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.



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