April 2014

Ongoing Events

On-Going Tuesday Volleyball. Join Yahi Group members and friends for friendly, co-ed volleyball every Tuesday night at 7PM at the Chapman Center (corner of East 16th Street and B Street in Chico). Cost: $3-4 per night. For those at the intermediate level with some volleyball experience. For more information, call Karen, 899-8305 or Betty, 345-7205.

Volunteer Trail Work in Bidwell Park. Volunteers are needed to work in restoration areas, on trails and to remove invasive plants. Various projects are scheduled almost every week. For more information, call Bidwell Park volunteer coordinator at 896-7831. Wear sturdy, closed-toed shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

Saturday, April 19 – Dan Beebe Trail (grade 2, class B) A 6 mile mostly downhill hike from the Oroville Dam to the Nature Center in Oroville. We will enjoy the spring colors, oaks, eucalyptus and wildflowers. We will pass Glen Pond and enjoy nice views of the Feather River and Table Mountain. Bring lunch, water and shoes with good tread. Meet at 8AM at the Chico Park & Ride or 8:45AM at the Oroville Nature Center at 2600 Old Ferry Road. Call leader for more information. Rain cancels. Leader: Alan, 891-8789 or ajmendoza777@comcast.net.

Monday, April 21 – John Muir Birthday Dinner.  Let us share a great Thai dinner at Cocodine, Raley’s Skyway shopping center, to salute John Muir, founder of the Sierra Club, in company with other nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.  Call the leader John, 872-8258 or 966-7104, to secure a spot.  I will need to call them for reservations so please call before noon on Sunday.

Saturday, April 26 – Extended Deer Creek Hike (grade 3, class B) Experience the full spring beauty of the Deer Creek trail in an extended 12 mile round-trip hike. Deer Creek in spring offers several small waterfalls as we pass through the newly green buds of Douglas fir, ponderosa pine and incense cedar. Bring lunch, water, carpool $ and a camera. Meet at Chico Park & Ride at 8AM. Leader: Rain cancels. Jeanne, 321-7279, Asst. Leader: Michelle, 865-9491.