An Evening with Mark Twain, Optimist – 04/01/14

An Evening with Mark Twain, Optimist
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
7:00pm - All Ages Buy Tickets
4040 Twiggs St
San Diego, CA, USA

From I-8:
Take I-8 West and exit at Taylor St. Cross over the freeway and make a right on to Taylor St. At the third stop light make a left on to Juan St. Make a right at the second stop sign on to Twiggs. The theatre is on the right.

From I-5:
Take I-5 to the Old Town Exit. Head East on Old Town Ave (left from I-5 South, Right from I-5 North). Make a left on San Diego Ave. Follow San Diego Ave. until it ends at Twiggs St. Make a right. The Old Town Theatre is the second building on the left.

Parking is located across the street, with a smaller lot adjacent to the theatre. Additional parking lots are located throughout the Old Town area.

Other Info
The Optimist Club of San Diego Downtown, a philanthropic group dedicated to programs for the betterment of youth in central San Diego and Write Out Loud, a performing arts group focused on connecting people and literature, are proud to announce their partnership to sponsor a special event titled “An Evening with Mark Twain, Optimist” on April 1, 2014.

The fun-filled event will feature the humor of Mark Twain performed by the Write Out Loud players, music by Island Rain, and abundant refreshments, including wine and cheese. In addition, an opportunity drawing for $200 is available to anyone who purchases a ticket to the event. Tickets are $25 and are available through the website for Write Out Loud at They can also be purchased by writing checks to the Optimist Club of San Diego Downtown, 1501 Front St. #332, 92101.

The event will begin at 6 PM at The Old Town Theater at 4040 Twiggs St., San Diego, in Old Town Historical Park. Social hour with refreshments and music is from 6 to 7 PM with musical entertainment by Island Rain.

The optimistic stories by Mark Twain, performed by Write Out Loud will begin at 7 PM. At intermission, Island Rain will perform again and more refreshments will be available. After intermission and before the second performance by Write Out Loud, an Opportunity Drawing will be held for a $200 prize and other valuable prizes, provided by local downtown sponsors, including Suki Day Spa, Dearinger Salon, and local restaurants.

The proceeds from the event will be used to support the youth programs currently sponsored by the Optimist Club of San Diego Downtown including the Children’s Cancer support programs here in San Diego and the science and music programs being developed at schools including Washington Elementary School in Little Italy.

For more information about the event, contact Sunny Baker, President of the Optimist Club of San Diego Downtown at (805) 602-0083.


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