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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.

Soccer groups sparring over assets


A soccer feud continues between two groups in Ramona with one filing a legal complaint against the other.

In November 2012, a group of parents split from Ramona Soccer League (RSL) to form Ramona Futbol Club (RFC) to create a higher level of competitive play and coaching. Since the split, which group should retain certain soccer equipment and portable lights has been in dispute.

Adult soccer registration deadline approaching

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Ramona Soccer League will take registration for adult soccer until March 3 but encourages those who want to play to register as soon as possible.

The first game starts at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 9, and uniforms must be ordered. The spring adult league will consist of eight games played on Sunday nights at 6 p.m. There will be no games on the Sundays before and after spring break. The cost to play is $75.

History buff to share unusual stories about presidential elections

Since 1779 there have been 57 presidential elections. Many have yielded interesting and amazing stories, and Michael Harrison, deputy district chief for Congressman Duncan Hunter, will present some of these unusual facts when he speaks to the Ramona Pioneer Historical Society at its potluck dinner Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m.
The public is invited. The get-together will be in the Barnett Barn on the grounds of the Guy B. Woodward Museum, 645 Main St.
Those attending are asked to bring a salad, main dish or dessert to serve eight.
Harrison’s avocation is history, especially the history of the country and government. A Ramona resident, Harrison has worked in Washington, D.C., first for Hunter’s father and now for the Congressman.
The museum, featuring the 1886 Verlaque House, is open Thursday and Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. 
For more information about the potluck meeting or the museum, call 760-789-7644. 

Ramona Calendar of Events

LOVE YOUR HEART BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ramona LIbrary, 1275 Main St. More:
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.

San Vicente Valley Club plans Mardi Gras fundraiser

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, the club’s publicity chair.

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.

Intermountain Republican women’s group starts year with three speakers on Jan. 27

Intermountain Republican Women Federated will start the New Year with three speakers: Judy Rees, Dawn Perfect and Loren Spivack.

The meeting will be in Ramona Valley Grill, 344 Main St., on Monday, Jan. 27, at 10:45 a.m. Members, spouses and guests from Ramona, Julian, Santa Ysabel and surrounding areas are welcome.

Ramona Tea’d speaker ‘gearing up for the 2014 elections’

Ramona Tea’d will kick off its 2014 forums with Bill Whittle, conservative blogger, political commentator and author.

Whittle, who spoke at the Ramona Tea’d forum in January 2013, also is a director, screenwriter, editor and pilot.

He is probably best known for producing PJ Internet videos, and he presents “Afterburner,” a weekly three-minute editorial challenging conventional wisdom about politics and society from a conservative perspective, and “The Firewall,” a series of independently produced video essays based on his early political writing.

Known for his talks on common sense conservative political issues, he has spoken at universities and tea party events across the country, and he has participated in talk radio and television programs.

“Gearing Up for the 2014 Elections” is the title of his talk in Ramona.

The forum will start at noon in Ramona Mainstage, 625 Main St. Doors will open at 11 a.m. Food and drinks are available.

Friends of Library slashes prices for Saturday Sale

Friends of Ramona Library will slash prices in its bookstore at the Saturday Sale on Jan. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hardcover books normally $1 will be 50 cents (does not include books over $1).

Paperbacks will be 10 cents (does not include books over 50 cents).

Ramona Soccer League begins spring registration

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Ramona Soccer League is accepting registration for its spring soccer teams.

To register by mail go to, fill out the registration form and send it in with the fee and a copy of the child’s birth certificate.

Walk-up registration will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 25 and 26 and Feb. 8 and 9 outside Quiznos in the Stater Brothers shopping center, 1664 Main St.