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Bird’s Eye View (April 4, 2018)

The April issue of the AV Community Bulletin has recently been distributed at 20-plus locations throughout the Valley with dining options and other great local info. 

Public Service Announcements

#542. Live music returns to Lauren’s Restaurant this Saturday, April 7 when ”Joe Blow” appears with their ”Return of the Lovesick Alien” show. Dinner from 5-9pm, show at 9pm.

#543. The monthly Barn Sale is this weekend, Saturday/Sunday, April 7/8 at The Big Barn, AV Way, Boonville, next to St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church Refectory. 9am-3pm each day. Bargains galore!

#544. The Vets from the Mendocino Animal Hospital are will visit the Valley next week, Thursday, April 12, at the AV Farm Supply from 2-4pm.

#545. The AV Museum is open from 1-4pm every Saturday and Sunday in The Little Red Schoolhouse next to the Elementary School on AV Way. “The Best Little Museum in the West.”

#546. The Unity Club’s AV Lending at The Fairgrounds is open Tuesdays 1.30-4.30pm and Saturdays 2-4pm.

#547. The AV Grange second Sunday Pancake Breakfast is April 8 from 8.30-11am. $5-10, kids through hungry folks, a delicious, locally-sourced breakfast.

#548. The monthly meeting of the AV Village is at Lauren’s Restaurant, 4pm on Sunday, April 8 discussing issues facing us all in our later years.

Here is the menu for the Community lunches and dinners in the Senior Center at the Veterans Building in Boonville. $6 donation from seniors for both lunches and dinners and $7 for Non-seniors for lunches and $8 for the dinners. Tomorrow, Thursday, April 5, the lunch, served by Marti Titus and her crew at Noon, will be Beef Stroganoff followed by Birthday Cupcakes. Next Tuesday, April 10, the evening meal served at 6pm, will feature Chicken Tamale Loaf with Banana Split Cake for dessert. As this is the 2nd Tuesday of the month, the dinner will be followed by Bingo at 7pm. All meals include vegetables, salad bar, and fruit, plus milk, coffee, tea, and lemonade.

Here is the latest health tip from Dr. T. Vulch: “Good day, citizens. I am here to perhaps save your lives by passing on this latest scientific information about heart attacks and the use of aspirin in such an event. Try to keep aspirin by your bedside, in your pocket, in your car. There are other symptoms of a heart attack besides the pain in the left arm. One may also be aware of an intense pain on the chin, as well as nausea and lots of sweating; however these symptoms may occur less frequently. There may be no pain in the chest during a heart attack. However, if it occurs, the chest pain may wake you up from your deep sleep. If that happens, immediately dissolve two aspirins in your mouth and swallow them with a bit of water. Immediately call 911 and say “heart attack – I have taken two aspirins!” Then phone a neighbor or a family member who lives very close by and ask them to come over; meanwhile take a seat on a chair or sofa near the front door and wait for their arrival. DO NOT lie down.” 

I’m outta here. Gotta see a man about a sheep. Remember to keep your windows cracked if you leave a pet in your vehicle. “Let us prey.” Humbly yours, Turkey Vulture. Contact me through the Letters Page or at <turkeyvulture9@gmail.com>.

PS. Missing the Venerable Pheasant. Keep on humming, Hummingbird. On the sheep, Grace. 

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