Registration open for New Year's Day Resolution Run

The city of Lompoc is inviting the community to ring in a healthy new year with a Resolution Run on Monday at the River Bend Park fitness trail.

The event, put on by the Lompoc Recreation Division, will include a 1K run for children ages 5 to 7 and a 5K run for participants ages 8 and older. Check-in for the Resolution Run will be held from 8 to 8:45 a.m. Monday, and the run will start at 9 a.m. Registration is $20 and can be completed through the day of the event.

All skill levels are welcome and first- and second-place awards will be given. T-shirts will be available for purchase at the event.

For more information or to preregister, visit apm.activecommunities.com/LompocRecreation, contact the Lompoc Recreation Division at 875-8100 or stop by the Anderson Recreation Center at 125 W. Walnut Ave.

Registration open for laser engraving class

The Santa Barbara County Education Office is accepting registrations for a free six-week “Introduction to Laser Engraving and 3-D Printing” course for adults that will begin Jan. 9 at Lompoc High School. The class will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Basic computer skills are a requirement. Lasers can be used for engraving wood, glassware, mat board and leather. A wide range of artwork or practical devices can be made using the techniques that will be demonstrated. Additionally, students will get an introduction to 3-D printing, in which they will use a 3-D scanner to make models of objects that can be modified and then printed on a 3-D printer.

To register or for more more information, contact Phil Dinter at 588-6973 or Jeri Wynn at 937-8427.

Registration open for 3-D printing class

The Santa Barbara County Education Office is accepting registrations for a free six-week “Introduction to 3-D Printing using SolidWorks” course for adults that will begin Jan. 9 at Lompoc High School. The class will meet from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Basic computer skills and the ability to read step-by-step instructions are the only requirements. Several 3-D printers will be available for students to print out their work.

To register or for more more information, contact Phil Dinter at 588-6973 or Jeri Wynn at 937-8427.

Flower Festival Queen applications available

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Applications for the 2018 Flower Festival Queen are available at the Lompoc Valley Festival Association office at 414 W. Ocean Ave. and online at www.lompocvalleyfestivals.com. Completed applications must be turned in at the office no later than 3 p.m. Jan. 12.

Candidates must be at least 17 years old and won’t reach 21 prior to June 17. They must not currently be pregnant, have never been married, had a child or have been convicted of a felony. Candidates must also have been residents of the Lompoc Valley for at least a year. This includes Vandenberg Air Force Base, Vandenberg Village and Mission Hills.

For more information, call the LVFA at 735-8511 from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Mission to host docent training info meeting

La Purisima Mission State Historic Park will host a docent training information meeting from 10 to 11 a.m. Jan. 20 in the park's "La Sala."

Anyone who has a love of history, working with others, crafting, meeting visitors from around the world, and/or learning new skills is invited to consider joining the team of docent volunteers at La Purisima, the most restored mission in California. The actual docent training will take place over eight weeks. Graduates of that course will promote to the role of docent, and then be able to participate in the many living history and youth education programs that take place at the mission.

Children must be at least 8 years old to attend. Everyone under 18 must attend with a parent or guardian. For more information, contact Ann Boggess at 735-3712 or at ann.boggess@parks.ca.gov.

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