Community Briefs: Oct. 17, 2012
Teen night at library today
The Colusa County Library and Teen Council are hosting "Fright Night at the Library," from 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. today in support of Teen Read Week.
The event includes a costume contest, games, pumpkin decorating, and a movie, complete with popcorn. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes and best pumpkins.
This event is free to teens and tweens.
For more information, call 458-0373.
Candidates night at the Grange
The Elk Creek Grange will host a candidates night from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Friday.
Meet and greet the candidates running for election to the Stoney Creek Joint Unified School Board.
Refreshments will be provided by Grange Women's Activities.
Food distribution scheduled
The Community Action Agency of Butte County, Inc. Surplus Government Commodities distribution will take place at the following locations:
Thursday: 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Stonyford Grange, Market Street, Stonyford. 458-0494.
Oct. 24: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., George E. Cain Children's Center, 185 N St., Maxwell. 438-2389.
Oct. 25: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Colusa Senior Center/Boy Scouts Cabin, 901 Parkhill St. 458-0494.
Oct. 25: 9-11 a.m., Williams Baptist Church, 251 Eighth St. 473-5722.
Oct. 26: 11 a.m.-noon, Grimes Boy Scouts Building. 476-0822.
Oct. 29: 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Arbuckle Family Action Center, Hall Street. 476-0822.
For more information, call Carol Pearson at 458-0494.
Sale supports homeless agency
A Hand Up, the organization that feeds the hungry and homeless in Colusa, is having a furniture and glassware sale between 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, at the Presbyterian Church at Fourth and Jay streets in Colusa.
Pumpkin patch open Friday
The Niehues Pumpkin Patch will be open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday only at the Niehues Barn, off Fifth Street, past the Little League Park.
Pick your own pumpkin for $7.
Horse-drawn wagon rides, a petting zoo, hay maze, pony rides, face painting and banjo music will also be available.
For large groups of 10 or more children, call Pam at 4508-7560 or 277-5575 for reservations.
Garden workshop on Monday
The Garden Club of Colusa County will host a Fairy Garden Workshop from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Monday at 2510 Zumwalt Road, Williams.
The fee for materials is $30, and additional garden items will be available for purchase.
For reservations, call Sherry Maltby at 681-5052.
'Anything Goes' takes stage
Marysville Charter Academy for the Arts is performing Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" at 7 p.m. Oct. 25-27 and Nov. 2-3, as well as at 2 p.m. Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 at the Marysville Community Auditorium, 1919 B St., Marysville.
Admission is $7 pre-sale; $10 at the door for adults; or $5 for students, children and Military. Group rates also available.
For more information, call 749-6155.
Watershed group nominations
The Colusa Glenn Subwatershed Program board of directors seeks nominees to represent growers in Colusa and Glenn counties.
The current grower representative is John Garner, a Colusa County farmer.
The program assists its members to meet requirements of the mandated Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program through the California Regional Water Quality Control Board.
The at-large election will be a by-mail vote. Election and voting rights are open to the active members as of Oct. 1. Ballots are due by Dec. 31.
The election date is Jan. 1, for a three-year term.
For more information, call 934-8036.