Chiaroscuro in art is a style of painting using strong contrasts between light and dark; a technique developed to add drama to an image that was popular during the Baroque period of painting. It’s a technique that’s also popular with…Continue
The traditional 4th of July activities in Coronado will be held on Friday, July 4. The day’s events include the 66th annual parade, beginning at First and Orange at 10 AM. The theme of the celebration this year is “ America – Stars and Stripes Forever.”
The day will begin with the 39th annual 15K/5K walk that starts in Tideland Park at 7 AM, with registration beginning at 5:30 AM. The 54th annual Swim and Run begins at Central Beach at 9 AM, with check-in starting at…Continue
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The Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2422 will host its first weekly summer Steak Barbecue on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at the VFW Post, 557 Orange Avenue from 5 pm to 7 pm. The meal includes steak grilled to order, baked potato, fresh garden salad, roll, and watermelon for a donation of $12.00; take-out is available. Proceeds will go to the Veterans/Family Support. For more information, call 435.6917.
Added by anicia gottwig on May 27, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Dear Coronado residents, friends, and family,
I am writing to let you know of a unique opportunity to be featured in an internationally live-streamed commemorative event at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC next month!…Continue
Added by Michael Silberblatt on May 26, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Lamb’s Players Theatre will stage their attempt to make history with “100 Hours of Stories” from May 8 - 12, 2014. With the help of favorite local theatre artists and community members, the San Diego nonprofit will present 100 consecutive hours of play and musical readings to break the Guinness World Record for Longest Marathon Theatrical Performance and celebrate Lamb’s. …Continue
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Coronado School of the Arts Foundation is pleased to announce registration is now open for their inaugural 2014 Summer Intensive arts program. The program will launch with two-week intensives focused on Dance, Film and Television Production. The program is a joint venture with the Coronado Cultural Arts Commission and set to coincide with OZ CON, an international festival attended by Wizard of Oz experts and fans with festivities and events taking place in…Continue
Added by Kari Kovach on April 29, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
The Thursday 8 May 2014 meeting of the Senior Center Armchair Travel Program will feature Professor Gerald Kooyman, who will take us along on a journey to Antarctica. Professor Kooyman is a Professor Emeritus at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UCSD. He is a leading authority on the Emperor Penguin. Armchair Travelers hold their meetings monthly on the second Thursday of the month at the Coronado Senior Center.
Wine and appetizers reflecting regional…Continue
Added by Community Manager on April 19, 2014 at 5:01pm — No Comments
Come celebrate the Bard’s 450th birthday on Wednesday April 23 at the Coronado Senior Center with U-T columnist Richard Lederer, who will demonstrate Shakespeare’s astonishing contributions to our English language at 5pm. Dr. Lederer will be joined by local residents, who will perform excerpts from Shakespeare’s plays during his humorous lecture.
The public is welcome to join us for a free happy hour preceding the celebration from 4:00-5:00pm. Shakespearean wardrobe…Continue
Added by Community Manager on April 19, 2014 at 4:53pm — No Comments
“Pay attention now! … and bring this ship to life!” called out Susan Ring Keith, ship's sponsor, on Saturday, April 5, at Pier Juliet at Naval Base Coronado as the responsive Blue and Gold crews ran aboard to man their positions at the rail with spectators cheering loudly. The long-awaited day had finally arrived for the US Navy's…Continue
Added by Joyce Quartly on April 15, 2014 at 11:05pm — No Comments
College-bound next year? The application process can be confusing, complicated, and time consuming. Rising seniors can get a jump on college applications at the third annual Coronado College Admissions Boot Camp. This dynamic, customized one-week summer boot camp will prepare new seniors for all aspects of the college search/apply process, help them maximize their outcomes, and significantly reduce stress for both students and families. Classes will…Continue
Added by Carolyn Muehlenbeck on April 11, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
Every spring the tents appear in Spreckels Park and the Flower Show comes to life.
People flock from all over the area for this event. But what of the tents next door? That is the Coronado Library’s Book Fair sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Many residents still are not aware of this event until they arrive on site. Here is a story to be told.
The year was 1969. A group of concerned citizens gatherer with the intent to assist the Coronado Library become an…Continue
Added by Brenda Jo Robyn on April 9, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
The Easter Cross Witness was created to be a community celebration. Believers are given the opportunity to express a visible witness about the hope that is within them. The crosses are not yard art, or Easter decorations, but a witness to our Risen Christ. It was created to be a witness and a celebration. You are invited to place your cross in your yard or window of your apartment/condo on Palm Sunday (April 13) with the blank…Continue
Added by Mandy Truesdale on March 25, 2014 at 12:06pm — No Comments
Coronado School of the Arts’ Visual Art department is filled with talent, innovation, and creativity. Students in grades 9- 12 are being independently contracted to create everything from installations to surfboards! So Coronadans will not want to miss the opportunity to see these young stars present their works in the Black Box theatre.
The exhibition will open on Wednesday April 16 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and run on April 17 & 22 from 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. For more…Continue
Added by CoSA on March 21, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Jim Hardy, as a young seaplane pilot in WWII
Pearl Harbor survivor and WWII seaplane pilot Jim Hardy thought he had seen it all. On Dec. 7, 1941 he watched helplessly, dodging bullets and bombs, as Japanese aircraft destroyed his squadron at Ford Island. He went on to fight as a seaplane pilot in both the Pacific and Atlantic theatres of war, retiring from the…Continue
Added by Community Manager on March 15, 2014 at 11:03am — No Comments
Thirty-three contestants will compete for Petite, Young Miss & Mr., Teen, Little Miss & Mr., and Miss Coronado on March 15th. Find out more about the event here.
Pictured above, this year's contestants celebrate with a Pizza and Swag Bag Party at the Coronado Library leading up to the competition at the Coronado Performing Arts Center on Saturday at 4:30 PM. Taylor Nelson,…Continue
Avenue of Heroes (Third and Fourth Streets Planning Community) welcomes the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride to Coronado. Join in showing neighborhood pride to these riders where the Avenue of Heroes meets Tidelands Park at the end of Third Street, Friday, March 14, 10:00-11:30. Wounded Warriors from around the country will cycle under the bridge and along the strand and back to Tidelands. The group motto is "only as fast as our slowest rider."
Hollywood came to the Crown City on Oscar night. The Coronado Island Film Festival hosted the first annual Red Carpet Oscar Party Sunday evening at Nicky Rottens, a dazzling affair boasting all of Hollywood’s…Continue
Added by Mary Douglas on March 4, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments
The students of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising have created an event called the 2.5k “Orange Run”. This event will take place at Tidelands Park in Coronado, CA at 9:30 am on February 22nd and will continue on until 12:00pm. The purpose of this event is to spread awareness about preventing childhood obesity and provide children with fun and different ways to be active and to encourage a healthy lifestyle. Throughout the event attendees will engage with…Continue
Added by Community Manager on February 9, 2014 at 11:14pm — No Comments
As you all know, Valentine’s Day is this Friday. A day that is met with a range of emotions; some dread it, some look forward to it, and some just forget about it. However, if you are one who is looking to celebrate this holiday, you are lucky to be set on lovely Coronado. Our island is a romantic destination, an island getaway just waiting for people to take advantage of its picturesque sunsets and long walks on the beach. Valentine’s Day, like…Continue
Added by Rosie Harris on February 9, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments