Events from May 01, 2021

  • From May 01, 2021 9:00 am until May 01, 2021 1:00 pm
    At Categories: Special Needs
    Mom’s Day Out: “Renewing Hope.” Spend a day full of fun and relaxation designed to pamper and celebrate you as a mom of a child with special needs. Enjoy incredible speakers, refreshing music, lunch, a fun craft, luxurious swag bags and more. May 1, 9 am–1 pm. $18. North Coast Church Vista, 2405 N. Santa Fe Ave., Vista. https://hopeonthehardroad.regfox.com/may-moms-day-out
  • From May 01, 2021 9:00 am until May 01, 2021 5:30 pm
    At Categories: FREE
    FREE Book Giveaway. The UPS Store is proud to support the Toys for Tots Literacy Program teaming up with the San Diego Council on Literacy as they distribute 50,000 FREE books to underserved children in the San Diego area. This event is open to the public and all books are free to those who can attend. 9–10:30 am at St. James Lutheran Church, 866 Imperial Beach Blvd.; 12:30–2 pm at The Jacobs Center, 404 Euclid Ave.; 4–5:30 pm at Lexington Elementary School, 1145 Redwood Ave., El Cajon. https://www.theupsstore.com/literacy
  • On May 01, 2021
    At 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA Categories: Outdoors
    The Flower Fields. The Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers are in bloom. Enjoy this annual burst of color along with the American flag of flowers, the artist garden, Santa’s playground, the sweet pea maze, the antique tractor wagon tour and more. Mar. 1–May 9, 9 am–6 pm. Tickets must be purchased online in advance. Adults, $20; Ages 3–10, $10. 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad. www.theflowerfields.com
  • On May 01, 2021
    At 500 Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA 92109, USA Categories: Special Events
    SeaWorld Seven Seas Food Festival. Explore more than 25 unique recipes from around the world to pair with over 75 craft beers and over 25 cocktail and wine selections. Revitalize your taste buds as you share this welcoming, open-air experience. Select dates through May 2, 12 pm–park close. Interstate 5, exit SeaWorld Dr., San Diego. Visit www.seaworldsandiego.com for tickets.
  • On May 01, 2021
    At 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024, USA Categories: Outdoors
    Wild and Beautiful: Artist Alliance Sculpture Exhibit. Roam the scenic trails to discover the 13 diverse artworks placed throughout the microenvironments of this horticultural wonderland. Through Aug. 1. Open Wed.–Sun., 10 am–5 pm. Adults, $18; Ages 3–17, $10. San Diego Botanic Garden, 300 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. www.sdbgarden.org
  • On May 01, 2021
    At 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024, USA Categories: Floral Exhibits
    World of Orchids. Enjoy orchids from all corners of the world. Through May 2. Wed.–Sun., 10 am–5 pm, select days until 8 pm. Adults, $18; Ages 3–17, $10. San Diego Botanic Garden, 300 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. www.sdbgarden.org
  • On May 01, 2021
    VIRTUAL FREE The San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering. A ten-day virtual experience including a live stage with streaming events, a variety of pre-recorded sessions, an exhibit booth space and special events including Women in STEM and a COVID-19 panel. Apr. 24–May 2. Visit www.lovestemsd.org for details.
  • On May 01, 2021
    At 910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos, FREE
    FREE Teacher Appreciation at the USS Midway. During the months of April & May, San Diego teachers get free admission to the USS Midway Museum. Must provide proof by presenting a teacher credential ID. Open daily, 10 am–5 pm. 910 N. Harbor Dr., downtown San Diego. www.midway.org
  • On May 01, 2021
    At Categories: FREE
    Free Car Washes for All Educators. Soapy Joe’s is offering free washes for all educators from Apr. 15 (Soapy Joe’s Day) to May 4 (Teacher Appreciation Day). Additionally, the local car wash is donating $10,000 to the San Diego Center for Children, which provides evidence-based therapeutic and educational services to children and families struggling with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. This donation will support the efforts to build understanding and give these children the support they require and deserve. www.soapyjoescarwash.com
  • On May 01, 2021
    At 1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos
    The Carolwood Pacific: Walt's Magical Railroad. Walt Disney’s Carolwood Barn, located in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park, tells the story of Walt’s love of the railroad and how this lifelong fascination influenced his creativity. See a variety of historical artifacts on loan from the Carolwood Foundation - some of which were personally owned by Walt himself. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online. Fri., Sat. & Sun. through June 6, 11 am–4 pm. Adults, $12.50; Ages 12–18, $7.50; Ages 4–11, $6. San Diego Model Railroad Museum, 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park. Purchase tickets at https://tickets.sdmrm.org/e/san-diego-model-railroad-museum-2021
  • On May 01, 2021
    VIRTUAL 2021 Cinco de Mayo Virtual Run. Pick your distance, pick your course. Earn your fiesta and get awesome swag including a T-shirt or racer-back tank, bib, finisher’s medal, Mexican candy and stickers, all with a festive Cinco de Mayo theme. May 1-16. $20–$35. Register at www.cincodemayotrailrun.org.
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