Upcoming & Ongoing

Ongoing through October–November

  • Submit your local business for a free listing in the December ‘Shop the Mountain’ issue of The New Mountain Pioneer through November 19. Use the form on pg. 13 of this week’s print issue or use this online form.
  • Work of Heart Gallery features Young Artists of the Mountain during October.
  • Sign up for Focus Central’s fall classes. Classes in art, computers and music for schoolaged children and adults. See www.focuscentral.org, 661-204-6569, 245-2111
  • Mountain Munchkins Preschool Storytime at the Frazier Park Library meets every Tuesday. Stories, songs and crafts for preschoolers at 11:30 a.m. (3015 Mt. Pinos Way).
  • Free “Unlocking Revelation Prophecy” Seminar is every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7:15 p.m. in the Frazier Park Community Center. Through October 24 (245-1410).
  • Registration open for sustainable landscape seminar ‘California Oaks in Urban Landscapes’ to be held Oct. 26 in Pasadena. Early registration is $135 ($150 regular). Visit lasgrwc2.org for more information (213-229-9945).
  • Ridge Route Communities Museum is accepting applications from artisans/crafters for their Annual Arts & Crafts Show Nov. 5-6. Call 245-3324 or 245-2339, rrchs@frazmtn.com
  • Applications for Kern County Board of Trade Tourism Grants due by 5 p.m. Nov. 8; may be sent as pdf’s to kerninfo@co.kern.ca.us Subject: Tourism Grant Application [ask for return receipt]. Mail or by hand to: Kern County Board of Trade, 2101 Oak Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301. Postmarks not adequate. Must be in the office at 5 p.m. info: 800-500-KERN
  • Kern Community Foundation’s Women’s and Girls’ Fund is accepting grant applications from nonprofits who serve women and girls through Nov. 18 (3300 Truxtun Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93301, fax 661-325-5358, www.kernfoundation.org, .
  • Sign up for FMHS Ski Club Feb. 2011 trip through Nov. 30 (FMHSSkiClub@aol.com, 242-3340)
  • Keys to a Successful Marriage class ‘Diamonds are Forever’ by Joanne Frank begins at 10 a.m. every Tuesday through Jan. 2011 at the Lebec Community Church. Free women’s class with nursery care avail. ($2, 2350 Lebec Road, 248-2004).

Thursday, October 21

  • California’s Great ShakeOut earthquake drill will be at 10:21 a.m. Have your family and business emergency plan ready.
  • Prepare Your Business Plan for Loan Approval: Free workshop by the Mountain Communities Small Business Development Center from 6-7:30 p.m. at Cuddy Hall (335 Lakewood Place). Microloans offered. Sign up by calling 805-667-8004.
  • Carla Pearson, Victim Advocate for Mothers Against Drunk Driving, will address the Rotary Club of Frazier Park at 6 p.m. during their regular meeting at Los Pinos Restaurant (557 Wainright Court, Lebec, 245-3164). All are welcome.

Friday, October 22

  • Visitor Information Center volunteer work day. Call Mike Berg at 245-4903 to sign up.
  • Compassion Film Night at the Jizo Peace Center will feature ‘Africa, Including the Serengeti’ at 7 p.m. (2012 Pioneer Way, Pine Mountain, 242-6956, jizopeacecenter.org)
  • Blues and Jazz Club presents Toty Viola at 7 p.m. in the Condor Lounge, Pine Mountain Club $15 (at door if available, 242-3788 for tickets, members and nonmember guests).

Saturday, October 23

  • Visitor Information Center volunteer work day. Call Mike Berg at 245-4903 to sign up.
  • National Weather Service Weather Spotters training session will be at 1 p.m. in Cuddy Hall. Learn how to be a volunteer Weather Spotter (335 Lakewood Place, LOW, free)
  • YesterYear plays live on stage at 2 p.m. at Oildorado Days, The 100th Anniversary of Taft celebration (following the parade, see www.oildoradodays.com for more information)
  • Little Bit of Wildlife’ benefit at the Work of HeArt Gallery will feature a lot of local punk rock: The Bloodthirsties, The Walking Dead, New Hope, Tranquilo and more will play from 3-9 p.m. Limited menu available at the Cantina. $15 (3011 Mt. Pinos Way, 245-3611)
  • *American Fossil live in the Pine Mountain Clubhouse Condor Lounge from 7-11 p.m.

Sunday, October 24

Monday, October 25

  • Lake of the Woods Property Owners Association open meeting will be at 7 p.m. in Cuddy Hall (335 Lakewood Place). All residents are welcome to participate in discussion of membership dues and upcoming elections .

Wednesday, October 27

  • Mommy & Me Halloween/Birthday party is from 10 a.m.-12 noon (245-4303)
  • Frazier Mountain Young Marines orientation is at 6 p.m. at Caveman Cavey’s (3620 Mt. Pinos Way, Frazier Park). Open to all youth ages 8-18, call 661-492-4376 for more info.
  • Tejon Ranch Conservancy Symposium for the public to meet staff and learn about the Tejon Ranch Conservation and Land Use Agreement, the Conservancy’s formation and programs will be from 7-9 p.m. at the Frazier Mountain Park Community Center (300 Park Drive, RSVP to 248-2400 ext. 3 or jbrowne@tejonconservancy.org)

Friday, October 29

  • AARP Trip to the Ronald Reagan Museum in Simi Valley. Call Jessie at 245-1995 for carpool information.
  • Grapevine Glitter Elite Athletic Center’s Haunted House opens at 5 p.m. $5 includes entry to Saturday’s dance (3524-A Mt. Pinos Way)

Saturday, October 30

  • Fall Festival at the Pony Club is from 12-4 p.m. at Bonfield Farm. Everyone is invited for pony rides, stories and crafts, a pumpkin carving contest, bake sale and a Trot-A-Thon to raise funds for the Cuddy Valley Pony Club (10326 Caretta, off Darling Ave. 661-972-0373, .
  • Grapevine Glitter Elite Athletic Center’s Haunted House opens at 1 p.m. $5 for both haunted house and youth dance/festival and games at 6 p.m. (3524-A Mt. Pinos Way)
  • Ghost Stories at the Ridge Route Communities Museum will be told at 3 p.m. Guests may come in costume and listen to local ghost stories and legends. Refreshments provided. Special exhibit of old fashioned Halloween decorations also on display (3515 Park Drive, 245-7747, free)
  • Cyberbullying public workshop, sponsored by California Family Counseling Network and Let’s Live Local, will be 4-6 p.m. in Cuddy Hall (335 Lakewood Pl., see ad pg. 5). RSVP 242-1583.
  • *Halloween Party hosted by the Pine Mtn. Club Recreation Committee 7-9 p.m. in the Condor Room; ages 21 and over; Costume contest 9 p.m. Live music by Boyz Nite Out (242-3788)
  • Halloween Party at Sue’s Tavern begins at 9 p.m. Special drinks, tasty treats and a costume contest with cash prizes at 3440 Mt. Pinos Way (245-1100)
  • The “Ultimate Adult Halloween Party” at Madd Bailey’s Pub starts with a two-forone cocktails drink special from 8-9 p.m. for those in costume. Wildside plays live all night. Costume contest with prizes (16200 Mil Potrero Highway, Pine Mtn. Village, 242-8439)

Sunday, October 31 — Happy Halloween!

  • Mountain Shakespeare Festival’s Haunted Gazebo 4-7 p.m. in the Pine Mountain Village ($2 benefits high school class; co-host is PMCCPOA). Trunk or Treat is 4-9, with a store-to-store scavenger hunt by the Pine Mountain Village Merchants. (242-1289)

This is part of the October 22, 2010 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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