Community Calendar

Wednesday March 25

A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
10:00 am, Vitality Center, 214 E Stetson Ave
Free. Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Lloyd Vogel. Enjoy a movie on us on the 4th Wednesday of every month. RSVP required as space is limited. (800) 866-4471.

Friday March 27

SLEEP WELL, BE WELL
1:00 pm, Vitality Center, 214 E Stetson Ave
Free. Learn about the common sleep disorders such as Restless Leg Syndrome, Sleep Apnea, Insomnia and night leg cramps and the treatments available to help you get a good night’s sleep. RSVP required as space is limited. (800) 866-4471.

THE WIZARD OF OZ SING-ALONG   CANCELED
3:00 pm – 5:30 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$12 general admission. The Hemet Woman’s Club invites you to a fun-filled afternoon featuring the 1939 classic film The Wizard of Oz . Film screening will included song lyrics for singing along. Festivities include costume contest, Munchin singing contest, trivia, raffle and more. Come join Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion and the rest of the Oz gang for all the fun. Appropriate for all ages. (951) 658-5950. [flyer]

Saturday March 28

CHP CAR SEAT SAFETY CLINIC  CANCELED
11:00 am – 2:00 pm, Burlington parking lot, 2171 W Florida Ave
Free event. The Hemet Woman’s Club hosts a Child Car Seat Safety Clinic provided by the California Highway Patrol. Clinic will inspect car seats and educate parents on how to properly install them. Don’t risk your child in a seat that is not up to current standards or improperly installed. Wee Care will provide activities while parents are trained.

KIDS ART JAM  CANCELED
10:00 am – 11:30 am, Hemet Valley Art Gallery, 144 N Harvard St
$5 per student. Kids from age 6 to 12 will learn a variety of art techniques and occasionally, a craft project. All materials are provided. Fourth Saturday of the month. Call for more information (951) 553-3572

DUCKS-4-TOTS RACE   CANCELED
1:20 pm, Soboba Springs Golf Course, Soboba Springs Golf Course, 1020 Soboba Rd
$5 per duck. Annual fundraiser for VIP Tots,  providing quality early intervention, parent training, and early learning programs in Hemet and the surrounding areas for 40 years. (951) 652-7611. [flyer]

AN EVENING OF ART  CANCELED
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Hemet Public Library, 300 E Latham St
$10 adults, $5 age 18 & under. The Hemet Valley Arts Association presents its 16th annual fundraiser. Art displays, art for sale, live art demonstrations, raffles, wine & cheese. Proceeds support local high school art scholarships. (951) 553-3572.

SANDII CASTLEBERRY – HOT FLASH   CANCELED
7:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Center, 123 N Harvard St

$20 general admission. Bluegrass and modern folk are the styles of music that set the foundation for “Hot Flash.”  Its founding members are three female musicians over the age of fifty with a sense of humor, as their band name insinuates. Sandii Castleberry, Kathleen Johnson and Anne Finch have been making and playing music together in Idyllwild since 2012, and long before that in many different groups. (951) 652-3822. [website]

Saturday April 4

RAMONA SPRING FESTIVAL   CANCELED
10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Downtown Hemet Front Street
Free admission. The Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre Foundation presents the Ramona Spring Festival, in celebration of the 97th season of Ramona. Live entertainment, arts, crafts, & vendors. Meet the cast & cowboys of Ramona, Red Tail Dancers & Singers, Historic Hemet Trolley Tours, children’s costume contest, classic car cruise & more. (951) 658-3111. [flyer]

SCIENCE SATURDAY: THE SCIENCE OF ENGINEERING
10:30 am – 1:00 pm, Western Science Center, 2345 Searl Pkwy
Free. Build and engineer to your heart’s content! Learn how to become an engineer with hands-on activities. Come explore the many sides of science!  Science Saturdays give you a chance to interact directly with WSC scientists and educators as they bring to life various facets of scientific exploration.  Hands-on activities, games, and demonstrations give kids a chance to have fun while learning about science! Science Saturdays has something fun and informative for all ages (including parents!) but are most geared towards elementary and middle school ages.  And best of all, Science Saturdays are always free! There is an additional fee to enter the museum. Children under 13 must be accompanied by a parent. (951) 791-0033.

TRIBUTE TO METALLICA      CANCELED
7:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave

$22 presale / $25 day of show. Featuring Masters of Puppets. Fans of “thrash metal” will love this ultimate tribute to the ultimate heavy metal band, Metallica. Performing in Hemet for the first time, Masters of Puppets will blow you away with their incredible musicianship and high energy performance. (951) 658-5950. [facebook]

Saturday April 11

VALLEY-WIDE EASTER EGG HUNT   CANCELED
9:00 am, Gibbel Park (corner of W Florida Ave & N Kirby Street
Free. Annual egg hunt sponsored by Valley-Wide Recreation & Park District and the City of Hemet. Ages 12 & under. Don’t forget to bring your own basket! (951) 654-1505 [flyer]

MUSIC AT THE CENTER: TIMBREWOODS
7:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Center, 123 N Harvard St

$20 general admission. Terry Jo Stratton and Jeff Hixon met in Idyllwild, California in 2018.  Their shared musical tastes and dedication to songwriting and performing resulted in the formation of a duo – TimbreWoods. (951) 652-3822. [website]

Friday April 17

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE REVERSE DRAWING
6:00 pm, Valley-Wide Recreation, 901 W Esplanade Ave
$135 per ticket includes dinner. Annual reverse drawing fundraiser for the Hemet San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce. Festivities include silent auction items, bingo & more. Doors open 5:30 pm; dinner served 6:00 pm; drawing begins 7:00 pm. [flyer]

Saturday April 18

TRIBUTE TO ABBA
7:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale / $25 day of show. Featuring Abba Fab. Returning to the Historic Hemet Theatre, this show is a tribute to some of the greatest music produced in the 1970’s and 1980’s. Dance the night away to monster hits such as “Waterloo,” “Fernando,” “Honey, Honey,” “Dancing Queen” and countless others.  (951) 658-5950. [facebook]

Saturday April 25

KIDS ART JAM
10:00 am – 11:30 am, Hemet Valley Art Gallery, 144 N Harvard St
$5 per student. Kids from age 6 to 12 will learn a variety of art techniques and occasionally, a craft project. All materials are provided. Fourth Saturday of the month. Call for more information (951) 553-3572

MUSIC AT THE CENTER: SUPER 300 BLUES BAND
7:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Center, 123 N Harvard St

$20 general admission. Super 300 is Brad Radis on Harp and Vocals, Jerry (Short Dog) Feldman on Guitar, Allan Hearn on bass and Jim Snodgrass on drums. The group performs dynamic arrangements of Chicago and traditional blues, as well as their own high energy boogie and swing-inspired original material. (951) 652-3822. [website]

Sunday April 19

FANDANGO!
2:30 pm, Tahquitz High School, 4425 Titan Trail    CANCELED
$30 general admission, free age 22 and under.  This colorful quartet of flute, guitar, violin and cello performs a toe-tappingly spicy mix of Latin, Spanish, Sephardic, Balkan, and classical music.  Featuring two GRAMMY-nominees, the  globe-trotting virtuosi hail from Spain, the USA, former Yugoslavia, and the UK, and have played, separately and together, on the world’s most prestigious stages. (951) 658-7319. [website]

Saturday May 2

SCIENCE SATURDAY: THE SCIENCE OF H2O
10:30 am – 1:00 pm, Western Science Center, 2345 Searl Pkwy
Free. This month is about the science of water! Learn the importance of conserving water & more. Learn how to become an engineer with hands-on activities. Come explore the many sides of science!  Science Saturdays give you a chance to interact directly with WSC scientists and educators as they bring to life various facets of scientific exploration.  Hands-on activities, games, and demonstrations give kids a chance to have fun while learning about science! Science Saturdays has something fun and informative for all ages (including parents!) but are most geared towards elementary and middle school ages.  And best of all, Science Saturdays are always free! There is an additional fee to enter the museum. Children under 13 must be accompanied by a parent. (951) 791-0033.

Friday May 8 thru Sunday May 17

LEADING LADIES
Friday & Saturday 7:30 pm, Sunday 2:30 pm
Ramona Hillside Playhouse, 27402 Ramona Bowl Rd
$15 reserved seating, $10 opening night. In this hilarious comedy by the author of Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo, two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their luck that they are performing “Scenes from Shakespeare” on the Moose Lodge circuit in the Amish country of Pennsylvania. When they hear that an old lady in York, PA is about to die and leave her fortune to her two long lost English nephews, they resolve to pass themselves off as her beloved relatives and get the cash.  (951) 658-5300.

Saturday May 9

2nd ANNUAL KIDS FISHING TOURNAMENT
9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Lake Golden Era, 19625 Gilman Springs Rd
Free event. American Legion Post 53 and Golden Era Productions presents a fun filled fishing tournament for kids 6-15 years old. Free pancake breakfast compliments of Hemet Sunset Rotary. Free hot dogs & chips. Official weigh-in, free raffle, free t-shirt, prizes. Limited to 300 participants. Register online at www.alpost53.com. Information (951) 658-2436. [flyer]

Friday May 15

LUNAFEST
6:30 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Center, 123 N Harvard St
Watch for details. Soroptomists host this popular film festival. Films by, for, and about women. 

 

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