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Virtual: San Diego 101 History of Our Region

Old Town to New Town: The Development of San Diego

Before it was the second-largest city in California, San Diego was a small Mexican pueblo. As the demographics quickly changed with statehood, however, the pueblo did not meet the needs of the new population. This presentation explores the geographical shift from Old Town to New Town – as well as the cultural and economic implications of the move. 

San Diego History Center

San Diego History Center
1649 El Prado Suite #3
San Diego, CA 92101

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Oct 13, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Distance Learning Hubs

Nov 2, 2020

Let us bridge the gap between your child’s home and classroom learning experiences! The Fleet’s Distance Learning Hubs provide a safe environment where your child can participate in their school day, get hands-on learning, and meet new friends. You can drop off your kids and we’ll take care of the rest!

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Modeler Citizens Virtual Lecture Series

Nov 19, 2020

The San Diego Model Railroad Museum has debuted Modeler Citizens, a series of informative and entertaining presentations from an array of acclaimed railroad modelers and historians!  
 
The talks take place every other Thursday at 6 p.m. through the end of 2020 (excluding holidays) via Zoom Webinar. Margaret Harris, the museum’s Collections Curator, moderates as the featured speaker showcases their own model layout, shares a bit of San Diego railroading history, or discusses a topic of their expertise. Viewers can learn about the history of railroad competition in Temecula with Bruce Semelsberger (Oct. 1), get “behind the scenes” of the mechanics and creation of the museum’s O Gauge layout from modeler Bob Wall (Dec. 10), see a fascinating home layout courtesy of award-winning radio host “Shotgun” Tom Kelly (Oct. 29), and more! 

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Día de los Muertos (5th year!)

Nov 1 - Nov 2, 2020

Realizing our commitment to making theatre matter to more people, AXIS offers free cultural programs on the Globe’s Copley Plaza led by local artists and craftspeople. 9.5 million visitors pass through Balboa Park each year. The Old Globe strives to engage this population as we transform our non-performance space into a participatory art venue, utilizing the Globe’s unique physical location as an opportunity for connectivity and creative placemaking. AXIS is an effort to broaden our concept of audience, extending beyond regular ticket-holders and encompassing diverse, multigenerational constituencies from communities across San Diego County.

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Harvest Walk

Oct 24 - Nov 14, 2020

Join us as Belmont Park transforms into a vibrant taste of fall with an Open-Air Market, featuring Local Food Vendors, Artisans and a Craft Beer Garden. Not to mention, all-new Go Kart Track, Classic Movie Cars on display, Free Trick-or-Treating, Street Magic, and many more fun ways to experience fall for the whole family! One of California’s BIGGEST Pumpkins for all to see – guess the weight and win the prize! Or visit with adoptable dogs from San Diego Humane Society and partners.

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Nov 19, 2020
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Oct 24 - Nov 14, 2020
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