Wed., Sept. 22
• Story time -- The Weed Library has story time every Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. at the Great Northern building, 780 S. Davis in Weed. Info: 938-4769.

• Story time -- The Dunsmuir Library has story time every Wednesday from 3 to 4 p.m. at the library, 5714 Dunsmuir Avenue in Dunsmuir. Info: 235-2035.

• Youth film festival -- Hosted by the Siskiyou Arts Council, 418-A N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta. Ages 12 to 30 are especially encouraged to attend. The event will showcase a double feature or series of shorts complemented by an open peer-to-peer discussion. Tickets: $1, at the door. Healthy snacks and drinks provided. Info: 925-1294.

Independent study meeting -- Information meeting for Mount Shasta Union  School District’s Home Independent Study Program, 7 p.m., Education Center, next to District office adjacent to Sisson School, 595 E. Alma Street, Mount Shasta.

Relapse prevention -- Scott Valley Family Resource Center’s 12-week Family Relapse Prevention Program begins Wednesday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to noon at SVFRC, 11920 Main Street in Fort Jones.
Designed for people with addictions and those that love them or anyone who wants more information about addictions. Cost: $15 for materials (payment plan or scholarships available). Free childcare. Free lunch. To register: 468-2450.

Thurs., Sept. 23
• Cub Scout info meeting -- Mount Shasta Cub Scouts informational/recruitment meeting, 6 p.m., Mount Shasta Elementary School cafeteria. Anyone interested in learning more about Cub Scouts and/or signing up are invited. Info: 859-1844.

Farmers market -- 3:30 to 6 p.m., located between Castle and Alma Streets, Mount Shasta. Fresh and local produce, honey, jams, artisan foods, small arts. Musicians and performers welcome, call to schedule time: 436-2532.

Fri., Sept. 24
• Soup and Q&A night -- To honor Tibetan born Nyingma Scholar Nyichang Khentrul Rinpoche. He will give a short talk about his female mentor Shuksep Jetsun Lochen Rinpoche. Homemade vegetarian soup with various breads served at 6 p.m.; talk begins at 6:30 p.m.; followed by a question and answer session.
Cost: $10; separate “love donations” to the Rinpoche for his dharma projects welcome. Event location: 1520 Shasta Acres Road, Mount Shasta. General info: 859-1007. Detailed info: www.mountshastafriendsoftibetanculture.org

• Kung Fu night -- 7 to 10:30 p.m., ConnectIN Community Resource Center, three doors north of the California Theater, downtown Dunsmuir. Sponsored by the California Arts Council Creating Public Value program. All films donated by Couch Critics of Mount Shasta. Info: 926-1294.

Meet and greet -- Meet and Greet with Siskiyou County Sheriff candidate Jon Lopey from 7 to 9 p.m. at the home of Ron and Diane Tiche, 16516 Valwood Place, Lake Shastina. Coffee and dessert will be served. Info: 938-1241.
Sept. 24, 25 and 26

• Balloon Fair -- Montague Balloon Fair, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24, 25 and 26 in Montague. Parking is free, managed by the American Association of University Women as its major fundraiser; donations gratefully accepted.

Friday – Dawn ascensions of balloons. Coffee and donuts, 5:30 to 7:30 a.m. Breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m. Cowboy Poetry and BBQ Chicken Dinner, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday – Dawn ascensions of balloons. Coffee and donuts, 5:30 to 7:30 a.m. Breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m. Farmers and Crafters Market, Chili Cook-Off, Children’s activities, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sunday – Dawn ascensions of balloons. Coffee and donuts, 5:30 to 7:30 a.m. Breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m.  

Sat., Sept. 25
• Restoration day -- The 14th annual Panther Meadows Community Restoration Day and Plant Walk, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Panther Meadows on Mt. Shasta. Volunteers will plant native varieties, gather seeds, listen to talks at lunch about meadow and mountain species, and lore of the area.
Participants can either meet in the lower Ski Bowl parking area at 10 a.m., or carpool at 9:30 a.m. from the Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center at 418 S. Mt. Shasta Boulevard in Mount Shasta. Bring a lunch, dress for variable weather and wear sturdy walking shoes. Info: 926-5655.

• Documentary -- “From the Quarters to Lincoln Heights,” 2 p.m., College of the Siskiyous, Kenneth Ford Theatre, Weed. A formal presentation of the history of Weed’s black community. The film also touches on the history of the former black community of McCloud.

Seven Lakes hike -- The Mount Shasta Trail Association invites the public to join them on a hike along the Pacific Crest Trail ridge overlooking the lakes of Seven Lakes Basin. Gentle to moderate five mile round-trip hike with panoramas of the Trinity Alps, Trinity Divide, Mt. Shasta, Mt. Eddy, Lassen Peak, Magee Peak, Burney Mountain and Castle Crags.
Meet at 9 a.m. at the Fish Hatchery in Mount Shasta. Bring lunch and water. Expect to be back by 3 p.m. Info: 926-0647.

Genealogy meeting -- Genealogical Society of Siskiyou County, general meeting, 1 p.m., GSSC Research Center, 912 S. Main Street, Yreka. Includes a short program. Everyone is welcome.

Wings & Wine Gala -- Klamath Bird Observatory celebrates 10 years of conservation benefiting birds and habitat at historic Henley Farm in Central Point, Ore. from 6 to 10 p.m.
Features a not-so-silent auction, complimentary local food and beverages, live music and Best of the Bioregion Wine Competition. Cost: $45, in advance; $55, at the door. Info: (541) 201-0866 or www.klamathbird.org

Growers market -- Dunsmuir Certified Growers Market, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in front of Children’s Playground, Dunsmuir Avenue, Dunsmuir. Fresh picked local produce, handmade crafts, snack foods and vendors. Entertainment by Rick Park. Info: 235-4034.

Sun., Sept. 26
• Golf tournament -- Trevor Vogel Memorial Golf Tournament, hosted by Weed Golf Club. Registration, 8 a.m.; tee-off, 9 a.m. Format: 18 hole, four man scramble. Features a barbecue, raffle and tee prizes. Open to anyone. Singles are welcome to sign up. Cost: $50 per person.
Proceeds benefit Trevor’s daughter Melaina Vogal, a 2010 Weed High School graduate. Info: (530) 598-0247 or (530) 925-1884.

Benefit concert -- Dunsmuir Garden Club’s fund-raising concert, 3 p.m., Dunsmuir Community Building, 4841 Dunsmuir Avenue. Features local musicians. Proceeds benefit  the Garden Club’s Winter Lights Project. Info: 235-4521 or 235-9912.

Mon., Sept. 27
Farmers market -- 3:30 to 6 p.m., located between Castle and Alma Streets, Mount Shasta. Fresh and local produce, honey, jams, artisan foods, small arts. Musicians and performers welcome, call to schedule time: 436-2532.

Tue., Sept. 28
• Adult school -- Siskiyou Adult School is currently meeting on Tuesdays from 4 to 8 p.m. at Jefferson High School, 720 Rockfellow Drive, Mount Shasta. Enrollment open at any point during the school year. Earn your high school diploma or study for the General Education Diploma. Study in class, at home, or both. Programs designed specifically to address individual needs. Info: 926-0425.

Sheriff’s candidate night -- Hosted by South County Democratic Club at Strings Italian Cafe, downtown Mount Shasta. Dinner social, 5:30 p.m. Candidates Jim Betts and Jon Lopey will give brief statements and answer audience questions from 6 to 7 p.m. All are welcome. Info: 926-2857 or 926-5767.

Wed., Sept. 29
• Sing HU -- Eckankar invites the public to sing HU, 7 to 8 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake Street. “HU, an ancient and once secret name for God, has helped people from all backgrounds throughout time meet life’s challenges.” Info: 938-1072.

Oct. 1 and 2
Rummage sale -- Snip ‘N’ Save Storewide Rummage Sale, October 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 315 Chestnut Street, Mount Shasta. Entry fee: one or more canned goods for Siskiyou County emergency food pantries. Proceeds from the sale help support the Spay and Neuter Incentive Program. Info: 926-0400.

Oct. 2 and 3
• Tennis tournament -- Annual Yreka Tennis Tournament, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2 and 3. For entry: 842-6913. Entry deadline: Monday, Sept. 27.
Oct. 5

• Blood drive -- BloodSource community blood drive, 1 to 6 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Center, 629 Alder Street, Mount Shasta. Info: (530) 243-0160.

Oct. 7
Literacy tutor course -- Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer coach/tutor for the Siskiyou County Library Literacy Program or just helping someone with learning is invited to take a nine hour course through College of the Siskiyous slated for Oct. 7, 14 and 21 from 2 to 5 p.m. in Weed or in Yreka by distant learning. Info: 842-5916, 459-0822 (leave name and number to be contacted); or e-mail: mhabolton@sbcgloabal.net

Oct. 9
Ski swap -- To benefit the Mt. Shasta Race Association and Mount Shasta High School ski and snowboard team, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., MSHS gym. Entry fee: $2. Equipment check-in, Friday, 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, 8 to 10 a.m.
Portion of all sales benefits youth ski and snowboard racing, freestyle ski and board programs. Info: www.mtshastaracing.com or e-mail to: mtshastaskiteam@gmail.com

Fiesta party -- Benefit for Siskiyou Arts Council’s Arts Bus program, 5 to 8 p.m., Dos Geckos, downtown Mount Shasta. Food for purchase, music and art for children. Donations may be sent to: Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery and Cultural Center, Arts Bus Program, 418-A N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta, CA 96067; 859-2309.

Oct. 10
• Turtle Bay run -- Redding Breakfast Lions Club 11 th annual Lions Turtle Bay Run begins and ends at the Turtle Bay Visitors Center, going along the Sacramento River Trail system from the Sundial to the Ribbon bridges. Includes a 1/2 marathon, a 10k run, and a 2-mile fun run/walk. Starting times are 8:30, 8:45 and 9 a.m., respectively.
Entry fee includes Technical Performance t-shirt. Reduced rates for school teams. Info: (530) 515-9176 or (530) 243-3957.

Oct. 13 and 14
• Seniors trip -- Siskiyou Golden seniors trip to Arcata, Trinidad and Eureka, Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 13 and 14. Participants will visit Cher-Ae Heights Casino, tour Trinidad, and have lunch at the Samoa Cookhouse. One night stay at Best Western Arcata Inn. For reservations/info: 938-3031 or 938-4606. Money must be in by Oct. 6.

Oct. 14
• Lady Riders meeting -- Siskiyou Lady Riders (an independent women’s motorcycle group) monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Purple Plum Restaurant, Yreka. All are welcome to attend. SLR is dedicated to enhancing skills and safe, enjoyable motorcycle riding. Info: (530) 958-0456 or (530) 905-0505.  

Allergy support -- Wheat-gluten Allergy Support Group meeting, 6 to 8 p.m., Mercy Medical Center, conference 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.

Oct. 29, 30 and 31
• 3-day retreat -- Circles of Healing Fall Retreat, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29, 30 and 31. For those touched by cancer, chronic illness, their loved ones and caregivers. CEs for nurses. Program is free due to sponsorship of Mercy Medical Center, Mt. Shasta. Info: 926-1694, www.thecirclesofhealing.org or e-mail: info@thecirclesofhealing.org

Oct. 31
• Halloween Spook Out -- Lake Shastina police and fire departments will host a fun and safe Halloween Spook Out at the Lake Shastina Police/Fire Department building, 16309 Everhart Drive. Includes haunted house,  Scary and Most Original Costume Contest, Creepy Crafts, Halloween games, candy and prizes.
Spaghetti and hot chocolate served, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; kids activities, 5:30 to 8 p.m.; haunted house, 6 to 9 p.m. All Lake Shastina kids, their parents and community members welcome.

Nov. 11
Veterans Day service -- 11 a.m., Living Memorial Sculpture Garden, located 13 miles north of Weed on Highway 97.
Main speaker: Shannyn Loucks; music by One Voice; Honor Guard and Gun Salute by Marine Corps League, Siskiyou Detachment 936; Invocation and Benediction by Robert Menzies; Taps by Dr. Scott Durbin. Those wishing to be seated must bring chairs.
Those wishing to submit names for the Memorial Wall must mail necessary information to arrive at PO Box 301, Weed, CA 96094 by Oct. 11.
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Weekly events

Monday
Alcoholics Anonymous -- For time and location of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings call (530) 225-8955.
Farmers market -- 3:30 to 6 p.m., located between Castle and Alma Streets, Mount Shasta. Fresh and local produce, honey, jams, artisan foods, small arts. Musicians and performance artists welcome, call to schedule time: 436-2532.
Soup Mondays -- Noon, Dunsmuir Community Resource Center, 4103 Pine Street, Dunsmuir. Good soup with fellow community members; 235-4005.
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.
Tuesday
Siskiyou Adult School -- meets 4 to 8 p.m. at Jefferson High School, 720 Rockfellow Dr., Mount Shasta. Enrollment open throughout school year. Earn high school diploma or study for GED. Study in class, at home or both. Program designed for individual needs; 926-0425.
Aglow meeting -- Mt. Shasta Aglow meets 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Coffee Connection, Mount Shasta. Share God’s blessings; hear inspirational speakers. Men and women invited; 926-3035 or 926-2396.
A Course in Miracles -- Study group, meets 3 p.m., United Methodist Church, 312 W. Alma St., Mount Shasta (enter by black metal ramp to left of main entrance); 938-1528.
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.
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.
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 -- And story time, 2 p.m. For parents and children, birth to 5 years. Includes music, arts and crafts and interactive play. 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.
Wednesday
Story time -- The Weed Library offers story time at 11:15 a.m. at the Great Northern building, 780 S. Davis, Weed.
Story time -- The Dunsmuir Library has story time from 3 to 4 p.m. at 5714 Dunsmir Ave., Dunsmuir. Info: 235-2035.
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.
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.
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.
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.   
Thursday
Farmers market -- 3:30 to 6 p.m., located between Castle and Alma Streets, Mount Shasta. Fresh and local produce, honey, jams, artisan foods, small arts. Musicians and performance artists welcome, call to schedule time: 436-2532.
Siskiyou Tea Party -- 6 p.m., Abundant Life Church of the Nazarene, 954 N. Old Stage Road, Mount Shasta. All are invited regardless of party affiliation.
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 Friends meets 2nd Thurs. monthly, 6:30 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.
Friday
Over-eaters Anonymous Group -- Meets 5 to 6:30 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 or (520) 955-3370.
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.
Saturday
Farmers market -- Dunsmuir Growers Market, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in front of Children’s Playground, Dunsmuir Ave., Dunsmuir; 235-4034.
Arts and crafts for kids -- Art adventure with Debbie Blackwell, noon to 2 p.m. For all ages; under 5 with adult. Free. Kids’ Factory, 4103 Pine Street, Dunsmuir; 235-4005.
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: guestmaster@shastaabbey.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.
Sunday
Farmers market -- McCloud Certified Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., McCloud General Store and Building Supply, 105 E. Minnesota Ave., McCloud; (530) 605-6817 or 859-2332.
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.