Monday

Events at Barstow Senior Center
The Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa Ave., will be offer the following programs: Sit and Be Fit Exercise Class will be offered from 7 to 8 a.m. The Photo Group meets from 9 to 11 a.m. Lunch is served from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Chicken fried steak served with mash potatoes and gravy, corn, roll and peanut butter cookie. Computer classes will be offered from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The Scrapbooking group meets from 1 to 2 p.m. Valley Crest offers an Alzheimer's support group from 1 to 2 p.m. Drop in and check out the other activities that are going on during the day like puzzles and card games and the library has many books to choose from. The Center is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Barstow Heights CSD meeting
Barstow Heights Community Service District will hold its monthly meeting on Monday at 6 p.m. at 28075 Rimrock Road.

Computer class at Barstow Senior Center
The Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa Ave., is now offering computer classes on Monday at 12:30 p.m. For information or to sign-up, call 760-256-5023.

Hospice Volunteer training
The Visiting Nurse Association of the Inland Counties, Barstow, will be offering Hospice Volunteer training classes for patient care volunteers, starting Monday from 2 to 5 p.m. By volunteering for only a few hours a month, you can dramatically impact the quality of life for others. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and pass a background check. For information, contact Gina Hernandez at 760-680-4172.

Preceptor Gamma Delta
Preceptor Gamma Delta, Barstow Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi International holds meetings the fourth Monday of each month. For information, call 760-257-3633.

Toastmasters
The next Toastmasters meeting will be held on Monday, at Barstow College, 2700 Barstow Road, in the Library, from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. For information, call 760-247-6017.

Parental Alienation support group
Joshua Rose Foundation is starting a support group to provide education, support and coaching for parents who are experiencing difficulties in their relationships with their children due to parental alienation. This includes violation of court orders, refusal of visitation, blockage of contact and other tactics that interfere with the parent child bond. Meetings will be held every Monday at the Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa Ave., from 1 to 3 p.m. For information, call Julia Greer Moreno, Founder of the Joshua Rose Foundation, at 760-957-7027.

Al-Anon meeting
AL-Anon meetings are held on Mondays from 7 to 8:15 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 512 E. Williams St. Baby-sitting available. For information, call 760-261-3806.

Exercise class
The Barstow Senior Center is offering a new chair exercise class on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 7 a.m. These workouts are slow moving, gentle and include arthritis exercises that are ideal for anyone managing arthritis pain. Please call the Center and sign up for class, it is free. For information, call 760-256-5023.

Tuesday

Bingo
It is a special bingo night at The Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa St. Early bird game starts at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. There will be a Lucky 5 in play and 4 power balls with each paying $250. Buy-in is $10 with extra packs costing $5 each. Take advantage of our delicious menu at our Bingo Grill. Bingo is open to the public but you must be at least 18 years to play. For information, call 760-256-5023.

Events at Barstow Senior Center
The Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa Ave., will be offer the following programs: Sit and Be Fit Exercise Class will be offered from 7 to 8 a.m. The Mojave Valley Carvers meets from 8 to 11 a.m. The Crafter group meets from 9 to 11 a.m. Scan Health Plan will be here to provide answers your health plan questions from 10 to 11 a.m. Lunch is served from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Sweet and Sour Pork, served with rice, broccoli, carrot salad and cake. The Wii Bowlers get together from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The Visiting Nurses will be offering a bereavement support group from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Drop in and check out the other activities that are going on during the day like puzzles and card games and the library has many books to choose from. Open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

St. Paul's Academy open house
St. Paul's Academy will be holding an open house on Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m., at 516 Williams St. The academy is a private, nationally accredited junior high school with a faculty to student ratio of 1:5. It offers core curriculum classes and a variety of electives. Visitors will have an opportunity to visit with teachers and students and enroll. For information, call 760-256-4400.

Lasagna dinner
The American Legion Auxiliary #324 will be serving a lasagna dinner for a donation of $5 per plate on Tuesday at 5 p.m., at the American Legion Hall, 2181 Armory Road. Open to the public for dine-in or take-out. All proceeds go towards local scholarships, helping veterans and veteran families. For information, call 760-253-7744 or the legion at 760-252-8369.

Free legal help
Do you need help with legal papers? Come to free Legal Aid on the fourth Tuesday of each month at noon, at the Cora Harper Fitness Center, 851 Barstow Road (mobile unit in rear parking lot). They can help with family law, guardianship, conservatorship, support, custody, or visitation or parental rights and bankruptcy. Please bring all case documents and information with you.

Sing and Sign
The Barstow Branch Library, 304 E. Buena Vista, is hosting sign language classes on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 4 p.m. Learn simple signs and listen to songs that were designed to practice the specific signs. For information, call 760-256-4850.

Grief and Loss support group
Visiting Nurse Association of the Inland Counties hosts a Grief and Loss support group at the Barstow Senior Citizen Center, 555 Melissa, the second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. For information, call 760-256-2016.

Lions Club
The Lions Club is looking for new members with fresh ideas. The club meets the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Quigley's Restaurant, 2841 Lenwood Road, at 7 p.m. The Lions Club donates time and effort to putting the American flags out throughout town on holidays, along with collecting and recycling used prescription eye glasses. If interested, please come to the meetings. First year membership is paid for by the club. For information, call Harold Davis at 760-256-0757.

'One Step' drug and alcohol Bible study
Calvary Chapel, 412 Ave. A, will be offering "One Step" drug and alcohol Bible study on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. For information, call 760-447-7115, 760-4473391 or 760-253-5553. No child care available.

Compulsive Overeaters Anonymous/HOW
Help from compulsive overeating is available on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Meetings are held at the Mojave River Valley Museum, 270 E. Virginia Way. No dues/fees. For information, call 760-577-9566.

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.

Wednesday

Bingo
It is a special bingo at The Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa St. Early bird game starts at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. There will be a Lucky 5 in play and 4 power balls with each paying $250. Buy-in is $10 with Extra packs costing $5 each. Take advantage of our delicious menu at our Bingo Grill. Bingo is open to the public but you must be at least 18 years to play. For information, call 760-256-5023.

Events at Barstow Senior Center
The Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa Ave., will be offer the following programs: AARP Tax Aid will be preparing taxes free for seniors on a first come first serve basis from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Mead Mortuary will be here to provide answers to any questions from 10 to noon. Lunch is served from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Chicken enchilada served with beans and rice, and rice pudding. Drop in and check out the other activities that are going on during the day like puzzles and card games and the library has many books to choose from. Open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mojave River Valley Museum meeting
On Wednesday at 7 p.m., Jan Walkup will explain and define the Mayan Calendar. The meeting is open to everyone, there is
no charge, and refreshments will be served. Join for a no-host dinner at Rosita's at 5:30.

BCC celebrates Black History Month
In observance of February's Black History Month, the college's history and humanities departments are presenting free, lunch-time topics on Black history and diversity for students, college staff and the community-at-large. All presentations will be held on the Barstow college campus. On Wednesday at noon, Mark Cauble, history instructor, will discuss John Brown and the Raid on Harpers Ferry in room B-18.  Cable's presentation will be a combination of lecture and video presentation format. Barstow Community College is located at 2700 Barstow Road. For information please visit www.barstow.edu.

Cancer Awareness Group
The American Cancer Society will sponsor a cancer awareness group every Wednesday at the Barstow Senior Center from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Benefit from sharing, advice, encouragement, and inspiration from others. Lunch available after meeting for a donation of $3. For information, call 760-256-5942.

'Ups & Downs' support group
A support group for bipolar and clinically depressed is holding meetings every Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Barstow Mental Health Clinic, 805 E. Mt. View. For information, call 760-256-9685 or 760-254-2537.

Tai Chi classes
The Newberry Springs Senior Center, 33383 Newberry Road, is hosting Tai Chi classes on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Chinese exercise improves your balance, flexibility and strength. A donation of $5 per class is suggested. For information, call Rick at 760-257-3144.

Children's Bible Club
Trinity Baptist Church is holding a Children's Bible Club for preschool to high school kids, every Wednesday (September through May) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The church is located at 2790 Barstow Road. For information, call 760-792-5378.

Thursday

Barstow Senior Center Library
The Barstow Senior Center is having a grand re-opening of its library on Thursday from 9 to 11 am. Stop by for some cookies and coffee and thank the friendly librarians Zelma and Roberta for all the hard work they did setting up the library in its new location.

Events at Barstow Senior Center
The Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa Ave., will be offer the following programs: Sit and Be Fit Exercise Class will be offered from 7 to 8 a.m. The Mojave Valley Carvers meets from 8 to 11 a.m. The Crafter Group meets from 9 to 11 a.m. Community Hospice will be here to provide information regarding hospice needs from 10 to 11 a.m. Lunch is served from 11:30 to 12:30  p.m. Baked chicken served with a baked potato, broccoli, roll and pears. The Wii Bowlers get together from 12:30 to 1:30  p.m. Line dance lesson will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. Drop in and check out the other activities that are going on during the day like puzzles and card games and the library has many books to choose from. Open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Dr. Seuss' birthday party
The Zeta Omicrom Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma invites all Barstow children, ages pre-K through 6th grade, to attend this years Dr. Seuss' birthday party festivities at Montara School on March 1. Montara students are to arrive at 5:30 p.m. and all other children at 6 p.m. Books and refreshments will be provided.  For information, call 760-256-3047.

'His Hands Serving U' meeting
His Hands Serving U holds meetings the first Thursday of the month at 224 Woodham Ave., from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Visitors welcome. For information, call 760-552-9074.

Bereavement support group
A bereavement support group meets at 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 505 E Mt. View in Room 13. All are welcome. For information, call 760-256-6818.

Patriot Forum
The Patriot Forum, a non-partisan group, will meet every Thursday at 6 p.m., at Sizzler Restaurant, 1523 E. Main St. For information, call 760-256-3323.

Bingo
Knights of Columbus, 580 Victor St., will offer bingo every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. For information, call 760-252-4885.

Story time
Barstow Branch Library, 304 E. Buena Vista, hosts Story time every Thursday from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. Children will enjoy reading, and crafts. For information, call 760-256-4850.

Craft Sale
Best Opportunities will hold a handmade craft sale every Thursday at the Barstow Mall, 1800 E. Main St., from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit Best Opportunities.

Line dancing at Barstow Senior Center
Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa Ave., holds a line dancing class every Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. First timers should come early. The class is free. For information, call 760-256-5023.

Al-Anon
Thursday Night Book Study will be held on Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 512 E. Williams St. Baby-sitting available. For information, call 760-261-3806.

Alateen Club
Alateen will be holding meetings on Thursdays for children ages 5 to 12 (Young Alateen Club) and ages 13-19 (A New Beginning Alateen). Meetings are held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 512 E. Williams St., from 6 to 7 p.m. For information, call 760-261-3806.

'Read to Me'
Read with storyteller and former Children's Librarian, Helen Riley, at the Barstow Branch Library, 304 E. Buena Vista, every Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. For information, call 760-256-4850.