13 Dec 18
Syngenta Blood Drive, Glenn: 1 a.m.-5 p.m. Donors receive promo code for a cozy Vitalant beanie hat. Must be in good health, weigh 110 pounds or more, eat low-fat meal within two hours ahead of donation, drink 8-16 ounces non-caffeinated beverages an hour before donating, avoid caffeinated drinks, be 18 (16 with BloodSource parent permission), bring ID. Bloodmobile, 7770 County Road 29, Glenn. BloodSource, 893-5433.
Blue Room Theater: 7:30 p.m. “Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley,” a sequel to Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” set two years after the novel ends. Miss Bennett continues the story, only this time with bookish middle sister Mary as its unlikely heroine. $14.99. Tickets can be purchased at blueroomtheater.com. 139 W. First St.
Chico Theater Company: 7:30 p.m. “Annie.” $22 adult, $20 senior (65 and older), $16 youth (15 and under). Tickets can be purchased at chicotheatercompany.com. 166 E. Eaton Road #F.
Chico Performances: 7:30 p.m. Irish singing sensation Celtic Woman presents their “The Best of Christmas Tour” along with the members of the North State Symphony. $68 premium, $58 adult, $56 senior, $46 youth, $15 Chico State student. Tickets can be purchased at chicoperformances.com, by calling 898-6333, or by visiting the University Box Office, Corner of W. Third and Chestnut Streets. Laxson Auditorium, 400 W. First St.
monca: 6-8 p.m. Music will be performed by Inspire School of Arts & Sciences students Matilda Krulder and Oliver Moore. Chico local Amy Lacey, the creator of Cali’flour Foods, will offer a Cali’flour charcuterie board tasting that includes their crusts, cheeses and meats. 900 Esplanade. 487-7272.
Habitat for Humanity: 5:30 p.m. Board of directors, open to public. 220 Meyers St., Chico. RSVP to attend, 343-7423. Second Thursday.
Oroville Optimist Club: Noon. Friend of Youth community service club. Cornucopia Restaurant, 515 Montgomery St. 589-5319. Second, fourth Thursdays.
Circle of Awakening Study and Practice Group: 7:30 p.m. Sky Creek Dharma Center, 120 Three Oaks Court. Ati Yoga, teachings of Tibetan Buddhism. 828-2589. Second Thursday.
Chico Citizens’ Climate Lobby: 6:30-8 p.m. Discussions on successes and future plans. For those interested in promoting a national carbon fee and dividend plan. Chico library, 1108 Sherman Ave. citizensclimatelobby.org. Second Thursday.
Habitat for Humanity of Butte County Board of Directors: 5:30 p.m. at Oxford Suite, 2035 Business Lane. Information, 343-7423, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Second Thursday.
Gray Lodge Wildlife Area: Sunrise to sunset. 9,100 acres of fields, riparian areas, ponds, waterways; shelter for 300+ species of resident and migrant birds and mammals. Self-guided nature trail, seasonal guided tours, hunting, exhibits. 3207 Rutherford Road, Gridley. 846-7500. Weekly.
Chico Seed Orchard: Pedestrian gate; 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Main gate, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. drive-thru Monday-Friday. 209 acres. Tree Farm. No drinking water. Public/private parking, use and leash laws posted at http://www.tinyurl.com/y9w8c86c. 2741 Cramer Lane. 895-1176. 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. Call Chico Chamber, 891-5556, to schedule appointments. http://www.greaterchicoarea.score.org. Monday-Saturday. Weekly.
Temporary restraining order help: RSVP to assure counselor availability. 10 a.m.-noon. 330 Wall St. Suite 50. 343-7711. For victims of domestic violence. Free. Sponsor, Catalyst Domestic Violence Services. 1-800-895-8476. Weekdays.
Medicare counseling: Trained, state-registered volunteer counselors assist seniors, adults with disabilities with Medicare matters. Passages Adult Resource Center, 25 Main St. Suite 202, Chico. Appointments, 898-6716. Weekly.
Toddler Storytime: 10 and 11 a.m. Stories, songs for ages 3 and younger. Chico library, 1108 Sherman Ave. Weekly.
Ridge Coalition for Peace and Justice: 762-1333 or http://www.pctn.org.
Preschool story time: 10 a.m. Durham library, 2545 Durham-Dayton Highway. 879-3835. Weekly.
Chico Air Museum: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aircraft, aviation, space artifacts and documents; outdoor museum (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. Appointments available for other times. 345-6468. http://www.chicoairmuseum.org. Weekly.
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. Weekly.
Museum of Northern California Art (monca): 11 a.m.-5 p.m. “Talking Heads: Figuration From Northern California Ceramicists.” Use of ceramics, paintings and drawings as a means of social expression, humor and political context create a dialogue with a focus on figuration. Independent curator Susan Alexander chose objects that engage the viewer through subject matter, color and idiosyncrasy. NIAD, a progressive art studio promoting meaningful independent living by artists with disabilities. $5 adults, free to students and children. 900 The Esplanade. http://www.monca.org. 487-7272. Weekly.
Chico Creek Nature Center: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Interpretive center for Bidwell Park; exhibits, live animals, public programs. 1968 E. Eighth St. $4 adults, $2 children. 891-4671, email@example.com. Weekly.
Babies Love Books: 11 a.m. Stories, songs. Chico library, 1108 Sherman Ave. 891-2762. Weekly.
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.
Temporary restraining order help: For victims of domestic violence. Free. RSVP for counselor availability; 330 Wall St. Suite 50. 343-7711. Sponsor, Catalyst Domestic Violence Services. 800-895-8476. Weekdays.
Gateway Science Museum: Noon-5 p.m. “Zoom Into Nano,” and “Beauty & The Beast: California Wildflowers & Climate Change.” Free admission through the end of the fall exhibit season, Jan. 6. 625 The Esplanade. 898-4121. http://www.csuchico.edu/gateway. Weekly.
Chico Creek Nature Center: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Janeece Webb Living Animal Museum, Wednesday-Saturday. Exhibits, living animals, public programs. 1968 E. Eighth St. $4 adults, $2 children. 891-4671, firstname.lastname@example.org. Weekly.
Babies Love Books: Noon and 1 p.m. Stories, songs and bounces for newborns to 18 months. Chico library, 1108 Sherman Ave. 891-2762. Weekly.
Chico Heritage Association: Noon-3 p.m. Volunteers help with questions on history of area, businesses, homes, individuals; research library. Donations appreciated. Garden Walk, 225 Main St. 345-7522. http://www.chicoheritage.net. Weekly.
After school story time: 3 p.m. Ages 5-9. 1108 Sherman Ave. Chico Library. 891-2762. Weekly.
Wii game time: 3-5 p.m. For 12- to 17-year-olds. Chico library, 1108 Sherman Ave. Weekly.
Domestic violence support group: 5:30 p.m. Chico Drop-In Center, 330 Wall St. Suite 50; 343-7711. Weekly.
Catalyst Domestic Violence Services: 1-800-895-8476; catalystdvservices.org. Weekly.
Annie K. Bidwell Parlor: 7 p.m. Native Daughters of the Golden West Hall, 965 Salem St. Cheryl Brann, 893-5516. Second Tuesday.
Durham Community Women’s Club: 7 p.m. For location, 342-7877. Second Thursday.
Chico Camera Club: 6:30 p.m. Informal group for sharing personal art and insights. The Lodge at Sierra Sunrise Village, 2750 Sierra Sunrise Drive. http://www.chicocameraclub.com or 831-236-3322. Second Thursday.
SIRS Dominoes group: 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunch ($15) and Mexican Train Dominoes games. Red Lobster. Soft drinks, coffee free. New players welcome. Sons in Retirement. Fergie Ferguson, 342-6459. Second Thursday.
Exchange Club of Durham: 6:30 a.m. Red Rooster Cafe, 9418 Midway, Durham. 876-7763. Weekly.
Chico Breakfast Exchange Club: 7 a.m. Kalico Kitchen, 2396 The Esplanade. Bill Morris, 342-7805; http://www.nationalexchangeclub.org. Weekly.
Butte Business Network: 7:15 a.m. Italian Cottage, 2234 The Esplanade, Chico. 893-4464. Weekly.
Salvation Army Home League: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Salvation Army, 567 E. 16th St., Chico. 342-2199. Weekly.
LeTip Chico Lunch Club: 11:30 a.m. Exchange business referrals. 342-4229, letip.com. Mom’s, 209 Salem St. Weekly.
Sons in Retirement (SIRS), Branch 84: 11:45 a.m. Lunch, guest speakers, golf, bridge, hiking, fishing, newsletter, travel. No dues. Elks Lodge, 1705 Manzanita Ave. Jim Hertl, 897-0402. Weekly.
Sons In Retirement Bridge Club: Noon. Chico SIR members play Chicago bridge. The Lodge, 2750 Sierra Sunrise Terrace. Robin Thompson, 343-2953. Weekly.
Toastmasters, Hooker Oak Club: 12:15-1:15 p.m. California Northern School of Law, 1395 Ridgewood Drive. 519-3304. Weekly.
Chico Eagles: 3 p.m. doors, 4:30 p.m. Pack sales and kitchen open for snacks/dinner; speedball 5:45 p.m.; Bingo, 6:15 p.m. Door prizes. Eagles Hall, 1940 Mulberry St. Proceeds benefit local charities. Charlene Hefty, 518-7767. Weekly.
Speak Easy Toastmasters: 5:30 p.m. Willows Library, 201 N. Lassen St. 968-5038. http://www.toastmasters.org. Weekly.
High Sierra Model Railroad Club: 6-10 p.m. 3650 Morrow Lane. New members welcome. Joe Clark, 342-4305. Weekly.
Chico Citizens’ Climate Lobby: 6:30-8 p.m. Education and promotions of solutions to climate change. Chico library, 1108 Sherman Ave. 893-1855. Weekly.
Chico Toastmasters: 7 p.m. Learn to communicate effectively. Enloe Rehab Center conference room, 340 W. East Ave. 893-4464. Weekly.
Health, emotional support
Hepatitis C Support Group: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch included. Chico Family Health Center/Ampla Help, 680 Cohasset Road. Jeanette Warner, 566-7513, email@example.com. Second Thursday.
Diabetes Support Group: 6 p.m. For people with Type 2 Diabetes; open to those living with diabetes, friends and family. Enloe Outpatient Center, 888 Lakeside Village Commons, Bldg. C, Room A. 332-6802. Second Thursday.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Chico: Chico Central 6:30, 8 a.m. noon. 3:30 p.m. 5:30, 7 p.m. 1102 Mangrove Ave. Weekly.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): 8:30-9:15 a.m. Weigh-in; 9:30-10:30 a.m. Weight loss support group meeting. Grace Brethren Church, 355 Panama Ave. 342-9017. Weekly.
Iversen Wellness & Recovery Center and Med Clinic: Computer Lab open 9:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m. 492 Rio Lindo Ave. Wellness, 879-3311; Med Clinic, 879-3974. nvcss.org/programs/iversen. Weekly.
Narcotics Anonymous: Noon, Chico NA; 7 p.m. Candlelight meeting. Both at 255 E. 20th St., Unit C. 1-877-669-1669. Weekly.
Narcotics Anonymous: Noon, Open (JFT), 2234 Park Ave.; 6 p.m. Free to be Me, LGBT meeting (O/TD), Unitarian Church, 1289 Filbert Ave.; 7 p.m. Chico (O/CL/TD), 2234 Park Ave. Weekly.
SAYes! Teens, Stonewall Alliance Center: 3:30-5 p.m. Group meets; social time, discussions of issues surrounding sexuality, growing up LGBT in rural areas. Ages 14-17. 358 E. Sixth St., Chico. 893-3336. Weekly.
Victims of Domestic Violence Support Group: 5:30 p.m. 330 Wall St. Suite 50, Chico. 343-7711. Also Tuesdays, 1 p.m. Catalyst Domestic Violence Services. 876-0397. 24-hour crisis line 1-800-895-8476. Weekly.
Overeaters Anonymous: 5:30 p.m. Meets at 1600 Mangrove Ave., Chico. 760-518 6480 or 514-4610 (24 hour line). Weekly.
Pills Anonymous “Chico’s Got Hope”: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Big Book study/speaker. Open discussion based on 12-step recovery program, prescription drug addiction. Newcomers, loved ones and those addicted to other substances. 2341 Floral Ave.Call/text 624-0094. Weekly.
Overeaters Anonymous: 5:30 p.m. Meets at 1600 Mangrove Ave., Chico. 760-518 6480 or 514-4610 (24 hour line). Weekly.
Transgender Stonewall: 6 p.m. Peer support group for all individuals, from those questioning gender role/identity to those living their authentic genders, plus spouses, partners, siblings, children, friends and allies. Stonewall Alliance Center, 358 E. Sixth St. 893-3336. Weekly.
Celebrate Recovery Christian 12-Step Program: 6:30-9 p.m. East Avenue Community Church, 1184 East Ave., Chico. 342-1806. Weekly.
Overeaters Anonymous: 5:30-6:30 p.m. St. John Episcopal Church, 2341 Floral Ave. Walter, 343-1029. Weekly.
Al-Anon: Chico — 7:15-8:15 p.m. Experience, Strength & Hope. First Christian Church, Room 5, 295 E. Washington Ave. 342-5756. Weekly.
Submit calendar listings, corrections or updates by email firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 342-3617 or mail Enterprise-Record, P.O. Box 9, Chico, CA, 95927.