Modoc County Record Community Gatherings

Thursday, October 10

 

Your Modoc Record is ready!

Stop by 201 West Carlos, Alturas, for your Record, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Modoc Record can also be purchased at many Modoc businesses.


Join the Red Cross

The area American Red Cross meeting will be Thursday, October 10, at 1:00 p.m. at 222 West North Street, Alturas. Make plans to join them and stop by to learn more.


Flu clinics in Cal Pines, Canby, Adin

Flu vaccines are free of charge and subject to availability during the Flu Clinics October 10 at Cal Pines Fire Hall, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.; Canby Clinic, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. and in Adin from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at Southern Cascades Operation Base, 205 Ash Valley Road. Flu shots will be available for individuals six months of age and up. Please leave pets at home and refrain from using cell phones while waiting in line. For more info, call Modoc County Public Health Dept., (530) 233-6311.


Garden Club welcomes

The Alturas Garden Club’s regular meeting will be held on Thursday, October 10 at the Whistle Stop Depot, 304 N. East Street. Social/Refreshments will be at 12:30 and the meeting will start at 1:00. Following the meeting, we will work on fall cleanup/winter preparations both inside and outside the Depot. Guests are always welcome!


Elks host special guest tonight

Alturas Elks Lodge will hold its next regular meeting tonight, October 10 to host special guest Vinny DeWitt, District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler. Cocktails start at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., and the meeting at 8 p.m. Please note meal prices have been changed effective September 1 to $8. Next meeting is October 24. All members and guests are welcome. Elks look forward to seeing everyone there.


Federated Shop open

The Federated Thrift Shop is located on North St., open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The shop is clerked by volunteer members of the Federated Church. All proceeds from this Thrift Shop go to Scholarships for Modoc County graduating students and other local agencies.


Welcome to ‘New Beginnings’

Adult children of alcoholics/dysfunctional families are gathering every Thursday, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the Living in Wellness Center, 406 Main St., Adin. This is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope in order to recover from the effects of having been raised in an alcoholic, addiction-filled or dysfunctional household. The group practices a program of recovery adapted from the Twelve Steps. Included in this program will be the development of an individual Wellness Plan and skills to promote resilience. For more information, please call 530-299-3518.


Halloween ideas at HPHS

Halloween costumes are on the racks, along with Fall clothing at Humane Society’s Second Chance Thrift Store, corner of First and Court Streets. Open 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. The Humane Society has need of kitten, cat, puppy and dog food. Low cost veterinary certificates are available for low cost immunizations, euthanasia, office visits as well as dog/cat spay/neuter. Feral cat neuter/spay $50 per cat. Stop by to learn more.


Lose weight and keep it off

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. Feel free to stop by to talk to them. Veterans, who don’t have a computer or access to the Internet, are welcome.


Online, print or both – your choice

Start a Modoc Record subscription. It’s easy – just call the Record at 530-233-2632, email subs@modocrecord.com or stop by 201 West Carlos Street, Alturas for your choice of delivery options.

Sign up for an Online only subscription at www.modocrecord.com.


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, October 11

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


Humane Society open

Fall clothing is available at The Humane Society’s Second Chance Thrift Store, corner of First and Court Streets. Open 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. The Humane Society has need of kitten, cat, puppy and dog food. Low cost veterinary certificates are available for low cost immunizations, euthanasia, office visits as well as dog/cat spay/neuter. Feral cat neuter/spay $50 per cat. Stop by to learn more.


Check out the library

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


Saturday, October 12

 

Final Farmers Market

Surprise Valley Farmers Market will welcome the public on Saturday, October 12, from 9 a.m. to noon at Sage Stage Plaza, Main St., Alturas. See what’s available, freshly grown or raised, from the many local vendors.


Enjoy Harvest Fair in Adin

4th Annual Harvest Fair at the Living in Wellness Center in Adin from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 Vendors, chili bowls and corn bread, costume parade at 12 noon, petting zoo, kids’ crafts, family fun games and an art show featuring local artists with classroom art.


MMA in action at local track

Modoc Motor Sports Association will run races at the Modoc Motocross track on October 12 and 13 at the far end of West Fourth St., Alturas. Public spectators welcome. Sign ups 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. Practice at 9 a.m. Races immediately following.


Live music Saturday

Live music Saturday, October 12, at California Pines rec. room 5 – 9 p.m. All ages welcome. Open dance floor, pool table, arcade games. Featuring musicians Wendy Easley and Tommy May, guitar player Rick Byrd. Country, Blues, light Rock.


Sunday, October 13

MMA in action at local track

Modoc Motor Sports Association will run races at the Modoc Motocross track on October 13, at the far end of West Fourth St., Alturas. Spectators welcome. Sign ups 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. Practice at 9 a.m. Races immediately following.


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, October 14

Columbus Day - Holiday for some including USPS, City and County offices.


Country Jam night in Alturas

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, October 15

Waking Up in America’ concert in Alturas

Enjoy an evening of musical talent featuring a trio of performers, plus a local talent. Tajci Cameron and her “Waking Up in America” concert is Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at the A.C.T. Niles Theater stage in Alturas. Tajci, a performer, artist, singer, songwriter and inspiring woman, along with her sister Sanya Matejas, a flautist, singer, songwriter and actress born in Zagreb, Croatia, and keyboardist Brian Hanson, and Alturas’ own Daniel Roeder, (who toured with Tajci in 2014), will entertain. Tickets are $10 per person for all ages.


Come out for Bingo night

Join others, ages 18 and up for Bingo night on October 15, at 6 p.m. (the first and third Tuesdays) of each month, at the Veterans Memorial Hall, So. Main St., Alturas. The games are hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 3327.


Cedarville Flu shot drive-thru

Flu vaccines are free of charge and subject to availability during the Drive-Thru Flu Clinic October 15 at Modoc Fairgrounds, Cedarville, from 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Flu shots will be available for individuals six months of age and up. Please leave pets at home and refrain from using cell phones while waiting in line. For more info, call Modoc County Public Health Dept., (530) 233-6311.


Tabernacles Bible studies, dinners

Tabernacles, a week of various Bible studies and campfire dinners, followed by evening service, is open to all interested from Oct. 15 through Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. at 875 Patterson St., Cedarville. Fore more information call Lance Linker, 233-0559 or Cindy Linker, 233-6090. All are welcome.

 

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.


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 (530) 640 2622 at least one day in advance to schedule an appointment.


Wednesday, October 16

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 classifieds@modocrecord.com, 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, October 17

Your weekly Modoc Record is ready!


Drive-thru Flu shots in Alturas

Flu vaccines are free of charge and subject to availability during the Drive-Thru Flu Clinic October 17 at Modoc High School Football Parking Lot, Alturas, from 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Flu shots will be available for individuals six months of age and up. Please leave pets at home and refrain from using cell phones while waiting in line. For more info, call Modoc County Public Health Dept., (530) 233-6311.


Fire Safe Council meeting

Modoc Fire Safe Council will meet on Thursday October 17 at 4:00 P.M. at 221 West 8th Street, Alturas. Public welcome.


Coming Events

Cedarville Jam coming

Friday, October 18 at 6:00 p.m. marks the last of the summer schedule for the Cedarville Jam.  As of November 16, the event will return to the winter schedule of Saturday afternoons at 2:00 p.m.  The address is 405 Bonner Street in Cedarville at the Surprise Valley Community Church, and everyone is welcome. Come experience all types of music and instruments as always. For questions, please call Clarence Wager at (530) 233-5185.


Explore what AVFF is

Find out what Alturas Veterans Family and Friends (AVFF) is all about on October 19 at 1 p.m. at the Modoc County Road Department, 202 W.4th Street Suite F, Alturas.

Newcomers and new members welcome. No fee to join. Contact: Christy Hitchings, President, 530-640-0288.


Pints for Polio

Pints for Polio will be held Saturday, October 19, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Niles High Grade room, Alturas. Tickets are available now for $20 each from Alturas Rotarians and tickets will also be sold at the door. Proceeds go directly to polio eradication. Brats and craft brews.

 

Flu shots in Newell

Flu vaccines are free of charge and subject to availability during the Flu Clinic October 22 at Newell Migrant Center, Administration Building in Newell, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Flu shots will be available for individuals six months of age and up. Please leave pets at home and refrain from using cell phones while waiting in line. For more info, call Modoc County Public Health Dept., (530) 233-6311.


Flu shots in Ft. Bidwell

Flu vaccines are free of charge and subject to availability during the Flu Clinic October 23 at from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Warner Mt. Indian Health, Ft. Bidwell. Flu shots will be available for individuals six months of age and up. Please leave pets at home and refrain from using cell phones while waiting in line. For more info, call Modoc County Public Health Dept., (530) 233-6311.


Commodities available

TEACH, Inc. will offer Food Commodities at the grey door of TEACH on

Thursday, October 24, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Flu shots in Davis Creek

Flu vaccines are free of charge and subject to availability during the Flu Clinic October 24 at from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Davis Creek Mercantile, Davis Creek. Flu shots will be available for individuals six months of age and up. Please leave pets at home and refrain from using cell phones while waiting in line. For more info, call Modoc County Public Health Dept., (530) 233-6311.


Performing Arts production

MPAT presents live on stage “The Misadventures of Romeo and Juliet” Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 24, 25, 26 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 27 matinee at 3 p.m. in the A.C.T. Niles Theater, So. Main ST., Alturas. Tickets at the door: $12 Adults; $8 Students/Seniors; Under age 4 years, free. Come enjoy the production, written by Stephen Frankenfield, with a local cast.


Canine costume contest

In Alturas on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 12 noon - costume contest for dogs, plus treats, prizes and lots of fun. Open to all at Alturas Veterans Park, So. Main Street.

Yappy Hour dog class will follow, after the contest. Bring your immunized canine friend for the agility and training session. Yappy Hour will start back again May 1 on a regular basis, weather permitting.


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

 

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

 

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."

 

New Beginnings (every Thursday)
Adult children of alcoholics/dysfunctional families are gathering every Thursday, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the Living in Wellness Center, 406 Main St., Adin. This is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope in order to recover from the effects of having been raised in an alcoholic, addiction-filled or dysfunctional household. The group practices a program of recovery adapted from the Twelve Steps. Included in this program will be the development of an individual Wellness Plan and skills to promote resilience. For more information, please call 530-299-3518.

 

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.