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PALA COMMUNITY CALENDAR – the Community Events and Casino Corner portions of this newsletter can be heard three times daily Mon-Sun on Rez Radio, at 7:25a, 12:25p (in Pala Today M-F), and at 5:25p as the “Pala Community Calendar”.  Submit items for PCC to at least a week before the event.

Anniversary mass for Richard Linton will be Saturday, February 15 at 10a at Pala Mission Church.  Blessing of the headstone to follow at Pala Cemetery with lunch afterwards at Pala Admin Building.

The next native language class in Pa’enexily will be Tuesday, February 18 from 2:30 to 4:30p at the Rez Radio Studios.  Free and open to everyone.

Pala GIS and the Pala Fire Department will hold two meetings on Wednesday, February 19 about emergency response and correct physical addressing in Pala.  The first meeting is at 10a and the second is at 6p – both in the Pala Administration Building.  For questions, call Matthew Deveney at 760 891 3512.

There will be a senior chair volleyball tournament Wednesday, February 19 at Pauma Pavillion from 11a to 3p.  Contact George at IHC for details. 760 749 1410 x5284

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society is presenting an intertribal STEM day for grades 6 through 12 at Pechanga Tribal Hall Wednesday, February 19 from 3 to 6p.  Sandwiches and drinks provided.  Scholarship information and networking. RSVP to the Pechanga Youth Department at 951 770 6064

IHC will hold a Valentine’s teen dating workshop at San Pasqual tribal hall from noon to 5p Thursday, February 20 with a dance from 5 to 9p.  Call Tania at IHC for details 760 742 1410 x5329

The 7th annual California Indian & Indigenous Film Festival will be Thursday through Sunday, February 20th through 22nd at Pechanga Resort.  For tickets and showtimes, go to

Spring Volleyball league beings in March at Pechanga.  The co-ed league is for ages 15 and up.  Registration due by Friday, February 28.  Contact Joseph Masiel 951 259 4554

Anniversary mass for Howard Diaz will be Saturday, February 29 at 10a at Pala Mission Church.  Blessing of the headstone at Pala Cemetery following mass with luncheon afterwards at Pala Admin.

Farmer’s Market every Sunday from 10 to 3 at Valley Fort Village on South Mission in Fallbrook.  There’s also a rummage sale the first Sunday of each month.

There’s a Farmer’s Market every Monday from 3-7p at Lawrence Welk Village off Champagne Blvd north of Escondido.

Fox Raceway in Pala is open Fridays through Tuesdays.  Closed Wednesdays and Thursdays.   For daily hours and other information go to

Pala Skate Park is open weekdays 2pm until dark.  Saturday and Sunday 10a to 5p (Hours subject to change without notice). Circuit classes are taught Friday Morning 6a and 9a (weather permitting as some sessions are hosted outside).  Senior weight training Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30a. The pool is open to gym members daylight hours Monday – Friday, Saturdays 8am to 4pm, and Sundays 10am to 2pm.  For details call Pala Fitness Center 760 891 3504

Teen kickboxing classes Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30p at Old Tribal Hall.  Youth Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes Monday, Wednesday and Fridays at 4p at Pala Fitness Center.  Follow the Pala Recreation Facebook page for updates.  Or call Bradly Guachino at 760 802 8574

The San Diego Sheriff’s Department offers free child safety seat training by appointment Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the North Coastal Sheriff’s station.  Call 760 966 3500.

Basket weaving classes twice a month, Sundays from 2 to 4p at the Pala Old Tribal Hall.  Starter kits are available for purchase or you can bring your own.  Call the Cupa Cultural Center for more information at 760 891 3590

Enrollment is open for Pala Little Feathers Preschool.  GED prep, literacy classes, K-12 and college tutoring is available every weekday by appointment from 8a to 5p.  For more information on all of these programs, call Chris Newton at Pala Learning Center at 760 891 3583.

Al-Anon meets Monday evenings at 7:30p and Narcotics Anonymous meets Thursdays at 7p at the Pala Admin building.

Indian Health Council runs a domestic violence support group Tuesday afternoons from 4 to 6:30p.  From noon to 3 on Wednesdays in the Dreamweaver Room, it’s Stitch to Wellness – a crafting and discussion group covering different health topics each week.  Tai Chi classes are offered Tuesdays at 9a and Thursdays at 4p.  Child safety seat classes are held the first Monday of each month at 10a.  60 Day Challenge is every Wednesday at 9:30am.  Weight Loss Group is every Thursday at 9:45am.  Diabetes Basics Classes are held in odd months on the 2nd Monday at 3:30p and the 3rd Tuesday at 10a.  All of these are at IHC on Golsh Road in Rincon.  Diabetes Basics classes are also offered at Santa Ysabel on the 1st Monday of every even month.  You can find out more about all of these at or by calling 760 749 1410 x5246 or x5340


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The 60 Plus Club at Pala Events Center Tuesdays from 11 to 3p with a live show at 1p

  • Feb 18 – Neil Morrow, tribute to Roy Orbison
  • Feb 25 – The Shagwells, 60s British invasion music
  • Mar 3 – Stevie Nicks Illusion
  • Mar 10 – The Coral Paradise Band, tribute to Jimmy Buffett
  • Mar 17 – Keepin’ the Summer Alive, tribute to the Beach Boys
  • Mar 24 – Creedence Relived, tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Mar 31 – Cash, Killer and the King, tribute to Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis
  • Apr 7 – The Buddy Holly Review
  • Apr 14 – Andy Dimino, tribute to Dean Martin
  • Apr 21 – The Heart of Rock & Roll, tribute to Huey Lewis & the News
  • Apr 28 – Kenny Hale, tribute to Neil Diamond

Live music nightly at the Center Bar

Pala Events Center

  • Sat Feb 15 – The Righteous Brothers
  • Sat Mar 7 – Seol Woon Do – Korean show
  • Sat Mar 14 – The Bar Kays, Original Lakeside, and Ladies of Skyy
  • Fri Mar 27 – Dwight Yoakam
  • Sat Apr 4 – Beautiful Melodies – Vietnamese concert
  • Sat Apr 11 – Ogie Alcasid & the Hurados – Filipino show
  • Sat Apr 25 – Michael Carbonaro Live!

Friday night tribute concerts at the Events Center (free to Privileges Card holders):

  • Feb 14 – Sinatra Big Band
  • Feb 21 – The Winehouse Experience, tribute to Amy Winehouse
  • Feb 28 – Anything for Salinas, tribute to Selena
  • Mar 6 – No Duh, tribute to No Doubt
  • Mar 13 – Yesterday, tribute to The Beatles
  • Mar 20 – Hollywood U2, tribute to U2
  • Apr 3 – The Flux Capacitors – 80s party band
  • Apr 17 – Elton: The Early Years, tribute to Elton John
  • Apr 24 – Yachty by Nature – 70s & 80s band

Starlight Theater

  • Sat May 2 – UB40
  • Sat, May 9 – Pedro Fernandez

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