Full calendar for Alpine events

n Clean Up. The Fall 2007 Alpine County Clean-up & Surplus Sale Weekend is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Alpine County Department of Public Works yard in Woodfords, 50 Diamond Valley Rd. There will be drop-off locations for trash, recycling and saleable items to be donated to the surplus sale that benefits the Alpine Children's Center. No charge to Alpine County residents. Information, (530) 694-2140.

-- Fire Safe. Turtle Rock Park Fall 2007 burn pile for Alpine County residents, ongoing each Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Oct. 28, weather permitting. This free service is provided by the Markleeville and Woodfords volunteer fire departments. They will be accepting all natural vegetation, shrubs, pine needles, grass, leaves and limbs only. No stumps, treated wood, wood with nails or any non-vegetation items.

-- Conference Planned. Bridges out of poverty, a conference with Jody Pfarr, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Alpine Learning Center, 150 Foothill Road, Woodfords. Information, (530) 694-9118 or childcare@gbis.com.

-- Open House. The Alpine County Women's Center will host an open house from 3-6 p.m. Oct. 16 in their new location, 14810 Highway 89, Markleeville. Office staff will give information on women's center services. Information, (530) 694-1854 or (888) 750-6444.

-- Library Events. Archives open house 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Markleeville Autumn Splash, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 20. Walk from the library to Grover Hot Springs and back. Pets on leash welcome. Beverages and lunch provided. Cost is $15 per person. Call the library to sign up; Story Hour with Miss Sonja is 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 27. Information, (530) 694-2120.

-- Winter Closure. The Alpine County Museum closes for the season Nov. 2 and will be closed until Memorial Day weekend 2008. There will be an end of season sale in the museum gift shop Oct. 20-21 during regular museum hours. Information (530) 694-2146 or ACM@gbis.com.

-- Health Fair. Alpine County Health & Human Services annual Health Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Alpine Learning Center, 150 Foothill Rd., Woodfords. Learn more about disaster preparedness from one of the many booths with this years theme, Don't Let Winter Slow You Down. Information, Julie Ola, (530) 694-2235.

-- Turkey Potluck. Historical Society Turkey Supper Potluck, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Turtle Rock Park Community Center. Slide show, music and more. Information (530) 694-2317 or ACM@gbis.com.


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