19 Jan 19
Stonewall Alliance of Chico-Women’s March on Chico: 10 a.m. to noon downtown. Street closures 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in area around City Plaza. 893-3336.
Fifth annual Chico Collectors Toy and Lego Brick Show: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities, play area, Lego displays, vendors and food; raffles, door prizes and free comic book with admission. Entry $2; free to children 5 and younger. Cash only for vendors, raffles and food. Event sponsored by Chico Lego Users Group. 521-2938, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Blue Room: Noon-2 p.m. Auditions for Fresh Ink Festival 2019. Looking for actors of all genders, ages 17 and up. This festival will run Feb. 13 -17. 139 W. 1st St.
Zingg Recital Hall: 2 p.m. Sundays at Two, faculty performers and composers of Chico State University play the music of Alfred Loeffler, Ray Barker, David Colson, Russell Burnham, David Dvorin, Tobin Roye and others. Free and open to the public. 898-5152. 898-6333. csuchico.edu/muta. 400 W. First St.
Sierra Nevada Big Room: 6 p.m. dinner and dessert, 7:30 p.m. Ana Popovic, a singer and guitarist promoting her newest album. $20. Tickets can be purchased at eventbrite.com. 1075 E. 20th St.
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.
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.
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, email@example.com.
Museum of Northern California Art (monca): 11 a.m.-5 p.m. “Collectors: A “Fresh Take” looks at art from the youthful eye of students to the experienced eye of the collectors. Collaboration between students and collectors. Both have written statements about their choices. Art and art history students from CSU and Butte College are the curators. Bob Klang, Reed Applegate, Pat and Richard Macias, Idie Adams and Alan Carrier, Nathan Heyman are the collectors. General admission: $5 adults, free to students with ID and children. 900 The Esplanade. http://www.monca.org. 487-7272. Weekly.
Janet Turner Print Museum: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. “Meemento: Before.” Exhibition curated from The Turner Collection by Jacob Meders, member of the Mechopda 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. 898-4476.
Valene L. Smith Anthropology Museum: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. “Reimagining Chico: The Archaeology of Our Neighborhoods.” Explores Chico neighborhoods through artifacts found on archaeological digs;one on the Chico State campus which yielded artifacts from boarding houses dating to the early 1900s. The other will connect visitors with the long-abandoned historic Chinatown of Chico. Interactive archaeological activities, maps and community feedback displays. 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.
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.
Chinese Story Time: 2 p.m.Stories, songs and craft for all ages. Chico library, 1108 Sherman Ave. Third Saturdays.
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, 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: 11 a.m. Gratitude Group; 11 a.m Drum Circle; Noon, Outsiders; 12:30 p.m. Recovery movie; 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. 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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