Restoring civility to civic dialogue
This free conference hosted by the University of San Diego’s Institute for Civil Civic Engagement will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice (5998 Alcala Park, San Diego). It will focus on bringing back civility in political dialogue. The conference will also award scholarships to high school seniors for their work. To guarantee a seat, RSVP at tiny.cc/usdcivil. For more information, visit SanDiego.edu/RestoringRespect.
Free memory screening
St. Paul’s Senior Homes & Services is providing free memory screenings for seniors from 10 a.m. to noon at St. Paul’s Villa (2340 Fourth Ave.). The screening is designed to identify the earliest stages of memory impairments so families can take the next steps for their relatives. For more information about St. Paul’s Memory Care, call 619-239-6900 or visit stpaulseniors.org.
This race and family festival support military families with children on the autism spectrum. The event starts at 6:30 a.m. at Tecolote Shores Park (1300 E. Mission Bay Drive, San Diego). Participants can choose to walk or run a 5K, 10K or 1-mile. Participants will receive a finisher medal, t-shirt, refreshments and, for adults, a complimentary wine or beer. There will also be live music, wine and beer garden and a kids’ zone. For more information, visit tiny.cc/onehope.
Schooner Cup returns
This race, hosted by The Silver Gate Yacht Club, lasts from noon – 3 p.m. on San Diego Bay. The best spots to view the race for free are on Shelter Island or the Embarcadero. The San Diego Maritime Museum’s tall ship Californian will be participating. Tickets to sail on the Californian are $65 for adults and $48 for children. All proceeds go toward the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit sdmaritime.org.
Architecture tours and history lessons
March 28 – 29
Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO) will lead four architecture tours in Balboa Park beginning at 10 a.m. and repeating at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Each tour is $15 and explores the lesser known history of Balboa Park. Additionally, there will be four experts giving lectures at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. both days. The lectures cost $15 each or $50 for all four. Tickets for the tours can be purchased at brownpapertickets.com/event/1332827 and tickets for the lectures at brownpapertickets.com/event/1347866. For more information, call 619-897-9327.