Gatherings for the week of August 10, 2017

“Gatherings” is meant to provide an in formation 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, August 10

Red Cross invites
Join the American Red Cross on Thursday, Aug. 10, at 10:30 a.m. in their new office, (provided courtesy of the City of Alturas).  Address is 222 W. North Street, Alturas (west end of the block from the City Hall). All interested are welcome to come and learn more about becoming a volunteer for the American Red Cross.

Veterans free for ‘Dunkirk’ tonight
Free admission for Veterans for the premium of “Dunkirk” (PG-13 1 hr 46 min) sponsored by Pioneer Auto Body and AmeriGas. Show begins at 7:30 p.m. at the A.C.T. Niles Theater.

Evening at Tulelake Early Head Start
Parent Meeting for Pregnant moms and children 0-3 years old, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, August 10. Topic: Transition Celebration with fun activities and dinner provided at The Honker, Tulelake. Phone: 667-2176/667-3884.

Chamber Mixer at Theater
Alturas Chamber of Commerce Member Appreciation Business Mixer will be hosted at the A.C.T. Niles Theater on Thursday, Aug. 10 at 5:30 p.m. Please stop by.

Elks invitation to dinners
The Alturas Elks Lodge will be holding their first meeting of August tonight August 10 at 8:00 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. with cocktail hour prior to dinner starting at 6 pm. The main dish for dinner will be beef brisket. The second meeting of the month will be held on August 24, with dinner and the meeting at the same times. All Elks members and guests are invited to come on up and enjoy an evening out. If you have any questions please call Doug Waterman at 640-1731.

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Pick up Bookworm deals
Friends of the Library “BookWorm” offers nearly new to slightly used books at low cost. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays from noon until 4 p.m. Located on the west side of the Main Library on West Third St., Alturas.

Veterans transportation
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 Pete Dubois, 530-233-3567. Volunteer van drivers are desperately needed. For an application, please call the above number.

Friday, August 11

Modoc County Record office is open 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. each Friday at 201 West Carlos St., Alturas.

Join the walks Monday, Wednesday, Friday mornings
"Talk While You Walk" is a new socialization group from the Health Department:
Meet at 7 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Health Department, corner of West Fourth & Main St., Alturas and join the participants of the day in choosing a path for the Talk While we Walk group. The group can choose to go slowly and walk where there are benches if the group so desires. For more information contact Camille at the Health Department at (530) 233-6312. Everyone welcome.

Alturas Early Head Start event:
Parent Meeting For Pregnant moms and children 0-3 years old. Meet Friday, August 11, 11:00-1:00 for the topic Transition Celebration; Activities: Art, Sand, and Water Play and Lunch Provided at 901 N East A Street, Alturas. Phone 233-7134/233-7129.

Church Yard Sale
On Friday and Saturday, August 11 and 12, the Modoc Full Gospel Indian Mission will hold a yard sale at 1010 West Henderson Street, Alturas, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Indian Tacos will also be available for sale on Saturday, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Join CattleWomen’s meeting
Modoc County CattleWomen meet in Davis Creek August 11 at the Community Hall. Agenda items include Modoc District Fair booth and Kids Rodeo games; be sure to bring a friend. Taco salad dinner for $15, RSVP to Bekki Ingraham 530-233-2578 or Frieda DuBois 233-3567.

Help Humane Society
The High Plateau Humane Society’s has kittens, cats and dogs waiting to be adopted. 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.

Join Friday Yappy Hours
Alturas Yappy hour meets every Friday at 5 p.m. at Veterans’ Park in Alturas. Bring mosquito spray and sweatshirts, says organizer/dog trainer Roxanne Wright. Bring your immunized canine friend for free, fun, dog obedience and agility socialization. For more information call her at 805-400-7080. A small donation for fuel and supplies is greatly appreciated.

Stop by Bookworm for deals
Friends of the Library “BookWorm” now open! Offering nearly new to slightly used books at a low cost. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays from noon until 4 p.m. Located on the west side of the Main Library on West Third St., Alturas.

Saturday, August 12

Church yard sale with tacos to go
On Friday and Saturday, August 11 and 12, the Modoc Full Gospel Indian Mission will hold a yard sale at 1010 West Henderson Street, Alturas, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Indian Tacos will also be available for sale on Saturday, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Hot season produce at Saturday Market
Saturday August 12 - After a 3 week break, Surprise Valley Saturday Market will be back in downtown Cedarville from 9 a.m. to noon, with lots of hot season produce, local meats, honey, baked goods, and arts. Coffee from The Station will be available. Linnea, Phoenix, and John will be providing live entertainment starting about 9:30 a.m. EBT, WIC and Senior Nutrition Benefits always welcomed. Modoc Farmers Markets are open to everyone in the community. Come check it out!

Outdoor Movie Night at Ski Hill
Join friends on Saturday, August 12 at 6 p.m. at Cedar Pass Snow Park for the film "Mile...Mile and a Half" about the John Muir Wilderness Trail in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Cindy McMurry of the Backcountry Horsemen will share about wilderness ethics and "Leave No Trace" before the show. A grill is available for those who want to grill, or bring another dish and drinks to share. Outdoor games for the whole family will be available. Relax and enjoy a movie and good company on the deck with us. The movie is free, but donations to the ski hill are welcome! For more information, call Laurie Price at 279-2384.

Find out more about Legion Post
American Legion Post 163 will hold their monthly meeting Saturday, August 12, starting at 1:00 p.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial Hall at 508 S. Main Street, Alturas. If you are a member please come. If you are a veteran but not a member, please come and attend the meeting as a guest and get to know first-hand about the American Legion.

Spaghetti night to aid local Legion project
American Legion Post 163 will host a fundraising Spaghetti Feed consisting of all one can eat Spaghetti and meat sauce, garden salad, garlic bread, beverage on Saturday, August 12, from 12 noon to 6 p.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial Hall in Alturas. The cost for lunch is $7 for everyone. There will be no “doggie bags,” but meals “to go” may be purchased. Because this is a fundraiser no free or discounted meals will be offered. A no host bar with beer, Margaritas and sodas will be available at an addition cost. Photo Id required for those wishing to purchase alcohol. Funds raised will go towards repairs and restoration of Golf Carts that the Legion will use to ferry the elderly and disabled at events like Outdoor Expo, Fandango Days and Modoc District Fair. The goal is to raise $2000. Come join us for good food and fellowship with friends and neighbors while supporting a good cause!

MHA hosts events
Spectate at the Saturday, Aug. 12 Alturas Livestock Complex at 8 a.m. f or the Modoc Horseman’s Association Open and Junior Penning and Sorting. Entries closed Aug. 7 for Juniors, ages 15 and under.
Swimming Pool is open
Cool off and swim at the J.P. McHugh Alturas City Pool at the corner of West Fourth and Warner Streets. General admission to the pool is $3; $2 for seniors.

Shindig Street Sale in Tulelake
Saturday, August 12 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tulelake will be having its very first Tulelake Shindig Street Sale and City-wide Yard Sale. Live music, entertainment, vendors, food trucks. Good fun, food and entertainment. For more information call Lydia Gil at (530) 667-4321 or Lydia Gil on Facebook.

Stop by Art Center
The Art Center gallery invites the public to stop in at 317 S. Main Street, Alturas, CA 96101. Hours: Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. The gallery is a non-profit staffed by volunteers.

Homes needed for kittens, dogs
The High Plateau Humane Society currently has lots of kittens, cats and dogs waiting to be adopted. 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. HPHS has low cost spay/ neuter certificates available.

Low cost pet fixes
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, August 13

Tour four SV gardens
Sunday, August 13, local nonprofit Modoc Harvest presents the first Surprise Valley Garden Tour and Poker Run fundraiser. The tour begins at 11:30 at the Modoc Harvest office at 472 Main Street in Cedarville, between the library and the post office, where ticket holders get maps to the featured gardens and draw the first card in their poker hand. At 4:30 participants will meet back in Cedarville, turn in their scorecards to learn wins the $100. Pre-sale tickets ($15) are available at the Alturas Farmers Market (Wednesday), the Alturas Garden Club (Thursday), and the Surprise Valley Saturday Market in Cedarville this week. Tickets will be available the day of the Tour ($20). Call 530-279-2134 for more information. Because of the care and work that goes into each garden, event organizers request that participants leave their dogs at home and that small children not enter the gardens.

Round Barn celebration
The Fort Crook Museum will be hosting a 101-year celebration of the Beaver Creek Round Barn with an ice cream social and music by the Intermountain Acoustic Musicians. Join them on Sunday, Aug. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Fort Crook Museum in Fall River Mills. Free admission for a fun afternoon.

Join Yappy Hours in Adin
Join Yappy Hour at Adin Park Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Dog Trainer Roxanne Wright invites all dog owners to meet every Sunday. Bring your canine friend for fun, free dog obedience and agility socialization. Facebook Yappy Hour dog class for updates or call Roxanne at (805) 400-7080.

Try trap, skeet shoots
Trap and skeet shooting is back up and operating. 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 in joining and supporting the Gun Club’s facility and events.

Monday, August 14

Enjoy a Country Jam
Country Jams are open to the public Monday nights at Veterans’ Memorial Hall, So. Main St., Alturas. Hands will be clapping and toes tapping to the country music from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Bring your voice, instrument or come to listen. Admission is free. Donations go to the Flag Fund and supplies. Everyone welcome.

Crafting Circle welcomes
Join the Crafting Circle every Monday, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Wellness Center, 406 Main St. in Adin. Learn how to knit or come and share your project. All ages and ability levels welcome. Come and share projects, your passion and ideas or just drop in and chat and have tea. Knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, quilting, spinning, weaving or whatever craft entices you.

A.C.A/Al-Anon intro for families
An introduction to 12-Step for Adult Children of Alcoholics or for youth is offered on Mondays, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. during the A.C.A./Al-Anon  gatherings at the Wellness Center, 406 Main St., Adin.

Stop by Bookworm for deals
Friends of the Library “BookWorm” now open! Offering nearly new to slightly used books at a low cost. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays from noon until 4 p.m. Located on the west side of the Main Library on West Third St., Alturas.

Tuesday, August 15

Need for Blood, please donate
The Alturas Community Blood Drive is August 15 from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Veterans Hall, So Main St., Alturas. Therefore, Bingo will be August 22 at 6:00 p.m. VFW Auxiliary sponsors both.

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.

Sell or find something
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 16

Free  movie and hot dogs
Free Wild Wednesday movies at A.C.T. Niles Theater for the next two weeks will be sponsored by Modoc County Department of Social Services - Child Abuse Prevention. “Paranorman” is August 16, rated PG-13, 1 hour 33 minutes. Serving free hotdogs, show starts at 11 a.m. Free to community. Free Wednesday movies will continue through August 23.

Dr. Pafford to speak at Valley 50
Dr. Bennett Pafford will be the guest speaker at the August 16 Valley 50 Potluck. Dr. Pafford will be speaking on safety tips for seniors and how to better tolerate the hot and smoky weather. The potluck will be held at noon in the Senior Center in Cedarville. Everyone 50 years old an older is invited to bring a potluck dish and attend the event.
Pafford has recently purchased the JnR Hotel in Cedarville and is busy remodeling it into a modern medical clinic. Most likely he will also give attendees an update on the renovation project.

MREA meeting
The next Modoc Recreational Estates Association Board of Directors meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 16 from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Annex building on Court Street in Alturas. The agenda will consist in part, of the final official announcement of Vice President and Secretary election. Members welcome.

Museum treasures on display
Stop by to see historic treasures and purchase Modoc County Historical Journals at the Modoc County Museum. Hours are 10-4 Mon-Sat.  Please note the Museum is entirely operated by volunteers, and in rare cases may not be staffed during normal hours. The Alturas Chamber of Commerce, is co-located inside the Modoc County Museum located at 600 South Main Street, Alturas, next to the train engine in the park.

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 17

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Modoc District Fair opens
Modoc Heritage Foundation presents the Modoc Fair, officially opening Aug. 17 at 5 p.m. with a Basque Barbecue at 5:30 and Mark Walgenbach Memorial Sheep Dog Trials (free) at 6:30 p.m. Paul Maurer Shows Carnival and Midway open from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. Fair runs through Aug. 19 in Cedarville.

Coming Soon . . .

Enter Fair Dog Show
Dog Show (all sizes, ages and breeds) Friday, August 18, 11:00 at the Modoc District Fair. For class schedule and entry form check out www.modocfair.com or pick up a Exhibitor Premium Book at many local retailers. Agility classes are also being offered. Further Info: call Teri @ Modoc Farm Supply 233-2816

Give pottery class a whirl
Pottery for beginners with Steve Murphy and Analuisa Orozco will be offered Saturdays, Aug. 19 and Aug. 26, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday, Aug. 22 and 24. The final Glazing class: Tuesday, Sept 12, 6-9 p.m. all taught at the Wellness Center Art Studio, 406 Main St., Adin. Sign up at the Center or call and leave a message at 299-3518/Cost, $60 includes 10 lbs. of clay. Experienced adult students welcome. The class will be adjusted to student learning needs. Class size is limited, so sign up early.

Preschool registration for SV
Surprise Valley State Preschool 2017-18 preschool registration: August 21, at 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Surprise Valley Preschool 709 High Street, Cedarville.

Modoc Joint and Surprise Valley Joint Unified School Districts will open Classroom instruction for the Fall semester on August 24.

Luau & Star Party
Modoc Outdoor Recreation & Tourism will be hosting in collaboration with, Likely Place Golf & RV Resort, the Alturas Chamber of Commerce and Lava Beds National Monument, a Summer Luau & Star Party on August 26, at
Likely Place Golf & RV Resort, Likely. Don't miss out on good food, friends and fun. Tickets are available now. Call 530-640-0125 or Likely Place Golf & RV Resort @ 530-233-4466.

Watch for a lot more August events TBA in the next Record . . .

Support Groups

MS Support Group meets the first Wednesday of each month. Group starts at 1 p.m. at 105 E. Walnut Street, Adin. All are welcome to learn more or offer information to others. For more details, call 530- 299-4267.

Modoc County Inter-group Council AA/Al-Anon/NA Meeting Schedule AA Helpline/Meeting Info: 877-880-2880.
Local 12 Step Meetings (Alcoholics Anonymous)
Monday:
12:00-1:00 PM-204 W. 12th #4, Alturas
7:00-8:00 PM-204 W. 12th #5, Alturas
8:00-9:00 PM-Federated Church, Alturas

Tuesday:
12:00-1:00 PM-204 W. 12th #5, Alturas
7:00-8:00 PM- Faith Baptist Church, Alturas

Wednesday:
12:00-1:00 PM-204 W. 12th #5, Alturas
7:00-8:00 PM-204 W. 12th #5, Alturas

Thursday:
12:00-1:00 PM -204 W. 12th #5, Alturas
5:30-6:30 PM-Cedarville Community Church
7:00-8:00 PM-1204 W. 12th #5, Alturas

Friday:
12:00-1:00 PM-204 W. 12th #5, Alturas
7:00-8:00 PM-204 W. 12th #5, Alturas
8:00-9:00 PM-Federated Church

Saturday:
12:00-1:00 PM-204 W. 12th #4, Alturas
7:00-8:00 PM-204 W. 12th #5, Alturas

Sunday:
7:00-8:00 PM-204 W. 12th #5, Alturas
8:00-9:00 PM Federated Church

Al-Anon Meets on Tuesdays from 5:30 PM-6:30 PM- 204 W. 12th #5, Alturas
A.C.A./Al-Anon, an introduction to 12-Step for Adult Children of Alcoholics or for youth, meets Mondays, 3:30 -4:30 p.m. at the Wellness Center, 406 Main St., Adin

NA (Narcotics Anonymous) meetings have moved: meets Mon. & Fri at 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays: “Just for Today and Topic Discussion” ; Fridays: Step Study. Meet at  204 W. 12th St, #5, Alturas.
First Monday of the month, 5- 6 p.m. at 204 W. 12th St., #5, Alturas. Emergency hotline: 1-888-982-8161. “That no addict seeing recovery need ever die.”

Adin AA/NAevery 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. 

 


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