Events at Barstow Senior Center
The Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa Ave., will be offer the following programs: The library is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for reading enjoyment. Donations accepted of any type of books. 8 a.m. — Interested in learning how to carve. Come check out the Mojave Valley Carvers. 11:30 a.m. — A tuna casserole lunch with broccoli, Caesar salad and fruit cocktail will be served. 7 p.m. — Dancing and music provided by Don Livingston. Donation is $5 and bring a dish to share.
For information, call 760-256-5023.

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.

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.


'Soul food taste-o-rama'
The Barstow Branch NAACP will be hosting its yearly "Soul food taste-o-rama" in celebration of Black History month, on Saturday from 3:30 to 6 p.m., at Brown Fellowship Hall, 1364 Riverside Dr. Open to the public.

'Love Fest'
New Hope Village and New Hope, Too! is having its 6th Annual Love Fest at Quigley's on Saturday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Lots of raffle gifts! Come and join us and share a delicious meal and fabulous fun with friends and family! Donation $20 per person.
Call Angela at 760-256-3656 or Tracy at 760-256-1900 for tickets. Proceeds will benefit homeless families and individuals in our programs.

Free concert and food
The Vineyard Christian Fellowship of Barstow, 29041 US Highway 58, will be hosting a free concert. The outdoor event will be on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. In concert will be Refresh, Kevin Schereth, and the Vineyard Worship Team. The Barstow community is invited to come and enjoy an afternoon of music and food. Bring your lawn chairs, and a friend.
For information, call 760 256-5532 or Pastor Phil Grant 760 447-4208. Check out Refresh on Facebook.

'Crazy Cactus'
The Mojave National Preserve presents the sculpture and photography of Main St Murals Environmental Arts Youth Program in an exhibition entitled "Crazy Cactus". Join Jane and David Brockhurst and the Main St Murals youth team for the opening reception at the Kelso Depot Desert Light Gallery on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m.
This unique exhibit showcases the collaborative sculpture of local youth with professional artists , the joyous design and broad brushstrokes depicted in both sculpture and photography celebrate the heritage of the Mojave Desert and the positive force of Environmental Art in Education. Funds raised through the Crazy Cactus project will be used to support the Main St Murals after school youth program which leads free environmental and arts education at the Desert Discovery Center.
Exhibit runs from February 18  through May 19.

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 dinner
The Newberry Springs Senior Center and Cafe will be serving a chicken fried steak dinner on Sunday. There are seventy tickets available for this event, and pre-sale tickets are on sale now and will continue until Saturday. Pre-sale cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for the kids. At the door tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for the children.  Everyone is welcome.

Knights of Columbus, 580 Victor St., will offer bingo every Sunday at 5 p.m.
For information, call 760-252-4885.