The Del Mar Foundation (DMF) presents San Diego filmmaker, writer and producer Noah Tafolla as its next DMF Talks speaker. Join the creator of “Wonderland” and “Dining Out with Noah” as he shares stories and insider knowledge about local neighborhoods and towns. The event is free and will be held at the Powerhouse Community Center on Oct. 28 at 6 p.m.
The Friends of the Solana Beach Library will hold a used book sale from Saturday, Oct. 26-Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Solana Beach Library located at 157 Stevens Ave, Solana Beach. Books and materials, including many genres, unique items and gift books, can be purchased by shoppers for $5/paper grocery bag of items.
The Del Mar Foundation invites all the dogs of Del Mar to its Halloween Dog Parade and Costume Competition on Sunday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m. at the Powerhouse Park. Prizes will be awarded for best costume in multiple categories, including Most Glamorous, Most Spooky, Best Combo – Dog and Owner, Best Combo – Multiple Dogs, and more.
The Solana Beach Library offers Spanish language instruction Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. in a small group setting. All levels are welcome. Lucy de Marchant, the instructor, was born in Spain and lived most of her life in Chile until she moved to the Solana Beach area. She has been helping people improve their Spanish conversational skills for 10 years at Solana Beach Library.
San Diego’s largest independent toy retailer is growing. Geppetto’s Toys (www.geppettostoys.com) will open its newest location at Westfield UTC, located at 4545 La Jolla Village Drive, on Saturday, Oct. 5, with a Grand Opening party and the company encourages everyone to come out and celebrate the joy of play.
The Scream Zone, one of San Diego’s largest and scariest haunted attractions, is open at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on the follow dates: Oct. 4-6, Oct. 10-13, Oct. 17-20, Oct. 23- Nov. 2. The Scream Zone features a huge House of Horror with rooms filled with terrifying scenes and scares lurking at every turn, a one-of-a-kind Haunted Hayride through the haunted barns on the world-famous Del Mar Race Track and The Chamber with the largest spinning tunnel in San Diego. New this year: Zombie Paintball Safari (featured on the Haunted Hayride).
The Del Mar Mud Run 5K will be held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on Oct. 5. One of the most fun mud runs in the world, it has attracted celebrities, international media and participants from across the country.
Oct 4, 2013 | Posted in Community
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Big crowds have been turning out for the “World Religions” series at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Del Mar, featuring local leaders from different faith traditions. Given the enthusiastic crowds, St. Peter’s has decided to extend the series by one more week and highlight the church’s own tradition: Christianity.
The Solana Beach Civic & Historical Society will hold its annual Holiday Boutique and Bake Sale on Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at La Colonia Community Center at 715 Valley Avenue in Solana Beach. This fun event will offer unique gifts for everyone on your list. It is free and open to the community.
Jake’s Del Mar will host its 31st Annual Jake’s Del Mar Beach Fun Run, on Saturday, Nov. 2, beginning at noon.
The 5K (3.2 miles) fun run, takes place on the beach, starting and finishing at Jake’s Del Mar. Race awards will be given to first place for men and women, along with oldest and youngest persons to finish and the baby stroller division.