16 Feb 19
California Regional Theatre: 2:30 p.m. Open auditions for Roald Dahl’s “Matilda.” Auditions will be held at the California Regional Theater training facility. Rehearsals begin March 25. The musical is June 28-July 7 at the Center for the Arts. More information at crtshows.com or 1-800-722-4522. 3851 Morrow Lane Suite 7.
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.
The Palms: 2-5 p.m. Alpha Phi Chico State will host their Red Dress Gala. Proceeds go to Women’s Heart Health. Tickets are $30 through eventbrite.com. 2947 Nord Avenue.
North Valley Plaza Mall Blood Drive: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Donors receive a movie pass. Donors 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) and bring ID. Bloodmobile near CVS and Sportsman’s Warehouse, 801 East Ave. BloodSource, 893-5433 for more information.
monca: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dennis Leon’s “I Am Here,” the latest exhibition at monca by acclaimed Bay Area sculptor Dennis Leon. 900 Esplanade. Tickets are $5 for adults, students and children attend free. 343-9778.
Blue Room: 7:30 p.m. Wed-Sat, 2 p.m. Sunday. The 18th annual Fresh Ink offers “The Hand of Fate!” The writers penned two different endings for their plays, and the audience will vote on which ending to see enacted. Tickets are $10 and available at vendini.com. 139 W. First St. 895-3749.
Gray Lodge Wildlife Area: Open sunrise to sunset. Fly-over season with millions of waterfowl migrating through Pacific Flyway. 12:30 p.m. Guided half-mile trail walk to learn about wildlife using the area, wetlands history 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. “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.
Janet Turner Print Museum: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. “Meemento: Before.” Exhibition 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 building on Chico State University campus. Free and open to public. 898-4476.
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. 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.
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.
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. 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. 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. Families and friends of alcoholics. Disability Action Center, 1161 East Ave. Chico. Weekly.
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