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.
The 52nd Annual Desert Safari, a family-friendly off-road event, will be held Feb. 28 to March 2 in the Truckhaven Hills area of the North Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area near Borrego Springs. Hosted by Tierra Del Sol, a nonprofit club that uses portions of the proceeds to fight land closures and to keep trails open, the event draws people from the Ramona area as well as across the country and other countries.
Desert Safari attracts around 10,000 people, said Wayne Miller of Miller Off-Road Products in Ramona.
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.
BUNKO GAME NIGHT—Join Soroptimist International of Ramona for a charity fundraiser 6 to 9 p.m. in Ramona Town Hall, 729 Main St. Prizes, food, opportunity drawings. Tickets $25 each, $40 per couple, $75 for table of four. For tickets, contact Becky Strahm at 760-443-0237 or purchase them at door.
SPAGHETTI DINNER, Ramona VFW, 2247 Kelly Ave., 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. seatings. Hosted by Ramona High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps. $10 per meal. Proceeds help defray cost of NJROTC’s trip to Pearl Harbor this spring.
Among events this week: School district community workshop, childbirth preparation class, golf tournament to benefit high school soccer, bookstore celebrates second anniversary and family history/genealogy class starts.
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., 8 a.m.
TOM STEPHAN’S RAMONA HAWK WATCH, 9 a.m., meet at Highland Valley Road and Highland Valley Court. Bring binoculars, water, sunscreen. More: 760-445-2023.
Ramona Soccer League is accepting registration for its spring soccer teams.
To register by mail go to RamonaSoccer.com, 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.
The Ramona High School baseball team will offer a clinic for youth baseball players, ages 8 to 14, at 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, at Ramona High’s Rocky Lawler Field, 1401 Hanson Lane.
The Bulldog coaching staff and players will concentrate on the fundamentals of the game with an emphasis on the fun aspects. The cost of the clinic is $40.
The Ramona High School girls and boys soccer teams will be hosting their second annual golf tournament on Saturday, Jan. 25, to raise funds for their soccer program, and invite the community to participate.
Proceeds from the tournament will be used to pay for uniforms, equipment, tournament fees and other program expenses.