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Dinner's Done, Now What? -  Ideas for Post-Thanksgiving Family Fun

Dinner's Done, Now What? - Ideas for Post-Thanksgiving Family Fun

After all the hours of prep work that go into Thanksgiving dinner, it seems as if it's gobbled up in no time flat. Now what? Here are a bunch of ideas for the entire family to enjoy after the big fe . . .

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10 Places to Buy Holiday Pies

10 Places to Buy Holiday Pies

If you don’t have the time (or desire) to make your own pies this holiday season, pick them up at one of these local favorite pie shops. Crafted Baked Goods2820 Historic Decatur Rd (Liberty Publi . . .

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Fun Family Board Games

Fun Family Board Games

Family Board Games! Check out these fun games for kids of all ages. Elmo's World Hide & Seek$19.99; 6 months+Amazon.comYour best friend is hiding somewhere around the house – but Elmo won . . .

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San Diego Family's 2017 Holiday Toy Review

San Diego Family's 2017 Holiday Toy Review

The San Diego Family Holiday Toy Review-2017 is here! Stumped for ideas on the perfect present to tuck under the tree or surprise your kiddos with this holiday season? Look no further than San Die . . .

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How to Have a Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

How to Have a Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

A celebration the kids will never forget!Make the kids’ table the best one in the house by celebrating like the Peanuts Gang in the popular movie, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. With Charlie Brown . . .

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Thanksgiving Roundup!

Thanksgiving Roundup!

Celebrate Thanksgiving with family-friendly events and activities, festive crafts, fall recipes and more in our Thanksgiving Round-up! You'll even find Winter Break Camps in San Diego! Quick links: . . .

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Jenny Burman
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San Diego Family Magazine
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San Diego, CA 92193

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Calendar Guidelines
Family Fun, Weekly Family Activities, Kids’ Classes, Community Connection and Totally Teens

The purpose of our monthly Family Fun calendar is to list affordable daily and weekly family-friendly events, activities and kid-friendly classes that take place in San Diego County. Carnivals, theater productions, musical concerts, storytimes, cultural festivals and arts and crafts programs are examples of what you’ll find in our monthly calendar.


  • Weekly Family Activities occur the same day each week and include storytimes, outdoor concerts, arts and crafts, fishing clinics, kid-friendly hikes or tours, family-friendly comedy shows and more.
  • Kids’ Classes encompass ongoing and affordable music, art, preschool, beginner sports instruction such as fishing or tae kwon do and even classes for homeschoolers. Many classes are offered on a drop-in basis.
  • Community Connection is a resource page designed to help busy families find local and online parenting, healthcare and educational information, support and discussion groups, volunteer opportunities as well as playgroups, contests and more.
  • Totally Teens is geared especially for tweens and teens, ages 12 and up. Listings include fun local activities such as sporting events, dances, classes, movies, clubs, book reviews and informational Web sites designed to help teens make informed and responsible decisions.

Deadline: The deadline for submissions is the 1st of the previous month. For example, if you have an event or activity for the month of August, the deadline would be July 1.
 
Submissions: E-mail submissions are preferred; faxes and snail mail submissions are acceptable. Media releases or event announcements should include the following information: media contact name, title, phone number and e-mail address, name of event or activity, a brief 40-50 word description, date(s) and time(s), admission, single ticket price or other charge(s) for adults and children by age, complete address of the event or activity, Web site and public information telephone number. Due to content concerns, age recommendations are helpful, particularly for theater productions, movies and other activities.
 
Artwork: Please send one or two color images ONLY WHEN REQUESTED. The following formats are acceptable: JPEG, TIFF, EPS or PDF. Images must be high-resolution; please send as an attachment.
 
Publication: San Diego Family Magazine reserves the right to edit all copy. Due to content and space limitations, a submission does not guarantee a listing.
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  • San Diego Family Magazine

    San Diego Family Magazine

    Have you ever read something great in a magazine and then been frustrated because you can't remember where you put it? Well, so have we! That's why we think it's a fabulous idea to have the entire publication available to read online! Simply click the link below and use the arrows to turn the pages. You can search by area, event, location, or advertiser.

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  • Out & About

    Out & About

    All dressed up and no where to go? With Out & About, you'll never have to utter (or hear) the words "I'm bored" again!  Use this resource to find oodles of fun things to do in specific areas of San Diego County.

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  • Flourishing Families

    Flourishing Families

    Resources for Families with Special Needs

    Flourishing Families is the Parent Resource Guide for Children with Special Needs that contains over 950 resources in San Diego County. Read informative articles that offer help and encouragement to families with special needs. Sign up to receive our bi-monthly eNewsletter, keeping you connected to current and relevant information in the community. Ready to get out of the house? When you join our online community, you'll also discover fun family-friendly activities and events.

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