The event will feature live jazz and contemporary music, a demonstration by the Ballistic Racers Flyball Team, Love On a Leash therapy dogs, Free Spirit the Clown, balloon animals, crafts, prizes and refreshments. Also, meet artist Mona Mills and view her whimsical portraits.
The San Diego Blood Bank will accept blood donations at a drive hosted by Del Mar City Hall, 1050 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, on Thursday, June 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The group meets at the Solana Beach Boys and Girls Club cottage, 533 Lomas Santa Fe Drive. The program speaker will be Mia McCarville, owner of Cedros Gardens and leading authority on organic pest control. Attendees are welcome to bring photos or samples from pest damage to be identified and will then be given useful treatment advice.
The event takes place at the Powerhouse Community Center on June 9 from 6-8 p.m., beginning with a wine and cheese reception.
With a goal to bring Del Mar’s first house back home, the Del Mar Historical Society is hosting a fundraiser June 16 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
On Wednesday, June 4, from 3:15 – 4:15 p.m., high school seniors that once attended Carmel Creek Elementary School are invited to a casual reunion at the school. The highlight of this event will be when students and teachers get in a big circle. The students will share a favorite memory and what their future plans are and the teachers along with Principal Terri Davis share stories and words of encouragement to the students as they begin this next stage in life.
What is a wolf? Learn about their fascinating legends and behavior along with the challenges they face with ranchers and farmers. Karin Vardaman, director of development at the California Wolf Center, will present a dynamic discussion of “Wolf Ecology and Behavior” at the Solana Beach Library Friends Night Out event. The presentation is at 6:30 p.m. May 13 at the Solana Beach Library in Warren Hall.
Del Mar Farmers Market invites the community to come celebrate and prepare for Mother’s Day on Saturday, May 10, from 1 to 4 p.m.
Listen to live music. Children are invited to make Mother’s Day flower arrangements from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Solana Beach Library is offering middle-schoolers a cursive-writing workshop on Monday, May 5, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Carlsbad calligrapher Victoria Kibildis will show the “secrets” of writing in cursive and demonstrate the style in both upper and lower-case letters. Paper and pencils will be provided.
The ladies of the Del Mar Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary are raising their glasses in celebration of the 53rd Anniversary of “Heard it Through the Grapevine” to be held on Friday, May 9, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Santaluz Club. Recognized as one of North County’s premier fundraising events, proceeds this year will benefit the Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego.