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Alpine Library Calendar of Free Events – December 2017

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 December 2017 Calendar – Alpine Library

Don’t forget to visit the Alpine Library Friends Association Bookstore, located in the library lobby. They have a ton of wonderful books for extremely low prices, and all the proceeds go to support library programs and enhance our collection. Their hours are: Tuesday 10 AM – 7:30 PM and Wednesday – Saturday 10 AM – 4:30 PM.
If you have any questions, comments or other suggestions, please respond by email or call us at (619) 445-4221, and be sure to “Like” the Alpine Library on Facebook for the latest library news and program photos. We’ll see you soon! The Staff of the Alpine Library. The Alpine Library is located at 1752 Alpine Blvd. Alpine, CA 91901. www.sdcl.org 

Thanksgiving Dinners Delivered for Local Seniors & Home Bound Residents

meals-for-senior-citizensHAPPY THANKSGIVING!! The Alpine Community Center will be providing Thanksgiving dinners for Seniors delivered to their homes on Thanksgiving morning. Please call and reserve your Thanksgiving meal during the week of November 13, if you are Senior who is home-bound, on a limited income or without family in the area. Please call (619) 445-7330.

The meal will be delivered between 9:30 & 11am and there is no charge. We will only be delivering to the Alpine area. Thanksgiving Dinner will include: Turkey, Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Fruit Salad, Rolls, Butter and PUMPKIN PIE!

*WANT TO HELP? We are in need of any monetary donations to support this effort and we also need drivers! Please send donations to: Alpine Community Center-1830 Alpine Blvd. Alpine, CA 91901 with the ~Memo: Thanksgiving Meal donation. Or you can drop off your donation at the Center next week Mon, Tues., Thurs., or Fri.

Alpine Community Center Weekly Activities

Alpine Community Center Activities as of October 2017

*Activities that are free or a small donation is requested. The Alpine Community Center is located at 1830 Alpine Blvd., Alpine Ca 91901. For more info please call 619.445.7330 or email Cindi Robertson at cindi@alpinecommunitycenter.com

Monday
9:30-10:30am  Yoga by Patricia
9:30-10:30am  Stroller Strides

Tuesday
9:15-10:15am   Yoga by Mary
9:30-10:30am  Stroller Strides
11am-12pm   Matt’s Sit N Fit *
11am  Blood Pressure Check (1st Tuesday of month) *

Wednesday
9:30-10:30am  Yoga by Natalie
9:30-10:30am  Stroller Strides
2pm.-4pm  Alzheimer Support Group (1st  & 3rd  Wednesday of each month)

Thursday
9:00-10:30am  Weight Watchers
9:15-10:15am    Yoga by Mary
9:30-10:30am  Stroller Strides
11am-12:30pm  Senior Lunch /Bingo/Games
11am.-3:30pm Card Club*

Friday
9:30-10:30am  Stroller Strides

 

Other Activities

Tuesday  6:30pm -9pm  Adult Men’s Softball

Thursday  6:30pm – 9pm Adult Co-ed Softball

Monday-Sunday (Contact ACC for times) Tennis  court

 

Alpine Library Calendar of Free Events – November 2017

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Happy November, everyone! This month there is a lot going on at the library! For our younger patrons we are celebrating DINOVEMBER!! with lots of dinosaur-themed storytimes and after-school events.

November 2017 Calendar – Alpine Library

LIBRARY CLOSED ON THESE DATES: Due to Veterans’ Day and Thanksgiving, we will be closed the following days: Friday Nov. 10, Saturday Nov. 11, Thursday Nov. 23 and Friday Nov 24. Due to the holiday, we will be extending Fine Free Friday to cover the whole time we’re closed on Nov 23 and 24!

More featured Events:

Discover Oculus VR! (Ages 18+)Tuesdays, November 14 and 28 at 1 PM. Here’s your chance to try out a virtual reality headset!  Step into another world through the magic of future technology.
You, Water and Paint…Discover! (Ages 16+)Fridays, November 3 and 17 at 10 am
Acrylic and watercolor painting workshop for beginners and up. Freestyle with basic techniques.  All materials are provided and local artist Julia Villanueva will be sharing her knowledge of the medium. Space is limited, so come early! We can only accommodate the first 18 people to arrive.
Culinary Literacy Club (ages 14+)Saturday, November 4 at 3 pm
Here’s your chance to improve (or show off) your cooking skills, and explore the library’s cookbook collection. Check out a cookbook, create a dish, and bring a sample to share! This month’s theme: Root Vegetables.
Local History Talk: “Linking New World to Old World: How Diego Became San Diego” Tuesday November 7 at 6 pm. Veteran teacher, photographer, and world traveler Bill Benson on the colonial history of the Southwest in general, and San Diego in particular. Bill Benson, former president of the Julian Historical Society and our branch librarian’s favorite teacher at Julian Junior High.  He is a thoroughly entertaining and highly educated speaker–don’t miss it!
Alpine Garden Club Thursday, November 9 at 6 pm . Meet other gardeners and learn more about gardening in our climate. This month’s topic: The Amazing Monarch Butterfly!
Acoustic in Alpine: The Shirthouse Band Thursday November 16 at 6 pm. Bluegrass with traditional banjo, country, and western guitar, melded with an upbeat style influenced by rock and roll bass. The mandolin and fiddle round out the band, which performs a wide selection of songs including classics and original compositions.
Blood Drive Monday, November 20 from 10 am to 4 pm. Donate blood and help save lives! Make an appointment online at redcrossblood.org or just walk in.
“Come Write In” for National Novel Writing Month Fridays, November 3 and 17 from 2-4 pm
Saturdays, November 4, 18 and 25 from 2-4 pm –
If you’ve ever contemplated writing a novel, November is the perfect time to try. Drop in for write-in sessions at the library and get writing prompts and friendly advice from local author Laura Roberts. Find more information about NaNoWriMo at nanowrimo.org.
Don’t forget to visit the Alpine Library Friends Association Bookstore, located in the library lobby. They have a ton of wonderful books for extremely low prices, and all the proceeds go to support library programs and enhance our collection. Their hours are: Tuesday 10 AM – 7:30 PM and Wednesday – Saturday 10 AM – 4:30 PM.
If you have any questions, comments or other suggestions, please respond by email or call us at (619) 445-4221, and be sure to “Like” the Alpine Library on Facebook for the latest library news and program photos. We’ll see you soon! The Staff of the Alpine Library. The Alpine Library is located at 1752 Alpine Blvd. Alpine, CA 91901. www.sdcl.org 

Alpine Library Calendar of Free Events – October 2017

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Happy October, everyone! We’re all excited about cooler weather and pumpkin spice everything, but in the library world, fall also means it’s One Book One San Diego time!

One Book, One San Diego is a community reading program managed by KPBS in partnership with the San Diego County Library and the San Diego Public Library. The purpose of the program is to encourage residents to join together in the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. The program also encourages participation in related events, discussions of the ideas raised in the featured books, and examination of how these ideas connect with our daily lives and local communities. This year’s title is The Sandcastle Girls by bestselling author Chris Bohjalian,The multi-generational story begins in Syria in 1915 during the Armenian genocide and ends in modern-day Boston.

October 2017 Calendar – Alpine Library

Our One Book events at the Alpine Library include:

*Culinary Literacy Club (ages 14+)
Saturday, October 7 at 3:00 PM
Create a dish that reflects your family heritage and bring a sample to share! Our October theme pays homage to the 2017 One Book One San Diego selection. Our group discussion will focus on how food is key to the immigrant experience and cultural diversity.

Alpine Reads with San Diego – Saturday, October 21 at 10 am
We will discuss this year’s One Book One San Diego title, The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian.

 

Discover Oculus VR! (Ages 18+) – Tuesday, October 24 at 1 PM
Here’s your chance to try out a Oculus virtual reality headset!  Step into another world through the magic of future technology. the virtual reality system was recently acquired by the Library through a grant. Come in and see the future!

 

You, Water and Paint…Discover! (Ages 16+) Every 2nd and 4th Fridays at 10 am.
Acrylic and watercolor painting workshop for beginners and up. Freestyle with basic techniques.  Space is limited, so come early! We can only accommodate the first 18 people to arrive. All supplies provided.

 

Alpine Garden Club Meeting – Thursday, October 12 at 6 pm
Meet other gardeners and learn more about gardening in our climate.

 

Acoustic in Alpine: Jerry Gontang – Thursday, October 27 at 6 pm
Jerry Gontang has been in and out of more bands than he can remember, ridden the lyrical coattails of Jimmy Buffett for over 30 years, and spent the last two decades entertaining people in a music and humor group called Oh! Ridge.

 

Make Your Garden a Habitat! – Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 2 pm
Carlette Anderson, director of Alpine’s Community Wildlife Habitat Program, will explain the process of certifying your garden with the National Wildlife Federation.

 

Don’t forget to visit the Alpine Library Friends Association Bookstore, located in the library lobby. They have a ton of wonderful books for extremely low prices, and all the proceeds go to support library programs and enhance our collection. Their hours are: Tuesday 10 AM – 7:30 PM and Wednesday – Saturday 10 AM – 4:30 PM.

 

If you have any questions, comments or other suggestions, please respond by email or call us at (619) 445-4221, and be sure to “Like” the Alpine Library on Facebook for the latest library news and program photos. We’ll see you soon! The Staff of the Alpine Library. The Alpine Library is located at 1752 Alpine Blvd. Alpine, CA 91901. www.sdcl.org

NFL Sunday Ticket Football & Breakfast EVERY SUNDAY at the Alpine VFW Post 9578

Join us for SUNDAY BREAKFAST at the Alpine VFW EVERY SUNDAY from 9am to 12:30pm and All Day Sunday Ticket NFL Football – ALL GAMES! Watch your favorite team on one of our 5 TV’S. Breakfast Menu: 2 Eggs to Order, Country Potatoes, Bacon or Sausage – $7.00. 2 Eggs to order, Country Potatoes & Pork Chop – $8.00. Biscuits & Gravy – $4.00 (1/2 Order – $3.00) Nora is cooking and LoraLee is Waitressing! The Alpine VFW is located at 844 Tavern Rd, Alpine, CA 91901)  For more info please call (619) 445-6040 or email Allisen Earls at vfw9578aearls@cox.net

Alpine Library Calendar of Free Events – September 2017

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Happy September, everyone! Whether you’re going back to school or just continuing with your usual routine, we have lots of exciting events coming up this month! We’ll be starting up our after school programs again, including a new “After School Hangout” from 2-4 on weekdays, where teens can come and spend time in our Resource Room after school, doing homework, playing games, or just doing whatever. Feel free to bring snacks! We’re also adding “Our Space”, a social hour for LGBTQ teens and allies, on 2nd Fridays at 4 pm.

Other special events to look out for include:

Hepatitis A Vaccinations
Wednesday, September 6 from 12-1 pm
Free vaccinations for individuals at high risk.

Alpine Art League Show Opening Reception
Saturday, September 9 at 1 pm
Meet local artists and celebrate their new show themed around our own town of Alpine!

Coffee with Constituents
Tuesday, September 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Questions, concerns or ideas about your county government or community?  Join Supervisor Dianne Jacob for a conversation about what’s going on in our district.

You, Water and Paint…Discover! (Ages 16+)
Friday, September 22 at 10 am
Acrylic and watercolor painting workshop for beginners and up. Freestyle with basic techniques.  Space is limited, so come early! We can only accommodate the first 18 people to arrive. All supplies provided.

Road Scholar: Adventures in Lifelong Learning
Monday, September 25 at 2 pm
Do you love to travel, enjoy learning new things, exploring interesting places and meeting people who share a love of adventure? Come and learn about the world’s largest educational travel organization for adults.

 

Acoustic in Alpine: Sara Petite

Thursday September 28 at 6 pm

Often described as an Americana artist, her sound is an earthy fusion of folk, bluegrass, country, and mountain music with surprising flashes of pop and rock.

 

 

Jane Austen Literary Tea Society
Saturday, September 30 at 3 pm


Join Jeanne Talbot of the Jane Austen Society for a discussion of the novel Pride and Prejudice (not the movie!). Readers are encouraged to dress in period costume or modern tea-party attire, and light refreshments will be provided along with tea.

 

Don’t forget to visit the Alpine Library Friends Association Bookstore, located in the library lobby. They have a ton of wonderful books for extremely low prices, and all the proceeds go to support library programs and enhance our collection.

Their hours are: Tuesday 10 AM – 7:30 PM and Wednesday – Saturday 10 AM – 4:30 PM.

The Alpine Library is located at 1752 Alpine Blvd Alpine, CA 91901. If you have any questions, comments or other suggestions, please email albranch1752@gmail.com or call us at (619) 445-4221, and be sure to “Like” the Alpine Library on Facebook for the latest library news and program photos: www.facebook.com/AlpineLibrary.

www.sdcl.org

September 2017 Calendar – Alpine Library

 

Alpine Library Calendar of Free Events – August 2017

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Hi all, we hope you are enjoying your summer! There’s still time to sign up for Summer Reading (all ages are welcome) and we will be giving out prizes through the end of August. Our regular after-school programs will be starting up again in September, and we encourage all parents to talk to your kids about respectful behavior at the library after school:  We do not allow any food or drinks in the library or on the patio in the afternoons, and the park and stage behind the library does not allow bikes, skateboarding, or scooters. Please pick up all your trash, and use indoor voices when inside the library.

August 2017 Calendar – Alpine Library

August FREE EVENTS!

Summer Reading Finale: Ice Cream Social and Carnival – Tuesday, August 1 at 3 pmCarnival games, ice cream and more to celebrate the end of Summer Reading!

Teen Escape Room! Thursday, August 3 at 3 pmA fiendish team-based puzzle experience—only the cleverest will escape!

No-Fear Acrylic Painting for Beginners (Ages 16+) – Fridays, August 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 10 am Have you always wanted to try to paint?  Join us and have nothing but fun while working with color, discovering a few basics, and learning only your own style. *Come early—the class is limited to the first 18 people to arrive

Culinary Literacy Club –
Saturday, August 5 at 3pm
Here’s your chance to improve (or show off) your cooking skills, and explore the library’s cookbook collection! This month’s theme is Outdoor Cooking, and we will have a solar oven demonstration!

Red Cross Blood Drive (Ages 18+) – Monday August 14 from 10 am to 4 pm
Give blood and save lives! Make an appointment at redcrossblood.org using sponsor code AlpineBL.

Reel Cool Movies – Tuesdays, August 8, 15, and 22 at 3 pm 
Did you know libraries are official Cool Zones?  Beat the heat with family-friendly films about frozen kingdoms, snowy dogsled journeys, and dancing penguins. Bring blankets and pillows to relax and enjoy the air conditioning.

Summer Concerts in the Park
Friday August 11 at 6:30 pmThe Ideas Band (classic rock)
Friday August 25 at 6:30 pmWhiskey Ridge (country & western)
Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy the music at the Alpine Community Center Park behind the library.

Solar Eclipse Experience – Monday August 21 at 9:30 am
Join us for experiments and crafts to better understand the eclipse, and at its height, at 10:30, we will view the eclipse through special glasses in the park.

San Diego River Park Presentation – Thursday August 24 at 6 pm
Join San Diego River Park Foundation staff for an interactive presentation on the San Diego River, habitat restoration science, and volunteer opportunities in the River headwaters.

Don’t forget to visit the Alpine Library Friends Association Bookstore, located in the library lobby. They have a ton of wonderful books for extremely low prices, and all the proceeds go to support library programs and enhance our collection. Their hours are: Tuesday 10 AM – 7:30 PM and Wednesday – Saturday 10 AM – 4:30 PM.

If you have any questions, comments or other suggestions, please respond by email or call us at (619) 445-4221, and be sure to “Like” the Alpine Library on Facebook for the latest library news and program photos: www.facebook.com/AlpineLibrary.

 

Alpine Library – 1752 Alpine Blvd., Alpine, CA 91901
619-445-4221

albranch1752@gmail.com

www.sdcl.org

 

Alpine Community Center Events Calendar 2017

Join us at the Alpine Community Center for fun events every week! Yoga, Matt’s Sit N Fit, Blood Pressure Checks, Alzheimer’s Support Group, Weight Watchers Meetings, Senior Lunch, Card Club & More! For more information call Cindi Robertson at (619) 445-7330 or email cindi@alpinecommunitycenter.com. The Alpine community center is located at 1830 Alpine Blvd., Alpine CA. 91901. Visit our website at www.alpinecommunitycenter.com

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Alpine Library Calendar of Free Events – December 2016

Alpine Library Calendar of Free Events – December 2016

Library events LogoWe have a new weekly program for adults, Laughter Yoga – every Wednesday at 10 AM, and don’t worry, you don’t need to get down on the floor or twist yourself into a pretzel.  It can be done sitting, standing, or even in a wheelchair!

Parents: most of our regular children’s programs are taking a “vacation” from December 19-30 as we rest up and plan for next year.  We’ll be starting up again in January.

We are taking suggestions for what kinds of events, services and programs you would like to see at the library next year–please reply to this email with your thoughts, or come in the library and fill out a post-it on our Wish List Wall. Please include the best days and times for you as well.

if you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please call us at (619) 445-4221. Alpine Library – 1752 Alpine Blvd., Alpine, CA 91901

“Like” us on facebook for the latest library news and program photos: www.facebook.com/AlpineLibrary

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