photos by LIN BALL and JENNIFER BAXTER

Phantom of the Lagoon

The Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation (AHLF) recently celebrated its 25th anniversary with their Discovery Gala masquerade event in the theme of “Phantom of the Lagoon.” Sponsored in part by Tri-City Medical Center, the night was emceed by David Lloyd and saw attendees such as Mayor Matt Hall and other local dignitaries. Highlights of the event included a live opera performance by Aaron Gallington and Kailey Berry, a sword fight performance by students from Cabrillo Academy of the Sword, Phantom of the Opera-themed food and drinks, and a silent auction. North County Board Meeting was presented with the Excellence in Stewardship award for their ongoing support of the AHLF. Proceeds from the night will go to support AHLF programs, exhibits, operations, an educational trail, outdoor classroom areas, and an outdoor parking lot. For more information visit www.aguahedionda.org.