Our Town Calendar
Thursday Sept. 1
TODDLER STORYTIME, Ramona Library, 1275 Main St., 10:30 a.m.
Saturday Sept. 3
ART RECEPTION—The public is invited to meet Olde Ramona Hotel Gallery artists featured in the gallery’s September show, which features a Western theme, at the gallery, 845 Main St. from 3 to 5 p.m. Refreshments will be available. For more information, visit the gallery or call 760-789-3682.
RAMONA’S EVENING OF PRAYER, “a time of prayer for the youth of Ramona and our nation,” will be held at Ramona Oaks Park, 25341 Pappas Road, from 6 to 9 p.m. For more, see eveningofprayer.blogspot.com.
PONY BASEBALL WINTER LEAGUE SIGNUPS will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pony field near the concession stand in Ramona Community Park. Registration fee for the 10-week session that begins Sept. 11 and ends Nov. 20 (no games on Veterans Day weekend) is $85.
Sunday Sept. 4
PONY BASEBALL WINTER LEAGUE SIGNUPS will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pony field near the concession stand in Ramona Community Park. Registration fee for the 10-week session is $85.
CAR SHOW—Owners of pre-1974 trucks and cars are invited to join the display of vehicles at a free car show in the Albertsons parking lot in the 1400 block of Main Street on Sundays from 4 to 8 p.m.. All are welcome to bring their vehicles. Tractors, tanks, boats, Peterbilts, motorcycles and other vehicles are welcome.
Tuesday Sept. 6
PRIMER ON MIDDLE EAST—Jean-Jacques Surbeck, an attorney specialized in international law, will present a talk titled “A Primer on the Middle East Conflict: Will Peace Come If Palestine Is Recognized by the UN?” in the Ramona Library Auerbach Family Community Room, 1275 Main St., at 6 p.m. Admission is free and all are welcome. The presentation, sponsored by Training and Education about the Middle East (T.E.A.M.) in Encinitas, will provide history, background and latest developments of the Middle East conflict. Surbeck is T.E.A.M. co-founder and executive director.
PAJAMA STORYTIME, Ramona Library, 1275 Main St., 7 p.m.
Wednesday Sept. 7
AWANA SIGNUPS for the Ramona Awana Community Club will start at 6:30 p.m. at Grace Community Church at 1234 Barger Place and Mountain View Community Church at 1191 Meadowlark. For more information, see page 10 or call Kevin Springfield at 760-315-2323.
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME, Ramona Library, 1275 Main St., 11 a.m. followed by crafts at 11:30 a.m.
Thursday Sept. 8
RAMONA WOMAN’S CLUB will kick off its 100th year with a “Welcome Back Coffee” from 10 to 11 a.m. at 524 Main St. Refreshments will be served, and all are welcome. For more information about the club and the coffee, call Shaw at 760-789-4515.
SUICIDE PREVENTION—San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council will sponsor free gatekeeper training for suicide prevention in the Auerbach Family Community Room at Ramona Library, 1275 Main St., from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
SUMMER SOIREE—Ramona Woman’s Club will present a Summer Soiree Wine Tasting and Food Pairing fundraiser hosted by Pamo Valley Winery at the corner of Sixth and Main streets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Donations of $20 per person are requested. For more information, call 760-789-0602 or 760-271-3090.
Friday Sept. 9
FALL FESTIVAL—Carnival rides, community displays, games, food and craft vendors, musical acts and a chili cook-off will be at Ramona United Methodist Church, 3394 Chapel Lane, from 4 to 10 p.m. Admission is free. Discount ride tickets are available in advance. For more, see page 13.
Saturday Sept. 10
OPENING DAY CELEBRATION of the Ramona Soccer Arena at Collier Park will be held at the Ramona Branch of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater San Diego at 622 in Collier Park from 10 a.m. to noon. All are invited to celebrate with family-fun activities, free food and drinks, a live disc jockey, soccer-themed games with the San Diego Sockers and prizes, including a free week of Boys & Girls Club day camp. The event is sponsored by the youth club and San Diego County Parks and Recreation. For more information, visit SDYouth.org or call 858-866-0591, extension 202.
FALL FESTIVAL—Carnival rides, community displays, games, food and craft vendors, musical acts and a chili cook-off will be at Ramona United Methodist Church, 3394 Chapel Lane, from noon to 10 p.m. Admission is free. Discount ride tickets are available in advance. For more, see page 13.
RAMONA’S GOT TALENT BENEFIT for Ramona Town Hall will be held at the Ramona Outdoor Community Center Pavilion, 434 Aqua Lane, and start with dinner and a dance contest at 6 p.m. and the show at 7:30 p.m. A Patriots Day 9/11 Tribute featuring the Ramona Town Hall Brass Band is scheduled to recognize the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. For more information, see page 21 and www.ramonatownhall.com.
Sunday Sept. 11
FALL FESTIVAL—Carnival rides, community displays, games, food and craft vendors, musical acts and a chili cook-off will be at Ramona United Methodist Church, 3394 Chapel Lane, from noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free. Discount ride tickets are available in advance. For more, see page 13.
Monday Sept. 12
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, a free support group and recovery program for eating disorders and food obsession, will meet at McAlister Institute, 323 Hunter St., from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, call 760-788-8344.
WOMEN’S PICK-UP BASKETBALL at Ramona Oaks Park basketball court Mondays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. All ages and abilities are welcome. Contact Vanessa McManus at 760-445-4964 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tuesday Sept. 13
GIRLS SOFTBALL BOARD—Anyone interested in joining the Ramona Girls Softball Board is asked to attend the board meeting in Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane, at 7 p.m. Nominations continue to be accepted. For more, see page 36.
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