Gatherings for the week of June 25, 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, June 25

Food Link delivers today
Foodlink trucks will deliver fresh produce to Modoc County Veterans Park for low-income families on June 25. Please bring your own boxes. Food giveaway will start when the truck arrives between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. 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. July 23 will be the next delivery.

New hospital public meeting
Last Frontier Healthcare District will hold a public meeting to discuss the budge/cost estimate for the new hospital and clinic on Thursday, June 25 at 5 p.m. in the City Council Chamber at Alturas City Hall. See display ad for more info.

Open House at new facility
Modoc Medical Center Physical Therapy will host an open house at 120 S. Main St., Alturas on Thursday, June 25 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Minor Girls All-Star Tourney here
Modoc Minor League Girls will host the District 48 All-Star Tournament starting today. The Modoc team will play its first game on Friday at 1 p.m. Spectators encouraged to cheer them on at the Youth Park off  West C Street, Alturas.

Check on June Jamboree tickets
Stephen and Cheryl Baker’s 10-Acre Railway Garden, just south of Alturas, will be the site for a fun day all ages, on June 27, for the 11th Annual June Jamboree sponsored by the Friends of the Modoc County Library.
Train ride tickets sold out, but tickets are still available for $13 each and allow for visiting the property’s scenic and historic buildings, entertainment and lunch. This is a non-smoking event, and animals can’t be allowed due to the wandering peacocks, geese, ducks and chickens. For tickets, contact the Alturas library at 530-233-6326.

Mountain Jubilee June 25 - June 28
Mountain Jubilee fun for the whole family will be held at the Inter-Mountain Fairgrounds in McArthur Thursday, June 25 through Sunday, June 28.  Hosted by the Inter-Mountain Heritage Foundation, the weekend will be packed with activities for kids and adults. Admission is free for the entire family. See article for more info.

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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, June 26

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.

Music Series kicks off
Fall River Valley Chamber of Commerce will kick of its 2015 Music Series at the Intermountain Fairgrounds in McArthur on Friday, June 26, 7 p.m. until midnight at the Mountain Jubilee. Live music by Bourgeois Gypsies.  Bring a non-perishable food item for the Community Food Pantry.

Stop by Museum
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.

Stop by Humane Society store
In preparation for the Puppy Adoptathon, at the Second Chance Thrift Store on Saturday, the High Plateau Humane Society will have at least one adult dog at the store to meet and greet any potential adopters. As always, the thrift store is chock full of clothes, books, flags and much more, at the most reasonable prices. The thrift store is located at the corner of First and Court Streets in Alturas, open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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. 

Saturday, June 27

Events
June Jamboree with advance tickets only available at Library branches prior to June 27. Super Bull Saturday night in Cedarville. Tickets available at the gate.

All Star Junior Boys Tourney here
Modoc Junior Boys All-Stars are hosting the District 48 tournament in Alturas beginning Friday, June 26. Modoc first game will be June 27 at 5 p.m. at the Youth Park.

Motorsport races this weekend
Modoc Motorsports Association will present races June 27-28 at the track at the far end of  West Fourth Street, Alturas. Practice starts at 8 a.m.  Races begin at 9 a.m. Spectators welcome.

Healing service at St. Michael’s
Saturday, June 27 at 4 p.m., St. Michael's will be hosting a healing service for all who are in need of prayers for all types of conditions. The church is located at 310 North Street, Alturas. St. Michael’s Priest is David Cohen.

Puppy Adoptathon day
High Plateau Humane Society is holding a special Puppy Adoptathon this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its thrift store because it has too many puppies and kittens. Within a month, HPHS was given 11 pups and 20 kittens. The goal is to empty out the shelter in just one day. Stop by to see the adoptables at the Humane Society’s Second Chance Thrift Store, corner of First and Court Streets, Alturas.
Stop by to see Plein Air art
The Art Center is showcasing the works of the Modoc Plein Air Painters during the months of June and July; the opening reception will be held June 6, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Public welcome.
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, June 28

Motorsport races this weekend
Modoc Motorsports Association will present the final day of weekend races June 28 at the track at the far end of West Fourth Street, Alturas. Practice starts at 8 a.m.  Races begin at 9 a.m. Spectators welcome.

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, June 29

Musical Theater Camp signups
Modoc Performing Arts Theater (MPAT) will register youths for Children’s Musical Theater Camp on June 29, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the A.C.T. Niles Theater, So. Main St., Alturas.  The camp will run July 6-10 from 1-4 p.m. with a community performance on July 11 at 1 p.m.  The cost of camp is $40 thanks to very generous community business sponsors. Please call Sadie Camacho at 233-9249 or Dan Roeder at (320) 267-4867 with questions.  

Senior Center summer schedule
Modoc Senior Citizens Center is now 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.

Come out to Country Jams
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.

Start week with a new read
Good deals 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, June 30

No Bingo Tuesday, June 30
During July and August, Bingo nights at Veterans’ Hall will only be held the first and third Tuesdays (July 7 and 21). The other Tuesday nights there will be no Bingo.
It's just a brief respite during the summer months, giving players and workers a little vacation.  Games will return to full Tuesday mode in September. Games are hosted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary to Pete Christensen Post 3327 for anyone 18 and older who wants to play.

Improve with Toastmasters
Toastmasters provides an opportunity to overcome a common fear of public speaking. Toastmasters meet each Tuesday noon at the Sheriff's Annex Conference Room, 102 S. Court So. Street, Alturas. Enter at the east door with an accessible ramp. Guests welcome.

Shop Bookworm for 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, July 1

Sign up for Pop Warner, flag football
Parents and players, time is running out to sign up for Pop Warner and flag football. If you plan to sign up for Pop Warner or flag football please get player packet (even if you have signed up online) from Acinda at Latchkey. Organizers want everyone signed up by July 1, 2015. A sign up night will be held on July 1 at 7 p.m. at 809 W. 8th St., Alturas, in the third room of Latchkey which is the east most building. If you have not signed up or are having trouble, don’t have a computer, or need to inquire about the scholarship program, please attend. If you have questions contact Ernie Givan @ 530-640-3234 or Eric Nelson @530-640-1992.

Taking summer off
Modoc Ladies Luncheon Group will take off July and August. 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, July 2

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Closures for holiday
The Modoc County Record office will be closed Friday, July 3. Post offices, County and City offices will also be closed on July 3.

Fandango Days!
Fourth of July festivities in Alturas will begin with California Pines Fireworks and Barbecue meals will be staged Friday evening, July 3 at the Cal Pines Lodge lakeside. On Saturday, July 4, Alturas Chamber of Commerce will present Fandango in Alturas with a parade down Main Street, north to south, starting at 10:30 a.m., followed by Veterans’ Park activities to include “Cars in the Park” and Little Mr. and Miss Fandango contest.

Sundaes in the Park
Please join the Alturas Garden Club on Saturday, July 4, for their annual Patriotic Sundaes at the Park during Fandango Days.  Red (strawberries), white (vanilla ice cream) and blue (blueberries) sundaes with whip cream will be available right after the parade.  Bottled water will be available for $1.  The Club’s new cookbooks will also be available for $10. Come out for all the fun and stop by their booth for a cool treat or some cold water.  

Reunion time
Modoc High School’s Class of 1980 will hold its 35th Reunion on July 3 and 4 at the Niles Hotel, Alturas. Friday, July 3 at 6 p.m. second floor of the Niles. On Saturday, July 4, 10 a.m. parade watching from the second floor balcony. Dinner and dance that evening at the Niles. For more information call (530) 233-0401.

Celebrate in Lake City
The Lake City Bible Church would like to invite the surrounding communities to join them Saturday July 4th for their annual barbecue and parade.  The parade will start at 11am at the Lake City Fire Hall.  Directly following the parade there will be a potluck barbecue held at the church.  The Church will provide the meat and beverages so please bring either a side dish, salad or a dessert. If you would like to participate in the parade or for more information please call Ryan Washburn at 640-2229.

Cancer Support Group
Modoc County Cancer Support Group meets the first Tuesday (July 7) at 6:30 p.m. at the Wild Mustard, Main St., Alturas. The group is open to everyone at no cost. Call Cathleen at 530-708-1966 with any questions.

MREA Annual Meeting, potluck
The Modoc Recreational Estates Association will hold their annual/monthly meeting and potluck lunch on July 12. Potluck lunch begins at noon, followed by the meeting at 2 p.m. All members are welcome.

Commodities July 14
TEACH, INC. is offering Commodities at the roll up door behind TEACH in Alturas on Tuesday July 14 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Bring Proof of Income, which is required.

 

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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