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Upcoming Events

San Juan Capistrano Library - First Friday Film
Friday, November 4, 2016
7 pm

Great way to enjoy the evening with your family! A $2 donation supports the library.

LOCATION:
San Juan Capistrano Library
31495 El Camino Real
San Juan Capistrano

INFORMATION:
Please contact 949-493 -1752 for more information about this program

San Juan Capistrano Library - Family Film
Saturday, November 5, 2016
10 am

Free admission and popcorn for this fun family event.

LOCATION:
San Juan Capistrano Library
31495 El Camino Real
San Juan Capistrano

INFORMATION:
Please contact 949-493 -1752 for more information about this program

Eco-Design Farm Tour
Saturday, November 5 & 12, 2016
10 am

Get a guided tour of The Ecology Center and learn about ecological design solutions!

The Ecology Center is a regional hub of sustainabilty with a mission to engage the entire community in fun, hands-on solutions to improve the health of our shared ecosystems. Tour this historic home, built by pony express rider Joel Congdon in 1878. Over the last 7 years, The Ecology Center has transformed the land surrounding the Congdon house into a thriving learning landscape where they have carefully designed these spaces to serve as a model for sustainable solutions everyone can enact in their own lives and homes.

Here you can engage with sustainable solutions throughout the Eco-Labs, visit the carefully curated general store Tools for Change, and gain a deeper understanding of how you can be part of the solution.

LOCATION:
The Ecology Center
32701 Alipaz St.
San Juan Capistrano, 92675

Smart Gardening 101 -Succcessful Cool Season Gardening
Saturday, November 12, 2016
9:30 am

It may not seem like it, but we do have a cool(er) season here in southern California! With that in the future, there are a number of things you can do to prepare your garden so that you can get the most out of it when the temperatures drop. Directly after the talk, stick around for a guided tour of Reata Park and it’s unique collection of California Native plants and more led by Goin’ Native Therapeutic Gardens!

Hosted by Goin Native Therapeutic Gardens, the classes are Presented by the UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Orange County.

LOCATION:
Reata Park and Event Center
28632 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

FREE E-Waste and Shredding Event
November 19, 2016
8 am - 11 am

Document shredding (Please limit your shredding to no more than 4 regular-sized file boxes per car. Shredding is on a first come, first served basis so come out early).

Some of the accepted items include: Cell Phones, Computer Towers, Copiers, CPU’s, Fax Machines, Laptops, Mice, MP3 Players, Networking Equipment, PC Monitors, PDAs, Printers, Scanners, Servers, Televisions, VCR/DVD Players and other small appliances.

LOCATION:
City Hall Parking Lot
32400 Paseo Adelanto

San Juan Capistrano

Tree Lighting Celebration
Saturday, December 3, 2016
4:15 - 9 pm

This event begins at at 4:15 p.m. with pre-show entertainment, a live stage show and official lighting of the Christmas tree at 5:30 p.m. Historic Town Center Park is located at 31852 El Camino Real, corner of Ortega Highway and El Camino Real.

Festivities continue at the San Juan Capistrano Mission, Los Rios Park, ZOOMARS and throughout the downtown area. There will be free photos with Santa Claus at Los Rios Park, a puppet show, along with a free Christmas train ride and crafts. Mrs.Claus will entertain children at the O'Neil Museum with "Story Time." ZOOMARS will open the gates to their petting zoo at no charge and offer a train and hay rides for a nominal fee. Downtown Shops will host and "Open House" with special sales and complimentary refreshments.

LOCATION:
Historic Town Center Park
31852 El Camino Real

San Juan Capistrano

INFORMATION:
949-493-4700

Mission San Juan Capistrano Resident Appreciation Day
Every Wednesday

Mission San Juan Capistrano is proud to offer free admission every Wednesday for San Juan Capistrano residents when a $10 purchase is made in the Mission Store.

LOCATION:
Mission San Juan Capistrano
26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

INFORMATION:
(949) 234-1300

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Ongoing Community Events

Downtown Farmer's Market

Every Wednesday, 3-7 pm

More Information

Barbershop Harmony Society Meeting

Anywhere from 20 to 40 men gather every Monday at 7 pm to learn how to 'ring chords' and make great four-part harmony. Generally familiar to those attending, the songs are great to listen to for guests and 'listening'loos' who are welcome to drop in.

Belonging to the International Barbershop Harmony Society, the San Clemente Chapter is seeking new members and is rapidly becoming a part of the vibrant San Clemente arts scene.

LOCATION:
119 N. Avenida de la Estrella
San Clemente CA 92663

INFORMATION / CONTACT:
Warren Willard at (714) 742-0844 or (949) 369-7384

Camino Real Playhouse
1776 El Camino real
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 489-8082

In the previous 12 seasons the Camino Real Playhouse has presented nearly 100 full scale productions including 11 Show Off playwriting festivals and 16 Shakespeare Under the Stars productions.

In addition, they have offered drama classes for both adults and children and have presented more than three dozen children's productions. Click here for current production

San Juan Capistrano Architectural Walking Tour
Architecture buffs may want to sign up for a walk through 200 years of architecture in the city. The walk includes adobes, Spanish-era dwellings and streamlined modern building s covers about a mile on level ground and lasts 90 minutes.

A donation of $5 per person is requested. All proceeds support the Friends of the Library. Prospective walkers should call 949-489-0736, and meet at the train depot on Verdugo Street in San Juan Capistrano at 10 AM on Saturday.

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Concerts & Musical Events

Barbershop Harmony Society

Anywhere from 20 to 40 men gather every Monday at 7 pm to learn how to 'ring chords' and make great four-part harmony. Generally familiar to those attending, the songs are great to listen to for guests and 'listening'loos' who are welcome to drop in.

Belonging to the International Barbershop Harmony Society, the San Clemente Chapter is seeking new members and is rapidly becoming a part of the vibrant San Clemente arts scene.

LOCATION:
119 N. Avenida de la Estrella
San Clemente CA 92663

INFORMATION / CONTACT:
Warren Willard at (714) 742-0844 or (949) 369-7384

Multicultural Art Series

Multicultural Arts Series (MAS) is OC's internationally diverse concert series – a summer-long festival of world-class music. This cultural arts program started in 1989 in this elegant and intimate courtyard designed by the world-renowned Michael Graves.

Concert times are 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted). Performances last about one hour.

San Juan Summer Nights
Concerts begins 6 pm

Free concert series with entertainment, kids area, food and exhibit booths.

Concerts are held on the third Wednesdays, June through September.

Location: Historic Town Center Park

Phone: 949-493-5911

The Coach House
33157 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, Ca
(949)496-8930

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Annual Events

Annual Swallow Day Parade & Mercado

Welcoming the annual return of the swallows from their winter home in Argentina. This world renown event includes 3 weeks of celebration - parades, mercado, hoosegow day, and much more.

San Juan Summer Nights
Concert begins 6 pm

Free concert series with entertainment, kids area, food and exhibit booths.

Location: Historic Town Center Park

Phone: 949-493-5911

J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center Annual County BBQ

Over 1500 attendees attend this traditional family barbecue in a casual setting featuring live country western entertainment, activities for children, live and silent auctions and riding demonstrations throughout the evening. All proceeds benefit the programs of the J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center dedicated to improving the lives of persons with disabilities through horsemanship.

LOCATION: The J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center 26284 Oso Road San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

INFORMATION: 949-240-8441

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Local Musicians

Christina & Velvet Bleu
With Velvet Bleu, their signature style is a seasoned blend of folk, classic jazz and classical rock balladry.

 

Gale Storm
This official website for Gale Storm offers a selection of her cds, autographed photos and memorabilia.

Los Tanyaderos
Created and directed by renowned mezzo-soprano vocalist Bonita Nahoum Jaros, Los Tanyaderos is an ensemble of two to ten performers dedicated to the preservation of the ethnic music of endangered cultures.

 

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