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La Jolla’s Best Bets for events May 8-15

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City Ballet of San Diego presents two works in one show, 8 p.m. Friday, May 9; 8 p.m. Saturday, May 10; 2 p.m. Sunday, May 11, when Swan Lake Act II will be performed, followed by Mozart’s Requiem with a live orchestra and 100-voice choir.

La Jolla’s Best Bets for events

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In honor of the first California Bookstore Day, two La Jolla bookstores will host special events throughout Saturday, May 3. Story time for children, open mics, book signings, special books available for purchase that day only and more. Schedule at Warwicks.com and UCSanDiegoBookstore.com

La Jolla’s Best Bets for events, April 24-29

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For one night only, live jazz returns to the Hotel La Jolla, 7955 La Jolla Shores Drive, when Cusp Dining & Drinks welcomes Gilbert Castellanos (pictured) and his quartet 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24 in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month. Tickets: $65, includes dinner. RSVP: (858) 551-3620. CuspRestaurant.com

La Jolla’s Best Bets for events

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The La Jolla Rec Center will host a spring egg hunt for children ages 2-12, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday April 19, at the Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. Admission to the egg hunt is free, $3 for face painting, to meet Peter Rabbit and crafts. (858) 552-1658. http://bit.ly/ljreccenter

La Jolla’s Best Bets for Events

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The La Jolla Music Society will end its season’s Jazz Series with The Nat King Cole Tribute band, featuring Ramsey Lewis (pictured) and John Pizzarelli, 8 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at the Balboa Theatre, 868 Fourth Ave. Tickets: $27-$77. (858) 459-3728. ljms.org

La Jolla’s Best Bets For Events

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La Jolla Library kicks off its quarterly single-subject art show, themed “The Child,” with a reception 2 p.m. Sunday,
April 6 at 7555 Draper Ave.

Best Bets for fun things to do in and around La Jolla, March 20-28 2014

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San Diego New Music returns to the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, 7:30 p.m. Thursday March 27, bringing the classic sounds of the San Andreas Quartet to 1008 Wall St.,The quartet – Bill Kalinkos, clarinet; Iryna Krechkovsky, violin; Kevin Kwan Loucks, piano; Eric Starr, trombone – will play works from the Baroque to present, and some will be chosen live at the concert by a game of chance! $20 members, $25 nonmembers, $10 students.(858) 454-5872. LJAthenaeum.org

Best Bets for fun things to do in and around La Jolla, March 7-14, 2014

There will be bargains in many different departments, hamburgers and homemade cakes on the patio, plus the chance to chat with neighbors and friends at the 54th annual La Jolla United Methodist rummage sale, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, March 8 at 6063 La Jolla Blvd. The sale fills the entire church campus.

Best Bets for fun things to do in La Jolla, Feb. 27-March 6, 2014

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Fourth Fridays Jazz

Hear guitarist, pianist and vocalist Ron Satterfield and percussionist Tommy Aros perform original arrangements of James Taylor songs, 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28 at the La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Ticket includes show admission, hors d’oeuvres, a glass of wine and free valet. $20-25. Doors open at 7 p.m. (858) 459-0831.

Best Bets for fun things to do in and around La Jolla, Feb. 20-28, 2014

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To mark the 450th birthday of Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher Galileo Galilei, an interdisciplinary event will be presented by The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination, Friday, Feb. 21 at Atkinson Hall on UCSD campus. A panel discussion moderated with Jay Pasachoff (Astronomy, Williams College), Brian Keating (Physics, UCSD), Stephanie Jed (Literature, UCSD), Renee Raphael (History, UC Irvine) and Shlomo Dubnov (Music, UCSD) runs 2-4 p.m.; a 4-5 p.m. reception follows; and a performance by The Musicians In Ordinary for the Lutes and Voices will be 5-6 p.m. For parking directions to the free event, visit: http://imagination.ucsd.edu/news/galileo-and-the-music-of-the-spheres/ RSVP: info@imagination.ucsd.edu

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