Events Calendar: March 11 – April 7

‘Fleet Night of Science’
Friday, March 11

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center (1875 El Prado, Balboa Park) will wrap up a week of events coinciding with the San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering tonight. The “Fleet Night of Science” will have a superheroes theme and take a look at the science behind their super powers. Ticket holders will have access to all of the Fleet’s exhibits. There will be food and drinks (including cocktails) available for purchase as well. This event will take place from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. and is 21-and-up. Visit for more information and tickets.

Annual Kyoto Prize Symposium
Thursday, March 17

The University of San Diego will host John Neumeier, the 2015 recipient of the Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy at the school’s Shiley Theatre (5998 Alcala Park, Linda Vista). Neumeier is the preeminent artistic director and choreographer of Germany’s Hamburg Ballet. During the symposium – being held from 10:30 a.m. – noon – he will share his choreographic approach and lead four of the ballet’s principal dancers through demonstrations of his talents. In addition to that presentation, there will be a 90-minute series of ballet vignettes called “Shakespeare Danced” performed in the Shiley Theatre at 2:15 p.m. The events are free and open to the public but reservations are required. Visit for more information and to make a reservation.

‘Growing Perfect Tomatoes’ class
Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20

For these free gardening classes, Armstrong Garden Centers will give information on growing juicy tomatoes. Armstrong has a wide selection of tomato plants, which are easy to grow and perfect for beginning gardeners. The Mission Valley/Grantville store is located at 10320 Friars Road; there are several other San Diego Armstrong locations. This session starts at 9 a.m. Visit for more information.

Linda Vista 75th anniversary kick-off event
Sunday, March 20

The first of several events to celebrate Linda Vista’s 75th anniversary will be held at the Linda Vista Shopping Center (6900 Linda Vista Road) from 2 – 4 p.m. There will be historic photos to view, food to enjoy, music and other festivities. County Supervisor Ron Roberts is slated to make an appearance as well. Visit for information on this and other anniversary festivities.

Hemlock Society of San Diego meeting
Sunday, March 20

The next meeting of this group will include a panel of professionals who work in memory care facilities designed to care for people with various kinds of dementia. They will discuss end-of-life choices in such facilities and the passage of the End of Life Option Act. The meeting is free and open to the public. It will be held from 1:30 – 3 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Event Center (1895 Camino Del Rio South, Mission Valley). Visit for more information.

Film and discussion with Ralph DeLauro: ‘I’ll See You in My Dreams’
Monday, March 21

San Diego Oasis presents this film class at their location in Mission Valley (Third floor of Macy’s 1702 Camino del Rio North) starting at 1 p.m. The film stars Blythe Danner as a widow and former singer who gets a second act when she begins relationships with two very different men (Martin Starr and Sam Elliott). The class fee is $10. Visit for more information.

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