First Congregational Church will host its annual Corazon Auction and Dinner on Saturday, Aug. 17, to raise funds for a mission home-building project in Mexico. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m., dinner will be at 5:30, and a live auction will start at 6:30 in the church’s Fellowship Hall at Eighth and D streets.
The First Congregational congregation has worked with Corazon, a mission organization, for many years. Congregation volunteers annually build a home in Mexico for families who have earned points through
Saturday, Aug. 17: CORAZON AUCTION AND DINNER to raise money for home-building project in Mexico, First Congregational Church, Eighth and D streets, doors open at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m., live auction at 6:30 p.m. Tickets $15 per person or $25 per couple. More: 760-789-3348 or 760-789-0938.
Blood pressure screenings are offered to the public in the Ramona Community Center lobby from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15.
Wednesdays are Lucky Lunch Day at Ramona Senior Activity Center this month. Two winners each Wednesday will be selected. Details are at the center.
Ramblers plan a trip to the Del Mar Races on Aug. 28. Visit the center for details.
It’s the 75th anniversary of “The Wizard of Oz” and Janice Baldridge, marketing coordinator for the San Diego Country Estates Association, is making the most of it. She’s substituted the well-known sentence from the 1939 film starring Judy Garland — “There’s no place like home” — with “There’s no place like San Vicente Resort,” location of the Ramona Chamber of Commerce mixer on Aug. 15.
The mixer will be at the resort at 24157 San Vicente Road from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is $5 for chamber members and $10 for others. All are welcome.
Saturday, Aug. 10
3rd ANNUAL POKER RUN, hosted by Ramona Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3783 Men’s Auxiliary. Motorcycles, cars, hot rods welcome. Registration 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Post 3783, 2247 Kelly Ave. Fee: $25, includes lunch and opportunity drawing. Proceeds benefit The Veterans Village of San Diego and service projects. More: vfw3783.com/mens.html or 858-679-1769.
The 3rd Annual Poker Run of the Men’s Auxiliary of Ramona Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3783 will be held Saturday, Aug. 10.
All proceeds will stay in San Diego and will benefit the Men’s Auxiliary Post 3783 Relief Fund, service projects of the Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps and The Veterans Village of San Diego.
Motorcycles, cars and hot rods are welcome. Registration will be from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the VFW, 2247 Kelly Ave., where the event will begin and end. The Ladies Auxiliary will offer breakfast from 8 to 9:30 for
Thursday, Aug. 1
Ramona Community Planning Group, 7 p.m., Ramona Library Community Room, 1275 Main St. Among agenda items are: Montecito Ranch revised map, county zoning ordinance amendment for signs in public right of way, Santa Maria Creek Cleanup letter to send to wildlife agencies, report on meeting with SDG&E regarding wood-to-steel pole replacement project covering 14 miles between Ramona and Santa
Thursday, July 25 TOPS—Ramona Chapter of TOPS (Take Pounds Off Sensibly), Grace Community Church, 1234 Barger Place, 9 a.m. Weigh-in at 8:30 a.m. SUMMER SOCCER CAMP, 9 a.m. to noon, Ramona Soccer League fields. For ages 6-16. Cost: $115 for the week or $30 per day. For more information or to sign up, see www.ramonasoccer.com. [...]
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, 8:45 p.m. For full listing see program guide at co.san-diego.ca.us/parks/actguide.html or call 760-789-2220.
Among churches in Ramona offering Vacation Bible School for children this summer are:
New Life Assembly
Wednesdays — July 10, 17, 24, and 31, and Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 28, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For ages 4 to 12. Includes outside fun time, Bible lessons, snacks and crafts. For more information, call 619-647-5120.