||March 23, 2006
The Social Butterfly
CSUSM's School of
Business to Host Chamber Mixer
Tonight, March 23,
starting at 5:30pm the Chamber's "Business After 5" Mixer will open at the
California State University, San Marcos, School of Business, 333 So. Twin Oaks
Valley Road. There will be a no-host bar, prizes and food. Meet the Business
School Dean and get a first-hand tour of this brand new facility. Cost is
$5/Members and Employees; and $10/Guests-Prospective Members.
Mad Hatter's Bunco
Party Planned by Woman's Club
Tomorrow, Friday, March
24, is the day the Escondido Woman's Club chose to hold a Mad Hatter's Bunco
Party. The event will begin at Noon, with a light lunch. The cost is
$7/person. The clubhouse is located at 751 North Rose (behind the House of
Prayer Lutheran Church).
The Red Hat Ladies are
encouraged to attend. There will be a prize for the best hat. Call Mary at
480-8280 for reservations. Funds raised will be used for the charities
supported by the Woman's Club.
Patrick Coony to Speak
When the Escondido
Democratic Club meets on Saturday, March 25, the featured speaker will be
Patrick Coony, an Escondido attorney who is employed as an Administrative Law
Judge in California. His topic will be "Politics and Religion."
The meeting is from
10:30am to 12:30pm, at the Joslyn Center, 210 Park Avenue, Escondido.
Refreshments are served. The meetings are free and open to the public. For
more information, call Ginny Armbrust at 737.5026, or visit the website at
Memoir Writing Workshop
The Metropolitan Writing
Works will be presenting a four-week memoir writing workshop about "Telling Your
Story." The early registration deadline is April 1. The workshop will run four
Saturdays, beginning April 15, from 11am to 1pm, at the Cheryl Tall Art Studios,
115 W. Grand Avenue in downtown Escondido. Cost is $125 before April 1 and $145
after April 1.
To register, call
Metropolitan Writing Works at 208-1913 or register online at
Local Artists Featured
at the Ordover Project
Discover the fine art
photography of local photographers John D. Clark of Oceanside and Robert Barry
of San Marcos during the Landscape and City-Space exhibition at the Ordover
Project between March 16 and April 15. The Ordover Project is a gallery of
fourteen exceptional local photographers and one glass sculptor. Imagery by
other photographers will also be shown during the exhibition. The Ordover
Project is located at the south end of the Cedros Design District in Solana
Beach at 444 South Cedros Avenue, Studio 172; phone 858-720-1121. Gallery
hours are Wednesday-Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 12Noon-5pm. Imagery and
further information on the Ordover Project members can be viewed at
John Clark is exhibiting black and white landscapes and abstract imagery.
Clark's landscape work ranges from the subtle, quiet beauty of Joshua Tree to
the vastness and brutal magnificence of Death Valley. His imagery reveals
unique aspects of familiar landscapes. Clark has a PhD in organic chemistry and
works as a chemist. Additional photographs by Clark can be viewed at
Also featured is Robert
Barry who is showing vibrant color photographs from his travels to Mexico. His
imagery extends past the actuality of what exists, exemplifying his vision of
how he experienced a location. Barry is an Associate Professor of Photography
at Palomar College in San Marcos. His photos have been in exhibitions around
the world, and included in many permanent collections including the San
Francisco Museum of ModernArt, the Oakland Museum, and the Museo National de
Antropologia in Mexico City. Further images of his can be seen at
Support Group for Women
Women for Sobriety, a
self-help group for women alcoholics, meets Mondays, 6:00pm, at the Kaiser
facility in San Marcos. WFS is not a 12-step program. For information, call
Ann at 724-4474.
Queen of Honky-Tonk
Reigns Again at Follies
If you haven't been there
for awhile, you just may want to head on over to the Palm Springs Follies where
Pianist Jo Ann Castle returns to ring in the 15th Anniversary season of the
Follies. "We are delighted to welcome back this piano-playing dynamo to our
Follies' stage," says impresario Riff Markowitz. "It's been said she doesn't
just tickle the ivories, but hammers them! That wonderful energy made her a TV
legend and time has in no way diminished her astounding spirit."
Castle will guest star
from March 22 through the close of the Follies season on May 21. Call the box
office at 327-0225 or purchase tickets online at
ERWF to Host
The Escondido Republican
Women, Federated, will host a public forum for the 74th Assembly District
candidates on Tuesday, March 28, at the Escondido Country Club, 1800 Country
Club Drive. Candidates will include Scott Packard, Marie Waldron and Martin
Doors open at 11am, with
lunch at Noon and the forum at 12:30pm. Cost is $15 for lunch. Reservations
requested, by calling Jeanne Bunch at 747-5842.
AAUW to Award
The American Association
of University Women, Escondido-San Marcos Branch, is awarding a $1500
scholarship this year to a re-entry student. This is for a student who started
college, dropped out for a period of time, and then re-entered at a later date,
or a student who was unable to attend college immediately following high school
but is now attending college.
Applicants must plan to
earn a minimum of a 4-year degree and will have earned 60 more credit hours
(equivalent of 2 years of college) by June of 2006.
For information and to
request an application, call Janet Mahlberg at 736-8860 or email at email@example.com.
Deadline for applying is April 1.