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Welcome to the Community Website for
Bonny Doon, California

Dear Bonny Dooners,

We are creating a Quilt-to-be-raffled-off that will benefit the Bonny Doon Fire Team entitled "Visions of Bonny Doon 2010". We will need forty-five (45) blocks to complete it.

We would like for you to volunteer to make a 10 1/2" X 10 1/2" block with your vision of Bonny Doon from preshrunk fabric. Your block may be pieced, appliquéd, fabric painted, embroidered, etc. Please sign or initial your block.

We have sample pieces of the backing fabric (green, brown and orange trees), the border fabric (dark green leaves) and other fabrics available. You may incorporate these into your block or use them to coordinate your own fabric choices. I also have books of pattern ideas if you wish to look at them, or visit the library's huge selection of books on quilting topics.

Quilt raffle tickets will be available as soon as the blocks start rolling in.

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact me at 831-427-3787 or email shirinmelville@hotmail.com

Have fun and draw on your sense of humor and imagination.

Shirin Schumacher and Jean Meyer

Saturday, November 7
1:00 pm: Bonny Doon Volunteer Fire/Rescue Board of Directors Meeting
Meet at the McDermott Station at the intersection of Empire Grade and Felton Empire Grade.

Tom Scully, Board Chairperson, 425-1432 tomscully@comcast.net

Wednesday, November 11
7:30pm: RBDA Meeting
Bonny Doon School Multi-Purpose Room

Featured programs:

    1) Law Enforcement in Bonny Doon with Sheriff Phil Wowak, Sgt. Stefan Fish and Sgt. Jim Ross.

    2) RBDA Board Nominations

To read The Highlander on-line, visit the RBDA website: www.bonnydoon.got.net

Saturday, November 14, 2009
10:00am to 4:00pm: Bonny Doon Presbyterian Church Holiday Arts & Craft Faire
at the Bonny Doon Elementary School, 1492 Pine Flat Road

Chili Cook-Off, Raffles, Food, Fun, Free Admission

Food Collection (non-perishable) for Valley Churches United

Bonny Doon Lavender Farm ~ Maryjo Koch Jewelry ~ Wood Carvings ~ Photography ~ Quilts ~ Antiques ~ Watercolorists ~ Teas ~ Special Crafts ~ Chocolate ~ Bird Houses ~ Holiday Items ~ Pottery ~ Olive Oil Products and much, much more!!!

More info: 426-0110

Bonny Doon Presbyterian Church by Ted Louv

Cactus, Huntington Gardens, Pasadena Saturday, November 14
11:00 am: Volunteer Work Day
Meet by the old Firehouse on Martin Road

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, we will be having our volunteer workday earlier this month. Feel like helping? The weather is cooler now. Do you have children that need community credit points for a school program? The Reserve offers a perfect local opportunity.

Volunteers are needed to finish erosion control and to remove invasive non-native plants (primarily French broom) along some of the Reserve trails. Please bring a shovel and gloves. Also bring sun protection, water, and a snack for yourself.

Donations are needed to pay for the Camp Ben Lomond crew to do fuel reduction, trail work, fence repair, and fire safety projects. A donation of $220 will cover a crew of 15 men for a day's work. Want to donate? Email Val.

If you would like to learn more about the Reserve or volunteer in any way, call Val at 425-1587 or send an email to vegnet@cruzio.com.

Wednesday, November 18
2:00 pm: The Bonny Doon Garden Club

We welcome all Bonny Doon ladies and gentlemen interest in gardening, or gardens.  For more information, please call Louise Gebelein at 429-1948 or Georgia at 426-0110.

Saturday, November 21 (11am to 5pm) &
Sunday, November 22 (noon to 4pm)

Vintners Festival and McHenry Vineyard Open House
Along with other wineries, McHenry Vineyard will host an Open House wine tasting and cheese enjoying at 6845 Bonny Doon Road in Bonny Doon.  Please call 471-2456 during the weekend only.  Hope to see you there!

"Our wines are for those interested in rare, handcrafted, small lots of superb wine.  We specialize in Pinot Noir.  We hope you enjoy our wines as we do - for the full delicious flavor characteristic of the Santa Cruz Mountains and Carneros."

Please visit the McHenry website www.mchenryvineyard.com or the Vinters' Festival website for coming events www.scmwa.com/calendar.htm.

Thursday, November 26
1:00 pm: The Ladies of Bonny Doon

THERE IS NO NOVEMBER MEETING

The club meets the fourth Thursday of most months and is open to all ladies of Bonny Doon.  It is a social and philanthropic group founded in 1942.  For information call President Larue Wilton at 425-3558 or Vice-President Barbara Louv at 426-3652.

June 3, 2002 Ladies Club Meeting

Thursday, November 26

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS
Battle Mountain News - Morgan Rankin - 426-6412
Keep up with all the events in Bonny Doon with the Battle Mountain News.  Arriving the first of every month at all 1100 Bonny Doon households, this is the best way to advertise in Bonny Doon.  Ads are due by the 24th of the month for the next month's edition.  Rates as of November 2009 are: $20 for up to 10 lines.  Call the publisher, Morgan Rankin, at 426-6412, and deliver your ads to her at 222 Ice Cream Grade.
Rural Bonny Doon Association

To read The Highlander on-line, visit the RBDA website www.bonnydoon.got.net

Friends of Bonny Doon Fire - 426-3085 or 459-8853

Keep up with the latest on the formation of an independent Fire District.

Visit www.friendsofbonnydoonfire.org for the latest.
Visit www.bonnydoonfire.com for general information.

Bosch Baha'i Conference Center, 500 Comstock Lane, 423-3387

Please see the Battle Mountain News or call for the schedule of events.

Memories of the Mountain Memories of the Mountain
The Ladies of Bonny Doon

This wonderful book is still available.  A "must have" for new and old Dooner's alike.  The Ladies of Bonny Doon Club produced this book in 2004.  Many Bonny Dooners contributed stories, pictures, and editing skills.

Order your book online at authorhouse.com or call 800-839-8640.  $20.50 plus postage.