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This April Weekend in Oceanside

Ann and David Schulz, mother and son theater team, participate in the dedication ceremony for the Star Theatre’s restored marquee July 3. (Photo by Troy Orem)

Oceanside CA- Here are some happenings going on in Oceanside for this, April the 12th, weekend and beyond including something for our four legged friends.

Give your dog or cat a leg up on wellness

humane_societyThe 1st annual Seaside Pet Clinic will take place in the St Mary, Star of the Sea school parking lot at Wisconsin and Ditmar. There will be an on site vet, free goodie bags (while supplies last) $10.00 microchip, which includes registration and a free scan of existing chips for readability. Low cost vaccines and low cost nail trims will also be available. The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA will offer on-site pet adoptions during the 2 hour duration of the event 10:00 a.m. to Noon on Saturday the 12th. The event is organized by the Oceanside Coastal Neighborhood Association

Author Beverly Cleary’s Birthday Celebration

The Oceanside Public Library invites families and children of all ages to celebrate American author Beverly Cleary’s birthday Saturday, April 12, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms, 330 North Coast Highway. We’ll read stories, watch a movie, and make crafts. Cake and refreshments will be served.
Beverly Cleary’s birthday offers the chance for both young and old to share in the joy of reading and participate in D.E.A.R – Drop Everything and Read, a month long celebration where we drop things like chores and errands and read books instead! This event is free and sponsored by the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library. For more information please call the Oceanside Public Library at (760) 435-5600 or visit the library’s website [Link]
Also at the Library
Josh Marlar Artist Workshop for Teens
Artist workshop presented in partnership with the Hill Street Country Club. For grades 6-12. Civic Center Library Courtyard 2:00 p.m.

Oceanside Jaycee’s Carnival

This is a traditional family oriented carnival including rides, games, and food booths. Sponsored by the Oceanside Jaycee’s. 1:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. Saturday and Sunday in the vacant lot next to the DMV

Art Exhibit Reception

Mega Exhibition Reception for Icons of Desire: Jean Wells, Solo Exhibition: Kenneth Capps, DNA of Creativity, and Rank n’ File: John Daniel Abel. Free for OMA members, $10 for non-members. Saturday 6:00 p.m. – 8:00.p.m. more information can be found here [Link] at the Oceanside Museum of Art website

A Sunday Afternoon of French Art Songs

Diane Elias, Mezzo-Soprano, will be performing the works of Debussey, Hahn, Duparc and Faurè. She will be accompanied by pianist, Kathlyn Grabenstein. Sunday at 2:00 p.m., The Brooks Theatre- 217 North Coast Highway. Doors open at 1:00 p.m. for complimentary wine and cheese reception. All seats are $15.00 and can be purchased at the door or online [Link]
Ms. Elias will be offering a Masters class at 3:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend for an additional donation.

April MainStreet Mixer

Join the City of Oceanside, MainStreet Oceanside, and other local organizations as they celebrate Earth Day at the April MainStreet Mixer on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at SpringHill Suites by Marriott at 110 North Myers Street in Oceanside. The event will be held on the outdoor ocean view terrace of the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified hotel. Music and food are courtesy of Hello Betty Fish House, and a no-host bar will be provided while learning more about Oceanside’s future Green Business Certification program. Businesses that are already taking a lead on sustainability and the Green Oceanside movement will be recognized. Keeping with the Earth Day theme, The Hill Street Country Club and Succulent Café will have beautiful pieces of eco-friendly artwork on display. The first 100 people in attendance will receive a free drink ticket at the door. RSVP by calling (760) 754-4512 or email

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This April Weekend in Oceanside