Color Me Rad 5K     June 8
Along the route as athletes pass by color stations, they are whisked with a harmless cornstarch mixture of colors. At the finish, they will all look and feel gorgeously rad! 7-10:30am. Begins and ends at Petco Park. (801) 458-8533 /
Summer Facelift 2013     June 8
Volunteers are coming together to spruce up selected homes for low income families, seniors, and disabled persons. Minor landscaping, mend fences, paint, and haul away trash and debris. 8am-2pm. City Heights (46th St. & Polk Ave.) (760) 432-6878 x-5474 /


Make a Joyful Noise     June 8
Family Fun & Fundraising Gala. $35. African drumming, dancing, food and drink, mask art and other creative activities and silent auction. Fun for all ages. Kids 6 and under free admission. 2-6pm. Centro Cultural de la Raza, Balboa Park. 619-282-2553 /
San Diego County Fair “Game On”     June 8-July 4
The Fair will spotlight classic and nostalgic games and show how these have evolved over the years. Tickets $7-$13; ages 5 and younger free; ages 6-12 free on Tuesdays. The Fair is closed 6/10, 17, and 24 (the three Mondays.) (858) 755-1161 /


YAD Superheroes 5K & BBQ     June 9
Benefitting Victims of Boston Attacks. We will not forget how quickly everyday heroes came forward to help those in need of assistance. This 5K run/walk is to celebrate the everyday heroes in our community. 10am-2:30pm. Liberty Station. (858) 737-7128 /
Happy Friday in Little Saigon District      June 14
Happy Friday is a community event intended to promote local businesses in City Heights as well as to celebrate the area’s culture diversity and nightlife. Highlights include performances, foreign films, food, storytelling and games. 6-10pm. Menlo Ave. (408) 712-1944 /


San Diego Celebrity 5K Walk     June 15
Join LaDainian Tomlinson (former running back for the Chargers) and other celebrities at this 5K Walk and Fun Run. Event takes place in Liberty Station. After the race, participants can enjoy live band music, food, and a Kids Zone. 7am-12pm. (858) 836-0133 /
Old House Fair     June 15
Local craftsmen and community businesses that specialize in the repair, remodel, and preservation of homes will be there. The event also offers historic home tours, exhibits, food, and music. 10am-4pm. 30th & Beech Streets. (619) 233-6679 /


The Cooper Family Juneteenth Celebration     June 15
Juneteenth celebrates Black Independence Day. The event presents African history, drumming, and dancing, a Teen Stage and a Fun Zone. You can shop for merchandise or relax with a picnic lunch. 11am-6pm. Imperial Ave. (619) 245-3387 /
Carlsbad Beach Fest     June 15
Festivities include 5k low tide race on the sand, stand-up paddle races, a one-mile ocean swim, four-hour Zumba fitness marathon on the beach, beach volleyball and soccer, kite flying, pro and amateur surf contests, sand castle building, and more. 8am-4pm.


Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off     June 22
This beachside festival has it all! Just follow the aroma of hot chili and the sounds of rock, blues, and jazz. Nestled along Antique Row, the streets are lined with booths containing food and merchandise. 10am-8pm. (619) 224-4906 /
Mass Creativity Day     June 22
The New Children’s Museum invites the community to participate in hands-on artist-led workshops. Mass Creativitiy Day will demonstrate the power of the arts. It’s an all-age, all day playday at the park across from the museum. 10am-4pm. (619) 795-1774 /


Tierrasanta Fun Run     June 29
Participants can choose to join a 5K Run (measured distance of 3.2-miles) or a casual Fun Run & Walk. Afterwards, there’s pizza & burritos and musical entertainment. 6:30am-12pm. Tierrasanta Rec. Center (11220 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.) (619) 507-0666 /
San Ysidro Independence Day Festival     June 29
Staged musical performances, a bike show, game booths, food, and merchandise. There’s a play and activity area for kids, and a beer garden for adults. The event concludes with a fireworks show. 11am-10pm. Larson Athletic Field. (619) 428-5200 /