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, Sept. 6, 2019
• A Wine & Cheese Mixer at Artworks Community Gallery is a chance to meet and chat with folks enrolled in and teaching at the PMC Songwriting Festival, 5-6:30 p.m. (16233 Pine Valley Lane, Pine Mountain Village), followed by a Songwriter Crawl, where you can see various performances for free (tips, please!) at Basecamp (16311 Askin Dr.), 7–9 p.m. and R&B Hideaway (16241 Askin Dr.), 8 p.m.–closing.
• Supervisor Zack Scrivner hosts a County Resource Fair and Movie in the Park at Frazier Mountain Park. The resource fair begins at 6:30 p.m., providing hot dogs and refreshments. Many county departments will be there, including Animal Services with pets available for adoption. At 8 p.m., ‘Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse’ will screen for free.
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019
• A low-cost vaccine clinic for your pets is offered at Frazier Mountain Park 9 a.m.–noon. Kern County Animal Services is giving vaccinations for $10 and reduced-fee licenses.
• Help Fire Station 58 celebrate its fifth anniversary, 11 a.m. at the fire house (2420 Symonds Drive, PMC). Bring the kids for a tour of the station, and there may even be some refreshments on hand.
• Market Day is 11 a.m.–3 p.m. on the patio at Nature’s Home Organic Market (3011 Mt. Pinos Way, FP). It is open to all. Bring your homemade products, produce, crafts and services to sell at this free weekly event, or come to shop for organic produce and cool stuff!
• A Songwriting Festival Concert to benefit PMC’s Aging in Place committee is 6:30 p.m. at the PMC clubhouse. Performers include Michelle Shocked, Shelly Peiken, Kevin Quinn, Steve Hill, Dave Nachmanoff and more. Advance ticket sales have closed but there may be some at the door for $30. All are welcome to this event. Proceeds benefit the Aging in Place committee.
Monday, Sept. 9, 2019
• 20th Annual Kern County College Night is 5–8 p.m. at Rabobank Convention Center. More than 100 colleges and universities are expected to have representatives there to help students and parents explore higher education options. The event is free.
• Attend a free orientation to learn about volunteering with the CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) program, 5:30 p.m. at the CASA office (1717 Columbus St., Bakersfield) or online Monday, Sept. 16, 5:30. See item on page 8 for more details.
• Workshops held by Kern County Public Works, with the KCFD, to learn about and comment on building code changes, are today in Taft (Veterans Hall, 218 Taylor St.) and Thursday, Sept. 12 in Bakersfield (Public Svcs. Bldg., 2700 M St.), at 6 p.m. for both.
Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019
• The public is invited to a Ventura County Board of Supervisors General Plan Update hearing, 11:30 a.m. (Hall of Administration, 800 S. Victoria Avenue, Ventura, 93009), to review revisions and a policy reconsideration. Lockwood Valley is in Ventura County.
• Beginner Square Dance classes begin 7–8:30 p.m., Cuddy Hall (335 Lakewood Dr., Lake of the Woods). The first two classes are free, and then $7 per person. Refreshments are included. For more information call Bethel (661.245.1882) or Pat (661.245.1508). See story on page 13 of the print edition.
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2019
• Join the 19th Annual Ride/Walk to Remember through Cuddy Valley. This is a local tradition to honor those lost during the 9/11 attacks of 2001. To participate, meet across Cuddy Valley Road from the Piñon Pines mailboxes at 4 p.m. Motorists through Cuddy Valley are welcome to wave or park and observe the procession (but please don’t honk near any horses!). See story on page 8 of the print edition.
Ongoing and Upcoming
• September is National Preparedness Month. The theme this year is “Prepared, Not Scared.” The goal is to increase the number of people and communities engaged in preparations for emergencies. See details at www.ready.gov/september.
• Parenting class for singles begins Friday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m. at the Family Resource Center (3015 Mt. Pinos Way, FP).
• ‘Rock ‘N Roll Reunion’ debuts Friday, Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m. in the Condor Room of the Pine Mountain Clubhouse, with 7:30 p.m. performances on Saturday, Sept. 14 and Friday, Sept. 20, and a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday, Sept. 15. Tickets are at rock-n-roll-reunion.square.site.
• Pianist Andrew Wong returns to offer a free concert Sunday, Sept. 15, 2 p.m. at the South Kern Christian Church (3224 Mt. Pinos Way, Frazier Park)—between Falcon’s Nest and Ace Hardware. All are welcome, and those who know, know it is not to be missed!
• Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) Public Review Open House is Thursday, Sept. 26, 5:30-7 p.m., Kern Ag Pavilion (3300 E. Belle Terrace, Bakersfield 93307). Representatives from over a dozen water agencies and districts will be available to discuss the Kern Subbasin Groundwater Sustainability Plans during the 90-day review period. The plan covers SJ valley areas, not the Mountain Communities.
At the Frazier Park Library
Hours: Tue., Wed., Thur. 11-7; Fri.-Sat. 9-5
3732 Park Drive, FP— 661-245-1267
One Book Project runs Sept.–Oct.: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba
Friday, Sept. 6
•9 a.m. Color Me Happy
•6:30 p.m. County Resource Fair (at the park)
•8 p.m. Zack Scrivner hosts Movie in the Park (‘Spiderman: Into the
Saturday, Sept. 7
•9 a.m. Yoga
•10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Radio clas
Tuesday, Sept. 10
•11:30 a.m. Storytime
•5:30 p.m. LEGO Club
•5:30 p.m. Hometown Heroes
Wed., Sept. 11
•11 a.m. Quilting & Other Crafts
•3:30 p.m. Chess Club
•5:30 p.m. Frazier Park Bookworms
Thursday, Sept. 12
•Noon Eight Treasures Qigong
•6 p.m. Soils & Composting
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
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
•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)
•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.
•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)
•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
•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.
•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
•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 (805.727.6808)
•Ukulele jam at FP Library, 5 p.m.
•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
•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)
• 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
•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)
•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
•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
•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 (661.245.4303)
•ArtFlix at Artworks, free film series, 6:30 p.m. at Artworks Community Gallery, PMV 661.858.3130
•PMC Amateur Radio Club meeting, 6:45 p.m. Call for location 661.242.2211
•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
•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 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 September 6, 2019 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.
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