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

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020

• Love wildflowers? Today is the second of two training sessions for volunteers at the marvelous California Poppy Reserve in the Western Antelope Valley, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. This is an opportunity to learn and to serve. Volunteer jobs include staffing the gift shop and visitor center, walking trails and leading tours. No prior experience is needed. All ages—from students to senior citizens—are welcomed. Call 661.946.6900 or email Jean.Rhyne@parks.ca.gov to sign up.

• A Crafts and Collectibles Show is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library, sponsored by Frazier Park Friends of the Library, to support library programs. Mountain artisans will be there to show and sell their wares. Perhaps you’ll find the perfect Valentine’s gift to give your sweetie! Would you like to do some good works? Come check out a Friends of the Frazier Park Library meeting, 2 p.m. at the library. Since its 2011 founding, Friends of the Library has been the strong force behind popular offerings such as today’s Crafts and Collectibles Show, wonderful community events in the summer and the Mountain Youth Photo Contest (see page 15). This is a dynamic group. Newcomers and visitors are always warmly welcomed.

• A unique collection of art and fashion by Megan Monroe and Lee Motivo at Artworks Community Gallery has a reception at 5 p.m. (16233 Pine Valley Lane, Pine Mountain Village). Monroe’s fashions will be modeled, refreshments will be served. The show and reception is free of charge. Fashions and art items small and large will be for sale.

• Nothing like a rousing game of Bingo, right? The VFW makes it happen 7–9 p.m. at the VFW Hall (612 Canada Trail, Frazier Park, 661.245.3273). No latecomers, as no cards will be sold after 7:30 p.m. Proceeds go to help fund good deeds for veterans and scholarships for kids.

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020

• The Aging in Place Task Force meets at 3:30 p.m. in the pool pavilion of the Pine Mountain clubhouse. All are welcome.

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020

• Soothe whatever ails you with Celtic Jam’s beautiful sound of the hammered dulcimer and other traditional instruments, 6–9 p.m. in the Pine Mountain clubhouse Condor Room. Bring an instrument and play along, or listen and enjoy! All are welcome.

•Square Dancing is 6:30 p.m. at Cuddy Hall in Lake of the Woods (335 Lakewood Drive). For more information, call Bethel at 661.245.1882.

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020

• An open house with Los Padres National Forest officials about an OHV grant application is 4–6 p.m. at Mt. Pinos Ranger Station (Chuchupate—34580 Lockwood Valley Road, Frazier Park). Come to meet with OHV managers to discuss and provide input into the development of the grant applications and provide comments for the preliminary applications. See more details on page 19 of the print edition.

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020

• The PMC Guitar Society meets 4-5 p.m. in the Pine Mountain clubhouse pool pavilion. Electric and acoustic players are welcome to the group, which plays to a delighted audience at the summer PMC GuitarFest. Start preparing early for this year! The group meets twice a month.

Ongoing and Upcoming

• Celebrate our winged neighbors: the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) begins Friday, Feb. 14 and lasts through Monday, Feb. 17. Have fun while adding to the body of scientific knowledge about our local wild bird life. See story on page 10 of the print edition.

• The Sadie Hawkins Valentine’s dance at El Tejon Middle School is Friday, Feb. 14, 5:30–8 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door, which includes a meal.

* Celebrate Mardi Gras (a few days early) on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the PMC clubhouse, with a New Orleans style dinner menu (in addition to the regular menu) 5–8:30 p.m., and live music by the The Rich Herman Band from 7 to 11 p.m. Masks and beads are encouraged, but optional.

• The brand new Mt. Pinos Chapter of the Kern Fire Safe Council invites all to a meet-and-greet Sunday, Feb. 23, 2–4 p.m. at Chuchupate Ranger Station (34580 Lockwood Valley Road, Frazier Park). All are invited to provide support and insight.

• ‘Black and Ivory’ is the theme for the Frazier Mountain High School Winter Formal Friday, Feb. 28, 7–11 p.m. at Camp AREV in Cuddy Valley. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple (students only). Ticket price includes dinner catered by Falcon’s Nest. Tickets are only available on a pre-sale basis.

• The Seventh Annual Mountain Youth Photo Contest invites budding photographers, 6 to 18 years of age, to submit their entries. Cash prizes will be awarded, with two public shows of your work. The deadline is Saturday, Feb. 29 (yay, leap year!). See details on page 15 of the print edition.

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

All month: Census Resource Scavenger Hunt and You Count! Census Coloring

Friday, Feb. 7

•9 a.m. Color Me Happy (Adult coloring and coffee)

•1 p.m. Dungeons & Dragons (Adults only)

Saturday, Feb. 8

•10 a.m. Crafts & Collectibles Show

•10 a.m. Science Saturday

•2 p.m. Friends of the Library mtg.

Tuesday, Feb. 11

•11:30 a.m. Storytime

•5:30 p.m. LEGO Club

Wed., Feb. 12

•11 a.m. Quilting & Crafts

•3:30 p.m. Chess Club

•5:30 p.m. Frazier Park Bookworms

Thursday, Feb. 13

•Noon 8 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 February 7, 2020 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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