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Wednesday, Dec 11
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM SDLFF Poster Unveiling Party
6:00 PM Movie: The Farewell
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Thursday, Dec 12
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
7:00 PM SDIFF Film: La Befana Vien di Notte (The Legend of the Christmas Witch)
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Friday, Dec 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM VIA Posada Holiday Celebration Fundraiser
7:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
7:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM An Irish Christmas
Saturday, Dec 14
All Day Old Town Las Posadas
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Paris Holiday Celebration
1:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
1:00 PM Talk: Dragons, Myth and Reality
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
5:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
6:00 PM Centro Cultural de la Raza‎ Posada
7:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Love Actually
Sunday, Dec 15
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Hanukkah Painted Placemat Class
10:00 AM Association for Jewish Studies Conference
1:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
2:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
2:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
3:00 PM World Holiday Traditions Variety Show
7:00 PM World Holiday Traditions Variety Show
7:00 PM Stage: Lighting the Way
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
Monday, Dec 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Association for Jewish Studies Conference
12:45 PM Film: The Bookshop
7:00 PM Stage: A People's Cuban Christmas Tale
Tuesday, Dec 17
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Association for Jewish Studies Conference
6:30 PM Open Reading: The Merry Wives Of Windsor
7:00 PM Stage: Cirque Dreams Holidaze
7:00 PM Stage: Lighting the Way
8:00 PM Reggae Tuesdaze w/ Ocean Natives & Bunny Mystic
Wednesday, Dec 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Cirque Dreams Holidaze
7:30 PM Music: Irish Christmas in America
Thursday, Dec 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Talk: Consul General Carlos González Gutiérrez
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:30 PM Mariachi Sol De Mexico: A Merry-achi Christmas
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: La Befana Vien di Notte (The Legend of the Christmas Witch)
Friday, Dec 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Downton Abbey
Saturday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Pekiti-Tirsia Kali Class
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Winterdance Celtic Christmas Celebration
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Downton Abbey
Sunday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Winter Solstice Native American Flute Concert
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
2:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
3:00 PM Food: AfroVegan Pop Up
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
Monday, Dec 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Dec 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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< Tuesday, November 19, 2019 >


All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden Take advantage of an opportunity to visit the Japanese Friendship Garden at no cost today. As a public service, Park organizations offer free admission on a rotating basis on the first four Tuesdays of the month to San Diego City and County residents (with ID), and active military and their dependents.

Please note: Some museums may offer complimentary admission to their permanent collections only, and charge admission to special exhibitions or films.

Also note: Some museums may require ID for minors.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Road
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Third Tuesday of the Month - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-2721 or visit: www.niwa.org
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego Events

Stage

Cambodian Rock Band
Until December 15, 2019

Around the World in 80 Days
Until December 21, 2019

A Christmas Carol
Until December 29, 2019

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

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

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

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

Places

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

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

Chicano Park Tour
Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Asian Brush Painting/Sumi-e Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays
2:00 PM French Language Conference & Job Fair Are you a student, do you speak French, and do you want to take advantage of this useful skill to jumpstart your career?

French consulate in Los Angeles , San Diego State University , the San Diego French-American Chamber of Commerce and the CCI Paris IDF are teaming up to offer you FREE access to a French Language Conference & Job Fair to be held at San Diego State University on November 19, 2019 from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM.

Whether you are looking for an internship during your studies or just beginning your career, this event will connect you with valuable employers who are in need of your talents!

You will have the opportunity to interview in-person with companies seeking to hire French speakers, to connect with French businesses and organizations, and to learn more about the importance of the French language for domestic and international job markets. You will also be able to attend workshops to tailor your resume and cover letter, and learn how to better prepare for interviews!

With 15 organizations seeking to hire French speakers, including La Petite Ecole of San Diego, Alliance Francaise de San Diego, #LascomSolutions, San Diego French-American Chamber of Commerce , @SunsetHomestays , #SeelkDesign , #BankorFinancialInc, NextHome Luxe Group Liz Ramos- NextHome Bella Properties, OZ Biosciences, the art of Transfection, San Diego Diplomacy Council, International School of Orange County, Altadena Arts Magnet, Maison Duquesne, Affinity Development Group (Group/Costco Auto Program) and Cave Creek Unified School District and presentation by diverse speakers including, among others, Ms. Nathalie Soirat, Deputy Consul General of French consulate in Los Angeles, and Alexandre Holle, Head of Academic Innovation and Partnerships at the CCI Paris IDF, this French Language Conference & Job Fair promises to be an enriching experience.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Career Services
SDSU
5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA 92182
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Tuesday, November 19 - 2:00 PM to 6:30 PM

For more information, please visit : www.eventbrite.fr
6:00 PM Demonstration: Japanese Floral Design Ikebana is a classical art form encompassing all styles of Japanese floral arranging dating back to the Ashijaga period of 1138-1573 that can be traced to the ritual flower offering in Budhist temples. Join former REP Board President and Ikebana artist-in-training Sachiko Kohatsu who returns from her study in Japan to share a one-of-a-kind floral arranging demonstration with insights into this ancient and beautiful art!

Hold These Truths REP Xtra Events are supported in part by the California Civil Liberties Public Education program of the California State Library.

Admission/Cost: $24.5 - $60

Location:
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Tuesday, November 19 - 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
7:00 PM Victoria Martino Lectures on Matisse Join art historian Victoria Martino for a stunning, revelatory, and celebratory five-week lecture series, illuminating the life and works of Henri Matisse in honor of his 150th anniversary. Please see our website for detailed information about each lecture.

Admission/Cost: $14 - $85

Location:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Dates and times:
Tuesday, November 12 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 5 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 19 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 26 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Ring Around the Moon Asked what he feared most, Truman Capote said, "real toads in imaginary gardens." That describes Jean Anouilh's play. On the surface, the three-acter'sromantic fantasy. But Anouilh places actual people in the fairy tale setting. They wander, bumbling and hurt, through funhouse mazes in search of happiness.

Admission/Cost: $24 - $74

Location:
Lamb's Players Theatre
1142 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing until Sunday, November 17, 2019
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
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