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.
Wed, May 22
Educational meeting, 6 – 7 p.m., Quincy Home Medical Services at 211 Lawrence St. Includes refreshments, information about dietary supplement that reduces 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 Benny, Penny & Dude. $3. Sign up for open stage at the door. For information: Plumas Arts, 283-3402.
“Afternoon Tea with Supervisor Kevin Goss,” 4 p.m., Greenville Town Hall. Seniors invited to ask questions, get to know Goss, express concerns and ideas. Includes refreshments. To arrange transportation: Nancy Lund, 284-7206.
Westwood (Lassen County):
“Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration,” 7 p.m., Westwood Community Center on Third Street across from 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
Preview Night, 6 p.m., St. Andrew’s Academy at 198 Main St. Students demonstrate accomplishments. Includes free barbecue.
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, email@example.com.
Sat, May 25
Plumas Eureka Volunteer Firefighter Pancake Breakfast, 8 – 11 a.m., Plumas Eureka Fire House at 200 Lundy Lane. Proceeds go to volunteer fire department, community events. Costs $8 adults, $3 children 10 and under. Gin fizzes, bloody Marys $2. Menu: pancakes, sausage, eggs, fresh fruit, juice, coffee, milk. Cash drawing prizes total $200. For information, tickets: Sue Carrera, 836-2050, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Book signing and presentation, 5 – 7 p.m., Books & Beyond. Dr. Jeffrey Lobosky signs “It’s Enough to Make You Sick,” offers presentation on future of health care in America.
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, 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.
Sat – Sun, May 25 – 26
Lake Almanor Memorial Weekend Craft Fair, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Chester Park. Organized by Chester Rotary. All proceeds from booth rentals support local Rotary youth programs. For information: email@example.com; Cheri McIntire, 258-2516.
Shop-Hop, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Highway 89 (downtown). “Passport” stamps enter shoppers into prize drawings. No purchase necessary. For information: Nancy, 836-1856, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat – Mon, May 25 – 27
Three-day garage sale, 12 Shasta Trail. Sat and Sun 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Mon 8 a.m. – noon. Supports Plumas County Relay for Life.
Sun, May 26
Fundraising dinner, 6:30 p.m., Genesee Home across from Genesee Store. Menu includes spinach mandarin salad, slow roasted chipotle salmon with coconut rice, roasted asparagus, homemade dinner rolls, lime-buttermilk pie. House tours available at 5:45 p.m. Tickets $35. Proceeds support use of house as retreat for pastors, missionaries. For information, reservations: 284-1082.
Memorial Day weekend sale, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m., Fire Station No. 2 at 801 Golf Club Road inside Lake Almanor Country Club. Hosted by Fire Sirens. Peninsula Firemen’s Association annual pancake breakfast runs 7 a.m. – 1 p.m., includes pancakes, ham, sausage, eggs, juice, coffee. $8 adults, $4 kids 3 – 11, under 3 free. For sale information, to donate: Marlyne Selk, 259-5691.
Extreme Rescue Makeover, 1 p.m., Indian Valley Riding and Roping Club arena on County Road A22/Arlington Road across from county park. Competition for rescued horses, their trainers hosted by Horse Plus Humane Society, formerly NorCal Equine Rescue. Free.
Mon, May 27
Boy Scout Troop No. 130 Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast, 8 – 10 a.m., Elks Lodge in East Quincy. Adults $8, children $5, under 5 free. For information: Dale Stokes, 283-3661.
Eighth annual Veterans Memorial Ceremony, 10 a.m., Veterans Memorial in Dame Shirley Plaza across from courthouse. Speakers, live music, invocation, flag raising, other tributes, refreshments. For information, to donate: Veterans Memorial Committee chairman Bob Zernich, 283-1010.
Tue, May 28
Taco Tuesday, 5 – 7 p.m., Calpine Elks Lodge at 71292 Highway 70. Open to the public. Prices range from $1.75 to $7. Proceeds benefit Elks service projects. For information: 832-5785.
Plumas League of Women Voters meeting, 6 p.m., Plumas Crisis Intervention and Resource Center at 591 W. Main St. Guest speaker is Mike McCleod, head of Plumas County Veterans Services Office. Everyone welcome.
Open house, 6 – 8 p.m., Pioneer-Quincy Elementary School. Public welcome to attend and honor four retiring employees: Estelle Beer, Penny Lambach, Alan Morrison, Julie Hochrein. Includes refreshments.
Wed, May 29
Community Supper, 6 – 8 p.m., Father Burns Social Hall on the corner of South Pine Street and Taylor Avenue. Free to the public, donations accepted. To sponsor a supper: Jackie, 832-4441.
Concert on the Green, 5:30 p.m., Quincy High School front lawn. Includes performances by Quincy area students, $5 QHS Boosters barbecue lunch 5 – 7 p.m., farewell to music teacher Tanner Johns.
“Dinner with a Doctor,” doors open 6 p.m., Mineral Building at Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Costs $10; includes healthy meal, presentation by general and vascular surgeon Dr. Lawrence Milne, question-and-answer session. Tickets available at Epilog Books, Carey Candy Co. For information: Tiffany Leonhardt, 283-7971.
Fri, May 31
Romano’s Certified Farmers Market, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sierra Valley Farms at 1329 County Road A23. Features fresh products from local growers, cooking events with guest chefs.
Fish Fry, 5:30 – 7 p.m., Lake Almanor Elks Lodge at 194 Main St. $8 per person.
Benefit dinner, seating 5 – 7:30 p.m., Carol’s Camp Prattville Café at 2932 Almanor Drive West. All proceeds support Alex Hartline’s trip to Stanford Summer Session. By reservation only. For information, reservations: 259-2464.
Sat, June 1
Inaugural Home Brew Celebration & Competition, 2 p.m., The Brewing Lair at 67007 Highway 70. Registration required to enter competition. Brews judged by attendees, judges. Tasting tickets are two for $1, sold day of event. Food available for purchase. For information: The Brewing Lair, 394-0940.
Family-friendly volunteer trail workday, meet 9 a.m. at Graeagle green. Help Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship beautify, restore trails in Lakes Basin Recreation Area in celebration of National Trails Day. Free. Includes breakfast bagels, sack lunches, tools, trail guidance, post-work snacks, adult beverages, post-work celebration 3 – 6 p.m. with live music, bounce house, community expo, Smokey Bear, more. Bring work gloves, water, work boots/shoes, layers, daypack, sun protection. For information, to RSVP: sierratrails.org, email@example.com, 545-2580.
Guided history tour, meet 2 p.m. at Graeagle Fire Hall. Brief historical overview of Mohawk Valley, Graeagle, Blairsden, Clio followed by tour of Mohawk Cemetery off Johnsville Road, with biographical sketches. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres at Longboards Bar & Grill at 4 p.m. In place of Art & Artifact Auction. $25 museum members, $30 non-members. Proceeds benefit Plumas County Museum. Tickets available at Graeagle Store, Mountain Hardware & Sports, Mohawk Community Resource Center. For information, tickets: museum, 283-6320; Don Clark, 836-2586.
Spanish Ranch Bird Walk, meet 7:30 a.m. at 6669 Bucks Lake Road (on right side coming from Quincy, two houses past Pineleaf intersection). Led by Darla DeRuiter, Darrel Jury. Walk ends before noon. Sponsored by Plumas Audubon.
Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, 7 – 10 a.m., Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. In conjunction with Plumas County Picnic.
Plumas County Picnic, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Features Sierra Cascade Street Rodders show and shine, monster truck rides, NASCAR exhibit, vendors, book signing, 4-H showmanship events, swap meet. To sign up for swap meet, be at front gate between 7, 8:30 a.m. $10 per table. American Valley Speedway race follows at 7 p.m.
North Fork Family Medicine Yard Sale, Papa’s Donuts in East Quincy. Donations accepted at 7 a.m., opens to public at 8. Supports Plumas County Relay for Life.
Susanville (Lassen County):
National Trails Day and Bike the Bizz kick-off, 8 a.m. Lassen Land and Trails Trust, Bureau of Land Management, Lassen National Forest celebrate regional trails. First bike shuttle of the season runs for the Bizz Johnson National Recreation Trail. Shuttle runs on first and third Saturday of each month through last Saturday of October. For information: llttweb.org, 257-3252.
Farmers market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Historic Railroad Depot on Richmond Road. Lassen Land and Trails Trust hosts Lassen County’s only certified farmers market each Saturday through Sept. 28. For information: llttweb.org, 257-3252.
Kids fishing day, 8 a.m. – noon, Pew Pond on Arlington Road. Presented by Feather River Chapter of Trout Unlimited, with Randy Pew, Zach Parks at Feather River College Fish Hatchery, The Sports Nut, Indian Valley Recreation and Park District. Bring rods, reels, bait; Trout Unlimited will have rods, reels to give away, loan out. Some bait, tackle also provided. For information: John Hafen, 284-1652.
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