Escondido, CA

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Escondido Republican Club

Escondido Police Chief Craig Carter will be the guest speaker for The Escondido Republican Club’s (TERC) lunchtime meeting on Monday, September 18.

The meeting will be held at the Cocina del Charro Restaurant, 890 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido.  Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch buffet service beginning at 11:45 AM.  The meeting will begin promptly at noon and conclude at 1 p.m.

The cost is $15. per person.

Make your reservation by calling 760-480-8300.

For more information about TERC, visit www.escondidorepublicanclub .com.

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Escondido Chamber of Commerce activities

Economic Development Committee will meet Thursday, September 14, noon.

Guest Speakers: Jonathan Frankel – New Urban West, Claudia Caywood – Operation Hope. This is only open to members of the Chamber. RSVP is required.

The Business after Five Mixer will be hosted by: The Vineyard Golf course, 925 San Pasqual Ave., Escondido, Thursday, September 14  5–7 p.m. Join the for fun and games and chances to enter the golf tournament raffle.

The 19th Annual Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament benefiting the Police Activities League, will be held September 15, 11 a.m.¬–7 p.m. at the Vineyard Golf course, 925 San Pasqual Ave, Escondido.

Plates for Eight Lunch will be held Wednesday, September 20, 11:30 a.m. at Mi Guadalajara, 316 W Mission Ave #102, Escondido. The event is hosted by Yessenia Mendoza-E&J Metal Supply. This is a member only event, and an RSVP is required.

Good Morning Escondido, Breakfast Networking will be held Friday, September 22, 7:15 a.m.¬¬–9 a.m. at J & M’s Restaurant, 1215 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido.

To RSVP to these events, call the Chamber office at 760-745-2125.

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“Kiss of the Spider Women” is now playing at Welk’s.

“Kiss of the Spider Woman”

The Welk Resort Presents: “Kiss of The Spider Woman”

September 1-October 7

“Kiss” is a harrowing tale of persecution juxtaposing dazzling spectacle and gritty realities with liberating fantasies. The play was the winner of the 1993 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Original Score.

Call 888-802-7469 for individual or season tickets. For groups call 760-749-850.

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Ardor on Paper

Art Exhibition of 20-30 watercolors by Vista artist Krista Timberlake. Rancho Buena Vista Adobe Gallery, 640 Alta Vista Ave. Show runs October 3 through November 6, with a reception held on Sunday, October 22, 1-3 p.m.

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September Library Card Sign-Up Month and Read Local, Shop Local! Kick-Off

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time when libraries across the country remind their communities that a library card is the most valuable card in your wallet. In addition to the Escondido Public Library’s fantastic and free programs and services, the Library is partnering with local businesses to offer exclusive discounts to Library card holders through the Read Local, Shop Local! campaign. Show your Escondido Public Library card at participating businesses starting September 1, 2017 to receive a discount.

Visit Escondido Public Library, located at 239 S. Kalmia St. to get your free card or sign-up online at Enjoy all the free perks an Escondido Public library card offers, including high-speed internet access; downloadable eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines; and books, music, and movies for every interest. Escondido Public Library offers free programs for all ages.

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Escondido Public Library Hosts Create It @ Your Library for Teens

Escondido Public Library announces the next series of the craft-based monthly program, Create It @ Your Library, for teens and tweens ages 12 to 18 years old.  Create It @ Your Library will take place in September, October, and November, on the third Wednesday of each month from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The first meeting will be on September 20, in the Library’s Turrentine Room.

A variety of craft projects and techniques will be introduced at the following hands-on sessions:

• Broken Record Art on September 20, 2017 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Use fragments of old records to create a colorful and vibrant piece of art.

• Screen Printing on October 18, 2017 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Create a basic design and use screen printing tools to print onto a t-shirt. (Participants must bring their own t-shirt.)

• String Nail Art on November 15, 2017 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wrap string around a series of nails to create a distinctive pattern.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Escondido Public Library. All craft supplies will be provided, except for t-shirts. Registration is not required; however, early arrival is recommended as supplies may be limited. Library programs, events, and services are free and open to the public. Escondido Public Library is located at 239 South Kalmia Street in Escondido, California 92025. For more information about teen programs, contact Teen Librarian Cathy Janovitz at 760-839-4283 or Additional information about the Library can be found at

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