The Carmel Valley Community Planning Board will meet on Thursday, January 27 at 7:00 PM at the Carmel Valley Library. The agenda is available online (201101_cvcpb_agenda.pdf), and includes discussion of the Del Mar Highlands Town Center, the Miramar Landfill, the 2012 MAD Budget, Carmel Grove Park improvements, the Carmel Valley Residence Inn proposal, PHR Representation on the board, and a Flower Hill DEIR Comment letter. See the Planning Board Page for additional information on the board.
Del Mar Baseball Academy is holding a Pitching/Catching Clinic on January 29th and 30th. There are 15 spots per age group, see their website for details: DelMarbBaseBallAcademy.com.
The Training Club, Jimbo's Naturally and The Hilton Garden Inn's Serenity Spa are sponsoring a Carmel Valley Health & Fitness Expo at the Hilton Garden Inn (3939 Ocean Bluff Ave.) on January 22, 2011. The Expo will highlight options Carmel Valley and Del Mar residents have in support of a healthy lifestyle. For complete information, see the Fitness Expo's Website at carmelvalleyfitexpo.com.
The Carmel Valley Community Planning Board's Regional Issues Subcommittee will meet on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. in AMN Healthcare's "High Bluff" Room, 12400 High Bluff Dr. The agenda includes two items:
- "Flower Hill Promenade" Draft EIR, Project 172026 - Review revised DEIR and prepare comments for Board action.
- Update on Pending Proposals/Discussion of Status of Proposals the Board has Acted on.
The DEIR has been revised to reflect proposal changes as they were presented to the Regional Issues Subcommittee 9/1/10 and to the board October 2010.
The CV Rec Council meeting and the CV North MAD Subcommittee meeting for January have been canceled. They both normally meet on the first Tuesday of the month at the CV Rec Center, but have no agenda items due to the holidays. Next meetings in February 2011.
The Carmel Valley Library appears to be closed until January 3. The CV Rec Center is open this week, but will close over the weekend (Friday to Sunday, Jan 2).
The first free concert at the Carmel Valley Library this January is on Wed., Jan. 12th at 7:00 p.m. It will explore the life of Claude Debussy: flower child, impressionist, and revolutionary, with narration by Joanne Regenhardt, vocals by Janelle DeStefano, and piano accompaniment and solos by James Frimmer. The program will last 45 minutes. The second free music program is on Wed., Jan. 26th at 6:00 p.m., and will feature several advanced flute students of Elena Yarritu. They will be accompanied by pianist Diane Snodgrass. The program will last about 90 minutes. The concerts are sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library, which is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive in Carmel Valley. For further information, see the CV Library Concert Page or call the Library at (858) 552-1668.
The CV Rec Council Meeting and CV Planning Board Meeting are both canceled in December, 2010. If you really need a meeting to attend, there is still the CV North MAD Meeting and the PHR MAD Meeting! The CV North MAD Meeting is on Tuesday, December 7 at 4:30 PM at the Carmel Valley Recreation Center, and will discuss the Carmel Country Road Median Project as well as the proposed budget. The PHR MAD Meeting is also on Tuesday, December 7, but at 5:30 PM at the Carmel Valley Library. The agenda is to discuss the proposed budget. The Maintenance Assessment District (MAD) Subcommittees of the Carmel Valley Planning Board handle issues with median and road-side plantings and maintenance, as well as the maintenance of some of the smaller parks in the community.
Piazza Carmel will hold its Christmas Event on Saturday, December 4th, 2010 from 12 to 3pm, and its Hanukah Ceremony on Sunday, December 5th at 3pm. Del Mar Highlands Town Center will have a Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 2nd from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Flower Hill Promenade will have a Weekend with Santa, Saturday & Sunday, December 11 & 12. the Del Mar Retailers are holding a Holiday Wonderland on Sunday, December 5th, with activities between Noon and 6:00 PM. Of course, the Del Mar Fairgrounds also has its Holiday of Lights, the San Diego Botanic Garden (Quail Gardens) has their Garden of Lights Dec 9-23 and Dec 26-30, and all the local amusement parks (see the Entertainment Page) have events, too...
December's free concert at the Carmel Valley Library is on December 8th at 7:00 PM, featuring Semi-Sweet, a group of local musical moms who will present a program of holiday songs. Semi-Sweet was formed 11 years ago and has since performed at a variety of public and private venues in San Diego, including this library. Its members are Linda Bessey, Christine Francis, Elizabeth Ingersoll, Carolyn Johnson, Raquel Lonas, Mary Beth Rane, and Karen Schooley. The program will last 45 minutes. The Library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive in Carmel Valley. For further information call (858) 552-1668.