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
Miss Coronado Reception to be held at 3:30 PM in the Coronado Performing Arts Theater at 650 D Avenue, Coronado on March 15th. The pageant will be held at 4:30 PM where not only Dana and Taylor crown a new Miss and Teen Coronado they will crown Petite, Young, Mrs., Little Miss and Mr. Coronado to ride…Continue
Added by Miss Coronado Pageant on February 8, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
TAF (Third and Fourth Streets Planning Community) is looking to spearhead a Neighborhood Pace Car program for Coronado and is seeking the energy and creativity of neighbors and others who may be interested in helping get it off the ground. This is how it works…
Neighborhood Pace Car is an exciting-citizen based…Continue
Celebrating its 20th anniversary year, the 2014 Nations of San Diego International Dance Festival returns to the Coronado Performing Arts Center (650 D Avenue) later this month. Five shows are scheduled for the event, including
Friday, February 21 at 8:00 PM
Saturday, February 22 at 2:00 and 8:00 PM
Sunday, February 23 at 2:00 and 7:00 PM
In honor of the 20th anniversary, an extra evening performance on Sunday and 30 dance companies with over 300…Continue
Added by Community Manager on February 8, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
Join leading San Diegans in supporting people with disabilities at The Jewels of San Diego 2014 Gala—Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend. For the 5th year, proceeds from this unforgettable event benefit children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities at The Arc of San Diego while honoring inspirational San Diegans for their philanthropic contributions to the community.
Spend the evening with Honorary Jewels Chairs Joye Blount & Jessie J. Knight, Jr.,…Continue
Added by Community Manager on February 8, 2014 at 8:10am — No Comments
Miss Coronado Pageant is coming soon. An information orientation is scheduled for February 15th at 10 AM for ages 14-26, and at 1 PM for ages 4-13 and Mrs.
The pageant will be held March 15th, 2014. The pageant is now accepting applications for girls ages 4-26 and Mrs. division entrants.
$5,000 in prizes will be awarded at the pageant, including Miss California USA entry, Village Theater VIP & guest one-year pass, Cruiser bike, professional hair and…Continue
Added by Marty Brooks on February 5, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Imagine being able to change someone’s life with just one dress.
For most high school girls, going to prom is a celebration of all they’ve accomplished during their high school years. But for some, attending prom can be a huge financial burden, leaving it a dream that will never be realized. That’s where Jennifer Gaston comes in. Gaston is the director of the San Diego chapter of The Princess Project, a California non-profit organization that serves high school…Continue
Added by Community Manager on January 19, 2014 at 8:51pm — No Comments