Middletown Cemetery Honors Veterans on Memorial Day

Middletown Cemetery, located at 16357 Butts Canyon Rd., is proud to once again host our Memorial Day Veterans remembrance service on Monday, May 29, beginning at 9 AM. There will be a presentation of wreaths purchased by local merchants and service organizations in honor of our Veterans. For 21 years, the students enrolled in the Middletown High School Floral Design class have designed the wreaths.

My Divas Audition: Women’s A Capella Vocal Group Recruiting for Upper and Lower Ranges

My Divas are looking for new members. This professional women’s acapella vocal group has been delighting audiences in Lake County and beyond since 2011 with a repertoire that boasts “music of the ages” from Renaissance period pieces and Victorian-style Christmas carols to modern jazz and doo-wop. The group recently decided to expand its number from 6 to 8 women.

Start as Visitors, Leave as Friends: The Big Valley, Small Farms Tour

There’s nowhere like Big Valley and no farms like these. Mark Lipps says the tour is simple; just bring yourself, a positive attitude, and a smile. And if you didn’t come with a smile, you’re sure to leave with one. “We would love all visitors of Lake County to experience the different priorities a Lake County Big Valley small farm can embrace,” Mark says. “Come explore all of our farms for a great drive around the area. Start out as visitors, leave as friends.”

The Return of The Taurus Party at the MAC: 5.13.23

Back in 1992, Mark Nichols, an artist and blacksmith from Middletown, began throwing a group birthday party for himself and friends whose birthdays fell under the zodiac sign of Taurus and thus began 31 years of a long-standing Middletown community tradition-The Taurus Party. This year The Middletown Art Center is honored to host the return of The Taurus Party!

Blue Zones Project Honors E Center WIC as Blue Zones Project First Approved Worksite in Lake County

Lake County is thrilled to announce that E Center WIC is the first organization in Lake County that has achieved designation as Blue Zones Project Approved™. As the first approved Blue Zones Project – Lake County Worksite, they are leading the way for our county to become a fully certified Blue Zones Project in July 2026,” said Blue Zones Project – Lake County Executive Director, Jamey Gill.

What’s Up This Week – 5.5.23

I may have already mentioned this, but I’m going to mention it again. One of my favorite things about living in California is great, authentic Mexican food. Whether we’re visiting our favorite restaurant, taco truck, or market, we take it for granted. It’s an everyday part of our lives. And I wouldn’t want it any other way. So it seems fitting to put together a list of The Bloom’s favorite Mexican restaurants in Lake County in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. The great thing about this list is that it will grow as we visit more restaurants around the county. How fun is that? We’re also pleased to bring you our next Pay It Forward article. Believe me, I’m as excited and surprised as you to learn which small business will be featured next. And we forgot to add a book review by our own Lake County resident and author last week. Better late than never. I see myself enjoying a margarita in just a few hours! Whatever your plans are for the weekend, Lake County, make it a great one. Cheers!

PG&E Grants Totaling $900,000 Available to Groups Supporting Environmental Stewardship and Climate Resilience

The PG&E Corporation Foundation (PG&E Foundation) and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) are now accepting applications for their Better Together Nature Positive Innovation and Resilience Hubs grant programs totaling $900,000 this year for projects and initiatives dedicated to environmental stewardship and climate resilience.

PG&E Incentive Program Provides Customers Bill Credits

The 2023 season for the Power Saver Rewards Program launched yesterday, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) residential electric customers are encouraged to register now. The program rewards participants for temporarily reducing energy use when the demand for electricity is high. Last year, PG&E customers received over $55 million in bill credits.

Celebrate Mother’s Day Early with the Lake County Symphony

Fans of the Lake County Symphony should get ready for a magical day for the upcoming Mother’s Day performance by the Lake County Symphony Orchestra. Due to a scheduling conflict with the Ukiah Symphony, which is playing their concert on Mother’s Day this year, Lake County Symphony’s performance will be on May 7, one week earlier than usual.

Announcing the 39th Annual Catfish Derby: 5.19-21.2023

The lake levels are better than they’ve been in many years, and the catfish derby is back to normal. Large crowds are expected for the annual family-oriented fishing derby known near and far as the biggest derby of its kind west of the Mississippi. Derby fishing starts at noon on May 19 and ends at noon on May 21 with an awards ceremony where prizes this year total $10,000.

Mendocino College Receives $2.6M Hispanic Serving Institutions Grant to Support Student Success

Mendocino College is proud to announce that it has been awarded a $2.6 million Hispanic Serving Institutions grant from the U.S. Department of Education through a highly competitive process. The grant will support the college’s ongoing efforts to enhance student success and retention, with a specific focus on supporting Latinx students.

WIC’s May Appointment Schedule Notice

The E Center Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) released its May 2023 appointment scheduling notice. The nationwide, federally sponsored WIC nutrition program provides nutrition education, support and help with breastfeeding, community and healthcare referrals, and supplemental food benefits to eligible pregnant women, new moms, postpartum women, infants, and children under the age of five.

Upcoming Free Grief and Healing Groups Through Hospice Services

Hospice Services of Lake County is beginning another series of in-person meetings to help adults who have experienced the death of a loved one, either recently or in the past. A separate group specific to adults who have lost an important person resulting from suicide will be held by Zoom. Both groups start on April 20 and run eight weeks on Thursdays through June 8.

Shakespeare at the Lake

Mendocino College and the Lake County Theatre Company have joined forces for nearly a decade to bring Shakespeare’s celebrated plays to the local stage. Shakespeare at the Lake will return this summer with its 8th annual production. This year’s offering is Measure for Measure. 

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