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Volunteer Income Tax assistance

Receive FREE income tax preparation.

 

Beginning: January 27th through April 13th.

 

The African American Family & Cultural Center, 3300 Spencer Ave Oroville CA.

 

For an appointment, call: (530)532-1205 on Tuesdays & Thursdays only.

 

Walk-ins are welcome on Wednesdays from 10am-11:30am &2:30pm-4:00pm.

 

What you will need to bring:

-A copy of last years return

-For married filling joint, both spouses must be present

-Proof of identifications: Social security Card, ITIN, photo ID

-All tax related form (W2, 1099, 1098 etc.)

-Covered California or Market Place Insurance: FOrm (1095-A)

-Documentation for deductions, credits, child care provider tax ID number

-Proof of account for Direct Deposit or refund (e.g., voided check)


Picnic in the Plaza -Chico | Tuesdays

The Downtown Chico Business Association (DCBA) and the City of Chico Parks Division wish to invite the community to enjoy a casual "picnic in the plaza" each Tuesday, beginning March 3rd, from 11:30am-1pm.

 

Their mission is to provide more positive, wholesome, and family-friendly programming in the City Plaza during daytime hours. Each week, several restaurants in the downtown will be offering "Picnic in the Plaza" lunch specials (to-go) and there will also be food trucks available near the plaza. Stage entertainment will be provided.


Thursday Night Market -Chico | Apr 2-Sep 24

Explore Downtown Chico’s Thursday Night Market weekly April 2 through September 24, 6:00-9:00pm on Broadway from 2nd to 5th Streets.  Stop by the 103-5 The BLAZE booth at 4th & Broadway (new location - near the Plaza) and enter to win plus, you can enjoy special events in the Downtown Plaza.

 

Join MIX 95-1 on the following dates: May 7, June 11, July 23, August 20.
 

Downtown Chico DCBA
http://www.downtownchico.com/events/dcbaevents/tnm

Vendor/Growner applications: [PDF]

Please follow the links below to download the appropriate information and application:

Vendor (Non-Grower) Application

Certified Grower Application

Performer Application

TNM Presents...City Plaza Nights Application


Homework Tutoring Club

African American Family & Cultural Center is offering homework tutoring for grades 3rd-12th. It's Monday-Thursday from 3pm to 5:15pm.


domestic violence crisis intervention volunteer training

Alternatives to Violence Seeks Volunteers

 

They are offering a 40 hour Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Volunteer Training on May 4th, 6th, 8th, 11th, 13th, and 15th from 9AM to 4PM.

 

Would you like to help women and children affected by domestic violence? Just a few hours a week can make a big difference. You can choose how and when you volunteer. Let them know your interests and they can match you with services they need. They can help you gain new skills, connect with others in the community and provde a great opportunity for you to give back an pay it forward.

 

If you are interested in learning more about how you can help, please contact Linda at 520-0300 or ldickerson@atvrb.org today.

 

Volunteers must pass background check and complete a 40 hour crisis intervention training prior to working with clients. Training may qualify for school credits - check with your college or university.


Vessel turn-in program

Do you have an old, rotten, unusable boat? Through a grant awarded by the California Divison of Baoting & Waterways, the Butte County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit is providing a free vessel turn-in program at Crown Metals, located at 4801 Feather River BLVD, Oroville.

 

Vessels constructed of aluminum, fiberglass, and wood are accepted, with or without trailers. Vessels must be void of all fuel and oil. Please remove trash and unrelated rubbish prior to turning in your vessel. All previously registered vessels with hull ID number must be accompanied with a title showing ownership.

 

Qualifying vessels will be accepted on the first Saturday of each month from 9:00am until noon.

 

Questions? Call (530)533-7718 or visit buttecounty.net/sheriffcoroner/marine


Respectful Revolution: Putting Ideals Into Action -Chico | Wednesdays

Feb. 25 - 7:00pm

March 4, 11, 18, 25 - 7:00pm

April 1, 8, 15 - 7:00pm

CSU, Chico Campus / Siskyou Hall, room 120

 

The Respectful Revolution Project documents positive actions throughout the United States with short video portraits.

A thematic selection of portraits will be shown on consecutive Wednesdays, beginning February 18th, at 7 PM in Siskyou Hall (Room 120) on the Chico State campus.

 

The series, entitled “8 Evenings With The Respectful Revolution: Putting Ideals Into Action”, will showcase videos produced by local filmmakers Gerard Ungerman and Stacey Wear and will feature a community-based panel discussion with local movers & shakers each night.

From varied topics such as “Education For Change” to “Chico Night!”, there will be a different weekly theme with ever-changing panelists.

 

This is a free event, open to the public, however donations are encouraged at the door and gladly accepted. Co-sponsored by Cultivating Community North Valley.

Website: www.respectfulrevolution.org


All in Motion | Tuesdays and Thursdays

African American Family & Cultural Center presents: All in Motion

8 week Spring Session - March 10, 2015

Tuesdays 6:30pm to 7:30pm

 

Contemporary Liturgical Dance

Body Speaks "Body/Sign Language"

Lessons "Beyond The Sound"

Team Building & Leadership Development

Dance Workshops & More...

Dance Showcase: TBA

 

AAFCC 0 3000 Spencer Ave

Oroville, CA 95966 (530)532-1205


Jarvis Gardens, now accepting applications -Chico

If you are a Senior Citizen needing affordable housing, applications for admission are being accepted at JARVIS GARDENS, 2001 NOTRE DAME BLVD CHICO, CA.  JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS is a 49 unit apartment complex for seniors 62 or older.  For more information call the facility at (530) 345-1384

TTY/TTD: - 711

 

JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS ADHERES TO ALL FAIR HOUSING LAWS.


Farmers' market | Saturdays and Wednesdays

Red Bluff-Tehama County Chamber of Commerce welcomes you to the certified Farmers' Market.

 

Saturday mornings:

June 6th-September 26th

7:30am to noon

City Park 100 Main St

 

Wednesday evenings:

June 17th-September 9th

5:00pm to 8:00pm

Washington and Pine Streets, downtown

 

Contact:

100 Main St/PO Box 850, Red Bluff, CA 96080

P (530)527-6220

F (530)527-2908

info@redbluffchamber.com

 

Want to be a vendor? Obtain a vendor application online at www.redbluffchamber.com


HELP AVAILABLE FOR RESIDENTS NEEDING SPECIAL UTILITY ASSISTANCE

The Community Action Agency of Butte County, Inc. (CAA) wants to let County residents who heat their homes with PG&E, wood, propane and heating oil to know that special financial assistance is available for a short time to help with the cost of the heat source.  To further help residents the CAA will expand its public hours to five days a week.  These hours are: Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.  The service location is at the Oroville offices of the CAA at 2640 S. 5th Avenue.  No appointments are required.

“CAA is glad to be able to help residents with special home heating needs” said John Pfister, Energy Program Manager with the CAA.  Certain funds are available through March 31 only. The purpose of the special funding is to replenish wood, propane and heating oil supplies of eligible residents.  To determine qualification residents should bring with them their proof of address, proof of income. and last bill from the vendor for their heat source.  A CAA worker will help qualify them for a level of assistance.  It is anticipated that this offer will result in many more applications for assistance.  Phone calls will only be returned after walk-in applicants are served.  The phone number to leave a message for information is (530) 712-2600, Option 1. NOTE:  Anyone who has previously received assistance under the 2014 Utility Assistance cycle is NOT eligible at this time.


Southside Certified Farmers Market -Chapmantown

Southside Certified Farmers Market*

New location starting Feb 4th, 2015.

 

Jesus Center Community Farm - 435 W. 16th

 

Wednesdays, 2:00pm-6:00pm Year-round.

 

Visit cchaos.org or http://www.facebook.com/southsidefarmersmarket

 

*Formerly Chapmantown Farmer's Market

 

 


Permaculture Workshops -Chico | March 26-April 16

Permaculture is an eco-design science that uses deep observation, mimicking natural systems and applying them to human systems such as: education, economy, agriculture and lifestyle.
The Butte College Sustainabilty Resource Center has invited perma-fun-K to host another series of Permaculture workshops.

Workshops are ongoing until April 16, 2015. All workshops will be hosted at the Butte College Chico Center in the A.S. Student Lounge on 2320 Forest Ave., Chico in room 146 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Workshops are free to Butte College students and staff but request a $5 -$10 donation from the community.

Workshop Schedule:
March 26: Forest Ecology and Agroforestry
April 2: Soil Ecology and Microbiology
April 9: Permaculture Design Methods and Pattern Recognition
April 16: Permaculture Design Methods and Design Process, Tools and Mapping

The Associated Students' Sustainability Resource Center is a place for students, staff and faculty to further educate themselves on sustainability issues and become involved in the efforts at Butte College, the community and beyond. For more information about the SRC or this event please contact the SRC Program Specialist, Katrina Djberof, at djberofka@butte.edu or (530) 879-6145.
Butte College students & staff who assist all 6 classes would qualify to get MODULE 1 of the Permaculture Design Certification Course for FREE. 


BHS Supper Club -Chico | April 1

Host: Wine Time

Location: 26 Lost Dutchman Drive,  Chico 95973

April 1, 2015

3:00pm-1:00pm

Contact: 530-899-9250

 

Butte Humane Society's Supper Club serves to support our mission of saving lives, finding homes, and inspiring compassion within our community.  Join us the first Wednesday of every month at one of our local fine restaurants for a "four paw" dining experience. Each of the following restaurants have pledged to donate 15% of the sales made that night to Butte Humane Society.

Website: http://buttehumane.org/page/supper-club.php


Spring eggs-travaganza dance | april 3

When: Friday April 3, 2015 from 7:00pm-10:00pm

 

Where: CARD Center, 545 Vallombrosa Avenue Chico, CA 95926

 

$6 Members/$10 Non-Members

 

Transportion is available ONLY to Oroville and Paradise residents. They are accepting pre-payment for Dance Admission. If you are riding a WTC vehicle, you can pay your driver for both the ride and admission at one time. By doing this, you will receive your wristband on the vehicle and will be escorted into the dance without having to wait in line at the front door. If you would like to take advantage of this option, please let us know by calling to make your transportation reservation.


5th Annual Creeper races | April 3

The fifth annual Creeper Races will be taking place on April 3, 2015 from 4-7pm on Bird Street (between Huntoon & Lincoln). Sign-in at 5:30pm. The Race starts at 6pm. Sponsored by Oro Dam Cruisers and Oroville Downtown Business Association. Trophies provfided by GrantKustoms. To Sign-up or for more info, contact Kari Wallace, 534-3444, or Donna Jones, 693-4877. There will be a Rib Cook-Off, awards, and a raffle!


Mardicraw crawdad festival | April 4

Saturday April 4th, 2015

11:00 AM-8:00 PM

Rolling Hills Casino, Corning, CA

 

Live Music

All-You-Can-Eat Crawdads

Beer & Wine Tasting

 

Get your tickets before they're gone!

Tickets $30

Tickets available at the ROlling Hills Casino Box Office, Red Bluff Chamber, or online at www.rollinghillscasino.com

Must be 21 & over to attend


yard sale & car wash | april 4

Yard sale at 12 Jordan's Place from 6am-noon.

Car wash at Papa Murphy's Pizza, 1305 Mangrove Ave from 1pm-4pm.

Come support your local roller derby!

facebook.com/VivaRollerDerby


Chico walks for autism | April 4

April 4th @ Bidwell Park, One Mile

Welcome @ 8:30am & Walk Begins @ 9am

Post walk BBQ hosted by Chico Elks Lodge #423

Register Olnine @ yellowdoorschico.com

Registration Closes April 4th, Sign up Today!

Like them at facebook.com/theyellowdoorchico

Contact them at the yellowdoorchico@gmail.com


Red Bluff Tehama County Chamber Crawdad Festival | April 4

Join in the Mardi Gras Fun of Crawdad Festival Fantasia!
WHEN: April 4, Saturday
TIME: Two Shifts: 10:30 - 3:30 and 3:30 - 8:30
WHERE: Rolling Hills Casino, Corning (Carlinos and tented area in parkinglot)

Red Bluff-Tehama County Chamber of Commerce


CARD Spring Jamboree -Chico | April 4

Date: Saturday, April 4
Time:
10:00am  Pre-School (5 yrs and younger w/parent)
10:45am   Kindergarten - 1st grade
11:30am  2nd-3rd Grade
Site: Caper Acres - Bidwell Park One-mile, Chico

The Bunny is coming to town! Children in 3rd grade and younger are invited to celebrate Easter and meet the Easter Bunny at the Annual Spring Jamboree! We will be hunting for colored eggs, making crafts, jumping in a bounce house and taking pictures with the Easter Bunny!


CARD event page:

http://www.chicorec.com/Special-Events/Spring-Jamboree/index.html


 


Petal Pusher 3K Fun Run -Oroville | April 4

8:00am
Riverbend Park

Petal Pusher 3K at the Wildflower & Nature Festival. Run begins at 8AM at Riverbend Park in Oroville. This easy 3K is perfect for every level of fitness. Register early to receive a race t-shirt. Entry $20 If registering on line be sure to submit your run registration form found at www.frrpd.com either in person or by mail to 1875 Feather River Blvd., Oroville, CA

Join us for a 3K Fun Run in Riverbend Park at the Annual Wildflower & Nature Festival. Early registration guarantees an official 3K Petal Pusher T-Shirt. If registering online, be sure to submit your run registration form to FRRPD either by mail or in person at 1875 Feather River Blvd., Oroville, California
Register at http://frrpd.com/wildflower-festival/
Registration Fee $20

Facebook event:
http://www.facebook.com/events/1531768873742093

tickets/registration:
https://apm.activecommunities.com/frrpd/Activity_Search/petal-pusher-3k-2015-registration/1466

application form [PDF]:
http://frrpd.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Pedal-Push-Registration-Form-2015-Final.pdf


Wildflower & Nature Festival -Oroville | April 4

Riverbend Park
9:00am-4:00pm

Annual Wildflower & Nature Festival on April 4th in Riverbend Park!
Admission is free for all ages.
Start your day off at the 3K Petal Pusher fun run (registration $20) and then stay for the festival from 9am-4pm.
Many vendors will be present selling homemade items and goods. Stop by the Presentation Station for informative presentations and check out the kids zone hosted by State Parks. There may even be a wild animal or two.

Facebook event:
http://www.facebook.com/events/644345429005361

Throughout the day bus tours will be available to Table Mountain where you will be met by a Fish and Wildlife tour guide to stroll the mountain top.
Bus tickets are $10. Enjoy the sounds of two local bands and grab a bite to eat from on the the many food vendors in the park. There will be something for everyone!
Scenic *Greenline Tour to Lake Oroville Dam is only $5 and only available at 1:30pm.

Bus Tour Tickets: Bus Tour Scedule (1-hour) 8:30am | 10:15am | 1:30pm* |  2:45pm
https://apm.activecommunities.com/frrpd/Activity_Search/1469


Easter Service and Kids Egg Hunt / PV Auditorium | April 5

What: The Chico Community is invited to Demonstrations of Strength and Martial Arts featuring Radical Reality as well as a Large Easter Egg hunt. While the kids are busy watching men tear apart phone books and finding eggs, the parents can enjoy Easter Service. Radical Reality and Egg hunts will happen at 9am and 11am during Easter service.

 

For the kids during service: Kids egg hunt, prizes, live music.

 

Who: Remedy Life Church

Where: PV High School 1475 East Ave Chico, CA 95926

When: Sunday April 5, 2015

Time: 9:00am, 11:00am

Contact: www.remedylifechurch.com


2015 Gold Nugget Days Merchant Decorating Contest

Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce presents the 2015 Gold Nugget Days Merchant Decorating Contest. Showcase your business and decorating talents! The 2015 theme will be "TALES of GOLD."

 

Entry Deadline: Monday, April 6

Must have decorations in place by Monday, April 13

Judging: Tuesday, April 21

Online "People's Choice" Judging: April 12-21

 

The entire Ridge Community will be invited into your business! The public will select its favorites through a lnik on every page of ParadiseChamber.com. Awards will be presented at the Gold Nugget Museum Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, April 23.


The twist off | April 5

$1 cover, 9pm-1am

Easter Sunday

Twist competition and funky dance party

Fabulous prizes

Solo and couples category

Support your local roller derby

Duffy's Tavern, Chico


Career & Internship Job Fair -Chico | April 8

April 8, 2015
10:00am - 4/8/2015 2:00pm
Bell Memorial Union Auditorium

What is a career fair? Many organizations rely on career fairs to help  them build their campus image and market their opportunities. Recruiters attending fairs are the face of the organization. They identify particular students to target for internship and entry-level opportunities, provide contact information and explain the application process.
Career fairs are free to student and alumni job seekers.
This event is open to students and alumni from all majors seeking career positions and internships.
Over 100 Employers represent business, government, non-profit, technical, healthcare and social services, and local Chico sectors.  
This fair is a great opportunity for students to explore career interests/options and make valuable contacts for the future.

http://www.csuchico.edu/careers/employers/career-fairs.shtml


The Paradise ball | April 11

The Paradise Exchange Club presents: The Paradise Ball

 

When: Saturday, April 11 from 7pm-midnight

 

Where: Paradise Veterans Hall, 6550 Skyway

 

What: Dancing, live music by the Swizzle Stix, no-host bar, hors d'oeuvres, live & silent auction to benefit Butte County Sheriff Search and Rescue

 

Tickets: $50 per person. Available at: Ace Rentals 5810 Clark Road (Paradise), Daves Camera, 6020 Skyway Road (Paradise), PIP Printing, 597 Clark Road (Paradise), and Made in Chico, 127 West 3rd Street (Chico).

 

Website: http://buttesar.org/paradiseball/


NorCal Yo-Yo Contest –chico | April 11

11:00am-3:00pm

Chico City Plaza

 

Website:

http://www.downtownchico.net/event/general-event/norcal-yo-yo-contest.html


Chico Brewfest | April 11

1:00pm-5:00pm
Manzanita Palce - 1705 Manzanita Ave., chico
www.chicobrewfest.com
(530) 228-0000
Brought to you by: Chico Elks Lodge #423 | Chico Noon Exchange Club


Red bluff round-up/rotary annual chili cook-off | April 11

Help kick our season off right by becoming a sponsor of the Annual Red Bluff Round Up Chili Cook Off. This year's event is scheduled to take place Saturday, April 11, 2015 on Washington Street in Historic Downtown Red Bluff. All monies raised go toward Rotary Scholarships.

 

For additional information on sponsorship opportunities, to make a simple donation to the Rotary Scholarship Fund, or to become a Hot, Medium, or Milk Sponsor of this year's festivities, please contact Travis Dolling at 527-1616 or travis@dollinginsurance.com no later than Monday, March 2nd, 2015


the annual red bluff round-up cowboy mixer | april 16

Red Bluff County Chamber of Commerce & Tehama County Cattlemen's Association presents The Annual Red Bluff Round-Up Cowboy Mixer. Raise your glass and toast the 94th Red Bluff Round-Up! Enjoy no-host cocktails, Chad Bushnell music, dancing and steak fajitas courtesy of the TC Cattle Women.

 

Thursday, APril 16th @ 5:30-10pm

Reynolds Ranch and Farm Supply, 501 Madison Street, Red Bluff

 

21 and older. Mixer Badges $10 - available now at The Loft, Upstairs in Reynolds Ranch Palomino Room and the Chamber. The community of Red Bluff asks that you drink responsibly and always designate a driver.


Cowboy Golf Tournament April 17th!

$500 Prize to “closest to pin” is one of the great prizes sponsored by Red Bluff Dodge!

The Chamber Cowboy Golf Tournament will have more prizes than ever! First Prize will be Flat Screen TV’s! April 17th 9:00 AM at Wilcox Golf Club in Red Bluff.

Lots of prizes, fun and have a chance to play with Pro Rodeo Cowboys. Sign up today in our office or online. www.redbluffchamber.com

It was very successful and full field last year so don’t miss your opportunity to play in the best tournament of the year! Registration deadline is April 10th.


Peter Pan -Redding | April 17-19, 23-26

Cascade Theatre - 1731 Market Street, Redding, CA 96001

Jana Pulcini-Leard directs the timeless Broadway musical that will whisk you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up.
Peter Pan will delight the child in all of us during its two week run in the lovingly restored performance hall, from Friday, April 17th through Sunday, April 26th, 2015.

Nine performances of Peter Pan are scheduled, including evening performances at 7pm Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18, then the following Thursday April 23, Friday April 24 and Saturday April 25.
Matinee performances will be held at 2pm on Saturday, April 18, Sunday April 19 and the following Saturday, April 25 and Sunday April 26.    
Tickets are $12 - $24 and are available at the Cascade Theatre Box Office at 1733 Market Street in Redding, by phone at (530) 243-8877 or directly through the Cascade Theatre website at www.cascadetheatre.org. The 2014-15 Cascade Theatre Performance Series is generously sponsored by US Bank.

tickets:
https://cascadetheatre.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0SG000000IwCitMAF


Inaugural Chico Comedy Festival | April 18

Organization - NXN Presents
Event Date - 2015-04-18
City - Chico
Event Details - NXN Presents on Saturday April 18th the Inaugural Chico Comedy Festival.
50 of the top comics from SF, LA, Oakland, Sacramento, Santa Cruz, Arcata and Chico will perform throughout downtown at 8 venues between 8:30 and midnight.
7 of the venues are free including Duffy’s Tavern, The Bear, La Rocca Tasting Room and more.
Or see all the headliners at The El Rey Theatre. That show is appropriate for ages 16 and up and features comics from Comedy Central, NBC and MTV.
Tickets are available at www.jmaxproductions.net or at Diamond W Western Wear.
50 comics/8 venues/1 funny night


Red Bluff Round-Up Parade | April 18

Saturday, April 18, 2015
“Legends & Legacy of the Red Bluff Round-Up”
Red Bluff-Tehama County Chamber of Commerce

Sign up in the office or online
April 1 deadline.
More information: info@redbluffchamber.com

http://www.facebook.com/events/650122868450298


Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup -Oroville | April 18

Volunteers are needed at Lake Oroville State Recreation Area on Saturday, April 18, 2015 for the 17th California State Parks Foundation’s Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup presented by Pacific Gas and Electric Company. This year, trails will be cleared for greater public access, campgrounds will be improved prior to the busy summer season, native and drought tolerant vegetation will be planted and trash will be removed to create a more welcoming environment for visitors. Individuals, groups or businesses interested in volunteering on Earth Day should register at calparks.org/earthday or call 1-888-98-PARKS. Registration closes April 13, 2015
 


California Nut Festival -Chico | April 18

Location: Patrick Ranch Museum - 10381 Midway, Durham, CA 95938
Date: April 18
Time: 11:00am-4:00pm

To the delight of foodies near and far, the California Nut Festival is proud to announce that Winters native and three-time Food Network Champion Ashurina 'Chef Rina' Younan will serve as the celebrity chef for the popular annual event that takes place on Saturday, April 18, 2015 in Chico.  
Sharing the nut-inspired spotlight, Executive Chef/Owner Ann Leon of Leon Bistro and Pastry Chef/Owner Melissa Peters of Mim’s Bakery will also share their finely-tuned culinary skills during special cooking demonstrations that are always a crowd favorite activity at the festival each year.   
With tree nuts such as almonds, pecans, pistachios and walnuts taking center stage - along with a focus on all locally grown foods from the North Valley - the 2015 California Nut Festival takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the historic Patrick Ranch Museum.
The California Nut Festival has an impressive history of securing top-notch chefs and featuring local culinary talent for the lively and fun cooking demonstrations.  This year, Celebrity Chef Rina Younan will undoubtedly captivate the audience with tales and insights about her recent culinary achievement when she defeated Chef Bobby Flay on his own television show “Beat Bobby Flay.”

 



General admission tickets are $25 in advance ($30 the day of show), children ages 7-12 are $10, and the event is free for children six and under.  
Tickets can be purchased online or at any participating Tri Counties Bank locations.
For more information www.CaliforniaNutFestival.com

Tickets:
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-california-nut-festival-tickets-15987617394


Love Your Pet Expo | April 18

Love Your Pet Expo & Northern California Super Adoption Event.

 

When: Saturday, April 18, 2015 10am-4pm

 

Where: Hawes Farms 21923 Dersch Road Anderson, CA 96007

 

What to expect: Charity auction, demos, low cost vaccines, heartworm testing, pet parade, vendors, dog, cat, &horse adoptions, food, activities, games, etc.


Earth Day restoration and cleanup | April 18

Volunteers are needed at Lake Oroville State Recreation Area on Saturday, April 18, 2015 for the 17th California State Parks Foundation's Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup presented by Pacific Gas and Electric Compnay.

 

This year, trails will be cleared for greater public access, campgrounds will be improved prior to the busy summer season, native and drought tolerant vegetation will be planted and trash will be removed to create a more welcomeing environment for visitors.

 

Individuals, groups or businesses interested in volunteering on Earth Day should register at calparks.org/earthday or call 1-888-98-PARKS. Registration opens March 2 and closes April 13, 2015.


Chapman Friday Farmers' Market | now thru April 24

Chapman Friday Farmers' Market
Nov 14 2014 - 2:00pm through Apr 24 2015 - 2:00pm


Gold Nugget Days Parade -Paradise | April 25

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 12:00pm

Tales of Gold is the theme. Come watch our hometown parade!
Location: Paradise, On the Skyway
Entry deadline: April 18

Gold Nugget Museum - 502 Pearson Road, Paradise, CA 95967 (530) 872-8722
goldnuggetmuseum@aol.com
www.goldnuggetmuseum.com


Roger Williams memorial golf tournament | April 27

General Event Information

 

Format: Team Scramble

Cost: $500 per team if paid by April 21st

          $150 per player after April 21st

Includes: Green Fee, Cart, Lunch & Dinner

Awards: 1st and 2nd & Raffle Prizes

Contests: Long Drive & Closest to the Pin

Benefits: All Chico High Sports

Date: Monday, April 27

Location: Canyon Oaks County Club, 999 Yosemite Dr., Chico CA

 

Event Itinerary

 

10:30am Tournament Check In/Lunch

12:00pm Shotgun Start

5:00pm Banquet Dinner

5:30pm Awards and Recognition


Chico Rotary Omelete Brunch | May 3

8:30am-1:00pm

Manzanita Place - 1705 Manzanita Ave, Chico 94926

 

Join Chico Rotary for the Annual Omelet Brunch. All Proceeds from this Fundraiser Support Our Good Works Throughout the Year. Stay Tuned for More Information

 

Facebook Event:

http://www.facebook.com/events/1576264712590503

 

Website:

http://www.chicorotary.com


Feather Fiesta Parade -Oroville | May 9

For well over seventy years and through a few name changes Feather Fiesta Days has been Oroville's hometown celebration. Many elements come together to produce this fantastic event including the grand parade, the gigantic car show, craft faires, mini-festivals and a chili cook-off.

contact: Debra Lucero 530-228-2860 | deblucero@deblucero.com

Facebook page:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Feather-Fiesta-Days/542272589204123

Website:
http://www.chamberorganizer.com/orovillechamber/mem_featherfiesta


Gold Rush Car Show | May 9

It's one of Northern California's largest one-day car show bringing 1000 fantastic cars of all sorts to the street of historic downtown Oroville on Saturday May 9.
Thanks Oro Dam Cruisers for putting on the wonderful event. See you there....

Info: goldrushcarshow@gmail.com

Website:
http://www.goldrushcarshow.org

Facebook event page:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gold-Rush-Car-Show/1465014337045620


In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles -Auburn | May 17

May 17, 2015

 

In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to The Beatles is the award-winning musical biography of The Beatles through the eyes of manager Brian Epstein and features the live music of renowned tribute band Abbey Road. The show is widely considered by industry insiders to be the most unique Beatles show in decades. The multi-media musical performs at the Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center at the State Theatre on Sunday, May 17 at 4 pm.

 

Tickets are $30 and may be purchased online at http://www.livefromauburn.com by phone at 530.885.0156 or at the Theatre Box Office. Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center at the State Theatre is located at 985 Lincoln Way Auburn, CA 95603. The show is appropriate for all ages.


Dining Out for Meal on Wheels -Paradise | May 14

Participating Ridge restaurants donate a portion of their proceeds from 5/14/2015 to Paradise Meals on Wheels
Benefit for: Paradise Meals on Wheels

 


Sort for Survival, benefit for Jaime Gill | May 23-24

Tehama District Fairgrounds
650 Antelope Blvd, Red Bluff, California 96080
8:00am

The Sort For Survival Committee is pleased to announce this year's recipient Jamie Gill! In November Jaime was at a branding when a calf ran under her horse, bucking her off, when she hit the ground the horse stepped on her face.
Treatment and further surgeries continue for Jaime. Mark your calendars for Memorial Day weekend at the Tehama District Fairgrounds to come support this wonderful lady!

Facebook event:
http://www.facebook.com/events/876266999082210


Friday Night Concerts | May 8-Sep 11

A little bit about the Friday Night Concert Series...

2014 marked our 37th season of Friday Night Concerts in Downtown Chico! The concerts, a cherished summertime traditon, are held weekly (May 8 - Sept. 11) and are widely considered Chico's best place to hear live, local music for free. Located in City Plaza, in the heart of downtown, the concerts offer entertainment to suit every musical preference - styles range from blues to swing and from Classic rock to reggae.  All bands invited to perform are locally based.

 

Band Applications for the 2015 Friday Night Concert Season are now available:

http://www.downtownchico.com/files/FNC_Band_Application_2015.pdf

 

Website:

http://www.downtownchico.net/events/dcbaevents/fnc


Certified Farmers Market -Red Bluff | June-Sept

SATURDAY MORNING MARKETS:

June 6 - September 26 | 7:30am-12:00pm | City Park, 100 Main Street

 

WEDNESDAY EVENING MARKETS:

June 17 - September 9 | 5:00pm-8:00pm | Washington & Pine Streets, downtown

 

(530) 527-6220 | info@redbluffchamber.com

 

VENDOR APPLICATION: http://www.redbluffchamber.com


BHS Supper Club -Chico | June 3

Host: JT's Oven

Location: 1380 Easte Ave, Suite 120, Chico 95926

June 3, 2015

4:00pm-9:00pm

Contact: 530-892-1122

website: http://www.jtsoven.com

 

Butte Humane Society's Supper Club serves to support our mission of saving lives, finding homes, and inspiring compassion within our community.  Join us the first Wednesday of every month at one of our local fine restaurants for a "four paw" dining experience. Each of the following restaurants have pledged to donate 15% of the sales made that night to Butte Humane Society.

Website: http://buttehumane.org/page/supper-club.php


Lord's Gym Mud Run -Oroville | June 13

Start: Feather Falls Lodge - 3 Alverda Drive, Oroville, CA 95966
Saturday, June 13, 2015
9:00am to 4:00pm

Second annual Lord’s Gym Mud Run on June 13, 2015 the location is at Feather Falls Lodge and it's a fundraiser to expand our Oroville gym through equipment and programming and many other community services offered.
We have 17 military style obstacles that will challenge each participant mentally and physically.

A challenging 4 mile obstacle course that runs in a loop on reservation land behind Feather Falls casino & Lodge in Oroville, CA. Racer must battle throught deep mud and icy water, leep over roman walls, flip tractor tires, face their fears and push themselves harder and faster that ever before.

Race individually or in teams. the course record is 49 minutes and 50 seconds. And active runner may finish in 90 minutes. Spectators are welcome. Plenty of things for the kids to enjoy, inflatables, live music and a Kids Mud Run!

contact:  info@lordsgymoroville.org
 
Map:  http://www.lordsgymmudrun.com/course-map-1

Website:  http://www.lordsgymmudrun.com

Facebook page:  http://www.facebook.com/lordsgymmudrun

Tickets:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lords-gym-mud-run-registration-12068861289


Slice of Chico | July 11

Downtown Chico's merchants invite the community downtown for a day filled with great shopping, hot prices and FREE slices of ice-cold watermelon.

 

Known throughout the community as a summertime tradition, Slice of Chico draws thousands into downtown for some refreshment and good, old-fashioned customer service! Early Birds shop Friday too!

 

New this year: Special events, activites, and giveaways will be taking place throughout the downtown to encourage guests to visit all of our merchants!  From Chico Natural Foods on the south end to Tres Hombres on the north end, you'll find something fun on almost every block!  Activity guides will be available at the watermelon station.

 

Website:

http://www.downtownchico.net/events/dcbaevents/soc


Taste Of Chico | Sept 13

12:00pm-4:00pm

 

The finest local and regional restaurants, breweries, wineries and beverage distributors treat event participants to fabulous fare while they stroll Downtown streets brimming with entertainment, arts, and culture. Four stages host continuous, live music, while the “Open Air Art Gallery” proudly showcases the work of dozens of local fine artists.  Don’t miss Northern California’s premier Food & Beverage Festival!

 

Website:

http://www.downtownchico.net/events/dcbaevents/toc


You Know Your From Chico YKYFC | Oct 17

date: Oct 17
time: 11:00am-5:00pm
location: Downtown Plaza, Chico

You don't have to have been born here to be part of this event!

Whether you are from Chico, moved here or went to school here, if you have Chico in your heart, then this is the event for you! This reunion is done by Chicoans for Chicoans! Come on down and have a good time! And best of all... IT'S FREE!

 

MUSIC: Black Slax | Quasimofos | Dhylan's Dharma

This event promises to be even more exciting than last year! Live Music! Arts & Crafts! Food Vendors and much much more! Start making plans now! You definitely don't want to miss this! And don't forget the Chico Icon Awards!

This is a Family Friendly event so don't hesitate to bring the kids!

FB event
http://www.facebook.com/events/1513879625531464


October Mystery Show | October 26

Artists can show their renditions at the Artists of River Town Gallery during the October Mystery Show that will take place on October the 26th from 4 to 6 pm. There will be cash awards for best of show plus 3 best of categories. Other activities for that day includ epotluck dinner, a silent auction, fun and prize awards recognition. Reserve time on your schedule for October 26 between the hours of 4 and 6pm and participate in this event at the "Artists of River Town Gallery and Gifts" located next to the Municipal Auditorium at 1931 Arlin Rhine Dr. in Downtown Oroville. Admittance is free. The October Show will start on Tuesday, October 1st at noon. Interested artists may get more information by downloading the rules for submission from teh www.artistsofrivertown.org web site or by calling Dawn at 538-1039. Don't wait as the entry deadline is September 14th.


Free Preschool Programs in Butte County

Butte County Office of Education has openings for free, high quality preschool programs in Chico, Gridley, Oroville, and Ridge communities.  Sign up today! 


Make sure your child has a strong educational foundation to be better prepared for school.  Children’s Center preschool provides safe, healthy, quality learning environments for three and four year old children. 

To learn more call 532-5643


Become a Foster Parent

CHANGE A LIFE, BECOME A FOSTER PARENT!

Mountain Circle sincerely appreciates the amazingly generous Butte County Foster Parents!

There is no better gift to give a child than a family. With the holidays approaching there are many children in Butte County in need of warmth, love, shelter and a caring environment.
In Butte County alone there are over 500 children in Foster Care. Many of these children sadly are placed in homes outside of their community because there aren’t enough foster parents in Butte County. DREAMS don’t work unless you DO, adopt a child to make their dreams come TRUE!

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a foster parent please call     1-844-540-8618 or you can also visit http://www.mountaincircle.org/adopt.htm  Don’t forget to check Mountain Circle’s daily updates posted on our Facebook page! Mountain Circle can help you become a certified foster parent, we can answer any questions and teach you ways to help children in need.

For further information, contact: Rachel Goings, Assistant Development Director | 1-844-540-8618 | rgoings@mountaincircle.org


JARVIS GARDENS now accepting applications for housing

If you are a Senior Citizen needing affordable housing, applications for admission are being accepted at JARVIS GARDENS, 2001 NOTRE DAME BLVD CHICO, CA.  JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS is a 49 unit apartment complex for seniors 62 or older.  For more information call the facility at (530) 345-1384 TTY/TTD: - 711
JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS ADHERES TO ALL FAIR HOUSING LAWS.
For more information about the PSA contact:  Susan Bachlor, Administrator at Jarvis Gardens, telephone number (530) 345-1384

 


Gold Nugget Museum NEEDS Volunteers!
Join the Gold Nugget Museum & the Paradise Depit Museum and share your talents with the community. Whether you were born and raised in the area and want to share your memories or if you just moved to the ridge and would like to find our more about the community, here is a great opportunity to get involved. We have many openings available! Give us a call and we can find what best fits your interests! (530) 872-8722.
 

Chico Friends of the Library

Weekly book sale runs Saturday mornings from 9:15-11:30am.
It's at the Chico Branch of the Butte County Library, 1108 Sherman Ave. Get info at 891-2762,
or online at  http://www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/Home.aspx

 


Cultivating Community North Valley
(SMALL FARMER SCHOLARSHIP)
 
CCNV is a partnership of organizations whose projects work to strengthen the NorthValley community through local, sustainable food. These organizations are: GRUB Education Program, CSUC's College of Agriculture, The Center for Nutrition & Activity Promotion (CNAP), and Collaboratively Creating Health Access Opportunities & Services (cCHAOS). 
 
CCNV's Mission is to increase food security in ButteCounty and surrounding farm area, starting with the under-served. We offer education, consultation, networking, and targeted resources to support students, small scale and low-income farmers, and under-served communities to increase participation and capacity in the local food system.
 
Website:
Facebook
 

Affordable Senior Housing

If you are a Senior Citizen needing affordable housing, applications for admission are being accepted at JARVIS GARDENS, 2001 NOTRE DAME BLVD CHICO, CA.  JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS is a 49 unit apartment complex for seniors 62 or older.  For more information call the facility at (530) 345-1384

 

TTY/TTD: - 711

 

JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS ADHERES TO ALL FAIR HOUSING LAWS.


Chico Theater Company

 

 

  Chico Theater Company
166 Eaton Road Suite F
Chico, CA 95973
(530) 894-3CTC
(530) 894-3282

 

 

For tickets and show information visit the CTC website

 


Academic Self Defense

An Academic Self Defense program is starting at Azad's Martial Arts Family Center.  The program provides youngsters from Grade 1-12 with special after school academic tutoring every Monday-Thursday from 3-4:30pm.   It's a FREE program that offers help in all subject areas including Basic Math and Calculus, Science, Reading, Writing, English, etc.   Parents must call at least 24 hours ahead to pre-register their children for each session, to guarantee a spot for tutoring.   For more info, call 892-2923 or 896-0777.   Sponsors include Chico Unified School District and Chico State's C.A.V.E.

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