COMMUNITY NEWS – July 19th, 2018

Beatles concert under the stars at the Ramona Bowl
Join the fun this summer by attending the final live musical performance at the Ramona Bowl at 8 p.m., Thursday, July 19, to hear music of the Beatles from the Los Angeles cast of Beatlemania, a world class tribute to the Beatles. The Ramona Bowl is located at 27400 Ramona Bowl Road, Hemet;
Ticket prices are: Adults, $10 ahead of time, $15 at the door. Children 6-12 are $5 ahead and the same at the door. Children under 5 are free. Season tickets for $30 are available. Visit the ticket office at 27400 Ramona Bowl Road or call 951-658-3111 and visit

Luncheon forum on safe relationships
Join C.A.S.A. and the Interfaith Council from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the First Church of Religious Science, 40450 Stetson Ave., Hemet, for a luncheon forum on establishing safe relationships titled, “For Safety’s Sake.” The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. For more information contact: C.A.S.A. at 951-652-8300.

Wednesday Night Dances at Hemet West
In July and August, the following bands will be playing for the popular senior Wednesday Night Dances at Hemet West, 5001 W. Florida Ave., Hemet.
July 25 Punch and Judy. Roaring Twenties theme.
Aug 1 American Made.
Aug 8 Rhonda and Showdown. Western theme.
Aug 15 Rainbow Cottage. Hawaiian Luau theme.
Aug 22 Ron and Diane.
Aug 29 Country Sounds.
The Wednesday night dances are from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 pm. Admission is $6 per person, proper attire is required, and alcohol is not allowed. Opportunity drawings offer free tickets. Tables will have snacks, pitchers of water, and freshly brewed tea and coffee is available. For further information about these dances, contact Kathy Perry at 951-692-0891.

Hemet Historic Theatre
Tribute Mania concerts are in season including tributes to The Eagles August 4, and Abba August 18. Showtime for all Tribute Mania concerts is 7 p.m. and doors open at 6:15 pm. Tickets are $22 presale and $25 the day of the show.
HHT also features classic films for only five dollars every Monday and Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.
Information on all theatre events is available at or by calling the ticket office, (951) 658-5950. Event tickets are available online at or at the theatre ticket office. Ticket office hours are Monday thru Friday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are also available at the Downtown Deli, 113 N Harvard St and the Harvard Street Music Exchange, 134 S Harvard St.

Hemet Harmonizers Guest Night
Do you get a kick out of barbershop music? The Hemet Harmonizers are looking for men who sing or would, just, love to sing! All talent levels are welcome. Join the group any Thursday for an evening of fun and music. The Harmonizers are hosting a guest night July 19 at 7 p.m. at the Heritage Ranch Community Ballroom, 800 W. Community College Drive, San Jacinto. For information, write to or call Larry at 951-306-2171.

Mt. San Jacinto College Foundation Concert: The Fixx
On July 20, the 1980s band “The Fixx” will be giving a special performance. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the MSJC Foundation to support students and programs. The Fixx is known for hits that include “Saved by Zero” and “Red Skies.” The concert will be held at the Wiens Family Cellars, 35055 Via Del Ponte in Temecula. Doors open at 6 p.m. VIP Tickets at or call 951-487-3170.
The MSJC Foundation is also seeking students to apply for scholarships. The fall 2018 scholarship application period opens in July.

Arts “Exploratorium” at Trinity Lutheran Church
Starting in mid-July the Trinity Lutheran Church Arts Exploratorium Committee plans for a 5-day arts exploratorium for incoming pre-K through 6th grade Hemet-area students. The focus will be on the arts of music, painting, fabric crafts, and acting fundamentals. Joni Pikard, Arts Exploratorium Committee member, said that in addition to fun activities, the event will include healthy snacks for the kids. The arts exploratorium will take place from July 16-20 during the hours of 1 – 5 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 191 South Columbia St. in Hemet. Applications for enrollment and scholarships can be obtained by calling the church office at 951-658-5013.

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.

Celebrate Recovery meetings
Celebrate Recovery meets are held 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.

Hemet Public Library
The following activities are held at the Hemet Public Library, 300 E. Latham Ave.
• Bark for Books: First Friday of every month from 4–5 p.m. Practice reading skills by reading out loud to certified therapy dogs!
• Book Club: Director’s Bookshelf meets the third Thursday of every month at 1 p.m. in the director’s office.
• Diamond Valley Writers Guild: meets the fourth Saturday of every month from 9:30–11:30 a.m.

Widowed Persons Activities Club
Monthly meetings are held at 1:30 p.m. on the second Friday of each month at the Simpson Center, 305 E. Devonshire Ave., Hemet (behind the library). The group often has keynote speakers on topics of interest to members. The club has 50/50 drawings, card bingo, etc. To ensure a good fit, prospective members are encouraged to try up to three activities before joining. Yearly dues are $25, which funds the monthly newsletter and other functions of the club. For more information, contact Anna Beth at 951-658-8657.

FREE 55+ Friendship Craft group meets every Friday 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Salvation Army, Palm and Acacia in Hemet. Join us for some fun, fellowship and FREE Crafts.

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