May's Cornell & Friends Happy Hour to be held at Fort Oak, one of San Diego's most celebrated venues of 2019!
Join us on Thursday May 2nd on the the side patio for cocktails, appetizers, and great conversation.
DATE: Thursday, May 2, 2019, 6-8 PM
April's Cornell & Friends Happy Hour will be at Soda & Swine in Liberty Station, Point Loma. Soda & Swine has delicious build-your-own meatball sandwiches and sides, a large beer menu, and a great cocktail list -- plus a foosball table!
DATE: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6-8 PM
The Cornell Club of San Diego has once again reserved a day for a community service event at the San Diego Jacobs and Cushman Food Bank. This Cornell Cares Day event has been one of our biggest events the past two years, and one of the best-attended Cornell Cares Day events sponsored by any Cornell Alumni Club across the U.S.! We invite you to join us in making this year’s event another resounding success.
The San Diego Food Bank distributes locally sourced food directly to families and individuals in need, and also provides food to 350 nonprofit organizations that operate feeding programs. The San Diego Food Bank relies on volunteers to help defray labor costs. Come out and support your community with fellow Cornellians as we sort and bag food for distribution to the community together.
The Food Bank has a specific but easy procedure for registering groups like ours, so please pay close attention to the following directions. Each person volunteering will need to register and sign up through the Food Bank website. Please review the information below for detailed instructions.
PLEASE NOTE: Deadline to register is March 9, 2019, one week before the event occurs. After this date, any empty spaces in our reserved block of 45 will be opened to the general public and will likely quickly fill up.
If you would like to bring a family member or friend, they are more than welcome; just remember that each of your guests must also individually register - which includes kids, friends, significant other, family member, etc. at the above website or they will not be allowed to volunteer at the event.
Thank you for volunteering with the Food Bank and participating in this Cornell Club of San Diego event!
For questions about this event contact: Karen Kearns (email@example.com)
Instructions for new volunteers to Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank:
2. Click “Create an account”
3. Create a user name and password, click next
4. Enter join code “ccsd1“ (join code is case sensitive), click next
5. Fill out account information and click “finish”
6. Scroll to the event date 3/16 and register for the shift Morning Shift Warehouse Volunteer 8:00am – 11:00am by clicking on the green sign up circle next to the shift.
Instructions for volunteers with an existing Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank volunteer profile but new to your group:
2. Sign in with existing user name and password
3. Click “Your Account” in the upper right corner of the screen
4. Click on “join code” box
5. Enter join code “ccsd1“ (join code is case sensitive) .
6. Click “join” and “go to my account” on the pop up screen.
7. Scroll to the event date 3/16 and register for the shift Morning Shift Warehouse Volunteer 8:00am – 11:00am by clicking on the green sign up circle next to the shift.
IMPORTANT THINGS FOR EACH VOLUNTEER TO KNOW
Must wear closed toed shoes.
Plan on arriving 10-15 minutes early for the shift. Late arrivals may not be permitted to volunteer.
Volunteers must be 11 years old or older. Volunteers aged 6-10 years may only participate in guided tours.
Volunteers aged 11-15 must be accompanied by an adult. We require a ratio of 1 adult for every 4 children.
Please join us for a sunset Ivy & Friends Happy Hour at Bella Vista Social Club in in Torrey Pines. Happy Hour specials from 4PM-7PM. Enjoy delicious food, wine, beer and cocktails.
DATE: Thursday, March 7, 2019, 6-9 PM
Come be a part of our first ever Fellowship grand celebration where we will be socializing and connecting with Cornell Alumni from a variety of colleges and schools within the university.
If you attend just one Cornell Club event in San Diego in 2019, make it this one!! Join us as we celebrate our shared memories of our alma mater at the private University Club high atop Symphony Towers in downtown San Diego. Stunning views from the 34th floor are, of course, included.
When: February 8, 2019, from 6-9 pm
Where: The University Club, 750 B Street, Suite 3400, San Diego, CA 92101
Price: $50 includes award-winning heavy appetizers and a premium alcoholic beverage
Attire: Business casual is preferred
Valet parking, street parking, and lot parking is available. Space in the University Club is strictly limited, so register early!! Bring guests, the more the merrier.
To complete registration, click on the shopping cart at the top of the page.
Please join Ivy + Friends to celebrate the Holiday Season with a Toy Drive and Mixer at Smokeyard on Thursday, December 6th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Smokeyard is an upscale BBQ venue that has opened this past year in the newly remodeled Westfield UTC Mall. Please bring an unwrapped toy to donate to local San Diego foster youth served by Promises2Kids.org. Our group will have the back area as well as side outdoor areas to enjoy.
The appetizer menu this year will be savory to pair with an extensive range of craft beers and Happy Hour drink specials. The full menu will be available for you to order additional items as well. We ask for a donation to cover the costs of the venue and the initial appetizers. Drinks and extra food may be ordered individually by guests. Please register on link provided. The cost will be $20 to cover the food and servers. We look forward to another successful year of collaboration, as we are #BetterTogether serving San Diego foster youth!
Here is our Holiday Toy Drive Menu:
House Made BBQ Potato Chips
Pulled Pork Sliders
Green Bean Fries
Tri Tip Skewers
There is ample parking at the Mall. Smokeyard is located closer to the newer parking structure in the back next to the Macy's.
The official registration link:
Thank you for your support of local foster youth!
Cheers! We are #BetterTogether!
Join your fellow Lions, Tigers, and Bears Alumni for a tour of the big cat and exotic animals rescue and educational facility in Alpine. This is a joint event sponsored by Columbia, Princeton, Cornell and Brown.
Our group tour starts at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 10th. We are asked to arrive no later than 1:10 p.m. to check in. The tour will be split into two groups of up to 30. Cost is $40 for adults and $27 for children (12 and under). Feeding of the animals is available for $100 for anyone over 18; there is also a $5 per ticket raffle where at the end two winners will be picked to feed the tiger cubs. Visitors can remain after the tour to get another look at the tiger cubs or others, and there is a gift shop with drinks and small snacks available.
All those attending are required to fill out a waiver form, attached. You must print it, sign it, and scan and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the event. Directions to the event will be emailed to you by October 20, 2018.
Online registration to close on Friday, October 19, 2018.
Any questions? Call Dick Bogert at (619) 722-7132.
For more information: https://lionstigersandbears.org/about/mission/
To complete registration, check out at the top of the page.
Please join us for our next Ivy Mixer on Thursday, November 1st at Bivouac Ciderworks from 6-8 pm! This new bar in North Park serves delicious food and brews their own cider - beer and mixed drinks served as well. We have reserved the patio speakeasy in the back of the bar - go all the way to the back through the kitchen area.
The bar is located on 30th Street and Lincoln. There is street parking and a parking complex $1/hour located at 29th and North Park Way (North Park Garage). Bivouac Ciderworks is kid friendly.
DATE: Thursday, November 1, 2018, 6-8 PM
How does parenting change over the life-course? How does the context in which parents live influence their parenting behavior?
Rachel Dunifon, Interim Dean of the College of Human Ecology will present her research focused on the factors that influence parenting at every life stage. Her research has been published in top developmental psychology, public policy and family demography journals, and she is the recipient of numerous externally funded grants from organizations like the National Institutes of Health, the USDA, and the William T. Grant Foundation. Dean Dunifon will also share a brief update and answer questions about the University today.
THE LODGE AT TORREY PINES
11480 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP & DIRECTIONS
$25 per person, which includes a special dessert reception
RSVP by October 15
Rachel Dunifon is Interim Dean of the College of Human Ecology and Professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management. She received a B.A. in Psychology from Davidson College and a Ph.D. in Human Development and Social Policy from Northwestern University. Prior to joining Cornell as a faculty member in 2001, she was the recipient of a NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan.
Dunifon’s research focuses on child and family policy, examining the ways in which policies, programs and family settings influence the development of less-advantaged children. Her new book, You’ve Always Been There for Me: Understanding the Lives of Grandchildren Raised by Grandparents (Rutgers University Press) draws upon unique multi-method data to understand dynamics in households in which grandparents are raising their grandchildren.
Join us as we continue our annual tradition of welcoming fellow Cornellians and celebrating the International Spirit of Zinck's Night with alumni worldwide!
Price: $20 (tickets available online until Oct 18 at 4PM); $25 at the door
--Our own private area
--A flight of 5 Tasters (5 oz. each) for sampling the best of MHB
--2 taco plate with rice and beans (carnitas, chicken, fish, or pork)
This year, the Cornell Club proudly hosts Zinck's Night at the original Mike Hess Brewing location in Miramar. Come check out one of the best known brands of independent craft brewing in San Diego County - and the city's first production nano-brewery!
Did you know? Theodore Zinck was an Ithaca saloon owner whose pub, the Hotel Brunswick, was a popular hangout for Cornellians i the 1890s. When he died in 1903, a series of bars in and around Collegetown adopted his name. Even though the last bar closed in the 1960s, Cornellians began commemorating the spirit of Zinck's Night by gathering on a Thursday night, once a year. This tradition of coming together to enjoy camaraderie and refreshments has grown into a gathering for Cornellians everywhere.
This October’s IvyPlus Mixer is at Tribute Pizza in North Park. Oxbridge will be hosting this event. Complimentary Parking at the Laz lot, a half block north of Tribute Pizza off of Grim Ave. 6.00 - 8.00pm. All are welcome!
DATE: Thursday, October 4, 2018, 6-8 PM
There's a winery in Ocean Beach? 😮 And it’s really good!
Let’s get together and toast our fellowship during a fun afternoon of wine tasting at Gianni Buonomo Vintners (GBV) (https://gbvintners.com/) on Newport Avenue just steps from the sea. GBV’s award winning wines are sourced from the top vineyards in Washington state and the Sierra Foothills in California.
GBV converted an old antique store only 2.5 blocks from the beach into a brand-new, fully functioning 3000 sq. ft. winery complete with a production area, a laboratory, a barrel room and a well-appointed tasting room. All of Gianni Buonomo's vintages are blended and aged onsite and upon entering, you’re instantly awash in the unmistakable aroma of fine wine aging in French oak barrels!
Cornell invites you for an afternoon of wine tasting, light fare, and camaraderie.
Date: Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 1-3 PM
Location: 4836 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107
Cost: $20. Includes a 6 flight tasting. Mediterranean restaurant fare and Venissimo cheese trays will be available for purchase.
Hope to see you at our next Ivy Mixer on Thursday, August 2nd at The Rabbit Hole! Please join us for a sports bar atmosphere with restaurant-quality food. Their happy hour is from 5-7 PM and includes a $6 old fashioned and other signature cocktails. There is a child-friendly play area in the back as well.
August's event will occur in Normal Heights at The Rabbit Hole from 6-8 PM. Food is served and there is a full bar. There is no reservation but they will be expecting IVY+ members to be there.
DATE: Thursday, August 2, 2018, 6-8 PM
Hope to see you at our next Ivy Mixer on July 12th (second week of the month this time around because of Independence Day) at Eureka! in the newly renovated Westfield UTC Mall! Please join us for some live music and come hungry if you want to try some of Eureka!'s signature modern American cuisine.
July's event will occur in UTC at Eureka! from 6-8 PM. We have a reservation under Joe Tull. Food is served and there is a full bar. While Eureka! is not dog-friendly, there is a small playground located just outside the entrance which is great for kids.
DATE: Thursday, July 14, 2018, 6-8 PM
--$15.00 per person (tour, tasting, tasting glass)
--Cash Bar for post-event drinks and socializing
--Limited to 50 attendees. So register quickly!
This private tasting will include a tour of Malahat Spirits’ distillery operations, a lecture on distillation and spirits from the founders themselves (one is a Cornellian!), and a guided tasting of 6 unique and authentic handcrafted Malahat spirits from among their Rum, Bourbon, Rye Whiskey, and Vodka collections.
All of their spirits are made entirely onsite using only natural ingredients with great pride of ownership. CCSD attendees will receive their own tasting glass and be treated to an exclusive and captivating experience learning about craft spirits, “The Next Big Thing” in the alcoholic beverage industry.
Please join fellow Alumni and come out for an Ivy Mixer and hopefully a beautiful sunset at L'Auberge in Del Mar! As usual, please join us on the first Thursday of the month to catch up with old friends and make new ones. Please feel welcome to bring a friend, partner, or spouse to this event, the more the merrier!
June's event will occur in Del Mar at L'Auberge from 6-8 PM. L'Auberge has multiple restaurants and we will hold this event at the Bleu Bar. Food is served and there's a full bar.
DATE: Thursday, June 7, 2018, 6-8 PM
Please join fellow Alumni on the patio at the May Ivy + Friends Happy Hour at True Food Kitchen at Westfield UTC. "True Food Kitchen" is located right in the heart of newly renovated UTC Westfield mall with a stunning view of the newly evolving UTC skyline. The restaurant is famous for its relaxed, eco-chic atmosphere and chef driven, health-conscious menu. Come and unwind after a busy day with us and try some local beers, pick a nice glass of wine from the wide selection of wines, or taste a seasonal cocktail made from fresh-pressed fruit and vegetable juices paired with organic spirits.
DATE: Thursday, May 3, 2018, 6-8 PM
Please join fellow Alumni at the April Ivy + Friends Happy Hour at Coin-Op Game Room in the Gaslamp. Coin-Op is your go-to destination for games, expertly made cocktails, local craft brews, and refined food. Offering the best of retro arcade games, top-ranked pinball machines, multi-player games, and popular sports games, Coin-Op has something for everyone. Snack on some pizza or share some apps, drink some drinks, crush some pennies, and visit “the guy”, all while destroying space invaders or dance-dancing your way to a high score.
DATE: Thursday, April 5, 2018, 6-8 PM
Join our own Leah Bissonette (BS ’73; MS ’76) and Bob Hemphill (Yale) for a fun and informative presentation on the coming renewable energy revolution. Through their nonprofit, Sunshine Soldiers, Leah and Bob examine data about the economics of energy and how those changing costs are bringing a revolution. Leah and Bob have worked all over the world building power plants, running utilities, and doing environmental assessments of energy alternatives. With charts, graphs, and inside stories about the changing energy business, they take the knowledge from their years in the field and project where we are going in the future. Their unique views on energy today will surprise and delight you.
Leah and Bob have presented at Boston University, UCSD, UCLA, the Sun Valley Institute, and various local forums. They are scheduled to present in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands this spring. Bob has written two books about his time in the industry, Dust Tea, Dingoes, and Dragons and Stories from the Middle Seat. And now they will be speaking here to our own Cornell Club of San Diego with an opportunity for you to ask questions. You can find out more about them and their long illustrious careers at www.sunshinesoldiers.com.
Date: Wednesday, March 7
Time: 7:00-8:00 PM (doors open at 6:30 PM)
Price: $10 - refreshments will be provided
Place: The Center for Sustainable Energy
9325 Sky Park Court
San Diego, CA 92123
Parking is Free.
Any questions? Contact Tom Boyd, email@example.com.
Please join fellow Cornell Alumni at the March Ivy + Friends Happy Hour at Madison on Park. Winner of 'Best Design' and 'Best Cocktails' by San Diego Magazine 2017. Located in San Diego's University Heights neighborhood, Madison on Park serves upscale Mediterranean and Southern California-inspired cuisine in a modern yet warm atmosphere. Madison features a full bar and an upscale menu, offered in the bar and main dining room - which features high-vaulted ceilings and cedar-laden walls, creating an indoor-outdoor aesthetic. Hope to see you there!
DATE: Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6-8 PM
Please join Cornell Alumni at the February All Ivy Happy Hour at You & Yours Distilling Co., California's first destination distillery, in the East Village. You & Yours Distilling Co. is a full production distillery and tasting room complete with a world-class cocktail program highlighting their current spirits offerings. Hope to see you there!
DATE: Thursday, February 1, 2018, 6-8 PM
The USS Midway served as a Naval aircraft carrier longer than any other ship in the 20th century, and was at one point the largest ship in the world. It was active in the Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm, and now rests in the Navy Pier in downtown San Diego where it serves as a museum and historical relic.
Join fellow Cornellians for a private tour of the Midway museum which will be held before the general public arrives. After the tour, the group will have the opportunity to explore exhibits using the self-guided tour.
Directions and instructions for boarding will be provided two weeks prior to the event. Elevator access is available to the flight deck. Certain parts of the tour are only accessible by ladder.
Tickets are $25 for our private tour, just $5 more than the general admission price. Tickets will be sold up until Wednesday, January 24th, or until the event is full.
DATE: Saturday, January 27th, 2018
9AM - 10AM + Self-Guided Tour Afterwards
Any questions? Contact Heather Karpel at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please join Cornell Alumni at the January All Ivy Happy Hour at Kindred in South Park. The death metal lair-meets-Victorian salon is part plant-based eatery and part craft cocktail enclave. Kindred is an award-winning eccentric and whimsical venue with delicious food (menu). Hope to see you there!
DATE: Thursday, January 4, 2018, 6-8 PM
The Cornell Club of San Diego is pleased to invite you to meet and mingle with fellow alumni for our annual holiday party. Opened in 1948 and located across from the Del Mar Racetrack for the last 20 years, Red Tracton's serves delicious seafood and the finest meats in an East Coast-style steakhouse. It has won three prestigious Critic's Choice Awards for San Diego's Finest Steakhouse.
- Wide-ranging sampling of their best heavy appetizers
- Complimentary wine while supplies last
- Happy hour prices for all other beverages
- Private room and our own private bar area
ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS ENDED. WALK-INS WELCOME - TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT FOR $40.
WHEN: Thursday, December 14, 2017 6:30PM - 9:00PM
WHERE: Red Tracton's Steakhouse (map)
550 Via De La Valle
Solana Beach, CA, 92075
Questions? Contact Matthew Semmer at email@example.com.
Please join Cornell and other Ivy Alumni for a collaborative evening to benefit foster youth of San Diego with much needed quality toys. We will mix and mingle at the Ballast Point Brewing Company centrally located in Miramar. Complimentary light appetizers will be served along with a cash bar. All guests are requested to bring an unwrapped toy donation (which may include a STEM toy or any toy you feel comfortable donating) for the Promises 2 Kids organization. This holiday season, please help us as we are #BetterTogetherT2F/ALLIVY!
We are appreciative of the generosity of the Ballast Point Brewery for stepping up to host our large group at their amazing venue.
Please join Cornell Alumni at the November All Ivy Happy Hour for Cider at Newtopia in Scripps Ranch. This artisanal small-batch cider is brewed with botanicals, fruits and exotic spices. The trendy Scripps Ranch tasting room features concrete walls and a bar crafted from 100-year old reclaimed eucalyptus wood that survived the 2003 Cedar Fire.
Papas Locas Carnitas food truck will be present from 3-7 PM. Dog friendly!
DATE: Thursday, November 2, 2017 6-9 PM
Join us as we welcome fellow Cornellians new to the San Diego area and celebrate the International Spirit of Zinck’s Night with alumni worldwide. If you attend one Cornell Club of San Diego event in 2017, this is the one! This year, the Cornell Club will proudly host Zinck’s Night at Arterra Restaurant and Lounge, a premier SD restaurant in a central location with an amazing poolside lounge, delicious food, and ample parking.
Admission price includes access to our private poolside lounge and delicious heavy hors d'oeuvres. We will have our own bartender serving an award-winning selection of craft beers, wines, and cocktails.
Location: Arterra Restaurant and Lounge, San Diego Marriott Del Mar
Address: 11966 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130
Phone: (858) 369-6032
Price: $20 online / $25 at the door
Did you know? Theodore Zinck was an Ithaca saloon owner whose pub, the Hotel Brunswick, was a popular hangout for Cornellians in the 1890s. When he died in 1903, a series of bars in and around Collegetown adopted his name. Even though the last bar closed in the 1960s, Cornellians began commemorating the spirit of Zinck’s Night by gathering on a Thursday night, once a year. This tradition of undergraduates coming together to enjoy camaraderie and refreshments has grown into a gathering for Cornellians everywhere.
Questions? Email Chris Arends or Christine Rhee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please join with fellow Cornellians at the October All Ivy Happy Hour downtown for cocktails, wine, beer or food at "Trailer Park After Dark," one of San Diego's hippest new subterranean bars. This fun venue includes food by Chef Kelly Waters and a full bar with craft beer on tap.
B. Bea Rajsombath: email@example.com
Hey Cornellians, it’s that time of year! Gather friends and family and head on over to Petco Park on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 for an exclusive “meet & greet” with Padres General Manager A.J. Preller, ILR ’99.
Celebrate opening day of the second half of the San Diego Polo season with Aloha Sunday, an island-themed Sunday Polo event with polo matches at 1pm and 3pm.