COMMUNITY NEWS – April 6, 2017

Community News of the Week

Moments in Time Series Presentation: “Indian Canyon Trail with Ranger Mike”
Thu., April 13, 2017 at 4 pm at the Valle Vista Library located at 25757 Fairview Ave Hemet 92544. Come and learn hiking tips with Ranger Mike from Agua Caliente Indian Canyons Trails. Admission is free and families are welcome. Refreshments will be served. For more info., please call 951-927-2611

Coffee with Karlee
Hemet City Councilwoman Karlee Meyer will host her monthly Coffee with Karlee at Destination Coffee Bar & Bistro on Saturday, April 8 at 9 a.m.Join her for a lively discussion about what is on your mind.

Learn about early Temecula history
Local historians Darrell and Rebecca Farnbach are the featured speakers for Hemet Heritage Foundation’s presentation on April 10 at 7 p.m. in the Library Room (Rm. 117) of Diamond Valley Middle School. The lecture will discuss Temecula’s history with special attention to pivotal events concerning its Native American people, its cowboys and ranchers, the “Indian Removal,” the famous Wolfe Store and various other characters, places and noted visitors from the olden days. Diamond Valley Middle School is located at 291 W. Chambers St., Hemet.

Career and Job Fair
MSJC is hosting a Career and Job Fair April 7 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Menifee campus, 28237 La Piedra Rd. Menifee. Please park in Parking Lot C. Event is sponsored by MSJC STEM Program and CFLC Empower Youth/Planet Youth. Call 951-639-5285 or 951-487-3285 for more info.

Celebrate Veterans Day Out
Join American Legion Post 848 to celebrate our veterans on Saturday, April 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be a car show, a jumper for the kids, food, drinks, music and guest speakers. 213 E. Main St., San Jacinto. Call 909-900-3309 for info.

MJSC Eagles Orchestra Spring Concert
The MSJC Orchestra will play its Spring Concert with guest bassoon soloist Cory Barger on Sunday, April 9 at 3 p.m. Music from Haydn Symphony, “The Drumroll,” will be presented. Concert will be at the San Jacinto Campus Theatre located at 1499 N. State St., San Jacinto. Admission: General, $6; seniors/veterans, $5; students, $4. Call the Theatre Box Office at (951) 487-3790 or contact Janet Gasman at to purchase tickets or for any questions.

First responders bowling party at AMF
AMF Lanes in Hemet is hosting a free bowling party for public safety first responders on Wednesday, April 12 at 6:30. Festivities include two hours of free bowling, shoe rental, soft drinks and popcorn. Please call Paul or Donna at AMF Lanes at (951) 929-9923 to reserve your spot – space is limited. The bowling alley is located at 2850 W. Florida Ave., Hemet.

Hemet San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce – Hispanic Network Meeting
Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Hispanic Network Meeting the third Wednesday of every month. For more information contact Yolanda Saenz at (951) 658-3211 or at (562) 400-4621. Meetings are held at various locations. Next two meetings will be held at the Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors (SRCAR) at 2355 E. Florida Ave., Hemet, CA 92544 (Yale and Florida) in the conference room.

“Tahquitz Turn the Tables on Hunger” kick-off event
The event is going to be held on Saturday, April 15 at 10:00am – 2:00pm at Tahquitz High School located at 4425 Titan Trail Hemet, CA 92545. They will be collecting food donations for Feeding America Riverside/San Bernardino.

SRCAR 4th annual golf tournament
April 21 is the date that Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors will host its annual golf tournament at Diamond Valley Golf Course, 31220 Sage Rd., Hemet. Sign-ins are at 10 a.m., tee off is at 11:30 a.m. Competitive golf, prizes, food, and fun, including a hole-in-one, closest-to-the-pin, longest-drive and putting contests, raffles, and tacos all day long. Contact Patrick at (951) 894-2571 for more information.

“Ramona” at the Ramona Bowl
See America’s longest running outdoor drama, “Ramona” will run at the Ramona Bowl on April 22, 23, 29, 30 and May 6, 7. Tickets are between $18 and $44. The Ramona Bowl is located at 27400 Ramona Bowl Road Hemet. Call (800) 645-4465 or (951) 658-3111 for information.

Recycle paint through city of Hemet April 29
Dispose of those old paint, varnish and stain cans that are cluttering up your shed and garage. Households may bring in any amount of latex or oil-based paint, stain & varnishes. Businesses may bring any amount of latex paint, but there are restrictions on oil-based paint from certain businesses. Drop off location is Hemet Corporation Yard, 3777 Industrial Ave., Hemet. Please call (855) 724-6809 for details. April 29, 8 a.m. to noon.

PossAbilities hosts golf tournament May 6
A golf tournament to benefit military veterans will be held on May 6 at Golden Era Golf Course. The tournament will raise funds to allow PossAbilities Golf, a non-profit organization, to provide a free golf clinic for veterans and their families on Veterans Day. The organization also provides service dogs to military veterans. Call Sandy Dee at (562) 719-6826 or Deborah at (951) 570-0567 for details and registration information.

San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce Installation Dinner & Awards Banquet
The Installation Dinner and Awards Banquet will be held at The Anchor Bar Club Restaurant on Friday, May 12. Cocktail reception at 6 p.m., dinner and event program at 7 p.m., dancing starts at 8 p.m. $35 per person, or a table for 10 is $300. Formal attire required. RSVP to (951) 654-1645.

NAMI Mt. San Jacinto – Golf Classic at Golden Era Golf Course
The event will be held on Friday, May 19 at the Golden Era Golf Course located at 19871 Gilman Springs Rd, San Jacinto CA 92583. 8 am Registration. 9am Shot-Gun start. Entry fee: Individual is $40 and Team of 4 is $150. The fee includes green fee, cart, goody bag, 50/50 raffle, gift raffle and door prizes. For more information, please call (951) 797-0120 or (951) 765-1850. Email or

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