COMMUNITY NEWS – April 13, 2017

■ By Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Reporter

Moments in Time: “Indian Canyon Trail with Ranger Mike”
Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 4 p.m. at the Valle Vista Library located at 25757 Fairview Ave., Hemet. 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 information, please call (951) 927-2611.

Used Oil and Oil Filter Recycling Event
Saturday, April 15 at Auto Zone located at 1550 W Florida Ave., Hemet from 9 a.m. to noon. Bring up to 5 gallons of used motor oil with your used oil filter and you will receive a new oil filter of equal or lesser value Free. The first 72 participants will receive a free 15-quart oil drain container courtesy of the city of Hemet.

DVAC presents Barnaby Finch & JazzGrass
JazzGrass will perform for DVAC’s Wine Art and Music Night on Saturday, April 15 at the Diamond Valley Arts Center, 123 N. Harvard St., Hemet. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the show starting at 7 p.m. Admission is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. General admission tickets include two beverages.

Hemet San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce – Hispanic Network Meeting
The Hemet San Jacinto 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 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 collected 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
America’s longest running outdoor drama, “Ramona” will run at the Ramona Bowl on April 22, 23, 29, 30 and May 6, 7. Tickets cost between $18 and $44. Discounts for valley residents. Ramona Bowl, 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 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 and 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. Call (855) 724-6809 for details. April 29, 8 a.m. to noon.

Fifth annual San Jacinto Run United 5K
Saturday, April 29. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m.; race starts at 8 a.m. and supports the San Jacinto Education Foundation. Parking available at San Jacinto High School Stadium parking lot at Idyllwild Drive. Online registration is $35; same-day registration is $40.

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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