Community Briefs: September 10, 2013

‘Avenue of the Arts’ Membership Gala 2013

Come enjoy an Amazing Art Show, on Saturday, September 14th. The Colusa County Arts Council will host ‘Avenue of the Arts’ at the home of Allen & Shiela Etchepare. The event starts at 6:30 pm. The event will feature works from the following artists: Noel Etchepare-Stubblefield, Richard Lau, Sue Graue, and Rosa Valdez. For more information regarding Tickets and Membership, please contact the CCAC Office at (530) 458-2222.

 Beta Sigma Phi Rummage Sale

Held on Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. All proceeds to support our communi-ty and service projects. Located at the Colusa Senior Center – 901 Parkhill Street in Colusa.

Colusa County Tobacco Prevention Coalition

Are you interested in making our community a healthier place to live? If so, consider joining the Colusa County Tobacco Prevention Coalition today! The group meets quarterly and all members of the community are welcome. The next meeting will be held September 17th. For more information regarding the coalition, including the upcoming meeting time and location, please contact the Colusa County Tobacco Education Program at TEP@colusadhhs.org or 530-458-0381.

Coastal Clean-up Colusa

Volunteers are invited to attend the second annual Coastal Clean-up on September 21st at 10:00 a.m. Attendees will be given a tour of the Premier Mushroom facility, followed by a River Ecology and Nature Walk. Clean-up will begin at 12:15 p.m; followed by a BBQ. For more information please contact Kevin Foley at (530) 458-2700.

Become a Master Gardener of Colusa County volunteer!

Master Gardeners provide home gardeners with scientifically accurate knowledge and information based on University of California approved research. If you have a love of gardening and commitment to give back to your community through volunteer work then attend one of our Information Day Orientations. September 25th, 10am, Bento’s Downtown Perk, Arbuckle. October 1, 1pm, Louie Cairo’s patio, Williams. October 2, 6pm, Steelhead Lodge, Colusa. The training of Master Gardeners begins January 15th and will be conducted in Orland. The fee is $175. To learn more go to our website at cecolusa.ucanr.edu

Y.E.S. Flea Market

On Saturday, September 28th 2013 from 7am to 3pm at the Colusa Fair Grounds South West parking lot by The Grandstands. 1303 10th St. (Highway 20 & Harris). Cost is $20.00 for a 15’x15’ space. Vendors must provide own table and awning. One vehicle per space. For Vendor Information or to reserve your space please contact Terri Rivera at (530) 458-7372 or email: team.yes17@yahoo.com. All spaces must be paid for Before set-up. All proceeds go to the Eleanor Azevedo Memorial Fund Y.E.S.

Burchfield Primary School Book fair!

Burchfield Primary School, located at 400 Fremont Street in Colusa, will host their annual fall book fair, “Reading Oasis! A cool place to discover hot books!” Running Monday, September 30th – Friday, October 4th. On Monday, September 30th, there will be a free family event to kick off the book fair. At 6:00 p.m. the Puppet Art Theater will present the show, The Three Little Pigs! The puppet show will be held in the cafeteria and the book fair will open after the show. Tuesday through Thursday the book fair will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Friday will be the final day of the book fair and the hours will be 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. All proceeds from the book fair will be used to purchase new books for Burchfield Primary school library. Please help support our library and reading! Call 458-5853 for more information.

Arbuckle Pumpkin Festival

Come celebrate FALL at the Arbuckle Pumpkin Festival held on Saturday, October 5th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Downtown Arbuckle. Come pick that special pumpkin for carving, or select a decorative pumpkin for the season. Kids will enjoy fun activities just for them! Browse through the special fall market with vendors selling gourds, crafts, fall decorations, fresh produce, and much more! A special BBQ Lunch will also be served. For vendor information, please contact: Mary Fahey (530) 383-4625 or Debbie Charter (530) 518-5955.

Williams Fall Fun Run

The Williams Fall Fun Run will be Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 @ 8:30 a.m. Both the 1 Mile and a 5K (3.1 Miles) Run/Walk start and finish at the high school. All proceeds go to the Delta Theta Pi Sorority.

Colusa Harvest Festival

On Saturday, October 12th, 2013 a Harvest Festival will be held in Colusa at the Colusa County Court House Lawn & Gazebo from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. The event is currently seeking vendor booths: baked goods, crafts, kid’s games, and more! In addition, a Scarecrow Walk & Contest will be held with local businesses. For more info, call Stephanie at 473-2811 or contact Vicky at 277-4347.

Child Safety Seat Classes

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.”

Grief Support Available

Grief Support Services: McNary-Moore Funeral Services, in partnership with Sutter North Hospice, is currently hosting grief support meetings from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Meetings are held at McNary-Moore Funeral Chapel at 107 Fifth St., in Colusa.

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Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
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