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San Diego Magazine announces finalists for the 2016 Woman of the Year
Our very own Alison Aguilar Lopez Gutierrez McLeod Crotty, Religious Education director at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito (UUFSD) has been named a finalist for San Diego Magazine’s 2016 Woman of the Year Awards! The Woman of the Year will be announced at the Celebrating Women event on September 28, 2016 at MCASD La Jolla. *Please note corrected date!!
September 22, 2016: A Climate Solution, Presentation by Dr. T. Todd Elvins
6:00-7:30pm at the Leichtag Foundation, Barn 2, 441 Saxony Road, Encinitas
Dr. Elvins is an engineer, entrepreneur, and executive with 25 years of leadership success. For ten years, starting in 1988, he teamed with earth, ocean, and space scientists at the University of California San Diego Supercomputer Center. Today, Elvins serves on the executive team at a San Diego cleantech company and is a Speakers Bureau Action-team Co-lead at Citizen’s Climate Lobby. He holds a PhD in Engineering from UCSD.North County Climate Change Alliance More info: (760) 920-1111 or

September 24, 2016: Emma’s Revolution Concert, 7:30-9:30pm, Founders Hall

Join us at 7:00 PM for wine and homemade treats in Core Area before the Emma’s Revolution Concert, Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 7:30-9:30 PM, Founder’s Hall. Make it a “date night” — childcare provided. “emma’s revolution” is the duo of activist musicians, Pat Humphries & Sandy O. Their song “Peace Salaam Shalom” was written in response to 9/11 and sung by thousands at the first peace rally in NYC following the event This song is now sung around the world “Peace Through All People”. Advance tickets $20 available online at or $25 at the door. Questions, contact Vicky at

September 25, 2016: ARTisan Appetizers with ART Appreciation

Re-Scheduled Auction Event so that more people can join us! ARTisan Appetizers with ART Appreciation- $45 per person donation to UUFSD

New Date-Sunday, Sep 25, 2016 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Location- The home of John Atcheson and Linda Pratt (Rancho Bernardo)

Enjoy tasty appetizers and libations in the cozy home of hosts Linda Pratt and John Atcheson, with a lively slide presentation and fun creativity workshop with Linda Luisi, muralist and fine art instructor. ( View slides of art to learn more about what goes into an artwork and see clever ways different artists delight and surprise us. Then have fun with your own creativity. You are invited to watch or even participate (hands-on) as we experiment with creative and colorful ideas. Supplies included. There is no wrong way to do this! Have fun learning about art and being creative. Contact Linda Pratt to reserve a spot at

September 25, 2016; Concert Across America, 5:30-9:00pm, Grassroots Oasis

On Sunday evening, 25 September from 5:30 until 9 PM at the Grassroots Oasis in San Diego, artists and activists will band together for the #ConcertAcrossAmerica to #EndGunViolence. This is a FREE national event in support of Gun Violence Prevention. Contact or go to for details.

September 30, 2016: Improvisational Creativity and Potluck

Join UU members and guests for a sumptuous and healthy potluck dinner, fun, friendship and entertainment (as audience or participate). Improvisational Creativity facilitated by artist Linda Luisi: spontaneous story-telling, word games and spontaneous doodling (no prior experience). Bring a healthy dish (label VEGAN/MEAT/DAIRY/GF/SPICY). Not too many desserts please.
This is an adult and teen activity. So adults and parents may relax and enjoy the fun, childcare and age-related activities for younger ones will be in a separate room.
— *To help out contact: & — Founders Hall, UUFSD, 1036 Solana Drive, Solana Beach, 92075

October 22, 2016: Jazz Concert with Chris Klitch Quintet, 5:30-7:30pm in the Amphitheater

Enjoy an early evening jazz concert in the Amphitheater with the Chris Klich Quintet. Chris is an Adjunct Professor of Music at Grossmont College who grew up at UUFSD. His mother was one of the early members of the Fellowship when it first began meeting in the cafeteria at Earl Warren Junior High. Now a member of Summit UU, Chris plays sax, clarinet, and flute for a number of musical groups, including the Coastal Cities Jazz Band, Gicky and the Monsters, and Pop Vinyl. His performance history includes long stints in the Mar Dels, Sue Palmer’s Tobacco Road, and with Candye Kane. The Quintet plays swing, bebop, cool jazz, and Latin jazz, including several of Chris’ original tunes in venues around Southern California.

Third Friday of Every Month: DAYTIMERS Mens’ Group

Meets the third Friday of every month to share lunch and conversation. All topics and flexible format.  Roundtable Pizza, 1321 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas. All you can eat pizza and salad bar. For further info call Ben Platnik at 858-794-5324 or cell 619-987-5324.


OCT 1-2 Fall Work Weekend
NOV 4-6 Music in the Mountains
NOV 18-20 Junior High Camp
NOV 24-27 Thanksgiving Family Celebration
DEC 2-4 Winter Art Camp
DEC 27-JAN 1 – Senior High Camp

For more information and to register, visit