Summer Travel Camp FOR Teens
The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division are offering a new and exciting Summer Travel Camp for Teens. This camp is for teens in grades six through eight. Participants will visit various locations, including The Wave, Knotts Berry Farm, beaches, local parks and trails.
The camp will provide teens with unique and fun experiences in an atmosphere that helps them form lasting friendships, build confidence and have fun! For questions about Oceanside Parks and Recreation programs, go to www.oceansiderec.com, call (760) 435-5041, or visit “Oceanside Parks & Recreation” on Facebook.
Summer Teen Open Gym
The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division continues to offer TEEN OPEN GYM NIGHTS. It’s free and held every Saturday night at Melba Bishop Recreation Center, located at 5306 N. River Road, from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Come and hang out and play basketball!
For questions about Oceanside Parks and Recreation programs, please visit www.oceansiderec.com, call (760) 435-5041, or on Facebook at “Oceanside Parks & Recreation.”
MOONLIGHT PADDLE PROGRAM
The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division is offering a new and exciting program called “Moonlight Paddle.” Enjoy the beauty and romance of Oceanside’s Harbor under a full moon!
Staff will meet participants at the Oceanside Outdoor Aquatic Recreation Building (across from the Small Fishing Pier at the Oceanside Harbor) where there will be a short informational skills session. Then the kayaks will be launched, and you will enjoy a pleasant paddle under the stars and moon. Please bring a change of clothes, as your clothing may get wet while paddling. The Recreation Division provides all the supplies. Moonlight Paddling will be held on the following dates from 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.:
- Friday, June 9
- Saturday, July 8
- Saturday, August 5
- Friday, September 8
Pre-registration is required. Please visit www.oceansiderec.com, or call (760) 435-5041.
Concert In The Park JUNE 16 IN OCEANSIDE
The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division and the Friends of Oceanside Parks will host a free Concert in the Park on Friday, June 16 at Rancho Del Oro Park, located at 4701 Mesa Drive in Oceanside. The pre-show begins at 5:00 p.m. and the Mar Dels, San Diego’s most-loved nostalgia band, will play from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The audience will be delighted with their outstanding choice of swing, rock, and Motown classics. There will be food vendors. Bring a low beach chair or a blanket and enjoy the show with your friends and family!
For questions about Oceanside Parks and Recreation events and programs, please visit www.oceansiderec.com, call (760) 435-5041, or find us on Facebook “Oceanside Parks & Recreation.”
TRAVEL BY TRAIN PROGRAM AT THE OCEANSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Please join us for a program about traveling by train with Oasis instructor Dennis Sullivan on Wednesday, June 7, at 1:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Oceanside Public Library Foundation Room, 330 N. Coast Highway. Mr. Sullivan will speak about using trains to reach destinations between San Diego and all points north, including: Orange County, Los Angeles, and more. Dennis will share his comprehensive knowledge of routes, cost, and the different classes of service you can choose from. The lecture will also cover long distance Amtrak trains from L.A. to Seattle, Chicago, and New Orleans.
Sign up is required. Please register by calling the Library at 760-435-5600. The program is free and is sponsored by the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library. Oasis is a non-profit educational organization with a mission to enrich the lives of mature adults by engaging them in lifelong learning. For more information, please call 760-435-5600 or visit
This year, Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation, in partnership with Oceanside Public Library, invites the public to “Write On, Oceanside ! Literary Fair” that celebrates local authors with free events from June 22 to June 24.
On Thursday, June 22, authors from a wide variety of genres will be on hand to discuss, sell and sign their works at the Sunset Market in the Main Stage Lot from 5 pm to 8 pm.
Join us for a Page to Stage event on Friday, June 23, where readers will bring to life the words of featured writers like Where You Live author Andrew Roe, Thornton Sully and winners of the “Summer Shorts” plays competition at the Studio 219, next to the Sunshine Brooks Theatre, at 7 pm.
In the Civic Center Library Community Rooms on Saturday, June 24th there will be two panel presentations, “Writing on Oceanside : a journalist roundtable” at 10:30 am and “Publish or Perish: tips for unpublished authors” at 1 pm. The festival will close with a special book talk with acclaimed Oceanside author of The Mothers, Brit Bennet, at 3 pm. The Mothers, a New York Times bestselling novel, was named best book of the year by NPR, Entertainment Weekly, Vogue and more.
Event organizers and supporters from Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation, the Oceanside Public Library and Friends of the Oceanside Public Library and are pleased that “Write On, Oceanside !” has become popular with the community’s talented authors. All Write On, Oceanside events are free and open to the public.
Please visit the “Write On, Oceanside !” website at
http://www.ocaf.info/woo/ or call (760) 435-5600 for more information. To learn more about Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation, please visit www.ocaf.info.