November 2018 HOA updates from The San Elijo Hills Community Association:

November 2018 updates from The San Elijo Hills Community Association:

Winter Wonderland & Tree Lighting

LET IT SNOW! This year’s annual tree lighting is becoming a WINTER WONDERLAND! Please join us for this long standing tradition in the Town Square Park on Friday, December 7th. Festivities will run from 6:00 PM-8:30 PM with the tree lighting at 7:00 PM. This magical night will include some of these fun activities!

* Santa and Mrs. Clause will be here for pictures so make sure you are on his “nice” list! Don’t forget to bring your camera!
* A Colorful Universe will have an ornament painting station for only $5.00 per ornament. Stop by to create a one-of-a-kind decoration for your home! They also make great gifts for family.
* Holiday elves will join us to show off their artistic skills with balloons.
* Cookies, cider and hot chocolate will be served to warm your belly!
* Delicious food trucks will be serving up a variety of specialties available for purchase.
* The SEMS choir will perform Holiday inspired music throughout the night!

We hope that you and your family are able to make it out to this wondrous event! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Liz McCardle at

Holiday Decoration Committee

The Board of Directors will be kicking it up a notch this year!  Our new winter wonderland theme will continue on to the common areas of the community, and we need your help! Lighted wreaths will be hung on various street lights in the town center, which require decorating.  If you like to be creative and are looking for a way to participate in the community, we are putting together a group of folks to help decorate the wreaths.  Come join the fun! If you are interested in participating, the committee will be decorating on Wednesday November 14th at 5:00 PM.  For location and details, please contact please contact Liz McCardle at

San Elijo Hills Women’s Club-A Night in Casablanca-November 17th!

Round up the usual suspects! The San Elijo Hills Women’s Club is gearing up for their largest fundraiser of the year. This year’s event, A Night in Casablanca, will take place on Saturday, November 17 from 6 to 10PM at the San Elijo Rec Center on Elfin Forest Rd. You will feel like you’ve been swept away to another era as you enter the courtyard and find the venue magically transformed into an upscale night club & gambling den complete with traditional casino tables from roulette to black jack, live music, heavy appetizers and a live & silent auction full of amazing products, experiences & services. Be ready for a night of fun, laughter, and partying with a purpose. All proceeds will go to Straight from the Heart – a local San Marcos organization that provides support services for foster families. This event is an important part of their funding each year, so be ready to give big and live large for the night! Tickets are only $75/each and will get you in the door to enjoy all of the fun, appetizers, drinks, play money and memories to last a lifetime. You can purchase your tickets directly online at Please direct any questions to

Turkey Classic

The 16th Annual Neighborhood Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, November 24th.  You can organize your own four-some or we can match you up with the perfect partners for a great day of golf right here at the St. Mark Executive Course in San Marcos.  Hosted by the San Elijo Hills Foundation, this long-standing community tradition is something no one should miss. There are tons of great raffle prizes. The spirit of the event is light-hearted and fun. And, you just might win the coveted Turkey Classic Green Jacket & trophy. Come meet some new friends, get involved and make an impact in our community. It’s going to be a blast! Sponsorship opportunities are available!  Visit for more information and to register. Hope to see you all there! If you have any questions regarding the event or would like additional information, please contact the San Elijo Hills Foundation at

Annual Meeting

HOA elections are coming up here in San Elijo Hills! This year’s Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 18th at 6:00PM at the San Elijo Hills Rec Center (1105 Elfin Forest Road, San Marcos, CA 92078).  Neighborhood Representatives are required to attend the meeting to ensure quorum is established and the votes from their neighborhood are counted.  Neighborhood elections are scheduled to be held on Thursday, November 15th at 10:00AM at the Walters offices in Carlsbad. To date, we only have 3 neighborhoods out of 30 that have received enough ballots to make the initial quorum requirement. So if you haven’t done so, please submit your ballot ASAP. Ballots can be mailed directly in the envelopes provided; or you can drop them off at the onsite office. All ballots must be received by 9AM on November 15th in order to be counted. Thank you to everyone who has already submitted their ballots!!

2nd Annual Menorah Lighting

Come celebrate our 2nd Annual Menorah Lighting! Bring your menorahs and head down to the town square park on December 2nd at 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm on the first day of Hanukkah! There will be kids activities, face painting, latkes, donuts, music and more! Bring a plain sweater or shirt to participate in our ugly sweater decorating contest…Hanukah style! If you are interested in attending this event or have any questions, please contact your community director, Liz McCardle, at


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