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Calendar: June 9 – July 13, 2017

FEATURED EVENTS 

SDSU’s ‘All Natural’ Art Exhibit
Friday, June 9-Sunday, July 16

San Diego State University will display artwork of various mediums that use natural materials or elements. Free. Exhibit is open Thursday-Monday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at SDSU Downtown Gallery, 725 W Broadway. Visit bit.ly/2qYZatV or contact Chantel Paul at cpaul@mail.sdsu.

A piece by Jennifer Bennett for the “All Natural” exhibit (Courtesy SDSU)

 

‘Wonderspaces’
Friday, June 9-Sunday, July 30

Wonderspaces provides a local, family-friendly alternative to Burning Man. The eclectic pop-up installation of artworks encourages audience interaction. Tickets $16-24 online. Civita Park, 760 Civita Blvd. Visit wonderspaces.com.

‘Sister Parks’ Art Exhibit
Friday, June 9-Thursday, August 31

Mission Valley Library presents ‘Sister Parks,’ a photography exhibit that explores the connection between California’s Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and the Ikh Nartiin Chuluu Reserve in Mongolia. Exhibit is open the same hours as the library. 2123 Fenton Parkway. Visit bit.ly/2rJd3cB or contact Phillip Roullard at proullardf16@gmail.com.

San Diego Woodworking Father’s Day Class
Saturday, June 10

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware Store offers a free woodworking class to make your dad a custom, wooden bow tie for Father’s Day. Classes will be held at 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at 8199 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. Register at bit.ly/2qYGtX4.

Armstrong Garden Centers Events
Thursday, June 15 and Saturday, June 17

Armstrong Garden Center will host two special events at their new location, 1350 West Morena Blvd. Visit bit.ly/2qZ8Rsa.

– June 15: “The Garden” celebrates the grand opening with wine tastings, appetizers and discounted merchandise. 3-7 p.m.
– June 17: “Grilling in the Garden” offers free lunch of a hotdog, chips and soft drink while you shop the new nurseries. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.  

‘Me Before You’ Film Screening
Sunday, June 18

Hemlock Society of San Diego presents a film screening of “Me Before You,” a movie that highlights Swiss nonprofit Dignitas. Discussion to follow. Free. 1:30 p.m. at Mission Valley Library, 2123 Fenton Parkway. Visit bit.ly/2kIUipF.

21st Annual Character Matters Conference
Thursday, June 22-Friday, June 23

University of San Diego hosts a conference on education featuring six internationally recognized speakers. Tickets $75-200. 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium, 5998 Alcalá Park. Visit bit.ly/2qZ9wK0.

CalPhonics Concert
Sunday, June 25

Energetic, live cover band CalPhonics will kick off Civita’s fourth annual “Sundown Sunday” concert series. Free. 5:30-7 p.m. at the new Civita Park Amphitheater, located on Civita Boulevard at Russell Parkway. Visit bit.ly/2qYXjoD.

Prince Royce Concert
Sunday, July 9

Open Air Theatre presents Prince Royce, Latin pop and bachata singer-songwriter. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and show begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $30. San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive. Visit bit.ly/2qZjyLd.

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CIVIC MEETINGS

Linda Vista Town Council
Thursday, June 15

The Linda Vista Town Council will hold its next meeting with refreshments at 6 p.m. and program at 6:30 p.m. Guest speakers Michelle Nuñez and Tricia Mendenhall will discuss the city’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance.

American Legion Post 731, 7245 Linda Vista Road. Visit lindavista.org.

Linda Vista Planning Group
Monday, June 16

The Linda Vista Planning Group will hold its general meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Linda Vista Branch Library, 2160 Ulric St. Visit bit.ly/2jZpXh5.

Mission Valley Planning Group
Wednesday, July 5

Mission Valley Planning Group will hold its general meeting at noon in the Mission Valley Branch Library Community Room, 2123 Fenton Parkway. Visit bit.ly/2jZs7gA.

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