What happens Saturday in the northern valley – Chico Enterprise Record

Editor’s note: Many events are being canceled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We recommend contacting the organizer to check this before participating.



Farmers market, Chico: 7.30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Second and Wall Streets. EBT cards can be used with redeemable eligible food market script. 893-3276.


Centerville Colman Museum: 13548 Centerville Rd. Open 1 pm-4pm History of the area and people, from Maidu natives to gold rush residents; Artifacts, displays, exhibits, and a schoolhouse. Donations are welcome. May picnic on the premises. Take the Skyway to Honeyrun Road to Centerville Road. 893-9667.

Chico library: Open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call the curb service for queues and pickups. Reserve items in person, online, 552-5652, ChicoBCLibrary @ buttecounty. 1-888-538-7198, [email protected] Limited computer use. E-resources around the clock. buttecounty.net/bclibrary. 1108 Sherman Ave.

Paradise Library: Open 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Same services, guidelines, and contact information in the Chico library. [email protected] 5922 Clark Street.

Gray Lodge Wildlife Sanctuary: Sunrise to sunset. 9,100 hectares of fields, banks, 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: 1:00 p.m. COVID-19 telephone prayer group. To join, send an email to [email protected]

Chico arts center: Virtual. “Sun Dances”, series by Julia Kay, based on shadows cast by large-leaved tropical plants. “Unbound, Altered Book.” Artists turned books into art. $ 15 web code for Open Studios Art Tour. ChicoOSAT.com. chicoartcenter.com. 895-8726, [email protected] Zoom reception for “Sun Dances” at 4:00 pm March 28; Register online.

Gateway Science Museum: Virtual. Content for all age groups at www.csuchico.edu/gateway and social media platforms, from astronomy to zoology. Recorded lectures, videos, downloadable activity sheets. Convenient weekly checkout science kits based on NGSS standards in the Lending Library for K-12 teachers, home schools, and families.

Northern California Art Museum (monca): 900 The promenade. 11 am-5pm face masks, social distancing, 25 percent capacity. Pop-up museum tour, “Dream State”. Inspired by conscious imagination, dreams, alternative reality. Also the Maria Alquilar Collection, a new permanent 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.” Exhibition by students of the Chico State Museum Study Program. Investigates the planetary consequences of climate crises around the world and in the surrounding area. Activities, online learning for families, K-12 learners, and college students. csuchico.edu/anthmuseum/virtual-learning/virtual-exhibits. 898-5397.

Janet Turner Print Museum: Virtual. “Social Comment Prints and Politics.” Including 360-degree exhibition video. Explores significant intersections between printmaking and politics. Until March. www.csuchico.edu/turner. 898-4476.

Vitalant Blood Drive: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. blood donation. 555 Rio Lindo Ave. Call 877-258-4825 or 893-5433 to confirm today’s opening hours.

Patrick Ranch: Open 11 am-3pm. No guided tours or shops. Visitor Center, 10381 Midway, between Chico and Durham. 342-4359; www.patrickranchmuseum.org/events. Call to confirm opening times.

Health, emotional support

Domestic Violence Catalyst Services: Speak to a crisis counselor on the 24-hour crisis / recommendation line at 1-800-895-8476. Catalystdvservices.org.

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.

HIV and hepatitis C tests: By agreement through the Stonewall Alliance. Donations accepted. 893-3336, email [email protected] or stonewallchico.com.

Open and Alternative Relationships (OARS), Stonewall Alliance: 7 p.m. Zoom, us02web.zoom.us/j.86775009134. Facebook group, www.facebook.com/groups/1172990812855743.

International recreation: 7 am and 10 am Focuses on symptoms, not diagnoses, of mental health and nervous disorders. Register at 1-619-383-2084 or email [email protected] Temporary conference calls when community meetings are closed.

Anonymous alcoholics: Visit aabutte-glenn.org online for a listing of online meetings.

Anonymous narcotics: Visit Greater Butte Area Narcotics Anonymous online to meet in Butte County’s cities. 24-hour hotline 1-877-669-1669.

Al-Anon: 18: 30-20: 00 Email [email protected] for a Zoom invitation. Alateens welcome.

Send calendar entries, corrections or updates by email to [email protected], by fax 342-3617 or by post to Enterprise-Record, PO Box 9, Chico, CA, 95927.

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