Thursday, April 24 WINGS OF FREEDOM TOUR, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Ramona Airport, 2898 Montecito Road. On display near the control tower will be B-17, B-24 and P-51 aircraft. Tours of aircraft: $12 adults, $6 children 12 and younger, free for WWII veterans. Flights aboard B-17 or B-24: $450 per person. Call 978-562-9182 for [...]
Residents will have a chance to see World War II aircraft up close at Ramona Airport April 23-25.
The Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour will display and give tours of a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine” heavy bomber, a consolidated B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft” heavy bomber, and a P-51 Mustang fighter from 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, and 9 a.m. to noon Friday.
Cleveland National Forest representatives will be on hand to answer questions and address concerns from the public regarding the Cedar Creek Falls Trail and permit system at an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at the beginning of the trail in San Diego Country Estates.
With the arrival of spring, forest officials are seeing a spike in people hiking the trail, said Joan Friedlander, district ranger for the Palomar Ranger District in the Cleveland National Forest. The number of permits
VFW and Ladies Auxiliary Post 3783 Easter Egg Hunt, 1 p.m., Easter Sunday, corner of Hunter and Kelly streets. 4,500 candy- and toy-filled eggs. The hunt will be divided into age groups. Easter Bonnet and Baseball Cap contest to follow Easter egg hunt.
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.
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.
LENTEN FISH FRY, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Friday, Immaculate Heart of Mary Social Center, Sixth and E streets. Adults $10, children 11 and younger $5, and families of two adults and two or more children under age 12, $25. All you can eat fish dinner or fish taco plate. Hosted by Knights of Columbus. Proceeds benefit community projects. More: 760-789-0583.
SPAGHETTI DINNER FUNDRAISER, hosted by Ramona Community School PTSA, March 21, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Olive Peirce Middle School performing arts center, 1521 Hanson Lane, $5 per person, free for ages 3 and younger.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY POT OF GOLD FOR CHARITY, Saturday, 5 to 9 p.m., ChuckAlek Independent Brewers, 2330 Main St., Suite C. All ages welcome. Live music by The Jive Bombers, special beer release, Bisher’s corned beef sandwiches. Benefits FORUS School Roofing Project, Neighborhood Tatas (Susan G. Komen 3-Day walkers), and Ramona Pony Baseball. Wear green.
The public is invited to participate in the 2014 Wildlife Golf Tournament, hosted by The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center and San Vicente Golf Resort on Friday, March 21.
Proceeds from the tournament will help fund programs and services for regional wildlife. Fund for Animals, an affiliate of The Humane Society of the United States, primarily rescues and cares for native wildlife with the goal of returning them to the wild.