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Source: City of La Mesa

May 12, 2017 (La Mesa) -- The La Mesa Park & Recreation Foundation will hold its annual “La Mesa Rocks!” event to benefit local La Mesa parks on May 19. The proceeds from this event provide FREE family activities such as summer concerts, movies in the park, science days and recreational events for kids.  The Foundation is currently raising funds to renovate playgrounds at Vista La Mesa, Collier and La Mesita parks.

This year’s event will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the La Mesa Community Center located at 4975 Memorial Drive, La Mesa CA 91941.  *Cocktail Attire, 21 and over

  1. Sponsored by EDCO
  2. Appetizers by Hooleys
  3. Dinner by Carolina Mikes
  4. Cornhole Tournament by GoodWood
  5. Music by Aja Marin and Disappointing Joseph

“Come join us for a fun evening of opportunity drawings, live and silent auctions, great food and great entertainment!” the invitation states. Buy your tickets online at

The mission of the La Mesa Park and Recreation Foundation is to facilitate quality projects and programs that provide activities that strengthen community and family bonds as well as foster pride in La Mesa and its parks.

Other upcoming events include:

May 25                       Collier Park Phase I Ribbon Cutting

June 11, 18, 25           Sundays at Six Concerts at Harry Griffen Park Amphitheater

July 9, 16, 23             Sundays at Six Concerts at Harry Griffen Park Amphitheater

July 15                        Dive-In Movie at the La Mesa Municipal Pool

July 21                        Movie in the Park at La Mesita Park

October 14                Park Appreciation Day

October 21                Cornhole Tournament & Fundraiser at La Mesita Park