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Celebrations, Collaborations, Contests

| June 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
Celebrations, Collaborations, Contests

By Dixie Hall, President of Mission Hills BID and Owner of DixiePops I love the start of summer: the warm sun, the flowers, the long days, and maybe even a vacation somewhere. The sense that the whole summer is in front of us with fun and relaxation just waiting to be had can’t be beat. […]

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Philanthropists Donate $100,000 to Help First-Generation Students Pursue Their College Dreams

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Philanthropists Donate $100,000 to Help First-Generation Students Pursue Their College Dreams

The San Diego Foundation today received a $100,000 contribution to the Community Scholars Initiative from the David Malcolm Family Trust. The donation will help 38 first-generation, low-income and underrepresented students with college scholarships and critical wraparound services that bolster academic achievement. The gift is made possible by San Diego philanthropists David and Annie Malcolm. David, […]

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Plant It Forward Goes Virtual to Celebrate New Volunteer Garden Stewards Corps and Kate Sessions

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Plant It Forward Goes Virtual to Celebrate New Volunteer Garden Stewards Corps and Kate Sessions

The Balboa Park Conservancy invites everyone to dig in for a hands-on virtual Plant It Forward event, celebrating the launch of the Garden Stewards volunteer initiative and the legacy of Kate Sessions. From May 1 to 8, 2021, the Conservancy is partnering with SDG&E to present a family-friendly series on climate-friendly garden stewardship to help budding gardeners of all ages […]

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Cabrillo National Monument Celebrates National Park Week With Junior Ranger Day and Plein Air Artists in the Park

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Cabrillo National Monument Celebrates National Park Week With Junior Ranger Day and Plein Air Artists in the Park

Cabrillo National Monument celebrated National Park Week with a Junior Ranger Day event on Saturday, April 17, and is holding a plein air painting by local artists through Monday, May 10.  Families were invited to pick up free copies of the park’s new Junior Ranger booklets from the Visitor Center and complete the activities as […]

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Just in Time for Foster Youth to Host Series of EMpower Parties

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Just in Time for Foster Youth to Host Series of EMpower Parties

Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT), a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging a caring community to help transition age foster youth achieve self-sufficiency and well-being, will be hosting a series of EMpower parties through the end of May for its dedicated community of supporters. In order to meet County regulations while also meeting the […]

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St. Vincent de Paul School Presents a Virtual Venetian Masquerade

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
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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37th California Young Playwrights Contest Is Accepting Entrants

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
37th California Young Playwrights Contest Is Accepting Entrants

Last year’s California Young Playwrights Contest writers were able to celebrate in person. However, this year’s Plays by Young Writers Festival was well received – even in its digital format – by the public and students alike. One educator summed it up by saying, “My students were introduced to a new opportunity. I have several writers in my […]

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Kids Fashion Week Network So-Cal is Making Progress

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
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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A Child Author Who Loves Music

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
A Child Author Who Loves Music

As I have shared for many years, there are a variety of people who capture my attention as they present their special stories. What usually gets my immediate reaction is when children are involved, especially those who use their talents and skills in a unique way. This is one of those young people who caught […]

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“The Nutcracker Project 2020”

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
“The Nutcracker Project 2020”

Join the historic San Diego Civic Youth Ballet for its beloved holiday tradition, which is kept alive with “The Nutcracker Project 2020.” SDCYB’s most advanced dancers have already been rehearsing for weeks via Zoom in preparation to perform excerpts from “The Nutcracker” outside in Balboa Park in mid-December. While not open to a public audience, the 30-minute performance (featuring the […]

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