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Calendar – June 24 – July 14

‘Summerfest’
Saturday, June 25

Noah Homes (12526 Campo Road, Spring Valley) will host their Summerfest concert an BBQ from 4 – 9 p.m. The event will feature live music by Ron’s Garage Band along with dancing and lawn games. There will be tastings from local breweries, auction items, drawings and prizes. Tickets start at $100 with proceeds benefitting people with developmental disabilities, allowing them to live independent and productive lives. Visit noahhomes.org for more information.

6th annual ‘Homeless Treasure’ rummage sale
Saturday, June 25

St. Andrews Lutheran Church (8350 Lake Murray Blvd., San Carlos) will host this large rummage sale from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Third Avenue Charitable Organization, serving San Diego’s homeless. Visit tacosd.org for more on the organization and a list of requested items for the sale.

‘Reverse mortgage vs. life estate gift annuity’ discussion
Friday, June 27

Norm Timmins, J.D., Gift & Estate Planning Director for Grossmont Hospital Foundation will present this talk with updated information on the new requirements governing reverse mortgages and discuss how a retained life estate with a gift annuity establishes a lifetime income stream that is fixed and not subject to market fluctuations. Free consultation is available. This event will be held from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at the Grossmont HealthCare District Conference Center (9001 Wakarusa St., La Mesa.) Registration required. Call 1-800-827-4277 or register online at sharp.com

The Lookout at Legacy Park and clock grand opening
Wednesday, June 29

The new Lookout at Legacy Park and clock will be celebrated with this grand opening at 6 p.m. The additions to La Mesa Village are located at the intersection of Allison and Cypress streets at the end of La Mesa Boulevard. The artists of the project: Jesus, Mary Lynn and Amy Dominguez, will be on hand. Call 619-667-1105 for more information.

american-flagAnnual Fourth of July picnic and fireworks at Kennedy Park
Monday, July 4

This event starts at 1 p.m. and features food vendors, kid’s activities and more at Kennedy Park (1675 East Madison Ave., El Cajon). Live music will start at 3 p.m. and conclude when the fireworks start at 9 p.m. Visit cityofelcajon.us for more information.

car-showLa Mesa Classic Car and Bike Show
Thursdays, from July 7 – Aug. 25

The car and bike show returns to La Mesa Village, after a year off, with events each Thursday from 5 – 8 p.m. This family-friendly event will feature specials at local eateries, three DJs spinning oldie tunes and lots of cool cars to look at. Click here for our full story on the return of the car show.

Cucina Basilico mixer and ribbon cutting
Tuesday, July 19

La Mesa will welcome a new restaurant to the area with this event from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Cucina Basilico’s new location (7200 Parkway Drive). The official ribbon cutting will take place at 6 p.m. The event is free to all La Mesa Chamber of Commerce members and $10 for guests. RSVP to rsvp@lamesachamber.com to attend.

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