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    Arts & Entertainment

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    Wednesday, May 18
    • Forest Folk Cribbage, 10 a.m.-noon. Idyllwild Library.
    • Storytime “Butterflies” with Miss Susan, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Idyllwild Library.
    • Fireside Book Group, “The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu,” 2-3:30 p.m. Idyllwild Library.

    Friday, May 20
    • Mountain Area Genealogy Group, 1-2:30 p.m. Idyllwild Library.

    Saturday, May 21
    • “Wildflowers” Storytime, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Idyllwild Nature Center.
    • Idyllwild Mountain Garden Tour, tickets 9 a.m.-1 p.m. monument; tour 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

    Monday, May 23
    • Crochet Club with Stella, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Idyllwild Library.
    • Chess Club, 2-6 p.m. Idyllwild Library.

    Tuesday, May 24
    • Mah Jongg, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Idyllwild Library.
    • Crochet Club with Stella, 6:15-7:30 p.m. Idyllwild Library.
    • “Mass Incarceration and Police Reform,” Jewish Ethics in American Society series, Part 2, 6:15-8 p.m. Idyllwild Library.

    Wednesday, May 25
    • Forest Folk cribbage, 10 a.m.-noon. Idyllwild Library.
    • Storytime: “Planting a Garden” with Miss Susan, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Idyllwild Library.
    • LEGO Play Day for Adults, 3-5 p.m. Idyllwild Library.

    Friday, May 27
    • Memorial Day Yard Sales, see page B10.

    Saturday, May 28
    • Memorial Day Yard Sales, see page B10.
    • Memorial Day Barbecue, 3-7 p.m.; Change Required band, 7:30-11 p.m. American Legion Post 800.

    Sunday, May 29
    • Memorial Day Yard Sales, see page B10.

    Monday, May 30
    • Memorial Day Yard Sales, see page B10.
    • Crochet Club with Stella, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Idyllwild Library.
    • Memorial Day Service & Flag Retirement Ceremony, 11 a.m. American Legion Post 800.
    • Chess Club, 2-6 p.m. Idyllwild Library.

    Tuesday, May 31
    • Mah Jongg, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Idyllwild Library.
    • Crochet Club with Stella, 6:15-7:30 p.m. Idyllwild Library.

    Community Calendar

    Submit listings and changes to [email protected] All events are subject to last-minute changes.

    Wednesday, May 18
    • Rotary International of Idyllwild meeting, 7:30 a.m. American Legion Post 800, 54360 Marian View Dr.
    • Garner Valley Book Club, 10:30 a.m. Call 951-659-6049 for location.
    • Alcoholics Anonymous, noon. St. Hugh’s Episcopal Church, 25525 Tahquitz Dr.
    • Fit After 50, noon-1p.m. Town Hall, 25925 Cedar St.
    • Community Church Guild, noon. Idyllwild Community Presbyterian Church, 54400 N. Circle Dr.
    • Idyllwild Chamber Orchestra rehearsal, 1-3 p.m. Town Hall, 25925 Cedar St.
    • High Valleys Water District board meeting, 3 p.m. HVWD office, 47781 Twin Pines Rd., Twin Pines.
    • Idyllwild Water District board meeting, 6 p.m. IWD board room, 25945 Highway 243.
    • Climate Change Lobby, 6 p.m. Zoom info by email to [email protected]
    • Co-dependents Anonymous, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Spirit Mountain Retreat, 25661 Oakwood St.

    Thursday, May 19
    • Fern Valley Water District board meeting, 9 a.m. FVWD board room, 55790 South Circle Dr.
    • Fit After 50, 10-11 a.m. Town Hall, 25925 Cedar St.
    • AA meeting, noon. St. Hugh’s Episcopal Church, 25525 Tahquitz Dr.
    • Lake Hemet Municipal Water District board meeting, 3 p.m. LHMWD office, 26385 Fairview Ave., Hemet.
    • American Legion Post 800 board meeting, 6 p.m. Post 800, 54360 Marian View Dr.
    • Al-Anon, 6 p.m. Call Kathy at 951-659-6325 for more information.
    • AA “We Don’t Know” Agnostic & Atheist, 6-7 p.m. Courtyard building, 54250 Ridgeview Dr.

    Friday, May 20
    • AA, Daily Reflections, noon. St. Hugh’s Episcopal Church, 25525 Tahquitz Dr.
    • Mountain Area Genealogy, 1-2:30 p.m. Call 659-2300 for Zoom info.
    • Women’s Writing Group with fellow writers, 2-4 p.m. Spirit Mountain Retreat. Call 951-659-2523 for Zoom info.

    Saturday, May 21
    • Antifreeze, batteries, oil and paint center, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Idyllwild Transfer Station, 28100 Saunders Meadow Rd.
    • Healing Rooms, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Shiloh Christian Ministries, 54295 Village Center Dr.
    • Alcoholics Anonymous, noon. St. Hugh’s Episcopal Church, 25525 Tahquitz Dr.
    • Dog Park Saturdays, 3-4 p.m. Rick Barker Dog Park, 26375 Hwy. 243.
    • Narcotics Anonymous speaker meeting, 4 p.m. St. Hugh’s Episcopal Church, 25525 Tahquitz Dr.
    • Alcoholics Anonymous 5:30 p.m. Parking lot next to the Butterfield Amphitheatre.

    Sunday, May 22
    • Peace Meditation Practice, 10 a.m. Tibetan Buddhist Dharma Center, 53191 Mountain View, Pine Cove.
    • Alcoholics Anonymous, open meeting, noon-1 p.m., Idyllwild Water District, 25945 Highway 243.

    Monday, May 23
    • AA, noon. St. Hugh’s Episcopal Church, 25525 Tahquitz Dr.
    • Fit After 50, noon-1 p.m. Town Hall, 25925 Cedar St.
    • Idyllwild Community Meditation, 5:30-6:45 p.m. & 6:45-8 p.m. Idyllwild Yoga Studio, 54445 N. Circle Dr.

    Tuesday, May 24
    • Fit After 50, 10-11 a.m. Town Hall, 25925 Cedar St.
    • Alcoholics Anonymous, noon. St. Hugh’s Episcopal Church, 25525 Tahquitz Dr.
    • Idyllwild Fire Protection District board meeting, 3 p.m. Idyllwild Fire Station, 54160 Maranatha Dr.
    • Lovingkindness Meditation Group, 5-5:30 p.m. Spirit Mountain Retreat, 25661 Oakwood St. Call 951-659-2523.
    • Self-Realization Fellowship Meditation, 6-7 p.m. Spirit Mountain Retreat, 25661 Oakwood St. Call 951-659-2523.

    Wednesday, May 25
    • Rotary International of Idyllwild meeting, 7:30 a.m. American Legion Post 800, 54360 Marian View Dr.
    • Alcoholics Anonymous, noon. St. Hugh’s Episcopal Church, 25525 Tahquitz Dr.
    • Fit After 50, noon-1p.m. Town Hall, 25925 Cedar St.
    • Idyllwild Chamber Orchestra rehearsal, 1-3 p.m. Town Hall, 25925 Cedar St.
    • Co-dependents Anonymous, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Spirit Mountain Retreat, 25661 Oakwood St.
    Community service hours
    • California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (bark beetle issues), 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Mountain Resource Center, 25380 Franklin Dr., 659-3335.
    • Idyllwild Area Historical Museum, 54470 N. Circle Dr., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., Sat. & Sun. (Mon. holidays.) Group tours by appt. 659-2717.
    • Idyllwild Help Center, 26330 Hwy. 243, 10 a.m.-noon & 1-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri. 659-2110.
    • Idyllwild Library, 54401 Village Center Dr., Strawberry Creek Plaza, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon., Wed.; noon-8 p.m. Tues.; noon-5 p.m. Thurs. & Fri.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., 659-2300.
    • Idyllwild Nature Center, 25225 Hwy. 243, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Sun. 659-3850.
    • Idyllwild Transfer Station, 28100 Saunders Meadow Rd., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thurs.-Mon. (Closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day); Grinding Facility, 8 a.m.-noon & 1-4 p.m. Mon., Wed. & Fri.
    • Idyllwild Ranger Station, closed. Call 909-382-2921.