Calaveras Enterprise

What’s Hoppin’ for FRIDAY, Feb. 21

On the cover: Bold colors highlight the watercolors of BradHawn. His works are on display at the Vault Gallery in Sonorathrough Feb. 28.

On the cover: Bold colors highlight the watercolors of BradHawn. His works are on display at the Vault Gallery in Sonorathrough Feb. 28.

BINGO: At the Burson Firehouse, the Wallace-Burson Association presents bingo games. Early bird games start at 6:30 p.m. and regular games begin at 7 p.m. Ten games for $15. Special Blackout. Coffee, sodas and refreshments are available. Proceeds benefit the association’s community projects. For more What’s Hoppin’ highlights, click on the day above!

SPAGHETTI BINGO NIGHT: At the Hazel Fischer Elementary School Multipurpose Room, the hazel Fischer Parents Club presents a spaghetti dinner and bingo. Dinner is served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. Great raffle prizes and cash bingo prizes for adults. Call 795-8030 for more information.

CHORAL CONCERT: 7 p.m. at the San Andreas Community Covenant Church, the Calaveras High School Choraliers present “A Rose in Winter.” This is a feature concert for the brand new advanced women’s choir from CHS. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children and are available at the door.

SWEETHEART DINNER: Today and Saturday at the Good Samaritan Covenant Church in Valley Springs, a steak dinner with all the fixin’s will be served. Price is $20 per person and free childcare including a meal is included. Proceeds benefit the church youth group. Call 786-1270 or 786-3826 for tickets.




4-H PRESENTATION DAY: 10 a.m. at Jenny Lind Elementary School, the Sub-Regional 4-H Presentation Day will take place. Any 4-H member from Calaveras, Tuolumne, Amador, Mariposa and El Dorado counties may participate. Members share what they have learned while working on projects throughout the year. Entry forms available at the UC Extension Office in San Andreas, or by calling 754-6477.

TOBACCO CESSATION WORKSHOP: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Calaveras County Library in San Andreas, a free tobacco use workshop will be held. Attendees receive education on the hazards of smoking and chewing tobacco, support and free “Quit Kits.” Penny Walker facilitates the workshop. Call her at 754-4743 to register.

FIRE MANAGEMENT SEMINAR: 10 a.m. at Jack Knight Hall at Calaveras Big Trees State Park, the Calaveras Big Trees Association presents a free seminar on fire management. The speaker is Senior Resource Ecologist, Wayne Harrison. A potluck luncheon follows so bring your table settings and a dish to share. Call 795-3840 prior to attending to make sure the schedule has not changed.

PLANT PROPAGATION SEMINAR: 10 a.m. at Rising Sun Nursery in Burson, owner Don Urbanus presents a free plant propagation workshop. Learn to properly cut, graft, layer and divide plants. Call 772-3451 for reservations or more information.

BUSINESSMEN’S FELLOWSHIP MEETING: 6 p.m. at the Grange Hall in San Andreas, the Businessmen’s Fellowship will meet. Dennis Nelson is the featured speaker. Introductions at 6:30 p.m.; dinner at 6:35 p.m. Call 754-3280 for more information.

MARDI FROG: At the San Andreas Town Hall, the Calaveras County Friends of the Library present its annual trivia bee. Social hour at 5:30 p.m., Cajun dinner at 6 p.m. and the questions begin at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children. Team sponsorships available for $225; includes three dinners. Tickets available at all county library branches or by calling 754-6700. Call 728-9728 to sponsor a team.

SOCK HOP FUND-RAISER: 6 p.m. at the Mokelumne Hill Elementary School multi-purpose room, a group of parents and school supporters will hold a dance featuring rock ‘n’ roll music, a silent auction of children’s artworks and a live dessert auction. At 7:30 p.m., the drawing for a 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle will be held. Tickets for the bike raffle are $10 each; admission to the dance is 1 cent, or the donation of your choice. Call 286-1666, 286-1601 or 286-1582 for raffle tickets or more information.

SEEKERS CONCERT: 7 p.m. at the Maranatha Baptist Church in Mokelumne Hill, the Seekers Gospel music group will perform a free concert. Call 754-1907 for more information.


WINTER TRAIL RIDE: At in the Glencoe-Rail Road Flat area, the Glencoe-Rail Road Flat Recreation Association hosts a Winter Trail Ride. Tickets are $30 each for persons 13 years and older, $20 each for children under 13, $60 for a family of four (plus $10 each for additional family members). Each ticket includes lunch of homemade soups, bread and beverages. A bison burger is available for an additional $5 each. Proceeds will go toward a stage at Meadow Creek Park in Rail Road Flat. Call 754-0952 or 293-7008 for more information.

BRIDAL FAIRE: 1 to 5 p.m. at the Sonora Elks Lodge, a bridal fair will be held. Service providers and businesses that one might need to plan a wedding will be on site.


BONSAI IN 30 MINUTES: 10 a.m. at Rising Sun Nursery in Burson, owner Don Urbanus presents a free bonsai workshop. Call 772-3451 for reservations or more information.

ANGER MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP: 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Avery Middle School, VUSD Healthy Start presents “Anger Management: Handling Yours and Your Child’s” with JoAnn Pechota. She will discuss self-control and intervention strategies to help everyone control anger. The workshop is free and all adults are invited to attend. Childcare is available with advance notice. Call 795-8012 for more information.

HUMAN RESOURCES COUNCIL MEETING: 4:30 p.m. at the Women’s Crisis Center in San Andreas, the Human Resources Council, Inc. Board of Directors will meet. Call 754-4014 for more information.


CABA MIXER: 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Sports Facility at Saddle Creek, the Copperopolis Area Business Association will hold a mixer. Meet and network with other businesspeople and enjoy Calaveras County wines and door prizes. Call 785-5600 for more information.

STICKING AND STAYING PUT: 7 p.m. at the Douglas Flat schoolhouse on Main Street, the Schoolhouse Series continues with “Sticking and Staying Put: Roots of Community.” Barden Stevenot, Don and Nancy Whittle and Bonnie Miller discuss cattle ranching and historical women. The cost is $35 for the series, or $10 per lecture. Call 736-9111 for reservations.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING: 7 p.m. at the Senior Center in San Andreas, the Calaveras County Historical Society will meet. Wally Motlock will discuss the history of El Dorado (Mountain Ranch 90 years ago). The meeting will be a dessert social; attendees are asked to bring their favorite dessert.

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