Our Town Calendar of Events

Thursday, May 17

BUSINESS NETWORK EXCHANGE, Nuevo Grill, 1413 Main St., 7 a.m. More: 760-504-6608.

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

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St., Tai Chi for Adults at 9 a.m., Diabetes Workshops at 10 a.m., Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Homework Club and Teen Creative Writing Workshop at 4 p.m.

GUY B. WOODWARD MUSEUM, 1 to 3 p.m., 645 Main St. More: 760-789-7644.

ARRIBA TEEN CENTER, 3 to 6 p.m., 1710 Montecito Road. More: 760-788-6443.

CHAMBER MIXER, 6 to 8 p.m., Ramona Senior Center, 434 Aqua Lane, $5 for members, $10 for others. More: 760-789-1311.

FOOTBALL PROGRAM LIFT-A-THON, 6:30 p.m., Ramona High School New Gym, 1401 Hanson Lane. More: ramonausd.net/rhs.

COMMUNITY BIBLE STUDY, 7 p.m. Ramona Woman’s Club building, 524 Main St., first and third Thursdays, open to men and women, inter-denominational. Led by the Rev. Russell Martin, pastor and 2012 Sheriff Chaplain of the year. Studying Acts chapters 12-13. All materials provided, refreshments served, Bibles available. More: 858-621-0644, ctksd.org.

Friday, May 18

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St., Yoga at 11 a.m., Japanese Brush Strokes and Haiku Poetry with librarians Margo Smart and Ellie Slade at 1 p.m., Teen Music Shop at 3 p.m., Family Storytime & Crafts. at 3:15 p.m.

GUY B. WOODWARD MUSEUM, 1 to 3 p.m., 645 Main St. More: 760-789-7644.

ROBOTICS FUN NIGHT, 5 to 9 p.m., Arriba Teen Center, 1710 Montecito Road. Movie and game night with food. There will be a movie area, console game area for games such as Xbox 360 and Wii, section for multi-player PC games on a computer network. $10 entry fee includes all games and movies, pizza, and soda. Proceeds benefit Ramona Unified’s Neotech Robotics Club.

RAMONA RODEO, Ramona Outdoor Community Center, 421 Aqua Lane, Patriot Night, gates open at 5:30 p.m., rodeo starts at 7:30 p.m. More: 760-788-0811, ramonarodeo.net.

GIRL SCOUTS COURT OF HONOR, hosted by Sunrise Valley Girl Scouts Service Unit, 7 p.m., Ramona Library Community Room, 1275 Main St. Scouts earning Gold, Silver and Bronze awards will be honored, and the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts will be acknowledged. More: 760-787-0302.

Saturday, May 19

KIWANIS OF RAMONA, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Sizzler, 344 Main St. More: 760-440-3000.

WEIGHT WATCHERS, Ramona Woman’s Club, 524 Main St. Doors open 8 a.m., meeting at 8:30. More information: weightwatchers.com, 1-800-651-6000.

MAIN STREET PARADE, 10 a.m., from 14th Street to Fifth to rodeo grounds, R-Town theme. More: 760-788-0811.

FORECLOSURE HOME CLINIC, 10 a.m., Ramona Library, 1275 Main St. Registration required at 1-800-462-0503. Free educational sessions. Speak to a lawyer, housing, or mortgage counselor about foreclosure, bankruptcy, and how to keep your home.

FRIENDS OF LIBRARY BOOK SALE, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ramona Library Friends Bookstore, 1275 Main St.

CANDIDATES FORUM, 1 p.m., hosted by Ramona Tea’d, Ramona Mainstage, 626 Main St. More: www.ramonatead.com.

GUY B. WOODWARD MUSEUM, 1 to 4 p.m., 645 Main St. More: 760-789-7644.

BOOK SIGNING—Ramona author Chi Varnado will sign copies of her book, “The Tale of Broken Tail,” at Unicorn Books and Gifts, 780 Main Street, Suite B, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The children’s book tells true story of how her mother and daughter rescued and raised three baby squirrels. Varnado also wrote “A CANYON TRILOGY: Life Before, During and After the Cedar Fire,” available at Unicorn Books and Gifts.

BLOOD DRIVE, hosted by San Diego Blood Bank, 1 to 6 p.m., Albertsons parking lot, 1459 Main St. Donors must be at least 17 years old, in good health, and weigh at least 110 pounds. Meal before donation recommended. For appointment or more information: 1-800-4MY0SDBB or sandiegobloodbank.org.

HIGH SCHOOL PROM, Moonlit Mirage, San Diego Zoo. More: ramonausd.net/rhs.

RAMONA RODEO, Ramona Outdoor Community Center, 421 Aqua Lane, Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night, gates open at 5:30 p.m., rodeo starts at 7:30 p.m. More: 760-788-0811, ramonarodeo.net.

FAMILY DANCE, immediately after rodeo, Ramona Outdoor Community Center Pavilion, 421 Aqua Lane. Music from Agavero Revue. Free.

ART WORKSHOP, Mosaics with Gwen Pellachia: Part 1, 9:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Pellachia’s studio. More: ramonaartguild.org.

DANCE RECITAL, “Once upon a Time,” 7 p.m., Olive Peirce Middle School performing arts center, 1521 Hanson Lane, presented by Ramona Council of Arts Unlimited. Free.

Sunday, May 20

CAR WASH—Ramona Girls Softball 14U All-star team fundraiser to raise money for tournaments, equipment, and uniforms, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Stars gas station, 1910 Main St. $10 includes drying the vehicle. More: 619-972-9918

CROP HUNGER WALK, 1 p.m., Collier Park, Sixth and E streeets. Sponsored by Church World Service and organized by First Congregational Church of Ramona, the 5K walk benefits hunger-fighting agencies, with 25 percent going to Ramona Food and Clothes Closet and Ramona Senior Center Meals on the Go. More: 760-789-3348 or cropwalkonline.org.

GUY B. WOODWARD MUSEUM, 1 to 4 p.m., 645 Main St. More: 760-789-7644.

RAMONA RODEO, 421 Aqua Lane. Kids Day, 11:30 a.m.; rodeo starts 2:30 p.m.

CAR SHOW, 4 to 6 p.m., Albertsons parking lot, 1400 block of Main Street. Owners of pre-1974 trucks and cars are welcome to display vehicles. Tractors, tanks, boats, Peterbilts, motorcycles and other vehicles welcome. Free. More: 760-789-3396.

Monday, May 21

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St., Baby Lapsit at 11:30 a.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m., National Latino Research Center at 5 p.m., Free citizenship class at 6 p.m.

WRITERS GROUP MEETS—Ramona Christian Writers Group, 6 to 8 p.m., 22343 Little Klondike Road. More: Peter Zindler at Pete.zindler@navy.mil or 760-788-2064.

WEIGHT WATCHERS, 6 p.m., Ramona Woman’s Club, 524 Main St. More: weightwatchers.com, 1-800-651-6000.

GRIEFSHARE seminar/support group, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m., through July at Mountain View Community Church off Highway 78 and Ash Street. More: 760-805-5722.

Tuesday, May 22

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St., Chess & Chips (chess boards, chess lessons, and snacks for ages 10 to 17) at 3 p.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m., Pajama Storytime at 7 p.m.

RAMONA ROTARY CLUB luncheon meeting in Sizzler of Ramona, 344 Main St. Lunch at noon, meeting at 12:30 p.m., guest speaker at 1 p.m. More information: 760-787-3206.

RAMONA MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT BOARD, 4:30 p.m., 434 Aqua Lane.

SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF RAMONA, 6:30 p.m. More: 760-525-4888.

Wednesday, May 23

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St., Preschool Storytime at 11 a.m., Storytime Craft at 11:30 a.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m., Teen Gaming at 4 p.m.

RHS WRESTLING TEAM FUNDRAISER—5-9 p.m., Boll Weevil restaurant, 2548 Main St. Order food and a percentage of the bill will go to fund the Ramona High School Division III CIF wrestling champions. Participants must tell the waitress they are there for the fundraiser for the percentage to be deducted for the team. More information: Launa Adair, 760-644-1928.

SPORTS PHYSICAL NIGHT, 6 p.m., Ramona High School,. $25. More: ramonausd.net/rhs.

RAMONA OUTBACK AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETY, 7 p.m., Ramona Library Community Room, 1275 Main St. More: roars.net.

Thursday, May 24

FASHION SHOW, “Times of Our Lives,” hosted by Ramona Women’s Connection in San Vicente Resort, 24157 San Vicente Road, 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., $15. More: 760-788-1378, 760-788-1348.

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St., Tai Chi for Adults at 9 a.m., Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m., Teen Creative Writing Workshop at 4 p.m.

ICE CREAM SOCIAL, 6 to 8 p.m., Barnett Elementary School, 23925 Couna Way to celebrate the school’s achievement as a California Distinguished School. Funded by school’s PTA. Blank tiles for Tile Wall at the school’s entrance will be available for purchase. To contribute to the Tile Wall, contact Denise Drum at 619-518-3122.

RAMONA COMMUNITY PLANNING GROUP, 7 p.m., Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane. Special meeting to review the environmental document for the solar farm proposed for Warnock Drive. More: 760-445-8545.

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