Community Briefs: Nov. 3, 2012
Crafts Expo in Colusa today
The third annual Colusa County "Make It and Take It" Craft Expo is scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today 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 scheduled 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 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.
Grimes dinner, bazaar today
The Grimes Ladies Aid Society will hold its annual Dinner and Bazaar at 5 p.m. today at Grand Island Elementary School.
The menu is an all-you-can-eat turkey or ham dinner. Tickets are $10, $5 for children 6-12 and free for children 5 or younger.
The bazaar booths, including a country store and mystery packages for all ages, begin selling at 5 p.m. And, as always, a quilt will be given away.
Proceeds benefit the Grimes Community Church and the schools. The Grimes Civic Association will host a raffle table in support of the Grimes Scout Cabin.
For more information, call Ardith Miller at 437-2381.
Sacred Heart bazaar Sunday
The Maxwell Sacred Heart Parish annual bazaar and dinner will be held from 4:30-7 p.m. Sunday at the Maxwell Legion Hall, 258 W. Oak St., Maxwell.
Meal includes a turkey dinner with all of the trimmings. Take-out available.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $4 for children 4-10 and free for children 3 and under.
There will also be a raffle, silent auction, country store, paddle wheel and games for children.
Tickets can be purchased at the Williams Church Rectory at 473-2432 or by calling Danielle Wilson at 701-4191 or Kelly Haywood at 438-2548.
Two ceramics classes available
Peter Adams will teach a ceramics class at 10 a.m. Nov. 10 and Nov. 24 at the Colusa County Arts Council, 430 Market St., Suite C, Colusa.
The cost is $30 per class, with a one-time materials fee of $7.
For more information, call 458-2222 or visit www .colusacountyartscouncil.org.
Cajun dinner fundraiser Nov. 17
The Family Water Alliance will hold its Hot Cajun Night Dinner, Auction & Raffle beginning with a no-host cocktail hour at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at the American Legion Hall, 250 Oak St., Maxwell.
Prizes include a Beretta semi-automatic shotgun; "King of the Grill" barbecue and accessories; and a grand prize getaway to the Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa.
Dinner tickets are $25. For tickets or sponsorships, call 438-2026.
Safe Haven sets Open House
The Safe Haven Drop-In Center will host a Holiday Open House from 2-4 p.m. Nov. 28.
The center is located at 131 Fifth St. It will be open for refreshments and tours.
An Angel Tree will be in place from which visitors can take a paper ornament and then help support the need that it represents.
For more information, call 458-0856.
Pheasant dinner on Nov. 10
Our Lady of Lourdes parish will host its annual Pheasant Festival, Dinner and Bazaar, from 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Colusa County Fairgrounds.
Dinner includes tri-tip, mashed potatoes, gravy, salad, vegetable, bread and beverage. Adults $14; children 10 and under $7.
A silent auction, country store, door prizes and more will be held. Tickets are available at Our Lady of Lourdes School or parish office.
For information, call 458-8208 or 458-4170.
Christmas tree permits available
Christmas tree permits are available from the Mendocino National Forest for the 2012 holiday season. Permits are $10 per tree and are available through Forest Service offices through Dec. 22 or area vendors.