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Weekend events for Friday, May 25 through Sunday, May 27


Events at Barstow Senior Center
The Barstow Senior Center, 555 Melissa Ave., will be offering the following programs on Friday: The Mojave Valley Carvers get together from 8 to 11 a.m. Lunch is served from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, corn, roll and fresh fruit salad. 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.

‘Atomic Jazz II’
Barstow Jr. High School Jazzhawks will present Atomic Jazz II with guest artists Mic Gillette and Tom Politzer at 7 p.m., (doors open at 6:15 p.m. for ticket holders) on Friday at Barstow Junior High School, 1000 Armory Road. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for senior/students, and free for children under 5. For information or to purchase a ticket, call 760-6204 ext. 4324 or e-mail

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.


Car wash and rummage sale
Central High School, 405 N. Second will be hold a car wash and rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Donations accepted. For information, call 760-267-0316.

Democratic Club meeting
The Mojave Desert Democratic Club will meet Saturday at Quigley’s Restaurant, with breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Highlights of the meeting will be: Importance of June election. Analysis of Governor Brown’s tax proposal. Sludge dump debacle. Status of Barstow beautification project. Evaluation of propositions on June ballot. Barstow city council moves to borrow millions of dollars to complete street repair projects. Impact of “open” primary process on congressional primary election. Reports on Democratic Party activities on the city, county, state and national levels. General discussion. For information call 760-256-3484 or e-mail at

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.

Art club
Main St Mural will be hosting a Saturday art club at the Desert Discovery Center, 831 Barstow Road, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donation of $1 per child and $ per adult suggested. Paint is supplied. For information, go to

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.


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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