The biggest Halloween party in San Diego is going on this Friday, 10/31/2014
“Join us in a world of desire, madness, depravity, and sin at the 14th Annual Dos XX’s Monster Bash where haunted souls can run wild for one night, rules can be broken and immorality is welcomed. Come party with the scariest demons, most lustful vampires, spookiest ghosts, and sexiest villains you’ve ever seen at San Diego’s biggest Halloween Block Party in town featuring FIVE of the most insane stages on the West Coast! On Halloween Night, Friday, October 31st, from 6:00pm to Midnight, the freaks will be unleashed taking over the Gaslamp and East Village of Downtown San Diego, transforming over 8 blocks into the largest Halloween event in California. Allow your temptations to take over and your haunted soul to be free as you party with the dead who have come back to life in Resurrection, booze it up in Freak Show, dance with the creepiest creatures of the night in the Wicked Woodlands, mingle with all things evil in the VIP Villain’s District, and enjoy some lustful mystery in the renowned Dos Equis Masquerade. This Halloween extravaganza will feature some of the nation’s BEST live music and DJ’s so prepare to let loose all night long. You better start planning your costume NOW for the well-known Monster Bash costume contest featuring an insane $5,000 cash prize! You must be 21+ and have a valid photo ID to enter.”
posted by Tina Chapman-Wright
Did you make it to the wellness event last night?? Jason was here to meet residents and welcome you to his new 6 week challenge starting November 4th! If you missed it, don’t worry, he’ll be back next week! The second of two wellness events will be next Thursday, 10/23/14 at 5:30pm in the Cyber Café!
Jason will be conducting body fat testing, nutritional counseling, and samples of protein powder, energy shots, and vitamins will be given away!
The fliers are still above the water dispenser in the gym. Take a look below if you haven’t seen them yet!! We hope to see you next week!
Nancy J. Lin, Ph.D. photographed by Laurens Antoine
Dr. Nancy J. Lin is a licensed clinical psychologist who received her doctorate at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She completed her internship and postdoctoral training at the VA San Diego Healthcare System and served as a staff psychologist and researcher helping to better understand effective treatments for sleep problems related to combat and other forms of stress. As an Assistant Professor at UCSD School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry, she trained psychiatry residents in psychotherapy and is herself trained in, among other therapies, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) and Imagery Rehearsal Therapy (IRT) for nightmares. She has successfully helped men and women returning from combat to get a better night’s sleep and is now devoting her attention to fighting chronic insomnia in her community.
In addition to sleep-related therapy, Dr. Lin is a trauma specialist and is certified to provide in evidence-based treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), including Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) . She has received training in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Seeking Safety for dual diagnosis of PTSD and substance dependence, CBT for depression and several other therapies.
Dr. Lin is committed to helping clients of diverse backgrounds and strives to create a therapeutic alliance based on mutual respect and openness.
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Holiday Slim Down!!!
As many of you know, we had to say goodbye to our trainer, Joel, at the end of Summer. We were all very sad to see him go and wish Joel the best of luck! Now, we are very excited to have Jason Thai as our new trainer!!! He’s been here the past month and you may have already met him. If not, we have some great events coming up along with the launch of a 6 week challenge that will give you a great opportunity to say ‘hello!’
We have 2 events in October before the start of the 6 week challenge where Jason will introduce himself and have fliers available to promote his upcoming challenge. Check out the upcoming events below!!
6 Week Challenge:
You may have noticed the fliers in the gym already, if not take a look below! See you next week at the first event!
San Diego Restaurant week is going on this week through Friday Oct. 3rd. Check out our spotlight on the closest local foodie stops near Mission Valley below and make sure to take advantage of these GREAT deals and savings on local eateries before they’re gone!
Serving up a three course dinner for only $35, pick from duck confit poutine, bbq burger royale and cinnamon rolls.
It would be difficult to find another restaurant with as much warmth and charm as the 94th Aero Squadron. Located inside a replica of a World War I French farmhouse, the restaurant sits overlooking Montgomery Field Airport, and is packed full of military memorabilia, antique farm implements, and aviation relics. Check out their $35 Prix Fixe Menu at the link above!
Serving American cuisine and brews, Banker’s Hill Bar + Restaurant is offering up a $35 three course dinner menu featuring spice roasted pumpkin soup, lamb meatballs, chili marinated shrimp and bay scallops and devil’s food chocolate cake.
Check out the info for all of the local deals at San Diego Restaurant Week’s Website.
Foodies, this is your favorite time of the year! San Diego’s top-notch dining scene is being showcased once again this week as San Diego Restaurant Week (SDRW) is back as it celebrates its 10th anniversary!!!
SDRW runs from 9/21-9/26. Even better news? SDRW has been extended, meaning you can grab another helping of the popular and delicious culinary event next week! Over the course of this time, you can dine at more than 215 participating restaurants across 12 regions throughout San Diego County.
The concept of SDRW is easy to swallow: twice a year, more than 180 local restaurants and eateries across 12 regions throughout San Diego County offer special prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus so locals can sample the city’s food scene.
Two-course prix-fixe lunch menus range between $10 and $20 per person, while prix-fixe dinner menus will range between $25 and $45. If there’s a restaurant you’ve been wanting to try, now is the time to do it and take advantage!
Aquatera Blog written by: Irina Polyak