23 Feb 19
Farmers Market, Chico: 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Second and Wall streets. EBT cards accepted to use with redeemable market script for eligible food items. 893-3276. Weekly.
Sixth annual Nursery Crawl: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Discover what 10 local plant nurseries offer, plus special events, deals, refreshments and a chance for visitors to win a $25 gift certificate by having their Nursery Crawl flyer stamped at each visit. Participants are entered in a raffle at the fifth nursery they visit to win a $25 gift certificate good at that nursery. To print the Nursery Crawl flyer listing the nurseries, addresses and phone numbers, visit http://www.LocalNurseryCrawl.com. For more information or questions, call Courtney Hunter at Magnolia Gift & Garden, 894-5410. Also Feb. 23.
monca: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dennis Leon’s “I Am Here” is the latest exhibition at the monca honoring years of artistic work by acclaimed Bay Area sculptor and art instructor Dennis Leon. 900 Esplanade. Tickets are $5 for adults, students and children attend for free. 343-9778.
Seventh annual California Ripe Olive Day: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Honoring Bamford Farms this year at the Ehmann Home in Oroville, 1480 Lincoln St. Celebrate with a buffet at noon with all food made with olives. Tours of the Ehmann Home available. Admission by donation. 1480 Lincoln St. Sponsored by the Butte Historical Society. 533-9418 or 809-5576.
Chico Women’s Club: 7-9 p.m. Paint n’ Sip. All materials provided. Chico Women’s Club is going solar! This is the first in a series of fundraisers to help costs of upcoming new roof and solar array. Tickets are $40 in advance or $45 the day of the event and are available online: https://squareup.com/store/sienna-joy. Ticket includes one free beverage at wine bar. 592 E. 3rd St.
Blue Room: 7:30 p.m. Live Word will showcase the work of The North State Writers, an affiliated branch of the California Writers Club. Enjoy this hybrid of book reading and theatrical performance with 12 works read aloud by professional actors. Tickets available at vendini.com for $10. 139 W 1st St. 895-3749.
Chico Performances: 7:30 p.m. “Chico Voices: Pat Hull and Hannah Jane Kile.” Two local singer-songwriters are teaming up to deliver an evening of soulful and poetic songs about love, despondent times and other realities of the human spirit. Tickets can be purchased at chicoperformances.com, by calling 898-6333, or by visiting the University Box Office, corner of West Third and Chestnut streets. Zingg Recital Hall, 400 W. First St.
Senator Theatre: 9 p.m. Doors open at 8 p.m. Musical group Poppy to play. $20 advance, $25 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at senatortheatre.com. 517 Main St.
Lost on Main: 9 p.m. Nashville Pussy playing. Doors open 8:30 p.m. Ages 21 and older. Tickets are $15 in advance or at the door. 319 Main St.
LaSalles: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Live music by Kate Barrett, Ethan Sweet during brunch. Retrotones 9:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. during late night Happy Hour.
Gray Lodge Wildlife Area: Open sunrise to sunset. Fly-over season with millions of waterfowl migrating through this Pacific Flyway. 12:30 p.m. Guided half-mile trail walk to learn about wildlife using the area, history of wetlands and conservation efforts. 9,100 acres of protected wetlands with trails, bird-watching, fishing and hunting. Self-guided nature trails. 3207 Rutherford Road, Gridley. 846-7505.
Blood drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. BloodSource, 555 Rio Lindo Ave., Chico.893-5433. Weekly.
Book sale: 9-11:30 a.m. Friends of the Library. Chico library, 1108 Sherman Ave. Books, magazines, videos, CDs, audio books; children’s books 25 cents, paperbacks 25 cents. 891-2762. Weekly.
SCORE: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free face-to-face counseling for startup and existing businesses. Service Corps of Retired Executives, 1324 Mangrove Ave., Suite 114. Chico Chamber, 891-5556, to schedule appointments. http://www.greaterchicoarea.score.org. Monday-Saturday. Weekly.
Chico Air Museum: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aircraft, aviation and space artifacts, documents; outdoor jet and propeller driven aircraft; research library, gift shop, speaker series, events by arrangement. Aerospace history of Chico and surrounding areas. Free, but donations helpful. 165 Ryan Ave., Chico Airport. 345-6468. Appointments available for other times. http://www.chicoairmuseum.org. Thursday-Sunday.
Chico History Museum: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. “Chico Through Time” in the Patrick Gallery. “The Evolving Chinese Temple” in the Carnegie Gallery. Admission: $5 adults; $3 seniors, veterans, students, children 5 and older; free to those under age 5. 141 Salem St. 891-4336.
Chico Creek Nature Center: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Interpretive center for Bidwell Park, Wednesday-Saturday. Exhibits, living animals, public programs. 1968 E. Eighth St. $4 adults, $2 children. 891-4671, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Museum of Northern California Art (monca): 11 a.m.-5 p.m. “I Am Here” by Dennis Leon. New exhibit features Bay Area sculptor and artist who has been featured in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C. and more. Runs through March 25. 900 The Esplanade.
Janet Turner Print Museum: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. “Meemento: Before.” Exhibition curated from The Turner Collection by Jacob Meders, member of the Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria, whose work is on exhibit at the Jacki Headley University Art Gallery. The linked exhibitions function “as a before and after” that suggests ways to “see, share and learn and open a dialogue that allows a healing process.” Runs through Feb. 23. Turner Museum in Arts and Humanities bldg. on the Chico State University campus. Free and open to public. 898-4476.
Valene L. Smith Anthropology Museum: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. “Remarkable Lives; The Intertwined World of Birds and Humans.” Exhibit in partnership with the Altacal Audubon Society and Snow Goose Festival 2019. The Festival strives to increase public awareness and conservation of wildlife and habitats of the Northern Sacramento Valley. Meriam Library, Chico State University. Free, donations welcome. 898-5397. Tuesday-Saturday.
Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park, Chico: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Hourly tours of home of John and Annie Bidwell, Chico founders. Adults $6, children $3; free to 4 and under; cash, check, credit card. 525 The Esplanade. 895-6144. 895-6144. Weekly. Saturdays, Sundays; noon-4 p.m.
Patrick Ranch, Glenwood Farm House and Country Store: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. House decorated in different theme each month; $5 tour. Country Store. Visitors Center, 10381 Midway, between Chico and Durham. 342-4359; http://www.patrickranchmuseum.org. Weekly.
Ehmann Home Museum, Oroville: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tours by maid in costume. 1480 Lincoln St. Colonial revival/craftsman home built in 1911 by Freda Ehmann. Admission by donation. Headquarters of Butte County Historical Society. 533-5316, 877-7436. Weekly.
Butte County Historical Society Museum: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Donation. 1735 Spencer St., Oroville, 533-9418.
Gateway Science Museum: Noon-5 p.m. “From Here to There,” and “American Wolves.” Saturdays only: Investigation stations scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturdays. Entry free to members; $7 ages 18+, $5 ages 3-17 and students with valid ID, free to ages 2 and under. 625 The Esplanade. 898-4121. http://www.csuchico.edu/gateway. Weekly.
Peace vigil: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Third and Main streets. 781-4676.
Stansbury Home tours: 1-4 p.m. Built in 1883 by Dr. Oscar Stansbury. $5 adults, $3 children 12 and under, free to ages 5 and younger. 307 W. Fifth St. at Salem Street. http://www.stansburyhome.org. Saturdays-Sundays.
Teen poetry and Wii Games: 1-4 p.m. Oroville library, 1820 Mitchell Ave. Last Saturday. Stansbury Home, Chico: 1-4 p.m. tours. 307 W. Fifth St. 895-3848. Saturdays, Sundays.
Colman Museum: Email Colmanmuseum@aol.com; http://www.colmanmuseum.com.
Story time: 2 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 2031 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Chico.
Story Tail Tutors: 2 p.m. Students read aloud to dogs; for 5-12 year-olds. Chico library, 1108 Sherman Ave. 891-2762. Fourth Saturday.
VFW Bingo: 4 p.m. Doors, early birds. 6 p.m. Regular Bingo with cash payouts, door prizes; buy hot dogs, popcorn, sodas and other goodies. Open to public. Chico Veteran’s Hall, 554 Rio Lindo Ave., Chico. Mike, 513-3730. Second, fourth Saturdays. Weekly.
Chico Contra Dance: 6:30 p.m. Beginner’s orientation; 7-10 p.m. dance. Walk-through then called. Partners not required. Chico Contra Dance Society. Finger food welcome. $10. Free to children with supervising adult.
Chico Running Club: 8 a.m. Noncompetitive, non-timed run or walk, north side parking lot, One-Mile Recreation Area, Bidwell Park. All levels. email@example.com. Weekly.
Rainbow of Kids Club: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Arc of Butte County. Patti Thomas, 891-5865 ext. 107, firstname.lastname@example.org. Weekly.
Health, Emotional Support
Alcoholics Anonymous: Chico Central, 6:30 a.m., noon. 5:30, 7 p.m. 1102 Mangrove Ave., Chico.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, 5:30, 8 p.m. 2109 The Esplanade, Suite 110. Information or talk to recovering alcoholic, 342-5756. http://www.aabutte-glenn.org. Weekly.
Iversen Wellness & Recovery Center and Medical Clinic: 11 a.m. Gratitude; Noon, Outsiders and Classic movie. Computer lab open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 492 Rio Lindo Ave. Wellness, 879-3311; Med Clinic, https://nvcss.org/programs/iversen/ 879-3974.
Stonewall Alliance Center: 10 a.m.-noon. Free, confidential HIV testing. 358 E. Sixth St. Donations accepted. 893-3336; http://www.stonewallchico.org. Saturdays.
Narcotics Anonymous: Noon and 7 p.m. Open Chico NA meetings at 255 E. 20th St., Unit C. Other meet times, 24-hour hotline, 877-6361. Weekly.
Adult Children of Alcoholic and other Dysfunctional Families: 1:45 p.m. Open format 12-step program. Chico Peace & Justice Center, 526 Broadway. 345-9572.
Al-Anon: 6:30-8 p.m. p.m. Families and friends of alcoholics. Disability Action Center, 1161 East Ave. Chico. Weekly.
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