The Hutchins Consort performs at the Center on May 1

Experience the power of performance at the Center’s First Wednesdays music series, a free community music series that happens the first Wednesday of every month from September through June.  For May, First Wednesdays showcases The Hutchins Consort on Wednesday, May 1 starting at 6 p.m.  The Hutchins Consort plays on the eight scaled violins designed and built by luthier Dr. […]


NORTH COUNTY UNIT OF RADY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AUXILIARY UNIT  The ladies of the Rady Children’s Hospital, North County Unit are very grateful for all who help them continue their efforts to support the children at Rady Hospital.  The North County Unit meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, September through May. Their last meeting will be an installation luncheon […]

First channel cat planting of year on May 10

Seven hundred and 50 Channel Catfish will be planted on May 10 at Lake Wohlford.  Park hours: 6 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (open seven days a week.) Dock closes: 7 p.m. Last Plant:  1,500 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Friday April 5. Next Plant:  750 lbs. of Channel Catfish Friday May 10. Water temperature: At surface 64.94 f., 8.57 D.O. @ […]

Open house benefiting North County Food Bank

A food drive benefiting the North County Food Bank is being held on Sunday, April 28 from noon until 2 p.m. in conjunction with an Open House at 10965 Meadow Glen East in Hidden Meadows Fairway of Escondido.  Everyone who donates one or more cans of food, and gives their opinion on price and condition of the home, is registered […]

Distinction Gallery to host Victor Roman: “Celestial Awakenings”

Distinction Gallery will present oil paintings by Victor Roman from June 8 — July 6.  The opening reception with the artist, live music, ArtHatch open studios, Lost Abbey Beer, and BK Cellars wine will be on Saturday, June 8 from 6-10 p.m. In The Artist’s Own Words: Victor Roman As a young child, Victor would receive art pieces through the […]

San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir to play at First Methodist Church

On Sunday May 19 at 3:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Escondido (located at 341 S. Kalmia St.) will host a performance by the San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir, directed by Ruth Weber.  This concert, part of the church’s annual Music Series, is offered as a gift to the community. Founded in 1998, with a mission of preserving Jewish […]

Shirley Mae Hawkins Grove, 83

Shirley Mae Hawkins Grove, 83, passed away peacefully on April 18, at home in Escondido. She was a beloved mother, sister, aunt and friend, the family social director who brought everyone into her circle of love. Born in Winner, South Dakota to Claude Reed Hawkins and Esther Fredericka Hansen, she was the middle daughter, her siblings included Merlin, Rusty and […]