Wed., March 31
Collage workshop -- Dream Board Collage Workshop, 5:50 to 7:30 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake Street, Mount Shasta. Learn how to make a dream board that reflects who you are and what you want to create in your life. Cost: $10 each. Space is limited. To register: 926-1400.
Scrub sale -- Mercy Mt. Shasta Auxiliary’s annual Scrub Sale, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mercy Medical Center, outside conference room, Mount Shasta. Solids, prints, shoes, jackets, etc. will be available from Care Ware Uniforms.
Dunsmuir museum -- Dunsmuir Railroad Depot Historical Society is in the process of re-establishing the Dunsmuir Museum, adjacent to its Railroad Display Room. If you are interested in volunteering at the museum or have items of interest on Dunsmuir history to share by loan or donation call 235-0839.
Monetary donations can be mailed to: Dunsmuir Depot Society, PO Box 324, Dunsmuir, CA 96025. Mark “donation for museum.”
Income tax preparation -- Jefferson Economic Development Institute operates a free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance site through the IRS. Free tax preparation is available throughout Siskiyou County on a weekly basis through April 15, by appointment only.
To qualify, taxpayers must have an AGI of $48,000 or less. Info/to schedule appointment: 926-6670 or 866-6670.
Thurs., April 1
• Health consultations -- Herb specialist Sandy Patterson will offer free personal health consultations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sereni-Tea, 319 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta. Info: 926-1688.
• Herbal health class-- 4 to 5 p.m., Sereni-Tea, 319 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta. Facilitated by herb specialist Sandy Patterson. Learn how to cleanse your body and lose weight; and how to maximize weight loss and keep it off. Free samples. Info: 938-3907.
• Child support workshop -- Siskiyou Modoc Child Support Services free workshop for parents interested in applying for the Compromise of Arrears Program, 2 to 4 p.m., SMCSS, 1215 S. Main Street, second floor, Yreka.
The COAP program allows parents to pay off support debt that is owned to the state of California by offering partial payment. Agency staff will be available to answer questions and help complete application forms.
Recurring workshops held the first Thursday monthly. For application packet and to reserve space at the workshop: 841-4388.
Blood drive -- BloodSource community blood drive, 2 to 6:30 p.m., Dunsmuir Community Building, 4835 Dunsmuir Avenue, Dunsmuir. Info: (530) 243-0160 or www.bloodsource.org
Horsemen meeting -- Top of the State Back Country Horsemen meeting, 7:30 p.m., CAL FIRE training room, Yreka. Guest speaker: Jimmy Galvan, conservation supervisor, California Conservation Corps. Discussion on cooperative arrangements between the CCC and BCHC. Info: 842-0882.
Public forum -- Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public review and comment process of the final Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement and final Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement at the Yreka Community Theatre, 812 N. Oregon Street, Yreka. Two sessions: 2 to 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. until completion.
Fri., April 2
• Laughter tune-up session -- 1 p.m., Wellness Center, 633 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Strength your laugh muscles and bring more lightness into your life. All are welcome, just show up. Free. Info: 926-4770.
April 2 and 3
Rummage sale -- Snip N’ Save Storewide Rummage Sale, Friday and Saturday, April 2 and 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 315 Chestnut Street, Mount Shasta. Entry fee: one or more canned goods, to help support emergency food pantries in Siskiyou County. Proceeds from rummage sale go towards the Spay and Neuter Incentive Program. Info: 926-0400.
Sat., April 3
• Motorcycle ride -- Christian Motorcyclists Association/Siskiyou Servants 1st Saturday Fellowship/Lunch Ride. Meet at 10 a.m. at the old Denny’s parking lot in Yreka (weather permitting). All are invited. Info: 938-0601.
• Saturday bazaar -- 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 5731 Dunsmuir Avenue, Dunsmuir. Home goods, clothing, jewelry, knick knacks, arts and crafts activities, contests with prizes, free gift with any purchase of baked goods. Proceeds benefit the Supporting Creativity with Recycled Art Projects for Sustainability. Info: 925-5486.
• Lasagna dinner -- 5 to 7 p.m., the Coffee Connection, 408 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta. Homemade lasagna with or without meat, salad, bread, beverage and ice cream cup. Cost: $7, adults; $4, children under age 10. Proceeds benefit the Coffee Connection, a non-profit Christian coffeehouse.
Wed., April 7
• Grange meeting -- Scott Valley Grange monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Grange Hall, Greenview. Presentation by Kermith R. Walters, Siskiyou County Superintendent of Schools. Participants are invited to ask questions. Grange goal: To keep the public informed about Scott Valley and what is happening around you.
• Herbal health class-- 7:30 p.m., Wellness Center, 633 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Facilitated by herb specialist Sandy Patterson. Learn how to cleanse your body and lose weight; and how to maximize weight loss and keep it off. Info: 938-3907.
Diabetes support -- Diabetes Support Group will meet at Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake Street, Mount Shasta. Topic: “Dealing with emotional stress of living with chronic illness and diabetes.” Presented by Dr. Kris Barry. Info: 926-1400.
• Segregation Center presentation -- Art Kameda will give a PowerPoint presentation about the World War II Tule Lake Segregation Center at 7 p.m. at College of the Siskiyous, Emergency Services Training Center, Room 107 in Weed. Includes showing of the movie, “The Cats of Mirikitani.” Sponsored by the COS Diversity Council.
Republican meeting -- South Siskiyou Republican Women Federated general meeting, 11:45 a.m. promptly, Mount Shasta Resort (check in early). Guest speaker: Dave Meurer, Congressman Wally Herger’s district field representative. Cost: $11 for lunch, refreshment and gratuity. RSVP: 926-0327.
Soup & movie night -- Mount Shasta Friends of Tibetan Culture’s Soup and Movie Night at 1520 Shasta Acres Road, Mount Shasta. Vegetarian soup with bread served at 6 p.m.; film begins at 6:30 p.m. DVD presentation given by His Holiness the Dalai Lama titled, “Harmony in Diversity: How to Move From Conflict.” Cost: $10 each. Those with financial needs can participate in work exchange program by calling 859-1007 prior to event. Info: above number, 926-1271 or www.mountshastafriendsoftibetanculture.org
Family fun night -- Lake Shastina Community Bible Church, Family Fun Night for parents and their children, 7 to 9 p.m., 5826 Jackson Ranch Road, Lake Shastina. Bring your favorite old fashion games to share. Info: 938-2525.
History night -- Sisson Museum History Night fundraiser and opening of the 2010 season, 6:30 p.m., Sisson Museum, 1 N. Old Stage Road, Mount Shasta. Raffles, refreshments, speakers highlighting the new Indian basket display and Boy Scouts of America Centennial. Tickets: $15, available at Mount Shasta Chamber of Commerce or at the door.
Clothing give-away -- Free Clothing Give-Away, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hope Community Church, 974 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Everyone is welcome to come and take as many clothes as they would like.
Clean and in good shape clothing for the give-away will be accepted on the front porch of the church April 3-8. Info: 926-2847.
Museum opens -- Sisson Museum Opening, 1 to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 1 N. Old Stage Road in Mount Shasta.
Circles of Healing -- A drop-in support group for those whose lives have been touched by cancer or chronic illness, including patients, loved one and caregivers. Begins at 12:30 p.m. in Mount Shasta. Focus: Participants will create intention cards for healing. Info: 926-1694, www.thecirclesofhealing.org or email@example.com
Taste of Dunsmuir -- Progressive dinner with seatings at 4:30, 5:15 and 6 p.m., downtown Dunsmuir. Sengthong’s Blue Sky Room, Cornerstone Bakery and Cafe, Dunsmuir Brewery, Cafe Maddalena, and Brown Trout Cafe will offer a sampling of their best fare, artistically presented and accompanied with a glass of libation. Music provided by Allison & Victor at the Brown Trout.
Tickets: $65 each, available at Dunsmuir Chamber of Commerce, 5915 Dunsmuir Avenue. Proceeds benefit Dunsmuir Visitor Center and Chamber of Commerce. Info 235-2177 or www.dunsmuir.com
Casino night -- Western Casino Night fundraiser for Weed Revitalization Coalition, 6:30 p.m., Weed Mercantile Mall. Craps, blackjack, roulette, poker and bingo. Food buffet, no-host bar. Silent auction and door prizes. Tickets: $20 each, includes food buffet and $100 value in chips. Advance sales in Weed at Tri Counties Bank, US Bank and Weed Mercantile. Must be 21 years or older.
Dance benefit -- Save the Rain Dance Benefit, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., Sisson School gym, Mount Shasta. Includes silent auction and dinner. Live music provided by African band, Jujuba. Tickets: $15, which is enough of a donation to bring clean water to one person in Africa for the rest of their life.
Dementia workshop --
Dementia Behaviors and How to Cope workshop, Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake Street, Mount Shasta. Learn about behaviors you will encounter with dementia and identify effective coping strategies. Info: 926-1400.
• Seniors trip -- Siskiyou Golden Seniors trip to Rolling Hills Casino, pick-up time, 7:15 a.m. sharp from the Weed Mercantile; with additional pick-up in front of Mount Shasta Cinemas in the Mount Shasta Shopping Center at 7:45 a.m. Includes breakfast buffet with time to gamble and shop afterwards in Redding. Return arrival time, 8 p.m. Info: 938-4606.
Blood drive -- BloodSource community blood drive, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Center, 629 Alder Street, Mount Shasta. Donors receive free BloodSource t-shirt. Info: 1-866-822-5663 or www.bloodsource.org
Preschooler workshop -- Songs, Finger Plays and Games for Preschoolers workshop, 3 to 5:30 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake Street, Mount Shasta. Come dressed and ready to sing with your child, ages 3 to 5. Learn how you can help your child get the skills needed to be “ready for school” at a proven developmentally appropriate way. Facilitated by Karen Pautz. To register: 926-1400.
Motorcycle meeting -- Siskiyou Servants/Christian Motorcyclist Association holds its business meeting on the 3rd Tuesday monthly beginning April 20 at 6 p.m. at the Purple Plum Restaurant 105 E. Miner Street in Yreka. Info: 938-0601.
• CASA training -- Court Appointed Special Advocates For Children, new volunteer training, Mondays and Wednesdays, April 21 through May 24, 5:45 to 9 p.m., CASA of Siskiyou County office, 700 S. Main Street, Suite 4, Yreka. Applications must be submitted by April 19. Applications available at www.siskiyoucasa.org Info: 841-0844.
Interactive workshop -- Songs, Finger Plays and Games workshop, 10 a.m. to noon, Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake Street, Mount Shasta. An interactive workshop for parents and their toddles ages 0-36 months, facilitated by Karen Pautz. Leave with games, songs and activities to enhance your child’s brainpower and increase self-esteem. To register: 926-1400.
• Fisherman’s dinner -- Mount Shasta City Firefighters 5th annual Fisherman’s Dinner and Auction, 5 p.m., St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Parish Hall, Mount Shasta. Tickets: $20, available at Mount Shasta City Hall or from Mount Shasta firefighters.
All proceeds go to the Mount Shasta Firefighter’s Association for fire equipment and donation to other non-profit organizations throughout the community.
• Spaghetti supper -- Mount Shasta High School Senior Spaghetti Supper fundraiser, Mount Shasta Elks Lodge, 326 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta. No-host bar, 5 p.m.; supper served, 6 p.m. Silent art auction and dessert auction to follow.
Tickets: $15, presale; $20, at the door. Tickets available at local Mount Shasta downtown businesses or call 926-3811. Proceeds benefit senior students graduation trip. This is not a school sponsored event.
• Chili dump -- Lake Shastina’s 8th annual Chili Dump, 6 p.m., Lake Shastina Community Center. Features chili samples, door prizes and drawings, and musical entertainment. Open to the general public but the chili judging is limited to the first 12 who apply to be in the contest.
Those who attend are asked to bring either chili and/or a dessert. Coffee, tea and punch provided. A $2 per person donation is requested at the door. Proceeds help put the event on with extra funds used for community improvement. This is an RSVP event: 938-1612.
Golf tournament -- To benefit the Coffee Connection, a non-profit Christian coffeehouse in Mount Shasta. Begins at 8 a.m. at the Lake Shastina Golf Resort. Competition is combination individual play, gross and net, and four man, best ball team play. Prizes for individual, gross and net, closest to the pin, longest drive, team best ball, and low gross.
Entrance fee: $55, includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart, prizes and lunch. Sign-up forms available at the Coffee Connection, various community churches and Lake Shastina Golf Course. For reservations: (530) 262-5459.
Memory screening -- 1 to 4 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake Street, Mount Shasta. Designed for those caring for a loved one who is experiencing memory problems and/or have a history of alzheimer’s or dementia in your family. Includes free, confidential memory screenings and other intellectual functions. Info: 926-1400.
April 30 & May 1
Spring festival -- Sacramento River Spring Festival, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The River Exchange, 5937 Sacramento Avenue, Dunsmuir. Fun-filled educational street faire featuring watershed and wildlife exhibits, fly fishing, fly tying exhibitions, hands-on activities for kids of all ages, art, music, food and more. Free admission. Info: 235-2012 or www.riverexchange.org
Antique evaluation -- The 2nd Antique Evaluation fundraiser, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mount Shasta City Park, main lodge. Find out the value and history of hidden treasures in your home. Antique appraisers on site. Cost: $5 per item, maximum of three items per person. Proceeds benefit Mount Shasta Community Resource Center. Info: 926-1400.
Golf tournament -- Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta Auxiliary’s annual Spring Into Spring Golf Tournament will take place at the Mount Shasta Resort. Proceeds go towards the purchase of vans used by the Auxiliary for free public transportation to Mercy Medical Center and offices of Mercy Mt. Shasta’s medical staff. To reserve a spot in tournament: 926-9358.
Armed Forces event -- County-wide event to honor our military personnel, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Siskiyou County Fairgrounds, Winema Hall, Yreka. Includes displays, resource booths, entertainment and ceremony.
Breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m.; Entertainment, 9 to 11 a.m.; Resource Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Appreciation Ceremony, 11 a.m. to noon; lunch, noon to 1 p.m. Info: 842-8010 or 841-2761.
Pie social -- Dunsmuir Railroad Depot Historical Society’s 2nd annual Pie Social fundraiser, 10 a.m. (until pies are gone), Amtrak Depot in Dunsmuir. Local pie makers are asked to donate their favorite/famous pie(s) by calling: 235-0839. Funds raised support the continued maintenance of the Depot.
Dogwood Daze of Dunsmuir -- Dunsmuir Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the planting of over 52 dogwood trees in Dunsmuir. Merchants will hold sidewalk sales and offer special attractions in costumes of Dogpatch. The chamber urges everyone to wear Dogpatch costumes of Daisy mae and Lil’ Abner.
Includes dogwood tree drive, flower show, garden tour, doggie parade and pet adoption, pie social, tri-tip sandwiches at ballpark, Dunsmuir High School’s Sadie Hawkins Race and Marriage Booth at ballpark, Grower’s Market, and prime rib street dinner. Info: 235-2177.
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American Legion -- Chula Unit 92 meets 1st Monday monthly, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall Annex, McCloud.
Al-Anon family group -- 7 p.m., Church of the Nazerene, 415 Evergreen Lane, Yreka.
Mount Shasta Lions Club -- Meets 1st and 3rd Monday monthly, spring through fall. November through April, 1st Monday monthly. No meeting in December. Meetings held at 6 p.m. at The Tree House, 111 Morgan Way, Mount Shasta. Visitors welcome; 926-3982.
Senior exercise class -- Senior women exercise class, 10 a.m., Dunsmuir Recreation Building. Classes are also held on Wed. and Fri.; 235-2816 or 235-4309.
Peace meetings -- Women Building Bridges for Peace meet 2nd and 4th Mon. evenings, monthly, call for time and location; 926-3417 or 926-6836.
Railroad breakfast -- A get together for retired and working railroad crews out of Dunsmuir. Meet last Mon. monthly, 10 a.m., Tree House, Mount Shasta.
Narcotics Anonymous -- 7 p.m., 312 Alma St., Mount Shasta; pager: 842-7502.
Tech workshops -- Siskiyou Media Council offers workshops on video production related topics on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday monthly, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., College of the Siskiyous TV studio, LRC 2 in Weed. Bring laptop, camera and questions. Learn editing tips, Internet social networking tools and more; 471-5910 or mctv15.org
MCTV15 orientation -- 7 to 9 p.m., College of the Siskiyous TV studio, LRC 2 in Weed. Learn valuable media skills, produce your own show, or help neighbors make their’s; 471-5910 or visit mctv15.org
Motorcycle meeting -- Siskiyou Servants/Christian Motorcyclist Association business meeting, 3rd Tuesday monthly, 6 p.m., Purple Plum Restaurant, Yreka; 938-0601.
Siskiyou Adult School -- 4 to 8 p.m., Jefferson High School, 720 Rockfellow Dr., Mount Shasta. Earn high school diploma or study for GED. Enrollment open at any point during 2009-2010 school year; 926-0425.
Al-Anon family group -- For women only. 3 p.m., Dunsmuir Library, 5714 Dunsmuir Avenue, Dunsmuir.
Media council meeting -- Siskiyou Media Council/MCTV15 orientation meeting and training, 3rd Tuesday monthly, 7 p.m., MCTV studio, Learning Resource building, College of the Siskiyous, Weed; 938-5910.
Rotary -- Mount Shasta Rotary Club meets weekly, 12:15 p.m., Lalo’s Restaurant, 520 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta; 926-6122.
AA Women’s Group -- Noon, Kids’ Factory, 4103 Pine Street, Dunsmuir; 235-4005.
Alcoholics Anonymous -- 7 to 8 p.m., Lake Shastina Community Center, 15244 Driftwood Lane, Lake Shastina; 1-800-680-8955.
Book sale -- Snip ‘n Save variety store, 1/2 off book sale, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 315 Chestnut Street, Mount Shasta.
Toddler playgroup -- Facilitated by an Early Childhood professional. Join parents and their children aged 0-5. From 10 a.m. to noon, Kids’ Factory, 4103 Pine St., Dunsmuir; 235-4005.
Women veterans -- Women Veterans of Northern California meet 1st Tue. monthly, noon, Round Table Pizza, Mount Shasta. Open to all female veterans, any era, any country.
Siskiyou Domestic Violence and Crisis Center -- Peer group counseling session, 6 to 7:30 p.m., 209 Third St., Yreka; 842-6629 or hotline, 1-877-842-4068.
Book sale -- $5 a bag (excluding vintage books), every Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Paws & Shop thrift store, 1208 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta (next to Siskiyou Humane Society); 926-8878.
Siskiyou Golden Seniors -- Meets 2nd Wednesday monthly, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dos Amigos Mexican Restaurant in south Weed.
Wheat-gluten allergy support -- Group meets 3rd Wednesday monthly, 6 to 8 p.m., Fairchild Medical Center, Conference Room, 444 Bruce St., Yreka. Sharing of recipes; gluten free product sources; discussion of gluten intolerance; 842-2662 or 938-2637 (leave daytime phone number).
Genealogy library -- LDS Church, 214 Adams Dr., Mount Shasta. Open Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m.; Thursdays, noon to 4 p.m.; and Sundays, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Help with genealogical needs. Free. Other times by appointment: 926-0776.
A Course in Miracles -- Study group, meets 2 p.m., United Methodist Church, 312 W. Alma St., Mount Shasta (enter by black metal ramp to left of main entrance); 938-1528.
Chess club -- Mount Shasta Chest Club meets 6 p.m., George Washington Manor, 1020 Kingston Rd., Mount Shasta. Round Robin Tournament; 926-3608.
Women in Business Breakfast -- Meets 1st Wed. monthly, 8:30 a.m., Woodsman Hotel, 1121 S. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta. Forum for local business women to meet, network and exchange information; 926-1035 or 261-1617.
Toddler playgroup -- 10 to 11 a.m., Weed Community Resource Center, 720 S. Davis Ave., Suite A, Weed. For ages 0-5 and parents/caretakers. Age-appropriate activities, games, crafts, story time, and more; 938-2426.
Toddler play group -- 1 to 2:30 p.m., McCloud Community Resource Center, 304 W. Minnesota Ave., McCloud. For parents and children and siblings, birth to 5 years. Arts and crafts, story time, music and interactive play. Refreshments available; 964-3250.
Relationship support -- Relationship Support Group for Women, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Mount Shasta Resource Center Annex, 107 East Alma St.; 926-1400.
Senior day -- Snip-n-Save variety store, Senior Day special, 25 percent off, age 55 or older. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 315 Chestnut Street, Mount Shasta.
New mom’s support -- Group meets 1st and 3rd Wed., 10 to noon, Mt. Shasta Community Resource Center, 432 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Suite B, Mount Shasta. Share challenges, questions and celebrations with new moms. Dads are welcome; 926-1400.
Amateur radio -- Mt. Shasta Amateur Radio Club weekly informal radio net meets on the air, 7 p.m. The 2-meter net is conducted on the club’s repeater, 146.88 mHz no PL. Net control is Larry Marks, W6VTJ (Whiskey six Victor Tango Juliet.). Amateur radio operators with license and within reach of repeater are invited.
Parent support group -- Problem-solve issues of parenting, 1 to 2 p.m., Kids’ Factory, 4103 Pine St., Dunsmuir; 235-4005. Free.
Rotary -- Dunsmuir Rotary Club meets weekly, 7:05 a.m., Hitchin’ Post Restaurant, Dunsmuir; 235-2786.
Republican meeting -- Siskiyou County Republican Central Committee meet 3rd Wednesday monthly. Dinner, 6 p.m.; business meeting, 7 p.m.; 926-4575 or 842-4400.
Narcotics Anonymous -- 7 p.m., Grace Presbyterian Church, 1090 N. Davis Ave., Weed. Call pager, 842-7502.
Masonics -- Siskiyou Masonic Lodge #297 meet 1st Wed. monthly, 7 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Building, 629 Alder St.; 926-2419.
Bridge club -- Mount Shasta Duplicate Bridge Club, 7 p.m., Mount Shasta City Park recreation building. Visitors welcome; 926-2767.
St. Anthony bingo -- 6:15 p.m., doors open, 5:30 p.m., St. Anthony Parish Hall, Mount Shasta.
Wheat-gluten allergy support -- Group meets 2nd Thursday monthly, 6 to 8 p.m., Mercy Medical Center, Shasta Room, 914 Pine Street, Mount Shasta. Sharing of recipes; samples to share; gluten free product and information sources; discussion of gluten intolerance; 918-9473 or 938-2637.
Ladies Night -- 7 p.m., Cedar Lanes and Ten Pin Sport Bar, 137 Main Street, Weed. Free bowling and half priced drinks for ladies only; 938-3278.
Al-Anon family group -- 7 p.m., Eskaton George Washington Manor, multi-use room, Building 6, 1020 Kingston Road, Mount Shasta; 859-1303, 1-888-425-266 or www.al-anon.alateen.org
Order of Eastern Star -- Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday monthly at the Masonic Hall (below Mount Shasta Community Center) 629 Alder Street, Mount Shasta. Light dinner, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m.; 261-0023.
Friends of the Library -- Mount Shasta Branch Library meets 2nd Thurs. monthly, 7 p.m., 515 E. Alma Street, Mount Shasta. All are invited to attend; 926-3221.
Kirtan chanting -- In call-and-response style. Led by Sahadev. Info: 235-0554.
Metal detecting -- Siskiyou County Relic and Recovery Club meets 1st Thurs. monthly, 7 p.m., Denny’s Restaurant, Yreka; 435-2461.
Off-road riding -- Siskiyou County Off-Road Riders meet 3rd Thurs. monthly, 6:30 p.m., Yreka Extreme Sports, 1101 S. Main St., Yreka. A non-profit organization promoting safe and responsible family oriented off road riding; 938-4256 or 459-5306.
Kids clothes -- Snip-n-Save variety store, Kids Clothes -1/2 off special, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 315 Chestnut Street, Mount Shasta.
Rotary -- Weed Rotary Club meets weekly, 12:15 p.m., Dos Amigos Restaurant, 176 Vista Dr., Weed; 938-0359.
Brown bag for seniors -- Shasta Senior Nutrition Food Bank brown bag distributions, 1st Thurs. monthly, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Weed Mercantile Mall; 938-3229.
Bingo in McCloud -- American Legion Hall in McCloud. Doors open, 5:30 p.m.; early birds, 6:30 p.m., (530) 859-0568.
Square dance -- Dudes and Daisies Square Dance Club meets at Mount Shasta City Park, Dudes and Daisies Lodge. Beginning workshop, 7 p.m.; Mainstream and plus, 8 p.m.; 926-3959.
Over-eaters Anonymous Group -- Meets 4:40 to 5:45 p.m., Alta Vista Manor, recreation room, 625 Marjorie St., Mount Shasta. A spiritual program following Over-eaters Anonymous guidelines and 12-step literature. No fee; (530) 925-1080.
Republican meeting -- South Siskiyou Republican Women Federated general meeting, 1st Friday monthly, 11:45 a.m., Mount Shasta Resort; ssrwf43@yahoocom
Medicine Buddha session -- 5 to 6 p.m., 1520 Shasta Acres Rd., Mount Shasta. All are welcome for meditation and chanting. To add a name to prayer list or to participate: (530) 859-1007; 926-1271. Sponsored by Mount Shasta Friends of Tibetan Culture (www.mountshastafriendsoftibetanculture.org).
Energy exercise class -- Polarity Energy Exercises, 4 to 4:50 p.m., The Wellness Center, 633 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Instructor: Micah Dobush. Free; 926-1447.
Bargain day -- Snip-n-Save variety store, Let’s Make a Deal Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1st Friday monthly, 315 Chestnut Street, Mount Shasta.
Kiwanis -- Weed/Lake Shastina Kiwanis Club meets weekly, 12:15 p.m., Dos Amigos Restaurant, 176 Vista Dr., Weed; 938-2218.
Parkinson’s support -- Parkinson’s Support Group of Siskiyou County meets 2nd Friday monthly, 2 p.m., Lake Shastina Community Bible Church, 5826 Jackson Ranch Road. Free. Refreshments served; 938-0368 or 938-4949.
Bedding day -- Snip-n-Save variety store, bedding - 50 percent off special, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 315 Chestnut Street, Mount Shasta.
Celebrate Recovery -- Biblically based 12-step program for those with desire to overcome habits, hurts and hang-ups. Weed Berean Church, 750 S. Weed Blvd., Weed. BBQ, 5 p.m.; main group meeting, 6 p.m.; small groups, 7 p.m.; cafe berea, 8 p.m.; 926-4021 or 938-4591.
Gazelle Grange bingo -- 1st and 3rd Fri. monthly. Early birds, 6:30 p.m.; regular bingo, 7 p.m. One progressive blackout paying $250. Power ball game. Snack bar open, 5 to 8 p.m.; 435-2562 or 842-8223.
TOPS -- Take off pounds sensibly, 9:45 a.m., Mount Shasta City Park, lower lodge. Visitors welcome; 926-5374 or 926-3970.
Buddhist meditation instruction -- Offered most Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. at Shasta Abbey. To receive meditation instruction in the Serene Reflection Meditation (Soto Zen) tradition: 926-4208 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
CMA lunch/fellowship ride -- Christian Motorcyclists Association/Siskiyou Servants 1st Saturday Fellowship/Lunch Ride. Meet at 10 a.m. at the old Denny’s parking lot in Yreka (weather permitting). All are invited; 938-0601.
Motorcycle meeting -- Siskiyou Motorcycle Association meets 2nd Saturday monthly, 10 a.m., Cedar Lanes bowling ally,137 Main Street, Weed; siskiyou-motorcycle-association.org
Genealogy research -- The Genealogical Society of Siskiyou County Research Center, 912 S. Main Street in Yreka is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekly (except holidays). Staff available to help with research problems; 842-0277.
Thrift store sale -- Siskiyou Humane Society Thrift Store’s $3 a bag clothing sale, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1208 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta (next to shelter); 926-8878.
Toddler playgroup -- 11 a.m. to noon, 1st Sat. monthly, Weed Community Resource Center, 720 S. Davis Ave., Suite A, Weed. For ages 0-5 and parents/caretakers. Age-appropriate activities, games, crafts, story time, and more; 938-2426.
Clothing bag sale -- Snip ‘N Save variety store, $3 bag sale on colored tagged clothes, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 115 Chestnut Street, Mount Shasta.
TelosNow -- Live audio broadcast on local and world issues, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Log onto telosnow.com or tune in to MCTV Channel 15.
Video Satsang -- With Gangaji, 10 a.m., 5401 Dunsmuir Ave., Dunsmuir; 235-4253.
Men’s group -- Non-religious, light hikes, drumming, potlucks and activities. Open to suggestions; 938-9566.
Celebrate worship -- 9:30 a.m., Hope Community Church, 974 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Live contemporary band; 926-2847.
Buddhist services and Dharma talk -- 10:30 a.m. at Shasta Abbey; 926-4208.
Bingo -- Dunsmuir Eagles Hall, 5941 Sacramento Ave. Hall opens, noon; games start, 1 p.m.
Masons breakfast -- 1st Sun. monthly hosted by Siskiyou Masonic Lodge #297. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Community Building, 629 Alder St., Mount Shasta.
Narcotics Anonymous -- 7 p.m., St. John’s Parish Hall, 4605 Shasta Ave., Dunsmuir. Pager: 842-7502.