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June 26, 2009 (San Diego’s East County)—If you’re looking for a hot time in East County this weekend, you’ll have plenty of events to choose from. Tonight, Santee Lakes has the first of its summer movie showings, starting with Madascar 2 – Escape to Africa. Or groove to the sounds of Theo and the Zydeco Patrol at El Cajon’s free Concerts on the Green. But that's just the start...


On Saturday, savor a Chili Cook-off in La Mesa—but leave room for dessert! Navajo Events is hosting a bake-sale in Del Cerro to help raise $4,000 more needed to fund the Lake Murray Music Fest and Fourth of July fireworks. Also on Saturday, El Cajon hosts a free electronics recycling event plus “Lend a Hand” day for volunteers to help clean up the community.

Sunday evening, Poway hosts the Target Summer Concert Series at Lake Poway, featuring the Tanya Tucker band, winner of a KSON music award and Oceanside music idol award. Bring a picnic dinner and blanket for some old-fashioned summer fun!

Next week, on Tuesday the League of Women Voters hosts "How Green is My San Diego?" featuring many top speakers on this important issue. Viejas Outlet Center hosts a free concert in the park and farmer's market in Alpine. Then get revved up for more entertainment at the Cajon Classic Cruises Wednesday -- and be sure to check next week for an update on fireworks displays in East County!

Find details on these and other events at our calendar.


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