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Today – December 1
Sponsor a Colusa County foster child this holiday season by collecting an Angel Tree Card located at the Colusa County Advocates for Parents and Children office, 131 Fifth St. in Colusa, and return unwrapped gifts. of this card to the office by Wednesday, December 1 at 4:30 pm For more information, contact the PACE office at 458-7678.
CHIP family applications for children
Today – December 10
Applications are now being accepted for the annual CHIPS for Kids Holiday Toy Drive, which distributes toys and gifts to families in need for the holidays. Colusa County Community Advocates for Parents and Children have been appointed to facilitate distribution this year and will be accepting nominations until December 10 at 4:30 pm If selected, families will be contacted by PACE Friday, December 17. Applications can be returned by mail or in person to the PACE office, located at 131 Fifth Street in Colusa. For more information, to obtain an application, or to return an application by email, contact [email protected]
Alzheimer’s Support Group
An Alzheimer’s support group will meet in the fireside room of the Colusa Presbyterian Church, located at the corner of Forth and Jay streets, Colusa, from 10 am to 11:30 am The meeting will assist participants to better understand their role as caregivers while helping prepare them for future challenges and provide coping mechanisms to deal with stress and emotional fatigue. This meeting will include a discussion with guest speaker Becky Robinson, who will provide information, education, referrals, care consultations and support services to families struggling with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Anyone interested in participating is welcome. For more information, call 530-458-5231.
The Colusa County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a lunch mob at Don Habanero’s, 611 Fremont Street, Colusa, starting at 11 a.m. The event gives local entrepreneurs and community members the opportunity to network, promote their businesses and support local restaurants. For more information, contact the Colusa Chamber of Commerce at 458-5525 or visit www.colusachamber.org.
Williams City Council Meeting
Williams City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber, located at Williams Town Hall, 810 E Street, Williams. To observe social distancing recommendations, city council meetings will be available for live viewing via Zoom. To watch, visit www.zoom.us/join and enter meeting ID: 530 473 5389 and password: 568634. To listen to the meeting by phone, call 1-877-853-5247 and enter l ‘Meeting ID and password above. For more information, contact the City of Williams Clerk at [email protected]
Annual meeting of the Agricultural Bureau
The Colusa County Farm Bureau will hold its annual meeting at Rocco’s Banquet Hall, 538 Main Street, Colusa. Guest speakers will include Senator Jim Nielsen and Assembly Member James Gallagher. Coffee and pastries will be served from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and the meeting will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information or to register, call 458-5130 or email [email protected]
Beet Curly Top Virus Information Meeting
University of California Colusa-Sutter-Yuba Vegetable Crops Extension Cooperative
The program will host a growers meeting next week to provide information on the Beet Curly Top virus in Northern California to the UCCE Colusa office, located at 100 Sunrise Boulevard, Colusa, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. L space is limited, so the organizers recommend registering early. . To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/db3saf2w. For more information, contact the UCCE Colusa office at 530-458-0570 or email Regional Market Gardening Advisor Amber Vinchesi-Vahl at [email protected]
Studio ABC will be hosting a Painting Night at the Williams Community Center, 860 C Street, Williams, starting at 6 p.m. Registration costs $ 35 and includes materials and step-by-step instructions from designer Darlene Crites. For more information, visit Studio ABC’s Facebook page.
Vintage collectors exhibition
The Colusa County Arts Council will host an exhibit of vintage collectors at its gallery, 151 Fifth Street, Colusa, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Vintage items from local collectors will be on display and light appetizers and drinks will be available. For more information call 458-2222 or email [email protected]
Colusa Holiday Craft Fair
Saturday and Sunday
The Colusa County Fairgrounds, located at 1303 10th St. in Colusa, will host the 34th annual Colusa Holiday Craft and Gift Show. The event will feature over 100 vendors, food concessions, photos with Santa, a raffle, an ugly Christmas sweater contest and more. The doors will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days of the fair. Parking and entry are free. For more information, call 458-2641 ext 106 or visit www.ColusaFairgrounds.com.
Hot Cajun Nights Dinner
The Family Water Alliance will be hosting the 30th Annual Hot Cajun Night Benefit Dinner at St. Bernadette’s Hall, 745 Ware Road, Colusa starting at 5:30 p.m. The event will include a Cajun Dinner, available to dine in or take out, a auction and raffle. Desserts will also be available for purchase. Tickets cost $ 50 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 530-458-8726.
From Monday 22 November to Tuesday 30 November
Colusa County Transit will be offering free fare days from Monday, November 22 through Tuesday, November 30. These free fare days are sponsored by a low carbon transit operations grant provided by Caltrans. Passengers will receive free transportation on any of the scheduled routes that run through the county, with the exception of medical transportation. All passengers should call the transit office in advance to plan a trip. A full list of planned ride times is available at https://tinyurl.com/uyu9b7j9. Colusa County Transit operates Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information or to plan a trip, call Colusa County Transit at 458-0287.
Supervisory board meeting
Tuesday 23 November
The Colusa County Board of Supervisors will be holding a meeting in the Council Chamber, located at 546 Jay Street, Suite 108, Colusa, starting at 9 a.m. To observe social distancing recommendations, the meeting will be accessible by teleconference and members of the public are encouraged to participate. To listen to the meeting, call 916-264-0723 or 1-800-356-8278 and enter the conference code: 401978. Participants are encouraged to mute their phones when not speaking. For more information on how to access the conference call, call 458-0508.