The La Jolla Garden Club will hold its annual Gardeners’ Market at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013 on the patio outside Chase Bank, at 7777 Girard Ave. in La Jolla Village. Each year, the garden club hosts the market the day before Mother’s Day Sunday. The potted plants, topiaries, succulent arrangements, baked goods and gift items with a garden theme are tied up with bows, ready to give to mothers the following morning.
The famed Secret Garden Tour, the primary fundraiser for the La Jolla Historical Society, is back for its 15th year from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 18. While the tour will still showcase six different gardens, there are some new and improved features this year. For the first time, Wisteria Cottage, 780 Prospect St., will be the site of a Garden Boutique.
On March 26, students from The Bishop’s School returned from an eye-opening trip to India and Nepal. While there, the 25 young travelers spent four days and nights at a shelter they helped support through fundraising.
The annual Baja Knights Auction to benefit The Bishop’s School’s need-based student financial aid and faculty professional growth programs took place April 20, 2013 on the school’s campus in La Jolla. The soiree featured a concert by rocker Sammy Hagar and included live and silent auctions, a wine auction, dinner and dancing.
La Jolla’s Best Bets for Events from April 26-May 5, 2013 include music and dance performances, photography and art exhibits, La Jolla Half Marathon, Cinco de Mayo party, La Jolla Symphonny concerts and historical walking tours of La Jolla Village.
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Two Girl Scout Daisy troops at Bird Rock Elementary in La Jolla raised money through Girl Scout cookie sales to buy a new State of California flag and a new U.S. flag for their school. Daisy Troop 4186 (kindergartners) and Daisy Troop 3869 (first-graders) presented the flags during the morning assembly on March 27, 2013.
Earth Day is celebrated globally on April 22 as folks pay homage to the planet’s bounty with a rekindling of community awareness and commitment to a cleaner, greener, safer place in the universe we call home. So rally your sustainable sensibilities while kicking up your heels and shrinking your carbon footprints.
Synergy Art Foundation — dedicated to supporting local artists and funding community arts projects and San Diego Visual Arts Network (SDVAN), which maintains a website full of arts resources and facilitates collaborations — are inviting art-, music-, food- and fun-lovers to what they’re calling a spectacular FUNdraiser on April 27, 2013.
At age 92, former La Jolla resident Rhoda Riddell has had the ride of her life.
“We are keeping whatever nature gave us through all these years, … modifying a little bit through a simple solution.” — Sculptor Nasser Pirasteh