Events in San Diego – February 16th – February 28th

Gaslamp Mardi Gras  –  Mardi Gras is a celebration of Fat Tuesday as held in New Orleans. This Mardi Gras is open to adults (age 21+) mingling in masked revelry. Be sure to catch handfuls of shiny beads as they’re tossed from a float parade!  –  Date: February 17, 2015  –  Time: 5:00 PM – 11:59 PM  –  Price: $35 – $45  –  Location: East & West Mission Bay  –  For more info.: contact Laurel McFarlane @ 619.233.5008  –  or visit www.sdmardigras.com

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Chinese New Year Celebration – Year of the Sheep   –  It’s the Year of the Sheep! A celebration of the Chinese New Year will take place in the late evening to early morning in the Mid-City area of San Diego. The celebration presents traditional Chinese music, good cheer, and the flash and crackle of fireworks and a performance of the Dragon Dance.  –  Date: February 18 – 19, 2015  –  Time: 11:00 PM – 2:00 AM  –  Location: Indo-Chinese Association of San Diego  –  For more info.: contact Stanley Ting @ 619.717.7062

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Rock in the Park – Venice –   Venice’s trademarks are incredible harmonies, personal lyrics and high-energy shows. Their sound is at once familiar and fresh, their classic rock and folk influences apparent in their pop sensibilities.  –  Date: February 20, 2015  –  Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM  –  Price: In Advance – $24 – $27 At the Door – $32  –  Location: 1875 El Prado Balboa Park  –  For more info.: call 619.238.1233 or visit www.rhfleet.org/events/rock-park

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San Diego Lunar New Year Tet Festival 3-Day Event   –  In celebration of the Lunar New Year, a Vietnamese cultural festival will take place to showcase homeland traditions. Come and experience ancestral rituals and Vietnamese dance and music performances. You can also shop for merchandise, stop for lunch, and watch a firecracker show.  –  Date: February 20, 2015  –  Time: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM  –  Location: Mira Mesa Community Park (8575 New Salem St.)  –  For more info.: contact Jake Pham @ 858.231.7508 or visit www.sdtet.com

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The 12th Annual Guacamole Bowl  –  Who Makes The Best Guacamole? The Guacamole Bowl is open to the Public who are invited to come out and sample all the great Guacamole. A $5 admission fee will get you a bag of Mission Tortilla Chips and all the Guacamole you can eat. You will also have the opportunity to vote for your favorite recipe and select the finalists in each division.  –  Date: February 21, 2015  –  Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM  –  Price: $5 admission  –  Location: Balboa Park Club – 2150 Pan American Rd. West  –  For more info.: visit www.guacamolebowl.com

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Mardi Gras Race  –  With a Mardi Gras theme, this athletic event offers a family friendly 15K, 5K, and a Kids Dash. All finishers who complete the course will get a medal! Participants are sure to enjoy the ocean views along the flat paved course.  – Date: February 22, 2015  –  Time: 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM  –  Price: $60 (15K & 5K) ~ $15 (Kids Dash) –  Location: refer to website  –  For more info.: contact Rosemarie Gibson @ 619.491.0677  –  or visit www.active.com/san-diego-ca/running/distance-running-races/mardi-gras-15k-10k-and-5k-2015

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ScholarShare’s Toddler Time: Finger Paint Friday  –  Leave your mark on the heart of a loved-one! Get messy designing a Valentine’s-themed artwork.  –  Date: February 27, 2015  –  Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM  –  Price: $5 admission  –  Location: 200 W Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101  –  For more info.: call 619.233.8792   –  or visit thinkplaycreate.org

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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe  –  When the four Pevensie children stumble upon an old wardrobe, little do they know, that they will discover the magical world of Narnia. Full of mystical creatures, talking animals, and great escapes, this action-packed story by C.S Lewis depicts the triumph of Aslan, the great lion and ruler of Narnia, over the White Witch. Join the adventure as four brave kids, one great lion, and an entire kingdom fight for what is right.  –  Date: February 27 – March 15, 2015  –  Time: 7:00 PM – 4:00 PM  –  Price: $11 – $15  –  Location: 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101  –  For more info.: call 619.239.8355 or visit juniortheatre.com 

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