Ocean Air Summer Movie in the Park, July 26, 2013

The Ocean Air Recreation is presenting "The Croods" as a Summer Movie in the Park on Friday, July 26, 2013 at Ocean Air Park, 4770 Fairport Way. Bring a blanket and enjoy a special night for the family under the stars. Come early and enjoy activities for all ages. FREE! Event starts at 6PM, movie starts at dusk Free Cookies! Outside Games and Activities! Glow Sticks! Snack and Beverages available for sale.

Free Library Concert, July 24, 2013

A free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, July 24 at 7:00 p.m. in its community room. It will feature Dromia in a program of Balkan folk music. The trio, formed in 2008, plays folk music from Greece, Albania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Turkey, as well as Roma (gypsy) melodies from this region. It has performed at many venues in Southern California, including San Diego’s Folk Dance Center and Balboa Park’s Spanish Village, Café Aman in Los Angeles, Kypseli Greek Dance Center in Sherman Oaks, the Laguna Folkdancers’ Festival in Newport Beach, and the annual Greek festivals in San Diego and Cardiff. Its members are Mary Marshall on various ethnic percussion instruments, Sanna Rosengren on vocals and violin, and Dan Ziagos on accordion. The program will last 45 minutes. The Library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive in Carmel Valley. For more information, call the CV Library at (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at www.carmelvalleylibrary.org.

Free Library Concert, July 10, 2013

July’s free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, July 10 at 7:00 p.m. in its community room. It will feature Celia Lawley, the Fiddle Girl, in a program of Irish, Cajun, Bluegrass, Gypsy, Greek, and other violin music. The program will last 45 minutes. Celia’s love of music started at age 5 with lessons in violin, piano, and voice. She graduated from the USC School of Music with a degree in violin performance and then began performing popular styles of music including country, bluegrass, Latin jazz, rock, blues, Cajun, and Celtic. This led to performances throughout the United States and Canada on TV and at fairs, festivals, and concerts, including ones at the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede, Pacific Northwest Exhibition, National Rodeo Finals, SeaWorld, San Diego Zoo, and Ramona Bluegrass Festival. She has also performed at many libraries and other venues in Southern California as a solo act and with various bands. Go to her website at www.fiddlegirl.com for more information about Celia and her programs. The Library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive in Carmel Valley. For more information, call the CV Library at (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at www.carmelvalleylibrary.org.

Summer Park Concert, July 7, 2013

The next Summer Serenades Concert is on July 7, 2013 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, featuring Plato Soul, a Variety dance band. The concerts are free to the public and we encourage you to bring your family and friends and enjoy an evening of music and dancing. Blankets, beach chairs, food and drinks are all part of the ambience that make these Sunday afternoon concerts fun for everyone! The concerts are ALL held at the Carmel Valley Recreation Center (3777 Townsgate) on Sundays from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, and are FREE to everyone. For additional information, call the CV Rec Center at 858-552-1616 or download the Summer Serenades Concert Flyer.

San Diego Summer Movies in the Park, 2013

The County of San Diego, the City of San Diego, and lots of other local cities are holding LOTS of Movies in the Park this summer, at parks all over town (run by FunFlicks.com). Two are local, with "The Croods" at Ocean Air Recreation Center on July 26, 2013, and "Wreck-It Ralph" at the Carmel Valley Recreation Center on July 28. The movies are running now, and continue through September 21, 2013. See the Movies in the Park Brochure for a complete schedule, or see SummerMoviesInThePark.com.

CV Summer Park Concerts 2013

The Carmel Valley Recreation Council presents its 20th year of Summer Serenades Concerts. This year the lineup includes some of your favorite dance bands along with some new sounds. The concerts are free to the public and we encourage you to bring your family and friends and enjoy an evening of music and dancing. Blankets, beach chairs, food and drinks are all part of the ambience that make these Sunday afternoon concerts fun for everyone! All concerts are on Sundays, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The first concert is on June 24, and features Atomic Groove (Variety dance band) at the Carmel Valley Recreation Center. On July 1st, Left4Dead (Variety dance band) will perform at Solana Highlands Neighborhood Park. The rest of the schedule may be found at the Summer Serenades Concert Page (www.cvsd.com/summer-park-concerts). or download the Summer Concerts Flyer.

Father's Day at Davanti Enoteca & Mia Francesca

Enjoy Father's Day at the Del Mar Highlands Town Center, where Davanti Enoteca and Mia Francesca will be searving up specials for Dads on Sunday, June 16. Mia Francesca will have a special Father's Day a la carte menu of Italian favorites for dinner. All Dads dining at Mia Francesca on Father’s Day will also receive a complimentary appetizer created by Chef Woody Benetiz. Served from 3 p.m.-9 p.m., see MiaFrancesca.com or call (858) 519-5055. Or, make Dad happy by gathering family and friends at Davanti Enoteca to enjoy a cold brew, spirited drinks and tasty bites fired up just for the holiday. The Father’s Day specials at Davanti Enoteca Del Mar will be served all day from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., see davantidelmar.com or call (858) 519-5060.

Free CV Library Concert, June 12, 2013

June’s free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be presented on Wednesday, June 12, at 7:00 p.m. in the library’s community room. It will feature the Trio con Brio, San Diego performing music by Shostakovich, J S Bach, Gaspar Cassado, David Popper, Beethoven, Schumann, Lizst, and Mendelssohn. Trio members are violinist Shirley Wu, cellist Meagan Wu, and pianist Stephen Ai, all juniors at Canyon Crest Academy. The concert will last 45 minutes. The Library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive in Carmel Valley. For further information call (858) 552-1668. For more information, all the CV Library at (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at www.carmelvalleylibrary.org.

2013 Ocean Air Rec Center Summer Program

Download the new 2013 Ocean Air Recreation Center Summer Program Brochure and check out all the activities available at the Ocean Air location. Program registration underway now. See the program for complete program and registration information. This program includes information on the Summer Kick-Off Party (Sunday, June 19) and the Summer Movies in the Park ("The Croods" on July 26, and "Madagascar 3" on August 9).

2013 CV Rec Center Summer Program and Registration Info

This is the Summer CLASS program (the previous document was Summer CAMPS!) The 2013 Summer Program for the Carmel Valley Recreation Center is now available, complete with online program registration details. Register Online at the SD City Online Registration Portal (www.SDRecConnect.com). Registration begins June 8, 2013 at 9:00AM. Registration instructions are in the brochure at the top of page 2 and the bottom of page 4. Note that online registration requires you to create an online account. If you have questions, or if you'd rather deal with a person, you can also register in-person at the CV Rec Center. For additional information, read the brochure or call the Rec Center at 858-552-1616. This document contains the Summer Concert Schedule on page 4 (concerts on Sundays, June 29 to Aug 4, 2013), and information on the Summer Movie Night ("Wreck-It Ralph" on Saturday, July 28, 2013.)