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Photo Ops with the Easter Bunny March 15-31 (mon-sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m.) sun 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Hop on over to Westfield North County -- the Easter Bunny is here for photos. Guests can also pay for photos in advance through the Bunny Fast Pass and skip the line. On Level 2 in front of Macy’s. Westfield North County Shopping Center, 272 E. Via Rancho Parkway, Escondido.
Star Repertory Theatre presents Legally Blonde the Musical at California Center for the Arts, Escondido thru March 17.
San Diego Latino Film Festival at AMC Fashion Valley 18. Thursday, March 15 through Sunday March 25.
Foreign Film Friday: Heartbreaker at Ruby G. Schulman Auditorium, Friday, March 16, 4 & 7pm. Free admission.
NCAA Men’s Championship First Round at Viejas Arena, Friday, March 16.
International Film Series: Fatima at Mira Costa College, Friday, March 16, 7pm.
San Diego Gulls vs. Milwaukee Admirals at Valley View Casino Center, Friday, March 16, 7pm.
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Miami Heat at Staples Center, Friday, March 16, 7:30pm. Watch on SPECSN/SPECD & NBATV.
San Diego Ballet presents White in White at White Box Live Arts. Fri-Sat, March 16-17.
Sailing World Helly Hansen NOOD Sailboat Racing Regatta in San Diego. Fri-Sun, March 16-18.
Revolution Talent Competition at San Diego Convention Center. Fri-Sun, March 16-18.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival in Balboa Park, Sat, March 17. Parade starts at 10:30am, festival from 9am-6pm.
ShamROCK Block Party in the Gaslamp Quarter, Sat, March 17, 4pm-12am.
Tip Top Run Leprechaun Dash & Bash at Agua Hedionda Lagoon Discovery Center. Sat, March 17.
Hell Fire Fat Tire Saturday, March 17, 7am. Hell Fire Fat Tire is a challenging mountain bike race featuring varied terrain, elevation, and panoramic views aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. Camp Pendleton,Harbor Drive at I-5, Oceanside.
Men’s & Women’s Track & Field Ross & Sharon Irwin Collegiate Scoring Meet at Point Loma Nazarene University. Sat, March 17.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live at Balboa Theatre, Sat, March 17, 2 & 5:30pm.
KinderNights at San Diego Zoo, Sat, March 17, 6-7:30pm.
San Diego Gulls vs. Bakersfield Condors at Valley View Casino Center, Sat, March 17, 7pm.
Spring Planting Jubilee & Tomato Sale at San Diego Botanic Garden, Sat-Sun, March 17-18, 9am-5pm.
Outrigger Paddling Free. Ongoing until Saturday, March 31, 2018 Saturdays, 8:30-10am San Diego Outrigger Canoe Club is looking for a few good men and women! Come out to Campland on the Bay for the next couple of weeks on Saturday morning at 8:30 am. It’s a water sport, so dress accordingly. We’ll have a paddle for you. Drive into Campland and go straight down to the water on the right -- you can’t miss us. Campland on the Bay, 2211 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego.
Bird Lake Murray Free. Saturday, March 17, 8-10 a.m. For avian adventure along Lake Murray’s scenic shores join Mission Trails Regional Park birders Jeanne Raimond and Millie Basden. Follow the antics of both migratory and local species. Binoculars and bird book recommended. Meet at north side of lake, Murray Park Drive and Belle Glade Ave. Park in dirt lot by baseball fields. Lake Murray Community Park, 7001 Murray Park Dr, San Diego.
Youth Fishing Clinic at Chollas Lake. Free. Ongoing until Monday, December 31, 2018. Saturdays, 10am-2pm, Sundays, 10am-2pm. This kids-only fishing clinic is open to children 15 years and under, Saturday and Sunday year-round. No experience or equipment necessary. Fishing lessons, bait, and fun provided. Chollas Lake, 6350 College Grove Dr, San Diego.
Baby/Toddler Storytime Free. Ongoing until Saturday, May 5, Saturdays, 10am-10:30am Join us for a funand interactive storytime that focuses on a new developmental skill every month. Through books, songs, and activity, children will learn about communication, focus and self control, making connections, perspective taking, and taking on challenges. Paradise Hills Public Library, 5922 Rancho Hills Dr, San Diego.
Bokashi Basics & Bin Build Workshop Free. Age limit: 18+ Saturday, March 17, 10 a.m. to noon Learn how to transform your kitchen scraps into nutrient-rich soil using the Japanese art of Bokashi fermentation and composting. If you want to participate in the hands-on portion, dress to get dirty. Solana Center for Environmental Innovation, 137 North El Camino Real, Encinitas.
Naturally Wild: Seasonal Program Free. Saturday, March 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Get ready for close encounters of the wild kind. Naturally Wild incorporates new animals, new hands-on exhibits, and a summer full of family-friendly events and activities. Each day we will feature presentations, animal encounters, and hands-on activities where you will learn about wildlife and how animals thrive and survive in their natural habitat. March 17 to Sept. 3. Living Coast Discovery Center, 1000 Gunpowder Point Drive, Chula Vista, 91910
Japanese Brush Painting Art Exhibition Free. Saturday, March 17, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Additional date(s): Sunday, March 18, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Year of the Dog is the 16th-annual Japanese brush painting show theme for the Taka Sumi-e art show highlighting Japanese art, culture, and traditions. Original artwork and live demonstrations. Casa del Prado, 1800 El Prado, San Diego.
Emei Qigong Practice Free. Ongoing until Friday, January 25, 2019 Saturdays, 11:30am. Master Wendy has been studying natural medicine and natural healing techniques since the late 1980sand meditation and Eastern energetic arts since 1994. She started practicing qigong while in acupuncture school in 1996. WorldBeat Cultural Center 2100 Park Blvd, San Diego.
Birds of Prey $13. Saturday, March 17, 1:30-2 p.m. See the power and agility of native predatory birds up close in this live demonstration. Plus you’ll learn about the vital role these birds play in our ecosystem and the importance of their conservation. You won’t think of these birds of prey in the same way! Free with general admission.San Diego Museum of Man 1350 El Prado, San Diego.
Spring Movies on the Beach Free. Saturday, March 17, 7 p.m. Additional date(s): Saturday, March 31, 7 p.m. Snuggle up on Del Beach for our favorite movies in a theater under the stars. Guests may cuddle up around a private bonfire with s’mores and relax in a beach daybed or rent beach chairs. March 17: Toy Story. March 31: Hop. Hotel del Coronado,1500 Orange Avenue, Coronado.
Talk for the community. Sat, March 24, 2pm. Free. Melanie Wahlberg will share: “Never alone: How spiritual ideas work in us”. You’ll discover that by praying to God for help, we open up to receive divine ideas and feel the presence of God in tangible ways, ways that change our lives and our health for the better. First Church of Christ, Scientist, Chula Vista, 41 “I” Street. (619) 422-6400

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