Calendar: April 28 – May 25, 2017

Cuyamaca College Spring Garden and Butterfly Festival
Saturday, April 29

One festival, all the fun! The Spring Garden and Butterfly Festivals will merge this year for a joint event. Family-friendly event with face painting, butterfly releases and more for kids. Wine tasting for adults. Free admission and parking. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Cuyamaca College. Visit

AmpUp! Walk to End Bladder Cancer
Saturday, May 6

Walk for BCAN! Help Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network fundraise to increase awareness of bladder cancer. Registration at 8:30 a.m.; walk at 9:30 a.m. Refreshments provided. Lake Murray, 5540 Kiowa Drive. Visit

Spring Chic 2017 Fashion Show and OASIS Tutoring Fundraiser
Saturday, May 6

OASIS hosts a fashion show fundraiser to raise money for OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program. Refreshments provided. Early bird registration $30; $40 after April 28. 1-3 p.m. Riverwalk Golf Club, 1150 Fashion Valley Road. Visit

La Mesa Beautiful Annual Plant Sale
Saturday, May 6–Sunday, May 7

Buy plants to support the efforts of La Mesa Beautiful, including local scholarship programs and Arbor Day celebrations. Master gardeners will be available to answer questions. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on May 6 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on May 7 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 4816 Glen St. Visit

East County Senior Health and Information Fair
Friday May 12

Receive free health screenings, health and community resources, and exercise demos. No reservation required. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Drive. Call 619-667-1322.

Lions, Tigers and Bears Gala
Saturday, May 20

Lions, Tigers and Bears present their Wild in the Country fundraiser “Casino Royale at the Ranch.” Ticket prices vary. Features auctions, a catered meal, live music, casino games and more. 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 24402 Martin Way, Alpine. Visit

Caregiver Coalition Conference for Family Caregivers
Saturday, May 20

Caregivers of family or friends are invited to attend a free conference with educational programs and community resources. Refreshments provided. Registration required. 9:30 a.m. at Chinese Community Church, 4998 Via Valarta. Visit

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