The Winston School held its 25th Anniversary Dinner on April 20 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The Winston School “inspires hope and success in bright, creative students who have struggled to realize their potential.” For more information, visit thewinstonschool.com.
The Sol Bowl Charity Flag Football Tournament was held April 21 at La Colonia Park, Solana Beach, to benefit the Skyline Global Education Program and the Solana Beach Foundation for Learning. Parents and children sold homemade baked goods during the charity tournament.
The Del Mar Foundation held its annual Earth Day Celebration on April 21 at the Del Mar Powerhouse Community Center.
Ashley Falls School families and supporters enjoyed a festive afternoon April 21 at the school’s Spring Carnival.
Sycamore Ridge Elementary School held an ESC (Extended Studies Curriculum) Showcase and Fundraiser on April 17.
Baseball pros Trevor Hoffman, Mark Loretta, Mike Sweeney and Brad Ausmus all participated in the Miracle League of San Diego’s seventh annual Home Run Derby presented by Bank of America on April 20 at Engel Family Field. The Miracle League of San Diego provides children with special needs the opportunity to play baseball in an organized league. This is Miracle League of San Diego’s only fundraiser of the year.
Over the last couple of months, handwritten notes have appeared on the windows of the empty storefront next to Albertsons on Via de la Valle as a new shop took shape inside.
The Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting event April 9 at the new San Diego Electric Bike Shop on Highway 101 (343 South Highway 101, Solana Beach; (858) 345-1030).
The City of Solana Beach Parks and Recreation Commission presented “Paws in the Park” on April 14 at La Colonia Park. The event featured a variety of pet-related activities, including pet contests, as well as food for people and dogs. Donations were also collected for animal rescue groups. In addition, animals were available for adoption.
Notre Dame Academy in Carmel Valley held its “Bonsoir En Blanc” benefit at Notre Dame Academy on April 12.