Garden apps topic of free workshop
The Carlsbad Senior Center will offer a free workshop on “Great Apps for your Garden” from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Wednesday for adults 50 and older at 799 Pine Ave. Instructors Mike McMahon and Jay Klopfenstein will discuss a variety of mobile apps that can help make a garden flourish. Call (760) 602-4650.
‘Learning to Lead’ event set for Tuesday
The Carlsbad Educational Foundation will host its second “Learning to Lead” event at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Dove Library’s Schulman Auditorium, 1775 Dove Lane. The program, put together by students from Carlsbad and Sage Creek high schools, provides a platform for local leaders to share their life, career and leadership lessons. Members of CEF’s Student Leadership Council will interview Chris Birchby, founder and CEO of Coola; Gabriela Dow, partner at Plug and Play Tech Center; Michelle Vanderlinden-Enfield, co-owner of Goju Karate Center; Rob Ruiz, chief and owner of Land and Water Co.; Bryan Snyder, creative director at Snyder Art and Design; and Terra Teat, vice president of marketing at JLab Audio. Visit carlsbadfoundation.org.
Free Tai Chi Kung demo Monday at center
The Carlsbad Senior Center hosts a free lecture and demonstration of Heart Coherent Tai Chi Kung from 11 a.m. to noon Monday at 799 Pine Ave. Attendees learn the physical and psychological benefits of Heart Coherent Tai Chi Kung and can practice during the demonstration. There will be a question-and-answer session. Call (760) 602-4650.
‘Stress Less’ lecture Tuesday at library
A Good Life Lecture, “Stress Less!” led by Rose Thomas is from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Georgina Cole Library’s Community Room, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive. Admission is free. Thomas will discuss the impact of stress and key nutrients to use to support the body, mind and spirit. Acupressure, breathing techniques and aromatherapy are among the discussion topics. Call (760) 602-2055.
Medicare workshop set for Tuesday at library
A free workshop on Understanding How Medicare Works is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdayat the Carmel Valley Branch Library’s Community Room, 3919 Townsgate Drive. The workshop is aimed at community members turning 65 or retiring. Register at sharp.com/citywellness.
Botanic garden offers military free admission
The San Diego Botanic Garden offers free admission to active-duty military members, including their families, as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The program kicks off at the garden today (Armed Forces Day) and runs through Sept. 2 (Labor Day). Visit sdbgarden.org.
Deputy mayor hosts coffee chat today
Deputy Mayor Consuelo Martinez hosts a community coffee chat from 10 a.m. to noon today at Marte’s Donuts, 1131 E. Washington Ave. Residents can speak directly with Martinez about concerns and ideas for the city. She hosts monthly meetings with constituents in District 1. Email cmart[email protected]do.org.
Library hosts free classical concert
The Fallbrook Library will host a free classical concert at 1 p.m. Thursday at 124 S. Mission Road. The program features pianist Bob Freaney. His guest will be Fallbrook pianist and teacher Dustin Callahan and Orange County soprano Camila Lima,. The first half of the concert will feature music by Italian composers, and the second half will focus on music by German and French composers. Call (760) 731-4650.
Hospice holds caring for vets meeting
The Elizabeth Hospice holds a quarterly Veterans Caring for Veterans meeting and information session from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the North Coastal Live Well Center’s Military and Veteran Resource Center, 1701 Mission Ave. Suite 110. Attendees will learn about veteran volunteer opportunities. The hospice provides continuing education for veteran volunteers that includes topics such as soul injury, moral injury, post-traumatic stress disorder and trauma. Volunteers also learn how to officiate a veteran pinning ceremony for hospice patients at the bedside. RSVP at [email protected] or call (800)797-2050
Electric vehicle celebration next month
The third annual EV Show, “a celebration of all things Electric Vehicle,” is from noon to 3 p.m. June 8 at 1780 La Costa Meadows Drive. Highlights include live music, beer, wine, food and raffles along with electric powered cars, motorcycles, bikes and vendors. Admission is free. Register at theevshow2019.com. Bring your electric vehicle, if you have one. Also bring printed Eventbrite ticket for entry into drawings and to redeem for prepaid food, beer and wine. Prepaid beer tickets are $5 and include a commemorative pint glass. Visit theevshow2019.com for parking and other information. The show is sponsored by the Electric Vehicle Association of San Diego, EV West, Stumblefoot Brewing, Tesla SoCal, Quick Charge Power, BMW Encinitas and Mossy Nissan Oceanside among others. Interested vendors should call (760) 798-0342.
Family History Center holds free class
The Vista Family History Center, 1310 Foothill Drive, offers a free class on RootsTech from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at 1310 Foothill Drive. The class will discuss how to use the online recorded presentations from RootsTech, an annual family history and technology conference. Visit facebook.com/VistaCA.FHC.
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