Flapjacks for Backpacks – Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos

Celebrate the new school year at the Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos’ very first Flapjacks for Backpacks event on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 7-11 a.m.! A twist on the annual pancake breakfast, the event will feature a Back-to-School Resource Fair topped off with an all-you-can-eat breakfast of pancakes, bacon, eggs, orange juice and coffee, opportunity drawings, and more!

Free health screenings will be available in partnership with TrueCare, and vision screenings will be available in partnership with the San Marcos Lions Club!

All proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos – ensuring that program costs remain affordable to families and establishing an after school program scholarship fund for the 2021-22 school year.

Sponsorship opportunities are available! Contact Justin Buhagiar at justin@boysgirlsclubsm.org or (760) 471-2490 ext. 302 to learn more.

View the calendar entry for directions and more information.

Carlsbad Fire Department Foundation golf tourney

On Thursday, Nov. 12, the Carlsbad Fire Department Foundation will host its 7th Annual Golf Tournament to raise money to support the city’s firefighters. This year, the event is being held at the Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad.

In the past five years, the tournament has raised more than $75,000 to support the mission of the Foundation – which is to supplement and enhance basic fire and rescue services, and to support public outreach, safety education programs, and to provide scholarships to dependents of firefighters.

Check-in begins at 10:30 a.m., with tee time at noon. Following the tournament there will be a dinner and silent auction.

Learn more in the Community Calendar.

Stagecoach Sunday going virtual this year

Fallbrook Land Conservancy is taking a break from tradition this year with a week-long series of virtual events designed to bring you all the fun of our popular, community festival to the comfort of your own home. STAGECOACH SUNDAY UPLOADED kicks off on Monday, Sept. 28 with wildlife encounters, tours of our local preserves, and more. The event culminates on Sunday, October 4, at our FLC Facebook page as winners of our GO WILD photo contest are announced.

Learn more at the Community Calendar listing.

5th Annual Double Peak Challenge goes virtual

Friends of San Marcos Parks & Recreation is thrilled to announce that the 5th Annual Double Peak Challenge is back! This year is special in that the race is going virtual which means that anyone can participate from wherever they want! Participants can run/walk the official DPC course, or they can participate from any location of their choosing.

Race proceeds will benefit the San Marcos community through two important non-profit organizations: Friends of San Marcos Parks & Recreation and The San Marcos Promise.

Learn more on the Knights of Buena Creek Calendar.