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December Events 2002

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Date Event/Host Address City (760)Phone
Tuesdays Storytime for On-the-Lap, 1 p.m. Lucerne Branch Library, 33103 Old Woman Springs Rd. Lucerne Valley 248-7521
Tuesdays & Thursdays Linda Williams' Yoga Classes, 5:15-6pm, $15/mo Dana Park Bldg, 850 Barstow Rd, Barstow 256-5661
Wednesdays Pet Vaccination Clinic 9-noon 21779 Zuni Road Apple Valley 247-2102
Wednesdays Storytime for On-the-Lap, 10:30am Victorville Branch Library, 15011 Circle Drive Victorville 245-4222
Thursdays Farmer's Market Victor Valley Community College, 7:30am Victorville
Thursdays Ornamental Horticulture Club Plant Sale Victor Valley Community College Victorville 245-4271 ext 2238
8am-noon; Fish Hatchery Road (the lower road) to the Agriculture Department sign (on the east side), turn in there.
Thursdays Paint In for Professional Artists, 10am-4pm High Desert Center for the Arts, 15614 8th St Victorville 243-7493
Saturdays Mixed Media Art Classes High Desert Center for the Arts, 15614 8th St Victorville 243-7493
Saturday 9-11am, 11-1pm; Oil Class 1-3pm; Open to all ages from kindergarten to senior seniors; $10/class
Saturdays Saturday Night Cruisers Foster's Freeze, 1580 W. Main St., 7-9pm Barstow
Saturdays Victor Valley Junior Olympic Archery Development Program 13679 Manhasset, unit #2 Apple Valley 247-9327
Saturdays 1-5pm (4 1-hour long sessions); first session beginner, each subsequent session more advanced; $10 first time, $5 each time after; members $2; equipment provided. If you wish to buy equipment, dealer price or discount, as they do not profit from sales. Instructor Fred Valdez, Level 3 certified by the National Archery Association.
All Sat & Sun Victor Valley Auto Fair Victor Valley Community College, 7am-6pm Victorville
Daily Holiday Fantasy Home Tour Williamson home, 13788 Angeles Drive Victorville 241-3733
Open 6-8:30pm until January 11, 2003, except closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's day. Displays of entire villages, Christmas music, holiday decorations. Admission $5, under 12 free. Tax deductible. Proceeds to benefit High Desert Habitat for Humanity.
Dec 1-31 Featured Artists Victor Valley Museum and Art Gallery, 11873 Apple Valley Road Apple Valley 240-2111
Wed-Sat 10am-4pm; Sun noon-4pm. Admission $3 adults, $2 seniors & students
Dec 1-31 Wildflower Seed Sale Mojave Desert RCD, 17330 Bear Valley Apple Valley 843-6882
Now is the time to plant! Two mixes, one for desert, one for mountain, and California poppy packets. $1.25/packet. Monday to Friday, 8am to noon.
Dec 2 European Cooking Class, 6-9pm James Woody Community Center, 13467 Navajo Road Apple Valley 240-7880
Spanish Paella Valenciana & Gazpacho soup and a cold rubarb soup and vanilla sauce. Open to ages 15 and older. $5 supply fee. Irena Cannon instructor.
Dec 2 Victorville Book Club, 10am Victorville Library, 15022 Circle Drive Victorville 245-4222
Dec 3 Hesperia Tree Lighting, 4:30pm C Ave and Main St Hesperia 244-5488
Dec 5 Artists Organizational Meeting, 7pm Wrightwood Museum, 6000 Cedar Street Wrightwood 249-6978
Calling All Artists. Artists of all types of media are invited to participate in the first artists organizational meeting. For additional information, please contact Event Coordinator, Susan Crew at 760-249-6978.
Dec 5 Tree Lighting, 7pm sharp Green Tree Inn Victorville 245-6506
Afterwards, Santa Claus comes, Shenanigan's performs, cookies given out at the Grumpy Golfer.
Dec 5 Winterfest Granite Hills High School, 22900 Esaws Rd
4:30-8:30pm, Admission $1.
Apple Valley 961-2290 ext. 2407
Dec 6 Tis the Season Victor Valley College Planetarium, 18422 Bear Valley Rd Victorville 245-4271 ext. 2324
A light hearted look at why nearly every society in the world celebrates religious and other special events during the Winter Solstice. Fun stuff, but science too. Astronomical consideration of what the "Christmas Star" might have been. 7pm. Admission $4 general, Students and Seniors $2.50
Dec 6-7 Oklahoma Granite Hills High School, 22900 Esaws Rd
7pm, Admission $5.
Apple Valley 961-2290 ext. 2407
Dec 6, 7, 8
13, 14, 15
Jolly St Nickoulas
Theatre Works Drama Productions
12061 Jacaranda Ave. #5
Hesperia 948-6200
Pirates and Santa duke it out. Friday and Saturdays 7:30pm, Sunday 2:30pm. $8 adults, $5 ages 12 and under.
Dec 7 Airplane rides Apple Valley Airport, 21600 Corwin Road Apple Valley 963-7751
Free airplane rides for young people age 8-18, to introduce them to flying. Sponsored by Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 768. Limited slots available. Call in advance strongly suggested.
Dec 7 Annual Children's Parade, 10am 7th Street, from Plaza to Mojave Drive Victorville 245-6506
Participants: Mojave Green K-9 Club, horses, floats, cars
Dec 7 Breakfast with Santa YumYum Donuts 7th Street, 7-9am Victorville 245-5551
Before the parade. $2, children get a donut and a carton of milk.
Dec 7 Judy Scrivner/Artist Reception, 5:30pm High Desert Center for The Arts, 15615 8th St. Victorville 240-2758
Dec 7 Just Cruisin' 4 Fun Meeting & cruise Mrs. B's Diner, 2191 W. Main St, 6pm Barstow Email
Dec 7 "Wilton Cookie" Class for Kids, 10am

"Bowdabra" Class, 1:30pm
Michaels Arts & Crafts, 12353 Mariposa Victorville 240-1271
Dec 7, 14, 21, 28 Route 66 Chess Club Forrest Park, Old Town Victorville Victorville 246-4385
9-10:30am on good weather Saturdays. Free to play, rookies welcome. Bring a chess set.
Dec 7, 14, 21, 28 Saturday Night Cruisers Foster's Freeze, 1580 W. Main St. Barstow
Meeting at 7 p.m., cruise at 8 p.m. Meet Saturdays.
Dec 8 UEA Desert Scrambles North Camp Rock Road, Johnson Valley Lucerne Valley 562-464-3073
District 37 event, AMA sanctioned, sponsored by Vikings MC; no riders under 12, no quad riders under 16, no three wheelers; spectators welcome (free); entry for riders $28.
Dec 8 "Make Ornaments" Demo 1:30-2:30pm Michaels Arts & Crafts, 12353 Mariposa Victorville 240-1271
Dec 10 Apple Valley Tree Lighting Town Hall Apple Valley 242-2753
Carolers, refreshments, visit from Santa. Starts 5:30pm, ceremony at 6pm.
Dec 11 Choral Signing, 4pm Victorville Library, 15011 Circle Drive Victorville 245-4222
Dec 12 Christmas & All That Jazz, 7:30pm Victor Valley College Performing Arts Center, 18422 Bear Valley Rd   (760)245-4271 Victorville 245-2787
Dec 13 A Band's Christmas, 7:30pm Victor Valley College Performing Arts Center, 18422 Bear Valley Rd   (760)245-4271 Victorville 245-2787
Dec 12-15 "Repeat the Sounding Joy" Musical Play, 7pm First Baptist Church Barstow 252-2949
Dec 13 Christmas Dance & Skate, 7-10pm Fitness Connection, Interloop and First, Bldg 127 Fort Irwin 380-7242
Military and dependents, or their guests, only. $2 skate rental;
Dec 13-14 (play), 7pm Victor Valley Christian Church, 11223 11th Ave Hesperia 244-4448
Dec 14 3rd Annual Christmas Parade Adelanto Rd and Air Expressway Adelanto 246-5711
Parade from Adelanto Raod and Air Expressway, west to Bartlett Ave, south to Jonathon St, to Adelanto Elementary School. Starts noon, ends 2:30 pm. Santa Claus, cookies, and hot chocolate.
Dec 14 Holiday Home Tour, 4-8pm Silver Lakes Clubhouse, tickets $15 Helendale 952-2231
Dec 14 Cowboy Christmas Ball, 9am-5pm Roy Rogers-Dale Evans Museum, 15650 Seneca Rd Victorville 240-3330
This will be the last Cowboy Christmas ever held at the Roy Rogers Museum. Entertainment, Dusty Rogers, silent auctions; chicken and steak buffet, dancing in the courtyard, tables inside. Make reservations early, call Margaret 240-3330. $37.50 per person, $70 couple.Benefits Happy Trails Children's Foundation.
Dec 14 29th Annual Christmas Fantasy Green Tree Inn Victorville 243-4475
Sponsored by Soroptimist International of Victor Valley. Luncheon at noon with Fashion Show, SOLD OUT; "Opportunity" Tickets available for 6 fully decorated Christmas trees (Tree viewing at 11am), including the presents beneath, $2. Robin 245-2213
Dec 14 Christmas Tree Lighting, 5:00pm Calico Ghost Town, I-15, 10 miles North of Barstow Calico 800-862-2542
Dec 14 Fun with Santa, 9 & 11am 13467 Navajo Road Apple Valley 240-7880
Reservations required, call 240-7000 ext 7071
Dec 15 Arts & Crafts Sale/Reception Victor Valley Museum, 11873 Apple Valley Rd Apple Valley 240-2111
Dec 16-19 Christmas Bazaar, 9-11am Desert Knolls Convalescent Hospital, 14973 Hesperia Rd Victorville 245-6477
Dec 18 Christmas Open House, 6-9pm Sunset Hills Memorial Park, 24000 Waalew Road Apple Valley 247-0155
Entertainment, refreshments, horse and buggy rides
Dec 18 Holiday Activities with Santa, 10:30am Children's Room, Victorville Library, 15011 Circle Drive Victorville 245-4222
Dec 20 Public Star Gazing 6:30pm High Desert Astronomical Society
Lewis Center for Educational Research
20702 Thunderbird Road
Apple Valley 242-3514
Dec 20-22 Bethlehem Walk 6-8:30pm Church of the Nazarene, 13801 Rodeo Drive Victorville 242-5930
Dec 20 Music & Mistletoe Concert, 6:30pm Sultana High School, 17311 Sultana Ave Hesperia 947-6777
ext. 111
Several bands. Tickets ($16) can be bought at the Sultana Student store.
Dec 21 David E. Prezley Silverado Performing Arts Center Victorville 956-7341
David E. Prezley is ranked the #1 Elvis performer in the world, by the Las Vegas/California Charter of Performers, securing first in the annual world contest. 7:30pm.  Tickets are only $10, or $5 for children. Santa will be there!
Dec 21 Crystal Cathedral's "Glory of Christmas" Trip Victorville
/Garden Grove
Leaves 2pm, returns 10pm. Show and Dinner Stop at Knott's. Cost: $66/person. (Includes transportation, dinner with tax and gratuity, and show admission)
Knott's Traditional Dinner at the California MarketPlace. Enjoy Mrs. Knott's famous fried chicken, homemade mashed potatoes with country gravy, corn or cabbage, cherry rhubarb appetizer, buttermilk biscuits, and a slice of fresh baked boysenberry pie. Later we head over to Garden Grove where we take our reserved seats in the all-glass structure Crystal Cathedral for the evening show. The Cathedral's spectacular re-enactment of the Nativity story is brought to life through a creative blend of song, dance, and pageantry, featuring live animals in near touch of the audience and world-renown pipe organ music. City of Victorville Recreation Services Division.

Dec 27 Starlight Ball 5:30pm Sterling Inn Victorville 245-2999
Reservations required, 7-piece orchestra, dessert, prizes, hors d'oeuvres
Dec 27 Kwanzaa Karamu Celebration, 7:30pm James A. Woody Community Center, 13467 Navajo Rd Apple Valley 961-1908
Reservations required, wear either Royal Kente outfit or seni-formal clothes; $20/person
Dec 31 See Tours (Las Vegas, Laughlin, Stateline)
Dec 31 Fireworks Spectacular, 7:30pm Hesperia Lake Park, 7500 Arrowhead Lake Road Hesperia 244-5488
Dec 31 New Years All Night Skate Party Power Play Center, 10770 I ave, Unit 109 Hesperia 956-6711
Dec 31 David E. Prezley , New Year's Bash Pasta Factory, 14464 Atstar Drive, Suite 202 Victorville 243-4454
Dance, Buffet, and Entertainment. 6pm-1am. $50/person; Dance Only, $15; Prime Rib Dinner buffet, $22.50; party favors, toast champagne; Lounge had JCB Rock & Roll; David E. Prezley is ranked the #2 Elvis performer in the world, by the Las Vegas/California Charter of Performers, securing second in the annual world contest.
Dec 31 Gil's Place New Year's Eve Party 235 East Main Street Victorville 256-2531
Music by Memories (oldies but goodies). $25 per couple, $16 singles, includes hors d'oeuvres, party favors, midnight toast. 9pm-midnight. Reservations required.
Dec 31 Gold Strike Lanes 20410 Hwy 18 Apple Valley 760-247-6431
New Year's Eve Party & Bowling 9pm-midnight, $16 without champagne & $18 with champagne. Reservations!
Dec 31 High Desert Singles Over 40 New Year's Eve Party 17921 Hackberry Hesperia 949-6356
6:30Bring snacks and your own drinks. New (potential) members welcome. Please call to let them know you'd like to attend.
Seasonal Services
Light Hanging Service All Lit Up 947-0884
Rent-A-Santa Victorville Park & Recreation
Available Dec 1-24, 9am-9pm; $25 for 30 minutes
Rent-A-Santa Apple Valley Parks & Recreation
Available Dec 1-24, $22 (plus mileage) for 30 minutes
Recycle Trees (some until January 10th)
Adelanto Government Center 1160 Air Expressway (Air Base Road) Adelanto
Boy Scout Recycling Service Curbside, call 244-8493 Apple Valley, Hesperia, Victorville
California Bio-Mass 20055 Shay Road Victorville
CR&R Phelan Curbside Phelan, Pinon Hills, Wrightwood
Hesperia Trash (til Jan 7th) Curbside Hesperia
Home Depot Bear Valley Road Victorville
Lowe's Home Improvement Bear Valley Road Victorville
Ecology W. Hwy 18 Lucerne Valley
Lyons Park South Outer Highway 18 Apple Valley
Oro Grande Community Center Meyer St. Oro Grande
San Bernardino Country Fairgrounds 14800 7th St. (thru Jan 6, 2003) Victorville


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