We’ve come up with cute and creative daily themes to build excitement and support the businesses who’ve kindly donated to Paul Ecke Central in the past. We’re calling these businesses our community partners.


Make Somebody’s Monday a Fun Day! 

Monday, May 18 

Buy a gift card for a friend from a local business that has continuously supported Paul Ecke over the years

Family Activity 
Take a virtual field trip to Helen Woodward Animal Center, live at 11am.


Treat YoSelf Tuesday

Tuesday, May 19 

Buy a treat for yourself from one of our community partners. You deserve it!

Family Activity
Check out the  Penguin Cam at the San Diego Zoo. Consider making a donation.


We Won’t Cook Wednesday!

Wednesday, May 20 

Order takeout or gift cards from your favorite PEC family-owned restaurants! Don’t forget to order adult beverages too!

Family Activity 
Feel those beachy vibes and get artsy with Art for Kids Hub.


Thank an Essential Worker Thursday

Thursday, May 21

Thank an essential worker – your favorite post office employee, grocery store cashier, medical professional – by buying a them a gift card from one of our community partners.

Family Activity
Check out the kelp forest at the Birch Aquarium. Live feed at 2pm.


Friday Island Vibes with Mr. Jake and Special Guests

Friday, May 22

Kick off Memorial Day Weekend with a virtual happy hour. Live music and tunes from Mr. Jake starting at 5pm. Buy tickets here.


Saturday Scones with Chef Isabelle

Saturday, May 23

Join us for a virtual scone making class with PEC mom Chef Isabelle at 3:30pm. Buy tickets here.

Order takeout or buy a gift card from one of our community partners because the auction closes at 9pm sharp! You need to get those bids in!