Father’s Day Breakfast

Calipatria Foundation & Calipatria Veterans Legion Post 135

Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast

$12 plate

-Eggs, Bacon, Sausage


-Coffee or Orange Juice

Saturday June 15, 2024

7-10 A.M.

134 E Main St

Calipatria Foundation Location

Questions contact

Lourdes Jasso (818)326-6649

Hector Cervantes (760)554-6068

Southwest High School Health Science Center Grand Opening

Southwest High School Academy for Careers in Health Sciences (SACHS) is thrilled to announce the grand opening of the Southwest High School Health Science Center. The grand opening event will take place at the Southwest High School Amphitheater on May 16, 2024, with a community partner resource fair starting at 5:30 p.m followed by the Opening Ceremony at 6:00 p.m and ending with a tour of the state-of-the-art facility. 


The Health Science Center at Southwest High School is dedicated to serving students enrolled in the Career Technical Education: Health Science and Medical Technology courses. Designed as a robust pathway, the courses offer students an experience that emphasizes patient care with a focus on public health. 


The Opening Ceremony will include remarks from the Imperial County Public Health Department Director as well as the San Diego State University Imperial Valley Dean, two key partners and supporters of our future healthcare professionals. The event will also include a performance by the SHS Orchestra and ARC Folklorico as well as tours of the Health Science Center with student-led skills demonstrations and projects.


We invite all Central Union High School District community members, students, families, and stakeholders to join us in celebrating this special occasion and to witness the impact of the Health Science Center on our future health professionals. Members of the media will have the opportunity to tour the new Health Science Center and take pictures of students utilizing the state-of-the-art facility.  


For those unable to attend in person, the grand opening ceremony will be available live on the Central Union High School District YouTube channel. 

Law Day 2024

Court tours, photos on the judge’s bench, freebies, raffle prizes,  and a variety of food and craft vendors as well as obtain information from justice partners such as Behavioral Health, CASA, Children & Family Services, and the Public Administrator/Area Agency on Aging, to name a few.

Enchanted Alice in Wonderland Tea Party

Curiouser and Curiouser: Wonderland comes to life at the Enchanted Alice in Wonderland Tea Party

Venture down the rabbit hole into a whimsical world where the ordinary becomes extraordinary!

The Enchanted Alice in Wonderland Tea Party invites guests of all ages to immerse themselves in the enchanting realm of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale. This remarkable event will occur from 2 to 5 p.m. on May 11 at the Old Post Office Pavilion.

Prepare to be transported to a world of wonder and imagination as you join Alice, the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, and all your favorite characters from Wonderland for an afternoon of magical delights.

Guests will have the opportunity to sip tea from whimsically mismatched cups, indulge in delectable treats fit for a Queen of Hearts, and engage in delightful activities inspired by the beloved story.

The Enchanted Alice in Wonderland Tea Party will include:
Mad Hatter’s Tea Time
• Enjoy a delightful tea party experience with various teas and savory and sweet treats, including sandwiches, scones, and pastries.
Interactive storytelling
• Be captivated by a live performance of scenes from Alice in Wonderland, featuring colorful characters and fantastical adventures.
Craft stations
• Get creative with themed craft stations where you can design your Wonderland-inspired creations to take home as souvenirs.
Photo opportunities
• Capture magical moments with our whimsically-themed backdrops, perfect for creating lasting memories.

The Enchanted Alice in Wonderland Tea Party promises to be an unforgettable experience for families, friends, and fans of all ages.

Enchanted Alice in Wonderland Tea Party tickets are $30 for one child and an adult and $10 for each additional child or adult. An adult is required with the child’s attendance.

Tickets are available for purchase at the Parks and Recreation Division Office.

For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation office at 760-337-4555.

Join us for an adventure down the rabbit hole, where the impossible is possible, and the ordinary is extraordinary!

Spring Dive in Movie Night at the Aquatic Center

The City of El Centro’s Spring Dive-in Movie Night at the Aquatic Center has been moved to Saturday, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. due to high wind advisories for Friday.

The Aquatic Center will show the movie “Trolls Band Together,” starting at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and the pools are heated. There will be vendors available for food and drinks. For more information call the Aquatic Center at 760-335-4550.

Sun of a Gun Cigar Wine & Beer Social

Sun Of a Gun Cigars, Wine & Beer Garden

This time, we are featuring the renowned Leaf by Oscar Company, 805 Beer, and a wine-tasting experience.

Get ready for an evening filled with pure fun and entertainment.

Indulge in complimentary charcuterie boards that will tantalize your taste buds.

Not only will you enjoy great music and the company of amazing attendees, but you’ll also have the opportunity to meet Barry, the expert from Leaf by Oscar company, as well as the experts from our wine and beer companies!

In addition, we are excited to introduce new wines by the glass or choose from our new handcrafted cocktail menu.

Mark your calendars for

Friday, April 26th

from 6 pm – 10 pm.

Make sure not to miss out on this incredible event!

It Will Be Epic!  😎


Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremony

The City of El Centro is inviting the public to a Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremony from 9 a.m. to noon, on Friday, March 29, at Bucklin Park.

Friday’s event is being coordinated in collaboration with VFW Post 9305. From 9 a.m. to noon, a video composed of photos from current VFW Post 9305 and written testimonials from local and national Vietnam Veterans will be available on a big screen TV at the event.

The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. with a traditional gun salute.

“It’s important to continue to thank our Veterans for the service they provided to our country,” said City of El Centro Mayor Sylvia Marroquin. “Locally, we have several Vietnam Veterans we want to honor and acknowledge for their heroic service.”

According to the U.S. Department of Defense website, the observation commemorates the service and sacrifices made by nearly 3 million service members who served in Vietnam. March 29, 1973, was the last day troops left Vietnam.

More than 58,000 Americans were killed, and many thousands more were wounded and injured or determined to be missing

Savapa Music Arts Festival

Southwest High School SAVAPA Music will be hosting their very first Arts & Music Festival on Sunday, March 24th, from 2:30 to 6:30 PM
Join us at Southwest High School Amphitheater for a day filled with music, art, and fun, featuring Mariachi Acero. Get ready to groove to live performances by talented musicians, explore local art vendors, and enjoy delicious food from various food trucks. This event is the perfect opportunity to support local artists and immerse yourself in a vibrant community atmosphere. Don’t miss out on this exciting festival – mark your calendars now!
Tickets are available for purchase now at $8 for adults ($10 day of the event) and $5 for kids 12 and under. All ticket sale proceeds will benefit Southwest High School’s Music programs, supporting the growth and development of our students.