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100+ Free Things to Do in July

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We’ve compiled an extensive list of more than 100 County activities for you and your families. There are things from babies to older adults and everyone in between. There are even some creative educational activities where the kids might not even realize they’re learning while they’re having fun.

Families
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VIDEO: ‘Gramping’ Event Tightens Family Bonds

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It’s estimated that there may be 24,000 or more grandparents in San Diego County who are raising their grandchildren. And it’s easy for these grandparents to feel alone in their efforts. But the County is trying to change that.

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VIDEO: A Pro With Prose Delights Library Visitors for Decades

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Cardiff resident “Grandma” Betsy Barnhart has a love of books and children. She has been hosting the library’s weekly Grandparents and Books Story time for over 20 years and says her life has been changed by the relationships she’s forged through her volunteerism. The San Diego County Library has a variety of volunteer opportunities. Learn […]

Families
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VIDEO: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren – You’re Not Alone

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In San Diego County, there are over 24,000 grandparents raising grandchildren and hundreds more relative caregivers. Often times, these caregivers have changed their plans for retirement and relaxation to step in to care for a relative. The support of these grandparents, aunts, uncles and other family members is a crucial element in creating a loving […]