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Due to the installation of new recycled water pipelines, the City of Escondido ad­vises motorists that Harding Street between Washington Avenue & Valley Parkway will be reduced to a partial lane closer effective, Monday, May 2, through Monday, May 16,. All work to be performed between 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Residents and businesses will have drive­way access at all times along Harding Street from Washington Ave. or Valley Parkway.

Persons with questions or comments may contact Greg Gomez, MBI, resident engi­neer at 760-902-7249, Mark Lewis, City of Escondido Field Engineering Inspector II, at 760-807-1121 or Wayne Papac, MBI Project Construction Manager at 619-247-7828.

The new pipes are part of the City’s Recy­cled Water Easterly Main Extension Project, which will deliver reclaimed water to eastern Escondido.


San Diego Children’s Discovery Muse­um in Escondido is accepting reservations for its Discovery Summer Camp.

Explore, imagine, and experiment through hands-on science, at, and world culture activities in the museum’s Discov­ery Summer Camp.

One Week Sessions (June 27-July 1, July 11-August 12, 2016)

Entering Kindergarten through Grade 3

Each week has a new theme focused on Science, Art, and World Culture activities Camp Hours:

AM session: 9 a.m. – noon

PM session: 1– 4 p.m.

FULL day: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The museum limits camp size to 20 kids to provide an enriched experience.

You must register at least 2 weeks in ad­vance.

Sessions with less than 6 campers may be cancelled.

Campers along with one adult will get free Museum admission before or after camp on registered camp days.

Register online before May 31st and use discount code: SUMMERCAMP to receive $10 off!

Register online today.



Classical Academy High School presents
“Shrek The Musical” at The Maxine The­ater located at Valley Center High School
May 27 at 4 p.m. & 8 p.m.
May 28 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
May 29 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
For tickets, go to


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


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 prices. 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.


Weather permitting, Queen Califia’s Magical Circle in Kit Carson Park (3333 Bear Valley Parkway) will be open to the public on Saturday, May 14, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Docents will be on site to answer questions.


The Poway Symphony Orchestra, John LoPiccolo, Music Director and Conductor, will present its next concert on Sunday, May 15, at 4 p.m. in the Poway Center for the Performing Arts, 15498 Espola Road.

The program, under the title “Clas­sics and Opera”, will include works by Beethoven and Haydn, as well as a selec­tion of arias from famous operas. Guest artist Caroline Nelms, soprano, will join the orchestra for the performance of the opera portion of the program.

General admission $10. Purchase tick­ets at (fee) or call Center’s box office at 858-748-0505 (no fee) Fri 12-5; Sat 10-3. The box office will also be open one hour before the concert.

More information at Note: the Orchestra is looking for addi­tional string players


The Escondido Union High School 71st Annual Golden Reunion will be held Sat­urday, May 14, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Grape Day Park. Hundreds are expected to attend.

The celebration includes a catered bar­becue lunch. A limited number of “tickets at the door” will be $35 per person the day of the picnic.

Contact: Ken Broach at (760) 415-1411 or e-mail at


Chalice Unitarian Universalist Congrega­tion will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, May 13 and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday May 14 at 2324 Miller Ave., off of Felicita Parkway.

“We’ll have antiques, vintage and ethnic items, dealer’s delights,” says Patty Carlisle. The sale will offer fun, practical, and decora­tive items, art, and supplies.

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