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Monday, Oct 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Napoli Velata + Short: The Same Name
Tuesday, Oct 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Film & Discussion: Puzzle
6:00 PM Coco: Sugar Skull Paint Night
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Come un Gatto in Tangenzial + Short: The Loony Boxer
7:30 PM Book Signing: Kate Quinn
Wednesday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Wine Tasting: Northern Italy
6:00 PM French Film: Moka
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Euforia + Short: Postcard
Thursday, Oct 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: Racism in German and American Cinema of the Twenties
6:00 PM UNA Discussion: Our Planet, Our Future
7:00 PM Book Signing: Rut Sepetys
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: A Casa Tutti Bene + Short: The Place of Happiness
8:00 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
Friday, Oct 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Talk with Potter Shumpei Yamaki
2:00 PM Book Signing: J. Elke Ertle
6:00 PM Film & Discussion About Race, Mental Health & Community
7:00 PM Music: Clave Dura
7:00 PM Opera: Aida
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: Selfie + Shorts: Shine, Beauty
7:30 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
8:00 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
Saturday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
11:00 AM City Heights El Dia de los Muertos
12:00 PM Encinitas Dia de los Muertos Celebration
2:00 PM Black Life: A Conversation
2:00 PM Stage: Sense & Sensibility
2:00 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
2:00 PM San Diego Symphony Plays Music from Coco
5:30 PM SDIFF Gala & Italy Exported Awards
7:30 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
7:30 PM Stage: Foxfire
7:30 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
9:30 PM Comedy: Dante Chang
Sunday, Oct 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Kimchi Workshop
2:00 PM Opera: Aida
2:00 PM Stage: Sense & Sensibility
2:00 PM Stage: Foxfire
7:00 PM Keali'i Reichel
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: L’uomo Che Comprò la Luna
7:30 PM Stage: Amazing Adventures Of The Marvelous Monkey King
Monday, Oct 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Population Aging and Korea’s Economy
Tuesday, Oct 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM In Celebration of Toni Morrison: Reflecting on a Legend
6:00 PM Coco: Sugar Skull Paint Night
Wednesday, Oct 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Oct 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Friday, Nov 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
Saturday, Nov 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
Sunday, Nov 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Sense & Sensibility

Sports

Sports events in San Diego with an international flavor.

Calendar
07/15/2017 - Bocce World Championship XXXVII
Enjoy a day filled with food, sun, and championship beach bocce ball action while raising money for Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad and Friends of the Powerhouse. Parking is available at the Del Mar Racetrack (enter through the Solana Gate off Via de la Valle), and shuttles are provided to the beach. This event is 21+, but all spectators of all ages are welcome.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Del Mar North Beach
3200 Camino del Mar
Del Mar, 92104
MAP

Saturday, July 15 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 444-4893 or visit: www.beachbocce.com
07/01/2017 - Sports: Rugby USA Eagles Vs Canda
The Men's Eagles will look to punch their tickets to the 2019 Rugby World Cup by defeating Canada in their Rugby World Cup Qualifying Series. The two-game series kicks off in Canada (June 24) before heading to Torero Stadium at the University of San Diego on July 1. Men's 3:00 PM; Women's 5:30 PM.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $65

Location:
Torero Stadium
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Saturday, July 1 - 5:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 260-7550 or visit: www.usarugby.org
06/11/2017 - Baseball South Of The Border With The Tijuana Toros
A cornrowed Kenny Powers is about the only sideshow missing from this dose of pro Mexican baseball (dancing bull-alligator-chicken mascot trio and cheerleading squad aside). Grab your mitt and Big Chew and join Turista Libre in cheering on the Tijuana Toros as they take on the Alacranes de Durango at Estadio Gasmart, a 16,000-capacity ballpark that underwent a nearly $2 million renovation in 2013.

Tickets include roundtrip border transport, en-route libations and entrance to the game.

The group meets on the U.S. side of the border at the San Ysidro Transit Center at 3:00 PM, with an estimated return to the border at 11:00 PM

Admission/Cost: $30

Location:
Turista Libre
727 E San Ysidro Blvd
San Ysidro, CA 92173
MAP

Sunday, June 11 - 3:00 PM
06/17/2017 - CRY America Cricket Tournament
Child Rights and You (CRY), America Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 2002, works toward restoring the right to a happy and healthy childhood to underprivileged children.

Our vision: A just world in which every child - regardless of gender, class, caste, faith, color, race, ethnicity, physical and mental ability etc. - has an equal opportunity to develop to her or his full potential. And in which children have a voice in matters that affect them.

CRY America acts as a link between the child in need and people and organizations in the US with a desire to help.

8 players, 10 total can register | 6 overs | hard tennis ball

*Max 4 players/team can be from the SDCA roster.*

Limited team space. Sign up early to guarantee a spot.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $160

Location:
Walker-Wangenheim School Park
10441 Black Mountain Road
San Diego, CA 92126
MAP

Saturday, June 17 - 7:00 AM

For more information, email sandiego@cryamerica.org
03/18/2017 - Growing the Game: Baseball's Plans for Global Expansion
The San Diego World Affairs Council is pleased to announce a special event , featuring Chris Park, Major League Baseball Senior Vice President for Growth, Strategy & International. A reception follows the talk.

Mr. Park, who will be in San Diego for the Second Round of the World Baseball Classic, to be heldMarch 14-19 at Petco Park, will speak on MLB's plans for continued global growth and the challenges of operating in such diverse overseas markets as Cuba, Venezuela, the Dominican Republic, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan, as well as relatively new countries for baseball such as Australia, China and the Netherlands.

SDWAC hopes for a strong showing among members and the general public for this timely discussion of the evolution of our national pastime into a truly international sport. After the talk, consider staying downtown and taking in World Baseball Classic action at nearby Petco Park!

Chris Park is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Baseball's international business initiatives, including MLB's global events, television, sponsorship, licensing, new market development and grassroots development in the sport's nontraditional areas. He also plays a key role in the World Baseball Classic, the global tournament jointly operated by MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association. A Harvard graduate, Mr. Park was honored with a "Forty Under 40" Award from the SportsBusiness Journal/Daily in 2012.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
Procopio Tower
22nd Floor
525 B Street
San Diego CA
MAP

Saturday, March 18 - 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
03/14/2017 - World Baseball Classic
The World Baseball Classic is the premier international baseball tournament, sanctioned by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), and operated as a joint venture between Major League Baseball and its Players Association. The Tournament features the best players in the world competing for their home countries and territories.

More than 2.4 million fans from all over the world have attended the tournament games, held in March 2006, March 2009 and March 2013. Team Dominican Republic is the reigning World Baseball Classic Champion after going undefeated during its 2013 championship run. This year's tournament will again feature the greatest baseball-playing nations in the world. The tournament will be held every four years thereafter.

Following a qualifying round held in Feb., March and Sept. of 2016, the 16-team field is now set for the main event from March 6-22, 2017. The games will span the globe, taking place across six venues, beginning with Seoul, Tokyo, Miami and Jalisco in the First Round. During the Second Round, teams will head to Tokyo and San Diego on the way to the Championship Round in Los Angeles.

Schedule: (Teams to be announced)
Game 1 - Tuesday, March 14 - 6:00 PM
Game 2 - Wednesday, March 15 - 6:00 PM
Game 3 - Thursday, March 16 - 7:00 PM
Game 4 - Friday, March 17 - 7:00 PM
Game 5 - Saturday, March 18 - 12:30 PM
Game 6 - Saturday, March 18 - 7:00 PM
Game 7 - Sunday, March 19 - 3:00 PM
* Tiebreaker game, if necessary

Admission/Cost: Prices Vary

Location:
Petco Park
100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA
MAP

For more information, please visit: www.worldbaseballclassic.com
03/16/2017 - World Baseball Classic
The World Baseball Classic is the premier international baseball tournament, sanctioned by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), and operated as a joint venture between Major League Baseball and its Players Association. The Tournament features the best players in the world competing for their home countries and territories.

More than 2.4 million fans from all over the world have attended the tournament games, held in March 2006, March 2009 and March 2013. Team Dominican Republic is the reigning World Baseball Classic Champion after going undefeated during its 2013 championship run. This year's tournament will again feature the greatest baseball-playing nations in the world. The tournament will be held every four years thereafter.

Following a qualifying round held in Feb., March and Sept. of 2016, the 16-team field is now set for the main event from March 6-22, 2017. The games will span the globe, taking place across six venues, beginning with Seoul, Tokyo, Miami and Jalisco in the First Round. During the Second Round, teams will head to Tokyo and San Diego on the way to the Championship Round in Los Angeles.

Schedule: (Teams to be announced)
Game 1 - Tuesday, March 14 - 6:00 PM
Game 2 - Wednesday, March 15 - 6:00 PM
Game 3 - Thursday, March 16 - 7:00 PM
Game 4 - Friday, March 17 - 7:00 PM
Game 5 - Saturday, March 18 - 12:30 PM
Game 6 - Saturday, March 18 - 7:00 PM
Game 7 - Sunday, March 19 - 3:00 PM
* Tiebreaker game, if necessary

Admission/Cost: Prices Vary

Location:
Petco Park
100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA
MAP

For more information, please visit: www.worldbaseballclassic.com
03/18/2017 - World Baseball Classic
The World Baseball Classic is the premier international baseball tournament, sanctioned by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), and operated as a joint venture between Major League Baseball and its Players Association. The Tournament features the best players in the world competing for their home countries and territories.

More than 2.4 million fans from all over the world have attended the tournament games, held in March 2006, March 2009 and March 2013. Team Dominican Republic is the reigning World Baseball Classic Champion after going undefeated during its 2013 championship run. This year's tournament will again feature the greatest baseball-playing nations in the world. The tournament will be held every four years thereafter.

Following a qualifying round held in Feb., March and Sept. of 2016, the 16-team field is now set for the main event from March 6-22, 2017. The games will span the globe, taking place across six venues, beginning with Seoul, Tokyo, Miami and Jalisco in the First Round. During the Second Round, teams will head to Tokyo and San Diego on the way to the Championship Round in Los Angeles.

Schedule: (Teams to be announced)
Game 1 - Tuesday, March 14 - 6:00 PM
Game 2 - Wednesday, March 15 - 6:00 PM
Game 3 - Thursday, March 16 - 7:00 PM
Game 4 - Friday, March 17 - 7:00 PM
Game 5 - Saturday, March 18 - 12:30 PM
Game 6 - Saturday, March 18 - 7:00 PM
Game 7 - Sunday, March 19 - 3:00 PM
* Tiebreaker game, if necessary

Admission/Cost: Prices Vary

Location:
Petco Park
100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA
MAP

For more information, please visit: www.worldbaseballclassic.com
03/19/2017 - World Baseball Classic
The World Baseball Classic is the premier international baseball tournament, sanctioned by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), and operated as a joint venture between Major League Baseball and its Players Association. The Tournament features the best players in the world competing for their home countries and territories.

More than 2.4 million fans from all over the world have attended the tournament games, held in March 2006, March 2009 and March 2013. Team Dominican Republic is the reigning World Baseball Classic Champion after going undefeated during its 2013 championship run. This year's tournament will again feature the greatest baseball-playing nations in the world. The tournament will be held every four years thereafter.

Following a qualifying round held in Feb., March and Sept. of 2016, the 16-team field is now set for the main event from March 6-22, 2017. The games will span the globe, taking place across six venues, beginning with Seoul, Tokyo, Miami and Jalisco in the First Round. During the Second Round, teams will head to Tokyo and San Diego on the way to the Championship Round in Los Angeles.

Schedule: (Teams to be announced)
Game 1 - Tuesday, March 14 - 6:00 PM
Game 2 - Wednesday, March 15 - 6:00 PM
Game 3 - Thursday, March 16 - 7:00 PM
Game 4 - Friday, March 17 - 7:00 PM
Game 5 - Saturday, March 18 - 12:30 PM
Game 6 - Saturday, March 18 - 7:00 PM
Game 7 - Sunday, March 19 - 3:00 PM
* Tiebreaker game, if necessary

Admission/Cost: Prices Vary

Location:
Petco Park
100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA
MAP

For more information, please visit: www.worldbaseballclassic.com
10/30/2016 - Carrera De Los Muertos (Day Of The Dead Race)
The inaugural Carrera de los Muertos San Diego is a festive and fun 5k that will start and finish at Chicano Park, home of the largest outdoor collection of hispanic murals beneath the Coronado Bay bridge.

Run through the historic and recently redeveloped Barrio bordering the east village in downtown San Diego and stay to celebrate in the park with mariachi, dancers and comida deliciosa! Join family and friends to remember loved ones that have passed in this rich cultural tradition. You will experience a great sense of community through a little exercise, music, dance, face painting and a lot of fun. Nos vemos en la Carrera de los Muertos!

Race Day Schedule:

6:45 AM - Race Day Registration Opens
6:45 AM - Pick Up Bibs / T-Shirts
8:00 AM - 5k Start
10:00 AM - Awards and Enjoy the Festival

Admission/Cost: $35 - $50

Location:
Chicano Park
Logan Ave. and National Ave.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Sunday, October 30 - 6:45 AM

For more information, please visit: www.losmuertos5k.com
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