The Del Mar Foundation’s Young Del Mar/Children’s Committee runs a playgroup for children from infancy up to four years old. Playgroups are held on Tuesdays and Saturdays, and are available for Del Mar parents to connect in the neighborhood. They are also currently looking for volunteers who would be interested in the following roles: event co-chairs, technology, secretary, event PR/press release communications and event volunteers. If interested, contact To get a peek at things to come for the Young Del Mar/Children’s Committee, there will be a committee meeting on Jan. 16, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Other events in January at the Powerhouse Community Center are a Bluegrass and Beyond Concert with Rob Ikes and Trey Hensley on Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. On Jan. 27, Dr.William Fenical, the Director for the Center for Marine

Biotechnology and Biomedicine at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, will be giving a talk called “Medicines from the Sea”. The talk will be from 6 to 8 p.m.