May is Bike Month: Every May, Coronado and the community celebrate National Bike Month by bicycling to work or school, and logging miles with the San Diego Association of Government’s iCommute program. Participants also can attend one of the many bicycling events planned for Bike Month in Coronado. Join the City in any and all the planned events or just ride your bike. Coronado is proud to have been designated as both a Bicycle Friendly Community and a Bicycle Friendly Business (City Hall) at the silver level by the League of American Bicyclists. Bike month activities in May include:
Bike to School Day: Thursday, May 9
Mayor’s Ride: Saturday, May 11, at 12:30 p.m. at Spreckels Park
Bike to Work Day: Thursday, May 16
Coronado Bikes to the Movies: Tidelands Park – Friday, May 17; prescreen activities 6:30 to 8 p.m.; movie starts at 8 p.m. – Movie is Mary Poppins
In City of Coronado News this week: Celebrating Military Spouses, Undergrounding Open House Forums, May is Bike Month, Gymnasium Roof Repairs, Second and Orange Parklet Project, new Recreation Brochure, and so much more! Read it here….
Come to Panera restaurant on Thursday, April 25th from 7:30am to 9:30am for a cup of coffee. No agenda or speeches, just casual conversation. Stop by and say hello, and meet a few of your local police officers.
The 29th annual MotorCars on MainStreet is coming up next Sunday, April 28th from 10am-3pm. Start at Isabella and Orange Avenue for a day of vintage cars and live music from Tommy Price and the Stilettos! And don’t forget about the raffle with tons of prizes ranging from automotive goodies to weekend getaways at our local hotels!
EDCO and the City of Coronado will be sponsoring a FREE Paper Shredding and E-Waste Collection event on Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., at City Hall located at 1825 Strand Way. This free event gives Coronado residents an opportunity to dispose of personal documents and electronic waste safely.
Would you like to discard old bank statements and other personal records, but are concerned with identity theft? Bring up to two bankers boxes (10” x 12” x 15”) per household and have them shredded on site. Unwanted electronics will also be collected including TVs, computer monitors, printers, fax machines, VCRs, DVD players and answering machines.
This free event is open to Coronado residents only. For more information, please call (619) 287-7555. Please, no household hazardous waste (HHW) material, household appliances or trash. Such items will not be accepted at this event.
April 6 is California Poppy Day. The California poppy (Eschcholzia californica) was chosen as the official state flower by the California State Floral Society in 1890, and made official in the California legislature on April 6, 1903.
Annual Home Front Judging, sponsored by Coronado Floral Association and the City of Coronado, will take place from Sunday, March 31 through Tuesday, April 2. Volunteers will fan out all over town judging every residence, municipal building, churches, schools, etc. It’s all in the spirit of beautifying Coronado as we prepare for the Coronado Flower Show. Is your yard ready?!