The Coming Events column is limited to events sponsored by nonprofit agencies, groups or clubs. Items should be brief, typewritten when possible, and must include the name and telephone number of the person submitting them. Deadline is three working days before the desired publication date. Free Coming Events forms are available at The Union office’s front counter.

Wednesday, Jan. 8

Chicago Park Garden Club

Meeting, 1 p.m., Peardale Firehouse. Guest speaker will be from Weiss Nursery talk will be on pruning. 273-4813.

Grass Valley Elks No. 538

Family night dinner, doors open 5:30 p.m., polenta dinner 7 p.m., Grass Valley Elks Lodge. Reservations 273-8342.

Kidz Club

7 p.m., Word-A-Live! Family Church, 10528 Spenceville Road, Penn Valley. For children 6-13 years old. Games, hula hoop contest, prizes, and learn the Bible.

Nevada County Travel Club

Luncheon meeting and program, 12:30 p.m., Grass Valley United Methodist Church, 236 S. Church St. Representative from Collette Tours will present a program on Australia/New Zealand tour. 265-3608 or 272-5623.

Nevada Irrigation District

Board of Directors meeting , 10 a.m., NID Board Room, Grass Valley. Chief Engineer Tim McCall will present a staff report to the board concerning the disposition of the Lower Cascade and the Upper Grass Valley canals for the Lower Cascade Canal Modernization Project. 273-6185.

Senior Enrichment

Luncheon and entertainment noon to 1 p.m., $2.50. Grass Valley Senior Center. Program will be Mark Lyon, tenor vocalist. Information 272-3900. Reservations 273-4961.

Sierra Singles Social Group

1:30-3 p.m., Grass Valley Senior Center, Gate 2, Nevada County Fairgrounds. 274-3355.

Welcome Wagon Men’s Group

Breakfast meeting, doors open 7:30 a.m., buffet breakfast 8 a.m., Nevada City Elks Lodge.

Thursday, Jan. 9

49er Fire District Auxiliary

7:30 p.m., 49er Fire Station, Highway 49 and North Bloomfield, Nevada City. Guest speaker will be Nevada County Consolidated Fire Chief, Tim Fike.


Grass Valley Elks No. 538, doors open 5 p.m., early bird 6:30 p.m., Grass Valley Elks Lodge. Refreshments. 273-8342.

International Order of Job: 30s Daughters

7 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 126 S. Auburn St., Grass Valley.

National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Grass Valley Chapter No. 1335

Social hour 11:15 a.m., lunch noon, Grass Valley Moose Lodge, 15694 Allison Ranch Road, Grass Valley. Reservations 272-5516.

Nordic Skiers of Nevada County

Meeting and program 6 p.m., Tahoe Forest Office, 631 Coyote St., Nevada City. Program will be “The Joy of Cross-Country Skiing.”

North San Juan Activities & Improvement Center

General board meeting, 7 p.m., 29190 State Highway 49, North San Juan. 292-3515 or 292-3458.

Peace Center of Nevada County

Vigil for Peace, 5-6:30 p.m., Calanan Park, Nevada City. Rain or shine. 470-9797.

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