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La Jolla Community Calendar July 10-17

Sherri Lightner

The La Jolla Community Center welcomes District 1 City Councilmember Sherri Lightner as its next distinguished speaker, 6 p.m. Thursday, July 10 at 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Q&A to follow. (858) 459-0831.

La Jolla Community Calendar July 3-10

Gustavo Romero

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library’s Summer Festival with pianist Gustavo Romero returns for a 16th season, this year celebrating the music of Ludwig van Beethoven in a four-part concert series 4 p.m. Sundays, July 6, 13, 20 and 27

‘Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational’ tickets on sale to benefit La Jolla’s UCSD Cancer Center

The surfing tournament features teams of four paired with a surf legend to compete in the contest. Past legends have included Fernando Aguerre, Debbie Beacham and Rob Machado. Courtesy

Now in its 21st year, the Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational (formerly known as the Luau and Longboard Invitational) will kick off 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 17 on the beach near Scripps Pier.

La Jolla Community Calendar June 26-July 3

Mike Garson.

The final Fourth Friday Jazz Series performance of the season will feature Lori Bell with Mike Garson and Bob Magnusson, 8 p.m. June 27 at La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd.

Former La Jolla High School coach remembered with plaque

Kneeling: Buster McGee, Jack Batzler and Kym Harvey. Standing: Omer Ruiz, Don Buechler, Ed Olsen, R.D. Walker, Samuel Walter Harvey Jr., Stan Wyatt, Roger Shafer, Andrew Skief and Dick Wynn. Ashley Mackin

La Jolla High School Vikings from the classes of 1951, 1952 and 1953 gathered at their alma mater June 10 to honor their former athletic coach, Samuel Walter Harvey.

Volunteers to collect donations for McDonald House Charity in La Jolla

More than 1,000 volunteers across San Diego are expected to participate in Red Shoe Day, benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego, 6:30 – 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 26.

La Jolla Community Calendar June 19-25


Pacific College of Oriental Medicine presents a free workshop “How to use mobile tools to access health information,” 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 25 at La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. RSVP: (858) 459-0831.

La Jolla Community Calendar June 12-18


The Jewish Community Center used book sale closes with a bargain bag sale, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 15 at 4126 Executive Drive. Everything (excluding specially-priced items and art) that can fit into a brown paper grocery bag is yours for $10 (or a plastic grocery bag for $5). (858) 362-1150.

La Jolla Community Calendar June 5-12


La Jolla’s American Cancer Society Relay For Life, a 24-hour walk to raise money for cancer research, starts 9 a.m. Saturday, June 7 at La Jolla High School, 750 Nautilus St. Supporters are welcome any time and individual walkers do not need to walk all 24 hours. Donations accepted. (858) 551-9811.

Community leaders gather in La Jolla for Props B and C

Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, Environmental Health Coalition executive director Diane Takvorian (at podium), Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez, District 1 City Councilmember Sherri Lightner and La Jolla Community Planning Association board president Joe LaCava. Ashley Mackin

On May 16, Speaker of the Assembly Toni Atkins, assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez, District 1 City Councilmember Sherri Lightner and La Jolla Community Planning Association board president Joe LaCava met at the Cuvier Club in La Jolla to announce their support for Propositions B and C, and to encourage voters to vote “yes” on the measures in the June 3 election.

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