COMMUNITY NEWS – October 19, 2017

Casa Loca: Insane Asylum Haunt

Troupe of Lost Souls Entertainment and the San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce present “Casa Loca” mental hospital haunt from Oct. 25 – Oct. 31 from 7 – 10 p.m., Farmer’s Corner, 2575 S. San Jacinto St., San Jacinto (at Menlo Ave). Admission is $10 per person. “Casa Loca” is directed by Rick Baker. A free haunted house for kids 11 years and younger will run on Friday, Oct. 27 from 3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. only during the Candy Corner event. For more information, please call 323-328-3618.

Hemet West Wednesday Night Senior Dance Schedule

October 25 – Rhonda and Showdown / Halloween theme.
These dances are open to the public and are held from 6:30 – 9:30 pm. Admission is $5 per person and proper attire is required. Opportunity drawings offer free tickets. Refreshments are available; no alcohol. $6 presale tickets for the Nov. 15 Harvest Ball will be available for purchase at this dance. Presale tickets are available until Nov. 1. For more information about these popular dances at Hemet West, 5001 W. Florida Ave. in Hemet, contact Kathy Perry at 951-692-0891.

Hemet Elementary Fall Festival

Celebrate the fall season and see the brand new school on Oct. 27 from 4-6:30 p.m. at Hemet Elementary. The Fall Festival hosts carnival games, prizes, food, and lots of fun. Bring your spare change, appetite and sense of adventure. 633 E. Kimball Ave., Hemet.

Hemet State of the City Address

The Hemet San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce hosts the Hemet State of the City Breakfast. Mayor Linda Krupa will present the state of Hemet on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 a.m. at the Four Seasons Lodge, 237 Four Seasons Blvd., Hemet. $25 per person includes breakfast. Limited seating; RSVP is required, 951-658-3211.

Boo at the Bowl

The Ramona Bowl presents Boo at the Bowl Oct. 27 – Oct. 29 from 6 – 9:30 p.m. Admission is $5 and carnival tickets are 25 cents each. Parking is $2 per carload. Ramona Bowl, 27400 Ramona Bowl Road in Hemet. Call 951-658-3111 or go to for more information.

Celebrate Recovery meetings

Celebrate Recovery meets every week at the following locations: Mondays, 6:30 p.m., San Jacinto Assembly of God, 300 W. First St., San Jacinto; Tuesdays, 6 p.m., Hemet Christian Assembly, 602 St. John Place, Hemet; Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Community Christian Church, 41762 Stetson Ave., Hemet; Saturdays, 6 p.m., Hemet Valley Baptist Church, 1480 N. Kirby St., San Jacinto.

Caregiver Support Group

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church will host an eight-week Caregiver Support Group on Wednesdays, Oct. 11 – Nov. 29 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. Meetings will be facilitated by Linda Caricato Capps, MS, GC-C. PT-Csp. All meetings will be held at Prince of Peace, 701 N. Sanderson Ave. in Hemet. Call 951-537-6835 or 760-317-8641 for more information or registration.

Bereavement Group

Prince of Peace will host a Bereavement Group every Friday morning from 10:30 a.m. to noon until Dec. 15. Facilitated by Linda Caricato Capps, MS, GC-C. PT-Csp. Call 951-537-6835 or 760-317-8641 for more information or registration.

MSJC’s Veterans Day Remembrance events

MSJC will host two events. One on Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 2 – 4 p.m. at the San Jacinto Campus, 1499 N. State St., San Jacinto. The second event will be on Thursday, Nov. 9 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Menifee Valley Campus, 28237 La Piedra Road, Menifee. If your organization wishes to host a table or needs more information, contact Martina Moncada at or 951-487-3233 or 951-639-5231.

EMWD public hearing on water and sewer rates

Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) will conduct a public hearing on Nov. 15 at 9 a.m. The EMWD Board of Directors will conduct a public hearing to consider changes to the water and sewer rate structures and rates. The proposed changes are based on a cost of service study that was completed and adopted by the Board in March 2017. Any customers or property owners may appear at the hearing to make comments regarding the proposed change. To file an opposition, property owners and tenants of real property who are directly liable to pay water bills may submit a written proposal. Written protests may be mailed or delivered in person to Eastern Municipal Water District, Attention: 2017 Proposed Rates, P.O. Box 8300, Perris, Ca. 92572-8300. Protests must include your name, parcel number and/or service address and your signature. All written protests must be received prior to the conclusion of the public hearing. Visit for more information.

Hemet Senior Computer Club

The club meets the third Monday of every month from 10 a.m. – noon at Valley-Wide Valle Vista Recreation Center. The club is open to anyone in the Hemet/San Jacinto area who would like to learn and share knowledge of computers, tablets, smartphones, etc. Valley-Wide Recreation Center, 43935 E. Acacia Ave., Hemet.

Hemet Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

The group meets the second Tuesday of every month from 2 – 3:30 p.m. at The Simpson Center. If you or a loved one is suffering from this disease, please consider joining the group for a time of support, insight and new friendships. The Simpson Center, 305 E. Devonshire, Hemet. Call 951-926-7800 for more information.

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