JONAS BROTHERS’ ‘HAPPINESS BEGINS TOUR’ WILL COME TO SAN DIEGO
Grammy-nominated multiplatinum powerhouse trio the Jonas Brothers recently announced the details for the 40-city “Happiness Begins Tour.” Starting this summer on Aug. 7, Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas will hit the road, stopping at Pechanga Arena in San Diego on Thursday, Oct. 17. They’ll bring along with them special guests Bebe Rexha and Jordan McGraw.
Tickets for the concert go on sale on Friday, May 10 and LiveNation.com.
PROMISES2KIDS PARTNERS WITH 24 LOCAL RESTAURANTS TO RAISE MONEY FOR FOSTER CHILDREN
Throughout the month of May, Promises2Kids has partnered with 24 local restaurants to raise funds for 3,000 San Diego foster children through Camp Connect, Guardian Scholars, Foster Funds and the A.B. and Jessie Polinsky Children’s Center.
The participating restaurants include: 264 Fresco, Coasterra, Cupcakes a la Yola, Davanti Enoteca, Dixie Pops, En Fuego, Encontro North Park, Green Dragon Tavern & Museum, JoJo’s Creamery, La Cajita , Masters Kitchen and Cocktail, Mustangs and Burros at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, Pacifica Del Mar, Park & Rec, Red O, Richard Walker’s Pancake House, The Crack Shack, The Good Seed Food Company, The Grill at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, A Tribute Portfolio Resort & Spa, The Whet Noodle, Urban Plates, Waypoint Public, and Working Class.
Each participating restaurant will donate proceeds from select menu items to Promises2Kids. For more information visit promises2kids.org.
JCOMPANY PRODUCTION PRESENTS ALL FEMALE CAST FOR “1776” MUSICAL
JCompany’s production OF “1776” will be led by an all-female cast. The musical follows John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson as they attempt to convince the members of the Second Continental Congress to vote for independence from the shackles of the British monarchy by signing the Declaration of Independence. Come see some of San Diego's most talented actresses bring our history to life from an entirely different point of view.
Performances start at 8 p.m. on May 11 and run through May 19 at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive. Tickets start at $17. For a complete list of dates, times and tickets, visit jcompanysd.org.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IMPROVE THEIR ENGLISH
The UC San Diego International Students and Programs Office's English Conversation program, English-in-Action is looking for volunteers to meet with international students and visit research scholars, spouses, and postdocs on a weekly basis to assist them in improving their English language skills and share American culture.
No knowledge of foreign languages or teaching experience is required. EIA volunteers attend an orientation session and have access to the materials and resources of the ISPO. Conversation Leaders can meet with students individually or in small groups of 2-3 and typically meet for 1-2 hours a week at a time and location that is convenient for both (on or off campus).
To apply or for more information, visit eia.ucsd.edu.
NATIONAL BORDER PATROL COUNCIL TO SPEAK AT POINT LOMA REPUBLICAN WOMEN FEDERATION LUNCHEON
The Point Loma Republican Women Federated monthly luncheon meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on May 15, at Point Loma Cafe, 4865 Harbor Drive. Joshua Wilson from the National Border Patrol Council will speak on border issues. A no-host lunch will be following, and guests are welcome. For more information, call Marilyn at 619-222-9532.
RESTORATION ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
The next Restoration Advisory Board Meeting for the Naval Base Point Loma Complex Environmental Restoration Program will be held at 6 p.m. on May 15 at the Southwestern Yacht Club, 2702 Qualtrough St. Open to the public. For more information, call (619) 556-8926.
CHEESE EXPO DEBUTS AT BRICK AT LIBERTY STATION
Cheesemakers from across America will come together from 1:30-6 p.m. on May 19 at BRICK, Liberty Staton for the inaugural LIQUID CITY: CHEESE EXPO. Local breweries, coffee roasters, distillers and cider makers — featuring unique one-off collaborations, educational presentations, demonstrations, and explorations with cheesemakers, this event celebrates all things cheese, wrapped around San Diego.
The LIQUID CITY: CHEESE EXPO is the brainchild of Edwin Real and Rob Graff, both well respected in the food and beverage community in San Diego. This event benefits Kitchens for Good, a non-profit breaking the cycles of food waste, hunger, and poverty through innovative solutions in workforce training, healthy food productions, and social enterprise.
For more information visit venissimo.com.
POINT LOMA ARTIST WINS AWARD
Point Loma resident Roberta Dyer recently won the Board of Directors Award, SDWS Enthusiasts Award in the 44th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies’ exhibit, held this year at the San Diego Watercolor Society in May.
Dyer is an award-winning, signature member of The San Diego Watercolor Society, Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, and International Society of Acrylic Painters. Her work focuses on figurative subjects in watermedia and collage, that lean towards the abstract and non-representational, with an occasional foray into landscape and florals. Learn more about her art by visiting robertadyer.com.