Park Profiles: Meet Crescent Jakubs!

Cassie Kaawaloa Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team, Park Profiles

Crescent is the Facilities Director at The Old Globe. Having joined The Old Globe and the Park only a year ago, he’s made a significant impact on The Old Globe’s sustainable practices and is an active contributor to “greening” Balboa Park. His experience and best practices ensure functionality, comfort, safety and efficiency of each of The Old Globe’s theaters. How …

2018 Balboa Park Sustainability Forum Recap

Kelsey Ceccarelli Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

The annual Balboa Park Sustainability Program’s event returned on October 17, 2018 for the fifth year, under a new name, the Balboa Park Sustainability Forum. The Sustainability Forum was equal parts educational and celebratory. This event continues to grow and this year, 178 community members attended from 75 different organizations and businesses to hear from sustainability thought leaders and to celebrate the strides …

OPOT Get-Together: Shop At Spanish Village!

Cassie Kaawaloa

Wednesday, October 24 5 PM – 6 PM Spanish Village Art Center Join One Park – One Team at Spanish Village Art Center! OPOT will provide cookies and lemonade on Wednesday, October 24 from 5 PM to 6 PM to enjoy while you shop the handcrafted artworks and treasures. Over 50 artists are showing their appreciation for all the wonderful Balboa …

OPOT October Get-Together: De-Stress with Pets!

Kristen Mihalko

Wednesday, October 24 10 AM – 11 AM Hall of Nations, House of Pacific Relations Take some time to de-stress before the busy holiday season picks up! Special animals from San Diego Humane Society’s Pet-Assisted Therapy Program, “P-AT De-Stress,” will be visiting on Wednesday, October 24 from 10 AM to 11 AM in the Hall of Nations at the House of Pacific Relations. …

Balboa Park Sustainability Forum

Rubi Baricuatro

The annual Balboa Park sustainability event is returning for the 5th year, under a new name, the Balboa Park Sustainability Forum! Join us for the opportunity to engage with key sustainability figures from the San Diego and Balboa Park communities. Through this year’s theme: People, Planet, [Non]Profit, the Forum will spotlight the non-profit role in environmental responsibility and business resiliency through …

National Geographic Explores San Diego

Cassie Kaawaloa Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team

San Diego is filled with diversity, creativity, discovery and adventure and nowhere is that spirit more evident than in Balboa Park, long known as the region’s cultural heart. National Geographic’s four-episode miniseries explores what makes San Diego such a unique destination, showcasing the iconic Balboa Park and the city as a whole to a national and international audience. Don’t forget …

Spanish Village Art Center Celebrates Park Team Members

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

Select artists in Spanish Village Art Center are celebrating Balboa Park staff and volunteers by generously offering 15% off artwork on Wednesday, October 24, and Thursday, October 25, from 11 AM to 7 PM. Over 50 artists are showing their appreciation for all the wonderful Balboa Park team members. This is a great opportunity to stock up on early holiday …

Park Profiles: Meet Susan Batt!

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

Susan is the Manager of Community Engagement at the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership. She has worked in Balboa Park since 2001 and was recently nominated for San Diego Magazine’s 2018 Celebrating Women Nonprofit Visionary award. Susan is dedicated to creating opportunities for families to visit Balboa Park, and truly exemplifies what it means to be a Park team member. How did you start …