March All Ivy Happy Hour // University Heights
Mar
1
6:00 PM18:00

March All Ivy Happy Hour // University Heights

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

LOCATION: Madison on Park, 4622 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92116 (map)

LINKS:

http://www.madisononpark.com/

https://www.facebook.com/events/1532775316770375/

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The Coming Renewable Energy Revolution
Mar
7
7:00 PM19:00

The Coming Renewable Energy Revolution

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.

The Coming Renewable Energy Revolution
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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, taboyd08@hotmail.com.

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February All Ivy Happy Hour // East Village
Feb
1
6:00 PM18:00

February All Ivy Happy Hour // East Village

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

LOCATION: You & Yours Distilling Co., 1495 G Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (map)

LINKS:

http://youandyours.com/

https://www.facebook.com/YouAndYoursSD/

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Private Docent Tour of the USS Midway Museum
Jan
27
9:00 AM09:00

Private Docent Tour of the USS Midway Museum

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

LOCATION: USS Midway, Navy Pier, San Diego, CA (map)

Any questions? Contact Heather Karpel at heatherk282@gmail.com

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January All Ivy Happy Hour // South Park
Jan
4
6:00 PM18:00

January All Ivy Happy Hour // South Park

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

LOCATION: Kindred, 1503 30th Street, San Diego, CA 92102 (map)

LINKS:

http://barkindred.com/

https://www.facebook.com/barKINDRED/

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Back by Popular Demand - CCSD's Holiday Party at Red Tracton's!
Dec
14
6:30 PM18:30

Back by Popular Demand - CCSD's Holiday Party at Red Tracton's!

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

PRICE:  $40

Questions?  Contact Matthew Semmer at matthewsemmer@gmail.com.

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Toast 2 Friends/All Ivy Holiday Mixer & Toy Drive for Foster Youth
Dec
7
6:00 PM18:00

Toast 2 Friends/All Ivy Holiday Mixer & Toy Drive for Foster Youth

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.

REGISTER HERE

Contacts:

Robby Koeppel Foss

Kevin Ver Hage

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November All Ivy Happy Hour // Scripps Ranch
Nov
2
6:00 PM18:00

November All Ivy Happy Hour // Scripps Ranch

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

LOCATION: Newtopia Cyder, 10045 Carroll Canyon Road, Suite A, San Diego, CA 92131 (map)

LINKS:

https://www.drinknewtopia.com/

Papas Locas Food Truck

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Zinck's Night and Welcome to the Neighborhood
Oct
19
6:00 PM18:00

Zinck's Night and Welcome to the Neighborhood

  • Arterra Restaurant and Lounge in the San Diego Marriott Del Mar (map)
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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 admin@cornellclubsandiego.com.

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October All Ivy Happy Hour // Downtown
Oct
5
3:00 PM15:00

October All Ivy Happy Hour // Downtown

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.

Contact:  

B. Bea Rajsombath: rajsombath@msn.com 

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Pageant of the Masters (+ Special Q&A following the show)
Aug
12
5:30 PM17:30

Pageant of the Masters (+ Special Q&A following the show)

Sign Up Quickly! This event will sell out.
Ninety minutes of “living pictures” – incredibly faithful art re-creations of classical and contemporary works with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces.   This year’s show is titled The Grand Tour.  "In the 17th and 18th centuries, the desire to experience the world’s great art firsthand inspired the European tradition of continental travel on “the grand tour.” Inspired to set out on pilgrimages by land and sea to the great cultural centers of Europe, and eventually the globe, those early travelers often risked life and limb to stand in the presence of masterpieces.”  Seats are in Main Tier Side, Rows: B-G
A Pageant ticket entitles the bearer to unlimited admission to The Festival of Arts, California's Premier Fine Art Show, for the month of August (until 8/30/2017).  (Show hours 10:00am - 11:30pm daily.)  
Date:  Saturday, August 12, 2017
Time:  8:30pm Performance
Location:  Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Parking: Parking lots ($10-$15), Meters or Free Shuttle Service Available
Cost: $68 per CCLA member ($136 for a CCLA member + 1 guest); $75 per person for non-members and each additional person
More info: about the pageant: https://www.foapom.com/pageant-of-the-masters/
Questions: contact: Kim Bixler at kimbixler@earthlink.net or 310-560-0444

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Escape Room
Jul
20
3:00 PM15:00

Escape Room

  • 5575 Magnatron Suite H San Diego, CA 92111 (map)
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We're going to lock you in a room and throw away the key....and you'll LOVE it! Ever watch any crime dramas?  Do you have the ability to solve the crime before the show is over?
 

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