Calendar of events, updated June 15

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Wed., June 15

• SHS meeting -- Siskiyou Humane Society’s annual board meeting at Mount Shasta City Park, lower lodge. Open public meeting, 4 to 6 p.m.; regular board meeting, 6 to 7 p.m.

SIR meeting -- Sons In Retirement Branch 154 regular luncheon meeting, 11 a.m., Lalo’s Restaurant, Mount Shasta. Luncheon cost: $14 each. All retired men are invited to attend meeting and consider joining the club. Info: 926-2584 or 859-2277.

June 15 and 16

Tibetan teachings -- Tibetan Buddhist Teachings in English with Khen Rinpoche Jangchup Choeden at 1520 Shasta Acres Road in Mount Shasta. Practice workshops in the afternoons; public teachings in the evenings. Participants may choose to attend individual sessions rather than all six. For details: 926-1271 or www.mountshastafriendsoftibetanculture.org

Thurs., June 16

• Bike ride -- Mt. Shasta Pedali Tuesday bike rides for all level of riders. Meet at 5:30 p.m. at the corner of Edgewood and Jackson Roads in Edgewood. Info: http://www.shastapedali.com

• Bingo for seniors -- Dunsmuir Family Resource Center offers Bingo for seniors at 10 a.m. at 410 Pine Street in Dunsmuir. Includes prizes.

Upcoming events for seniors include: trip to Redding’s Sundial Bridge and Museum; and an “evening affair” at McGuire’s Restaurant with live music. Info: 235-4005.

Shasta Commons -- Potluck Action Groups meeting, 6 to 8 p.m., Mount Shasta City Park gazebo. Join one of the local sustainability projects. Everyone welcome. Free.

Natural healthcare talk -- Dr. Arlan Cage, ND, LAc of Mount Shasta Natural Healing will speak on Health Insurance Coverage – The Medico-Politics of Natural Medicine, 6 p.m., Berryvale Grocery cafe, downtown Mount Shasta. Learn why your health insurance company isn’t paying for alternative natural healthcare and what you can do. Free; 926-1600.

Law of attraction -- Using Emotional Freedom Technique for Better Manifestation with trainers Arthur Cronos and Susan Dillon. 6 p.m. at Eskaton Craft Room, 1020 Kingston Way, Mount Shasta. Info: http://voltos.us/eft

Water Talks -- Water Talks: Local Fish and Fishing, 6 to 8 p.m., Mount Shasta Resort, Highland Room. Learn about Mount Shasta’s fish species – salmon, steelhead and trout.  

Speakers: Curtis Knight and Andrew Braugh, California Trout; Don Flickinger, NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service; Craig Ballenger, local historian; John Rickard, Wild Waters Fly Fishing. Free.  Info: (530) 925-4750 or donnab@snowcrest.net

Fri., June 17

• Ice cream social -- Mount Shasta Community Resource Center’s 6th annual free Ice Cream Social, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Shastice Park, Mount Shasta. Games and fun for all ages. Gunny sack races, water balloon toss, 3-legged race and more. Ice cream bowls and variety of toppings, first come, first served while supplies last. Info: 926-1400.

June 17, 18 and 19

Softball tournament -- Jimmy Jackson - Sacha Marino Memorial Softball Tournament, Bel Air Park in Weed. $100 entry fee; $1,000 payout. For sign-ups/info: 938-1480 or 261-0342.

Sat., June 18

• Railroad display room -- Dunsmuir’s Railroad Display Room open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Historic railroad photographs, artifacts and memorabilia. North Platte, Neb. World War II Canteen featured where townspeople welcomed every troop train, day and night.

Dunsmuir Railroad Depot Historical Society is working to re-establish the Dunsmuir Museum. Residents are encouraged to donate or loan Dunsmuir historic items. Info: 235-0929.

Castle Crags hike -- Mount Shasta Trail Association Castle Crags Dome Trail Hike. Strenuous, sometimes steep, 5.5 mile round-trip with 2,200 foot elevation gain. Meet at 9 a.m. at Mount Shasta’s Fish Hatchery and car pool to Castle Crags State Park. Bring lunch and water. Will return about 4:30 p.m. Info: 926-0647.

Car wash -- Fundraiser by donation for Siskiyou Christian School at Scott Valley Bank, S. Weed Blvd. in Weed.

Natural healthcare talk -- Dr. Arlan Cage, ND, LAc of Mount Shasta Natural Healing will speak on Health Insurance Coverage – The Medico-Politics of Natural Medicine, 2 p.m., Nature’s Kitchen, Yreka. Learn why your health insurance company isn’t paying for alternative natural healthcare and what you can do. Free; 926-1600.

Conversations with Laarkmaa -- 4 to 6 p.m., Gallery Experience Room in The Gallery, downtown Mount Shasta. Dialogue with six Pleiadians brought by Rebecca Smith Orleane, PhD and Cullen Baird Smith, authors of “Conversations With Laarkmaa: A Pleiadian View of the New Reality.”

Topics: Unity Consciousness, How to Manage Emotions, The Ascension Process, The Mayan Calendar, Lemuria, and more. Admission: $11. Info: 530-925-1037, steu@shastaconnect.com or wavesource@opendoor.com

Audubon field trip -- Mt. Shasta Area Audubon field trip to McCloud River area with expert birder Joey Russell. Meet at 7:30 a.m. at north end of Ray’s Food Place parking lot, near old Dugout Restaurant in Mount Shasta. Info: 459-5190.

Golf tournament -- Weed Rotary Club’s 5th annual Golf Tournament at Lake Shastina Golf Resort. Registration, 8 a.m.; shotgun start, 9 a.m. Four man scramble includes 18 holes of golf, riding cart, lunch and small bucket of range balls. Prizes for longest drive, closest to the pin and hole in one. Raffle prizes. To register/info: 938-3573.

Sun., June 19

• Car show & breakfast -- Siskiyou Region of the Contemporary Historical Vehicle Association’s 30th annual Car Show and Pancake Breakfast, Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds, Yreka. No entry fee. Donations help cover cost of fairgrounds. Car show runs 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Breakfast catered by Garden Party catering group, 8 a.m. to noon. All-you-can-eat sausage, eggs, pancakes, juice and coffee. Cost: $7.50, adults; $3.75 kids under age 10.

• Father’s Day brunch -- 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Coffee Connection, downtown Mount Shasta. All fathers eat free of charge. Menu: scrambled eggs, chile relleno, crepes, pancakes or waffles, turkey ham, sausage patties, biscuits and gravy, fruits, yogurt with fruit, applesauce, pastries, coffee/tea, orange juice. Soup and salads added at 11 a.m. Cost: $8, adults; $4, kids under age 10. Last brunch of season. Info: 926-2622.

Harmonica demo -- The Joy of Harmonica, 1 p.m., A Melo Place, downtown Mount Shasta. Demonstration and interactive lesson on playing the harmonica with Larry Marks. Free, donations accepted. Info: 859-1296.

History festival -- Hosted by Genealogical Society of Siskiyou County, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Armory Building, Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds. Displays of historical aviation, railroad, ranching, horse drawn buggies, stage coach, antique patrol vehicle, antique costumes and more.

Free performances, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., by Celtic Cats, Highly Paid Professionals, Karuk Tribal Dancers, Circle and Square Dancers and a storyteller. Info: 842-7102.

Tue., June 21

• Bike ride -- Mt. Shasta Pedali Tuesday bike rides for all level of riders. Meet at 5:30 p.m. at The Fifth Season back parking lot in Mount Shasta. Info: http://www.shastapedali.com

Four Agreements -- The Four Agreements class, Tuesdays in June, 7 p.m., 4303 Oak Street, Dunsmuir, Fireside Room. Facilitated by Rev. Eleanor Richard. Based on book by Miguel Ruiz; 938-2930.

DAR meeting -- Daughters of the American Revolution Siskiyou Chapter meeting, 12:30 p.m., recreation all, 1060 Deer Creek Way, Yreka. Guests: Bev Moncrieff and Ailsie McEntaggert, state officers. Visitors welcome; 926-5374.

June 21, 22 and 23

Kids art class -- Siskiyou Arts Bus free Mosaic Workshop for ages 8 to 12. To register/info: 859-2309.

Wed., June 22

• Senior nature walk -- Mount Shasta Community Resource Center Senior Nature Walk/Hike outing to McCloud Falls. Meet at 10:30 a.m. at MSCRC, 109 E. Lake Street, Mount Shasta.

Bring bag lunch and dress in layers. Car pooling fee: $2 each. To register and/or to be a driver using own vehicle: 926-1400.

• Senior arts outing -- Mount Shasta Community Resource Center Senior Outdoor Creative Arts outing at McCloud Lower Falls parking lot for painting or drawing. Meet at 10:30 a.m. at MSCRC, 109 E. Lake Street, Mount Shasta.

Bring bag lunch. All art supplies provided or bring your own. Car pooling fee: $2 each. To register and/or to be a driver using own vehicle: 926-1400.

June 23

Common Law and the Constitution -- Free presentation, 7 to 9 p.m., Strings Italian Cafe, downtown Mount Shasta. Learn how present codes and regulations are different today. Everyone welcome. Dinner available for purchase at 6 p.m. Info: www.siskiyou.countyrepublic.org

June 25

• Rafting benefit  -- Turtle River Rafting Company raft trip to benefit Mercy Mt. Shasta Hospice, 9 a.m., Sims Flat to Mosquito Creek section of Sacramento River, just below Castle Crags.

For novice and experienced rafters, adults and youth, age 9 and older. Begins with paddle and safety instruction. Bring lunch. Cost: $70 each. Space limited. Info/reservations: 926-3223, www.turtleriver.com  

Car wash -- Fundraiser by donation for Siskiyou Christian School at Mt. Shasta Tire Factory, N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta.

Fun in the Sun -- 10 a.m. to noon, Lake Shastina Bible Church, 5826 Jackson Ranch Road (rain or shine). Crafts, entertainment, fun and refreshments for all children. Info: 938-2525.

Prime rib dinner -- Castella Fire District Prime Rib Dinner/Auction fundraiser, Castella Firehouse, Main Street, Castella. Happy hour: 4:30 p.m.; dinner/auction, 5:30 p.m. Live music by Harry and Debbie Blackwell, Tickets: $25 at 235-4495 or (530) 917-9344.

Fleece demo -- “Carding and Spinning Fleece,” 2 to 4 p.m., A Melo Place, downtown Mount Shasta. Demonstration of spinning and carding wool and alpaca fleece. Free, donations accepted. Info: 859-1296.

Garden tour -- Remarkable and diverse gardens featured to benefit the Mt. Shasta Friends of the Library, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Make donation at Spring Hill Nursery, across from Mount Shasta City Park and pick up map for self guided tour. Info: 926-2565.

 June 26

• Bike ride -- Free mountain bike ride for intermediate level, sponsored by Scott Valley Bikes & Sporting Goods. Meet at 8 a.m. at shop, 11223 Highway 3, Fort Jones and truck pool to ride location. Helmets, water and mountain bike with at least front suspension required. Info: 468-5672.

June 28

• Mercy gift shop -- Mercy Medical Center Auxiliary Gift Shop’s pre-inventory 50 percent off sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in lobby. Shop closed Friday, July 1 for inventory. Info: 926-6111, extension 413.

June 28, 29 and 30

Kids art class -- Siskiyou Arts Bus free Print Making Class for ages 8 to 12. To register: 859-2309.

July 2, 3 and 4

• July 4 celebration -- Mount Shasta’s Fourth of July celebration takes place Saturday, Sunday and Monday, July 2, 3 and 4. Includes vendors, live music, sidewalks sales, Mountain Runners Fun Run/Walk, parade, fireworks and more. Info: (530) 926-4865 or mtshastachamber.com

July 3

• Trader’s Co-op -- First Sunday 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. Info: 926-6836.

July 4

• Pancake breakfast -- Fouth of July all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, 6:30 to 11 a.m., St. Anthony’s Catholic Church Hall, corner of Alma and Pine Streets, Mount Shasta. Serving pancakes, scrambled eggs and ham. Cost: $8, adults; $5, kids.

July 7, 8, 9 & 10

Carnevale -- Weed’s 57th annual Carnevale is set for July 7, 8, 9 and 10 and includes music, food, carnival rides, beer, vendors, bocce ball and softball tournaments, and Top of the State Race. Weed Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for vendors and entertainers. For applications or to participate in any of the tournaments: 938-4624 or www.weedchamber.com

July 16

• Hat Creek BBQ -- Hat Creek Volunteer Fire Department’s 32nd annual Deep Pit Barbecue at Hat Creek Hereford Ranch and RV Park located on Doty Road off Highway 89 in Hat Creek. Craft Fair begins at 10 a.m. BBQ from 1 to 5 p.m. Cost: $10. All proceeds benefit HCVFD.

Raffle prizes include: Kindle, BluRay DVD, 42-inch HD TV, fishing trip for two, kayak tour for two, BBQ grill, handmade quilt and more; (530) 335-7236.

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