Event Date

Event Description




Feb. 1

The New Shanghai Circus

3 pm

Balboa Theatre, 868 Fourth Ave., San Diego


Feb. 4-8, 11-15

Puppet Show: Chu Chu the Dragon

Wed. - Fri.: 10 am & 11:30 am,

Sat. & Sun. 11 am, 1 and 2:30pm

Marie Hitchcock

Puppet Theater in Balboa Park, 2130 Pan American Place, San Diego

Adults: $5, Children 2 and older: $3

Feb. 5-9

Circus Vargas

Thurs. 7:30 pm; Fri. 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm; Sat.-Sun. 1:30 pm, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm; Mon. 7pm

Balboa Park, 2125 Park Blvd., San Diego


Feb. 7

Valentine’s Storytime

10 am

Barnes & Noble Mira Mesa, 10775 Westview Parkway, San Diego


Feb. 7-8

Chinese New Year Celebration

10 am-5 pm

San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum, 404 Third Ave., San Diego

Free with admission

Feb. 7

Scavenger Hunt

8 am-5 pm

Sycamore Canyon Open Space Preserves, Poway


Feb. 7

Valentine Project

Kids can make Valentine's Day gifts for friends and family, and then enjoy cookies and hot chocolate.

10:30-11:30 am

Yellow Book Road,

7200 Parkway Drive Suite 118, La Mesa


Feb. 7

Explorer Saturday: The African Beat

Kids can listen to

and play music and make their own instruments

10 am-12 pm

San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado,

San Diego

Free with paid admission

Feb. 7

Smuckers Stars on Ice

3 pm

San Diego Sports Arena, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., San Diego


Feb. 8

Powerhouse Kid's Concert Series

San Diego's own kid's music duo, Hullabaloo

1 pm

Powerhouse Community Center, 1658 Coast Blvd., Del Mar


Feb. 8

Space Buddies Pizza Party

Discounted studio fee, pizza, painting, and a screening of Space Buddies (rated G)

4-7 pm

Color Me Mine, 214B Town Center Parkway, Santee

$3 studio fee

Feb. 8

Family Day

Sign up for a trip on San Diego Bay aboard the museum's historic 1914 Pilot boat (11am-3:30pm). Includes many kids activities.

9 am-8 pm

Maritime Museum of

San Diego, 1492 North Harbor Dr., San Diego

Adults: Free with paid admission, Children 12 and younger: Free

Feb. 8

Sunday Zapateado: traditional regional Mexican dances

2 pm

Centro Cultural de la Raza, 2125 Park Blvd., San Diego


Feb. 14

Victorian Valentines

Create  special valentines, go on a trivia hunt and learn about Valentine traditions from Victorian times.

12-4 pm

Heritage County Park

2450 Heritage Park Row, San Diego


Feb. 15

Presidents' Day

Family Celebration

View examples of past presidential rail cars, build a log cabin and learn about American history.

11 am-3 pm

San Diego Model Railroad Museum, 1649 El Prado, San Diego

Free with paid admission

Feb. 15

Sacred and Secular: European Art: tours, games, storytelling and art projects

2-4 pm

San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado, San Diego

Free with admission: Adults $10, Children (6-17) $4, Children 5 and younger are free

Feb. 19

After School Tea Party: singing, shopping, prizes, and complimentary cookies, iced tea,
and pink lemonade.

1-5 pm

It's All About The Girl, 2445 Truxtun Rd., Suite 201, San Diego


Feb. 21

Sound Science


performances, sonic science demonstrations, an instrument petting zoo, and instrument-building activities.

11 am-3 pm

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado, San Diego

Free with paid admission

Feb 21

Anniversary Party

Activities and refreshments.

5-9 pm

The Rare Hare Studio, 3330 Adams Ave., San Diego


Feb. 27

Star Party

6-9 pm

Sycamore Canyon/Goodan Ranch, Sycamore Canyon Open Space Preserves, Poway


Feb. 27-March 15; Fri.-Sun. only

The BFG (Big Friendly Giant)

Fri. 7 pm; Sat-Sun 2 pm

San Diego Junior Theatre, 1650 El Prado, Suite 208, San Diego


Feb. 28

Heritage Day Festival and Parade

10 am

cor. of Imperial & Willie James Jones Ave., & ends at Market Creek Plaza Shopping Center on Euclid Ave.


February 2009 Events in San Diego