October OPOT Get-Together Recap

One Park One TeamBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team

Thanks to the friendly and experienced docents at The Old Globe, Park staff and volunteers got an inside look at the magic backstage of the Old Globe theatres at the October OPOT Get-Together. More than 60 Park team members enjoyed behind-the-scenes tours of the Globe’s three stages in Balboa Park including the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the 580-seat … Read More

Balboa Park Celebrates Energy Efficiency Day 2019!

Kathryn SalazarBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

On October 2nd, several Cultural Partnership members along with the collaborative effort of dozens of energy efficiency advocacy groups around the nation joined together to spread awareness on energy usage for Energy Efficiency Day. Energy Efficiency Day’s message is simple: “Save Money. Cut Carbon. Breathe Easier.” It is a reminder of our wasted energy on daily activities. This annual awareness event … Read More

Reducing Food Waste at the Fleet Science Center

Sustainability ProgramBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

As a non-profit that embraces sustainability, the Fleet Science Center’s Green Team is always researching how they can reduce their environmental footprint.  After studying the types of waste produced in their facility, they set the goal to reduce how much food they send to the landfill by implementing innovative food donation services and composting programs. Through the methods they adopted … Read More

OPOT Get-Together: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of The Old Globe

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Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of The Old Globe productions? Join One Park – One Team to find out! The October OPOT Get-Together will feature a Behind-the-Scenes tour to share the magic backstage and in the craft shops of The Old Globe’s theatres. Two docent-led, one-hour tours will be offered on Thursday, October 17 from 11AM- 12PM and 5:15-6:15 PM. Join us … Read More

Happy Energy Efficiency Day!

Kathryn Salazar

October 2nd is Energy Efficiency Day! Join the Sustainability Program in celebrating by taking the quick and fun Energy Efficiency Bingo Challenge. Participating in the Bingo Challenge is easy! Just follow the steps below: Download and print the Energy Efficiency Bingo Sheet. Complete five energy-saving deeds and/or fun facts in a row to get bingo! Snap photos of you and … Read More

Meet Travis Ballenger!

One Park One TeamBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team, Park Profiles

Travis Ballenger is the Associate Artistic Director at The Old Globe! Having recently joined The Old Globe earlier this year, Travis brings a wealth of knowledge from previous roles producing shows across the country.  Can you tell us a bit about your role as associate artistic director for those who might not be familiar?  I am one of two associate … Read More

OPOT Get-Together Recap: Animal Encounters

One Park One TeamBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team

The September OPOT Get-Together brought Park staff and volunteers to the San Diego Zoo for an exclusive after-hours adventure. Hosted by the Education and Premium Experiences department, guests enjoyed an interactive meet-and-greet with the Zoo’s digital puppet, Roberta Zebra; as well as an animal ambassador keeper talk and a trip on the twilight bus tour. Thanks to the educators and … Read More

Performing an Energy Audit at Casa del Prado

Sustainability ProgramBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

As part of the on-going LEED recertification process for four buildings in Balboa Park, a group of volunteers and staff from the San Diego Green Building Council’s Green Assistance Program and our Sustainability Program performed an energy audit of Casa del Prado. In this energy audit, the building was surveyed and analyzed to create a picture of how energy is … Read More

OPOT Get-Together: Animal Encounters!

One Park One Team

Join One Park One Team for an evening of adventure with the San Diego Zoo! The September OPOT Get-Together will take place on Wednesday, September 18 from 5:15 PM to 6:45 PM. The evening will include a snack at the Dickinson Family Center; an interactive meet-and-greet with the Zoo’s digital puppet, Roberta Zebra; an animal presentation and a trip on the twilight bus … Read More