Events from May 18, 2021

  • From May 18, 2021 2:00 pm until May 18, 2021 2:15 pm
    VIRTUAL FREE Art of Cartooning: Badtz-Maru. The second Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month edition. Today’s character was created by the same company as Hello Kitty. He’s a little penguin who has been featured on apparel, DVDs, and even guitars. May 18, 2–2:15 pm. www.sandiego.gov/sdplaapi
  • On May 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2021
    At 320 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025, USA Categories: Museums, Galleries and Zoos
    San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum Reopens. Visit this hands-on educational museum with interactive exhibits and programs focused on science, world cultures and art. $9.50. Tues., Wed. & Sun. 9 am–12 noon & 1:30–4:30 pm. 320 N. Broadway, Escondido. Reservations required at www.sdcdm.org.
  • On May 18, 2021
    At Categories: FREE, Biking
    FREE Bike Anywhere Week. Bike to work, school, the store, the beach, or just around your neighborhood. Explore your community and discover why San Diego is one of the best places in the country to go by bike. May 16–22. www.icommutesd.com
  • On May 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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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