May 31, 2002

Calendar of Events . . .

by Berenice Cisneros

Ramona Air Fair

Ramona Air Fair 2002 will take place May 31 - June 2 at Ramona Airport, two miles west of SR 67 on Montecito Road. There will be dancing, hot air balloon lunch with night glow, fireworks, formation flights and more. Admission is $7 per person, $12 per couple. Free for children under 12.

Free Mini Concert

The Community Christian Fellowship Praise Team will perform a short concert on Saturday, June 1, at 2 p.m. in the Oceanside Public Library Civic Center courtyard. Eight singers dressed in traditional Filipino costume will sing gospel and patriotic songs from the Philippines in both English and the Tagalog language. The church is located at 240 Grace Street in Oceanside. For more information call 435-5570.

6th Annual English Tea

The Community Resource Center located in Encinitas is hosting its 6th annual English Tea Saturday, June 1 at 2 p.m. in the garden of St. Michael’s By-the-Sea in Carlsbad. Guests will be treated with elegant refreshments consisting of scones, tea sandwiches, lemon tarts, cream rolls and other delicate confections. Tickets for the event are $25 each and may be purchased by calling Ebony at (760) 753-1156.

“World Cup Fever”

Saturday, June 1, Fe Fe & Brazilian Promotions present World Cup Fever 2002 “Samba e Futebol.” This World Cup Party Celebration will be held at “Acqua” located at 197 Horton Plaza at 4th & Broadway across the street from the Grant Hotel. Because Samba and Soccer go together, join us at Torcida Numero 1 as we party and cheer on Brazil as she goes for an unprecedented 5th world Cup. Dance the night away to the rhythms of Samba, Axé Music, Samba-Reggae & Brazil Funk. 21 & up from 9:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. Tickets $10. For more information call 619-246-6364.

Floral Heritage

The second annual Encinitas Flower celebration, which features behind the scenes greenhouse tours, will be held on June 1 and 2, beginning at 9 a.m. both days. There will also be stops at an open-air floral marketplace and Quail Botanical Gardens. The behind the scenes tours are walking tours of Greenhouses that will show how plants and flowers are produced from seeds to sales. Tour prices are $15 for adults or a one-day ticket and $25 for a two-day ticket. Children 12 and under are $5 for either ticket. This price includes: bus rides to greenhouses for tours; the tours; stops at the open-air floral marketplace, which is a free event open to the general public, and stops at Quail Botanical Gardens. To make reservations, please call the Encinitas Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center at (760) 753-6041.

Model Railroad Museum

The San Diego Model Railroad Museum in Balboa Park presents Circus Family Day on Sunday, June 2, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Bring the whole family for face painting, circus crafts, build your own model railroad car, and view the circus trains and animated buildings in the toy train gallery. Admission is $4 for adults, children under 15 are free. Call 696-0199 for more information.

Klezmer Ballet

You are cordially invited to the Klezmer Ballet, a unique and moving event on June 5th at 7:30 p.m. as part of our Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival. San Diego Ballet will be performing an original ballet LIVE to the Klezmer stylings of Tijuana’s Freilechs. This is a beautiful pairing of distinct and daring styles of music and dance, and shouldn’t be missed. Get down to the San Diego Repertory Theatre or call 231-3586 ext. 619 for more information.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

We look forward to you joining us as we take a step back to a time when people from throughout Old Town came to witness San Diego’s very first professional theater presentations as we perform “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Opening night will be Wednesday, June 5th at 8 p.m. and will continue Wednesdays through Sundays at 8 p.m. until Sunday, June 30th. General admission is $15. Tickets can be purchased at the Whaley House Gift Shop or by calling (619) 297-9327.

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