Ramona schools, Superior Court, all County of San Diego offices, libraries and animal shelters, and other public agencies will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day.
Essential services such as law enforcement, fire and rescue, and emergency animal control response will continue through the holiday.
Ramona United Methodist Church will mark the 33rd anniversary of its annual Turkey Dinner in Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane, from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10. All are welcome.
Tickets may be purchased at the door or by calling the church at 760-789-7106.
Adults tickets are $10. Tickets for children age 8 and younger are $5.
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.
Ramona Community Planning Group, 7 p.m., Ramona Library Community Room, 1275 Main St. Among agenda topics: presentation on Barnett School playground project, traffic congestion at Starbucks’ drive-through at Main and 13th streets, consideration of parking restrictions for commercial area at 225 Eighth St., and reconsider group’s approval of AMCAL affordable housing — if motion to reconsider is approved, new information will be presented. Also on agenda, updates on Santa Maria Creek cleanup, LED billboards, Park Land Dedication Ordinance priority list, and SANDAG Coordinated Plan on transit in Ramona, along with report on SDG&E wood pole to steel pole project. More: 760-445-8545.
The Ramona High School wrestling team is holding a fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at Boll Weevil restaurant, 2548 Main St.
So that a percentage of their bill goes toward the team, diners need to mention to their server that they are there for the fundraiser. Participants can also obtain a fundraiser flyer from a wrestler to present when dining at Boll Weevil. For more information, contact Launa Adair at 760-644-1928.
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.
Transportation and Trails Subcommittee of the Ramona Community Planning Group, 7 p.m., Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane. Concerns regarding congestion caused by Starbucks’ drive-through at Main and 13th streets and impacts to traffic waiting to turn onto 13th, consider time zone or other parking restrictions for commercial area at 225 N. Eighth St. to allow for loading vehicles for businesses — limit request is from Main Street to alley on Eighth Street.
An opening reception for the show will be on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 5 to 9 p.m. The art show will be on exhibit at 1140 Main St., Suite 208, Oct. 30 through Nov. 3 from noon to 6 p.m. each day. Because the opening reception will be a masquerade opening, those attending are asked to wear a mask.
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.
Ramona Concert Association’s 2013-14 season will open with Quartetto Gelato, an ensemble that tours worldwide.
After 2013 concert tours in Russia, Canada, and London — including the London Symphony — the award-winning musicians will end their year in Ramona. The concert will be in Olive Peirce Middle School Charles R. Nunn Performing Arts Center, 1521 Hanson Lane, Saturday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m.