Creston California

Creston News   April 17, 2018





the above photo was taken around 2007. The store changed owners in February of 2014 and then, again, on January 1st of 2016, with a few familiar faces behind the counter ! Excellent food and friendly service, plus a mini-market.  They have on hand some delicious cookies, and brownies (baked in house) ::::  check out the counter ! They also bake Pizza to order. I have had it and it is very tasty!

Creston Area  Calendar of Events

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   NEWSFLASH ::  Just in case you are new to our area,  the Creston  4H  hosts a huge Swap Meet inside the Rodeo Grounds. This event is held on the same Saturday as the Annual Plant and Bake Sale, hosted by the Garden Club. That sale is held inside the Community Volunteer Garden, located on Swayze Street, next to our Rodeo Grounds and New Community Center ( old Fire House ).  The date is April 21st. Keep your eyes on our Community Bulletin Board, located right in front of the Post Office downtown !

THANK YOU  TO  THE  COUNTY  PUBLIC  WORKS DEPARTMENT  and Debbie Arnold's office FOR  the beautiful job grading and resurfacing nearly ALL of our downtown streets  and  smoothing the transitions from the unpaved streets to the paved streets !   THANK YOU TO  ALL THE RESIDENTS  WHO  CONTACTED  DEBBIE  ARNOLD  REQUESTING THAT  THIS  WORK  BE DONE  !    - please thank Debbie if you can !

The Creston Advisory Body meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month inside the Church Sanctuary. Check out their web site for details  ( see my Links / Contacts page ) and the Bulletin Board for the Agenda that is posted 3 days before their meeting. The agenda is also posted inside the local Library ! All sorts of reports are given, such as Police, Fire, District 5 - Debbie Arnold, etc. If you have any questions, check out their informative web site - the address is on my Links and Contacts page ( see button above ).

CHECK  OUT  THE   FIRST  FRIDAY  WINE TASTING EVENTS -  LOCAL  - BY VISITING :::  Furthermore,  SAVE  the date :: March 3rd - Saturday --  New Olive Oil Release and Spring Party !  Bring your friends - noon  - 5  PM  located right here in Creston at  4625 La Panza Road.  You will not be disappointed !

Third Wednesday of each month -- April 18th :::CAB meeting - Creston Advisory Body - 7 Pm - inside the Community Church located along O'Donovan, across from our Elementary School. An agenda will be posted outside the Post Office on the Bulletin Board and also inside the Library.

Tuesday April 17th  3:30 PM  ZOO  TO  YOU  comes to our beloved Creston Library !  Please join us for the program called Animals Growing Up and meet 4 or 5 of the Zoo's education animal ambassadors !  Call Cookie at 237-3010 for the details. Light refreshments will be served !  This is a really fun event for kids young and old !

Wednesday   April  18th   7 PM  ::  Creston Advisory Body meeting at the Creston Community Church in the "new" sanctuary, which faces the elementary school.  This is always an interesting meeting. There will be a report by Debbie Arnold, your County Supervisor, or her representative, around 7:30 pm, and reports from both the Fire Dept and the Sheriff's Office, along with Public Comment. There are nine areas of the greater Creston Area that are represented.  Details are on their web site, which is noted on my Contacts/Links page  -- see the button above !

   Friday, April 20th -  Garden Club members meet at the Community Garden to prepare all the trees / shrubs / plants for the annual Plant and Bake Sale.

   Saturday, April 21st   -  CRESTON   4 H   SWAP  MEET  from  9 am  - 1 pm on the Rodeo Grounds.  :  Spaces are $25 for a 12' by 12' area - at the Rodeo Grounds -- and you can call  674-9385  to reserve your spot.  Please help me spread the word !

   Saturday  April  21st    GARDEN  CLUB   ANNUAL  PLANT AND BAKE  SALE    8 am - noon.  Please come and buy one of the hundreds of tasty desserts home made by the best bakers in our area. We are hoping that Charlotte will make her famous  apple pie ! There are dozens of fruit trees, hundreds of shrubs and plants and garden art. This year - something new - they will be selling high end Cook Books and Gardening Books ! I can vaguely remember the very first Plant Sale back in the mid-1990's.  Proceeds are used to maintain the Garden.

Sunday  April 22nd  Benefit  Fund Raiser for Tyler at the Rodeo Grounds ::  Gymkhana starting at  8 am -  then, later, a wonderful Bar B Q - please help us spread the word. There has been a lot of activity all over Face Book about this huge event. I have met some young ladies who will be competing in the horse events. There will also be a Bake Sale, and if you wish to donate a baked good, please drop it off at the Creston Market this coming Saturday, April 21st.  Tyler is an 8th grader with an extremely low vision problem, since birth. He and his family will be traveling to Thailand for the procedure to correct his vision problem. Everyone I know will be supporting this fund raiser is some way or another. If you could tell your friends and neighbors about this event, it would demonstrate community support for this family and would be very much appreciated  !!



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