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Calendar: events for May 2009

SAN DIEGO

Fiesta Cinco de Mayo

When, where: May 2 and 3, Old Town State Historic Park.

Highlights: Commemorate the Battle of Puebla with a weekend of music, food, displays and reenactments.

Cost: Free.

Info: (619) 233-5008, www.fiestacincodemayo.com

VANCOUVER, CANADA

International Children's Festival

When, where: May 11 to 18, Vanier Park.

Highlights: The 32nd annual event includes storytelling, music and hands-on activities for the entire family.

Cost: Show tickets $16 (includes site admission). Free for babies 18 months and younger.

Info: (604) 708-5655, www.childrensfestival.ca

SAN FRANCISCO

ING Bay to Breakers

When, where: May 17, from the Embarcadero through Golden Gate Park.

Highlights: This 12K isn't your average race. People run it in athletic clothes, crazy costumes — and in nothing at all. Cost: Registration from $44 for adults, $39 for children under age 18.

Info: (415) 359-2800, www.ingbaytobreakers.com

RENO

Life, Love and the Beyond

When, where: May 17, Grand Sierra Resort.

Highlights: Authors Marianne Williamson, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and Dannion Brinkley headline a day devoted to greater understanding.

Cost: $65

Info: (800) 648-3568, www.grandsierraresort.com/entertainment/events_calendar/details.php?Id=225.

SONOMA, CALIF.

Sonoma Jazz+

When, where: May 21 to 24, downtown Sonoma (Field of Dreams).

Highlights: Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with musical acts Chris Isaak, Joe Cocker, Lyle Lovett, Ziggy Marley, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and more.

Cost: From $30 for adults, $15 for children 15 and younger.

Info: (866) 468-8355, www.sonomajazz.org

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