Home Art & Culture On The Town PHOTOS: This week in Photos: June 30, 2016 Art & CultureOn The Town PHOTOS: This week in Photos: June 30, 2016 By Idyllwild Town Crier - June 30, 2016 2125 0 Facebook Twitter Google+ A California Poppy “Jellybean” hosts a butterfly, in the flower garden of Carolyn Levitski of Pine Cove. Photo by Tom Pierce Jr. Naturalist McKenzie Nunez (left) identifies lupines in the wild with Nature Center visitors Alice Estrada and Christopher Watson and fellow Jr. Naturalist Jessica Ruelas (right, background) last Saturday.Photo by John Drake Cupcake Checkers, the first of three Thursday afternoon Family and Teen Game Days, happened at the Idyllwild Library on Thursday, June 23. Participants played with a variety of cupcake flavors and got to decorate their spoils after the game. A small part of the library summer program, the free Game Days will feature Giant Jenga on Thursday, June 30 and Supersized Candyland on Thursday, July 7.Photo by Tom Kluzak The Art Alliance of Idyllwild held a Member Mingle on Thursday, June 23, in the courtyard of Village Lane, adjacent to and hosted by Idyllwild Bake Shop and Brew. Members and guests enjoyed the pleasant weather, picturesque surroundings, and first-rate food and drink as they plotted to expand awareness of the vibrant arts scene in Idyllwild. Photo by Tom Kluzak Idyllwild Rotary President Chuck Weisbart (with microphone) congratulates Rotarian Joe Mattioli on becoming a Paul Harris Fellow by donating a total of $1,000 to the Rotary Foundation. Photo by Tom Kluzak Melody and Chris Johnston hosted the grand opening of their Middle Ridge Winery Tasting Gallery over the weekend. Seventeen artists are featured in the many warm and welcoming nooks and crannies of their gallery, with a wide variety of available wines and a unique aroma station that aids in understanding the complex flavors that develop in fine wine. Opening night, pictured here, featured the music of the multi-talented Sandii Castleberry. Photo by Tom Kluzak Ron Singerton with his historical novel “The Silk and the Sword” is flanked by Librarian Shannon Ng (left), Bill Barnett and Ken Luber last Saturday during his talk at the Idyllwild Library.Photo by John Drake Town Crier photographer Tom Kluzak discusses color management, printing and photographic software with members of the Idyllwild Photographers at the Idyllwild Library on June 22. The group, which meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 5 p.m., is open to anyone with an interest in photography.Photo by Tom Kluzak Idyllwild residents attending the San Diego Scottish Highland Games and Gathering of the Clans in Vista over the weekend pose with a Town Crier. From left, Dave Fraser, TC Editor Becky Clark with granddaughter Evey Johnson, Steve Kunkle and Kunkle’s friend, Maria Byron of Riverside.Photo by Jack Clark The Mile High Radio Club’s Field Day was last Saturday. Preparing for the annual amateur radio exercise, stringing up wire communication antennas is invariably the primary task to get underway on Field Day. MHRC is always a participant, in what is typically the largest-single emergency preparedness exercise in the country, with more than 30,000 operators participating each year. MHRC is sponsoring a radio license exam session at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, in the Idyllwild library. All are welcome, sign up by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Photo by Tom Pierce LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.