Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Things to do in San Diego April 2010

seeing beauty

Throughout April
Seeing Beauty Photography Exhibit
Seeing Beauty explores the aesthetics of beauty, expressed through the eyes of various photographers throughout the history of the medium.

Time: Tues - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park
For more information visit:

BEPApril 3
The Black Eyed Peas - The E.N.D. World Tour
This is going to be an amazing show that will completely change the way you experience music!  Described as the ultimate Black Eyed Peas party experience, it also marks the first time that the group -,, Taboo and Fergie - will be united for a North American headline tour since their 2006 Monkey Business World Tour.
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: San Diego Sports Arena, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd.
For more information call 619-224-4171

uss midway  April 4
Flight Deck Easter Celebration,
  aboard USS Midway Museum
  Enjoy views of San Diego Bay from the flight deck.  Families can participate in Easter egg roll competitions, petting zoo, flight deck safari hunt, pictures with the Easter Bunny, story telling docents and more!
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: USS Midway Museum, 910 N. Harbor Dr.
For more information please call 619-398-8250.

Kiwanis Easter Service

April 4
Point Loma Kiwanis Easter Sunrise Service
The services will be held in the lower parking lot, giving those who attend
a great early morning panoramic view of San Diego Harbor and the city
behind it.  The gates will open at 6:00 am, with the non-denominational service beginning at 6:30 am. Free.

Time: 6:30 am - 7:30 am
Location: Cabrillo National Monument, 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr.
For more information call 619-557-5450.

hot rod flames

April 9-11
10th Annual Goodguys Del Mar Nationals
  The Goodguys 10th Del Mar Nationals presented by Meguiar's
  is a 3-day automotive happenin' featuring over 2,000 street rods, customs,
  classics, muscle cars, and street machines through 1972.  This event
  features an indoor and outdoor car show, a swap meet and cars for sale corral, commercial vendors and exhibits, hot rod seminars, Street Challenge AutoCross, live entertainment, model car show and more.
Time: Fri & Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm / Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar.
For more information visit


April 10   
Bluegrass Day  
Enjoy a free concert filled with the sounds of Bluegrass, old-time jams and other favorite music!  It's a delight for all your senses, as the sweet sounds of strummin' and sight and frangrance of the flowers surround you, your family and your friends.
Time: Noon - 4:00 pm
Location: The Flower Fields, 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad.
For more information visit visit or call 760-431-0352

painting flowers April 10-11
The Flower Fields Arts and Crafts Fair
The Arts & Crafts Fair features an array of paintings, photography, and
  crafts created by local artisans.  While strolling among the arts and crafts
  and listening to music, guests will be able to relax and enjoy delicious
  heart-shaped strawberries grown in local San Diego fields.
Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: The Flower Fields, 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad
For more information visit or call 760-431-0352

Beach Clean UpApril 17
Moonlight Beach Cleanup, Encinitas
To help out at an already coordinated cleanup, all you have to do is show up. Please wear comfortable clothes, closed toed shoes and sunscreen. Bring gardening or work gloves if you have them. If not, the Surfrider Foundation is happy to provide you with latex gloves if needed. They also provide the bags, hand sanitizer and other essentials for cleaning up trash.
Time: Show: 11:10 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Moonlight Beach, Encinitas  - meet on the sand by Cottonwood Creek
For more information information visit


April 17
  El Capitan Reservoir Kayak
This is an adult and family program presented by the San Diego
  Natural History Museum.  El Capitan Reservoir has the largest capacity in
  San Diego's lake system.  It is a known nesting site for Spotted
  Sandpipers, Willow Flycatchers and Great Egrets.  Price includes kayak, equipment      and paddling instruction.  No previous kayaking or swimming experience is required.  $65 adult; $20 children..  Time: 9:00 am

Location: El Capitan Reservoir, 30 miles northeast of San Diego.
For more information visit or call 619-232-3831

docksApril 18
Port of San Diego's 'Day at the Docks'
Celebrating the official start of San Diego's spring saltwater sportfishing season, the fleet of 70 sportfishing boats of Point Loma will provide a
colorful backdrop of the day's events, featuring open house aboard fleet vessels, boat rides around the bay, casting contests, fishing tackle displays, apparel, fishing seminars, cooking demonstrations, marine retailers, a stocked fishing area for children, a hands-on marine art contest for kids, music, food and live entertainment.
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Refer to website for directions
For more information visit

earthglobe April 18
  EarthFair 2010, Balboa Park
Celebrate Earth Day at this free environmental fair and celebration (its
  20th year in Balboa Park).  With 60,000 other Earth lovers, this event is the
  largest free annual environmental fair in the world.  Features more than 350
  exhibitors, special theme areas, a food pavilion, a special Kids' activity area, three entertainment venues, the Children's Earth Parade, the eARTh Gallery art show, and the Cleaner Car Concourse.
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Balboa Park
For more information

chinese dragonApril 24
Linda Vista Multi-Cultural Fair and Parade
International performers representing every corner of the globe, including Mexico, Brazil, Cuba, the Middle East, and Asia, will perform on three stages. Plan on a fun-filled day for the whole family complete with a Kids Zone, Teen Spot, Parade and World Arts Village. Renowned potters from Mata Ortiz will be at the fair selling their pottery.
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: 6900 Linda Vista Rd.
For more information visit


April 24
  Norah Jones
  An American singer-songwriter, pianist, keyboardist, guitarist,
  and actress.  Her career began with her 2002 debut album
  "Come Away with Me", and adult contemporary vocal jazz album,
  that received five Grammy Awards.
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Spreckels Theatre, 121 Broadway, Downtown San Diego.
For more information visit or call 619-220-8497

elcajoncleanApril 24
El Cajon Saturday Morning Neighborhood Clean-ups
Neighbors and volunteers are working together to rebuild and restore the neighborhoods of Downtown El Cajon, one street at a time. With your help, we can make a difference!  Come out on Saturday to spruce up the neighborhoods by removing trash and identifying graffiti.
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Meet at the corner of Cypress Avenue and Sunshine in El Cajon.
For more information visit or call 619-401-8858

mission fed artwlk

April 24-25
  Mission Federal Artwalk
  San Diego's largest art and music festival celebrates both visual and
  performing arts.  This 26 year tradition takes place on the streets of
  San Diego's hippest artistic community: Little Italy.  300+ artists including
  a large installation of Mexican artists. Buy original.
Time: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Little Italy
For more information visit

music.jpgApril 24-25
Adams Avenue Roots & Folk Festival
Free music festival featuring folk, traditional roots music, Appalachian folk songs, Bluegrass, Americana, Cowboy, Cajun, rockabilly on multiple stages.  Fun for the whole family!
Time: Refer to website
Adams Avenue, Normal Heights
For more information visit

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Thursday, March 4, 2010

Survival Under Pressure for Girls 12+

One of my friends is teaching this class. 

(Survival Under Pressure)

Ladies (12+)     1179314_young_generation_2

Would you invest 4 hours of your life to insure your Safety and the Safety of your loved ones? Would you rather learn to defend yourself in an attack or avoid the attack in the first place?

Attend S.U.P. - a positive, non-threatening approach to Personal Safety.

During this informative, fast moving Seminar, you will learn the 'Secret' that Perps don't want you to know. Discover how most self defense classes are putting you at RISK! You'll also learn simple, practical ways to avoid becoming a victim. You'll leave with increased confidence and peace of mind, impacting every area of your life.

Taught by Shell Winder, Multiple Assault Survivor, Certified World Martial Arts Instructor and 3rd degree Black Belt. After studying the statistics, that one in four women is assaulted in her lifetime (FBI) and that the majority of victims become victims again, (RAINN) Shell devoted years researching Criminal Behavior & Victimology. Determined to turn Tragedy into Testimony, Shell has dedicated her life to helping others to "CHANGE the STATS!"

For questions about future classes & to Register, email

or call: 760-845-8645

Next Opening: Saturday, April 17

8:30am - 12:30 pm        NCCC- Fireside Room    1330 Poinsettia Lane   Carlsbad, Ca 92011  


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