Modoc County Record Community Gatherings

Thursday, July 18

Your Modoc Record is ready!
Stop by 201 West Carlos, Alturas to pick up your copy, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. The Modoc Record can also be purchased at many Modoc businesses.


Afternoon meeting in Adin for Fire Safe Council
Modoc Fire Safe Council will hold their monthly meeting July 18 at 3 p.m. at the Adin Community Center.


Kresge project, interagency preparedness public meeting
In cooperation with the Modoc County Sheriff's Office, Modoc County Office of Emergency Services and Modoc Fire Safe Council, the Modoc National Forest will host a public meeting at the Adin Community Center on July 18 at 5 p.m. The focus will be to discuss emergency preparedness. Forest personnel will share information, answer questions and accept comments about the Kresge project currently being planned between Rush Creek and Cal Pines on the west slope of Manzanita Mountain and the safety of those living in the wildland-urban interface near the project area.


Story times offer summer fun
School-age story times are available on Thursdays from 2-3 p.m. at the Alturas Library, 212 West Third Street. Drop in.

Alturas Library is open Monday, 10-5; Tuesday, 12-6; Thursday 12-7; Friday 10-5. Closed Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.


Try Second Chance and Barn Cats
Store-wide sales and new merchandise is in at Second Chance Thrift Store, High Plateau Humane Society's shop, open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. from Wednesday through Saturday.

Certificates available for the spay/neuter of feral cats with the hope of re-homing to barn cats. High Plateau Humane Society has fully vetted barn cats available for adoption for free! Just have a place that they can get shelter and provide them with supplemental food and water and they are your's. These beautiful cats already know how to catch mice and will earn their keep! Contact Jenn Andersen at the High Plateau Humane Society 530-708-2377 or email

Program details available at the Thrift Store, corner of First and Court Street, Alturas. The store will be closed Saturday, July 20 as HPHS is doing an adoption event at Petco in Klamath Falls.


Free live music
Free live music California Pines Rec. Room Thursday July 18, 5:30 p.m. All ages welcome. Open dance floor, pool table, arcade games. Featuring musicians Wendy Easley, Singer/Song writer, Butch Berrill, Percussionist Sandy Berrill, Guitar player Rick Byrd. Country, blues, light Rock.


Help with losing weight sensibly
Trying to lose weight? Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) 1954 can help. Join the supportive group on 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 with TOPS, which has proven successful for many local men, women and teens.


Free services for veterans
American Legion Post 163 office is open every week at the Veterans Memorial Hall located at 508 So. Main St., Alturas on Mondays from 5-7 p.m. and Thursdays, 1-3 p.m. If you have any questions or something they can help you with, feel free to stop by to talk to them. They also invite you to just come down and visit.

Veterans, who don't have a computer or access to the Internet, can come to the Hall for help to get on the computer and help do what needs to be done.


Online, print or both - your choice
Start a Modoc Record subscription. It's easy - just call the Record at 530-233-2632, email or stop by 201 West Carlos Street, Alturas for your choice of delivery options.

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Veterans van on the go
The VA van transports veterans free to VA appointments. Veterans are reminded to schedule on Wednesdays to Susanville Clinic and Thursdays to Reno VA Hospital. To reserve a van seat or to become a volunteer van driver, please call Pete Dubois, 530-233-3567. Volunteer van drivers are needed. For an application, please call the above number.

Friday, July 19

The Record office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Fridays.


EHS: Creative Arts week
Early Head Start hosts an event Friday, July 19, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m._for pregnant moms and children 0-3 years old._Playgroup/Socialization: Topic: Creative Arts; Experience: Creative Arts Through Messy Play; Snack: Chocolate Covered Bananas. Meet at 901 N East A Street, Alturas. For more information contact: 233-7134.


Come jam in Cedarville
Cedarville Jam will host an evening jam Friday, July 19, at 6:00 p.m. at Surprise Valley Community Church, 405 Bonner Street, Cedarville. Bring friends and come for an evening of fun from various musicians as well as many different music sources. Performers are always needed and any kind of instrument is welcome. Please call Clarence Wager at 233-5185 with any questions.


Preschool story times
Preschool story time is at 10:30 every Friday at the Alturas Library, 212 West Third Street.
Alturas Library is open Monday, 10-5; Tuesday, 12-6; Thursday 12-7; Friday 10-5. Closed Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday, July 20


Alturas Farmers Market
Local farmers will be selling their freshest produce picks on Saturday, July 20 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 at Alturas Farmers Market at Sage Stage Plaza on Main Street, Alturas. This is a certified Farmers market. EBT, WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Benefits (SNAP) will be doubled up to $20 per market with Modoc Match.


Meet Friends at the Market
Friends of the Modoc County Library will have booths at the Farmers Market in Alturas July 20, August 3, 10, and 24, September 7 & 21, and October 5 at the Sage Stage Plaza on Main Street 9 a.m. to noon. Stop by and say hello.


Quilt block painting party
The Art Center's Quilters will host a quilt block painting party on Saturday, July 20 beginning at 9 a.m. Painting throughout the day. The fee is $25 and includes all of the supplies for designing a 2 ft. by 2 ft wooden quilt square. Lunch is provided by the quilters. If interested, stop by and sign up or call (530) 233-2574 at the Art Center. For questions contact Sharon Lee at 233-3293.


Masten Ramsey Memorial
The 35th annual Masten Ramsey Memorial opens Saturday, July 20 for a two-day run. Show starts at 8 a.m. July20 and 7 a.m. July 21 at the Alturas Livestock Complex in Alturas. This event will benefit Modoc youth programs. Spectators welcome. (See display ad for schedule).


See what AVFF is about
Alturas Veterans Family and Friends (AVFF) meets the third Saturday of each month. Join them, (no fees), July 20 at 1 p.m. at the Road Dept. office 202 West 4th St., Suite F, Alturas. Everyone welcome.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact: Christy Hitchings, President, 530-640-0288; Lois Fisher, Secretary/Treasurer, 530-640-3434; Carol Ennenga, Vice President, 530-233-3536.

Sunday, July 21


Adin VBS open to all ages
Adin Community Bible Church will be having its GiddyUp Vacation Bible School July 21 - 25 from 5:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. at the church. All ages are welcome. For more information, call 299-3568.


Masten Ramsey Memorial
The 35th annual Masten Ramsey Memorial continues at 7 a.m. July 21 at the Alturas Livestock Complex in Alturas. This event will benefit Modoc youth programs. Spectators welcome. (See display ad for schedule).


Trap, Skeet shoots
Trap and Skeet practice has resumed at the Alturas Gun Range on Sundays. Start time, 9 a.m. Contact Ted Steiger, (530) 640-2019 for more information. The range is located on Centerville Road. Non-members welcome.

Monday, July 22


K-18 free breakfast, lunch
Free Summer Food Program free breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday through August 9 at Modoc Middle School 906 W. 4th Street, Alturas. Breakfast will be served from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Lunch served from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Any school aged child Transitional Kindergarten through age 18 can participate.


Stop by Bookworm
The Bookworm offers low-cost, slightly used books, DVD's, VHS tapes, and audio products. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from noon to 4 p.m. There is a teaching materials section and great children's section. Located west of the main library on W. 3rd St., Alturas. Stock is ever-changing.


Alturas Pool open
Alturas Municipal Pool hours for Recreational Swimming are Monday through Friday, 1 - 4 p.m.; Saturday, 1 - 5 p.m. Lap Swimming is allowed Monday through Saturday, 12 - 1 p.m. and Monday through Friday, 6:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


The pool is closed on Sunday.
General admission: $3; Senior Citizen, $2. There is no charge for the wading pool, but children must be supervised by an adult at all times.

The pool is located at the corner of West Fourth and Warner Streets, Alturas.


Final swimming lessons
Swimming Lessons - class available for ages six months and older.
One week session: Monday-Friday, August 5 - 9, 11-11:40 a.m. or 5:15 - 5:55 p.m. Fee $25 per student, per session.

Infant/Toddler lessons are 30 minutes and require parent participation.

Aquacise classes ongoing, 6 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. at the Alturas Pool, Monday through Thursday with general admission.
Call the pool (530) 233-4299 to sign up.


Country Jam night
Everyone's invited to enjoy the Alturas Country Jam on Mondays at Federated Church, 307 East 1st Street, Alturas. Doors are open from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Bring your voice, instrument or come to listen. Admission is free. Donations will go to the church and for supplies.

Tuesday, July 23


Federated Shop is open
Federated Thrift Shop on North St., Alturas is open 10 a.m. - noon, Tuesday through Saturday. Stop in to see gently used treasures in house wares and clothing items. Yes, they are accepting donations but are asking that they be delivered while the shop is open, and a clerk is in attendance.


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, 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 (530) 640_2622 at least one day in advance to schedule an appointment.

Wednesday, July 24

Free 'Wild Wednesday' movie

"Up" will be the free movie July 24, along with free small popcorn and swag bags until gone, sponsored by Crime Victim Services for Wild Wednesday at the A.C.T. Niles Theater in Alturas. Movie admission is free. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Movie starts at 11 a.m. Everyone welcome.


Record classifieds work
Place a Classified Ad in the Modoc Record before noon Wednesday to run in the next day's online and print editions. Email, call (530) 233-2632 or fax 530-233-5113.


Pick up 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 25

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Irrigation meeting in Davis Creek
Goose Lake Resource Conservation District (RCD) will have a Goose Lake Irrigated Lands Coalition Meeting on July 25, starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Davis Creek Grange Hall. There will be presenters from UC Cooperative Extension and the Regional Water Quality Board. The guest speakers will discuss reduced monitoring requirements and new criteria for reporting irrigated pastures.


Commodities available
TEACH, Inc. is offering commodities at the grey door at TEACH on Thursday, July 25 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Foodlink distributes USDA foods
California Emergency Foodlink, under the direction of the Food Distribution Unit of the California State Department of Social Services will distribute USDA foods free to those who qualify at sites throughout the counties to recipients formally served by the Lassen County Council on Aging with the assistance of the dedicated volunteer established food distribution network in Lassen / Modoc counties. USDA Food boxes will be distributed after the distribution at the following sites:

July 25 - 10:00 a.m. Bieber at the Resource Center; 10:45 a.m. at the Lookout Fire Hall; 11:30 a.m., Adin Community Center; 1:00 p.m. For more information: California Emergency Foodlink, 5800 Foodlink Street, Sacramento, CA 95828. 1-800-283-9000 or 916-387-9000,

Coming Events

Art in the Rose Garden
The 24th annual Art in the Rose Garden at Country Hearth in Cedarville, will be open to the public on Saturday, July 27 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Eagleville BBQ turning 74
Eagleville will be hopping with the 74th annual Eagleville Barbecue and Dance on July 27. Dinner served 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the Eagleville Barbecue grounds. Dance from 9 p.m. to midnight. Tickets ages 7 - adults: $15; six and under free. Tickets available at Page's Market, Cedarville and Napa Auto Parts or at the barbecue. Help support the Eagleville Fire Department.


Bingo nights are back
Play Bingo on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Join other players, ages 18 and up, at Veterans Memorial Hall, So, Main St., Alturas. The games are hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 3327. Just show up to play. The VFW Auxiliary appreciates the community support.


Rummage sale at Vets' Hall
Alturas Veterans Family and Friends (AVFF) will hold a rummage sale at the Veterans Hall on August 2 and 3 beginning at 9 a.m. For more information please contact Christy Hitchings@ 640-0288. No more donations will be accepted.

Support Groups

Modoc County Inter-group Council AA/Al-Anon/NA Meeting Schedule AA Helpline/Meeting Info: 877-880-2880.

AA - Alturas Hilltoppers meets Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Federated Church, 307 East First St., Alturas.


Local 12 Step Meetings (Alcoholics Anonymous)
7:00-8:00 PM-204 W. 12th #5, Alturas


12:00-1:00 PM-204 W. 12th #4, Alturas
8:00-9:00 PM-Federated Church, Alturas


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


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, Alturas


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


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


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


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


NA (Narcotics Anonymous):
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.

Emergency Hotline: 1-888-982-8161. "That no addict seeing recovery need ever die."


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 5:00 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.


LGBTQ+ Support Group meeting


Please join at Sunrays of Hope where individuals meet the first and third Saturday of each month to talk about issues which those in the LGBTQ+ community face. The goal is to provide a safe place for people to express their feelings and thoughts and create a support system within the community.


Described as "safe, confidential, enlightening, open minded, and snacks provided," join others at Sunrays of Hope, located at 113 E. North St., Alturas. Contact Jennifer (530) 708-7765 or Nicole at (707) 510-9488.