Gatherings for the week of July 20, 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, July 20

Fire Safe Council agenda of interest
The Modoc Fire Safe Council will have a general meeting on July 20, at 5:00 pm.  This meeting will be in Cedarville at the BLM Surprise Valley Field Office conference room, located at 602 Cressler Street.   The Council will be discussing programs that can assist Modoc County residents with Wildfire Education and Prevention.  A presentation about the Granger Canyon Fuel Break that was completed last summer, will also be given.  For more information on this meeting or any general questions about the Modoc Fire Safe Council you can call Stacey Hafen at (530) 708-1499.

MORT Inter-Agency meeting
The Modoc Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Inter-Agency Group will meet Thursday, July 20 at 4 p.m. at the Modoc National Forest Headquarters, 225 W. 8th St, Alturas. Public welcome.

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Pick up Bookworm 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.

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, July 21

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

Chamber Mixer at Frank’s
Alturas Chamber of Commerce member appreciation business mixer will be held at Frank’s Carpet & Furniture, 209 S. Howard St., Alturas on Friday, July 21 at 5:30 p.m. Frank’s Carpet & Furniture owners Jim and Debbie Rollins are hosting.

Early Head Start event
Pregnant moms and children 0-3 years old are invited Friday, July 21 for a Socialization with special topics at Early Head Start, 901 N. East A St., Alturas. The events will run from 10-11:30 a.m. Topic: Literacy-Letter recognition. Activity: letter search, secret letter, name sort & activity. Phone: 233-7134 or 233-7129 for further information about Early Head Start programs.

Masten Ramsey Memorial
The 33rd Annual Masten Ramsey Memorial opens Friday, July 21 at 1 p.m. with youth equestrian events. Cutting starts at 6 p.m. On Saturday, July 22, show begins at 8 a.m.; Junior events at 4 p.m. On Sunday, July 23, show starts at 8 a.m. with team sorting, cow mugging, three-man team event; four-person limited branding (women & seniors). Contact Lori Galvin, 530-640-1779 or Joe Harris at 530-233-0222 for information. All events will be held at the Alturas Livestock Complex, located between West C, West Eighth and West Fourth Streets, Alturas. Spectators welcome.

Help out Humane Society one way or another
The High Plateau Humane Society’s Second Chance Thrift Store is having a sale on books this week, as well as clothing. Purchase two bags of books for $1. All clothing is half-off.
HPHS has an over abundance of dogs looking for homes and will be having more kittens in soon that need homes as well.  
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, July 22

Bike Ride for Parks & Rec project
Modoc Parks & Recreation District is hosting a Bike Ride from the Fort Bidwell Hotel to the Niles Hotel, Alturas on July 22. Three ride paths offered. 150 , 100 and 40 kilometer rides all start at 8 a.m. Register online at www.modocparksandrec.com or call 530-233-7115. See display ad for costs/details.

Christmas in July
Alturas Veterans Family & Friends will present a “Christmas in July” Bazaar and Bake Sale, July 22 at Veterans Memorial Hall, So. Main St., Alturas. Breakfast served, 9 – 10 .m., $3 donation; Lunch served noon – 1 p.m., $6 donation. Veterans dine free.

Saturday Market downtown Cedarville
Saturday July 22 - Surprise Valley Saturday Market will be back in downtown Cedarville on July 22 from 9 a.m. to noon with new produce coming into season, local meats, cottage foods, and arts. Enjoy live music and an activity in the kids zone. Vendors gladly accept EBT, WIC and Senior Nutrition Benefits. See you at the market!

Movie Night at the Ski Hill
Cedar Pass Snow Park is fun all year long! Join your ski hill friends for movie nights this summer. Come up this Saturday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m. for outside fun and games, followed by a family-appropriate movie outside on the ski hut deck in the mountain air. Bring a potluck dish and drinks; sodas, tea and Gatorade for sale and free popcorn for the movie. Everyone welcome. This event is hosted by the Cedar Pass Snow Park Board.

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.

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 and doggies” 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, July 23

Services in the park
“Unity in the Community” non-denominational church services will be held in Alturas Veterans Park on Sunday, July 23 at 10 a.m. All are welcome to attend. An offering will be taken during the service.

Adin church hosts VBS
Adin Community Bible Church will be having its “Over the Moat” Vacation Bible School on July 23 - 27 from 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.  Babies to 12th graders are welcome and a light dinner will be served.  For more information, call 299-3238.

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, July 24

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, July 25

Visit free ‘Family Connections’
“Family Connections” a free event with games, food and refreshments will be held at the Adin Community Park on Tuesday, July 25 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Transportation available for Lookout residents. (See display ad this week). Modoc Crisis Center, a division of T.E.A.C.H., INC., Early Head Start, Modoc County Public Health Dept., and Modoc County Dept. of Social Services, are hosting the event.

Lelli get together
Tony and June Lelli, formerly of Alturas, will be happy to see and catch up with old friends on Tuesday, July 25 from 4:30 – 7 p.m. at the Arrowhead Golf Course clubhouse in Alturas. Light snacks and a no host bar will be available. This will be an opportunity for the Lelli’s to see as many people as they can in their short time they will be in town. The Lelli’s reside in Bend, OR.

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, July 26

Downtown Alturas Farmers Market
Wednesday July 26 - Alturas Farmers Market will be back in downtown Alturas from 4 to 7 p.m. with new produce coming into season, local meats, cottage foods, and arts. Enjoy live music and visiting with neighbors. Vendors gladly accept EBT, WIC and Senior Nutrition Benefits. See you at the market!

See free Wednesday movie
Free Wild Wednesday movie at A.C.T. Niles Theater on July 26. “Inside Out” is being sponsored by Modoc County Behavioral Health. Rated PG, 1 hour 42 minute run time. Free to community. Full snackbar.  Movie starts at 11:00 a.m. Free Wednesday movies will continue through August 23.

Fish, Game & Rec talks fish plants
Modoc County Fish, Game & Recreation Commission will meet Wednesday, July 26 at 6 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Annex, 211 East 1st St., Alturas. Under New Business: Fish Plants. General public welcome.

Need to play Bingo to win
Join others, ages 18 and up, who enjoy playing Bingo at 6 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays monthly at Veterans Memorial Hall, So, Main St., Alturas. The games are hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 3327.

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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, July 27

Food Link giveaway
Food Link trucks will deliver fresh produce July 27 for low-income families. Please bring your own boxes. Food giveaway will start when the truck arrives between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Veterans’ Park, So. Main St., Alturas.
It ends when those present have received food once. The special giveaways are sponsored by Lassen County Council, Modoc Emergency Food Bank, T.E.A.C.H., Inc., Foodlink Sacramento and USDA Commodities. Please contact Jesika or Lola at T.E.A.C.H., at 233-3111.

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Coming Soon . . .

Early Head Start welcomes
Pregnant moms and children 0-3 years old are invited Friday, July 28 for a Socialization with special topics at Early Head Start, 901 N. East A St., Alturas. The events will run from 10-11:30 a.m. Topic: natural and physical world. Activity: Habitat sensory bins: sand, ice, grass, dirt, water, art activities.
Phone: 233-7134 or 233-7129 for further information about Early Head Start programs.

Stage performance coming
Modoc Performing Arts Theater will offer a Children’s Musical Theater Camp production on July 29 at 1 p.m. at the A.C.T. Niles Theater, Main St., Alturas. This year’s musical production is entitled “The Magic In Me” and will feature up to 30 children ages 5 - 18 years. The youths have been learned their roles, lines and steps during the weeklong MPAT Camp July 24-28.

Art among the roses
Country Hearth Bakery and Restaurant will host its 22nd annual Art Show July 29 in the rose garden next to the business at 551 Main St., Cedarville. Call 530-279-2666 to reserve a booth space.

Eagleville heats up for BBQ
On July 29, the Eagleville Fire Department will host its 72nd annual Barbecue, open to the public. Deep pit barbecued beef dinner followed by a dance. Ages six and under dine free. Otherwise tickets are $12 per person.

 

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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