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Homeschool Family Meetup Feb. 18

February 10, 2020 

Oceanside Public Library presents ScienceTellers and their educational program, Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorcereress, on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 3:00 p.m., at the Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Ave.

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Musical Show for Children Feb. 15

February 7, 2020 

Oceanside Public Library presents Mr. Markus Music, a family-friendly Blues, Jazz & Motown Tribute Show, on Saturday, February 15 at 11:00 a.m., at the Civic Center Library, 330 N. Coast Highway.

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Oceanside's Big Read: Novel Into the Beautiful North Selected

February 6, 2020 

The Oceanside Public Library is proud to bring a sixth NEA Big Read program to Oceanside! From March 1 to March 29, 2020, in addition to book discussions throughout the City, the Library will host an exciting array of special programs, all free and open to the public, inspired by the novel Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea.

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Friends of Library Annual Meeting Feb. 11

February 3, 2020 

The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will hold their Annual Membership Meeting on Tuesday, February 11, at 3:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms located at 330 North Coast Highway.

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Big Book & Media Sale Feb. 15

February 3, 2020 

The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will hold a Books and Media (BAM!) Sale fundraiser on Saturday, February 15, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., behind the Civic Center Library at 602 Civic Center Drive in Oceanside.

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Wine, Chocolate and a Good Book to Benefit Library

January 21, 2020 

Join the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library on Leap Day, February 29,2020, from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m., for Wine, Chocolate, and a Good Book. Enjoy the sunset at a beautiful home on the beach in Oceanside while you sip wine, sample chocolate, mingle with friends, and meet Hudu Al-Marashi, author of First Comes Marriage.

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Suicide Prevention & Intervention Training

January 21, 2020 

The Oceanside Public Library will be hosting two Q.P.R. Suicide Prevention & Intervention trainings. QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer is designed to give anyone the basic skills necessary to recognize the warning signs that someone may be contemplating suicide.

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12-Week Creative Journey at Oceanside Public Library

January 21, 2020 

Join us at the Mission Branch of the Oceanside Public Library for 12-weeks of creative exercises. Meetings will be held every Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m. at 3861 Mission Avenue beginning February 13, 2020, and will run through April 30, 2020. Kick start your creative life with methods used by visual artists, writers, musicians and artists of all types.

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Sensory Storytimes at Library

January 9, 2020 

Oceanside Public Library is hosting a series of free sensory storytimes on January 14, January 21 and January 28, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway.

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Vulcan Mt Bluegrass Band Feb. 1

January 8, 2020 

The Oceanside Public Library and the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library are pleased to welcome the Vulcan Mt Boys Bluegrass band to the Oceanside Public Library on Saturday, February 1, 2020.

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Holiday Sing-Along Concert at Library

November 25, 2019 

The Sunset Strummers Ukulele Band will bring holiday music to the Oceanside Public Library! They will perform their festive and interactive show at the Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Ave, on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 2:00 p.m, and at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway, on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.

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Harry Potter Themed Performance Dec. 7

November 20, 2019 

Oceanside Public Library presents Harry Potter, “I’ve Got the Magic in Me” on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway. Kids of all ages and their families are invited to a free Harry Potter inspired theatrical performance by the El Camino High School Drama Department.

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Documentary Film Screening and Discussion

November 20, 2019 

The Oceanside Public Library, in partnership with the North County LGBTQ Center and in honor of World AIDS Day, will have an introductory discussion and screening of a powerful documentary about the early AIDS crisis and the efforts of activist groups like ACT UP and TAG.

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Big Book and Media Sale Nov. 16

November 4, 2019 

The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will hold a Books and Media (BAM!) Sale fundraiser on Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., behind the Civic Center Library at 602 Civic Center Drive in Oceanside.

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Fire on Camp Pendleton 10/22/19

October 22, 2019 

PER MCP THIS IS THE SAME FIRE AS YESTERDAY, AND AN ADDITIONAL START ON THE OTHER END OF THE MOUTAIN, ONE ON THE WEST AND ONE ON THE NORTH SIDE

MCP, W SIDE OF ROBLAR, CAN BEE SEEN FROM RIVERSIDE 20 ACRES

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Pumpkin Patch Storytimes

October 15, 2019 

Oceanside Public Library invites families to its annual Pumpkin Patch Storytimes. The storytimes will be held on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. (English) and 11:30 a.m. (Spanish), at the Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Avenue, and on Monday, October 28, 2019 at 6:00 p.m., and Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 10:30 a.m., at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway.

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Lizard Wizard Oct. 19

October 15, 2019 

The Oceanside Public Library presents the Lizard Wizard of San Diego on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Civic Center Library, 330 N. Coast Hwy. Stop by for a fun and educational experience during which children of all ages will be able to learn about and interact with different amphibians and reptiles.

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Fire Chief Walter Johnson Day Celebrated

October 10, 2019 

The Oceanside Fire Department celebrated the 90th anniversary of the installment of its first paid Fire Chief, Walter Johnson. Walter Johnson was selected to be the first paid Fire Chief on October 10, 1929. Johnson held that position until 1959. A commemorative ceremony was held in front of Oceanside’s Fire Station 1 which opened in 1929, the same year Johnson became Fire Chief.

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Author and Punster Richard Lederer Presentation Oct 26

October 9, 2019 

The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library are happy to present The Joy of Names by best-selling language author, and profuse punster, Richard Lederer. The event will take place at the Oceanside Public Library’s Civic Center Library Community Room, located at 330 North Coast Highway, on October 26 at 2:00 p.m. Admission is $5, or free for members of the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library, and memberships will be available for purchase.

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Art Quilts Display and Film Screening

September 25, 2019 

Please join the Oceanside Public Library in welcoming Free Spirit Art Quilters on Tuesday, October 15 at 1:00 p.m. at the Mission Branch Library for a FREE screening of excerpts from Why Quilts Matter: History Art & Politics, episode 4: What is Art? and episode 5: Gee’s Bend, “The Most Famous Quilts in America”.

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Las Marionetas en Desfile August 6

July 1, 2019 

The Oceanside Public Library invites children of all ages and their families to the Franklin Haynes Marionettes bilingual show, Las Marionetas en Desfile, on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Library, located at 330 North Coast Highway.

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Prepare Ahead for Winter Rain Storms

November 26, 2018 

Oceanside crews have been making storm preparations a priority. The clearing of storm drains is ongoing, and the City’s emergency responders have plans in place and will be monitoring flood-prone areas.

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Public Meetings - 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan

February 6, 2020 

The City of Oceanside is in the process of updating its five-year Consolidated Plan that identifies spending priorities for federal housing and community development dollars.

We want and value your input either by completing the on-line survey (available in Spanish or English) or in person at a community meeting – please see website link for time and place.

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Sinatra & Friends Tribute Show Feb. 16

January 28, 2020 

Imagine traveling back in time to spend a Las Vegas-style night with the music of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, and Dean Martin! You’ll have a chance at the Sinatra & Friends Tribute Show on Sunday, February 16, 2020, at the Country Club Senior Center in Oceanside.

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2020 Community Service Award Recipient Announced

January 21, 2020 

Ms. Alma Sisco-Smith was named the 2020 recipient of the City of Oceanside Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award at the annual commemoration celebration hosted by the North San Diego County Branch of the NAACP and the City of Oceanside.

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Measure X Update

December 20, 2019 

Oceanside voters approved Measure X on November 6, 2018. Measure X increased the sales tax rate by ½ percent. This went into effect April 1, 2019.

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Pure Water Oceanside Construction Contract Awarded

December 19, 2019 

On December 18, the Oceanside City Council approved the construction contract for Pure Water Oceanside, a project that will purify recycled water to create a new local source of high-quality drinking water that is clean, safe, drought-proof and environmentally sound.

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Winter Piano Recital Dec. 19

December 4, 2019 

Oceanside Parks and Recreation works to foster human development through the performing arts. We invite you to bring your family and friends to celebrate and support the first piano recital of the Oceanside “For Kid’s Sake” Afterschool Program.

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