Community Briefs: Colusa grown meeting on Thursday
A kick-off meeting for Colusa County Grown will be begin at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Colusa Industrial Park conference room, 100 Sunrise Boulevard, Colusa.
Local producers are invited to help develop a comprehensive "Colusa County Grown" marketing and advertising campaign to increase direct-to-consumer sales of Colusa County agricultural products.
For more information, call 458-2931, ext. 117 or 101.
Burchfield book fair continues
The annual Burchfield Primary School book fair continues through the end of the week, with this year's theme of "Book Fair Luau. It's a reading celebration."
The fair runs from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. today, and from 8 a.m. through the end of the Open House event at the elementary school on Thursday. The fair wraps up on Friday, running from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
The school is located at 400 Fremont St. in Colusa. For more information, call 458-5853.
CRMC book fair is Friday
A Books are Fun book fair will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday inside the lobby of Colusa Regional Medical Center, 199 E. Webster St., Colusa.
Stamp out hunger
The U.S. Postal Service's 20th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive is this Saturday.
Please leave your nonperishable donations at your mailbox for your letter carrier to pick up.
Last year letter carriers collected 70.2 million pounds of donated food to help replenish America's food banks.
For more information, visit www.helpstampouthunger.com.
Help a goodwill mission
Amy Reister of Colusa is holding a carwash and bake sale from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday to raise money for her trip to Madagascar with Teen Missions.
Teen Missions is a non-denominational Christian organization.
The event will be held at Superior Tire, 247 Bridge St.
For more information or to make a cash donation, contact Lynn Reister, 788-3050.
Kids Fish Day is Saturday
The Colusa County Flycasters will hold their 25th annual Colusa County Kids Fish Day from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. May 12 on Little Stony Creek, just past the Little Stony Creek Campground.
The fish day is free to all children 12 and under. The first 100 kids will receive a t-shirt, cap, and a goodie bag from the U.S. Forest Service.
Approximately 900 rainbow trout will be planted in three age group sections. Each kid can keep a limit of five trout.
3-on-3 basketball tourney set
Arbuckle Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a 3 on 3 basketball tournament, benefiting the Pierce High School Boys' Basketball program, on May 19 at both the north and south gyms.
Registration at the door starts at 8 a.m. and is $40. Pre-registration is $30.
Registration forms and complete rules can be found at www.arbuckleparksandrecreation.org.
Payment and registration forms can be dropped off at Arbuckle Elementary, Johnson Junior High or Pierce High School.
For questions, call Noah Gomez at 476-2522.
Bad Ball tourney aids hospital
The first annual Colusa Regional Medical Center co-ed Bad Ball Tournament will be held May 19. Registration is $20 per person, please sign up as couples.
Proceeds to benefit Colusa Regional Medical Center.
For more information or to sign up as an umpire, contact Sabrina Myers at 870-6551 or Barbara Walker at 701-5875.
Deadline is May 16.