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Free Tax Assistance at Library

Library

The Carlsbad City Library Learning Center, in partnership with the nonprofit organization AARP, will provide tax assistance on Wednesdays, Feb. 6 through April 10 at the Library Learning Center, located at 3368 Eureka Place. Participation is free and registration is requested, though walk-ins are also welcome from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

At a Glance

  • Free tax preparation assistance is available to low to moderate income taxpayers.
  • Assistance is offered Wednesdays, 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb. 6 through April 10.
  • To schedule an appointment, call 760-931-4500. Walk-ins are also welcome from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Events Around Town

Farmers' Market
Every Wednesday on State Street between Carlsbad Village Drive and Grand Avenue.

Winter Hours: 3:00 – 6:00 PM
Welcome to the new State Street Farmers’ Market in Carlsbad Village! Enjoy fresh organic produce, locally prepared foods, handmade crafts and live entertainment in the heart of Carlsbad Village!

Coastal Rail Trail Volunteer Cleanup Event
Saturday, Feb. 2 The volunteer trail work at Coastal Rail Trail will include:
• Shrub planting
• Trail maintenance
• Erosion control
The city will provide new volunteers with a short training on use of tools. The city will also provide shovels, McClouds, rakes, water and snacks. Please wear closed-toe shoes, sunscreen and gloves. In the event of rain, the event will be canceled. RSVPs are appreciated.

Epic Tween Night at Pine on 2/23
The City of Carlsbad presents Epic Tween Nights on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Pine Avenue Community Center. 

At a Glance 

  • TweensParents can drop off kids, ages 10 to 14, for a fun-filled night of age-appropriate activities.
  • Activities include video and virtual reality games, Zorb ball races, inflatables, laser tag and more. 
  • Participants can also Instagram shots from the photo booth and compete in various contests. 

More Info 

  • City staff and U.S. Marine Corps volunteers will chaperone the event.
  • Food and beverages are available for purchase.
  • Tickets are $10 and available at the door or at www.carlsbadconnect.org under special events.

Even More Info Call the special events hotline at 760-434-2843 or visit www.carlsbadca.gov/parksandrec

Events Around The County

Today - February 3
North Coast Repertory Theatre brings you Moon Over Buffalo at the intimate 194-seat theater in Solana Beach. A top San Diego theater event. - www.northcoastrep.org
Today - February 16
Cygnet Theatre presents Marie and Rosetta on stage at the Old Town Theatre located at 4040 Twiggs Street in San Diego. Tops on the San Diego events calendar. - cygnettheatre.com
Today - February 17
Lamb's Players Theatre presents A Jewel In The Crown City on stage at their resident theatre in Coronado. - www.lambsplayers.org
Today - February 24 
Coronado Playhouse brings you Guys And Dolls, on stage at 1335 First Street at the Coronado Ferry Landing. One of the exciting San Diego events. - www.coronadoplayhouse.com

February 1
Moonlight Stage Productions bring you Kiss & Tell: Valentine's Cabaret at the Avo Playhouse. 303 Main Street in Downtown Vista. - www.moonlightstage.com
February 2
San Diego Folk Heritage offers Yale Strom in concert. - sdfolkheritage.org
February 2, 5, 8, 10
San Diego Opera brings you Rigoletto, on stage at various venues in San Diego. - www.sdopera.com/
February 2 - 10
Balboa Theatre presents RIGOLETTO, on stage in a San Diego event at the historic Balboa Theatre in downtown San Diego. - balboatheatre.org
February 3
The Museum of Making Music offers North Coast Strings Concert in a concert in Carlsbad. - www.museumofmakingmusic.org
February 4
Travis Scott is at the Valley View Casino Center. - pechangaarenasd.com
February 7
Marc Anthony: Legacy Tour is at the Valley View Casino Center. - pechangaarenasd.com
February 7 - 17
Shen Yun 2019 is at the California Center for The Arts. 340 North Escondido Blvd. in Escondido. - www.artcenter.org
February 7 - 17
San Diego Jewish Film Festival attracts more than 20,000 ticket holders to screenings of over 40 feature-films, shorts, and documentaries that explore the Jewish experience. Various theaters in San Diego County. - sdcjc.lfjcc.org
February 9
Art Laboe Valentines Super Love Jam is at the Valley View Casino Center. - pechangaarenasd.com
February 9 - 10
La Jolla Symphony & Chorus is in concert at the Mandeville Auditorium on the UCSD campus in La Jolla. - www.lajollasymphony.com
February 9 - March 10
The Old Globe presents Tiny Beautiful Things, on stage at the Old Globe complex in Balboa Park. An outstanding San Diego event. - www.theoldglobe.org
February 9 - 10
The Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo is at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. /www.delmarfairgrounds.com
February 10
Aloha San Diego Cheer Championships 2019 is at the San Diego Convention Center. - www.visitsandiego.com
February 10
2CELLOS: Let There Be Cello 2019 US Tour is at the Valley View Casino Center. - pechangaarenasd.com
February 14 
Broadway San Diego brings you The Choir of Man, on stage at the Balboa Theatre. A popular event on the San Diego theater calendar - www.broadwaysd.com
February 15
San Diego Folk Heritage offers Small Potatoes in concert. - sdfolkheritage.org
February 15, 16, 17
The San Diego Symphony presents a Jacobs' Masterworks Series performance - a top San Diego concert event - at Copley Symphony Hall in downtown San Diego. - www.sandiegosymphony.com
February 16
Motown is at the California Center for The Arts. 340 North Escondido Blvd. in Escondido. - www.artcenter.org
February 16
Hispanic Valentine's Day Concert & Dance is at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. /www.delmarfairgrounds.com
February 16
Moonlight Stage Productions bring you Spencer Day - The Look Of Love at the Avo Playhouse. 303 Main Street in Downtown Vista. - www.moonlightstage.com
February 16
Panic! At The Disco is at the Valley View Casino Center. - pechangaarenasd.com
February 16
The Museum of Making Music offers The Lao Tizer Band featuring Eric Marienthal & Karen Briggsin a concert in Carlsbad. - www.museumofmakingmusic.org
February 17
Poway On Stage presents Murphy's Celtic Legacy on stage at 14598 Espola Road in Poway. - www.powayarts.org/
February 19 - March 31
La Jolla Playhouse offers Diana, on stage at the Mandell Weiss Center for the Performing Arts on the UCSD campus in La Jolla. A favorite San Diego theater event. - www.lajollaplayhouse.com
February 20 - March 3
Broadway San Diego brings you Disney’s Aladdin on stage in Downtown San Diego. Very popular on the San Diego event calendar. - www.broadwaysd.com
February 20 - March 17
North Coast Repertory Theatre brings you Gabriel at the intimate 194-seat theater in Solana Beach. A top San Diego theater event. - www.northcoastrep.org
February 21
International Guitar Night is at the California Center for The Arts. 340 North Escondido Blvd. in Escondido. - www.artcenter.org
February 21
Justin Timberlake is at the Valley View Casino Center. - pechangaarenasd.com
February 21
The Museum of Making Music offers Banda Magda in a concert in Carlsbad. - www.museumofmakingmusic.org
February 21
Amy Grant is at the California Center for The Arts. 340 North Escondido Blvd. in Escondido. - www.artcenter.org
February 21 - March 24
San Diego Repertory Theatre brings you Hershey Felder, Beethoven on stage at The Lyceum Theatre Complex at 79 Horton Plaza in downtown San Diego. - www.sdrep.org
February 22
SCEGA CA Classic 2019 / Temecula Valley Gymnastics is at the San Diego Convention Center. - www.visitsandiego.com
February 22, 24
Harlem Globetrotters Fan Powered World Tour is at the Valley View Casino Center. - pechangaarenasd.com
February 22 - 24
Silver Bay Kennel Dog Show is at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. /www.delmarfairgrounds.com
February 22 - 24
Revolution Talent Competition 2019 is at the San Diego Convention Center. - www.visitsandiego.com
February 24
Mesa-Yakushev Duo: Intimate Classics is at the California Center for The Arts. 340 North Escondido Blvd. in Escondido. - www.artcenter.org
February 26
The California Condor Recovery Program is at the California Center for The Arts. 340 North Escondido Blvd. in Escondido. - www.artcenter.org
February 28
Gina Chavez is at the California Center for The Arts. 340 North Escondido Blvd. in Escondido. - www.artcenter.org