Events from May 15, 2021

  • From May 15, 2021 5:00 pm until May 15, 2021 9:00 pm
    At 14134 Midland Rd, Poway, CA 92064, USA Categories: Outdoors
    Teen Fiesta. Fiesta like there’s no mañana with caliente tunes, delicioso treats, loco activities, a super-stuffed piñata and more. 5–9 pm. $5. For grades 6–9. Old Poway Park, 14134 Midland Rd., Poway. Registration required at www.poway.org.
  • From May 15, 2021 10:00 am until May 15, 2021 11:30 am
    VIRTUAL Field Trip: River Bugs Are Cool! Kids will join scientists for a virtual bioassessment of organisms living in the San Diego River and follow along as we examine and sort living aquatic invertebrates using scientific equipment, learn about the biodiversity of the watershed, and make conclusions about the health of the San Diego River. May 15, 10–11:30 am. For ages 8–12. Registration required. https://sdriverdays.org/activity/river-bugs-are-cool/
  • From May 15, 2021 9:30 am until May 15, 2021 12:30 pm
    At Categories: Outdoors
    Family Field Trip at Crestridge Ecological Reserve. The Earth Discovery Institute invites you to enjoy a morning of nature fun with a 1-2 mile hike through the chaparral, coastal sage, and oak habitats. Learn about some of our local plants and animals, create some fun art to take home, and help with a restoration activity. Bring your lunch to enjoy in the beautiful oak grove. May 15, 9:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration is required. https://sdriverdays.org/activity/family-field-trip/
  • From May 15, 2021 9:00 am until May 15, 2021 12:00 pm
    At 10845 Woodside Ave, Santee, CA 92071, USA Categories: FREE
    FREE Fido Day at Santee Dog Parks. Bring your dog to one of Santee's dog parks for arfs & crafts, Paw-casso paw print art and doggie spray tattoos. 9 am–12 noon. 2 locations: Mast Park, 9125 Carlton Hills Blvd. & Woodglen Vista Park, 10250 Woodglen Vista Dr. Reservations required at www.fidofestsantee.com.
  • On May 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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.
  • On May 15, 2021
    At Categories: Food
    Promises2Kids Foodies 4 Foster Kids. Support foster children and restaurants. Your support makes a difference for San Diego foster children through Guardian Scholars, Camp Connect, Foster Funds & the A.B. and Jessie Polinsky Children’s Center. May 1–31. Visit www.promises2kids.org for complete list of restaurant partners.
  • On May 15, 2021
    At 100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Sporting Events
    Padres Home Games. Today & tomorrow vs. Giants. Other home games this month: May 3–5 (vs. Pirates); May 14–16 (vs. Cardinals); May 17–19 (vs. Rockies) & May 21–23 (vs. Mariners). For tickets and game times visit www.padres.com.
  • On May 15, 2021
    At 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos
    Birch Aquarium at Scripps is Open. View a stunning variety of colorful marine life featured in more than 60 habitats and interact with hands-on exhibits. Adults, $19.50; Ages 3–17, $15; 2 & under free. 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla. Visit www.aquarium.ucsd.edu for reservations.
  • On May 15, 2021
    At 500 Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA 92109, USA Categories: Amusement Parks
    SeaWorld Rides Reopen. For the first time in more than a year, California residents are invited to explore more than 100 acres of rides, animal exhibits, presentations and Sesame Street Bay of Play. Visit website for hours and admission. Interstate 5, exit SeaWorld Dr. www.seaworldsandiego.com
  • On May 15, 2021
    At 1 Legoland Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA Categories: Amusement Parks
    LEGOLAND California Reopens. Filled with more than 60 kid-powered, kid-tastic rides, shows and attractions. Enter a world of knights and princesses to conquer the Dragon Coaster or kids can drive their own cars at Driving School. Visit website for tickets and dates. One LEGOLAND Dr., Carlsbad. www.legoland.com
  • On May 15, 2021
    At 2170 Coronado Ave, San Diego, CA 92154, USA Categories: Movies
    South Bay Drive-In Theatres. Open daily. Adults, $10; Ages 5–9, $1. Visit website for showtimes and movies. 2170 Coronado Ave. www.southbaydrivein.com
  • On May 15, 2021
    At 5005 Willows Rd, Alpine, CA 91901, USA Categories: Skating
    Viejas Outdoor Roller Rink. Skate for an hour at Southern California’s largest outdoor roller rink. Thurs.–Sat., 4–9 pm, Sun., 3–8 pm. $10, includes one hour skating session and skate rental. Viejas Casino & Resort, 5000 Willows Rd., Alpine. www.viejas.com
  • On May 15, 2021
    At 1050 Cannon Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA Categories: Outdoors
    Strawberry Picking. 25 acres of “U-pick” strawberry fields. Test out the “apple cannons,” play at the property’s Bounceland and wander through the sunflower maze. Open daily, 9 am–5 pm. $5. Carlsbad Strawberry Company, 1050 Cannon Rd., Carlsbad. www.carlsbadstrawberrycompany.com
  • On May 15, 2021
    At 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014, USA Categories: Outdoors
    TinyFest. Tour tiny houses on wheels, backyard cottages, shipping container homes, vans, bus conversions and more. Today, 12 noon–6 pm; tomorrow, 10 am–6 pm; May 16, 10 am–5 pm. $15, parking $10. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar. www.delmarfairgrounds.com
  • On May 15, 2021
    At 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014, USA Categories: Outdoors
    Spring Home/Garden Show. Browse vendor displays, check out the Garden Market Place, get inspiration from the experts and more. Today & May 16, 10 am–5 pm & tomorrow, 10 am–6 pm. Parking $10. Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar. www.delmarfairgrounds.com
  • On May 15, 2021
    At 910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos
    USS Midway Museum. Experience the legacy of the USS Midway, see firsthand the museum’s extensive collection of naval aircraft and be captivated by the ship’s award-winning audio tour. Daily, 10 am–5 pm. Adults, $26; Ages 6–12, $18. 910 N. Harbor Dr., downtown. Purchase tickets online at www.midway.org.
  • On May 15, 2021
    At Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, 6905 La Jolla Scenic Dr S, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA Categories: Outdoors
    FREE Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. Walk along the 11 walls, view the individual veterans plaques and climb the brick steps up to the cross for one of the city’s most magnificent views. Open daily, 7 am–10 pm. 6905 La Jolla Scenic Dr. at Via Capri, La Jolla. www.soledadmemorial.org
  • On May 15, 2021
    At Categories: Outdoors
    FREE San Diego River Days. The San Diego River Park Foundation and partner organizations collaborated to put together a list of fun, FREE activities for individuals, groups, and families. Choose from over 15 interactive activities; including hikes, open houses, volunteer projects, virtual workshops, self-guided activities, and much more. From Julian to Ocean Beach, and everywhere in between, San Diego River Days is your opportunity to get outside and celebrate OUR San Diego River. May 8–16. Visit www.sdriverdays.org for full schedule.
  • On May 15, 2021
    At 500 Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA 92109, USA Categories: FREE
    Waves of Honor Free Admission for Veterans & Guests at SeaWorld. As a token of our appreciation for those who have served our country, SeaWorld is offering all U.S. military veterans and active duty service members four free tickets for themselves and guests to SeaWorld San Diego. To obtain tickets, simply click on the link below to verify status through ID.me for military status verification before May 16. As an added thank you, veterans and active military service members can also purchase up to six additional tickets at 50% off. All tickets must be used before June 27 and reservations must be made prior to your visit date. https://seaworld.com/san-diego/tickets/military-discount-veteran/?utm_source=Cheetah&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=SWC_VeteransOffer_TP1&tp=i-1NGB-I1-5HV-scCjH-1o-2i4tF-1c-sZuSF-l5zaQ1S1nC-WezwU&pk_id=40057905
  • On May 15, 2021
    VIRTUAL Raymonda. An experience in pure dance with the grandeur of classical ballet in Elizabeth Wistrich’s shorter version titled Raymonda Variations, based on Marius Petipa’s 1898 ballet. Then taking ballet to another level is Elizabeth Wistrich’s energetic contemporary ballet, Still World Turning Again. Resident Choreographer Geoff Gonzalez closes out the program with a concert version of his popular The Four Seasons to Antonio Vivaldi famous score. May 7–23. Starting at $29. https://cityballet.org/performances/raymonda/
  • On May 15, 2021
    At Categories: FREE
    FREE Eastern Dragon Mythology Activity Kits. Celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage month. Learn about the role dragons play in Chinese Culture and mythology. Each kit contains eastern dragon facts, a dragon roll craft, dragon glasses, a light-up dragon necklace and fun coloring activities. Available while supplies last. May 10–31. City Heights Library, 3795 Fairmount Ave. www.sandiego.gov/sdplaapi
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