The Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary Club celebrated the end of President Steve Weitzen’s term with its annual demotion party June 22 at Morgan Run Country Club. The happy group began with appetizers on the patio and moved inside for dinner and “roast” of President Steve.
Experienced hiker Dana Law will share his exciting stories, adventures, photos, and videos of his 28 hikes covering the first 2,188 miles of the Pacific Coast Trail at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at the Solana Beach Library, 157 Stevens Ave.
Priyanka Paintal, a senior this fall at Torrey Pines High School and a Girl Scout, wanted to make her peers aware of the problems of poverty and homelessness that existed around them.
The Del Mar Foundation recently approved a grant of $5,760 to Del Mar Community Connections to partially fund the Tuesday Lunch Connection Program. This program is in its second year of operation, having first been funded by the San Diego Foundation.
Canyon Crest Academy graduate Emily Laliotis and junior Annika Patton were recently announced as two of the youngest participants in the San Diego International Fringe Festival, to be held July 3-13. The event is a smorgasbord of off-Broadway entertainment taking place around San Diego through the next three weeks.
After 26 years as a trial lawyer followed by another dozen as a judge, Steven R. Denton was inducted into Consumer Attorneys of San Diego’s Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame June 24 at the San Diego Yacht Club at Shelter Island.
Frank Capolupo, outreach coordinator at the California Wolf Center in Julian, will present a dynamic discussion of “Wolf Ecology and Behavior” at the Solana Beach Library’s “Friends Night Out.”
Five local organizations received more than $16,000 in grants during the inaugural Solana Beach Fund Grant Ceremony June 26 at Fletcher Cove Community Center.
After raising $18,000 since launching in the fall, members of the newly created Solana Beach Fund, which is part of the Coastal Community Foundation, divided donations among the Boys & Girls Club of San Dieguito, Casa de Amistad, La Colonia de Eden Gardens, North Coast Repertory Theatre and San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy.
The Del Mar Foundation will present its annual 4th of July Parade beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, July 4, at the Powerhouse Park. Wear red, white and blue, bring your decorated bikes, scooters, wagons, strollers, electric golf carts and leashed pets, and participate in the fun and games for all ages. The parade route loops up Coast Blvd in a colorful and joyous celebration of Independence Day.
A Del Mar fire engine will offer tours and children will receive a free fire truck hat. Free lemonade and snacks will be provided compliments of Jake’s Del Mar and Bull Taco, which is opening soon in Del Mar. A DJ will be on hand for musical entertainment.
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.