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July is on its way and summer is in full swing throughout Plumas County. There are lots of community events happening this weekend and next. Here is a run down of what to mark on your calendar.
Splash Into Summer
The Indian Valley Community Pool is open in Taylorsville. Come and enjoy our local pool and support the programs that help keep it afloat.
The first session of Swim School 2022 will have started by the time of this newsletter publication, but you can still sign up for the second session running July 12 to July 22, Tuesday through Friday.
Each day of swim school hosts different levels of swimmers at different times. See the flyer below for more information or contact email@example.com.
Join other adults at the pool for water aerobics every Monday through Thursday from 5:15 to 6:15 pm.
Classes cost $7 per class or get 10 lessons for $60.
Contact Judy Leland at 530-284-6775 for more information.
Visit the Indian Valley Recreation and Park Department website for more information about the swim school and other aquatic programs.
Crescent Country's Saturday Market
Come one, come all to the first Saturday Market at Crescent Country in Crescent Mills. From 9am to 2pm on July 2nd, browse the wares of local vendors, attend a book signing of local author Margaret Elysia Garcia's new book, Burn Scars, and enjoy delicious food from Mary's German Grill (food served starting at 11am till gone).
If you would like to reserve a vendor spot, call 530-284-6016.
Jackpot Team Roping, Music, and Food
Get your rodeo fun started early and join the Indian Valley Riding and Roping Club at the Taylorsville rodeo and campground from June 30th through July 3rd. Admission is free to watch the team roping events.
If you're hungry, you can head over to the Beer Booth and Cookhouse open each day of the event for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with dinner specials offered each day (see 4th of July Rodeo flyer below for menu).
At 7 pm on June 30th dance to the music of Rickety Bridge near the beer booth and kickoff what is sure to be a great weekend of rodeo, food, friends, and fun. For more information contact Misty Banchio at 530-394-9294.
4th of July in Taylorsville
We all know that the 4th of July means lots of fun and activity in Taylorsville. This year, the traditional cowboy breakfast will be serving up all-you-can-eat pancakes and more from 7 am to 11 am at the Indian Valley Museum. Breakfast is $10.
The Indian Valley Museum will be open on July 2nd/3rd from 1 to 4 pm and on July 4th from 9 to 4 pm.
Also happening on July 4th is a raffle at 3 pm. No trip to the museum would be complete without a visit to the rock dealer, who is setting up shop from 9 to 2 pm.
4th of July Rodeo
The 4th of July just isn't complete without the rodeo action in Taylorsville. Join the Indian Valley Riding and Roping Club as they present the 72nd annual 4th of July Silver Buckle Rodeo. The rodeo kicks off at 1 pm. Admission for the main event is $15 for Grandstand seating that offers shade from the summer sun and $10 for bleacher seats without shade. For any inquires about the rodeo contact Misty Banchio at 530-394-9294. For ticket information contact Veronica Tilton at 530-258-1550.
Start your 4th of July day by watching or participating in the annual 4th of July parade starting at 10 am in Taylorsville. For more information about the parade contact Suzette Reed at 530-375-0464.
Greenville Country Picnic
The good times keep on coming! If all of the festivities of the 4th of July haven't satisfied your social needs, head on down to the Greenville Park on July 10th to enjoy live music by Rickety Bridge, good food and great company. Greenville lives!
Plumas Rural Services and Northern Valley Catholic Social Services will be at the picnic hosting a Resource Round-up table.
For more information contact Dan Kearns at 949-395-3694 or KD at 530-566-2561.
FRC Women's Basketball Camp
What would summer be without basketball? Increase your skills over the summer by attending the Feather River College women's basketball camp.
The camp is open to high school girls and runs July 10th to the 13th. This overnight camp provides skill development, competition, prizes, activities, food, and lodging.
There is a registration fee of $250. For more information or to register contact FRC's Head Coach Keshawn Jackson at 530-591-7186 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kids Eat Free All Summer
Don't forget that Plumas County Office of Education and Plumas Unified School District offer free lunch to kids all summer. Locations in Chester, Taylorsville, Quincy, and Portola every Monday through Friday from 11:30 to 12:30. No sign ups required.
For more information contact www.plumascountyschools.com or call 530-283-6545 ext 5505. Click the button below to view the daily summer lunch menu:
A sign of hope
There are signs of hope springing up daily. One such sign is the new Greenville High School football scoreboard patiently awaiting the return of football in the Fall.
We wish everyone a safe and fun 4th of July celebration. Take the time to get outside and soak in the community spirit alive and well in Indian Valley this weekend.
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Until next time!