NEWS UPDATES: Friday, March 23
Breast Cancer Support Group
The Scripps Ranch Breast Cancer Support Group is for women in the Scripps Ranch area who are going through cancer (any type) or have already taken the journey. It is a private place where we can share and support each other. Visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/ScrippsRanchBC/.
—Lesleigh Helders, survivor
Easter Bunny visits Market
Families are invited to bring the children as the Easter Bunny hops over to the Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market to hand out Easter eggs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 31. There will also be a face painter, Jumpy/obstacle course and a caricature artist. The Scripps Ranch Farmers Market offers a wide variety of vendors from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday at 10380 Spring Canyon Road, in the Innovations Academy parking lot.
Recycling-shredding fundraiser scheduled
An electronics recycling and on-site paper shredding fundraising event will be held between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on both Saturday, March 24, and Sunday, March 25, near the Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market site at 10380 Spring Canyon Road to benefit Innovations Academy. There will be music, food and entertainment for the kids on Sunday, March 25. Green Hat Electronics will provide the shredding-recycling machines.
Paper shredding fees will be $5 per file box. All documents will be shredded on-site both days. Recycling fees for electronics will be will be $1 for miscellaneous household appliances; $2 for printers and audio components; $5 for microwaves and vacuums; and $10 for mini refrigerators. Electronics accepted for free include such items as car batteries, TVs, computers, cell phones, printer cartridges, cords and wires. This event is sponsored by Sharon Martin of Keller Williams Realty.
25th anniversary events continue
The Scripps Miramar Ranch Library 25th anniversary celebration continues with two more events.
A Community Birthday Celebration will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 24. This will be an all-ages event with birthday cake, city officials, city library personnel and recognition of the winners of the Scripps Ranch Friend of the Library Student Essay Contest and winners of the commemorative bookmark design contest for K-12th graders. The Scripps Miramar Ranch Library is at 10301 Scripps Lake Drive.
Community Garage Sale slated for April 7
The annual Scripps Ranch Community Yard Sale will be held from 7:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 7. This event is sponsored by Windermere Homes & Estates.
Anyone wishing to hold a garage sale that day may register online, and their location will be included on a map distributed to shoppers on the morning of the event. Those wishing to participate must register online by noon on April 3 at scrippsranchcommunitygaragesale.com.
Garage sale signs for sellers who have registered may be picked up between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at Windermere Homes & Estates, 9988 Hibert St., #150.
Shoppers may pick up maps with garage sale locations between 7 and 8 a.m. on the day of the event, April 7, in the parking lot of Windermere Homes & Estates.
Life Skills 101 classes available
Local personal stylist and wardrobe designer Jennifer Rosson of Style Your Life presents Getting Ready for College – Life Skills 101, a series of classes intended to help high school seniors prepare for life on their own in college and beyond.
Experts in the various fields will be brought in to teach critical life skills. Rosson created interactive sessions including Basic Car Care, Personal Finance, Health and Wellness, Personal Self-Defense, Laundry, and Capsule Wardrobe. To reserve a spot visit styleyourlife.us/college-class.