Calendar of Events and weekly events, updated April 11

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Wed., April 11

Library open house -- 2 to 4 p.m., Dunsmuir Library, 5714 Dunsmuir Avenue. Celebrating National Library Week and thanking volunteers. Everyone welcome. Refreshments; 235-2035.

Thurs., April 12

• Diabetes support -- Mount Shasta Community Resource Center’s Diabetes Support Group meets 5:30 to 7 p.m., 109 E. Lake Street. Speaker: Elaine Patterson, RD of Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta, discussing healthy eating for spring; 926-1400.

• Fire safe meeting -- Dunsmuir Fire Safe Council meeting at 5 p.m. Gathering at 4:30 p.m. to discuss upcoming fuel reduction between I-5 and South Dunsmuir. Drop in for questions and comments. Info:

• Lady Riders meeting -- Siskiyou Lady Riders monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Hi-Lo Cafe, Weed. SLR is an independent women’s motorcycle group. All ladies throughout the county interested in the sport of motorcycle riding are welcome. Info: (530) 905-0505 or 859-0456.

• Foster care meeting -- Informational meeting, 7 p.m., Remi Vista, 1107 Ream Avenue, Mount Shasta. Learn what you need to know about becoming a foster parent. Info: 926-1436.

• Marine Corps meeting -- Marine Corps League Siskiyou Detachment No. 936 monthly meeting, Daddy O’s Restaurant, 100 N. Main Street, Yreka. Dinner, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m. Seeking a few good men and women. All Marines and Navy Corpsmen who served with the Marines are welcome, along with their families.

• Chamber meeting -- Mount Shasta Chamber of Commerce meeting, noon, Lalo’s Restaurant, Mount Shasta. Presentation: “10 Things You Can Do Today To Improve Your Web Page Presence.” Presenter Brooks White, owner of Manx Web Solutions will discuss easy changes business owners can make to their website to improve sales, traffic, search engine rankings, site usability, security and more.

Seniors trip -- Siskiyou Golden Seniors annual Chico Rolling Hills Casino trip. Includes senior buffet and stops at Redding Mall and Trader Joe’s. Pick up available in Weed and Mount Shasta. All seniors welcome. Reservations required: 938-4606.

GriefShare support -- A GriefShare Support Group for people grieving the death of someone continues each Thursday through May 31, 10 a.m. to noon, First Baptist Church, Room 1, 812 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Information to help participants through this difficult time among those who understand the pain of loss; 926-5095.

Fri., April 13

• Mexican dinner -- Mexican Dinner and Dessert Auction, 6 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ, Latter Day Saints, 214 Adams Drive, Mount Shasta. Young Women’s Camp fundraiser. Drive through take-out or in-house dining.

Tostaditas and salsa; enchiladas with ground beef, shredded beef, chicken or cheese; chile rellenos, chile verde, chimichanga, cilantro rice or Spanish rice, refried beans, sopapillas or churros. Cost: $10, each; $18, couples; $30, family of four or more. Info: 235-4696.

• Family fun night  -- 6:30 to 8 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Resource Center,109 E. Lake Street. Free event with dinner, bingo and prizes. Info: 926-1400.

Film festival -- Backcountry Film Festival, Sisson Museum, Mount Shasta. Doors open, 6 p.m.; film begins, 7 p.m. Celebrating local backcountry wonderland with films, beer on tap, food and door prizes. Tickets at the door: $10, adults; $5, students. Proceeds benefit Mt. Shasta Nordic; 859-9168 or

Cooking class -- Shasta Head Start and Great Northern Corporation’s free cooking class, 11 a.m. to noon at 780 S. Davis Avenue, Weed. Facilitated by Chef Sharon. Demonstrations, questions and answers, stretching food to feed families, smart shopping and more. Participants will prepare homemade soup, grilled ham and cheese sandwiches. Register: 918-2550.

Sat., April 14

• Sunday brunch -- 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Coffee Connection, downtown Mount Shasta. All-you-can-eat eggs to pastries. Cost: $8, adults; $4, kids under 10. Info: 926-2622.

• Buds for Bill -- Fundraiser, 2:30 p.m. to 2 a.m., Papa’s Place, Weed. Spaghetti dinner, salad, bread and one drink ticket, $10; pool tournament with $100 cash prize, $10 entry; or both, $15. Happy hour beers all day. Dessert auction, live music, 50/50 raffle. Proceeds support “Brother” Bill Yoacham with his stroke recovery. Tickets: 938-2277 or (707) 766-4074.

• Active Hope -- Workshop in the Work That Reconnects, led by Molly Brown, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Mount Shasta. Donations benefit Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center. Registration/info: 926-5655.

• Symposium meeting -- Sisson Museum will host the first planning meeting for a Joaquin Miller symposium beginning at 5 p.m. at Sisson Museum in Mount Shasta. All interested are welcome to attend. The three-day Joaquin Miller commemorative event is planned for October 2013. Info: 926-5508 or

• Library event -- 7 p.m., Mount Shasta Library. Community read kick-off of “Farewell to Manzanar” by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston. Plus presentation by local resident Art Kameda on World War II Japanese American detention camps. Copies of book available at local libraries. Info: 926-2031.

• Free family research -- The Genealogical Society of Siskiyou County continues to celebrate its 40th anniversary by offering Free Walk-in Research during the month of April on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Research Center, 912 S. Main Street, Yreka. Experienced researchers available to assist. Info: 842-0277.

• Biking for wishes -- One hour visual documentary of Kevin Citta’s bicycle trip from Weed to Asheville, NC benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Mt. Shasta Brewing Company, 360 College Avenue, Weed. Asking $5 donation to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northern California. Info: 938-2394.

• Garden workshop -- Free Starting Spring Vegetables workshop with Micah Dobush, 10 a.m. to noon, Spring Hill Nursery and Gardens, 1234 Nixon Road, Mount Shasta. Bring folding chair. Indoors if raining. Donations requested for Mt. Shasta Gleaning group cider press. Info: 926-2565.

Charity Bunco -- Sponsored by Ladies of the Elks, 1 p.m., Mount Shasta Elks Lodge, 326 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd. Snacks available. Donation: $10, proceeds go to Mount Shasta Senior Nutrition Center. Info: 926-4768.

Garage sale benefit -- 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 6020 Squirrel Place, Lake Shastina. Proceeds benefit Alisa Johnson’s Breast Cancer Fund: Climb Against the Odds 2012, with 100 percent going to breast cancer services of Siskiyou County. Donations needed: working electronics, furniture, toys, clothing, bikes, housewares, bedding, appliances, movies, books, etc. Info: 966-4962 or (916) 521-4466.

Sun., April 15

• The 99% spring -- Teach-in and Training for Citizens, 1 to 4 p.m., Mount Shasta City Park, recreation center. Join together in the work of reclaiming our country. Learn about our current economy; nonviolent direct action; and how to take action. Sponsored by Siskiyou Progressive Alliance. Info: 918-8085.

Ranch sorting clinic -- Sponsored by Shasta Valley Community Club Team Penners at Montague Arena, Sign-ups, 8 a.m.; fundamentals of sorting clinic, 9 a.m., instructed by Ray Dancer. Includes pen work and contestants draw pot. Cost: $30, adults; $20, youth. Insurance fee for non-members, $15. Proceeds support SVCCTP events and awards. Held rain or shine. Info or bad weather alternate location: 859-5688 or 475-3325.

Meditation & Dharma -- Shasta Abbey, Buddhist monastery, offers ceremony or meditation, followed by Dharma talk most Sundays beginning with orientation at 9:30 a.m. Call in advance: 926-4208 or email:

Sunday message -- 10:45 a.m., Center for Spiritual Living, 4303 Oak Street, Dunsmuir. Rev. Eleanor Richard’s message: “The Purpose of Life.” Music by Anton Mizerak and Laura Berryhill. Followed by benefit concert at 12:30 p.m. with Anton and Laura; donations support CSL.  Info: 938-2930.

Tue., April 17

• Arts Bus -- Two week program doing work based on the art from the WWII detention camps begins today, 2:45 to 5 p.m., outside Mount Shasta Library. All ages welcome. Info: 926-2031.

• Forest conservation -- Siskiyou Land Trust hosts Forest Conservation in the Klamath-Cascade, 7 p.m., Mount Shasta Resort. Slide show presented by Megan Wargo of Pacific Forest Trust. Suggested donation: $5 to benefit land conservation work done by SLT. Info: 926-2259.

Wed., April 18

• Guest waiter night -- 5 to 8 p.m., Wayside Grill, Mount Shasta. Guest waiters are members of Mount Shasta Rotary Interact Club. Tips split between Mount Shasta Library and clothes/shoes for children of Bali.

5 Wishes -- Hosted by Dunsmuir Resource Center and Madrone Hospice, 11 a.m. to noon, 5740 Dunsmuir Avenue, Dunsmuir. Presentation about living wills and advanced health care directives; plus questions and answers. Participants are invited to stay for lunch following. Info: 235-4400.

SIR meeting -- Sons In Retirement Branch 154 regular luncheon meeting, 11 a.m., Lalo’s Restaurant, Mount Shasta. Luncheon cost: $14, including tax and tip. Speaker: Ed Valenzuela, Siskiyou County Supervisor. All retired men are invited to attend and consider joining the club. Info: 859-2277, 926-3072,

April 19

• Alms round -- Monks from Shasta Abbey will walk the traditional Buddhist Alms Round starting at 10 a.m. in Ray’s Food Place shopping center in Mount Shasta. Info: 926-4208 or

• Child trauma -- “Identifying and Understanding Child Trama” presentation, 6 to 8 p.m. Join licensed marriage and family therapist Mike Pautz to learn to identify and understand trauma and associated behaviors in children of all ages, including nightmares, bedwetting, isolation, etc. Geared for parents, childcare providers and educations. Hosted by Mount Shasta Community Resource Center. Info: 926-1400.

• Foster care meeting -- Informational meeting, 7 p.m., Decision Life Church, 1301 S. Main Street, Yreka. Learn what you need to know about becoming a foster parent. Info: 926-1436.

April 20

• Cooking class -- Shasta Head Start and Great Northern Corporation’s free cooking class, 11 a.m. to noon at 780 S. Davis Avenue, Weed. Facilitated by Chef Sharon. Demonstrations, questions and answers, stretching food to feed families, smart shopping and more. Participants will prepare Aguas Frescas (fresh juices) and nutritious children’s snacks. Register: 918-2550

Chant and meditation -- Service of chant and medication in the style of Taize, 7 p.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 701 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. All are welcome. Info: 926-5720.

April 21

• Birding field trip -- Field trip down the Klamath River to Happy Camp, hosted by Mt. Shasta Area Audubon. Trip leader: Bob Claypole, author of “The Bird Guide to the Klamath River.” Group may see a variety of bird species – Huttons’ Vireo, Chestnut-backed Chickadee, Ruffled Grouse. Carpooling required. Meet at 7:30 a.m. at Ray’s Market parking lot in Yreka. Bring food, water, binoculars, field guides, comfortable shoes; 842-6664 or 465-2375.

• Electronics recycling -- Free one-day-only Earth Day Electronics Recycling fundraiser, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dunsmuir downtown parking lot. Bring desktops, laptops, computer systems, mice, keyboards, monitors, TVs, stereos, radios, players, printers, copy and fax machines, VCRs DVD players, telephones, cell phones, etc.

Not accepted: home appliances (washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves). Businesses welcome. For larger quantities/info call ahead: 235-4828.

• Earth Day event -- Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center celebrates Earth Day beginning with a parade at 11 a.m. starting at Berryvale in Mount Shasta. Mount Shasta City Park, main lodge will be open to the public and there will be speakers at the lower lodge, all starting at noon. Demonstrations, films, speakers, displays and kids activities; 926-5655.

• Presentation -- Siskiyou County Museum will host a historical presentation of the Dorleska Mine, one of NorCal’s richest mines, presented by Trinity County Historical Society beginning at 11 a.m. at 910 S. Main Street, Yreka. All are welcome; 842-3836.

• Cowboy poetry -- Howard lodge No. 37 F&AM hosts Cowboy Poetry, Music and Dinner at 103. Third Street, Yreka. Social, 6:30 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m., Chuck wagon dinner of beef ribs or spaghetti; plus dessert auction. Tickets: $20, single; $35, couples; 598-7764.

Golf tournament -- Rotary Club of Scott Valley Golf Tournament at Weed Golf Course. Registration, 8 a.m.; shot gun start, 9 a.m. Non-sanctioned handicap tournament. Raffle prizes include four San Francisco Giants game tickets. Low net and low gross cash prizes.

Entry fee: $60 each; $40, Weed Golf Club members, includes green fees, donuts, coffee, soft drinks, hamburgers and polish sausage. Proceeds support local scholarships, lunch programs and Rotary Youth Leadership Academy. Info: 468-2608.

Railroad display -- Dunsmuir Railroad Display Room,10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Amtrak Depot, Sacramento Avenue, Dunsmuir. Historic locomotive photos of equipment that ran through Dunsmuir, railroad memorabilia and artifacts.

Dunsmuir Railroad Depot Historical Society requests the public to “ride its membership train.” Funds raised continues maintenance of Siskiyou County’s only Amtrak station. Send $10 check to PO Box 324, Dunsmuir, CA 96025. Info: 235-0929.

Soup & Songs -- Dunsmuir Railroad Days fundraiser features gourmet soups, music and dancing onstage, 5 to 9 p.m., Dunsmuir Community Building. Cost: $10, each; $16, couples; $5, kids 12 and under. Dessert auction and debut of 2012 RR Days T-shirt; 235-4034.

Wine gala -- 2nd annual Wine Gala benefit for Mt. Shasta Nordic, 7 p.m., The Gallery, downtown Mount Shasta. Elegant evening of wine tasting, olive oil tasting, appetizers, desserts and silent wine auction. Tickets: $20, available at the door, Village Books, and The Fifth Season in Mount Shasta; 859-0227 or

Monte Carlo -- Weed Rotary’s A Night in Monte Carlo, 6 to 11 p.m., Sons of Italy Hall, 155 Clay Street, Weed. Black Jack, Roulette, Craps and Bingo. Texas Hold ‘em Tournament, 7 p.m., $25 buy-in. Semi-formal, black tie, 1920s era costume optional.

Advance tickets only: $25: includes one drink ticket, dinner buffet, door prize entry and Poker chips. Available in Weed at Weed Building Supply, Tri Counties Bank, US Bank. Info:

April 23

• Animal kingdom -- Mount Shasta Community Resource Center hosts Adventure Into the Animal Kingdom, 10:30 a.m. to noon. In celebration of Week of the Young Child, experiential morning of animal interactions, entertainment and interactive arts and crafts. Info: 926-1400.

April 26

• Martial arts -- Mount Shasta Martial Arts Program’s International Festival, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Mount Shasta City Park, lower lodge. Families with school-age kids are provided passport to have stamped and learn about a range of countries.

Watch demonstrations of music and action. Come early to sample different cuisines. Free admission, donations accepted for Shasta Mountain Learning Center, Inc. Info: 859-2024.

• Candlelight vigil -- 6:30 p.m., Mount Shasta City Hall Plaza (weather permitting). To recognize those who have experience abuse and to bring awareness to the existence of child abuse in Siskiyou County. Info: 926-1400.

April 27

• Library event -- 7 p.m., Mount Shasta Library. Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, author of “Farewell to Manzanar” will talk about her book and experiences as a young child at a WWII Japanese American detention camp. Info: 926-2031.

• Clockwork social -- 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., St. Mark’s Preservation Square, 300 Lane Street, Yreka. Costume Ball with Victorian/Jules Verne type technology theme. Dancing and performance by Mountain Gypsies Belly Dancers. Refreshments. Tickets at the door: $5. Proceeds go to Yreka Preservation.

April 28

• Boutique & luncheon -- Ladies of Weed Holy Family Catholic Church will sponsor its annual Spring Fling Boutique and Salad Luncheon in the church hall. Boutique, 11 a.m.; luncheon, noon. Pre-sale luncheon tickets: 938-4613. Boutique will also be open Sunday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Fishermen’s dinner -- Hosted by Mt. Shasta Firefighters Association at St. Anthony’s Parish Hall, Mount Shasta. Doors open, 5:30 p.m.; dinner, 6 p.m.; auction and games to follow.

Menu: tri-tip, Melo’s homemade raviolis, green beans, bread, green salad. Cost: $20, each; beer and wine, $3; Pepsi products, $1. Tickets at Mount Shasta City Hall and the Fire Department on Lake Street.

Swing into Spring -- Dance and dessert auction, 6:30 to 10 p.m., Mt. Shasta City Park. Featuring Evelyn Horner’s Front Porch Swing Band, line dance demos, and ballroom swing dance lessons. Suggested donation: $5. Proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels program. Info: 938-2167.

Chili feast -- 10th annual Lake Shastina Chili Feast and Contest, 6 p.m., Lake Shastina Community Center. Serving 2011’s winning recipe. Green salad, bowls, dessert plates, plastic utensils, coffee, tea, punch provided. Donations of cornbread, salad dressings, desserts appreciated. Door prizes and raffle.

Tickets at the door: $5, adults; $3, under age 12. Contest limited to first 12 entrants. Instructions and registration: 938-1325. Proceeds cover event cost; excess funds support community improvements.

Run/walk -- Donate Life Run/Walk, 10 a.m., McCloud. A 5k non-competitive event. Includes T-shirts, goodies and lunch. Race fee: $25. Proceeds to Donate Life California. Info: 964-2605 or

April 29

• Bingo fundraiser -- Hosted by Gazelle Grange No. 380 at 25328 Gazelle-Callahan Road, Gazelle. Taco lunch by Gazelle 4-H Club, noon, $6 each. Early bird bingo, 1:30 p.m.; regular bingo, 2 p.m. Raffles, door prizes. Must be 18 or older. Proceeds used to purchase new bingo equipment. Info/or to donate raffle items: 905-5604, 435-2562 or 435-2332.

May 4, 5 and 6

• Maitreya Project -- Maitreya Project Heart Shrine Relic Tour at Tara’s Refuge, 133 Madison Drive, Mount Shasta. Friday, opening ceremony, 6 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free entrance. Info: 926-5196,; email:

May 5

• Bike ride -- Free social bike ride garden nursery tour sponsored by Scott Valley Bikes. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at Scott Valley Feed and Nursery, 6655 N. Highway 3, Greenview. Beginning level, easy paced, approximately five miles, flat bike ride. Helmets required. Bring entire family. Sign-up/info: 468-5672.

• Garden workshop -- Free Open Garden Forum workshop with Katie Jessup, 10 a.m. to noon, Spring Hill Nursery and Gardens, 1234 Nixon Road, Mount Shasta. Bring folding chairs. Donations request for Hospice. Info: 926-2565.

• Dinner and dance -- Cinco de Mayo Dinner and Dance fundraiser hosted by Weed High School Class of 2012, Sons of Italy Hall, Weed. Cocktails, 5:30 p.m.; enchilada dinner, 6 to 7:30 p.m.; followed by dessert auction and live music by the Fabulous Blackwell Brothers.

No-host bar sponsored by Weed Chamber of Commerce features $5 margaritas. Tickets in advance only, $15 each: 859-2357 or 938-4438. Proceeds go towards senior trip.

May 9

Senior fair -- PSA 2 Area Agency on Aging 15th annual Senior Services Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Yreka Community Center. Organization/individual exhibitors are being sought. Must offer services or products (information only) which are, in some manner, senior oriented. No direct sales allowed. Exhibit reservation deadline: May 4. Info: 842-1687.

May 11

• Art walk -- 5 to 8 p.m., downtown Yreka Historic District. View local artisans, visit historic buildings, complimentary appetizers. Info: 842-1649.

May 12

National Train Day -- 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dunsmuir Railroad Display Room, Amtrak Station, Sacramento Avenue. California Zephyr historical advertising showing how train travel was and still is a family event. Free Amtrak conductor hats and junior conductor guidebooks for children. Amtrak schedules and vacation brochures available. Info: 235-0839.

Tea time -- Dunsmuir Garden Club’s Mother’s Day Tea Time fund-raising event, 2 to 4 p.m., Dunsmuir Community Building, 4841 Dunsmuir Avenue. Entertainment, tea, fancy goodies, and special decorated tables by individual members. Info: 235-9912.

May 19

• Armed Forces Day -- County-wide event to honor military personnel at Siskiyou County Fairgrounds, Winema Hall, Yreka. Venue of displays, resource booths, entertainment and ceremony to honor military service to our country. Walk/Run, 7 to 9 a.m.; breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m.; entertainment, 9 to 11 a.m.; resource fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; appreciation ceremony, 11 a.m. to noon; lunch, noon to 1 p.m.; event ends, 2 p.m. Info: 842-8010 or 841-4796.

Raft and restore river -- Raft and Restore Upper Sacramento River, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., hosted by River Exchange and River Dancers Rafting and Kayaking. Hands-on river restoration of Scotch broom from banks of river and Class 3 whitewater rafting. All equipment provided. Registration and $50 fee required: 926-3517, 800-926-5002 or email:

May 26

• Pie social -- Dunsmuir Railroad Depot Historical Society’s 4th annual Pie Social, 10 a.m. until pies sell out, Amtrak Depot parking lot, Sacramento Avenue, Dunsmuir. Proceeds used for continued maintenance of the depot, Railroad Display Room, and re-establishment of Dunsmuir Museum. Held in conjunction with Dogwood Daze. Info: 235-0839.

• Soapbox derby -- Held in conjunction with Dogwood Daze in Dunsmuir. Non-motorized event challenges amateur racers to design and build gravity powered soapbox cars to compete against the clock in downhill race.

Cash prize for first place winners in youth and adult categories. Trophies for creativity and best construction/design for youth and adult categories. Entry fee: $10, child driver, ages 7-15; $25, adult driver, 16 and older. For complete rules and regulations, entry form and info: 235-2177 or

Dogwood Daze -- Dunsmuir’s annual Dogwood Daze event includes a Pie Social, Garden Club Plant Sale and Botanical Garden Tour, Doggie Parade, Growers Market, Soapbox Derby, music, art by local artists, tri-tip sandwiches, children game booths and prizes, library story-time, book sale and raffle, and city-wide yard sale. Info: 235-2177.

May 27

• Memorial Day service -- Begins at 2 p.m. at the Living Memorial Sculpture Garden, 10 miles north of Weed on Highway 97. Bring chairs for seating. Speaker: Dave Madrigal; master of ceremonies, Dean Whetstine; invocation by Robert Menzies; benediction by Keith Bradley. Includes the Colors, Salute to the Dead, and Taps.

Deadline for submitting names of honorably discharged veterans to be dedicated is Friday, April 20. For application visit (be sure to add last name of veteran); or call 938-2218.

June 23

Tribute to the Trees -- Dunsmuir Botanical Gardens, Dunsmuir City Park, park opens, 3:30 p.m.; dinner, 5 p.m.; concert, 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $40, dinner and concert; $20, concert only. Reservations: Dunsmuir Recreation District box office, (530) 235-4740,

June 26

• Gold Rush Days -- All day in Yreka. Activities for whole family. Food, vendors, historic events, ice cream social at Siskiyou County Museum, art and history at Yreka Preservation. Info: 842-1649.

July 19 to 22

Carnevale -- The 2012 Weed Carnevale will be held July 19 through 22. The date change is due to a change in the availability of a carnival company. Maurer Amusements will provide the carnival and games this year.

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Weekly, ongoing events


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.

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. Help line: (530) 643-0172.

 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., Spiritwalkers Retreat, 1520 Shasta Acres, Mount Shasta; 938-1528.

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.

Book day -- Books 1/2 off, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., New 2 You variety store, downtown Mount Shasta; 918-9570.

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.

Code 5 -- Faith-based support group open to all law enforcement family members, noon to 1 p.m., First Baptist Church, 812 Lassen Ln., Mount Shasta; 926-5095.

Family fun night -- 5 to 7 p.m., 2nd Wednesday monthly, Dunsmuir Community Resource Center, 5740 Dunsmuir Ave.; 235-4400.

Library book club -- Library Book Club for youth ages 10 and older, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m., Mount Shasta Library, 515 E. Alma St. Enjoy, appreciate, explore stories, poems, music, art and literature; 926-2031.

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. Help line: (530) 643-0172.

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.

Senior day -- 25 percent off, ages 55 or older, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., New 2 You variety store, downtown Mount Shasta; 918-9570.

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 to 10 a.m., Best Western Tree House, Mount Shasta. Forum for local business women to meet, network and exchange information; 926-6549 or 926-4325.


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

Bingo in McCloud -- American Legion Hall in McCloud. Doors open, 5:30 p.m.; early birds, 6:30 p.m.; 859-0568.

Caregiver book club -- Mountain Caregiver Resource Center’s Caregiver Book Club meets last Thursday monthly, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Mount Shasta Library, 515 E. Alma St.; 435-0221 or (800) 995-0878.

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:

Chanting/singing -- Indian Kirtan Chanting with Ken Abbott, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Ancient call and response type chanting or singing helps create peace of mind and opportunity for emotional upliftments. Song sheets and comfortable seating provided in living room atmosphere at “Ma Shasta,” 620 S. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta; 964-3216.

Diabetes support -- Diabetes Support Group meets 5:30 to 7 p.m., Mount Shasta Community Resource Center, 109 E. Lake St. Join other diabetics and caregivers and loved ones of diabetics; 926-1400.

Electronics day -- 25 percent off, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., New 2 You variety store, downtown Mount Shasta; 918-9570.

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., 1:30 to 3 p.m. Help with genealogical needs. Free; 926-6671.

GriefShare support -- GriefShare Support Group for people grieving the death of someone begins March 8 through May 31, 10 a.m. to noon, First Baptist Church, Room 1, 812 Lassen Ln., Mount Shasta. Sessions offer valuable information to help participants through this difficult time in life; a place to be around those who understand how you feel and the pain of loss. Cost: $20, includes workbook. Reservations: 926-5095.

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

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.


Bedding day -- 50 percent off, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., New 2 You variety store, downtown Mount Shasta; 918-9570.

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.

Let’s make a deal day -- 1st Fri. monthly, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., New 2 You variety store, downtown Mount Shasta; 918-9570.

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; 926-5839. Sponsored by Mount Shasta Friends of Tibetan Culture;

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. RSVP: 926-6809.

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 p.m., Shasta Abbey, Mount Shasta. To receive meditation instruction in the Serene Reflection Meditation (Soto Zen) tradition: 926-4208 or e-mail:

Clothing day -- $3 per bag, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., New 2 You variety store, downtown Mount Shasta; 918-9570.

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;

Narcotics Anonymous -- 7 p.m., Mountain View Apartments, common room, 268 E. Lake St., Weed. Help line: (530) 643-0172.

Poetry with Ahnee -- 1st Saturday monthly, 1 p.m., Mount Shasta Library, 515 E. Alma Street. The purpose is to inspire each other to write and to improve writing and listening skills.

Polar Bear Club -- Polar Bear Club meets 1st Saturday monthly. Join other “crazy cold water dippers” at Cable Beach on Lake Siskiyou at noon for 12:15 p.m. dip; 926-1731.

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

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 meditation -- Chenrezig Practice focusing on compassion, 9 to 10:30 a.m., 1520 Shasta Acres Rd., Mount Shasta. Info: 859-1007 or 926-5839.

Buddhist services and Dharma talk -- Shasta Abbey offers ceremony or meditation, followed by Dharma talk most Sundays, beginning with orientation at 9:30 a.m. Call in advance: 926-4208, ext. 305; email:

Masons breakfast -- 1st Sun. monthly, 8 a.m. to noon, Mount Shasta Community Center, 629 Alder St. Hosted by Siskiyou Masonic Lodge No. 297.

Trader’s Co-op -- First Sun. monthly, 1 to 2 p.m., Seed of Life Cafe, 414 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mount Shasta. Trade and barter handcrafted items, garden produce, seeds, homemade goods. No commercial items. Sponsored by Shasta Commons; 926-6836.

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