Friday

'Tips for Tots'
Skyline North Elementary and Dinapolis Firehouse will be sponsoring a "Tips for Tots" fundraiser for field trips, playground equipment, and other school needs. The event will be held at 1358 E. Main St., Friday from 5 to 9 p.m.

Karaoke at VFW
The VFW Post 2143, 25190 W. Main St., will have Karaoke on Friday. Come on down and sing your heart away from 6 p.m. until closing. Please come down and show your talent. Event to support veterans causes. For information, call 760 253-2610.

Events at Barstow Senior Center
The Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa Ave., will be offer the following programs: 11:30 a.m. — A meatloaf lunch with mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, roll, and fresh fruit salad will be served. 12:30 p.m. — Monthly general meeting with guest speaker from Southern California Edison. Topic will be about energy savings. For information, call 760-256-5023.

EBLL tryouts and late registration
East Barstow Little League will be holding late registration and tryouts on Saturday, Feb. 11 at Lillian Park. Minors (9-10) from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Majors (11-12) from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. For Juniors (13-14) tryouts and registration will be at the Sports Park from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday. Information for Seniors will be announced later. For information, call 760-590-2166.

Valentine's dinner at Eagles Lodge
The Eagles Lodge, 513 E. Main St., will be serving rosemary and lemon chicken with roasted red potatoes, rice, vegetables, and dessert on Friday from 5 p.m. until gone. Donation is $7 per person or $12 per couple. The chef will be Mara.

Valentine fundraiser for Elder Haven
Surprise your Valentine sweetheart with a balloon, flower and candy bouquet delivered by Millie Gorillie, Barstow's only pink gorilla. Reservations for delivery on Valentines day are now being taken by calling 760-256-5706. Cost is $25. Deadline to order is Friday. Proceeds benefit Barstow Elder Haven Adult Day Care Center.

Mojave Valley Carvers
The Mojave Valley Carvers meet every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 8 to 11 a.m. If you have an interest in carving  come to the Senior Citizens Center, 555 Melissa Ave. During the carving sessions one of the carvers will introduce you and show you around.

Saturday

Calico Peak hike
Come join other hikers for a moderate/strenuous 14 mile hike to Calico Peak (4659 ft) via Odessa Canyon on Saturday at 8 a.m. This is a great hike through beautiful Odessa Canyon and then onto the Calico Peak at the top of the Calico Mtns., just north of Barstow. Bring 3 to 4 quarts of water, sturdy boots and lunch/snacks. Contact Terrence McCorkle at 760-252-2194 or 760-412-1683 (cell) and oldhikerdude@verizon.net for information and meeting place.

Pancake breakfast
Job's Daughters Bethel No. 341 will be serving a Sweetheart Pancake Breakfast at the Masonic Lodge, 221 Ave. "J", on Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m. Breakfast will include hot fluffy pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, juice or milk and coffee. Donation is $5 per person and proceeds will benefit the California Job's Daughters Scholarship Fund. For information, contact Gail Shoemaker at 760-256-6125.

'Fill-a-Bag' sale
Barstow Senior Thrift Store, 929 E. Williams St., will be holding a "Fill-a-Bag" sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Filled bags will be $5.99. For information, call 760-256-0755.

Big band jazz music Barstow Senior Center  
The Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa St., will present the Barstow College "Jazz Ambassadors" on Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. That great American art form, Jazz will be performed by Tim Garvin's Jazz Ambassadors whose concentrate is on the 30s, 40s and 50s jazz music. Come experience the great sounds of the "Big Band". This event is open to the public at no cost. For information, contact the Barstow Senior Center at 760-256-5023

Breakfast at Hinkley Senior Center
The Hinkley Senior Citizens will be serving its Saturday "Prepared Your Way" Breakfast on Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Hinkley Senior Center, 35997 Mt. View Road. For $4.50 per breakfast, you may have pancakes or French Toast, bacon or sausages, eggs, biscuits and gravy, orange juice, and milk. Coffee is available. Open to the public. Come and support the Hinkley Senior Citizens Programs. For information, please call 760-253-4677.

EBLL tryouts and late registration
East Barstow Little League will be holding late registration and tryouts on Saturday at Lillian Park. Minors (9-10) from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Majors (11-12) from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. For Juniors (13-14) tryouts and registration will be at the Sports Park from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 10. Information for Seniors will be announced later. For information, call 760-590-2166.

Bingo
Newberry Springs Senior Center, 33383 Newberry Road, Newberry Springs, will hold bingo the first and second Saturday of each month. Doors open at 5 p.m. with play starting at 6 p.m. Hot dogs will be served from 5 to 6 p.m. The more in attendance, the bigger the jackpots.

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.

Sunday

'Courageous'
Young Men of Direction will host the viewing of the movie "Courageous" on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 5 p.m. at Abundant Living Fellowship, 300 Hutchinson St. All are invited to attend.