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Monday, Nov 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM PCC annual Community Bazar
4:00 PM Documentary: Once We Had a River
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Lecture: Amanda Petersen
6:00 PM French Cooking Class
7:00 PM Movie and Discussion Series
7:30 PM Stage: The Green Cockatoo
Tuesday, Nov 21
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:30 PM Native American Beading Class
6:00 PM Music: Liliy Afshar
6:30 PM Film: Even in the Rain
6:30 PM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls
7:00 PM Art of Elan
Wednesday, Nov 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
9:00 PM Music: Tribal Theory
Thursday, Nov 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Thanksgiving in Spain
7:00 PM Film: The Diary of Anne Frank
Friday, Nov 24
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
7:00 PM San Diego Academy Of Ballet And Ballet Institute of San Diego's 'Nutcracker'
7:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
8:00 PM Film: The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Film: The Big Sick
9:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
Saturday, Nov 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:30 AM Nature Walk from Kumeyaay Lake
11:00 AM Film: The Red Shoes
11:00 AM Art: Sumi-e Ten (Japanese paintings)
2:00 PM San Diego Academy Of Ballet And Ballet Institute of San Diego's 'Nutcracker'
2:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:00 PM Art: A MesoAmerican Experience
7:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
7:00 PM San Diego Academy Of Ballet And Ballet Institute of San Diego's 'Nutcracker'
7:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
8:00 PM Music: Magdi Elhusseini and Zamman
8:00 PM Music: Ella Fitzgerald Tribute
8:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Film: The Big Sick
8:30 PM Music: Sami Beigi
9:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
Sunday, Nov 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Art Sumi-e
11:00 AM Film: The Red Shoes
2:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
2:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
2:15 PM Film: Lawrence of Arabia
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
7:00 PM Film: Lawrence of Arabia
Monday, Nov 27
All Day Film: Wings of Desire
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Tuesday, Nov 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Three The Hard Way
Wednesday, Nov 29
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Thursday, Nov 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM Film: Empire of the Sun
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
4:45 PM Film: Empire of the Sun
6:00 PM By-Stander Intervention: Rapid Response Training
7:00 PM Author Isabel Allende In Conversation - "In The Midst of Winter"
7:00 PM Film: The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Film: Empire of the Sun
Friday, Dec 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
8:00 PM Film: The Diary of Anne Frank
Saturday, Dec 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
8:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
Sunday, Dec 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
Calendar

< Sunday, March 12, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Exhibitions and Art

Trappings: Homage to the Horse and Other Steeds
Until November 12, 2017

Dia de los Muertos Exhibit
Until November 19, 2017

Four Treasures Of The Chinese Study
Until December 1, 2017

Modern Masters from Latin America: The Perez Simon Collection
Until December 2, 2017

Monet's ╔tretat: Destination & Motif At Timken
Until December 3, 2017

Memories Of Underdevelopment
Until February 4, 2018

Art of the Americas
Until February 18, 2018

Indonesian Shadow Puppets
Until March 1, 2018

Jewels of India
Until March 1, 2018

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Dan McCleary, Etchings And Studies: Taller De Grabado Oaxaca 2000 - 2016

Kanban, Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan
Ongoing until October 8, 2017

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Shakespeare&Tea
Ongoing Sundays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Dancing With The Brush: Chinese Brush Painting And Calligraphy
Ongoing Tuesdays

Middle-Eastern Drum and Belly Dance Class
Ongoing Mondays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Urban Art & More
Ongoing Tuesdays

Mandarin Meetup
Ongoing Wednesdays

Cultural Tours and Excursions

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum & Garden Tour
Ongoing, every 1st Saturday of each month

Little Italy Culinary Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Asian Pacific Historical District Walking Tour
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month.

Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling in Tijuana
Ongoing, Select Fridays

Tijuana Street Art Trek with Panca
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Street Eats
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Seafood Food Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Brews + Chews & Views: Tijuana Walking Tour
Ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Frankie & Maria's Italian Wedding, A Not-So-Ordinary Interactive Dinner Theater
Ongoing, Saturdays, Fridays

Jewish Film Festival
Ongoing, Everyday

Belly Dance Greek Dinner Show
Ongoing, Fridays, Saturdays

Haad Sai Thai Food
Ongoing, Thursday

10:00 AM Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival This year marks the Japanese Friendship Garden's 12th annual Cherry Blossom Festival, a celebration in hanami, the Japanese tradition of welcoming spring and appreciating the temporal beauty of nature. Over 30 vendors will offer crafts ranging fromhandmade goods to kawaii apparel as well as Japanese-style festival foods including okonomiyaki and yakisoba. The Inamori Pavilion hosts atea garden and beer & sake garden where attendees can sample beverages from vendors such as Sangaria.Each day is filled with performances including taiko, koto, and martial art demonstrations plus a children's area offering sustainable crafts and activities, face painting, and an exhibit by Mari Jarvis, the garden's resident beekeeper.

Admission/Cost: $12

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Road
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, March 10 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, March 11 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday, March 12 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
11:00 AM International Mariachi Festival With world-class mariachi music, ballet folklˇrico, Aztec dance, a beer garden, free family-friendly activities and inflatables, a rock-climbing wall, water sports, an art pavilion, and more. The mariachi program supports youth in their artistic and educational development.Three hundred students from throughout the United States participated in a two-day music conference at the University of San Diego on March 10 and 11 with instruction by renowned mariachi educators. Those participants will also perform at the festival.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Pepper Park
3299 Tidelands Avenue
National City, CA 91951
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Sunday, March 12 - 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.mariachifest.com
12:00 PM North County St. Patrick's Day Festival Centrally located in Vista, this North County Irish tradition has a new theme and look. This is a cultural celebration of the "Irish kind" where your FRIENDS gather for some beer/ whiskey, food and fun... Enjoy a fun afternoon in the Vista Village with your FAMILY for games, pets on parade, pictures and more...

Admission/Cost: FREE - $50

Location:
Downtown Vista
Vista, CA
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Sunday, March 12 - 12:00 PM (noon)
1:00 PM Reach Out And Touch Someone: International Searches We regularly use libraries and archives close to home, but how do we access such resources in a foreign country? Although the internet has made it easier to reach genealogists on the other side of the world, we still face challenges in knowing what resources are available "over there" and how to communicate with others who do not speak English. Online translators allow us to translate between quite a few languages and English, so that interacting using the rudiments of another language is not as difficult as they used to be. Even if your grammar is not perfect, you will be surprised to find how understanding a phone call or an email recipient can be as you try to communicate with him in his native tongue.

Colleen Fitzpatrick, PhD, is an internationally recognised forensic genealogist, the founder of Identifinders International. She has been involved in high profile forensic cases, As a world traveler and multilingual, Colleen specializes in international cases; she has researched in over 50 countries and has lectured widely in the US, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. She has appeared in hundreds of domestic and international newspapers and magazines and on international radio and television programs.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Sunday, March 12 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
1:30 PM Film: Jews Step Forward In this documentary, 24 diverse American Jewish voices across the demographic divide, from Boston to San Diego, share their thoughts on cultural identity, the proud Jewish contribution to social justice, their evolving views of Israel, and the importance of Jewish values and conscience. A film by Marjorie Wright and Elika Rezaee. The filmmaker and one or more of the subjects will be present for discussion after the screening. Sponsored by Jewish Voice for Peace, San Diego Chapter.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Jolla Library
7555 Draper Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Sunday, March 12 - 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
2:00 PM House of Ireland Lawn Program Enjoy a cup of tea and soda bread in the House of Ireland's replica of an old Irish cottage hearth and be transported to the Emerald Isle. Relax and enjoy the traditional Irish dance music or sing along to your Irish favorites. There may be Irish dancers about, feel free to join in if your feet get jumpy.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
House of Pacific Relations
(International Cottages)
Balboa Park
2125 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, March 12 - 1:00 PM

For more information, please call (619) 234-0739
2:00 PM Opera: La Tragedie De Carmen San Diego Opera presents La Tragedie De Carmen (The Tragedy of Carmen). Gypsy Carmen is a sizzling seductress, but play with her and you will get burned. Na´ve young soldier Don Jose falls for her, leaving his homespun sweetheart Micaela in pursuit of a life of crime and lust with Carmen and her band. But when Carmen callously drops him for Escamillo the strutting bullfighter, jealousy ignites and Don Jose is pushed to the brink. Passions intensify and burst into an emotional bonfire that threatens to destroy them all. In Peter Brook's gripping adaptation of Georges Bizet's opera Carmen, The Tragedy of Carmen brings us all of the intense emotion and gorgeous music, in a focused and distilled 90-minute production. Starring Peabody Southwell as Carmen.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $75

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, March 10 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Saturday, March 11 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Sunday, March 12 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Waiting for Godot UCSD Department of Theatre & Dance presents Samuel Beckett's classic about two apparently homeless tramps waiting for a person who may point the way -- to who knows where. They pass the meantime entertaining each other and recalling fragments of their lives. Gabor Tompa directs.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre
9500 Gilman Drive
University of California at San Diego
San Diego, CA 92093
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Dates and times:
Thursday, March 16 - 7:30 PM
Friday, March 17 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 18 - 7:30 PM
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