Seen in San Diego

Seen in San Diego

Children celebrate the end of summer by getting creative with nature mandalas at Moonlight State Beach in Encinitas. A nature mandala is a form of art using abstract, circular patterns created to show an appreciation of nature. (Photo by Lisa Shadburn)

Children and parents enjoy a sunny Saturday as they gather at the carousel in Belmont Park on Oct. 9. 

The faces portray the excitement of a roller coaster ride in Belmont Park. (Photos by John Gregory)

Belmont Park Pumpkin Patch

Youngsters enjoy a visit to the pumpkin patch at Mission Bay’s Belmont Park.

Members of the San Diego Children’s Choir (SDCC) participate in a dress rehearsal Oct. 10 for their first in-person concert of 2021. SDCC resumed in-person rehearsals using outdoor spaces, masks and social distancing to provide opportunities for children ages 4-18 to share their love of music. (Photo by Lisa Shadburn)

Horses on the bay

Young equestrians seem delighted to ride horses in and around the waters of Mission Bay’s Fiesta Island on Oct. 9. These horses from North County were transported to the bay for their annual autumn visit to the shoreline. (Photos by John Gregory)