Rancho Santa Fe Spotlight

The Fairbanks Republican Women will present Power Tuesday in collaboration with the Republican Party of San Diego County.

A continental breakfast features Matt Schumsky, California field coordinator for FreedomWorks. The group was founded in 1984 to educate, train and mobilize activists to promote less government and lower taxes.

The breakfast will also include a candidate’s forum with:
Brian Bilbray for Congress, District 50

Blake Miles for Congress, District 51

Jeff Perwin for state Assembly, District 76

Joel Anderson for state Assembly, District 77

Tony Strickland for state controller

Bruce Thompson for county supervisor

Judy Riddle for San Diego City Council

The moderator is Ron Nehring, chairman of the San Diego County Republican Party and vice chairman of the California Republican Party.

The event begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Fairbanks Country Club, 15150 San Dieguito Road, Fairbanks Ranch.

The fee is $20 for reservations made by Friday and $25 thereafter. Reserve at www.frwf.org or call (619) 491-4962.


Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild: The theme for the latest show will be Spring Colors with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. tomorrow at 6004 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Santa Fe. (858) 759-3545 or www.ranchosantafeartguild.org.

Helen Woodward Animal Center: First Friends classes prepare children ages 2 through 5 to adopt a pet. Learn about bunnies and guinea pigs through Friday. Dogs are the theme Tuesday through May 12 and farm animals are May 16-19. Birds are May 23-26 and cats May 30-July 2. Classes are from 10 to 11:30 a.m. A parent is required to accompany children. Cost: $12 each day. Call (858) 756-4117, ext. 318, or download a registration form at www.animalcenter.org.

“Spring Flower Show – Celebrating 80 Years”: The Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club will celebrate its 80th anniversary with an annual flower show organized around themes from shows from the 1920s and 1930s. The show is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club, 17025 Avenida de Acacias, Rancho Santa Fe. (858) 756-1554.

San Diego Chamber Orchestra Guild: The annual gala is being planned for Saturday at the Del Mar Country Club, 6001 Clubhouse Drive, Rancho Santa Fe. The theme will be “Putting on the Ritz –Glamour Then and Now.” (858) 350-0290 or www.sdco.org.

Networking Golf Tournament: The Del Mar Regional Chamber of Commerce hosts a tournament with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Monday at the Morgan Run Resort & Club, 5690 Cancha de Golf, Rancho Santa Fe. A portion of proceeds will be donated to the Del Mar Kiwanis in support of Voices for Children. The chamber serves Del Mar, Carmel Valley, Sorrento Valley, Torrey Hills, Torrey Highlands, San Diego and Rancho Santa Fe. Tickets are $160 for individual golfers. (858) 755-4844 or www.delmarchamber.org.