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

Friday, August 2, 2019

• A Construction Trade Job and Resource Fair is 8–11 a.m., 2000 K Street, Bakersfield, where employers will be accepting applications, discussing positions and conducting interviews. Training resources and information will be available as well.

• Kids, c’mon and get your free book—a special feature of each day of the Friends of the Library’s Used Book Sale! Today’s hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Frazier Park Library (3732 Park Drive, Frazier Park). If you like organizing they will welcome your help—an ingenious way to discover untold reading treasures!

• It’s graduation day for the Junior Rangers Club, in the park where they will prepare to ride in the Fiesta Days parade tomorrow! This fun, enriching, free program for kids 7–12 is offered by Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area rangers each summer. Parents, you might want to check it out for next year’s summer plans!

• The 52nd 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 pages 14-15 and music highlights on page 10.

• Fridays at Koehler’s Cottage Garden will be featuring live music and free food 6–9 p.m. (3701 Mt. Pinos Way, Frazier Park).

Saturday, August 3, 2019

• The 52nd 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!

• 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. Plus, kids get a free book. Enrich your home bookshelves while supporting this valuable institution in our community.

• Market Day is 11 a.m.–3 p.m. on the patio at Nature’s Home Organic Market (3011 Mt. Pinos Way, FP) and it is open to all. Bring your homemade products, produce, crafts and services to sell or barter at this free weekly event…or just come to shop for organic produce and cool stuff! See ad on page 17 of the print edition.

• If you haven’t tried a Night Hike at Wind Wolves Preserve, you have another chance tonight, 8–10 p.m. The newly waxing moon is good for star gazing. Naturalists will tell of nocturnal animals and lead sensory awareness activities. Black lights may be provided to discover glow-in-the-dark critters. Ages 6 and up (no strollers). These hikes book up early! Reservations opened July 20 at www.facebook.com/WindWolvesPreserve.

Sunday, August 4, 2019

• Fiesta Days continues with the VFW Pancake Breakfast 7–11 a.m., then log-sawing, horseshoes, and vendors from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., rides open at 1 p.m. Worship in the Park with Pastor Phil at 10 a.m.

Ongoing and Upcoming

• 21st Annual Run to the Pines Auto Show is Saturday, August 10, 8:45 a.m.–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 /www.runtothepinesautoshow.com.

• A Home Safety Fair featuring 17 home security vendors plus KCSO crime prevention experts is 10 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Pine Mountain clubhouse Condor Room (2524 Beechwood Way, PMC). See story on page 17.

• Wind Wolves Preserve’s Volunteer Days are a wonderful family opportunity for service and fun together, and the next one is Sunday, Aug. 11, 8–11 a.m. Learn how you can help restore the land, animals and terrain of this Wildlands Conservancy preserve. Reservations open Sunday, July 28 and fill up fast; use link at www.MountainEnterprise.com.

• The Perseid meteor showers peak in the wee early morning hours Monday, Aug. 12. Because the bright moon may impair viewing on this year’s peak date, earthsky.org suggests pre-dawn viewing on the weekend before (Aug. 9–11). See page 12 for more viewing suggestions.

• First day of school is Wednesday, Aug. 14 for ETUSD, Gorman Elementary and Peak to Peak Mountain Charter schools.

• Learn Country-style rib basket weaving at a class led by Ridge Route Communties Museum’s Bonnie Kane, Saturday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m.–noon at the museum (3515 Park Dr., FP). The $15 fee includes all materials. Reserve your place at 661.245.7747.

• Alzheimer’s Association Support Services for Family Caregivers is starting up a support group again, beginning Tuesday, Aug. 20, 10:30–11:30 a.m. at the Family Resource Center (3015 Mt. Pinos Way, #201, Frazier Park), and each third Tuesday going forward.

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

Thurs.–Sat., Aug. 1–3

Friends of the Library BOOK SALE!

Friday, Aug. 2

•9 a.m. Color Me Happy

•10 a.m. Junior Rangers Club (graduation, in the park)

Saturday, Aug. 3

•9 a.m. Used Book Sale continues: Everything is half off!

Tuesday, Aug. 6

•11:30 a.m. Storytime

•5:30 a.m. LEGO Club

Wed., Aug. 7

•11 a.m. Quilting & Other Crafts

•3:30 p.m. Chess Club

•5 p.m. Ukulele Jam

Thursday, Aug. 8

•Noon Eight Treasures Qigong

•6 p.m. Soils & Composting



Every Monday
•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
10 a.m.–3 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

Every Tuesday
•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)
•Square Dancing at Cuddy Hall, 7 p.m. Call Don and Bethel (661.245.1882)

Every Wednesday
•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

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
•Mountain Girls 2:30-4:30 p.m. in Pine Mountain Club; please RSVP (call or text) to 661.808.7959 for location and details.

Every Thursday
•Senior Exercise 11 a.m. Frazier Mtn. Park Community Center Senior Room (661.245.1992)
•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)

Every Friday
•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

Every Saturday
•Park Run for Fun 8 a.m., from Frazier Mountain Park parking lot; leashed pets welcome
•Noon meditation and a brief dharma talk at Jizo Peace Center (2012 Pioneer
Way, PMC); call for information, and 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.
•Writers’ Workshop, 1-4, Frazier Park Library.

Every Sunday
•Mexican Train Dominoes and Canasta at the Frazier Mountain Park Community Ctr. Senior Room 1 p.m.
•Pine Mtn. Christian Community Church Youth Group, 5-6:30 p.m., meets at the Activity Center (log cabin), 661.242.1025
•AA meeting 7–8:30 p.m. Family Resource Center meeting room, 3015 Mt Pinos Way, FP

Monthly Events
First Tuesday
•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

First Wednesday
•Salvation Army Commodities
11 a.m. Frazier Mtn. Park Community Center (805.727.6808)
•Ukulele jam at FP Library, 5 p.m.

First Thursday
•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 mirror Kevin McCarthy’s above: 10–11 a.m. in Frazier Park, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. in PMC.
•Mountain Communities Women in Business (MCWinBiz) meets, 11:30 a.m. at Falcon’s Nest
•AARP potluck meeting 11:45 a.m. at the Frazier Mountain Park Community Center
•Boys & Girls Club Board Mtg, 12 noon, Tejon Mountain Village office (661.663.4281)
•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 6 p.m., 7025 Cuddy Valley Rd., #F, Lake of the Woods

First Saturday
•VFW & Auxiliary 11 a.m. VFW Post Hall in Frazier Park

Second Monday
•FMHS Booster Club meets at 7 p.m. at Falcon’s Nest in FP

Second Tuesday
•Gorman Elementary School Board 3:30 p.m. at the school
•Lebec County Water District board meets 7 p.m. (2037 Lebec Rd, Lebec)
• Mountain Communities CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) meets 6 p.m. at Caveman Cavey’s

Second Wednesday
•Ridge Route Communities Museum Board Meeting 2 p.m. at the museum, FP

Second Thursday
•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 6:30 p.m. Frazier Mountain High School campus in the Condor Academy Building, Lebec (661.248.6247)

Second Friday

•Pine Mountain Town Hall 7–8 p.m. (661.242.3788)

Second Saturday
•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

Third Tuesday
•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

Third Wednesday
•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

Third Thursday
•McCASA meets 4-5:30 p.m. Family Resource Center meeting room downstairs, FP (661.245.4303)
•ArtFlix at Artworks, free film series, 6:30 p.m. at Artworks Community Gallery, PMV 661.858.3130

Third Friday
•PMC Amateur Radio Club meeting, 6:45 p.m. Call for location 661.242.2211

Third Saturday
•Men’s Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Pine Mtn Christian Community Church Activity Center, Pine Mountain Village
•Pine Mountain Gardeners meet 4–5:30 p.m., PMC Pool Pavilion (Judy Keim 661.242.0817)

Third Saturday (Even months only)
•Ham Radio Testing is at 12 noon at the Frazier Park Library

Fourth Monday
•Piñon Pines Water Board 6:30 p.m. Piñon Pines Community Building, 1001 Coldwater Drive

Fourth Tuesday
•Piñon Pines HOA, 6:30 p.m., firehouse in Piñon Pines.

Last Monday of the month
•Krista Mutual Water Co. board meeting 9 a.m. 3534 Mt. Pinos Way, FP

Last Thursday of the month
•Painting with Pam and Friends, 6 p.m. at Artworks Community Gallery, PMV, $30/person. Refreshments served. Call for reservations: 661.245.3444

Is Your Event Missing? Call 661-245-3794
or email Calendar@MountainEnterprise.com

This is part of the August 2, 2019 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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