March 22, 2013

■ Up Coming Stagehands Play Steel Magnolias: Directed by, Dawn Gonzales. Play dates are April 26, 27 and Sunday April 28. The following weekend April 3 & 4 The cast is Samantha Shifflett as M’Lynn, Kindra Hester as Shelby, Melissa Howard as Annelle, Cristina Townsend as Truvy, Beth Young as Clairee and Noel Johnson as Ouiser. The Friday and Saturday night performances, door open at 6:30 Play starts at 7:15. The Sunday Matinee performance. Doors open at 1:30 play starts at 2:15 For more information please call Susan Gibbs @ 530-458-5479 Our website is www.thestagehands.net.

■ Easter Egg Hunt: The Williams Community Church will again be sponsoring the annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Venice Street Park on Saturday March 30th. The Hunt will start promptly at 10:00AM. There will be prizes for special eggs as well as raffles for Easter baskets to support the annual Community Vacation Bible School to be held in July. The age brackets are; crawlers, 2-3 year olds, 4-5 year old, 6-7 year old and 8-10 year old. Adults are encouraged to refrain from gathering eggs so that each child has an opportunity to fully enjoy the event. Mark Marshall is the event coordinator and can be reached at 228-7187 should you have questions. As has been the tradition for more than 60 years there is no cost for the Easter Egg Hunt.

■ Kindergarten Registration at Our Lady of Lourdes School March 25th and 26th, or by appointment. Please call the school office at 458-8208 or stop by at 741 Ware Ave. Colusa, CA 95932 to schedule an appointment.

■ Family Fair: Come one; come all to the 11th Annual Colusa County Family Fair! This free event will feature the Kent Family Magic Circus, nutritious snacks, and fun! So come on down to the Colusa Fairgrounds, Saturday, April 6 , 2013 from 10am-2pm and join the fun! Sponsored by Colusa County Local Child Care Planning Council and Children’s Services, Programs of Colusa County Office of Education. Funding for this event has been made possible by the Colusa Indian Community Council and Community Advocates for Parents and Children (CPAC).

■ Williams Little League: The The Williams Little League is still taking sign-ups for the 2013 season. Applicants are can sign up at the Williams City Finance Department. Bring a copy of the childs birth certificate, and proof of residence. Cost is $55, each additional child is $50. Fees will increase after March 1st. We are still looking for Volunteer Umpires; training will be provided. For questions please contact Justin Myers at (530) 519-5185.

■ Because We Care!: Become apart of your community and assist in the efforts to keep our town clean. Volunteer with the Citizens for a Better Williams. Meetings are held the 4th Monday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at Louis Cairo’s.

■ Seniors Come Join us for Lunch!: If you are 60 years of age or older and are interested in getting out of the house and meeting others over a delicious hot lunch, please join us! Located at the Boy Scout Cabin, 901 Parkhill Street, in the City of Colusa. Monday through Thursday at noon. Please call Colusa County Public Health at 530-458-0380 to let us know you are coming! A donation of $3.00 per meal is recommended, but not required.

■ Smoke-free works for me! Interested in making our community healthier and tobacco-free? If so, join the Colusa County Tobacco Prevention Coalition today! Time commitment is minimal and lunch will be provided. Call us at (530) 458-0380 or send an e-mail to TEP@colusadhhs.org

■ Child Safety Seat Classes: “Is your child safe in your car? Certified child safety seat technicians are providing classes at the Colusa County Public Health Department. You will learn how to properly install and use the correct type of car seat for your child. Registration fee is $20 and low-income families may qualify for a free car seat. Call (530) 458-0380 to sign up for the next class.”

■ BBQ Rib Cook-off: The Glenn-Colusa Cattle Women will host their 9th Annual BBQ Rib Cook-off on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at the Colusa County Fairgrounds During Colusa Western Days. Beef & Pork Lunch can be purchased from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. $12 per person. Anyone interested in competing in the cook-off competition please call Jolyn Campbell (530)521-0711 or e-mail jolyn.wells@hotmail.com

■ Williams Fun Run: It’s time to get in shape for the WILLIAMS FUN RUN. It is scheduled for Saturday, May 18 and the gun goes off @ 8:00 a.m. There will be more information as the date approaches.

■ Computer Help for Seniors: Colusa County Library presents our new series: Computer Help for Seniors, every Monday from 11:30 am to 12:30pm, through April 2013. Seniors: Do you need help with Email? Facebook? Browsing? Research? Etc.? No appointment is needed for our Drop-in Tutoring sessions, which will be held inside the Colusa Main Branch at 738 Main Street Colusa. Contact Ricardo for more information at 481-5678 or drop by the library today. Limited seating based on first come first served arrival.

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Is the Owner, Publisher, Editor, and Reporter of the Williams Pioneer Review. Committed to publishing the news of our Community, Lloyd has been the owner of the Williams Pioneer Review since 2010. To contact Lloyd about this article or future articles, please email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net