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.)

Free Summer Party at Ocean Air Park, June 9

The City of San Diego Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to offer a FREE Summer event for Families in Carmel Valley, Torrey Hills and Pacific Highlands Ranch! The Summer Kick Off Party is on Sunday June 9, 2013, Noon-4PM at Ocean Air Park, 4770 Fairport Way, 92130 (Carmel Mountain Road and E. Ocean Air Drive.) This is a FREE event with bounce houses, face painting, games and demonstrations, food, and live music by Clint Perry and the Boo Hoo Crew Registration for summer classes and camps is now open!!! Download the Ocean Air Recreation Center's Full program guide for more information on the center.

Say goodbye to Burlap!

Say goodbye to Burlap, it's closing down to be replaced by Searsucker. We hear from their facebook page, "The rumors are true! We will be closing our doors on June 10th... Thank you to everyone who has showed your support, we are looking forward to seeing everyone when we re-open our doors as Searsucker on July 17, 2013.".

2013 CV Rec Center Summer Camp Program and Registration Info

The 2013 Summer Camp Program for the Carmel Valley Recreation Center is now available. Abrakadoodle Art, Mad Science, Rock’n Tumble Gymnastics, Master your Sports and Evolve Dance are offering a more camps this summer for kids of all ages to enjoy. We are also trying out a new camp called Incrediflix for all those kids who are interested in creating short films and animation. In-office and online registration will begin Saturday, May 11 at 9:00am. Go to SDRecConnect.com to register or view list of camps. Note that online registration requires you to create an online account, so you may want to start early if you don't already have an account. Some classes do NOT register through the SD City Registration Portal, see the bottom of the first page for details. For additional information, call the Rec Center at 858-552-1616.

Free CV Library Concert, May 8, 2013

May’s free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be presented on Wednesday, May 8, at 7:00 p.m. in the library’s community room. It will feature the Oberon Quintet performing “viola” quintets by Mozart and Dvorak that are scored for two violins, two violas, and a cello. The program 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, see the CV Library Music Page, call the CV Library at (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at www.carmelvalleylibrary.org.

April 2013 CV Planning Board Agenda

The Carmel Valley Community Planning Board will hold it's regular monthly meeting on April 25, 2013 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm at the Carmel Valley Library, 3919 Townsgate Drive. The April Agenda is attached. The Agenda includes a presentation of a mixed-use project at Carmel Mountain Road and Carmel Country Road, an expansion of the Del Mar Height Road Shell Station, Board Election results, a 9-lot development in PHR, an update on the CV FBA, taking a position on the Medical Marijuana Ordinance, consideration of traffic calming by Sycamore Ridge Elementary school. Additional information can be found at the CV Planning Board Page on this site.

San Diego Blood Bank Grand Opening

The San Diego Blood Bank has opened a new Carmel Valley Donor Center in the Piazza Carmel shopping center, 3880 Valley Centre Dr., Ste 209 (in the middle of the center, behind the food court.) A Grand Opening celebration is scheduled on Friday, April 19 at 11 a.m. The hours for the new Carmel Valley Donor Center are: Friday to Monday from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM; and Tuesday from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Anyone 17 or older, who weighs at least 110 pounds and is in good health may be eligible to donate blood. A good meal and plenty of fluids are recommended prior to donation. For more information or to make an appointment to give blood, please call 1-800-4MY-SDBB (1-800-469-7322) or visit sandiegobloodbank.org.

Carmel Grove & Del Mar Trails Park Renovation

Just in time for spring break, there are two local parks with new play equipment ("tot-lots") that should be opening this Friday, April 5, 2013: Carmel Grove Park, located at the corner of Carmel Creek Road and Carmel Grove Road (just behind Piazza Carmel), and Del Mar Trails Park, located on Del Mar Trails Road between Mona Lisa and Mercurio. On the other hand, the Winwood Park playground, located on Carmel Creek Road just south of Carmel Creek Elementary, will close on April 8 for a renovation that should complete late this summer. So, we gain two brand new playgrounds but lose one for a while.

Gonzales Canyon Guided Tour, April 6, 2013

There will be a Guided Tour of Gonzales Canyon on Saturday, April 6, 9:00am-11:00am. Come and learn about canyon plants and wildlife! Sponsored by the City of San Diego. The tour requires intermediate hiking ability (steep hills, uneven surfaces, narrow trails). Wear sturdy shoes, bring sunscreen and water. Cancelled in the event of rain. Meet in front of Torrey Highlands Dog Park, off Lansdale (behind Torrey Pines HS.) Parking is limited. Location Link: http://goo.gl/maps/Ji50q. FOR MORE INFO: tstuhr@sandiego.gov or carmelvalleycanyon@yahoo.com .

Two CV Library Concerts, April 2013

April’s free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be presented on Wednesday, April 10, at 7:00 p.m. in the library’s community room. It will feature piano duets of jazz and Broadway music by the Pizarro Brothers. The program will last 45 minutes. A second, special free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be presented on Wednesday, April 24, at 7:00 p.m. in the library’s community room. It will feature pianist Oksana Germain performing works of Scarlatti, Debussy, Brahms and Prokofiev. The program will last 45 minutes. For further information call (858) 552-1668. For more information, see the CV Library Music Page, call the CV Library at (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at www.carmelvalleylibrary.org.