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lmN anmouuunam _ -- ......... 8B Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Thu, Jan. 12 Quincy: Words & Music, 7 p.m., Morning Thunder. Featuring FlyWire. Open stage follows featured set; sign to perform. Tickets $3. Beverages available for purchase. For information: Plumas Arts, 283-3402. up at the door Fri, Jan. 13 Greenhorn: Benefit potluck dinner, 6 p.m., Greenhorn Creek Guest house fire. Tickets $5 per person. Live music by Kelly evening; donation jar also available. All ages welcome. Ranch. All proceeds will benefit Barclay family, injured in Ann Miller. Fundraising games/drawings throughout the Sat, Jan. 14 Greenville: Firemen's Ball Dinner/Dance, Greenville Town Hall. Tickets $30, available at Company, Hunter Ace Hardware. For information, tickets: 284-7714. Evergreen Market, Mohawk Trading Volcanic National Park: Ranger-led snowshoe walk, 1:30 p.m., meet at Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Explore winter ecology and Lassen's geologic history for 1.5 to two hours. Must be at least 8, capable of moderate physical exercise. Infants and children in carriers not allowed. Wear boots, dress in warm layers, bring water bottle. Snowshoes provided, suggested donation $1. Reservations required for organized groups: 595-6133. For information: 595-4480. Westwood: Third annual Chowder Cook-Off, noon - 4 p.m., Westwood Visitors Center. Cook-off competition, barbecue oyster bar, no-host bar, live music, bounce house, 50150 drawing, craft vendors, family fun. Event will be held rain, snow or shine; snowmobile-accessible. Tasting kit $5. Chowder applications accepted up until the morning of the event. For information: Bridgett Bustamante, 588-3701; chamber office,.256-2456. Chester: Beginner cross-country facebook.comlstbemard. Sun, Jan. 15 ski lessons, St. Bernard Lodge. CONDITIONS PERMITTING. For information: Iohnsville: 20th annual Historic Longboard Revival plumasskiclub.org; Rob, 283-3381. Series race CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF SNOW. For information: Lassen Volcanic National Park: Ranger-led snowshoe walk, 1:30 p.m., meet at Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Explore winter ecology and Lassen's geologic history for 1.5 to two hours. Must be at least 8, capable of moderate physical exercise. Infants and children in carriers not allowed. Wear boots, dress in warm layers, bring water bottle. Snowshoes provided, suggested donation $1. Reservations required for organized groups: 595-6133. For information: 595-4480. Thu & Fri, Jan. 19 & 20 Quincy: "A Chance for Change," 7 p.m., Town Hall Theatre. Music, multimedia, acting show presented by Kaleidoscope, ASFRC, FRC drama club, FRC SIFE. Tickets $7 presale, available at Sights and Sounds, Carey Candy Co.; S10 at the door. Proceeds benefit Milissa Bridges Fight Cancer fund, THT Restoration Project. Sat, Jan. 21 Chester: Second annual Chilly Chili Cook-Off, Plumas Bank parking lot. Teams prepare 2 - 3 gallons of chili to serve public, judges, $25 entry fee per team. Tasting kit with ballot card $5, open to public. Trophies for People's Choice and Best Judged Chili. To register, donate: lakealmanorarea.com, 258-2426. Cross-country ski outing, St. Bernard Lodge. CONDITIONS PERMITTING. For information: facebook.com/stbemard. Lassen Volcanic National Park: Ranger-led snowshoe walk, 1:30 p.m., meet at Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Explore winter ecology and Lassen's geolog!c history for 1.5 to two hours. Must be at least 8, capable of moderate physical exercise. Infants and children in carriers not allowed. Wear boots, oress in warm layers, bring water bottle. Snowshoes provided, suggested donation $1. Reservations requ red for organized groups: 595-6133. For information: 595-4480. Quincy: Biscuits and Graw Breakfast, 8 a,m. - 1t a.m., Quincy Grange Hall. Usually held second Saturdays November- April, date moved for January. All you can eat, prize drawing. Sponsored by United Bikers of Northern Plumas chapter. Money goes to local charities. For information: 283-4950. Contra dance, 7:30 p.m., Quincy Vet's Hall. Easy and fun for all ages. Dances taught and called, brief introductory session included. For information: 283-0137. Sun, Jan. 22 Lassen Volcanic National Park: Ranger-led snowshoe walk, 1:30 p.m., meet at Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Explore winter ecology and Lassen's geologic history for 1.5 to two hours. M~t be at least.8, capable of moderate physical exercise. Infants and children in carriers not allowed. Wear boots, dress n warm layers, bring water bottle. Snowshoes provided, suggested donation $1. Reservations required for organized groups: 595-6133. For information: 595-4480. LETTERS, from page 7B Hamdi vs. U.S. Patriot Act, constitutes a l wrote to President Obama grave danger to every Defense Authorization Act. It and to Sen. Feinstein onAmerican. I'd like to note is good to know that someone NDAA. I made my opinion that President Barack Obama like Birman works on Con- clear that arbitrary arrest signed both acts into law, gressman McClintock's staff, should not be a matter of after both houses of Congress He speaks from the experi- legalistic interpretat ion in passed them. ence of his childhood under the United States of America. The Defense Authorization the totalitarianism of the Any 7-year-old should be able Act provides for the indefi- Soviet Union. He avoids con- to tell you that nothingnite detention of Americans fusing the issue of govern- of the sort is allowed in without charges or trial! ment oppression with left this country, and any hair- Obama previously said he or right economic questions, splitting constitutionaldisagreed with this provision He points out that adminis- lawyer who differs should be of the bill, but actually put :rations and members of- laughed out of the room.pressure on Congress to Congress from both parties if the government someday make sure it was included. are striving to undermine needs to take an extra- This bill is a companion our constitutional freedoms, ordinary action against to the bill that gives the Birman's non-partisan, terrorism, let them justify it president the power to staunchly American critique on the basis of the emergency order the assassination of is exactly appropriate, at hand. Authoritarianism U.S. citizens. The Patriot Act Some have argued that it is will not make us safer, permits government agencies too soon to be outraged. After Scott Corey to spy on American citizens all, Sen. Feinstein managed Quincy with self-written warrants, in to insist that the NDAA in- other words, no warrant at clude la.nguage to the effect Dangerous precedent all. that it did not authorize any- The guest column pub- Do you find these acts thing beyond the Constitu- lished Wednesday, Jan. 4 by alarming?Ido. tion. But that only muffles Igor Birman titled "Nothing I also wish to point out the underlying disagreement, to hide, everything to fear" that Ron Paul is the only Feinstein tried to get even about the passage of thepresidential candidate who better pro-liberty language. National Defense Authoriza- vigorously opposes these But others in Congress won tionAct, was very compelling tyrannical measures now by claiming that the NDAA and should Joe eye-opening signed into "law" which are provisions allowing the mill- to any concerned, thinking in complete violation of tary to arrest U.S. citizens American. I also appreciate the Fourth Amendment. without charge, and hold that Rep. Tom McClintockNowadays, "law" is whatever them indefinitely without has such an informed, free- Congress and the president trial, were actually redun- dom-loving chief of staff, say it is. not what the Consti- dant. These lawmakers be- Our civil liberties are tution established, a very lieve the government already indeed being undermined dangerous precedent. has that power under the daily, and the Defense Autho- Barbara MacArthur Supreme Court's decision in rization Act, as well as the Lake Almanor POEM OF THE WEEK American Life i~;: Poetry By Ted Kooser U.S. Poet Laureate, 2004 - 06 A wise friend told me that since the Age of Reason we've felt ire had to explain everything, and that as a result we've forgotten the value of mystery. Here's a poem by Lisel Mueller that celebrates mystery. Mueller is a Pulitzer Prize winning poet from Illinois. Sometimes, When the Light Sometimes, when the light strikes at odd angles and pulls you back into childhood and you are passing a crumbling mansion completely hidden behind old willows or an empty convent guarded by hemlocks and giant firs standing hip to hip, you know again that behind that wall, i hder e:tihcut flair oLthe willows ~7~" ~r something secret is-going on, so marvelous and dangerous that ff you crawled through and saw, you would die, or be happy forever. -- Lisel Mueller Poem copyright 1980 by Lisel Mueller American Life in Poetry is made possible by The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine. Thu.Jan. 26 Chester: Words & Music, 7 p.m., The Coffee Station.Open stage follows featured artist; sign Tickets $3. Beverages available for purchase. For information: Plumas Arts, 283-3402. up at the door to perform. Fri- Sat, Jan. 27 -28 Maybe: Annual Calpine Elks Crab Feed, 5 - 7 p.m., Calpine Elks Lodge at 71292 Highway 70. two for $70. Limited seating. For information, reservations: Eric Preinitz, 559-2425. Tickets $37.50 per person or Sat, Jan. 28 Lake Almanor: Peninsula Firemen's Association Crab Feed; social hour 5 p.m., dinner 6; Peninsula Fire Protection District Fire Station'No. 2 at 801 Golf Club Road in the Lake Almanor Country Club. All-you-ca-eat dinner indudes cracked Dungeness crab, salad, bread, dessert. No-host bar available. Proceeds benefit purchase of fire and medical equipment. Tickets $30, pre-sale only, available at Fire Station No. 2. @ Lassen Volcanic National Park: Ranger-led snowshoe walk, 1:30 p.m., meet at Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Explore winter ecology and Lassen's geologic history for 1.5 to two hours. Must be at least 8, capable of moderate physical exercise, infants and children in carriers not allowed. Wear boots, dress in warm layers, bring water bottle. Snowshoes provided, suggested donation $1. Reservations required for organized groups: 595-6133. For information: 595-4480. Sat-Sun, Jan. Z8-29 Chester: Sierra Nevada Dog Sled Races, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., next to Cedar Lodge Motel & RV. Show conditions, weather permitting. Viewing of racers and dogs available at the starting line behind Cedar Lodge at junction of highways 36 and 89. For information: lakealmaoorarea.com; Hugo Antonucci, (503} 404-0799; sndd.org. Sun, Jan. 29 Lassen Volcanic National Park: Ranger-led snowshoe walk, 1:30 p.m., meet at Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Explore winter ecology and Lassen's geologic history for 1.5 to two hours. Must be at least 8, capable of moderate physical exercise. Infants and children in carriers not allowed. Wear boots, dress in warm layers, bring water bottle. Snowshoes provided, suggested donation $1. Reservations required for organized groups: 595-6133. For information: 595-4480. **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, ernail iburke@plumasnews.com or call Ingrid Burke at 283-0800. For sporting events, including charity golf tournaments, call Shannon Morrow at 283~800 or emaii smorrow@plumasnew~com. We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number, as space permits. I BIB i i i IIBII i IBm i I i i i I I~l f I R m Bi SENIOR MENU Monday, Jan. 16 pie/ice cream All sites closed for Martin y0ur Luther King birthday. Thursday, Jan. 19 |area call: Chester, 394-7636; Tuesday, Jan. 17 Juice, hamburger/bun, oven Quincy, 283-0643; Greenville, |284-6608; Portola, 832-4173 Healthy Heart: baked fish, bul, fries, carrot/pineapple salad, (call day before to make reser- ghur pilaf, julienne carrots, red/greengrapes |vation); Blairsden, 836-0446 tossed green salad, orange sec- Friday, Jan. 20 | (Wednesdays only), tions Quincy site closed (county | Suggested lunch donation Wednesday, Jan. 18 furlough day). Lasagna, | price is $2.50. One guest may Cranberry juice, roast turkey, tossed green salad, steamed | accompany each senior, cranberry/orange sauce, bread spinach, french roll, mixed | $6 mandatory charge, stuffing, green beans, pumpkin berries/bananas ~ IIIlllililllllllill~ Fe=s~r R|v~t C, ott~ge