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2nd Tuesday Book Club Discusses “Circling the Sun” by Paula McClain

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

Escondido Public Library invites adult readers to join the 2nd Tuesday Book Club meeting on April 11, at 6 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. This month’s selection is “Circling the Sun” by Paula McClain. Copies of the book are available for check out and may be reserved in the Library catalog at library.escondido.org. “Circling the Sun” is a fascinating portrayal … Continue reading “2nd Tuesday Book Club Discusses “Circling the Sun” by Paula McClain”

Services for Seniors

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

The Information Resource Center, operated by the Foundation for Senior Wellbeing (a local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization) is a free comprehensive resource for North County seniors, their caregivers and families, dedicated to improving senior well-being.  The Center provides information about available resources in the areas of: housing, home repair, transportation, food/nutrition needs, emergency assistance, medical and mental health issues, legal issues, … Continue reading “Services for Seniors”

Is the Baby Car Seat you are using safe?

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

Make sure that the expiration date stamped on the plastic has not passed and it has never been used in a crash. You can’t be sure about the history of a used seat unless you got it from a friend or relative. You will need the detailed instruction booklet (it can be ordered from the manufacturer if it is missing) … Continue reading “Is the Baby Car Seat you are using safe?”

Coffee With the Captain

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

The Escondido Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Coffee with the Captain Tuesday, March 28, 8 a.m. at the Chamber office. How does public safety impact local businesses? Join the group for a conversation over coffee with guest Escondido Police Captain Gregory Kogler.  This program will happen at Escondido Chamber of Commerce, 720 N Broadway. Call them to RSVP. Community Players … Continue reading “Coffee With the Captain”

Library’s 2nd Saturday Concert Series Presents Adrienne Nims and Spirit Wind

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

Escondido Public Library’s 2nd Saturday Concert Series will present Adrienne Nims and Spirit Wind on Saturday, April 8, at 3 p.m. in Escondido Library’s Turrentine Room. Adrienne Nims and Spirit Wind play high-energy contemporary and world jazz using Native American, Indian, African and Asian flutes and percussion, as well as more traditional jazz instrumentation. For more information, visit http://www.adriennenims.com/ The … Continue reading “Library’s 2nd Saturday Concert Series Presents Adrienne Nims and Spirit Wind”

Parenting Expo

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

The 3rd Annual Parenting Expo 2017 will be held April 29, 8 a.m.–2 p.m. at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. The County of San Diego’s Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council (CAPCC) is the expo, which will provide parents and caregivers with tools and resources on parent education about healthy children and families. This event encourages and facilitates community … Continue reading “Parenting Expo”

Grape Day Park Movies

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

During the summer Escondido History Center and the City Recreation Department will sponsor a free series “Summer Movies in Grape Day Park.” Refreshments are provided by Rita’s Ice Custard Happiness and Chick-fil-a. The moves are: June 24 — “Sing” July 8 —“BFG” July 22 — “Moana” August 5 —“The Secret Life of Pets” Children’s activities and refreshments available! Sponsored by … Continue reading “Grape Day Park Movies”

Home firearm safety/ basic handgun class

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

A monthly 3-hour familiarization and safety class is offered for anyone anticipating the purchase of, or who already own, a handgun. The class is offered Sunday, April 9 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Escondido Fish and Game Association shooting range east of Lake Wohlford. Participants learn the basics of handguns, home firearm safety and responsibility of firearm … Continue reading “Home firearm safety/ basic handgun class”

Deadline for Kids Kaleidoscope Art Show

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

The deadline for the Escondido Art Association’s Kids Kaleidoscope Art Show is approaching. Drop-off dates for artwork at the Artists Gallery, 121 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido, are Saturday, April 1, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. and Monday, April 3, 4–6 p.m.  The show, open to kids ages 5 through 18, showcases young artists in North County San Diego and presents the winners … Continue reading “Deadline for Kids Kaleidoscope Art Show”

Ryan Park to host Cal South State Cup soccer

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

This weekend on March 25 & 26 Ryan Park will host a Cal South State Cup youth soccer tournament. The tournament will be bracket play games with 64 teams and 1100 families traveling to Escondido from all over Southern California.  Teams will have multiple games over the weekend.  Cal South will be using all 8 fields for the 16u & … Continue reading “Ryan Park to host Cal South State Cup soccer”