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‘Mystics, Warriors and the Grail’ lecture to be held by Friends of Jung in Del Mar

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The San Diego Friends of Jung invite the community to their Friday Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12, featuring William Grevatt speaking on “Mystics, Warriors, and the Grail: Exploring the Sacred Medieval Psyche.”

Earthquake Preparedness presentation to be held at Solana Beach City Hall

A Public Safety Commission meeting will be held on Sept. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at Solana Beach City Council Chambers (635 S. Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075).

Kim McDermott, emergency services coordinator of the San Diego County Office of Emergency Services, will be giving a presentation on earthquake preparedness.

Helen Woodward Animal Center Surf-A-Thon to be held at Dog Beach in Del Mar

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This year, in addition to the “hang twenty” competition, Stand Up Paddleboarding Pups will be in a Paddle Paws Parade, led by Laura Nativo of Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family.” A semi-pro Stand Up Paddleboarder, she’ll be with her Pomeranian SUP-ing pup, Preston.

Del Mar Library book-to-movie club picks fall reads

Print Goes to the Movies, a book/movie discussion group held at the Del Mar Branch Library at 2 p.m. every second Friday, has announced its upcoming dates and movies.

Meet with Speaker Toni Atkins’ staff in Solana Beach, Del Mar

California State Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins will be holding community office hours in Del Mar and Solana Beach in September.

Del Mar Library hosts drought-tolerant plant classes

The Del Mar Library is hosting a monthly experts’ series on growing drought-tolerant and native plants.

Friends of Solana Beach Library kick off membership drive

The Friends of the Solana Beach Library are embarking on their 2014-2015 membership campaign with a special offer.
Become a new member or renew your membership before Sept. 1 and receive an extra membership month along with a $5 coupon good for bookstore purchases. Apply by Aug. 31 to receive your coupon. The coupon is good anytime and has no expiration date. Your membership allows the library to remain a valuable resource for our community by becoming a Friend.
The Friends are made up of teachers, neighbors, students, families and retirees. Your dollars provide needed books and other materials for patrons, sponsorship of outreach programs, cultural excursions/events, and programs to encourage reading and promote the arts.
Annual memberships start at $20 for individuals and $30 for families. Download membership forms from the Friends website, http://www.friendsofsolanabeachlibrary.org, or get from the Solana Beach Library bookstore.

Expert to speak at Del Mar Rose Society meeting

Pat Carney from “Weeks Roses” will speak at the Thursday, Aug. 28, meeting of the Del Mar Rose Society. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Powerhouse Community Center.

Local veteran and athlete to talk about Operation Rebound at Del Mar Library

As a part of the California Reads program, Del Mar Library will be hosting a conversation with local Marine Corps veteran Eric McElvenny on Saturday, Sept. 6, at 10 a.m. McElvenny graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2006 and deployed three times. During his third deployment, while serving in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, McElvenny suffered the loss of his right leg below the knee after stepping on an IED. McElvenny will share some of his interesting and unique experiences in Afghanistan, what it’s like in the military, and being wounded and the process of coming home — including Operation Rebound a program he participates in through the Challenged Athletes Foundation.

Del Mar Library seeking volunteer assistance

Del Mar Library is looking for enthusiastic, customer-focused volunteers. Possible volunteering opportunities at the library are homework help, coordinating the Friends of the Library Book Sale shelves, publicity, and helping with crafts or other library programs.
For information, contact library staff at 858-755-1666.
The Del Mar Branch Library is at 1309 Camino Del Mar.

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