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Respite from recent rains opens window for painted ladies

Respite from recent rains opens window for painted ladies

Roman S. Koenig

March 14, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

A swarm of travelers is riding in on light Santa Ana winds along the North Coast following this winter’s record rainfall. Painted lady butterflies, which have been observed in spots throughout the county over the past few weeks, have arrived in even more numbers in Encinitas and surrounding communities.

Botanic Garden extends admission offer to furloughed workers

Botanic Garden extends admission offer to furloughed workers

North Coast Current

January 23, 2019


Filed under Encinitas, FEDERAL SHUTDOWN | LOCAL IMPACT, Region, San Diego County

San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas has extended its offer of free admission to furloughed federal employees and contractors, and their families, through Jan. 25, park officials announced.

Botanic Garden offers free admission to furloughed workers

Botanic Garden offers free admission to furloughed workers

North Coast Current

January 14, 2019


Filed under Encinitas, FEDERAL SHUTDOWN | LOCAL IMPACT, Region, San Diego County

Furloughed federal employees and contractors, and their families, can receive a break on admission to the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas now through Jan. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., park officials recently announced.

ENCINITAS: Ladybug festival July 21 at Botanic Garden

ENCINITAS: Ladybug festival July 21 at Botanic Garden

July 14, 2018


Filed under CURRENT EVENTS, Education, Encinitas

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Botanic Garden hosts its Insect and Ladybug Festival July 21 and 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the 37-acre garden, located at 230 Quail Gardens Drive. The event features live insects, lizards, snakes, ladybugs and Madagascar hissing cockroaches. Children can practice bug collecting,...

Tips to protect birds in your yard and garden

Tips to protect birds in your yard and garden

StatePoint

March 18, 2018


Filed under MERCHANTS' SQUARE

One of the best parts of backyard living in the warmer months is all the potential for bird watching that comes with it. You may have even installed a bird feeder in your garden in an attempt to attract more birds to your property. But did you know, your home poses dangerous risks to the birds that...

ENCINITAS: Botanic Garden offers mosaic course Jan. 21 and 25

ENCINITAS: Botanic Garden offers mosaic course Jan. 21 and 25

January 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Community News, CURRENT EVENTS, Encinitas

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Botanic Garden offers Beginning Mosaics — Butterflies, Dragonflies, Seahorses, Owls and Turtles, where participants can create garden art during two Wednesdays in January. This beginning mosaics class — Jan. 18 and 25 from 12:30 to 4 p.m. — will guide students through...

Cool on the Coast: Music, arts, nature spring to life in March

Layla Marino

March 15, 2016


Filed under Arts, Carlsbad, Community News, COOL ON THE COAST, Del Mar, Education, Encinitas, Food, Health, North County, Oceanside, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Theater

Though North County’s coast was expecting a much harsher winter, we’ve had sun, fun and sand throughout February. In March, indoor events rule the entertainment landscape. With lots of theater, lectures and music, the coast is staying cool even if the weather stays hot. Check out just a few of the activities available to “coasters” this month.

ENCINITAS: Enjoy Family Discovery Days at lagoon center March 19-20

ENCINITAS: Enjoy Family Discovery Days at lagoon center March 19-20

March 6, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, CURRENT EVENTS, Encinitas

ENCINITAS — The San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy hosts free Family Discovery Days on March 19 and 20 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center. Families can participate in an egg-themed trivia hunt, face painting with nature scenes, and arts and crafts to take home. They will also have the...

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