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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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SDSU School of Music and Dance Presents “Nothing Gold Can Stay”

| October 31, 2021 | 0 Comments
SDSU School of Music and Dance Presents “Nothing Gold Can Stay”

The SDSU School of Music and Dance ensembles, including the Wind Symphony, Symphony Orchestra, and Choirs, will perform live in concert at the Balboa Theatre, located at 868 4th Avenue in Downtown San Diego at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov.  4, 2021. Tickets are available for purchase through TicketMaster.  The concert title, “Nothing Gold Can Stay,” […]

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San Diego Student Receives International Young Eco-Hero Award

| October 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Student Receives International Young Eco-Hero Award

Kyle Tianshi, a 14-year-old from San Diego, is one of 25 young environmental activists from across the globe honored by Action For Nature (AFN) as a 2021 International Young Eco-Hero, an award that recognizes eco-conscious youth ages 8 to 16 who are taking crucial steps to solve tough environmental problems. Kyle won the Innovator Award […]

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The San Diego Foundation Awards $3.4 Million to Local College Students

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
The San Diego Foundation Awards $3.4 Million to Local College Students

The San Diego Foundation recently announced the historic awarding of more than $3.4 million in college scholarships – the highest annual amount ever – to 1,025 local students for the 2021 – 2022 academic year. Among the scholarship recipients, 69 percent are first-generation college students, or the first in their immediate families to pursue a […]

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Fun In the Sun at Liberty Station

| August 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
Fun In the Sun at Liberty Station

Summer may be rounding out, but the fun in the sun is far from over. Arts District at Liberty Station is the perfect place to get your daily dose of Vitamin D all while enjoying some of the best local talent. From the highly-anticipated return of events by ArtWalk San Diego and La Jolla Playhouse to […]

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San Diego Rescue Mission Receives $25,000 Grant

| July 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Rescue Mission Receives $25,000 Grant

The San Diego Rescue Mission has announced the award of $25,000 from The San Diego Foundation as part of the Foundation’s COVID-19 Community Response Fund. The funds will be used to prevent child abuse in children experiencing homelessness, through the San Diego Rescue Mission’s Children’s Center Preschool program.   Children experiencing homelessness face unthinkable challenges: health problems, tendency […]

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