What happens Wednesday in the northern valley – Chico Enterprise record


Editor’s note: Many events are being canceled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We recommend that you contact the organizer of the event to check this before attending.



Chico Wednesday farmers market: 7:30 am-1:00pm North Valley Plaza car park, Pillsbury Road, next to Sportsman’s Warehouse and CVS.


Chico library: Tuesday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call the curb service for holds and collections. Reserve items in person, online, 552-5652, ChicoBCLibrary @ buttecounty. 1-888-538-7198, [email protected] No CFOL donations. Limited computer use. E-resources around the clock. Information, buttecounty.net/bclibrary. 1108 Sherman Ave.

Durham Library: 12 pm-6pm Same services, guidelines and phone numbers as in the Chico library. 2545 Durham-Dayton Highway. 552-5652. [email protected]

Chico Creek Nature Center: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Janeece Webb Live Animal Museum, nature playroom. Kristie’s Nature Lab, Howard S. Tucker Exhibit Hall for pre-booked programs. Free entry for members, $ 4 adults, $ 2 children, students, and seniors. 1968 E. Eighth St. 891-4671, [email protected] The board meets every third Wednesday in March, June, September and December at 5.30 p.m. in Kristie’s laboratory.

Gray Lodge Wildlife Sanctuary: Sunrise to sunset. 9,100 hectares of fields, riverside areas, ponds and waterways, self-guided nature trail, fishing, hunting; Shelter for 300+ species of native and migratory birds, mammals. 3207 Rutherford Street, Gridley. 846-7500.

Faith Lutheran Church: 1 p.m. COVID-19 telephone prayer group. To join, send an email to [email protected]

Gateway Science Museum: Virtual tours at www.csuchico.edu/gateway and social media platforms, from astronomy to zoology. Recorded lectures, fun videos, downloadable activity sheets. Handy weekly checkout science kits are available from the Lending Library for K-12 teachers, home schools, and families.

Northern California Art Museum (monca): 900 The promenade. Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Face masks, social distancing, and 25 percent capacity. Pop-up museum tour, “Veteran’s voices”. Also in the Maria Alquilar collection. Admission $ 5 adults; Members, students, children free entry. www.monca.org. 487-7272.

Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology: Virtual. “Fire and Water Elements of Change.” Investigates the planetary consequences of climate crises. Activities, online learning for families, K-12 learners, and college students. csuchico.edu/anthmuseum/virtual-learning/virtual-exhibits. 898-5397.

Janet Turner Print Museum: “Janet Turner steadfast naturalist.” Noon to 4 p.m. 898-4476.

Vitalant Blood Drive: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. blood donation, 7: 45 a.m. – 1.30 p.m. plasma donation, 8 a.m. – 12.45 p.m. platelet donation, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Source: plasma donation. 555 Rio Lindo Ave. Call 877-258-4825 or 893-5433 to confirm opening hours.

Paradise Irrigation District Meeting: 6:30 pm-9:00pm Visit pidwater.com/meetings. In person and online. Discussion of business and political decisions. Boardroom, 6332 Clark Road. [email protected]

Health, emotional support

Al-Anon: 9-10 a.m. Back to basics. Send an email to [email protected] for a Zoom invitation. 334-6734. Alateens welcome. northcaliforniaal-anon.org.

Domestic Violence Catalyst Services: To speak to a crisis counselor, call the 24 hour crisis / recommendation number 1-800-895-8476. Free restraining aid for victims of domestic violence. Call Monday-Friday 9 am-5pm to make an appointment, individual advice 343-7711. Catalystdvservices.org.

Iversen wellness and relaxation center: 492 Rio Lindo Ave. 10 am-3pm By appointment and zoom. COVID screening, temperature controls, masks, distancing. Zoom 9 o’clock in the morning full of depression; 10 am-10:50 am; 12-step; 2 p.m. meditation. Dial 408-638-0968. Password 8793311. Meeting ID 441-359-7014. In person 11 am schizophrenia support; Noon, rest around the world; 1 p.m. Optimism & Positivity. Must be 18+. Computer lab 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. by appointment, 879-3311. Wellness, 879-3311. [email protected] or nvcss.org/programs/iversen.

Anonymous group emotions: 5:30 pm-6:30pm Faith Lutheran Church, Room 7, 667 East First Ave. 570-9010.

HIV and hepatitis C tests: Through the Stonewall Alliance by appointment. Donations accepted. 893-3336, [email protected] or stonewallchico.com.

Leadership in the northern valley: 11:30 am – 9:30 pm non-crisis peer-to-peer telephone service for the community seven days a week. 1-855-582-5554. Partnership with the Butte County Department of Behavioral Health and the Tehama County Health Service Agency.

Self-help group for head and neck cancer: The group stays in touch through an informal network contact list. Call 332-3856 for the list and for updates.

Anonymous alcoholics: Meet at times, places, or talk to recovering alcoholics, 342-5756. aabutte-glenn.org.

Anonymous narcotics: Meetings, activities, and services in Butte County cities, visit largerbuttena.org / meetings for the latest zoom and in-person meetings. 24-hour hotline 1-877-669-1669.

International recreation: 10:00 am and 4:30 pm Focuses on symptoms, not diagnoses, of mental health and nervous disorders; Stress, tension, fear, panic, mood disorders, fatigue, anger. Register at 1-619-383-2084 or email Debbie @ recoveryinternational.org. Temporary conference calls when community meetings are closed.

Send calendar entries, corrections or updates by email [email protected] or by post to Enterprise-Record, PO Box 9, Chico, CA, 95927.


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