Sunday, May 18: Eat, Drink, & Be Sicilian
  • Sunday, May 18: Eat, Drink, & Be Sicilian
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Highlights of Argentine Art

Beginning with pre-Columbian art, Dr. John Kelly, specialist in Spanish and Portuguese and fellow at the North Carolina Japan Center, will look at important movements and figures prevalent in 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century Argentine art. Presentation followed by a group discussion. Sponsored by the Latin American Arts Council.


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Bowling for Rhinos

  • Friday, May 16, 2014, 5:15 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Kearny Mesa Bowl, 7585 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego
  • $10 - $50

Join the American Association of Zoo Keepers San Diego at this annual fundraiser where 100 percent of the profits raised go toward rhino conservation. Event includes bowling, a silent auction, awards for best-dressed team, and a dance-off. Teams and individuals are welcome to join.


Past Event

DNA Day

Get up close and personal with the polymers that are the blueprint of life. Join the Salk Institute to extract DNA from a cell and find out what color DNA really is. Recommended for ages seven and up. Activities free with museum admission.


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Eat, Drink, & Be Sicilian: San Diego Sicilian Festival

  • Sunday, May 18, 2014, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • 1500 India Street, Little Italy
  • Free

Grape-stomping, authentic Sicilian cuisine, nonstop musical entertainment, cultural displays, a kids’ zone, and the Bellissimo! Car Show.


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Spirit Society

  • Monday, May 19, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Polite Provisions, 4696 30th Street, San Diego
  • 21+ / $60

Utilizing Polite Provisions’ world-class bar setup, house-made bitters, tinctures, and syrups, this introductory class will focus on three classic cocktails for the home bartender. Each imbiber will have a work station complete with all the jiggers, strainers, glasses, and ingredients to mix up three cocktails.


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California Native Plant Society

  • Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
  • Casa del Prado, 1800 El Prado, San Diego
  • Free

6:30 to 7 p.m.: “Natives for Novices.” Susan Marchetti will present “Planting Natives in Containers.” 7 to 7:30 p.m.: Coffee, camaraderie, book table, and CNPS library browsing. 7:30 to 9 p.m.: Dr. Eleanora Robbins will speak to the questions: “What is a native plant? When did it arrive? How do we know?”


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J. Elke Ertle

  • Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • El Cajon Library, 201 East Douglas Avenue, El Cajon
  • Free

Author J. Elke Ertle was born and raised in West Berlin, Germany, during the Cold War. When she was two and a half, the Russians cut off all ground access to her part of the city. Starvation seemed imminent. The United States and Great Britain responded by airlifting all necessities. Over the next decade, tension continued to mount, culminating in the construction of the Berlin Wall, separating families and friends.

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