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Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe kicks off new season Nov. 15

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Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe begins its 14th season on Friday, Nov. 15. Anthony Kearns, a founding-member of the platinum-selling vocal sensation “The Irish Tenors,” will perform at the Village Church Fellowship Hall beginning at 7 p.m. The doors open at 6:15 p.m. for complimentary wine, donated by Northern Trust, and catered hors d’oeuvres. Dessert and coffee is provided at intermission.

Rancho Santa Fe Library Summer Reading Program kicks off June 15

The Rancho Santa Fe Library’s Summer Reading Program starts on June 15 and continues all summer, through August 9.

The regular weekly programs will include Movie Mondays at 1 p.m., Preschool Storytime on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., Love on a Leash on Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m., Baby Sign and Sing storytimes on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. (June 19- July 24), Kids Crafts on Wednesdays at 1 p.m., Tweens Crafts on Thursdays at 1 p.m., Toddler Storytime on Fridays at 10:30 a.m., and Friday Fun on Fridays at 1 p.m.

Rancho Santa to host 4th of July Parade

The 4th of July Parade Committee is recruiting volunteers. The committee is looking for individuals over the age of 18 who would like to help out with the parade. A variety of duties are available, including

Rancho Santa Fe Republican Women to hold 18th annual ‘Salute to America’: Military Remembrance and Tribute event

The June 13 event will be held at Bentley’s Steak & Chop House 162 South Rancho Santa Fe Road, Encinitas. Price: $50 per person; Social: 5 p.m.; Program & Dinner: 5:30- 7:30 p.m.

Rancho Santa Fe Association Annual Meeting

Rancho Santa Fe Association Annual Meeting

The Rancho Santa Fe Association’s Annual Meeting was held on May 9, at the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club.

Neurosurgeon/author Dr. Benjamin Carson to speak in Rancho Santa Fe May 8

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All are invited to a special engagement on Wednesday, May 8, with Dr. Benjamin Carson, a neurosurgeon, motivational speaker, philanthropist, and author. The event will be hosted by the Tri-City Tea Party.

Torrey Pines High School student-run ScholarBoost organization collecting used SAT, ACT and AP test prep material for kids in need

ScholarBoost students collect used SAT, ACT and AP test prep materials, such as books and flash cards, for donation to kids in need. Photos/Carol Howe

ScholarBoost is a Torrey Pines High School student-organized philanthropic organization whose mission is to help high school students with college aspirations from low-income San Diego neighborhoods improve their ability to gain admission to their schools of choice.

Conner’s Cause for Children Golf Classic is April 18

The 16th Annual Conner’s Cause for Children Golf Classic will be held April 18 at the Twin Oaks Golf Course in San Marcos.

Family Work Day at the Village Church Preschool

John Carley and Curtis Broxterman

Dads and staff members worked recently to enhance the Village Church Preschool playground. Monica Conway, the school music and resource teacher, gathered materials and organized all the projects. Peter Cottam’s construction expertise made Conway’s vision come to life.

Half-Price Sale on Food and Wine books to be held at Rancho Santa Fe Book Cellar Patio

The Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild will hold a half-price sale on Saturday, April 6, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for books on food and wine at the Book Cellar Patio.


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