2nd Tuesday Book Club discusses ‘Rebecca’ by Daphne du Maurier

Escondido Public Library invites adult readers to join the 2nd Tuesday Book Club meeting on May 10, at 6 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. This month’s selection is “Rebecca” by Daphne du Maurier. Copies of the book are avail­able for check out and may be reserved in the Library catalog at library.escon­dido.org. “Rebecca” is a tale of passion, secrets, and […]

Palomar College Merchandising and Design Program to present fashion show May 6 at CCAE

The Palomar College Merchandising and De­sign program will pres­ent its annual fashion show, MODA, Express Yourself on Friday, May 6 at the California Cen­ter for the Arts, Escon­dido (CCAE) Concert Hall. The event will show­case nearly 200 one-of- a-kind garments created by student designers and shown by more than 50 models. Fashion col­lections from 12 stu­dent designers will be featured […]

Escondido Public Library’s 2nd Saturday Concert Series presents the Jazz Duo MandoBasso

Jazz duo MandoBasso will perform at Escondido Public Library on Sat­urday, May 14, at 3 p.m. in the Tur­rentine Room. The duo features Emmy award-winning composer Bill Brad­bury on mandolin and Gunnar Biggs on bass. Their performances include original compositions, classical music, jazz, and ragtime. For more informa­tion on MandoBasso, visit their web­site: www.williambradburymu­sic.com/ Following the May concert, the 2nd […]

Escondido Public Library’s R.E.A.D. Middle Grade Book Club Discusses ‘El Deafo’

Escondido Public Library’s Read, Eat, and Discuss (R.E.A.D.) Middle Grade Book Club for children, ages 9-12, meets on Friday, May 27, in the Turrentine Room from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Author Cece Bell’s award-winning, graphic novel memoir, “El Deafo,” will be discussed followed by a craft activity related to the book. A limited number of copies of “El Deafo” will […]

Learn how to make a stone tool

The San Diego Archaeological Center will host a stone tool workshop featuring James Bowden on May 7, 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Bowden has over 30 years experience in flint knap­ping using traditional tools and techniques. His work has been featured in Modern Lithic Artists Guild Journal, Gold Prospector’s Magazine, and in over two dozen museum and visitor centers across the country. […]

Firehouse Chef to speak to Senior Anglers of Escondido

Jeff Routsong will be the featured speaker at the May meeting of the Se­nior Anglers of Escondido. Routsong is a retired fire captain, who honed his skills as a renowned barbecue chef, has been featured in competitions on The Food Network and The Cooking Chan­nel. Attendees will learn how to clean out their freezers and fill them up again – […]

Renaissance Faire continues at Felicita Park

Hosted year in Felicita by Olde Tyme Pro­ductions, Escondido’s Renais­sance Faire returns for its 15th Park at 742 Clarence Lane featuring the royal court; jests for riddlers, poets, scoundrels and lovers; knightly jousting; devious pirates, and fanciful creatures of all walks of life. With fun crafts and activities for both young and old, visiting faire is always an experience that […]

Temp Partial Road Closure – Harding Street

TEMPORARY PARTIAL ROAD CLOSURE ON HARDING STREET, BETWEEN WASHINGTON AVENUE AND VALLEY PARKWAY 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, 2016 through Monday, May 16, 2016. All work to be performed between […]

Skilled local horsewoman killed in freak accident Saturday

Saturday night, shortly after rid­ing in the Lakeside Rodeo parade lo­cal horsewoman Diana Cavender was killed when her horse spooked, lost its balance and rolled on her, hitting her head against the pavement. Cavender is a member of the re­nowned Escondido Mounted Posse, and was described by one of the mem­bers as being the best and most expe­rienced rider in […]

“Passage Into Fear” at Escondido’s Patio Playhouse Theatre through May 1

The noted repertory theater group North County Players (northcounty­players.org) is bringing the historical stage thriller, “Passage Into Fear,” to Escondido’s Patio Playhouse Theatre through May 1. “Passage Into Fear” is inspired by noir classics like Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Lady Vanishes” and “Strang­ers on a Train” and Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express.” The play, set in 1917 is being […]

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