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Godfather of Steampunk Jim Musgrave

Thursday, April 24, 6 - 8 p.m.

Jim Musgrave, creator of the Pat O'Malley Steampunk Mystery Series returns to Upstart Crow in Seaport Village. "Steam City Pirates," his newest book, is for sale at Upstart Crow along with the others of the popular O'Malley mysteries. Since his visit to the eccentrically charming bookstore last August, Musgrave has launched the "Letting Off Steam Radio Hour" and a publishing company catering to the indie and small publisher sector. Last year the attendees were treated to storytelling by Jim, plus some of the stars of San Diego's Hell on Heels Burlesque Revue. What happens this year? Find out!

Location: Upstart Crow Bookstore 835C West Harbor Drive, Seaport Village, San Diego, CA
Sponsored By: Upstart Crow Bookstore

Chula Vista Public Library Foundation Bon Appetit 2014

Saturday, April 26, 5 - 9 p.m.

When was the last time you took an adventure to explore some of San Diego County’s best communities and everything San Diego has to offer? For example, the Chula Vista Public Library Foundation invites you to Bon Appetit 2014. A celebration of food, friends and the Chula Vista Public Library Foundation. The big event is Saturday, April 26th from 5 to 9pm at the beautiful Otay Ranch Town Center. The evening is full of Hors d’oeuvres, music, silent and live auctions and of course good times. Proceeds benefit the Chula Vista Public Library Foundation. For tickets and information visit CVPLFoundation.net or call 619-691-5170.

Location: Otay Ranch Town Center
Sponsored By: Chula VIsta Public Library Foundation

Stedman Graham: Maximizing Your Leadership Potential

Thursday, May 1, 3:30 - 6 p.m.

The 2014 Business Forum Speaker Series is presented by San Diego State University, the College of Business Administration and the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center. Stedman Graham: Maximizing Your Leadership and Life Potential. Learn the process for living a fully engaged life in which all of your gifts and talents are developed and put to their highest use. Mr. Graham will discuss how to: • Overcome labels of race, gender and circumstance • Define, plan, and prepare your life with purpose and direction • Enhance your personal and professional performance • Build a foundation for personal growth and development • Fully develop your leadership skills and potential

Location: 3777 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA
Sponsored By: SDSU Lavin Entrepreneurship Center

Carlsbad Community Church Garage Sale

Friday, May 2, 9 a.m. - Saturday, May 3, 2 p.m.

The Carlsbad Community Church Annual Garage Sale!! This big event will take place on Friday, May 2nd @ 9am-6pm and Saturday, May 3rd, at 9am-2pm. Join us in shopping for treasures!! If you have items to donate, these can be dropped off on Sunday April 27, at 2-6pm and Monday through Wednesday, May 28th-30th, at 9am-6pm. Please drive through the church underground parking area on 3175 Harding Street, Carlsbad – between Pine and Jefferson. All proceeds will go to Church Ministries. We hope to see you there and thank you for your help!! Carlsbad Community Church, 3175 Harding Street, Carlsbad, CA 92008, (760) 729-2331, www.3c.org

Location: Carlsbad Community Church, 3175 Harding Street, Carlsbad, Ca
Sponsored By: Carlsbad Community Church

Garage Sale at Carlsbad Community Church

Friday, May 2, 9 a.m. - Saturday, May 3, 2 p.m.

It’s that time again…the Carlsbad Community Church Annual Garage Sale!! This big event will take place on Friday, May 2nd @ 9am-6pm and Saturday, May 3rd, at 9am-2pm. Join us in shopping for treasures!! If you have items to donate, these can be dropped off on Sunday April 27, at 2-6pm and Monday through Wednesday, April 28th-30th, at 9am-6pm. Please drive through the church underground parking area on 3175 Harding Street, Carlsbad – between Pine and Jefferson. All proceeds will go to Church Ministries. Carlsbad Community Church, 3175 Harding Street, Carlsbad, CA 92008, (760) 729-2331, www.3c.org

Location: 3175 Harding Street, Carlsbad, Ca
Sponsored By: Carlsbad Community Church

"Irreplaceable" - One Night Theatrical Event

Tuesday, May 6

What is family? Does family still matter in today’s society? Discover the answer to these questions on May 6th as Focus on the Family presents Irreplaceable, an in-theater documentary that will change how you view the family’s role in society. Coming to select movie theaters for one night only, Irreplaceable will give you hope for real change within our culture. Get your tickets now at irreplaceablethemovie.com.

Location: Select Theaters, see website for more information
Sponsored By: Focus on the Family

San Diego Career Fair (northern)

Tuesday, May 6, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

HireLive will be working with multiple Fortune 500 Companies, Industry Leaders and Local Businesses bringing candidates and companies together for a one day hiring event. San Diego - North Tuesday, May 6th 9:00am – 12:30pm Embassy Suites San Diego – La Jolla 4550 La Jolla Village Drive San Diego, CA 92122 Parking: $5 per day Bring 10-15 Resumes. Dress Business Professional. This is a free event for job seekers

Location: 4550 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego
Sponsored By: Embassy Suites

San Diego Career Fair (southern)

Wednesday, May 7, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

HireLive will be working with multiple Fortune 500 Companies, Industry Leaders and Local Businesses bringing candidates and companies together for a one day hiring event. San Diego – South Downtown Wednesday, May 7th 9:00am – 12:30pm Embassy Suites Hotel 601 Pacific Highway San Diego - South, CA 92101 Parking: $1.50/hr Bring 10-15 Resumes.Dress Business Professional. This is a free event for job seekers

Location: 601 Pacific Highway, San Diego
Sponsored By: Embassy Suites

Art Glass Guild Annual Spring Show

Saturday, May 10, 10 a.m. - Sunday, May 11, 5 p.m.

ART GLASS GUILD ANNUAL SPRING SHOW AND SALE The Art Glass Guild will be hosting the 2014 Spring Patio Show and Sale. Saturday May 10, 2014 and Sunday May 11, 2014 10:00 am to 5:00 pm both days Spanish Village Art Center, Balboa Park Hands on projects and demonstrations* Live music both days. Free to the Public – pets welcome. All forms of Art Glass, including blown, fused, torch worked, stained glass, cast, etched and mosaic will be featured. 30+ juried glass artists will be exhibiting their art. For more information visit: www.artglassguild.com, our studio at Spanish Village Art Center, Studio 25, or call 619.702.8006.

Location: 1770 Village Place, San Diego, CA
Sponsored By: Art Glass Guild

Crossroads of The West Gun Shows - We've Got Ammo!

Saturday, May 17, 9 a.m. - Sunday, May 18, 4 p.m.

Crossroads of the West Gun Shows are America's Best Gun Shows. All of our shows offer hundreds of tables to meet the needs of everyone, from the once a year hunter to the avid collector. Show hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets to the show are on sale now.

Location: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA
Sponsored By: Crossroads of the West Gun Shows

The Annual Vista Strawberry Festival

Sunday, May 25, 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The Annual Vista Strawberry Festival, sponsored by Mossy BMW of Vista (www.bmwofvista.com) and brought to you by the Vista Chamber of Commerce, is back for 2014, and is expected to attract more than 75,000 attendees! The Festival officially kicks off at the Wave Waterpark in Vista on Sunday, May 25, 2014, at 7:05 a.m. with the Strawberry Festival Run (10K, 5K, 1-Mile, ¼-Mile) sponsored by Robert Franks State Farm. For more info call: 760-726-1122

Location: 127 Main Street , Vista, CA
Sponsored By: Vista Chamber of Commerce/Mossy BMW of Vista

Olivewood Gardens “Seedling Soirée: A Celebration of Family” Fundraising Gala

Saturday, June 7, 5:30 - 9 p.m.

Noted local cook, author, and restaurant owner Su Mei Yu headlines the 2014 Olivewood Gardens “Seedling Soirée: A Celebration of Family” Gala on Saturday, June 7. Yu will be introduced by Sam Noted local cook, author, and restaurant owner Su Mei Yu headlines the 2014 Olivewood Gardens “Seedling Soirée: A Celebration of Family” Gala on Saturday, June 7. Both Zein and Yu will discuss and promote healthy, local, and sustainable food products that can easily be incorporated into everyday family eating habits Ticket Prices: $50 for twilight cocktail reception (5:30 pm-7:30 pm) $200 for culinary feast (7:00 pm-9:00 pm)

Location: 2525 N Avenue, National City, CA

Crossroads of The West Gun Shows - We've Got Ammo!

Saturday, July 12, 9 a.m. - Sunday, July 13, 4 p.m.

Crossroads of the West Gun Shows are America's Best Gun Shows. All of our shows offer hundreds of tables to meet the needs of everyone, from the once a year hunter to the avid collector. Show hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets to the show are on sale now.

Location: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA
Sponsored By: Crossroads of the West Gun Shows

Crossroads of The West Gun Shows - We've Got Ammo!

Saturday, September 27, 9 a.m. - Sunday, September 28, 4 p.m.

Crossroads of the West Gun Shows are America's Best Gun Shows. All of our shows offer hundreds of tables to meet the needs of everyone, from the once a year hunter to the avid collector. Show hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets to the show are on sale now.

Location: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA
Sponsored By: Crossroads of the West Gun Shows