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Fire Victims Cothing Donations Needed

Azad’s Martial Arts Center is accepting and collecting donations of clothing items for men, women and children to assist the victims of the recent fires in the Paradise area.  
Please bring new or your lightly used clothing items to Azad’s Martial Arts Center located at 313 Walnut Street Suite 150 Chico California 95928.  
For more information please contact Azad’s at 892-AZAD or 896-0777.


Local Blood Drives 2016 | October

BloodSource Blood Drive donation listings has moved!


BloodSource Monthly Blood Drives [LINK]


Safe & Sane Trick or Treat -Chico Mall | Oct 31

Venue: Chico Mall-
Join Chico Mall for the annual Safe & Sane Trick or Treat.

Contact: 530-343-0706

Monday, October 31st  the event starts at 4pm on Halloween and goes until the candy runs out. It’s best to get here at the beginning.

Be sure to stop by and say hello to Valley Oak Veterinary Center, Mix 95.1 & The Blaze!

Safety and security is a top priority at Chico mall. While Safe & Sane Trick or Treat is designed as a family-friendly event at the mall, this year, we are enacting additional precautionary measures to promote a safe environment for our retailers and guests.  All guests who enter Chico Mall wearing a scary, gory, inappropriate or clown costume/mask will be asked to remove it. Our highly trained security staff will be in place to encourage an enjoyable and safe community celebration.


Haunted Paintball Hayride -Colusa | Sept 30-Oct 31

Tickets for the Haunted Paintball Hayride are now on sale!

Come October, the fairgrounds will be crawling with spiders, ghosts, witches, zombies and all things haunted!
YOU are the only ones who can help us rid our grounds of these ghastly beasts!

Tickets are $15 per person and you can now purchase them online or in our office!
Visit  to purchase your tickets!


Colusa County Pumpkin Village, Oct 15-21 (530) 458-2641

Haunted House- Every Friday & Saturday Sept 30 thru Oct 31, 7:00pm-11:00pm

Museum Without Walls Lecture Series -Chico | Oct 5-Nov 2

Gateway Science Museum- 625 Esplanade, Chico (530) 898-4121

MUSEUM WITHOUT WALLS Fall Lecture Series begins October 5, and runs every Wednesday evening through November 2, 7:30pm at the Gateway, 625 Esplanade. Admission is $3 and free for members & students.

OCT 5 - "Comets, Meteors and Asteroids ... Oh My!"
Scott Perry, Retired Professor, American River College

OCT 12 - "Chico's Night Sky"
Bill Koperwhats, Director, Chico Community Observatory

OCT 19 - "Gene and Carolyn Shoemaker: A Love Story"
David Schlom & Jennifer Jewell, NSPR Hosts

OCT 26 - "Astrobiology - Life on Earth (And Elsewhere?)"
David Des Marais, PhD, Senior Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center

NOV 2 - "Cosmic Horror Stories: Stellar Deaths and More!"
Tiara Diamond, PhD, NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellow, Goddard Space Flight Center



Almond Bowl 2016 Car Giveaway Fundraiser | Oct 21

Drawing held October 21 during halftime of the Annual Almond Bowl football game.

PV Sports Boosters Facebook Page

PV Sports Boosters Website

Chico High Sports Boosters

ServPro Harvest Party, benefit Chico Firefighter Assoc | Oct 22

date: Oct 22

time: 4:00pm-10:00pm

location: ServPro- 775 Entler Avenue, Chico


Benefit for the Chico Firefighters Association Adopt A Family & Justin's Bike Fund.

100% of the proceeds go to Chico Firefighters Association Adpot A Family and Justin's Bike Fund.


Entry Includes:

- BBQ Dinner - Bounce House - Games for the Kids - Cupcake Station - Photo Booth



- Casino-style tables - Silent Auction - and more!


Bring a new, unwrapped toy to be entered into a drawing for a new bike.



Ages 13 and Up $12 | Ages 7-12 $7 | Ages 3-6  $5 | Kids 2 and nuder FREE!

Chico Parade of Lights NEW DATE! | Oct 22

The Parade begins at 7:30pm w/floats, marching bands, horses, car clubs, local businesses, nonprofit organizations, schools & more! (Pre-Parade Events start at 5pm).

The 27th annual parade theme this year is, “Wonders of the Wild," which offers unlimited opportunities for creativity. Entries can highlight animals and plants; different environments (e.g. mountains, ocean, jungle, etc); camping, hiking and canoeing in nature; anything related to the wonderment of the natural and beautiful world all around us!

There will not be a single judging stand; parade judges will be stationed at various points along the parade route. Entries must keep moving during the parade to prevent back-ups and uneven spacing of the entries along the parade route.

Come join the celebration – joining together as a community and enjoying the magic of a brilliant light parade!
For questions please call (530) 892-2923 or email , or on Facebook at Chico Parade of Lights.

Mail completed applications (from the downloads page) to:
Chico Parade of Lights, c/o Azad’s Martial Arts Center, 313 Walnut St. Suite 150, Chico, CA 95928






Tri-Tip Dinner and Dance, fundraiser American Legion -Oroville | Oct 22

Oroville Veterans Memorial Hall- 2374 Montgomery Street, Oroville
Proceeds to beneift Butte Counth Veterans Memorial Park that will feature Butte County Heros who have given their lives for our country and all who have served. [WEBSITE]

Tri-Tip, Backed Potato, Beans, & Salad. Chicken while it lasts.
Sponsored by: Feather Falls Casino & Lodge. Brews by Feather Falls Brewery
BBQ BY: Native Sones of the Golden West
Band starts at 7:30pm "Decades"


Diamond W Western Wear- 191 E. 2nd Street, Chico
Modern Dry Cleaners- 730 Montgomery Street, Oroville
Marcozzi Jewelers- 1531 Myers Street, Oroville
Eagles FOE 196- 2010 Montgormery Street, Oroville
Huntington's Sportsman's Store- 601 Oro Dam Blvd., Oroville

INFO: Ron Scharbor (530) 534-9889, (530) 990-3551

BBQ Spooktacular -Oroville | Oct 22

Barry R Kirshner Wildlife Sanctuary- 4995 Durham Pentz Rd, Oroville

Fundraiser · Hosted by Barry R Kirshner Wildlife Sanctuary


Family Fall Festival -Chico | Oct 23

time: 11:00am-3:00pm
location: Chico Museum- 141 Salem Street, Chico

Bring your kids and join us for a Family Fall Festival at the Chico Museum filled with seasonal fun and music for the family. Listen to a special musical performance by the talented Dorothy Clark while enjoying the Museum and festivities. Children can participate in fun-filled events including mask making, creating an acorn mosaic and making a pine nut bracelet. Kids can earn a prize if they can complete the spooky scavenger hunt! Each child will get a balloon. Come on down for fun for the whole family!!
Suggested Donation: $5 for adults; $3 for children (5-12), students, and seniors



Halloween Trick-or-Treat, Feather River Rec Park Dist -Oroville | Oct 31


FRRPD Activity Center- 1875 Feather River Blvd, Oroville


Go check out the Feather River Recreation and Park District's trick-or-treat event on Halloween! This fun event has activities like: a haunted gym, costume contest, caramel apple station, and lots of candy! This is a great event for the whole family! don't forget to dress up in your favorite costume.





BHS Supper Club -Chico | Nov 2

location: Red Tavern- 1250 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95926
(530) 894-3463
time: 6:00pm-9:00pm

Butte Humane Society’s Supper Club serves to support our mission of saving lives, finding homes, and inspiring compassion within our community. Join us the first Wednesday of every month at one of our local fine restaurants for a “four paw” dining experience. Each of the following restaurants have pledged to donate 15% of the sales made that day to Butte Humane Society.


Career and Internship Job Fair -Chico | Nov 2

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 10am-2pm
Bell Memorial Union Auditorium- CSU,Chico Campus


List of attending Employers:

Contact Career Center: Ken Naas  530-898-5253
Employer registration ($350)

For more information, contact us at or 530-898-5253

Bell Game Dinner -Oroville | Nov 4

Come join the Bell Game BBQ brisket and chicken.

Dinner starts at 5pm-8pm.

Take-out: from 4:30pm.

Presale tickets are $15 avaiable at Harrison Stadium during OHS & LPHS football games.

$20 tickets at the door. Children under 12 $7.50 (presale) and $10 at the door.

Soggy Dog Day -Chico | Nov 5

Date: Saturday, November 5, 2016
Time: 11:00am-4:00pm, choose from one of seven 30 minutes time slots.
Location: CARD Shapiro Pool- 280 Memorial Way
Fee: $10 per dog, pre-registration and day of event

All proceeds go toward CARD’s fund for a new dog park. 530-895-4711

CARD and Trailblazer Pet Supply are proud to present the 3rd annual Chico "Soggy Dog Day!" Bring your four-legged friend and splash the day away at Shapiro Pool!  This wonderful event includes health and wellness information for your pets, provided by various community pet organizations (list below). All proceeds from this event support the proposed New Dog Park. This event is split into seven 30-minute time slots for water play.  Fee includes a half hour of water play, a Goodie Bag for each dog, participation in the Dog Splash competition, and a photo opportunity with your dog!


Flu Shots -Chico & Paradise | Nov 5

Enloe Medical Center offers free flu vaccine clinics annually with vaccine provided by Butte County Public Health. Three FREE public flu vaccination clinics scheduled this fall.


Free Walk-In Flu Clinic | Saturday, Nov. 5
10am-2pm (while supplies last) at Enloe’s Community Wellness Expo, corner of W. 5th and Magnolia Avenues, Chico

For more information about our free community flu clinics, please call (530) 332-6444 or visit for details.


Pregnant? A limited supply of preservative-free vaccine covering the same seasonal flu strains will be available at Enloe's Community Wellness Expo Walk-in Clinic or at the Enloe Mother & Baby Education Center, while supplies last. Simply drop in or call (530) 332-3970 if you have questions. Not available at the drive-thru clinic, nor the walk-in clinic at Chico Elk's Lodge.

Winter Wonderland Pet Photos with Santa BHS -Chico | Nov 19

Winter Wonderland and pet photos with Santa!

November 19th,

Butte Humane Society Education Center- 2156 Pillsbury Road, Suite 160, Chico, CA 95973 | (530) 343-7917


Ring in the holiday season by bringing your cats and dogs to take photos with Santa!

Black Cat Photography will be charging $10 for one photo and $15 for two photos. But don't just bring the pets, bring your whole family!

Cat photos are available from 10-12 and 1-5PM.

Dogs photos will be available from 1-5 PM.

So come join the fun at the Butte Humane Society Education Center.

Run for Food benefit Jesus Center -Chico | Nov 24

Please join us for the 11th Annual Run for Food!
5K run/walk at the One Mile Recreation Area in Bidwell Park
Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 9am.

Run for Food is a fundraising event for the Jesus Center, providing food and services to those in need in chico.
The race will begin and end at One Mile Recreation Area in beautiful Bidwell Park. The course will follow a 5K loop through the park to the Deer Pen Bridge and back to the One Mile area.



The loop course is flat, paved and free of traffic. Baby strollers and wheelchairs welcome. No bikes, roller blades or pets please.


Please contact us at:
PO Box 1535, Chico, CA 95927 | 530-624-6932

Stansbury Home Victorian Christmas -Chico | Dec 2-4

5th and Salem, Chico, California 95926

Stansbury home Preservation Association, is teaming up with Chico Community Ballet this holiday season for "A Very Chico Nutcracker." Inspired by the Stansbury family of Chico and their daughter Angeline, this soaring story captures the awe and expectation of the night before Christmas when a mysterious gift inspires a wondrous adventure.


See the ballet Dec. 1-4 and stop by the Stansbury Dec. 2-4 for our Nutcracker-themed Victorian Christmas.



Christmas in the Park -Biggs | Dec 3

location: the Colonia Building- 479 B Street, Biggs
time: 5:00pm-8:00pm

Please join us at our annual Christmas tree lighting in Biggs! The downtown area of B Street will be closed for the evening, so there is plenty of room to roam! After our display last year was destroyed by vandals, we are coming back stronger than ever! We will be adding vendors, strolling carolers, a new winter wonderland display in the park, as well as other fabulous new activities! Oh, and don't forget a visit from Santa!
This is a rain or shine event, so please dress warm!
Any questions or information requests, please feel free to email:
Biggs Community Action Volunteers


North State Economic Forecast Conference -Oroville | Jan 19

time: 8:00am-4:30pm
location: Gold Country Casino Event Center- 4020 Olive Hwy Oroville, California 95966
phone: 530-898-4598

The 17th Annual North State Economic Forecast Conference registration is now open!

Register At:

Wings of Eagles is accepting applications for Financial Assistance |

"Wings of Eagles" is accepting applications NOW! Please log onto and fill out our Application for Financial Assistance. Accepting online applications only!

"Wings of Eagles," The Joseph Alvarez Organization for seriously ill children, has a goal of providing emotional and financial assistance to all families in the counties of: Butte, Glenn, Tehama, Sutter and Colusa who have children with a pediatric cancer or a life-threatening illness diagnosis.

Application [LINK]




Prepare for Wildfire, Ready, Set, GO! Campaign

Give your household the best chance of surviving a wildfire by being ready to go and evacuating early. This includes going through pre-evacuation preparation steps (only if time allows) to increase your home’s defenses, as well as creating a Wildfire Action Plan for your family. Being ready to go also means knowing when to evacuate and what to do if you become trapped.

Remember: When immediate evacuation is necessary, follow these steps as soon as possible to get ready to GO!
1. Review your Evacuation Plan Checklist.

2. Ensure your Emergency Supply Kit is in your vehicle.

3.  Cover-up to protect against heat and flying embers. Wear long pants, long sleeve shirt, heavy shoes/boots, cap, dry bandanna for face cover, goggles or glasses. 100% cotton is preferable.

4. Locate your pets and take them with you.


Three-day supply of non-perishable food and three gallons of water per person. | Map marked with at least two evacuation routes | Prescriptions or special medications | Change of clothing | Extra eyeglasses or contact lenses | An extra set of car keys, credit cards, cash or traveler’s checks | First aid kit | Flashlight | Battery-powered radio and extra batteries | Sanitation supplies | Copies of important documents (birth certificates, passports, etc.) | Don’t forget pet food and water!

Items to take if time allows:
Easily carried valuables | Family photos and other irreplaceable items | Personal computer information on hard drives and disks | Chargers for cell phones, laptops, etc.

Always keep a sturdy pair of shoes and a flashlight near your bed and handy in case of a sudden evacuation at night.

For more information on emergency supplies, visit

Animal Emergencies & Preparedness

In the event of a disaster or emergency, Butte County Animal Control, Butte County Public Health Department and the North Valley Animal Disaster Group have established an animal disaster plan. Evacuation services and animal sheltering may be available for families who are unable to return to their homes or are temporarily unable to provide for their animals in the midst of a disaster.

Animal Disaster Preparedness Brochure [PDF]

Checklist for Your Pets:
• Sturdy leash, collar with ID tag and carriers
• Muzzles for dogs
• Grooming supplies
• Paper towels and wipes
• Food, water and medicine for 1 week
• Non-spill bows, can opener and plastic lid
• Sanitation supplies including litter and box if applicable
• Photos of your pet for reunification
• Crate with bedding
• Emergency contact phone numbers, including vet
• License and vaccination records
• Pet first aid kit and handbook
• Water spray bottle in warmer climates
• Other; portable fencing, treats





The Gridley Pool is open for the summer!

Swimming lessons available, please call at (530) 846-3626.

Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm
Saturday: 11:00am-4:00pm

Pool Opens June 13th
Pool Closes August 19th
Pool is Closed July 4th

$1.00 Admission per Person
Looking for a season Pass? $20 per person gets you unlimited pool time (public hours) all summer long.

Gridley Pool Website:

Orland Pool Open for the Summer!

Orland City pool is open for swim 1-5pm daily thru Saturday + Tues & Thurs 7:30-9pm.
And... our splash pad at Lely Park is open with extended hours this week:
noon to 8pm daily thru Friday.

Fund a Home Donation Drive benefit Youth Foster Care

Remi Vista is a local Foster Family Agency that is seeking to put an end to youth homelessness across the North state. We offer hope and housing to youth that are 18 and graduating from the foster care system. Many times these youth come to us with nothing but a few bags of belongings.
That is why we are asking you, the community, to “Fund-A-Home” and make a difference in a young person’s life. Your donation is completely tax deductible and greatly appreciated.


Remi Vista Inc Foster Family Care Agency / Butte Region
15 Declaration Drive, Chico, CA 9597
(530) 893-4784



Farmers Markets -local

Morning Farmers Market, Wednesdays -Chico |
Chico Wednesday morning farmers market! Open now – Oct 22
Come see what's fresh EVERY Wednesday 7:30am-12pm in the North Valley Plaza Parking lot on Pillsbury Road.


Morning Farmers Market, Saturdays -Chico |  ADDED
Come see what's fresh EVERY Saturday year-round – rain or shine. Wall & E 2nd Streets, Downtown Chico


Downtown Thursday Night Market -Chico | April 7 - Sept 29  ADDED

Explore Downtown Chico’s Thursday Night Market weekly  6:00-9:00pm on Broadway from 2nd to 5th Streets and enjoy special events in the Downtown Plaza.



Southside Certified Farmers Market *-Chapmantown

New location

Jesus Center Community Farm - 435 W. 16th

Wednesdays, 2:00pm-6:00pm Year-round.

Visit or

*Formerly Chapmantown Farmer's Market


Morning Farmers Market, Tuesdays -Paradise |
Paradise Tuesday morning Farmers Market in the Alliance Church parking lot at 6491 Clark Rd.
We will be here every Tuesday 7:30am-12pm ! Come see what's fresh!
Starting Open now – Oct 15


Evening Farmers Market, Thursdays -Paradise |
5:00pm-8:00pm Paradise Community Park, Pearson & Black Olive Drive
Starting June 20 -Sept 5


Gridley Farmers Market |

Daddow Park-5:00pm-8:00pm-"Fruit and Veggie Fest"-lots of activities


Corning Farmers Market |
5:00pm-7:30pm. Northside Park, Corning


Wednesday Night Farmer's Market -Oroville |   ADDED

Come downtown 4:00-8:00pm to help support our growing market.
For more info about becoming a vendor,

Starting March 15

Morning Farmers Market, Saturdays -Oroville |
New Location: River Bend Park < UPDATED

Starting Open now – Oct 29


Oroville Hospital Farmers Market Wednesdays -Oroville |
Located on the West Side Lawn


Arbuckle Certified Farmers Market
In downtown Arbuckle. The Market is held Wednesday evenings from 5:00-7:00 and is hosted by the Arbuckle Revitalization Committee. The Market features locally grown fruit, vegetables, nuts, eggs, flowers, olive oil, meat and crafts. It also features a weekly bbq dinner. For more information on this Market, please contact:, or visit


Colusa Certified Farmers Market - Now on Thursday!
At Market Street Park. The Market is held on Thursday evenings from 4:00-7:00pm and is hosted by the Colusa County Chamber of Commerce. The Market features fruit, vegetables, nuts, eggs, flowers, crafts and fresh mushrooms from Colusa’s own Premier Mushrooms. For more information on this Market, please contact:


Red Bluff- Saturday Certified Farmers' Market.

Saturday mornings

7:30am to noon City Park 100 Main St


Red Bluff- Wednesday Certified Farmers' Market.

Wednesday evenings

5:00pm to 8:00pm Washington and Pine Streets, downtown

NEW  Kids activities every Wednesday Night Markets from 5:30-7:30pm facilitated by the Red Bluff Parks and Recreation Department! EBT and credit card accepted.


Contact: 100 Main St/PO Box 850, Red Bluff, CA 96080 | P (530)527-6220 | F (530)527-2908

Want to be a vendor? Obtain a vendor application online at


Independent Study Programs, Grades 6-12 -Paradise

Paradise Unified School District is offering unique indenendent study programs for grades 6 through 12 for the upcoming school year. Under the guidance ofr a qualified teacher providing an accredited curriculum, students have access to flexible scheduling with an independent studay curriculum including computer-based learning and an assortment of learning opportunities. Find details online at or call (530) 872-6400 today.

Guided Walks at Lake Oroville | Saturday

Lake Oroville Nature Walks

Every Saturday, 9:00am sharp.

Lake Oroville Visitor Center- 917 Kelly Ridge Road, Oroville


Explore trails around the lake, reveal history and nature.


Learn about Native American presence in the area, discover impact of gold rush on the landscape, and aspects of chaparral flora and fauna.


Bring drinking water, trail snaks, camera, or GPS device. A one-day pass will be provided to hikers. Routes are usually easy to moderate and seldom more than five miles. Steady rain will cancel an event.


for more details call the Lake Oroville Visitors Center at 530 538-2219. One ADA accessable wheelchair walk is schedule monthly.

Rattlesnakes Alert

June 25, 2015 – San Francisco, CA – California Poison Control System (CPCS) ( reminds Californians that with warm weather, rattlesnakes are more likely to be found on hiking trails and sunning in rural areas. Even baby rattlesnakes possess dangerous venom as soon as they hatch.


A rattlesnake bite can produce painful swelling, bruising, tissue destruction, bleeding problems and, in rare cases, can be fatal. Most bites occur between the months of April and October. (Click this link to hear the sound a rattlesnake makes (


Some rattlesnake bite prevention tips include:

  • Wear boots and long pants when hiking.
  • Stay on trails when hiking, away from underbrush and tall weeds.
  • Do not touch or disturb a snake, even if it appears dead.
  • Carefully inspect logs or rocks before sitting on them.
  • Never hike alone in remote areas. Always have someone with you who can assist in an emergency.
  • Teach children to respect snakes and to leave them alone!



Angel Home Care - Chico
Send An Angel Home Care is in need of donations for their Senior Food Pantry. 
Please drop off Non perishable food to 455 Oro Dam Blvd Suite G (behind subway next to McDonald's) M-F 10-4 pm
(530) 282-5680

Torres Shelter The Adopt-a-Room program - Chico

The program allows businesses, individuals and private donors to “adopt” a room for a specified amount

and demonstrates the donor’s commitment to supporting


Donated funds then pays for the furnishing of the adopted room and goes directly to help offset costs of providing utilities and services provided free of charge to our guests.


Rooms available for adoption include the four family rooms, new dining hall, new kitchen, and computer room. Other options to adopt include a children’s playground

area, bike storage, and the patio area. 

For more information on how you can Adopt-A-Room, please contact the Executive Director Brad Montgomery at, (530) 891-9048, or at


Meals on Wheels / Home Instead Senior Care Foundation® Pledge

Almost 75 percent of the people surveyed said they only sit down for a family meal with senior loved ones for special occasions, events or holidays.
They say a big part of the problem is time – both not having enough of it and conflicting schedules.

To encourage families to make time for these meals, the Home Instead Senior Care Foundation® will donate $1 to Meals on Wheels America (up to $20,000 total through July 31, 2015) for each person that commits to regularly scheduling family dinners at
Pledging to have a sit-down dinner with loved ones will help to ensure other seniors will have a quality meal through the Meals on Wheels program.

For more information visit or call your local Home Instead Senior Care at 530-895-6100

All in Motion | Tuesdays and Thursdays

African American Family & Cultural Center presents: All in Motion

8 week Spring Session - March 10, 2015

Tuesdays 6:30pm to 7:30pm


Contemporary Liturgical Dance

Body Speaks "Body/Sign Language"

Lessons "Beyond The Sound"

Team Building & Leadership Development

Dance Workshops & More...

Dance Showcase: TBA


AAFCC 0 3000 Spencer Ave

Oroville, CA 95966 (530)532-1205

Grant applications now being accepted for Childrens Medical Treament

The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan.
We are encouraging parents and legal guardians to apply for grants of up to $5,000 (lifetime maximum of $10,000) for child medical services and equipment by completing an online application at; there is no deadline.  
Grants are available for medical expenses families have incurred 60 days prior to the date of application as well as for ongoing and future medical needs.

To be eligible for a grant, children must be 16 years of age or younger. Families must meet economic guidelines, reside in the United States and have a commercial health insurance plan.
Families do not need to have insurance through UnitedHealthcare to be eligible.

Vessel turn-in program BCSO

Do you have an old, rotten, unusable boat? Through a grant awarded by the California Divison of Baoting & Waterways, the Butte County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit is providing a free vessel turn-in program at Crown Metals, located at 4801 Feather River BLVD, Oroville.


Vessels constructed of aluminum, fiberglass, and wood are accepted, with or without trailers. Vessels must be void of all fuel and oil. Please remove trash and unrelated rubbish prior to turning in your vessel. All previously registered vessels with hull ID number must be accompanied with a title showing ownership.


Qualifying vessels will be accepted on the first Saturday of each month from 9:00am until noon.


Questions? Call (530)533-7718 or visit

Free Preschool Programs in Butte County

Butte County Office of Education has openings for free, high quality preschool programs in Chico, Gridley, Oroville, and Ridge communities.  Sign up today! 

Make sure your child has a strong educational foundation to be better prepared for school.  Children’s Center preschool provides safe, healthy, quality learning environments for three and four year old children. 

To learn more call 532-5643 or visit

Jarvis Gardens, now accepting applications -Chico

If you are a Senior Citizen needing affordable housing, applications for admission are being accepted at JARVIS GARDENS, 2001 NOTRE DAME BLVD CHICO, CA.  JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS is a 49 unit apartment complex for seniors 62 or older.  For more information call the facility at (530) 345-1384

TTY/TTD: - 711



Become a Foster Parent


Mountain Circle sincerely appreciates the amazingly generous Butte County Foster Parents!

There is no better gift to give a child than a family. With the holidays approaching there are many children in Butte County in need of warmth, love, shelter and a caring environment.
In Butte County alone there are over 500 children in Foster Care. Many of these children sadly are placed in homes outside of their community because there aren’t enough foster parents in Butte County. DREAMS don’t work unless you DO, adopt a child to make their dreams come TRUE!

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a foster parent please call     1-844-540-8618 or you can also visit  Don’t forget to check Mountain Circle’s daily updates posted on our Facebook page! Mountain Circle can help you become a certified foster parent, we can answer any questions and teach you ways to help children in need.

For further information, contact: Rachel Goings, Assistant Development Director | 1-844-540-8618 |

Gold Nugget Museum NEEDS Volunteers!
Join the Gold Nugget Museum & the Paradise Depit Museum and share your talents with the community. Whether you were born and raised in the area and want to share your memories or if you just moved to the ridge and would like to find our more about the community, here is a great opportunity to get involved. We have many openings available! Give us a call and we can find what best fits your interests! (530) 872-8722.

Chico Friends of the Library

Weekly book sale runs Saturday mornings from 9:15-11:30am.
It's at the Chico Branch of the Butte County Library, 1108 Sherman Ave. Get info at 891-2762,
or online at


Cultivating Community North Valley
CCNV is a partnership of organizations whose projects work to strengthen the NorthValley community through local, sustainable food. These organizations are: GRUB Education Program, CSUC's College of Agriculture, The Center for Nutrition & Activity Promotion (CNAP), and Collaboratively Creating Health Access Opportunities & Services (cCHAOS). 
CCNV's Mission is to increase food security in ButteCounty and surrounding farm area, starting with the under-served. We offer education, consultation, networking, and targeted resources to support students, small scale and low-income farmers, and under-served communities to increase participation and capacity in the local food system.

Chico Theater Company

  Chico Theater Company
166 Eaton Road Suite F, Chico, CA 95973
(530) 894-3CTC or (530) 894-3282

For tickets and show information visit the CTC website

Academic Self Defense

An Academic Self Defense program is starting at Azad's Martial Arts Family Center.  The program provides youngsters from Grade 1-12 with special after school academic tutoring every Monday-Thursday from 3-4:30pm.   It's a FREE program that offers help in all subject areas including Basic Math and Calculus, Science, Reading, Writing, English, etc.   Parents must call at least 24 hours ahead to pre-register their children for each session, to guarantee a spot for tutoring.   For more info, call 892-2923 or 896-0777.   Sponsors include Chico Unified School District and Chico State's C.A.V.E.

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