Modoc County Record Community Gatherings

Thursday, February 21


The Modoc Record office is open at 201 West Carlos Street, Alturas. The Modoc Record can also be purchased at many Modoc businesses.


Humane Society needs help


Stop by High Plateau Humane Society to purchase tickets for the Humane Society's annual dinner fundraiser. The event is March 2 at the Niles Hotel. Tickets $30 each. Store hours: Wednesday through Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Checks can be mailed to P.O. Box 1383, Alturas, CA 96101, made out to HPHS. Please provide the names of all the event attendees, included with the check for the event. Those tickets can be picked up at the store at the check writer's convenience during business hours.


MORT meeting


Modoc Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Committee members will meet
February 21, at 2:30 p.m. in the NRCS Conference Room, 221 West 8th St.
(East entrance at the US Forest Service Headquarters Building) in Alturas. Public welcome.


Join Modoc Motorsports


Modoc Motorsports Association will hold monthly member meetings the third Thursday of every month (Feb. 21) at the Federated Church at 6:00 p.m. They hope to see you there. Attend to find out more.

Bookworm has sweet deals


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.


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. Remember all proceeds go toward scholarships for Modoc graduates.


New you - start fresh with support


Trying to lose weight? Give Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) 1954 a try. 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.


Save a lot at Bookworm


The Friends of the Library Bookworm store 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. A new teaching materials section and great children's section are available. Located west of the main library on W. 3rd St., Alturas.


American Legion offers services


American Legion Post 163 office is open every week at the Veterans Memorial Hall located at 508 S 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, February 22

Modoc Record office closes at 1:00 p.m. Fridays

Saturday, February 23


Modoc's Got Talent night


Modoc's Got Talent - February 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the J.E. Niles Room of the Niles Hotel, Alturas. Free admission, donations for the Big Flag appreciated. Come be entertained and hear local talent.


Grilled steaks aid Senior Center furnace


Surprise Valley Service Club will host their annual Mid-Winter Barbecue on Saturday, February 23 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Modoc Fairgrounds Dance Hall, Cedarville. Public welcome.


Come for grilled, juicy sirloin steaks, baked potatoes, salad, western beans and a roll. Get tickets from any SV Service Club member - $15 in advance, $20 at the door; kids under age 10, $10. All proceeds go to the purchase of a new furnace for the Valley Senior Center in Cedarville.

Sunday, February 24


Snowblast - a day of races for all ages


Cedar Pass Snow Park and Alturas Sunrise Rotary welcome the public to participate in the Snowblast at Cedar Pass Snow Park on Sunday, Feb. 24. Skiing and snowboarding races for all ages (including seniors) begin at noon. Participants must register and have parent-signed consent form at the Ski Hill on the day of the races. Racing bibs with numbers will be provided. Trophies and ribbons for different age classes. Just show up.

Monday, February 25


Winter Ag Meeting


The Winter Ag meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, February 25, 2019. The workshop will be held at the Intermountain Fairgrounds in George Ingram Hall McArthur, CA. The session will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will conclude by 3:00 p.m.


There is no cost for this meeting and lunch is included. To help plan for food we are requiring advance registration.

Please call Larry Forero or Sara Jaimes at the Shasta County Cooperative Extension office at 530-224-4900.


Enjoy Country Jam nights


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

Tuesday, February 26


Commodities available


TEACH, Inc. will offer food Commodities at their grey door in Alturas
on Tuesday, February 26, from 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.


Try Subtle Yoga


The Living in Wellness Center will be holding a Subtle Yoga Class on Tuesdays through March 19, from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Each week folks will experience the benefits of yoga, meditation and mindful breathing techniques. Folks will learn subtle yoga poses and other body movements that initiate the healing and relaxation aspects of our bodies to promote emotional health and wellness. Wear comfortable clothes. You do not have to be flexible to participate. For beginner seekers of health and wellness. Facilitated by: Analuisa Orozco, MSW, LCSW.


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, February 27

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.


Growers meeting, Modoc Ag Update in SV


Modoc County Agricultural Department and Helena Chemical Co. will host a growers meeting and Modoc County Agricultural update in Cedarville on February 27, at 1 p.m. at the Modoc County Fairgrounds, 1 Center St., Cedarville. Snacks provided. Private applicator re-tests and Restricted Materials permit renewals. Two continuing education hours are available. Contact Jolene Moxon, 530-640-0152, for more information.


Fish, Game, Rec meeting


Modoc County Fish, Game & Recreation Commission will gather at the Sheriff's Annex, 211 East 1at St., Alturas on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 1 p.m. New business will include the following discussions: Archery Club, Duck Populations, CDA Fawn Survival in Hay Fields, USFS Camp Site Directories, Veteran Sportsmen's Day, Outdoor Education Program and Dorris Reservoir Management Plan. Public welcome.


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, February 28

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Behavioral Health Board meeting


The next Modoc County Behavioral Health Advisory Board meeting will be Thursday, Feb. 28 at 3:30 p.m. at the Health Services building, 441 N. Main St., Alturas. The meeting is open to the public.


Elks host Old Timers Night


Elks will hold their next meeting Thursday, February 28th. This meeting night is Old Timers Night, recognizing our more experienced members. Cocktail Hour starts at 6 p.m., Dinner at 7 p.m., followed by the meeting at 8 p.m. All members and guests are encouraged to attend. Any questions please contact Doug Waterman 640-1731.

Coming Events


Clam Chowder plus prizes


State Line School's Annual Clam Chowder Feed and prize drawing night is Saturday, March 2, 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the school. Pre-sale tickets, $10 adults; children under age five dine free. Call the school office at 530-946-4127 for tickets.


Pancake Supper and more


Shrove Tuesday is March 5 and we celebrate it with pancakes, eggs, and ham from 5 to 7 pm. The cost is $6. Tickets are available by calling 640-2207 and will also be sold at the door. A Taize Service will begin at 6 p.m., which is a contemporative worship and includes some nice music. This is during the pancake supper.


Warm up, win at Bingo


Join others, ages 18 and up for Bingo nights, 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. Next games are March 5 and 19.


Sign up for Childbirth Ed series


Sign up for the next free five-week series of Childbirth Education classes. Classes are held on Thursdays from 6:00-8:30 p.m., beginning March 7 and ending April 4. Classes will be held at the Early Head Start Center at 901 NE "A" Street in Alturas. All expectant women and their birth partners residing in Modoc County are welcome to attend. For more information or to sign up, please call Jennifer at 233-6311.

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. 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 p.m. – 9:00 P.M. at Federated Church, 307 East First St., 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): P
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.


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.