Gatherings for the week of July 19, 2018

“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, July 19th

Your Modoc Record is ready for you! Stop by the Record office at 201 West Carlos Street, Alturas or purchase the Record at many Modoc businesses.

Modoc Fire Safe Council General Meeting
Come and see what the Fire Safe Council has been up to and what is planned for the future. Modoc Fire Safe Council General Meeting is July 19, from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m., located at 221 W. 8th Street USDA Service Center Conference Room in Alturas. Questions, please call Stacey at (530) 233-5516 or (530) 708-1499.

HAM operators meeting
The Modoc County Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) meeting is Thursday, July 19 at 130 Henderson St., Alturas at 7 p.m.
Topics include a report from Sportsman's Outdoor Expo and an update from District E. C. Jim Linden, concerning the emergency preparedness conference in Sacramento. Coffee, water and snacks provided. Any questions call Chad (530) 640-1479 or email n5bmu@arrl.net.

Free BBQ meal at Faith Baptist
All are welcome to enjoy the Feast for the Father on Thursday, July 19 at 6 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church, 810 W. Carlos Street, Alturas. Come to enjoy the free meal of Hot dogs and buns, Chips, Potato Salad, Macaroni Salad, Green Salad, Brownies and Red Velvet cake. Pastors Joshua and Dave will be the BBQ chefs. To check on transportation availability, please call Ida at Sunrays (530) 708-0459.

Rock Painting Party
Early Head Start will host an event at 901 N. East A Street, Alturas, for pregnant moms and children 0-3 years old on Thursday, July 19, from 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Please bring rocks to paint. Space is limited. Please RSVP (530) 233-7134

MORT reschedules meeting
Modoc Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Inter-Agency Group has cancelled the July meeting, due to recent fire activity and lack of attendees. The meeting has been rescheduled for August 23, 2018.

Fun time for young ones
Join the Alturas Library staff for stories and craft times on Thursdays, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. through July 19 at 212 West Third St., Alturas. Bring the young ones to enjoy the special time.

Veterans ride free
The VA van transports veterans free to 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.

Modoc Museum is open
The Modoc County Museum is open for the season. The all-volunteer staff keeps the doors open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. until the end of October. Members always get in free, so come in to find a bit of the old west.

Go to Bookworm for summer entertainment
The stock is ever changing at the Friends of the Library Bookworm store. 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 new teaching materials section and great children's section. Located west of the main library on W. 3rd St., Alturas.

TOPS can help
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. The group welcomes newcomers to join them at their weekly meetings from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Come find support with TOPS, which has proven successful for many local residents.

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Friday, July 20th

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

Art day at Early Head Start
Early Head Start will host an event at 901 N. East A Street, Alturas, for pregnant moms and children 0-3 years old. Join the playgroup/socialization on Friday, July 20, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Lunch served at 11:30. Please RSVP if you will be staying for lunch, 233-7134. Topic: The Importance of Art; Activity: Fun with Paint; Lunch: Chicken Strips, French Fries, and Fruit.

Enjoy music jam in Cedarville
The monthly music jam in Cedarville is scheduled for Friday night, July 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and is open to everyone and all kinds of music or instruments.
Come to listen, sing, play, or just visit with your neighbors for a delightful evening. Surprise Valley Community Church at 405 Bonner Street is the location in Cedarville. For answers to questions, please call Clarence Wager at (530) 233-5185.

Masten Ramsey Memorial opens
The 34th annual Masten Ramsey Memorial will open Friday, July 20 at 1 p.m. at the Alturas Livestock Complex. Cutting starts at 6 p.m. Events continue Saturday at 8 a.m. and Junior events start at 4 p.m. Saturday. Sunday show starts at 8 a.m. See display ad for schedules.

Yappy Hour for Alturas
Alturas Yappy Hour meets Fridays at 6 p.m. Bring mosquito spray. Meet at Veterans Park in Alturas for basic training, socialization and agility fun. Bring a furry friend, water and treats for the pet and current vaccination records. Fall River classes are on Sundays at the Fall River Park at 6 p.m. A donation for supplies and fuel is appreciated. Call Roxanne for info 805-400-7080.

Summer wear on display
New racks of summer clothing, new and like-new clothes, mostly women's and a small selection of men's clothing are now on display at Second Chance Thrift Store. Hours are Tuesday - Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., located at 114 1st Street, Alturas. Phone (530) 233-9277. Store sales help support the High Plateau Humane Society.

T.E.A.C.H Thrift Store
The T.E.A.C.H Thrift Store is open Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. This is a unique thrift store located at the side entrance of T.E.A.C.H., Inc. Donations are used to help men and women in crisis and families in need.
In addition, the store is open the first Saturday of the month now through the summer. Donations are always welcome and if you have any questions please stop by or call the T.E.A.C.H office at (530) 233-3111.

Good deals 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 teaching materials section and great children's section are available. Located west of the main library on W. 3rd St., Alturas.

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Saturday, July 21st

Saturday Market at Plaza
The Alturas Farmers Market will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in the Sage Stage Plaza on the corner of First and Main Streets, Alturas. Come share the morning with your neighbors and pick up some local produce, honey, pork, eggs, flowers, body products, and pottery. There will be a free tasting by Modoc County Public Health, featuring in-season produce and an activity in the Kid's Zone. Vendors welcome EBT, WIC, and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Benefits. Stop by the market booth to double your benefits with Modoc Match up to $20 per market.

Brush Arbor Fellowship
God’s Word will break the heart of stone, caused by sin of unbelief. If you want a change in your life come to Brush Arbor Fellowship July 21-22 at the XL Ranch, BIA Route 77 by Chimney Rock, seven miles north of Alturas on Hwy. 395. Follow the signs. All are welcome. For information, call Mike at 530-708-2315.

Garden work day
Join in keeping the community garden clear of weeds and complete any needed repairs during “Garden work day” July 21 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Living in Wellness Center, Adin.

See new show
Tallman Miller’s work is now featured at The Art Center gallery, 317 So. Main St., Alturas. Stop by Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sunday, July 22nd

‘Moose on the Loose’ VBS in Adin
Adin Community Bible Church will be having its “Camp Moose on the Loose” Vacation Bible School on July 22 - 26 from 5:30 - 8:45 p.m. at Adin Community Bible Church. All ages are welcome, adults and youths. Call (530) 299-3238 for more information.

Cool Sunday Bingos
AVFF (Alturas Veterans Family and Friends) present Bingo on Sunday, July 22 and August 5 at the Veterans Hall, So. Main St., Alturas. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. First number called at 2 p.m. Door prizes and refreshments. Join the fun on the 55-inch TV screen with Bingo software – no more machines. No one under 18 allowed. Buy-in $15; $5 extra pack payouts depend on attendance. $50 Blackout prize.

Trap, Skeet shoots
Trap and Skeet practice is open to all interested at the Alturas Rifle range on Sundays, at 9 a.m. For questions, please call 640-2019.

Monday, July 23rd

Keeping kids busy
A free summer learning camp for youths, ages 5-12 is happening on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, now through Aug. 10, 9 am. – 1 p.m. at Wellness Center, 406 Main St., Adin on Monday and Wednesdays. Meet Fridays at the community Pool in Bieber, 11 a.m. – noon. Free camp: hands-on learning about the great outdoors, gardening, arts & crafts and music. Nutritious lunch provided Mondays and Wednesdays. Credentialed teachers: Heather Summers and board approved volunteers. Call the Wellness Center, 299-3518 to register.

Tulelake EHS programs
July 23 SEC (Skills Enrichment Class) 10:00 - 11:30 am, Picture Frames
For information call Early Head Start in Tulelake at (530) 667-3119.

Pool season is open
Alturas Municipal Pool (JP. McHugh Memorial Swimming Pool) is open, at the corner of Warner and West Fourth Streets, Alturas. General admission - $3; senior citizens - $2. No charge for the wading pool, but children must be supervised by an adult at all times. Pool hours: Recreational swimming: Monday – Friday, 1-4 p.m., Saturday, 1-5 p.m.; Lap swimming: Monday – Saturday, 12 – 1 p.m., 6:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Concession stand available.
For information or to reserve for swimming lessons, please call (530) 233-4299.

Country Jam
Alturas Country Jam comes together each Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Federated Church, 307 East 1st Street in Alturas. Join them each Monday, 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 24th

Bookworm offers choice
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.

Veterans transportation
The VA van transports veterans free to 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.

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.

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. Deadline for ads is Tuesday, July 3 at 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, July 25th

‘Peter Rabbit’ is free morning movie
The Niles Theater's July 25 “Wild Wednesday,” free film is "Peter Rabbit."  The movie is free, thanks to this week’s sponsor, RISE. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Show starts at 11 a.m. Concession stand will be open.

Enjoy Yappy Hour
Yappy Hours are held on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. at the Adin Park. Basic training, socialization and agility fun, bring your furry friend, treats water for your pet, and current vaccination records. If needed, call Roxanne for info 805-400-7080.

Grab good deals at Buck-A-Bag
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 26th

Food Link schedules delivery
Food Link trucks will deliver fresh produce available to all families July 26 at 11 a.m. Please bring your own boxes to Veterans Park, So. Main St., Alturas. The food giveaway will start when the truck arrives around 11 a.m. and is usually done by 12:15 p.m. Lassen County Council, Modoc Emergency Food Bank, T.E.A.C.H., Inc., Foodlink Sacramento and USDA Commodities sponsor this event. Please contact Ryan or Lola at T.E.A.C.H., at (530) 233-3111.

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Eagleville P.O. celebrates 150th
On Saturday, July 28, 2018 the Eagleville Post Office will hold a sesquicentennial open house. The community is invited to stop in between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Refreshments will be provided and commemorative postcards will be available in celebration of the Post Office’s 150th anniversary.

Art amid the roses
Browse unique, local artwork and handcrafted items for selections at the Country Hearth’s annual Art Show in Jan’s Rose Garden from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., 551 Main Street, Cedarville on Saturday, July 28.

Healing Service open to all
The Alturas Ministerial Association will be holding an Ecumenical Healing Service on Saturday, July 28 at 4 p.m. The location will be River’s of Life Church, 316 W. 8th Street, Alturas. All who seek the Lord’s blessing for dealing with the trials of this world, be they physical, emotional or social, are welcomed. For more information, please call 530-510-4418.

Eagleville BBQ, dance
The annual Eagleville Barbecue is Saturday, July 28. Dinner served, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the Eagleville Barbecue grounds. Dance from 9 p.m. until midnight. Tickets, $15 for ages seven to adult; ages six and younger, free.
Tickets at Page’s Market, Napa Auto Parts and at the entrance.

MREA meeting
MREA (Modoc Recreational Estates Association) will be holding a meeting on Wednesday, August 15 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the MREA clubhouse. All members welcome. Please call Ron (530) 233-3801 if you have questions.

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

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): 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.

 

 


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