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Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Movies & More by the Lake

You are going to encounter some fun at this Movies & More presentation of Close Encounters! $10 will park your carload of moviegoers and the event is free. Food trucks, snack bar, and fun filled activities await.

Neighborhood: East County

Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve
9310 Fanita Pkwy
Santee, CA 92071

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Date & Time

Aug 18, 2017
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Price

$10 per carload

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Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Feb 1, 2017 - ongoing

Turn Downtown San Diego into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Available 365 days a year, sunrise to sunset. Start when you want and play at your pace.

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Balboa Park After Dark

May 26 - ongoing

This summer, Balboa Park comes alive after 5. On Fridays from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, enjoy extended evening hours at eight museums, as well as food trucks and entertainment throughout the Park. Visit the following institutions until 8:00 PM on Fridays* this summer:

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Full Moon Fishing

Oct 7, 2017

Come enjoy a night of night fishing after summer has ended! The lake will be open from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM on Saturday, October 7th!

Remember, full-sized lanterns are required after 5:00 PM.

*CA State Fishing License is Required for those 16 and older.

Lake Permit Fees:
$8 per Adult 16 and over Fishing
$2 per Adult 16 and over Non-Fishing
$4 per Child 8-15 years of age
FREE per Child under 8 with a Paid Adult

Boat rentals will be available on a first-come first-served basis.

Camping is available as well.

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Back to Nature

Mar 22 - ongoing

Forget your worries, escape the hustle and bustle of the city, and reconnect with your wild roots. Join us for Back to Nature, an interactive exhibit featuring new animals such as parrots, mice, iguanas, falcons, frogs, and more! Be among the first to walk through our new Native Pollinator Garden, attracting butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees while learning about the role of native pollinators in our everyday lives. As we celebrate our 30 year anniversary, we invite you to look back to simpler times on the Sweetwater Refuge and leave your troubles back in the city.

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Events

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Feb 1, 2017 - ongoing
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Balboa Park After Dark

May 26 - ongoing
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Full Moon Fishing

Oct 7, 2017
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Back to Nature

Mar 22 - ongoing
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