Chula Vista Charities that give back during Holidays

Chula Vista Charities

These charities around Chula Vista are making an impact in the lives of those who are in need of help. Come forward this Holiday season and contribute towards the betterment of the deprived.

Help Refugees this Holiday Season by donating some essential products like toiletry, hygiene and personal essentials, children’s clothing and more. Visit 6035 University Avenue, Suite 22 and make a donation anytime between 12.30PM-5PM.

Join other fashion stars at Fashion Show for Hope at Bloomingdale’s, 7057 Friars Road. Pay $75 and enjoy food, fashion, drinks and artistic drawings. The donations are directed towards Bella’s House of Hope who help single moms and their kids with special needs. It also aids families during emergency situation and provides counseling. Be here on November 17th 6PM-9PM.

4th Annual Seany Casino Night is the fundraising event for kids who are fighting cancer at Seany’s Camp Reach for the Sky. Tickets range between $40-$80. Enjoy complimentary drink, casino chips and food at University Club Atop Symphony Towers, 750 B Street #3400 on November 19th 6PM-10PM.

Aroma Warehouse is organizing Aroma for Hope: Holiday Sale on November 19th 9AM-3PM at Aroma Housewares Company, 6469 Flanders Drive. Participate in this charity event where the funds will be donated Rachel’s Women’s Center and Passion 4 K.I.D.S.

Head over to these Halloween Activities in Chula Vista

Halloween Activities

The fall colors have sprayed a mood of relaxation and festivity amongst everyone in Chula Vista. Amidst all the fun October happenings in this apartment city, you must have waited eagerly for the Halloween weekend. Have a look at some of the Halloween activities in your vicinity.

San Diego Monster Bash is a paid event taking place at Gaslamp Quarter, Downtown. Be here on October 29 from 6PM until midnight. Five hauntingly crafted themed stages include Scary Tales Stage, Doll House Stage, Wicked Whitelands Stage, Dia de los Muertos Stage and Monster Bash VIPs. Do not miss the costume contest and after party!

Find out if the star of India is haunted at Haunted Tales aboard the Star of India at 1492 N Harbor Dr, San Diego. This paid event starts at 6PM on October 29. Lantern led tours around the ship is the best part of this Halloween activity. Creepy events and eerie legends might frighten you for sometime!

Balboa Park Halloween Family Day at 1549 El Prado is the ultimate place for your friends and family. Participate in this Halloween activity on October 29 from 11AM-4PM where children below 12 have free admission with paid adult tickets. Costume contests and mini carnival games are the highlights of the event.

Tips for Throwing a Great BBQ Party

BBQ Party

Barbecue parties are some of the best family and friend gatherings you can have, especially in the summer months. When you are preparing to have a barbecue party some things can get a little hectic and you don’t want to forget anything. Not only do you want your guests to have a great time, but you want them to enjoy the food and the gathering as a whole. Some times it’s best for you to make a list to make sure that you don’t forget anything… but it can also help if you have some tips to ensure the success of your BBQ party. Here are a few tips that will help ensure that you throw a great BBQ party.

  • Take a classic recipe and spice it up a bit! It’s easy to try to impress your guests with the food and overdo it. You can make an impressive dish by taking something that is classic and adding on to it. Add new flavor to it, or try presenting it in a different way.
  • Have a nice set up that is simple and fun. Most barbecue parties have the same set up which can take the fun out of it. You want to make sure your set up is nice and there are some simple ways that you can do this. You can string up lights to give the area a different feel or you can place candles in mason jars to give it a nice light with an elegant look. Simple tasks can make the world of difference in your party.
  • You can have everyone bring their favorite dish to the party. This will take some of the pressure of cooking off of you and you will be able to sample different cooking styles and dishes from others. This makes for a great menu and will have people talking about their food at the party.

By following these easy tips, everyone that attends your BBQ will praise your skill but more importantly, you will be enjoying quality time with family and friends!