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Cinco de Mayo Returns to Old Town San Diego With a Vibrant Mercado and Food Experience

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
Cinco de Mayo Returns to Old Town San Diego With a Vibrant Mercado and Food Experience

Grab your family and head to historic Old Town San Diego to spice up your weekend for the Free Fiesta Old Town Mercado – a Cinco de Mayo artisan market and dining extravaganza! After 37 years of fiery fun plus one dynamic virtual party in 2020, Fiesta Old Town will bring back the fuego as […]

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Seafaring Event with 45-Minute Historic Bay Cruise and Naval History

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Seafaring Event with 45-Minute Historic Bay Cruise and Naval History

Maritime Museum of San Diego, remains open weekends only, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Maritime Museum of San Diego’s outdoor experience includes a walking tour of the upper decks of the historic fleet, including the world’s oldest active sailing ship, Star of India, H.M.S Surprise, the revolutionary war navy frigate replica of the H.M.S. Rose, also […]

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St. Vincent de Paul School Presents a Virtual Venetian Masquerade

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St. Vincent de Paul School Presents a Virtual Venetian Masquerade

Your attendance is requested. Grab your mask and join us for an unforgettable night of intrigue, dining, wine tasting, music, and much more at St. Vincent de Paul School’s Virtual Venetian Masquerade Big Bash. The annual fundraiser will take place on Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. It is the school’s largest […]

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Kids Fashion Week Network So-Cal is Making Progress

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Kids Fashion Week Network So-Cal is Making Progress

The Kids Are Back…and they are going to be stronger then ever. The kids around us have been hit hard this past year, and our hearts go out to all the parent’s homeschooling them. They have been subjected to screen learning and very little in person socialization. And though it has impacted all the sports, […]

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Oh, How I Love April!

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Oh, How I Love April!

by Dixie Hall, Mission Hills BID president and DixiePops owner Nothing says springtime in Mission Hills more than a walk in the neighborhood. The flowers are in bloom, fragrant and filled with color.  The foliage is at its peak.  With the arrival of spring we are filled with hope and optimism.  Over the last couple […]

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Horticultural History: Kate Sessions’ Lost and Found Gardens of Balboa Park

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Horticultural History: Kate Sessions’ Lost and Found Gardens of Balboa Park

This winter Nancy Carol Carter, club historian, spoke about three of Kate Sessions’ Gardens while giving us a healthy dose of Balboa Park’s history. The three gardens Kate authored for the Park are the Aloe and Agave Garden, the Cactus Garden and the San Jose Hester Palm Garden (or “grove,” Nancy says, “is more accurate.”) […]

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Burrowing Owls Find Home in the Grasslands of Ramona

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Burrowing Owls Find Home in the Grasslands of Ramona

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance team members gathered with Ramona residents and representatives of natural resource agencies to welcome some new neighbors to the Ramona grasslands: 24 western burrowing owls. The ground-dwelling raptors, which hatched at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, were reintroduced to a swath of suitable habitat preserved as part of the […]

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A Love Story That Continues

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A Love Story That Continues

For most of us, the energy that Frank and Madeleine Pavel exude in one day would serve us well for many weeks. Both are native San Diegans who share the same curiosity and, eagerness to bring about needed changes in our city and county.  At the same time, they offer a friendly approach to their […]

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The San Diego Museum Art Has Reopened for Business

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The San Diego Museum Art Has Reopened for Business

The San Diego Museum of Art, located at 1450 El Prado in Balboa Park, reopened its doors on March 20, following the second forced closure due to COVID-19. Here’s what’s coming up at the Museum – including a student-led exhibition opening this month and the Museum’s biggest fundraiser of the year Art Alive happening in June. Young […]

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Inspiration Heights Historic District Progresses

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Inspiration Heights Historic District Progresses

Last year Mission Hills Heritage began an ambitious project to nominate Inspiration Heights—one of the earliest subdivisions in Mission Hills—as an historic district for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. Historic district status will highlight the history of Inspiration Heights and its importance to Mission Hills and San Diego, and help protect the […]

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