ChuckAlek Independent Brewers invites the community to St. Patrick’s Day Pot of Gold for Charity on Saturday, March 15, from 5 to 9 p.m.
The event will feature a live band — the Jive Bombers — and will benefit three Ramona charities: the Friends of Ramona Unified Schools (FORUS) school roofing project, the Neighborhood Tatas Susan G. Komen 3-day Walk team, and Ramona Pony Baseball.
A free, two-hour interactive workshop on the basics of backyard composting and vermicomposting (composting with worms) will be offered by a nonprofit group from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 8, at Schwaesdall Winery.
To be presented by educators with Solana Center for Environmental Innovation, the program will explain how to improve the health of a garden and soil, and how to conserve water and support local sustainability. The workshop will show what is needed to get started with a composting bin that fits different needs and lifestyles. Opportunity drawings will also be available.
DR. SEUSS BREAKFAST FOR DINNER, 4 to 8 p.m., Ramona Cafe, 628 Main St. Proceeds benefit Soroptimist International of Ramona awards and scholarships for women in Ramona. More: 760-789-8656.
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.
Thursday, Feb. 27
Coffee with Constituents hosted by San Diego County Supervisor Dianne Jacob, 8:30 a.m., Ramona Town Hall, 729 Main St. Public invited to bring questions, concerns or ideas about county government or the community.
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.