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Bidwell Park & Creeks Cleanup: An Educational Connection

Bidwell Park & Creeks Cleanup: An Educational Connection

By Tanya Parish How can we provide our children with educational experiences that help them to make connections to our fragile planet, all living things, and to their direct role in creating a sustainable future? Local teachers, students, youth groups and families are making connections by participating in the Annual Bidwell Park & Creeks Cleanup [...]

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School Field Trip Opportunities at the Patrick Ranch Museum

School Field Trip Opportunities at the Patrick Ranch Museum

The Patrick Ranch Museum is an Interactive Agricultural and Natural History Museum situated on 28 acres between Chico and Durham. Led by Patrick Ranch volunteers, students will experience the proud heritage of this area as told through many venues including: agricultural development, California history, the Native American story, the evolution of transportation and earth, life [...]

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IF TRADITIONAL SPORTS DON’T FIT YOUR KID…

IF TRADITIONAL SPORTS DON’T FIT YOUR KID…

…consider roller hockey.  Fast-paced, co-ed, no weekend commitments may make it sound too good to be true, but it’s not! Since 2003, North Valley Hockey & Sports Complex has been providing North State youth with opportunities to learn and thrive in the game of hockey.  The league offers three recreational divisions for youth aged 6 [...]

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Help Change a Life for the Better

Help Change a Life for the Better

Mountain Circle Family Services is a non-profit community based organization, committed to ensuring stability and life sustaining changes for foster and adoptive children. Did you know there were over 58,000 California children in foster care in 2013? Many of them right here in Butte County. If you would like to change a child’s life for [...]

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Meals In Minutes

Meals In Minutes

By Andie Sands 1- Turkey Taco Salad -Take 10 minutes to cook and prep Brown 1 lb turkey meat-while it is cooking prep salad. wash salad and place in bowls for each person Crumble up tortilla chips and place on top of salad drain and rinse 1 can of corn and 1 can of black [...]

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Kid’s Quitting is Okay with Dad

Kid’s Quitting is Okay with Dad

By Eric Miller She lasted 90 hours over three seasons.  Maggie was not an outlier.  Not in soccer. In “Outliers,” author Malcolm Gladwell mentions the “10,000-Hour Rule,” which claims that the key to success is a matter of practicing a specific task for around 10,000 hours.  Consider Bill Gates, Wayne Gretzky, or Mozart…former prodigies that [...]

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2014 Summer Camps!

2014 Summer Camps!

The most complete summer camp directory in Butte County! Be sure to reserve your spot soon as many camps fill up early.   Summer Camps: Bidwell Rock N’ Roll Bidwell Band Camp CONTACT: 321-0863, www.bidwellrnr.com AGES: 6-18 years COST: $375 DATES: June 15th-June 20th, July 14th-July 18th DESCRIPTION: Welcome to the Bidwell Band Camp! Campers [...]

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