Upcoming & Ongoing plus Regular Weekly and Monthly Events

For listing in the newspaper and online, send community events by Thursday at 2 p.m. to Calendar@MountainEnterprise.com or call 661.245.3794
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Friday, February 9, 2018

• ‘The Vagina Monologues’ opens at 7 p.m. at Artworks Community Gallery (16233 Pine Valley Lane, PMC), as part of the 20th anniversary of the global ‘V-Day’ movement to end violence against women. Suggested donation is $10; 90% of proceeds will benefit the Mountain Communities Family Resource Center. Seating is limited, so please arrive early.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

* The Independent PMC Clubhouse Task Force will share findings at 1 p.m. in the Condor Room. Results of independent investigations will be reported, questions will be answered about the soundness of the current clubhouse infrastructure, a soils test and research about a new pool. Chair Brent Bennett wants to ‘dispel rumors with facts.’ All are welcome.

• ‘A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer’ opens at 7 p.m. at Artworks Community Gallery (16233 Pine Valley Lane, PMC). Also part of the worldwide ‘V-Day’ movement (see Friday, Feb. 9 listing), suggested donation is $10, and seating is limited, so please arrive early.

* Celebrate Mardi Gras from 5 to 10 p.m. at the PMC clubhouse. Tickets are $18 for an all-you-can-eat buffet (including chicken & sausage gumbo, blackened fish, hush puppies and more), live music, and a masquerade contest with prizes.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

• Mountain Memories meets to plan the 51st Fiesta Days, 5 p.m. at Caveman Cavey’s Cave. You are invited to lend your creative ideas and assistance for this beloved annual three-day community party that raises funds for public safety and charity on the mountain.

• ‘The Vagina Monologues’ continues at Artworks Community Gallery at 5 p.m. (See Friday, Feb. 9 listing for details.)

Monday, February 12, 2018

• School is out to observe President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. El Tejon Unified School District schools, Gorman Elementary School and Peak to Peak Mountain Charter School will all be closed today.

• Run for Something! The filing period to declare candidacy for the District 23 U.S. Congressional seat, state assembly and senate seats, Superior Court Judges, Kern County Assessor-Recorder, Auditor-Controller-County Clerk, District Attorney, Sheriff-Coroner-Public Administrator, County Superintendent of Schools and Treasurer-Tax Collector starts today and extends through Friday, March 9 at 5 p.m. Get your forms at the Kern County Elections Office, 1115 Truxtun Avenue 1st Floor, Bakersfield. Register to vote at http://registertovote.ca.gov/.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

• Valentine’s Day is known as Día del Amor y la Amistad in some Latin American countries (Day of Love and Friendship). Besides celebrating your sweetie, show your love and appreciation to someone whose friendship you treasure.

• No date for Valentine’s? No problem! Head to our gorgeous library for Blind Date with a Book. You’ll be teased (through February) with just the book’s first line, enticing you to take it home. ‘Rate Your Date’ with a feedback card (is it a dream, or a dud?) See ‘Pick-up lines,’ pg. 22.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

• McCASA (Mountain Communities Coalition Against Substance Abuse) meeting is from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Mountain Communities Family Resource Center (3015 Mt. Pinos Way, FP). Everyone is invited to participate in this coalition of local individuals and agencies working to help our youth stay healthy so they can reach their full potential—and their dreams.

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• The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) begins today and lasts through Monday, Feb. 19. See story on page 10.

• The Sadie Hawkins/Sweetheart dance at El Tejon Middle School is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. A DJ will be spinning tunes. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door, including a meal.

Ongoing and Upcoming

• ‘How to Put on Snow Chains’ instruction / demonstration is happening on Saturday, Feb. 17 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the PMC clubhouse parking lot. This is the first in a series of events designed especially for youth and teens, but the entire family, and all ages, are welcome!

• Why doesn’t your full cup always runneth over? Science Saturday is all about surface tension, at the Frazier Park Library, 10 a.m.

• FMHS Winter Formal is Friday, Feb. 23 at Camp AREV in Cuddy Valley from 7 to 11 p.m. ‘Winter Wonderland’ is the theme and tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple. That includes an Italian dinner and dessert.

• The Fifth Annual Mountain Youth Photo Contest welcomes budding photographers, 6 to 18 years of age, to submit their photos now through Friday, March 2. Hurry! Over $1000 in cash prizes will be given at the show and awards ceremony Saturday, March 24 at the Frazier Park Library. An art sale to benefit the youth will be at Artworks Gallery in Pine Mountain Village. See submission form on page 9.

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Frazier Park Library
Hours: Tue., Wed., Thur. 11-7; Fri.-Sat. 9-5
3732 Park Drive, FP— 661-245-1267

Friday, Feb. 9

•9 a.m. Adult Coloring & Coffee

Saturday, Feb. 10

•9–10 a.m. Mountain Lotus Yoga

•10 a.m. Science Saturday

•2 p.m. Friends of the Library mtg.

Tuesday, Feb. 13

•11:30 a.m. Family Storytime

•5:30 p.m. LEGO-Mania Club

Wednesday, Feb. 14

•1 p.m. Pinochle & Other Card Games Club

•3:30 p.m. Chess

Thursday, Feb. 15

•11:30 a.m. Computer/eReader One-on-One tutoring Reservations: 661.245.1267

•Noon–1 p.m. Meditation

•1 p.m.–2 p.m. Tai Chi

•3:30 p.m. Kids, read to Ginger Snap the Tail Waggin’ Tutor

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COMMUNITY’S REGULAR WEEKLY EVENTS

Every Monday:

•White Sage Lace Guild, Bobbin lace & tatting 9-3 Liz 242-0619
•Meals on Wheels Distribution (<i>also Wed., Fri.</i>) 245-1952
•Qi Gong Class 10–10:45 a.m. Frazier Mtn. Park Community Center, FP. Free. Instructor Mary Miller 245.3456
•Senior Exercise 11 a.m. Frazier Park Community Center 245-1992
•Frazier Mountain Quilters, Frazier Park Senior Center, 12:30-4 p.m. Laverne 248-0487
•Al-Anon Meeting 6:30-7:30 p.m. Family Resource Center Meeting room, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, Frazier Park 245-2557

Every Tuesday:
•Family Story Time 11:30 a.m. Frazier Park Library 245-1267
•Canasta, Frazier Park Community Center Senior Room 1 p.m.
•Girl Scout Troop #3613 5:15 p.m. Family Resource Center, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, 245-4303
•Women’s AA Meeting 7 p.m. Family Resource Center Meeting Room, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, Frazier Park 245-2557
•Alcoholics Anonymous meeting 7 p.m. Frazier Mountain Park Community Center 245.1208

Every Wednesday:
•Pine Mountain Christian Community Church Women’s Bible Study 10 a.m. 242-1025
•Al-Anon Meetings 10–11:30 a.m. in PMC behind gas station, next to the gym
•Chess: All ages welcome 3:30 p.m. Coach Bill Hopper to teach at Frazier Park Library 245-1267
•MyC3 meeting 3:30–4:30 p.m. Family Resource Center, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, 245-4303
•Awana CrossTrainers at Frazier Mountain Community Center 6:30-8 p.m. 3rd-7th graders (girls 3rd-9th) Coach Rose 248-2004
•Narcotics Anonymous Meeting 7 p.m. Family Resource Center Meeting room, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, Frazier Park 245-2557
•Meals on Wheels Distribution (also Mon., Fri.) 245-1952

Every Thursday:
•Cal Veteran Assistance Program at Family Resource Center 9–11 a.m., 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, 245-4303
•Senior Exercise 11 a.m. Frazier Park Community Center 245-1992
•Personal computer coaching 11:30 a.m. Frazier Park Library, 245-1267
•E-Reader help. Call for appt. Frazier Park Library 245-1267
•Mexican Train Dominoes, Frazier Mountain Park Community Center Senior Rm. 1 p.m. 245-1992
•Awana-All children welcome ages 3 yrs.-6th grade 6 p.m. at Pine Mtn. Christian Community Church
•Alcoholics Anonymous meeting 7 p.m. Frazier Mountain Park Community Center 245.1208

Every Friday:
•Scrappers Quilt Guild 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Pool Pavilion at PMC Clubhouse
•AA Meeting is 6-7:30 p.m. Family Resource Center meeting room, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, Ste. 102, Frazier Park
•Meals on Wheels Distribution (also Mon., Wed.) 245-1952

Every Saturday:
•Market Day 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Nature’s Home Organic Market 3011 Mt. Pinos Way, Frazier Park
•Noon Meditation at Jizo Peace Center 2012 Pioneer Way, PMC 661.242-6956
•Bingo 7-9 p.m. VFW Hall, 612 Canada Trail, FP 245-3273
•Narcotics Anonymous Meeting 7 p.m. Family Resource Center meeting room, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, Ste. 102, FP 245-2557

Every Sunday:
•Mexican Train Domino and Canasta at the Frazier Park Community Center Senior Room 1 p.m.
•Pine Mountain Christian Community Church Youth Group (8th -12th grades) meets at the Activity Center, 5 p.m. 242-1025
•AA Meeting is 7–8:30 p.m. Family Resource Center meeting room, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, Ste. 102, Frazier Park

REGULAR BI-WEEKLY EVENTS

2nd & 4th Mon:
•Pet Food Giveaway 9–11 a.m. Shelter on the Hill Thrift Store, 3536 Mt. Pinos Way

1st, 2nd & 3rd Wed:
•Rotary Club meeting 6 p.m. at The Ranch House, Gorman. Deborah Turner 245.1882

1st & 3rd Thurs:
•Paralegal at Family Resource Center 10 a.m.–3 p.m., 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, 245-4303

2nd & 4th Wed:
•Dept. of Human Services 9:30-11:30 a.m. Family Resource Center. No appt. needed.
•Senior Sack 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Frazier Park Community Center 245-3409

2nd and 4th Sat:
•Veterans Support Group 7 p.m. near Midway Market upstairs in LOW 245-4269

REGULAR MONTHLY EVENTS

First Tue:
•Frazier Park Elementary School PTSO 2:30 p.m. in the staff lounge
•Kern County Search and Rescue 6:30 p.m. Frazier Mountain Park Community Center, FP

First Wed:
•Salvation Army Commodities Distribution 11 a.m. Frazier Mountain Park Community Center 245-3995

First Thu:
•Boys & Girls Club board meeting, 12 noon, Tejon Mountain Village office 661.663.4281
•AARP potluck meeting 12 noon at Frazier Mountain Park Community Center
•Pine Mountain Village Merchants Assn. meeting, 5 p.m. in the Condor Room, Pine Mountain Clubhouse 242.2035
•LOW Mutual Water Co meeting is 7 p.m. at Cuddy Hall

First Fri:
•Red Hat Society Frazier Mountain Mommas 9 a.m. Call M.J. Glaseman for location 242-0405
•Drum & Sound Circle 6:30-8:30 p.m. PowWow Lodge, 2400 Ironwood Dr., PMC 242-1779

First Sat:

•VFW & Auxiliary 11 a.m. VFW Post Hall, FP
•KYIS Knitting Guild meet at PMC Clubhouse Pool Pavilion 1-4 p.m.

Second Mon:
•FMHS Booster Club meeting 7 p.m. at Falcon’s Nest, FP

Second Tues:
•Frazier Park Elementary School PTSO meeting 2:30 p.m. in the staff lounge
•Gorman Elementary School Board 3:30 p.m. at the school
•Lebec County Water District board meeting, 7 p.m. 2037 Lebec Road, Lebec
•Square Dancing at Cuddy Hall, 7 p.m. Call Don and Bethel 245-1882

Second Wed:
•Ridge Route Communities Museum board meeting 2 p.m. at the museum

Second Thu:
•Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s mobile office hours are 10-11 a.m. at the Family Resource Center, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, Frazier Park. For an appointment call Vince Fong at 661-327-3611
•State Senator Jean Fuller’s mobile office hours are 3–5 p.m. at the Family Resource Center, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, Frazier Park. For an appointment call 661.323.0443
•South West Health Care District meeting 6 p.m. Frazier Mountain Community Health Center, Lebec
•Frazier Park Public Utility District board meeting 6 p.m. at office.
•ETUSD School Board 7–9 p.m. Frazier Mountain High School campus in the Continuation Room 248-6247

Second Fri:
•Pine Mountain Town Hall 7–8 p.m. Info call 242-3788

Second Sat:
•Scouts West 4 x 4 Club at Los Pinos 10 a.m. 245-3250
•Warped Yarns Spinning and Weaving Guild in Pinon Pines. Call Holly at 245-2489 or Mary 242-7005 for location.
•Sierra Club, 6:30 p.m. Pool Pavilion–Pine Mountain Clubhouse

Third Tues, Odd Months:
•Piñon Pines Water Board Meeting 6:30 p.m. Firehouse in Piñon Pines

Third Tues:
•Health Insurance Counseling 10 a.m.–noon Family Resource Center meeting room, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, FP
•South Kern Cemetery District board meeting 5:30 p.m. Arvin Library, Arvin

Third Wed:
•El Tejon PTSO meeting 5:30 p.m. Family Resource Center meeting room, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, FP
•Shelter on the Hill board meeting, Tejon Ranch Natural Resource Bldg. 6 p.m. 245-5021 Members & guests

Third Thu:
•McCASA Meeting 5–6:30 p.m. Family Resource Center meeting room downstairs. For more info call 245-4303

Third Fri:
•PMC Amateur Radio Club meeting, 6:45 p.m. Call for location 242.2211

Third Sat:
•Men’s Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Pine Mountain Christian Community Church Activity Center, PMV

•KYIS Knitting Guild meet at PMC Clubhouse Pool Pavilion 1-4 p.m.
•Pine Mountain Gardeners meeting 4–5:30 p.m. in the PMC Pool Pavilion. For more info call Judy Kleim 242-0817

Third Sat, Even Months:
•Ham Radio Testing 12 noon at the Frazier Park Library

Fourth Tue:
•Piñon Pines HOA 6:60 p.m. at the firehouse in Piñon Pines

Last Monday of the month:
•Krista Mutual Water Co. board meeting 7:30 a.m., 7025 Cuddy Valley Rd., #H, LOW

Last Tuesday of the month:
•Medicare specialist Courtnee Hahn at Family Resource Center 10 a.m., 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, FP (661.747.9782)

This is part of the February 9, 2018 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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