Preparations are in full swing for Rotary’s 18th Annual Turf Bocce Ball Tournament at the Del Mar Horse Park on Sunday, March 23, 2014. Everyone is encouraged to save the date for this annual fundraiser and “Family Day” targeted to raise over $50,000 for youth and humanitarian programs.
The Rotary Club of Del Mar is making an extra effort to promote literacy at deserving schools this year. With the assistance of charitable donations and matching grant funding from Rotary District 5340 (San Diego and Imperial Counties), three Title 1 schools in Escondido, Julian and Carlsbad, as well as two students in Roatán, Honduras will receive educational assistance.
The San Diego Center for Children (SDCC) and Il Fornaio Del Mar are partnering to host “Light Up A Life” toy drive and cocktail reception on Dec. 2 from 4-7 p.m. at Il Fornaio Del Mar. Bring a toy or gift card from Wal-Mart or Target for entry to the event.
Carmel Valley resident Megan Spector sang the National Anthem at the Nov. 21 University of San Diego men’s basketball team game against San Diego Christian College in the first annual ALS Basketball Classic at Jenny Craig Pavilion to raise awareness of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). The event is also held to give hope to the brave San Diegans who are fighting Lou Gehrig’s disease.
The Cedros Avenue Merchants Association in Solana Beach will hold its Annual Open House Holiday Event on Dec. 7, from 2-7 p.m. This is the largest event the North County design district holds each year. Most of the 85-plus merchants in the street are actively organizing the event and will participate by having their stores offer special events, such as belly dancing, exhibits, complimentary beverages and food, special sales, product give-aways, and live music.
Congregation Beth Am Menorah Lighting Ceremony; Hanukkah lighting at the Del Mar Highlands Town Center (12925 El Camino Real, San Diego, 92130) Sunday, Dec. 1, at 6:16 p.m.
The Ocean Air Recreation Council presents its annual Snow Day & Pancake Breakfast on Dec. 7 at Ocean Air Community Park. A visit from Santa, 50-foot snow sled run, arts and crafts, holiday giving, games and other activities are part of the festivities. The event runs from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Those who bring an [...]
Thanksgiving turkeys were presented to Del Mar Community Connections (DMCC) by the Winston School Student Council and Parents Group for distribution to local residents.
Nov 28, 2013 | Posted in Life
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By Kristina Houck While Thanksgiving is a time for family, food and football, Jolee Pink views the holiday as another opportunity for artistic expression. A local artist and designer, Pink enjoys preparing her home to welcome friends and family for the festive feast. The design challenge inspired the local resident to release her new book, [...]
Nov 27, 2013 | Posted in Life
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The Del Mar Foundation welcomes Michael Halpern and Richard Bockoff to its 15-member Board of Directors.