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Maritime Museum of San Diego Holds Tall Ship Sailor Training

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
Maritime Museum of San Diego Holds Tall Ship Sailor Training

Maritime Museum of San Diego is offering the first stage of 2022 curriculum to train individuals 18 years of age and older how to sail and maintain tall ships.  Vessel training includes learning the skills to sail the 19th century Star of India, the world’s oldest active sailing tall ship, plus the official tall ship for the state Californian and […]

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A Three-Week-Old Giraffe Calf Gets a Name at the San Diego Zoo

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
A Three-Week-Old Giraffe Calf Gets a Name at the San Diego Zoo

Just in time for the New Year, a newborn giraffe calf at the San Diego Zoo has received the perfect gift—a name. The three-week-old female calf will be called Mawe (pronounced “maw way”), meaning stone in Swahili. She was born to first-time mom Saba; and at birth, she weighed a little under 150 pounds and stood approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall. Mawe has […]

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Teen Writers’ Plays Will Come Alive in Playwrights’ Project’s 37th Season

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
Teen Writers’ Plays Will Come Alive in Playwrights’ Project’s 37th Season

Playwrights’ Project will present its 37th annual Plays by Young Writers’ Festival showcasing new scripts written by youth across California. This year’s Festival will be presented with filmed performances offered virtually to the public and an in-person screening of the filmed performance at 7 p.m., January 22 at the Museum of Photographic Arts to celebrate the young playwrights.  […]

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Over 50 and a Lifelong Learner?

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
Over 50 and a Lifelong Learner?

Looking for stimulating lectures? Then the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UC San Diego is something you should check out. The highly acclaimed Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UC San Diego is a membership program for adults over the age of 50 who are interested in pursuing intellectual interests with peers and enriching their lives through lifelong […]

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Inspirational Children’s Book Taps the Power of Music and Interactivity to Engage, Enthrall and Influence Children to Do Good


| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
<strong>Inspirational Children’s Book Taps the Power of Music and Interactivity to Engage, Enthrall and Influence Children to Do Good</strong><strong><br><br><br></strong>

Whether gifting for the holidays, a birthday, Valentine’s Day or “just because,” children’s literature is a timeless gift that can impact the recipient, families and society at-large in meaningful ways. This truth is exemplified with “A Little Spark” children’s book authored by Chris Parsons—a truly unique title that was recently awarded the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award […]

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Home Start Exceeds Fundraising Expectations at 14th Annual Fall Festival

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Home Start Exceeds Fundraising Expectations at 14th Annual Fall Festival

Home Start, Inc., a nonprofit child abuse prevention and treatment agency that has strengthened San Diego’s families and communities since 1972, held its 14th Annual Hallo Wine Festival outdoors on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at the Historic Burnham House. The event raised over $50,000 – making it the most successful year in the event’s history.   Home Start’s Hallo-Wine Fall Festival is held every October in recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. […]

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The New Children’s Museum in San Diego Names New Leader

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
The New Children’s Museum in San Diego Names New Leader

The New Children’s Museum announced today that Elizabeth Yang-Hellewell will take the post of executive director and CEO on January 3, 2022. Yang-Hellewell is an accomplished museum leader with demonstrated success in strategic development and fundraising. The appointment comes at the conclusion of a nationwide search led by Museum Board President Caroline Perry, working with […]

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The Power of Community Can Support Local Seniors This Holiday Season

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
The Power of Community Can Support Local Seniors This Holiday Season

By Brent Wakefield, President and CEO, Meals on Wheels San Diego County    The holidays are upon us and the past two years have delivered far less than holiday cheer as seniors have struggled with social isolation, loneliness, and hunger more than ever.   Luckily, local senior nonprofit organizations stepped in. They have done the hard work year-round to keep seniors safe, healthy, and independent. I like to say, they are the boots on the […]

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Trees Are Nature’s Pharmacopeia

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Trees Are Nature’s Pharmacopeia

Last fall the Mission Hills Garden Club enjoyed a visit to a magnificent garden and a buffet supper at the home of arborist Gary Walker, known as “the Tree Whisperer.”  Walker, a man of many talents, has been “involved with nature all my life.” Son of a French mother and a United States citizen father, […]

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Giving Thanks Two Years Into a Pandemic

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

The past couple of years have been challenging on many levels. There were ups and downs, to be sure. Having my adult daughter living at home for almost a full year was wonderful, though we all agreed it was best when she moved back to school to finish her graduate degree. Not spending 90 minutes […]

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