Hyde Art Gallery’s 50th Anniversary
May 14 all-day

Book signing, panel discussion 11 – 2 PM  Arts Dept. graduate pizza party 4 – 6 PM  Caravan Ensemble concert 6 – 6:45 PM  Novellus Ensemble concert 7 – 8:30 PM  Hyde Art Gallery, Building 25, Grossmont College 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon, CA 92020  Gallery and Parking Information  Visitors are required to purchase a $2 one-day parking permit at a vending machine located in any parking lot.  Gallery and Parking Information

Irrigation (evening class) @ Irrigation (evening class)
May 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Paul Maschka, Farmer/Educator from Wild Willow Farm gets down to the “dirt” of soils and irrigation so you can have a successful garden, all without the use of chemical inputs. Call 619-660-06143.

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Le Caramel and the 20th Anniversary of The Basket Corner – Two Local San Diego Business
May 17 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come and celebrate the first decade of Le Caramel we have grown from a tiny “mom and pop” local San Diego business selling to street fairs, to a family owned factory, producing and selling over 400 tons of caramel a year. Tours of the factory and caramel-making classes are available to larger groups.  Contact Christen and Vincent Kugener at or call 619-562-0713 to learn more.

“Once in a Blue Moon” Stargazing Event @ "Once in a Blue Moon" Stargazing Event
May 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm


Members Only – Wild Grape level and above  MEMBERS RSVP  FREE!  Reserve your “space” today!  A presentation on the Skies Above given by Richard Kagawa, Aerospace Mechanical Engineer and NASA-JPL Solar System Ambassador plus fabulous details of Indian Lore by Jan Tubiolo. Paired with themed refreshments, this evening promises to leave you starry eyed! This Members-Only Event is offered as a special benefit to our members at the Wild Grape level and above.  Phone





FREE Water Agency Customer Appreciation Day @ The Water Conservation Garden
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

A special “appreciation day” for ratepayers of the City of San Diego, Helix, Otay, and Sweetwater Authority Water Districts.  Snacks, kids’ activities, butterfly habitat experiences plus inspiration for water-smart gardening.  Phone 619-660-0614.