Join the fun

Be a pirate for a day

The pirate-themed trip down the Sacramento River is scheduled for July 27. Those interested in attending should contact Aurora Tehan at

Help find a family heirloom

If you find his Grandpa Ernie’s Buck knife, Nick Hankins might have a reward for you. He can be contacted at

Meet the bees

Tamar Thomson usually opens and inspects her hives on weekends. She can be reached at

Frenchie tutoring

French-bulldog meetups are held the second Saturday of the month at 1 p.m. at One-Mile Recreation Area in Bidwell Park, and the last Sunday of the month at DeGarmo Dog Park. The group maintains a Facebook page called Bidwell Park French Bulldog Meetups.

Play the game of kings

Derek Longoria’s chess club meets intermittently at Naked Lounge and other downtown locations. He can be reached at