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Weekend events for Friday, July 27 through Sunday, July 29


Youth Rally
A Youth Rally will be hosted by Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, 34836 Cedar Road, on Friday at 7:30 p.m. An exciting, Bible centered program is planned for young people. Children, parents, and grandparents are invited to attend. Refreshments and fellowship will follow the program.

Events at Barstow Senior Center
The Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa Ave., will be offering the following programs Friday: The Mojave Valley Carvers get together from 8 to 11 a.m. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Grilled cheese sandwich, spilt pea soup, salad and apple crisp. The Barstow Senior Thrift Store, 929 E, Williams, is an amazing resource for getting great, high-quality, unique and inexpensive clothes and other household items, and the Furniture Specialty Store, 907 E. Williams, has great bargains also. Open 7 days a week with senior discount day on Wednesdays. Seniors receive 50 percent off except furniture. Also if you would like to make a donation, call 760-256-0755 and they will pick up.


Neighborhood School Supply Outreach
The third annual Neighborhood School Supply Outreach will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 29041 Hwy. 58. School supplies will be available to Kindergarten through high school grades while supplies last. For information, call 760-256-5532.

City of Barstow to dedicate Bishop Nathaniel Jones Jr. Way
The City of Barstow will host an official street renaming dedication ceremony on Saturday at 10 a.m., on Sage Drive adjacent to the Barstow Church of God in Christ located at 1375 Sage Drive, to celebrate the many contributions of Bishop Nathaniel Jones Jr., a longtime resident of Barstow and former Pastor of the Barstow Church of God in Christ, who passed away on October 14, 2001.

Democratic Club meeting
The Mojave Desert Democratic Club will meet will be held on Saturday at Quigley's Restaurant located near the Merchant's Mall in Lenwood. Breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m., the meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Highlights of the meeting will be:Massive attacks on pension plans. Conservative property appraisal practices threaten local housing recovery. Who gets the RDA funds to be released? Proposed use of “eminent domain” to halt the continuing epidemic of home foreclosures. International bankers (including US banks) caught rigging interest rates, effectively bilking middle class out of trillions of dollars. Reports on Democratic Party activities on the city, county, state and national levels. General discussion. For further information please call 256-3484 or e-mail at

Domestic violence training class offered
A domestic violence training class will be offered July 28 through Aug. 25 at Hampton Inn & Suites, 2710 Lenwood Road. The classes are designed to give an overview of basic concepts of domestic violence to participants in order to increase their knowledge, awareness, and comfort level in dealing with issues of domestic violence. The training meets State of California requirements for those who wish to work directly with victims. Participants will receive a certificate of completion that will allow the participant to work in any domestic violence shelter in California. For information or to register contact, Don at 760-256-9200 or the Outreach office at 760-256-3733.

Comedy Night
DHOP Bible & Book Store, 230 E. Main St., will be hosting a free comedy night with guest Carol Summar-Simpson, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday.

Main St Mural tour
Main St Murals will hold its monthly tour and historical slide show on Saturday starting at 10 a.m. at Barstow Flower & Bridal, corner of Main St. and Seventh. Take a walk back in time with historical murals and archive slide show of 120 years along Route 66. The tour is free but donations appreciated. Tour is led on the last Saturday of each month, group bookings and school tours also available. For information regarding the Main St Murals non profit organization, the artists, exhibitions, youth programs and more visit: ] or call 760-220-4351.

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.


Breakfast at American Legion
The American Legion Auxiliary #324 will be serving menudo with all the fixings or biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, bacon or sausage for a donation of $5 on Sunday from 9 a.m. until gone. Open to the public. American Legion Hall is located at 2181 Armory Road. All proceeds go towards local scholarships, helping veterans and veteran families. For information call 760-253-7744 or the Legion at 760-252-8369.

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

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