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AIDS/LifeCycle to reach Lompoc on Thursday

About 3,000 participants in this year's AIDS/LifeCycle bicycle ride are set to arrive in Lompoc on Thursday, June 6, and spend the night at Ryon Park before continuing to Ventura as part of a seven-day, 545-mile trek from Santa Cruz to Los Angeles.

Several Lompoc organizations, including the Lompoc Pride Alliance and Explore Lompoc, are planning to welcome the riders into town and are encouraging community members to join with them. The riders will be wearing red as part of the theme for Thursday's Day 5, which will see the ride go from Preisker Park in Santa Maria to Lompoc. 

The event, which will conclude Saturday in Los Angeles, aims to raise funds and awareness for the HIV/AIDS services provided by the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the Los Angeles LGBT Center.

Queen candidate to hold taco, bake sale

In support of her Flower Festival queen campaign, Brooklynn Gregory will hold a taco and bake sale and silent auction beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, June 7, at Johnny's Grill, 321 W. Ocean Ave.

The sale is open to everyone and will feature live singing from current Flower Festival Queen Kaitlyn Chui. Gregory, whose candidacy is being sponsored by the Lompoc AYSO, has a fundraising goal of $2,500.

Church group to hold spaghetti fundraiser dinner

The United Methodist Men of the First United Methodist Church will hold a spaghetti fundraiser dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 8, in the Fellowship Hall at the church, which is located at 925 North F St.

The event is open to everyone. The cost for a meal will be $12 per person, while children ages 12 and younger will be able to eat for free with a paid adult. The proceeds, according to organizers, will go to support community charitable organizations. There will also be a "cake walk."

Tickets can be purchased in advance after the Sunday worship service or at the door on the night of the event. To reserve a seat, or for more information, call the church office at 805-736-1271.

Cabrillo student to host youth basketball camp

Cabrillo High School student Jeremy Hicks is inviting local youth to participate in a weeklong “Nothin’ but Net” basketball camp he will host this month to benefit the Noah Scott Foundation and to fulfill his senior project requirements.

The camp, which is being billed as a fundraiser that blends basketball training with character building, will be open to boys and girls who will be in the fifth through eighth grades in the 2019-20 school year. It will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. each day from Monday, June 10, through Friday, June 14, at the Cabrillo High School gymnasium, 4350 Constellation Road.

The cost to attend the camp is $50. The money will go toward the Noah Scott Foundation, a nonprofit that aims to aid foster children and is named after Noah Scott, a Lompoc teen who died in 2017 from leukemia. 

For registration information, contact Hicks at 805-819-9606 or visit https://nothinbutnetcamps.wixsite.com/nothinbutnetcamp.

Ministry to host 'Ultimate 3-pointer' camp

The Lompoc Valley Christian Men's Ministry will sponsor its 18th annual "Ultimate 3-Pointer" summer basketball camp for children in third through ninth grades from June 25 through June 28 at the Trinity Church of the Nazarene gymnasium, 500 E. North Ave.

Awards and prizes will be given out. Registration is $70 per child.

To register, or for more information, contact Myron Swain at 805-736-6351 or Stan Chang at 805-737-4433.

Legion seeking vendors for summer bazaar

The Sons of the American Legion Vandenberg Squadron 125 is seeking vendors and craft-makers who would like to operate a display at the squadron's Christmas in July Bazaar, which is scheduled for July 20 at the Lompoc Veterans Memorial Building, 100 E. Locust Ave.

The cost is $25 per space.

For more information, call Don Ramirez at 805-717-3022.

Lompoc High Class of '69 to hold 50-year reunion

The Lompoc High School Class of 1969 will hold its 50th class reunion over the weekend of Aug. 30 through Sept. 1. 

Anyone who would like to attend or receive more information about the event is encouraged to visit www.lompochigh1969.com, call Jan at 805-736-9495, or call Linda at 805-736-5572.

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