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
Friday, August 3, 2018
• Kids, c’mon and get your free books—it is Family Day at the Friends of the Library’s Used Book Sale! Every child receives a free book at the sale today, which runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Frazier Park Library (3732 Park Drive, Frazier Park).
• The 51st Annual Fiesta Days Pet Show is on Center Stage at 5 p.m. as the party begins today at Frazier Mountain Park. Rides and vendors are open for fun from 3 to 10 p.m. Admission and parking are free. See full Fiesta Days schedule on pgs. 10–11 in The New Mountain Pioneer.
Saturday, August 4, 2018
• The 51st Annual Fiesta Days starts with the VFW Pancake Breakfast, 7–11 a.m. in the Frazier Mountain Park Community Center. The parade is 10 a.m. through Frazier Park. The carnival and vendors are open 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sounds like Date Night with family and friends!
• The Second Annual Valley Fever Walk is 8 a.m. at Apollo Park (4555 W. Ave. G) in Lancaster. This family- and pet-friendly event is to raise awareness about valley fever. Enjoy music, kids’ activities and free ‘Ask the Doc’ sessions.
• Wind Wolves Preserve’s Volunteer Day is 8–11 a.m. Learn how you can help restore the land, animals and terrain of this Wildlands Conservancy preserve. For reservations and info., contact 661.858.1115 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Such a deal! Everything is half price on this final day of the Friends of the Library’s Used Book Sale, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at the Frazier Park Library. Enrich your home bookshelves while supporting this valuable institution in our community.
• Gary Phillips, prolific author of novels, comics and short stories will discuss writing, 7 p.m. at Artworks Community Gallery (16233 Pine Valley Lane, Pine Mountain Village), part of ‘The Written Word’ series. RSVP to 661.242.8529.
Sunday, August 5, 2018
• Fiesta Days continues with the VFW Pancake Breakfast 7–11 a.m., Dry Pond Fishing Derby at 8 a.m., then log-sawing, horseshoes, vendors and rides, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Worship in the Park with Pastor Phil at 10 a.m.
Monday, August 6, 2018
• It’s Welcome Back Week at In the Wings Studio of Dance today through Aug. 11 (3524 Mt. Pinos Way, FP., 661.245.5678). All regular classes are free during this trial period, plus there are daily raffle drawings for cool stuff. See ad on page 5 for the class schedule.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
• Is your Electric Slide out of batteries? Is your tush pushing in the wrong direction? Line Dance Lessons are here! Tuesdays and Thursdays 5–6:30 p.m. starting tonight for three weeks at the PMC clubhouse, with instructor Grace Wollemann. Fee is $40 (661.242.3788).
Ongoing and Upcoming
• We need a few good people, so run for something! The deadline is Friday, Aug. 10 to sign up as a candidate in the Nov. 6 election for a seat on one of four local boards governing water, education and health care. See page 2 for details.
• Run to the Pines Auto Show is Saturday, Aug. 11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Pine Mountain Village. Registration for entries starts at 7 a.m. and awards are presented at 2 p.m. Parking and entry are free for spectators. See more details at http://www.runtothepinesautoshow.com.
• Marvel at stars and planets as you’ve never seen them before! PMC’s foremost astrophotographer, Scott Rosen, presents favorite photographs from 40 years of shooting the night sky, Saturday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. at Ridge Route Communities Museum (3515 Park Drive, FP). You will also hear his tips for viewing the Perseid meteor showers, which peak after midnight on Sunday, Aug. 12.
• Worried about our future water? Mil Potrero Mutual Water Company staff will speak on PMC’s current and future water situation, the ongoing drought and our aging infrastructure. Hear about the broader history of water in California and the west. Everyone is invited to this free event, Saturday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Condor Group of the Sierra Club, in the PMC clubhouse pool pavilion.
• The Perseid meteor showers peak Sunday night–Monday morning, Aug. 12–13 from midnight on, when you might see up to 60-70 meteors per hour. The moon is new (dark) and the Perseids are ‘rich in fireballs.’ This may be the best meteor shower of 2018, according to www.space.com.
• Ella Dawn Jenkins is back with her cool aluminum harp, playing songs from her EllaHarp album, Sunday, Aug. 12, 3–5 p.m. at the PMC Condor Lounge. This blues, folk and pop-influenced artist was raised here in the Mountain Communities and is a local favorite whenever she returns!
• First day of school is Wednesday, Aug. 15 for ETUSD, Gorman Elementary and Peak to Peak Mountain Charter schools.
• A Pet Food Giveaway for families in need is Wednesday, Aug. 15, 9–10:30 a.m. (or until the food runs out) at Frazier Mountain Park (across from the Pentacostal Church). A two-week supply will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.
Frazier Park Library
Hours: Tue., Wed., Thur. 11-7; Fri.-Sat. 9-5
3732 Park Drive, FP— 661-245-1267
Friday, Aug. 3
•9 a.m. Color Me Happy (Coffee and coloring for adults)
Saturday, Aug. 4
•10 a.m. Science Saturday w/ Professor Brunk
Tuesday, Aug. 7
•11:30 a.m. Storytime
•3:30 p.m. LEGO-Mania Club
Wed., Aug. 8
•11 a.m. Quilting & Crafts
•3:30 p.m. Chess Club
•5 p.m. Ukulele Jam
Thursday, Aug. 9
•Noon–1 p.m. Meditation
•1 p.m.–2 p.m. Tai Chi
•3:30 p.m. Barks & Books
COMMUNITY’S REGULAR WEEKLY EVENTS
•Qi Gong class 10–10:45 a.m. Frazier Mtn. Park Community Center, FP. Free. Instructor is Mary Miller (661.245.3456)
•Senior Exercise 11 a.m. Frazier Mtn. Park Community Ctr Senior Rm, FP (661.245.1992)
•Frazier Mountain Quilters at Frazier Mtn. Park Senior Center
12:30–4 p.m., FP. All needle crafts welcome. (Laverne 661.248.0487)
•Al-Anon Meetings 6:30–7:30 p.m. Family Res. Ctr mtg room (3015 Mt. Pinos Way), FP (661.245.2557)
•Meals on Wheels Distribution (also Wednesday, Friday) 661.245.1952
•Family Story Time 11:30 a.m. at Frazier Park Library (661.245.1267)
•Canasta, Frazier Mtn. Park Community Ctr Senior Room,1 p.m.
•Girl Scout Troop 3613 Meeting 5:15 p.m. Family Resource Ctr mtg room (3015 Mt. Pinos Way) FP
•Alcoholics Anonymous meeting (men’s stag) 7 p.m. 3143 San Carlos Trail, FP (661.245.1208)
•Women’s AA Meeting 7–8 p.m.Family Resource Ctr mtg room
3015 Mt. Pinos Way) FP (661.245.2557)
•Pine Mountain Christian Community Church Women’s Bible Study at the Activity Center,10 a.m. (661.242.1025), Pine Mtn Village
•Al-Anon Meeting 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m. In PMC, behind gas station, next to gym.
•Chess: All ages welcome 3:30 p.m. Coach Bill Hopper teaches at Frazier Park Library (661.245.1267)
•MyC3 meeting 2–4 p.m. Family Resource Center meeting room, (3015 Mt. Pinos Way) FP 661.245.2557
•Narcotics Anonymous Meeting 7 p.m. Family Resource Center meeting room, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, FP 661.245.2557
• Meals on Wheels distribution (also Mon., Fri.) 661.245.1952
First, Second and Third Wednesday
•Rotary Club meets at 6 p.m. at The Ranch House, Gorman. Call D. Turner 661.245.1882
Second and Fourth Wednesday
•Dept. of Human Services 9–11:30 a.m. Family Resource Ctr, FP.
No appt. needed.
•Senior Sack 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Frazier Mtn. Park Community Center 661.245.3409, FP
•Cal. Veteran Assistance Foundation at the Family Resource Center, 9–11 a.m.
Call 661.245.4303 to confirm
•Senior Exercise 11 a.m. Frazier Mtn. Park Community Center Senior Room (661.245.1992)
•Personal computer coaching 11:30 a.m. FP Library (245.1267)
•E-Reader help. Call for appt. Frazier Park Library 661.245.1267
•Mexican Train Dominoes, Frazier Mountain Park Community Center Senior Rm. 1 p.m. 661.245.1992
•Alcoholics Anonymous meeting (men’s stag) 7 p.m. 3143 San Carlos Trail, FP (661.245.1208)
•Scrappers Quilt Guild 8 a.m.–2 p.m. in Pool Pavilion at PMC Clubhouse
•AA Meeting is 6–7:30 p.m. Family Resource Center meeting room,
(3015 Mt. Pinos Way, Ste. 102) in Frazier Park
•Meals on Wheels distributed (also Monday and Wednesday) 661.245.1952
•Noon meditation at Jizo Peace Center, 2012 Pioneer Way, PMC; Good to call to confirm it is on: 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, FP 245.2557
First and Third Saturday
•KYIS Knitting Guild meets at PMC Clubhouse Pool Pavilion 1–4 p.m.
•Mexican Train Dominoes and Canasta at the Frazier Mountain Park Community Ctr. Senior Room 1 p.m.
•Pine Mtn. Christian Community Church Youth Group, grades 8–12, meets at the Activity Center, 5 p.m. 661.242.1025
•AA meeting 7–8:30 p.m. Family Resource Center meeting room, 3015 Mt Pinos Way, FP
•Frazier Park Elementary School PTSO meeting 2:30 p.m. in the staff lounge
•Kern County Search & Rescue
6:30 p.m. Frazier Mountain Park
Community Center, Frazier Park
•Salvation Army Commodities
11 a.m. Frazier Mtn. Park Community Center (661.245.3995)
•Ukulele jam at FP Library, 5 p.m.
•Boys & Girls Club Board Mtg, 12 noon, Tejon Mountain Village office (661.663.4281)
•AARP potluck meeting 12 noon at the Frazier Mountain Park Community Center
•Pine Mountain Village Merchants Assn. meeting is 5 p.m. in the Condor Room, Pine Mountain Clubhouse. 661.242.2035
•LOW Mutual Water Co. meeting is at 7 p.m., 7025 Cuddy Valley Rd., #F, Lake of the Woods
•VFW & Auxiliary 11 a.m. VFW Post Hall in Frazier Park
•FMHS Booster Club meets at 7 p.m. at Falcon’s Nest in FP
•Gorman Elementary School Board 3:30 p.m. at the school
•Lebec County Water District board meets 7 p.m. (2037 Lebec Rd, Lebec)
•Square Dancing at Cuddy Hall, 7 p.m. Call Don and Bethel (661.245.1882)
• Mountain Communities CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) meets 6 p.m. at Caveman Cavey’s
•Ridge Route Communities Museum Board Meeting 2 p.m. at the museum, FP
•Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s Frazier Park mobile staff office hours are 10–11 a.m. at the Family Resource Ctr. (3015 Mt. Pinos Way, FP). For an appointment, call 661.327.3611.
•Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s Pine Mountain Club mobile staff office hours are 11:30-12:30 p.m. at the PMC Pool Pavilion (2524 Beechwood Way). For an appointment, call 661.327.3611.
•Assemblyman Vince Fong’s mobile staff office hours are 3–4 p.m. at the Family Resource Center (3015 Mt. Pinos Way, Frazier Park)
•Mountain Communities Women in Business (MCWinBiz) meets, 11:30 a.m. at Falcon’s Nest
•State Senator Jean Fuller’s mobile office hours are 3–5 p.m. at the Family Resource Ctr,
3015 Mt. Pinos Way, FP (appt: 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 Condor Academy Building, Lebec (661.248.6247)
•Pine Mountain Town Hall 7–8 p.m. (661.242.3788)
•Scouts West 4 x 4 Club at Los Pinos, Lebec 10 a.m. (245.3250)
•PMC Clubhouse Task Force meets, 1 p.m., Condor Room
•Pet Food Giveaway 9–11 a.m. at Shelter on the Hill Thrift Store parking lot, 3536 Mt. Pinos Way, FP
•Health Insurance Counseling 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Family Resource Ctr. Meeting Rm, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, FP
•South Kern Cemetery District board meeting 5:30 p.m. Arvin Library, Arvin
•NEW! Quilting and Crafts, 11 a.m., Frazier Park Library
•El Tejon PTSO meeting 5:30 p.m. Family Resource Center meeting room, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, FP
•Shelter on the Hill Board, Tejon Ranch Natural Resource Bldg. 6 p.m. (661.245.5021) Members & guests
•McCASA meets 4-5:30 p.m. Family Resource Center meeting room downstairs, FP (245.4303)
•PMC Amateur Radio Club meeting, 6:45 p.m. Call for location 661.242.2211
•Pine Mountain Gardeners meet 4–5:30 p.m., PMC Pool Pavilion (Judy Keim 661.242.0817)
•Men’s Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Pine Mtn Christian Community Church Activity Center, Pine Mountain Village
Third Saturday (Even months only)
•Ham Radio Testing is at 12 noon at the Frazier Park Library
•Piñon Pines Water Board 6:30 p.m. Piñon Pines Community Building,
1001 Coldwater Drive.
•Piñon Pines HOA, 6:30 p.m., 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
Is Your Event Missing? Call 661-245-3794
or email Calendar@MountainEnterprise.com
This is part of the August 3, 2018 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.
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