Gardening classes at Armstrong
For these free gardening classes, Armstrong Garden Centers will give tips and tricks on various topics and areas of interest. The Mission Valley/Grantville store is located at 10320 Friars Road; there are several other San Diego Armstrong locations. Sessions start at 9 a.m. Upcoming classes include:
- “Gardening with lush waterwise plants” on July 9
- “Firescaping with waterwise plants” on July 16
- “Growing succulents and cacti” on July 23
- “Growing citrus in a home garden” on Aug. 6
Visit ArmstrongGarden.com for more information.
Film and discussion with Ralph DeLauro: ‘A Royal Night Out’
Monday, July 11
San Diego Oasis presents this film class at their location in Mission Valley (third floor of Macy’s at 1702 Camino del Rio North) starting at 1 p.m. The film imagines the antics of teenage princesses Elizabeth (Sarah Gadon) and Margaret (Bel Powley) as Europe celebrates V-E Day in 1945. The class fee is $12. Visit OasisNet.org for more information.
‘Celebrating Diversity: Intergenerational Event’
Tuesday, July 12
This event will include fun activities that pair youth with senior citizens. The intergenerational event is open to the public and will feature reading, art, food and music. This event will feature San Diego City Councilmember Lorie Zapf and be held at the Bayside Community Center (2202 Comstock St., Linda Vista). For more information or to RSVP, contact Kim Heinle at firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-278-0771, ext. 3005. Visit lindavista.org for more information on this event and the Linda Vista 75th year anniversary.
Civita Friday Movie Night with ‘Zootopia’
Friday, July 15
Mission Valley housing community Civita continues their summer movie series with this event. This edition features a screening of the animated film “Zootopia.” This event is open to the public and attendees are invited to bring their own picnic or partake in free popcorn. The film will start at about 7:45 p.m. at Civita’s temporary park located at the corner of Civita Boulevard and Via Alta. Visit CivitaLife.com for more information.
Outdoor Family Movie Night: ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’
Saturday, July 23
Mission Trails Church (4880 Zion Ave., Allied Gardens) will host several movie nights throughout the summer on their front lawn. Attendees are invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Popcorn and fun will be provided. Visit missiontrailschurch.com for more info.
Film and discussion with Ralph DeLauro: ‘Delicacy’
Monday, Aug. 1
San Diego Oasis presents this film class at their location in Mission Valley (third floor of Macy’s at 1702 Camino del Rio North) starting at 1 p.m. The film starts Audrey Tautou as a widow whose zest for life is unexpectedly rekindled by her office subordinate played by Francois Damiens. The class fee is $12. Visit OasisNet.org for more information.
Bazaar del Mundo hosts this annual festival with folk art, food, entertainment and more. It will showcase San Diego’s largest collection of Mata Ortiz pottery plus artisan jewelry, Mexican clothing and colorful collectibles. Live demonstrations will be given featuring different forms of artwork including painting clay pots, weaving hand-pulled wool and carving animals from wooden stumps. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; and from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. Visit bazaardelmundo.com for more information.