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6 San Diego Uptown News | April 29–May 12, 2011


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REPORTERS & COLUMNISTS Charlene Baldridge Joel Berlin


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CalendarofEvents


APRIL 29 “Young Scientists: Story Book Science:” 9 to 10:30 a.m. every Friday through May 20, preschool- ers and their parents can explore the scientific wonders of the science found in classic stories at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado, rhfleet.org, four-week session $80 for non- members, $70 for members. “RACE: Are we so different? exhibit:” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until May 15, San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, 239-2001, museumofman.org, adults $10, youths, students, seniors and mili- tary $7.50, children $5, children under 3 free. Preschool storytime: 10:30 to 11 a.m., Mission Hills Library, 925 W. Washington St., 692-4910, tinyurl. com/missionhills, free. 5 o’clock Friday tea tasting: 5 to 7 p.m. every Friday, Halcyon Tea, 3009 Beech St., 450-4224, halcyon- tea.com, free. “Faust:” 8 p.m., San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., 533-7000, sdopera.com, tickets start at $35. Diane Reeves sings Sarah Vaughn: 8 p.m., Birch North Park Theatre, 2891 University Ave., (858) 459-3724, ljms.org, birch- northparktheatre.net, $30-$65. Whaley House ghost hunt- ing tour: 10:30 p.m. to midnight, Whaley House, 2476 San Diego Ave., 297-7511, whaleyhouse.org/ ghost_tour.htm, $50. Groups lim- ited to 20 people, ages 12 and up.


APRIL 30


4Friends collaborative sidewalk sale: 7 a.m. to noon, Townspeople, Stepping Stone of San Diego, Being Alive and Special Delivery are raising money to help those with HIV/AIDS at 4080 Centre St., 4friendssd.weebly.com, buy or donate items.


Sweetwater River guided hike: 8 to 9:30 p.m., nature hike in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park by the San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, sdnhm. org/canyoneers/calendar.php for directions, 255-0203, free. Mission Hills Canyon Cleanup:


9 a.m. to noon, meeting behind the tennis courts across from Pioneer Park, 1521 Washington Pl., 922- 1925, sazam5@cox.net, free. Adams Ave. Roots Fest: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., two-day festival with more than 40 live performances, farmer’s market, vendors, a preview of Taste of Adams and a beer garden on Adams Avenue and 34th Street, adamsavenuebusiness. com, free.


South Rueda Canyon Trail Loop guided hike: 10 to 12:30 p.m., nature hike in Tierrasanta by the San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, sdnhm. org/canyoneers/calendar.php for directions, 255-0203, free. Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., live music, food and activities on San Diego Avenue in between Conde St. and the Historical State Park, 233-5008, fiestaoldtown.com, free. Mission Federal ArtWalk: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., extending from Grape to Beech Streets in Little Italy, missionfederalartwalk.org, free.


Soaring Science Discovery Lab: 1 to 3 p.m., gliders, rocket and catapult science for kids ages 5 to 12 at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado, rhfleet.org, $2 with admission.


MAY 1 Greenbelt Canyon guided hike: 8 to 9:30 p.m., nature hike in Tier- rasanta by the San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, sdnhm.org/canyoneers/calendar. php for directions, 255-0203, free. Adams Ave. Roots Fest: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., two-day festival with more than 40 live performances, farmer’s market, vendors, a pre- view of Taste of Adams and a beer garden on Adams Avenue, and 34th Street, adamsavenuebusiness. com, free. “Color of Water:” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, last day for the ex- hibit and art sale at the San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, 232-3821, sdnhm.org, $17 for adults, $15 for seniors, $12 for military, youths and students,


Bark in Balboa Park


Bark in Balboa Park 5: 2 p.m., organ concert for pets and their owners at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion, 1549 El Prado, sosorgan. org, free with donations to benefit the San Diego Humane Society. Growing Liberia’s Children “Art for Africa” GALA: 5 to 8 p.m., San Diego Women’s Club, 2557 Third Ave., (858) 539-0954, growingliberiaschildren.org, $30 in advance, $39 at the door.


MAY 2


“In Their Own Words: Classic and contemporary Native Ameri- can art:” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday through Sept. 5, Mingei International Museum, 1439 El Prado, 239-0003, mingei.


$11 for children 3 to 12, free for members. Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., live music, food and activities on San Diego Avenue in between Conde Street and the Historical State Park, 233- 5008, fiestaoldtown.com, free. Mission Federal ArtWalk: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., extending from Grape to Beech streets in Little Italy, missionfederalartwalk.org, free.


“Faust:” 2 p.m., San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., 533-7000, sdopera.com, tickets start at $35.


org, adults $7, seniors $5, youths, students and military $4, members and children under 6 free. Urban Design/Project Review Subcommittee of the NPPC meeting: 6 to 8 p.m., North Park Recreation Center/Adult Center, 2719 Howard Ave., 954-5588, northparkmeetings.info, free.


MAY 3


“Fossil Mysteries:” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, visit the permanent exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, 232-3821, sdnhm.org, $17 for adults, $15 for seniors, $12 for mili- tary, youths and students, $11 for children 3 to 12, free for members. North Park Main Street Design Committee meeting: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., North Park Main Street Office, 3076 University Ave., 294- 2501, npbid@northparkmainstreet. com, free.


Uptown Planners meeting: 6 to 9 p.m., 1230 Cleveland Ave., Ste. M-200, uptownplanners.org, free. “Smart by Nature: Schooling for Sustainability” lecture: 6:30 p.m., the San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, 255-0212, sdnhm.org, $5. Neighborhood Watch Block Captains meeting: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., San Diego Police Depart- ment, Western Division, 5215 Gaines St., 876-9646, dsurwilo@ pd.sandiego.gov, free. Pajama storytime: 6:30 to 7 p.m., Mission Hills Library, 925 W. Washington St., 692-4910, tinyurl. com/missionhills, free. Karaoke with Laura Jane: 7 to 11 p.m. every Tuesday, Gossip Grill, 1440 University Ave., thegos- sipgrill.com, free.


MAY 4 Adams Ave. Farmer’s Market: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Wednesday, John Adams Elementary School, 4674 35th St., free.


MAY 5 North Park Farmer’s Market: 3 to 7 p.m. every Thursday, parking


see Calendar, page 7


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