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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...

ENCINITAS: Learn photo, basket-making skills March 5 at garden

ENCINITAS: Learn photo, basket-making skills March 5 at garden

March 3, 2016


Filed under CURRENT EVENTS, Encinitas

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Botanic Garden offers two classes for residents March 5. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., learn to capture photos using high-dynamic range techniques with instructor Bob Bretell. HDR is a photography technique that well-suited for any subject matter including flowers, portraits, architecture...

ENCINITAS: Start the year artistically Jan. 16 at Botanic Garden

ENCINITAS: Start the year artistically Jan. 16 at Botanic Garden

January 4, 2016


Filed under CURRENT EVENTS, Encinitas

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Botanic Garden invites the community to two artistic, instructional events Jan. 16. From 9 a.m. to noon, learn the basics of planting a 10-inch-by-20-inch vertical living wall made out of succulents, known as a living wall. Living walls can be used exterior or interior with...

ENCINITAS: Garden has special offer for military through Sept. 7

ENCINITAS: Garden has special offer for military through Sept. 7

August 25, 2015


Filed under CURRENT EVENTS, Encinitas

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Botanic Garden invites active-duty military, National Guard and Reserve members and their families to take advantage of the final two weeks of the Blue Star Museum program. The garden is offering free admission to military members through Labor Day, Sept. 7. The garden participates...

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