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Escondido SATURDAY Market, Held every Saturday from 10 a.m.– 2 p.m. on Kalmia between Grand Ave and Second. North County’s newest artisan market in historic Downtown Escondido. Come for unique products and fresh produce in a hip urban market.

Escondido Farmers Market, Tuesdays 2:30-6 p.m., Year-Round, event is held on Grand Avenue between Juniper and Kalmia Street downtown. Local, farm fresh produce. Local flowers and plants. Arts and crafts from area artisans.

Start Your Own Business —Escondido Public Library and San Diego Financial Literacy Center, offer Steps to Starting a Business on Tuesday, September 15, 6–7:30 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. This free workshop is part of Escondido Public Library’s financial literacy series, Be Money Smart @ Escondido Public Library. Start your own business and be your own boss. Learn what steps to take to begin this great adventure and how you can protect yourself financially. This workshop will be presented by specialists from the San Diego Financial Literacy Center, sdflc.org. Escondido Public Library is located at 239 South Kalmia St. Questions? Call 760-839-4839 or contact Adult Services Librarian Neva Robinson at nrobinson@escondido.org.

Escondido Cool Zone Locations The City of Escondido reminds the public that three City facilities have been designated as Cool Zone sites. These sites are airconditioned settings where seniors and others can gather. Escondido’s Cool Zone Sites are: • Park Avenue Community Center, 210 Park Ave. (760-839-4688) • Escondido Public Library, 239 Kalmia Street (760-839-4684) • East Valley Community Center 2245 East Valley Pkwy. (760-839- 4382.)

Escondido Business Walk The City of Escondido’s business retention and expansion program strives to keep businesses from relocating outside of Escondido. It also helps businesses with expansions that create jobs, and helps firms increase competitiveness. The City and Escondido Chamber of Commerce hold an annual outreach survey event called the Escondido Business Walk. The purpose is to gather information about what businesses need to be successful in Escondido. Sept. 24, volunteers from the City and the Chamber will visit businesses to conduct a brief survey. This is a great opportunity for businesses to communicate directly with the City and Chamber on issues that are most important to them. To receive a visit, contact Michelle Geller at 760-839-4587 or at mgeller@escondido.org



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