Looking for your next great read? Join librarians and booksellers as they share their best book suggestions, including selections specifically for book clubs, on Saturday, January 11 at 3 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms at 330 North Coast Highway.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will hold a “Gifts Galore Books & More” Sale fundraiser on Sunday, December 8, 2019, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., in the Civic Center Library Community Room at 330 North Coast Highway.
Dance the night away to the incredible sounds of the Big Band Jazz Hall of Fame at the Oceanside Holiday Ball on Sunday, December 8, 2019, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Junior Seau Beach Community Center (300 N. The Strand, Oceanside, CA 92054).
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.
The San Diego Regional Alliance for Fair Housing wants to hear about your experiences with housing discrimination issues and concerns at the November 7, 2019, Workshop from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Escondido City Hall – Mitchell Room, located at 201 North Broadway in Escondido.
Please join the Oceanside Public Library on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. for a book discussion on There There by Tommy Orange in celebration of Native American Heritage Month. The discussion will be held in the Board Room of the Civic Center Library, 330 N. Coast Highway.
Please join the Oceanside Public Library on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 1 p.m. for Publishing 1-2-3, a presentation with professional book editor Laurie Gibson, in the Community Rooms of the Civic Center Library, 330 N. Coast Highway.
The City of Oceanside invites the public to celebrate the Joe Balderrama Park Re-Dedication and Community Celebration on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The park is located at 709 San Diego Street, Oceanside, CA 92058.
The City of Oceanside is seeking nominees for the 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award. This annual award honors residents of the City who have made a significant contribution of time and energy to improve community life, promote positive community development, and enhance the lives of individuals and neighborhoods in the City.
For decades, Oceanside women have been making names for themselves as strong business and civic leaders.
October is National Women’s Small Business Month, which honors the accomplishments of female entrepreneurs. Oceanside offers many exciting opportunities for women to achieve their personal and economic goals.
The City of Oceanside was invited by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to apply for two separate Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans.
The City of Oceanside, in partnership with the ADU Coalition of San Diego and AARP California, will conduct a public workshop on Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). The workshop will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, in the City Council Chambers at 300 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Doors open at 5:30 PM.
The City of Oceanside is partnering with Hoot Rides, a neighborhood electric vehicle (NEV) ride-hailing service, for a pilot program that will provide an easy, environmentally friendly way to move around the downtown section of the city.
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.
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.
Two outstanding Oceanside residents were chosen as 2019 "Seniors of the Year." The honorees were announced by Deputy Mayor Jack Feller on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at the annual Senior Expo hosted by the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce at Civic Center Plaza.
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.
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.
Oceanside’s 2019 "Senior of the Year" will be announced at 12:00 noon on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at the annual Senior Expo, hosted by the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce. The Senior Expo will be held at the Oceanside Civic Center Plaza from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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”.
Oceanside Public Library invites the community to Family Fun Time at the Library event on Saturday, October 5 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms and courtyard at 330 N. Coast Highway.
Channel your inner teenager and join us as "CJ the DJ" spins tunes from the 1950s and ‘60s at the Sock Hop on Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Oceanside’s Country Club Senior Center, located at 455 Country Club Lane.
Back by popular demand, the City of Oceanside Parks & Recreation Division proudly presents the Big Band Jazz Hall of Fame Orchestra on Sunday, August 11 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the beautiful El Corazon Senior Center, located at 3302 Senior Center Drive in Oceanside.
The City of Oceanside Water Utilities Department is hosting an upcoming public workshop to introduce the Loma Alta Wetlands Enhancement planning project. The community workshop will be held on Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the Oceanside Public Library Community Room located at 330 N. Coast Highway.
The Oceanside Historical Society will present a free historical program on Saturday, August 3 at 10:30 a.m. The program is hosted by the Oceanside Public Library and will be held in the Library Community Rooms at 330 North Coast Highway.
The City of Oceanside is pleased to announce that it will receive $1.5 Million in funding from the Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant, subject to Federal appropriations.
Have you ever wanted to play with thousands of LEGO bricks? Now you can! The Oceanside Public Library invites children of all ages and their families to the STEM focused LEGO Brick Building program with Hey Hey Entertainment on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Mission Branch Library, located at 3861-B Mission Avenue.
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.
Janet and Conrad Beck are the City of Oceanside’s 2019 winners of the WaterSmart Landscape Contest, an annual competition recognizing exceptional water-wise landscapes in San Diego County based on overall attractiveness, design, appropriate plant selection, and water efficient irrigation.
On June 22, the City of Oceanside opened the doors to its Green Oceanside Kitchen—a state-of-the-art food recovery and preservation facility at the El Corazon Senior Center, providing innovative solutions to food waste, hunger and environmental and culinary education in North San Diego County.
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We all see them -- those knee-high patches of weeds that diminish a neighborhood’s beauty and contribute to fire hazards. They took off with the recent rains and are now left to brown in the spring and summer.
The Oceanside Public Library is excited to announce a single, online searchable catalog, called Link+, from which available material from other libraries statewide can be requested and delivered to your local Oceanside library location.
The “Autism Welcome Here: Library Programs, Services and More” Grant Committee announced the Oceanside Public Library was one of two grant recipients this year.
The North River Farms project was advertised for a public hearing on March 13, 2019. Prior to the printing of the Council agenda, the applicant advised the City that it will be presenting project modifications not previously considered by the Planning Division staff and the Planning Commission. The applicant has requested that the March 13, 2019, Council hearing be vacated so the revisions to the project can be reviewed by City staff and a new public hearing conducted before the Planning Commission. Staff is not in receipt of the revisions at this time. A new public hearing will be scheduled before the Planning Commission after staff reviews the changes.
The City of Oceanside was notified this week that it will receive $2.623 Million in funding from the Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSMART's Desalination Construction Projects under the WIIN Act, subject to Federal appropriations.
Ms. Cynthia Rice was named the 2019 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.
The swearing-in ceremony for newly elected Oceanside City Council and City Treasurer will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 300 N. Coast Highway, second floor, City Hall North.
The Oceanside City Council, the Parks & Recreation Division, Parks & Recreation Commission and the Senior Citizen Standing Committee announced twelve nominees for the Senior of the Year Award in Oceanside at the October 11, 2018 Senior Expo.
The City of Oceanside was honored yesterday with a Beacon Spotlight Award at the League of California Cities annual conference in Long Beach. Oceanside received a Platinum Level award for Sustainability Best Practices from the Institute of Local Government in collaboration with the League of California Cities.
It has been 20 years since Oceanside helped lead the efforts to designate California’s Highway 101 a historic route. This notable anniversary coincides with a renaissance in Oceanside that has witnessed its three-mile stretch of 101 roadway blossom into a treasure trove for visitors seeking a modern-day getaway with a taste of yesteryear.