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Monday, December 11, 2017

Community Calendar & Briefs

Wednesday, Oct. 25

10 AM
Maxwell Commodity Distribution
Veterans Hall, 250 Oak Street, Colusa
Commodities are distributed during the times designated below or until supplies last.

3 PM to 7 PM
Maxwell Elementary School, 146 North Street, Maxwell.
All minors must have a parent or guardian authorization. Ages 12 years or under must be accompanied by an adult. For information call (530) 458-0380.

Thursday, Oct. 26

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Colusa Commodity Distribution
Scout Cabin, 901 Parkhill St., Colusa
Commodities are distributed during the times designated below or until supplies last.

9 AM to 11 AM
Williams Commodity Distribution
Williams Fire Dept., 810 E Street, Williams
Commodities are distributed during the times designated below or until supplies last.

3 PM to 6 PM
County Safe Routes to School Draft Plan OPEN HOUSE
CIP Conf. Room, 100 Sunrise Blvd., Colusa
Come learn about the draft Safe Routes to School Plan and provide comments. This open house and can be attended at any time from 3 PM to 6 PM. No formal presentation, come an go as you please. For information visit colusacountysaferoutes.org

Friday, Oct. 27

11 AM
Grimes Commodity Distribution
Scout Cabin, 15 South 4th Street, Grimes
Commodities are distributed during the times designated below or until supplies last.

11 AM to 2 PM
Maxwell JR High Fall festival
Maxwell Elementary School, 146 North Street, Maxwell
Join the Maxwell Junior High for their inaugural Fall Festival to help raise money for their trip to to the California Academy of Science. Come in costume and receive a prize. Many games and activities including face painting, cake walk, craft table, pin the “Boo” on the ghost, and more. Game and activity tickets can be purchased at 25¢ each or 25 for $5. Come enjoy a slice of pizza, nachos, or a pulled pork sandwich.

5 PM  to 8 PM
Williams Upper Elementary Truck or Treat
Williams Upper Elementary School
A safe and fun way for K-6 children and families to enjoy Halloween in a safe controlled environment. Businesses are encouraged to participate, for information call (530) 415-7047.

Saturday, Oct. 28

5 PM to Midnight
After Harvest BBQ & Dance
Maxwell American Legion Hall
Dinner served at 5 PM. To-go orders available. Tickets are $20 per person. Dinner includes Tri-tip, sausage, barbecue beans, garlic bread, salad, and dessert. Raffle starts at 7:30 PM and dance begin at 8 PM. For tickets call (530) 845-7578.

5 PM
Murder Mystery Dinner
Sacramento Valley Museum, 1491 E Street, Williams
Tavern opens at 5 PM. Dinner and show at 6 PM. Cost is $60 per person and $100 per couple. For tickets call (530) 473-2978.

Saturday, Oct. 28

7:30 PM
Acoustic Concert w/James Otto
Upstairs at the Lodge, 528 7th Street, Williams
Dinner and concert tickets $65 per person, $100 per couple. Doors open at 5 PM, Dinner served at 6 PM. General admission $35 per person. Doors open at 7 PM. For ticket sales, call (916-) 213-7884 or (530) 383-2524. Proceeds to benefit a local family with medical costs and to provide bullying and suicide prevention programs to the school and community.

Sunday, Oct. 29

7:30 AM
The Fall Arbuckle Almond Run
Pierce High School 960 Wildwood Road, Arbuckle
This annual run/walk is open to all ages with the course on paved roads through scenic almond orchards. Registration begins at 7:30 AM; One-mile walk begins at 8 AM, and the 5K run/walk begins at 8:30 AM. Entry fees are $20. 1 mile and 5K race to benefit education programs at PJUSD. Awards to top 3 male and female runners in each division. Awards to top 3 racers to finish pushing a stroller. Halloween costume awards to the best child, adult, and group. Forms can be downloaded at arbuckleparksandrecreation.org. Call (530) 476-3007.

10 AM
Bed Racing Championships
Details to be provided at a later date

10 AM
Arbuckle Car Show
Downtown Arbuckle
Tri-tip lunch served at 11 AM. Awards at 2 PM. To enter the Car Show, the fee is $20 by Oct. 25; $25 day of the show. For information call (Debbie Charter (530) 476-3190.

11:00 AM
Halloween Costume Parade
Downtown Arbuckle
Open to all ages – young and young at heart. Sign up starts at 10:30 AM in front of ACE Hardware. The parade begins at 11 AM. Small favors to be given at the end of the parade.

Monday, Oct. 30

9 AM
ARBUCKLE Commodity Distribution
812 King Street, Arbuckle
Commodities are distributed during the times designated below or until supplies last.

Tuesday, Oct. 31

5 PM to 8 PM
Williams Community Church Trunk-or-Treat
Williams Community Church, 315 9th Street, Williams
There is no cost to participate, the event is free, with free items and candy. A bounce house will be available and the event will be held rain or shine.

Friday, Nov. 3

6:30 PM
The Stagehands presents “The Hallelujah Girls”
Stagehands Theater, Colusa Fairgrounds
The Stagehands will resent “The Hallelujah Girls” on Nov. 3, 4, 10, 11, with doors opening at 6:30 PM, and the show starting at 7:15 PM. The Cost is $8 per person and available at Messick Ace Hardware in Colusa; at the door, if seats are available.  A matinée will be held on Sunday, Nov. 5 at 1:30 PM.

Saturday, Nov. 4

5 PM
Grimes Dinner & Bazaar
Grimes Elementary School
Come have a wonderful turkey dinner, shop at the craft tables, browse the country store, and a raffle for a chance at several mystery packages. A beautiful handmade quilt will also be raffled. Dinner tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for children aged 5 to 12, and free for children under the age of 5.

9 AM to 3 PM
4H Craft Expo.
Atwood Hall, Colusa County Fairgrounds
Join the Colusa County 4H groups for a day of cute crafts and fun. Participants can buy tickets ($.50 each) at the door to be used at craft booths making ornaments, decorations, toys, and more. Activities are provided at cost and range from 1 to 20 tickets. 4H members can earn project credit by participating. Craft Expo is open to the public. If your project or club would like to provide a craft, please contact Jenny at jpperry@ucanr.edu.

Sunday, Nov. 5

4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Sacred Heart Catholic Bazaar
Maxwell Legion Hall
A turkey dinner will be served for $15 for adults and $5 for children. A silent auction, wine booth, paddle wheel, and a raffle will be held. Proceeds to benefit the Sacred Heart Parish.

Tuesday, Nov. 7

6 PM to 9 PM
Pumpkin Centerpiece Workshop
Market Street Grill, 415 Market St., Colusa
Learn to make pumpkin centerpieces. Workshop fee $25 and includes appetizers and beverage. Adult beverages from Market St. Grill are extra. To pay visit  http://cecolusa.ucanr.edu.

Wednesday, Nov. 8

11 AM to 3 PM
free drive-thru flu clinic
Colusa County Fairgrounds
Flu shots available to Colusa County residents aged 13 years and older. Children and teens must be accompanied by a legal guardian or adult. Wear clothing that quickly bares the upper arm. For information call (530) 458-0380.

Saturday, Nov. 11

4 PM to 8 PM
Pheasant Festival Dinner & Silent Auction
St. Bernadette’s Hall, 745 Ware Ave, Colusa
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish will hold its annual dinner and silent auction. Cost is $15  per adult and $7 for children 10 and under. Dinner includes a tri-tip, rice, salad, vegetables, bread, coffee, milk and a dessert. Tickets available at Our Lady of Lourdes School (530) 458-8208.

Sunday,  Nov. 12

9 AM to 2 PM
Holiday Pet Portraits & Pet Fair
Scout Cabin, Parkhill St., Colusa
A fundraising event for the Friends of the Colusa County Animal Shelter includes pet portraits, pet products, pet treats, tricks, tips and much more.

Saturday, Nov. 18

9 AM to 4 PM
Colusa Holiday Craft Fair
Colusa County Fairgrounds
Come browse and shop for unique holiday gifts. Free admission, and free parking. Take a free family photo with Santa. Food, Entertainment and much more. For more information visit colusafairgrounds.com or call (530) 458-2641.

5 PM
Hot Cajun Night
St. Bernadette’s Hall, Colusa
The Family Water Alliance will hold its 22nd Annual Dinner, Auction, and Raffle.

8 AM Registration
Young Farmers & Ranchers Trap Shoot
Raahauge’s Hunting Club, 25835 County Rd. 8, Dunnigan
$100 per person, $450 for a team of 5, includes lunch and drinks; Team entry deadline, Nov. 8, 2017. For more information contact Deke Dormer (530) 844-3

Sunday, Nov. 19

9 AM to 4 PM
Colusa Holiday Craft Fair
Colusa County Fairgrounds
Come browse and shop for unique holiday gifts. Free admission, and free parking. Take a free family photo with Santa. Food, Entertainment and much more.

Wednesday, Nov. 29

2 PM to 6 PM
Williams Community Blood Drive
Granzella’s Banquet Drive – 457 Seventh Street
Appointments encouraged, walk-ins welcome. For more information or assistance, contact BloodSource at (530) 893-5433 or to make an appointment, go to Bloodsource.org/drives and enter location code M065. All participants will receive a free t-shirt and entered to win a $200 Safeway gift card. Please eat and drink plenty of fluids, be a minimum 110 pounds and generally healthy. Please bring a Donor Card or PhotoID. Be a minimum of 18 years old, or have parental consent for ages 16 and 17.


Garden Club: will meet at 6:30 PM on Monday, Oct. 23 in St. Stephen’s Church, 5th and Webster Streets in Colusa. This month’s guest speaker will be Anatoly Kuzmentko, a beekeeper that will speak about maintaining a personal hive. The program will begin at 7 PM and guests are welcome to attend.

Ukulele Club: Meets at 1 PM every Monday in the Colusa County Arts Council, on the corner of 5th and Market Streets in Colusa. For more information, call Jan Highman (530) 219-5129.

Colusa arts studio: will host pottery classes twice a month. Classes available, and Oct. 21. Located at 430 Market St., Ste. C in Colusa.

Men’s prostate support group: For men with prostate cancer, questions or concerns, their families and close friends. Wives are welcomed and encouraged to attend. Recent or past diagnosis, treated or exploring options. Meetings held on the second Wednesday of each month at Rideout Medical Center, 618 5th Street in Marysville in the first-floor conference room at 5:30 PM. For more information contact Jim Dye (530) 701-1643.

Community Group Meetings VFW Post 2441: held at 7 PM on the second Wednesday of the month, at the VFW Hall, 108 E Main St., Colusa.

American Legion Post 218: held at 7 PM on the first Tuesday of the month, at the American Legion Hall, 250 Oak St., Maxwell.

Pacific Flyway Quilters: held at 6:30 PM on the third Wednesday of every month at the Colusa Masonic Lodge 311 5th St. in Colusa.

Colusa County Farm Bureau: held at 6 PM on the fourth Monday of each month at the Bureau’s Office, 520 Market St., Colusa.

Friends of the Library: meet at noon on the second Monday of each month in the Morse Conference Room at the Library.

Chamber of Commerce: held at 3 PM on the first Wednesday of the month at 2963 Davison Ct., Colusa.

Colusa Rotary Meeting: held at noon, each week on Tuesday at the Colusa Golf and Country Club, 2224 Hwy 20, Colusa.

Citizens for a Better Williams: held at 6 PM on the fourth Monday of each month in the Lodge, 530 7th St., Williams.

Sacramento Valley Museum: held at 4 PM on the first Wednesday of the month. The museum is located at 1491 E. St., Williams.

Colusa Masonic lodge:  held at 7 PM on the second Thursday of the month. Dinner is served at 6 PM. Located at 311 5th St., Colusa.

Williams Community Center: held at 6:30 PM  on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 860 C St., Williams.

Indivisible Colusa: held at 6:30 PM on the first Monday of each month at the Lodge, 530 7th St., Williams. Also: informal coffee and conversation get-together on the third Saturday of each month, 9:30-11 AM at Caffeinated, 538 Market St., Colusa. Info: www.indivisiblecolusa.com.

Spanish Narcotic Anonymous: (Reuniones en Español de Narcotics Anonymous) meets at 7 PM each Monday and Friday, at 218 Eighth St. (B Street), in Williams.  www.norcana.org.


Colusa County Senior Lunch Program: held Monday through Friday from 11 AM to 1 PM at the Colusa Scout Cabin,  901 Parkhill St., Colusa. All seniors 60 years and older welcome. FREE transportation can be provided.  For more information call (530) 458-0380.

Williams Community Bingo: Held weekly on Monday, at 6 PM, at the Williams Community Center, 860 C St., Williams.

Colusa County Home Delivered Meals: Lunchtime meals delivered weekly to your home. Must be 60 years of age and older as well as meet the Home Delivery criteria. For more information contact Colusa County Public Health at 530-458-0380.

Colusa Adult Canteen: The Adult Canteen lunches, sponsored by the City of Colusa, is held at 12 Noon on the first Friday of each month at the Methodist Church Friendship Hall on the corner of Fifth and Oak Streets in Colusa. The Adult Canteen welcomes all seniors 50 years and older. The main dish is provided and those attending are encouraged to bring a side dish along with a donation of $3.00 per person. This is a wonderful time to socialize and be brought up to date on local activities. For more information, contact Mike Acosta at 530-458-4941, extension 108.