Community Notes

Colusa Farmers Market Season Ends
The Colusa Farmers Market will be hosting its final market of the season on Thursday, September 17, 2015, at 4:00 PM. Don’t miss your last opportunity to purchase fresh tomatoes, peaches, pecans, mushrooms and so much more.

Colusa AARP Driver Safety Class
On Friday, September 18, 2015, the City of Colusa will kick off one of its two AARP Drivers Safety Classes to those aged 50 years or older. The class will help keep driving skills sharp while reducing insurances rates. The class hosted on Friday, September 18, 2015, will be held for anyone who has not completed the eight-hour course within the past four years; on Friday, September 25, will be hosted for those wishing to renew their class certificate. Each class begins at 8:30 AM at the City of Colusa Conference Room, 425 Webster Street, in Colusa. The cost is $20 for AARP Members and $25 for Non-Members. Your AARP Number or Card will be needed to qualify for the discount. Don’t have your card? No problem, you can retrieve your membership number by calling AARP at 1 (888) 687-2277. To register, sign up at the Colusa City Hall, 425 Webster Street in Colusa. Register by Thursday, September 17, 2015, as the class is limited in space. For further information, call Jim or Cynthia White at (530) 458-2227.

CRMC Golf Event
The Colusa Regional Medical Center will hold its 24th annual Swing for Life Golf Tournament on Friday, September 18, 2015, at the Colusa Golf and Country Club.  Registration and practice for the foursome scramble format start at 10:00 AM, with an 11:00 AM shotgun start. A reception and awards ceremony will be held at 5:30 PM. Sponsors are requested at different levels.  The cost is $100 for an individual golfer and $400 for a foursome.  For more information, call (530) 458-5821, ext. 254.

Colusa Beta Sigma Pi Multi Family Rummage Sale
The Colusa Torchbearer Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will hold their annual multifamily rummage sale on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM in the Senior Center at 901 Parkhill Street, Colusa. Members will have furniture, clothing and shoes, jewelry, household items, books and miscellaneous items available at excellent prices. Proceeds from the sale benefit various community service projects of this sorority

Pharis and Jason Romero to Perform in Williams
Come witness Pharis and Jason Romero as they perform original songs and beautiful gems from the 1920’s to the 1940’s with magnificent and inviting sublime vocal harmonies on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at the Granzella’s Banquet Hall, doors opening at 6:00 PM. Tickets are being sold at $15 per person and are available at Changes Salon, and Country Stop in Colusa. For more information, call (530) 788-8097.

Library Celebrates 100 Years
On Friday, September 25th, The Colusa County Library will be celebrating their 100th Anniversary from 2 PM – 4 PM at the Courthouse Lawn adjacent to the Gazabo. Dignitaries, such as the California State Librarian will be in attendance, as well as past Colusa County Librarians, etc.

Williams Fall Color Run
On Saturday, September 26, 2015, the second annual Fall Williams High School Color Run will kick-off at 9:00 AM. The one-mile course is on campus and begins at 222 11th Street in Williams. Registration fee is $10, and forms can be found at the Williams High School office or from Ms. Pryde or Ms. Gobel. Students will earn ten extra P.E. points. Participants are advised to wear old clothing as four different colors will be sprayed on participants. All proceeds will support the Williams 7th Grade Clas. For more information contact Cindy Gobel at (530) 681-8919.

By-Gone Era on Display at Stonyford Museum
Stonyford Museum will be featuring “By-Gone Era” matchbooks, ashtrays and lighters on Sunday, September 27, 2015; in addition to Sundays, October 11th, and 25th.   This interesting display has items from Italy, Germany, Mexico, as well as from Nevada and California.  Museum hours are 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.    The Museum is still looking for any information and photos about Stonyford Odd Fellows Lodge #456.  It was closed in the 1960’s or early 1970’s.

Arbuckle Parks and Recreation Seeking Board Members
The Arbuckle Parks and Recreation District is seeking two community members to fill available positions. One four-year and one two-year term are available. APRD Board members must attend monthly meetings and volunteer in activities. Board members rotate positions and obtain additional appointments to committees. Anyone interested in becoming an APRD Board Member, contact Mary Grimmer at (530) 476-3007 no later than September 21, 2015, and obtain a packet. .

Girl Scout Build a Troop Meeting
On October 1, 2015, at 6:00 PM at the Colusa Scout Cabin, a meeting will be held for all girls in the Colusa area, kindergarten through 12th grade and their caregivers, to find out how you can become Girl Scouts together! A new troop is being added to the Colusa area, and volunteers and members are needed! Volunteers are needed to lead new troops and share in the fun! All are welcome, no registration for event required. For more information, call Emily Allan (916) 453-5252.

Museum Murder Mystery Show and Dinner
Western attire is encouraged as the Sacramento Valley Museum hosts its annual Murder Mystery Show & Dinner on Saturday, October 24, 2015, at the SVM Auditorium. The Saloon opens at 5:00 PM, and the Dinner Show beginning at 6:00 PM. Tickets are $50. Seating is limited so order you tickets early by calling (530) 473-5978. No one under the age of 21 allowed. This year’s cast includes Bill Donnelly, Lexi Kraft, Gary Cranford, Dena Freitas Lausten, Kent Boes, Angelica Perez, Kyle Cabral, Liz Hagle, and Andi Armstrong.

Bowling for Boobs (Date Change)
On Saturday, October 24, 2015, the Colusa County Breast Cancer Fund will host its annual Bowling 4 Boobs Fundraiser. This year’s theme is “Boobs, Bowling, and Boogie Time”. The cost is $25 per person or $100 per team. Sponsors are welcomed, and costumes and creative team names are encouraged. Prizes will be awarded for best costume, team name and much more. Have fun at the photo booth and bowling with friends supporting a great cause. The event will be held at Riverside Lanes in Colusa, starting at 4:00 PM.  Sign up and pay before the event and receive five free raffle tickets! For more information contact Shannon Ibbotson, at (530) 301-2765. Sign-ups available Thursday nights @ Riverside Lanes, 7:00 p.m. misc. donations also welcomed!

Williams Youth Basketball Signups
The Williams Parks and Recreation Department will host youth basketball sign-ups for ages K-3 on September 8 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at Williams City Hall. The cost is $35 per child. Parents may also sign up their children during Williams City Hall business hours.

Colusa Adult Canteen
The Colusa Ault Canteen is a bi-monthly luncheon held every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month,  from NOON to 1:30 PM. The Adult Canteen is open to all Seniors, 60 years of age or older and held at the United Methodist Church’s, Friendship Hall, 511 Oak Street, in Colusa. Enjoy an event just for the seniors in our community – promoting an active lifestyle and an opportunity to socialize with friends and discuss topics over a Pot Luck style lunch with the main course being provided. The cost is $2.00 with a side dish, and $4.00 without. For more information, contact Michael Acosta, Senior Luncheon Coordinator by calling (530) 458-4941 ext. 108.

Volunteers Needed to Help with Senior Nutrition
The Colusa County Health and Human Services is seeking Volunteers for the Senior Nutrition Program. Please come help serve lunch on any day, Monday through Friday, from 11 AM to 1 PM, at the Colusa Scout Cabin (901 Parkhill Street). Pick a day, and bring a friend! For more information and food handling training dates, call (530) 458-0380 or email seniornutrition@dhhs.org.

Maxwell Fire Dept. Fundraiser
The Maxwell Fire Department will be raffling a 2015 Camo Honda TRX 420 with Trailer on January 16, 2015, during their annual crab feed. Raffle tickets are just $20 each, and you don’t have to be present to win. For more information, contact the Maxwell Fire Department.

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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