Our Town Calendar of Events

Friday, Dec. 2

RAMONA REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION hosts a three-hour industry-related iPad class at 8:30 a.m. in the Century 21 auditorium, 2102 Main St. Randy Jones, who teaches the class for the San Diego Association of Realtors, will teach iPad apps with the latest technology in real estate transactions. Cost is $5 for RREA members, $10 for others. More information: 760-787-3189 or martha@marthaluce.com.

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR—Coinciding with the ”In Your Own Backyard” Holiday Craft Fair in Ramona Town Hall, 729 Main St., from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. will be “An Old-Fashioned Christmas in Downtown Ramona” with merchants between Fourth and 10th streets remaining open until 9 p.m. and offering various activities and treats.

Saturday, Dec. 3

HOLISTIC HEALTH COACH Javier Franko will be in Ramona Family Naturals, 642 Main St., from 10 to 11 a.m. to help attendees reach their health goals in areas such as achieving optimal weight, reducing food cravings, increasing sleep and maximizing energy.

WINTER OPEN HOUSE—Liquid Glass Co. will hold its Winter 2011 Open House at a free open studio event at 15250 Oak Valley Road from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All ages are invited to visit the hot glass studio to see glasswork and live glass blowing demonstrations. Food and beverages will be provided.

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR—Coinciding with the ”In Your Own Backyard” Holiday Craft Fair in Ramona Town Hall, 729 Main St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. will be “An Old-Fashioned Christmas in Downtown Ramona” with merchants between Fourth and 10th streets remaining open until 9 p.m. and offering various activities and treats.

BELIEVE IN MIRACLES Talent Show & Toy Drive, organized by Miss California Princess Alexavia Zetterberg, 7-year-old Ramona resident, will be from noon to 4 p.m. in the Ramona Outdoor Community Center Pavilion. Admission is an unwrapped gift or donation for needy families in the community this Christmas season. Food and snacks provided by Stater Bros. and Albertsons will be available for purchase, a silent auction featuring gift baskets donated by Ramona businesses, and entertainment by local residents are among features. More information: 619-454-8087.

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING—Ramona’s 19th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will be in Collier Park, 636 E St., from 5 to 8 p.m. Free admission, photos with Santa, music, entertainment, cookie painting, Christmas crafts, face painting, food and vendors. More information: 760-789-1311.

RELAY FOR LIFE—Members of the American Cancer Society’s 2012 Ramona Relay for Life Committee will be at the community Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in Collier Park and invite everyone to visit their booth to learn more about the event, slated for May. Area residents are welcome to register a relay team or register as a cancer survivor or caregiver. The 2012 event will include activities, music, local performances, evening luminary display and stories to inspire teams around the relay track. For more information, contact Lyn Hardy, event chair, at 760-789-5170 or lynhar50@hotmail.com.

Sunday, Dec. 4

WINTER OPEN HOUSE—Liquid Glass Co. will hold its Winter 2011 Open House at a free open studio event at 15250 Oak Valley Road from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All ages are invited to visit the hot glass studio to see glasswork and live glass blowing demonstrations. Food and beverages will be provided.

Monday Dec.5

WRITERS GROUP MEETS—Ramona Christian Writers Group will meet at 23647 Atex Court from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, contact Peter Zindler at Pete.zindler@navy.mil or 760-788-2064.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS 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 Dec. 6

COMMON GROUND, a free monthly women’s group, will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Ramona Library, 1275 Main St. Join in for support and connection among women. You need not feel alone during life transitions and challenges. Visit www.stepintobalance.net for more information.

Wednesday Dec.7

MEET THE CANDIDATES NIGHT—Three Congressional candidates running against Duncan Hunter in 2012 will participate in a question and answer session at 6 p.m. in Ramona Library, 1275 Main St. The candidates are: Connie Frankowiak (D), Terri Linnell (R), and David Secor (D). The questions will not be screened and everyone is welcome to participate. This event is sponsored by the Ramona Forum. For more information, contact Dave Patterson at 760-207-9139.

SAN VICENTE SADDLE CLUB meets at 7:30 p.m. in the San Diego Country Estates International Equestrian Center, 16911 Gunn Stage Road. For membership and other club information, call Lily Voegeli at 760-788-7533. More information is also at sanvicentesaddleclub.com.

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

Thursday Dec. 8

BUSINESS NETWORK EXCHANGE meets in Nuevo Grill, 1413 Main St., at 7 a.m. For more information, call 760-504-6608.

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.

COFFEE CLUB—Learn about the financial market with a free cup of coffee at Yvonne Catton’s Edward Jones office in the Day Promenade building at 850 Main St., Suite 104, at 10 a.m. The coffee is an opportunity to discuss current updates on the market and the economy in an informal setting. To RSVP, call Carrie Foye at 760-789-2804. Coffees are held the second Thursday of each month.

Friday Dec. 9

“CHRISTMAS IN CALI”— Ramona High School Dance Productions will present its 40th Annual Winter Showcase, “Christmas in Cali,” in the school’s Performing Art Wing (PAW), 1401 Hanson Lane, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students with ID. Children on laps are admitted free. The production features reserved seating. Advance tickets are on sale in the Dance Room at the school during lunch. Dancers promise a night of entertainment “where music and dancing will fill the air” and they will “spin, jump and leap into this holiday season.” More information: 760-787-4107.

Saturday Dec. 10

TOYS FOR TOTS—U.S. Marines will collect toys at Ramona Airport, 2926 Montecito Road, for their annual Toys for Tots drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those at the event will see Marine Corps vehicles, vintage World War II aircraft and other private aircraft on the ground and in flight. Toys may be brought to the airport any time before as well as at the event. More information: Bo Donovan, airport manager, 760-788-3366.

“CHRISTMAS IN CALI”— Ramona High School Dance Productions will present its 40th Annual Winter Showcase, “Christmas in Cali,” in the school’s Performing Art Wing (PAW), 1401 Hanson Lane, at 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 9 Our Town entry for more.

Sunday Dec. 11

BLUE CHRISTMAS SERVICE—First Congregational Church of Ramona will hold its second annual Blue Christmas Service at 5 p.m. This special service is designed especially for those who might be feeling more “blue” than joyful during the holiday season due to the loss of a loved one, illness, divorce, missing family who have been deployed or other experiences. Anyone in such a place is welcome to attend this quiet, candlelit service of worship and encouragement. RSVP required by Dec. 5 to First Congregational Church of Ramona, 404 Eighth St., 760-789-3348.

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