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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.
Ninth annual Olive Festival, Oroville: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Olive and olive tasting, vendors, craft fair, opportunity drawings, lunch and music. All things olive related. Held in the Old Court House Park across the street from the Ehmann Home (tours available), 1480 Lincoln St. in downtown Oroville. Fundraiser for Butte County Historical Society. 533-9418 or 809-5576.
Free Ice Cream Social: 2-4 p.m. Music by Bill Such and the Sardines (low amp jazz) plus Emily’s Band of Ne’er Do Wells playing conscience songs. Families, individuals, small groups, all comers welcome Volunteers hosting courtesy of Chico Friends on the Street. Donations are voluntary and will all support Safe Space and their efforts to provide safe housing for the homeless. Chico City Plaza. Information, 514-3992.
Tender Loving Coffee: 8-10 p.m. Alex Jenkins Quartet, Off the Clock perform. Advanced general admission is $7, day-of tickets are $12. Limited seating. 365 E. Sixth St.
Chico Seed Orchard: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Pedestrian gate open seven days a week. Drive-thru gate closed weekends. One-mile self-guiding nature trail through botanical area in Edgar Slough. Pet owners keep dogs on leash at all times. No water, one restroom. Search for Chico Seed Orchard online for more information. 2741 Cramer Lane, Chico.
Healing Art Gallery: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Photography art by Antonio Ramirez displayed in Enloe Cancer Center as part of feature of Northern California artists whose lives are touched by cancer. Begins Friday, open through July 19. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 265 Cohasset Road. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 332-3856.
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. Vitalant, 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 Food Project Blue Bag Pickup: 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Drivers pick up full Blue Bag at doorsteps and take them to St. John’s Episcopal Church, 2341 Floral Ave. Local food pantries pick food up there. Sign up online at chicofoodproject.org or call 230-7231. Second Saturday
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, email@example.com.
Museum of Northern California Art (monca): 11 a.m. -5 p.m. New exhibit, “Map It Out,” features works by 30 artists who invented and were inspired by the theme of maps. Thursdays-Sundays, 900 The Esplanade. Admission $5; free to students with IDs and children. Information, http://www.monca.org or 487-7272. May 30-July 28.
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.
Gateway Science Museum: Noon-5 p.m. “From Here to There,” through May 12; “American Wolves,” through June 6. “Beauty & the Beast: California Wildflowers & Climate Change,” through fall 2019. Saturdays only: 1 p.m., Investigation stations. 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.
Story time: 2 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 2031 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Chico.
Chico Library: 3 p.m. all Sats.- 3D Printing and Maker Lab. Chico library, 1108 Sherman Ave. Third Saturdays.
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, un-timed run or walk, north side parking lot, One-Mile Recreation Area, Bidwell Park. All levels. firstname.lastname@example.org. Weekly.
Rainbow of Kids Club: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Arc of Butte County. Patti Thomas, 891-5865 ext. 107, email@example.com. Weekly.
Mount Lassen Fiber Guild: 10 a.m. Promote high standards of fiber art, provide education, instruction, social time, AVL Looms, 2360 Park Ave. Visitors OK. http://www.mtlassenfiberguild.org. Third Saturday.
Tomodachi Bilingual Toastmasters Club: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Toastmasters club; improve communication, leadership and Japanese language skills. Open meet. Mountain Mikes Pizza, 1105 W. Fifth St. No fees. 313-5431 or firstname.lastname@example.org. First, third Saturdays.
Health, Emotional Support
Alcoholics Anonymous: Chico Central, 6:30 a.m., noon. 5:30, 7 p.m. 1102 Mangrove Ave., Chico; Mom’s
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: Wellness Drum Circle; Noon, Outsiders; 1 p.m. Radical Self-acceptance. 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.
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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