To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, e–mail email@example.com or call Ingrid Burke at 283-0800. For sporting events, including charity golf tournaments, call James Wilson at 283-0800 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number as space permits. All phone numbers are in the (530) area code unless listed otherwise.
Tue, May 14
Docent training, 10:30 a.m., Cy Hall Memorial Museum. For information, to volunteer: Deanna Carter, 258-7751.
Death penalty debate, 5:30 p.m., Feather River College gymnasium. Everyone invited to debate moderated, judged, organized by FRC speech students. Free.
Philip Hyde presentation CANCELED. For information: 283-3402.
Wed, May 15
“Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration,” 7 p.m., Almanor Recreation Center at 290 Meadowbrook Loop. Video presentation examines life of Joseph Smith, founding of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Free, includes refreshments, meet and greet with new area missionaries.
Old Station (Shasta County):
Fire management open house, 5 – 6:30 p.m., Volunteer Fire Station on Highway 44. Lassen Volcanic National Park fire management, resource management personnel answer questions, discuss fire management, wilderness management, park-specific fire programs, lessons learned from 2012 Reading Fire. Free, open to the public.For information: park fire education specialist, 595-6163.
“Listen to Your Mother,” 7 p.m., Town Hall Theatre. Nationwide show presents readings by local writers in celebration of motherhood. Tickets $12.
Thu, May 16
Night at the Museum, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Cy Hall Memorial Museum. Presentations on Indian Valley life in the 1880s byTrina Cunningham, Norman Lamb, Kest Porter. Free; donations accepted. For information: Porter, 616-0226.
“A Lot More,” 7 p.m., St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Chester Community Chorus concert includes range of tunes. Suggested donation $5. For information, to support chorus: Elsie Wesley, email@example.com, 302-7282.
“Sugar Pine Restoration,” Plumas County Library meeting room at 445 Jackson St. Out and About Group hosts Sugar Pine Foundation executive director for discussion on protecting, propagating sugar pines. Seedlings for sale. Social hour begins 9:30 a.m., presentation at 10 a.m. Free; everyone welcome. For information: Mary Miles, 283-5351.
Seventh annual Benefit “Take-Out” Lunch, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. pickup, Quincy United Methodist Church fellowship hall at corner of Church and High streets. Caron Chance of Back Door Catering Co. prepares meals for $9 donation each. Proceeds benefit Community Supper. Pre-orders recommended: call 283-1740 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Angels of Hope Guest Bartender Night, 4 – 8 p.m., Plumas Club. Supports Plumas County Relay for Life.
Fri, May 17
Words & Music, 7 p.m., Williams House Museum at 424 E. Sierra St. (Highway 70). Featuring Tommy Miles. Sign up for open stage at the door. Admission $3. For information: 283-3402.
Fri – Sat, May 17 – 18
Quincy Star Follies, 6 and 8:30 p.m., Serpilio Hall at Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Locals offer performances in support of Quincy schools. Beer, wine, desserts available. Tickets $15 adults, $8 kids under 13. Tickets available at Bank of America, Moon’s Restaurant, Carey Candy Co., Graeagle Associates, at the door. For information: Lisa Kelly, 283-9900; quincystarfollies.com.
Fri – Sun, May 17 – 19
“A Lot More”; Fri and Sat 7 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.; Chester Community United Methodist Church. Chester Community Chorus spring concert includes range of tunes. Suggested donation $5. For information: Elsie Wesley, email@example.com, 302-7282.
Sat, May 18
Disc Golf Workday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., The Brewing Lair at 67007 Highway 70. For information: Tara Stone, 545-2580, firstname.lastname@example.org.
13th annual Horses Unlimited Inc. Golf Tournament, noon, Plumas Pines Golf Resort. All proceeds support therapeutic riding through student activities, HUI horses, equipment. $10,000 hole-in-one prize, drawing prizes, tee sponsors, Longboards Bar & Grill buffet, awards, goodie bags. Sign up by May 13 for free bucket of range balls. For information: Shirley Leschinsky, email@example.com, 277-5446.
Seneca Healthcare District strategic planning meeting, 11 a.m., Lake Almanor Clinic conference room at 199 Reynolds Road. As part of National Hospital Week, public encouraged to join roundtable discussion, make suggestions on where district is headed.
Fundraising car wash, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Chevron station on Main Street. Costs $7.50. Proceeds support Alex Hartline’s trip to Stanford Summer Session.
“Pink for Joy,” 6 – 8 p.m., Chester Memorial Hall. Dinner supports medical costs for family of Joy Newell. Menu: trip-tip, beans, salad, bread, dessert. Features drive-up service, no-host bar by Lake Almanor Elks Lodge No. 2626, prize drawings, auction. Tickets $15, available at Chester High School office, Plumas Bank, Holiday Market, The Coffee Station, True Value Hardware, Peninsula Market. For information, to donate auction items: Brenda Edwards, 596-4591 or 260-3693; Sonja Anderson, 596-3794 or 249-0410.
Trout Unlimited Kids Fishing Day, 7 a.m. – noon, Graeagle Mill Pond. Free. Kids to age 16 welcome. Free coffee, hot chocolate; some free rods, reels, bait, tackle available. For information: Tim Kurdupski, 836-2828.
Waffle breakfast, 8 – 10 a.m., Feather River Grange 440 at 55 Main St. Waffles, scrambled eggs, bacon or sausage, beverage for $6.All proceeds support Grange efforts to restore building as community meeting center. For information: Pete, 927-9334.
Feather River College Production Horse Sale, equine area near tennis courts. Live auction featuring quarter horses trained by FRC Equine Studies Program students. Proceeds benefit FRC Foundation’s equine studies division. Sale day preview 9 a.m., sale 1 p.m. For information: 283-0202, ext. 272.
Basic CPR class, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church at 298 E. High St. (behind Methodist church). Sponsored by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans; open to all. $5 per person; babysitting available. To reserve a spot: Paula Foster, 283-5514; Terry Feay, 283-1626; Bernadette Brumit, 283-2463.
25th annual Children’s Fair, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Hosted by Plumas Children’s Council. Includes children’s music, climbing wall, bounce house, crafts, hands-on activities, trucks and other rigs, pony rides, petting zoo, low-cost food. Free admission, held rain or shine.
Customer appreciation day, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Quincy Hot Spot. Includes barbecue, sauce, rub sampling.
Spring Barbecue, Maddalena Ranch corral on County Road A24. Bird and botany walks, noon barbecue. Co-hosted by Plumas Audubon Society, Feather River Land Trust. For information, directions, to RSVP: Karen Kleven, 283-5758, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Susanville (Lassen County):
Adventure Lassen’s Paiute Meadows Trail Run, Walk and Ride; Susanville Ranch Park. 4.7-mile run, two-mile run, 1-mile run/walk. All ages. Includes bike race on upper trails. For information: llttweb.org, 257-3252.
Grand opening party, Young’s Market. Includes live music, barbecue. For information: 284-7024.
Sun, May 19
Women’s Bicycle Clinic/Ride, 8 a.m., Howling Dogs Bike & Ski at 7540 Highway 89. Sponsored by Plumas-Sierra Bicycle Club. Learn about bike anatomy, bicycle fitting, riding gear, basic repair techniques. Free. PSBC members save 10 percent on shop merchandise. To RSVP: email@example.com.
Greenville Methodist Church luncheon, 12:30 – 2 p.m., Town Hall. Includes salad lunch, fashion show by high school girls. Wedding dresses, other formal wear available to purchase at discounted prices. Proceeds benefit Greenville Methodist Church. Tickets, $15, available at Sterling Sage, Evergreen Market, Young’s Market. For information: Angie Dalton, 284-1981.
27th Annual Spring Recital, Pioneer-Quincy Elementary School cafeteria. Face the Music Studio owner and music teacher Johnene McDonald holds three recitals: noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. Each recital features about 20 students. Open to the public.
Mon, May 20
Plant-based Diet Workshop, 5:30 – 7 p.m., Quincy Natural Foods Learning Center. Sarena Barker shares benefits of plant-based diet, how to make transition, four plant-based dishes to sample. Members $5, non-members $8.
Wed, May 22
Educational meeting, 6 – 7 p.m., Quincy Home Medical Services at 211 Lawrence St. Includes refreshments, information about dietary supplement proven to reduce oxidative stress caused by free radicals, other oxidants. For information: Tami Albarran, 249-1441; Kerri Landry, RN, 394-799.
Thu, May 23
Words & Music, 7 p.m., The Coffee Station. Featuring Penny & Dude. $3. Sign up for open stage at the door. For information: Plumas Arts, 283-3402.
Westwood (Lassen County):
“Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration,” 7 p.m., Westwood Community Center on Third Street across from the fire hall. Video presentation examines life of Joseph Smith, founding of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Free, includes refreshments, meet and greet with new area missionaries.
Fri, May 24
Hillbilly Night and Chili Cook-Off, 5 p.m., Springs of Hope Church at 59 Bell Lane. Organized by Plumas Christian School. Chili cook-off open to everyone. Potluck dinner starts 5:30, bring main dish, salad or side. “A Whacky Hillbilly Tale” begins at 7 p.m. Donations appreciated. For information: 283-0415.
Fri – Mon, May 24 – 27
Susanville (Lassen County):
Gold Wing Touring Association gathering, Lassen County Fairgrounds. All motorcycle riders invited to ice cream social, riding culture celebration. Weekend theme is “Western Movies.” Onsite registration available. For information: Harry Davis, 925-686-3774, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat, May 25
Chester Meadow Bird Walk. Meet 6:15 a.m. at Quincy post office to carpool, or 7:30 a.m. at Chester High School parking lot at end of First Street. Led by Ryan Burnett. Bring lunch and drinks to participate in group picnic. Sponsored by Plumas Audubon Society.
PAWS annual Memorial Day weekend yard sale, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., 336 Lassen St. Supports Plumas Animal Welfare Society. To donate items: Barbara Montandon, 258-3965.
Bursting into Spring Craft Fair, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Graeagle Fire Hall on Highway 89. Vendor booths of creative works of art, photography, candles, woodworking, jewelry, soaps and lotions, fabric, more. Free to the public. Prize giveaways, refreshments served. For information: Linda Cooley, 832-1184.
Weekend caboose train rides begin, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Western Pacific Railroad Museum at 700 Western Pacific Way. For information: 832-4131, wplives.org.
Westwood (Lassen County):
Centennial Wood Truck Rally, 3 p.m., Fourth Street starting at Ash Street. Westwood Area Chamber of Commerce Centennial Committee invites everyone to kick off town’s centennial with historic logging fun, business specials, wood truck/wood load contest. Trucks must arrive under own power. Cash prizes.