Community Notes – January 27

How to Talk So Kids will Listen

The Family Action Centers of Colusa County will host a workshop on how to talk to children so that they will listen and to see themselves differently. The first workshop will be held on February 1, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 7:45PM at the Williams Family Action Center, 602 Twelfth Street, Williams. The second workshop will be held on February 10, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM at the Arbuckle Family Action Center, 812 King Street, Colusa. Child care will be provided. Questions or to reserve your spot call (530) 476-0822 or (530) 473-5400.

Almond Grower Meeting

The Colusa/Sutter/Yuba Winter Almond Grower Meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 starting at 12:30 PM at St. Bernadette’s Hall in Colusa. Topics include: weed management, canker diseases of almonds, spring and summer diseases of almonds, irrigation water analysis report, laws and regulations update, almond rootstock options, as well as the Almond Board Update and the Nickel’s Review. The meeting is to conclude at about 5:00 PM. The event is sponsored by the University of California Agricultural and Natural Resources Cooperative Extension and Farm Credit Services of Colusa-Glenn, ACA. 2.0 hours of PCA CE and 3.0 hours of CCA CE requested.

Valentine’s Day Art Activity Night

The Williams Community Center will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Themed Art Activity Night on Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The Free event will provide various craft stations for children aged 4 and older. Children must be accompanied by their parent or caregiver throughout the event. A snack will be provided. There is NO fee for the activity or for supplies; however, if you would like to donate money, supplies, food or volunteer your time, please contact Melissa Baikie-Rick at 530-405-6150.

Crab & TriTip Feed Casino Night

The Pierce Pride Foundation and the Pierce High School Volleyball will host the annual Crab & Tritip Feed and Casino night on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the CalVista Warehouse located at 475 Old Highway 99, in Arbuckle. Tickets are $55 per person which includes crab, shrimp, tri-tip, salad and bread. There will be a silent auction, dessert auction, raffle prizes, and of course the famous casino night games and dancing. For more information or to reserve your tickets call Kim Travis (530) 681-5293 or Charlene Vaughn (530) 277-2129.

Superbowl Golf Tournament

The Colusa Golf & Country Club will host a Super Bowl Golf Tournament on Sunday, February 7, 2016. Tee time is 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Entry fee is $10, Green Fees and Cart Fees not included. Format: Individual Net. Pick the winning team with point spread – if you’re wrong you’re eliminated. Pick Total Score of Game. The difference between total score and your pick of total score will be added to your net golf score to become your final score. Bring an appetizer and stay to watch the big game. Paying 1st, 2nd, and third place. For information call (530) 458-557.

Sweetheart Bingo

Join the Williams Community Center association for a fun filled night of Bingo with high pay-outs, and great raffle prizes. The annual Sweetheart Bingo will be held on Monday, February 8, 2016 starting at 5:30PM at the Williams Community Center, 860 C Street, Williams. Bring your sweetheart and enjoy this special evening. Free hotdog and dessert for all. a free Hot-ball and also a free half-pack to use at a different time. Come have fun and help support your Community Center.

Maxwell Salad Bar & Card Party

Sacred Heart Sodality is hosting a Card Party and Luncheon at the Maxwell Elementary School Multi-room (146 North Street, Maxwell) on Saturday, February 13, 2016. Doors open at 11:00 AM and lunch will be served at 11:30 AM. The cost is $15. Door prizes, raffle prizes, and prizes for high scores will be awarded. For more information call: Pinochle – Karen Riordan (530) 438-2921; Bridge – Carol Azevedo (530) 458-2452; Whist – Dolores Reckers (530) 438-2200.

Valentine’s Dinner & Dance

The Colusa County Fair Foundation will host a Red & White Ball on Saturday, February 13, 2016 in the Main Exhibit Hall at the Colusa County Fairgrounds. Come enjoy live music, dance and dinner with your sweetheart! Cost is $75 per person. Cocktails begin at 6PM and Dinner is served at 7PM. Tickets available at Messick’s Hardware, or the Colusa County Fairgrounds Office.

Chicken & Ham Dinner

The Arbuckle Methodist Church will host its annual chicken and ham dinner on Sunday, February 21, 2016, at the Arbuckle Fire Department from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Cost is $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for children 4 to 12 years of age, and free for any child 3 and under.

The Legacy of Fatherhood

The 11th Annual North State Fatherhood Conference, will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM, at the Colusa County Office of Education, Education Village, 101 Marguerite Street, Williams. This FREE event will include a keynote address on the legacy of fatherhood presented by Licensed Clinical Therapist, Daniel hernandez. The event will also feature fun, and education workshops for fathers on parenting, nutrition, job skills and more. Breakfast, Lunch, T-Shirt, and door prizes included for attendees. For more information, call (530) 458-5555.

Local Bounty Fundraiser

The Colusa County Farm Bureau will host its annual local Bounty Fundraiser featuring local commodities from local restaurants on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 6:00 PM in the Main Exhibit Hall at the Colusa County Fairgrounds. Participating restaurants include: Louis Cairo’s, Don Habanero, Juan’s Tacos, Market Street Grill, and Rocco’s Bar & Grill. The cost is $60 per person. Silent auction will be available and don’t forget your chance to win a Pioneer 1000-5 Deluxe – raffle tickets available for $50. Interested in becoming a sponsor? or would like to purchase a dinner ticket/raffle ticket? call (530) 458-5130.

Williams Antique Show

The Williams Antique Show presents twenty dealers offering an array of elegant antiques and collectables attractively displayed, including jewelry, furniture, country wares, linens, books, prints and memorabilia. The event will be held on March 19 and 20, 2016 starting at 10:00 AM at the Sacramento Valley Museum. Enjoy home cooked meals and pies and gratis rice and beans from local farms. The event is hosted by the Spanish/English Committee of Williams.

Adult Canteen

The Colusa Adult 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, Friendship Hall, 511 Oak Street, in Colusa. Come 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 brought and $4.00 without.  For more information, contact Michael Acosta, Senior Luncheon Coordinator by calling (530) 458-4941 ext. 108.

Ceramics Class

The Colusa County Arts Council hosts a Ceramics Class with Peter Adams. Hosted on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 10 AM to 3 PM. The classes are held in the CCAC Studio located at 430 Market Street Suite C. The cost is $30 per class and a one time materials fee of $7, for more information call (530) 458-2222.

Drawing Class

A two hour beginning drawing workshop will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 10AM to Noon. The class will be taught by Kim Rennick. Future dates and times will be arranged; for more information call (530) 458-2222.

Ukulele Club

Are you looking to play a unique instrument? The Colusa County Arts Council is in the process of starting a Ukulele club for anyone interested in learning chords, songs, and just have a good time jamming and singing. A starter booklet with chords will be available for those who attend – all you need is a Ukulele;  for more information call (530) 458-2222.

Thank You

The Colusa Catholic Ladies Relief Society would like to thank all of those who attended the recent card party and luncheon held at St. Bernadette’s Hall in Colusa. The door prize was won by Joan Myers. Raffle prizes were won by Dolores Reckers, James Dille, Mary Lou Kittle, and Susan Stubble. High prize winner bridge was awarded to Raylene Lyss, for Pinochle was Sandra Attebury, for whist was karen Riorden. Chairmen for the event was Susan Walsh. Proceeds will be used to supply food for the needy.

Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2007. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.