La Jolla Community Calendar April 11 - 18

Thursday, April 11

■ Rotary Club of La Jolla Sunrise meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449.

■ Preschool story time and crafts, 10:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

■ La Jolla Bar Association meets, speaker Jacob Stein “Asset Protection,” noon, Manhattan Restaurant at the Empress Hotel, 7766 Fay Ave. No charge for guests, $50 yearly membership. (858) 551-2440.

■ Pen to Paper writing group meets, noon, Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552- 1657.

■ The James K. Binder Seminar features Roger Chartier: “Literature, Textual Criticism and Cultural History,” 2 p.m. UCSD Literature Building, Room 155. (858) 534-3210.

■ La Jolla Town Council meets, 5 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. (858) 454- 1444.

■ CONSUME gallery opening, a group exhibition created through research at the intersection of art, technology and food systems. 5 p.m. UCSD Gallery @ Calit2, 9500 Gilman Drive. (858) 336-6456.

■ An Evening of Econ, with Trevor and Tim Callan, “Rallies, Rates and Real Estate ... What Now?” wine and hors d’oeuvers, 5 p.m. Callan Capital, 1250 Prospect St., Suite 1. RSVP: clinton@callancapital.com

■ Romantic Castles of Europe virtual tour by James Grebl, Ph.D., “Castles of France,” 7:30 p.m. Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. $12- $17. (858) 454-5872.

■ First day of student-run production “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” 8 p.m. UCSD Mandeville Center Auditorium, 9500 Gilman Drive. $10-15. muir.musical@gmail.com

Friday, April 12

■ La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club Breakfast Meeting, 7:15 a.m. UCSD Faculty Club, 9500 Gilman Drive. $20. (858) 395-1222 or

LaJollaGTRotary.org

■ Kiwanis Club of La Jolla meets, noon ($15 unless attending member’s guest), La Jolla Presbyterian Church, 7155 Draper Ave. mmcalister@cgpinc.com

■ Film Noir Classics screening, “The Man Who Knew Too Much,” 3 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552- 1657.

■ Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation additional show with surprise films added, 7:30 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 700 Prospect St. $15. (858) 459-8707 or

spikeandmike.com

Saturday, April 13

■ Seniors Computer Group meets, 9:30 a.m. free for visitors, $1 monthly membership. Wesley Palms, 2404 Loring St., Pacific Beach. (858) 459- 9065.

■ 5K Walk for Salk, registration opens at 8 a.m. The ADA and stroller- friendly route starts at Salk Institute Road at Torrey Pines, goes up and back on North Torrey Pines, ends at North Torrey Pines Road at Torrey Scenic Drive. $35 registration covers snacks, water and a goodie bag. Free for kids less than 12.

stepintodiscovery.kintera.org

■ Conference, Women’s Wellness Day, 8 a.m. UCSD Medical Education Telemedicine Building, 9500 Gilman Drive. (619) 543-2445.

■ Salk Institute’s first community open house, health and wellness festival with vendor booths, speakers and family activities, guided lab tours offered with pre-registration required, tours start at 11:30 a.m. Salk Institute for Biological Studies, 10010 North Torrey Pines Road. RSVP: (858) 597-0657.

■ Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation additional show with surprise films added, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 700 Prospect St. $15. (858) 459-8707 or

spikeandmike.com

Sunday, April 14

■ La Jolla Open Aire Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Girard Avenue at Genter Street. (858) 454-1699.

■ Weekend with the Locals, Charmaine Hammond, author of “Toby (The Pet Therapy Dog) and His Friends,” noon, Warwick’s Books, 7812 Girard Ave. (858) 454-0347.

■ Sunday Afternoon Musicale, flamenco guitarist Anthony Garcia, 2 p.m. Darlington House, 7441 Olivetas Ave. $40 includes valet parking, champagne, wine, cheese and hors d’oeuvres. (858) 454-7625.

■ Award-winning young pianist Oksana Germain, 3:30 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

■ SpringFest musical soirée, 6 p.m. Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way. $10-$8. RSVP: (858) 534-5771.

Monday, April 15

■ Assistant professor of Anthropology and Muslim Studies at Michigan State University Mara Leichtman lecture “Conversion to Shi‘i Islam and the Transformation of Religious Authority in Senegal,” 5 p.m. UCSD SSB 107, 9500 Gilman Drive. (858) 534-8849 or (858) 534- 3210.

■ Lecture by former French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin on “Europe: A Continent in Decline or a Model for the Future?” 6 p.m. UCSD Great Hall, 9500 Gilman Drive. RSVP:

gjustice.ucsd.edu/lionel-jospin

■ Musical Milestones: An Anniversary Series, lectures juxtapose music with visual art, 7:30 p.m. Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. $20,$25. RSVP: (858) 454-5872.

Tuesday, April 16

■ San Diego French- American School Open House for families with children entering preschool, kindergarten and first grade, 8:45 a.m. 6550 Soledad Mountain Road. RSVP: admissions@sdfrenchschool. org; (858) 456-2807 ext. 306.

■ La Jolla Shores Planned District Advisory Board meets, 9 a.m. La Jolla Rec Center, Room 2, 615 Prospect St. info@lajollacpa.org

■ Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, noon, lunch $30, Cuvier Club, 7776 Eads Ave. (858) 459-1850.

■ Hatha Chair Yoga, 12:30 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552- 1657.

■ La Jolla Garden Club 1 p.m. La Jolla Lutheran Church, 7117 La Jolla Blvd. Guests welcome. RSVP: mtaylor2@san.rr.com

■ Development Permit Review Committee meets, 4 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St., info@lajollacpa.org

■ Community Balance Class, learn techniques to improve balance, walk safely and maximize independence, 6 p.m. Ability Rehab, 737 Pearl St., Suite 108. Free for MS Society members, $10 non-members. (858) 456-2114.

■ Toastmasters of La Jolla meets for those wanting to improve their public speaking skills, 6:30 p.m. La Jolla Firehouse YMCA, 7877 Herschel Ave. Free for guests, $78 six- month membership. president@tmlajolla.org

■ From Brahms to Broadway, history of the musical, 7:30 p.m. Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. Series: $48, $68 non-members. RSVP: (858) 454-5872.

Wednesday, April 17

■ Ico-Dance classes for adults of all levels, 10:30 a.m. La Jolla YMCA Firehouse, 7877 Herschel Ave. For pricing, (760) 594-6045 or icodance@gmail.com

■ Poetry Reading by Kerry Shawn Keys, American and Lithuanian poet, playwright and script writer, 5 p.m. UCSD Literature Building, Room 155. (858) 534-3210.

■ Music by Mamak Khadem, 8 p.m. The Loft, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive. $11-30. (858) 534-8497.

Thursday, April 18

■ Rotary Club of La Jolla Sunrise meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shires Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449.

■ Poetry Workshop, 2 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 412-6351.

■ Judaic Studies Program, Literature Department presents Anthony Bale, "The Christians Weighing of Jewish Souls," 4 p.m. UCSD Price Center, Bear Room, 9500 Gilman Drive. (858) 534-3210.

■ La Jolla Town Council Sunsetter, 5 p.m. Crab Catcher restaurant, 1298 Prospect St. $5 LJTC members, $10 non-members and free for new members that sign up at the event. (858) 454-1444 or office@lajollatowncouncil.org

■ American Legion La Jolla Post 275, two speakers tonight, 6:30 p.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del oro. $20 dinner and parking. RSVP: (858) 455-1544 or vtullis@earthlink.net

■ Romantic Castles of Europe virtual tour by James Grebl, Ph.D., "Castles of Germany," 7:30 p.m. Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. $12-17. (858) 454-5872.

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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