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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter wednesday, April 15, 2015 13B social Plumas Arts will hold the second of three Plumas Artisan Made workshops Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This workshop will focus on social media and marketing for artists. Kristin York of the Sierra Business Council will present the information. The workshop intends to help artists design an effective social media strategy and prioritize where to spend their time. Participants will learn about the multitude of social media channels available, how to create a strategy that is appropriate for their businesses and how to maximize exposure to target customer bases. The workshop will start with baseline assessment and goals, then review the pros and cons of various platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Linked|n, Google Plus, Pinterest, Instagram, Yelp and other specialty sites. This workshop is designed to give the tools to implement social media strategy. Plumas Arts invites those interested to bring their computers and join the fun. The workshop is free to Plumas Arts Artist Members ($40 a year) or $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required and limited to 20 people. The workshop will be at the Quincy Collective, 91 Church St on the corner of Church and Lawrence streets in Quincy. Contact Kara Rockett-Arsenault at (530) 616-8866 or info@plumas to reserve a space. The workshop will be interactive, so bring a laptop, tablet, or smart phone to join in. Wesley, left, and Cougan Stark are no Strangers to the stage. Photos submitted Jacek, left, Jam|son, middle, and Kiena Rose are the Bombastic Strings. The Van Pelt siblings are from Quincy. musicians Not just one, but two when his family was the groups of young musicians headliner. He did not like will be featured at Portola playing percussion so began Words & Music on Friday, to learn guitar and mandolin April 17, at 7 p.m. soon after. The two groups, Bombastic Now they play and sing on Strings and The Stark Bros their own and have are no strangers to the stage, performed at Words & Music and bring great talent and several times over the years. musicianship to their Theydo covers bUt also have performances, some original work. Held at the Williams House Doors open at 7 p.m. on Highway 70, right across Admission is $3 at the door. the highway from Sierra Music begins at 7:15 p.m. Energy, a "bring your own" Open stage follows the beverages and snacks policy featured set. Any aspiring will be observed for the poets, musicians, evening, storytellers, actors or Bombastic Strings is performers are encouraged to composed of the three young sign up at the door for a five- Van Pelt siblings from to seven-minute time slot. All Quincy. Jacek, age 13, plays music performances must be cello; Kiena Rose, i0, plays acoustic only. Original work violin and viola; and is encouraged, but not Jam|son, 7, plays violin, required. Johny McDonald from Face Words & Music is a the Music Studio will program of Plumas Arts, accompany them on guitar featuring acoustic and mandolin, performances of music and The Stark Bros also the spoken word. Portola known as Wesley and Cougan Words & Music is produced Stark, are natives of Plumas in partnership with the city County. They've both been of Portola. playing and singing music For more information since they were very young, about this or any of the many Wesley started playing programs sponsored by guitar at age 9 when he began Plumas Arts, please call receiving lessons from 283-3402, visit online Andrew Ohren and had his or stop by the first taste of performing at Plumas Arts Gallery located the Feather Arts Center in at 525 Main St. in Quincy. downtown Portola. Office hours are Cougan made his debut at Wednesday, through Friday the Center also at 6 years old from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. F I m ~11 m m m m m m m m m II SENIOR Wednesday, April 22 m Spaghetti, broccoli, green II MENU salad, grapes, french Monday, April 20 bread | Tuna melt, green pea Thursday, April 23 | salad, orange slices Chef salad, navy bean soup, mixed fruit, dinner | Tuesday, April 21 roll Pork roast, sweet potato, | peas/cauliflower, Friday, April 24 applesauce, whole grain Beef stir fry, brown rice, ,roll fruit cocktail | ,*Vegetarian Meal; **Healthy Heart Meal | ***This item's menu may contain over 1,000 mg of Sodium | | 284-6608 (day before for reservation); Portola, 832-4173; Blairsden| open Wed. only, call 832-4173 Tuesday for reservations. Suggested | donation $2.50 for 60 yrs & older. One guest may accompany each| senior, $6 mandatory charge. Menus may change. Noon at all sites.- ~lm m m m m m I m m m m m m I1~ To send a legal: To send an advertisement: mail@plumasnews.c0m Thu Quincy: , "Local Women Making a Local Difference ; social hour 6 p.m dinner 6:30; Tulsa Scott Pavilion at Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Seventh annual recognition dinner hosted by Soroptimist International of Quincy. Tickets $25, public invited. For information, reservations: Joyce Scroggs, 283-0795. Beckwourth: Fire Line Safety Awareness for Hired Vendors, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m 8eckwourth Fire Department. Eight-hour FSTEP course required for all vendors for hire by state of California, U.S. Forest Service. Class repeats April 18, May 16 (if needed). Tuition $75 per person, class size limited. To RSVP: Beckwourth Fire Department, 832-1008 Quincy: Live music, Main Street Sports Bar and Lounge at 395 Main St. Funky reggae jam music by ZuhG. For information: 283-9788. Genesee: Native plant walk, 10 a.m Heart K Ranch. Feather River Land Trust hosts outing led by California Native Plant Society member David Popp. For information: Vanessa, 283-5758. Graeagle: Annual Horses Unlimited barbecue, 3 - 6 p.m Indian Peak Vineyards. Fundraiser supports therapeutic riding programs, includes speaker, giveaways. Tickets $10. For information: Kimbedy Walker, 927-8361,; Greenville: Hunter safety course begins, 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Meets at Masonic Lodge, finishes at firing range. Class continues April 25 9 a.m. - 2 p.m April 26 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Free; bring sack lunch. Kids under 18 need parent/guardian permission. Class size limited. For reservations: Joe Castillo, 284-6145; Frank Williams, 284-6179. Quincy: Plumas Rural Services workshop, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Workshop for early childhood educators, family child care providers, parents includes Continental breakfast, lunch, giveaway, presentation by Barbara Kaiser, co-author of "Challenging Behavior in Young Children." $10 nonrefundable registration fee. For information: Debbie, 283-4453, ext. "824. Swing Into Spring: A Night for the Children, 6- I0 p,m Quincy Elks Lodge. Fundraiser for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) includes dancing, dessert, silent auction, no-host wine bar, live music, DJ. Tickets $I0, available at Epilog Books, Carey Candy Co. Susanville: Sage Grouse lek viewing, meet 5 a.m. at McDonald's parking lot. Gale Dupree leads Plumas Audubon outing to Skedaddle Mountain or Spanish Springs arriving before sunrise. Taylorsville: Shuffleboard tournament, 6 p.m Taylorsville Tavern. Fundraiser for Taylorsville Pool includes spaghetti dinner. Tournament finale April 25. For information: Dot| McDowell, 284-7532. Sat-Sun llti118-19 Portola: Annual Cabin Fever Quilt Show; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sun; Father Burns Social Hall at 100 Pine St. Quincy: Field trip fundraiser, 7 a.m. - 2 p.m Courthouse Caf6. Students act as hosts, share experiences. Proceeds support sixth-grade Plumas to Pacific watershed education trip. For information: Kristy, 283-2208. Quincy: American Valley 4-H tacos to go fundraiser, 4:30 - 7 p.m La Sierra Lanes. Proceeds support pig project. For information: 283-I 633. Quincy: Bike to Beaver Tour. Meet at Feather River College Bike Barn 4 p.m. for silkscreen demonstration, free shirt. Rent or bring bike for ride to Leonhardt Learning Landscapes for beaver presentation. Families, kids welcome. For information: Feather River Land Trust, 283-5758. California native plant gathering, 6 p.m Plumas County Library at 445 Jackson St. Meeting held to connect, learn with others interested in seeing, growing, propagatingl sharing knowledge on natives. Main topics: field trips, plant ID. Bring knowledge, ideas to share. For information: David Popp, 283-1350. Cultural Fair, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m Feather River College. Students show off their cultures and countries of origin with informational booths set up on the campus' lower green. Booths include music, dances, games and food. For information: Jan Prichard, 283-0202, ext. *322. Quincy: Trash pickup contest, Feather River College. Celebrates Earth Day with prizes for most trash, biggest piece, most unusual piece. Quincy: Earth Week activities, Town Hall Theatre. Information fair outside, inside theatre 5 p.m.; Community Sustainability Awards announced 7 p.m.; followed by screening of "OR-7: The Journey." Presale tickets, $10, available at Plumas Arts, Epilog Books, Quincy Natural Foods, Carey Candy Co. Tickets $15 at the door. For information: Dr. Dada DeRuiter, 283,0202, ext. 262, dderuiter@frc.edul " ' ' Graeagle: Plumas County Republicans meeting, 11 a.m luncheon at noon, Graeagle Meadows Clubhouse. Susan Tully, National Field Director for the Federation for American Immigration Reform, will be the featured speaker, address the issue of human trafficking of undocumented children who were brought into the United States last summer. Tully has appeared on Fox News with Bret Hume, CNN with Lou Dobbs, Geraldo Rivera, Dan Rather, and lO0's of talk radio interviews. Luncheon reservations ($20) are requested by Monday, April 20. Call Liz Holston at 836-4428 or Marlene Nelson at 836-1547. Sierra Valley: Plumas Audubon outing at Robert| Ranch, meet 8:45 a.m. at parking area across from A23/Highway 70 junction. Led by David Arsenault. Bring food, water. For information: Arsenault, 592-0672. Quincy: "Aladdin Jr."; 7 p.m. Fri, 2 and 4:30 p.m. Sat; West End Theatre. Magic Beanstalk Players present spring musical. Tickets $10 adults, $5 students; on sale at Carey Candy Co Epilog Books,