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SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND

Lele Rose will perform at Sanctuary Lounge on Friday, Sept. 15 from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

SCRIPPS RANCH WEEKEND

Lele Rose at Sanctuary Lounge
Scripps Ranch residents can relax and unwind to the smoky sounds of Lele Rose at Sanctuary Lounge on Friday night, Sept. 15 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. 

A multi-lingual original music and dance artist, Lele Rose began her career at the young age of four when she sat down at the piano and started playing tunes by ear. She was trained in classical piano, ballet, tap, jazz and vocals. At a young age, greatly influenced by Michael Jackson and Madonna, Lele combined the classical with the new and moved into piano rock and hip-hop dance. She refined her hip-hop dance skills at the Broadway Dance Center in New York City. 

Lele wrote her first original song “Bliss” during summer 2009 while still a student at Virginia Tech. “Bliss” features Lele’s deep sultry voice, complex chord progressions, an upbeat tempo and fearless character. It is about escaping through Lele’s music and arriving to the blissful kingdom of no fear, no worries, where dreams come true. The song became the theme for Lele’s debut album, “Bliss Kingdom.”

Following Lele Rose on Friday will be DJ Gigi, in the house from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

DJ Smooth will get the crowd on the dance floor at Sanctuary Lounge on Saturday night, Sept. 16 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Sanctuary Lounge is located at 12090 Scripps Summit Drive, off Scripps Poway Parkway. Visit sanctuaryloungesd.com.


The Falcons play at Mira Mesa High on Friday night. (photo by John Gregory)

Falcons football vs. Mira Mesa High
The Scripps Ranch High School varsity football team, now 0-3, will travel down the road to take on archrival Mira Mesa High School at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15 at Mira Mesa. The Falcons JV team will play the Mira Mesa JVs in Mira Mesa at 3:30 p.m. earlier on Friday.


‘Accomplice’
Scripps Ranch Theatre presents its production of “Accomplice” at the Legler Benbough Theatre on the campus of Alliant International University, 9783 Avenue of Nations. The play is described as a story filled with deception and talk of adultery and murder. “Accomplice” will run through Oct. 8. Performance times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Visit scrippsranchtheatre.org.


Movie Night at EBS
Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School is holding its Welcome Back Family Movie Night on Friday, Sept. 15 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Scripps Ranch Community Park, upper field. The movie, starting at 7 p.m., will be “Boss Baby” (PG). All EBS students and their families are welcome to this free event. Goodies will be available for sale (food, snacks, drinks, glow necklaces).


Active Scripps Ranch Singles
The Active Scripps Ranch Singles (ASRS) group will gather for a hike at Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. With the weather cooling off a bit, the group plans to put the “active” back into Active SR Singles with this fun, easy 6-mile roundtrip hike to the waterfall. Meet at the Los Peñasquitos Ranch House on the north side of the park (not the main entrance). Take Canyonside Park Driveway past the sports fields and the white gate where a dirt road will lead to the Ranch House parking lot. Bring water and a snack.

By the way, ASRS organizer Steve Wolff will be playing solo this Friday, Sept. 15, 8-11 p.m. at Capri Blu Italian Restaurant, 10436 Craftsman Way in 4S Ranch. It’s not an official ASRS event, but there will be a few MeetUp groups there. Visit capri-blu.com.

ASRS will hold an I Need a Drink event at Pure Project, 9030 Kenamar Drive, #308, on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m.  

As always, RSVPs are very helpful, especially for the hike. Contact the Active Scripps Ranch Singles at ActiveSRSingles@gmail.com.


Farmer’s Market is a family festival
The Scripps Ranch Farmers Market is a weekly family festival with a wide selection of vendors each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 10380 Spring Canyon Road, in the Innovations Academy parking lot. 

The Scripps Ranch Farmers Market has a nice selection of food, services, produce and merchandise. It’s a casual experience where you can mingle, browse, eat and listen to live music. 

Kids get to search for the vendor booth that has a stuffed penguin. When the children spot the penguin, they can tell the vendor, who then issues the child a red ticket. The child can turn in the ticket at the information booth, where they are allowed to search through a treasure chest to select a free toy. Visit srfm.org.  


Sampson is a sweet and loving pet that will be among the dogs that Labradors and Friends will bring to Unleashed on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Adoptable pets at Unleashed
On Saturday, Sept. 16, Labradors + Friends will bring adoptable canines in need of good homes to Unleashed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Also on Saturday, Unleashed will offer Free Puppy Playtime for pet owners and their young dogs from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Scripps Ranch store. This is a one-hour socialization time for puppies to play with one another. Dogs should be between eight weeks to six months of age. Pet owners must bring their pup’s vaccination records. Build a lifetime bond with your puppy while learning about puppy play and social development from a Petco Positive Dog Trainer.

The Scripps Ranch Unleashed is located in the Scripps Ranch Marketplace, 10625 Scripps Poway Parkway. Phone: (858) 530-9175.


Brushes and Beer at Ballast Point

Art and beer together? Why not? Explore your artistic side while sipping a cool brew at Ballast Point Scripps Ranch this Sunday. A Brushes and Beer painting class will be held on Sunday, Sept. 17 starting at 3 p.m. 

The $45 fee will include your canvas, materials, instruction and a taster flight of beer. Seating is limited.

Reserve your spot by emailing scrippsranch@ballastpoint.com. Ballast Point Scripps Ranch is located at 10051 Old Grove Road. Visit ballastpoint.com.


Field-to-Fork
The Newtopia Supper Club is hosting a Field-to-Fork extravaganza featuring 10 courses from two chefs on Sunday, Sept. 17 starting at 7 p.m. Cost is $75 per person. Seating is limited for this private supper event. For tickets visit bit.ly/2x00tKZ (purchase tickets on the form at the bottom of the page).

Newtopia Cyder is located at 10045 Carroll Canyon Road, Suite A. Visit drinknewtopia.com.

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