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The City of Oceanside Parks & Recreation invites you to get off the couch and “Hoop It Up!”  The City of Oceanside offers several Open Gym times for everyone to enjoy.  Make new friends and stay in shape while enjoying the sport of basketball!

  • Open Gym for youth: Mondays & Wednesdays at Melba Bishop Recreation Center, 5306 North River Road, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. $1 per child, $1.50 for parent/chaperone.
  • Open Gym for all ages: Saturday nights at Melba Bishop Recreation Center from 6:00-8:00 p.m.  Free!
  • Open Gym for all ages:  Monday – Friday from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at the Junior Seau Beach Community Center located at 300 North The Strand.  $3 for Oceanside residents.
  • Open Gym for teens: Saturday nights at Melba Bishop Recreation Center from 8:00-10:00 p.m. Free!
  • Open Gym for adults: Monday/Wednesday/Friday at Melba Bishop Recreation Center from 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.  $3 for residents.

Non-residents are welcome to join the fun at slightly higher admission fees.  For more information about Oceanside Parks and Recreation programs, please visit

www.oceansiderec.com, call (760) 435-5041, or find us on Facebook at “City of Oceanside Parks & Recreation.”

Django Shredders to preform concert of Gypsy Jazz at concert.  

The Oceanside Public Library and the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library are proud to welcome the Django Shredders in concert.  This free performance will be held on Saturday, September 9, 2017, in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms located at 330 N. Coast Highway.  Performance time will be 1:00 p.m.  Free parking is available in the Civic Center parking garage.

Guitarists Alex Ciavarelli and Rudy Marquez met as undergraduates in the Jazz Studies program at San Diego State University. Combining traditional gypsy jazz with elements of modern jazz, they play with a youthful energy while harmonically keeping one foot in the past and one in the present. With influences such as Bireli Lagrene, Andreas Oberg, Stochelo Rosenberg, and of course Django Reinhardt, this contemporary take on Gypsy Jazz is sure to impress.

Doors for the concert open at 12:30 p.m. and it is open seating.  Other upcoming events at the Library include a One Book, One San Diego program on September 23, 2017, celebrating Armenian heritage, and a concert by Jarabe Mexicano on October 7, 2017.  For more information on Library programs and services, please call (760) 435-5600 during regular business hours, or visit www.oceansidepubliclibrary.org.

This free concert is sponsored by the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library.


Winnie the Pooh is coming to the Oceanside Public Library! Families are invited to a special storytime featuring Winnie the Pooh on Saturday, September 16 at 11:00 a.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Room, 330 North Coast Highway, and on Monday, September 25 at 6:00 p.m. in the Mission Branch Library Community Room, 3861-B Mission Avenue. These events will include fun stories, songs, craft and a short film featuring Winnie the Pooh and his friends. Beloved book character, Winnie the Pooh, will make a special guest appearance at both events.  These events are free, for kids of all ages and are sponsored by the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library.  For more information about this program please call 760-435-5600. Visit www.oceansidepubliclibrary.org for additional information about the Oceanside Public Library.


Tango at the Beach
Most Saturdays, 7-9:30pm
Pacific Street Linear Park
112 The Strand South
Oceanside, CA
Tango by the Beach is a favorite for visitors and locals alike. Enjoy Tango music and an introductory Tango dance lesson. This event is open to all skill levels. If you are new to Tango, smooth bottom shoes are recommended. It gets cool once the sun goes down; please bring a light jacket or sweater. $5 donations are welcome. CLICK HERE for more information.
Join us downtown Oceanside every Thursday
Farmers Market
Shop a wide variety of
fresh fruits & vegetables, retail, live plants, and listen to live music.CLICK HERE for more info.
Sunset Market
Enjoy Live Music, Good Food, Shopping, Kids Zone
& Sweet Treats!
CLICK HERE for more info.

760) 435-5041, or on Facebook at “Oceanside Parks & Recreation.”


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, September 8

Pre-registration is required.  Please visit www.oceansiderec.com, or call (760) 435-5041.

Join us downtown Oceanside every Thursday for MainStreet Oceanside’s:
Farmers Market
(9am-1pm)Shop a wide variety of fresh fruits & vegetables, retail, live plants, and listen to live music.
Sunset Market (5-9pm)
Enjoy Live Music, Good Food, Shopping, Kids Zone
& Sweet Treats!




All information supplied by MainStreet Oceanside
 The City of Oceanside













  1. Jane Gladden says:

    St. Thomas More Catholic Church events aren’t hitting the calendar. Perhaps they’re not being submitted properly? This just began occurring about six months ago. Please advise if they’ve been received…..Spring Ring on April 16th; Gala celebration on April 29th; Bible Study on May 4th.

    Thank you.

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