Our Town Calendar of Events

Thursday, March 14

BUSINESS NETWORK EXCHANGE, Nuevo Grill, 1413 Main St., 7 a.m. More: 760-504-6608.

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.

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. Tai Chi for Adults at 9 a.m., Adult Literacy Tutoring: ESL at 9:30 a.m., Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m., Teen Creative Writing Workshop at 4 p.m., Free Citizenship Class at 6 p.m., Bilingual Activity at 7 p.m.

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

Friday, March 15

HORSE TRIALS, Copper Meadows, 633 Montecito Way. Public welcome. Spectator admission is free. More: coppermeadows.com.

TOWN HALL BRIDGE CLUB—Duplicate American Contract Bridge League-sanctioned games start at 10 a.m. in Ramona Town Hall, 729 Main St. Lunch and game are $6. All bridge players are welcome. More: Mary Ann Houston, 760-789-1132.

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. Bouncing Baby Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Zumba at 11 a.m., Music Shop at 3 p.m.

ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION, 3 p.m., Ramona Library, 1275 Main St. Irish crafts, food, and dance.

BARNETT INVITATIONAL—Third one-mile race of Quadruple Crown Race Series. Check-in at 3:15 p.m., 6th graders at 3:45 p.m., 5th graders at 4 p.m., 4th graders at 4:15 p.m., 3rd graders at 4:30 p.m., and 2nd and first graders, and kindergartners at 4:45 p.m. Register at Eventbrite.com and search under “quadcrown2012.” For more information or to volunteer, contact Breeanna Purcell at tangobravofoxtrot@hotmail.com.

LENTEN FISH FRY—Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, the all-you-can-eat dinner is from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the church’s Social Center at Sixth and E streets. Cost is $9.50 for adults, $4.50 for children under age 12, and $25 for families of two adults and two or more children under age 12. Dinner includes Atlantic cod, fries or mashed potatoes, cole slaw, rolls, and coffee/punch. A bowl of clam chowder is $2. Ice cream is $1.

Saturday, March 16

LEPRECHAUN HUNT, sunrise, Dos Picos County Park, 17953 Dos Picos Park Road. Hiding in the park will be 21 leprechauns. Assemble a team or hunt alone to find the leprechauns. Redeem leprechauns at ranger’s office for prizes. More: 760-789-2220.

HORSE TRIALS, Copper Meadows, 633 Montecito Way. Public welcome. Spectator admission is free. More: coppermeadows.com.

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. Doors open 8 a.m., meeting at 8:30. More: weightwatchers.com.

RAMONA CERTIFIED FARMERS’ MARKET, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kmart lot, 1855 Main St.

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. Exercise dance class at 9 a.m.

CAR WASH for Ramona High School choirs, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., AutoZone, 370 Pala St. Cars are $8, pickups are $10. Proceeds help pay for singers to participate in festivals and for transportation to the festivals.

FREE TAX PREPARATION ASSISTANCE, 10:30 to 3 p.m., Ramona Library, 1275 Main St. Certified AARP tax aide volunteers will help low- to moderate-income taxpayers. Make an appointment in the library and take information sheet on forms to bring.

ARTISTS RECEPTION, 3 to 5 p.m., Olde Ramona Hotel Gallery, 845 Main St. Public welcome. More: 760-789-3682.

EQUINE MURAL UNVEILING, 3 to 6 p.m., Ramona Business Barn, 369 Main St. More: ramonamurals.com, 760-787-1102.

DOS PICOS PARK FREE SATURDAY PROGRAMS, 17953 Dos Picos Park Road. Snakes ‘N Skins 11 to 11:30 a.m.; Jr. Rangers 1 to 2 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., Evening Program with computer slides, puppetry, games shows, sing-a-longs, and live bug cam, 8:00 to 8:45 p.m. For full listing see program guide at co.san-diego.ca.us/parks/actguide.html or call 760-789-2220.

Sunday, March 17

HORSE TRIALS, Copper Meadows, 633 Montecito Way. Public welcome. Spectator admission is free. More: coppermeadows.com.

CAR SHOW, 4 to 6 p.m., Albertsons parking lot, 1400 block of Main Street. Owners of pre-1974 trucks and cars are welcome to display vehicles. Tractors, tanks, boats, Peterbilts, motorcycles and other vehicles welcome. Free. More: 760-789-3396.

Monday, March 18

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St., Scrapbooking at 10 a.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m., Free Citizenship Class at 6 p.m.

WEIGHT WATCHERS, 6 p.m., Ramona Woman’s Club, 524 Main St. More: weightwatchers.com.

WRITERS GROUP MEETS—Ramona Christian Writers Group, 6 to 8 p.m. Contact Byron Mettler for location: 760-310-9539 or email explorerseries@gmail.com.

Tuesday, March 19

RAMONA ROTARY CLUB, luncheon meeting in Ramona Valley Grill, 344 Main St. Lunch at noon, meeting at 12:30 p.m., guest speaker at 1 p.m. More Information: 760-787-3206.

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St., Adult Literacy Tutoring: ESL at 9:30 a.m., Yoga at 11 a.m., Chess & Chips at 3 p.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m., Folkloric Dance at 4 p.m., Pajama Storytime at 7 p.m.

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

Wednesday, March 20

TOWN HALL BRIDGE CLUB—Duplicate American Contract Bridge League-sanctioned games start at 10 a.m. in Ramona Town Hall, 729 Main St. Lunch and game are $6. All bridge players are welcome. More: Mary Ann Houston, 760-789-1132.

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St., Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.,Club Tres at 3 p.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m.

FRIENDS OF RAMONA LIBRARY MEETING, 2 p.m., Ramona Library, 1275 Main St. More: 760-789-1173.

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

AWANA CLUB, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nondenominational Bible-centered program for children and teens ages 3 to 18, meets in two locations. More: RamonaAwana.org or Kevin Springfield, 760-315-2323.

BOOK OF REVELATION, 7 p.m., A Touch From Above, 16145 Route 67. More: 760-789-6207, atouchfromabove.org.

Thursday, March 21

BUSINESS NETWORK EXCHANGE, Nuevo Grill, 1413 Main St., 7 a.m. More: 760-504-6608.

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.

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. Tai Chi for Adults at 9 a.m., Adult Literacy Tutoring: ESL at 9:30 a.m., Diabetes Workshop at 10 a.m., Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m., Teen Creative Writing Workshop at 4 p.m., Free Citizenship Class at 6 p.m., Bilingual Activity at 7 p.m.

SPRINGTIME IN PARIS FASHION SHOW, San Vicente Valley Club, 11:30 a.m., San Vicente Room, 24157 San Vicente Road. Tickets are $20 at the door or in advance from Maxine McNamara at 760-788-6189 or Kaaren Thiem at 760-788-4840. Club members and friends will model variety of clothing and spring fashions. Proceeds benefit student scholarship program.

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

RHS CHOIRS CAFE NIGHT, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Ramona High School Choir Room A-22, 1401 Hanson Lane. Coffee, tea, finger foods. Singers and pianists will preform a variety of music. Donations welcome. Proceeds benefit choir program.

CHAMBER MIXER, 6 to 8 p.m., W.T. Kirkman Lanterns, 2291 Main St., hosted by The Dusty Oak and W.T. Kirkman Lanterns. Dinner, music, networking. Admission: $5 for chamber members, $10 for others. More

RAMONA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD meeting, 7 p.m., Wilson Administrative Center, 720 Ninth St. More: ramonausd.net.

RAMONA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION BOARD GOVERNANCE workshop for nonprofits, 7 to 9 p.m., Ramona Library, 1275 Main St. RSVP by March 19 to trudy@sdfoundation.org.

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