KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS CHAMPIONSHIP FREE THROW CONTEST, Olive Peirce Middle School gym, 1521 Hanson Lane. Six age categories, ages 9 to 14 as of Jan. 1. Free. Registration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., competition from 1 to 2 p.m. More: 619-993-1965 and Ramona Boys & Girls Club, 622 E St.
Saturday Jan. 4
KIWANIS OF RAMONA, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Ramona Valley Grill, 344 Main St. More: 760-440-3000.
CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Village Shopping Center, 23662 San Vicente Road, and Ramona High School, 1401 Hanson Lane. Provided by Ramona Disposal. Clean green trees only — no ornaments, plastic bags, or yard waste. Free. More: 760-789-0516, www.ramonadisposal.com.
TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES of candlelight, carols and the Christmas story, First Congregational Church sanctuary, 404 Eighth St., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Living Nativity will be in courtyard throughout the evening. The story of Jesus’ birth will be told through scripture, carols and instrumental music. More: 760-789-3348.
Thursday, Dec. 19, WINTER CONCERT, “THE SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF THE HOLIDAYS,” presented by Ramona Unified School District’s vocal music department, 7 p.m., Ramona High School Performing Arts Wing, 1401 Hanson Lane. Elementary, middle school and high school choirs. Tickets: $5 for adults, $3 for students age 10 and older and if purchased in advance from secondary music students.
RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. 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 Movie & Munchies at 3 p.m., Teen Origami at 3 p.m., ‘Tis the Season Celebration at 4 p.m., Teen Creative Writing Workshop at 4 p.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m., Free Citizenship Class at 6 p.m., Bilingual Activity at 7 p.m.
Ramona Library will host a ‘Tis the Season Holiday Celebration on Thursday, Dec. 12, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Crafts, face painting and pictures with Santa Claus will be part of the festivities. Entertainment will be provided by Ramona High School Concert and Chamber Choir, and Full Measure Carolers. For more information, call 760-788-5270. The library is at 1275 Main St.
Ramona Unified School District administrators, including Superintendent Robert Graeff, will be waiting tables at Boll Weevil from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Twenty percent of all sales at the restaurant at 2548 Main St. will go toward scholarships for Ramona students graduating high school in June 2014.
“Please come out to support our local students,” Graeff said.
Wednesday, Nov. 27 RAMONA HIGH SCHOOL CIF SEMIFINAL FOOTBALL GAME against Cathedral Catholic, 7 p.m., Ramona High School Stadium, San Vicente Road and Hanson Lane. Tickets: Adults, $11; Students and seniors, $7. TOWN HALL BRIDGE CLUB, 10 a.m., Ramona Town Hall, 729 Main St. More: 760-789-1132. RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. English as a Second [...]
Ramona Community Revitalization Steering Committee will meet with San Diego County Supervisor Dianne Jacob from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the Ramona Library Community Room. The meeting is open to the public.
Jacob, subcommittee chairs, and county staff will discuss and give reports on such topics as parks and recreation, economic development, infrastructure, road projects, public safety,
Ramona Library will host a presentation on Covered California, the state’s version of the health insurance exchange required by the Affordable Care Act, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19. The presentation will be conducted by Neighborhood Healthcare, a private, nonprofit community health organization. For more information, call 760-788-5270.