San Diego Family Events

Parent Connection Board Meeting


Parent Connection Board Meeting takes place every first Tuesday of each month from 7 pm to 9 pm.
All members are more than welcome to join us.

We hope to see you soon!

"Despicable Me2"

Date: August 1, 2014

Summer moves in the park presents "Despicable Me 2" outdoors at the Fallbrook Community Center on August 1.

Other locations:

Spring Valley Park, August 15

Tierrasanta Community Park, August 16

Tecolote Community Park, San Diego

Screenings start at dusk.  Free


Available Spaces: Unlimited

Kids' Summer Series at Ultra Star Mission Valley

Date: August 4, 2014

Individual tickets can be purchased for $1 at the door.  Monday-Friday at 9:30am.  Runs through August 22.

7510 Hazard Center Dr., San Diego

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Open Cockpit Days

Date: August 9, 2014

Climb aboard historic aircraft and feel like a real pilot.

FlyingLeathernecksAugust 9, August 10, August 23, August 24



Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Postpartum and Your Pelvic Floor

Date: August 26, 2014

Join us when a women's health physical therapist will teach you how to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles during the postpartum period.  Easy exercises will be demonstrated to help you improve your muscle strength and function.  Attend the class and stay for the Breastfeeding Support Group immediately following.  Although this class is free, registration is required.  Please call 1-800-727-4777 to register.

Available Spaces: Unlimited

EvOLvING Dance Days

Date: August 26, 2014

A FREE class for you...professional development for us!

DancetoEvolveTuesday, August 26 at Nobel Recreation Center (La Jolla)

Magical Munchkins Tap/Ballet (2 years) - 3:00-3:30pm

Tiny Movers Tap/Ballet (3-4 years) 3:35-4:25pm

Star Shiners Tap/Ballet (4.5 - 6 years):  4:30-5:15pm

Beat Breakers & Hip Hop (4-12 years): 5:20-6:00pm


Available Spaces: Unlimited

Trade Skool Educational Trading Cards

Date: August 30, 2014

Get ready for a fun-filled afternoon on August 30th at Ingram Plaza at Liberty Station! We will be celebrating the launch of Trade Skool Educational Trading Cards and, an interactive website for kids! Join us on Saturday 8/30 from 11 AM TO to 3 PM for lots of family fun with face painters, a petting zoo (and camel!), inflatable obstacle courses, a magician, caricature artist, raffles, prizes, food trucks, and more!!
When: Sat. August 30th 11am-3pm
Where: Ingram Plaza @ Liberty Station 2640 Cushing Road San Diego, Ca 92106
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Available Spaces: Unlimited


Date: September 6, 2014

On Saturday, September 6, 2014 the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its third annual 5K Run/Walk along the panoramic shoreline waterfront. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. and will continue until 9:00 a.m. Special winner medals will be given to the top three finishers in each age division, and the top male and female overall finishers will be awarded $500 cash prizes. Runners will be greeted on the course by Aquarium mascots and live animals. Each participant will receive a bib, goody bag, medal, T-shirt, and a ticket to the Aquarium valid during the weekend of the event only. When participants explore the Aquarium on the race weekend, they can touch and see animals in new exhibits at the Molina Animal Care Center, where they will learn how the ocean and its resources aid in human medicine.

The generalAquarium 5K registration cost for runners is $44 for youth (17 and under) and $52 for adults. The age divisions are: 12 and under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70+. Pacific Coast Race Timing-Aztlan Athletics will oversee the course timing. The 5K Run/Walk is made possible with the help and support of Molina Healthcare, Inc., the event’s title sponsor. Additional sponsors include Pepsi and Shoreline Village. The Aquarium’s partner is Aztlan Athletics. To register for the 5K, go to

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Family Movie Night

Date: September 13, 2014

Bring a chaiThe LEGO Movier and a picnic and enjoy an outdoor movie experience on a 20' blow up screen in the park.  Feature movie is The LEGO Movie.  There will be two hours of games, crafts and activities setup prior to the start of the movie.  $6 wrist bands get you unlimited access to games and bounce houses.

September 13, 5pm, Free

Stagecoach Community Park, Carlsbad


Available Spaces: Unlimited

Tummy to Play Every Day for Infants

Date: September 16, 2014

Is your baby happy on his tummy, or is he one of the majority who fusses, screams and cries when placed down?  This class provides more than an hour of FUN learning about the importance of tummy time and practicing basic moves and easy modifications to help ensure that tummy time is a happy time.  This class is for babies 0 to 6-7 months and up to two caregivers.  The cost is $25 with code PC2014, $35 for nomembers.  Register at moveplaygrow.

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Chef Showdown 2014

Date: September 18, 2014

San Diego’s Annual Chef Showdown, hosted by the Center for Community Solutions, returns for its 10th anniversary on Thursday, September 18, 2014 showcasing San Diego’s top talents in a highly anticipated culinary competition.


The September 18th fundraising event will be held at a new venue this year, the San ChefDiego Harley-Davidson showroom, which is the largest Harley-Davidson franchise in the country.  Event highlights will include food and beverage tasting stations, a raffle, silent and live auctions. Proceeds will benefit Center for Community Solutions (CCS).  For further information, or to purchase tickets, please call Jennifer Lynaugh at (858) 272-5777 ext. 151 or visit

Available Spaces: Unlimited

ArtSplash 2014: Hats Off to Artists

Date: September 27, 2014

This free, faartsplash_final_logomily-oriented festival is a community celebration for arts education featuring magnificient chalk art street paintings, dozens of talented artists creating, showcasing and selling art, live music, meandering performers, Taste@ArtSplash, a car show, cheese-carving and more; all overlooking the spectacular Pacific Ocean.  Proceeds benefit arts and music programs in local schools.

Armada Drive between Cannon and Palomar Airport Road

September 27, 10:00am - 6:00pm

September 28, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Super Hero Obstacle Race

Date: October 4, 2014

Dress up like your favorite super hero, and come out to the park for this family obstacle run.  Defeat villains while leaping over tall buildings, crawling through toxic tunnels and navigating 20 obstacles throughout the park.  Participants receive a cape and finishing medal.

Alga Norte Community Park


$30 per person, must be 5 years and older to participate

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Healthy Chats for Girls

Date: October 12, 2014

This popular 2 Healthy Chats Puberty image1/2 hour seminar presents accurate information for mothers and daughters (9-11 years old) about the normal physical and emotional changes that preteens experience during puberty.  Dr. Chrystal de Freitas, pediatrician and mother of three, will be leading this discussion.  The cost is $60/mother & daughter pair and includes a "Growing Up" bag for the girls.  Enrollment is limited and preregistration is required.  For more information, go to

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Halloween Plunge

Date: October 18, 2014

Enjoy two hoHalloween Houseurs of fun, Halloween themed pool activities including a floating pumpkin patch where every child will leave with a pumpkin.  Finish the night off with a special presentation of the movie Hotel Transylvania.

Alga Norte Aquatic Center, Carlsbad


Cost:  $8/person, kids under 3 free with a paid adult

Available Spaces: Unlimited

11th Anniversary San Diego Walk Now for Autism Speaks

Date: October 19, 2014

Autism SpWalk Logo 2011 Squareeaks is the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization.  It is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; and their families.  The 11th annual San Diego Walk Now for Autism Speaks will be held on October 19, 2014 at Liberty Station of Point Loma Ingram Plaza at 2640 Historic Decatur Road in San Diego.  For more information click here.

Available Spaces: Unlimited

California Ballet's Giselle

Date: November 1, 2014

Often referred to as the Hamlet of the dance world due to the great demands made of the ballerinCaliforniaBalletGisellea's acting skills, Giselle is the quintessential ballet of the Romantic era.  This ballet is a heart-breaking story of secrets and deception, insanity, early death, retaliation and ultimately forgiveness taking place amid the ghostly Wilis, A cult - like group of other worldly spirits.

San Diego Civic Theatre

1100 Third Ave, San Diego


Price:  $40-$90; Children 12 & under receive a 25% discount.  Appropriate ages 8 and up.  Children younger than 5 will not be admitted to this performance.

Performance times:

Saturday, November 1 at 2:30pm and 7:30pm

Sunday, November 2 at 2:30

Run Time - Approximately 2 hours, 10 minutes including 1 intermission

Available Spaces: Unlimited

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