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Look how you’ve grown! La Jolla Secret Garden tour celebrates 16 years

A previous Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla included Linda Marrone’s garden. Each year, the gardens available for viewing are revealed the day of the tour. Courtesy

The upcoming Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla, a fundraiser for the La Jolla Historical Society, has come a long way from its first venture in 1999. Event co-founder Linda Marrone said, over time, the committee came up with ways to change and improve the tour, creating the “successful” event it is today.

La Jolla Community Calendar April 17-24

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Bird Rock Elementary will hold new student registration for the 2014-2105 school year, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23 in the Bird Rock Elementary auditorium, 5371 La Jolla Hermosa Ave. An enrollment packet can be picked up in the office in advance to be completed before the registration date. (858) 488-0537.

UCSD’s Osher Institute to mark 40th anniversary at dinner gala

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UC San Diego will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a by-invitation dinner Wednesday, April 30 in the Great Hall at UCSD’s International Center.

Celebrate Earth Day early at the first La Jolla Family Swap Meet

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Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. This is the mantra we teach our children. On Saturday, April 12, La Jollans will have the opportunity to put the Three R’s into practice.

La Jolla Library’s Pen 2 Paper writing group postponed

The La Jolla Library’s Pen 2 Paper Writing Group that usually meets on Thursdays is temporarily postponed and will resume on May 29 at 1 p.m.

VFW accepting entries for two youth scholarship competitions

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) is accepting entries for its 2014-2015 VFW Voice of Democracy and its Patriot’s Pen scholarship competitions.

Lightning Strikes Twice: La Jollan hits two holes-in-one within three months

Patrick McGee (left) holds his Hole In One Club recognition banner after hitting his first of two holes in one at Tecolote Canyon Golf Course in December 2013.

Patrick McGee, a La Jolla resident and lifelong golfer, scored two holes-in-one in three months at the Tecolote Canyon Golf Course near Clairemont. In both cases, he referred to the shot as a “lucky bounce of the ball,” and “a surprise.”

Paleoclimatologist to discuss his work at La Jolla’s Birch Aquarium

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Drilling down thousands of feet into the ancient ice preserved on Earth’s massive continental ice sheets allows scientists to extract a wealth of information about climate history — including periods both much colder and considerably warmer than today.

Writer/author to share her caregiver experience at La Jolla Library event

Susan Allen Toth will discuss her book, "No Saints Around Here: A Caregiver's Days," 11 a.m. Saturday April 12 at the La Jolla Library.

Susan Allen Toth documents their day-to-day trials in a new book, “No Saints Around Here: A Caregiver’s Days,” which she will read from 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12 at the La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave.

La Jolla Community Center April 10-17

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Vegetable Garden Lecture: La Jolla Garden Club will host the presentation “Vegetable Gardening 101” by Master Gardener Karan Greenwald, 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at La Jolla Lutheran Church, 7117 La Jolla Blvd. Reception/ tea follows. Guests welcome. RSVP: (858) 453-0828 or e-mail mtaylor2@san.rr.com

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