Sat., March 31
Easter egg hunt -- Begins at noon at Hoo Hoo Park in McCloud. For children up to age 12. Sponsored by McCloud Community Recreation Council; 964-2718.

Over the Hill race -- 7th annual Over the Hill Classic Ski Race at Mt. Shasta Ski Park. Age 50 and over senior boarders and skiers are invited to participate. Raffle prizes from local merchants including Mt. Shasta Ski Park season pass, four rounds of golf at Mount Shasta Resort, pack from The Fifth Season, and more. For registration/info:

Fruit tree pruning -- Fruit Tree Pruning Hands-on with orchardist Alex Hogstrom, 2 to 4 p.m., meet at Spring Hill Nursery, 1234 Nixon Road, Mount Shasta. Bring pruners and/or small tree saws, if available. Voluntary donations to benefit Meals on Wheels Program. Info: 926-2565.

BBQ and dance -- Gazelle Fire Department and Auxiliary’s annual Barbecue and Dance at Gazelle Grange Hall. Happy hour, 5:30 p.m.; dinner, 6 to 8 p.m.; drawing and auction to follow. Dancing to DJ Mike Silvestri, 9 p.m. to midnight. Tickets: $18, sirloin dinner and dance. Proceeds go towards purchasing jaws of life and equipment for Gazelle Fire Department. Tickets/info: 435-0119, 340-0527, 905-1073, 938-4367. Under age 21 not allowed.

Genealogy research -- Genealogical Society of Siskiyou County’s 40th anniversary Open House, noon to 3 p.m., 912 S. Main Street, Yreka (behind Siskiyou County Museum). All past GSSC members, their families, and anyone interested in genealogy is invited. Finger foods served; 917-9478.

Tri-tip dinner & dance -- Lake Shastina Community Foundation Tri-Tip Dinner and Dance, 6 p.m., Lake Shastina Golf Resort. Includes silent and dessert auctions. Info: 938-1777.

Dinner and movie -- Saturday Night Dinner and Movie, 6 p.m., Lake Shastina Community Church, 5826 Jackson Ranch Road. Free community dinner and family friendly movie, held last Saturday monthly; 938-2525.

Landscape class -- Landscape Without Lawns, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Yreka Community Center. Led by Lynne Schafer and Don Rolph, exploring the good and bad in residential lawns and landscape alternatives. Free. Sign-up: 842-2370  or email:

Sun., April 1
Sunday breakfast -- Siskiyou Masonic Lodge No. 297 First Sunday Breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon, Mount Shasta Community Center, 629 Alder Street. All-you-can-eat buffet. Weed High School football team will bus tables. Info: 925-2053.

Palm Sunday -- 10 a.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 701 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Procession of the Palms, Reading of the Passion of Gospel, Holy Eucharist. Info: 926-5326.

Sunday message -- 10:45 a.m., Center for Spiritual Living, 4303 Oak Street, Dunsmuir. Rev. Eleanor Richard’s speaks on “Living in Abundance.” Music by Sananday. Love offering. Coffee, tea and conversation after; 938-2930.