Community Briefs: Oct. 20, 2012
Bank donates to schools
Tri Counties Bank, which recently opened a branch in Colusa, has donated $9,000 to Colusa County school districts.
The school districts include Colusa, Williams, Pierce, Maxwell, Princeton and Our Lady of Lourdes. The money was distributed at the grand opening of the bank branch on Sept. 20.
Watercolor class today
Local artist Larissa Osimok will teach a watercolor class for anyone 12 years and up, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today at the Colusa County Arts Council office, 430 Market St., Suite C, Colusa.
The cost is $30. Classes are held the third Saturday of each month.
To sign up or for more information, call 458-2222.
Garden Club gathering
The Garden Club of Colusa County will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church at Fifth and Webster streets in Colusa.
Guest speakers will be Tracy Craig, PG&E project consultant for the remediation/landscape plan at the old gas plant on Main Street, and Jennifer Suntken of Miniature Fairy Gardens.
Plan your fair entries now.
Meeting will discuss fire fee
A town hall meeting to discuss the state's fire prevention fee will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Redding Library Community Room, 1100 Parkview Ave., Redding.
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen, former state Sen. Doug LaMalfa, and David Wolfe, legislative director for the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, will attend.
For more information, call 223-6300, email assembly firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.firetax protest.org.
Haunted house to raise funds
Colusa High School's Friday Night Live and Egling Middle School's Club Live are hosting a Halloween event in celebration of Red Ribbon Week and to raise funds for a future teen center.
The two groups will sponsor a haunted house from 7-10 p.m. on Oct. 26-27 at the Colusa Unified School District Theatre on 10th Street in Colusa.
There is no charge to tour the haunted house, but donations will be accepted.
Red Ribbon Week is an annual event designed to raise awareness about drug and alcohol abuse.
Craft Expo slated Nov. 3
The third annual Colusa County "Make It and Take It" Craft Expo is scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3 in Festival Hall at the Colusa County Fairgrounds.
There will be projects to do for all ages, ranging from 50 cents to $10, and all projects are provided at cost. Some of the projects planned are spin art T-shirts, scrapbook cards and frames, candles, Christmas ornaments and decorations, coaster, magnets and jewelry —18 projects in all.
The event is open to the public.
If you are interested in helping or donating craft items, call the 4-H office at 458-0570 or Dawn Brown at 438-2396. This event is sponsored by the Colusa County 4-H Council and 4-H leaders.