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YMCA to raise funds at Blaze Pizza

The Lompoc Family YMCA has teamed with Blaze Pizza, 1405 North H St., for a fundraiser from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 10.

The restaurant has agreed to donate 20% of the proceeds from sales to customers who show a picture of this notice or the event flyer while making a purchase during the fundraiser hours.

The fundraiser will benefit programs at the YMCA, according to the organizers.

LHS alumni group accepting scholarship applications

The Lompoc High School Alumni Association is currently accepting applications for three $1,000 scholarships that the organization will award this year to graduating seniors or graduates of Lompoc High School who are attending college or vocational school.

To be eligible, graduating seniors must have attended LHS for four years and must be the son/daughter of a member of the LHS Alumni Association. Applications will also be accepted for LHS graduates attending a university, community college or vocational school who are enrolled in at least 12 units.

Applications can be picked up at the LHS counseling office, 515 W. College Ave., or can be downloaded from www.lompocalumniassn.org. The deadline to submit an application is May 17.

Any Lompoc High School graduate interested in becoming a member of the Lompoc High School Alumni Association can visit www.lompochighalumni.com for more information. Lifetime membership is $30.

Gardening workshop to focus on pollinators

The University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners will host a free public workshop titled “Planning a Pollinator Garden” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Stone Pine Hall, 200 South H St.

Attendees will be able to learn about the importance of pollinators, the different types of pollinators, how to build a habitat for pollinators, and how to analyze soil and climate for plant selection.

The featured speakers will be Lompoc residents Sheryl Reimers and Jim Rice. Reimers grows flowers in her garden for bees and Rice is an avid beekeeper. They also maintain a vegetable garden, a small orchard, and belong to beekeeping groups. They are first-year Master Gardeners.

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To learn more about the program, visit http://cesantabarbara.ucanr.edu/Master_Gardener/, or contact the Master Gardener Helpline at 805-893-3485 or anrmgsb@ucanr.edu.

Library seeking teen volunteers for summer

The Lompoc Public Library is looking for teen volunteers to help with its Summer Reading Program, themed “It’s Showtime @ Your Library,” which will be held from June 1 to July 26.

Program leaders are seeking friendly, enthusiastic teens ages 13 to 17 who work well with others and can make a commitment to support the library during this busy time. Duties include shelving returned library materials, assisting with programming, and helping staff with the summer party on July 26.

The library is accepting teen volunteer applications through May 28. A mandatory orientation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, in the Grossman Gallery at the Lompoc Library, 501 E. North Ave.

Applications are available at the front desks of the Lompoc and Village libraries, and online at www.cityoflompoc.com/library. Positions are limited, so applications should be submitted as soon as possible.

Church to host Japanese Drums workshop

The Valley of the Flowers United Church of Christ, 3346 Constellation Road, will host a free Japanese Drums workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 1.

Ojai O’Daiko, a Japanese drum ensemble, will help lead the workshop. Community members of all ages are invited to attend and learn about Japanese drumming. Space is limited and reservations are being accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. 

To sign up, email ucclompoc@gmail.com. For more information, call the church at 805-733-3333. Although the workshop is free, donations will be accepted.

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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