Escondido, CA

Around Escondido

Escondido SATURDAY Market, Held every Saturday from 10 a.m.– 2 p.m. on South Maple 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.

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.)

College and Career Day to be held Oct. 3—A free College and Career Fair will be held on Saturday, October 3, from noon to 4 p.m. on levels 2 and 3 at Westfield North County mall, 272 East Via Rancho Parkway. Representatives from over 100 colleges and universities will be on hand to provide information to students and their parents about entrance requirements, application deadlines, and majors. Representatives also will be there for those interested in community college, trade school, certification programs and military service. For more information, visit:

Celebrate Banned Book Week— Celebrate your right to choose what you read during Banned Books Week, September 27 – October 3 at Escondido Public Library. Banned Books Week is an annual national awareness campaign celebrating the freedom to read, and drawing attention to banned and challenged books, such as Catcher in the Rye, Harry Potter, and The Bible. Visit the Library and select a book of your choice, or one from a Banned Books Week display. Visit to take part in the celebration of one of the greatest driving forces in this country – the First Amendment. Escondido Public Library is located at 239 South Kalmia Street in Escondido. For more information about Banned Books Week, contact Senior Librarian, Joanna Axelrod, at 760-839-4624 or at Additional information about Library programs and services can be found at library.

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