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* Poway Youth Fishing & CampoutPoway Youth Fishing & Campout

Learn to fish from the pros and watch demonstrations on how to properly rig a line the night before the 24th Annual Youth Fishing Derby. Pizza dinner will be served for attendees at 5:00 PM, with the fishing seminar immediately following at 5:30 PM. Participants and their families are invited to spend the night for only $15 a car. Don't forget your camping and grilling supplies. Absolutely no fishing is permitted prior to the Derby. For more information call the Lake Poway Ranger at: (858) 668-4772. Register at Lake Poway Concession or online. click here for more information.

* Dance Party StorytimeDance Party Storytime

Free, foot-tapping fun at the El Cajon library during this Dance Party Storytime. Click here for more info.

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* Hullabaloo Birthday BashHullabaloo Birthday Bash

Celebrate 15 years of making music for kids and families with a big Hullabaloo birthday bash at the Encinitas Elks Lodge! They'll have music, dancing, snacks and there's a bar for grownups (with designated driver's, of course)!
Tickets are $7 per person and available here: Get your tickets at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4061885. Click here for more information.

* Lake Poway Youth Fishing DerbyLake Poway Youth Fishing Derby

Fishing, prizes, entertainment, games, bounce houses, and more! A free barbecue lunch for children with wristbands. Food trucks with food available for purchase for adults. Join the City of Poway and Mike Long on Saturday, February 2nd, for an exciting day of fun and prizes at the FREE 24th Annual Youth Fishing Derby! The lake will be open only to youth ages 15 and younger from 6:00 AM-12:00 PM. Winners must be present to claim prizes at the awards ceremony, which is scheduled to begin at 1:00 PM. *Participants must check-in at the registration tables to receive their wristbands before fishing that morning.* Information: (858) 668-4772. Click here for more information.

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* Dan Zanes in ConcertDan Zanes in Concert

Grammy Award-winning entertainer Dan Zanes and his wife, Haitian-American jazz vocalist Claudia Eliaza, will perform for families at the Garfield Theatre. Referred to by People Magazine as "the crown prince of contemporary kids’ music," Zanes has collaborated with everyone from Carol Channing to Lou Reed. Click here for more 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!

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* Circus Vargas Mission ValleyCircus Vargas Mission Valley

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.

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* Circus Vargas Mission ValleyCircus Vargas Mission Valley

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.

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* Dino Party at La Mesa Library Dino Party at La Mesa Library

Description: You are invited to our Dinosaur Party! Love all things dinosaurs? Join the La Mesa library to celebrate dinosaurs with a puppet show, crafts, light refreshments and more! *While supplies last* Click here for more info.

* Fire Safety Presentation Fire Safety Presentation

Join County of San Diego Rangers for a discussion on fire safety. Topics will include how to build a safe fire, how to properly extinguish a campfire, and the threat of wild land fires to residents and natural life. This event is free for campers or $3 for day-use parking. All ages are welcome! For more information, please call Dos Picos County Park in Ramona at (760) 789-2220 or click here.

* Circus Vargas Mission ValleyCircus Vargas Mission Valley

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.

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* Circus Vargas Mission ValleyCircus Vargas Mission Valley

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.

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* Circus Vargas Mission ValleyCircus Vargas Mission Valley

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.

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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!

* Circus Vargas Mission ValleyCircus Vargas Mission Valley

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.

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* Birch Aquarium Toddler TimeBirch Aquarium Toddler Time

"Little Aquarium Artists" From storytimes and live music, to art activities and animal interactions, Toddler Time is a fun and engaging event for our littlest guests. Every other Wednesday we will feature a different topic with a special guest or aquarium instructor. The schedule changes for each experience so be sure to check the website. Toddler Time is intended for guests age 5 and under and participants must be accompanied by their caregiver or parent.

* Circus Vargas Mission ValleyCircus Vargas Mission Valley

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.

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* Circus Vargas Mission ValleyCircus Vargas Mission Valley

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.

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* Circus Vargas Mission ValleyCircus Vargas Mission Valley

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.

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* Circus Vargas Mission ValleyCircus Vargas Mission Valley

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.

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* Circus Vargas Mission ValleyCircus Vargas Mission Valley

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.

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* Circus Vargas Mission ValleyCircus Vargas Mission Valley

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.

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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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* Circus Vargas National City Circus Vargas National City

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.

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* Circus Vargas National City Circus Vargas National City

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.

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* Snow Day @ Grossmont CenterSnow Day @ Grossmont Center

Why fight the crowds at the local mountains when you can enjoy a snow day at Grossmont Center? Enjoy a day full of FREE snowy fun on February 23 from 11AM to 3PM. Play games with the whole family and enter to win Mountain High lift tickets and ski lessons for 4.

* Circus Vargas National City Circus Vargas National City

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.

* GIVE KIDS A SMILE EVENTGIVE KIDS A SMILE EVENT

Children between the ages of 1 and 18 years are welcome to enjoy this complimentary dental health event with FREE DENTAL SCREENINGS, SEALANTS AND FLUORIDE VARNISH. Kindergarteners can get a FREE Oral Health Assessment Screening in time for school! Call 619-692-8858 today for locations and to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins welcome, but children with appointments will be given priority.

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* Circus Vargas National City Circus Vargas National City

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.

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* Circus Vargas National City Circus Vargas National City

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.

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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!

* Circus Vargas National City Circus Vargas National City

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.

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* Circus Vargas National City Circus Vargas National City

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.

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* Circus Vargas National City Circus Vargas National City

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.