The Best Things To Do This July In Birmingham
The Best Things To Do This July In Birmingham
The Best Things To Do This July In Birmingham by Independent Birmingham Published: July 2, 2019 Finally, we have some sunshine! July is here, the weather is looking glorious and it’s the perfect time to get out there and make the most of the sunshine. From festivals and must-eat food dishes, to beer gardens and birthdays, there’s so much to do in the city this month. Here’s our pick of the best things to do this July in Birmingham. The Independent Birmingham Festival At Aston Hall – 20-21 July It’s back! The IB Festival at Aston Hall returns on 20-21 July for a weekend filled with feasting, drinking, rocking out and shopping local. With 27 traders making up the sensational food/drink line-up including: The Meat Shack, Low ‘N’ Slow, 18/81, Urban Cheesecake, Laghi’s Deli, The Indian Brewery, Buddha Belly, The Wolf, Attic Brew Co. and LOADS more, this is one seriously unmissable weekend. Throw in live music from local artists, two market halls full of local retailers, and an incredibly iconic location, and you’re in for a fun-and-food-filled weekend. All of our previous events have sold out and over half of our tickets have gone, so make sure you grab yours now to avoid missing out.
Food/drink line-up: Low ‘N’ Slow, The Meat Shack, 18/81, Burning Soul Brewing, Laghi’s Deli, The Indian Brewery, Buddha Belly, The Vanguard, Fat Snags, The Wolf, Wine Freedom, Wayland’s Yard, The Patty Freaks, Attic Brew Co, Street Chef, Quarter Horse Coffee, Arch 13, Urban Cheesecake, The Birmingham Whisky Club, Habaneros, BA-HA, Urban, Yardbirds Chicken, Street Souvlaki, The Middle Feast, U-Juice, The Bournville Waffle Co.
Tickets are selling FAST – grab yours now here . Birmingham Cocktail Weekend – 11-14 July This four-day long extravaganza celebrates the best in cocktail making and shaking in the city. The premise is simple: grab your wristband for just £10 and this allows you access to exclusive serves in cocktail bars all across the city, all weekend long. The signature cocktails at each venue cost just £4 and are created exclusively for BCW. Your wristband is valid from opening on Thursday until the last venue closes on Sunday. Dip in and out of the festival as you wish – for just one day, or for all four – the choice is yours. Expect exclusive events and masterclasses throughout the weekend too. Find out all the details and get your wristband here . Maybe A Restaurant – 25-28 July If you managed to get a table to ‘Maybe A Restaurant’, the Indian fine dining pop-up restaurant by Alex Claridge of The Wilderness fame, then you’ll know just how unbelievably immense it was. If you didn’t manage to get a table, you’re in luck because he’s bringing the pop-up concept back on 25-28 July – and making it even more wild. It’s a love letter to Indian food (but not as you’d expect it), from a couple of lads who grew up in Birmingham – and joining Alex in the kitchen will be Kray Treadwell (head chef at The Man Behind The Curtain). If you’re a fan of Indian cuisine, fine dining and heaps of fun, then grab yourself a table right now. This is seriously unmissable. Book a table now here . Colmore Food Festival – 5-6 July Colmore Food Festival is back in Victoria Square for the first weekend in July. Between 11am – 7pm on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 July, you can sample some of the delights of food and beverage businesses from the Colmore Business District. Included in this year’s line-up are: Michelin-starred Adam’s and Purnell’s, brunch favourites Wayland’s Yard, Purecraft Bar and Kitchen, Opus, Chung Ying Central and more. Dishes cost up to £4 and drinks up to £5. Best of all, it’s FREE entry. More info here . Eat Vietnam At Eat Vietnam – Sometime This July…
That’s right, Eat Vietnam are opening their very own restaurant sometime this July in Stirchley (no one knows the exact date, but Ming himself). To say we’re excited for this is a tremendous understatement. If you’ve tried Eat Vietnam at Digbeth Dining Club over the years, or caught their pop-ups across the city, you know you’re in for a real treat when they finally open the doors on their very own gaff. We’re super happy for Ming and the team, and can’t wait to pig out on their mouth-watering twists on Vietnamese cuisine.
Make sure you go and support this fantastic new independent business when they open their doors, and fill your bellies with umami-packed Vietnamese dishes. Go Eat Vietnam! Cherrybomb Comedy at Cherry Reds – 12 July If you need a little more laughter in your life, then this is the one for you. Cherry Reds regularly play host to a stand-up comedy night and it’s always packed full of lols. With less than 50 seats, this is an intimate venue for a comedy gig, and it means you need to make sure you bagsie your ticket nice and early. Hosted by comedian Tom Ham, Cherrybomb Comedy welcomes some great comedians to take the mic each month. On 12 July you can enjoy comedy gold from Gein’s Family Giftshop, Benedict Pope and support from Hannah Platt and Jack Topher. Tickets here . The Night Owl’s 4 th Birthday – 5-6 July This July Digbeth’s The Night Owl celebrate their 4th Birthday! Go and celebrate this truly amazing milestone with them at their 2-day party. Taking place on 5-6 July, enjoy 2 amazing days (and nights) of live music and DJ’s. Weekend tickets are available to this most awesome of birthday bashes, or you can grab one to either the Friday or the Saturday. Either way, make sure you boogie on down to Digbeth to congratulate this fantastic independent on this tremendous milestone. Here’s to many more years! Grab your tickets for Friday here and for Saturday here . Mostly Jazz, Funk and Soul Festival – 12-14 July The legendary music festival is returning to Moseley Park for its 10 th year! Three days of rocking out to jazz, funk and soul in the sunshine is a great excuse to get out there and boogie. Enjoy some of the finest artists on jazz, funk and soul, DJ sets and more. From local artists to global superstars, you can find it all here. With none other than The Jacksons headlining on Friday, The Brand New Heavies on Saturday, and Burt Bacharach on Sunday, this is set to be an unmissable musical weekend. Remaining tickets are limited so grab yours now here . Reconnect With An Old Favourite With all of the shiny new places that open up on the regular, it can be tempting to head to the newest place each time you go out. But we think it’s just as important to celebrate, support and enjoy some of the stalwarts of the indie scene. One restaurant that has stuck around (thanks to their consistent and quality offering) whilst many around them have been forced to close their doors is Chung Ying Central. Offering up some of the best Chinese and Asian cuisine in the city, Chung Ying Central is well worth another visit to tuck into the likes of these BBQ char sui pork bao buns, which we are declaring as little bites of heaven. Longbridge Dining Club With Glynn Purnell – 13 July Longbridge Dining Club is back in Longbridge (spoiler alert!) and this time they have a special guest. Brum legend Glynn Purnell (of Michelin-starred Purnell’s fame, of course) will be there and he’ll be doing live cooking demonstrations to show you how to cook up a storm in your own kitchen (or just to watch his culinary wizardry in the flesh, if you prefer to stay out of the kitchen). You can also expect some yummy grub (and more demonstrations) from a great line up of street food traders and DJ sets to keep you entertained. You’re right, this does sound awesome.
More info here . Pop Chorus Presents: “Sing Our Own Kind Of Music” At Town Hall – 13 July Where can you go to hear all of your favourite pop anthems from across the decades? Well, if you head to Town Hall on Saturday 13 July, you can hear a collection of some of the greatest pop songs performed live by a fantastic 300 strong choir of adults and children. Pop Chorus brings together amateur singers from age 6 to 80 (many of whom had not sung in public before they joined the choir), and the result is magical. Enjoy tracks from Queen, ELO, Bastille, Rag & Bone Man, Paloma Faith, Stevie Wonder, Tina Turner and more as you bop along to this feel good concert. Tickets here . Summer In Southside – 13-14 July Birmingham Hippodrome’s Summer celebration is back again. This year, their free festival is themed around all things space. As this year marks 50 years since the first moon landings, the Hippodrome are celebrating by turning the streets of Southside into a lunar landscape for the weekend. This family-friendly festival has something for everyone, from street performances to silent discos and art installations – there’s so much to see and do. From alien invasions (don’t worry, they’re friendly) and cloud gazing, to space-age crafts for the little ones and sci-fi cinema, enjoy a weekend packed with inter-galactic activities.
More info here . Top Gun Cocktail Night at The Electric Cinema – 20 July It doesn’t get any more iconic than hearing that soundtrack as Tom Cruise walks down the air strip. This event is guaranteed to take you breath away as you sip on tasty cocktails and enjoy this classic film at the UK’s oldest working cinema. Enjoy an evening of 80s fun as you drink the specially-themed cocktails and get lost in the world of fighter pilot, Maverick, as he competes to be the top fighter pilot at the Top Gun Naval Fighter Weapons School.
Tickets here . Cafe Artum 1 st Birthday at Hare and Hounds – 20 July Celebrate two of Brum’s fantastic independents in one night with this special birthday celebration event. Cafe Artum is a fantastic independent coffee shop, record store and live music venue (and if you haven’t made it down there yet, make sure you go ASAP), and they are celebrating their first birthday this month. They are marking the occasion in the best way they know how – with a party at Brum’s legendary Hare and Hounds. With Moodfix and Jamie Tiller on the line-up to see the party into the night in style, you’d be mad not to grab yourself a ticket. Help Cafe Artum celebrate in style and get your tickets here . BE Festival at Birmingham Repertory Theatre – 2-7 July BE Festival is celebrating their 10 th year of bringing exceptional performances from across Europe, right here to the centre of our dear Brum. Over 5 days audiences can enjoy a huge range of performance styles from theatre and spoken word, to music and dance, and everything else in between, not to mention talks, exhibitions and even a dining plan! There’s a huge range of shows on offer, so pick and choose your favourites or grab yourself a week (or weekend) pass and tick off as many as you can. However you experience it, you’re guaranteed to leave feeling challenged and inspired.
Tickets here . Birmingham Beer Week – 19-28 July Back for its third year, Birmingham Beer Week is a week-long celebration of, well… beer! Celebrating the brewing history and beer scene in the city, this event will bring together some of the city’s finest breweries, pubs, bars, bottle shops and restaurants for a week of beer-related activities. From Pints, Pizza and Pinball at Tilt, to the Birmingham Beer Debate, and an evening walk of the lost pubs of Birmingham, there’s plenty to do. Find out more here . Bonus: Check Out The New Black Rhino And Sumatran Tigers At Twycross Zoo – From 13 July
It’s a little jaunt out of the city, but if you’re looking for a day out with the kids (or grown-ups!) this summer holidays, head to Twycross Zoo. Alongside the huge array of awesome animals already at the zoo, the conservation charity is now home to a critically endangered black rhino AND a pair of critically endangered Sumatran tigers (who will be on show from 13 July). Both species have arrived at the zoo this year as part of their respective European breeding programmes, where zoos work together to try to secure the future of these incredible animals and prevent them from becoming extinct. As a charity, the zoo relies on visitors to keep their conservation work going, so by going to see these amazing animals you’re helping to protect them too.
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The Hilton Hotel, Heathrow
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The Atlas dining guide
Your guide to the finest restaurants across the Etihad route network
Have you chosen where you’re going for dinner tonight? Searching for a great restaurant can be overwhelming, which is why Atlas Eats is here to help you decide where to dine out after you’ve touched down. Full of recommendations from around the network, this is your guide to the best spots for a succulent steak or daring dim sum. 01. RAW at M Victoria London, UK
Thanks to the incredible things today’s inventive chefs are doing with vegetables, more people than ever are moving towards plant-based options when they dine out. According to the Waitrose Food & Drink Report 2019, one in eight Britons are now vegan or vegetarian, with a further one in five ‘flexitarian’.
As a result, veg-centric restaurants are sprouting at a rapid rate. Leading the way is RAW at M Victoria, with its sustainable, organic, vegetarian and gluten-free fare (complementing its meatier sister restaurant M Grill). This summer sees a new menu, with starters such as smoked aubergine with a miso glaze, sesame and dashi, main courses like buckwheat risotto with cauliflower, king mushrooms and summer truffle, and sweet treats including drunken pineapple with chili and passionfruit.
Executive Chef Oleg Ibragimov wants to celebrate, not just accommodate, clean eating and free-from dining. “While the dishes are packed full of flavour, I’ve tried to reduce the amount of process involved to allow the organic flavour of the ingredients to really shine,” he says. “Saying that, I have introduced a few fermented ingredients to not only add zing and interest to the plate, but also improve gut health.” Dessert is served at Galvin at the Athenaeum 02. Galvin at The Athenaeum London, UK
The Michelin-starred Galvin brothers champion Britain’s delicious produce at their restaurant in the five-star hotel, The Athenaeum, opposite Green Park. Exciting menus featuring modern takes on British classics include afternoon tea and pre-theatre meals. Watch hot air balloons take off at the Sunrise Valley Picnic in Cappadocia 03. Taskonaklar Hotel Cappadocia, Turkey
Set among the stone chimneys that dot the landscape of Cappadocia, Taskonaklar is a beautiful boutique hotel offering fabulous food, attentive service and picture-perfect views. Dine indoors or choose to make the most of the spectacular surroundings with the Sunrise Valley Picnic. Lounging on rugs and cushions, watch the sun rise as you breakfast on freshly-baked treats. As daylight breaks, the sky fills with gently-bobbing hot-air balloons, giving a dream-like start to another glorious day. The Max on One Grillroom restaurant at Jumeirah Frankfurt 04. Jumeirah Frankfurt Frankfurt, Germany
A great hotel needs a great restaurant and Jumeirah Frankfurt doesn’t disappoint. Max on One Grillroom is your go-to for exceptional meat, fish and vegetarian dishes prepared on an open grill, or enjoy Lebanese cuisine from from the privacy of your room. Show-stopping afternoon tea at St James’s Hotel and Club 05. St. James’s Hotel and Club London, UK
Located close to Buckingham Palace, the five-star St. James’s Hotel and Club treats you to some royal indulgence with its 1840 Afternoon Tea. Designed by Michelin-starred chef William Drabble, it will transport you back to the reign of Queen Victoria and the origin of this decidedly British tradition, serving up Cheshire cheese scones, a tipsy cake soaked in sherry, and – of course – a Victoria sponge cake. You can even enjoy this special afternoon tea in the comfort of your bedroom. Roasted pineapple, coconut rice pudding and ponzu-marinated fennel at Quaglino’s 06. Quaglino’s London, UK
With a name that’s been synonymous with celebrities, royalty and the political elite since it opened in Mayfair in 1929, Quaglino’s remains the go-to spot for those looking for quality, style and an unforgettable dining experience – including the legendary cocktails. 100 Wardour St turns into a hip night time spot with a club in the basement 07. 100 Wardour St London, UK
Call in for a meeting over coffee that segues into a long lunch, or swing by for dinner and dancing into the early hours. At 100 Wardour St, the site of legendary music venue the Marquee Club, that famous Soho spirit stays alive around the clock, with live music five nights a week. Spice world: Masala Zone uses only authentic spices in its dishes 08. Masala Zone London, UK
With its unique interiors oozing exotic glamour and dishes created from the very best Indian ingredients, it’s no wonder that Masala Zone has established itself as a firm favourite among London’s foodies.
Created in 2001 to breathe new life into the capital’s Indian offering, the Masala Zone collection now comprises eight acclaimed locations across central London, each one a treat for the tastebuds and a feast for the eyes. And its march across the city has not gone unnoticed — both the Evening Standard and Daily Telegraph have rated Masala Zone as among the capital’s best, while food critics, including Fay Maschler, have sung its praises. During India’s spice harvest, key ingredients are selected from the best growers and shipped to the UK
Designed to show the diversity of India’s regions, Masala Zone’s menus combine a panoramic range of dishes from across the sub-continent, sourced from noble Maharaja’s palaces, grand gourmet kitchens and vibrant street stalls. Tightly guarded recipes passed from top-class local cooks are given a contemporary twist, with a team of regional master chefs supervising the development of those from their birthplace. Expect vibrant starters, grilled meats packed full of flavour, slow-cooked curries bursting with taste, sophisticated biryanis and delicious desserts made by specialist chefs. Drinks, meanwhile, include cocktails with an Indian twist – try a Lucknowi Fizz or Chai Negroni – plus cool lassis and traditional beers.
Such delectable dishes deserve a setting to match and Masala Zone’s chic restaurants combine Indian artefacts and antiques with western contemporary design. Lighting, too, is carefully planned, with award-winning designers creating warm, inviting spaces you will want to visit again and again. Tentáculos de Pulpo at Chotto Matte 09. Chotto Matte London, UK
Nikkei cuisine sees the coming together of Japanese and Peruvian cooking, and anyone who has ever dined at Chotto Matte will know just how perfect this culinary marriage is. Order from the sharing menu for a joyful introduction – the warm beef tataki is a favourite. Glitzy interiors at one of Gaucho’s London restaurants 10. Gaucho London, UK
Everything about Gaucho says authentic Argentina. This group, which has 12 restaurants in London and four outside, is famous for the best quality steak in the world. Reared on hand-selected farms that Gaucho have worked with for years, premium Black Angus free-range cattle graze on 17 types of grass in the Pampas provinces. The food is truly Argentinian, but modern and evolving, the wines diverse (the largest selection of Argentinian wines outside of the country) and the service impeccable. The whole lobster with mac ‘n’ cheese at Black Roe 11. Black Roe London, UK
Jordan Sclare is doing remarkable things in Mayfair’s Black Roe. Loosely going by ‘modern Asian’, the menu takes on traditional dishes with a modern twist. Highlights include beef and black bean, slow-braised ox cheek, or the whole lobster filled with mac ‘n’ cheese. 12. 34 Mayfair London, UK
Situated off Grosvenor Square, 34 Mayfair is a beacon of contemporary elegance. Head chef Harvey Ayliffe’s seasonal menu combines the bespoke Parrilla grill and heritage beef sourced from the Scottish lowlands to Japan, as well as seasonal game and fish. Weekend brunch is an indulgent highlight, plus the bar is a must-visit for those serious about their whiskies. If it’s a special occasion, book the private dining space decorated with Tracey Emin’s charcoal drawings and neon artworks. Dig into a steak at Zelman Meats 13. Zelman Meats London, UK
Head to the fifth floor of Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge for a carnivore’s paradise. Zelman Meats serves a range of cuts (with the option of Halal) by the 100g, so you can eat as much as you like, washed down by something delicious from the cocktail menu or wine list. Filled cornbread buns at Guasacaca 14. Guasacaca London, UK
Venezuelan cuisine looks set for its turn in the foodie spotlight, but if you want to get ahead of the pack, go to Guasacaca. The London street food veterans are responsible for the tastiest arepas in the capital – cornbread buns filled with shredded meats or black beans, topped with avocado sauce. 15. Hovarda London, UK
In both Turkish and Greek, ‘hovarda’ is used as a playful reference to a generous host with a free spirit. You’ll find this Soho restaurant is imbued with this character, both in its luxe first-floor cocktail bar and in the ground-floor restaurant. The interiors are designed by award-winning, Lázaro Rosa-Violán, in a space that features an open kitchen and counter dining that overlooks the open fire grills.
What to eat? With its emphasis on seafood, your best bet at Hovarda is whatever’s come fresh off the fishing boats that day and brought straight from the British coast. Dishes are inspired by the region that surrounds the Aegean Sea, from the starters that feature favourites such as fried squid, taramasalata and a mixed meze platter, to the mains, which lean heavily on Mediterranean-inspired flavours using local produce, such as the kleftiko of slow-roasted Ryeland lamb or the Cornish catch of the day cooked over an open fire.
Don’t forget that old-school mantra: there’s always room for dessert, especially when the choices include lokma – fried doughnuts with thyme honey, walnuts and cinnamon ice cream – and Turkish delight cheesecake. In fact, you’re likely to stay here late whatever you do, as Hovarda regularly hosts guest DJs, and an extensive cocktail menu. All of Mac + Wild’s game is hunted on the Scottish family farm 16. Mac + Wild London, UK
From Scottish street food sensations to an award-winning restaurant brand, Mac & Wild has taken the capital by storm with its two Central London outposts celebrating the very best of Highland produce. Tuck into wild venison and fresh seafood, or sample the Veni-Moo – voted the UK’s best burger back in 2016. The Shed is one of Notting Hill’s most sought-after restaurants 17. The Shed London, UK
If you want passion in your cooking, look no further than the Gladwin brothers’ Notting Hill restaurant, The Shed. Oliver (chef), Richard (manager) and Gregory (farmer) combine to produce a daily menu of sustainable British small plates as well as a ‘loosener’ cocktail, in a relaxed, jovial environment. Mention Etihad Airways when booking for a free glass of champagne at Beast this summer 18. Beast London, UK
Lovers of beef and seafood need to head to Beast in Mayfair. Alongside its in-house dry-aged steaks from the UK, USA, Japan, Spain, Portugal and Australia, you will also find supremely fresh seafood: in fact, it’s the only place in London where you can eat live king crabs from Norway, which are flown in especially for the restaurant. As an added incentive, during July and August guests flying on Etihad Airways can enjoy a welcome glass of champagne – just mention the airline when booking. Buddha Bar in London is a glamorous Asian restaurant in Knightsbridge 19. Buddha Bar London, UK
Fans of minimalism, look elsewhere: Buddha Bar is all about unrestrained opulence. The pan-Asian hotspot fuses Thai, Japanese and Chinese cuisine on its menu, with fresh seafood given a starring role. Glitzy decor, live DJs and a decadent cocktail menu will make it a night to remember. Watch chefs work on the kitchen counters at hit Spanish restaurant Sabor 20. Sabor London, UK
Chef Nieves Barragán and partner in business, José Etura, opened Sabor (“flavour” in Spanish) in Mayfair in 2018 and were awarded a coveted Michelin star in their first year. The three areas – counter, tapas bar and upstairs restaurant – each provide different tastes and experiences of Spanish cuisine. Don’t forget to snap your dinner at this hyped-up raclette restaurant 21. La Vraie Raclette NYC New York City, USA
The first raclette restaurant in the US could well be its best. Raclette – that traditional Alpine dish of melted cheese scraped off the wheel to gooey perfection before landing on your choice of meat or vegetables – is served here to critical acclaim. In just a few years, La Vraie Raclette NYC has become a social media phenomenon and taken its place as an unmissable dining experience for anyone visiting the Big Apple. In a city that boasts more than 24,000 options for dinner, the choice is easy. Fulham Beach is where west London’s chic set come to party in summer 22. Fulham Beach London, UK
London has a lot going for it, but you wouldn’t usually associate it with drinking cocktails while feeling the sand between your toes. Fulham Beach, the capital’s urban sandy hideaway, will change that perception. Situated in south-west London on the banks of the Thames, visitors can revel at this jungle-themed venue, drinking Long Tail Mixer cocktails while making the most of (hopefully) another summer heatwave. Though, British weather being British weather, Fulham Beach has both indoor and outdoor space. The terrace at Madison overlooks St Paul’s Cathedral 23. Madison London, UK
It’s a fact that Londoners love to show off their knowledge when recommending great places to dine out – and when it comes to rooftop bars, Madison is usually top of their list. Locals fill out this buzzy space come rain or shine to enjoy classic British staples and meats cooked to perfection on the kitchen’s Josper grill. Join them for a cocktail and dance off dessert to the sound of live DJs under the gaze of St Paul’s Cathedral and The City’s array of skyscrapers. Share This Story
Ten Things To Do In Soho London W1
Ten Things To Do In Soho London W1 July 3, 2019 Visits London Guide: Ten Things To Do In Soho London W1 . If you’re looking for the best Soho restaurants or places to visit in West End London, you’ll love my Ten Things To Do In Soho London W1 guide. The whole area is currently celebrating Pride In London on Saturday 6 July 2019 which is 50 years old so you’ll see plenty of rainbow flags everywhere. Soho Area Map Ten Things To Do In Soho London W1
10 Things To Do In Soho London W1
1. View thought provoking images at the Photographers’ Gallery 2. Buy luxurious goods at the historic Liberty London Department Store 3. Shop at the flagship fashion, sports clothing and footwear stores along Carnaby Street 4. Eat amazing Asian cuisine and unusual desserts in Chinatown 5. Book a table at one of the many Soho Restaurants 6. Mooch around the interesting Soho Streets 7. Chill out in the tranquil Soho Square 8. Treat yourself to a spectacular show at the West End Theatres 9. Listen to world class jazz at Ronnie Scott’s 10. Get your caffeine fix at the famous Bar Italia Ten Things To Do In Soho London Details 1. Photographers’ Gallery: Set up in 1971 in Covent Garden, this was the first UK gallery to showcase photography as an art medium. In 2012 they moved to a former textiles warehouse in Soho. You can view the work of critically acclaimed photographers and new talent at this gallery. The space includes exhibitions, learning facilities, a shop selling books and prints plus a café. Photographers’ Gallery : 16-18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW 2. Liberty London: This iconic department store is steeped in history. The distinctive black and white mock Tudor frontage is stunning. Step inside and you will find a wonderful array of Liberty floral printed products, beauty must haves, designer fashion, glorious gifts and so much more. Liberty London : Regent Street, London W1B 5AH 3. Carnaby Street: This famous pedestrian street was certainly swinging in the sixties. Today you will find flagship fashion, sports clothing and footwear stores. It is worth visiting to take pictures of the iconic signage. The immediate area is now called Carnaby which comprises of 14 Streets. Newburg Quarter and Kingly Court have some cute independent shops, cafes, eateries and pubs which you should investigate. Carnaby Street : Soho, London W1 4. Chinatown: If you love Asian food, you can sample Traditional Chinese dishes, Sichuan Hot Pots, Dim Sum, Taiwanese Fried Chicken, Korean BBQ and Japanese Ramen. Restaurants include affordable places like Wong Kei through to high end establishments. You will find plenty of ultra-cool dessert parlours springing up serving Taiyaki (fish shaped cake or waffle cone), Bubble Wrap Desserts, Filipino Ice Cream and Matcha Desserts. Gerrard Street is the main Chinatown drag, but you will find Asian restaurants, cafes and supermarkets dotted around. Look out for the ornate Chinatown Gate with Qing Dynasty motifs on Wardour Street. Chinese New Year is a great time to explore this area. Chinatown : Gerrard Street and Surrounding Areas, London W1 5. Soho Restaurants: Try one of the establishments such as L’ Escargot for French cuisine, Quo Vadis or Dean Street Townhouse for Modern British and Kettner’s for American and European inspired classics. Or perhaps you’ll prefer one of the modern restaurants like Kricket who serve Indian Tapas and Lina Stores for pasta. There are a few quirky restaurants left like St Moritz which is a Swiss Style fondue specialist. Govindas Hare Krishna Vegetarian Restaurant serves karma-free food cooked with love which was established in 1979. Or you can dine at one of the alfresco restaurants in Kingly Court which includes The Good Egg, The Detox Kitchen, Pizza Pilgrims and Shoryu Ramen. Kingly Court : Off Carnaby Street, London W1B 5PW 6. Soho Streets: Old Compton Street is famous for LGBT+ Community bars, clubs, restaurants and shops which include G-A-Y, Ku Bar and She Soho. Greek Street, Fifth Street, Dean Street and Wardour Street have some beautiful buildings and heaps of cafes and eateries to hang out at. There are alleyways which run through these streets with cute shops. Berwick Street hosts a fruit and veg market with street food stalls during the week. Check out Carnaby Street and nearby areas of kingly Court and Newburg Quarter for fashion shops. Ham Yard Village is a charming little enclave of shops and restaurants near Piccadilly Circus. Try Chinatown for Asian restaurants and supermarkets. Denmark Street is the place to pick up musical instruments. A few interesting Soho shops to visit include Foyles Book Shop, Milroys Whisky Specialist, Japanese Knife Company and House of MinaLima which is the design studio behind the graphic props of Harry Potter, they sell artwork and artefacts. Soho Streets: Old Compton Street, London W1 7. Soho Square: You won’t find much greenery in this area but at least there is Soho Square. This little patch of grass is surrounded by media company offices. It gets very busy at lunch times when the sun is shining. There is a small timber framed tool shed in the middle which is listed. Golden Square is another spot to relax which is just off Regent Street. Soho Square: London W1D 3QE 8. West End Theatres: You can take your pick of the best West End shows in Soho and the surrounding area. Theatres include the London Palladium, Gielgud Theatre, Soho Theatre, Palace Theatre, Queen’s Theatre, Princes of Wells Theatre and the Dominion Theatre. West End Theatres: Les Miserables 9. Ronnie Scott’s: Jazz and blues fans will want to visit this influential jazz club which opened in 1959. All the greats have played there including Dizzy Gillespie and Sarah Vaughan. You can eat Sunday lunch at Ronnie Scott’s while you tap your toes to the sweet sounds. Ronnie Scott’s : 47 Frith Street, London W1D 4HT 10. Bar Italia: This Italian coffee bar was established in 1946 by Lou and Caterina Polledri. Historically, Soho was an Italian area, so Bar Italia became extremely popular. The Gaggia coffee machine and retro style interiors makes this place special, as does the vibe. Sit outside and sip your cappuccino so you can people watch. They are open from 7am until 5am every day except Sunday when they close at midnight. Bar Italia : 22 Frith Street, London W1D 4RF Ten Things To Do In Soho London Information You can reach Soho by travelling to Oxford Circus, Tottenham Court Road or Piccadilly Circus and walk from one of those underground stations. Soho is bordered by Oxford Street, Charing Cross Road and Regent Street. Inside this zone you will find lovely streets to explore. Once a notorious and seedy part of town, there are hardly any harsh neon lights left and the Raymond Revue Bar has closed. Greek Street There’s a lot of building work underway as new office blocks and apartments are being built. I used to have an office in Soho when I owned a PR company so I’m very familiar with the area. In my heyday it was independent record shops selling vinyl and peep shows. Things have changed but there is still a lot going on in. It’s a great place to mooch around the back streets on a sunny day and hang out at a coffee shop watching the world go by. Author: Homegirl London. Photographs: Homegirl London. Disclosure: This feature includes the following affiliate partners – Liberty London (if you click through from my website and purchase items from the affiliates, I will earn a small commission). Editor Rating
Desi all the way
India, Bharat, Hindustan: these are same names just used interchangeably. India, having a sub-tropical climate, is a gold mine of spices, vegetables, fruits, and many species of animals. Food has played a pivotal role in the growth of human civilisation. Indian kings were at their highest pinnacle in the early ages and hence their food was very refined. Indian society is very religious, in which food is treated holy. Ayurveda scriptures explain food as nourishment to the soul, and not only to the body. The science of ayurveda also helped Indians to craft well-balanced recipes.
In the 1700s, European empires started spreading their colonies throughout India. British, Dutch, Portuguese and French ruled India, and mainly came here to increase their trade in the highly profitable and rare exotic ingredients, of which spices were a vital product. A lot of Indian food was analysed and taken to England. Chutneys and curries which could be imitated easily, entered the English country and brought flavour, body and robustness to bland European fare. The British officers and staff acquired a taste for mango chutneys, pickles, poppadums, rice and curry preparation, and took them back to their country.
The health industry, over a period, has identified the importance of consumption of turmeric, asafoetida, chillies, garlic, ginger, cinnamon, clove, pepper, mustard, and few more which are regularly used in Indian cuisine.
Other factors that make India cuisine so popular in Europe are as follows:
* India is an agriculturally surplus country which can afford to export the best quality of ingredients.
* Excellent connectivity between India and Europe by sea and air.
* Immigration of people from Indian subcontinent to Europe and have lived in Europe for over three generations.
* Indian cuisine is highly adaptable to any available ingredient.
* India has exported a lot of culinary talent in the last five decades.
Since Indian cuisine entered Europe in the last decade, more Europeans are familiar with regional cuisines of India, moving beyond the usual North Indian and South Indian fare. So, it’s desi all the way!
(The author is HOD, food production ITM IHM Nerul)
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No complimentary water bottle. Water bottles are in mini bar, super expensive (6 times the price of market)
Location is good. Food is awesome, get the goat curry (indian cuisine).
Stayed in June 2019
THE PERFECT WEEKEND AT BÜRGENSTOCK
Good evening everyone! I hope you are all doing well. This time I am greeting you from Bürgenstock in Switzerland – yes, this is the amazing place I visited back in February and since we loved it so much, we decided to come in the summertime as well. This time we stayed at The Palace Hotel , which is located right next to the Bürgenstock Hotel (about which you can red here ).
Krásný večer všem! Doufám, že se máte dobře. Dneska mám pro Vás post z Bürgenstocku ve Švýcarsku, který jsem se rozhodla navštívit již podruhé tento rok. Již jsem tady byla v únoru a rezort jsem si tam zamilovla, že jsme se rozhodli se sem podívat znovu v létě. Tentokrát jsme byli ubytovaní v třetím z celkově čtyř hotelů Bürgenstock, a to v The Palace Hotel . O mém posledním pobytu si můžete přečíst tady .
HOW TO SPEND THE PERFECT WEEKEND AT THE BÜRGENSTOCK RESORT FRIDAY 15:00 – CHECK IN As first, we checked in at The Palace Hotel is one of the hotels which in total make the Bürgenstock Resort . This amazing, historical building is offering 109 rooms and suites with an amazing view on the lake. We got the opportunity to stay in the Executive Room Lake view with a terrace which was perfect in the time we decided to go (in the summer time). We loved having breakfast delivered to the room and enjoy the view just in two. In the Palace Hotel you can also choose from several dining options – in the famous Palace Lounge you can enjoy a drink or two with an amazing view over the lake. Are you not convinced yet? Well, names like Sophia Lauren, Jimmy Carter or Sean Connery fell in love with this place and there’s definitely a reason. If you want to enjoy a full-experience when it comes to dining, make sure to make a reservation at the Ritzcaffier where is served the very best of the best from the fine French cuisine. Every Sunday the restaurant is also hosting a famous brunch which is worth trying as well!
Jako první jsme se ubytovali v již zmiňovaném The Palace Hotel , který je jeden z celkově čtyř hotelů tvořící Bürgenstock Resort . Hotel by již vybudovyný v 19. století a je tak nejhistoričtější budovou celého komplexu. Zařízený je v moderním stylu s nádechem klasiky. My jsme byli ubytovaní v pokoji “Executive Room Lake view” s terasou, který je podle mě skvělý na léto. Oproti modernímu Bürgenstocku má totiž balkony a terasy, které jsou podle mě skvělé na horké letní večery. V hotelu najdete také hotelový bar “Palace Lounge”, který si zamilovali hvězdy jako Sophia Lauren, Jimmy Carter nebo Sean Connery. V hotelu také můžete navštívit luxusní restauaci Ritzcaffier , která se specializuje na přípravu moderních pokrmů z francouzské kuchyně. Ohodnocená byla 2 Michelinskými hvězdami.
15:30 – POOL & SPA TIME As the weather was amazing, as first we decided to hit the famous Hollywood pool which is located inside of the Bürgenstock Hotel. This outside pool is being used since the 50s and many celebrities loved and enjoyed spending time there. The pool is very unique as there is a little room underneath which allows you to look inside of the pool!
Počasí nám opravdu přálo, takže hned potom, co jsme se check-inovali, jsme se vydali k slavnému venkovnímu bazénu “Hollywood Pool”, který funguje již od 50.let. Zvláštní je také tím, že do bazénových okének se dá koukat z místnosti pod bazénem, která kdysi sloužila jako bar – dneska se využívá ale jenom k privátním účelům nebo nejrůznějších eventům.
20:30 – DINNER AT SPICES In the evening we decided to have dinner in the Asian restaurant called Spices – this one is also located inside of the Bürgenstock Hotel. The restaurant has an amazing view on the Lake Lucerne in both inside and outside parts. On the menu you’ll find the very best of best from the Indian, Chinese, Japanese and Thai cousines. I, personally, can recommend their platter of sashimi to take for starter which tastes amazing. As my main course, I took the lobster in a pepper sauce which I can recommend to anybody and everybody who loves fish – the meat was really soft and the sauce made it super-delicious. For my dessert I ordered some coconut ice cream which is my absolute favourite!
Večer jsme se rozhodli se navečeřet v asijské restauraci Spices, která nabízí to nejlepší z nejlepšího z thajské, indické, japonské a čínské kuchyně. Jako předkrm mohu doporučit talíř sashimi, které nejemže bylo nádherně naaranžované, ale také chytnalo opravdu čerstvě. Jako hlavní chod jsem zvolila humra v pepřové omáčce, který jistě potěší kohokoliv, kdo humry miluje. Večeři jsem zavšila domácí kokosovou zmrzlinou, která je moje nejoblíbenější.
SATURDAY 10:00 – IN-ROOM BREAKFAST We started out Saturday by ordering breakfast in the room and ate on our balcony while enjoying the amazing view of the Lake Lucerne. I can highly recommend to try their Eggs Benedict and Waffles which tasted absolutely amazing!
Jaký je nejepší způsob jak začít sobotu? Přece snídaní na pokoj! Není nic lepšího než vyjít na balkon, nasnídat se v županu s tímhle nádherným výhledem. K snídani mohu doporučit například Eggs Benedict nebo jejich domácí wafle!
12:00 – VISIT OF LUCERNE Even though the city of Lucerne is completely on the other side of the lake than the hotel, it’s super easy to reach the city by the boat provided by hotel. The round trip is about 30 CHF per person. The view from the boat offers you a completely different perspective on the lake and on the cities surrounding it. The city itself is unique and definitely worth seeing – so for this plan about 4 hours of your time (30 minutes takes one way with the boat).
Přestože se Lucern nachází na opačné straně jezera, do města se z hotelu dostanete za pouhých 30 minut – a to díky hotelové lodi, kterou se za 30 CHF dostanete do Lucernu a zpátky. Kromě krásného výhledu z lodi se můžete těšit také na malobné městečko, které rozhodně stojí za návštěvu!
18:00 – PICNIC TIME What I find really special about the hotel is their experiences which they try to change up every season. This time they introduced a picnic basket which you can enjoy in their garden at the Hollywood Pool. The picnic basket has a lot of amazing local specialties – like local sausages, bread or cheese. In the basket you’ll also find some salad, mini-appetizers like quinoa or tuna and also some still and sparkling water as well as a small bottle of wine. I think this is something really special and as I never had picnic in my life before, this was something new to try for me!
Na tomto rezortu mi přijde vyjímečné spousta věcí, kromě skvělého jídla, nádherného výhledu, jedinečné architektury, moderního vybavení a milého personálu, také nejrůznější zážitky, které si v hotelu můžete zabookovat. Jeden z nich je například soukromý piknik v zahradě hotelu – jelikož jsem osobně ještě na žádném pikniku nebyla, musela jsem ho tady v Bürgenstocku vyzkoušet. V košíku najdete spoustu lahodných, místních specialit – klobásky, salámy, místní sýr. Kromě místních specialit v něm najdete také míchaný salát a mini-předkrmy jako je tuňák nebo quinoa.
SUNDAY 10:00 – BREAKFAST AND HIKE AROUND THE HOTEL The hotel is not only perfect for a relaxing vacation spent at the pool, but also for a little more active one – the surroundings are perfect for hiking in the beautiful nature. One place definitely worth seeing is the Hammetschwand Elevator which is the highest located elevator in the whole Europe (1,132m above the sea level). There’s also a restaurant nearby the lift which is also worth the visit! Bürgenstock je známý především pro svoje obrovské spa, které přesahuje více než 10,000 m2. Kromě relaxu můžete ale i v okolí hotelu vyrazit na túru – a to třeba k výtahu “Hammetschwand”, který je nejvýše položeným výtahem v Evropě (a to ve výšce 1,132m nad mořem). U výtahu se nachází také restaurace, která určitě za náštěvu. 14:00 – POOL TIME There’s nothing better than spending the time at the pool after a long hike! We had the chance to also use the spa at the Waldhotel which in my opinion is way calmer than the Alpine spa and therefore more relaxing.
Není nic lepšího než po pořádné túře pořádně zrelaxovat. My jsme měli tu možnost využívat i spa od hotelu Waldhotel , které je podle mě mnohem klidnější a tudíž v něm víc zrelaxujete.
16:00 – MIDSUMMER POOL PARTY Is there a better way to end the day than with a party? We got the invite from the lovely hotel team to attend their Midsummer Pool Party , located at the Hollywood Pool with many food and drinks stands, floaties and a lot of fun!
A jak ukončit vydařený víkend? Přece Midsummer Pool Party , která se konala u vyhlášeného Hollywood Poolu. Kromě spousty floaties a zábavy, jste si mohli užít spoustu skvělého jídla a pití s tám nejkrásnějším výhledem!
OpenTable launches edible map at King’s Cross
OpenTable launches edible map at King’s Cross OpenTable launches edible map at King’s Cross 02/07/2019 – 05:00 Londoners visiting King’s Cross today (2 July) between 12pm and 5pm will be able to view OpenTable’s interactive edible map billboard that celebrates London’s diverse cuisines.
The restaurant booking service, OpenTable, is giving Londoners a chance to taste their way through the capital’s boroughs with the first edible map of the city. The edible map installation will be outside the Kings Cross’ main station entrance, which leads onto Euston Road.
In a recent survey, by OnePoll, found almost 70% of Londoners agreed that the capital is home to the most diverse selection of cuisines and cultures across the globe.
Adrian Valeriano, vice president of OpenTable, said: “London is such an exciting city to dine in and explore. The choice of restaurants and cuisines available are ever evolving, constantly delighting diners whether they are local residents or those visiting the city.
“Our research highlights how this diversity shows itself in every borough, with beloved dishes and world-class restaurants found the length and breadth of London.
“We are excited to bring this to life with the edible map installation and to ensure that whether you are looking for an award winning restaurant, newly opened hot spot, or a casual dinner with friends, OpenTable can help you find the right restaurant for anything.”
OpenTable conducted research on two thousand Londoners to determine the flavour of each borough. The research found diners in Lambert favored Turkish delight, Tower Hamlets was most associated with Bangladeshi biryani and Islington was one of the most popular regions for Italian food.
Research highlighted that 18-24-year-olds are the most adventurous foodies, with nearly 80% eating a meal from across the globe every week. London’s love for global cuisines shows no sign of slowing down.
Edible map- King’s Cross, 2 July 2019
London Borough Cuisine available: Kensington & Chelsea, Greek: honey & cumin hummus with griddled flatbread (v) Lambeth, Turkish: dolma with roasted garlic yoghurt (v) Tower Hamlets, Bangladeshi: spiced lamb biryani Bromley, Japanese: avocado & cream cheese maki with soy & pickled ginger (v) Enfield, Mexican: short rib beef taco, sour cream and jalapeño salsa Harrow, Indian: onion bhaji with coriander & mango raita (v) Hounslow, British: afternoon tea scones with clotted cream strawberry jam (v) Barking and Dagenham, American: buttermilk fried chicken with sriracha mayo Wandsworth, French: baked ratatouille with goat’s cheese (v, can be vg without goat’s cheese) Greenwich, British: fish & chips with samphire tartare sauce Islington, Italian: pork & fennel tortellini with aged parmesan Kingston, Italian: truffle arancini with san marzano tomato (v) Ealing, Indian: pea & potato samosa chaat (v)
100 Free Things to Do in July – News – San Diego County News Center
100+ Free Things to Do in July Image Credit: Christine Lafontant Jul. 2, 2019 | 9:09 AM
There’s no denying we’re in the heart of summer when the calendar turns to July.
Kids are out of school and looking for stuff to do, families are planning vacations and sometimes you just have that random day off and are searching for an activity.
No need to book a flight or keep filling up that gas tank and driving for hours when we’ve got plenty of things for you to do right here in San Diego County.
We’ve compiled an extensive list of more than 100 County activities for you and your families. There are things from babies to older adults and everyone in between. There are even some creative educational activities where the kids might not even realize they’re learning while they’re having fun.
You can learn to make cheese or Indian street food, learn to quill, celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday, hike to the top of a mountain to watch 4 th of July fireworks or taste the winning dish in a local Spam cook off. If you’re looking to cool down in a fun way, visit one of our three parks that have water features!
All of the events on this list are free, although some County parks have a $3 parking fee. Reminder: County libraries and some Parks facilities will be closed on July 4.
To find even more activities, visit the events calendar on County News Center .
You can jump right to activities for whatever type of activity you’re looking for: Photo courtesy Zovargo.org
Zovargo Animal Show Meet Zovargo’s animal ambassadors in highly interactive shows. You won’t want to miss these fun, educational and animal-filled experiences! El Cajon Library (201 East Douglas Dr., El Cajon) 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23; Ramona Library (1275 Main St., Ramona) Tuesday, July 23 at 1 p.m.; Lakeside Library (9839 Vine St., Lakeside) Wednesday, July 10 at 3 p.m.
John Abrams Animal Magic John Abrams presents a blend of magic, comedy, music and live exotic pets in an audience participation extravaganza guaranteed to amaze and amuse. 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 2 at the Vista Library (700 Eucalyptus Ave., Vista); Thursday, July 11, 10:30 a.m. at the Fallbrook Library ; Thursday, July 25, 3 p.m. at the Imperial Beach Library (810 Imperial Beach Blvd., Imperial Beach); Tuesday, July 2 at 10 a.m. at the Vista Library , 700 Eucalyptus Ave. Vista); Ramona Library (1275 Main St., Ramona) Tuesday, July 2 at 1 p.m.
Sky Hunters Join a representative of the Sky Hunters organization to learn about the behaviors of hawks, owls, falcons and eagles. Have you ever wondered what you would do if you found a sick or injured raptor or if there were any laws to protect these magnificent birds? This program is not only educational but also allows you to view these amazing birds closer than you normally would in the wild. Free for campers/$3 parking fee for others. Saturday, July 6 at 5 p.m. William Heise County Park (4945 Heise Rd., Julian).
Raptor Institute Get up close with live birds of prey such as hawks, falcons and owls during the S.T.E.A.M. Team Raptor Institute presentation at the Encinitas Library (540 Cornish Dr., Encinitas) at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17. Learn about raptor biology, natural history and conservation.
Hawk Talk Join park rangers as they present nature’s top predators of the sky: hawks. Learn how they hunt and survive in San Diego and other wilderness areas and see them up close at Hawk Talk at Sweetwater Regional Park (3218 Summit Meadow Rd., Bonita) Sunday, July 7 at 6 p.m.
Bird & Butterfly Garden Learn all about the butterflies and birds during a one-hour ranger-led nature walk through the Bird & Butterfly Garden at Tijuana River Valley Regional Park (2721 Monument Rd., San Diego) from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 7. Participants will learn about the many birds and butterflies that can be seen in this serene hideaway under the Pacific Flyway – in addition to learning about the native and non-native plants that attract these winged friends. Bring your binoculars.
Magnificent Metamorphosis Explorers You can also learn about the life cyle of “King of Butterflies,” the Monarch Butterfly, during the Magnificent Metamorphosis Explorer Program at Otay Lakes County Park (2770 Wueste Rd., Chula Vista) on Sunday, July 7 at 2 p.m. RSVP is required at 619-482-7361.
Butterfly/Pollinator Garden Every Sunday you get a guided tour of the new Butterfly/Pollinator Garden at Lindo Lake County Park (12660 Lindo Lane, Lakeside). Tours start at 2 p.m.
Holistic Vet Care Learn about Holistic Vet Care and integrated wellness plans for your pets from the San Diego Humane Society’s Dr. Enyart. This discussion will include an in-depth look at using the best of both conventional (Western) and traditional (Eastern, natural) philosophies for our pets’ healthcare. Poway Library (13137 Poway Dr., Poway) Thursday, July 18 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Fascinating Falcons Meet live native falcons and other birds of prey during Fascinating Falcons at 10 a.m. on Sunday, July 7 at El Monte County Park (15805 El Monte Rd., Lakeside).
Pacific Animal Productions Enjoy an entertaining and educational exotic animal show to the Fallbrook Library (124 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook) on Thursday, July 25 at 10:30 a.m.; Solana Beach Library (157 Stevens Ave., Solana Beach) Thursday, July 18 at 10:30 a.m.; Rancho San Diego Library (11555 Via Rancho, El Cajon) Tuesday, July 23 at 10:15 a.m.
Radical Reptiles Enjoy an educational, hands-on experience with a variety of snakes, lizards, toads, insects and other “creepy-crawlies” at Radical Reptiles . For ages 3 and up. La Mesa Library (8074 Allison Ave., La Mesa). Friday, July 26 at 10:30 a.m. Art/Crafts/Hobbies
Quilling Get introduced to the surprisingly creative art form of quilling . Quilling is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. Supplies will be provided. Adults only. Casa de Oro Library (9805 Campo Rd., #180, Spring Valley) Sunday, July 21, 10 a.m. Also at the Poway Library (13137 Poway Rd., Poway) on Saturday, July 13 at 2 p.m. Class is limited to 15 adults. Sign up in branch or call 858-513-2900.
Crochet Corner Learn to crochet or teach someone else at the Crochet Corner at the Alpine Library (1752 Alpine Blvd., Alpine) on Wednesdays from 3 to 5 p.m. All ages are welcome. Supplies are available or feel free to bring your own project to work on.
Light Writing Photography Step up your Instagram game with a light writing photo ! Learn this technique with professional photographers from Outside the Lens. Part of the Teen Summer Sunday Series for ages 12-18. Sunday, July 28, 3 p.m. at the El Cajon Library (201 East Douglas Ave.).
Open Mic Night Here’s your chance to be brave at an all ages community Open Mic Night that aims to build performance skills, confidence and skills, with featured local musicians who are there to help build a positive education-based environment in the community. Bring your own instrument and gear. Casa de Oro Library (9805 Campo Rd., #180, Spring Valley) Thursday July 15, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Kingdom Quilters Sit & Sew Spend a few hours quilting and benefit children and babies in need both here at home and abroad with the Kingdom Quilters Sit & Sew . Alpine Library (1752 Alpine Blvd., Alpine) Thursday, July 11, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Saturday, July 27, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Artist Kene Lohmann Meet local artist Kene Lohmann . His exhibit, “Watercolor Passion” will be featured in the San Marcos Library (2 Civic Center Dr., San Marcos) through August 31. See a demonstration of his technique and take part in a discussion about his artistic journey on Sunday, July 14 at noon. Author Visits
Nancy and Julia Glen It’s a very special story time with local authors Nancy and Julia Glen . Follow Zippy and Orbit on their Encinitas Adventures and then create your own adventure in watercolor! Participants receive a watercolor paint set to take home. Both sessions are free and for families with children of all ages. Encinitas Library (540 Cornish Dr., Encinitas) Saturday, July 19 at 10 a.m. Space is limited. Stop by or call the library (760) 753-7376) to sign up.
J.R. Strayve, Jr. San Diego author J.R. Strayve, Jr. will share his first novel, First Spouse of the United States, an “extraordinarily germane, vibrant, and timely fiction work that addresses the current socio-political firestorm sweeping the nation.” Lakeside Library (9839 Vine St., Lakeside) Monday, July 1 at 1 p.m.
April Martin Beltz April Martin Beltz will discuss and sign copies of her book “All About Ilyas: A Story About Raising a Foster Child” (2018). El Cajon Library (201 East Douglas Ave., El Cajon) Saturday, July 20 at 2 p.m. Cooking/Food
Cheesemaking 101 Join Sadie Rose, a blue-ribbon cheesemaker who creates cheese for some of the best chefs in San Diego for Cheesemaking 101 . The class will look into how to make basic cheeses, what makes good cheese so great, where to buy it, and even how to eat it. Alpine Library (1752 Alpine Blvd., Alpine) Thursday, July 18 6 p.m.
Adult Summer Reading Club: Making Empanadas Learn how to make delicious empanadas with Zulma del Carmen Portillo at the Vista Library (700 Eucalyptus Ave., Vista) on Saturday, July 13 at 1 p.m. Program will be presented in Spanish (presenter is bilingual so she can answer questions in English as well). This program is intended for adults.
National Macaroni and Cheese Day Celebrate National Macaroni and Cheese Day by sampling some yummy mac and cheese while the kids make macaroni art. Sunday, July 14, 10 a.m. at Louis Stelzer County Park (11470 Wildcat Canyon Rd., Lakeside). There is a $3 parking fee.
Cooking with Spices Madhu Velji will demonstrate how to prepare India Street Food . You’ll learn about the use of spices in Indian and non-Indian cuisine. Learn how it’s done and try samples. Fallbrook Library (124 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook) Sunday, July 21 at 2 p.m. Seats are limited, so please RSVP starting July 1st at the reference desk or by calling 760-731-4650.
Ice Cream Socials The annual Fletcher Hills Library event will feature ice cream and cookies plus performances by local rock band the Alternatives and Free Spirit the Clown. The event will also feature bubbles, chalk art, games and more. Fletcher Hills Library (576 Garfield Ave., El Cajon), Wednesday, July 24 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.
The Rancho Sante Fe Library celebrates the end of the summer reading program with a social featuring ice cream, Free Spirit the Clown and juggler extraordinaire Michael Raynor. Rancho Sante Fe Community Center (5970 La Sendita, Rancho Santa Fe). Friday, July 26 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Cupcake Wars Do you have what it takes to win the title of best cupcake decorator? Teens, test your skills at our Cupcake Wars challenge! Spring Valley Library (836 Kempton St., Spring Valley) Thursday, July 11 at 1 p.m.
Fahrenheit 641 Cooking Class Learn how to make “Tapas for Life” during the Fahrenheit 641 cooking class with healthy, easy recipes! For adults only, registration required (760-891-3000). San Marcos Library (2 Civic Center Dr., San Marcos) Wednesday, July 17 1 p.m.
Teen Iron Chef Do you have what it takes to become the ultimate Teen Iron Chef ? Use the “secret” ingredient to defeat everyone else in a cooking challenge. For teens going into grades 6-12. Prizes awarded to the winners. Lakeside Teen Rec Center (9911 Vine St., Lakeside) Tuesday, July 30 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Spam Cook Off It’s time for the Annual Public Safety Cook Off and this year’s featured food is Spam. Imperial Beach Library (810 Imperial Beach Blvd., Imperial Beach) Wednesday, July 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. Fitness
Feel Fit Clubs With one hour classes that meet two to three times a week, Feeling Fit Clubs are held at 27 locations across the county. They offer older adults a comfortable environment to engage in physical activity as well as develop or maintain their level of physical fitness. There’s the fun social aspect, too!
Tai Chi Older adults looking to improve their balance, flexibility and strength can take part in Tai Chi classes offered twice a week at seven different locations around the County. Adults of all ages can participate in Intermediate Tai Chi from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and Beginner Tai Chi from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays at the Lakeside Community Center (9841 Vine St., Lakeside).
Youth Yoga Teenagers can join Angela, one of the youngest yoga instructors in the county, for a Youth Yoga session geared specifically for them at the 4S Ranch Library (10433 Reserve Dr., San Diego) every Sunday at 4 p.m.
Gentle Strength and Restorative Stretch Fitness beginners are welcome at Gentle Strength and Restorative Stretch held every at 9:45 a.m. every Saturday at the Alpine Library (1752 Alpine Blvd., Alpine). Being your exercise mat and water.
Adult Wheelchair Lacrosse Adult Wheelchair Lacrosse is a great opportunity for adults of all abilities to connect and recreate. Drop-in and play for free. Equipment is also available at no cost. 4S Ranch Sports Park (16118D 4S Ranch Parkway, San Diego) Sundays, 10 a.m.
Toddler Yoga Toddler Yoga is stretch and play storytime for toddlers accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Bring your own yoga mat. Come early, due to room size this event is limited to 30 participants. Cardiff-by-the Sea Library (2801 Newcastle Ave., Cardiff-by-the-Sea) Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Healthy Aging The Healthy Aging Series presented by Ridgeview Church highlights age-appropriate fitness with coach Sharon Meredith. Valley Center Library (29200 Cole Grade Rd., Valley Center). Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Games and Family Fun
Summer Movies in the Park Pack a picnic or some snacks and take part in a summer tradition in San Diego county. The fun, family-friendly and free Summer Movies in the Park series is showing 38 movies across the region during July. Screenings include “Captain Marvel,” “Aquaman,” “Incredibles 2” and classics like “The Goonies” and “Mary Poppins.” All told, there are 115 showings through Oct. 26. You can check the listings to see the movies and locations for all the screenings.
Waterfront Park It doesn’t matter if you’re a local or a visitor, the Waterfront Park is a great place to enjoy San Diego. The park features an 830-foot-long fountain with jets for splashing around it or getting your feet wet to cool down on a hot summer day. It’s also a great place to view the fireworks on the 4 th of July. There’s also plenty of green space including garden rooms with distinct themes, a vibrant children’s play zone, and several picnic areas. Park hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Fountain jets are on 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., daily, except 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Mondays. 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego.
Chess Enjoy friendly competition with other chess lovers at the Chess Club at the Borrego Springs Library (2580 Country Club Road, Borrego Springs) every Thursday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Elementary aged chess club members can practice up for chess tournaments at the ChessKid Academy . 4S Ranch Library (10433 Reserve Dr., San Diego) from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday July 20 and 27.
Mermaid Friends Parade Calling all mermaids, pirates and ocean creatures! Wear your costume, make embellishments at the library, and join our Mermaid Friends Parade in the park! All ages are invited and parents, you can come in costume, too! Alpine Library (1752 Alpine Blvd., Alpine) Friday, July 26 from 2 to 3 p.m. Selfie time.
Mini Comic-Con Meet local comic creators, get free books and posters, play video games and more at the Lakeside Mini Comic-Con . Come dressed as your favorite character for a costume contest. Refreshments will be provided. Free for all ages. Lakeside Library (9839 Vine St., Lakeside) Tuesday, July 16 from 3 to 5 p.m. Gardening/Plants
Teen Terrariums Teens can Create Their Own Terrarium with ToshWerks as part of the Teen Summer Sundays Series at the El Cajon Library (201 East Douglas Ave., El Cajon). 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 7. For ages 12 to 18 and limited to the first 15 participants.
Floral Design Adults can learn how to make a beautiful summer floral design with Suzy Long of the Vista Garden Club at the Vista Library (700 Eucalyptus Ave., Vista) on Wednesday, July 10 at 2:30 p.m. Registration required.
Vegetable Gardening 101 Taught by Master Gardener Karan Greenwald. The Vegetable Gardening 101 class will provide the basics for a successful and bountiful harvest, whether in the ground or in pots. The class will cover location, size, soil preparation, choosing vegetables, irrigation, harvesting and seed saving. La Mesa Library (8074 Allison Ave., La Mesa) Saturday, July 27 at 1 p.m. Harry Potter
Harry Potter’s Birthday July 31 would be Harry Potter’s 39th birthday , and you can celebrate all things witch, wizard and muggle at an activity filled party at the El Cajon Library (201 East Douglas Ave., El Cajon) on Tuesday, July 30 at 12:30 p.m.
It’s the 3rd annual Harry Potter and the Astonishing Birthday Ruckus ! You’ll be amazed by the Care of Magical Creatures specimens, the carnivorous plants in Herbology, and more. Imperial Beach Library (810 Imperial Beach Blvd., Imperial Beach), Wednesday, July 31 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with magical games and crafts. Poway Library (13137 Poway Rd., Poway) Tuesday, July 23 at 10 a.m.
Page to Screen Club July’s selection for the Page to Screen Club is “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” by J K Rowling. Read the book or watch the movie and then come for the lively discussion. Fletcher Hills Library (576 Garfield Ave., El Cajon) Wednesday, July 31 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.
Taste of Hogwarts Join the Santee Library and check out the Taste of Hogwarts and sample four different Hogwarts classes. For grades 6 to 12 and a permission slip is required. Santee City Hall (10601 N. Magnolia Ave., Building 7, Santee) Friday, July 26 at 6 p.m.
Potions Class Make two different potions in Harry Potter’s Potions Class . All materials and supplies provided. Open to teens going into grades 6 – 12. Poway Library (13137 Poway Rd., Poway) Thursday, July 25 at 4 pm. Hiking
4 th of July Star Party Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the many fireworks displays around county during our 4 th of July Star Party at Volcan’s Mountain’s summit. Our friends from the Curiosity Peak Observatory and the Julian Dark Sky Network will meet us at the summit with a variety of telescopes for stargazing after the fireworks. This 5-mile round trip hike is considered strenuous. Bring a fully charged flashlight for the hike back down. Dress in layers and bring a light jacket for after dark. Bring water and snacks for the summit. Park along Farmer Road. 6 to 10 p.m., Thursday, July 4, Volcan Mountain Wilderness Park (1209 Farmer Road, Julian).
Wilderness Gardens Guided Tour Get a guided tour through Wilderness Gardens , the County’s first open space preserve. A ranger will discuss the fascinating history of the area. Places of historic significance include a grinding stone used by Native Americans and one of the first grist mills in Southern California. Learn about the land, its wildlife and why it was such a lucrative location for early settlers. This 1.5-mile walk is easy and family friendly. After the guided portion, stick around to extend your hike or enjoy a picnic in the beautiful Pauma Valley. There is a $3 parking fee. Wilderness Gardens (14209 Highway 76, Pala), Saturday, July 6, 9 – 10:30 a.m.
Tracks and Scat, What Animal Left That? Find traces of animal life and do a little detective work. Join a ranger on an easy hike along the creek and on the trails, looking for signs of the animals that call Flinn Springs home. See real samples of both tracks and scat. Questions and photos are encouraged! There is a $3 parking fee. Flinn Springs County Park (14787 Olde Highway 80, El Cajon) Saturday, July 6 10 a.m.
Lake Morena Night Hike Take a Night Hike with a Ranger while learning all about our nocturnal animals! Lake Morena (2550 Lake Morena Dr., Campo) is alive with wildlife, day and night. Afterhours viewings bring some of the most interesting experiences. Friday, July 12, 8 to 9 p.m. There is a $3 parking fee.
Hike Dictionary Hill Take a hike with park staff to the summit of Dictionary Hill Open Space Preserve (Ivy St. east of Ramona Ave., Spring Valley) on Sundays, July 14 and 28 at 9 a.m. 360-degree views of San Diego and a rare butterfly ecosystem await you at the top. RSVP required, call 619-644-5492.
Otay Lakes Saturday Hike Explore Otay Lakes County Park with a Saturday hike. Hike to a beautiful view of Lower Otay Reservoir and Otay Valley and learn about the park’s history, animals and plants. This is an easy-to-moderate hike that spans 1.5 to 2 miles. Meet at the park office. Otay Lakes Park (2770 Wueste Rd., Chula Vista), Saturday, July 20 10:30 a.m. There is a $3 parking fee.
Dairy Mart Loop Trail Hike Join Ranger Dale for an easy hike on the beautiful Dairy Mart Loop Trail . Learn about some of the Coastal Sage Scrub and
Riparian plants of the Tijuana River Valley and how they were used by Native Americans. You’ll also gain insight on the valley’s permanent bird species and other migratory birds along the Pacific Flyway. Tijuana River Valley Regional Park (2721 Monument Rd., San Diego), Sunday, July 21 10 a.m. Musical Performances
Encinitas First Sunday Concert Edward Gabrielyan returns to San Diego and will be playing with his friend, musical mentor and jazz flute icon, Holly Hofmann! Join us for an afternoon of jazz standards in an intimate duo setting. Seating is limited. Encinitas Library (540 Cornish Dr., Encinitas) Sunday, July 7, 2 to 3 p.m. Hullabaloo at Waterfront Park
Hullabaloo Get jamming with Hullabaloo and have a foot-stomping, wing-flapping celebration of song that will entertain families and kids of all ages. Poway Library (13137 Poway Rd., Poway) Tuesday, July 2 at 10 a.m.; El Cajon Library (201 East Douglas Ave., El Cajon) on Tuesday, July 2 at 12:30 p.m.; Lakeside Library (9839 Vine St., Lakeside) Tuesday, July 9 at 10:30 a.m.; Rancho San Diego Library (11555 Via Rancho, El Cajon) Tuesday, July 16 at 10:15 a.m.; Fletcher Hills Library (576 Garfield Ave., El Cajon) Friday, July 19 at 10:30 a.m.; Waterfront Park (1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego) Sunday, July 28 from 6 to 7 p.m..
Alpine Summer Concerts in the Park The whole family is invited to bring a blanket or chair and enjoy the Alpine Summer Concerts in the Park. Hear the bluegrass sounds of the Blue Creek Band , on Friday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m. and Graceland featuring Bill Parneau on Friday, July 26 at 6:30 p.m. Concerts are held at the Alpine Community Center Park behind the Alpine Library (1752 Alpine Blvd., Alpine).
Fiddle Girl Celia Lawley Celia Lawley’s high-energy show can teach you about all different kinds of instruments as well as Julian’s 1870s Gold Rush. It’s a rousing, family-friendly musical engagement you won’t want to miss. William Heise Park (4945 Heise Rd., Julian). There is a $3 parking fee. You can also see her at the San Marcos Library (2 Civic Center Dr., San Marcos) Tuesday, July 30 at 3 p.m.
Bob Freaney and Friends Local musician Bob Freaney will play and discuss classical music with guest appearances from pianists from the area at the Fallbrook Library (124 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook) on Thursday, July 25 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Acoustic Showcase Albert Gonzales is a bilingual musician who will be sharing songs from both sides of the border from norteños to oldies, cumbias to country with his guitar and accordion at the Fallbrook Library (124 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook) on Sunday, July 7 at 2 p.m.
Cowboy Jack and the North County Cowboys Enjoy classic country favorites by artists such as Hank Williams Sr, Johnny Cash, and Buck Owens performed by Cowboy Jack and the North County Cowboys . Jack has played classic country songs at theme parks, honky-tonks and even on the Grand Ole Opry. Fallbrook Library (124 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook) on Thursday, July 18 at 7 p.m.
Alex Koeppel Spend an Afternoon with Alex Koeppel . After Alex was diagnosed with autism at an early age, he became driven to excel in life. Alex loves playing the piano mastering musical pieces and cover songs. He enjoys playing a variety of music, including Ragtime, Classical, Billy Joel, Beatles, Vince Guarldi, jazz and movie themes. Lakeside Library (9839 Vine St., Lakeside) Saturday, July 20 from 2 to 3 p.m. Science and Education
Inside Out! The Bug Tour Did you know that flies taste with their feet? What is the strongest known animal on the planet per its body weight? Check out the S.T.E.A.M. event Inside Out! The Bug Tour at the Encinitas Library (540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas) at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3. Don’t miss this awesome event and learn about many fun creatures with the League of Extraordinary Scientists!
Lunar Learning Experience July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the Moon in 1969! Celebrate this incredible feat of Science! Join us and Dr. Sooz for this special Lunar Learning Experience at the Encinitas Library (540 Cornish Dr., Encinitas) at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31.
Science Tellers Combine storytime with some fun science experiences at Science Tellers , Tuesday, July 9, 12:30 p.m. at the El Cajon Library (201 East Douglas Ave., El Cajon).
Robots Kids ages 10 and up can learn basic electronics, construction and coding with the Bonita-Sunnyside Library’s new Sony Koov Robotic kits. Bonita-Sunnyside Library (Fridays, 3 to 4 p.m. Advance sign-up at the library is required to reserve a spot. Children and teens can build robots using motors and blocks at the Borrego Springs Library (2580 Country Club Road, Borrego Springs) at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 5. Tweens (grades 2 – 6) can learn about Arduino Robots and build a robot project at the RoboThink: Robotics Workshop at the Rancho San Diego Library (11555 Via Rancho, El Cajon Saturday, July 13 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration is required as space is limited.
Star Party Join park rangers and the San Diego Astronomy Association for an evening of stargazing, astronomy and nighttime fun at the Oakoasis Star Party at Oakoasis Preserve (12620 Wildcat Canyon Rd., Lakeside) from 8 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 13. Arrive at sunset for a twilight hike to search for bats and scorpions! Adults can geek out on astronomy and everyone will enjoy s’mores.
Fleet Science Center: Fantastic Forces Fantastic Forces introduces students to friction, forces, and the laws of motion. After experimenting with parachutes, students design and build roller coasters to investigate the fundamental laws of physics. For Tweens only (Grades 2-6). Space is limited and registration at the library is required. Rancho San Diego Library (11555 Via Rancho, El Cajon). Saturday, July 27 from 11 a.m to 12:30 p.m.
Deaf Night: American Sign Language Meet Up Meet up with friends to sign and hang out at Deaf Night: American Sign Language Meet Up . Practice ASL, learn new words, and make new friends. Open to ages 12 and up. Lemon Grove Library (3001 School Lane, Lemon Grove). Thursday, July 11 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Bees and Pollinators Jeremy Pearson, local 4H volunteer and beekeeper, will present on the importance of bees and pollinators at the Fallbrook Library (124 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook) Thursday, July 11 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Preschool S.T.E.A.M. Storytime Children ages 3-5 will hear stories, songs, and learn some science, technology, engineering, art, and math at Preschool S.T.E.A.M. Storytime. Kids have fun while learning early literacy skills to prepare them for Kindergarten. Lakeside Library (9839 Vine St., Lakeside). Thursday, July 18 at 10:30 a.m.
Totally Tidepools Life is tough in the tidepools! Children will discover some of the crazy ways animals stay safe at the Live Coast’s Totally Tidepools . We will put on our claws, suction cups or feet and walk, swim or crawl to discover what amazing adaptations help animals survive. Full of movement, animal encounters and a discovery table. For tweens only (Grades 2-6). Registration at the library is required and space is limited. Rancho San Diego Library (11555 Via Rancho, El Cajon) Saturday, July 20 at 11 a.m. Storytime at the Library
Astronaut Storytime Go to space with Astronaut Storytime and Training Course . An astronaut themed storytime followed by an obstacle course activity. Rancho Santa Fe Library (17040 Avenida de Acacias, Rancho Santa Fe) Tuesday, July 9 at 10:30 a.m.
Baby Splish Splash Taking reading outdoors with Baby Splish Splash . An outdoor storytime for babies and toddlers that includes water play. Please dress the child in swim wear or bring an extra change of clothing. Rancho Santa Fe Library (17010 Avenida de Acacias, Rancho Santa Fe) Wednesdays, July 10 and 24 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Doggie Tales Storytime is going to the dogs with Doggie Tales at the Encinitas Library (540 Cornish Dr., Encinitas) at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10. Kids can make furry friends and practice reading skills with certified therapy dogs.
Preschool Storytime Imagination Station Enjoy songs and stories followed by activities to inspire creativity for ages 3 to 5 during the Preschool Storytime Imagination Station at the Alpine Library (1752 Alpine Blvd., Alpine) Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
Kamishibai Storybox is the American name we have given to the Japanese storytelling tradition called Kamishibai . A storyteller stands behind a little wooden theatre and reveals a series of illustrations as he narrates a story, doing all the characters’ voices and the many sound effects. Vista Library (700 Eucalyptus Ave., Vista) Thursday, July 18, 3:30 p.m. Also at the Lakeside Library (9839 Vine St., Lakeside) Wednesday, July 17 at 3 p.m. Children will hear a Japanese story through Kamishibai storytelling. Children will learn how to create their own story, learn about the Japanese culture with refreshments.
M&M Storytime Music & Movement is a lively hour every Tuesday for children ages 5 and under and their caregivers to explore musical instruments, dances, songs, and stories. Valley Center Library (29200 Cole Grade Rd., Valley Center) Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Stuffed Animal Sleepover Bring your favorite stuffed buddy to meet and greet others at the Stuffed Animal Sleepover. Hear stories, do a craft, and have a snack with your buddy. Most of all have fun! Your stuffed friend will spend the night at the library and when you come to pick up your stuffed friend the next day, see what kind of trouble they were up to. Lakeside Library (0830 Vine St., Lakeside) Wednesday, July 3 from 3 to 4:15 p.m.
Priority Parenting Join Encinitas Library singing and story and music time teacher Laura Greer for Priority Parenting with Ms. Laura . She’s taking all the parenting tips and tools she offers between songs and stories and offering them in a fun, interactive parent-only class focused on those with newborn to three-year-olds. 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. every Wednesday in July at the Encinitas Library (540 Cornish Dr., Enicinitas). Technology
Interactive Technology and Health Fair Older adults and adults with disabilities can learn about all the latest technology at an Interactive Technology and Health Fair at the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA (151 YMCA Way, San Diego) on Thursday, July 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Health screenings will also be available, and breakfast and lunch is provided. To register, call (619) 236-6905.
Tech Help Need help with your tech gadgets? Frustrated by the setting on your cellphone? Head to the Tech Help Hour at the Campo-Morena Village Library (31356 Highway 94, Campo) Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m.; Casa de Oro Library (9805 Campo Road #180, Spring Valley) has Personalized Tech Support by appointment on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; stop by the Tech Help Drop In at the Alpine Library (1752 Alpine Blvd., Alpine) Wednesdays from 1 to 3 p.m.; check out One-on-One Computer Help for adults at the Jacumba Library every Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tom Christensen is a communications specialist with the County of San Diego Communications Office. Contact Related Stories
Best Digital Nomad Hubs In Asia
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Whether you’re an entrepreneur building your company from the ground up or a digital nomad working remotely while traveling the World, Asia is a land of wonders you really need to visit. With endless clear blue water beaches, co-working spaces and conferences focused on the tech industry, Asia is a great place to be. So here’s a list of the best digital nomad hubs in Asia. Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand is one of the best places for digital nomads in Southeast Asia. Not exactly your typical Asian city Instead of chaos, pollution, and insane traffic, you will find in Chiang Mai a more relaxed vibe and a host of cool places to work from. One of the biggest draws of Chiang Mai is the wide range of amazing Western and Thai food that can be found at markets, food carts, and restaurants for only a few dollars: the perfect fuel for a hardworking digital nomad.
Considering its small population of less than 400,000, it’s incredible to think that there are over ten co-working spaces to choose from such PunSpace , not to mention innumerable cafes with fast Wi-Fi. It pays to mix it up and try out as many places as possible – each will have a unique vibe and a different crowd for you to meet. Canggu, Indonesia
Canggu is a small beachside town in South Bali where local Balinese and Australian and European expats live together in harmony. The Balinese economy depends largely on tourism to keep local businesses running – not to mention the exuberant friendliness of the Balinese people, which makes it a really nice place for anyone looking for a small-town for you digital nomad life.
There will be people working along side you that are experts in their own fields – be that in web design, e-commerce, or photography, all mainly attracted by the amazing cost of living. For 400 USD per month, expect to find yourself living in a fully furnished apartment and an incredible view of the rice fields! WiFi, and private parking. Da Nang, Vietnam
Great for long term travelers and digital nomads, Da Nang offers a good combination of coworking spaces, many workable cafes, and plenty of things to do to keep you busy . A rapidly changing place, Da Nang offers really good internet, and more expats are arriving each day. The laid back beach-city vibe is a real draw for people who aren’t into the high-speed life of Hanoi or Saigon and the inexpensive local foods will keep your belly full on a budget.
Vietnams third largest city, Da Nang is set in the center of the country, right on the sea, it’s home to some of the country’s most beautiful beaches and clean waters. If you wanna get some work done, a good alternative is IoT Coworking Space. And once you’re done with work and want to do some sightseeing, make sure to visit Cau Vang, a pair of giant, weathered stone hands – holding up a gleaming golden bridge Ubud, Indonesia
Located on the tropical island of Bali, this picturesque village is notoriously famous for its rapidly growing start-up scene – Ubud has quickly become a top choice for digital nomads on a budget. Popular with yogis and health food enthusiasts, this little village has blossomed into a hub for entrepreneurs since nomad living in Ubud is extremely easy. Apartments can be found for as little as $300 per month while a humble room in a homestay will only set you back $12 per day including breakfast.
Ubud is also a culturally rich city, with an array of possible experiences you can only find in a tropical island. Take a trip to a morning market that looks like you’ve stepped into an Indiana Jones movie, participate in a Balinese cooking class, walk through the rice fields or attend a fire-breathing Kekak show.
If you’re looking to get some work done grab an artisanal coffee at Seniman and get cracking on those emails. But if you still need an office you can check out great co-working spaces such as The Onion Collective and The Outpost. Koh Phangan, Thailand
Chiang Mai offers everything a digital nomad could wish for, except for one thing: there’s no beach. You’d be crazy not to use the beach as your office for at least some of your time in Thailand – a country famous for its white sandy beaches and turquoise waters – which is why I spent nearly four months working from Koh Phangan in the Gulf of Thailand.
If you look past the buckets of cheap cocktails and parties, you will find a beautiful island with a laid-back vibe that is fast becoming a magnet for digital nomads. The island is quickly learning to cater to its freelancer community, with a growing number of hostels and cafes offering fast Wi-Fi, plus two co-working spaces. But if what you need is a bit of inspiration, then what could be better than a hammock on the beach. Koh Phangan is just a weekend trip away from the amazing islands of Langkawi, an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea. Penang, Malaysia
This is one of the best places digital nomads who also have a deep love of good food. Located just south of the Thailand-Malaysian border, Penang Island is a former British colony and multicultural hub. George Town, its charming capital, is packed with history and crumbling colonial architecture.
But the biggest draw of Penang is its culinary diversity. Foodies will be really happy as the range of incredible food is mind-blowing: Indian, Malay, Chinese and Thai cuisines have influenced Penang’s food culture. Quirky cafes are dotted around town offering free wifi and freshly brewed coffee to boost productivity. A nd if you are one of those who really need an office to work, make sure to check out some of the cool co-working spaces in Penang, such as MSOGO or Scoopoint . Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Although more and more Western-style buildings are appearing throughout Cambodia’s capital city, it is still rather underdeveloped compared to other Southeast Asian cities. For this very reason, Phnom Penh holds so much charm and allure. Numerous temples, markets, and the Royal Palace all transport you to the past while new architecture and modern restaurants and cafes seem to be opening daily.
Phnom Penh has come to the forefront for young entrepreneurs in recent years because of its extremely low-income tax rate. Starting a business there could potentially save you thousands of dollars over the years and the cost of living is also very low with an entire apartment costing approximately 400 USD per month. Phnom Penh is also perfect for someone looking for a new job, as modern Cambodia is quite a new country, they are actively seeking skilled expatriates from other countries to come and work. The expat and digital nomad community is thriving, and the possibility for networking is ever present. Tokyo, Japan
Admittedly, living in Japan as a digital nomad isn’t going to be as cheap as going to Thailand, Cambodia or Indonesia, but with careful planning, it is still possible. And if Tokyo always had a reputation for being an expensive city to live in, the good news is: this is just a reputation. If you look closely, a digital nomad dream in Japan is something very possible and here are some tips!
The cheapest, most convenient, and basic go-to option for those who want to stay a couple of months are share house. It also happens to be a really good way to meet locals and fellow travelers, and you won’t be annoyed by paperwork. However, Transportation in Tokyo is not cheap. That makes the choice of your home + base co-working combo very strategic: you basically want to be able to get to work by bicycle every day. And if you still need to fit in the cost of a co-working, there are some really good options like The Hive Jinnan and Yahoo! Lodge (top tip: day passes are free!). Mandalay, Myanmar
Those looking for perfect, always on and high-speed internet shouldn’t consider Mandalay for a few years yet. Those with a little more freedom to choose, however, should consider. The city has much lower rental costs than in Yangon and it is in the heart of some of the most unspoiled territory in Asia.
Since Myanmar has only recently opened up (around 5 years ago), you’ll be among the first long-term visitors to Mandalay which means getting the “real vibe” before it’s overrun by tourists.