Escondido, CA

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The San Diego Chamber Music Society Brass Quartet.

The San Diego Chamber Music Society Brass Quartet.

Escondido library celebrates the Holidays with the San Diego Chamber Music Society Brass Quartet

The San Diego Chamber Music Society Brass Quartet will perform holiday music at Escondido Public Library’s 2nd Saturday Concert on December 10 at 3 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. To celebrate the season, the program will feature traditional carols and favorites, such as “Let it Snow,” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” and “Winter Wonderland.” The quartet is comprised of two trumpets, a French horn and a trombone, featuring members who are also associated with the La Jolla Symphony Orchestra, Cabrillo Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra of Baja California.

The 2nd Saturday Concert Series runs through May 2017 with a line-up of diverse musical styles from classical to jazz. The January 14, 2017 concert presents the Peter Sprague Trio, performing Brazilian-style jazz combined with American pop and jazz for a unique and exciting sound.

For more information about this and future performances, visit library., or contact Librarian David Frazee at 760-839- 4211. The 2nd Saturday Concert Series is free, open to the public, and generously sponsored by Friends of the Escondido Public Library. Escondido Public Library is located at 239 South Kalmia St.

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Upgrade of council chambers in December

Beginning on December 15, the main display equipment in the City Council Chambers



will be upgraded. As part of the upgrade, city workers will be removing the large screen above the dais and replacing it.

The Council Chambers will be unavailable for use until the January 25, 2017 City Council meeting. The City Council meeting scheduled for January 11, will take place in the Mitchell Room. Although that meeting will be videotaped and rebroadcast, there will be no live broadcast or video stream.

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Monthly Meeting at Mike’s BBQ in Escondido

The Convention of the States group will hold their monthly meeting at Mike’s BBQ in Escondido on Saturday, December 3 from 1-4 p.m. You are invited to join them and bring likeminded friends. The event is open to the public and is family friendly.

They do ask that if you attend that you consider purchasing one of Mike’s BBQ entries and drink as Mike’s BBQ provides them with the meeting room. Mikes BBQ 1356 West Valley PKWY Escondido, CA 92029

This month the group will be covering
the following Convention of States topics: • Convention of States presentation
with updates
• California’s “Operation Green
• Convention of States Veterans Coalition • COS California updates and plans for
• Meetings with CA Legislators
• COS needs for volunteers/supporters
RSVP to this email or call the organizers at 858-722-3841.

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