A Way With Words: Live at Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center. April 27,7pm. www.lfjcc.org
NFL Draft in Philadelphia, Pa. Watch on ESPN, ESPN2 & NFL Network. April 27-29 www.nfl.com
Del Mar National Dressage Week at Del Mar Fairgrounds. April 27-30 www.delmarnational.com
Art Alive exhibit at San Diego Museum of Art. April 27-30 www.sdmart.org
Almost, Maine at MiraCosta College Theatre. April 27-May 7 www.miracosta.edu
Art Alive 2017 Bloom Bash Friday April 28, 7 pm-11:59 pm Kick-off your Art Alive weekend in style at BLOOM BASH - the official opening celebration for Art Alive 2017. See the Museum in full bloom and enjoy crafted cocktails, fine food, new works from artist HOTTEA, live music, performances, and dancing! Anticipated Attendance: 1,200. Anticipated Participants: 100. Location: Plaza de Panama. www.sdmart.org/calendar/bloom-bash-2017.
The Wizard of Oz Fri, April 28 - Sun, May 14 San Diego Junior Theatre presents The Wizard of Oz at Casa del Prado Theatre. www.juniortheatre.com
Annual Art Walk San Diego Sat, April 29 & Sun, April 30,11 am - 6 pm This festival showcases the works of visual and performing arts. Works are displayed throughout the streets and galleries of Little Italy. Music and dance performances are at the street corners. A special Kids Walk is held at Amici Park. Anticipated Attendance: 70,000. Location: India Street: www.artwalksandiego.org.
Grunion Run April 29, May 13,28 at La Jolla beaches. www.aquarium.ucsd.edu
Relay for Life Sat, April 29 at MiraCosta College www.relayforlife.org
March of Dimes March for Babies Sat, April 29 at Balboa Park. www.marchforbabies.org
Annual Run Through the Vineyards Sat, April 29 30th at Maurice Car’rie Vineyard, Temecula. www.temeculasunriserotary.com
Breakfast with Elephants Sat, April 29 at Nairobi Village, San Diego Zoo Safari Park. 8am. www.sdzsafaripark.org
PVGC Annual Flower Show & Plant Sale Sat, April 29 at Old Poway Park. 9am – 3pm. www.poway.org
Celebrate Carlsbad Day at Legoland California Resort. Sat, April 29, 12 – 7pm. www.carlsbaded.org
SDCDM Roots Series: Pacific Islands at San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum. Sat, April 29, 2 – 4pm. www.sdcdm.org
Pirate Plunge at Alga Norte Aquatic Center, Carlsbad. Sat, April 29, 5 – 9pm. www.carlsbadca.gov
MercyMe at Balboa Theatre Sat, April 29, 7pm. www.sandiegotheatres.org
12th Annual Student Shakespeare Festival 2017 Sat, April 29, 12 pm-4:30 pm Come and enjoy Shakespeare on several open-air stages along the El Prado where hundreds of students from K-12 representing San Diego City and County schools, perform 10-minute scenes, sonnets, music,and/or dance from Shakespeare’s plays. Truly a sight to behold and enjoyed! www.sandiegoshakespearesociety.org/festival/.
Ballet San Diego Ballet presents Dance Gallery at White Box Live Arts, Liberty Station. Sat, April 29, 8pm. www.sandiegoballet.org
Adams Avenue Unplugged. Sat-Sun, April 29-30 www.adamsavenuebusiness.com
April Street Fair in downtown Encinitas. Sat-Sun, April 29-30 www.encinitas101.com
San Diego Kids Expo & Fair at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Sat-Sun, April 29-30, 10am – 5pm. www.delmarfairgrounds.com
Mission Federal ArtWalk in Little Italy. Sat-Sun, April 29-30, 11am – 6pm. www.artwalksandiego.org
San Diego Breath of Hope Lung Cancer Walk at Cancer Survivors Park, San Diego. Sun, April 30 www.sdbreathofhope.ucsd.edu
Bridal Bazaar at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Sun, April 30, 10am – 4pm. www.delmarfairgrounds.com
Fox Theatre Film Series: The Freshman at Copley Symphony Hall. Sun, April 30, 7:30pm. www.sandiegosymphony.org
Cinco de Mayo Festival Fiesta Fri, May 5, Old Town Cinco de Mayo Festival. Head to historical Old Town for an all-night happy hour (May 5) followed by two days of festivities––including ballet folkorico, live music, children’s activities, a lowrider car show and lucha libre matches––all celebrating Mexican heritage and pride.
First Date now- Sun, May 7 San Diego Musical Theatre presents First Date at Horton Grand Theatre. www.sdmt.org
Margin of Error now-May 7 The Roustabouts present Margin of Error at Lyceum Theatre. www.theroustabouts.org
PTE-HOPE Multicultural Festival. Sat, May 13, 12:30 - 3:30pm. Free. Family fun. Cultural Entertainment and dances, community and business vendor booth, kids and senior interactive activities, art, free caricatures, free henna, free photo booth, free courtesy raffle, free drinks, eatery and snacks while they last, Rock Church will provide ice cream, celebrity guests: World Boxing Champion and International Boxing Federation Boxing Champion Manny Melchor, Honorable Philippine Dignitaries Los Angeles -Consul General Adelio Angelito S. Cruz from the Republic of the Philippines, local authors and many more. https://m.facebook.com/PTEHOPE.MulticulturalFair/
The Flower Fields Now – Sun, May 14 The Flower Fields in Carlsbad. 9am – 6pm. www.theflowerfields.com
Young Art exhibit at San Diego Museum of Art. now-May 28 www.sdmart.org
So Moved: The Art & Science of Motion exhibit at Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. Now – Sun, June 11 www.rhfleet.org
John Dillemuth: Gomos & Contraptions at Oceanside Museum of Art.Now – Sun, July 23.
Garden Tours. Ongoing Saturdays 10:30-11:30am. Free. Tour the lush, charming, and water-wise garden with a knowledgeable docent to hear what makes our garden special. Water Conservation Garden, 12122 Cuyamaca College Drive West, Rancho San Diego
Adopt-A-Plot. Ongoing Saturdays, 9-10am. Free. We are tending the flower garden in front of the Lily Pond. Meet at the flower garden in front of the Lily Pond. Balboa Park Visitors’ Center, 1549 El Prado, SD 619-223-5229 botanyforkids.com
Run For Fun. Ongoing Wednesdays 6pm. Free. Locate new routes in the city, “test-drive” latest Nike footwear, run with motivated people. Starting from Nike Fashion Valley. Fashion Valley Mall, 7007 Friars Rd, San Diego (619)294-9385.
Stretch & Fetch in OB. $10. Age 18+. Ongoing Sundays at 10am thru May 28, 2017. Bring your dog while you workout. Your dog needs exercise too! Join us at Robb Athletic Field for a new type of fitness class. Strengthen your body, lengthen out your tight muscles, and work on commands with your dog. Reserve your spot via email: Functionandpower@gmail.com. Robb Field, 2525 Bacon Street, San Diego, 92107.
Balboa Park Puzzling Adventure Ongoing until Thursday, Aug. 31, Mon, -Sat, 8am-8pm Cost: $50. Where: Spreckels Organ Pavilion, 1549 El Prado, San Diego, 92101. Tour Balboa Park’s grounds and historic architecture. Learn interesting facts, see the sights, and exercise your mind at the same time. Puzzling Adventures are a cross between a scavenger hunt, an informative guided tour, and The Amazing Race. Each adventure consists of a series of locations that you are guided to where you are required to answer questions or solve puzzles to receive your next instruction. Price is per team. Starts in the Organ Pavilion Parking Lot, Pan American Road.
Bike Valet Ongoing until Friday, Dec. 22, Fridays, 7am-7pm, Free. Where: Bikes del Pueblo, 4050 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, 92105. https://www.facebook.com/bikesdelpueblo/ Take this opportunity to make your bike/transit commute easier. Every Friday Bikes del Pueblo will hold your bike for safe keeping at no cost from 7am-7pm so you can continue your journey with less hassle. To enhance your commute, come grab a coffee from Urban Life’s Bicycle Coffee Cart, literally serving hot drinks and snacks on two wheels.
Waterski and Wakeboard Ongoing until Sunday, Dec. 17, 8am-11am Cost: Free The Convair Waterski Club is active year-round on Mission Bay. The club provides two ski boats for waterskiing and wakeboarding, with free instruction and equipment available on request. Meet at the south end of Crown Point Beach, 3500 Crown Point Drive. Guests of any skill level are welcome. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org. Crown Point, 3700 Crown Point Drive, San Diego, 92109 http://sdwaterski.org/
Fly Casting Clinic: San Diego Fly Fishers Ongoing until Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017 Sundays, 9am Cost: Free If you have wanted to cast a fly rod or you know how but just want to practice then come to Lake Murray on Sunday morning. The group will have rods, reels, and casting instructors. Attendees over 16 please. Compliments of the San Diego Fly Fishers. RSVP and join group at bit.ly/2p44LdN. Look for the gazebo and the fly poles east of the boat ramp by the lake. Lake Murray Reservoir, 5540 Kiowa Drive, San Diego, 91942.