Patchett’s visit makes an entertaining fundraiser

Patchett’s visit makes an entertaining fundraiser

On the rainy evening of May 6, approximately 185 patrons enjoyed a special visit by author Ann Patchett at Fallbrook Library. While noise and food are not usually allowed in a library, this was an exception as the occasion was the main event for this year’s Community Read program, a sold-out first time evening affair […]

Silent Sky is astronomically enlightening

Silent Sky is astronomically enlightening

By Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal Last year, Lauren Gunderson was granted the title of the most produced living playwright in America. Heralded for her prolific writings, Gunderson shows her understanding of science in the current production at the Lamb’s Playhouse in Coronado. Silent Sky is the story of astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt. While working at the Harvard […]

Senior center tours include national parks, wine country, Arizona and Vegas

Senior center tours include national parks, wine country, Arizona and Vegas

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Senior Center is offering the following tours: Yellowstone, Grand Tetons, Mt. Rushmore This exciting package includes stops in Salt Lake City, Cheyenne, and South Dakota. Breathtaking attractions are Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Tetons National Park and a River Float in the Grand Tetons National Park. A […]

Temecula Grape Stompers to hold Semper Fi Fund benefit dance

TEMECULA − The Temecula Grape Stompers, a local square dance club, will hold their second annual Veterans Benefit Dance on May 20. It takes place at the Temecula Community Recreation Center, 30875 Rancho Vista Rd, Temecula at 7:30 p.m. The theme of the dance is Salute, Honor, and Support our Veterans, and the dance will […]

Music, travel and horses featured in library events

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Library will host several free events in May, including concerts, lectures, book discussions and a Haitian immigration panel discussion. Thursday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. – The Friends of the Fallbrook Library present Dr. David Earl Williams aka Dr. Horse, who will discuss his career working with domestic and wild horses. […]

The Zookeeper’s Wife: A True Work of Art

Ian Murdock Special to The Village News There have been a few WWII Holocaust films made over the years depicting citizens attempting to hide and protect Jews from the Nazis. Though there are several other fine ones, The Zookeeper’s Wife will surely rank as one of the most sensitive and well acted portrayals of all […]

Sullivan school choirs win awards

Sullivan school choirs win awards

BONSALL – On April 8, the Sullivan Middle School Show Choir Department competed in the Music in the Parks Festival. Under the direction of Stacy Pecore and choreographer Morgan Sharpe, Show Choir II took a Superior rating and Overall Junior High Choir; Show Choir I took a Superior rating and Show Choir Caprice took an […]

Atomic Punks and Zeppelin U.S.A. among tribute bands at Pala in May

PALA – Pala Casino Spa & Resort will continue its free events series in May featuring the 60+ Club at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, the underground wine CAVE  and Luis Rey’s on weekends, and tribute concerts at 8 p.m. on Saturdays in the Infinity Showroom. The free May entertainment schedule includes: Tribute Concerts, 8 p.m., Saturdays, Infinity Showroom May 6, Wayward Sons, […]

Cullins releases first CD

Cullins releases first CD

The April 8 release of the Anthony Cullins compact disc “Hittin’ All Cylinders” culminates approximately a year’s work on that CD for Cullins. “It’s a good learning experience,” Cullins said. “Hittin’ All Cylinders” is Cullins’ first full CD, although he released an extended play album in spring 2016. “I am glad to have the opportunity to […]