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  • FAA offers collage demo and workshop

    Updated May 2, 2024

    FALLBROOK – On Saturday, May 18, Fallbrook Artists Association will hold its monthly general meeting and feature Karen Langer Baker as their demonstration artist. She will show a variety of collages she has created, many of them award winners in various shows, then take a drawing or painting that she has made in the past and show how to bring it to life with collage. Langer Baker has a long history as an artist. Eighty years ago, at age 8, she received her first of many schola...

  • FAA offers drawing demo and plein air competition

    Updated Apr 12, 2024

    FALLBROOK – On April 20, Fallbrook Artist Association will hold its monthly general meeting and feature Francesca Bailey as their demonstration artist. Bailey will use basic techniques and tips to improve accuracy and skill in drawing from life. Bailey loves to draw people, places, and things with graphite pencil, colored pencils, and pen. Her favorite kind of drawing is en plein air, in other words, on location and outside. She has written and illustrated two children's b...

  • NCFPD offers cancer screening for personnel

    Updated Mar 28, 2024

    FALLBROOK – Cancer is the most dangerous, under-recognized threat to the health and safety of firefighters in the U.S. To combat this, the North County Fire Protection District is offering a multi-cancer screening for its active fire service personnel. Firefighters are exposed to a wide variety of hazardous scenarios where carcinogens are nearly unavoidable. So, NCFPD started administering this screening three years ago and was the first fire service agency within San Diego Co...

  • Progress made on the new Palomar stadiums

    Updated Mar 21, 2024

    SAN MARCOS – Members of the Palomar College softball and football teams will soon be able to play their sports at the San Marcos campus in new stadiums offering a better experience for both athletes and fans. The new softball stadium, set to open during the spring semester, has 207 seats, and includes a press box, bullpens, batting cages, and a natural turf outfield. The new football stadium – the first ever at Palomar College – is set to open in the summer and will featu...

  • Sculptor to give demo at FAA meeting

    Updated Mar 14, 2024

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Art Association wil welcome Marsha Gertenbach-Meers to the general meeting at the Fallbrook Women's Club Saturday, March 16. Gertenbach-Meers is an accomplished and award-winning artist with an extensive history of accomplishments. Her extended education was acquired at University of California Los Angeles, Santa Monica College, Otis Parsons School of Design, Orange Coast College, Rhode Island School of Design and Palomar College. She started out as a p...

  • Fallbrook residents advocate for trees Part 2 of 2

    Updated Feb 29, 2024

    FALLBROOK – The year 1997 was a busy year for Save Our Forest with two major happenings. A grant from California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection awarded Save Our Forest $28,400 for 410 new trees. This was a huge undertaking, but Fallbrook businesses jumped in to help. Advanced Concrete cut concrete for tree sites, and Gene Hayden Bobcat Specialties did the rough digging of the holes for planting. A SOF appeal to AmeriCorps to come and spend three months in the c...

  • The Bakers score big in February

    Updated Feb 22, 2024

    FALLBROOK – Karen Langer Baker has received first place awards in two different exhibitions this month. One first place winning piece, "Gourds on Display," is a complicated monotype print that she described in detail on "How It's Made," which can be found on Escondido Art Association's Instagram site. Her acrylic and collage, "Red Ball," received a first place award in Fallbrook Art Association's February exhibit while her watercolor, "Memories," received a second place a...

  • FAA demo to be watercolors

    Updated Feb 9, 2024

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Artist Association is excited to announce that FAA Gallery has moved back to downtown Fallbrook and is now located in the middle of the block at 119 N. Main Ave. right next door to Sage Yoga. Visitors can drop by Wednesday thru Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or visit The Gallery during the reception for the February show on Feb. 10, 3–5 p.m. The reception is open to the public so they can meet the artists. There will be a ribbon presentation and ref...

  • FAA meeting to feature print making

    Updated Jan 11, 2024

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Artist Association is excited to announce that FAA Gallery has moved back to downtown Fallbrook and is now located in the middle of the block at 119 N. Main Ave., right next door to Sage Yoga. It is still a work in progress, but up and running, the doors are open and the January Art Show is on display. Drop by Wednesday thru Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Jan. 20, FAA welcomes Igor Koutsenko who will demonstrate Print Making in the general meeting held a...

  • Fallbrook Propane Gas Company seeks artists

    Updated Jan 4, 2024

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Propane Gas Company, sponsor of the "Celebrate! Holidays & Family Traditions" art competition is calling for entries. Any artistic medium may be submitted. Artwork should be no larger than 24 inches on any side. See entry rules for more detailed information. Entries must be delivered to the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce Saturday, Jan. 27. In three categories, two-dimensional and three-dimensional cash prizes will be awarded in each for first place – $30...

  • FPUD's Community Benefit Program sets Jan. 8 meeting date

    Updated Dec 28, 2023

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Public Utility District’s (FPUD) Community Benefit Program committee set Monday, Jan. 8, 2024, to reveal nonprofit organizations picked to qualify for local community improvement grants, Jim Mendelson, chairman of the committee, announced Dec. 20. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held at the FPUD offices, 990 E. Mission Road starting at 10 a.m. Mendelson explained that the public meeting will also be available to area residents via Zoom at: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/8...

  • New FAA gallery coming soon

    Updated Nov 29, 2023

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Artist Association is excited to announce that it is moving The FAA Gallery back to Main Avenue, located in the middle of the block at 119 Main Ave. Preparations, painting, and arranging are in full swing to have the doors open for a preview of the new The FAA Gallery location with an upcoming Holiday Bazaar to be held Saturday, Dec. 2. Individual participating artists will each have a table to display smaller and affordable unique works of fine a...

  • CalRTA Division 81 presents Legacy of Giving

    Updated Nov 24, 2023

    FALLBROOK – Carrying on an annual tradition begun in 2004, the local California Retired Teachers Association Division 81 recently awarded Teacher Support Grants to local teachers. These grants were made possible by donations from members of CalRTA Division 81. The funds, which totaled $1,225, provided individual grants of up to $200 to seven teachers. The grants will be used to purchase classroom materials to enhance learning experiences. The recipients are as follows: - B...

  • Fallbrook Chamber to hold Christmas of Giving Open House

    Updated Nov 24, 2023

    FALLBROOK – The Chamber announced it has scheduled its Christmas of Giving Open House for Saturday, Dec, 16 at its office located at 111 S. Main, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The purpose of this annual event, which began in 2017, is to support four local nonprofit chamber member charities – the four chosen by the chamber staff this year are the Daniel Ferguson Memorial Foundation, Fallbrook Art Association, God’s Heart Ministry/Las Valientes and the Heather Janikowski Foundation. Donations of cash or check made payable to the s...

  • FAA meeting to feature author/artist Elin Thomas

    Updated Nov 15, 2023

    FALLBROOK – On Nov. 18, Fallbrook Artists Association (FAA) welcomes Elin Thomas. She has been painting professionally in both acrylics and oils since 1983. Her representational work is sold through her web sites and blog, and she has won top awards in national juried shows featuring traditional art, equine art and dog art. She is the author or co-author of Walter Foster books on acrylic painting and horses. This artist paints many new works each year, which find their way into an ever-growing group of collectors – proud own...

  • Nordeen, Patel and Sanchez named Students of the Month

    Updated Nov 8, 2023

    Christine Eastman Special to the Village News North Coast Church once again hosted the Fallbrook Unified School District's Students of the Month celebration on Thursday, Nov. 2. The proud recipients this month were Fallbrook High students Claire Nordeen and Misha Patel. Ivy's rock star is Angelina Sanchez. (The third Fallbrook High student was sick and unable to attend the breakfast; she will be honored at a later date.) As can be expected, all of these students not only...

  • Wings of Change presents West Coast Lady Butterfly as Butterfly of the Month for October

    Updated Nov 1, 2023

    FALLBROOK – The winged wonder, West Coast Lady Butterfly, calls Western North America home, flitting around from the sunny southern shores of British Columbia all the way down to Baja California Norte, according to Wings of Change. But don't be surprised if you spot one on your travels to Montana, Colorado, New Mexico or parts of Mexico too. The butterfly has even been known to pop up as far east as central Kansas, eastern North Dakota and southern Ontario. These b...

  • Watercolor artist to demonstrate for FAA meeting

    Updated Oct 18, 2023

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Artists Association (FAA) welcomes Buffy Kaufman, a watercolor pour artist working in transparent watercolor with alternative media and techniques on Saturday, Oct. 21. Kaufman uses intriguing color choices and delicate design, creating captivating pieces that draw the viewer in. She will create a beautiful watercolor painting of Dune Primrose Wildflowers and will be demonstrating how to use permanent masking fluid to block in shadows and watercolor p...

  • Artists welcome visitors to Open Studio Tour

    Updated Oct 13, 2023

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Artists Association held its first ever Open Studio Tour Sept. 30 and the response from the community was excellent. FAA President Thom Lingle said, "We want to thank all of the artists that donated their time, opened their art studio and shared their passion by supporting this new adventure in art with people who came from Hemet and beyond; we thank the art tourists as well. "We also appreciate the Grant we received from the Vintage Car Club last w...

  • Parkinson's Support Group to hear about cell therapy

    Updated Oct 12, 2023

    FALLBROOK – North County Parkinson's Support Group Fallbrook invites anyone interested to join their monthly support group meeting Friday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m. to noon at the Fallbrook Regional Health and Wellness Center, 1636 E. Mission Road. The speakers will be Dr. Eugene P. Brandon, Chief Development Officer, BrainXell Therapeutics, and Dr. Anabel S. de la Garza Rodea, Director Medical Affairs, BrainXell Therapeutics. Their topic is “Parkinson's Cell Therapy & Upcoming Clinical Trial.” Dr. Brandon, PhD, has over 30 years...

  • Planning group seeks review of community parking lot needs

    Updated Sep 28, 2023

    Joe Naiman Village News Reporter The zoning of the community parking lot in Downtown Fallbrook currently allows for parking only. The Fallbrook Community Planning Group has been requested to provide a recommendation on rezoning the parking lot to one of the Fallbrook Village zones, but discussion at the Sept. 18 planning group meeting resulted in the item being continued. “The planning group wants to work more on that to make sure we’re doing the right thing for the future of Fallbrook,” said planning group chair Eilee...

  • FRHD to hold family health festival

    Updated Sep 13, 2023

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Regional Health District (FRHD) presents its first-ever Eye on Health Youth Festival to the community on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Community Health & Wellness Center at 1636 East Mission Road. The event brings together healthcare providers, community leaders, and families for a day of engagement, education, and fun. This event is free to the public and all ages can participate in the screenings. The following services will be available during the event: • Free vision scr...

  • Watercolorist Shafer Garcia to demonstrate at FAA meeting

    Updated Sep 6, 2023

    FALLBROOK – On Sept. 16, Fallbrook Artists Association (FAA) welcomes Helen Shafer Garcia to its monthly meeting where she will be demonstrating watercolor collage techniques. Shafer Garcia is a painter, mixed media, book arts, ceramics artist and award winning illustrator. Her watercolor illustrations have graced the cover of brochures, garden articles and advertisements of numerous international resorts and magazines for more than 35 years. She holds a BA degree in Fine A...

  • Open Studio Art Tour to raise funds for art education

    Updated Aug 31, 2023

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Artists Association will be hosting a brand new event, the FAA Open Studio Art Tour, Sept. 30. This event will be a fun and friendly opportunity to visit and talk with real working artists in their home studios and learn what inspires them, as well as the techniques and styles of many different professional artists and art educators. A wide array of art will be shown including sculpture, watercolor, oil painting, works of plein-air artists, pastel, and collage to name a few. The studio tour will f...

  • How Laura DuPre has spearheaded bilingualism in classrooms

    Updated Aug 18, 2023

    Katelynn Abrams Village News Intern After 44 years, Fallbrook resident Laura DuPre has retired from teaching, but she isn't stepping down from her role in the community or advocating for bilingualism and multiculturalism, which have always been important to her. DuPre knew in the second grade that she wanted to be a teacher. She was attending a Spanish speaking elementary school in Acapulco, Mexico where she would teach English to the other children. She stood in front of the...

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