OPOT Holiday Get-Together

Kristen Mihalko

Jingle all the way over to this month’s Holiday Get-Together! Join your OPOT family at the Hall of Nations on Thursday, December 15 from 5:30-7:30pm for holiday-themed games, pastries, and drinks. If you don’t come out for the games, come out to be entered in our raffle! We will be raffling off a special holiday-themed prize to one jolly team …

Park Profiles: Meet Jennifer Padilla!

Kristen Mihalko Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team

Meet Jennifer Padilla Jennifer is the Director of Visitor Services at the San Diego Natural History Museum. She was the recipient of the Friends of Balboa Park’s inaugural Betty Peabody Emerging Young Leader Award. You were the inaugural winner of the Betty Peabody Emerging Young Leader in Balboa Park Award, congrats! What was it like to receive this award? Thank you! It …

Six Winter Energy-Saving Tips for Businesses

Rubi Baricuatro Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

While many people don’t think we have a winter season in San Diego, it can definitely feel a bit frosty to those of us who live and work here, which means a lot of energy will be used for heating indoor spaces. Even though we may not use nearly as much heating energy as elsewhere in the country, it still …

Park Profiles: Meet Daniel White!

Kristen Mihalko Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team

Meet Daniel White! Daniel is the owner and operator of “Daniel’s Coffee“, located in the Spanish Village Art Center. His coffee and specialty drinks selection, as well as great customer service reviews, has brought him and his staff members praise and a long lasting reputation of quality brew. How did Daniel’s Coffee get its start? When I was nineteen, I started working …

Festival of Trees Sneak Preview for Balboa Park Team Members

Kristen Mihalko

The San Diego Floral Association– who has organized the Festival of Trees annually for more than 25 years- along with garden clubs, plant societies, schools, Balboa Park institutions and other non-profit organizations, invite all Park team members to a sneak preview of the Festival of Trees at the Casa del Prado in Room 101. This is your chance to see beautifully decorated …

One Park – One Team Morning Get-Together

Kristen Mihalko

Join your OPOT family for coffee and frappuccinos courtesy of Daniel’s Coffee Cart in Spanish Village Art Center between 8am and 10am. Start your morning off with some caffeine and continue it with a visit to the recently opened Sustainability Studio! The Studio will be open from 9 -10am during this event. Let us know you’re coming by signing up here. …

Project Development and the Agile Organization

Kristen Mihalko

Do you want to spend less time in meetings? Would you like to spend more time working with clear objectives and the freedom to make decisions? Do you want your teams to work more effectively without oversight? In this hands-on workshop Brad MacDonald will take participants through five stages of project development: Preparation, Definition, Prioritization, Development and Evaluation. We’ll discuss, …

LED Lighting Sale

Rubi Baricuatro

The Balboa Park Sustainability Program is hosting a discount LED lighting sale on Friday, October 28 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Partnering with SDG&E and TechniArt, we’re offering a pack of 8 LED bulbs for $10, that’s up to 83% off light bulbs! This event is open to the public. The lighting sale will take place just outside of …

Third Annual Sustainability Partners’ Breakfast

Rubi Baricuatro

Join us and local sustainability leaders for the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership’s third annual Sustainability Partners’ Breakfast. This event builds awareness of local sustainability initiatives and honors Balboa Park organizations for their exceptional work in the field of sustainability and energy efficiency. This year, museum expert and author, Sarah Sutton, will address role of cultural organizations in the sustainable transformation of communities. We look forward to …