Check out all the fun things to do around your neighborhood this month!

Jan. 18-Feb. 19
Circus Vargas

“Dreaming of Pirates!”
See website for schedule.
www.circusvargas.com

Jan. 31-Feb. 1
San Diego Black Film Festival

African American & African Diaspora Cinema.
See website for schedule.
www.sdbff.com

Feb. 2
Youth Fishing Derby Seminar

Learn to fish from the pros.
5pm / Lake Poway
www.poway.org

Feb. 3
Lake Poway Youth Fishing Derby  
 
Fishing, prizes, entertainment, games & more.
6am-12pm / Lake Poway
www.poway.org

Feb. 3
Sandbag Give-a-Way Event   

Provide photo ID and proof of residency.
8am-2pm / Public Works/SDWD Facility
www.ci.encinitas.ca.us

Feb. 3
Save A Heart Save A Life 5K   

Eric Paredes Save A Life Foundation.
8am / NTC Park at Liberty Station
www.epsavealife.org/5k

Feb. 3
Ramona Installation Dinner/Awards

Tickets are $59.
5-9pm / Barona Resort & Casino Golf Center
www.ramonachamber.com

Feb. 3
Burn Run 5K

Help promote Burn Awareness Week.
8am / De Anza Cove on Mission Bay
www.burninstitute.org

Feb. 3-4
Miniatures Show & Sale

For the collectors of tiny treasures!
Marriott Mission Valley
www.sdminiatureshow.com

Feb. 4
Stone Super Sunday CELLARbration

Tickets are $55.
10am / Stone Brewing, Liberty Station
www.stonebrewing.com/events

Feb. 4
Cardiff Kook Run   

5K, 10K & Costume Contest.
7:30am / 505 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas
www.cardiffkookrun.com

Feb. 4
XTERRA Mission Gorge Trail Run

Features the ‘thousand steps.’
8-11am / Mission Trails Regional Park, Santee
www.trailrace.com/mission-gorge-trail-run

Feb 8-18
San Diego Jewish Film Festival

Screenings will be shown at five locations.
See website for schedule.
www.sdcjc.org/sdjff

Feb. 9-11
Lunar New Year Festival

Come celebrate the Year of the Dog.
SDCCU Stadium
www.lunarnewyearfestival.org

Feb. 10
Mermaid Half Marathon San Diego

Scenic women’s 5k, 10k, and half marathon.
6-11am / South Shores Park
www.mermaidseries.com

Feb. 10
Oceanside Valentine’s Week Movie

Movie: TBD  
6:45-9pm / Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater 
www.ci.oceanside.ca.us

Feb. 10
Brewbies Beer Festival

Benefits The Keep A Breast Foundation.
12-5pm / Bagby Beer Company, Oceanside
www.brewbies.org

Feb. 10
Boys & Girls Club Texas Hold ‘Em

Dinner will be served. Local beer and wine.
5-11pm / 410 W. California Avenue, Vista
www.bgcvista.org

Feb. 13
Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras

 DJ’s, dancers, parade & drinks.
5-11:45pm / Downtown San Diego
www.sdmardigras.com

Feb. 15-18
San Diego Improv Festival

Top talent from all over the nation.
Finest City Improv: 4250 Louisiana St.
www.sdimprovfestival.com

Feb. 16-18
San Diego Tet Festival

A new cultural village, rides and pageant.
Mira Mesa Community Park
www.sdtet.com

Feb. 17
Randy Jones Run/Walk

Home of Guiding Hands (HGH)
8am / Crown Point Park, Mission Bay
www.randyjonesrunwalk.org

Feb. 17-18
San Diego Pet Expo

Pet talent and costume shows.
Del Mar Fairgrounds
www.petexposandiego.com

Feb. 19
130th Anniversary Dinner

Dinner commemorating Hotel del Coronado.
5:30-9:30pm / 1500 Ocean
www.hoteldel.com

Feb. 21-25
San Diego Bird Festival

We’re celebrating the birds and habitats.
Marina Village Conference Center
www.sandiegoaudubon.org

Feb. 22-25
SD Kuumba Fest

Celebration of Black American.
Lyceum: 79 Horton Plaza
www.kuumbafest.com

Feb. 24
Sycamore Canyon Trail Races

See website for requirements.
Highway 67 Staging Area, Lakeside
http://dirtyfeet.us/trailraces/sycamore

Feb. 24
San Diego Winter Brew Fest

Celebrate craft beverages from California.
6-10pm / Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park
www.sandiegobrewfest.com

Feb. 24-25
Chinese New Year Food/Cultural Fair

Dancing, performances and street food.
10am / SDs Historic Chinatown District
http://sdcny.org