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Sunday, Dec 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Let There Be Light: Hanukkah & Kwanzaa Celebration
12:00 PM Cooking Class: Una Noche en España
1:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Music: House of England Winter Concert
2:00 PM Four Treasures of the Chinese Study Closing Reception
2:00 PM Stage: La Posada Magica
2:00 PM La Pastorela de los Alacranes
2:00 PM B is for Bangkok Storytime
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Music: Anhuea, Paula Fuga, Mahi
Monday, Dec 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM SD Hmong Community New Year Celebration
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:30 PM Discussion: One Hundred Years of Solitude
Tuesday, Dec 19
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Stage: The Meshuga Nutcracker
Wednesday, Dec 20
1:00 PM Cooking Class: French Macaron
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
Thursday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Moscow Ballet's 'Great Russian Nutcracker'
7:30 PM Hanukkah/Solstice Concert
7:30 PM Film: Fräulein una Fiana D'inverno
8:00 PM Moscow Ballet's 'Great Russian Nutcracker'
Friday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Special Event: Apna Christmas
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
Saturday, Dec 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Russian Grand Ballet Presents “The Nutcracker”
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
Sunday, Dec 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Monday, Dec 25
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Tuesday, Dec 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Kwanzaa Unity Umoja
Wednesday, Dec 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Kwanzaa - Kujichagulia: Self-Determination
6:00 PM Film: The Spirit Of The Beehive
Thursday, Dec 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Book Signing: Sandcastle Girls
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Kwanzaa - Collective Work and Responsibility: Ujima
Friday, Dec 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Kwanzaa: Cooperative Economics: Ujamaa
7:00 PM Stage: Kwanzaa Time
Saturday, Dec 30
1:00 PM New Years in Baja California Mexico
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Stage: Kwanzaa Time
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< Wednesday, October 25, 2017 >


5:30 PM Kain-Na: A Filipino Collaboration Dinner At Jsix Chef Anthony Sinsay of Jsix Restaurant will be hosting "Kain-Na," a multi-course dining experience produced in partnership with the Filipino-American Chamber of Commerce that will explore the progression of Filipino food history.

Chef Sinsay will be joined by local chefs and Chef Celebration San Diego scholarship recipients Tara Luansing Monsod, Jordana Francisco, and Justin Castillo.

Join this team of incredible chefs on Wednesday, October 25 from 5:30-9:30 PM The dinner will be broken up into four courses, each course giving guests insight into a particular era of Filipino history.

All proceeds from Kain-Na will go toward the Chef Celebration Foundation of San Diego, a nonprofit organization that offers annual scholarships to 12 local chefs.

This unique dining event is priced at $90 per person and includes a hosted after-dinner cocktail on Hotel Solamar's stunning rooftop, Upper East Bar.

Admission/Cost: $90

Location:
Jsix Restaurant
616 J St
San Diego, CA 901
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Wednesday, October 25 - 5:30 PM

For reservations, call Jsix Restaurant at (619) 531-8744 or visit 6:00 PM
Peace Officers, Peace Makers and the Power of Partnership The Kroc School's Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice (Kroc IPJ) at the University of San Diego is pleased to announce this year's cohort of Women PeaceMakers from Afghanistan, The Gambia, Philippines and Trinidad and Tobago. Wazhma Frogh, Yamoundow Jagne Joof, Rochelle Mordeno and Sabrina Mowlah-Baksh will join the Kroc IPJ on September 24 for a seven-week residency.

Their first public event as part of the Peace exChange, the Kroc IPJ's new event series, will be "Peace Officers, PeaceMakers, and the Power of Partnership: The 2017 Women PeaceMakers Panel".

In its 15th year, the newly redesigned Women PeaceMakers program includes a seven-week residency at USD, as part of a larger 10-month fellowship that will build an engaged community of these four peacemakers as well as four international peace partners looking to transform their ability to end cycles of violence. This year's program focuses on security sector engagement.

Admission/Cost: FREE RSVP

Location:
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice
6611 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92115
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Wednesday, October 25 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 269-1552 or visit: www.sandiego.edu
6:00 PM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls Join the Spring Valley Branch Library for a book discussion on The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Spring Valley Branch Library
Kempton Street
Spring Valley, CA 91977
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Wednesday, October 25 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 463-3006 or visit: www.host.evanced.info
6:30 PM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls Monthly author book club members will discuss the One Book, One San Diego selection, "The Sandcastle Girls" by Chris Bohjalian

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Solana Beach Branch Library
157 Stevens Ave
San Diego, CA 92075
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Thursday, October 25 - 6:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 755-1404 or visit: www.host.evanced.info
7:00 PM Stage: The Importance of Being Earnest Theatre at the Mount presents the "high school edition" of the Oscar Wilde comedy. Layered with false impressions and mistaken identities, the play uses humor for a critique of upper class culture in Victorian England.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $10

Location:
Mt. Carmel High School
9550 Carmel Mountain Road
San Diego, CA 92129
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Ongoing from Wednesday, October 25 until Saturday, November 4, 2017
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Fridays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.mchsdrama.com
7:30 PM Stage: Swan Lake by the Russian Gand Ballet See the Russian Grand Ballet's full-length classical production of the world's most famous ballet - Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake," including the rarely seen "Waltz of the Black Swans," and featuring Russia's brightest ballet stars.

Odette, a beautiful princess, falls under the spell of an evil sorcerer. Only Prince Siegfried's devotion can save her.

Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" combines pure romanticism and tragedy, in a magical tale of love and deception. The glorious score and gravity-defying choreography have enchanted audiences for over a century, and continue to inspire new generations of dancers and music lovers of all ages.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $85

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA 92025
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Wednesday, October 25 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (800) 988-4253 or visit: www.my.artcenter.org
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