Gatherings for the week of July 28, 2016

“Gatherings” is meant to provide an information outlet for public service announcements for non-profit groups.  Please include the name of the event, time and date it is scheduled and the place and address at which it is being held, name of sponsor, any cost involved and a phone number for the public to call for more information.

Announcements are published free for non-profit groups as space permits. Send announcements to Gatherings: c/o Modoc County Record, P.O. Box 531, Alturas, CA 96101 or stop by the Record office at 201 West Carlos St., Alturas; phone (530) 233-2632 or e-mail to record1@modocrecord.com. Announcement deadline is 11 a.m. each Wednesday to make the following day’s Record.

Thursday, July 28

Food Link Giveaway
Fresh produce will be delivered by the Foodlink truck on July 28 between 12 noon and 2 p.m. in Veterans’ Park in Alturas The produce giveaway is available to low income individuals and families. The delivery is sponsored by the Modoc Food Bank, T.E.A.C.H., Inc., Foodlink Sacramento, USDA Commodities and Lassen County Council. For questions, contact Mary Lynn or Lola at 233-3111, T.E.A.C.H., Inc.

Schedule rides to VA
The VA van transports veterans free to the VA appointments. Veterans are reminded to schedule on Tuesdays to Susanville and Thursdays to Reno. To reserve a van seat or to become a volunteer van driver, please call Tom Blanchette, van coordinator at 233-5414. Volunteer van drivers are desperately needed. For an application, please call the above number.

Support for losing weight
Trying to lose weight? Give Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) 1954 a try. Join the group on Thursdays at the Senior Citizens Center, 906 West Fourth St., Alturas. Weigh-in 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Meetings from 10:30 -11:30 a.m. Come find support with TOPS, which has proven successful for many local residents.

Know what’s happening!
Order a Modoc County Record subscription at www.modocrecord.com  or drop by the Record, 201 West Carlos St., Alturas, ph: 530-233-2632 to get started. Or email subs@modocrecord.com to set up online, print or both subscriptions. Select a choice that’s most convenient. Record is open Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Fridays, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Closed Saturday and Sunday.

Friday, July 29

Good deal on dress shirts
All men's dress shirts are half price this week at Second Chance Thrift Store, 114 East 1st St., Alturas. Open Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  (530) 233-9277.

Saturday, July 30

Time for healing
St. Michaels Episcopal Church will be having a healing service on Saturday, July 30 at 4 p.m. at St. Michael’s, located at 310 North St., Alturas.

Art Show amid the roses
The 21st Annual Art Show in the garden at Jan’s Country Hearth, 551 Main St., Cedarville will be open to the public on Saturday, July 30 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Call 530-279-2280 to become a vendor in fine art, crafts, photography or other.

Eagleville Annual BBQ, Dance
Plan to attend the 71st Annual Eagleville Barbecue on Saturday, July 30 at the Eagleville Park. Dinner serving from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dance begins at 9 p.m.  Presale tickets available for $12 per person at Page’s Market, Seab’s True Value or at the barbecue entrance.  Kids 6 and under dine free.

Legion District Meeting here
July 30, American Legion Third District Meeting and Luncheon at Veterans Hall, Alturas. Event starts at 10 a.m. The American Legion would also like to wish a few of its members: Keith Anderson (July 21) and Robert Fendler (July 22) a very Happy Birthday.

See dogs, cats needing homes
HPHS has several great dogs and cats needing their forever homes. Please stop by and find the one for you. High Plateau Humane Society inside the Second Chance Thrift Store is located at 114 East 1st. Hours: Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Call (530) 233-9277.

Low cost pet fixes
Remember HPHS has low cost spay/ neuter certificates available. Stop by High Plateau Humane Society’s Second Chance Thrift Store on the corner of First and Court Streets, 114 1st St., Alturas on Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 4:00 and Saturday 10:00 - 2:00. Phone (530) 233-9277.

Sunday, July 31

Antique Truck Show
Check out the Antique Truck Show at the Fort Crook Museum in Fall River Mills on July 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Lunch will be available.

All-Church Sing-spiration
Alturas All Church Sing-spiration will be held on Sunday, July 31, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Alturas Community Pool. There will be free food for all, free swim open to the public, singing and free fun. Come join the churches of Alturas to celebrate Jesus and fellowship.

Rancher’s Day entries due
Entries for the Modoc District Fair are due soon. Rancher's Day contestants must have entry forms in July 31. All Still Exhibits including agriculture, horticulture, floral, arts, textiles and baking, along with Junior Horse Show and Junior Rodeo entry forms are due Friday, August 5. Premium books are available at the Modoc Record, numerous local businesses as well as online at www.modocfair.com/premium_book.html. Pee Wee and Junior exhibitors will be paid out winnings during the fair on August 20. For information contact the Fair office at 530-279-2315.

Yappy Hour
Join Yappy Hour with Roxanne Wright every Sunday from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the Adin Community Park. Bring your canine friend for free dog obedience and agility socialization. Private lessons available. Alturas classes available if enough interest. 

Try trap, skeet shoots

Come out to try your skill or watch at the Sunday morning Trap and Skeet shoots at the Alturas Rifle & Pistol Range on Centerville Rd., Alturas starting at 9 a.m. Members and non-members welcome. Inquire about membership too, if interested

Monday, August 1

Good times at Jam
The Country Jam keeps feet tapping to the music every Monday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Veterans’ Memorial Hall, So. Main St., Alturas. Bring your voice, instrument or come to listen. Admission is free. Donations go to the Flag Fund and supplies. Everyone welcome.

Tuesday, August 2

Free training
Peers, staff, supervisor, managers, clinicians, organizational leaders are welcome to attend a free all- day training in Workforce Integration Support and Education titled “Recovery 101 & Peer Support 101 on Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 113 E. North St., Alturas. Modoc County Behavioral Health is hosting the training (see display ad for details and phone number for RSVPs).

Bingo Tuesdays
Join others, ages 18 and up, for Bingo nights on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Veterans Hall, So. Main St., Alturas. VFW Auxiliary 3327 hosts the first and third Tuesdays. Just show up to play.
The Auxiliary is now accepting donations for their annual rummage sale. Call 708-0099 for more information or with donation questions. 

Family research Library open
The Family History Library, located at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cedarville is now open on Tuesdays.  Hours are still 6-8 p.m.  The Library is located at 29971 County Road 1 (Surprise Valley Road) one mile north of hwy 299.  Resources available to the public will include onsite genealogical assistance and high speed Internet access to Ancestry.com, Family Search, and other premium sites (all free of charge).  If you would like to use the Library on another day or time, please call Jerry Cook at 640-2622 at least one day in advance to schedule an appointment.

Send us your classified
Email your classified ad to the Modoc Record before noon Wednesday for the RECORD online and print editions. Email classifieds@modocrecord.com or call 530-233-2632; Fax 530-233-5113.

Wednesday, August 3

Residents Against Drug Dealers
If interested in adding ideas and joining the initial start up meeting for Residents Against Drug Dealers (RADD), all are welcome to attend the meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Federated Church in Alturas (located directly behind the Sheriff’s Office). See RADD’s “Letter to the Editor” for more information.

Catch Wild Wednesday movies free
Catch a free movie at the Niles Theater during Wild Wednesday Summer Movies! Show begins at 11 a.m., everyone welcome. Concessions available. The August 3 movie is “Harry Potter” sponsored by Modoc Co. Behavioral Health & Modoc Work Activity Center. Free Wednesday movies will be offered until further notice. To learn about becoming a sponsor, contact manager Pam at 530-260-6241 or call the theater.

Wednesday for Toastmasters
Warner Mountain Toastmasters meet Wednesdays, noon to 1 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Annex behind the Sheriff’s office.  Look for the Toastmaster sign.  Visitor’s welcome.  Need help with speaking skills?  Toastmasters is the place. For questions call President Judy Mason at 233-6648.

Buck-a-Bag deals
The Buck-A-Bag trailer is open from noon until 4 p.m. each Wednesday. Find great deals at the Buck-a-Bag Trailer located directly north of the Alturas library’s parking lot, on the northeast side of the library on West Third Street.

Thursday, August 4

Join the Booster Club
Modoc High School Booster Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. August 4 in the Modoc High School Library. All interested are welcome to show support for the student athletes by becoming a club member. For more information call Michelle Lloyd, 530-640-1664.

Delivery online or in print
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Coming Soon . . .

Submit Fair Entries
All Still Exhibits including agriculture, horticulture, floral, arts, textiles and baking, along with Junior Horse Show and Junior Rodeo entry forms are due Friday, August 5.
Premium books are available at the Modoc Record, numerous local businesses as well as online at www.modocfair.com/premium_book.html.
Pee Wee and Junior exhibitors will be paid out winnings during the Fair on August 20. For information contact the Fair office at 530-279-2315.

Alturas Garden Club Annual Yard Sale
The Alturas Garden Club will hold their annual yard sale on Saturday, August 6, at the Historic Whistle Stop Depot at East and 4th Streets.  The yard sale will run 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Clothes, household goods, garden items, tools, toys; something for everyone.  Come have a look and a cold glass of lemon aid.

MREA has a need
Modoc Recreational Estates Association Board will meet August 9 at the MREA clubhouse on Steelhead Ln. at 7 p.m. The Estates is in need of a permanent secretary for the Board of Directors. If anyone can help, please attend.

SV Seniors plan Rummage Sale
Surprise Valley Senior Center Rummage Sale - August 12 - 13 in Cedarville. Doors open at 10 a.m. Friday, August 12 and at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 13. Find treasures and more, all proceeds benefit the Senior Center. Donations welcome, drop them by Tuesday or Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or call Sally Armstrong at 530-279-2190.

Support Groups

Modoc County Inter-group Council AA/Al-Anon/NA Meeting Schedule AA Helpline/Meeting Info: 877-880-2880.


Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Alturas NA Mondays, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., 105 West Carlos St., Alturas. No meetings in Surprise Valley at this time.


Alturas AA Brown Baggers at 110 West Carlos Street, is open Monday-Saturday, 12 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Hilltoppers Group at Federated Church, 307 East First Street, is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 8:00 p.m., non-smoking.


Traditions Group at Faith Baptist Church, 700 West Carlos Street (Corner of Carlos & West), is open Tuesday at 7:00 p.m., non-smoking.


Alturas Al-Anon Al-Anon Group at 110 W. Carlos St., Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., non-smoking.


Adin AA/NA every Sunday, 5 p.m. at the Wellness Center, 406 Main St., Adin.


Cedarville AA Valley Serenity Group at Surprise Valley Community Church is open Sunday at 5:30 p.m., non-smoking.


Sunrays of Hope is a wellness and recovery non-profit, drop-in self-help center focusing on socialization. The center is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 113 East North St., Alturas in the Lederer Building. Contact Billy Diaz, Director or Ida Baca, Operations Manager for more information at 530-233-9696 or 530-233-7222. Transportation available.


Celebrate Recovery - Saturdays at 6:00 p.m. at the Alturas Baptist Church, 500 West 4th Street - a bible based, twelve-step program for those with hurts, habits and hang-ups. All are welcome.
Looking for a place to meet? Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays - Sunrays is available to sponsor the center for private or non-profit groups. Please call Sunrays at 530-233-9696 or 530-233-7222 and leave a message for a call back.

 

Looking for a place to meet? Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays - Sunrays is available to sponsor the center for private or non-profit groups. Please call Sunrays at 530-233-9696 or 530-233-7222 and leave a message for a call back.

 


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