LA MESA SHIMMERS ON DEC. 9: CELEBRATING COMPLETION OF DOWNTOWN STREETSCAPE

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East County News Service

November 25, 2015 (La Mesa)—You’re invited to join the City of La Mesa in celebrating completion of the $5 million downtown streetscape renovation project on La Mesa Boulevard in La Mesa’s quaint village. Experience the newly brightened Downtown Village on December 9th from 4:00-6:00 pm.

La Mesa Shimmer will feature a lighting ceremony at 4:30 pm at Palm Ave. and La Mesa Blvd.  Refreshments will be provided during the event at Palm Ave. and La Mesa Blvd.  and near Date Ave. and La Mesa Blvd.  Live bands and students from Peter Pan Junior Theatre will perform along the Boulevard from 4:00-6:00 pm.

The updated shopping and dining district features new sidewalks, crosswalks, trees and street furniture, and new lighting including festive string lights at the gateways and major intersections in the village.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT LOCATIONS

• Fanny and the Atta Boys – 3rd St. and La Mesa Blvd. • KYXY 96.5 FM Radio – 8278 La Mesa Blvd.  5:30 – 6:30 pm • Sam Johnson Trio – Date Ave. and La Mesa Blvd. • Peter Pan Junior Theater – various locations along the Boulevard KYXY Radio will be giving away tickets to holiday events from 5:30-6:30 pm for the Poinsettia Bowl, Skating by the Sea, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas, plus more.

The city encourages residents and visitors to bring the entire family to shop, dine, explore and enjoy the festivities in the brightened La Mesa Downtown Village. 

For more information call 619-667-1333.