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Monday, Feb 19
All Day Mark Twain Medical Center & Soroptimist Offering FREE Cholesterol Tests During February
All Day Post Abortion Support Study
11:00 AM Jenny Lind Veterans Memorial District Hall Dedication is February 19th
All Day Voices of Wisdom adult 55+ writing classes
Tuesday, Feb 20
All Day Valentine’s Adoption Special!
All Day Post Abortion Support Study
11:00 AM ARNOLD SIR, Branch 152, Monthly Luncheon Meeting on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 11:00 am
All Day Voices of Wisdom adult 55+ writing classes
04:00 PM OHV Enthusiasts Encouraged to Join Stanislaus National Forest at Public Meeting
07:00 PM QPR Suicide Prevention Training Class on February 20th
Wednesday, Feb 21
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
All Day Valentine’s Adoption Special!
All Day Mark Twain Medical Center & Soroptimist Offering FREE Cholesterol Tests During February
All Day Post Abortion Support Study
All Day Voices of Wisdom adult 55+ writing classes
06:00 PM Gary L. Stevens For Sheriff Meet & Greet
Thursday, Feb 22
All Day Valentine’s Adoption Special!
All Day Mark Twain Medical Center & Soroptimist Offering FREE Cholesterol Tests During February
All Day Post Abortion Support Study
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
All Day Voices of Wisdom adult 55+ writing classes
06:00 PM CHP is Offering a Start Smart Class in Valley Springs Feb 22
Friday, Feb 23
All Day Mark Twain Medical Center & Soroptimist Offering FREE Cholesterol Tests During February
All Day Post Abortion Support Study
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
12:00 PM Murphys Old Timers Museum Will Display "Cattle in the Sierras " Through April
All Day Voices of Wisdom adult 55+ writing classes
06:00 PM Cooking Class at Marisolio Tasting Bar- Paella Revisited
Saturday, Feb 24
All Day Valentine’s Adoption Special!
All Day Post Abortion Support Study
09:00 AM Plant Propagation Class
11:00 AM Red Cross Preparedness Fair in San Andreas February 24th
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park
12:00 PM Murphys Old Timers Museum Will Display "Cattle in the Sierras " Through April
01:00 PM Everything But Animals Day
All Day Voices of Wisdom adult 55+ writing classes
04:00 PM Cattle in the Sierra Reception
Sunday, Feb 25
All Day Valentine’s Adoption Special!
All Day Post Abortion Support Study
12:30 PM Tim Muetterties For Assessor Meet & Greet on February 25th
All Day Voices of Wisdom adult 55+ writing classes
Monday, Feb 26
All Day Valentine’s Adoption Special!
All Day Mark Twain Medical Center & Soroptimist Offering FREE Cholesterol Tests During February
All Day Post Abortion Support Study
All Day Voices of Wisdom adult 55+ writing classes
Tuesday, Feb 27
All Day Mark Twain Medical Center & Soroptimist Offering FREE Cholesterol Tests During February
All Day Post Abortion Support Study
Until 04:00 PM Voices of Wisdom adult 55+ writing classes
Wednesday, Feb 28
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
All Day Valentine’s Adoption Special!
All Day Post Abortion Support Study
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
05:00 PM State of Jefferson Town Hall Meeting
Thursday, Mar 1
All Day Valentine’s Adoption Special!
All Day Mark Twain Medical Center & Soroptimist Offering FREE Cholesterol Tests During February
All Day Post Abortion Support Study
06:00 PM CHP is Offering an Age Well Drive Smart Class in Valley Springs March 1
Friday, Mar 2
All Day Wild West Bass Pro/Am is Heading to Northern California’s Tuolumne County
All Day Mark Twain Medical Center & Soroptimist Offering FREE Cholesterol Tests During February
All Day Post Abortion Support Study
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
12:00 PM Murphys Old Timers Museum Will Display "Cattle in the Sierras " Through April
07:00 PM MCT Opens 2018 with Joseph Kesselring’s Arsenic and Old Lace.
Saturday, Mar 3
All Day Wild West Bass Pro/Am is Heading to Northern California’s Tuolumne County
All Day Post Abortion Support Study
10:00 AM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park
12:00 PM Murphys Old Timers Museum Will Display "Cattle in the Sierras " Through April
01:00 PM Celebration of Life for Ron Ruisi Will Be March 3rd at Hazel Fischer
Sunday, Mar 4
All Day Wild West Bass Pro/Am is Heading to Northern California’s Tuolumne County
All Day Post Abortion Support Study
11:00 AM Sunday Funday at Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park
12:00 PM Murphys Old Timers Museum Will Display "Cattle in the Sierras " Through April
02:00 PM LECTURE "The Chinese in Amador and Calaveras Counties from the Gold Rush Onwards"
04:30 PM Oscar Night Benefit for Hospice of Amador & Calaveras at Taste Restaurant

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All Day The 22nd Annual Presidents’ Day Wine Weekend is February 17th & 18th
Murphys , CA...The 22nd annual Presidents’ Day Wine Weekend sponsored by the Calaveras Winegrape Alliance (CWA) will take place Saturday February 17th and Sunday February 18th. Presidents’ Wine Weekend is an opportunity for wine lovers to taste their way thru Calaveras County by purchasing a $25 commemorative glass and visiting over 28 participating wineries and tasting rooms while enjoying free limited-tasting flights of numerous award winning wines and exciting varietals offered by the best of Calaveras County’s wine community.


Full tastings will be available in each tasting room for an additional fee with many participating wineries and tasting rooms offering live music, light bites and food samples as well as special offers on wine purchases. Visitors to Calaveras County’s wine region will find plenty of warm welcomes and hospitable spirit within our tasting rooms as they welcome participants to this highly anticipated two-day event.



Presidents Wine Weekend is a great time to sample the variety of award winning wines, taste those robust Spanish and Italian regional varietals the foothills have become known for like Barbera, Tempranillo as well as Mourvedre and Grenache from France and some of the best Zinfandels and Cabernets produced in Gold Country. Even better, it gives you a chance to meet our winemakers, experience our welcoming hospitality, discover the history that surrounds the region and shop the myriad of specialty boutiques in the charming town of Murphys.



Purchase your glass anytime during this two-day event at a participating winery and begin your exploration. Glasses can be purchased for $25 per day or $40 for a two-day pass. You simply won't be able to taste at all the wineries in one day, so book your reservations now at one of our charming hospitality partners and plan on taking your time to experience all that Calaveras has to offer!



Glasses will be sold in Downtown Murphys on Main Street in front of Newsome Harlow Winery and in front of Black Sheep Winery as well as specific winery locations around Calaveras.



For visitors traveling up from the valley, stop off at Copperopolis Town Square and purchase you glass at The Tipsy Frog Wine Bar or Downtown Angels Camp at Metate Vineyards tasting room on Main Street. Glasses will also be available to purchase throughout the weekend at Coppermine Winery and Chatom Winery on Hwy 4, Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys, Brice Station Winery east of Murphys, Val du Vino Winery on the corner of Main Street and French Gulch Road and Hatcher Tasting Room or Milliaire Winery downtown Murphys.



For more information about Presidents’ Day Wine Weekend call Calaveras Winegrape Alliance at 209-728-9467 or visit www.calaveraswines.org.
All Day Seeds of Kindness Week is Feb 11-17 When You See a Blue Ribbon, Start a Conversation About Kindness
Angels Camp, CA...Passing on Ripples of Kindness week in Calveras County is FEB 11-17, 2018. 2018 CHALLENGE: When you see a blue ribbon, start a conversation about kindness in your home or workplace! We invite everyone to join us in celebrating Kindness Week in Calaveras County February 11 - 17, 2018.


As in the past, our project will provide kindness pass it on ribbons and tie up ribbon for all Calaveras County Schools who wish to participate.
Over the years and going forward, the project is supported by the kindness and generosity of local residents.

We have delivered more than 4,000 pass-it-on ribbons and several hundred yards of tie up blue ribbon to Calaveras County Schools.

Look for the blue ribbons during the week of kindness and start a conversation about kindness in your home or workplace.
The Angels Camp City Council on FEB 6th and The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors on Feb 13th, will once again issue "kindness zone"
proclamations to encourage acts of kindness in our communities.

The Seeds of Kindness 2018
Jim Bergantz, Coordinator
All Day The CSTARS Production of The Wizard is Feb. 16, 17 & 18th
Angels Camp, CA...You're invited to travel with us to the merry ol' land of Oz. Find wisdom, heart, and courage, while discovering there really is no place like home! Tickets are $12 for adults, and $8 for children 12 & under. Reserve your tickets at http://cstarswizardofoz.brownpapertickets.com/ or purchase at the door. Invite your friends to join us!

All Day The Big, Ginormous President's Day Sale at CHS Thrift
Arnold, CA...The Big, Ginormous President's Day Sale at CHS Thrift all President's Weekend!


 

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Calaveras Humane Society is to promote an excellent quality of life for the animals of our County. We seek to involve and engage the greater community in achieving our mission.

Who We Are:

We are an organization with a small staff and an enthusiastic volunteer group of citizens who care about the destiny and welfare of companion animals.

We are a local non-profit organization.

Our challenge is local animal welfare, not animal rights.

The Calaveras Humane Society relies on local donations and does not receive funding from national animal rights organizations or humane societies.

Questions

If you have any questions regarding the Calaveras Humane Society, please contact us at (209) 736-9417 or email us at chs@calaverashumane.org.

To learn more about how you can help, please go to: Help the Animals
All Day Valentine’s Adoption Special!
San Andreas, CA...Valentine’s Adoption Special! FOCAS –Friends Of Calaveras Animal Services is a non-profit organization with its primary mission being to enhance County Animals Services by providing a better environment for the animals housed at the existing county shelter. It was created by a small group of local residents who understood that Animal Services is also public safety and plays an important role in keeping our community healthy.


FOCAS is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization. Donations are tax deductible.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
Murphys, CA...Each Saturday morning the Old Timers Museum in Murphys offers a historical walking tour of Murphys. No reservation necessary. Meet at the Museum, 470 Main St, Murphys, across from the Hotel 10 am. Walk is 1-1/12 hours.


A stroll down tree-lined Main Street transports visitors back to the mid-1800s with buildings bearing thick stone walls, iron shutters and pastoral gardens with white picket fences. Once you experience the charm and hospitality of Murphys, the historic “Queen of the Sierra”, you’ll want to come back again and again!

Rich in Gold Rush History, Murphys today is a vibrant, thriving community of over 2,000 residents. Many of the surrounding hillsides are rich with the fine wine grapes grown in our area. Murphys offers wineries, art galleries, live theater, eclectic shops, fine restaurants, charming hotels and B&B’s as well as a multitude of outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities.

Murphys’ colorful past came alive in 1848 when John and Daniel Murphy established a trading post and gold mining operation in the area that is now their namesake. True entrepreneurs with the luck of the Irish, they were a part of the very first immigrant party – the Stephens-Townsend-Murphy families – to successfully bring wagons over the Sierra in 1844, paving the way for westward migration. John and Daniel’s cries of “Gold!” were among the first heard in California. It is reported that the brothers took two million dollars in gold ore from the Murphys Diggins in one year’s time, making them millionaires before the age of 25. The sizzling Gold Rush camp of Murphys also played host to President Grant, Mark Twain and Black Bart. And in some circles, to an even more famous chap – a young, inquisitive lad who literally changed the scientific world, Dr. Albert Michelson.

Our friendly residents invite you to revisit the past while exploring the “new” upscale Murphys. Guided walking tours of the town’s many historic buildings including the home of Albert Michelson, the first American Nobel Prize winner, are conducted every Saturday at 10:00 a.m., starting in front of the Old Timers Museum on Main Street.
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM Voices of Wisdom adult 55+ writing classes
A free series of weekly writing classes for participants to write their memories of living in our community to share as living historical documents. Project funded by a generous grant from Calaveras Community Fund. February classes on Tuesdays at 1211 S. Main Street, Angels Camp 95222
06:00 PM Silent Movie Night Featuring Doubling for Romeo on Feb 17th at Ironstone
Murphys, CA...Join us Saturday, February 17 at 6 pm for dinner and a show, as Silent Movie Night returns with Doubling For Romeo. Slim Cody (Will Rodgers) works in the movie industry, doubling for the performers. He has a dream in which he portrays Romeo in a movie version of "Romeo and Juliet," and arranges for someone to double for him when the fight scenes get scary...


Featuring Guest Host extraordinaire, Matias Bombal, and Dave Moreno on the Alhambra Pipe Organ.

Buffet dinner, popcorn, and show for just $35 per person. Limited seating available. To reserve your spot, contact (209) 728-1251.
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM Humane Society of Tuolumne County's Pawsta Pawty Dinner Dance
Join Us For A Fun-filled Event at Our
Pawsta Pawty Dinner Dance Extravaganza!

It's an event you won't want to miss...from the Italian-themed dinner catered by Chef Dave Cooks and featuring local wines to the smooth jazz sounds from the Bob Eisenman Jazz Trio! We invite you to join us for this exceptional event in our shelter conference room on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 6:00pm - 8:30pm. From the dance floor, if the mood takes you there, to our every-so-popular mystery box raffle, you're sure to enjoy this very special event that benefits our four-legged friends!

Tickets can be purchased at our Jamestown shelter, will be available at the door on the day of the event or can be purchased online and will be available at will call. Members are $35.00 or $60.00 for a member + guest and the general public $40.00 or $75.00 for the general public + guest.

Buon Appetito! We hope to see you there!
07:00 PM - 10:00 PM NN and The Control Live in Arnold! Tonight At Bistro Espresso
Arnold, CA..NN and The Control Live in Arnold are live tonight at Bistro Espresso from 7-10pm. Don't miss it!

07:00 PM Don't Miss The 16th Annual "Love the Forest" Concert
Murphys, CA...Mark your calendars for the 16th annual Love the Forest Concert at our New Location at the Outer Aisle in Murphys, Saturday, February 17, beginning at 7pm. Bill Welles band: The Bill Welles Band playful alluring combination of vocals, guitars, mandolin, pedal steel, bass & drums creates an experience that lifts your spirits and takes you home to your heart. Guitar and vocal virtuoso Bill Welles gently yet powerfully moves his audiences with his beautiful blend of inspiring fingerpicking and intimate vocals. Bill takes songs where they have never been before with passion and joy, and his original material is poignant and magical.


Bill Welles, Fred Treece on guitars, Larry Drummond on mandolin, Ron Schaner on bass with Ray Price rounding it out on drums. The Bill Welles Band will takes you away with Americana, Blues, Folk and Rock & Roll!

Nathan Ignacio: Nathan Ignacio is a Folk/Blues/Americana Singer/Songwriter, Playing an extensive line up of instruments, many simultaneously during his shows and performances including guitar, dulcimer, mandolin, harmonica, percussions.

Based out of Central/Northern California Nathan has opened for legend BB King as well as Joe craven and Lita Ford. He has also played at Strawberry music festival! Check out his Facebook page: Nathan Ignacio Musician/Band and Instagram: ramblinnate.



When: Saturday, February 17th at 7:00pm

Where: Outer Aisle at 164 E Hwy 4 in Murphys



Tickets Now available:

Tickets are $20 at the door, or $15 in advance, from one of the following outlets:

In Angels Camp: Aeolian Harp; In Arnold: SNAC;

In Murphys: Sustenance Books, SNAC & Murphys Music Company



FUNdraiser for: Ebbetts Pass Forest Watch [501c (3)]

http://www.forestwatchers.org or visit our Facebook page

The mission of Ebbetts Pass Forest Watch is to protect, promote and restore healthy forest and watersheds to maintain the quality of life in the Sierra Nevada.

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