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The Truth Project

Friday, July 8, 6 p.m. - Friday, September 30, 8 p.m.

The Truth Project … An impactful DVD study looking at life from a Biblical vs World View. The 13-week sessions will begin Friday, July 8th, from 6:00-8:00pm on campus. For ages high school and up. More information is available at CarlsbadCommunityChurch.org/The-Truth-Project.

Location: Carlsbad Community Church, 3175 Harding Street, Carlsbad
Sponsored By: Carlsbad Community Church

BEN HUR In Theaters

Friday, August 19, 8 a.m. - Monday, August 22, 8 a.m.

The chariot race has started – so get your tickets to see the epic new film BEN-HUR right now. The movie, in theaters now, is an exciting, is a fresh take on the classic dramatic tale of revenge, forgiveness and redemption, from THE BIBLE SERIES producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett. It stars Morgan Freeman, Jack Huston and Rodrigo Santoro as Jesus. You can learn more and buy your tickets online at benhurmovie.com.


Saturday, August 27, 3 - 7 a.m.

In the spirit of PEACE, we invite the city of San Diego to a gathering dedicated to UNITING THE COMMUNITY. THIS IS NOT A POLITICAL RALLY, simply a gathering of those that seek peace and compassion in our city as well as through out the nation and across the globe. This is a call to action to LOVE THY NEIGHBOR and set all of our differences aside for the day. We encourage community partnerships, church and community leaders, to get involved, support, and take part in an event that we know will positively impact the city of San Diego. Live bands, Djs,family friendly, kids zone, Guest Speakers To Be Announced! \\\ RISE UP AND REPRESENT /// Monetary Donations accepted *Booth and Vendor space available, contact Debra Childers at dedrasuechilders@aol.com - FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: lovethyneighbormovement.com

Location: QUALCOMM STADIUM PARKING LOT, 9449 Friars Rd, San Diego, CA 92108


Saturday, August 27, 3 - 7 p.m.


Location: 949 Friars Rd., San Diego,Ca 92108
Sponsored By: RUBEN TORRES


Saturday, August 27, 3 - 7 p.m.


Location: 9449 Friars Rd, San Diego

Decoy Dockside Dining in San Marcos Celebrates Opening with “First Look” Party and Free Fireworks Show!

Saturday, August 27, 6 - 10 p.m.

Decoy Dockside Dining, the new waterfront restaurant at the Lakehouse Hotel & Resort in San Marcos, is inviting the community for an exclusive sneak peek of the restaurant with a “First Look” party and free fireworks show on Saturday August 27, before officially opening. Guests of the Decoy First Look party will enjoy: • Complimentary welcome cocktails; • Tray passed appetizers; • Chef demos; • Live music; • A fireworks spectacular above Lake San Marcos. This exclusive event will run from 6-10 p.m. Tickets are $100 each, with proceeds benefitting the Maya Relief Foundation. Those unable to attend the First Look party are invited to enjoy the fireworks show for free from several locations around the lake. Decoy Dockside Dining is set to officially open the last week of August. The restaurant will serve breakfast Monday-Saturday, dinner daily, and a Sunday brunch buffet in the upstairs dining room. The Dockside Bar downstairs will be open 7 days a week serving appetizers, sandwiches and pizzas. The Dockside Bar will also have happy hour daily from 2-6 p.m. Decoy is located at the Lakehouse Hotel & Resort at 1025 La Bonita Drive in San Marcos. For more information, www.lakehousehotelandresort.com/decoy or call 760-744-0120.

Location: 1025 La Bonita Drive , San Marcos, California

Comedy Night Fundraiser

Friday, September 9, 7 - 9 p.m.

Deeper Still Fallbrook will be hosting a comedy night fundraiser to celebrate the women who have been freed from wounds of previous abortions. In addition to the comedy, we will be sharing about the ministry of Deeper Still Fallbrook and we are excited to announce that our retreats will be open to men as well this fall. Our featured Speaker is Thor Ramsey, a nationally known Christian comedian, who will definitely keep you laughing. The event is FREE, but you will have an opportunity to support the ministry financially. It is the generous donations that allow us to offer weekend retreats to women and men so they can be set free from their abortion wounded hearts. A drawing will be held at the end of the evening and snacks will also be provided at the end of the evening. All are welcome so invite your friends!

Location: 463 S. Stage Coach Lane, Fallbrook, CA
Sponsored By: Deeper Still Fallbrook

OPS22 Workout to Fight Suicide

Saturday, September 10, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Every day we lose more than 22 veterans to suicide, that's nearly one every hour. Join us on World Suicide Prevention Day (Saturday, September 10th) at F3 Athletics Home of Imperial Beach CrossFit for a workout to honor the loss of military and veterans to suicide. All funds raised will support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) in their fight to save lives and provide hope to those affected by suicide. Everyone is welcome – no prior experience necessary. Register today at www.afsp.donordrive.com/event/Ops22 or call 855-869-AFSP(2377).

Location: F3 Athletics Home of Imperial Beach CrossFit (645 Silver Strand Blvd - Imperial Beach, CA 91932), Imperial Beach, CA
Sponsored By: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, San Diego Chapter

Alternative Retirement Strategies

Saturday, September 17, 9 - 11 a.m.

What’s missing from your current investment mix? With the stock market near record highs and interest rates near record lows, are you at risk for market drops and rising interest rates? Introducing Alternative Retirement Strategies, an all-new workshop presented by the financial professionals at Lucia Capital Group. If you’re invested exclusively in stocks, bonds, and cash, this new presentation may change the way you think about investing. At the Alternative Retirement Strategies workshop you’ll learn… Why complementing your existing portfolio with alternative investments has the potential to provide both growth and income Ways to potentially add true diversification to your portfolio, beyond stocks and bonds, that do not always correlate to the performance of either market Alternative investments aren’t just for high net worth or accredited investors; if you’re a serious investor looking to add true diversification in your investment mix register for this free seminar today! Learn about investment opportunities your financial adviser may not even be able to access. For years, Lucia Capital Group has been managing an institutional portfolio of alternative investments. On Saturday, September 17th, we’ll teach you how you may invest like an endowment, and introduce you to the affiliates and advisers who can access these investments for you. Register online today, or call us at (800) 644-1150 to register by phon

Location: Doubletree Golf Resort by Hilton Hotel San Diego , 14455 Penasquitos Dr. San Diego, CA 92129
Sponsored By: Lucia Capital Group

Hearts To You Craft Show 2016

Thursday, September 22, 6:30 p.m. - Saturday, September 24, 2 p.m.

Hearts To You Craft Show is held at: Hope United Methodist Church, 16550 Bernardo Hts. Parkway, San Diego, 92128. The event dates are: Thurs. Sept 22 2016-6:30pm to 9pm Fri Sept 23 2016-9am to 5pm Sat Sept 24 2016-9am to 2pm Our crafts boutique benefits our Preschool & Children's Ministry. Fall, Halloween & Christmas hand crafted decorations for your home, baked goods, jewelry and gifts for all. Free admission and parking.

Location: 16550 Bernardo Heights Parkway, San Diego, CA 92128
Sponsored By: Hope United Methodist Church

2016 Autism Speaks Walk San Diego

Saturday, October 1, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Join Autism Speaks San Diego and over 2,500 autism advocates as we walk to raise money and awareness to help change the future for all of those who struggle with autism spectrum disorder. Participating in this inspiring day empowers you to make a difference in our community and provides you with an opportunity to honor someone with autism. Everyone is touched by autism in a different way. Share your story. On October 1, 2016, the annual Autism Speaks Walk San Diego will take place to help raise crucial funds to support vital research, programs, and services that are changing the future for those who are impacted by autism. Register today! It is FREE, but you can make an even bigger impact by recruiting family members, friends, and co-workers to form a team and raise donations — now is the time to start!

Location: Liberty Station at Point Loma, 2640 Historic Decatur Rd
Sponsored By: Autism Speaks

21st Annual Encinitas Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest

Sunday, October 2, 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

This event is completely FREE and fun for the entire family! FREE PARKING is available at the Flora Vista Elementary School (1690 Wandering Road) with FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE from the parking lot to the Oktoberfest site. The event entertainment feature the Bluebirds, a German-American Band, Bavarian dancers and a street craft faire featuring over 200 vendors including artisans with unusual arts and craft items. The family food and refreshment tent will be serving authentic German food and drinks from local breweries. The event will kick off at 10:00am and include a ceremonial parade at 12:00pm. There will be a family fun zone with children’s rides, family oriented activities and much more. 2016 Local Craft Beer Line Up Coming Soon The “Keepin’ It Local” craft beer garden will have four of San Diego’s finest breweries this year! Stay tuned to find out which breweries will be pouring in the only 21+ area of the festival. The craft garden will be located at the east end of Mountain View at the shuttle drop off. Drinks start pourin’ at 11am! It will feature The Bluebird band, dressed in genuine Bavarian “Tracht”, the Gemuetlichkeit Alpine dancers and a street craft fair featuring over 200 vendors, including artisans with unusual arts and craft items. The family food and refreshment tent will be serving authentic German food and drinks from national & local breweries. Last year’s event was featured in the Encinitas Magazine. “Keepin’ It Local” Craft Garden. This area will highlight local San Diego craft breweries bringing their own unique stamp on Oktoberfest. This area will be strictly 21+. Encinitas Oktoberfest is proudly produced by the Encinitas Chamber of Commerce. Feel free to contact us below. 535 Encinitas Blvd Suite 116, Encinitas, CA 92024 (760) 753-6041 M-F 10-4pm info@encinitasoktoberfest.com

Location: El Camino Real and Mountain Vista Dr, Encinitas, CA
Sponsored By: Encinitas Chamber of Commerce

Love and Respect Conference

Friday, October 7, 6 p.m. - Saturday, October 8, 1:45 p.m.

Love and Respect Conference - A Video Workshop for Married Couples. Come and discover the secret to marriage. It will be held at Carlsbad Community Church Friday, October 7th, 6 pm - Saturday October 8th, 1:45 pm. For further information and to register, go to CarlsbadCommunityChurch.com. Please register ahead of time. If children are registered, childcare is provided.

Location: 3175 Harding Street, Carlsbad
Sponsored By: Carlsbad Community Church

Dr. Tony Evans in San Diego

Thursday, October 13, 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

KPRZ will host its 11th Annual Pastors Appreciation Luncheon with Dr. Tony Evans on Thursday, October 13th, 2016 at the Four Points Sheraton in Kearny Mesa. The Pastors Appreciation Luncheon is a private event, by invitation only designed for Pastors, Ministry Leaders and personnel in a leadership role at their church. Reserve your seat today!

The Grand Ave Festival

Sunday, October 16, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Grand Ave Festival is bigger and better than ever! With celebrity landscaper Ahmed Hassan joining us in the Heritage Garden park and 500 vendors, live entertainment, fun rides, pancake breakfast, rock climbing wall and food from around the world have combined to make the Grand Ave Festival the 2nd largest street fair in California and a family tradition since 1989.

Location: Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA, 92025