Thursday Sept. 22
TASTE OF HEALTH
—Ramona Women’s Connection will share A Taste of Health in Ramona Family Naturals, 642 Main St., at 9:30 a.m. The meeting includes food demonstrations, food and a talk titled “First Fix Yourself.” Cost is $7. For reservations and more information, call 760-788-1378 or 760-788-1348.
GRANDPARENTS AND BOOKS
, 11 a.m., Ramona Library, 1275 Main St.
Friday Sept. 23
BREAST CANCER FUNDRAISER
—Ramona Beauty Supply and Salon at 620 Main St. will hold its 4th Annual Breast Cancer Fundraiser in the beauty shop from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is $25 per person and includes a free opportunity drawing ticket, with all proceeds going to the Breast Cancer 3-Day benefiting the Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Wine tasting will be provided by Lenora, Pamo Valley and Mahogany wineries in Ramona, and there will be a disc jockey, opportunity drawings and appetizers. Make checks payable to Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure. RSVP at 760-789-4413.
MARCHING BAND FUNDRAISER
—Ramona High School Marching Band will hold a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser in First Congregational Church Pilgrim Hall, Eighth and D streets, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $7 each or $20/family. A cake walk will also be held. For more information, mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 760-788-4413.
AMERICAN LEGION POST
332 meets in Ramona Library Community Room, 1275 Main St., at 7 p.m. All military welcome. Learn about your benefits. For more information, call Mike Thweatt, post commander, at 760-788-5947.
—Ramona Library Community Room, 1275 Main St., 11 a.m.
Saturday Sept. 24
—Father Donald Calloway, MIC, will be the guest speaker at the Annual Eucharistic Conference and Spiritual Retreat at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 537 E St., from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. A best-selling author, Calloway wrote “No Turning Back” and “Purest of All Lillies.” For more information, see page 10 or call 760-787-9313, 760-789-8723 or 760-789-0583.
JUICING CLASS, GARDEN SWAP
—Brenda Carll will host a free class on juicing and juice fasting in Ramona Family Naturals, 642 Main St., at 9:30 a.m. A free Garden Swap also will be held at 10 a.m. For more information, call 760-787-5987.
—Sam Paredes of Gun Owners of America will be the speaker at the Ramona Tea’d forum in Ramona Mainstage, 626 Main St. Paredes will bring attendees up to date on Second Amendment issues. There will also be an update on the “Gunrunner scandal,” otherwise known as “Operation Fast and Furious.” Doors open at 11 a.m. and the program begins at noon. Food and drinks are available on site. For more information, see www.RamonaTead.com.
—Frankie, Berkley Newberg, the new owner of Sun Valley Florist at 758 Main St. plans a grand opening celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. The celebration will feature food, drinks, music, floral demonstrations and floral design displays. The public is welcome. For more information, call 760-789-3054 or see www.sunvalleyflorist.com.
—Wine and gourmet food tasting and free hot dogs and chips will be featured at an open house at Ramona Florist & Gifts, 1668 Main St., to raise money for “After School All Stars,” an after-school program providing academic and athletic activity for children whose parents work and who would otherwise be home alone. For more information, call 760-789-1852.
TREASURE BOX PICKUP
will be at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 537 E St., from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Sunday Sept. 25
—Owners of pre-1974 trucks and cars are invited to join the display of vehicles at a free car show in the Albertsons parking lot in the 1400 block of Main Street on Sundays from 4 to 8 p.m.. All are welcome to bring their vehicles. Tractors, tanks, boats, Peterbilts, motorcycles and other vehicles are welcome.
Monday Sept. 26
INTERMOUNTAIN REPUBLICAN WOMEN FEDERATED
will hold its fall fundraiser Barbecue Dinner at Schwaesdall Winery, 17677 Rancho de Oro Road off state Route 67 at 5:45 p.m. Assemblyman Brian Jones and the chapter leader of Act! For America, Michael Hayutin, are guest speakers. Hayutin will talk about “Sharia, Islam and the War Against Jihad.” Cost is $15 per person. Reservations are by last names: Ramona A-L, call Alicia Gonzales, 760-788-3626; Ramona M-Z, call Sean Tenwolde, 760-788-6645; Julian area, call Sean Tenwolde, 760-788-6645.
, a free support group and recovery program for eating disorders and food obsession, meets at McAlister Institute, 323 Hunter St., from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, call 760-788-8344.
—The GriefShare support program to aid anyone who is grieving the death of a loved one meets at Mountain View Community Church, 1191 Meadowlark, off state Route 78 and Ash Street on Mondays from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. A $15 charge pays for the workbook. Scholarships are available. To register or for more information, call Ina Lowe at 760-789-4798.
Wednesday Sept. 28
SAN VICENTE VALLEY CLUB
will start its new season with a luncheon meeting featuring Suzanne Miyasaki, principal of San Pasqual Academy, the first residential education campus for foster youth in the nation. Social time starts at 11 a.m., call to order at 11:30 a.m., luncheon at noon and program at 1 p.m. All are welcome. Reservations are $12 per person and may be made by Sept. 23 at the front desk of the San Vicente Inn or with Mary Jo Adamske at 760-787-1566 or 760-703-0123.
Saturday Oct. 1
SPURS, SPOKES AND SNEAKERS
, Ramona Trails Association’s annual fundraiser, will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with the auction starting at 12:30 p.m. The ride, bike or hike event will start at the RTA trail staging area at Ramona Community Park on Aqua Lane. Cost is $25 for RTA members, $30 for non-members, and $10 for lunch and an opportunity drawing ticket for children and non-trail participants. To sign up or for more information, see www.RamonaTrails.org or call 760-703-4860.