Games at rink -- Siskiyou Winter Games, 6 to 9 p.m., Siskiyou Ice Rink located at Shastice Park, 800 Rockfellow Drive, Mount Shasta. Hockey shoot-off contest, initial rounds, 5:30 p.m. Final rounds during public session. Plus events in sled races, curling “Mt. Shasta Style,” figure skating, and races. All patrons can participate for fun and prizes. Info: 926-1715.

Genealogy classes -- The Genealogical Society of Siskiyou County will be holding educational classes each month through April. The first class meets Saturday, Jan. 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the GSSC Research Center, 912 S. Main Street (behind museum) in Yreka.

Topic of the first class: Organizing Your Research, Timelines and Preparing for a Research Trip. Cost: $20, non-members; $15, members. Free soup lunch  included. Info: 842-0277, 842-5506 or email:

Snow Ball -- Friends of the Mount Shasta Avalanche Center’s 9th annual Snow Ball at the Sons of Italy Hall, 155 Clay Street in Weed. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Silent auction and gear raffle. Pizza appetizers by Doughslingers. Drinks for all ages. Live music by Yogoman Burning Band.

Tickets: $15 each; available in Mount Shasta at The Fifth Season and Shasta Base Camp. Info:

Saturday art club -- The Siskiyou Arts Bus invites kids of all ages explore art and science each Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Arts Bus at the Mount Shasta Library parking lot. Parents/caregivers are expected to stay with children under age nine. Program is free and follows traditional school vacation and holiday schedules. Info: 859-2309.