Our Town Calendar of Events

Our Town Calendar of Events lists the range of events and activities planned in Ramona for the coming week. If readers notice an event is not listed, email maureen@ramonasentinel.com and it will be added.

Wednesday, Oct. 26

FUN WITH ZERISCAPES: Water-wise Designs for the Arid Southwest is the topic of a presentation by Ramona landscape designer Christiane Holmquist during the San Vicente Valley Club luncheon meeting in the San Vicente Inn, 24157 San Vicente Road. Cost is $12. Social time is 11 a.m., call to order is 11:30, lunch is at noon and the program is at 1 p.m.

BINGO FOR A CURE, an event supporting Ramona 3-Day Streetwalkers’ participation in the Susan B. Komen 3-Day for the Cure 60-mile walk Nov. 18-20, will be in the San Diego Country Estates Rotunda at the International Equestrian Center, 16911 Gunn Stage Road, at 5:30 p.m. Streetwalker members Gina Walter and Darlene Scott are event organizers. Donations of $25 per person cover the first bingo book, dinner and dessert. For more information or to RSVP, call Gina Walter at 760-789-1414 or 760-525-2046.

Ramona Community Planning Group Parks Subcommittee, 7 p.m., Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane. Develop/confirm Park Land Dedication Ordinance project priority list and recreation programming priority.

Thursday, Oct. 27

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.

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 start for the cantata “Glorious Joy” 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 760-789-3348 or visit www.fccramona.org.

Friday, Oct. 28

RUMMAGE SALE—The Ladies Auxiliary of Ramona Veterans of Foreign Wars, Pfc. Archie G. McArthur Post 3783, will hold its annual rummage sale at the VFW post, 2247 Kelly Ave., from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (no early birds, please). Proceeds from the sale go to programs that benefit veterans and their families and the Ramona community throughout the year. Donations will be accepted after 10 a.m. each day before the sale. For pickup of large items, call 760-809-8912.

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.

HALLOWEEN BUNCO—Soroptimist International of Ramona is hosting aHalloween Bunco event at Century 21, 2102 Main St., at 6:30 p.m. Wear a costume for an opportunity to win a prize. There will be shopping opportunities from Cookie Lee jewelry, Mary Kay cosmetics, and Princess House crystal. Beverages are available from Pamo Valley Winery. Opportunity drawings will be held throughout the evening. Cost is $20 per person for a team of four and $25 for individual players. A special drawing will be held for those in costume. For tickets and more information, contact Becky Strahm at 760-443-0237.

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.

Saturday, Oct. 29

RUMMAGE SALE—The Ladies Auxiliary of Ramona Veterans of Foreign Wars, Pfc. Archie G. McArthur Post 3783, will hold its annual rummage sale at the VFW post, 2247 Kelly Ave., from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (no early birds, please). Proceeds from the sale are used for programs that benefit veterans and their families and the Ramona community throughout the year. Donations will be accepted after 10 a.m. each day before the sale. For pickup of large items, call 760-809-8912.

PLANT SALE—Ramona Garden Club’s Fall Plant Sale will be in front of Albertsons, 1459 Main St., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fall vegetables, salvias, succulents and more will be for sale. Club members will discuss potential gardens for next year’s spring garden tour. For more information, call 760-788-6709.

PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY—Drop off unused prescription drugs on the south side of the Albertsons parking lot, 1459 Main St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is a safe way to dispose of prescription drugs, no questions asked. Locations of other dropoff sites in the region are at www.dea.gov.

TRUNK OR TREAT—Activities, games, a fun jump, an 18-foot slide, treating from trunks of cars, and hot dogs with all the trimmings are among features of Trunk or Treat at Ramona Church of Christ, 530 11th St. from 3 to 6 p.m. Those attending are invited to wear their costumes For more information, call 760-789-7103.

THE ESCAPE—The Freeman family’s third annual Halloween Event will be at 855 Rancho Bullard Lane from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Fun and frights for all. Children’s fun area is free. A $5 donation required to go through the Mature Ghost and Goblin area. “Better than down the hill,” says George Freeman.

Sunday, Oct. 30

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. For more information, call Sheri Buggeln at 760-788-1689.

GIRLS SOFTBALL REGISTRATION—Ramona Girls Softball will have walk-in registrations at the RGS fields at 434 Aqua Lane, off Fifth Street, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. See ramonagirlssoftball.clubspaces.com.

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.

THE ESCAPE—The Freeman family’s third annual Halloween Event will be at 855 Rancho Bullard Lane from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Fun and frights for all. Children’s fun area is free. A $5 donation required to go through the Mature Ghost and Goblin area. “Better than down the hill,” says George Freeman.

Monday, Oct. 31

ADULT BOOK CLUB—David Ebershoff’s book “The 19th Wife” will be discussed when the Adult Book Club meets in Ramona Library at 1 p.m.

HALLOWEEN ON MAIN STREET—Ramona Merchants’ Safe Trick or Treating will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. along Main Street from about Third to Ramona streets.

THE THING—Come see “The Thing” from 3 to 6 p.m. at Town and Country Real Estate, 976 Main St. Donations of 50 cents will go toward the Ramona art mural project.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, a free support group and recovery program at McAlister Institute, 323 Hunter St., from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

THE ESCAPE—The Freeman family’s third annual Halloween Event will be at 855 Rancho Bullard Lane from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fun and frights for all. Children’s fun area is free. A $5 donation required to go through the Mature Ghost and Goblin area.

Tuesday, Nov. 1

DISABILITY HELP CENTER—Vista Hill SmartCare and the Disability Help Center will hold a free workshop to help people apply for SSI, SSDI or veterans disability benefits at 1012 Main St., Suite 101, from 10 to 11 a.m. RSVP with Kenya L. Taylor, behavioral health consultant, at 760-803-8809.

COMMON GROUND, a free women’s circle, will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Ramona Library Homework Center, 1275 Main St. Deborah Rosasco, a Ramona life coach, facilitates the monthly meetings. For more information, contact Rosasco at deborah@stepintobalance.net or 760-788-1900.

Ramona Community Planning Group West Subcommittee, 6:30 p.m., Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane. Consider request for waiver to place sea cargo storage container at 17025 Archie Moore Road. Discuss members consistently missing meetings. More information: 760-445-8545.

Thursday, Nov. 3

WOMAN’S CLUB—Mary Hopperton will talk about enjoying the holidays without the quilt when the Ramona Woman’s Club meets at 524 Main St., at 1 p.m. Refreshments will follow the meeting.

COMEDY IMPROV SHOW—Members of Mountain Valley Academy’s Improv Team will present their Comedy Improv Show at the school, 1010 Ramona St. from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Admission is $3 per person, $10 per family. The community is invited to come and watch or to participate in the skits based on Drew Carey’s “Who’s Line Is It, Anyway?”

Ramona Community Planning Group, 7 p.m., Ramona Community Library, 1275 Main St. Among preliminary agenda items are:  Subcommittee reports, rabbitry project at 2383 San Vicente Road, PLDO priority list. More information: 760-445-8545.

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