crafts, a bounce house, face painting, popcorn, snow cones and more. Pony rides will be available for $5 each, courtesy Plumas Pines Riding Stables. For an additional $10 riders will receive a souvenir photo. Information from several local agencies will be available, including Sierra Institute, Plumas County Sherriff's Office and Mt. Hough Ranger District. The Taylorsville Pool will open for the first time this season, between 1 and 3 p.m. Members from the Indian Valley Recreation and Parks District pool committee will be selling $1 admission tickets, along with hosting a book and bake sale. Proceeds go to support the operation of the pool and to purchase a portable, self-operating Hoyer lift. Michele Greco is also offering $10 haircuts at the Main Street Salon & Boutique to raise money for the pool lift. Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the Indian Valley Museum will be hosting a special presentation and selling drawing tickets for a basket of goodies. A separate drawing will be held for a chance to win a 5-foot-tall locally carved bear. Tickets cost $5 each; proceeds go toward funding the Pioneer Day event. Taylorsville Tavern is once again hosting a rib cook-off, with winners to be announced at .noon. Guests will get to taste each entry and Vote on their favorite starting at 10 a.m. Applications to participate in the cook-offcan be Obtained at the Tavern. Community member Richard McCutcheon will be hosting a horseshoe tournament at I p.m. next to the tavern. Winners will each be awarded a trophy. Interested participants should arrive early to ensure a spot in the tournament. A historical tour of Taylorsville will be available via free wagon rides. Included in the tour is a walk through one of only two remaining one-room schoolhouses in California. New displays will be unveiled at the museum, and children will have the opportunity to win ice cream sandwiches, courtesy of Young's Market, in a new ring-toss game located on the museum grounds. Three different local music groups will be performing live, starting at 10 a.m. and lasting until the event ends at 12:30 a.m. Street dancing will begin at 8:30 p.m. Antique cars, displays and demonstrations will be found throughout the town. For more information about the event, contact Debbie Allen at 284-7622. p I I I I I I I I l I l I II I SE1XI-[OR. Wednesday, June 18 Pork chop, winter squash, I 4EN-U Brussels sprouts, oat muffin, I Monday,-June 16 applesauce I I Apple juice, herb roasted chicken, mashed potatoes, Thursday, June 19 Vegetarian: egg salad sand-| I carrot/raisin salad, ww din- wich, bean soup, green salad, I ner roll, peaches ww bread, orange sections Tuesday, June 17 Friday, June 20 I Braised beef & noodles, Turkey breast with gravy,, stuff- I I steamed spinach, ww bread, ing, cauliflower, petite peas, I strawberries cranberry/orange relish, I mixed berry cup [ . ~~. ~~ ~.~~ i Nutrition sites: Chester, 394-7636; Quincy, 283-0643;1 Greenville, 284-6608 (day before for reservation); Portola, 832-" 4173; Blairsden open Wed. only, call 832-4173 Tuesday for 1 reservations. Suggested donation $2.50 for 60 yrs & older. I One guest may accompany each senior, $6 mandatory 1 charge. Menus may change. Hours: Noon at all sites. I[m i i i i i i i i I i i i ii[I