Upcoming & Ongoing

Send Mountain Community events to Calendar@MountainEnterprise.com or call 245-3794.

Now through May

  • Lilac Festival Parade and Vendor applications accepted through May 10, see www.pmclilacfestival.com and parade form pg. 13 of this issue.
  • Sign up for Frazier Park Renaissance Faire volunteers and entertainment through May 14, see www.frazmtnrenfaires.com or call (661) 444-8744

Thursday, April 15

  • Mil Potrero Mutual Water Company accepting nominations for Board of Directors through May 21. Mail to P.O. Box “W” or bring to 16275 Askin Dr., Pine Mountain CA, 93222
  • Applications due for Congressman McCarthy’s summer internship program, see kevinmccarthy.house.gov or call (661) 327-3611 for more information.
  • Bakersfield Small Business Development Center workshop: Do’s and Don’ts of Employee Handbooks 8-9:30 a.m., UC Center, 2000 K Street, 3rd floor, Bkfld. Free, (877) 826-7232
  • Community Garden Meeting 12 noon Arts for Earth Foundation, 3408 Mt. Pinos Way. Help the community garden grow, continues every Saturday and Sunday
  • Frazier Park School PTSO meeting at 6 p.m. in the school library. Officer elections.

Friday, April 16

  • John Archambault, author of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, visits Frazier Park School at 8:45 a.m. K-1 assembly and 9:45 a.m. 2nd-3rd grade assembly. Book signing at Chatterpillar 2:30 p.m.
  • Mt. Pinos FireSafe Council meeting 9:30 a.m. Chuchupate Ranger Station
  • Allstar Cheerleading Squad gym grand opening 10 a.m.-7 p.m. 3234-A Mt. Pinos Way. Performances by cheer squads and class sign-ups all day
  • English Language Advisory Council (ELAC) meeting/potluck 6 p.m. Frazier Park School cafeteria, 245-3312

Saturday, April 17

  • AARP Trip to Catalina Island 245-1995 for details
  • Playwriting/Directing workshops 9 a.m. $15 ea or $25 both 242-1015 to reserve space
  • K’$ Discount Depot grand opening 10 a.m-3 p.m. Chamber ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Raffle with basket prizes 3524-B Mt. Pinos Way, 245-1878 (see ad pg. 12)
  • Stephanie Darling Artist of Month greets friends, fans in reception at Work of Heart Gallery 11-3 p.m. 3011 Mt. Pinos Way, Frazier Park
  • Life in Lockwood Creek–Free guided hike by Naturalist for You 1 p.m. RSVP to (714) 649-9084 or jrobinson@naturalist-for-you.org
  • Roots and Shoots: Peace Dove construction 3 p.m., Arts for Earth, 3408 Mt. Pinos Way.
  • Ruth Handy (of the Jizo Peace Center) plays Japanese koto before Bill Crowley performs Raguko comedy live at Work of Heart Gallery 7 p.m. 3020 Johnson Rd, $8, 245-3166
  • Judge Jackson live at Sue’s Tavern 9 p.m. 3440 Mt. Pinos Way, 245-1100, free

Sunday, April 18

  • Civil War Tactical at Fort Tejon State Historical Park. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $2-5 admission ($14 maximum for families). 248-6692 or www.forttejon.org
  • Cow-Pie Bingo fundraiser for Frazier Mountain Youth Cheer 1-4 p.m. Stage Stop Mercantile, 1443 Frazier Mountain Park Road, $10. Tickets available at new Cheer gym location, Stage Stop and The Mountain Enterprise (3341 Los Padres Drive, across from Ace)
  • Free Wildflower Wander at Wind Wolves Preserve hike by Naturalist for You 1 p.m. RSVP to (714) 649-9084 or jrobinson@naturalist-for-you.org
  • All Faiths Fellowship evening services 4 p.m. 16275 Askin Drive, Pine Mountain Village. New church in Pine Mountain, continues every Sunday

Monday, April 19

  • Lebec County Water District public mtg. 7 p.m. Lebec Community Church 2350 Lebec Rd. Homeowners, Hotel owners and Fire Dept. talk about water supply priorities in case of fire.
  • Lilac Festival Parade volunteer meeting 6 p.m. Screaming Squirrel Restaurant in Pine Mountain Village, 16200 Mil Potrero Hwy. New volunteers welcome!

Tuesday, April 20

  • Frazier Park Estates Hearing at Kern County Board of Supervisors 2 p.m. Developers seek 557 homes in Lebec around high school; Kern planners propose 188 homes. Public’s comment invited. Supervisors’ Chambers, 1115 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield. Planning Department 862-8866.

Wednesday, April 21

  • Arts for Earth Foundation Nature Club begins for children in 3rd–6th grades, 2:15 p.m. Every Wednesday through May 26, $20 for entire series, Pine Mtn Learning Ctr, 245-1523

Thursday, April 22 — Earth Day

  • James Pickens Jr. Foundation Charity Roping Event 12 p.m. sign up 1 p.m. rope, $250/roper, Tejon Ranch Equestrian Center. Call Scott (661) 305-0399 or Neal (818) 519-9573 for more information, www.jpjfoundationroping.com
  • Earth Day Parade and Crafts sponsored by Jizo Peace Center and Arts for Earth Foundation 3:30-5:30 p.m. Frazier Mountain Community Park. Peace doves will be flown.
  • Mountain Communities Coalition Against Substance Abuse meeting 5-6 p.m. Frazier Park School Room #16. Note new time/date, continues every third Thursday.
  • El Tejon School PTSO meeting to plan upcoming Open House in May 6:30 p.m. El Tejon School. All welcome, volunteers wanted and 2010-2011 board position still open

Friday, April 23

Saturday, April 24

  • Arts for Earth Day art and craft supply swap meet 8 a.m.-12 noon 3408 Mt. Pinos Way
  • Frazier Mountain High School Freshman Class car wash 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Mountain Enterprise parking lot (across from Ace Hardware) $5/$7
  • Pine Mountain Club Spring Art Show 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Clubhouse, 242-3788
  • Elizabeth Lewis of Pine Mountain will be signing copies of her book Spellbound at the LA Times Festival of Books 10 a.m.-6 p.m. UCLA Campus, $9 parking, free event
  • Afternoon Tea to honor Center of the World Festival and other local volunteers 2-4 p.m. Cuddy Hall, 335 Lakewood Pl. RSVP with number attending 242-1583.
  • 14th Annual Donkey Basketball fundraiser at Frazier Mountain High School 5 p.m. dinner, 6 p.m. game. $5 children/$7 adults. Tickets at The Mountain Enterprise
  • The Trainer (filmed in Pine Mountain) premiers at the 11th Lake Arrowhead Film Festival at 5 p.m. www.lakearrowheadfilmfestival.com (see story pg. 3 of the April Pioneer)
  • Matt Jazz live at Work of Heart Gallery 7 p.m. 3020 Johnson Rd, $8, 245-3166

Sunday, April 25

This is part of the April 16, 2010 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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