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MARCH EVENTS

FREE FAMILY ARTS & LITERACY NIGHT

March 26th, 6:30-8 p.m.
Multipurpose Room
Everyone loves a good story.  Experience storytelling by three of San Diego’s best- Alyce Smith-Cooper, Marilyn McPhie, and Abel Silvas.  Listen, laugh and participate!  Discover your own story with artist Stacie Greene by creating a story quilt with a variety of art materials. Each child will receive a copy of “Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People” by Monica Brown.
Save the date! Family Arts & Literacy Nights will also be held on May 16th.

FREE FAMILY READ & PLAY DAY

March 31st, 10-11 a.m.
Multipurpose Room
All participants will receive a copy of the book “Bear’s Bargain” during story time on the magic carpet. After the story, toddlers will use their creativity to create a kite and build in the imagination playground.
Save the date! Free Family Read & Play Day will also be held on April 28th, May 26th, and June 30th.

APRIL EVENTS

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA

April 4th, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Recreation Field
Families are welcome to bring their children (ages 0-11) for a day full of Easter activities, visits by the Easter Bunny, and a hunt for more than 17,000 eggs!

HEROES TAKING FLIGHT PARTY

April 15th, 5:30-7 p.m.
Education Garden
A superhero-themed evening of free food, fun family activities, and opportunities to learn about and donate to our Heroes Program & Scholarship Campaign. This year, we have set our goal at raising $95,000 to help more than 2,000 of our neighbors in need have access to the life-changing programs at the Kroc Center. Additional food will also be available for purchase.

Space is limited. Please RSVP to elaine.wade@usw.salvationarmy.org by Wednesday, April 8.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY

Celebrate Recovery meets every Monday at 6:15 pm.
We have live music, a positive vibe and lots of fun people to encourage you in your recovery.Meetings offered include Christian 12 Step Recovery, Biblical Recovery for the drug addiction, Alcoholism, Codependency,  Guilt/Shame, General Accountability. We also offer an Adult Bible Study (not recovery-oriented) for those who use our Monday night events as a mid-week church service.

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A NOTICE TO OUR NEIGHBORS: THE SALVATION ARMY DOES NOT GO DOOR-TO-DOOR

During these rough economic times, some are using non-profit organizations as a front to collect money and/or gain entrance to your home.

We want to make you aware that The Salvation Army Kroc Center does not go door to door to solicit donations, or to offer financial or holiday assistance.

To learn more about how to make a legitimate donation to The Kroc Center, click on the “donate” button at the bottom of this page. To learn more about how to get assistance from our Family Resource Center, visit the Family Resource Center Page .

For more information about The Salvation Army’s ongoing Global relief efforts, please visit www.salvationarmyusa.org