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Forest Springs Travel Club

April 9: Colusa Casino Tuesday Special

April 18: COPIA, the American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts, four-acre organic garden, museum, educational center, performing arts center, art exhibits, shopping, dining, wine tasting, docent-led tour. Includes Fire fighters’ Museum in Napa. Deadline April 1.

May 25-27: Kinetic Sculptor Race in Eureka. Watch people-powered vehicles race in this annual event that takes place on land, sand and sea. Includes guided tour of area with local historian, visits to Ferndale and Mendocino. Deadline April 20.

For information, contact Anne Miranda, 273-3494, or e-mail

Nevada County Travel Club

April 26: Asparagus Festival in Stockton. Second bus is almost full.

May 10-13: The San Juan Islands in Washington state. Includes one night in Seattle and two nights at the Rosario Resort on Orcas Island, a whale-watching tour, a bus tour of San Juan Island and Friday Harbor, and a banquet at the Moran Mansion on Orcas Island. Must be finalized right away.

May 18: Sunset Magazine’s Best of the West Celebration in Menlo Park.

Broadway Shows at the Community Center in Sacramento: April 18, “South Pacific” and June 6, “Phantom of the Opera.” Only a few seats left.

For information, call Jackie McGuigan at 273-8214.

Sierra Travelers ‘Over the Hill Gang’

Apr. 16-17: Overnight in Reno at the Reno Hilton to see the Lawrence Welk Show.

Apr. 20: Cherry Blossom Festival in San Francisco, and more.

May 6-7: Fort Bragg to see the Botanical Gardens and more, plus ride the Skunk Train to Willits before leaving for home.

May 2: Baseball – the RiverCats vs. Salt Lake, great seats.

May 16: North Shore and Boomtown.

May 29: Big Springs Gardens tour and more.

First Friday of every month, we have a bus going to the Silver Legacy or El Dorado and Nugget in Reno, and periodic trips to Boomtown.

For information, call Lucille at 273-6776, Vonda at 477-2363 or Joyce at 272-8213.

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