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January/February 2015 Calendar of Events

THEATER in 2015

Lamb’s Players Theatre presents:

Feb. 13–March 22

You Can’t Take it With You Set during America’s Great Depression, though funny and relevant as ever. Lamb’s Resident Stage Theatre, 1142 Orange Ave.

And coming this season:

April 10–May 17: Freud’s Last Session

June 12–July 19: West Side Story

Aug. 14–Sept. 20: The Nerd

Oct. 9–Nov. 15: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Tickets: (619) 437-6000 or lambsplayers.org

Coronado Playhouse presents:

Jan. 23–March 1

Avenue Q A musical about coming of age in New York City, as told by a cast of hilarious people and puppets. Not suitable for children.

And coming this season:

March 27–May 3: Boeing Boeing

June 18–July 12: A Year with Frog and Toad

July 24–Aug. 16: Tartuffe

Sept. 11–Oct. 18: Thoroughly Modern Millie

Nov. 13–Dec. 20: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Coronado Community Center theater.

(619) 435-4856 or coronadoplayhouse.com

Coronado School of the Arts presents:

Jan. 30–Feb. 7

A Midsummer Summer Night’s Fever: A CHS/CoSA Winter Play featuring CHS and CoSA Musical Theater and Drama students.

And coming this season…

April 24–May 2: BIG FISH: The Musical

Coronado High School, 650 D Ave. (619) 522-4050 or cosasandiego.com


Saturday, Jan. 24

3rd annual Successful Parenting Conference: Raising Kids in an Age of Overwhelm Six speakers share insight on dealing with the challenges parents face in the hectic modern world. 8:30 a.m.–noon at the CoSA Theatre, 650 D Ave. Presented by Coronado SAFE; Coronadosafe.org or (619) 522-6884 for pricing

Sunday, Feb. 15

5th annual Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K Benefits Islander Sports Foundation and The Stephen J. Wampler Foundation; 8 a.m. start at Tidelands Park. After the race, participants are invited to an awards ceremony in the park and post-race party at McP’s. Coronado10k.com 

Sunday Feb. 22

Coronado Island Film Festival’s Oscar Party The second annual event, which features a VIP champagne reception, raffle and prizes, and festive viewing of the Oscars, begins at 4:30 p.m. at Nicky Rottens. Tickets can be purchased at the Coronado Museum Store or online at coronadoislandfilmfest.com.


Sunday, March 15

American Liver Foundation’s Healthy Flavors of Coronado Culinary Gala Held at Loews Coronado Bay Resort, the inaugural Flavors Gala will spotlight premier local chefs who will each prepare four-course healthy gourmet dinners with wine pairings for a table of 10 guests. The evening will also feature a live auction. Proceeds benefit the American Liver Foundation. Contact Kristin Williams at (619) 291-5483 for more information.

Thursday, March 12

Coronado Schools Foundation 27th annual Telethon The telethon raises funds for the Coronado Unified School District. To get involved or donate, contact Abby Buckley at 437-8059, ext. 1083 or abby@csfkids.org

Saturday, March 14

Coronado Historical Association’s History Matters Gala, coronadohistory.org

Saturday, March 28

Coronado Chamber of Commerce – 30th Salute to the Military Ball Held in the Hotel del Coronado’s Grand Ballroom. Coronadochamber.com  

Sunday, May 10

Coronado Historical Association Mother’s Day Home Tour, Coronadohistory.org

Sunday, May 25–Sunday, Sept. 13

Coronado Promenade Concerts in the Park, Coronadoconcert.com

April 18 & April 19

90th annual Coronado Flower Show, Coronadoflowershow.org

Sunday, April 26

25th annual Motorcars on MainStreet, (619) 437-0254 or coronadomainstreet.com

Saturday, July 4

Coronado Fourth of July Celebration Festivities include a 15k run/5k run/walk, which begins and ends at Tidelands Park, a rough-water swim at Central Beach, a parade along Orange Avenue, an afternoon concert in Spreckels Park, and 9 p.m. fireworks over Glorietta Bay. (619) 435-3278 or coronadochamber.com

Sept. 12–13

Coronado Art Walk, Coronadoartwalk.org

Sept. 19 & 20

Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival Featuring auto racing and exhibitions at Naval Air Station North Island. (619) 858-1545 or fleetweeksandiego.org  

Saturday, Oct. 17

Celebrate Oz! A festival of Oz-related art, music and dance in Spreckels Park. coronadoARTS.com 

Saturday, Oct. 31

Downtown Goes Ghostly Coronadomainstreet.com

Friday, Dec. 4

40th annual Coronado Christmas Parade and Holiday Open House


Saturday, Dec. 11

Coronado Mayors’ Dinner at the Del Coronado’s current and former mayors will join guests at this festive event to kick off the next 125 years for the city of Coronado. Check coronadoarts.com for updated details.


Saturday, Jan. 24

Surfing the Border: Adventures at the Edge of the Ocean A book talk and signing with Serge Dedina. 2 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 7

Duets of Love A concert featuring vocalist Janet Hammer and pianist Nathan Fry.

Both events are free and take place at 2 p.m. in the Winn Room. (619) 522-7390 or coronado.ca.us/library


Race events in 2015

Sunday, March 15

SuperSEAL Triathlon Race with the Navy SEALs along Silver Strand and compete in the longest-running half Ironman, started in 1979. Superfrogtriathlon.com  

Sunday, May 17

Bay Bridge Run/Walk A unique 4-mile run/walk from downtown San Diego over the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge to Tidelands Park. (858) 848-5786 or navylifesw.com/bridgerun

Sunday, May 31

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Marathoners take off from Balboa Park and enjoy live entertainment along the 26.1-mile course. Proceeds benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Rocknroll.competitor.com/san-diego

Sunday, June 21

Low Tide Ride & Stride Bikers/runners/walkers traverse a scenic 8.2-mile stretch of beach usually closed to the public. This yearly event, organized by Rotary Club of Coronado, is run on the lowest tide of the month to provide a wide stretch of hard-packed sand from Imperial Beach to Coronado. Lowtiderideandstride.org or (619) 435-8334

Sunday, Aug. 23

Bike the Bay Community Ride Bike the Bay gives cyclists of all levels their only opportunity of the year to ride over the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge. www.bikethebay.net

Sept. 5 & 6

Optimist Club of Coronado 44th annual Sports Fiesta Includes a triathlon, a 5k run/walk, a youth-only prone paddleboard race, a one-mile rough water swim, all commencing from Sunset Park. Optimistclubofcoronado.org or (619) 920-8653

Sunday, Sept. 27

Super Frog Triathlon, superfrogtriathlon.com.

Sunday, Nov. 15

Silver Strand Half Marathon Runners traverse a 13.1-mile course from Coronado to Imperial Beach. kozevents.com/Running_Events/Silver_Strand_Distance_Classic

Thursday, Nov. 26

Coronado Turkey Trot 5K On Thanksgiving morning, Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary — Coronado invites families to its second annual Turkey Trot at 8 a.m. beginning at Glorietta Bay Park. RCHAcoronado.com  


Saturday, Jan. 31

Rady Children’s Hospital Charity Ball Held at the Hotel del Coronado. Proceeds benefit Rady Children’s Hospital neuro-oncology unit. (858) 966-7793 or helpsdkids.org

Saturday, March 21

CoSA Foundation 19th annual Cabaret Dinner and Auction Held at the Coronado Island Marriott. Cosafoundation.org or (619) 522-6202

Saturday, May 9

28th annual Coronado Hospital Foundation gala benefitting Sharp Coronado Hospital (619) 522-3703 or email sandy.gross@sharp.com

Late July (date TBA)

Coronado Relay for Life Relay for Life is a 24-hour walking event held at Glorietta Bay Park. Benefits the American Cancer Society. relayforlife.org  

Saturday, Sept. 12

Coronado MainStreet Annual Garden Party, Coronadomainstreet.com

Thursday, Sept. 17

Coronado Hospital Foundation Golf Tournament, Held at Sea n’ Air Golf Course, the tournament benefits Sharp Coronado Hospital. Sandy Gross, (619) 522-3703 or email sandy.gross@sharp.com

Aug. 28 & 29

Sharp HospiceCare Benefit Regatta The event kicks off with dinner and dancing on Friday evening at the Hotel del Coronado, followed by all-day festivities on Saturday, as guests board sponsored yachts from the Coronado Yacht Club and cruise along the race course. Proceeds benefit Sharp HospiceCare. (619) 740-4200 or give.sharp.com/regatta

Sharp HospiceCare Benefit Regatta
Sharp HospiceCare Benefit Regatta


Lamb’s Players Theatre presents:

Jan. 23–March 29

Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat The effervescent musical about the boy with the amazing coat-of-many-colors. Horton Grand Theatre, 444 4th Ave. Downtown San Diego Tickets: (619) 437-6000 or lambsplayers.org

San Diego Opera presents:

Jan. 24, 27, 29 & Feb. 1

La Bohème Experience the passion of a couple whose love is so intense it is unbearable to be apart, yet impossible to be together.

Feb. 14, 17, 20, 22

Don Giovanni Pompous Giovanni stalks his latest love conquest, but he cannot escape his past sins, or the ones who try valiantly to bring him to justice.

And also this season…

March 14, 17, 20, 22: Nixon in China

Saturday, April 25: El Pasado Nunca Se Termina

(619) 232-7636 or sdopera.com

Broadway San Diego presents:

Saturday, March 14: The Australian BeeGees

April 3–5: Mamma Mia

May 5–10: Cinderella

June 9–14: Motown the Musical

Aug. 25–30: Pippin

(619) 570-1100 or broadwaysd.com

The Old Globe presents:

Jan. 24–March 1

Murder for Two A multi-millionaire has been murdered at his own birthday party, and his killer could be any one of the guests. The entire world of this hilarious murder mystery musical is brought to life by only two performers: one plays the detective and the other plays all 10 suspects.

Feb. 14–March 15

The Twenty-Seventh Man In a Soviet prison in 1952, Stalin’s secret police have rounded up 26 writers, the giants of Yiddish literature in Russia, and a 27th: a teenager, unpublished and unknown. Baffled by his arrest, he and his cellmates wonder what has brought them together and wrestle with what it means to write in troubled times.

Also this season…

March 21–April 26: The White Snake

April 4–May 3: Buyer & Cellar

May 9–June 14: Arms and the Man

(619) 234-5623 or theoldglobe.org

San Diego Symphony highlights:

Thursday, Feb. 12

Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake Performed by the Russian National Ballet. 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 20

Vienna Boys Choir

Feb. 27–March 1

Goode Plays Mozart Music of Zwilich, Mozart and Schubert

All events take place at Copley Symphony Hall downtown. (619) 236-5403 or www.sandiegosymphony.org

Apr. 3-5: Mamma Mia at Broadway San Diego
Apr. 3-5: Mamma Mia at Broadway San Diego

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