Our Town Calendar of Events

Calendar of Ramona events from Thursday, Dec. 13, through Wednesday, Dec. 19.
It’s a busy week in town, with the ‘Tis the Season party at the library on Thursday, The Nutcracker Story Ballet on Friday, Town Hall’s 1894-style Christmas Dinner on Saturday, Cantatas at several churches on Sunday, Assemlyman Brian Jones at the Intermountain Republican Women Federated luncheon on Monday, Ramona Rotary’s Christmas party on Tuesday evening, and the James Dukes Elementary PTA’s Winter Wonderland celebration on Wednesday.

Thursday, Dec. 13

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 WOMAN’S CLUB Card Party, 11:45 a.m., 524 Main St.

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

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. Tai Chi for Adults at 9 a.m., Adult Literacy Tutoring: ESL at 9:30 a.m., Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m., Teen Creative Writing Workshop at 4 p.m., Free Citizenship Class at 6 p.m., Bilingual Activity at 7 p.m.

‘TIS THE SEASON HOLIDAY PARTY, 4 to 7 p.m. Ramona Library, 1275 Main St. Crafts, music and Santa. Holiday hats with The Rad Hatter, performances by Ramona del Sol and Courtly Noyse, and a visit with Santa. More: 760-788-5270.

THE NUTCRACKER STORY BALLET, presented by The Ramona Dance Centre, 6:30 p.m., Charles R. Nunn Performing Arts Center at Olive Peirce Middle School, 1521 Hanson Lane. Tickets at door: $5 each or $20 per family. More: ramonadancecentre.com, or 760-789-8532.

RAMONA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD, Wilson Administrative Center, 729 Ninth St. Closed session at 6 p.m., open to public session at 7 p.m. More: ramonausd.net.

CUB AND BOY SCOUT ROUNDTABLE, 7 to 8:30 p.m., LDS Church, 527 Ninth St., holiday celebration Scouting style. Public welcome. More: 760-788-8180.

Friday, Dec. 14

TOWN HALL BRIDGE CLUB—Duplicate American Contract Bridge League-sanctioned games start at 10 a.m. in Ramona Senior Center, 434 Aqua Lane. Lunch and game are $6. All bridge players are welcome. More: Mary Ann Houston, 760-789-1132.

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. Bouncing Baby Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Zumba at 11 a.m., Music Shop at 3 p.m., Family Storytime & Crafts at 3:15 p.m.

FAMILY GINGERBREAD HOUSE CRAFT, 3 p.m., Ramona Library, 1275 Main St.

CHAMBER RIBBON CUTTING, CnRIndependent a Cricketwireless Dealer, 1664 Main St., Suite B, 4 p.m.

GET YOUR PHOTO TAKEN WITH SANTA when you bring a new unwrapped toy to Packards Coffee Shop, 680 Main St, 5 to 8 p.m. as part of Packards’ Keep the Toys in Ramona Drive. All toys collected through Dec. 20 will go to children at the Ramona Boys and Girls Club.

THE NUTCRACKER STORY BALLET, presented by The Ramona Dance Centre, 6:30 p.m., Charles R. Nunn Performing Arts Center at Olive Peirce Middle School, 1521 Hanson Lane. Tickets at door: $5 each or $20 per family. More: ramonadancecentre.com, or 760-789-8532.

CONGREGATION ETZ CHAIM will celebrate Hanukkah in San Diego Country Estates Rotunda, 16911 Gunn Stage Road, 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. More: 760-789-2781.

Saturday, Dec. 15

KIWANIS OF RAMONA, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Ramona Valley Grill, 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: weightwatchers.com.

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. Exercise dance class at 9 a.m.

RAMONA CERTIFIED FARMERS’ MARKET, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kmart lot, 1855 Main St.

CRAFT & VENDOR FAIR, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 537 E St. More: 760-216-0637.

BOOK SALE, Friends of the Ramona Library, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ramona Library, 1275 Main St.

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Santa Ysabel General Store & Backcountry Visitor Center, 30275 State Route 78 across from Dudley’s Bakery. Event features unique gifts, local musicians, cookies provided by Julian Apple Pie, hot cider, and a Concord stagecoach.

TOWN HALL 1894-STYLE CHRISTMAS DINNER, 6 to 9 p.m., East and West wings of Ramona Town Hall, 729 Main St. Turkey dinner and entertainment. Attendees encouraged to dress in Victorian-style attire. Tickets: $50 per person. For more information or to reserve seats, call 760-789-8696 or 760-788-2509.

Sunday, Dec. 16

CANTATA—Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church Festival Choir’s Cantata, at 8:15 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. services, 1735 Main St. More: 760-788-7456.

MEMORIES OF CHRISTMAS, AN ORIGINAL CHRISTMAS CANTATA, during 9:45 a.m. worship, Ramona United Methodist Church, 3394 Chapel Lane. More: 760-789-7106.

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Santa Ysabel General Store & Backcountry Visitor Center, 30275 State Route 78 across from Dudley’s Bakery. Event features unique gifts, local musicians, cookies provided by Julian Apple Pie, hot cider, and a Concord stagecoach.

CAR SHOW, 3 to 5 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, Dec. 17

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St., Scrapbooking at 10 a.m., Homework club at 4 p.m., Free Citizenship Class at 6 p.m.

INTERMOUNTAIN REPUBLICAN WOMEN FEDERATED, 10:45 a.m., San Vicente Resort, 24157 San Vicente Road, featuring music and guest speaker Assemblyman Brian Jones. Cost $15. More: 760-789-7332, salliemac1@att.net.

WRITERS GROUP MEETS—Ramona Christian Writers Group, 6 to 8 p.m. Contact Byron Mettler for location: 760-310-9539 or email explorerseries@gmail.com.

WEIGHT WATCHERS, 6 p.m., Ramona Woman’s Club, 524 Main St. More: weightwatchers.com.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. Adult Literacy Tutoring: ESL at 9:30 a.m., Yoga at 11 a.m., Chess & Chips at 3 p.m., Folkloric Dance Classes at 4 p.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m.

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

RAMONA ROTARY CLUB Christmas party, 6 p.m., San Vicente Resort, 24157 San Vicente Road.

Wednesday, Dec. 19

TOWN HALL BRIDGE CLUB—Duplicate American Contract Bridge League-sanctioned games start at 10 a.m. in Ramona Senior Center, 434 Aqua Lane. Lunch and game are $6. All bridge players are welcome. More: Mary Ann Houston, 760-789-1132.

SAN VICENTE VALLEY CLUB, 11 a.m. social time, San Vicente Resort, 24157 San Vicente Road, noon luncheon, 1 p.m. program featuring musician Gina Seashore, “That Music Lady.” Cost $12. More: 760-788-5571.

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. Homework Club at 4 p.m., Manga and Comic Book Club at 4 p.m.

WINTER WONDERLAND, 3 to 8 p.m., James Dukes Elementary School, 24908 Abalar Way, presented by James Dukes PTA, 15 attractions, craft booths, food and concession vendors. Admission wristbands are $15. Obstacle courses, bounce houses, snowman bounce, snowzilla snow tube slide, ice skating rink. More: 760-440-9755 or Laceemb@aol.com.

RAMONA HIGH SCHOOL BAND WINTER CONCERT featuring Symphonic and Jazz bands with festive carols of the season, 7-9 p.m., RHS gym. Tickets: $5 per person or $15 per family. More: 760-315-0566.

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

AWANA CLUB, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Non-demoninational Bible-centered program for children and teens ages 3 to 18, meets in two locations. More: RamonaAwana.org or 760-315-2323.

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