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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!

All finalists will be featured in San Diego Magazine’s September issue, published August 19th. The Woman of the Year will be announced at the Celebrating Women event on September 29, 2016 at MCASD La Jolla.

August 27, 2016: Casas de Luz Garden Party in Del Mar from 4:00-7:00pm
Come join us for the Casas de Luz Garden Party, 2475 Mission Carmel Cove, Del Mar 

Learn about Butterfly gardens, eat some great food by Chef Kelsey, hear about our new community center construction project. RSVP to Kathy Faller at

August 28, 2016: Auction Beach Party, 4:00-7:30pm, Moonlight Beach

Come join Shawn Anderson, Heather Stroud, Betsy Gilpin and Niel Lynch at the annual auction beach party on Sunday, August 28th, 4:00PM at Moonlight Beach. The fare will include hamburgers, turkey burgers, hot dogs (chicken) and vegie burgers with a variety of salads, drinks and deserts. Niel Lynch is the chef. $10/person or $25/family (whichever is less).

You may have already paid at the time of the auction. If not, pay at the event but be sure to call or email Betsy Gilpin (760-230-2515 or or Heather Stroud (858-342-3146 or to sign up so we know how much food to provide.


WHEN: Sunday, September 18, 12:20-1:45 pm,
WHERE: Founders Hall
Light lunch will be provided

The Social Justice Action Group (SJA) is sponsoring the League of Women Voters to train members of the congregation in Voter Registration. The SJA will follow up with registration opportunities in the San Dieguito and North County communities prior to the November elections.

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

Emma’s Revolution Concert, Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 7:30-9:30 PM, Founder’s Hall. “emma’s revolution is the duo of activist musicians, Pat Humphries & Sandy O. emma’s revolution creates new standards in the art of social justice. Their songs have been sung for the Dalai Lama, praised by Pete Seeger and recorded by Holly Near. emma’s revolution brings their uprising of truth, hope and a dash of healthy irreverence to concerts and peace & justice, labor, human rights, environmental, LGBT and women’s rights events around the world.” Advance tickets $20 available online at or $25 at the door. Questions or to request childcare, 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

Upcoming Camp de Benneville Pines Adult Camps

September 2-5: Young Adult Camp
September 9-11: Yoga Camp

See for more information and to register.

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.