Poway Digest – Issue of July 19, 2012
Concert in the park
Enjoy the sounds of the Creedence Relived at a free concert at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 22 at Lake Poway. Parking free to Poway residents, $5 for nonresidents, or take a free shuttle from Poway High School. More details, call 858-668-4770.
Movie in the park
Watch “Kung Fu Panda 2” outdoors at Poway Community Park during Movie in the Park 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 21. Bring a blanket, chair and a picnic dinner. Free parking. For details, call 858-668-4671.
Battle of the Bands
The finale of the San Diego County Library Teen Battle of the Bands is 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 21 at the Poway Library, 13137 Poway Road. The competition will be judged by a panel of music aficionados, and the winners will receive paid gigs at the library.
Poway Neighborhood Emergency Corps meeting features a presentation on evacuation preparations by Rachel Grant Dixon at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 19 at 14211 Twin Peaks Road, Poway.
Wine and dine with the Poway Chamber of Commerce at the July mixer 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26 at the Company Pub & Kitchen, 13670 Poway Road. $5 for members, $15 for nonmembers.
Share backyard produce
Donate backyard produce to help local families in need 8:30 am – 2 p.m. Thursday, July 26. Collection sites are the Seven Oaks Community Center, 16789 Bernardo Oaks Drive in Rancho Bernardo and The Connection Church, 14047 Twin Peaks Road in Poway. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-485-5449.
Library book sale
Bargains await book lovers at the Friends of the Poway Library book sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 28 in the library book store, 13137 Poway Road. For details, call 858-513-2862 or visit www.powayfriends.org.
Adopt a pet
The Escondido Humane Society is holding a pet adoption event 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 22 at Kahoots, Poway and Community roads in Poway. They are also accepting donations of canned dog and cat food and treats.
Interfaith Summer Nights
Join the Poway Interfaith Team at their “Evening with our Interfaith Neighbor” at the Community Church of Poway, 13501 Community Road, from 6:45-8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26. The evening will focus on the background of the Mormon religion. There is a suggested donation of $5 per adult. For more details, call 858-487-8885.
The Poway Senior Center holds its 10th annual bingo tournament 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5 at the center, 13094 Civic Center Drive. First prize, $750; second prize, $500, plus other prizes. Advanced entry free is $15 ($20 after Aug. 1) and 21 game buy-in is $30. Pre-ordered lunch is $5. Open to the public, 18 years and older. All proceeds benefit the center. To register or for more details, call 858-748-6094.
Be part of Street Fair
Commercial and food vendor applications are still available for the Poway Days Street Fair Sept. 16. Deadline to avoid late fees is Aug. 31. Contact Buu Huynh at the Poway Chamber of Commerce at email@example.com.
Mt. Carmel High reunion
The Mt. Carmel High School Class of 1982 is holding is 30-year class reunion 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 4 at Stone Brewing, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased at https://sites.google.com/site/mchs82reunion/home. For details, email Caroline Lepore at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pomerado Hospital needs your used magazines for its waiting rooms and patient magazine cart. News magazine should be up to a month old and monthly magazines up to 3 months old. Bring the magazines to the hospital’s front desk. For more details, call 858-613-4659.
Palomar Health is looking for volunteers for its medical facilities. Positions include those with and without patient contact, various locations and duties, and flexible hours.
Call 858-613-4659 or go to www.pph.org/volunteer for details.
Apply for Head Start
Head Start is accepting applications for its federally funded free preschool program. The program offers nutritious meals, educational activities and kindergarten readiness skills. It serves over 198 families living in the Poway Unified School District. Foster children and children with special needs are also served by the program.
For more information, call 858-672-0738 or 858-391-0216.
Help with harvesting
The Backyard Produce Project is seeking volunteers to harvest residential fruit trees. It is an enjoyable outdoor group activity. Participate at your convenience. All fruit is donated to local families in need. Contact Jane Radatz at email@example.com or 858-485-5449.
Explore ancient village
Explore an ancient village in the middle of Poway at the Kumeyaay-Ipai Interpretive Center, 13104 Ipai Waaypuk Trail, off Poway Road across from Silver Lake Drive. The center is open 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday. For more details, call 858-668-1292 or visit poway.org/kiic.
Shop ‘n’ Adopt
Escondido Humane Society is discounting the fees of animals adopted on Wednesdays only if the adopter brings in items from the group’s wish list. The fee reduction will be double the gift price, so bring a receipt. Items can also be purchased online via EHS’ Amazon wish list.
To see the list, go to www.escondidohumanesociety.org/ehs_028.htm. For questions, call 760-888-2242.
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