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5 Things to Know in Murrieta: Feb. 14

The Murrieta Fire Department is hosting free Sidewalk CPR lessons at Fire Station No. 2, at the corner of California Oaks Road and Hancock Avenue.

1. This Valentine’s Day will be beautiful, according to the National Weather Service. Today expect sunny skies with a high near 73. Tonight, expect mostly clear skies and a low near 44.

2. The Murrieta Fire Department is hosting Sidewalk CPR—a condensed version of traditional cardiopulmonary resuscitation the involves simple chest compressions and is thought to be nearly as effective, but much less intimate—from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. today at Station No. 2, 40060 California Oaks Road. Residents can stop by any time during those hours for a free, 10-minute lesson in Sidewalk CPR. There is no pre-registration required to take the short course; residents may simply stop by the station. T

3. Here's what's for lunch today at elementary schools in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District: a chicken burger. Lunches are served with a fresh fruit/salad bar and a choice of juice or milk. Lunches average about 658 calories and 16.29 percent fat. To see middle and high school menus, click here.

4. Treat your sweetheart to some Valentine's Day fun at The Promenade Carnival, which is opens from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. near Macy's, 40820 Winchester Road in Temecula. Promenade Temecula’s west parking lot will be transformed into an amusement mecca, filled with breath-stealing, spectacular rides and classic carnival games. The carnival is in town Feb. 14 through Feb. 24, and is open Thursday through Sunday. The cost to enter the carnival is $2 for adults as wells as children 7 years or older; children younger than 6 get in free. Game and ride prices vary. On Thursdays, all rides are $1. Unlimited rides cost $16 on Saturday and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

5. Make plans now to attend a Star Party to be hosted by the Murrieta Community Services Department at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15 at Town Square Park. There will be crafts and other fun things to do as well as view the night sky through telescopes. The event is free. RSVP to LFrasso@murrieta.org by Feb. 14 to ensure you receive a Star Party goodie bag.

Cyclist February 15, 2013 at 01:06 AM
Hopefully all in Murrieta can learn CPR so we can help each other instead of calling Murrieta Fire and getting charged a $350 "response fee".

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