Community Calendar

Game Changer @ Petco Park
Apr 2 @ 3:45 pm – Apr 27 @ 7:45 pm

All community members are welcome as we continue to bring together community and law enforcement to discuss problems and solutions to bring about change and peaceful outcomes. Spend time communicating with officers representing the San Diego Police Department, San Diego County Sheriff Department, Border Patrol, Harbor Police Department and more. All participants will receive dinner and a ticket to the San Diego Padres game at no cost. If you have questions or to RSVP, contact Celina at: or call 619-857-7326.

Game Changer April Events:
Monday, April 2, 3:45pm – 7:45pm
Wednesday, April 4, 3:45pm – 7:45pm
Friday, April 27, 3:45pm – 7:45pm

International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4) @ Landmark Hillcrest Theater
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

The International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4™) consists of short and feature length films produced by professional filmmakers from all corners of the globe, showcasing the passion, lifestyle and culture of fly-fishing. Check out the film trailers here:

Join us for a fun night of epic fly fishing films, good company, and a chance to win fishing gear and apparel during our intermission raffle, maybe scoring the fly rod grand prize!

Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for youth/student.

Hosted by California Trout with sponsorship from The Fly Stop and support from Golden State Flycasters. Since 1971 California Trout has worked to ensure there will be resilient populations of wild fish thriving in healthy waters for the future well-being of all Californians. CalTrout has six regional offices across the state, including San Diego. We are California-focused, building partnerships in key geographies where wild fish influence the community.

Veterans Benefits and Community Resource Fair @ Veterans Association of North County
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

This Veterans Benefit and Community Resource Fair will feature free food and drinks and will highlight the many resources that are available to all Veterans and active duty service members in the San Diego North County community.

The VANC seeks to honor and support those who have served our country, bridging the past, present, and future. VANC is a vibrant gathering place in North San Diego County, where all Veterans, active-duty military, and their loved ones can reach out for help and community. VANC is working with other organizations that serve the military community and through activities like the Veterans Benefits and Resource Fair in order to make San Diego North County the most Veteran-friendly community in America!

Veterans and supporting organizations can RSVP or register for participation at or call 760-722-1277 for more information.

San Diego Shaka Fest @ De Anza Cove Mission Bay
Apr 28 all-day

April 28, 2018 – The public is invited to California’s premier Hawaiian style festival focused on the fusion of Hawaiian culture, arts, and athletics on April 29, 2017 at Crown Point – Mission Bay.

San Diego, CA April 28, 2018–Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club, Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to perpetuating the Hawaiian culture and fighting the youth obesity epidemic presents the 5th Annual San Diego Shaka Fest. The San Diego Shaka Fest will bring Hawaiʻi to De Anza Cove Park on San Diego Mission Bay on April 28, 2018.
-This family friendly festival includes a Stand-Up Paddle race for all ages, a youth only Hawaiian outrigger canoe regatta, and Polynesian entertainment on our Makai stage.
Parking and admission is free and open to the public. This festival is a fundraiser to benefit Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club so they can continue to operate their all-volunteer run Hawaiian cultural immersion program on San Diego Mission Bay.
Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit charity organization. Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club is a youth only Hawaiian cultural immersion program run by all adult volunteers and was founded on November 11, 2011 in San Diego California. Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club’s mission is to develop an appreciation of cultural heritage by educating their youth about the Hawaiian and Pacific Islander culture through language, hand crafts, chants, prayers, and ancient History of Hawaiʻi in a safe, healthy and nurturing environment. And to teach their youth the importance of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle by combining wellness education including sound mind & body. And by preparing and encouraging them to participate in competitive outrigger canoe paddling and races.
For updated information on this event call Gus Cervantes at (858) 449-2078 or visit

Walk for Wishes @ Embarcadero Marina Park South
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am

Make-A-Wish® is dedicated to making every eligible child’s wish come true, and signing up for Walk For Wishes is a big way you can help make that happen. Walk for Wishes is a really wonderful, fun event and your participation will help make wishes come true for some amazing kids. Registration is FREE– so friends, family and colleagues can attend as well!

Free Document Shredding Event @ Cajon Park Elementary School
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Document Shredding: Up to five (5) standard size storage boxes of documents per residence. Documents must be free from binders or binder clips. Stapled papers are acceptable. All storage boxes will be returned to residents.

Comic, Toy and Collectble @ Scottish Rite Event Center
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

San Diego’s newest Comic, Toy, Collectibles, Artists and Cosplay convention! Join us Saturday, April 28th at the Scottish Rite Event Center. There you’ll find a 10,000 sqft room full of Comic and Toy dealers, Cos-players, and even special guests! You can even meet the notorious Disney cover artist, Jonathan Young, or the brilliant creator of Killer Bunnies, Jefferey Bellinger, and many more guests!

You can view the website here:

39th Annual Auction: Where Dreams Really Do Come True! @ Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos
Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm

Grab your Mickey ears for our 39th Annual Auction: Where Dreams Really Do Come True! Each year, the Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos provides a whole new world of opportunities for over 3,300 kids and teens in the community. Join us for the evening as we transform our Club into the happiest place in San Marcos to explore a vast silent and live auction selection during a cocktail hour, enjoy a delicious dinner, and listen to stories about the magic that happens inside our doors every day!

Sponsorship opportunities available at various levels. Visit or contact our administrative office at (760) 471-2490 ext. 307 to learn more.

Celebration of Independence Gala @ Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa
May 5 all-day

Join Doors of Change at their Celebration of Independence Annual Gala Dinner & Auction Saturday night, May 5, at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa. Bid on signed musical instruments and memorabilia by The Rolling Stones, Elton John, Billy Joel, Steve Martin, Tony Bennett and more! All to help homeless teens get off the street and into productive lives. Purchase gala tickets and bid for memorabilia online today at!

San Diego Dragon Boat Festival @ Tecolote Shores North, Mission Bay Park
May 5 all-day

If you’ve never paddled, try a dragon boat! If you’ve been away awhile, come restart with us! Alliance coaches, steerers await you with Dragon boats, life vests, paddles, and great instruction! Come start the season with us; be ready to Race with the Dragons! 14th annual SD Dragon Boat Festival Saturday, May 5, 2018, 8am-4pm