Here's what to do in San Diego this week

From a civic literacy conference to a scavenger hunt workout, there's plenty to enjoy in San Diego this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Restoring Respect's Eighth Annual Conference: Restoring Civic Literacy

Hear from educators and civic leaders on strategies to improve civic literacy and education on Wednesday. The featured keynote speaker is Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice of California, who will speak on the critical role of civic education in sustaining democracy. 

When: Wednesday, April 17, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Where: Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, 5998 Alcala Park
Admission: Free
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Cognitive Problems in Older Age: Focus on the Hispanic/Latino Community

Learn about the factors of cognitive impairment that affect the Hispanic/Latinx community. Dr. Maria Marquine, assistant professor of the Department of Psychiatry and the Stein Institute for Research on Aging, will discuss factors that contribute to cognitive impairment and strategies that enable a successful aging process.

When: Wednesday, April 17, 5:30-7 p.m.
Where: UC San Diego SOM, Garren Auditorium, UC San Diego
Admission: Free
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Art, Power and the Radical Imagination ft. Favianna Rodriguez

Attend a discussion about the intersection of art and social justice with artist and activist Favianna Rodriguez. She will share the ways in which art sparks the creativity that can be harnessed toward social good and action. Refreshments will be provided. 

When: Thursday, April 18, 2-4 p.m.
Where: The Loft, Price Center, UC San Diego, 9500 Gilman
Admission: Free
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Fitbit Local Scavenger Hunt Run/Walk

Join this scavenger hunt run/walk in Balboa Park on Saturday morning. Fitbit Local Ambassadors Sheri Matthews Kimmel and Mike Sherbakov will lead the activity. There will also be a raffle for a Fitbit Versa Lite Edition and a Fitbit Inspire HR. (A Fitbit is not required to participate.)

When: Saturday, April 20, 9-10 a.m.
Where: Balboa Park Lawn, 6th and streets Laurel
Admission: Free
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