Kids

Lancer Dancers Win World Hip Hop Title

by The Editors on February 3, 2016

The Carlsbad High School Lancer Dancers just attended the World School Cheer/Dance Competition in Orlando, Florida January 30 – 31, 2016. Did they bring it? Yes, they brought it and also came home with a world title in the varsity hip hop division. Yes, hip hop.

“Our girls are so proud to have earned the title of 2016 World Champs,” said
the team’s coach, Laura Nares. “All the hard work and practice they put into
preparing for these two competitions has paid off in a big way.”

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Boys & Girls Clubs Honor Marylou Flanders

by The Editors on December 1, 2015

Flanders_MarylouMarylou Flanders has been named Volunteer of the Year by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad at a luncheon held November 12, 2015.

“Marylou is a board member and special event volunteer; the word ‘no’ is not part of her vocabulary,” said Club CEO Brad Holland.  “She produces our promotional materials, secures incredible auction items, and has rallied her employer to be a corporate partner for the Club. She gives freely of her time and talent, and we are thrilled to be able to recognize her efforts!”

For the official word from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad, please follow the jump.

 

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Holiday At Leo Carrillo Rancho December 5

by The Editors on November 13, 2015

Holiday at the Rancho

Blending holiday spirit with a bit of western history, the City of Carlsbad will celebrate the season at its Holiday at the Rancho event Saturday, Dec. 5, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park.

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Boar’s Crossing Fish Fry Helps Kids

by The Editors on November 2, 2015

Boar's Crossin Gives BackFor the past 11 years Boar’s Crossing owner Ralph Burnette has held a Fish Fry Fundraiser in August to help raise money for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad. Over the years he has donated more than $100,000 to the clubs.

The event brings the community together on a summer afternoon to support the Club while enjoying excellent fish tacos. Raising at least $10,000 annually, much of the donation comes straight from Ralph’s coffers – with more than $100,000 being donated to the Club over the years. . . “What I enjoy most is taking the money to the Club staff, and going on a shopping spree with them,” said Burnette. “They make a list, and get items that are needed but not in their budget. This year’s items included a flat screen in the lobby used for announcements, plenty of sports equipment, and even a computer.”

For the official word from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad, please follow the jump.

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Dentists Offer Halloween Candy Buy Back

by The Editors on October 26, 2015

halloween_candyThe pediatric dentists at Great Smiles (with locations in Carlsbad and Solana Beach, California) are working to keep your kids’ smiles great by offering to buy back their Halloween candy at $1 a pound. And the 10 school classes that bring in the most candy will each get a pizza party.

To prevent rampant cavities and ease the blow of forfeiting some Halloween treats, the folks at Great Smiles are hosting a Halloween candy buyback where they are paying North County kids $1 for each pound of candy they bring in. Continuing their commitment to the community and its children, when kids drop off their candy they can simply say what school and teacher they have to be entered into a North Country-wide competition. When it’s all said and done, the 10 classes that bring in the most candy win a pizza party while the school with the most candy donated on its behalf will win a $500 donation. Anyone under 18 can donate candy, with a maximum of 5lbs per person. They don’t have to be Great Smiles patients or even say what school/class they attend (unless they it to count towards the contest). That’s it. Less candy consumed equals less cavities and more healthy, great smiles in the community.

Sounds like a great way to get the kids into the office and much less painful than the usual way. For more info, please click above image to get a closer look.

[Link: Great Smiles]

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Get Ready For Epic Teen Nights

by The Editors on October 20, 2015

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On November 7 and 18, 2015 the City of Carlsbad will be hosting two Epic Teen Nights. On Saturday, November 7, it’s Movie In The Park at Pine Avenue Community Park. The film? J-Law in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1. But that’s just the beginning.

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, the city will host a special VIP advance screening of the new movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2, before the film is released to the general public. Tickets are available now for $20 through Nov. 17 while supplies last. The movie will be shown at Regal Carlsbad 12 at the Westfield Carlsbad mall. Teens can check in at 5 p.m. and movie will begin at 6 p.m. Chaperones will be on hand to supervise and teens will be not allowed to leave the designated theater. After the movie is over, participants can be picked up outside the theater. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Movie is rated PG-13 and middle or high school ID is required.

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St. Pat’s Angels Hold Food Drive

by The Editors on October 1, 2015

St. Pat’s Angels, an initiative created by St. Patrick Catholic School in Carlsbad, will be holding a food drive for Got Your Back San Diego and the Bread of Life organization. Students from the school will be collecting a variety of foods for the organizations. The drive will run from September 30 to October 2, 2015. The public is welcome to participate by dropping off items at the school’s front gate off of Pio Pico Drive today or tomorrow.

“The Got Your Back San Diego Program has found that there are many kids who often have nothing for breakfast, snacks or dinner and are often hungry over school holidays and weekends,” stated Ramsey Barcik, St. Pat’s Angels Founder. “I’m pleased that the St. Pat’s Angels can help out.”

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Pumpkin Plunge At Alga Norte

by The Editors on September 18, 2015

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The City of Carlsbad will be hosting a Halloween pool party on Saturday, October 17, 2015.

Where your swimsuit for Halloween themed pool games. Visit the floating pumpkin patch, where every child will leave with a pumpkin. End the night with an outdoor movie.

The Pumpkin Plunge costs $10.00 per person. Ages three and under are free. For more info click the link.

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Pool Party At Alge Norte June 6, 2015

by The Editors on May 20, 2015

Splash Into Summer

Get the kids revved up for summer on June 6, 2015 as the City of Carlsbad Splashes Into Summer at the Alga Norte Aquatic Center.

Splash Into Summer, from 5 to 9 p.m. is family-friendly event designed to preview all the aquatic center has to offer this summer, including classes, camps, movies and other fun events. Swim in the warm-water pool, play on the giant inflatables, take a spin in the water balls and lay on an air mattress in the instructional pool for a special presentation of the Disney-Pixar movie UP (rated PG.)

Learn about masters swim, water fitness classes, swimming lessons for all ages, individual and family passes, and aquatic sports and junior lifeguarding camps. Tickets are $8 per person and one child, age 3 and under, may be admitted free with a paying adult. For all the details, please follow the jump. [click to continue…]

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Lancer Dancer’s Kids Summer Dance Camp

by The Editors on April 13, 2015

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Elementary and middle school kids (ages 5 – 14) who love to dance, or aspire to try out for dance or cheer squads in the future, are invited to brush up on their dance skills this summer with the Carlsbad High School Varsity Dance Team. The Champion Lancer Dancers will be holding a Junior Lancer Dancer summer camp from Aug. 4 through 7 at Carlsbad High School from 9 a.m. to noon each day.

The summer camp is open to beginners, intermediate and advanced dancers for a donation of $125 per child (includes a free T-shirt and photo). Participating dancers will learn new dance routines, have a performance opportunity, gain self-confidence and begin to develop a championship attitude by having the Lancer Dancers as role models.

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