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Calendar: Sept. 15–Oct. 19, 2017

Posted: September 15th, 2017 | Calendar, Calendar, Opinion & News Briefs | No Comments

FEATURED EVENTS

International Peace Day 2017
Sunday, Sept. 17

Interfaith Council of La Mesa invites you to a local celebration promoting peace and inclusion. Activities include music, interaction, discussions and outreach opportunities. Free. Bring a blanket, chair or yoga mat. 3–5 p.m. at Aztec Park, 7945 Morocco Drive. Visit bit.ly/2gWKTtf.

Interfaith Peace Day (Courtesy of Interfaith Council of La Mesa’s website)

Rosh Hashanah Celebration
Wednesday, Sept. 20

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, with a special luncheon featuring Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, and English-Jewish music. Free entertainment. Suggested donation for lunch is $4 for seniors and $7 for others. Noon at College Avenue Center, 6299 Capri Drive. Visit jfssd.org or contact Elissa Landsman at 858-637-3273.

Latino Heritage Month Food Festival
Wednesdays; Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 4 and Oct. 11

Experience Latino heritage through food dishes from Argentina, Cuba, El Salvador and Mexico. 10 a.m.–7:30 p.m. at Griffin Center, Grossmont College, 8800 Grossmont College Drive. Visit bit.ly/2vRIyTd or contact Barbara Gallego at barbara.gallego@gcccd.edu.

San Diego Zoo Ambassador Program
Thursday, Sept. 28

Meet animals from San Diego Zoo face to face. Free. 10:30 a.m. at College Avenue Center, 6299 Capri Drive. Visit jfssd.org or contact Elissa Landsman at 858-637-3273.

La Mesa Oktoberfest 2017
Friday, Sept. 29 through Sunday, Oct. 1

The largest Oktoberfest celebration in San Diego County returns to La Mesa Village. Enjoy classic German treats, a full music lineup, carnival games and much more. All ages welcome. Free. 4–10:30 p.m. on Friday; 10 a.m.–10:30 p.m. on Saturday; 10 a.m.–6 p.m. on Sunday. Visit lamesaoktoberfest.org.

Mission Valley Library Birthday Celebration
Saturday, Sept. 30

Mission Valley Library invites you to their 15-year anniversary. Come celebrate their birthday with cake, carnival games, a bouncy house and more. Free. Noon–3 p.m. at Mission Valley Library, 2123 Fenton Parkway. Visit bit.ly/2vSs39o.

Sunset Yoga in the Garden
Sundays; Oct. 1, Oct. 8 and Oct. 15

In partnership with CorePower Yoga, the San Carlos Community Garden will be hosting a Sunset Yoga in the Garden series. Free. Limited space available. Refreshments provided. 5­–6:30 p.m. at San Carlos Community Garden, 6460 Boulder Lake. Contact sefania.veneri@corepoweryoga.com.

Health Fair & Flu Shot Event
Friday, Oct. 20

Older adults are invited to the annual health and wellness event, which will provide seasonal flu shots and health screenings. Suggested donation is $2. 9:30–11:30 a.m. at College Avenue Center, 6299 Capri Drive. A special luncheon with music entertainment will follow at noon with a suggested donation of $4­­–7. Visit jfssd.org or contact Elissa Landsman at 858-637-3273.

RECURRING EVENTS

San Carlos Community Garden Open House
Saturdays; Sept. 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14

San Carlos Community Garden opens their gates every Saturday for the community to explore and enjoy the garden space. 9 a.m.–1 p.m. at San Carlos Community Garden, 6460 Boulder Lake. Contact info@sancarloscommunitygarden.com.

Allied Gardens Sunday Market
Sundays; Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 1, Oct. 8, Oct. 15

Come out to Patrick Henry High School every Sunday for the Allied Gardens farmers market! The event features more than 100 vendors, which are all locally-sourced businesses. 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at 6702 Wandermere Drive, San Carlos. Contact agsundaymarket@gmail.com or visit bit.ly/2w7qNTz.

Caregiver Support Group
Wednesdays; Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 4, Oct. 11, Oct. 18

Caregivers are welcome to this inclusive support group that offers relevant information and resources. Free parking. Ring the bell upon arrival. 10 a.m. at Tifereth Israel Synagogue, Braun Library, 6600 Cowles Mountain Blvd., San Carlos. Contact Sandy McCauley at 858-442-8412.

CIVIC MEETINGS

Mission Valley Planning Group
Monday, Oct. 2

Mission Valley Planning Group will hold its general meeting at noon in the Mission Valley Branch Library Community Room, 2123 Fenton Parkway. Visit bit.ly/2jZs7gA.

Navajo Planning Group Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 11

Navajo Planners will hold its general meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Tifereth Israel Synagogue, 6660 Cowles Mountain Blvd. Visit navajoplanners.org.

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