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River forum date changed

The river forum at Purdon Crossing originally set for Friday has been changed to 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 30 by the South Yuba River Comprehensive Management Plan team.

Self-help workshop

Tuesday uses music

Valerie Lowe, singer, songwriter and former entertainment agency owner, is leading a musical self-help workshop called “Finding Your Voice,” Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at 424 Zion St. in Nevada City.

The workshop uses vocals and body for rhythm to teach participants how to become a better listener, feel more comfortable in groups, overcome fears, and discover how to be kind to themselves and others. A donation is requested.

Call 265-2042 or 277-6999 to register and get further information.

Shrimp dinner slated for Friday

An all-you-can-eat shrimp dinner will be held at the Grass Valley Memorial Building, 255 S. Auburn St., on Friday to benefit veterans’ organizations’ charities.

The lounge opens at 4 p.m., with dinner served from 5 to 8 p.m. Dinner includes shrimp with crab cocktail, clam chowder, salad, bread and dessert. Other features include live entertainment and a no-host bar. Proceeds benefit the local projects and programs that the veterans’ organizations support.

Sponsored by the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 122, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 535, American Legion Post 130, and the Marine Corps League Detachment 885.

Tickets are $25 per person. For more information, call 432-1709, 274-9521, 272-2160, or 272-5339.

Water off briefly in Cascade Shores

A broken pipe fitting on Gas Canyon Road left many Cascade Shores residents without water Monday evening, according to a Nevada Irrigation District spokesman. The pipe was fixed by 8 a.m. Tuesday, and water service was restored.

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