Calendar: March 17 – April 20, 2017


Hemlock Society CPR Informational Session

Sunday, March 19

What is CPR? How often is it successful? Speaker James Dunford, Jr., M.D., city of San Diego EMS medical director, will speak about the topic. A Hemlock Society chat will follow. 1:30–3 p.m. at Scottish Rite Event Center, 1895 Camino Del Rio South. Visit

Shingles Shots: Provided by Rite Aid

Tuesday, March 21

Get your shingles shot from 10:30 a.m. to noon at College Avenue Center, 6299 Capri Drive. Many types of health insurance will be accepted. Jamanda Howell from Rite Aid will be available for questions, or you can call her at 858-292-9349. Visit

Script In Hand Players

Thursday, March 23

The Script In Hand Players will perform short comedic skits at 12:45 p.m. in College Avenue Center, 6299 Capri Drive. This is a comedic theater entertainment group of seniors performing for seniors. The performers read their parts and act them out. Visit

Women’s History Month events

Monday, March 20-Thursday, March 23

Women’s History Month will be celebrated at Cuyamaca College, 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway. The following events are free and open to the public:

  • Tuesday, March 21 — English Department faculty will present “Intersectional Feminism,” an interactive workshop from noon to 2 p.m. in Room F-505.
  • Tuesday, March 21 — History instructor Moriah Gonzalez-Meeks will present a movie screening of “Iron-Jawed Angels,” a historical drama about the women’s suffrage movement, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in the Digital Theater, Building B.
  • Thursday, March 23 — “From Bossy to Boss: Encouraging Women’s Confidence & Assertiveness,” a workshop presented by counselor Mary Garcia, 2 to 4 p.m. in the Student Center, Room I-207.

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Grossmont Center Blood Drive

Saturday, March 25

The San Diego Blood Bank will host a blood donation event at Grossmont Center from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Claim Jumper parking lot (precise location subject to change). Visit

Prom Fashion Show

Saturday, April 1

Grossmont Center will host a Prom Fashion Show from 1 to 2:30 p.m., sponsored by Magic 92.5 and Z90. Fashion blogger Vanessa Bali will host the show with fabulous dresses provided by Macy’s and Prevue, modeled by local high school students. Visit

Intergenerational Dance

Friday, April 7

The Annual Intergenerational Prom will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at College Avenue Center, 6299 Capri Drive. There will be music, light refreshments, dancing, prizes and health education.

The event features the Vidals and will be presented by The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists at UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy. Visit

Spring EGGstravaganza

Saturday, April 15

The city of Santee and Santee Lakes present the 14th annual Spring Eggstravaganza, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve (Lake no. 5), 9310 Fanita Parkway in Santee.

Kids of all ages will enjoy carnival rides, pony rides, a petting zoo, inflatables, spring crafts and live entertainment by Primo DJ. Two separate egg hunts will run continuously for children ages 4 through 8, and for those ages 3 and under. Bring your child’s basket for all of those eggs.

Fees include parking at $10 per carload. Carnival rides and activities range from one to six tickets at $1 a ticket. For more information call the city of Santee’s Special Event hotline at 619-258-4100, ext. 201. Visit

Easter Egg Hunt at Grossmont Center

Saturday, April 15

This free event will feature an Easter egg hunt, costumed characters, face painters, balloon artists, story-time and a train display. It will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the courtyard by the fountains at Grossmont Center, and is open to all ages. Visit

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