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Thru July

n Puppy Fun Class – San Diego Humane Society and SPCA. Training sessions to teach your puppy basic commands: greeting without jumping, leash walking and more. Puppies will also enjoy adventures such as splashing in wading pools, off-leash puppy play socialization, scavenger hunts and puppy massage. Registration required. For dates, times and locations, call 619-299-7012 x2247 or visit www.sdhumane.org.

n Head Start – San Diego Humane Society and SPCA, Central Campus – 5500 Gaines Street, San Diego.

This five-part introductory-level training class (for dogs and pups over four months old) will teach you the basics of positive reinforcement training techniques while your dogs learn good doggie behaviors. Pre-registration required. For more information, call 619- 299-7012 x2247 or visit www.sdhumane.org.

n Pajama Storytime at Mission Hills Branch Library. Children are invited to an evening story time with books and possibly singing and puppets. Feel free to come dressed in your pajamas from 6:30 – 7:00 p.m., 925 West Washington Street, San Diego. For information, call 619-692-4910.

n Preschool Storytime at Mission Hills Branch Library. Children are invited to a fun storytime with books and possibly singing and puppets from 10:30 – 11:00 a.m., 925 West Washington Street, San Diego. For information, call 619-692-4910.

n LEGO Playtime at Mission Hills Branch Library. Kids can have fun and get creative while building with LEGOs. 5:00-6:00 pm, 925 West Washington Street, San Diego. For information, call 619-692-4910.

n Jazz at the Park” – Park Hyatt Aviara Resort from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., 7100 Aviara Resort Dr, Carlsbad. For tickets and information, visit www.jazzatthepark.com or call 760-448-1234.

Thru July and Aug.

n Stagecoach Days in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Celebrating travel and transportation in the era of real horsepower from noon to 4 p.m. The free event features a different theme each Saturday including Californio Day, Women of the West, Soldiers and Citizens, Twain Fest and Vaquero Day. For information, visit www.parks.ca.gov/ oldtownsandiego.

Thru Aug. 3

n Animal Adventure Camp – San Diego Humane Society and SPCA from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., 5500 Gaines Street. Join us for games, crafts and hands-on animal activities to help children develop respect and a positive attitude toward all living beings. Children ages 5-13 may attend. Application is required. For information, call 619-243-3432, or e-mail edu@sdhumane.org.

Thru July 4

n The San Diego County Fair runs through Wednesday, July 4, 2012, and will be closed on Mondays except for July 2 at www.sandiegocoastlife.com/attractions/san-diego-coast/other-del-mar-fairgrounds.html” Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard. Come to the Fair to explore outer space — the wonder of the universe and our efforts to explore it, as well as the fun and imaginative world of science fiction and visitors from other planets!

Thru Aug. 5

n Dos Equis Sunday Fun Day Summer Concert Series – 50th Anniversary at Paradise Point Barefoot Bar & Grill, located at 1404 Vacation Road, San Diego. Enjoy throwback drinks from the original 1962 menu and dine on nostalgic nibbles as 60s and 70s cover bands and classic films play. For information and band line up, visit www.paradisepoint.com/san-diego-dining-entertainment.php.

Thru Aug. 25

n Media Arts Center San Diego presents: Teen Producers Project, a video workshop for kids ages 14-18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 2921 El Cajon Blvd., off the 805 Freeway in North Park. For information, call 619- 230-1938 x 10 or visit www.mediaartscenter.org.

Thru Aug. 30

n Annual Summer Junior Golf Camp at City Golf Club and Academy – A great opportunity for kids to learn the basics of golf, build a solid foundation of golf skills, and grow a passion for something that will have a positive effect on their lives. For information, contact Tomas Urtasun at tomas.urtasun@focuscominc.com or call 619-233-7778.

Thru Sep. 9

n MOPA Presents a Summer Workshop and Lecture Series. Hone your craft and get connected with workshops lead by some of San Diego’s most experienced photographers, as well as a special evening celebrating the adventures of three Union-Tribune photojournalists. For information, visit www.mopa.org.

Thru Sep. 29

n Summer Movies in the Park – the County program that shows great movies outdoors for free! For a complete schedule of events, visit www. summermoviesinthepark.com.

July 2

n Senior Monday: “The Amazing Journey of Lewis & Clark” at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. Enjoy the Science Center exhibits, lecture and an IMAX film for only $7. Take a journey across the country following the Lewis & Clark trail with author, Jim Thomas. Noon lecture and 2 p.m. IMAX® film.

n James Hunter, R&B/Soul at Anthology at 7:30 pm. Hunter has supported Aretha Franklin, Los Lonely Boys, Boz Scaggs and Van Morrison with his R&B and soul sound. For information, visit www.anthologysd.com.

July 3

n Anthology Artist: JESSY J, a Mexican-American contemporary jazz saxophonist will perform at 7:30 p.m. For information, visit www.anthologysd.com.

July 5

n The Mission Hills Book Group will discuss Faust: Part One by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe froml 10:00- 11:00 a.m., 925 West Washington Street, San Diego.. New members are always welcome to attend and participate. Please read the book beforehand. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk while supplies last. For information, call 619-692-4910.

n Summer Reading Program: Hullabaloo – Mission Hills Branch Library. Kids and the whole family will enjoy music by Hullabaloo. 10:30 am-11:30 am, 925 West Washington Street, San Diego. For more information, call 619-692-4910.

n The Friends of the Library will hold their monthly meeting at the Mission Hills Branch Library from 6:30-7:30 pm, 925 West Washington Street, San Diego. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call 619-692-4910.

n Anthology Artist: Cheryl Bentyne of Manhattan Transfer, Tim Howe and Sweet Baby Jai perform at 7:30 p.m. For information, visit www.anthologysd.com.

July 6

n Mission Hills 19th Annual Concerts in the Park from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mission Hills/Pioneer Park, 1425 Washington Place. Ballad Mongers perform Celtic-rock dance music during the free concert. For information, visit www.missionhillsmsfoundation.org, or call (619) 296-8731.

n Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort presents George Lopez at the Open Sky Theater at 9 p.m. For tickets, call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, or visit www.ticketmaster.com. For information, visit www.harrahsrincon.com.

n Anthology Artist: LA based Vitalogy has been playing their wide repertoire of Pearl Jam music at Southern California’s top venues, festivals and events since 2006. The performance is at 9:30 p.m. For information, visit www.anthologysd.com.

July 7

n GROSS OLYMPICS The Thrill of ICK-tory… the Agony of Smelly Feet from 10 a.m. to 3p.m. at the Science Fleet Museum in Balboa Park. Children 6-14 are invited to see who reigns supreme with the smelliest sneakers, loudest burp, and longest spitting distance, or, join a team relay competing to move a tennis ball through an “intestinal” tube the quickest. Space is limited so early arrival recommended. Participation is included with gallery admission.

n Book Time with Ronald McDonald at the Mission Hills Branch Library from 10:30-11:15 a.m., 925 West Washington Street, San Diego. Filled with magic, puppetry, and lots of laughs, Ronald McDonald shares his excitement for reading and introduces kids to a new concept, “Book Time,” which is the time we set aside each day to read. For more information, call 619-692-4910.

n Anthology – Artist: Phil Perry. A hugely successful solo career that includes a Grammy nomination and Male Vocalist of the Year at the SoulTracks Readers’ Choice Awards. 7:30pm & 9:30pm, for more information, visit www.anthologysd.com.

n Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort presents: Meat Loaf. Open Sky Theater at 9 p.m. For tickets, call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, or visit www.ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit www.harrahsrincon.com.

n Grand Reopening Reception of San Diego Sculptors Guild. 4:00 – 9:00 p.m., Spanish Village – Studio 36, 1770 Village Place, San Diego. For more information, call 619-238-0522.

July 8

n Anthology – Artist: Chuchito Valdes. The son of famed Cuban pianist Chucho Valdes and grandson of Bebo Valdes, Chuchito Valdes is the next part of a long legacy of legendary musicians. 7:00pm, Jazz / R&B, for more information, visit www.anthologysd.com.

July 10

n Anthology House Band – Jazz / R&B. 7:30pm, Jazz / R&B, for more information, visit www.anthologysd.com.

July 11

n Origami with Bruce Gemmell – Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. A flat sheet of material is transformed into a finished sculpture through folding and sculpting techniques; with basic origami folds to be combined in a variety of ways to make intricate designs. 4-7pm, participation is included with gallery admission.

n The Sky Tonight: “Astronomy & Science Fiction” – Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. Stunning full color visuals and incredibly realistic simulations of cosmic phenomena with our new state-of-the-art digital GSX™ projection system. A professional astronomer leads backyard stargazers through the universe. 7pm & 8:15pm.

n Anthology – Artist: Dori Caymmi, Brazilian Jazz, The son of famous Brazilian musicians has also scored tons of films and TV shows most notably Spike Lee’s Clockers. 7:30pm, for more information, visit www.anthologysd.com.

n American Cancer Society Annual Discovery Gala: “Mission Under the Moon” – Guests will enjoy an evening under the stars, along with fine food, silent and live auctions and live musical entertainment. Cocktail attire is suggested. 5:30 p.m. at L’Auberge Del Mar Resort & Spa. For more information and reservations, call Vanessa Moos at 619-682-7425, or email Vanessa.moos@cancer.org.

July 12

n Summer Reading Program: Extreme Rahim – Mission Hills Branch Library. Extreme Rahim will entertain with magic, comedy, and ventriloquism. 10:30 am- 11:30 am, 925 West Washington Street, San Diego. For more information, call 619-692-4910.

n Anthology – Artist: Diamond is Forever – A Tribute to Neil Diamond. Fronted by showman David J. Sherry, is an 8-piece band out of San Diego County. 7:30pm, for more information, visit www.anthologysd.com.

n SDSU’s College of Extended Studies presents a fall open house for its Professional Certificate in Meeting and Event Planning program 6-7:30 pm in the SDSU Extended Studies/Gateway Centers. Attendees will hear program instructors describe their courses, visit with industry associations, and network with professionals in the meeting and event planning field. For more information, email mabeyta@mail.sdsu.edu, call 619-594-1138 or visit www.neverstoplearning. net/meeting.

July 13

n Mission Hills 19th Annual Concerts in the Park from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mission Hills/Pioneer Park, 1425 Washington Place. The band Y3K performs dance music during the free concert. For information, visit www.missionhillsmsfoundation.org, or call (619) 296- 8731.

n Anthology – Sinatra & Martinis. An evening of classical Sinatra with San Diego entertainer Roman Palacios backed by the John Cain Orchestra. 7:30pm, for more information, visit www.anthologysd.com.

n Anthology – Haute Chile, Dance. Their live shows are known for their high energy and performance quality making them one of the most requested show bands in the country. 9:30pm, for more information, visit www.anthologysd.com.

n Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort presents Joe Cocker and Huey Lewis and The News at 9 p.m. at the Open Sky Theater. For tickets, call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, or visit www.ticketmaster.com. For information, visit www.harrahsrincon.com.

July 13 – Aug. 10

n Point Loma Summer Concerts presents Groovin, Swoonin and Croonin from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Point Loma Park, 1049 Catalina Blvd. For a complete schedule, visit www.plconcerts.org.

July 14 & 15

n 55th Annual “Coinarama” Coin Show – The largest coin show south of Orange County will be held at the Scottish Rite Event Center, 1895 Camino del Rio South, Mission Valley. Dealers will offer investment-quality American and foreign coins and currency, ancient coins, precious metal bullion pieces, jewelry, reference books, and other collecting supplies. For information, visit www.coinarama.org.

July 15

n Anthology – Artist: Luscious Noise with members of the San Diego Symphony will perform at 7:00 p.m. For information, visit www.anthologysd.com.

July17

n Children’s Storytime/Author Appearance – Mission Hills Branch Library, 6:30 to 7:00 p.m., 925 West Washington Street. Jennifer Werner will read her children’s book, “My Padres Baseball Game” and lead a craft time. For information, call 619-692-4910.

July 18

n El Fandango Restaurant, located at 2734 Calhoun in the Old Town State Historic Park, is holding a Tamale Cooking Class at 1 p.m. Cost is $15.00 per person. Session is limited to 10 people; RSVP is required. Call (619) 298-2861. Take home what you create.

July 18 – Sep. 5

n Del Mar Racetrack Free Summer Concert Series! For more information, call 858-755-1141 or visit

www.delmarscene.com.

July 19

n Project KEPPT Pet Food Bank – San Diego Humane Society and SPCA, 1-3 p.m., 5500 Gaines Street, San Diego. Please contact ahoang@sdhumane.org or call 619-299-7012 ext 2907 for program qualifications and details or visit www.sdhumane.org.

n Pet Photography Lecture – San Diego Humane Society and SPCA, 6:30 – 8 p.m., 5500 Gaines Street, San Diego. Learn techniques from professional photographer, Jen Petit, for capturing the individual beauty and personality of your animal companions. Please note classes are for people only – please leave your great pets at home. Register on-line at www.sdhumane.org or call 619-243-3424.

n Summer Reading Program: Sparkles the Clown – Mission Hills Branch Library from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 925 West Washington Street. Sparkles the Clown will make kids laugh and amaze them with incredible bubbles. For information, call 619-692-4910.

July 20

n Mission Hills 19th Annual Concerts in the Park from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mission Hills/Pioneer Park, 1425 Washington Place. The Heroes perform high energy dance music during the free concert. For information, visit www.missionhillsmsfoundation.org, or call (619) 296-8731.

July 20 thru Sept. 5

n Del Mar Racetrack fans will return to the Seaside Stage, located at the west end of the Grandstand, to catch shows held every Friday and select Saturdays and Sundays from July 18 through September 5. Del Mar’s concerts are FREE with racetrack admission purchased prior to the last race, an exceptional value as admission starts at just $3 for Diamond Club members (free to sign up) and $6 without Diamond Club membership. Admission for concertgoers entering after the final race is $20.

July 21

n Pet Loss Support Group – San Diego Humane Society and SPCA, 10 a.m., 5500 Gaines Street, San Diego. Open to ages 10 and up, including pet parents who are considering or preparing for euthanasia. For reservations and information, call 619-299-7012, x-2311 or visit www.sdhumane.org.

n Book Sale at the Mission Hills Branch Library, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 925 West Washington Street. For information, call 619-692-4910.

n Children’s Craft Time – Mission Hills Branch Library. Kids can enjoy a fun craft time from 10:00 a.m. to noon, 925 West Washington Street, San Diego. For information, call 619-692-4910.

n Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort presents The Jacksons at 8 p.m. at the Open Sky Theater. For tickets, call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, or visit www.ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit www.harrahsrincon.com.

n Unleashed by Petco presents an Outdoor Pet Snow Park from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., 304 East H Street, Chula Vista. Canines can play in the large leash-free snow park while pet parents keep cool with iced refreshments. In addition to the outdoor activities, there will be an indoor play area with air conditioning and free doggie ice cream for four-legged attendees.

July 21 & 29

n Canine Good Citizen at the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA, 5500 Gaines Street, San Diego. A seven-session intermediate-level obedience course geared towards passing the Canine Good Citizen certification test. The class may be taken with or without certification test. Space is limited, call 619- 299-7012 x2247 to register.

July 22

n The San Diego Woman’s Club presents Beach Bingo Bash Fundraiser from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Bankers Hill neighborhood. The proceeds will benefit “Words Alive,” a literacy program that seeks to make reading fun and enjoyable for youngsters from preschoolers to teens. Please RSVP with Diane at 619-708-9322.

n 20th Annual Sea Chantey Fest: “Songs of the Sea” from 11:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. Visitors will enjoy sea chanteys and traditional folk music performed by popular local and national artists. For the schedule and to purchase tickets, visit www.sdmaritime.org.

July 23 – Aug. 31

n Pacific Children’s Theatre Summer Camp 2012, for students 6-16 years of age at Mission Hills United Church of Christ, 4070 Jackdaw Street, San Diego. Each session will feature four daily classes in acting, singing/music, dance, and art taught by teachers with degrees in their respective fields. For information call 619-920-2838 or visit pacificchildrenstheatre@ yahoo.com.

July 25

n Mission Hills Mystery Book Group at the Mission Hills Branch Library, 6:30-7:30 pm, 925 West Washington Street, San Diego. Please read the book beforehand. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk while supplies last. For information, call 619-692-4910.

July 26

n Summer Reading Program: Craig Stone at the Mission Hills Branch Library. Craig Stone will entertain with magic and comedy from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 925 West Washington Street, San Diego. For information, call 619-692-4910.

n 5th Annual Charity Dinner: After the Finish Line, “A Tribute to the Majesty of Thoroughbreds” with a reception, silent and live auctions and guest speakers from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. at The Hilton Hotel – Del Mar. For tickets and information, call 858-945-1371 or visit www.afterthefinishline.org.

July 27

n Mission Hills 19th Annual Concerts in the Park from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mission Hills/Pioneer Park, 1425 Washington Place. Spectrum performs high energy dance music during the free concert. For information, visit www.missionhillsmsfoundation.org, or call (619) 296-8731.

n Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort presents Gladys Knight and Natalie Cole at 8 p.m. at the Open Sky Theater. For tickets, call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, or visit www.ticketmaster.com. For information, visit www.harrahsrincon.com.

July 28

n Summer Reading Program: Craig Stone at the Mission Hills Branch Library. Craig Stone will entertain with magic and comedy from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 925 West Washington Street, San Diego. For information, call 619-692-4910.

n 4th Annual Roll Out the Barrel event benefiting Make-A-Wish San Diego from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay, 2441 Shelter Drive, San Diego. For tickets and information, visit www.makeawish-sd.org.

n Family Sleepovers on board the Star of India: Join us at 2:30 p.m. at The Maritime Museum of San Diego for an imaginary voyage back to the19th Century. Visiting passengers will have the opportunity to help set sail, move cargo, and stand watch aboard one of the most historically significant ships in the world. For information and reservations, call 619-234-9153 ext. 124 or visit www.sdmaritime.org.

July 29

n Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort presents The Last Summer on Earth Tour Starring Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd & The Monsters and Cracker at 7 p.m., Open Sky Theater. For tickets, call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, or visit www.ticketmaster.com. For information, visit www.harrahsrincon.com.

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