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Feldenkrais – discover natural pain relief at Library

Escondido Public Library offers Feldenkrais – Discover Natural Pain Relief, a series of two consecutive programs held on Fridays, January 6, and January 13 from 10:30 a.m. –11:30 a.m., in the Turrentine Room. The classes are part of the Library’s New Year, New You 2017 theme.

While classes are free, pre-registration is required. To register, visit http:// Participants should bring a mat, towel, or blanket.

Feldenkrais is a method of gentle movements done while lying down, standing, or sitting, and designed to give the body new options for movement. After a Feldenkrais lesson, participants may feel taller, lighter, breathe more easily, and begin to feel a sense of grace and elegance in movements. The classes are led by Anita Noone, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner and are presented in collaboration with Escondido Recreation.

To learn more about Feldenkrais, visit To sign up for classes with Escondido Recreation, visit

Library programs are free and open to the public. For more information on this and other Library programs, visit the Library’s website at or call of Adult Services Senior Librarian, Viktor Sjöberg, at 760- 839-4814. Escondido Public Library is located at 239 S. Kalmia St.

EDCO to observe the New Year’s holiday on Monday, January 2

EDCO will observe the New Year’s holiday on Monday, January 2, 2017. EDCO will not be performing residential collection services and all buyback centers and customer service offices will be closed. As a result, residential collection will be delayed by one day all week following the Sunday holiday. This includes Fallbrook Waste & Recycling Services and Daily Disposal.

Waste and recycling collection services for commercial businesses will be unaffected by the observed holiday and will be provided on the regularly scheduled service day. EDCO’s public disposal sites will also remain open on Monday, January 2nd.

EDCO is family-owned and locally operated and provides waste and recycling services throughout San Diego County. For more information regarding EDCO visit our website at

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Library’s 2nd Tuesday Book Club to discuss “The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty” by Vida Vendela

Escondido Public Library invites readers to join the 2nd Tuesday Book Club meeting on January 10, 6 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. This month’s selection is “The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty” by Vida Vendela. Copies of the book are available for check out and may be reserved in the Library catalog at

What remains when you are stripped of your name, possessions, family and country? Where does the truth of a person lie, and once lost, can it be relocated? The 2nd Tuesday Book Club will discuss “The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty,” and how this psychological thriller, told with wicked humor, explores the facets of identity, past, present, and future.

2nd Tuesday Book Club will continue on February 14, for a group discussion of “As I Lay Dying” by William Faulkner.

Library programs are sponsored by Friends of the Escondido Public Library and are free to the public. For more information about the 2nd Tuesday Book Club visit or contact Adult Services Librarian, Monica Barrette, at 760-839-4836.

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Calvin Christian School offers open house

Those interested in learning about the school’s Kindergarten through 12th grade program are encouraged to attend.

Calvin Christian School, a preschool and Kindergarten through 12th grade Christian school, is hosting Move Up Night on Monday, January 9 from 6–8 p.m. This all school open house will take place at 2000 North Broadway in Escondido. Families will have an opportunity to meet teachers, coaches and administrators; learn about Calvin’s strong academic and athletics program; and receive information about Calvin’s need-based tuition assistance program. Guests will receive a complimentary dinner while visiting the campus. Please RSVP to or call 760-520-8435 with your questions.

Calvin Christian School is a preschool and Kindergarten through 12 grade school located in Escondido. For over 50 years Calvin has been partnering with Christian families and their churches to teach the whole child from a biblical worldview.

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