Summer Fun in Parks!

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I created a new core memory with my daughter on Sunday… we went to go see The Heroes at Hoyt Park in Scripps Ranch. It was the first time we’ve been to a concert in the park since 2019! I brought a picnic dinner and she played on the playground with friends from school. As we were …

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FREE Coloring Pages!

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With gas prices sky high, I know many parents are looking for fun and FREE activities in San Diego. And, even though we have some great parks in San Diego, sometimes you need something a little more fun than another day at the park. What could be more fun than San Diego coloring pages?! Check …

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BEST Things to Do at Civita Park

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UPDATE 1/25/2022 The splash pad is OPEN!  The Civita Community Instagram page has updates.  There is so much at Civita Park in San Diego, it’s really incredible! Here is my list of the BEST things to do at Civita Park. You can read my blog post allllll about the park here! This park can be …

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Civita Park {UPDATED 2022}

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UPDATE 1/25/2022 The splash pad is OPEN!  The Civita Community Instagram page has updates.  There is so much at Civita Park in San Diego, it’s really incredible! And, the final phases of the park were completed in September 2020 and required a whole other blog post because there is just so much to there! Because …

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THE BEST PARKS near Mail Ballot Drop-Off Locations in San Diego [2021]

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Have you dropped off your mail ballot yet? You can drop off your mail ballot at one of the mail ballot drop-off locations in San Diego during hours of operations, all the way through September 14, 2021 (but, the sooner the better)! You can also mail it, of course, or vote in person (more information …

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Kate O. Sessions Park

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Kate Sessions Park in San Diego is a GEM. It is a great spot for a picnic or a short hike because the incredible views! According to Google, Katherine “Kate” Olivia  Sessions was an “American botanist, horticulturalist, and landscape architect closely associated with San Diego, California, and known as the ‘Mother of Balboa Park.’” It’s …

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Vista La Mesa Park

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Vista La Mesa Park in La Mesa might be known by your kids as “trash truck park” if they’ve ever visited because it has a fun recycling theme with a small trash truck play structure. It also has a baseball field, adult fitness equipment and horseshoe pit. It’s a great spot for a picnic! There …

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