Free Library Concerts, Jan 12 & 26, 2011

Submitted by ken on Mon, 12/27/2010 - 11:45

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.

Not So Many Meetings in December, 2010

Submitted by ken on Mon, 12/06/2010 - 12:49

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.

Shopping Center Holiday Events

Submitted by ken on Mon, 11/29/2010 - 17:03

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...

Free Library Concert on Dec 8 at 7 PM

Submitted by ken on Mon, 11/29/2010 - 16:35

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.

OA Rec Center Toy/Food Drive & Pancake Breakfast

Submitted by ken on Thu, 11/18/2010 - 14:48

The Ocean Air Recreation Center (4770 Fairport Way, San Diego, Ca 92130, near Torry Hills & Sage Canyon Elementary) will host a Toy / Food Drive & Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, December 4, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Sponsored by the OA Rec Council, this drive will support San Diego Toys for Tots and the San Diego Food Bank. Toy and Food Drop-off begins Saturday, November 20th (During Normal Operating Hours). Breakfast Tickets can be purchased for $5 on day of event, or drop off a donation to receive a free ticket. For more info contact staff at 858-552-1687, or see the Ocean Air Toy / Food Drive Flier.

CV Planning Board Nov 2010 Meeting

Submitted by ken on Wed, 11/17/2010 - 15:43

November 2010

Special meeting date for the Carmel Valley Community Planning Board: the next meeting is on Thursday FRIDAY, November 19, 2010 at 7:00 PM at the Carmel Valley Library. This is a week earlier than the regular meeting, which would have been scheduled on Thanksgiving! The agenda includes an update on the Del Mar Highlands Town Center renovation, information on proposed homes at Rancho Del Sol Way and Rancho Santa Fe Farms Road, a MAD Subcommittee update on the Carmel Country Road median, an update on teh San Diego Polo Club, and a Prop C update. The agenda is attached.

City Council District Newsletter

Submitted by ken on Wed, 11/03/2010 - 11:55

November 2010

San Diego Councilmember Sherri Lightner has released an October 29 District Newsletter that includes information on Carmel Valley and contact information for our Council District Office.

Also note that there will be a Community Coffee with Sherri in Torrey Hills, where she will sit down with community members and discuss issues over a cup of coffee. No appointment necessary. Saturday, November 6, 9:00 to 11:00 am at the Homewood Suites by Hilton in Torrey Hills (11025 Vista Sorrento Parkway, San Diego, 92130.)