What’s happening Wednesday in Oroville

Editor’s note: Many events are canceled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We recommend contacting the event host before attending to check.



Bangor Community Blood Drive: 2-5:30 p.m. Appointments requested to accommodate social distancing; donors.vitalant.org or call 893-5433. Community Hall, 7500 Oroville Bangor Highway. Face masks/coverings required.


Artists of Rivertown Studio at Brushstrokes Gallery, Oroville: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Summer hours. 1967 Montgomery St. Nonprofit operates this arts venue to support and promote work by local artists. Wednesdays-Saturdays or by arrangement. 1967 Montgomery St. 781-3849.

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. 3207 Rutherford Road, Gridley. 846-7500. OPEN

Oroville Library: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Face coverings, social distancing. In person programs suspended. No sitting, computers, etc. Curbside service for holds/pickups. Call to schedule pickup times. Reserve items online, by phone or email. 552-5752. [email protected] www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/Contact. 552-5652. Literacy Services 1-888-538-7198; [email protected] Residents impacted by the wildfire allowed internet access for FEMA applications, insurance and other related paperwork. Access up to an hour. Weekly.

YMCA Health & Fitness virtual classes and YMCA Pool: Visit www.ymcasuperiorcal.org/locations/branch/oroville-ymca for information on classes, etc. Sign-up in advance online for one session at a time. 533-9622. Weekly.

Health, Emotional Support

Al-Anon: 5:30 p.m. Oroville Sisters in Serenity AFG. 342-5756. Email [email protected] for a Zoom invitation. zoom.us. 334-6734. northerncaliforniaal-anon.org.

Peer Support Group: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Peer support specialists 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.

Temporary restraining order clinic: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Phone appointments only. Free. For victims of domestic violence. Call Catalyst Domestic Violence Services in advance to schedule phone appointments. 534-6427. Weekly.

Alcoholics Anonymous Fellowship of Butte, Glenn and Southern Tehama counties: Meetings on Zoom temporarily. Visit http://aabutte-glenn.org/ or call 342-5756 for more information. Weekly.

Butte County Public Health Department/Clinic, Oroville: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Personal in-house services cancelled, but may call the clinic at 538-7341 or 1-888-633-4227 for information. Confidential reproductive health services for men/women. Weekly.

Narcotics Anonymous: 6:30 a.m. and noon. Higher Powered Oroville NA, Just for Today Meditation at 1345 Feather River Blvd.; 5 p.m. Foothill NA, topic discussion at Calvary Lutheran Church at 10 Concordia Lane; 7 p.m. Higher Powered Oroville NA, book study at 1245 Feather River Blvd.;

Oroville Caregiver Support Group: 2-4 p.m. Meets online and by phone. Register by calling 1-800-272-3900, or visit www.alz.org/crf.

To submit an item for Oroville calendar, email to [email protected], fax to 342-3617 or mail to Oroville Community Calendar, P.O. Box 9, Chico, CA 95927. Include your name and phone number. Submit cancellations and updates to meetings and events due to Covid-19.

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