Upcoming & Ongoing plus Regular Weekly and Monthly Events

Ongoing and Upcoming

•Don’t miss an evening at the Hollywood Bowl––reserve your tickets by the January 31 deadline for the event with Steve Martin, fireworks and the L.A. Philharmonic on July 3. Bring a picnic. Tickets for round-trip bus and the event are $68. Call the PMC clubhouse (661-242-3788). All are invited.

•Resolve to dance more in the New Year! Join In The Wings Studio of Dance during the ‘New for 2’ enrollment period, now until Jan. 31. First class is regular price; add a second class for $2. This offer applies to new or current students and eligible classes only (661-245-5678).

•Discover the unexpected at the Friends of the Library Book Sale this week, Thursday, Jan. 30 through 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 at the Frazier Park Library. All proceeds go to make wonderful community events and special programs possible. See more details at right and on pg. 10.

•The Club teen program launches February 3 after school until 6 p.m. For details call 661-245-3139. See story on pg. 10.

•Join some 100,000 people from 70 countries at the World Ag Expo, February 11–13 in Tulare, California. More than 40 seminars will be offered in beef, dairy, hay and forage, international trade, irrigation and general agriculture categories. Discount tickets are available using code WAE2014 online at www.WorldAgExpo.org.

•Step forward and walk like a warrior with the 2014 Mountain Communities Relay For Life to fight cancer. Funds raised help neighbors battling the disease and the search for cures. New team captains can get team packets online or in the mail. Call June Schmidt at 661-289-5040 or visit www.RelayForLife.org/MountainCommunitiesCA. This year’s event is at Frazier Mountain High School’s football field on Saturday June 21.

•Does your nonprofit organization need a fundraiser? The last Saturday of every month is up-for-grabs fundraising day at Name Your Price Thrift Store (628 Alhambra Tr., Frazier Park). Staff the store for a day to take home all the day’s proceeds for your nonprofit. Call Alice for details (818-448-9007).

•Bakersfield Vet Center’s Joe Acosta offers a wide range of veteran services to assist vets returning from military to civilian life. Eligible vets and families are served every fourth Thursday of the month, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., Mountain Communities Family Resource Ctr. (3015 Mt. Pinos Way, Frazier Park).

•Find out where your money is going and if assessments will rise, ask why. Plan to attend PMCPOA’s open budget meetings on Tuesday, Mar. 4 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Mar. 29 at 10 a.m. in the PMCPOA clubhouse (2425 Beechwood Way).

•The Kern County Grand Jury is accepting applications through April 4. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, be at least 18 years old, have a working knowledge of English, be able to donate 20 hours per week and have resided in Kern County for at least one year. Application: www.co.kern.ca.us/grandjury.

Friday, Jan. 31

•Chinese New Year and the Year of the Horse begin today. Don’t miss out on your share of sweet, steamed cakes. Begin the year with enthusiasm!

•Frazier Park School salutes two students from each grade in the character trait ‘fairness.’ Recognition is given at 1:30 p.m. (3149 San Carlos Trail, FP).

Saturday, Feb. 1

•Sign-Ups and Tryouts for the Frazier Mountain Little League 2014 season continue, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. for ages 4–14 at El Tejon Fields (4337 Lebec Rd., Lebec). Don’t miss the drawing for a free registration. Fees are $125 for T-Ball and $135 for all others (www.FrazierMountainLittleLeague.com).

•Playwrights, songwriters, storytellers, videographers, and theater enthusiasts, come learn of opportunities with the Center of the World Festival, from contests to radio to Lilac Festival float-building. Meet at the Workshop Loft, upstairs next to the Artisan’s Gallery today at 7 p.m. (16331 Askin Dr., Pine Mountain).

Sunday, Feb. 2

•Fun, food, prizes and your favorite beverages will be available during Super Bowl XLVIII at the Pine Mountain clubhouse. Stop in and watch the game. Happy Hour begins at 3 p.m., followed by game time at 3:30 p.m. Admission is free. Members and guests only.

•Playwrights, songwriters, storytellers, videographers, and theater enthusiasts, come learn of opportunities with the Center of the World Festival, from contests to radio to Lilac Festival float-building. Meet at the Workshop Loft, upstairs next to the Artisan’s Gallery today at 1 p.m. (16331 Askin Dr., Pine Mountain).

Thursday, Feb. 6

AARP Invites You to Be Their Valentine at their Valentine’s Potluck at 12 noon in the Frazier Mountain Park community center. All are invited to join AARP for a potluck lunch (bring your own plate and silverware and something delicious to share). A speaker from the newly opened Cottage Garden Nursery in Frazier Park will give the program and answer questions. A small donation is requested for lunch from those who do not bring a dish.

Friday, Fri. Feb. 7

•FMHS Falcon basketball challenges Bishop in three home games. JV girls’ game is at 3 p.m.; JV boys’ game is at 4:30 p.m.; varsity coed team plays at 6 p.m. (700 Falcon Way, Lebec).


At the Frazier Park Public Library

Thursday, Jan. 30
•11 a.m.–6 p.m. Friends of the Library Booksale
•11:30 a.m. Personal Computer Coach, by appointment 245-1267
•3:30 p.m. Tail Waggin’ reading tutor by Donna Marie Kuehn & Ginger Snap (ruff!) For appointments: 245-1267

Friday, Jan. 31
•9 a.m.–5 p.m. Friends of the Library Booksale

Saturday, Feb. 1
•9–9:30 a.m. Beginning Piano with Karen Anthony. Call for a four-week session. 245-1189
•9 a.m.–4 p.m. Friends of the Library Booksale
• Community Reading of the Classics resumes next week

Tuesday, Feb. 4
•3:30 p.m. Sign Language Class

Wednesday,Feb. 5
•3:30 p.m. Chess Club Coach Bill Hopper will teach beginners. All are welcome.

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


Bands and opportunities for sharing the spotlight this month include:

•Jan. 31: Karaoke night at Sue’s Tavern, 9 p.m.–1:30 a.m.



Every Monday:

•White Sage Lace Guild, Bobbin lace & tatting 9-3 Liz 242-0619
•Meals on Wheels Distribution (also Wed., Fri.) 245-1952
•Senior Exercise 11 a.m. Frazier Park Community Center 245-1992
•Frazier Mountain Quilters, Frazier Park  Senior Center, 12:30-4 p.m. Pam 331-1837
•Florence Cuddy Farm volunteer day is 1-4 p.m. at Cuddy Hall
•Christmas Community Choir all ages 5:15-6 p.m. at the Vineyard Church. More info 242-2321
•Al-Anon Meetings 6:30-7:30 p.m. Healthy Start 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.
•Kern County Search & Rescue 7 p.m. Frazier Park Community Building.

Every Wednesday:
•Pine Mountain Christian Community Church Women’s Bible Study 10 a.m. 242-1025
•OK Farm volunteer day 10-12 noon 3433 Los Padres Dr., FP
•Florence Cuddy Farm volunteer day is 1-4 p.m. at Cuddy Hall
•Chess: All ages welcome 3:30 p.m. Coach Bill Hopper to teach at Frazier Park Library 245-1267
•CrossTrainers at Frazier Mountain Community Center 6:30-8 p.m. 3rd-7th graders (girls 3rd-9th) Coach Rose 248-2004

Every Thursday:
•Scrappers Club 8-2 Pool Pavilion at PMC Clubhouse
•Paralegal at Family Resource Center 9 a.m. – 1 p.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 Domino, 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

Every Friday:
•AA Meeting is 6-7:30 p.m. Healthy Start meeting room, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, Ste. 102, Frazier Park

Every Saturday:
•Yard Sale Show, Channel 14 Cable show at 7 a.m. 245-2688
•Reading of the Greek drama  5-6:30 p.m. Frazier Park Library
•Bingo 7-9 p.m. VFW Hall, 612 Canada Trail, FP 245-3273

Every Sunday:
•Strolls with the Sierra Club. Meet at PMC Clubhouse parking lot 8-9:30 a.m. 242-0432
•Mexican Train Domino and Canasta at the Frazier Park Community Center Senior Room 1 p.m.
•Youth Group (7th -12th grades) at Pine Mountain Christian Community Church, 5-7 p.m. 242-1025


1st & 3rd Thurs: Crochet 4 p.m.  Frazier Park Library 245-1267

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


First Mon: Pine Mountain Village Merchants 9 a.m. Mil Potrero
Mutual Water Company 242-4022

First Wed: Salvation Army Commodities Distribution 10:30 a.m. Frazier Park Community Center 245-3995

First Thu: Boys & Girls Club board meeting,12 noon, Tejon Mountain Village office 661-663-4281
•LOW Mutual Water Co meeting is 7 p.m. at Cuddy Hall

First Fri: Red Hat Society Frazier Mountain Mommas 9 a.m.
Call Kay for place 245-2673

•Drum & Sound Circle
6:30-8:30 p.m. PowWow Lodge,
2400 Ironwood Dr., PMC 242-1779

First Sat: VFW & Ladies Auxiliary 11 a.m. VFW Post Hall
•KYIS Knitting Guild meet at PMC Clubhouse Pool Pavilion 1-4 p.m.
•Sierra Club Condor Group
6:30 p.m. Pool Pavilion, PMC
Clubhouse 242-0423

Second Tues: Gorman School Board 3:30 p.m. at the school

•Lebec County Water District board meeting, 7 p.m.
2037 Lebec Road, Lebec

Second Wed: Ridge Route
Communities Museum board
meeting 6 p.m. at the museum

Second Thu: Assemblywoman Shannon Grove’s mobile office hours 10-11 a.m. Family Resource Center, 3015 Mt. Pinos Way, FP Appt. Javier at 661-395-2995.

•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 at 661-327-3611

•South West Health Care District meeting 6 p.m. Frazier Mountain Community Health Center

•Pinon Pines Water Board 6:30 p.m. Firehouse

•Frazier Park Public Utility District board meeting 6 p.m. at office.

•ETUSD School Board 7 p.m.
Frazier Mountain High School
campus in the Continuation
Room 248-6247

Second Fri: Pine Mountain Town Hall 7 p.m. Info call 242-3788
Second Sat: Scouts West 4 x 4 Club at Caveman Cavey’s 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.

•Pine Mountain Christian Community Church Ladies Potluck Brunch. Call Linda Rivette at 242-1618 for details and location.

Third Mon: Mobile Medical
Clinic. Free. 15011 Lockwood
Valley Road. Chico Larson at  Sheriff’s maintenance yard
10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Third Tues: South Kern Cemetery District board meeting 5:30 p.m. Arvin Library, 
Third Wed: Shelter on the Hill board, Tejon Ranch Natural Resource Bldg. 6 p.m. 245-5021 Members & guests

•AARP Board meeting 9:30 a.m. Frazier Park Senior Center. Shirley 245-1782

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

Pine Mountain Gardeners meeting 7 p.m. in the PMC Pool Pavilion. For more info call Erik Sluyter 242-6960

This is part of the January 31, 2014 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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