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r lOB Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter ARTS A.ND ENTERTAINMENT Events Around Plumas County Wed, Feb. 29 Quincy: Community Presentation by Tuskegee Airmen and widows, 10 a.m. - noon, Feather River College Gym at 570 Golden Eagle Ave.. Free admission. 'For information: Karen Pierson, 283-0202, ext. 273. Senior Nutrition Center Luncheon with the Tuskegee Airmen, noon, Veterans Hall at 274 Lawrence St. Menu in- rl,,d t,,rkey with all the trimmings. Cost is $2.50 for seniors, suggested donation of $6 for others. Onen to the public; advance reservations required. To reserve: 283-0643. Presentation by Tuskegee Airmen before showing of "Red Tails," 6:30 p.m., Town Hall Theatre at Main Street. Movie starts at 7 p.m. Tickets $10;' advance tickets available at Quincy Natural Foods, Carey Candy Co., Town Hall Theatre, online at plumasarts.org. Inaugural Donkey Basketball Tournament, 7 p.m. Quincy High School large gym. Community and schoo teams compete in 10-minute games shooting hoops while riding donk%,s. Pre-sale tickets available at Carey Candy Co., Epilog Books, Courthouse Cafe: adults $8, students (grades seven - 12) $6, children (grades six and below) $4. Tickets at the door: adults $10, students $8, children $6. All proceeds support QHS students. Fri, March 2 Quincy: Artist's reception, 5 - 8 p.m., P]'umas County Museum at 500 Jackson St. Featuring photographer Carnie Jackson. "People and Places of Plumas County" show runs through April 30 in Stella Fay Miller Gallery. For infermation: 283-6320, Sat, March 3 Greenville: "Winter Ball," The Waystation. For information: 284-6018. Lake Almanor: Rescheduling of Lake Almanor Snowmobile Club's annual Presidents Day.Poker Run HAS BEEN CANCELLED due to lack of snow. No additional reschedule dates. t Lassen Volcanic National Park: Ranger-led snowshoe walk, 1:30 p.m., meet at Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Explorewinter 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. Reno: Feather River College rodeo team banquet, doors open at 6 p.m., Atlantis Casino and Resort. Meet the team, live and silent auctions, live music, awards. Tickets $30. All proceeds benefit the Rodeo Program. For information, tick- ets: Jesse Segura, jsegura@frc.edu, 283-0202, ext. 306. Sierra Valley: Signups for youth trap shooting program, 10 a.m., Sierra Valley Gun Club on A23, Open to children 9 - 18 that are interested in learning about trap shooting. Participants can try the sport for $5. Equipment can be provided. For in- formation: Tom Ketchum, 993-0226. Table Mountain: Guided tours, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve near Oroville. Department of Fish and Game presents discussions of area geology, vistas, wildflowers, vernal pools, more. Tours last two hours, cover un- even rocky terrain. Wear sturdy, closed-toed shoes; bring water, snacks. Advance registration required at dfg.ca.govllandslerlregion21northtable.html. Space limited, early registration recommended. Free; online donations requested. For information: DFG Interpretive Services, (916) 358-2869. Sun, March4 Lassen Volcanic National Park: Ranger-led snowshOe'wafl';"lL:30p:nt; ' meet at' Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Explore winter ecology and geologic hutory for !.5 to tW hours. Mus(be at least 8, capable of moderate physical exercise. Infants. and chiidren in carriers not allowed. VVear boots, dress in warm layers, bring water bottle. Snowshoes provided, suggested donation $1. Reservations required for organized groups: 595-6133. For information: 59-4480. Tue, March 6 Quincy: Feather River College Entrepreneurship Speakers .Series, 6:30 - 8 p.m., Room 103 in Feather River College Learning Resource Center. Valerie Flanigan, of Flanigan-Leavitt, will speak on "Mitigating Risk in Uncertain Times." Free ad- mission and parking. For information: Amy Schulz, 283-0202, ext. 358. Thu, March 8 Quincy: Words & Music, 7 p.m., Morning Thunder. Open stage follows featured artist; sign up at the door to perform. Tick- ets $3. Beverages available for purchase. For information: Plumas Arts, 283-3402. Fri, March 9 Quincy: Pirate Night at the Theater; dinner 5:15 - 6:30 p.m., theater 7 - 9 p.m.; Springs of Hope Christian Fellowship at 59 Bell Lane. Plumas Christian School family spaghetti dinner event features PCS band, Mini Pirates, middle school drama team, high school drana team, Beautiful Feet Dance Company. Admission free; donations appreciated. Pro- ceeds benefit PCS, drama department. Sat, March 10 Greenville: Annual Jiggs Dinner, 5 - 7 p.m., Masonic Lodge at the corner of Main and Mill streets. Put onby the ladies of the Eastern Star and Sincerity Chapter. For information: 284-6643. Plumas Talespinners StorySlam!, 7 - 9 plm., Indian Valley Recreation and Parks District Community Center at 209 Crescent St. (Highway 89). Storytelling competition open to the public to attend and perform personal five-minute true story on theme "rescued." Sponsored by Plumas Talespinners Quincy and Indian Valley chapters. Judging, prizes, live music, refreshments for sale. Adults $5, students with ID $3.12 teller spots. Non:alcoholic, non-smoking event. For information, to sign up: 284-6393. Lassen Volcanic National Park: Ranger-led snowshoe walk, 1:30 p.m., meet at Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Explore winter ecologyand La,sen's geologic history for 1.5 to.two hours. Must beat 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. Quincy: Noodles and Notes, Pangaea Cafe and Pub. Dinner seatings at 5, 6:15, 7:15 p.m. High school musicians will pro- vide jazz music as entertainment. About 70 tickets available per seating. Tickets, $15, include food and .music; available at Quincy Natural Foods, Pangaea. All proceeds (except from sale of alcohol) go to Quincy Junior-Senior High Music Department. Table Mountain: Guided tours, 10 a.m.-and 1 p.m., North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve near Oroville. Department of Fish and Game presents discussions of area geology, vistas, wildflowers, vernal pools, more. Tours last two hours, cover un- even rocky terrain. Wear sturdy, closed-toed shoes; bring water, snacks. Advance registration required at dfg.ca.gov/lands/er/region2/northtable.html. Space limited, early registratiofi recommended. Free; online donations requested. For information: DFG Interpretive Services, (916) 358-2869. **To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, email iburke@plumasnews.com or call Ingrid Burke at 2830. For sporting events, induding charity golf tournaments, call Shannon Morrow at 283-0800 or email smorrow@plumasnews.com. We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number, as space permit i F m --- m m m m m m m m --, m m !1 SENIOR. MENU Monday, March5 Roast chicken, brown rice, mar- i For the nutrition site in your inated vegetables, warm whole i! larea call: "Chester, 394-7636; grain roll, sliced peaches ,Quincy, 283-0643; Greenville, i: |284-6608; Portola, 832-4173 Tuesday, March 6 - "(call- day before to make *High sodium day. |reservation); Blairsden, 836- Vegetarian. Spinach salad, "0446 (Wednesdays only), egg sandwich, navy bean soup, i" |Suggested lunch donation cubed pineapple ii I .price is $2.50. One guest may |accompany each senior, Wednesday, March 7 ii I. " mandatory ..--.charge' ...-- Orange juice,, pork roast, peas j I m m m m m B and cauliflower, baked acorn squash, warm whole grain| bread, sliced apples I Thursday, March 8 Ethnic. Enchiladas, black | beans, spanish rice, spinach salad, citrus cup | Friday, March 9 | Swedish meatballs, noodles, stir fry vegetables, mandarin | oranges, pudding  ---  am m -- mm am am ..I Airmen land in Quincy today Col. George S. "Spanky" Roberts was a member of the first class of pilots to graduate from the Army Air Corps pilot training program. Roberts Commanded the 99th Fighter Squadron and the 332nd Fighter Group during World War II, Post-WWlI, Roberts was the first African-American officer to command a racially mixed unit. He also fought in the Korean War as commander of the 51st Air Base Group and the base at Suwon, Korea. Highly decorated, Roberts retired from the military in 1968 and began a banking career with Wells Fargo. He retired in 1982 and died shortly thereafter. Photo courtesy National Museum of the U.S. Air Force The Tuskegee Airmen tions of the Tuskegee Air- TuskegeeAirmen have several appearances in men. District 4 Supervisor schedule for Feb. 29 Quincy today. The best op- portunity is at Feather Riv- er College in the gymnasi- um between 10a.m. and noon. Members of the group will talk about their World War II experience. As of lastThursday, Feb. 23, Senior Nutrition Center lunch tickets had sold out and Plumas Arts Director Roxanne Valladao said the Wednesday night showing of "Red Tails" has nearly sold out: Valiadao advised movie- goers to check ticket avail- ability by calling Plumas Arts, 283-3402, or the Town Hall Theatre, 283-1140, be- fore going to the movie house. At its regular meeting Feb. 21, the Board of Super- visors approved a proclama- tion to honor the contribu- Lori Simpson will react the proclamation at lunch. Edith Roberts, widow of the late Col. George S. Roberts and an active mem- ber of Tuskegee Airmen Inc., will talk about the Tuskegee Airmen Living History project. She will also share her re- flections on the cultural and historical impact of the Tuskegee Airmen. Roberts, a former teacher, married her husband, the first cadet to enter the Tuskegee program and a member of the first graduat- ing class of pilots, following his graduation in 1942. TheForest Service has sponsored the visit in recog- nition of Black ttistor'y Month. This year's theme is. Black Women in American l!jstory and Culture. Community presentation, Feather River Collegemulti- purpose room at 570 Golden Eagle Ave., Quincy. Tuskegee Airmen and widows will be available 10 a.m. -noon. Admission is free. For ,more information, contact Karen Pierson at 283-0202, ext. 273. Senior Nutrition Center luncheon, Veterans Hall at 274 Lawrence St., Quincy. Tuskegee Airmen will be at the center for lunch at noon. Menu " includes turkey with all the trim- mings. This event has sold out. "Red Tails" showing, Town Hall Theatre on Main Street, Quincy. Tuskegee Airmen will be on hand at 6:30 p.m.; movie starts at 7 p.m. Call Town Hall Theatre for ticket availability; as of press time, the Wednesday show was almost sold out. The movie will also show at 7 p.m. March 1; regular admission applies. MARCH ADNES .) 2 for I SPECIAL ............. on Dinner Entree Treat a friend to, Dinner ,0 y. " N RENS:ERVATIONS for hldl and diaaer / Open Tues-Sat 5-8pm 283-0114 189 Main St., Quincy t,