Newsletter March – April 2019: Upcoming Events
|Event||Date||Time||Location||Hosted By||What is the event?|
|7th Annual International Mariachi Festival & Competition||Mar 10, 2019||11:00A – 7:00P||Bayside Park
999 Bayside Parkway
Chula Vista, CA 91910
|National City Chamber of Commerce||The International Mariachi Festival is an incredible event that celebrates the community’s vibrant culture, attracts visitors to the South Bay from United States and Mexico, and supports youth development through mariachi music, arts and culture. The mariachi program supports today’s youth in their artistic, individual and educational endeavors, in an effort to strengthen their abilities to grow as positive and constructive leaders for the future.|
|Disaster Aware, Are you Prepared?||Mar 16, 2019||8:00A – 5:00P||Handlery Hotel
950 Hotel Cir North
San Diego, CA 92108
|YMCA – Child Resource Center||Disasters are overwhelming, unpredictable and scary. Planning and preparing is the number one way to minimize these fears. The YMCA Childcare Resource Service is holding a one-day conference to assist the child care community in getting prepared.
You can Register for the conference online www.ymca.org/DisasterAware.
|Grandparents Raising Grandchildren – East||Apr 06, 2019||8:30A – 2:30P||Foothills Church
365 W. Bradley Avenue
El Cajon, CA 92020
|San Diego County||This FREE event is for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren, other relative caregivers and the children in their care to learn about local resources, listen to informative presentations on building resilient children, adverse childhood experiences, drug prevention and more.
Registration for this FREE event will be open March 1, 2019 on the 211 website.
|March for Babies||Apr 27, 2019||8:00A – 12:00P||Balboa Park
2414 6th Ave
|March of Dimes||This event takes place in 1,400 communities across the nation, involving thousands of volunteers to raise the money needed to save babies’ lives. For over 78 years people in the San Diego community have joined together to walk to ensure moms have full-term pregnancies and babies are born healthy.
Join this event today. HERE
|19th Annual Day of the Child Community Fair||Apr 27, 2019||11:00A – 3:00P||Memorial Park
3rd Avenue and Parkway
Chula Vista, CA
|Chula Vista Community Collaborative||The theme and focus of this event is “Children’s Opportunities, Our Responsibilities.” The event is a FREE event. It is an opportunity for community agencies to promote their free resources and services. The event features entertainment from local schools and the South Bay Area.|
|11th Annual Miracle Babies Superhero 5K walk/run||May 05, 2019||7:00A – 12:00P||Liberty Station
NTC Park San Diego
|Miracle Babies||The Miracle Babies 5k walk/run is an event that brings families together that have been impacted by having a critically ill hospitalized newborn in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Families throughout San Diego County with participants of all physical abilities will share in the accomplishment of completing a 5k followed by a family fun day. Festivities include a Kid Zone, Family Resource Fair, hospital and social service agencies expo, breastfeeding lounge, merchandise vendors, exotic cars and food trucks.|