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La Jolla Community Calendar May 1 – 8

The La Jolla High School PTA will host an informational night for incoming freshman and parents, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 7
on the campus green, 750 Nautilus St. Presentations by Principal Chuck Podhorsky, the PTA, athletic department and Associated Student Body. (858) 459-1075

Tax Man Cometh! Dan McAllister speaks at La Jolla Community Center

San Diego county Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister addresses guests at the La Jolla Community Center. Ashley Mackin

On tax day, April 15, San Diego County Treasurer/Tax Collector Dan McAllister addressed guests at the La Jolla Community Center as part of its Distinguished Speakers Series. He came to discuss the county’s property tax situation, and how census data and school bonds play a part.

La Jolla Community Calendar April 24-May 1

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Academy Award Best Picture nominee “Captain Phillips” will screen 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 at the La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave. The 2013 film stars Tom Hanks and Best Supporting Actor nominee Barkhad Abdi. Free admission and popcorn. (858) 552-1657. LaJollaLibrary.org

Total Career Makeover contest winners chosen in La Jolla

Total Career Makeover co-winner Gaston Farina.

Gaston Farinas, who regularly swims at La Jolla Cove, is one of two winners in the San Diego Total Career Makeover contest. The second winner is Lamia Merabet of San Diego, who often applied for jobs at UC San Diego. They were recognized at an April 8 seminar at La Jolla Presbyterian Church.

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.

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