CHRISTMAS BAZAAR, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mountain View Community Church, 1191 Meadowlark. Features vendors, auction baskets, opportunity drawings, food. Benefits Ramona Food and Clothes Closet (bring a nonperishable food item to receive a drawing ticket) and Ramona Lutheran School Booster Club.
MERCHANTS’ SAFE TRICK-OR-TREAT, 3 to 6 p.m. Merchants along Main Street will hand out treats for Halloween. Sponsored by the Ramona Chamber of Commerce.
ARRIBA TEEN CENTER, 3 to 6 p.m., 1710 Montecito Road. More: 760-788-6443.
BLOOD DRIVE, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Ramona High School gymnasium, 1401 Hanson Lane. Hosted by school’s Associated Student Body, the blood drive is open to the public. Donors are to sign in at the office.
A Cal Fire dozer, Mercy Air helicopter, Jaws of Life demonstration and stove fire demonstration are among activities planned for Ramona Fire Department’s annual open house on Saturday, Oct. 19.
The family event will be at Fire Station 80, 829 San Vicente Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free and all are welcome.
RAMONA FIRE DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Station 80, 829 San Vicente Road. Jaws of Life, stove fire and fire extinguisher demonstrations. Smokey Bear, firefighting dozer, fire engines, helicopters, interactive fire safety trailer, music, and CHP, sheriff and CERT booths. Mexican food available. More: 760-788-2269.
Residents will have an opportunity to comment on public transportation when San Diego Association of Governments holds an outreach meeting at the Ramona Senior Center on Monday, Oct. 14, from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
The meeting is one of a series of public meetings that the agency is conducting to discuss updates to the region’s coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan.
RAMONA HIGH HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME, 7 p.m., Bulldog Stadium, Hanson Lane and San Vicente Road. Admission: Adults, $7; Students K-12 and seniors 60+, $5; Children 4 and younger and students with RHS ASB card, free.
Bratwurst, sauerkraut, beer, German pretzels, German sliders, German funnel cakes and Frauleins armed with baskets of German pastries and more are on the agenda for Oktoberfest, A Harvest Celebration.
Presented by Ramona Chamber of Commerce, the family event will be at Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12.
DOS PICOS PARK FREE SATURDAY PROGRAMS, 17953 Dos Picos Park Road. Ranger-led Walk and Talk, 10 to 11 a.m.; Junior Rangers, 11 a.m. to noon; Snakes ‘N Skins 1 to 1:30 p.m.; Craft Time 2 to 3 p.m.; Earth Ball 4 to 4:30 p.m.; Texture Scavenger Hunt 5 to 6:30 p.m.; Bat Hike, twilight — check ranger station for exact time. More: co.san-diego.ca.us/parks/actguide.html or call 760-789-2220.
DOS PICOS PARK FREE SATURDAY PROGRAMS, 17953 Dos Picos Park Road. Ranger-led Walk and Talk, 10 to 11 a.m.; Junior Rangers, 11 a.m. to noon; Snakes ‘N Skins 1 to 1:30 p.m.; Craft Time 2 to 3 p.m.; Earth Ball 4 to 4:30 p.m.; Texture Scavenger Hunt 5 to 6:30 p.m. Night Hike, 7:30 p.m. For full listing see program guide at co.san-diego.ca.us/parks/actguide.html or call 760-789-2220.