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San Diego County Fair
From Friday, May 31 to Thursday, July 4, 2019


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

Exhibitions and Art

Lung Hsiang Chinese Brush Painting Exhibit & Sale
Until July 8, 2019

Between Two Worlds
Until July 28, 2019

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

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


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


Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

West African Dance Class
Ongoing Sunday

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Ki Energy Healing Clinic
Ongoing Wednesdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Middle-Eastern Drum & Belly Dance Class
Ongoing until December 17

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays
9:00 AM Youth Gathering of Native Americans The San Diego American Indian Health Center (SDAIHC) will sponsor a Youth Gathering of Native Americans (GONA) from Sunday, June 23, to Thursday, June 27 - at Viejas Casino and Resort located at 5000 Willows Rd, Alpine, CA 91901. The programs will be held in the Willows Ball Room and will run from 9:00 AM to 4:00:00 PM GONA is a culture-based planning process where community members gather to address community-identified issues. The Gathering is a safe place for young people, ages 10-24, to share, heal and plan for action with program leaders who will explain the relationships between historical trauma, cultural resilience and reconnecting to culture. GONA is open to all local Native youth.

GONA programs will focus on four themes:
• Belonging, ensuring that everyone feels welcome in an inclusive, open, safe and trusting environment.
• Mastery, allowing participants to take stock of how historical trauma impacts their communities and what fosters their resilience and holds them together.
• Interdependence, which initiates the planning process to access resources and relationships.
• Generosity, which involves the GONA exercise of creating gifts to share with other participants. This symbolizes each participant’s larger gift to their families and communities in helping to address and prevent mental and substance abuse disorders, prevent suicide, and promote positive mental health. GONA is facilitated by community-based trainers and expert consultants, who can safely and effectively lead a group programs. The process involves examining skills, abilities, knowledge, resources and desires that can successfully be used to help meet the community’s overall vision and goals. Other sponsors of the event include Sovereign Nation of the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and Native American Health Center. For more information about GONA, please visit www.sdaihc.org or call (619) 234-2158, or contact Lisa Mann-Mattson at lisa.mann-mattson@sdaihc.org or Virginia Suarez at virginia.suarez@sdaihc.org.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Viejas Casino
5005 Willows Road
Alpine, CA 91901

Dates and times:
Sunday, June 23 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Monday, June 24 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Tuesday, June 25 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday, June 26 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursday, June 27 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
1:00 PM Film & Discussion: The Lunchbox The Lunchbox” (Original Title: “Dabba”) - 2013. 104 minutes. Rated PG. Ritesh Batra stirs a savory brew of simmering emotions in his beguiling debut. A lunchtime case of mistaken delivery becomes a vehicle for the exchange of secret letters between a solitary claims adjuster and a neglected housewife. (In Hindi with English subtitles). Discussion after the film with instructor Ralph DeLaurot. “Film on the Fringe” Class (Ages 50+).

Admission/Cost: $8

Oasis Lifelong Learning Center
Suite #325
Grossmont Center
5500 Grossmont Center Drive
La Mesa, CA 91942

Tuesday, June 25 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
6:00 PM Film: BlacKkKlansman The summer movie season kicks into high gear as Rooftop Cinema Club at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego expands to seven days a week.

As the Spring months tick by and give way to Summer, Rooftop Cinema Club at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego will ramp up the 'Summer Fun' by expanding its offering to a full seven days a week, starting in June. Featuring an exciting and diverse lineup for the month of June, Rooftop Cinema Club continues to separate itself from the rest by offering a film queue that celebrates Black Cinema, Best Friend’s Day, Father’s Day, Women in Film, Juneteenth, Harry Potter, LGBTQ Pride, and even Sunglasses Day!!

All films now begin at 8:00 PM, creating even more opportunity to enjoy the “Social Cinema” aspect of Rooftop Cinema Club. Doors open at 6:30, giving guests ample time to come out and enjoy great food, top-shelf drinks, and table games that make Rooftop Cinema Club so unique.

Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $17 - $24

Manchester Grand Hyatt
One Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101

Tuesday, June 25 - 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It Rosalind flees persecution in her uncle's court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, eventually, love, in the Forest of Arden. In the forest, they encounter a variety of memorable characters, notably the melancholy traveller Jaques who speaks many of Shakespeare's most famous speeches (such as "All the world's a stage", "too much of a good thing" and "A fool! A fool! I met a fool in the forest"). Jaques provides a sharp contrast to the other characters in the play, always observing and disputing the hardships of life in the country.

Admission/Cost: $30

The Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Sunday, June 16 until Sunday, July 21, 2019
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays - 8:00 PM
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