Poway Digest - Issue of March 7, 2013

Celtic folk music

Get in the mood for St. Patrick’s Day during a Celtic mode concert by folksinger Jim Hinton 2 p.m. Saturday, March 9 at the Poway Library, 13137 Poway Road. Free. For more details, call 858-513-2900.

Mr. Titan competition

Poway High School selects Mr. Titan at 7 p.m. Friday, March 8 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts, 15498 Espola Road. Tickets are $10. For more details, call 858-748-0245 ext. 5182.

St. Pat’s Dinner fundraiser

Kaminski’s BBQ and Sports Lounge and the St. Gabriel Knights of Columbus hold a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner fundraiser 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 17 at the restaurant, 12735 Poway Road, Poway. Tickets at the door are $13.99. Advance tickets, $11.99, are available at the church’s Friday Night Fish Fry and between Masses.

Donate pet food

A pet food drive for the Helen Woodward Animal Center and Second Chance Dog Rescue is being held by Girl Scout Troop 8702 through March 22. Bins are set up at Petco, 13375 Poway Road, Poway, and PetPeople, 10537 4S Commons Drive, 4S Ranch.

Low-cost food

Get low-cost groceries once a month by reserving your food packages ranging from $8 to $40 through the Poway Share Food Program. Orders can be placed 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays until March 14 at the Poway Senior Center, 13094 Civic Center Drive, or online at www.powayshare.com. Distribution will be 8 to 9 am. March 23 at the Poway Senior Center

There are no requirements for participation in the Share Program.

For more information, call Don at 858-229-6874, or Vicki at 858-229-6875 or email powayshare@cox.net.

Home Clinic

The Poway Library and Housing Opportunities Collaborative are holding a Home Clinic 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at the library, 13137 Poway Road. Attend educational sessions and speak privately with lawyers and housing or mortgage counselors about bankruptcy and foreclosure at no charge. Register at by emailing name, address and phone number to HOMEclinic@housingcollaborative.org. Walk-ins welcome. Call 619-283-2200 or 800-HOC-0503 for more details.

State of Community Breakfast

The annual Poway State of the Community Breakfast is slated 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 15 at Maderas Golf Club, 17750 Old Coach Road. Hosted by the City of Poway and the Poway Chamber of Commerce, the event will have Poway Mayor Don Higginson and 77th District Assemblyman Brian Maienschein as guest speakers.

Tickets are $25 for chamber members, $35 for nonmembers. Purchase tickets by March 13 at www.poway.com. For table sponsorship information, call the chamber at 858-748-0016.

Recycle paint

Leftover paint from household and commercial use can be recycled at two Poway locations: Dunn-Edwards, 12344 Poway Road and Sherwin-Williams, 13355 Midland Road. This recycling program was established by state law requiring paint manufacturers to develop a recycling program for leftover paint.

For more details and locations, visit www.paintcare.org.

Tax help

AARP Tax-Aide, a volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance program, will be available through April 15 at the Poway Senior Center, 13094 Civic Center Drive. The program is for low- and moderate-income taxpayers with simple returns. Sign up at the reception desk or call 858-748-6094.

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