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‘America’s Finest Film Festival’ returns Aug. 2 to San Diego

Camaraderie developed at The 1to1 Movement events like the Film Festival help connect people to conservation. Courtesy photo

o likes to think of itself as America’s finest city. During the second America’s Finest Film Festival on Aug. 2, it will certainly be the most featured city, with the focus on films created by San Diegans, filmed in San Diego or about San Diego. And held in San Diego.

Vegan cooking program offered at Solana Beach Library

Learn the health benefits of going vegan, enjoy the cooking demonstration, and taste the delicious samples! The library location is 157 Stevens Ave; the phone is 858-755-1404.

Carmel Valley Library to host piano trio in concert

The Striano Piano Trio will play music by Debussy, Schubert and Dvorak.

The 45-minute program will include music by Debussy, Schubert, and Dvorak.

Friends of the Powerhouse benefit to assist projects, Del Mar Lifeguards

Friends of the Powerhouse cordially invites the community to celebrate Bing Crosby-style!

‘Del Mar Recycles’ drop-off event is July 19

Coast Waste Management and the city of Del Mar are hosting the second “Del Mar Recycles” drop-off event for city residents and businesses from 9 a.m.-noon July 19. The drop-off event makes it easy to recycle and dispose of common household items in an environmentally safe manner.

Del Mar- Carmel Valley bridge games, players wanted

There are several bridge games in the Del Mar-Carmel Valley area. These are all friendly, “party” bridge games and are always looking for more players. These are weekly games with one at the Carmel Valley Library (3919 Townsgate Dr., San Diego, 92130) on Tuesdays from 12:45 to 3:15 p.m.; another at Del Mar Powerhouse Community Center (1658 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, 92014) on Wednesdays from 12:45 to 3:15 p.m.; and a third at the Del Mar Library (1309 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, 92014) on Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. All the games request that the players have some experience in playing the game. If you are a beginner and would like to play at either of the library games contact Mark via email at friedman.mark@sbcglobal.net. When there are enough beginners (three or four) you will be contacted and a table will be set up and instruction provided.

Author Sam Halpern to discuss novel at Carmel Valley Library

The Carmel Valley Branch Library will host a book talk at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, with Sam Halpern, author of “A Far Piece to Canaan,” as he reads from his new novel. Halpern is the father of Justin Halpern, author of “Sh*t My Dad Says,” and the subject of that bestselling book. The library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive, San Diego. Call 858-552-1668.

Firefighters, lifeguards offer ‘Sidewalk CPR’ training in Del Mar

Del Mar’s firefighters and lifeguards will provide Sidewalk CPR training June 19.

Solana Beach Library to hold Summer Kick-off Party

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.

Blood drive to be held at Del Mar City Hall

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.

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