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People First!: Reader Bob Moncrieff wants to let people know there’s a special dinner going on Saturday night to raise money for People First, a self-advocacy group in Nevada County for people with developmental disabilities. The Knights of Columbus is helping out in this venture and they’ve got a great evening planned. There will be a yummy spaghetti dinner featuring a crisp green salad, toasty garlic bread and, of course, wine. Tickets are $20 a family (up to four people), adult, $10; and seniors or children under 6 are $6. Where can you get a complete dinner for that amount, and raise money for a good cause to boot? People First is an international organization with about 15 members in Nevada County. Knights of Columbus is a Catholic men’s organization dedicated to providing service to church, school and community. The dinner will be at St. Patrick’s Church Hall at 6 p.m. The money all goes to a good cause. Call Bob if you want more info: 274-9710.

What the BLEEP: I promised I’d report back and I can tell you it’s a love-it-or-hate-it type movie. If you can imagine quantum physics merged with spirituality, you’re close. I’d love to hear your thoughts on this innovative film. One of the physicists in the film, Fred Alan Wolf (the guy by the fountain if you saw the movie) will be in Nevada County on Nov. 21, speaking about his new book, “The Yoga of Time Travel: How the Mind Can Defeat Time.” He’ll be at the Center for the Arts, so contact them for tickets if you’re interested. Oh, the movie is playing at Sierra Cinemas in Grass Valley and is called “What the BLEEP Do We Know?”

War of the bumper stickers: Spotted at Kmart, not side by side. One bumper sticker said, “Bush/Cheney 2004. Thanks for not paying attention.” The other bumper sticker said, “Flush the Johns.” Since Readers’ Corner enjoys being apolitical, I only offer this as amusing. Ms. Readers’ Corner loves being apolitical – better to be upbeat and happy, right?


Dixie Redfearn can be reached at 477-4238 or by e-mail at, or by fax at 477-4292.

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