Editor’s note: Many events are canceled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We recommend contacting the event host before attending to check.
Chico Wednesday farmers market: 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. North Valley Plaza parking lot, Pillsbury Road, adjacent to Sportsman’s Warehouse and CVS.
Paradise, Community Action Agency of Butte County, Inc. Local Emergency Food Distribution: 9 a.m.-noon or until supplies run out. Volunteers will distribute food at no cost. Drive-through: re-boxed food will be loaded by volunteers as much as possible. Anyone attending should be in a vehicle and follow the traffic flow guides.
Chico library: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Limited reopening. Computer facilities, sitting furniture, in person programs suspended excluding the following: Residents impacted by the wildfire can access the internet at all Butte County libraries (excluding Biggs). Limited number of computers available, one hour sessions. Curbside service for holds and pickups. Call for times. No CFOL donations. ChicoBCLibrary@buttecounty. 552-5652 Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Literacy Services 1-888-538-7198; Literacy@buttecounty.net. 1108 Sherman Ave.
Durham library: Noon-6 p.m. Same services, guidelines and phone numbers as the Chico library. 2545 Durham-Dayton Hwy. 552-5652. Durhambclibrary@buttecounty.net.
Chico Seed Orchard: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Pedestrian gate open daily. Drive-through gate closed. One-mile trail through botanical area in Edgar Slough. Keep dogs leashed. 2741 Cramer Lane.
Gray Lodge Wildlife Area: Sunrise to sunset. 9,100 acres of fields, riparian areas, ponds and waterways. Exhibits, self-guided nature trail, fishing, hunting; shelter for 300+ species of resident and migrant birds, mammals. Gray Lodge Auto Tour Loop near parking lot 14 closed until October. 3207 Rutherford Road, Gridley. 846-7500.
Faith Lutheran Church: 1 p.m. COVID-19 Phone Prayer Group. To join, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gateway Science Museum: All virtual online. “Mission Aerospace,” temporary exhibition that explores the history of flight, navigation and NASA’s vision for the future. “Wildflowers, Watercolor & Wonder,” the Edward Stuhl Collection. “Ocean Commotion” in the Discovery Room. Chico. 898-4121. csuchico.edu/gateway.
Museum of Northern California Art (monca): Virtual tours of current exhibit. “Those Who Teach … Can.” Celebrates talented and hard-working Butte County artists – who also teach. Sponsored by Teresa Gisske. Chico. Through November 1. www.monca.org. 487-7272.
Chico Art Center: “Flora: The Other Endangered Species. Each artwork accompanied by the artist’s statement about the status of the plant and its habitat. 895-8726. chicoartcenter.com.
Vitalant Blood Drive: 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. blood donation, 7:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. plasma donation, 8 a.m.-12:45 p.m. platelet donation, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. source Plasma Donation. 555 Rio Lindo Ave. Call 877-258-4825 or 893-5433 to confirm today’s hours.
Health, Emotional Support
Al-Anon and Alateen: Families of alcoholics: Email email@example.com for a Zoom invitation. zoom.us 334-6734. northerncaliforniaal-anon.org.
Catalyst Domestic Violence Services: To talk to a crisis counselor, call the 24-hour crisis/referral line, 1-800-895-8476. Temporary restraining order help for victims of domestic violence is available for free. Call from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday for appointments, individual counseling 343-7711. catalystdvservices.org.
Iversen Wellness & Recovery Center and Med Clinic: All meetings via Zoom. Meeting ID: 441-359-7014; Password: 8793311. Phone 508-638-0968 (no video). 10 a.m., 12-Step; 11 a.m. Schizophrenia Support; Noon, WRAP for Quarantine; 1 p.m. Optimism & Positivity; 2 p.m. Meditation. Must be 18 or older to join. Center, 879-3311, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday to talk to a Peer Assistant by phone or Zoom: 482-729-8075 and Password 8793311. North Valley Warmline, 1-855-582-5554, 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. weekdays. Wellness, 879-3311; Med Clinic, 879-3974; firstname.lastname@example.org; nvcss.org/programs/iversen.
Emotions Anonymous Group: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Faith Lutheran Church, Room 7, 667 East First Ave. 570-9010.
Trans* Teens: 6:30-8 p.m. A group for trans+ identifying youth ages 12-18 through Stonewall Alliance. Join via Zoom, call 893-3336, email email@example.com or visit stonewallchico.com.
Parents of LGBT*Q+ People: 6:30-8 p.m. A group for parents, grandparents, foster parents or guardians of LGBT*Q+ youth through Stonewall Alliance. Join via Zoom, call 893-3336, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit stonewallchico.com.
HIV and Hepatitis C Testing: Through Stonewall Alliance by appointment. 358 E. Sixth St. Donations accepted. For more information, call 893-3336, email email@example.com or visit stonewallchico.com.
Mental Health Peer Support: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Peer support specialists are available for video chat, self-help support groups and resources. Butte County Department of Behavioral Health. Join by phone, computer or other device. Zoom ID: 809274979. Phone: 720-707-2699 or 346-248-7799.
Northern Valley Talk Line: 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Provides non-crisis peer to peer telephone service to the community seven days a week. Toll free number is 855-582-5554. Works in partnership with Butte County Department of Behavioral Health and Tehama County Health Service Agency.
Head and Neck Cancer Support Group: Until social gathering restrictions are lifted, this group is keeping in touch through an informal network contact list. Call 332-3856 to get the list and to receive updates
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group: 895-9661 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Meet times, locations or to talk to recovering alcoholic, 342-5756. aabutte-glenn.org.
Narcotics Anonymous: Noon, Chico NA. Zoom ID: 765-517-9374. Password: Gbana2020. Phone: 1-669-900-9128 + 765 517 9374#. 6 p.m. Chico Women’s meeting Zoom ID: 765 517 9374. Password: Gbana2020. Phone: 1-669-900-9128 + 765 517 9374#. 6:30 p.m. Quar-N-Clean Group, Sycamore Fields at One Mile. Bring chairs or blankets. 24-hour Hotline: 877-6361.
Men’s Recovery: 3-5 p.m. Feather River Tribal Health, 534-5394, ext. 282. Call to confirm meeting.
Celebrate Recovery: 7-8:30 p.m. Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2869 Cohasset Road. 12-step Christ-centered study groups; overcome hurts, habits, hang-ups, self-destructive behaviors. 354-2729. Call to confirm meeting.
Submit calendar listings, corrections or updates by email email@example.com or mail Enterprise-Record, P.O. Box 9, Chico, CA, 95927.