Wed., April 20
• WHS fundraiser -- Weed High School Class of 2011 is currently selling tickets for a week stay in a three bedroom, two bath house in Buena Vista, Baja California Sur, Mexico, 42 miles from San Jose Del Cabo Airport on the Sea of Cortez. Fishing and quad rentals available. See house at: www.vrbo.com and search VBRO No. 332300.
Tickets are $10 each, only 300 will be sold. Drawing takes place when all tickets are sold. Proceeds go towards the WHS Sober Graduation Party on June 7. Info: 938-4774.
Fire safe meeting -- Fire Safe Council of Siskiyou County meeting, 6:30 p.m., Klamath National Forest Headquarters, Cedar Room, 1312 Fairlane Road, Yreka. Info: 926-2089.
Water Talks -- 6 to 8 p.m., Sisson Museum, activities room, Mount Shasta. Join watershed experts for an evening of “Water Talks: Water, Climate and Forests.” Includes questions and answers with panelists. Admission is free. Info: 859-1411.
Ordinary Salt, Extraordinary Results -- 7 p.m., Evangelical Free Church, 1030 WA Barr Road, Mount Shasta. Discover how God wants to use you to be a messenger. Info: 926-2700.
Siskiyou Arts Bus -- Free after school program for children ages 9 and up, or younger with parent. Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 2:45 to 5 p.m., Mount Shasta Library; 859-2309.
Thurs., April 21
• Martial arts -- Mount Shasta Martial Arts Program is offering a Self-Defense for Adults class on three consecutive Thursdays beginning April 21.
Learn effective self-defense strategies and techniques. “Especially valuable for women,” according to MSMAP. No previous experience necessary.
Mount Shasta Martial Arts is a non-profit organization located at 612-A S. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta. Info: 859-2024, info@mtshastama.org or www.mtshastama.org/self-defense
• Rain Run -- Dunsmuir, and Weed high school students will be participating in a Rain Run to raise funds for Save the Rain. Students are seeking sponsorships to walk laps around their track or gym. Each sponsored lap is $15. Proceeds bring clean drinking water to Mikungani, Tanzania.  Info: 926-9999.
• Maundy Thursday -- 6 p.m., Mt. Shasta United Methodist Church, 312 W. Alma Street, Mount Shasta. Info: 926-3217.
• Town hall meeting -- Senator Doug LaMalfa will host a town hall meeting, 2 to 3 p.m., Yreka Chamber of Commerce, 117 W. Miner Street, Yreka. Info: (916) 435-0744.
Limiting Beliefs? -- With Emotional Freedom Technique method. Free meeting with local therapist Arthur Cronos, 6 p.m., Eskaton Washington Manor, craft room, Mount Shasta. Beginners and professional healers welcome. Info: 938-1100. EFT method free download: http://beinghappytoday.com/events/
Communion & Passion -- 7 p.m., Evangelical Free Church, 1030 WA Barr Road, Mount Shasta. Communion followed by showing of “The Passion of the Christ.” Info: 926-2700.
Maundy Thursday -- 7 p.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 701 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Holy Eucharist and Foot and Hand Washing. Info: 926-5326.
Veterans outreach -- Siskiyou County Veterans Service Officer Tim Grenvik’s south county outreach program comes to the Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake Street, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays monthly. For appointment: 926-1400.
Fri., April 22
Good Friday service -- 7 p.m., Evangelical Free Church, 1030 WA Barr Road, Mount Shasta. Info: 926-2700.
Good Friday -- 7 p.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 701 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Veneration of the Cross and Distribution of Holy Communion; 926-5326.
Good Friday service -- Everyone is welcome to come for a time of remembrance of the Lord’s sacrifice at Hope Community Church, 7 p.m., 974 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Info: 926-2847.
Sat., April 23
Hospital gift shop -- Mercy Medical Center’s gift shop will be open from noon to 3:30 p.m. See’s Easter candy available as well as other seasonal items.
Easter egg hunt -- Mount Shasta Elks 39th annual Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 0-10 takes place at 10 a.m. at both the Mount Shasta and Dunsmuir city parks. Donations welcome at Mount Shasta Elks, 326 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta, CA 96067; 926-2138. For donation pick-up: 842-1750 or 598-5608.
Holy Saturday -- 10 a.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 701 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Traditional service of lessons and collects in observance of the Lord’s burial. Info: 926-5326.
Great Vigil of Easter -- 7 p.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 701 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Lighting of the New Fire, First Eucharist of Easter. Info: 926-5326.
Easter egg hunt -- Lake Shastina Community Foundation’s 3rd annual Easter Egg Hunt at Hoy Park. The Foundation provides the eggs and prizes. Donations can be sent to: LSCFI, PO Box 265, Weed, CA 96094.
Sun., April 24
Grand Easter opening -- 11 a.m., Oak Street Church, 4303 Oak Street, Dunsmuir. Music and message with invited musicians and Reverend Eleanor Richard; 938-2930.
Sunrise service -- 7 a.m., Evangelical Free Church, 1030 WA Barr Road, Mount Shasta. Info: 926-2700.
Celebration services -- 9 and 11 a.m., Evangelical Free Church, 1030 WA Barr Road, Mount Shasta. Info: 926-2700.
‘Because we Believe’ -- An Easter Affirmation of our Faith Cantata, performed by joint choir of Mount Shasta and Montague Untied Methodist Churches, 11:15 a.m., Mt. Shasta United Methodist Church, 312 W. Alma Street. Info: 926-3217.
Easter Day -- 10 a.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 701 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Festal Celebration and Holy Eucharist. Info: 926-5326.
Free Easter Breakfast -- Hope Community Church invites everyone to enjoy a free Easter breakfast starting at 8:30 a.m. at 974 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Info: 926-2847.
Easter service -- “Memories of the Resurrection,” 10 a.m., Hope Community Church, 974 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Everyone is invited to celebrate the resurrection of the Lord. Info: 926-2847.
April 27
• Shasta Commons -- Shasta Commons spring action group meeting and seed exchange, 7 to 9 p.m., Shasta Yoga Center, downtown Mount Shasta. Network with others on topics relating to local sustainability. Includes a seed exchange for those wishing to expand their vegetable, herb and flower seed varieties.
April 28
• Clearing pain -- With Emotional Freedom Technique method. Free meeting with local therapist Arthur Cronos, 6 p.m., Eskaton Washington Manor, craft room, Mount Shasta. Beginners and professional healers welcome. Info: 938-1100. EFT method free download: http://beinghappytoday.com/events/
April 30
• Worship workshop -- 9 a.m. to noon, Grace Presbyterian Church, 1090 N. Davis Avenue, Weed. Nationally recognized church pastor and musician Rev. Dr. Paul Detterman will provide a workshop on use of music in worship. Light lunch will follow. Open to all community members. Register by Monday, April 25: 938-4571 or 938-1020.
• Domestic violence fundraiser -- 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., Black Butte Saloon, Weed. Includes live DJ, games, Jell-o wrestling and photo booth. Cover charge: $5. Bring a can of food and get $1 off admission. Proceeds go to Siskiyou Domestic Violence Center. Hosted by Siskiyou Roller Girls. Info: www.siskiyourollerderby.com
Gazelle BBQ & dance -- Gazelle Fire Department Auxiliary’s 27th annual BBQ Dinner and Dance fundraiser, Gazelle Grange Hall (for ages 21 and over). Happy hour, 5:30 p.m.; dinner, 6 to 8 p.m.; live music by Rockit, 9 p.m. to midnight.
Includes drawing and auction. Tickets: $18 each. Proceeds go towards medical equipment for fire truck and a new fire truck. Donations of merchandise, gift certificates, services or cash are welcome. Info: 938-4367, 435-2346, 435-2358, 340-0493 or 435-0119.
Fishermen’s dinner -- Mt. Shasta City Fire Department will host a Fishermen’s Dinner at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, parish hall, Mount Shasta. Doors open, 5:30 p.m. Includes homemade ravioli, chicken, salad and bread. Also beer and wine for sale. Tickets: $20, available at Mount Shasta City Hall. Only 100 tickets will be sold.
May 6
• Dinner and auction -- Cubco and Partners In Education Dinner and Auction  fundraiser, 6 to 9 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Building, 629 Alder Street. Menu: tri-tip, chicken, roasted veggies and rice pilaf.
Cost: $20 each. Plus silent auction, dessert auction and raffle. Hot air balloon raffle tickets: $5 each, donated by Shasta Valley Hot Air Balloon. For tickets: 340-0049 or contact MSE office.
All proceeds support Mount Shasta Elementary and Sisson School students.
Parents night out -- Parents who’d like time to themselves may drop their children off at the United Methodist Church, 312 W. Alma Street in Mount Shasta between 6 and 9 p.m. (use basement entrance on Cedar Street).
Arts and crafts, games, cooking, music, storytelling or a movie offered. Accommodations made infants. Supervision by UMC adults. Nutritious meal provided. Space is limited. For reservations and registration info: 938-3022 or 574-6549.
May 7
Yard sale -- Friends of the Fair Community Yard Sale fundraiser, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds, Yreka.
Vendor space available: 20x20 foot space,, $20; 20x40 foot space, $40. For space application: 842-2767, info@sisqfair.co or www.sisqfair.com
Book signing -- 1 to 4 p.m., Dunsmuir Railroad Display Room, Amtrak Depot, Sacramento Avenue. Author Bob Church will sign his newly published book, Steam Days in Dunsmuir – Featuring Dick Murdoc’s Smoke in the Canyon. Recollections from Dunsmuir’s conductor Bill Reid and fireman Don Olsen; plus other railroader’s stories detailed. Info: 235-0839.
National Train Day -- The Dunsmuir Railroad Depot Historical Society invites the public to celebrate National Train
Day in Dunsmuir, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Amtrak Depot. Features the Canteen in North Platte, Neb. where folks met every WWII troop train, day and night, at the UP station. Railroad Display Room open for viewing; 235-0929.
River celebration -- The River Exchange’s annual River Celebration dinner fundraiser, 6 to 10 p.m., Mount Shasta City Park, upper lodge. Dessert and silent auctions, live music, no-host beer and wine bar.  Tickets: $35 each; $65, couples. Available in Mount Shasta at Village Books and in Dunsmuir at the River Exchange; 235-2012.
May 10
• Musical -- Siskiyou Christian School musical, “Back at the Creek Bank,” 7 p.m. at Weed Berean Church, 756 S. Weed Blvd., Weed. Followed by a preview time of the school. Info: 938-1706.
May 11
• Blood drive -- Noon to 6 p.m., Sons of Italy Hall, 155 Clay Street, Weed. Donors earn Hero points for the Reward Store. Free cholesterol test available. For appointment: (530) 722-3043 or www.bloodheroes.com
May 21
• River restoration -- Get involved in hands-on river restoration and enjoy lively Class 3 whitewater rafting on the Upper Sacramento River. Hosted by the River Exchange, River Dancers Rafting and Kayaking, and the Forest Service. To register/info: 800-926-5002, 926-3517 or email rafting@riverdancers.com  
May 28
Pie social -- Dunsmuir Railroad Depot Historical Society’s 3rd annual Pie Social fundraiser, 10 a.m., Amtrak Depot, Dunsmuir. Proceeds support maintenance of the depot and the re-establishment of the Dunsmuir Museum. Info: 235-0839.
May 28 and 29
Mushroom faire -- McCloud’s Mushroom, Music and Wine Faire, May 28 and 29 beginning at 10 a.m., Main Street, McCloud. Mushroom delicacies, cooking demos, seminars and educational booths on harvesting, games and prizes, live music and BBQ. For booth space: 964-2431.
May 29
• Memorial Day service -- 2 p.m., Living Memorial Sculpture Garden, located 13 miles north of Weed on Highway 97. Honoring honorably discharged veterans and allied veterans. Those wishing to be seated must bring chairs. Emcee: Dr. John B. Runnels. Speaker: Sheriff Jon Lopey. Includes music, honor guard, invocation, benediction and gun salute.
Those wishing to submit names for the Memorial Wall must mail necessary information to: LMSG, PO Box 301, Weed, CA 96094 by Friday, April 29. Info: www.weedlmsg.org
June 3
• Plant & bake sale -- McCloud Garden Club’s annual Spring Plant and Bake Sale, 9:30 a.m. until sellout, Heritage Junction Museum porch, Main Street.
June 4
• BBQ -- 5 to 8 p.m., St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Parish Hall, 213 Colombero, McCloud. BBQ tri-tip, baked beans, salad, rolls, homemade dessert. Cost: $12.50 each. Info: 964-9774.
Fireman’s muster -- McCloud Fire Department’s annual Fireman’s Muster. Includes parade, games, contests, fire safety info for kids, BBQ and dance. Vendors are needed. Info: 925-0029.
June 5
Flea market -- McCloud’s annual Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Main Street. Features arts, crafts, antiques, tools, clothing, food, entertainment and more. Booth discounts for McCloud residents. Info: 964-3113.
June 10, 11, 12
• Railroad Days -- Dunsmuir’s 2011 Railroad Days event is set for June 10, 11 and 12 in Dunsmuir. Includes classic trains, River Run, lunch and dinner catered by Dunsmuir Brewery Works on vintage 1940s dining car, live entertainment, model trains, parade and kids activities.
Space reservations are now available for crafts, food and railroad related vendors, as well as spaces for community organizations at reduced rates. Vendor space: $75 for three days; $20 for non-profits. No alcohol sales allowed. Special prize raffle for vendors at close of day Sunday. Info: 235-2511 or beckycatlett@hotmail.com
June 11
• Monks performance -- The monks of the Sacred Earth Tour presents “Journey to the Roof of the World: a Tibetan Sacred Dance Performance,” 7 p.m., College of the Siskiyous Ford Theater, Weed. An elaborate two hour stage performance with ornate costumes, set decorations and musical instruments. Info: www.mountshastafriendsoftibetanculture.org
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Weekly Events

Monday
Alcoholics Anonymous -- Two meetings in Mount Shasta: 8 to 9 a.m., Mercy Medical Center, conference room, 914 Pine St.; and 7 to 8 p.m., hall behind St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Pine and Alma St. (530) 225-8955.
Al-Anon family group -- 7 p.m., Church of the Nazerene, 415 Evergreen Ln., Yreka; 842-2689.
American Legion -- Chula Unit 92 meets 1st Monday monthly, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall, 232 Broadway Ave., McCloud; 964-2030.
Narcotics Anonymous -- 7 p.m., 312 Alma St., Mount Shasta; pager: 842-7502.
 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.
Siskiyou Domestic Violence and Crisis Center --  Peer group counseling session, 5 to 6:30 p.m., 118 Ranch Ln., Yreka; 842-6629 or hotline, 1-877-842-4068.
Soup Mondays -- Noon, Dunsmuir Community Resource Center, 4103 Pine Street, Dunsmuir. Good soup with fellow community members; 235-4005.
Toddler playgroup -- 10 a.m., Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake St., Mount Shasta. Games, music, arts and crafts, story time; 926-1400.
Tuesday
A Course in Miracles -- Study group, meets at 3 p.m.; 938-1528 for info.
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; 926-2396, 468-2353 or 235-4479.
Al-Anon family group -- For women only. 3 p.m., Dunsmuir Library, 5714 Dunsmuir Ave., Dunsmuir.
Alcoholics Anonymous -- 7 to 8 p.m., Lake Shastina Community Center, 15244 Driftwood Ln., Lake Shastina; (530) 225-8955.
Caregiver support group -- Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday monthly, 10 a.m., Oakridge Mobile Estates clubhouse, 400 Hiram Page Rd. (off Oregon St.), Yreka; 459-3501.
Motorcycle meeting -- Christian Motorcyclist Association/Siskiyou Servants business meeting, 3rd Tuesday monthly, 6 p.m., Ming’s Restaurant, Yreka; 598-0608.
Rotary -- Mount Shasta Rotary Club meets weekly, 12:15 p.m., Lalo’s Restaurant, 520 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta; 926-6122.
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.
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.
Toddler playgroup -- 1 to 2 p.m., McCloud Community Resource Center, 304 W. Minnesota Ave., McCloud. For parents and children, birth to 5 years. Arts and crafts, story time, music and interactive play. Refreshments; 964-3250.
Wednesday
Bridge club -- Mount Shasta Duplicate Bridge Club, 7 p.m., Mount Shasta City Park recreation building. Visitors welcome; 926-2767.
Chess club -- Mount Shasta Chest Club, 6 p.m., George Washington Manor, 1020 Kingston Rd., Mount Shasta. Round Robin Tournament 926-3608.
Masonics -- Siskiyou Masonic Lodge #297 meets 1st Wednesday monthly, 7 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Center, 629 Alder St., Mount Shasta; 926-2419.
Narcotics Anonymous -- 7 p.m., Mountain View Apartments, common room, 268 E. Lake St., Weed. Call pager, 842-7502.
New mom’s support -- Group meets 1st and 3rd Wednesday monthly, 10 to noon, Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake St., Mount Shasta. Share challenges, questions and celebrations with new moms. Dads are welcome; 926-1400.
Republican meeting -- Siskiyou County Republican Central Committee meets 3rd Wednesday monthly. Dinner, 6 p.m.; business meeting, 7 p.m.; 926-4575 or 842-4400.
Rotary -- Dunsmuir Rotary Club meets weekly, 7:05 a.m., Dunsmuir Brewery Works, 5701 Dunsmuir Ave., Dunsmuir; 235-5735.
Siskiyou Arts Bus -- Free after school program for children ages 9 and up, or younger with parent. Every Wednesday, 2:45 to 5 p.m., Mount Shasta Library; 859-2309.
St. Anthony bingo -- 6:15 p.m., doors open, 5:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church Parish Hall, Mount Shasta.
Story time -- Dunsmuir Library story time and a snack, 3 to 4 p.m., 5714 Dunsmuir Ave., Dunsmuir. Info: 235-2035.
Story time -- Weed Friends of the Library and Mountain View Early Head Start offers story time, 11:15 a.m., Weed Library, 780 S. Davis Ave.; 938-4769.
Toddler playgroup -- Every Wednesday, 10 a.m. to noon at Dunsmuir Community Resource Center, 4103 Pine Street. Healthy snacks provided. Interactive and education games and activities. Info: 235-4005.
Toddler playgroup -- 2nd and 4th Wednesday monthly, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Weed Community Resource Center, 590 Main St., Weed. For ages 0-5 and parents/caretakers. Age-appropriate activities, games, crafts, story time; 938-2426.
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).
Women in Business -- Meets 1st Wednesday 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.
Thursday
Al-Anon family group -- 7 p.m., Eskaton George Washington Manor, multi-use room, Building 6, 1020 Kingston Rd., Mount Shasta; 859-1303, 1-888-425-2666 or www.al-anon.alateen.org
Bingo in McCloud -- American Legion Hall in McCloud. Doors open, 5:30 p.m.; early birds, 6:30 p.m.; 859-0568.
Friends of the Library -- Mount Shasta Branch Friends meet 2nd Thursday monthly, 6:30 p.m., 515 E. Alma St., Mount Shasta. All are invited to attend; 926-3221.
Genealogy library -- LDS Church, 214 Adams Dr., Mount Shasta. Open Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Sundays, 1 to 3 p.m. Help with genealogical needs. Free; 926-0776 or 926-6671.
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.
Metal detecting -- Siskiyou County Relic and Recovery Club meets 1st Thurs. monthly, 7 p.m., Siskiyou Lanes Bowling Center, 1601 S. Oregon St., Yreka; 435-2461.
Off-road riding -- Siskiyou County Off-Road Riders meet 3rd Thursday monthly, 6:30 p.m., HRF Powersports, 1301 S. Main St., Yreka. A non-profit organization promoting safe and responsible family oriented off road riding; 938-4256 or 459-5306.
Order of Eastern Star -- Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday monthly, Masonic Hall (below Mount Shasta Community Center) 629 Alder St., Mount Shasta. Light dinner, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m.; 261-0023.
Rotary -- Weed Rotary Club meets weekly, 12:15 p.m., Dos Amigos Restaurant, 176 Vista Dr., Weed; 938-0359.
Siskiyou Arts Bus -- Free after school program for children ages 9 and up, or younger with parent. Every Thursday, 2:45 to 5 p.m., Mount Shasta Library; 859-2309.
Siskiyou Arts Council -- Board meetings held 1st Thursday monthly at different locations throughout Siskiyou County; 938-1030 or www.siskiyouartscouncil.org
Siskiyou Tea Party -- 6 p.m., Abundant Life Church of the Nazarene, 954 N. Old Stage Rd., Mount Shasta. All are invited regardless of party affiliation.
Slot car racing -- Held 2nd and 4th Thurs., 4 to 5 p.m., Weed Community Resource Center, 590 Main St., Weed. For kids of all ages; 938-2426.
Square dancing -- 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.
Veterans outreach -- Siskiyou County Veterans Service Officer Tim Grenvik’s south county outreach program, 1st and 3rd Thursday monthly, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake St. Mount Shasta. For appointment: 926-1400.
Wheat-gluten allergy support -- Group meets 2nd Thursday monthly, 6 to 8 p.m., Mercy Medical Center, Shasta Room, 914 Pine St., Mount Shasta. Sharing of recipes; samples to share; gluten free product and information sources; discussion of gluten intolerance; 918-9473 or 938-2637.
Friday
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 926-5729.
Gazelle Grange bingo -- 1st and 3rd Friday 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.
Kids fitness class -- Held 1st and 3rd Friday monthly, 10 to 11 a.m., Weed Community Resource Center, 590 Main St., Weed. Exercise and nutrition class for children ages 0-5; 938-2426.
Kiwanis -- Weed/Lake Shastina Kiwanis Club meets 1st and 3rd Friday monthly, 12:15 p.m., Lake Shastina Golf Resort, 5925 Country Club Dr., Lake Shastina; 938-2218.
Medicine Buddha session -- 5 to 5:45 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
Over-eaters Anonymous -- 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.
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 Rd. Free. Refreshments served; 938-0368 or 938-4949.
Republican meeting -- South Siskiyou Republican Women Federated general meeting/luncheon, 1st Friday monthly, 11:45 a.m., Mount Shasta Resort. Luncheon cost: $11, includes refreshments and gratuity. RSVP:926-0327.
Siskiyou Arts Bus -- Free after school program for children ages 9 and up, or younger with parent. Every Friday, 2:45 to 5 p.m., Mount Shasta Library; 859-2309.
TOPS -- Take off pounds sensibly, 9:45 a.m., Mount Shasta City Park, lower lodge. Visitors welcome; 926-5374 or 926-3970.
Saturday
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 Boston Shaft parking lot in Yreka (weather permitting). All are invited; 598-0608.
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.
Motorcycle meeting -- Siskiyou Motorcycle Association meets 2nd Saturday monthly, 10 a.m., Cedar Lanes bowling ally,137 Main Street, Weed; www.siskiyoumotorcycleassociation.org
Saturday Night Live -- Free Community Dinner and Music, last Saturday monthly, 5:30 p.m., Lake Shastina Community Bible Church, Jackson Ranch Road; 925-2368.
Thrift store sale -- Paws & Shop thrift store’s $3 a bag clothing sale (excludes white tag items), 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1208 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta (next to Siskiyou Humane Society); 926-8878. Also: Book sale held 1st Saturday monthly, same time, same place.
Toddler playgroup -- 11 a.m. to noon, 1st Saturday monthly, Weed Community Resource Center, 590 Main St., Weed. For ages 0-5 and parents/caretakers. Age-appropriate activities, games, crafts, story time; 938-2426.
Sunday
Bingo -- Dunsmuir Eagles Hall, 5941 Sacramento Ave. Hall opens, noon; games start, 1 p.m.
Buddhist services and Dharma talk -- 10:30 a.m. at Shasta Abbey; 926-4208.
Celebrate worship -- 9:30 a.m., Hope Community Church, 974 Lassen Ln., Mount Shasta. Live contemporary band; 926-2847.
Masons breakfast -- Held 1st Sunday monthly, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Center, 629 Alder St., Mount Shasta. Hosted by Siskiyou Masonic Lodge No. 297.  
Narcotics Anonymous -- 7 p.m., St. John’s Parish Hall, 4605 Shasta Ave., Dunsmuir. Pager: 842-7502.