Event Date

Event Description




Jan. 2

Movie Morning and Crafts: Watch Finding Nemo and make under-the-sea crafts to take home.

10:30 am-12:30 pm

Java Mama Cafe, 8250 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa


Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31

Wild Animal Shows

3:30 pm

Valley Center Branch, San Diego County Library, 29200 Cole Grade Road, Valley Center


Jan. 4

Pajamarama: kids enjoy bedtime stories

7:30 pm

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


Jan. 6

Powerhouse Kid's Concert Series

Melissa Green performs at the Powerhouse.

1 pm

Powerhouse Community Center, 1658 Coast Blvd., Del Mar


Jan. 8-11

San Diego Boat Show

Thurs. and Fri.: 12 pm-8 pm; Sat.:

10 am-8

pm; Sun.: 11 am-6 pm

San Diego Convention Center & Marriott Marina, 111 West Harbor Dr., downtown San Diego

Adults: $5-$10, children 12 and under: free

Jan. 9

Family Concerts

This month's family concert features the Bayou Brothers.

6:30 pm

Rancho Penasquitos Branch Library, 13330 Salmon River Rd., San Diego


Jan. 10

Tidepooling for All

1:30-3:30 pm

Sat.:Dike Rock, La Jolla and Sun.: Swami’s, Encinitas


Jan. 12-13

World's Greatest Hobby On Tour

Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm

Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar

Adults $10, Children (16 and under) Free

Jan. 17-18, 24-25

Cannon Battles on San Diego Bay

1-4 pm

Maritime Museum, 1492 N Harbor Drive, San Diego


Jan. 17

Multicultural Festival

11 am-5 pm

Along Martin Luther King, Jr. Promenade, Harbor Dr., between Fourth Ave. & Market St., downtown San Diego


Jan. 23-25

Lunar New Year Tet Festival

Fri.: 4-10 pm, Sat.: 10 am-10 pm, Sun.: 10 am-8 pm

Balboa Park, corner of Presidents Way & Park Blvd

Adults: $5, Children :$4

Jan. 24

The Salvation Army Kroc Center Open House

10 am-2 pm

6845 University Ave., San Diego


Jan. 27

Shakespeare and Swords

1:30-3 pm

Vista Branch, San Diego County Library, 700 Eucalyptus Ave., Vista


January 2009 Events in San Diego