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If you are looking to volunteer in Redding CA, Voluntoodle provides a place for you to create a profile, highlighting your experiences and interests, so that you may be paired with the perfect volunteer opportunity. If you are an organization looking for volunteers you can post your needs and see…

Thanksgiving Interfaith Service

Thanksgiving Interfaith Service

A Thanksgiving Interfaith Service will be held at 7:30 PM on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 2460 Gold Street, Redding, CA. The annual event, which expresses gratitude in honor of Thanksgiving, is presented by Shasta County Interfaith Forum (SCIF) and will include a program of prayers, readings and practices…

Not In Our Town

Shasta County Citizens Advocating Respect (SCCAR) is having it’s 25th annual Civil Rights and Social Justice Awards Dinner on November 7, 2014 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5050 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA. They will  be honoring the following individuals: Ann Muir Corrin – minister of Pilgrim UCC is this year’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Award […]

Relay for Life 2014 in Redding, CA

Relay for Life will be held starting at 9 AM on June 7, 2014 at Shasta College in Redding, CA. Click here for a link to American Cancer Society Redding Relay for Life event page for more details.…

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Forum

On April 2, 2014, The Women’s Fund of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation will hold a free, community forum on the alarming issue of domestic violence and sexual assault in Shasta County, and the local launch of the national NO MORE community awareness campaign. Together we can end Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault. The Forum […]

George Winston at David Marr, March 21, 2014

George Winston at David Marr, March 21, 2014

Umpqua Bank has joined forces with the Foundation for Promoting Arts Education (FPAE) to bring Grammy-Award® winning and multi-platinum selling recording artist George Winston to the David Marr Auditorium, 2200 Eureka Way; Redding, CA 96001, at 7:30 PM on March 21, 2014. Tickets are $29-39, available online from the Cascade Theatre box-office.…

Nor-Cal Jazz Festival in Redding and Chico

Shasta County Arts Council and partners are organizing the first annual Nor-Cal Jazz Festival – an exciting regional, two-day event to be held in Redding on Saturday, April 26, 2014, and in Chico on Sunday April 27, 2014. The Redding event will be held at Old City Hall in downtown Redding and in…

A Place At The Table

Earlier this week we watched A Place At The Table, now available through Netflix. The problem of hunger in the United States is due to poverty, not a shortage of food. Child obesity and hunger are related because of government subsidies that enable low prices on high calorie junk foods. Healthy Shasta, Growing Local Shasta and […]

Seventh Gay Adventists

There will be a free screening of the film, Seventh-Gay Adventists this Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 7 PM at the Cinemark Redding 14, 980 Old Alturas Road, Redding, CA

Classical Trio at Old City Hall

Classical Trio at Old City Hall

Enjoy the Performing Arts Society Monthly Concert with of pieces by Dvorak, Forsyth and Bartok performed at Old City Hall, 1313 Market Street, Redding, CA on Friday, August 9, 2013 at 7:30 PM. Performing will be John Maich – violin; Brian Vegh – viola; and Lauren Dillon – accompanist. Admission…

Project Homeless Connect 2013 – Redding, CA

Today, Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Project Homeless Connect is being held at the Redding Convention Center, 700 Auditorium Drive, Redding, CA from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Project Homeless Connect is organized by the Redding/Shasta County Continuum of Care. It is “a one-stop shop for delivering services to people experiencing or…

Fun At Redding Market

The FARM Club (Fun At Redding Market) is a new fun program of Healthy Shasta, being implemented only From May 25 to June 29, 2013. “The purpose of the FARM Club is to connect kids with fresh, delicious, farmers’ market produce. Participating students will receive one $2 token per visit…

Redding Cultural Cruise 2013

Redding Cultural Cruise 2013

Redding’s annual Cultural Cruise is being held Friday, January 25, 2013 from 10 AM to 8 PM at seven locations (click here for a map.) See exciting art exhibitions and enjoy refreshments at each host gallery: Shasta College Art Gallery – 11555 Old Oregon Trail, 300 Building, Redding, CA Turtle Bay Exploration…

Museum of Northern California Art

The Museum of Northern California Art (monca) “opens the door to world-class art works for everyone.” It is world class art seeking a home. It seeks like-minded building. It is out of the box. It brings art to where it is needed most. Everywhere. A monca exhibition is coming to Redding, CA…

Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward

The new year is upon us creating change, opportunity and expanded vision using The Gratitude Token Project‘s system works to manifest what you desire you life to be in 2013! How It Works How “The Gratitude Token Project” works….. The GTP is a unique interactive system that offers a balanced…

ReddingWiki

Fast Company’s co.EXIST recently reported about crowdsourced hyperlocal guides and traces the evolution of LocalWiki from an experimental DavisWiki to LocalWiki 2.0 software. They describe a LocalWiki as a “blog  written by an entire community. It’s a virtual bulletin board that’s more comprehensive than Craigslist and Patch and Yelp combined. It’s simultaneously a history repository and […]

Shasta Symphony Orchestra 125th Anniversary Concert

Shasta Symphony Orchestra will be presenting its 125th Anniversary Concert on Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 3 pm at the Shasta College Theatre, Redding, CA. The concert will feature Redding soloists, Redding composers, and music from the year of the city’s founding, 1887: Local pianist Jeremiah Trujillo will perform Mozart’s Piano…

Bioneers Host Speaks Out Against GMO’s

Neil Harvey, Host of the radio program Bioneers, which broadcasts Friday mornings on Chico, CA NPR station KCHO, was at Shasta College in Redding, CA last Monday morning talking about his art and the dangers of GMO’s. He stressed that “seeds carry tremendous potential. “He who controls seeds controls the food…

North State Symphony 2012-2013 Season in Redding, CA

North State Symphony has announced their 2012-2013 Program for Redding, CA: Friday, September 14, 2012 – NSS Northern Region’s Destination Dinner – La Bella Notte – an Italian-inspired evening at a nearby secret hideway. tickets are $125, most of which is a tax-deductible donation. Saturday, September 22, 2012, 5:00 PM,  at The Promenade…

Redding Farmers Market 4/21/12

Shasta Growers Association is starting up Redding’s Certified Farmers Market this Saturday at the Civic Center West Parking Lot, 777 Cypress Avenue, Redding, CA from 7:30 AM to Noon. Certified Master Gardeners will be there to answer your gardening questions. If you can’t make it to the Farmers Market you…

Shasta College Sustainability Conference 2012

 Shasta College is having a Sustainability Conference with two FREE events: April, 24, 2012 at 7 PM the film entitled Mother: Caring for 7 Billion in Shasta College Room 806. This film breaks a 40-year taboo by bringing to light an issue that silently fuels our most pressing environmental, humanitarian and…

2012 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map

A new, 2012 interactive USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map (PHZM) of the United States was released this week. For the first time, the map is available for use on computers as an interactive GIS (Geographic Information System), where users type in a ZIP Code and find the hardiness zone for that area.…

Embracing Pluralism

PBS station KIXE‘s World Channel (Channel 290 on Charter and Channel 189 on Comcast) recently had a series on Independent Lens called Beyond Theology focusing on the topic of American Pluralism. The Pluralism Project at Harvard University has a mission “to help Americans engage with the realities of religious diversity through research, outreach, and…

Redding Cultural Cruise 2012

“Set sail” on January 27, 2012 at 4 PM from the Shasta College Campus to enjoy Redding’s Cultural Cruise 2012. “Cruise” to various nonprofits organizations to view visual art with this map as your tour guide. See exciting art exhibitions and enjoy refreshments at each host gallery. Complete the tour at the North Valley…

Klezmer in Redding, CA

Friday, January 13, 2012 at 7:00 pm, Temple Beth Israel in Redding, CA is presenting The Michael Winograd Klezmer Trio. Blending traditional Yiddish songs and new Klezmer compositions with chamber-like improvisations and spontaneous arrangements, this ensemble creates a new program for each individual audience. The trio features some top young…

Sundial Film Festival 2012

Hurry. Get your best photo or film entry submitted by January 3, 2012 for the Sundial Film Festival to be held at Cascade Theatre in Redding, CA on March 10, 2012. Submit your entry through their website or find out more from their Facebook page. Organized by the Active 20-30…

TEDx Redding Offers Ideas Worth Sharing

Catalyst, a collect of young professionals driven to improve Redding’s greatness through promoting cultural energy, collaborative philanthropy and enhancing the vibe of Redding, are organizing TEDx Redding event form 2/4/12. Aaron and Rachel Hatch, shown above, are two of the organizers. They are showing the interconnected symbol as used by…

TEDx Redding

I am a fan of TED: Ideas Worth Spreading and TEDx is coming to Redding’s Old City Hall, 1313 Market Street, Redding, CA on Saturday afternoon, February 4, 2012. One hundred people will attend an exciting conversation about our shared future.  5-8 speakers will be given 18 minutes (or less!) to share the TEDxRedding talk of…

In A Dream

“My life is filled with events – all become stories.” “If you’re lucky, you’ll find that person who will help you fulfill your destiny.” “You’re chasing something to be in your glory again. And ya know what? It’s all gonna fall down.” “You know a lot when you lose something. When you got it you […]

Master Gardener Online Resources

There are many online resources available to the public to answer questions about their home gardens. Here is an alphabetical list by topics that are some of the more useful online links that Master Gardeners in Shasta County and the Redding, CA area use regularly: Agriculture and Natural Resources Catalog…

Afternoon Baroque Concert in Redding

Pilgrim Congregational Church (2850 Foothill Blvd, Redding, CA) will be filled with baroque music at 3PM on Friday afternoon, November 11, 2011, a fund raiser for the strings program at French Gulch Whiskeytown Elementary School. The distinguished ensemble includes: Harpist – Candace LiVolsi Violinist – Laura Rubenstein-Salzedo Cellest – Carol Jacobson…

The Faces of Homelessness – A Former Homeless Man Returns Thanks to Giver

The Faces of Homelessness – A Former Homeless Man Returns Thanks to Giver

It used to be that so called “respectable” people avoided homeless people, believing that they were responsible for their own plight and should not be given a handout. This detached attitude may be somewhat understandable, if someone has never put themself into a position to actually hear the story of…

Interfaith Sacred Service

On Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 7:00-8:30 PM Rev. Lynn E. Fritz and Kathy Zavada present an Interfaith Sacred Service – an evening of ritual, music and an inspirational message. Lynn Fritz is an ordained Minster of the International Centers for Spiritual Living, Native American; Kathy Zavada is a national…

Was Jesus a Zombie?

When Dan Kimball, pastor of Vintage Faith Church in Santa Cruz, CA was visiting Simpson University in Redding, CA last month, he recounted a story of a young man he met who seriously asked the question “Was Jesus a Zombie?” The youth was not being disrespectful – he was just trying…

Winter Squash Fest

The Earth Keepers Group at First Church in Redding, CA, is having a Winter Squash Fest on Sunday, October 30, 2011,2-4:30 PM to support People of Progress. Have you been wondering how to grow and cook winter squash? Or maybe you’d like to know the best way to save your…

Food Day

Food Day is today, Monday, October 24, 2011 and Growing Local is looking forward to seeing many join them in the sharing of food, company and conversation at 6 PM at First United Methodist Church, 1825 East Street, Redding . It’s a potluck so please bring a main dish, salad, dessert or…

Shasta County Interfaith Forum

Wednesday I attended the lunch meeting of the Shasta County Interfaith Forum (SCIF). I was impressed by the congenial, respectful and supportive attitude expressed among those attending. Spiritual leaders representing various Christian denominations, LDS, Unity, Unitarian, Jews, Sikhs, Muslim, Buddhists, Bahais, Science of Mind and other spiritual persuasions were present. They were looking for ways […]