PMHD Special Meeting of the Board of Directors
WHEN 5 p.m. Today
WHERE Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District, Auditorium, 207 W. Legion Road, Brawley
INFO All members are encouraged to attend.
Adult Coloring Club
WHEN 6 p.m.7 p.m. Tuesday
WHERE El Centro Public Library, 1140 N. Imperial Ave., El Centro
INFO Coloring sheets, pencils and markers will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. No sign-up required. For more information, call the library at 760-3374565.
Swap a Bag for a Bag 2-Day event
WHEN 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday
WHERE at 535 Desert Gardens Drive, El Centro
INFO Bring a bag of candy and receive a bag to fill with clothes and household items. Limit of 5 bags per person per day. No outside bags please. Sponsored by Cody’s Closet. For more information, contract Heather White at 760-353-1789.
Henry L. Guerrero Bail Bonds Haunted House
WHEN 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (at dark) Tuesday WHERE Henry L. Guerrero Bail Bonds, 808 State St., El Centro
INFO Come and join us at our free Haunted House, if you dare. We will be handing out candy bags, so bring the kids. For more information, call 760-353-1142.
Beginning Bridge Game
WHEN 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 15, 22 and 29
WHERE Woman’s Club of Holtville, 219 E. Sixth St.
INFO Public is invited to attend.
Friends of the Library book sale
WHEN 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday
WHERE El Centro Public Library, 1140 N. Imperial Ave., El Centro
INFO Great selection on hardcover books, $2.50 each and pocket books, 15/$1. For more information, contact the library at 760-337-4565.
Capitol ‘64 at Inferno
WHEN 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday WHERE Inferno, 505 Main St., Brawley INFO Capital ‘64 band will be performing a variety of tunes, Beatles, oldies, country and cumbias.
I.V. Gem and Mineral Society Educational Program
WHEN 7 p.m. Wednesday
WHERE Gem and Mineral Building, Imperial Valley Expo, 200 E. Second, Imperial
INFO The program is free and open to the public. The program will be presented by Jeff Green of De Anza Rescue Unit Inc. De Anza Rescue promotes public education in survival and self rescue techniques.
Holtville Women’s Club meeting/guest speaker
WHEN 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday WHERE Holtville Women’s Club, 219 E. Sixth St.
INFO Guest speaker will be Tania Bolin, Renown artist “My Journey in Colors.”
Swap a Bag for a Bag event
WHEN 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday WHERE 535 Desert Gardens Drive, El Centro
INFO Bring a bag of candy and receive a bag to fill with clothes and household items. Limit of 5 bags per person per day. No outside bags please. Sponsored by Cody’s Closet. For more information, contact Heather White at 760-353-1789.
Eighth annual Environmental Health Leadership Summit
WHEN 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. Thursday WHERE Imperial Center-Twin Dragon, 1131 Yourman Road, Heber INFO This event is free. Please join us and learn about asthma, air quality and the Salton Sea. It’s time to act and participate. Free Continental breakfast, lunch and entertainment. For more information and to RSVP contact Israel Cruz at Israel@ccvhealth.org or call 760-351-8761.
Gift packages for veterans
WHEN 10 a.m. Thursday
WHERE American Legion, 569 Broadway, El Centro
INFO We are asking for dry foods, monetary donations and gift certificates. We need the items by Nov. 2.
WHEN 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday WHERE Community Center, 707 Dool Ave., Calexico
INFO Admission is free and for adults only. Come and join us for an evening to relax sing and dance. For more information, call 760-768-2176.
Quilts and More sale
WHEN 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday WHERE Assembly of God Church, 580 C St., Brawley
INFO Everyone is welcome to come and buy some beautiful quilts and other homemade items. Proceeds used to buy supplies to make items for Love Lift, comfort quilts for cancer patients, and to sponsor children from two families at Christmas time. For more information, contact Sisters of Sowing Fundraiser at email@example.com
Fourth annual I.C. Veterans Day Parade
WHEN Pancake breakfast for Veterans hosted by Holtville Fire Department from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., parade starts at 10 a.m. Saturday
WHERE Fifth Street in Holtville
INFO We invite all Veterans, active duty service members, reservists, and members of the public to join us. There will be Car and Motorcycle Show; food and craft vendors; live entertainment and beer garden. For parade information, call 760-336-3058, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call City of Holtville at 760356-3013, email: email@example.com
Tim Hurley in concert
WHEN Noon Saturday
WHERE Holtville City Park Gazebo INFO Country artist, Tim Hurley is coming back to town. Bring your chairs or blankets and enjoy an afternoon of great music. For more information, call the Holtville Chamber of Commerce at 760356-2923.
Kids Night Out
WHEN 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday WHERE Calexico Community Center, 707 Dool Ave.
INFO Fee is $5 per child. Enjoy a night out and let us take care of your kids, knowing they will be in a safe and fun environment. We have activities to keep them entertained for four hours. Activities include: board games, indoor games, crafts and a movie to end the night. All movies are rated G or PG and a snack will be provided. Please let staff know if your child has food allergies. For more information, call 760-768-2176.
Calexico Baja Runners barbecue luncheon
WHEN 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday WHERE Plazola’s parking lot, 120 W. Sherman St., Calexico
INFO Cost is $8 for barbacoa plate with beans, salad, salsa and bread roll. For more information, contact Luis Cota at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 760-234-8146.
WHEN 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday WHERE Main Street and Plaza Park, Brawley
INFO Admission is $3 for tasting bracelet or $10 for a four tasting bracelet special. For more information, call 760-344-3160 or send an email at email@example.com
Old Time Acoustic Jam Session
WHEN1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday
WHERE First United Methodist Church Fellowship, 312 S. Eighth St. (Eighth and Olive) in El Centro
INFO All acoustic instruments players are invited to attend. Audience is also welcome. The event is free. For more information, call Pete Preece at 760-353-1041 or Nan Rebik at 760-353-2604.
WHEN 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sunday (every first Sunday of the month) WHERE Fraternal Order of Eagles, 661 State St. in El Centro
INFO Cost not to exceed $7 and includes: eggs, potatoes, homemade biscuits and gravy, juice, coffee (your choice of bacon, sausage or ham). The public is welcome. The breakfast is served the first Sunday of every month. All proceeds go towards the Women’s Auxiliary supporting charities: City of Hope, cancer, diabetes, children’s fund, Alzheimer’s and heart.
Laureate Iota Omicron meeting
WHEN 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6
WHERE Jennifer Bolin home in El Centro. INFO The meeting will begin with a “Cowboy Cookout” dinner.
PFLAG monthly meeting
WHEN 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 6
WHERE First United Methodist Church, 312 S. Eighth St. (Eighth Street and Olive Avenue), El Centro
INFO The meeting is free. PFLAG stands for parents, family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, and is a group for LGBT individuals and those who care about them.
CalRTA to meet
WHEN 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 6
WHERE Rose School, Pioneers’ Museum, 373 E. Aten Road, Imperial
INFO Lunch will be provided, donations accepted. Program: Todd Finnell County Superintendent of Schools and County administrators for Week of the Teacher.
Monday Night Mixer at Inferno
WHEN 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 6 WHERE Inferno, 505 Main St., Brawley INFO Admission is free. Join us for an evening of great music, delicious food, fun and raffle prizes. For more information, call 760-344-3160 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Brawley Christian Women’s Club luncheon
WHEN Noon Nov. 7 (RSVP by Nov. 2) WHERE Social Hall of Gateway Church, 4249 Highway 86 in Brawley
INFO Cost is $9.50. Guest speaker will Diana Mangan, a realtor and former human resource manager will describe, “The Greatest Love of All.” And the Special Feature will be Miss California High School Rodeo Queen Cailee Roper. A preschool nursery is provided; reservations and a sack lunch for children are required. Reservations and cancellations are a must. For reservations or cancellations, call Donna Mills at 760-344-5993 by Nov. 2.
20th annual IVMEA Halftime Festival
WHEN 6 p.m. Nov. 7
WHERE Cal Jones Field on the Central Union High School campus
INFO Tickets are available from each school band for $5. Proceeds go directly to the bands.
Schedule to appear: Holtville Viking Band; Brawley Wildcat Band; Calexico Bulldog Band; Imperial Tiger Band; Southwest Eagle Band and Central Spartan Band. For more information, contact Renee Baker, CUHS Band Director at 760-3364436 or send an email at email@example.com
Grief Support Group sponsored by Aria Hospice
WHEN 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 7 (every first Tuesday of the month)
WHERE First United Methodist Church, 312 S. Eighth Street (Eighth Street and Olive Avenue) in El Centro.
INFO Presented by Aria Hospice. Everyone is welcome and there is no charge. For more information call Aria Hospice at 760-412-5574.
Cupcake-cookie decorating class — Halloween theme
WHEN 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 7 WHERE Senior Hall, 707 Dool Ave., Calexico
INFO Fee is $6 and includes material (must reserve space in advance). Instructor will be Frances Rioseco. For more information call Recreation Department at 760-768-2176.
WHEN 6 p.m. Nov. 8 and 15
WHERE Camarena Memorial Library, 850 Encinas Ave., Calexico
INFO Pre-registration is required. This workshop is to introduce you to specialist and community resource people who can provide you with information on different aspects of child development, early learning and parenting. Each workshop includes toys, art, books and play. The program is for families with children 1 to 3 years old. For more information, contact the library at 760-768-2170 or visit us at https://caleixcolibrary.org
WHEN 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 8
WHERE Plaza Park, Brawley
INFO Admission is free. For more information, contact the Brawley Chamber of Commerce at 760-344-3160 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Brawley Wrestling Boosters Cattle Call 5K Run/Walk
WHEN 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 11. Registration will be at the Brawley Kiosk from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. and race starts at 8 a.m. WHERE Cattle Call Parade Route Main St., Brawley
INFO Fee is $20 (12 and under $10) for run and $10 for fun walk. Pre-register by Tuesday. For more information, contact Daniel Jauregui at 760-791-8665 or send an email at email@example.com
Cattle Call Parade
WHEN 9:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 11 WHERE Main Street, Brawley
INFO The parade will be led by the Grand Marshal and includes equestrian units, decorated floats, great local bands and a multitude of individual entries to entertain your entire family. Don’t miss out on seeing all the excitement with food vendors, toys, kettle corn and more. For more information, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 760-344-3160 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Basketball Clinics sessions
WHEN 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. for 4 to 8 years old and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for 9 to 14 years old, on Nov. 11, 12, 18 and 19 WHERE Ninth Grade Academy, Tessada Gym, 824 Blair Ave., Calexico
INFO Fee is $20 per session. Instructor is Jamie Ann Chew and staff. For more information, call 760-768-2176.
I.V. Model Railroaders monthly gathering
WHEN 1:30 p.m. Nov. 11
WHERE Imperial Valley Research Center, Building 10, 4151 Highway 86, Brawley INFO We meet the second Saturday of the month. For more information, call Joel Shank at 760-801-8300.
Brawley Cattle Call Parade
WHEN 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Nov. 11 WHERE Main St., between Western and Eastern avenues in Brawley
INFO The parade is free to attend. For more information, call the Brawley Chamber of Commerce at 760-344-3160 or send an email at email@example.com
Cattle Call Concert with Clay Walker
WHEN Plaza opens at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 WHERE Main Street and Plaza Park, Brawley
INFO Brought to you by MEKLI. For more information, contact the Brawley Chamber of Commerce at www.brawleychamber.com
Government contracting workshop
WHEN 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 15
WHERE Farm Credit Services Southwest, 485 Business Parkway, Imperial
INFO A full day course dedicated to provide all the information needed to start with government contracting. There is no cost for this event. Workshop will cover: How to find your buyer; Creating a capabilities statement; SBA Certifications and How to write a proposal. For any assistance please contact Meredith Garcia at Meredith@imperialalliance.org or 760312-9800.