Texas Hold'em tournament
The Robbie Menie Memorial Scholarship Foundation will be sponsoring a Texas Hold'em Tournament at Revolutions, 760 E. Main St., on the third Friday of each month. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and tournament starts at 7 p.m., sharp. Donation is $30 in advance or $35 at the door. For information, call Donna at 760-887-4209 or 760-256-5651.
American Legion Post 751 of Newberry Springs, 30196 Newberry Road, will hold regular Karaoke, plus a sign up for a ongoing competition, on Friday at 7 p.m. Come on out and exhibit your vocal talents, or just hang out. Call 760-257-3173 after 1 p.m. on weekdays, or noon on weekends for information on Karaoke scheduling. Karaoke at the Post supports active duty military and veteran programs.
Dance at Barstow Senior Center
The Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa Ave., will be holding a dance on Friday from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Donation is $5. Please bring a food dish to share. Music provided by Don Livingston.
Cans and Coats Drive
Desert Manna will be holding the annual Cans and Coats Drive. Friday is the last day to drop off donations. Look for donation boxes at local businesses, schools, churches or drop off donations to Desert Manna, 201 N. First Ave., Suite B. Financial donations are also needed and can be mailed or given online at www.causes.com/causes/626380-support-desert-manna#
The VFW Post 2143, 25190 W. Main St., will host Karaoke on Friday. Come on down and sing your heart away from 6 p.m. until closing. Reminder that Karaoke contest will be at the and contestants please come down and show us your talent. This event supports veteran causes. For information, call 760-253-2610.
Iconic Steam Locomotive to stop in Yermo
Union Pacific Railroad's iconic steam locomotive, No. 844, will arrive on Saturday in Yermo at 10:30 a.m. and depart on Sunday at 8 a.m. No. 884 is the last steam locomotive built by Union Pacific and will travel more than 2,900 miles from its base in Wyoming on a 32-day, nine state tour. For information, call 916-789-6019. www.up.com
Forerunner Christian Fellowship, 400 S. Ave. "H", will be holding its 6th annual Thanksgiving Dinner, on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dinner is free. If you are unable to come to the church, delivery is available. For delivery call 760-255-3927 by Friday. Please leave your name, address, contact phone and number of dinners needed. For information, contact Brenda at 760-255-3927.
"Prophetic Awakening" is being hosted by Forerunner Christian Fellowship, 400 S. Ave. "H", this Saturday at 7 p.m., and Sunday at 11 a.m. This event will be featuring Generation Restoration. Generation Restoration is a a group that are passionate about seeing reconciliation come to the hearts, minds, and lives of the people they meet. Everyone is welcome to attend. For information, contact Brenda at 760-255-3927.
Barstow Police and Fire Explores will be hosting a safety awareness Fall Festival on Saturday at Dana Park from noon to 4:30 p.m. There will be police vehicles, fire truck, ambulance displays, drug prevention display, lots of games and activities, and food. Please bring an unwrapped toy (value $10) for the Barstow Christmas Cops and Kids, and receive a raffle ticket for a drawing. All money raised will benefit the Barstow Police and Fire Explorer programs. For information, call 760-255-6278.
Big Band Dance and Dinner
The Barstow Senior Citizen Center, 555 Melissa Ave., will be holding a Big Band Dance and Dinner on Saturday. The dinner will include chicken alfredo, broccoli, dinner salad, cheese bread, and carrot cake. No host bar. Donation is $15. Doors open at 5:30 with dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the center. For information, call 760-256-5023.
Main St Murals will be holding a mural dedication for "Gold Mine" on Saturday at Union Bank, 239 W. Main St., at 10 a.m. A reception will follow inside the bank with a ribbon cutting, slide show, and a historic presentation of 100 years along Route 66. For information on murals, artists, youth activities and public events, go to www.mainstreetmurals.com or call 760-220-4351.
Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz visits Library
The public is invited to meet Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz on Saturday, at the Barstow Branch Library, 304 E Buena Vista. You will feel as if you were watching Judy Garland as Dorothy, right before your eyes as Elaine Horn reenacts scenes from the 1939 movie, with life-size stand-up movie characters. She owns and dresses in exact copies of wardrobe worn by Judy Garland in the original film. Right after the performance, participants will receive lollipops from Munckinland, followed by the photo opportunities with Dorothy and the Oz character back-drops. This free performance will take place inside the Library at 2 p.m.. Reservations are not required. For information, call 760-256-4850.
Electronic waste recycling event
A free electronic waste recycling event will take place on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Newberry Springs Fire Department, 33759 Newberry Road. Most common electronic items accepted. Not accepted are: household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, glass, wood or tires. Large appliances will also be accepted. Cal Micro Recycling will donate proceeds to Newberry Springs Community Services District for every pound of electronic waste that gets recycled.
Newberry Springs Elementary School will be holding is annual Fall Festival on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with games, activities, cakes and cake walk. If you have a special skill or talent and would like reserve a space, call Syndi Castro at 760-524-2582. Money raised will go towards field trips and other activities at the school.
Harvey House Market Days
The Barstow Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau will be hosting Harvey House Market Days, every third Saturday of the month, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you're a craft, food or produce vendor and would like to participate, a 10 X 10 space is $20 for Chamber Members, and $25 for non-members. A limited number of spaces have power available for an extra $5 extra. Vendors must provide their own tables, chairs and pop-up tents (if needed), and food or produce vendors must have the proper permits and licenses from San Bernardino County. All vendors will be outdoors. The Chamber is also looking for entertainers who would like to perform for tips or sales of their latest CD or video. If you're a singer, dancer, comedian, or magician, and would like to promote yourself to the public let us know. For more information call the Chamber at 760-256-8617 or visit their website at www.barstowchamber.com.
The Barstow Branch of the NAACP meetings are held on the third Saturday of each month at 3:30 p.m. at the Browns Fellowship Hall, 1364 Riverside Dr.
Barstow Mall craft fair and mini swap meet
Barstow Mall is holding a craft fair and swap meet every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Space is free for non-profit organizations and all others are $5 for one spot or $10 for two spots. Must have tables for merchandise or rentals available for $1. Raffles and entertainment. For information, call Gilbert Martinez at 760-267-6083.
Saturday Night Cruisers
Bring your car and join the Saturday Night Cruisers every Saturday at 7 p.m. at Foster Freeze, 1580 W. Main St. For information, call 760-964-3777.
Karaoke at Eagles Lodge
The Eagles Lodge, 513 E. Main St., features Karaoke every Saturday at 8 p.m. All are welcome.
Knights of Columbus, 580 Victor St., will offer bingo every Sunday at 5 p.m. For information, call 760-252-4885.