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Republican women to hear from candidates and about smart growth and national politics on Monday

Intermountain Republican Women Federated will hold its meeting on Monday, April 28, at Ramona Valley Grill at 5:45 p.m.

Speakers include:

•Ken Gosselin, is a candidate for San Diego County Superior Court Judge in June 2014. For nearly seven years, he has been a volunteer Judge “Pro Tem” in thousands of criminal and civil cases assigned by the San Diego County Superior Court. He received his legal education from the University of La Verne College of Law and he is a Harvard Law School trained mediator.

Groups schedule Ramona cleanup time

Plans are under way for the 12th Annual I Love A Clean San Diego Creek to Bay Cleanup on Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to noon.

In Ramona, the focus will be on the portion of Santa Maria Creek that runs along Ramona Community Park. If enough volunteers participate, some will go to the 13th Street area.

Volunteers will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Ramona Trails Association Staging Area in Ramona Community Park, Aqua Lane. Volunteers should bring gloves, wear sturdy shoes, hats and bring their own water bottle and a bucket for collecting trash.

Ramona gardens, artists and more on annual tour, plant sale Saturday

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Artists at their craft, a garage filled with Jaguars, and an increased selection of garden art are among attractions added to this year’s annual Garden Tour and Plant Sale, hosted by the Ramona Garden Club. This year’s “Blooms, Boulders and Birds” event is set for April 26.

Four gardens will be showcased on the tour. The biggest garden covers 24 acres and is the personal growing grounds for a major nursery in Rancho Santa Fe. The mountain views as well as the number and variety of low water use plants, especially cactus and agaves, seem endless.

Immigration fraud, preventing identity theft topic of bilingual meeting

Jesse Navarro from San Diego County District Attorney’s Office will be at Ramona Library to discuss immigration fraud and prevention of identity theft on Thursday, April 24, at 6 p.m. The presentation will be in Spanish and English.
Childcare and snacks will be provided.
All are welcome.
The library is at 1275 Main St. For more information, call 760-788-5270.

Ramonans to participate in Faith and Family Night at Petco Park

A group of Ramonans plan to participate in Faith and Family Night when the San Diego Padres play the Miami Marlins in Petco Park on Saturday, May 10 — and they invite others to join them.

Proceeds from Ramona’s participation will benefit the Ramona Pregnancy Center and Ramona AWANA, a group for ages 3 through 12th grade that meets weekly during the school year to have fun in a Christian ministry environment.

Ramona Calendar of Events

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

22ND ANNUAL BULLDOG INVITATIONAL track and field meet for Ramona’s adapted physical education students. First race begins at 9:15 a.m., lunch and awards at 12:15 p.m., Ramona High School track, San Vicente Road and Hanson Lane.

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St., 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tai Chi for Adults at 9 a.m., English as a Second Language at 9:30 a.m., Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Teen Origami at 3 p.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m., Free Citizenship Class at 6 p.m., Public Safety Presentation in Spanish at 6:30 p.m., Bilingual Activity at 7 p.m. More: 760-788-5270.

Ramona Calendar of Events

LITTLE PEOPLE’S LEARNING CENTER AUCTION AND CARNIVAL, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Saturday, 3394 Chapel Lane. Magic show, carnival games, fun house, inflatable jump, barbecue dinner at 5:30 p.m., art show, silent auction. Benefits scholarships and playground improvements. Dinner and show tickets $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 3 to 12. Carnival games, 50 cents. More: 760-789-3435.

Ramona Tea’d hears from political commentator Pamela Geller

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Pamela Geller, nationally known political commentator and author of “Stop the Islamization of America,” talks about jihadism as a threat to civilization during the Ramona Tea’d forum on Saturday.

Rotary Students of the Month

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Students from Ramona’s three public high schools are honored as Students of the Month at a recent Rotary luncheon meeting.

Ramona resident Michael Harrison, left, from Congressman Duncan Hunter’s office, presented each student with a certificate of achievement from the congressman, and each received a plaque from Ramona Rotary.

China Blue, Bella Mia stylists schedule cut-a-thon for late pastor’s family

Stylists from China Blue Salon and Day Spa and Bella Mia Salon, Spa & Boutique invite the community to “help make a difference with one haircut” on Sunday, March 30.

Free shampoos and haircuts will be given in China Blue Salon, 17135 Main St., from noon to 5 p.m. with donations to benefit the family of the late Pastor Charles Youngkin, who died last month.

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