Wed., Jan. 18
New mom’s support -- Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday monthly from 10 a.m. to noon at Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake Street. Share challenges, questions and celebrations with new moms. Dads are welcome. Info: 926-1400.
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: $10 for non-clients to cover cost of materials. Class size is limited to 12. Pre-registration is required: 800-995-0878.
Canned food drive -- Meadowlark Assisted Living & Memory Care is hosting a Canned Food Drive to benefit the local food pantry. Canned food items can be dropped off at 351 Bruce Street in Yreka throughout the month of January. If you bring in three or more non-perishable food items your name will be submitted for a drawing. Info: 842-4300.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thurs., Jan. 19
Caregiver support -- 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: email@example.com
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.
Fri., Jan. 20
• Lasagna dinner -- Siskiyou Christian School Lasagna Fundraiser Dinner, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Coffee Connection, downtown Mount Shasta. Dine in or take out. Dinner includes homemade lasagna, tossed green salad, garlic bread, beverage and dessert. Cost: $12, adults; $6, children under age 12; not to exceed $40 per family. Proceeds help support Christian education. Info: 926-1784.
• Movement & music -- A Movement & Music for Toddlers class takes place Jan. 20 through Feb. 17. beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Mt. Shasta Martial Arts studio, 612-A S. Mt. Shasta Blvd. in Mount Shasta.
A fun parent participation class geared for ages babies to four years. Learn about singing, movement and dance with teacher Claudia. Cost: $10 per class; includes a little snack. Limited amount of scholarships available by calling ahead. Info: 859-2309.
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.; Info: 926-4021 or 926-5729.
‘Farmageddon’ -- Film showing of “Farmageddon” at the Greenhorn Grange, 300 Ranch Road in Yreka. Introduction, 6:30 to 6:45 p.m.; film showing, 6:45 to 8:15 p.m.; questions and answers, plan of action, 8:15 to 9 p.m. Bring a dessert to share. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Sponsored by Siskiyou Water Users Association, Greenhorn Grange, Scott Valley Grange, Protect Our Water, Save Rural America, and Free Rural America.
Sat., Jan. 21
Shasta Nation meeting -- Shasta Indian Nation meeting, 1 p.m., Purple Plum Restaurant, 105 E. Miner Street, Yreka. Info: (530) 204-7283.
‘Farmageddon’ -- Film showing of “Farmageddon” at the Scott Valley Grange in Greenview. Introduction, 6:30 to 6:45 p.m.; film showing, 6:45 to 8:15 p.m.; questions and answers, plan of action, 8:15 to 9 p.m. Bring a dessert to share. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Sponsored by Siskiyou Water Users Association, Greenhorn Grange, Scott Valley Grange, Protect Our Water, Save Rural America, and Free Rural America.
Australian evening -- Fun Evening of Australian History and Song, presented by the Dunsmuir, Mount Shasta and Weed libraries, 6:30 p.m., Mount Shasta Library, 515 Alma Street. Facilitated by Lindsay Edwards; accompanied on guitar and vocals by Traci Montgomery. Attendance by donation to libraries. Info: 926-2031, 938-4769 or 235-2035.
Snow Ball -- Mount Shasta Avalanche Center’s 10th anniversary Snow Ball, 6:30 p.m., Sons of Italy Hall, 155 Clay Street, Weed. A celebration of the winter season featuring gourmet finger foods from the Oven Bakery of Mount Shasta and Ellie’s Bakery of Weed. Raffle prizes, silent auction and dancing music by Blue Relish.
Tickets: $15 each; ages 10 and under, free. Proceeds benefit the Avalanche Center. Info: fmsac.org
Genealogy research -- The Genealogical Society of Siskiyou County is celebrating its 40th anniversary all year long by offering monthly activities. For the month of January GSSC is offering free walk-in research to anyone on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 912 S. Main Street in Yreka (behind Siskiyou County Museum). Info: 842-7102.
Sun., 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday message -- 10:45 a.m., Center for Spiritual Living, 4202 Oak Street, Dunsmuir. Music by Anasha who sings, chants and uses various instruments. Rev. Eleanor Richard gives message, “Whole Making” – an experience that Jesus both did and taught others to do.
Following the Sunday message, a special Study Group Sunday will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Rev. Richard will lead a discussion on “Building a Healing Consciousness.” If staying for the study group bring finger food to share. Info: 938-2930.
Tue., Jan. 24
Youth art program -- Siskiyou Arts Council’s free Youth Art Program is currently open to children ages 9 and up through May 30.
The Siskiyou Arts Bus is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 2:45 to 5 p.m. at Mount Shasta Library, 515 E. Alma Street, east side of building. (Bus is closed during school holidays).
The Siskiyou Arts Bus is also available by special arrangement for school or child related programs. Info: 859-2309.
• Climate discussion -- Siskiyou Progressive Alliance’ first discussion group of 2012 begins at 6:30 p.m. at Mount Shasta Library, 515 E. Alma Street. Discussion includes climate change; what we can do to stop it; and the role of corporations in our society.
Participants are encouraged to read Naomi Klein’s article “Capitalism vs. The Climate” from the Nov. 20, 2011 issue of Nation magazine as a focus for discussion. A pdf copy can be emalied to you by contacting: email@example.com. Info: (530) 918-8085.
Family fun night -- McCloud Community Resource Center will host a Family Fun Night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 304 W. Minnesota Avenue. Free dinner and fun for parents and children together. Play games and stuff your own teddy bear. Space is limited. To reserve space: 964-3250 or www.mccloudcommunityresourcecenter.com
• Horsemen meeting -- Top of the State Back Country Horsemen meeting, 7 p.m., CAL FIRE training room, Yreka. Bill Balfrey, retired College of the Siskiyous instructor, will speak on Parliamentary Procedure and “Rules can help reduce chaos at meetings.” The public is invited to attend. Info: 842-0882.
• 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.
• Polar Bear Club -- A Polar Bear Club is currently forming. Join other “crazy cold water dippers” on the 1st Saturday monthly beginning in February. Meet at the North Shore boat ramp on Lake Siskiyou at noon for a 12:15 p.m. dip. Info: 926-1731.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Masons breakfast -- Siskiyou Masonic Lodge No. 297 1st Sunday Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Center, 629 Alder Street, Mount Shasta. Info: 926-1384.
• Recycling fundraiser -- Weed High School Lady Cougars Softball Recycling Fundraiser in Weed. Place bags of cans, bottles and/or glass near your front door and it will be picked up mid-morning or early afternoon. Info: 938-4774.
• Soup and movie -- Soup and Movie Night, 6:15 p.m., 1520 Shasta Acres Road (1.4 miles up McCloud Avenue) Mount Shasta. Park on east side of road. Sponsored by Mount Shasta Friends of Tibetan Culture. Cost: $10.
Celebrating the Season of Non-Violence with vegetarian soup and bread. Followed by film featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet, discussing peace and non-violence in today’s world. Info: www.mountshastafriendsoftibetanculture.org
Romantic evening -- A Romantic Evening of Arabian Enchantment – Middle Eastern style entertainment and refreshments; followed by a dessert Auction at St. Mark’s Preservation Square in Yreka.
Tickets: $10. Proceeds benefit Yreka Historic Preservation and artists. Info: (530) 261-1099 or email@example.com
Birding workshop -- The River Exchange “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. $5 donation 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.
• Departure ceremony -- National Guard Departure Ceremony, 11 a.m., Mount Shasta High School. The 132nd detachment of the National Guard, including several Siskiyou County soldiers will depart for a tour in Afghanistan.
Mardi Gras -- The Castella Community Education Organization’s first Mardi Gras fundraiser at the historic Dunsmuir Hotel ballroom (Dunsmuir Community Resource Center) 5740 Dunsmuir Avenue, Dunsmuir. No-host cocktails, 6:30 p.m.; Cajun-style dinner, 7:30 p.m. Dessert auction and raffle prizes.
Come in Mardi Gras costume – $25 prizes for best male and female costume. Music for dancing by the Blackwell Brothers. Mid-Eastern dance by Phoenix Raks.
Tickets: $25 each. Dinner includes one complimentary wine or beer. For tickets: 235-4495.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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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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.
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.
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.
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: email@example.com
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.
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.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.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.
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.
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