Escondido, CA


Sci-Fun Science Club

Tuesdays in April, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. 

MathesCenter• Ages 8-12

In this five-week science program hosted by Dr. Yaz Bilimiora, kids can learn about science and try out different cool experiments. Registration is required and limited to 20 participants:

Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros Celebration

Thursday, April 25, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. 

Turrentine Room • Ages 5-12

Celebrate Children’s Day, Book Day and the joy of reading with bilingual stories and songs from Mexico and around the world, traditional tissue paper flower bouquet and paper bag puppet crafts. Participating children may receive a free book (while supplies last). Registration is not required, but plan to arrive early as supplies may be limited.

2nd Saturday Concert Series Presents:

Opera Exposed!

Saturday, April 13, 3 – 4:30 p.m. 

Turrentine Room • All Ages

2nd Saturday Concert Series Presents: Opera Exposed! This all ages concert, held on Saturday April 13th at 3 p.m., features young, aspiring opera singers from local San Diego universities performing selections from Puccini, Mozart, Rossini, and others.

Spring Succulent Swap

Sunday, April 28, 2– 4 p.m. 

Turrentine Room • Adults

Bring small clippings of your favorite succulents to pot, trade, and share with fellow plant lovers. Small containers and dirt will be supplied.

Database of the Month:

Learning Express Library 

Escondido Public Library is offering Learning Express Library, which offers practice tests and study guides for a wide range of entrance and occupational exams, helps you prepare for your career with job searching and workplace skill improvement, as well as providing tutorials on computer usage and software. To get started with Learning Express Library, all you need is an Escondido Public Library card. You will need to create a user name and password on the Learning Express site, so you can track your progress and save your practice exams.

Earth Day Poster Contest 

This year’s Earth Day poster contest is on display at City Hall. Kindergarten through eighth-grade students from public and private schools throughout the City participate. In keeping with the theme, “Choose to Reuse,” the young artists use found materials and items that would typically go in the trash or recycling bin to create their masterpieces. Winners will be announced at the April 10 City Council Meeting.

Get ready for a Starlit Gala

A Starlit Gala

Friday, June 14

5:30–9 p.m.

California Center for the Arts, Museum

The Escondido Chamber of Commerce will honor the Stars of Escondido, and install the new Chamber Board of Directors and Ambassadors. Your evening will include a complimentary cocktail, hors d’ oeuvres, live music from Trade Secret, and a special dinner with a thematic flair!

Be sure to vote now for the following nominations:

* Community Organization

* Community Enhancement

* Family Owned Business

* Entrepreneur of the Year

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