Category archives for: Arts/Entertainment

Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church to host Ugandan Orphans Choir

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The Ugandan Orphans Choir, a ministry of Childcare Worldwide, will present a concert in Ramona on March 5.

Hosted by Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church, the 10 Ugandan children will present their songs and dances in the church, 1735 Main St., at 7 p.m.

All 10 children have been given hope through Childcare Worldwide’s Sponsorship Program and are spreading that hope to audiences across the United States, states an announcement of their performance in Ramona.

Valley Club Mardi Gras event benefits youth scholarships, community projects

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San Vicente Valley Club invites the public to its Mardi Gras fundraiser on March 1 from 6 to 10 p.m.
“We’ve changed it up a little with dinner and New Orleans band at the San Vicente Resort,” said Claudia Weringa of the club.
Tickets are $45 and are available at the resort, 24157 San Vicente Road or by calling Sharon Greene, 760-788-6960, or Russ Ann Zazas, 760-788-5571.
A silent auction is planned. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the club’s community funding and student scholarships.
Guests may come in costume. Mardi Gras masks will be available for $10 each.

Ramona author showcased in San Diego exhibit

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Ramona author Mary Galusha is among 300 authors in the 48th Local Author Exhibit this month in the new San Diego Library. Her book, “Sapphire Skies,” is available on Amazon.com.

Sponsors and golfers welcome at mural benefit

San Diego Country Estates Association invites golfers and their friends to a Ramona H.E.A.R.T. Mural Golf Tournament to benefit the mural project on Saturday, March 29.

Proceeds from the fundraiser are dedicated to a mural on 10th and D streets. The Country Estates association will sponsor the mural, which will depict Ramona’s rural country lifestyle, including hiking, riding, golf, tennis and beautiful views, said S. Elaine Lyttleton, mural project board president.

Ramona Calendar of Events

Friday, Feb. 28

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. All day Fine Free. Bilingual Zumba at 9:30 a.m., Bouncing Baby Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Teen Music Shop at 3 p.m., Family Craft at 3:15 p.m. More: 760-788-5270.

TOWN HALL BRIDGE CLUB, 10 a.m., Ramona Town Hall, 729 Main St. More: 760-789-1132.

SUPPORT GROUP for those with depressive or bipolar illnesses, 10 to 11 a.m., 323 Hunter St. More: 760-443-6861.

Compare your Oscar picks with the Academy judges

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Who’s your Oscar choice for Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Director? See how you compare with the Academy Award judges.

3 Days to Kill and Pompeii open Friday

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New in Theaters — February 21

3 Days to Kill PG13 An elite government hit man facing a terminal disease must choose between re-uniting with his daughter or one last mission. Stars: Kevin Costner, Hailee Steinfeld, Amber Heard, Connie Nielsen

Pompeii PG13 An unbeatable gladiator must save his true love, Cassia, from an arranged marriage while Mt. Vesuvius prepares to erupt. Stars: Kit Harington, Emily Browning, Jared Harris, Kiefer Sutherland

Robocop, About Last Night, Endless Love open on Valentine’s Day

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New in Theaters — February 14

Robocop PG13 In this modern remake, robot technology is being used by the military and now will be used for a domestic police force. Stars: Joel Kinnamn, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish

About Last Night R This contemporary remake follows the sexual adventures of two couples as they journey from bars to the bedroom. Stars: Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall, Joy Bryant

Ramona Calendar of Events

LOVE YOUR HEART BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ramona LIbrary, 1275 Main St. More: www.LoveYourHeartSD.com.
CHILDREN’S ROYAL VALENTINE TEA PARTY, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Ramona Library, 1275 Main St. Crafts, snacks and activities. Prince- or princess-style clothing encouraged.

Shidner family joins celebration of Ramona chamber mural

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Grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews and other relatives of the late Ramona artist Louise Shidner were among the estimated 50 people at Saturday morning’s celebration of Ramona Chamber of Commerce’s mural depicting historic commerce on the town’s Main Street.

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