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Nationally Renowned Dancers and Choreographers Lead Coronado School of the Arts Summer Intensives

This summer, dancers will take to the Yellow Brick Road. Dancers ranging from hip-hop, contemporary jazz, lyrical and modern will take part in the 2014 Summer Intensive arts program produced by the Coronado School of the Arts Foundation together with the Coronado Cultural Arts Commission. The inaugural program will coincide with OZ CON, an international 10-day festival attended by Wizard of Oz experts and fans with festivities and events taking place in Coronado and San Diego. The…


Added by Mary Douglas on July 16, 2014 at 1:00am — No Comments

Relay for Life Event in Coronado Provides Hope and Healing for Cancer Survivors

Sarah Callahan was a typical college student – pursuing a degree in Advertising at Penn State University, spending time with her friends and enjoying her college experience to the fullest. But in 2007, just two days before her 21st birthday, everything changed. Sarah went to see her doctor for severe pain she was experiencing in her abdomen. Two days after her birthday, she underwent surgery to remove a 10 cm mass on her left ovary. The mass had burst, requiring what she said her…


Added by Mary Douglas on June 29, 2014 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Local Artists Invite Community to "Petals and Paint" - June 29, 2014 from Noon to Sunset

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…


Added by Mary Douglas on June 24, 2014 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments

Coronado's 4th of July Celebration: America -- Stars and Stripes Forever

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…


Added by Community Manager on June 1, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Summer Steak Barbecue at the VFW


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.

Ladies Auxiliary…


Added by anicia gottwig on May 27, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Coronado residents invited to be part of live-streamed U.S. Kennedy Center event

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!…


Added by Michael Silberblatt on May 26, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Lamb’s Player's Theatre will attempt Guinness World Record

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.  …


Added by Community Manager on May 1, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

CoSA Foundation Presents Summer Dance and Film/TV Production Intensives

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…


Added by Kari Kovach on April 29, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Armchair Travel at the Coronado Senior Center: Antarctica

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…


Added by Community Manager on April 19, 2014 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Celebrating William Shakespeare at the Coronado Senior Center

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…


Added by Community Manager on April 19, 2014 at 4:53pm — No Comments

USS Coronado (LCS-4) Commissioning Day

“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…


Added by Joyce Quartly on April 15, 2014 at 11:05pm — No Comments

Class of 2015: College Admissions Boot Camp Returns to CHS Library this June

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…


Added by Carolyn Muehlenbeck on April 11, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

The Tent Next Door: Friends of the Library host book sale at Coronado Flower Show

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…


Added by Brenda Jo Robyn on April 9, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Join the Easter Cross Witness on Palm Sunday

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…


Added by Mandy Truesdale on March 25, 2014 at 12:06pm — No Comments

USS Coronado (LCS-4) Commissioning Event Guest Procedures Announced

USS Coronado (LCS-4) commissioning event guest procedures for Saturday, April 5, 2014
Please note: for security reasons, all attendees must have tickets and personal identification. Tickets are available by request on the Commissioning web site (…

Added by Joyce Quartly on March 22, 2014 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Coronado School of the Arts- Visual Art Exhibition

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…


Added by CoSA on March 21, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

WWII seaplane veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor, 96, to fly over SD Bay Sunday

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…


Added by Community Manager on March 15, 2014 at 11:03am — No Comments

Coronado pageant to be held Saturday

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,…


Added by Miss Coronado Pageant on March 11, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride comes to Coronado

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."



Added by Toni Mc Gowan on March 10, 2014 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

Coronado Island Film Festival Wins Big on Oscar Night

Red carpet arrivals at Nicky Rottens on Oscar Night


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…


Added by Mary Douglas on March 4, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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