Escondido, CA

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Calvin Christian to host camps

Calvin Christian School will host a number of camps and classes this summer. Parents of children, ages 5-12, are invited to sign up and reg­ister for camps and classes beginning mid-June. Some of the camps and classes that are being offered include Lego Engineering, Basketball, Base­ball, Cotillion and Art. Visit http:// to see a complete listing of classes and camps and for registration forms. You can also stop by the campus at 2000 N. Broadway for registration forms.

About Calvin Christian School

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

Tickets on sale for Craft Beer and Wine Tasting Friday

On Friday, June 3, seven local win­eries, plus Stone Brewing, will be featured at a special tasting event on Maple Street Plaza from 5 – 8 p.m. during Cruisin’ Grand. Maple Street Plaza is located in the heart of historic Downtown Escondido between Val­ley Parkway and Grand Avenue.

Cruisin’ Grand brings classic cars, live music and fun to Downtown Escondido every Friday night from April to September. To celebrate Es­condido’s booming wine and craft beer industries, the City of Escondido is pleased to also have some of its best wineries pouring samples of their fin­est vintages. Local favorite, the Baja Bugs Beatles tribute band, will play live music at the event. Participating wineries include: • BK Cellars Urban Winery &

Tasting Lounge • Forgotten Barrel • Hungry Hawk Vineyards • Keys Creek Winery • Manzanita Ridge Winery • Stehleon Vineyards • Vesper Vineyards

Tickets are $20 and available for pre-purchase online at visi­ and can also be purchased at the event. Proceeds will benefit the Es­condido Arts Partnership. Cruisin’ Grand is a family-friendly event for all ages. The wine tasting area will be open to guests age 21 and over.

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CARE Coalition meeting postponed

The CARE (Californians for Af­fordable & Reliable Energy) Coali­tion meeting that had been scheduled in conjunction with the Escondido Chamber of Commerce has been postponed due to hot political activity in Sacramento. The meeting will be rescheduled to a later date this sum­mer.

Chamber Executive Director Rorie Johnston told The Times Advocate: “I know many of you were interested in attending. I will let you know as soon as we have a new date. in the mean­time, please feel free to connect with the CARE Coalition.”

Visit the CARE Website at CARE­ for more information about California’s GHG Expenditure Plan. Californians for Affordable & Reliable Energy is a non-partisan co­alition advocating for a comprehen­sive energy plan for California, pri­oritizing affordability, reliability and adequate supply.

Turbo Buick Car Show to be Held at Bates June 5

On Sunday June 5 some of the most committed Turbo Buick enthusiasts will meet at Bates Nut Farm for the “Buicks at Bates” show 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This annual event is the largest gathering of Turbo Buicks west of the Mississippi.

West Coast Turbo Buick, Classic Buick and classic car fans will come together to admire the cars on display under the shade trees in this family- oriented show. A Jump House, col­oring contest and other activities for kids make this an event for all ages.

There is no charge to enter; admis­sion and parking are free. Various vendors will be on hand selling Buick parts and collectibles, and a raffle will be held for prizes. Free t-shirts will be given to every guest driving a clas­sic Buick or Turbo Regal. For more information contact Mike Barnard at 949-433-1257 or visit www.buicksat­

Bates to hold annual community yard sale June 4

The annual Valley Center Commu­nity Yard Sale will be held at Bates Nut Farm

Saturday, June 4 From 7:30 a.m.– 12:30 p.m.

Local families and organizations are signing up to participate in the Valley Center Community Yard Sale at Bates Nut Farm. It’s a great way for sellers to turn unwanted treasures into cash, and for bargain hunters to find deals on a variety of items.

The event will be held Saturday, June 4 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and will feature household items, an­tiques, collectibles, books, furniture, clothing, knick-knacks, electronics, and many other gems.

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