Trio at Ki’s Peter Pupping, William Wilson and Roy Gonzales will play 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. March 22 at Ki’s Restaurant, 2591 S. Coast Highway 101, Cardiff By Sea. Call (760) 436-5236 for details.Circus time
Circus Vargas wraps up its North County visit with shows in Vista through April 4, at Highway 78 and Vista Village Drive. Cal (877) GOTFUN1 or visit CircusVargas.com for tickets.
Get your affairs in order – Carlsbad Senior Center hosts “Prepare your Own Will” workshop for adults 50-plus with Legal Document Assistant and Notary Public Virginia Rarra from 9 a.m. to noon March 22, 799 Pine Ave. The fee is $45 for Carlsbad residents and $55 for non-residents, plus a $30 materials fee. Call (760) 602-4650 for reservations.
Living well LIFE at MiraCosta College meets at 1 p.m. March 22 at the Oceanside Campus, 1 Barnard Drive, Admin. Bldg. #1000, Room 1068. Topics are “World Water Day” and “Effects of Arab Spring on the Arab League.” Call (760) 721-8124.
surfer signing- Big-wave surfer Frosty Hesson, author of “Making Mavericks: The Memoir of a Surfing Legend,” will host a booksigning from 4 to 6 p.m. March 23 at the California Surf Museum, 312 Pier View Way, Oceanside. Call (760) 721-6876 for information, or visit surfmuseum.org.
Teen author panel Teen fiction authors Kiersten White, Tahereh Mafi, Ransom Riggs and Debra Driza of the “Paranormalcy” trilogy, “Mind Games” and “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” will host a panel discussion at 3 p.m. March 23 at Barnes & Noble, 2615 Vista Way, Oceanside.
Visit with Verbivore Carlsbad’s Georgina Cole Library hosts a book talk with Richard Lederer at 11 a.m. on March 23, at 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive. For more information, visit carlsbadlibrary.org or call (760) 602-2012.
Gluten-free fun The San Diego Celiac Disease/ gluten sensitivity support group will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. March 23, at Rady children’s Hospital, 3030 Children’s Way, San Diego; Medical Office building, Room 113. For information visit glutenfreeinsd.com.
grow great taste Visit Weidner’s Gardens Herb & Vegetable Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 23 and March 24, 695 Normandy Road, Encinitas. For details, visit weidners.com or call (760) 436-2194.
SOAP it up Learn how pioneers made soap March 23 and March 24 during Families Make History month at the San Dieguito Heritage Museum, 450 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. For more information, visit sdheritage.org or call the (760) 632-9711.
celebrate the bike The Encinitas Bike and Pedestrian Committee along with Leucadia 101 Main Street Association, Encinitas Main Street Association, the San Diego Bike Coalition and area bike shops, will be celebrating Coast Highway 101 bicycle lane realignment with a community ride at 11:30 p.m. March 23, from Leucadia Roadside Park to the Cardiff Kook and back. For more information, visit facebook.com/events/215515451924634 or ridewithgps.com/routes/2194599.
Prize pricklies The Palomar Cactus and Succulent Society is having its fifth annual Spring Plant Sale. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 23 at the Park Avenue Community Center, 210 E. Park Ave, Escondido. For more information contact Annie Morgan, at (760) 803-8948 or Peter Walkowiak at (858) 382-1797.
Doggie yoga Leash Your Fitness, a local fitness business incorporating dogs into workouts, is hosting a yoga class/fundraiser from 9 to 10 a.m. March 24 at Muttropolis, 227 South Cedros Solana Beach, to support Furry Foster Rescue Group. Take a short walk with Easter egg hunt with treats for humans and dogs followed by a beginner yoga class. Event registration cost is $22 per person with sign up taking place on the leashyourfitness.com.
Viaggiare all’Italia Register now for Italian Wine, Culture and Language for Travelers: Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., March 26 through April 30, Rm. 406, MiraCosta College’s San Elijo Campus, 3333 Manchester Ave., Cardiff. Fee: $90.
British history “Researching British Parish and Census Records” at North San Diego County Genealogical Society 10 to 11:30 a.m. March 26 in the Carlsbad City Council Chambers, 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad. For information, contact email@example.com or (760) 435-2536.
Party leader hosted Executive Director of the Republican Party of San Diego County, Francis Barraza, will be the keynote speaker at the Carlsbad Republican Women Federated luncheon 11 a.m. March 26 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 6450 Carlsbad Blvd. Cost is $35 for non-members. RSVP to Jackie Peacock at (760) 390-4452 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vets for vets Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1031, invites potential new members to its regular meeting at 7 p.m. March 26 at the Veterans Association of North County Resource Center at 1617 Mission Ave., Oceanside. You need not have been in Vietnam to be eligible to join.
Chapeau show Wear a hat, hear the Tremble Clefs and enjoy fashion from Assistance League of Rancho San Dieguito’s Fabulous Finds Resale Shop in Encinitas. Prizes will be given in a variety of hat categories. Luncheon cost is $10. Reservation and payment needed by March 27.
a special grief The Center for Compassionate Care of The Elizabeth Hospice is reaching out to parents who are grieving the death of a child of any age. The support group meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Elizabeth Hospice, 5938 Priestly Drive, Carlsbad. For more information, call (760) 737-2050.
Just rosy The Del Mar Rose Society presents Jim Horacek, Manager of Armstrong Nursery, Del Mar, on”Everything you need to know about growing beautiful roses” at 7 p.m. March 28 at the Del Mar Powerhouse, 1658 Coast Blvd., Del Mar. For more information call Stevie Hall at (858) 794-0111 or email@example.com.
Hit the internet Learn to create a Web site and blog with WordPress, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 29, Rm. 4803B, MiraCosta College, 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside. Fee: $80.
Saddle up! Pammy’s Pony Rides will bring some extra fun to Sunshine Nurseries from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 30, at 155 Quail Gardens Drive, in Encinitas. A $5 donation is requested. Also enjoy the fresh fruit stand, gift store and bakery on site.
Springtime fun Children’s Spring Festival and Egg Hunt, for third-graders or younger, will be held 10 a.m. to noon March 30 at La Colonia Community Park, 715 Valley Ave., Solana Beach, with games and refreshments. For more information, contact Kirk Wenger, at (858) 720-2453.
Eggstravaganza The city of Carlsbad hosts Eggstravaganza spring festival from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 30 at Poinsettia Community Park, 6600 Hidden Valley Road. A $5 activity card will include the Egg Scramble, crafts, fun zone and bunny balloon soak. Unlimited fun zone wristbands are available for $5. Buy presale activity cards at Carlsbad community center, 3096 Harding St, Carlsbad. Visit carlsbadca.gov/parksandrec or call (760) 602-7510.
ENCINITAS EGG HUNT The City of Encinitas Easter Egg Hunt Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ecke Sports Park, 278 Saxony Road. Call (760) 633-2740 for more information.
Jean Gillette is the Community News editor for The Coast News Group. As a journalist, she primarily worked in San Clemente and Los Angeles. She has been with the Coast News for 20 years and lives in La Costa.