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November 12, 2001|STAFF REPORTS

Thinking of venturing into the Anza-Borrego state park now that the weather has cooled?

If you are, you might attend a lecture and slide show at the El Centro City Library at 7 p.m. Saturday. The library is at 539 State St.

Diana Lindsay, well-known Anza-Borrego expert and the author of two comprehensive books on the region, will be at the library to share her passion and expertise during an hour-long lecture and slide presentation.

Lindsay, who served 18 years as an Anza-Borrego Foundation board member, is a lifelong advocate for the park.

Copies of her book "Anza-Borrego A To Z" will be for sale at the lecture and Lindsay has dedicated 100 percent of author royalties to be used for the purchase of holdings within Anza-Borrego.


For more information call 337-4565.

The Imperial Valley College Desert Museum will stage its seventh annual Indian Fair on Saturday.

Held on the south lawn of the IVC main campus on Aten Road in Imperial, the fair is a unique opportunity to learn more about the Native American people who traditionally called this region home.

The fair will feature booths hosted by native artists and traditional craft items will be sold.

There will be demonstrations of skills ranging from stone tool making to basket weaving. Native dancers and singers will be on hand to share their traditions with fair goers.

Starting at 10:15 a.m. there will be a series of six videos shown The films cover topics ranging from ancient people in the Southwest to California baskets, pottery making and flintknapping.

The fair will run 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and admission to the fair and the film series is free.

For further information call 358-7016.

Jacques 'n Jills Health Club in El Centro is sponsoring free monthly seminars to help individuals enhance their personal and professional lives beyond the realm of physical fitness.

This month's seminar, "Creating hope when you are fearful, stuck or feel frustrated," will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the health club, 220 Wake Ave. in El Centro.

The seminar's presenter, Cheryl Von Flue, M.Ed., Ph.D, has been providing state-of-the-art behavior change seminars for almost a decade. The techniques and lessons are based on studies on neurolinguistic programming and can assist any individual to maximize the mind's potential to increase desired behaviors while eliminating negative and non-productive behaviors.

Each seminar is designed to teach participants how to recognize behavior patterns and new techniques they can use on their own.

For more information call Jacques 'n Jills at 352-6030 or Von Flue at 353-6246.

The Southwest High School Booster Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in room B-3 on the Southwest High School campus in El Centro.

Coaches' reports will be presented as well as plans for Nov. 29 fall sports banquet. Parents of Southwest students are encouraged to attend.

WESTMORLAND — Star Route 4-H Club will have its monthly meeting at 7 tonight in the Westmorland Union Elementary School cafeteria, 200 S. C St.

For more information call Mary Ann Smith at 344-4048.

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