Gatherings for the week of June 22, 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, June 22

Story/Activity times for kids
The Alturas Library is hosting free story/activity times every Thursday from 2:30 -3:30 staring today through July 13. Send the kids or accompany them. All youths welcome.

Elks, Scouts host special evening for public
Please join the Alturas Elks and the Boy Scouts for a special Flag Day ceremony June 22 on the front lawn of the Elks lodge, 619 N. Main St. There will be a social hour starting at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and ceremony to follow. Dinner will be $7 per person and promises to be “an all American meal that includes dessert.” Everyone is welcome.
Any questions or if you want to help, please call Kyle 530-640-6466.

Food Link giveaway
Foodlink trucks will deliver fresh June 22 to Modoc County Veterans Park 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. 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.

Deadline today for Little Mr. & Miss Fandango
Little Mr. and Miss Fandango contest application deadline is today, June 22 by 4:45 p.m. The annual contest for children ages 3-4, and 5-6 who are residents of Modoc County, will be held Saturday, June 24 at the Niles Theater in Alturas. Check in at 2:30 p.m. Contest officially starts at 3 p.m. Pick up applications by June 22 at Plumas Bank, Niles Coffee Shop or Jamie’s Account and Tax Service by 4:45 p.m. Applicants must be residents of Modoc County. Winners must also attend the Winterfest in December. Coordinator is Stephanie Wellemeyer.

June Jamboree around the bend
Train tickets are sold out, but tickets are still available to enjoy this year’s 13th June Jamboree returning to Stephen and Cheryl Baker’s 10-acre railroad gardens. Tickets are pre-sale only and available at Alturas Library and branch libraries. $13 (no train ride) per person includes a barbecue lunch and the opportunity to wander the beautiful grounds and enjoy all the entertainment and sites on Saturday, June 24. Call 530-233-6326 for more information. Great for all ages.

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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.

Get all decked out at Humane Society
Jewelry and shoes are all half off this week at High Plateau Society’s Second Chance Thrift Store. Check with Second Chance Thrift open Tuesday through Friday 10-4 and Saturday 10-2. Stop by 114 E. 1st St., Alturas. The store benefits the Humane Society. Contact High Plateau Humane Society at (530) 233-9277. Several dogs still need forever homes. And, the entity is in need of volunteers.  Since kids are out of school, if they need something to do, they can volunteer.  

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, June 23

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

Good time for preschoolers
Preschool story times are held on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. at the Alturas Library. All preschool age children welcome during this special summer offering. 

Early Head Start event
Pregnant moms and children 0-3 years old are invited to a Socialization time on Friday, June 23 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Topic: How does nature impact our wellbeing? Activity: Making bird feeders
Join the morning at 901 N East A Street, Alturas. For more information about Early Head Start programs and events, please phone: 233-7134/233-7129.

Derner hosts Chamber Mixer
Monica Derner, CPA, will host a Chamber mixer at her business at 430 South Main St., Alturas on June 23 at 5:30 p.m. Stop by her newly remodeled office. Enjoy a beverage and appetizers and a chance to win a gift basket.

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.

Get all decked out
Jewelry and shoes are all half off this week at High Plateau Society’s Second Chance Thrift Store. Check with Second Chance Thrift open Tuesday through Friday 10-4 and Saturday 10-2. Stop by 114 E. 1st St., Alturas. The store benefits the Humane Society. Contact High Plateau Humane Society at (530) 233-9277. Several dogs still need forever homes. And, the entity is in need of volunteers.  Since kids are out of school, if they need something to do, they can volunteer. 

Saturday, June 24

First Surprise Valley Market of season
The Surprise Valley Saturday Market will kick off its fifth season Saturday, June 24 from 9 to noon in downtown Cedarville. Visitors will find local produce, meat, eggs, flowers, plant starts, cottage foods, and arts. Vendors gladly accept EBT and WIC/Senior Nutrition Benefits. Live music and lots of activity in the kids’ zone. Join the morning with neighbors!

Little Mr. & Miss Fandango contest
Little Mr. and Miss Fandango contest will be held Saturday, June 24 at the Niles Theater in Alturas. Check in at 2:30 p.m. Contest officially starts at 3 p.m. for children ages 3-4 and 5-6 who have submitted applications by June 22. This year’s contest coordinator is Stephanie Wellemeyer.

Honoring 100th Birthday
The 100th birthday of Ida Grace Palmer Humble Armor will be celebrated on Saturday, June 24 from 2 – 4 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 285 E. 5th Street in Chico with cake and refreshments. Mrs. Armor retired from teaching at Likely and Alturas schools and has been residing in Chico. Cards may be sent to Ida Grace Armor, 199 Diablo Ave. #125, Chico, CA 95973

Gordon Russell Sr. Memorial Race
Don’t miss the Nevada ProStock Association “Gordon Russell Sr. Memorial Race” on Saturday, June 24 at the Modoc District Fairgrounds speedway in Cedarville. Grandstands open at 4 p.m. Race begins at 6 p.m. See display ad for more information.

See new show at Art Center
Gale Holt of Klamath Falls, OR is currently showing his pastels during the month of June at the Alturas Art Center. Stop by to see the new gallery show 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.

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, June 25

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, June 26

Musical Theater Camp for youths
Sign up ages 5-18 for MPAT’s Musical Theater Camp and the production of  “The Magic In Me.” Camp sign-ups are Monday, June 26 at 6:00 p.m. at the ACT Niles Theater, Alturas. Camp cost is $40 per child and places are on a “first come-first serve” sign-up basis. Be at the theater by 6:00 p.m. or soon thereafter. The camp will run July 24-28 at the Niles Theater. (See article this issue, for more information).

Library Advisory meeting
The Modoc County Library Advisory Board meets Monday, June 26, at 3:00 p.m. at the Alturas library located at 212 W. 3rd St. Meetings are open to the public.  For more information, please call Cheryl Baker, County Librarian, at 530-233-6340. The next Library Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for June 26 at 3:00 p.m. at the Alturas library, 212 W. 3rd St.

Country Jam at Vet’s Hall
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.

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 to 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, June 27

Change for Tuesday Bingo
Join others, ages 18 and up, who enjoy playing Bingo at 6 p.m. on July 18 at Veterans Memorial Hall, So, Main St., Alturas. The games are hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 3327. No Bingo games on July 4. Normally games are held the first and third Tuesdays monthly.

Stop by Bookworm for deals
Friends of the Library “BookWorm” offers 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.

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, June 28

New Alturas Farmers Market opening
The Alturas Farmers Market will host its first market of the season on Wednesday, June 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. on the corner of Modoc and Main Streets. Visitors will find local produce, eggs, plant starts, honey, and arts. Our vendors gladly accept EBT and WIC/Senior Nutrition Benefits. Spend an evening visiting with your neighbors and enjoying live music at the first Alturas Farmers Market!

Free Wild Wednesday movie
Free Wild Wednesday movie at A.C.T. Niles Theater on June 28. “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” is being sponsored by Alturas Ministerial Association. Rated PG, 2hr. 32 min. Free to community. Full snackbar.  Movie starts at 11:00 a.m.

Fish, Game, Rec meeting
Modoc County Fish, Game and Recreation Commission will meet June 28 at 6 pm. at the Sheriff’s Annex, 211 East 1st St., Alturas. Public welcome.

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Museum open
The Alturas Chamber of Commerce, located inside the Modoc County Museum is open and so is the Museum located on South Main Street, Alturas next to the train engine in the park. Modoc County Historical Society Journals are available for purchase inside the Museum.

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, June 29

Have it your way
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Coming Soon . . .

Fandango Fireworks and more
Friday, June 30 kicks off the Fandango Days annual Fourth of July celebration. The Alturas Chamber of Commerce will open a Poker Run for all cars. Sign up (time) ….at Main Street Park (next to Plumas Bank). The event will finish at the Chamber booth at Cal Pines Lodge, where drivers will turn in their “winning” hands. (See the Chamber’s display ad this week, for more information). California Pines Lodge will begin serving a barbecue style dinner (no regular menu items) on Friday at 5 p.m., with featured entertainment by Kyle Williams. The big Fireworks display will explode at dusk over Cal Pines Lake Friday night.

Fandango Parade Saturday
Saturday, July 1, the Alturas Chamber of Commerce will present the annual Fandango Days (Independence Day) Parade down Main Street in Alturas at 10:30 a.m. Activities, entertainment, arts/crafts/food booths, reunions at Veterans’ Memorial Park, So. Main St., Alturas, will follow the parade. This year’s Parade Grand Marshals are Ardie and Roy Ferry of Alturas. The Classic Car and Motorcyle Show will also be held at the park.

A true Fourth!
The annual Fourth of July Parade and Barbecue in Lake City will begin with a Parade start at 10 a.m., on Tuesday, July 4.  All parade entries should be in Lake City 15 minutes before the parade starts.  Any questions about parade entry, please call Ryan Washburn at Lake City Bible Church (530) 279-2228.  BBQ to follow at Lake City Bible Church immediately after the parade.  The Church will provide the burger, dogs and drinks; please bring your favorite side dish or dessert.  

Holiday closures
Independence Day falls on Tuesday, July 4 this year. Those observing the public holiday with closures on Tuesday, July 4 include US Federal and State offices, Banks, U.S. Post Offices, City and County offices.

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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