Spaghetti dinner
American Legion Post 751 in Newberry Springs will be serving a spaghetti dinner Friday at 4 p.m. Donation is $7.

Events at Barstow Senior Center
The Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa Ave., will be offering the following programs on Friday: Mojave Carvers from 8 to 11 a.m. United Post Office will be selling stamps from 10 a.m. to noon. Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fettucine Alfredo with shrimp, broccoli, salad, roll and apple craisen crisp. Couple Western dance lessons with Don Livingston from 6 to 7 p.m. Music and dancing with Don Livingston from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Donation is $5. Bring a favorite dish to share. 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 will be opened from 9 to 3 today. For information, call 760-256-5023.

Patriot Forum yard sale
The Patriot Forum/Box's for the Troops, will be holding a yard sale on Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 1280 Nancy St. There will be clothes, household items, furniture, and much more. All proceeds will go towards the purchase of items for the troops in and around the war zones.

Laguna Tribal meeting
A Laguna Tribal meeting will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Holiday Inn in Lenwood. Governor from Laguna will be present.

Steak dinner
The VFW Post 2143, 25190 W. Main St. will be serving a steak dinner Friday at 6 p.m. Donation is $10 and includes baked potato, salad, dinner roll, vegetables. Come on down and enjoy your steak the way you want it cooked. Donation helps support veterans causes. For information, call 760-253-2610.

BCC's music department holds spring vocal concert
The Music Department of Barstow Community College will hold its spring vocal concert Friday at 7 p.m. in the interim Performing Arts Center. The concert is free and open to all residents of Barstow and the surrounding communities. The evening features the College Choir and Broadway Voice classes. Hear songs from Broadway shows as well as tender ballads, multi-cultural works and pop songs. Barstow Community College is located at 2700 Barstow Road. For additional information, please call 760-252-6702 or e-mail

Rummage Sale
Lenwood Community Church, 25104 W. Main St., will be holding its semi-annual rummage sale Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. This sale will include furniture, household items, clothes, shoes, books, toys and much more. All proceeds from this sale go to children and youth programs and donations are always welcome year round. For information or to call about scheduling a donation pickup, call 760-253-7431. 

Karaoke at the American Legion in Newberry Spring #751 will be held the first and third Friday of each month from 7 to 11 p.m.. Everyone is welcome to come down to sing, dance, be entertained and simply have fun. Food will be available from the kitchen. All funds raised go to support veterans services and programs. For information, call 760-257-3173 after 1 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.


Rummage sale
The First Congregational Church, 224 N. Second St., is holding a rummage sale on Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon. Items  for sale will include material, toys, books, plants, clothes, craft supplies, and more.

Cinco de Mayo dinner
American Legion Post 751 in Newberry Spring, 30916 Newberry Road, will be serving a Cinco de Mayo dinner on Saturday at 4 p.m. A drawing for a 32 inch color television will be held at 6 p.m.

Youth group to hold fundraising garage sale
The Chi Alpha Mission Tour Youth Group from First Baptist Church will hold its annual garage sale on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1009 E. Virginia Way. The funds will be used to help cover expenses incurred in this year's tour to Kentucky where the members will be teaching Vacation Bible School and ministering to the community. Donations are being accepted and may be taken to the church anytime through Friday at 5 p.m. If larger items are in need of pick-up please call the church's office at (760) 252-2949.

Boys & Girls fundraiser
A fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Barstow will be held at Mollie's Pub, 1309 E. Main St., on Saturday. Proceeds from the sale of $1 tacos will go to the nutrition program at the club. Tacos will go on sale starting at 1 p.m. until gone. For information, call (760) 987-8799.

Elder Haven fundraiser
Barstow Elder Haven will be holding a fundraiser on Saturday. Tickets are now on sale for two tacos, beans, rice, and dessert to be served from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dine-in at First United Methodist Church, 404 E. Mt. View, or available for take-out. For information or to purchase tickets, call 760-256-5706.

Community yard sale
The Hinkley Senior Citizens Club, 35997 Mt. View Road, will have a community yard sale on Saturday May 5 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. You may rent a table inside the building for $15 or outside for $10. Food items will be sold by Hinkley seniors only. Table set up at 7 a.m. and will close by 5 p.m. Open to the public. For information, please call 760-253-4677.

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 Greg Wilhelm at 760-255-4741 or 760-957-5103.

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.


SAL Breakfast
The American Legion Post 751 in Newberry Springs, 30916 Newberry Road, will be holding its SAL Breakfast on Sunday from 8 to 11 a.m. Donation is $5 and the meal will include ham, bacon, or sausage, eggs, and biscuits.

Cinco De Mayo Celebration
Grandview Baptist Church, 25285 Jade Road, will be hold a Cinco de Mayo celebration on Sunday at 2 p.m. Free food, music, face painting, prizes and more. For information, call 760-261-9852.

Historical monument to be erected in Newberry Springs
Newberry Springs welcomes The Billy Holcomb Chapter of the E. Clampus Vitus who will be erecting an historical monument. The monument will be placed in front of The Barn, 44560 National Trails Highway. The Clampers will arrive in Newberry Springs on May 4, erection of the monument will take place on May 5 and the dedication will be May 6 at 10 a.m. Speakers for the event will include Mike Lopez, Honorary Mayor of Newberry Springs, who will also be presenting the "key to the city" to the Billy Holcomb Chapter. There will be a chicken and rib barbecue following the monument dedication ceremony. The public is encouraged to attend this historic event in Newberry Springs. Information on the Billy Holcomb Chapter of the E. Clampus Vitus can be found at For information about this event, call Vonnie Kranz at 760-257-4110.

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