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Point Loma-OB Happenings: ‘Celebrate the OB Vibe,’ epilepsy fundraiser, summer choral program, new businesses

"Celebrate the OB Vibe" on June 26 will feature Ocean Beach artisans, bars, breweries, restaurants, retailers and more.
“Celebrate the OB Vibe” on Saturday, June 26, will feature Ocean Beach artisans, bars, breweries, restaurants, retailers and more.
(Courtesy of Ocean Beach MainStreet Association)

‘Celebrate the OB Vibe’ coming June 26

The Ocean Beach MainStreet Association will present “Celebrate the OB Vibe,” a community event Saturday, June 26, featuring local artisans, bars, breweries, restaurants, retailers and more.

The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. throughout the Ocean Beach business district, the pier parking lot, Veterans Plaza and Saratoga Park.

Activities will include an Artisans & Makers Fair, canvas painting classes, a children’s game zone, kite making, jiu jitsu lessons, OB Vibe Pale Ale at OB Brewery, and the opportunity to enter to win an OB gift basket when you
spend $50 or more at any business in Ocean Beach.

In addition, the Celebrate the OB Vibe 5K virtual race will enable participants to run or walk the 3.1 miles at their own pace June 19-26, using a treadmill, sidewalk, trail, beach or anywhere else they like.

Registration for the 5K is available at oceanbeachsandiego.com/celebrate-ob-vibe#5kregistration. Funds raised through the event will benefit the MainStreet Association’s Friends of OB program.

Epilepsy Foundation ride/run/walk raises $170,000

People participate in the Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County's Sharon's Ride. Run. Walk. on May 22 at Liberty Station.
People participate in the Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County’s Sharon’s Ride. Run. Walk. on May 22 at Liberty Station.
(Ryan Bethke / Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County)

The Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County raised close to $170,000 through its 2021 Sharon’s Ride. Run. Walk. on May 22 at Ingram Plaza in Liberty Station.

All proceeds from the annual 15-mile bicycle ride and 5K run/walk support the foundation’s programs, resources and training.

Participants could select from various routes around Liberty Station and the adjacent NTC Park.

The event is a tribute to Sharon Rosenfeld, a nurse and teacher who was killed during a cross-country bike ride in 1993.

For more information, visit epilepsysandiego.org.

Sacra/Profana Summer Choral Intensive set for July

The Sacra/Profana Summer Choral Intensive returns with in-person instruction
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 12–17 at Point Loma Nazarene University for middle and high school students seeking professional-level choral instruction.

The program is designed to give seventh-graders through 2021 high school graduates a chance to rehearse and perform challenging choral repertoire, attend music theory classes, hear from guest speakers such as local professors and professional musicians, and more.

The week will culminate in a final performance featuring choral works rehearsed during the program. This year’s performance will be recorded or livestreamed.

The cost is $240. Scholarships are available.

For more information or to enroll, visit sacraprofana.org.

Little House of Flowers sets grand opening

The Little House of Flowers flower shop is celebrating its new location at 1017 Rosecrans St. in Point Loma with a grand-opening event June 25-27.

Little House of Flowers offers special-event florals, plants and succulents, floral workshops, flower delivery, monthly floral subscriptions and more.

For more information, visit LittleHouseOfFlowersSD.com or call (619) 994-3320.

Craft ice cream shop comes to Point Loma

The Craft Creamery, a craft ice cream and coffee shop featuring rotating ice cream offerings from creameries throughout the United States, is scheduled to open in June at 1302 Rosecrans St. in Point Loma.

For more information, visit craftcreamerysd.com.

— Compiled by Point Loma-OB Monthly staff


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