Gatherings for the week of July 30, 2015

“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 30

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Call 530-233-2632 or stop by the Record, 201 West Carlos St., Alturas or mail your info to Modoc Record, P.O. Box 531, Alturas, CA 96101.

See what’s new at the Bookworm
The Bookworm is now open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, noon – 4 p.m. at 212 West Third St., next to Modoc County Library. The Bookworm is operated by Friends of the Modoc County Library.

Help with weight loss
TOPS 1954 meets 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 for Taking Off Pounds Sensibly, which has proven successful for many local residents.

Friday, July 31

Just nine dollars for unconditional love
The unconditional love of a pet is priceless, but during High
Plateau Humane Society's adoption promotion in August, you can bring home selected cats and kittens for just nine dollars.
Normal adoption process applies.  Meet the cats during regular
store hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. The store is
located at the corner of First and Court Streets in Alturas.

SV Hospital Farmer's Market
Fridays from 3 p.m. until sold out at the Surprise Valley Hospital, Cedarville. Fresh, local fruits and veggies, baked goods and more. Call Sherry at 530-279-6111 to learn more or to become a vendor.

See Museum treasures
The Modoc County Museum is now open to the public Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $2; 16-year-olds and younger admitted free. Children need to be accompanied by an adult. The museum is located at 600 So. Main St., Alturas.

Good deals on shelves
The Bookworm is now open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, noon – 4 p.m. at 212 West Third St., next to Modoc County Library. The Bookworm is operated by Friends of the Modoc County Library.

Saturday, August 1

Adoption deal for cats, kittens
Save a cat's life and bring home a lifetime of unconditional love. During the month of August selected cats and kittens can be adopted for nine dollars. To find a perfect companion visit the Second Chance Thrift Store in Alturas, corner of First and Court Streets or call 233-9277 for more details.  Normal adoption process applies. The store is open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
on Saturdays.

Visit Saturday Market
Surprise Valley Saturday Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon in Cedarville Park. Visitors can find local USDA-inspected beef, local pastured broiler chickens, lots of newly-ripe fresh produce, cottage foods, eggs, flowers, hot coffee, body products, and crafts. The morning in the park also includes live music and a kid zone. The market welcomes Senior and WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Benefits and SNAP Benefits.

Check out the Museum treasures
The Modoc County Museum is open to the public Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 600 So. Main Street, Alturas. Stop in to see the amazing collections and treasures. General admission, $2. Ages 16 and younger admitted free. Children need to be accompanied by an adult. The Museum is closed on Sunday.

Fort Crook Museum open
Fort Crook Museum in Fall River Mills is now open to the public. Hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free; donations welcomed.

Celebrate Recovery
Celebrate Recovery on 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. 

Sunday, August 2

Eagleville Church site for hymn sing
An old-fashioned hymn sing at the Eagleville Community Church will warm up the audience on Sunday, August 2, at 2 p.m.  Consider this the opportunity of the summer!  Step back in time and imagine it's 1899 or so, and everyone is gathered to sing, gossip, and get reacquainted.  The Eagleville Church offers a rare opportunity to really "feel" the ghosts of the past.  

New location for services
Old Time Bible Baptist Church is no longer gathering at Veterans’ Hall on Sundays in Alturas. For now, services are being held at Pastor Dabill’s home. If you would like to attend or have any questions, please call Pastor Jon Dabill at 530-708-0801.

Trap, skeet shoots open
Trap and skeet shoots are open for anyone interested in having fun and improving his or her shooting skills. The public is welcome to join Alturas Rifle and Pistol Club members at 9 a.m. and shoot or just come and watch. Cost is $5 for members and $8 for non-members. The range is located on Centerville Rd., Alturas. For more information, call Club President Jack Nelson at 530-233-1265.

Monday, August 3

Pop Warner starts August 3
The Modoc Football League announces that Pop Warner football will commence on August 3, with the first practice of the season.
The practice will be held at the brick building between Modoc Middle School parking lot and the community swimming pool on Fourth Street, Alturas. Players and a parent are required to attend to receive football equipment, meet coaches and fill out final paperwork.
Mitey Mite division will meet at 5 p.m. The Pee Wee division will meet at 6 p.m. The Unlimited division will meet at 7 p.m.
If you have questions call your division coach: Mitey Mites, Steve Hallmark 530-640-1214; Pee Wee, Ernie Givan 530-640-3234; and Unlimited, Eric Nelson 530-640-1992.

Try Playgroup
Alturas Community Playgroup is open to parents with children ages 0-5. The playgroup meets every Monday from 9:00-10:30 a.m. at 802 N East Street (right behind Modoc High School). The playgroup will be closed on major holidays and during Thanksgiving and Christmas school breaks.

Senior Center summer schedule
Modoc Senior Citizens Center is observing a summer schedule by being closed Mondays and Wednesdays until September. The Center is open the other weekdays for lunch, information and activities at 906 West Fourth St., Alturas.

Country Jam welcomes guests
The Country Jam will have special guests, Mr. and Mrs. Mullins, from McCloud, CA on August 3. Join the Country Jams each Monday night, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Veteran's Hall on South Main Street in Alturas. Bring your voice, instrument or come to listen. Admission is free. Donations go to the Flag Fund and supplies. Everyone welcome.

Bookworm has great summer deals
Good deals for children, juniors and adults on books and more can be discovered at The Bookworm open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, noon – 4 p.m. at 212 West Third St., next to Modoc County Library. Friends of the Modoc County Library operate the Bookworm.

Tuesday, August 4

Toastmasters can help
Toastmasters will meet on Tuesday, August 4, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Sheriff's Annex.  Come join the fun at 102 Court Street, Alturas. Use the door with the accessible ramp on 1st Street.  Guests  welcome.

Cancer Support Group meets
The Modoc County Cancer Support Group meets the first Tuesday of every month. Join them on the next date of Aug. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Wild Mustard, Main St., Alturas. The group is open to everyone at no cost. Call Kathleen at 530-708-1966 with any questions.

Museum Board meeting
Fort Crook Museum will hold a Board meeting open to all interested at 7 p.m. Aug. 4 at the museum in Fall River Mills.

Bingo nights
Anyone 18 and older is welcome to play to win at Bingo Night the first and third Tuesday nights, August 4 and 18, at Veterans’ Memorial Hall, So. Main St., Alturas. Doors open at 5 p.m. Games start at 6 p.m. Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary to Pete Christensen Post 3327 hosts the weekly games.

Shop Bookworm good deals
The Bookworm is now open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, noon – 4 p.m. at 212 West Third St., next to Modoc County Library. The Bookworm is operated by Friends of the Modoc County Library.

Rides to VA available
The VA van transports veterans to appointments at the Susanville VA Clinic on Tuesdays and to the Reno VA on Thursdays. Veterans are reminded to schedule primary care appointments for those days. 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.

Wednesday, August 5

Taking summer off
Modoc Ladies Luncheon Group will take August off. Next luncheon will be held Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Antonio’s Cucina Italiana. Contact Kay Helton at 233-1268 for further information or advance reservations.

Family History Library open
The Family History Library located at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cedarville is open each Wednesday from 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 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 a classified ad to the Record before noon Wednesday for the next day’s online and in print edition. Email classifieds@modocrecord.com or call 530-233-2632; Fax 530-233-5113.

Thursday, August 6

Booster Club bids welcome
Modoc High School Booster Club welcomes all interested to join them at their next meeting in the Modoc High School Library at 5:30 p.m. on August 6.

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Coming Soon . . .

Pam Stoehsler opens Gallery show
Art Center staff will welcome the public to meet wildlife artist Pam Stoehsler, whose work will be displayed during the August Gallery, “Coming Home to Modoc.” The opening reception will be held Friday, August 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Stop by 317 So. Main St., Alturas for the event.

Southern Gospel Music night
Everyone is invited, free of charge, to Alturas Baptist Church for a night of great Southern Gospel Music with the Golden State Quartet on Saturday, August 8 at 6:00 p.m. The Church is located at 500 W. 4th St. in the middle of Alturas.

MREA schedules meeting
Modoc Recreational Estates Association will hold its next scheduled board meeting August 11 at 7 p.m. Members welcome.

Join Historical Society
The Modoc County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 12, at the Modoc County Museum, 600 N. Main St. in Alturas. Bring a sack lunch and join them at noon.

Final music series event
Fall River Chamber of Commerce will host the final event in the music series on Friday, Aug. 14, 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on the Fall River Valley Golf Course and Country Club. Live music, special menu, microbrews, FRVCC wine by the glass and FRVCC Certified Farmers Market. On Saturday, the Mayers Inter-Mountain Healthcare Foundation “On the Green” golf tournament opens. Support the Community Food Pantry and bring a non-perishable food item. Contact www.fallrivervalleycc.org.

Back to School
First Day of School for Modoc Joint Unified School District is Thursday, August 20.

Local Fair time
Modoc District Fair will run from August 27-30 in Cedarville. This year’s theme is “Ranch Ropes and Ribbon Hopes.”

Tickets for dinner, auction
Where the outdoors and agriculture intersect, APECS Foundation and Mule Deer Foundation plan to work together to promote and protect outdoor traditions, deer hunting and conservation efforts and agricultural heritage. Their first dinner and auction will be held Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Niles Hotel, Alturas. Doors open at 5 p.m.; dinner at 6:30 p.m. Limited tickets: $70 single; $100 couple (includes a one-year membership with MDF and APECS). For tickets call local committee members: Gerry Jones, (530) 640-1899; Kayla King, 640-3530; the Gun Cave (530) 233-2100 or Drew Morgan, (208) 540-1989.

Support Groups

Support Groups
Modoc County Intergroup Council
AA/Al-Anon/NA Meeting Schedule
AA Helpline/Meeting Info: 877-880-2880.

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

Alturas AA
Brown Baggers
110 West Carlos Street
Mon-Sat, 12 Noon & 7:00 pm, Open.
No Noon on Sun.

Hilltoppers Group
Federated Church
307 East First Street
Mon, Wed., Fri, Sun. 8:00 pm, open,
Non-Smoking.

Traditions Group
at Faith Baptist Church
700 West Carlos Street (Corner of Carlos & West)
Tues, 7:00 pm, open, Non-Smoking.

Alturas Al-Anon
Al-Anon Group
110 W. Carlos St
Tue. 5:30 pm, Non-Smoking.

Cedarville AA
Valley Serenity Group
at Surprise Valley Community Church,
Sunday, 5:30 p.m. Open, Non-Smoking.

Sunrays of Hope is a wellness and recovery non-profit, drop-in self-help center focusing on socialization. The center is open at 113 East North St., Alturas in the Lederer Building. Contact Billy Diaz, Director or Ida Baca, Operations Manager for more information at 233-9696 or 233-7222. Transportation is available.

Looking for a place to meet? Tuesdays and Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays Sunrays is available to sponsor the center for private or non-profit groups.

Please call Sunrays at 233-9696 or 233-7222 and leave a message for a call back.

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.

 

 


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