Our Town Calendar Jan. 18-25

Wednesday, Jan. 18

REAL ESTATE NETWORKING—Ramona Real Estate Association networking will in Kenrix Sushi Co. restaurant, 2330 Main St., at 4 p.m. The no-host event is an opportunity to share technology/smart phone/paperless tips, buyers/sellers wants/needs, affiliates’ news and more. RSVP requested at 760-787-3189 or info@rrea.org. More information: rrea.org.

TEACHING KIDS ART—Ramona Art Guild will feature artist Susan Bainbridge at its demonstration meeting in Ramona Library, 1275 Main St., at 7 p.m. A spaghetti dinner scholarship fundraiser also will be held, with a $5 dinner donation suggested. Bainbridge’s topic for the meeting is “teaching kids art.” More information: 760-440-9666.

Thursday, Jan. 19

BUSINESS NETWORK EXCHANGE meets in Nuevo Grill, 1413 Main St., at 7 a.m. For more information, call 760-504-6608.

TOPS MEETING

—The Ramona Chapter of TOPS (Take Pounds Off Sensibly) meets in Grace Community Church, 1234 Barger Place, at 9 a.m. Weigh-in is at 8:30 a.m.

RAMONA LIBRARY,

1275 Main St.:

Tai Chi

class for adults at 9 a.m.,

Diabetes Workshops

at 10 a.m.,

Teen Music Shop

at 3 p.m.,

Homework Club

at 4 p.m.,

Teen Movie

at 4 p.m.

ARRIBA TEEN CENTER,

3 to 6 p.m., 1710 Montecito Road. More information: 760-788-6443.

Friday, Jan. 20

ARRIBA RAMONA Board meets in ARRIBA Ramona Teen Center, 1710 Montecito Road, at 8:30 a.m. More information: 760-315-1000.

ACRYLIC PAINTING class for adults, beginning to advanced, taught by Ramona artist Carol Ravy from 1 to 3 p.m. in Ramona Library, 1275 Main St. More information: 760-788-5274.

Saturday, Jan. 21

BOOTCAMP FOR BATES, a fundraiser to benefit Mike and Christine Bates, will begin at 9 a.m. at Ramona Fitness Center, 558 Main St. Mike Bates was paralyzed from the neck down in an ATV accident near Las Vegas in November. The Ramona couple has three children. Mike is in a rehabilitation center in Colorado and is wife travels to and from Ramona. The $20 donation requested from each Bootcamp participant will go directly to the couple. To RSVP, Call 760-789-3500. More information: Nikki Bigbee at rfcnikki@yahoo.com. Donations may also be made to helphopelive.org.

HAWKWATCH 2012, sponsored by Wildlife Research Institute Inc., will be from 9 a.m. to noon at 18030 Highland Valley Road. Admission is free. All ages welcome. More information: 760-789-3992, www.wildlife-research.org.

PET MICROCHIP CLINIC—San Diego County Department of Animal Services will conduct a pet microchip clinic at Ramona Dog Park, 23508 Bassett Way in San Diego Country Estates from 10 a.m. to noon. The one-time microchip fee is $20 and includes the chip’s registration. Coupons good for $50 toward spaying and $25 toward neutering dogs and cats at a veterinary office will be available, and free gifts will be given away. More information: 619-767-2675, www.sddac.com.

FRIENDS OF RAMONA LIBRARY BOOK SALE, 10 a.m., Ramona Library, 1275 Main St.

SOCCER SIGNUPS—Ramona Soccer League Spring Signups will be in front of Quizno’s, 1664 Main St. in Stater Bros. center, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information: ramonasoccer.com.

ART WORKSHOP—Ramona Art Guild will sponsor artist Vicki Walsh for a workshop in Ramona Library, 1275 Main St., from 12:45 to 4:30 p.m. Walsh will demonstrate unique glazing techniques with oils and graphite drawings. Cost is $25. Painters of all levels and media welcome. Participants may register and pay online at RamonaArtGuild.org. A list of recommended supplies is on the art guild’s website.

RAMONA CONCERT ASSOCIATION will present concert saxophonist Ashu with piano accompaniment at 7:30 p.m. in the Charles R. Nunn Performing Arts Center at the Olive Peirce Middle School, 1521 Hanson Lane. The school’s Community Outreach Brass Ensemble (CORE) will entertain at 7 p.m. More: page 12.

Sunday, Jan. 22

SOCCER SIGNUPS—Ramona Soccer League Spring Signups will be in front of Quizno’s, 1664 Main St. in Stater Bros. center, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information: ramonasoccer.com.

CAR SHOW—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 from 3 to 5 p.m. More information: 760-789-3396.

Monday, Jan. 23

GRIEFSHARE SUPPORT GROUP—GriefShare Christian support program to aide anyone who is grieving the death of a loved one begins a 13-week series in Mountain View Community Church, 1191 Meadowlark Way off Highway 78 and Ash Street, from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. More information: Ina Lowe, 760-789-4798.

PARENTING CLASSES continue at Ramona Pregnancy Care Clinic, 1530 Main St., Suite 6, at 7 p.m. Titled “Boundaries with Kids,” the free classes continue each Monday at 7 p.m. through Jan. 30. They address critical issues involved in learning to say “yes and when to say no” to help children gain control of their lives. More information: 760-789-7059.

Tuesday, Jan. 24

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St.: Chess & Chips at 3:30 p.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m., Pajama Storytime at 7 p.m.

ARRIBA TEEN CENTER, 3 to 6 p.m., 1710 Montecito Road. More information: 760-788-6443.

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION—Ramona Pregnancy Care Clinic’s second in a two-part childbirth preparation series will be at the clinic, 1530 Main St., Suite 6, at 7 p.m. The class will focus on natural and drug-free childbirth. Epidural, labor positions and how to write a birth plan will also be discussed. For more information or to register, call 760-789-7059.

COMMITTEE TO ELECT Ron Paul President 2012, Ramona chapter, meets Tuesdays in Da Tuna Shack, 1140 Main St., Suite 107, at 6:30 p.m. More information: Tom Stephan at tom@air-superiority.com.

Wednesday, Jan. 25

SAN VICENTE VALLEY CLUB—Guest speaker Meggin Sullivan, ODM,L.Ac., will discuss integrative medicine, acupuncture and Oriental medicine when the club holds its luncheon meeting at the San Vicente Golf Resort, 24157 San Vicente Road. Social time is 11 a.m., with call to order at 11:30, luncheon at noon and the program at 1 p.m. Cost is $12. All are welcome. For reservations, go to the front desk of the resort or call Mary Jo Adamske at 760-787-1566 or 760-703-0123 by Friday, Jan. 20.

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St.: Preschool Storytime at 11 a.m., Storytime Craft at 11:30 a.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m., Teen Gaming at 4 p.m.

ARRIBA TEEN CENTER, 3 to 6 p.m., 1710 Montecito Road. More information: 760-788-6443.

   
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