Local Arrangements

Hotel Arrangements

You can book rooms at the discounted rate at the Marriott by following this link.

Things to do with kids - bring your family with you to CARL

San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo's Safari Park
Sea World Legoland
San Diego Children's Museum
Balboa Park
Birch Aquarium
Maritime Museum
Belmont Park
Old Town Easter Brunch at the Zoo

Easter Egg Hunt at the Hotel Del Coronado - Sat. Apr 7 from 10 AM - 1 Pm at Hotel Del, 1500 Orange Avenue in Coronado, Cal. Call (619) 522-8815 to register in advance for one of the egg hunts. The Easter Bunny will visit the Del to pose for photos with the children. Hungry for Easter brunch? Make reservations for Easter brunch at (619) 522-8490.

Other Activities

Whale Watching San Diego - now - April 15 at San Diego Maritime Museum.

Trolley Information
The San Diego Marriott is steps from the Rio Vista Trolley Station (Green Line)
Trolley Information
Trolley Map
Take the Green Line west to Old Town Station Transfer at Old Town to the Blue Line south to Downtown/Gaslamp area

San Diego State University
5 stops down on trolley - Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) will have three exhibits on display in April:
Magic Lanterns in the Donors Hall
Historic Astronomy in the SCUA Reading Room
Almanacs, Calendars, Time Pieces OR Astronomy Teaching Aids in the Gallery/Lobby outside of the SCUA Reading Room

Places to Eat (things to do) by Neighborhood

Mission Valley (accessible via Trolley)
Westfield and beyond (conference area) - Dave and Busters, Bennigans, Chevys, Gordon Biersch, Outback, Seau's, Pei Wei, Food Court Hazard Center - Yogurtland :)
Fashion Valley - Cheesecake Factory, PF Chang's, California Pizza Kitchen, Stacked, Food Court

Old Town (accessible via Trolley or 10 minutes by car)
Cafe Coyote, Harney Sushi, El Agave, Cosmopolitan, Old Town Mining Company, Casa Guadalajara

Gaslamp/Downtown/Seaport (accessible via Trolley or 15 minutes by car)
Cafe Sevilla, Sadaf Persian

Hillcrest (10 minutes by car)
Burger Lounge
Taste of Thai
Arrivederci Ristorante and Pizzeria

North Park (10 minutes by car)
Mission Cafe

Ocean Beach (12 minutes by car)
South Beach, Pizza Port, Hodads, Slaters 50/50 (Point Loma Liberty Station. Two words: Fried Pickles)

Mission Beach (15 minutes by car)
Wave House (North Shore Cafe), Mission Cafe

Pacific Beach (17 minutes by car)
Green Flash

Coronado (20-25 minutes by car)

La Jolla Cove and Village (20-25 minutes by car)

CARL Wiki: An unofficial wiki

Passover Services

Hillel of San Diego
Passover Schedule
Friday night Seder at UCSD and Saturday night Seder at SDSU.
SDSU is accessible via trolley.

Chabad of Downtown
472 Third Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Passover Schedule
Seder Information
Services, including Seder at the Horton Grand Hotel (311 Island Avenue San Diego, CA 92101)
Accessible via trolley

Beth Jacobs
4855 College Avenue, San Diego, CA 92115 Phone 619-287-9890 Passover Services
Numerous Passover services, including Friday night Seder.
Approximately 13 minute drive or 10 minute walk from the SDSU trolley station.

Tifereth Israel Synagogue
6660 Cowles Mountain Boulevard, San Diego, California 92119
Phone: 619-697-6001
Candle lighting: 6:54pm on Friday, 06 Apr 2012
Havdalah (42 min): 7:55pm on Saturday, 07 Apr 2012
Approximately 20 minutes by car

Urban Seder 2012
Urban Solace Restaurant
3823 30th Street, San Diego, CA
Phone: 619-295-6464
Seder Tickets currently SOLD OUT – Call for more information

D.Z. Akin's
6930 Alvarado Road, San Diego, California 92120
Passover Schedule
Passover dinner; no Seder
Approximately 13 minute drive.

Church Services

First United Methodist Church of San Diego
Holy Thursday, April 5, 7:30 PM
Communion Service-Draping of the Cross
The Lenten Sketches by Joeseph Martin
Contemporary Singers, Church Orchestra and Organ
Rev. Mary Allman-Boyle
Good Friday, April 6. 12:10 PM
Good Friday Service
Music for Meditation starts at 11:45 AM
The Chancel Choir, Solist, and Organ
Rev. Molly Vetter

Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala

Mission Nazarene
Holy Thursday 7:00 pm
Holy Friday 7:00 pm

Mission San Diego de Alcala
Schedule of Holy Week and Easter Services

Tuesday, April 3rd - 7:30 p.m. - Parish Reconciliation Service
Priests will be available for individual confessions.
Wednesday, April 4th - 4:00 p.m.

Palms will be distributed at all Masses:
Saturday, March 31st - 5:30 p.m. Mass
Sunday, April 1st - 7:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m. St. Francis
Chapel (SFC), 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. English, 11:00 a.m.
(SFC-Spanish), 12:00 noon and 5:30 p.m.

Palm Sunday, April 1st - 3:00 p.m. in the Mission Church

7:30 p.m. - St. Francis Chapel - Mass of the Lord's Supper
Eucharistic Adoration in La Capilla until 10:00 p.m.

GOOD FRIDAY - April 6th
12:00 Noon - St. Francis Chapel - Celebration of the Lord's
Passion with Holy Communion
2:00 p.m. - Mission Church - Stations of the Cross
7:30 p.m. - Mission Church - Celebration of the Lord's Passion
with Holy Communion

8:00 p.m. - Easter Vigil - First Mass of Easter - St. Francis
Chapel Mission Choir (Initiation of the Elect and Candidates)

7:00 a.m. St. Francis Chapel
8:00 a.m. St. Francis Chapel
9:00 a.m. St. Francis Chapel - Folk Group
9:00 a.m. Mission Church
10:00 a.m. St. Francis Chapel
11:00 a.m. (Spanish) Mission Church
11:00 a.m. St. Francis Chapel
12:00 Noon Mission Church - Mission Choir
12:00 Noon St. Francis Chapel
5:30 p.m. Mission Church

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