calendar of events

Please send upcoming Carlsbad events to: Anastacia Grenda. Events for November and December 2015 should be submitted by September 30. For a complete schedule of school events:Carlsbad - carlsbadhs.schoolloop.com; La Costa Canyon - lc.sduhsd.net; ANA - armyandnavyacademy.org; Pacific Ridge - pacificridge.org; Sage Creek - sagecreek-cusd-ca.schoolloop.com
 
September

“Return to the Forbidden Planet” (through Sept. 6)
New Village Arts, 760.433.3245, newvillagearts.org

“Bringing Metal to Life” (through Dec. 31)
Carlsbad Sculpture Garden, 760.434.2920, carlsbadca.gov

“Variations on a Theme: 25 Years of Design from the AJDC” (through June 2016)
Gemological Institute of America, 800.421.7250, gia.edu

Art on the Green (every weekend)
Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort

Carlsbad Farmers Market (every Wednesday)
Roosevelt Street and State Street • carlsbad-village.com
 

4th Friday

Storytime Theater (every Friday of each month)
Dove Library, 760.602.2047, carlsbadca.gov
 

5th Saturday

“Food for Thought: A Celebration of Food in Art” (through Nov. 8; opening reception Sept. 5)
William D. Cannon Art Gallery, 760.602.2021, carlsbadca.gov
 
LEGO Club Weekend
LEGOLAND California, 760.918.5346, california.legoland.com

Saturday Stories (every Saturday of each month)
Dove Library, 760.602.2047, carlsbadca.gov
 

8th Tuesday

North San Diego County Genealogy Society (NSDCGS) Computer Genealogy Group (also Oct. 13)
City Council Chamber, 760.434.2931, carlsbadca.gov
 

10th Thursday

La Costa Film Festival (through Sept. 13)
Various locations, lacostafilmfestival.org

Thursday Afternoon Book Club: “The Boys in the Boat”
Carlsbad City Library Learning Center, 760.434.2870, carlsbadca.gov
 

12th Saturday

Carlsbad Brewfest
Holiday Park, carlsbadbrewfest.org

Family Movie Night: “Big Hero 6”
Stagecoach Community Park, 760.602.7512, carlsbadconnect.com
 

13th Sunday

BLT: Bike & Learn Together Ride
Pine Avenue Park, carlsbadca.gov
 

16th Wednesday

Carlsbad Film Series: “The Age of Adaline”
Dove Library, 760.602.2026, carlsbadca.gov
 

17th Thursday

NSDCGS DNA Interest Group (also Oct. 15)
City Council Chamber, 760.434.2931, carlsbadca.gov

Quarterly Trail Volunteer Meeting
Carlsbad Senior Center, 760.434.2826, carlsbadca.gov
 

18th Friday

Foreign Film Fridays: “Mostly Martha”
Dove Library, 760.434.2920, carlsbadca.gov
 

19th Saturday

Author Talk—“Those Who Save Us” with Jenna Blum
Dove Library, 760.602.2024, carlsbadca.gov

Family Open Studios
Carlsbad Sculpture Garden, 760.434.2920, carlsbadca.gov

Science Saturdays: Pirate Science
Dove Library, 760.602.2047, carlsbadca.gov

West Coast Funnies—Standup Comedy featuring Alonzo Bodden
Carlsbad Village Theatre, 760.720.2460, carlsbadvillagetheatre.com
 

22nd Tuesday

NSDCGS Program Meeting (also Oct. 27)
City Council Chamber, 760.434.2931, carlsbadca.gov
 

23rd Wednesday

Carlsbad Film Series: “Cinderella”
Dove Library, 760.602.2026, carlsbadca.gov

Let’s Do Lunch Business Workshop—Business Finances
Dove Library, 760.602.2024, carlsbadca.gov
 

24th Thursday

Adventure Run (also Oct. 22)
Carlsbad Road Runner Sports, 760.444.3020, adventurerun.com/carlsbad/

Cruising the Art Scene, Carlsbad (also Oct. 22)
Carlsbad Village, 760.434.8497, cruisingtheartscene.com

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Annual Golf Classic
Park Hyatt Aviara Golf Club, rpizarro@cff.org

LEGO Builders Club (also Oct. 22)
Dove Library, 760.602.2047, carlsbadca.gov
 

25th Friday

Make a Date to Make a Difference
Alga Norte Community Park, 760.434.2908, carlsbadca.gov
 

26th Saturday

ArtSplash (also Sept. 27)
Armada Drive, carlsbadartsplash.org

Cinema Series of Carlsbad: “The Promised Land: Adventures in the Middle East”
Dove Library, 760.602.2026, carlsbadca.gov

Family Open Studios on the Go at ArtSplash (also Sept. 27)
Armada Drive, 760.434.2920, carlsbadca.gov

National Public Lands Day
Kelly Trail, 760.434.2826, carlsbadca.gov

Women of Substance and Style, benefiting Soroptimist International of Oceanside-Carlsbad
Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa, womenofsubstanceandstyle.eventbrite.com
 

28th Monday

Monday Night Classics Book Club: “The Song of the Lark”
Dove Library, 760.434.2881, carlsbadca.gov
 

29th Tuesday

Monthly Taco Tuesday Bike Ride (also Oct. 27)
Frazee Beach (Pine Avenue and Carlsbad Boulevard), sdbikecoalition.org
 

30th Wednesday

Carlsbad Film Series: “Far from the Madding Crowd”
Dove Library, 760.602.2026, carlsbadca.gov
 
OCTOBER

1st Thursday

First Thursday Book Club: “The Secret Rooms: A True Story of a Haunted Castle, a Plotting Duchess and a Family Secret”
Dove Library, 760.602.2062, carlsbadca.gov
 

2nd Friday

Foreign Film Fridays: “Mr. Kaplan”
Dove Library, 760.434.2920, carlsbadca.gov

“The Weir” (through Nov. 1)
New Village Arts, 760.433.3245, newvillagearts.org
 

3rd Saturday

Brick-or-Treat Party Nights (also Oct. 10, 17, 24 and 30)
LEGOLAND California, 760.918.5346, california.legoland.com

Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest
Holiday Park, rotaryoktoberfest.org

Family Open Studios Plus
William D. Cannon Art Gallery, 760.434.2920, carlsbadca.gov

Kathy’s Legacy Foundation: Inspiring Dreams Inaugural Gala
Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa, 760.822.6816, kathyslegacy.org

Super Hero Obstacle Race
Alga Norte Community Park, 760.602.7512, carlsbadconnect.com
 

4th Sunday

Play It Forward Fundraiser featuring Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne
Museum of Making Music, 760.304.5844, museumofmakingmusic.org
 

6th Tuesday

Tuesday Evening Book Club: “Rebecca”
Carlsbad City Library Learning Center, 760.434.2870, carlsbadca.gov
 

7th Wednesday

Arthur Murray Dance Exhibition
Carlsbad Village Theatre, 760.720.2460, carlsbadvillagetheatre.com

First Wednesday Book Club: “Winston Churchill, a Life”
Dove Library, 760.602.2062, carlsbadca.gov
 

8th Thursday

Thursday Afternoon Book Club: “The Magician’s Assistant”
Carlsbad City Library Learning Center, 760.434.2870, carlsbadca.gov
 

9th Friday

GIA Jewelry Career Fair
Gemological Institute of America, gia.edu
 

14th Wednesday

Carlsbad Film Series: “Avengers: Age of Ultron”
Dove Library, 760.602.2026, carlsbadca.gov
 

16th Friday

29th annual Halloween Carnival (also Oct. 17)
La Costa Meadows Elementary School, halloweencarnival.lcm@gmail.com, lacostameadowselementary.org

Foreign Film Fridays: “Tell No One”
Dove Library, 760.434.2920, carlsbadca.gov
 

17th Saturday

Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad Gala: Fly Me to the Moon—Let Me Play Among the Stars
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, 760.444.4893, bgccarlsbad.org

Concert: Danny Green Trio
Dove Library, 760.602.2026, carlsbadca.gov

Pumpkin Plunge
Alga Norte Community Park, 760.602.7512, carlsbadconnect.com

Science Saturdays: Nocturnal Science
Dove Library, 760.602.2047, carlsbadca.gov

Trail Cleanup Event
Old Rancho Santa Fe Trail, 760.434.2826, carlsbadca.gov

West Coast Funnies—Standup Comedy featuring Dwayne Perkins
Carlsbad Village Theatre, 760.720.2460, carlsbadvillagetheatre.com
 

18th Sunday

Coastal Communities Concert Band Concert
Carlsbad Community Church, 760.436.6137, cccband.com
 

19th Monday

Carlsbad Playreaders: “A Shayna Maidel”
Dove Library, carlsbadplayreaders.org
 

21st Wednesday

Carlsbad Film Series: “Tomorrowland”
Dove Library, 760.602.2026, carlsbadca.gov
 

23rd Friday

Night at the Museum—Bat Chat and Friends
Agua Hedionda Lagoon Discovery Center, 760.804.1969, lagoon.aguahedionda.org
 

26th Monday

Carlsbad Fire Department Foundation Golf Tournament
The Crossings at Carlsbad, carlsbadfdf.org

Monday Night Classics Book Club: “Witness for the Prosecution”
Dove Library, 760.434.2881, carlsbadca.gov
 

28th Wednesday

Carlsbad Film Series: “Ex Machina”
Dove Library, 760.602.2026, carlsbadca.gov

Let’s Do Lunch Business Workshop—Social Media Marketing
Dove Library, 760.602.2024, carlsbadca.gov
 

31st Saturday

Halloween in the Village
Carlsbad Village, 760.893.9251, carlsbadcauses.org