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Escondido Republican Club (TERC) to meet Monday, May 15

Kristin Gaspar, San Diego County Supervisor for District 3, will be the guest speaker for ‘The Escondido Republican Club’s’ (TERC) monthly lunchtime meeting on Monday, May 15.

Supervisor Gaspar is currently serving as the vice chairman of the board.

The meeting will be held at the Cocina del Charro Restaurant located at 890 West Valley Pkwy.,

Escondido.  Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m. with the buffet luncheon service starting at 11:45 a.m. The meeting begins promptly at noon and concludes at 1 p.m.

A reservation is necessary.  The cost is $14 per person. To RSVP for the meeting, call 760-480-8300.

For more information about TERC,  visit:

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Escondido Democratic Club to meet May 13

The Democratic Club of Escondido will meet May 13, 10 a.m. Park Avenue Community Center (formerly Joslyn Senior Center) Auditorium Room when their guest will be the newest member of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.

Supervisor Kristin Gaspar represents District 3 including Escondido, Encinitas, Rancho Bernardo, Miramar and Rancho Santa Fe.  Prior to serving on the Board of Supervisors, Gaspar was the first woman elected mayor of Encinitas.

Join the meeting to hear from elected officials and candidates, learn about volunteer opportunities, trainings and other updates.

Schedule of events:

10 a.m. Networking

10:20 a.m. Program & Updates

Noon Adjourn

There will be a training opportunity at noon for those who want to learn about engaging neighbors for political activism.

Refreshments will be served.

If you are new, the group welcomes new guests and visitors. If you decide to join or renew, you can do so at the meeting.

For information: | 760-705-4060.

The Park Avenue Community Center (formerly Joslyn Senior Center) Auditorium Room

is located at 210 E. Park Avenue, Ste. A Escondido.

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Library presents Navy Band Southwest Woodwind Quintet

Escondido Public Library will present the unique sound of Navy Band Southwest Woodwind Quintet on Tuesday, June 6, at 6 p.m. in the Turrentine Room.

With over 80 years of support to the San Diego community, Navy Band Southwest serves the military and civilians throughout the Southwestern United States. Blending the individual sounds of the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and saxophone, the Quintet creates a highly eclectic sonic palette. They will perform works from various genres, with an emphasis on popular American composers such as Aaron Copland and Samuel Barber.

Visit, or contact Senior Librarian Viktor Sjöberg at 760-839-4814 or for more information. Library programs are free, open to the public, and sponsored by Friends of the Escondido Public Library. Escondido Public Library is located at 239 South Kalmia St.

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50 plus reunion for Cougars

The Escondido High School Cougars will celebrate their 50 plus Golden Reunion Picnic, Saturday, May 20, 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m. at Grape Day Park.

This year they will be welcoming the Class of 1967.

Join the group the night before on Friday, May 19 for the annual Cruisin’ Night. Bring a chair, relax, visit and stroll Grand Avenue.

For general picnic information contact Rod Dyckman, class of ’65 at 760-421-2977 or

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