Gem & Mineral Society to host presentation on extraordinary collection of rare books about gems, minerals, more

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society will hold its next monthly meeting on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 7 p.m. at 123 W. Alvarado Street, Fallbrook. Guest speaker Dona Dirlam will give a presentation entitled “Tablet to Tablet: Treasured Pages From Past to Present.” It showcases the GIA library’s extraordinary collection of rare […]

Sierra Club to learn about native grasses April 19

TEMECULA – The featured program for the Sierra Club’s April 19 meeting is all about the native grass that once dominated local hillsides and valleys but is now all but gone. Zachery Principe, a veteran biologist with the Nature Conservancy, will talk about the many benefits of native grasslands to humans and their environment and […]

Sierra Club meets Thurs. Jan. 19

TEMECULA – The Sierra Club will hold its first general meeting of 2012 this Thurs. evening, January 19, at 6:30 p.m., at Rancho California Water District headquarters, 42135 Winchester Rd., Temecula. The meeting will focus on an extremely important subject for our area: the protection of vital open space by putting them into land trusts. […]

Scandinavian dances to be featured at DON meeting

RAINBOW – At the Oct. 8 meeting of the Daughters of Norway (DON) Hulda Garborg Lodge, members of the Skandia Dance Group from San Diego will demonstrate some Scandinavian dances. Three couples will perform and then teach members and guests how to do the dances. There will be one or two extra men to partner […]

Sierra Club to meet April 21 in Temecula

The Santa Margarita Sierra Club will meet on Thurs., April 21 at Rancho California Water District, 42135 Winchester Road, Temecula. A social will begin at 6:30 p.m., with the meeting at 7. Program will include speakers Stephanie Standerfer, an expert in the California Environmental Quality Act, and Laurie Correa from the Regional Conservation Authority who […]

Fake utility worker getting into homes

Rancho California Water District (RCWD) warns customers against a thief posing as a water utility worker. It was recently brought to the district’s attention that a thief has been posing as a water utility worker to get into customers’ homes; once inside, he steals homeowners’ possessions. The thief reportedly wears a shirt and hat matching […]

Youths can join Shark Attack

The summer swim team program TMEC Shark Attack is now open for registration. This program, operated by the Temecula Swim Club (an affiliate of USA Swimming), is open to ages 5-12 and runs from July 3 to August 11. Practices are held at Great Oak High School pool Monday through Friday. Cost is $120 plus a $28 insurance fee. Registration […]

Family secrets topic of Genealogical Society meeting

The Temecula Valley Genealogical Society meets the second Monday of each month in the Community Room at the Temecula Library, 41000 County Center Drive. A meeting for beginners starts at 5:30 p.m. The general meeting is from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. The speaker for the July 10 meeting will be Nancy Carlberg on “Family Secrets […]

Senior women softball players wanted

Women 45 and over are invited to play slow-pitch softball. The games begin on June 28 and will be played Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at Wheat Field Park Field #2, 30621 Menifee Road, Menifee. Special rules are in place to prevent injuries/collisions. No experience necessary, just the love of the game. Come join in the fun. Call Gayle […]

Newcomers to host coffee social

The Temecula Valley Newcomers Club is offering a free coffee social for all new and prospective members on Monday, July 10, at 10:30 a.m. The club offers activities such as bridge, mahjong, golf, fun day trips and more. For information and reservations for the coffee social, please call (951) 926-9814.