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Prepare Ahead for Winter Rain Storms

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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The Oceanside Tide - Dec. 2019

Learn about City programs, news, and holiday happenings!


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Winter Piano Recital Dec. 19

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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Holiday Sing-Along Concert at Library

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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Llama Llama Red Pajama Visits the Library

Llama Llama from the popular picture book series Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney, will visit the Oceanside Public Library during the holiday season.


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Harry Potter Themed Performance Dec. 7

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

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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Holiday Cheft'Overs Event Nov. 23

In anticipation of the kickoff to the holiday season, the City of Oceanside and O’side Kitchen Collaborative (OKC) will host a free “Holiday Cheft’Overs” event on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 2:00-5:00 p.m.


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Gifts Galore Books & More Sale Dec. 8

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.


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Oceanside Holiday Ball Dec. 8

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).


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City Offices Closed on Veterans Day

City offices will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2019, in observance of Veterans Day.


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Big Book and Media Sale Nov. 16

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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Fair Housing Workshop November 7

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.


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Book Discussion to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

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.


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Library presents Publishing 1-2-3 Seminar

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.


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Balderrama Park Re-dedication & Community Celebration Nov. 2

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.


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Nominations Requested for the 2020 MLK Service Award

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.


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Women-Owned Businesses

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.


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Fire Prevention Awareness

During the dry fire season, extreme caution is urged by all residents; one less spark means one less fire.


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City Invited to Apply for EPA Water Infrastructure Loans

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.


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Noteworthy Puppets at Mission Branch Library

The Oceanside Public Library presents Kid Zorro with Noteworthy Puppets on Saturday, November 02, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Mission Branch Library, located at 3861-B Mission Avenue.


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Public Workshop on Accessory Dwelling Units Nov. 12

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.


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Oceanside Explores Electric Mobility Service with Hoot Rides

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.


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Pumpkin Patch Storytimes

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

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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2019 Seniors of the Year Announced

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.


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Fire Chief Walter Johnson Day Celebrated

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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

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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Senior Volunteer of the Year

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.


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The Oceanside Tide - October 2019

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Art Quilts Display and Film Screening

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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Film Screening of Stand and Deliver on Sept. 21

The Oceanside Public Library invites the community for a screening of the film Stand and Deliver on Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Foundation Room at 330 N. Coast Highway.


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Senior of the Year Nominations Accepted

Oceanside “Senior of the Year” nomination forms are being accepted and are available at both El Corazon and Country Club Senior Centers in Oceanside, or online.


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Adult Dance Sock Hop September 8

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.


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Parks and Recreation Fall Activity Guide

The Oceanside Fall 2019 Recreation Guide is here and bringing you all the best programs and events!


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15th Annual Oceanside Noche Mexicana Event

On Sunday, September 15th, the City of Oceanside will be kicking off National Hispanic Heritage Month with its 15th Annual Oceanside Noche Mexicana 2019.


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CITIZENSHIP CLASS AT THE LIBRARY

The Library will be offering a thirteen-week Citizenship Class, in order for eligible students to prepare for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Naturalization Test.


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The Oceanside Tide - August 2019

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Big Band Jazz Dance Party August 11

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.


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Community Wetlands Workshop Aug. 15

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.


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