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
Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019
• A ‘Dragoon Run’ 5K Run/Walk is 9 a.m. (8 a.m. check-in), hosted by the Fort Tejon Historical Association. Participants will enjoy the beautiful Fort Tejon Historic Park as they run or walk the route. Proceeds help preserve the park and its history. Registration fees are $25 for adults, $15 for children 7–17. See ad on page 2. There is a link to register at www.MountainEnterprise.com.
Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019
• Join in the Holiday Faire and Fantasy of Lights Parade planning meeting, 5:30 p.m. at Caveman Cavey’s Pizza (3620 Mt. Pinos Way, FP). The big event is coming up soon (Dec. 7), and you are needed! Meetings will now be weekly until the big day. Bring the family, bring your creative ideas, get to know your neighbors and help make this beloved Frazier Park tradition a great success.
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019
• ‘Artflix at Artworks’ will screen Woman in Gold at 6:30 p.m. at the gallery (16233 Pine Valley Lane, Pine Mountain Village). Starring Helen Mirren, it is the true story of an Austrian woman seeking to reclaim family possessions seized by the Nazis—including Gustav Klimt’s famously gilded portrait of Maria’s beloved aunt. The screening is free; refreshments are available for a $3 donation.
• A Parent Empowerment workshop, ‘Discovering Your Personality: Interacting with Your Children & Others,’ is 5:30 p.m. at Frazier Park Library. Hosted by the Mountain Communities Family Resource Center, Misty Johnston is the featured speaker. Refreshments and a gift basket raffle will make the event extra enjoyable.
Ongoing and Upcoming
• Resident Passes Have Arrived! Ease the stress of winter driving. Get your Winter Resident Pass so when CHP blocks snow visitors with chain checks, you can sail right through. $5—Mountain Community Chamber of Commerce prints these, available at The Mountain Enterprise and Ace Hardware in Frazier Park; BaseCamp in Pine Mtn Village and elsewhere. See story in next week’s TME. Bring proof of residence.
• A U.S. Forest Service Community Meeting is Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. at Mt. Piños Nordic Base (at the parking lot at the top of Mt. Piños). This is a site visit, part of the NEPA process for the newly planned Mt. Piños Forest Health Project. Officials from USFS invite all interested community members to come “discuss and explore options for improving forest health and resiliency.” See story on page 1 of the print edition.
• A book group discussion of Margaret Atwood’s book The Handmaid’s Tale is Sunday, Nov. 24, 2 p.m. at Adventure Ink Bookstore (16218 Mil Potrero Hwy. #101, facing the road, one building west of The Perch).
• Nordic Skiing fans, this is for you: The Nordic Ski Patrol will present a program at the Sierra Club’s Condor Group/Kern Kaweah Chapter Sunday, Nov. 24, 6 p.m. in the PMC Condor Room. This group has served Mt. Piños since 1974, and will discuss ski and snowshoe trails, rescues, snow visitor help and more.
• Thanksgiving holiday break is Monday through Friday, Nov. 25–29, for all El Tejon Unified, Gorman Elementary and Peak to Peak Mountain Charter school students. Classes will resume on Monday, Dec. 2.
* The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in PMC is Friday, Nov. 29. It starts with hot chocolate and Christmas cookies in the clubhouse parking lot at 5:45 p.m. Join in the caroling fun and experience the thrill of holiday lights popping on.
FOR THE RECORD • Last week’s Calendar included incorrect information for Frazier Mountain Little League spring ball registration. There are no in-person early-bird locations; registration is available online at FMLL.org. See story and more information on page 11 of the print edition.
• The PMCPOA Holiday Craft Fair is Saturday, Nov. 30 10 a.m.–3 p.m. at the PMC clubhouse. Handmade items only; no food or beverage items may be sold. Applications are available at the business window. Call 661.242.3788 for details.
• Holiday Lights at California Living Museum (CALM) is a dazzling show that opens Saturday, Nov. 30 and runs nightly through Saturday, Jan. 4 (except on Christmas), 5:30–9 p.m. (10500 Alfred Harrell Highway, Bakersfield, 661.872.2256). Tickets are $6–12; children three and younger are free. It’s a memorable night out for the whole family.
• Applications to be in our Fantasy of Lights Parade are due by November 30, 4 p.m. The Holiday Faire and Festival of Lights Parade is coming up quickly (Saturday, Dec. 7). It’s free, anyone can join the parade, so apply today at frazierfiestadays.org/pages/holidayfaire/parade/.
• Get into the whimsical holiday mood with a Wonderland Tea, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2 p.m. at Ridge Route Communities Museum. Call 661.245.7747 (early!) to reserve your spot at the table for scones, finger sandwiches and all those other yummy tea trappings. The cost is $15.
At the Frazier Park Library
Hours: Tue., Wed., Thur. 11-7; Fri.-Sat. 9-5
3732 Park Drive, FP— 661-245-1267
Friday, Nov. 15
•9 a.m. Color Me Happy (Adult coloring and coffee) Saturday, Nov. 16
•9 a.m. Yoga
•10 a.m. Science Saturday
•1 p.m. Writers on the Hill
•3-4 p.m. Breast Cancer Support grp.
Tuesday, Nov. 19
•11:30 a.m. Storytime
•5:30 p.m. Lego Club
•5:30 p.m. Mountain Moth (story telling)—theme is ‘Thankful’
Wed., Nov. 20
•11 a.m. Quilting & Other Crafts
•3:30 p.m. Chess Club
•5 p.m. Water board meeting
Thursday, Nov. 21
•Noon 8 Treasures Qigong with Mary Miller
•5 p.m. Parent Empowerment wkshp.
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 November 15, 2019 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.
Have an opinion on this matter? We'd like to hear from you.