Community Briefs: Oct. 10, 2012
Fall Festival this Sunday
Barb's Produce will host a Fall Festival from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, 3590 Brown Road, Colusa.
Wildlife photography, honey samples, mandarin sauces and fruit will be available.
You may also select your own pumpkin and wagon rides will also available.
Measure G meetings set
The next Williams Measure G information meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the Williams fire station, 810 E St..
Another meeting is set for 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at City Hall, 810 E St.
Knights dealing the cards
The Knights of Columbus are hosting a card party and luncheon Oct. 27 in the parish hall of Holy Cross Church in Arbuckle.
The event starts at 11:30 a.m. Whist, Bridge and Pinochle will be played. The cost is $15.
The church is located at 608 Laurel St.
Reservations are requested by Oct. 20. Call Gabriella Rone at 458-8514.
Halloween gig in Arbuckle
The Alpha Kappa Chapter of Omega Nu is hosting a Spooktachular Halloween Ball on Oct. 27 in the Arbuckle Old Fellows Hall, 605 Fifth St.
The witching hour begins at 6:30 p.m., and includes dinner and dancing.
The $40 donation supports the Omega Nu Scholarship Fund.
Must be at least 21 to attend.
For more information, call Sallie at 473-2122 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crafts expo scheduled
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 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 a
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.
Be a master gardener
A 64-hour training program to become a UC Master Gardener volunteer is being offered to residents of Colusa, Sutter and Yuba counties.
The program is offered through the UC Copperative Extension, and classes will be held in Colusa and Yuba City. They run from Jan. 15 to April 30. The cost is $150, which includes reference books.
Individuals must pass a written exam, be able to volunteer a minimum of 50 hours in activities and effectively communicate by telephone and in person.
The deadline to sign up is Nov. 9.
A mandatory "Meet the Master Gardener" orientation program is scheduled for 1 p.m.-2 p.m. on Nov. 16, at the UC Cooperative Extension Office in Colusa County,
To register or for more questions, call 458-0570, or visit cecolusa.ucdavis.edu.