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* Circus Vargas Temecula Circus Vargas Temecula

Circus Vargas is back celebrating their 50th anniversary extravaganza, an homage to the golden era of circus in America with acrobats, daredevils and flying trapeze! Marvel at the sights and sounds emanating from the big top, just as audiences did decades ago! The hypnotic call of the Calliope, the sawdust, the sequins the spangles. Witness the unusual, the astonishing, the unimaginable! Wonder at the daring and the beauty! Experience the phenomenal, the extraordinary! click here for locations and additional details.

* Hullabaloo Family Market Hullabaloo Family Market

Join music-loving families at this FREE Hullabaloo music event at the Heritage Ranch in Encinitas. Hullabaloo Family Market has face-painting, art projects, food, drinks, family-friendly vendors and MUSIC!! 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 450 Quail Gardens Dr. Encinitas ~ Click here for more info.

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* Residents Free at Balboa ParkResidents Free at Balboa Park

Did you know that, as a public service, Balboa Park organizations offer free admission on a rotating basis on the first four Tuesdays of the month to San Diego City & County residents (with ID), active military & their dependents?
If your kids love Kid City at the Fleet Science Center, watching the model trains at the Model Railroad Museum, playing among aircraft at the Air & Space Museum or checking out exhibits at The Nat (Natural History Museum), click here to find your free Tuesday!

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* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

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* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

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* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

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* Hullabaloo Big Night OutHullabaloo Big Night Out

Hullabaloo-loving families have foot-stomping fun at the Encinitas Elks Lodge! It's a night of singing and dancing for the whole clan. Click here for details.

* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

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* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

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* Residents Free at Balboa ParkResidents Free at Balboa Park

Did you know that, as a public service, Balboa Park organizations offer free admission on a rotating basis on the first four Tuesdays of the month to San Diego City & County residents (with ID), active military & their dependents?
If your kids love Kid City at the Fleet Science Center, watching the model trains at the Model Railroad Museum, playing among aircraft at the Air & Space Museum or checking out exhibits at The Nat (Natural History Museum), click here to find your free Tuesday!

* FREE Cone Day! FREE Cone Day!

Sadly, San Diego has only one Ben & Jerry's ice cream shop. But, happily, it's located at Seaport Village, making it the perfect place to go on April 9th. Not only will you receive a FREE ice cream scoop of your choice, you'll be able to wander around the gorgeous property, ride the historic carousel, shop a variety of stores and even grab lunch or dinner. Fingers crossed it's a typical beautiful San Diego day!

* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

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* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

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* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

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* The Mom Made MarketThe Mom Made Market

It's like Etsy come alive with San Diego women showcasing their handmade wares at this 5th annual fair. The Mom Made Market is an awesome place to find unique items for Mothers' Day gifts or something special for yourself. #shoplikeamother and support small, female-owned businesses. Click here for tickets and details.

* Cinderella BalletCinderella Ballet

Jared Nelson’s visionary choreography for the California Ballet's presentation of Cinderella breathes new life into the timeless story of the little cinder girl with big dreams, her malicious step family, and the dashing prince who steals her heart. At the San Diego Civic Theatre April 12-14 only!

* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

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* The Mom Made MarketThe Mom Made Market

It's like Etsy come alive with San Diego women showcasing their handmade wares at this 5th annual fair. The Mom Made Market is an awesome place to find unique items for Mothers' Day gifts or something special for yourself. #shoplikeamother and support small, female-owned businesses. Click here for tickets and details.

* Bird Nests Discovery TableBird Nests Discovery Table

Stop by the Discovery Table in the lobby of the Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center anytime between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. and learn all about bird nests from MTRP Trail Guides. See if you can match different bird eggs to the correct bird nests! Discovery tables are set up on the second Saturday of every month. Tables feature hands-on activities and take home materials for kids and adults. Topics vary month-to-month. Click for more info!

* Cinderella BalletCinderella Ballet

Jared Nelson’s visionary choreography for the California Ballet's presentation of Cinderella breathes new life into the timeless story of the little cinder girl with big dreams, her malicious step family, and the dashing prince who steals her heart. At the San Diego Civic Theatre April 12-14 only!

* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

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* Cinderella BalletCinderella Ballet

Jared Nelson’s visionary choreography for the California Ballet's presentation of Cinderella breathes new life into the timeless story of the little cinder girl with big dreams, her malicious step family, and the dashing prince who steals her heart. At the San Diego Civic Theatre April 12-14 only!

* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

* Free Family Fun DayFree Family Fun Day

Enjoy a FREE Family Funday event at Kate Sessions Park, 5115 Soledad Rd., including Face Painter from 1pm - 3pm, Easter Egg Hunt at 3:30pm, Bouncy House, Free Tacos , Free Pizza , Free Beverages click here for additional information

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* Residents Free at Balboa ParkResidents Free at Balboa Park

Did you know that, as a public service, Balboa Park organizations offer free admission on a rotating basis on the first four Tuesdays of the month to San Diego City & County residents (with ID), active military & their dependents?
If your kids love Kid City at the Fleet Science Center, watching the model trains at the Model Railroad Museum, playing among aircraft at the Air & Space Museum or checking out exhibits at The Nat (Natural History Museum), click here to find your free Tuesday!

* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

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* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

* Lil Tritons ClubLil Tritons Club

Music and crafts on the deck by beloved kid-folk musical act Hullabaloo from 11:00a.m. – 11:45 a.m. click here for details.

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* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

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* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

* Indoor Egg HuntIndoor Egg Hunt

Enjoy a morning of springtime fun at the Cardiff Library! Decorate your own pair of bunny ears to wear during an egg hunt in the library. There will also have a book giveaway to celebrate Dia de los ninos. Please RSVP at the front desk, or call 760 753 4027. Library: Cardiff-by-the-Sea

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* Nature Story & CraftNature Story & Craft

Children ages 5-10 are invited to join Ranger Heidi for a nature story, followed by an arts-and-craft project related to the theme of the story. Meet at the Kumeyaay Lake Campground’s picnic shelter (across from the restrooms) on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10 to 11 a.m. This program is FREE, but space is limited, so please be sure to RSVP by calling 619-668-3279.

* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

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* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

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* Royal Dance Lessons Royal Dance Lessons

The Santee Library presents Royal Dance Lessons with one of our favorite princesses...she’s bringing her prince too! Santee Library is providing FREE activities all week long April 22nd-26th @ 1:30pm. Click for more information about this event!

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* Residents Free at Balboa ParkResidents Free at Balboa Park

Did you know that, as a public service, Balboa Park organizations offer free admission on a rotating basis on the first four Tuesdays of the month to San Diego City & County residents (with ID), active military & their dependents?
If your kids love Kid City at the Fleet Science Center, watching the model trains at the Model Railroad Museum, playing among aircraft at the Air & Space Museum or checking out exhibits at The Nat (Natural History Museum), click here to find your free Tuesday!

* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

* Spring Break Make & TakeSpring Break Make & Take

Time: 12:00 am

Create your very own Springtime Magnet with your imagination and our cool supplies. Santee Library is providing FREE activities all week long April 22nd-26th @ 1:30pm. Click for more information about this event!

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* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

* Kids' Earth Day Celebration Kids' Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate Earth Day with Annie Banannie as she creates balloon costumes and props for us to use. Santee Library is providing FREE activities all week long April 22nd-26th @ 1:30pm. Click for more information about this event!

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* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

* Rabbit Meet & Greet Rabbit Meet & Greet

All things rabbits! Rabbit ambassadors, crafts, and activities. Santee Library is providing FREE activities all week long April 22nd-26th @ 1:30pm. Click for more information about this event!

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* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

* Healthy Dessert MakingHealthy Dessert Making

Healthy Adventure making dessert! Santee Library is providing FREE activities all week long April 22nd-26th @ 1:30pm. Click for more information about this event!

* Queen Bee MarketQueen Bee Market

It's like Etsy come to life! Enjoy handmade items curated by local moms who love the same things that you do! Visit the Queen Bee Market this weekend. Click for details!

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* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

* Kidz Concert/Pajama Party Kidz Concert/Pajama Party

Ruth & Emilia (Ruth Weber and Emilia Lopez-Yañez) perform internationally and work as music performers and educators across the country. Join them on this part of their San Diego tour when they perform at First United Methodist Church Escondido, 341 S. Kalmia St. (760) 745-5100. Click here for more information.

* Spring Garden & Butterfly FestSpring Garden & Butterfly Fest

Celebrate the season with butterfly releases, tours, crafts, vendors, Story Time with Miss Metamorphosis, and the Ms. Smarty-Plants™ Pollinator Party! There will be something for everyone! For detailed information visit the official event website: www.springgardenfestival.com

* Queen Bee MarketQueen Bee Market

It's like Etsy come to life! Enjoy handmade items curated by local moms who love the same things that you do! Visit the Queen Bee Market this weekend. Click for details!

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* Family Swap MeetFamily Swap Meet

Swap til you drop at the Parent Connection Family Swap Meet. This old-school way of buying and selling the baby and kid gear, toys, books, clothes and play equipment is legendary. Your $2 admission fee benefits Parent Connection programs and gets you into this money saving event beginning at 8:30 a.m. If you're interested in making some money by selling the things your family no longer needs, click here for details!

* Cirque du Soleil VoltaCirque du Soleil Volta

Full of incredible live music, breathtaking costumes and beautiful people doing thrilling things . . . Volta by Cirque du Soleil is perfect for a date night or moms’ night out and is equally awesome as a mommy & me event thanks to the amazing, fast-paced acrobats, extreme sports and urban dance. Mom's Guide readers get 15% off with promo code PARTNER15 - Click here for details!

* PoP uP Nature PlayPoP uP Nature Play

Enjoy a pop up nature play date in Balboa Park during this weekend's Earth Fair. Click here for details.

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* Residents Free at Balboa ParkResidents Free at Balboa Park

Did you know that, as a public service, Balboa Park organizations offer free admission on a rotating basis on the first four Tuesdays of the month to San Diego City & County residents (with ID), active military & their dependents?
If your kids love Kid City at the Fleet Science Center, watching the model trains at the Model Railroad Museum, playing among aircraft at the Air & Space Museum or checking out exhibits at The Nat (Natural History Museum), click here to find your free Tuesday!