Nine Months Matter
September 23, 2017

Nine Months Matter is a movement to ensure that women are having healthy alcohol-free pregnancies. This year’s event was held on September 23rd, 2017 at Liberty Station’s North Promenade. The event was hosted by UC San Diego’s Center for Better Beginnings in partnership with the Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego Auxiliary and SoCal NOFAS.

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Solana Beach Sunset 5K Run/Walk
October 7, 2017

2017 wast the 4th annual Solana Beach Sunset 5K. Hosted by Champions for Health, this event promotes healthy and active lifestyles to reduce preventable diseases. Funds raised this year will be used to launch the foundation’s Diabetes Prevention Program.

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Ready for 4th! Launch – Logan Heights Public Library
October 17, 2017

First 5 San Diego attended the READY for 4th! Campaign for Grade Level Reading Launch event on Tuesday, October 17th from 4:30-7:00 at the beautiful Logan Heights Branch Library. The event included a free distribution of books to all youth ages 0-18 (courtesy of the National Book Foundation through the Book Rich Environment initiative) activities for the whole family, speakers to announce San Diego’s participation in the Campaign and entertainment for children.

October 29, 2017

The Jack-O-Smash event include 1,5,10, and 15k races and a “Family Fun Festival”. The event promotes awareness for special needs children and families of special needs families. All event proceeds are distrubuted equally to the PUSH Special Needs Foundation, Abraxas High School’s “Transitions Program” and the Poway Kiwanis club.

Waterfront Pumpkin Patch
October 29, 2017

Each year the San Diego County of Parks and Recreation in conjuntion with the San Deigo Parks Society host the Waterfront Pumpkin Patch. This event provides an opportunity for families to create and celebrate family traditions and encourage families to vist parks and recreation facilities for year round use. The waterfront pumpkin patch is a child friendly environment with interactive entertainment.

Upcoming Community Events

EventDateTimeLocationProduced ByWhat is the event?
Get Out and Read11/11/201710:00A

Nordson Corporation Parking Log 2672 Loker Ave., Carlsbad 92010AAP – Chapter 3The event is designed to encourage San Diego families to get out and read with their children. Each child 0-8 who attends will get between 3 and 5 books to take home with them. The remainder of the books purchased will be given out at pediatrician’s offices throughout San Diego county to families in the waiting rooms to encourage reading.
Growing Connections – San Carlos Community Garden11/11/20171:00P

San Carlos Community Garden
6460 Boulder Lake Ave., San Diego, CA 92119
San Carlos CommunityThis event is created to help encourage healthy eating and exercise habits for children and their families.
Zero to Three Conference11/28/2017 – 12/01/2017 San Diego Hilton BayfrontZero to ThreeThis is a national/worldwide conference that promotes healthy living for infants, toddlers and their families.