Escondido, CA

Times-Advocate Shorts

Felicita Humor Toastmasters 35 year celebration

Felicita Humor Toastmasters Club in­vites you to join them as they celebrate their 35th year of changing lives in Escon­dido and North County. Come be part of the celebration at 1255 N. Broadway Escondi­do, CA 92026, 2nd Floor Activity Room on Tuesday, May 3. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting starting promptly at 7 p.m. and going to 8:30 p.m..

Want to become a confident speaker? How about a great leader?

If the answer is YES, come see how Toastmasters has helped others reach their goals and how it can help YOU!



Palomar College student art and craft sale

Palomar College will host its semi-annu­al student art & craft sale, plus the annual open house and Boehm Gallery opening re­ception for the annual Student Exhibition.

Art Sale:

Wednesday – Saturday, May 4 – 7
Wednesday, noon – 7 p.m.
Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(Raffle on Saturday)

Boehm Gallery Opening Reception and Art Department Open House

OpenHouse:Friday,May65–8p.m. (Boehm Gallery exhibit on display May 2 – 13) Art Sale: Palomar College Art Department Courtyard next to buildings C and D Opening Reception: Boehm Gallery

The Art Department Complex is near the front of campus, adjacent to parking lots 1 and 2. It is accessed from the College’s front entrance: 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069

The student art and craft sale presents handmade pieces by Palomar College stu­dents and alumni in glass, ceramics, jew­elry, wood, metals, painting, photography and more.

The event will include live demonstra­tions by glass, wood and ceramic artists. On Saturday, there will be a raffle of pro­fessional artworks for all attendees and pa­trons of the sale.

Proceeds benefit the artists and the Art Department, helping support the semi- annual sale, scholarships, visiting artists, exhibitions and new equipment. Shoppers may pay with cash, checks or credit cards.

Parking is available in lots 1 and 2 with­out a permit. Those who wish to park in other lots must obtain a one-day visitor’s pass from the Palomar College Police De­partment.

More information:

Michael Hernandez, Art Faculty, 760-744- 1150, ext. 2308,

Paul Helling, Art Department, 760-744-

1150, ext. 2302,

Poll workers needed

Poll workers, especially those who are bilingual in any one of eight specific lan­guages, are needed for the June 7 Presiden­tial Primary Election.

The Registrar’s office is required by fed­eral law to provide bilingual speakers and voting materials to voters who speak Span­ish, Filipino, Vietnamese and Chinese.

To become a poll worker, applicants must be a U.S citizen and registered to vote in California, or lawfully admitted for per­manent residence in the United States. Poll workers must have transportation to their assigned polling location, access to the in­ternet to take an online training and attend a two-hour class in person.

Poll workers receive a stipend ranging from $75 to $175 depending on the assign­ment. Those who are bilingual receive an additional $15 if they are assigned to pro­vide language assistance to voters.

Prospective poll workers can apply on­line at For more information, call 858-565-5800 or email

Escondido Kiwanis’ Galactic Adventure Fundraiser

The Escondido Kiwanis Club will pres­ent its largest fundraiser of the year, the Galactic Adventure Megabucks Fundraiser, May 21, 5 p.m. at California Center for the Arts, Escondido, 340 N. Escondido Blvd.

Much needed funds will be raised for community children and Rady’s Children’s Hospital.

Costumes are appreciated but not re­quired. San Diego “Star Wars” Society characters will be featured.

The party begins at 5 p.m. There will be a $5,000 Grand Prize and additional $500 prizes. There will be dinner, silent and live auctions, and entertainment.

Cost is $100 per person. Make checks payable to the Kiwanis Club of Escondido Foundation. For more information call: 760-739-9802 and ask for Fran or Louise.

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