Wed., Dec. 28
• Museum membership -- Dunsmuir Railroad Depot Historical Society membership fees are currently due. Send $10 membership check to: PO Box 324, Dunsmuir, CA 96025.
The Depot Society is currently working to re-established the Dunsmuir Museum. To volunteer to help: 235-0839. Membership to the museum is also $10 and can be sent to the above address.
Ice skate rentals -- The Mount Shasta Recreation and Parks District is offering ice skate rentals for those who want to use them at Castle Lake or other local areas. Skates are available for adult or youth, figure or hockey at The Fifth Season in downtown Mount Shasta. Info: 926-3606 or 926-2494; email: msrec@sbcglobal.net
Christmas display -- 6:30 p.m., 936 Douglas Lane (off Lassen Lane near First Baptist Church) in Mount Shasta open each night through Jan. 6. Lighted Christmas trees, blowup Santas and Snowmen surrounded by favorite cartoon characters. Nativity scene, ferris wheel with cartoon characters. Santa House and a herd of reindeer with Christmas music.
Bring entire family. Free coffee, hot chocolate, apple cider and cookies served Friday and Saturday. Info: 926-2037.
Dec. 28 and 29
Martial arts -- Winter Break Mini-Camp continues, Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 28 and 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children ages 5 to 15 are welcome to burn off excess holiday energy and learn the basics of taekwondo, yongmudo, self-defense and self-discipline.
A partnership between Mount Shasta Martial Arts Program and Mount Shasta Recreation and Parks District. Info: 859-2024, info@mtshastama.org or www.mtshastama.org.  
Sat., Dec. 31
Eagles dance -- Dunsmuir’s Fraternal Order of Eagles annual New Year’s Eve Dance, 9 p.m., Eagles Hall, 5941 Sacramento Avenue. Local band Soda Creek will perform. A designated driver will be on hand to take folks safely home. Admission: $15, couple; $10, per person.
Sun., Jan. 1
• New Year’s Sunday -- Welcome 2012 with music by Djin Aquarian and connecting together in Presence for the hour, 10:45 a.m., Center for Spiritual Living, 4303 Oak Street, Dunsmuir. “Life in This Moment” is the message given by Rev. Eleanor Richard. Info: 938-2930.
• Bike ride -- New Year’s Day Sober Mountain Bike Ride, free event sponsored by Scott Valley Bike & Sporting Goods. Ride starts at 9 a.m. at the bike shop, 11223 Highway 3, Fort Jones, across from Chevron Station. Dress in warm layers.
Bring at least a hardtail mountain bike with front suspension, water and snack. Only torrential downpour or blizzard cancels. RSVP: (530) 468-5672 or (530) 722-7515; www.scottvalleybikes.com
Tue., Jan. 3
• Thrift store opens -- New Humanity United’s thrift store New 2 You at 412 S. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta opens, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Quality merchandise at reasonable prices.
Contributions help benefit local non-profits. Accepted items include furniture, household items, winter clothes, books, toys, electronics, small appliances, sporting goods, knick-knacks and tools. Info: 918-9570 or 938-3907.
Jan. 3, 4 and 5
Martial arts -- Winter Break Mini-Camp, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 3, 4 and 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children ages 5 to 15 are welcome to burn off excess holiday energy and learn the basics of taekwondo, yongmudo, self-defense and self-discipline.
Cost: $65 per child; 10 percent discount for second family member. Info: 859-2024, info@mtshastama.org or www.mtshastama.org. A partnership between Mount Shasta Martial Arts Program and Mount Shasta Recreation and Parks District.
Wed., Jan. 4
• Voices in the Canyon -- A Free event at Dunsmuir Library, 5714 Dunsmuir Avenue, 6 to 8 p.m. Health consultant Sandy Patterson will talk about how to cleanse and strengthen your body to prevent illness during the cold and flu season. Plus entertainment by Village Harpist Patty Hill. Refreshments available. Info: 235-2035.
Jan. 5
• Horsemen meeting -- Top of the State Back Country Horsemen meeting, 7 p.m., Fort Jones City Hall. Jennifer Bull, Department of Fish and Game, will present “Working Through the Fish Stocking Program – Background and Process.” The public is invited to attend. Info: 842-0882.
• Belly dance classes -- Belly dance classes for teens and adults resume at Siskiyou Family YMCA in Yreka on Thursdays, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Appropriate for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Special January price: $20 for the month for members and non-members. YMCA also offers financial aid for families or individuals who qualify. Info: (530) 261-1099 or 842-9622.
Metal detecting -- The Siskiyou County Relic and Recovery Club now meets at Siskiyou Bowling Lanes, 1601 S. Oregon Street in Yreka on the first Thursday monthly beginning at 7 p.m. Info: 925-2208.
Vets coffee hour -- All veterans and veteran helpers are welcome to attend Veterans Coffee Hour and Social held each 1st and 3rd Thursday monthly from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake Street. Goodies served.
Facilitated by Vietnam vet Bob Fox and his helper Janet Mclaughlin, both seasoned users of the VA system. Held in partnership with Siskiyou County Veterans Services Program and MSCRC. Info: 926-1400.
Jan. 6
Parents night out -- Parents who’d like some time to themselves may drop their children off at the United Methodist Church of Mount Shasta, 312 W. Alma Street, between 6 and 9 p.m. (use basement entrance on Cedar Street). Arts and crafts, games, cooking, music, storytelling or a movie will be offered. Accommodations made for infants. Supervision by UMC adults. Nutritious meal provided. Space is limited. For reservations and registration info: 926-3739.
Overeaters Anonymous -- Meets each Friday from 5 to 6:15 p.m. at Alta Vista Manor, recreation room, 625 Marjorie Street, Mount Shasta. Spiritual program following Overeaters Anonymous guidelines and 12-step literature. No fee. Info: 938-0248.
Jan. 7
Genealogy research -- The Genealogical Society of Siskiyou County Research Center located at 912 S. Main Street in Yreka is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekly (except holidays). Staff is available to help with your research problems. Info: 842-0277.
Jan. 8
• Sunday message -- 10:45 a.m., Center for Spiritual Living, 4303 Oak Street, Dunsmuir. “Do it Mindfully” is the subject of the Sunday Celebration facilitated by Rev. Eleanor Richard. Music provided by Djin Aquarian on guitar. Refreshment and conversation to follow. Info: 938-2930.
Ski buddy training -- Shasta Disabled Sports USA Ski Buddy Training event, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mt. Shasta Ski Park. Participants will be trained to assist skiers with mono-ski and bi-ski equipment; and to assist with visual impairments and cognitive disabilities.
Candidates should be intermediate to expert skiers comfortable on green, blue and black terrain. Former ski buddies are encouraged to attend to refresh their skills.
Reservations required to attend or participate. Info: 925-1531 or email: info@shastadsusa.org
Jan. 9
Open house -- A Melo Place will host a Grand Open House from 4 to 8 p.m. at its new location, 417 Chestnut Street in Mount Shasta. A special dedication will take place at 7 p.m. Owner Atara Melo invites the public to share thoughts on what craft supplies they’d like her to carry in the shop. Crafters interested in participating can contact her through www.ameloplace.com
Alcoholics Anonymous -- Two Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held in Mount Shasta each Monday – 8 to 9 a.m. at Mercy Medical Center, conference room, 914 Pine Street; and 7 to 8 p.m. in the hall behind St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Pine and Alma Street. Info: (530) 225-8955.
Jan. 11
Toddler playgroup -- The Weed Community Resource Center located at 590 Main Street holds a Toddler Playgroup for ages 0-5 and their parents/caretakers on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday monthly from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Includes activities, games, crafts and story time. Info: 938-2426.
Jan. 12
Siskiyou Lady riders -- Motorcycle group meets on the 2nd Thursday monthly at 6:30 p.m. at various Siskiyou County locations. All ladies interested in the sport of motorcycle riding are welcome. Info: (530) 905-0505 or 859-0456.
Jan. 18
Dementia class -- Mountain Caregiver Resource Center of PASSAGES is offering a caregiver class on dementia behavior on four consecutive Wednesdays beginning Jan. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. at HUB Community Center, 310 S. 13th Street in Montague.
The class, “It Takes Two” offers a refreshing approach to understanding dementia behavior, helping caregivers learn to feel more confident and positive about their caregiving role.
Course fee is $10 for non-clients to cover cost of materials. Class size is limited to 12. Pre-registration is required: 800-995-0878.
Jan. 19
Caregiver support group -- Mt. Shasta Caregiver Support Group meets on the 3rd Thursday monthly from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Mercy Medical Center in Mount Shasta. Participants can meet for lunch if desired at 12:30 p.m. in the hospital cafeteria.
Designed for family caregivers. Learn new coping skills, share your burden, learn how Mountain Caregiver Resource Center can help in your caregiving journey. Info: 459-5382 or email: siskiyoucrc@hughes.net
Jan. 22
Ski buddy training -- Shasta Disabled Sports USA Ski Buddy Training event, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mt. Shasta Ski Park. Participants will be trained to assist skiers with mono-ski and bi-ski equipment; and to assist with visual impairments and cognitive disabilities.
Candidates should be intermediate to expert skiers comfortable on green, blue and black terrain. Former ski buddies are encouraged to attend to refresh their skills.
Reservations required to attend or participate. Info: 925-1531 or email: info@shastadsusa.org
Feb. 4
Skiing/snowshoeing -- Shasta Disabled Sports USA will host a Nordic Skiing and Snowshoeing Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mt. Shasta Nordic Center. Features potluck lunch and a fire. Lessons and equipment available on-site.
Reservations required. Info: 925-1531 or email: info@shastadsusa.org
Feb. 16
• Birding workshop -- The River Exchange will host an “Identifying Western Birds of Prey” workshop, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Mount Shasta City Park, lower lodge. Designed for anyone who wants to learn how to properly identify birds of prey in the field, such as red-tailed hawks, northern goshawks, bald eagles and others. A $5 donation is requested.
This presentation is a foundation to the River Exchange’s upcoming “Bald Eagle and Winter Waterfowl Field Trip to the Klamath Basin Wildlife Refuge scheduled for Feb. 25. Info: 235-2012.
Feb. 25
• Birding field trip -- Mount Shasta Area Audubon Society and the River Exchange will host an all-day “Bald Eagle and Winter Waterfowl Field Trip” to Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Klamath Wildlife Refuge hosts the largest concentration of Bald Eagles in the contiguous United States, along with many other raptors and birds.
Participants should bring warm clothes, walking shoes, lunch, water, binoculars and walkie-talkies. Registration a $5 outing fee required. Reservations/info: 235-2012.
March 24 and 25
Adaptive weekend -- Shasta Disabled Sports USA will host a Free Adaptive Weekend Saturday and Sunday, March 24 and 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mt. Shasta Ski Park
Lessons provided free of charge to those with disabilities. A raffle will be held each day at 4:30 p.m. in the Ski Park lounge.
Reservations required. Info: 925-1531 or email: info@shastadsusa.org
April 21
Soup & Songs -- Dunsmuir Railroad Days Soup & Songs fund-raising event will feature live entertainment and hot soups for $10. Info: 235-4034.

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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.
Family game night -- 5:30 to 7 p.m., last Monday monthly, Dunsmuir Community Resource Center, 5740 Dunsmuir Ave.; 235-4400.
Motorcycle meeting -- Christian Motorcyclist Association/Siskiyou Servants business meeting, 3rd Monday monthly, 6 p.m., Round Table Pizza, 735 S. Broadway, Yreka; 598-0608.
Narcotics Anonymous -- 7 p.m., 312 Alma St., Mount Shasta; 842-7502.
 Peace meetings -- Women Building Bridges for Peace meets 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.
Salad lunch -- Free salad lunch, noon, Dunsmuir Community Resource Center, 5740 Dunsmuir Ave.; 235-4400.
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.
Toddler playgroup -- 10 a.m., Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake St. 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.
Alcoholics Anonymous -- 7 to 8 p.m., Lake Shastina Community Center, 15244 Driftwood Ln.; (530) 225-8955.
Kiwanis -- Mt. Shasta Five Star Kiwanis meets 1st Tue. monthly, 7 a.m., Tree House Motor Inn, Mount Shasta; and the 3rd Tue. monthly, noon, Mount Shasta Resort, Mount Shasta. Info: 926-5253.
Rotary -- Mount Shasta Rotary Club meets weekly, 12:15 p.m., Lalo’s Restaurant, 520 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta; 926-6122.
Toddler playgroup -- 1 to 2 p.m., McCloud Community Resource Center, 304 W. Minnesota Ave. For parents and children, birth to 5 years. Arts and crafts, story time, music and interactive play. Refreshments; 964-3250.
Toddler playgroup -- 2 to 3 p.m., Dunsmuir Community Resource Center, 5740 Dunsmuir Avenue; 235-4400.
Youth art program -- Siskiyou Arts Council’s Free Youth Art Program runs through May 30, 2012. Siskiyou Arts Bus is open for ages 9 and up each Tue. Wed. and Thurs., 2:45 to 5 p.m., Mount Shasta Library, 515 E. Alma St., east side of building (closed school holidays). Bus is also available by special arrangement for school or child related programs; 859-2309.
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.
Christian women’s breakfast -- Meets 1st and 3rd Wed. monthly, 8 a.m., Mount Shasta Resort. No featured speakers or scheduled subject matters. Bring Bibles, break bread and talk together to see in what way God will speak to hearts. Free; breakfast available for purchase.
Masonics -- Siskiyou Masonic Lodge #297 meets 1st Wednesday monthly, 7 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Center, 629 Alder St.; 926-2419.
Narcotics Anonymous -- 7 p.m., Mountain View Apartments, common room, 268 E. Lake St., Weed; 842-7502.
New mom’s support -- Group meets 1st and 3rd Wed. monthly, 10 to noon, Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake St. Share challenges, questions and celebrations with new moms. Dads are welcome; 926-1400.
Republican meeting -- Siskiyou County Republican Central Committee meets 3rd Wed. 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.; 235-5735.
Songs and stories -- For children ages 5 and under and their parents, 10:30 p.m. a.m., Mount Shasta Library, 515 E. Alma St.; 926-2031.
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; 235-2035.
Story time -- Weed Friends of the Library and Mountain View Early Head Start host story time, 11:15 a.m., Weed Library, 780 S. Davis Ave.; 938-4769.
Toddler playgroup -- 2nd and 4th Wed. monthly, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Weed Community Resource Center, 590 Main St. For ages 0-5 and parents/caretakers. Activities, games, crafts, story time; 938-2426.
Wheat-gluten allergy support -- Group meets 3rd Wed. 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 Wed. monthly, 8:30 a.m., Best Western Tree House, Mount Shasta. Forum for local business women to meet, network and exchange information; 926-4572.
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.
Caregiver support group -- Mt. Shasta Caregiver Support Group meets 3rd Thurs. monthly, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Mercy Medical Center, Mount Shasta. Meet for lunch if desired, 12:30 p.m., hospital cafeteria. Designed for family caregivers. Learn new coping skills, share your burden, learn how Mountain Caregiver Resource Center can help in your caregiving journey; 459-5382 or email: siskiyoucrc@hughes.net
Friends of the Library -- Mount Shasta Branch Friends meet 2nd Thurs. monthly, 7 p.m., Mount Shasta Library, 515 E. Alma St. All are invited to attend; 926-2031.
Genealogy library -- LDS Church, 214 Adams Dr., Mount Shasta. Open Thurs., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Sun., 1 to 3 p.m. Help with genealogical needs. Free; 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 Bowling Lanes, 1601 S. Oregon St., Yreka; 925-2208.
Off-road riding -- Siskiyou County Off-Road Riders meet 3rd Thurs. 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 Thurs. monthly, Masonic Hall, 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 Council -- Board meetings held 1st Thurs. monthly at different locations throughout Siskiyou County; 938-1030 or www.siskiyouartscouncil.org
Siskiyou Lady riders -- Motorcycle group meets 2nd Thurs. monthly at 6:30 p.m. at various Siskiyou County locations. All ladies interested in the sport of motorcycle riding are welcome; (530) 905-0505 or 859-0456.
Siskiyou Tea Party -- Meets 6 to 8 p.m., Abundant Life Church of the Nazarene, 934 N. Old Stage Rd., Mount Shasta. All are invited regardless of party affiliation. No meeting will be held on Dec. 22 and 29.
Smoking cessation support -- Smoking Cessation Support Group meets 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake St. Facilitated by ex-smoker and former instructor of American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking Program; 926-1400.
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 coffee hour -- Veterans Coffee Hour and Social, 1st and 3rd Thurs. monthly, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake St. All veterans welcome. Goodies served; 926-1400.
Veterans outreach -- Siskiyou County Veterans Service Officer Tim Grenvik’s south county outreach program, 1st and 3rd Thurs. monthly, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake St. For appointment: 926-1400.
Wheat-gluten allergy support -- Group meets 2nd Thurs. 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. 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 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.
Kids fitness class -- Held 1st and 3rd Fri. monthly, 10 to 11 a.m., Weed Community Resource Center, 590 Main St. Exercise and nutrition class for kids ages 0-5; 938-2426.
Kiwanis -- Weed/Lake Shastina Kiwanis Club meets at noon at Lake Shastina Golf Resort, 5925 Country Club Dr., Lake Shastina. Prospective members always welcome; 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 name to prayer list or to participate: 859-1007; 926-1271. Sponsored by Mount Shasta Friends of Tibetan Culture; www.mountshastafriendsoftibetanculture.org
Overeaters Anonymous -- Meets 5 to 6:15 p.m., Alta Vista Manor, recreation room, 625 Marjorie St., Mount Shasta. Spiritual program following Overeaters Anonymous guidelines and 12-step literature. No fee; 938-0248.
Parkinson’s support -- Parkinson’s Support Group of Siskiyou County meets 2nd Fri. 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 Fri. monthly, 11:45 a.m., Mount Shasta Resort. Luncheon cost: $11, includes refreshments and gratuity. RSVP: 926-0327.
TOPS -- Take Off Pounds Sensibly weight-loss support group, 9:45 a.m., 1030 WA Barr Rd., Mount Shasta. Visitors welcome; 926-5374 or 926-3970.
Saturday
Buddhist meditation instruction -- Offered most Saturdays, 2:30 p.m., Shasta Abbey, Mount Shasta. To receive meditation instruction in the Serene Reflection Meditation (Soto Zen) tradition: 926-4208 or e-mail: guestmaster@shastaabbey.org
CMA fellowship ride -- Christian Motorcyclists Association/Siskiyou Servants 1st Sat. Fellowship Ride. Leave at 10 a.m. from old Boston Shaft parking lot, Yreka (weather permitting). All are invited; 598-0608.
Genealogy research -- The Genealogical Society of Siskiyou County Research Center, 912 S. Main St. 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 Sat. monthly, 10 a.m., Cedar Lanes bowling ally, 137 Main St., Weed; www.siskiyoumotorcycleassociation.org
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; 926-8878. Also: Book sale held 1st Sat. monthly, same time, same place.
Toddler playgroup -- 11 a.m. to noon, 1st Sat. monthly, Weed Community Resource Center, 590 Main St. For ages 0-5 and parents/caretakers. 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.
Masons breakfast -- 1st Sun. monthly, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Center, 629 Alder St. Hosted by Siskiyou Masonic Lodge No. 297. Note: No breakfast on Jan. 1, 2012.  
Narcotics Anonymous -- 7 p.m., St. John’s Parish Hall, 4605 Shasta Ave., Dunsmuir; 842-7502.
Trader’s Co-op -- First Sun. monthly, 2 to 4 p.m., A Melo Place, 412 S. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta. Trade and barter handcrafted items, garden produce, seeds, homemade goods. No commercial items. Sponsored by Shasta Commons; 926-6836