July 2017 Around Town 2

Tri-City Wellness Center Launches Summer Kids Fitness Programs

Tri-City Wellness Center is introducing fitness classes for kids age 5-11 this summer! Participating in fitness activities builds a strong foundation for a future of health and wellness – exercise is a way of life! The average youth spends over seven hours a day on screen time. Studies support if a child learns to like exercise, they will continue to exercise throughout their lives. Ti-City Wellness FUNction Fit Kids is program is designed to get kids excited about movement! Combining games, agility exercises, intervals, and stretching… this class will have children coming back for more! Non-members welcome to drop in for $6/class. Starts week of 6/26: Mon & Wed FUNction Fit kids 8:30-9:20 am, Tues/Thurs/Sat Kids Yoga 9:00-10:00 am. tricitywellness.com

Travelmakers and Ama 
Waterways River 

Be our guest at the newest wine bar in Carlsbad, OAK + elixir, July 6th at 6:30pm. The location is 2917 State Street in downtown Carlsbad and the theme is EUROPEAN RIVER CRUISES! There will be a presentation by an Ama Waterways representative, a drawing for a wine and food gift certificate, as well as European wine sampling and appetizers. Enjoy your evening with other travel enthusiasts! All are welcome! RSVP to Kim Parizek 760-402-5307.

Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation Offers VIP Eco-Tours

The Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation, in partnership with California Water Sports, now offers extraordinary, two hour VIP eco tours of the Agua Hedionda Lagoon that are exciting and educational!  The adult, nature focused, educational tours are conducted by trained guides on tandem kayaks. The tour provides an in-depth look at the eco system around the lagoon including indigenous plants; bird, animal and fish life; the history of the Native Americans who lived on and called the lagoon home; what the future holds for the lagoon and much more. Tours begin at California Water Sports and are offered 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week until September 1.  After September 1, tours will be offered only on weekends.
Pricing is $350 for four people, $250 for two people and $175 for individuals and is all inclusive of the kayak rental and snacks.  Members of the Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation receive a $50 discount. For reservations and more information visit aguahedionda.org .

Carlsbad Village Association 
Announces Flicks at the Fountain Movies – Thursday nights in 
July and August

The movie lineup has been announced for this summer’s FLICKS AT THE FOUNTAIN. This free community event is one of the most beloved events in the Village. Films included live-action adventure films, like Pete’s Dragon and the new Beauty and the Beast, feel-good sports movie Rudy, and the lovable Finding Nemo.
Additionally, to honor the late Carrie Fisher, by popular demand…The Force Awakens: A Star Wars Story. There is a movie for everyone! Movies start at dusk or roughly 8pm, but come early and grab your seat. Seating begins at 6pm. Come on out with your low back chairs and a blanket to create your own outdoor living room in the Fountain Parking Lot located at the corner of Grand Avenue and State Street. Bring a picnic to enjoy or dine out in the Village before the movie starts. Several nearby restaurants offer a to-go menu. Paradise Pizza even delivers right to the parking lot! Stay connected with Flicks at the Fountain by following Carlsbad Village on Facebook and Instagram as movie announcements and reminders are posted prior to each show. carlsbad-village.com

Pacific Ridge School Opportunities for Athletes Members Present Grant

Members of the Pacific Ridge upper school service learning group Opportunities for Athletes attended the Challenged Athletes Foundation Grant Night to present a grant to an athlete in need. Students raised $8,000 by selling t-shirts, hosting events on campus and through donations. They provided a grant to athlete Mike Johnston for a new specialized bike that will allow him to start racing. He is part of the Operation Rebound program, which helps impaired members of the Armed Forces. The group members from Pacific Ridge include Derek Enge, Sierra Enge, Skylar Enge, George Biddle, Laura Jones, Kareem Badr, Noah Leibl, and Johnny Ilvento. pacificridge.org

Mitchell Thorp Foundation Youth Leadership Showcase

The Mitchell Thorp Foundation presented their Youth Leadership Showcase themed “Still Working on Our Masterpiece”. The evening was a gathering of students, parents and guests who enjoyed dinner, mingling and special guest speakers who gave inspirational talks on what it takes to be a leader. Each student had the opportunity to perform, speak and present on how the Foundation has impacted their personal growth and leadership development. The Mitchell Thorp  Foundation helps support families whose children suffer from life-threatening illnesses, diseases and disorders by providing financial, emotional and resource support to their desperate situations. Now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 School Year. mitchellthorp.org

LEGOLAND® Donates $80,000 to 
Ronald McDonald House Charities at LEGOLAND® Water Park Event

More than 50 children and their families from the Los Angeles and San Diego chapters of Ronald McDonald House Charities® were treated to an exclusive day at LEGOLAND® Water Park as LEGOLAND® California Resort splashes out to summer! LEGOLAND Water Park is bigger, wetter and better this summer with the addition of the newest California beach-themed area, Surfers’ Cove, opening June 30, 2017. The children had exclusive access to LEGOLAND Water Park following a check presentation as LEGOLAND California Resort donated $80,000 to help the chapters continue their programs that strengthen families during difficult times.

Date Correction:  Pillars of Hope Tennis Smash July 16, 2017

Mitchell Thorp Foundation along with the San Diego Aviators present: “Pillars of Hope Tennis Smash” charity event on July 16th at the Omni La Costa Resort. Enjoy this smashing event with dinner, live entertainment, silent & live auction. Visit website to purchase tickets to watch tennis with the top professionals like Shelby Rogers, Darija Jurak and Raven Klaasen.  mitchellthorp.org