Events from July 21, 2018

  • From July 21, 2018 7:15 pm until July 21, 2018 9:15 pm
    At 1 Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego, CA 92119, USA Categories: FREE, Outdoors
    Experience Mission Trails Regional Park at dusk during this guided walk. 7:15-9:15 pm. Free. Meet at the Bushy Hill parking lot across from the campground entry station. Two Father Junipero Serra Trail, Santee. www.mtrp.org.
  • From July 21, 2018 9:00 am until July 22, 2018 5:00 pm
    At 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024, USA Categories: Animals, Fairs & Festivals
    Meet fascinating creepy-crawlies, chat with bug experts and get a taste of cooked mealworm larva. Kids can also make crafts and practice bug collecting. July 21 & 22, 9 am-5 pm. Free with admission; also free for ages 12 & under. San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. www.sdbgarden.org.
  • On July 21, 2018
    At 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, Science
    The Discovery Channel’s Emmy-nominated series comes to life to uncover truths behind popular myths by mixing the scientific method with gleeful curiosity and old-fashioned ingenuity! Open daily; visit website for hours and admission. www.fleetscience.org.
  • On July 21, 2018
    At 2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, Science
    Explore the technology behind everything fast at this new exhibit where you can take a closer look at the fastest jets, planes, rockets, cars, motorcycles, boats and bicycles in the world. Different theme each month; this month’s theme is “Drag Racing.” Open daily, 10 am-4:30 pm. $10.75-$19.75; ages 2 & under free. www.sandiegoairandspace.org.
  • On July 21, 2018
    At Mission Trails Regional Park, 1 Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego, CA 92119, USA Categories: FREE, Outdoors, Nature Activities
    These guided walks are filled with fun facts and stories that connect children to nature. Saturdays, Sundays & Wednesdays, 9:30-11 am. Visitor Center, Mission Trails Regional Park, One Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Carlos. www.mtrp.org.
  • On July 21, 2018
    At United States Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, FREE
    Active-duty military including National Guard and Reserve and their families receive free admission to more than 2,000 museums across the country through this annual program. May 26-Sept. 3. www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.
  • On July 21, 2018
    At 500 Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA 92109, USA Categories: Parades
    See your favorite Sesame Street friends at this parade with themed floats, contemporary tunes as well as Sesame Street musical favorites, and two show-stopping performances throughout the parade route. Saturdays & Sundays, through Sept. 2. Visit website for park hours and admission. Interstate 5, exit SeaWorld Dr., San Diego. www.seaworldsandiego.com.
  • On July 21, 2018
    June 1 until Aug. 1 at San Diego Public Library branches; June 1 until Aug. 31 at San Diego County Library branches. www.sandiego.gov/public-library/kidsandteens/summerreading; www.sdcl.org.
  • On July 21, 2018
    At Categories: FREE, Crafts
    For ages 3 & up. Saturdays, 11 am-3 pm. 7510 Hazard Center Dr., San Diego & 702 Center Dr., San Marcos. www.lakeshorelearning.com.
  • On July 21, 2018
    At United States Categories: FREE, Sports
    This national program gives children the chance to enjoy two free games of bowling every day, all summer long. For participating bowling centers and to register, go to www.kidsbowlfree.com.
  • On July 21, 2018
    At 2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, Animals, Summer Events
    Enjoy African-themed entertainment, trampoline performances, and shows like Dr. Zoolittle and Friends Explore Africa and Call of the Night, a symphony of live music, lasers, rhythmic acrobats, bubbles and moving lights. Through Sept. 3, 4-9 pm. Free with Zoo admission. www.sandiegozoo.org.
  • On July 21, 2018
    At 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, Animals, Science
    Birch Aquarium at Scripps presents this new comic book-inspired exhibit about the fascinating adaptations (a.k.a. super powers) of ocean species. See how these creatures have inspired everything from cinema and pop culture to medicine and engineering. Opens June 29; 9 am-5 pm. Included with admission. 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla. www.aquarium.ucsd.edu.
  • On July 21, 2018
    At 500 Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA 92109, USA Categories: Summer Events
    SeaWorld’s summer spectacular transforms the park after dark into a sea of color, light and energy inspired by the ocean. See electrifying nighttime experiences including "Cirque Electrique" that showcases daring aerial performers. Through Sept. 3; visit website for hours and admission. Interstate 5, exit SeaWorld Dr. www.seaworldsandiego.com.
  • On July 21, 2018
    At 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Theatre
    Fall in love with this irresistible, big-hearted mustachioed hero in the Olivier Award-nominated musical filled with eye-popping colors, infectious tunes and a powerful message about taking care of our planet and each other. July 2- Aug. 12; visit website for show times. Tickets start at $30. The Old Globe, Balboa Park. www.theoldglobe.org.
  • On July 21, 2018
    At 970 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92132, USA Categories: Animals, Cruises
    Hornblower Cruises & Events offers these fun-filled cruises where you can see dolphins and sea lion, and get the chance to see the legendary blue whales and other large baleen whales. During the four-hour tour, you'll be treated to a live narration by their experienced captain and an on-board naturalist from the San Diego Natural History Museum. Fri.-Mon., through Sept. 3, 9 am-1 pm. Pier 2, 970 N. Harbor Dr., downtown San Diego. For fees and reservations, visit www.hornblower
.com/port/overview/sd+whalewatching.
  • On July 21, 2018
    At Pershing Dr & Upas St, San Diego, CA 92104, USA Categories: FREE, Concert, Outdoors
    5 pm; DJ, vendors and other activities starting at 3 pm. Upas St. & Pershing Dr., North Park. 
www.northparksd.org.
  • On July 21, 2018
    At 1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos
    Little ones, ages 5 & under, can explore the natural world through play in this new exhibit space. Visit website for hours and museum admission. San Diego Natural History Museum, Balboa Park. www.sdnat.org.
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