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Sunday, Dec 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: All is Calm -The Christmas Truce of 1914
2:00 PM Migration and Human Rights Exhibition Opening
2:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
8:00 PM Music: Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn
Monday, Dec 10
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:45 AM 10th Annual Nutcracker Holiday Tea
6:00 PM SDSU World Music Series
Tuesday, Dec 11
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:30 AM Free Asian Brush Painting/Sumi-e Class
6:00 PM Health and Peace-building in Africa
6:00 PM Talk: Virtual Visit to Normandy
7:00 PM Film: George Takei’s Allegiance
7:30 PM Music: Gamelan and Mariachi Ensembles
8:00 PM Music: Jose Feliciano
Wednesday, Dec 12
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Book Signing: Jean Guerrero
7:30 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Thursday, Dec 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: Five Farces by Anton Chekhov
7:00 PM Italian Film: Una Donna Per Amica (A Woman As A Friend)
7:30 PM Mariachi Sol De Mexico: A Merry-achi Christmas
7:30 PM Italian Film: Un Matrimonio da Favola (A Fairy-Tale Wedding)
7:30 PM Stage: La Pastorela De La Familia
7:30 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
8:30 PM Music: La Santa Cecilia & SM Familia
Friday, Dec 14
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Sports: Qi Gong(Chi Gong)
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Civic Youth Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Stage: Five Farces by Anton Chekhov
7:30 PM Stage: La Pastorela De La Familia
8:00 PM Film & Live Music: Love Actually
Saturday, Dec 15
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Old Town Las Posadas
1:00 PM Southern California Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM La Pastorela De La Familia
2:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Civic Youth Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
3:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:00 PM Southern California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Yalda Celebration at Sufi
7:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Stage: Five Farces by Anton Chekhov
8:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Sunday, Dec 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:45 AM 10th Annual Nutcracker Holiday Tea
1:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM La Pastorela De La Familia
2:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
2:00 PM Civic Youth Ballet: The Nutcracker
5:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
7:30 PM Stage: La Pastorela De La Familia
Monday, Dec 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Dec 18
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Art: Japanese Kokedama workshop
12:55 PM Film: Bolshoi Ballet's 'The Nutcracker'
Wednesday, Dec 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Bolshoi Ballet's 'The Nutcracker'
7:00 PM FILM & DISCUSSION: CRAZY RICH ASIANS
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:30 PM Show: Irish Christmas in American
7:30 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Thursday, Dec 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
7:30 PM Stage: La Pastorela De La Familia
7:30 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Friday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Sports: Qi Gong(Chi Gong)
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:30 PM Stage: La Pastorela De La Familia
8:00 PM Festival: A Hanukkah & Winter Solstice Celebration
8:00 PM Stage: A Christmas Carol
Saturday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM La Pastorela De La Familia
2:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Civic Youth Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:30 PM Stage: La Pastorela De La Familia
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< Sunday, June 17, 2018 >


All Day San Diego County Fair The San Diego County Fair offers all of the deep-fried foods-on-a-stick, rides, animals and games you've experienced at other state and county fairs, but this fair is also known for world-class exhibits in fine art, photography, woodworking, jewelry/gems and minerals, home and hobby, and the Paul Ecke Jr. Flower & Garden Show...not to mention an unsurpassed view of the Pacific Ocean from the Ferris Wheel! The Toyota Summer Concert Series at the San Diego County Fair features nationally recognized entertainment every night; the entertainment lineup is usually announced in late March. With an additional eight stages located throughout the grounds, you're sure to find a band, dance troupe, DJ or comedian to suit your fancy!

This year's fair features numerous Latino performing artists and groups.

Admission/Cost: Free - $19 per day. Many discount packages and ticket deals can be found.

Location:
Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Del Mar, California 92014
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Dates and times:
Every Day (except Mondays and Tuesdays) from June 1 - July 4 (Exceptions - Fair is also open Monday, July 2 and Tuesday July 3)
11:00 AM to 11:00 PM, except: June 1 - 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM and July 4 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdfair.com
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Until December 8, 2018

Miss Bennet-Christmas at Pemberly
Until December 23, 2018

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

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

Exhibitions and Art

Salvador Dali Exhibition
Until December 29, 2018

World in Porcelain Exhibit
Until January 19, 2019

Arts Of South And Southeast Asia
Ongoing until January 31, 2019

Walking Tour of Asian Pacific Historic District
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 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 Mingei International Museum
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Kids

Classes:Children's West African Drumming
Ongoing Tuesdays

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Argentine Tango Series
Ongoing Wednesdays until October 3

French Bench
Until Saturday, December 15

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturday

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
11:00 AM House of Israel Lawn Program The House of Israel will host their annual Lawn Program. You will be able to enjoy a colorful display of singers and dancers, who will share their ethnic and cultural history by performing dances and songs in beautiful costumes showing Israel's tradition in a most charming way.

Among the foods served for the Lawn Program event will be a dish called "Schwarma." It is grilled chicken, lamb or beef that is sliced and filled into pita bread, usually paired with a salad, falafel or other foods popular in Israel. Potato pancakes (latkes) with applesauce will also be served, as well as a variety of pastries. Coffee and lemonade will also be available.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
2294 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, June 17 - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739
12:00 PM Book Signing: Finding Bombay Warkwicks will host Zubin E. Kolah, chef and author of Finding Bombay.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwicks Bookstore
7812 Girard Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Sunday, June 17 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-0347 or visit: www.warwicks.com
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Odissi Dance School Spring Recital You are warmly invited to join the Center for World Music's Odissi Dance School for its spring recital.

The program will be directed by Sri Rajesh Kumar Palai, visiting teacher from the Orissa Dance Academy, Bhubaneswar, India. Students will demonstrate their knowledge and skill through various performances.

This event is free and open to the public. It will provide an opportunity for anyone interested in learning about Indian classical dance to meet members of our school and learn about Odissi.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Odissi Dance School
2225 9th Street
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Sunday, June 17 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.centerforworldmusic.org
4:00 PM Music: St. Petersburg Men's Ensemble This musical group will present a free concert of Russian church and folk music. Members of the ensemble are Kirill Sokolov, Vadim Smanster, Andrey Volikov and Sergey Shapinsky.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
St. Thomas of Canterbury Episcopal Church
44651 Avenida de Missiones
San Diego, CA 92592
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Sunday, June 17 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (951) 302-4566 or visit: www.episcopalchurchtemecula.org
6:30 PM Documentary: New Neighbors Project Every year, unique perspectives from around the world come to San Diego for the IRC's International Documentary Film Series. From the frontlines of conflict to rebuilding life in a new country, these films take an honest look at the reality of the refugee experience. Each screening is followed by a Q&A discussion with an expert on the film's subject area.

New Neighbors Project: In their voices, and through their own eyes, come self-directed refugee films from the new American West.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $35

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, June 17 - 6:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.rescue.org
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest After his wicked brother has thrown him out of power, Prospero, the Duke of Milan, lives in exile on a desert island. For company, he has only his daughter Miranda, the spirits who are native to the island, and his beloved books. The books are the source of his dark magic, which he uses to lure his enemies to the island so he can exact revenge. But his plot could destroy Miranda's happiness, so Prospero must choose between his own anger and his daughter's future.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $85

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
From June 17 to July 22, 2018
Tuesdays - Sundays - 8:00 PM and
Monday July 2 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-5623 or visit: www.theoldglobe.org
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