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Uptown Calendar Nov. 23 – Dec. 6

Friday, Nov. 23

Bonkers!: 9 p.m., Bonkers! EDM dance party, Bar Pink, 3829 30th St.

Marston House Museum Tours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Marston House Museum, 3525 Seventh Ave., $8 adults, $5 seniors and $4 children (6-12)

 

Saturday, Nov. 24

University Heights Children’s program: 10:30 a.m., arts and crafts at University Heights Library, 4193 Park Blvd.

Golden Hill Farmers Market: 8 a.m. – noon every Saturday, B Street between 27th and 28th streets, free

Old Town Farmers Market: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. every Saturday, Harney Street, free

Marston House Museum Tours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Marston House Museum, 3525 Seventh Ave., $8 adults, $5 seniors and $4 children (6-12)

 

Sunday, Nov. 25

Hillcrest Farmers Market: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. every Sunday, Hillcrest DMV, 3960 Normal St., free

Organ Concert: 2 p.m., music by organist Carol Williams, Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Bark, free

Prayers for World Peace: 10:30 a.m. to noon, guided meditation drop-in class, Vajrarupini Buddhist Center, 3344 Fourth Ave., Bankers Hill, $10 donation

Marston House Museum Tours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Marston House Museum, 3525 Seventh Ave., $8 adults, $5 seniors and $4 children (6-12)

Information System Security lecture: 7 p.m., presented by the San Diego Association for Rational Inquiry, lecture discusses the current threats to information systems on how to protect yourself and information from security threats, Joyce Beers Community Center, 4065 Vermont St.

 

Monday, Nov. 26

McKinley Elementary joint use improvements meeting: 6 p.m., public are invited to share ideas for the proposed joint uses facilities including design elements and park amenities, McKinley Elementary School, 3045 Felton St.

Soul Jazz Jam: 9 p.m., Soul Jazz Jam with the Fire Eaters, Bar Pink, 3829 30th St.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Talmadge Maintenance Assessment District meeting: 6:30 p.m., regualar monthly meeting, Franklin Elementary School, 4481 Copeland Ave.

Residents Free Tuesdays in Balboa Park: hours vary by museum, participating museums include Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego History Center, Veterans’ Museum and Memorial Center. Free for San Diego Residents with ID, active military and dependents

Pajama story time: 6:30 – 7 p.m., children are invited to come dressed in their pajamas, Mission Hills Branch Library, 925 W. Washington St., free

 

Wednesday, Nov. 28

North Park Community Association meeting: 6 – 8 p.m., regular monthly meeting, Lafayette Hotel, 2223 El Cajon Blvd.

Hillcrest Parking Committee meeting: 3:30 – 5 p.m., regular monthly meeting, 3737 Fifth Ave. #201

Mission Hills Farmers Market: 3 – 7 p.m. every Wednesday, 4050 Falcon St., free

Golden Hill Business and Community Mixer: 5:30 p.m., organized by the Greater Golden Hill Community Development Corporation, location TBD, info at goldenhillcdc.org

Old Town Chamber annual meeting: 5:30 – 7 p.m., annual chamber meeting looking at past years accomplishments and plans for next year, Fred’s Mexican Restaurant, 2470 San Diego Ave.

Last Comic Standing: 7 p.m., San Diego Center for Jewish Culture presents a night of comedy from NBC’s “Last Comic Standing”: Michele Balan, Cory Kahaney and Taylor Williamson, Daivid and Dorothea Garfield Theatre, 4126 Executive Dr. in La Jolla, $26 – $30

 

Thursday, Nov. 29

Toyland Parade community fundraiser: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., sponsored by North Park Main Street, North Park Community Association and North Park Toyland Parade with special screening of 1960 Toyland Parade broadcast, raffles and activities for kids, Queen Bee’s, 3925 Ohio St., $10

North Park Farmers Market: 3 – 7 p.m. every Thursday, parking lot behind CVS at 32ndSt. and University Ave., free

Mission Hills mystery book group: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Mission Hills Branch Library, 925 W. Washington St., free

 

Friday, Nov. 30

Preschool story time: 10:30 – 11 a.m., Mission Hills Branch Library, 925 W. Washington St., free

30th on 30th: starting 5 – 6 p.m., restaurants and bars on and near 30th Street in North Park offer specials throughout the evening, participating restaurants and their specials announced at 30thstreet.org

FAM ROYAL: 9 p.m., FAM ROYAL event, Bar Pink, 3829 30th St.

 

Saturday, Dec. 1

South Park Walkabout: 6 – 10 p.m., “Twinkle, Twinkle, Mix & Mingle” walkabout with lights, carolers and specials, free trolley service for Juniper, 30th, Grape, Fern and Beech streets in South Park

Toyland Parade: 11 a.m., 49th Annual North Park Toyland Parade & Holiday Fair with Grand Marshall Mayor Jerry Sanders, University Avenue between Utah and Iowa streets, free

Mission Hills holiday show: 4 – 8 p.m., second year of the show and neighborhood party to benefit the Mission Hills Concerts in the Park for 2013, opening party features work of Paul Dean and Mark Fehlman, Espresso Mío gallery, 1920 Ft. Stockton Dr.

Tree of Life lighting ceremony: 5 – 7  p.m., 21st annual event hosted by Mama’s Kitchen to commemorate World AIDS Day, Village Hillcrest, 3965 Fifth Ave.

Golden Hill Farmers Market: 8 a.m. – noon every Saturday, B St. between 27th and 28th Streets, free

Children’s craft time: 10 a.m., Mission Hills Branch Library, 925 W. Washington St., free

Old Town Farmers Market: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. every Saturday, Harney Street, free

Marston House Museum Tours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Marston House Museum, 3525 Seventh Ave., $8 adults, $5 seniors and $4 children (6-12)

 

Sunday, Dec. 2

SACRA/PROFANA: 7 p.m., 24-voice choral music ensemble Christmas Concert, United Methodist Church, 4044 Lark St. in Mission Hills, free

Holidays on Adams: 2 – 5 p.m., pictures with Santa Clause, holiday craft classes by Pachis and Back From Tomboctou, and a snow play area ending with grand lighting of Kensington Christmas Tree, Kensington Library Park, 4121 Adams Ave.

SoNo Park Holiday Fest:  11 a.m. – 5 p.m., third annual South and North Park Holiday Fest & ChiliPalooza, marking the 16th annual San Diego Ceramic Connection Chili Cook-Off, holiday gifts and crafts, live music, kids’ activities, craft beer and wine garden and more, benefitting the McKinley Elementary art and music programs, 32nd and Thorn streets

 

Monday, Dec. 3

North Park Urban Design-Project review subcommittee: 6 p.m., regular monthly meeting of the North Park Planning Committee subgroup, North Park Recreation Center, 2719 Howard Ave.

Inauguration night toast: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., neighborhood celebration to toast Mayor Bob Filner with free food, drink, entertainment and an appearance by Filner, communities of Hillcrest, North Park, South Park, University Heights, Normal Heights, Mission Hills and Golden Hill will be represented, The San Diego LGBT Community Center, 3909 Centre St.

Bankers Hill Neighborhood Parking Committee:  5 p.m., regular monthly meeting at Merrill Gardens, 2567 Second Ave.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Adams Avenue Business Association meeting: 8 a.m., regularly monthly board meeting, 4649 Hawley Blvd.

Uptown Planners meeting: 6 p.m., regular monthly meeting, Joyce Beers Community Center, Vermont St.

Normal Heights Community Planning: 6 p.m., regular Community Planning Group first Tuesday meeting, 4649 Hawley Blvd.

Residents Free Tuesdays in Balboa Park: hours vary by museum, participating museums include Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego History Center, Veterans’ Museum and Memorial Center. Free for San Diego Residents with ID, active military and dependents

Pajama story time: 6:30 – 7 p.m., children are invited to come dressed in their pajamas, Mission Hills Branch Library, 925 W. Washington St., free

 

Wednesday, Dec. 5

Uptown Regional Bike Corridor meeting: 6 – 8 p.m., first meeting to kick off the project’s design phase, Santa Fe Room in the Balboa Park Club, Balboa Park

Holiday Mission Nights: 3 – 7 p.m., sponsored by the Mission Hills BID featuring photo opportunities with Santa, caroling, raffles, refreshments and music by Jessica Lerner from 5 – 6 p.m. at Mission Hills Books & Collectable, 902 Ft. Stockton St.

Violin and cello duo concert: 6:30 p.m., Susan Robby and Ronald Robby of the San Diego Symphony perform as part of the Symphony’s Education and Outreach program, Mission Hills Branch Library, 925 Washington St.

LEGO play time: 5 – 6 p.m., children are invited to get creative with LEGOs, Mission Hills Branch Library, 925 W. Washington St., free

Mission Hills Farmers Market: 3 – 7 p.m. every Wednesday, 4050 Falcon St., free

 

Thursday, Dec. 6

North Park Farmers Market: 3 – 7 p.m. every Thursday, parking lot behind CVS at 32ndSt. and University Ave., free

Balboa Park Committee: 6 – 8 p.m., regular first Thursday monthly meeting, Balboa Park Club Santa Fe Room, 2150 Pan American Rd., free

Brian Lopez: 9 p.m., Brian Lopez band, Bar Pink, 3829 30th St.

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