||August 7th, 2008|
Evelyn Madison- The Social Butterfly
Optimists Club to Hold Annual Spaghetti Dinner
The Oceanside Optimists are having their annual Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, August 17, from 4:pm to 7:pm, at the Oceanside Elks Lodge, 444 Country Club Lane, Oceanside.
Tickets cost $10/person, and the menu is "homemade" spaghetti and meat balls, salad, Italian bread, dessert, and coffee or ice tea. Beer, wine, and
drinks are available at the bar. For tickets and more information, contact Rae at 760.726.6069, or tickets may be purchased at the door.
Preview Night to Benefit Moonlight Cultural Foundation
On Tuesday, August 19, there will be a special preview of the Broadway musical, Les Miserables, with curtain time at 7:30pm, at the Moonlight Amphitheatre in Vista. Ticket prices are $20 for lawn seating; $30 for reserved seats; and $40 for orchestra seating. For tickets and/or more information, call 760.630.7650.
Toastmasters Invite You to Join Them
The Twin Oaks Toastmasters meet every Wednesday from 12:05pm to 1:05pm at the University of Phoenix, 277 Rancheros Drive, Room 202, San Marcos. Improve your speaking, leadership, ad hoc speaking, and presentation skills
in a fun and supportive group. Make this part of your personal development plan and join the group. For information, call Susan Lawler at 760.842.8545, Chris Wilson at 760.743.8554, or visit www.twinoakstoastmasters.org.
On The Border Mexican Cantina to Host Chamber Mixer
August 14th is the date for the next Escondido Chamber "Business After 5" Mixer. See what sizzles at the tasty fiesta, to be hosted by the On The Border Mexican Grill and Cantina, 298 East Via Rancho Parkway, Escondido, at the east end of Westfield North County Mall. Time will be from 5pm to 7pm. Members $5; prospective members $10. For more information, contact Vanessa at 745.2125 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Escondido Democrats Begin Discussion of State Ballot Issues
Many voters turn to their ballot without having a chance to research the many propositions on which they are asked to vote. To assist its members and friends, the Escondido Democratic Club will feature discussions of the propositions appearing on the November ballot at its August and September meetings. At the August meeting, scheduled from 7 to 9pm, Thursday, August 14, the topics will be redistricting, waiting period/parental notification,
and renewable energy.
The meeting will be held at the North County Unity Democratic Campaign Office, 135 E. Grand Avenue, Escondido. Admission is free and open to all. Free parking is available along Grand Avenue or in the city parking lot at Second Avenue and Kalmia Street. For additional information about Escondido Democratic Club or the meeting, contact Rick Moore at email@example.com or 760.740.8595.
"Hello Dolly" Theme for Christian Women's Meeting
At the San Marcos-Vista Christian Women's Connection luncheon on Monday, August 18, the theme will be "Hello Dolly." The special feature will be “Darling Dolls," a unique and delightful display of adorable "Terry Lee Dolls” presented by Sandy Dorsey of Fallbrook. Learn all about dolls and doll collecting. If you have a doll or dolls and would like to share, please bring them.
The speaker and musician, Arlene Hart from Corona, is a former elementary teacher and talented musician. She will share her story of unbelievable
forgiveness in unthinkable circumstances. She definitely can be called "Oh, you beautiful doll" as she plays the piano and sings, a message in song and music.
Bring a friend. The cost of the luncheon is $16/person inclusive. The meeting starts at 11:30am, at the Lake San Marcos Country Club, 1750 San
Pablo Drive, San Marcos. The club has no membership or dues. All ladies are invited and encouraged to make reservations before Thursday, August 14. The luncheon is sponsored by Stonecroft INT/Christian Women's Club. For more information, check the website at www.stonecroft.org. For reservations, call Donna at 760.433.0772; Carolyn at 760.726.2927; or Muriel at 760.744.3744.
Beta Sigma Phi's to Celebrate Beginning Day
The Hidden Valley Vista Council of Beta Sigma Phi International will celebrate Beginning Day on Saturday, August 23, from 10am to 1pm, at Shadowridge Country Club, 1980 Gateway Drive, Vista (phone 727.7700). The theme is "HVVC Wild Irish Roses Rekindle the Torch of Friendship."
All Beta Sigma Phi members (active, on leave, members-at-large, transferees, inactive) and guests are invited. Cost is $19/person, with a choice of three salads. Reservations by August 15 to Frances Lowe at 760.917.1464.
Escondido Children's Museum Announces Calendar of Events
The Children's Museum is located at 380 North Escondido Blvd., Studio 1, Escondido. Hours of Operation: Summer Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10am - 4pm. Admission is $5/person. Children 12 months and under are free. Group rates are available. Plan Birthday Parties at the Museum. Phone 760.233.7755 or check website at www.escondidochildrensmuseum.org.
Note: Second Saturday activities start at 1pm and are free with Museum admission.
Calendar of Events:
August 9 - Simple Science: It's time for some hands-on science experiments. Stir up some Gushy Glop to take home and drive your parents and friends wacky.
September 13 - Fiesta Time: We will dress in Mexican costume and make tortillas by hand. Get ready to make a pinata and then play a game to break it.
October 11 - Going Batty: Come and learn about the surprising, beneficial world of bats. Make some play bats and enjoy bat cookies with Dracula punch.
November 8 - Feathered Friends: Fly on over to make a bird feeder and a bird seed collage. Have some bird-themed snacks to peck at, too.
December 13 - Holiday Time at the Museum: Make Christmas tree ornaments for the museum and home. Snacking on cookies and hot chocolate, learn about diverse holiday traditions.
On Friday afternoons visitors adorn foot-long cardboard cars with paint, bottle caps, buttons, and other out-of-the-ordinary items and then put them on a paper road. The road points to downtown Grand Avenue where the real classic cars are displayed each Friday evening.
And for the adults, October 4th is the 5th Annual Moonlight Masquerate, "Setting Sail" Party. Support museum operations while you dress-up, bid, dine, and dance. Tickets and sponsorships are available.
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