Our Town Calendar of Events

Wednesday, Oct. 19

TEEN ONLINE BOOK CLUB will meet in Ramona Library, 1275 Main St., at 4 p.m.

RAMONA TOWN HALL BOARD will meet at 6:30 p.m. in Ramona Town Hall, 729 Main St.

AL-ANON meetings are held at 323 Hunter St. at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Thursday, Oct. 20

TOPS MEETING—The Ramona Chapter of TOPS (Take Pounds Off Sensibly) meets in Grace Community Church, 1234 Barger Place, at 9 a.m. Weigh-in is at 8:30 a.m.

DIABETES WORKSHOP—Discussion and information are available at 10 a.m. in Ramona Library, 1275 Main St.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING—Free blood pressure screenings are offered from 10 a.m. to noon in Ramona Senior Center, 434 Aqua Lane. The screenings are in conjunction with Grace Care Management. The screenings are open to all ages. For more information, call 760-789-9177.

Friday, Oct. 21

WALK FOR LIFE—Olive Peirce Middle School will host the 3rd Annual Walk for Life Suicide Prevention event from 3 to 5:30 p.m. The walk is held to raise awareness about youth suicide and to raise money for suicide prevention programs. Gift baskets and opportunity drawing items are needed. Anyone interested in making a donation may contact Michele Mauney, OPMS counselor, at mmauney@ramonausd.net.

TEEN MUSIC SHOP—Teen musicians, vocalists and writers collaborate and share ideas on the Ramona Library Community Room, 1275 Main St., from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

A TASTE OF RAMONA—That’s the theme of Ramona Chamber of Commerce’s October mixer at Ramona Disposal Service, 324 Maple St., from 6 to 8 p.m. Results of the chamber’s board election will be announced, entertainment, a pumpkin carving contest and food from Ramona restaurants are planned. Cost is $5 for chamber members and $10 for others. Those bringing a carved pumpkin will have an opportunity to win a prize. For more information, call the chamber, 760-789-1311.

Saturday, Oct. 22

ZUMBA FOR LIAM—Ramona Fitness Center will host the Biggest Zumba Class in Ramona as a fundraiser for Liam Houck from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The $10 donation per person will go completely to Liam, the Ramona toddler who needs a kidney transplant. Ramona Fitness Center at 558 Main St. will close off its parking lot and have a DJ lined up for the event. Rose Ramirez of Ramona will lead the Zumba class, which is open to the public. For more information, contact Nikki Bigbee at the fitness center at rfcnikki@yahoo.com.

PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST—Hans Hemkes plans a pumpkin carving contest at Ramona Martial Arts, 1530 Main St., Suite 7, at 10 a.m. Ramona Martial Arts will supply the pumpkins and anyone can participate. Prizes will be awarded in two categories: Single Person Pumpkin and Group Pumpkin.

FAMILY FUN DAY—Ramona Farmers’ Market plans a Fall Family Fun Day as a fundraiser for Liam Houck, the Ramona toddler who needs a kidney transplant, in the Kmart parking lot at 1855 Main St. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A children’s pumpkin decorating contest from 11 a.m. to noon, trick or treating, Jumbo Jump, games, clowns, live entertainment and prizes are planned.

CUT-A-THON for the Ramona High School band will be held at Bella Mia Salon, Spa and Boutique, 745 Main St., from 3 to 6 p.m. Stylists Lauren Roby, Kris Raymer and Linda Hall will be giving haircuts only and will give all proceeds to the band. Women’s cuts are $30, men’s haircuts are $20, and children, $15. For more information, call 760-788-3275.

Sunday, Oct. 23

VOLLEYBALL PUMPKIN PATCH—Ramona High School girls volleyball team has a pumpkin patch in the AutoZone parking lot, 370 Pala St., from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Sunday in October. The pumpkins come in all shapes and sizes and are grown in Ramona. Members of the team encourage the community to “please come help support RHS girls volleyball with this fun fundraiser.” For more information, call Sheri Buggeln at 760-788-1689.

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.

Monday, Oct. 24

ELECTION INTEGRITY—Intermountain Women Federated will meet in Wynola Pizza at 10:45 a.m. The program will focus on election integrity. Cost is $15. For more information, contact Sallie McKelvey at 760-789-7332 or salliemac1@att.net. Members, spouses and guests from Ramona, Julian, Santa Ysabel and surrounding areas are welcome.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, a free support group and recovery program for eating disorders and food obsession, meets at McAlister Institute, 323 Hunter St., from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, call 760-788-8344.

Tuesday, Oct. 25

RAMONA REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION (RREA) hosts an industry-related speaker for network meetings the last Tuesday of each month at 8:30 a.m. at Nuevo Grill, 1413 Main St. Cost of $5 for members and $10 for others includes breakfast. The speaker this month will be John York, 2011 president of Ramona Valley Vineyard Association. To RSVP, call 760-787-3189.

Wednesday, Oct. 26

FUN WITH ZERISCAPES: Water-wise Designs for the Arid Southwest is the topic of a presentation by Ramona landscape designer Christine Holmquist during the San Vicente Valley Club luncheon meeting in the San Vicente Inn, 24157 San Vicente Road. Cost is $12 and reservations are encouraged by Oct. 21 at the front desk of the inn or with Mary Joe Adamske at 760-787-1566 or 760-703-0123. Social time is 11 a.m., call to order is 11:30, lunch is at noon and the program is at 1 p.m.

AL-ANON meetings are held at 323 Hunter St. at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Thursday, Oct. 27

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB TOUR—The public is invited to a behind-the-scenes tour of the youth club from 4 to 5 p.m. at the club, 622 E St. in Collier Park. “Hear our stories and see our programs.” Beverages and snacks will be provided. RSVP to Robyn Andrews at 858-866-0591, extension 208, or RAndrews@SDYouth.org.

CANTATA REHEARSALS—Rehearsals for the cantata “Glorious Joy” start at 6:30 p.m. in the Fireside Room of First Congregational Church, 404 Eighth St., at 6:30 p.m. and will be held Thursdays at the same time. Anyone interested in participating is welcome. Combined choirs and community participants will sing the cantata in the church on two Sundays in December. For more information, call the church office at 760-789-3348 or visit www.fccramona.org.

Friday, Oct. 28

FALL CARNIVAL—Mt. Woodson Elementary School’s Fall Carnival promises to be “the most Spooktacular night” at the school, 17427 Archie Moore Road, from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be cotton candy, popcorn, hamburgers, hot dogs, ghosts, goblins, witches and screams of laughter. Booths, prizes, a haunted house and a cake walk are just part of the fun planned. Mt. Woodson PTA sponsors the carnival, and proceeds will benefit school programs and projects supported by the PTA. See www.mtwoodsonpta.org for more information.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 332 meets in Ramona Library Community Room, 1275 Main St., at 7 p.m. All military welcome. Learn about your benefits. For more information, call Mike Thweatt, post commander, at 760-788-5947.

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