Employee Lighting Fair

Purchase LED Light bulbs at a 75% discount!
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Balboa Park and City of San Diego employees and volunteers are invited to this exclusive energy-savings event.  Residential use LED light bulbs and energy- and water-efficient shower heads will be for sale.  Choose from a 3-bulb kit for $10 (a $60 value), one recessed bulb for $10 (a $20 value), and one MR16 bulb for $20 (a $25 value).  Bring your colleagues and save BIG together.  See photos from the event!

Facility Director October Meeting

Rotating Locations.
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Monthly meeting of Balboa Park's facility directors and sustainability staff.

Meetings made possible thanks to support from San Diego Gas & Electric and participation by our member institutions.

Now Accepting Nominations for the Balboa Park Sustainability Awards

Taste of Asia Comes to Balboa Park

International Cottages
Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

The taste, sights, and sounds of Asia come alive on Saturday, September 27th and Sunday, September 28th from 12:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the International Cottages in Balboa Park.

Sustainability Partners' Breakfast

A Welcome Program of the Sustainability Showcase and Expo
Prado Ballroom, House of Hospitality
1549 El Prado San Diego, CA 92101
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

The BPCP Sustainability Partners' Breakfast is an event that brings together San Diego community and Park partners to build awareness on current sustainability and energy issues and to recognize BPCP members for their outstanding work in the field of sustainability.  Registration and breakfast open at 8:30 a.m.

This event requires advance registration.  Space is limited.


SDEEG Evaluates Reuben H. Fleet Science Center's Sustainable Energy Exhibit

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Image:  http://www.afrea.ab.ca/

Adult/Child CPR & First Aid with AED Training

Monday, October 13, 2014 - 9:00am - 2:30pm

Join Balboa Park colleagues for this first aid, CPR and AED training provided by Save-a-Life Educators.

Sustainability Plays a Leading Role in the Museum of Photographic Arts’ Theater Remodel

The Museum of Photographic Arts recently remodeled its Joan and Irwin Jacobs Theater. Although theatergoers will be excited to experience the new state-of-the-art projector donated by Christie Digital and Las Patronas, it is the sustainability features that have the Balboa Park Sustainability Program delighted. When redesigning the updated theater, MOPA chose to use products and companies that have a lower impact on the environment.

Balboa Park Explorer Named Best of the Best in San Diego!

The Balboa Park Explorer made San Diego Magazine's Best of San Diego 2014 List.

The publication described the Annual Explorer as "Best bang for your buck," and "Genius."


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The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership serves as the collaborative body and collective voice for 28 arts, science, and cultural institutions in Balboa Park. Together we achieve greater effectiveness, innovation, and excellence and contribute to the vitality and sustainability of Balboa Park. Our collective 500 trustees, 7,000 volunteers, and 3,500 staff serve more than 6.2 million visitors annually.