Community Calendar Jan. 24 - Jan. 31

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, Jan. 24

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

■ How gratitude can change your life, lecture by Rabbi Aliza Berk, director of the Jewish Healing Center, 10 a.m., Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave., register: (858) 637-3070.

■ Timothy Hellwig, associate professor at Indiana university Bloomington, “Retaining the Room to Maneuver? Globalization and Mass Politics,” 12:30 p.m., UCSD Social Sciences Building room 107, 9500 Gilman Drive, register: iicas.ucsd.edu/speaker-series/ registration.html

■ The Cheese Concierge, three-gouda collection with descriptions, wine pairing and cooking suggestions, 2 p.m., $25, Warwick’s Books, 7812 Girard Ave. (858) 454-0347.

■ La Jolla Traffic and Transportation Board meets, 4 p.m., La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. lajollacpa.org

■ Screening of the documentary “Chimpanzee,” followed by a discussion with biological anthropologist Monica Wakefield, 6:30 p.m., uCSD Price Center Theater, 9500 Gilman Drive, (858) 822-2068.

■ Lecture, “Reading the Pictures: Understanding the Role and Power of News Photos in Our Increasingly Visual World,” Michael Shaw, clinical psychologist and publisher, 7:30 p.m., Athenaeum Library, 1008 Wall St. (858) 454-5872.

■ Book signing, Robert Crais, “Suspect,” 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s Books, 7812 Girard Ave. (858) 454-0347.

Friday, Jan. 25

■ Day Trip to Seaport Village, 10:30 a.m. departure from La Jolla Community Center, return 3:30 p.m. $15 members, $25 non-members, 6811 La Jolla Blvd., RSVP: (858) 459-0831.

■ Kiwanis Club of La Jolla meets, noon, La Jolla Presbyterian Church, 7155 Draper Ave. mmcalister@cgpinc.com

■ Tony Lasley, Latin-style music, 6 p.m. Finch’s Wine Bar and Bistro, 7644 Girard Ave. (858) 456-4056.

■ Silent auction, closing bidding for the art collection of Lois Stecker, 6:30 p.m. Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. (858) 454-5872.

Saturday, Jan. 26

■ Ikebana Classes, flower arranging to take home, 8:50 a.m. $19, riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

■ Seniors Computer Group, visitors welcome, 9:30 a.m. $1 per month, Wesley Palms, 2404 Loring St., Pacific Beach. (858) 459-9065.

■ Winter quarterly meeting of Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom, 11 a.m. Community room of La Jolla Village Square, 8715 Villa La Jolla Drive, (858) 484-2516 or (858) 437-1962.

■ Chess Club with game play and lessons, suggested for those under 25, 12:30 p.m., riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

■ Friendship Gardeners of Del Mar meets with author Frank La Rosa “The Spirit of Gardening” 1 p.m. (858) 755-6570 for location.

■ The Winter Event with music, art, food trucks, free wine and beer, 6 p.m., James Grant La Jolla, 7527 La Jolla Blvd. (858) 459-0190.

■ Elliott Lawrence, jazz guitar, 6 p.m. Finch’s Wine Bar and Bistro, 7644 Girard Ave. (858) 456-4056.

Sunday, Jan. 27

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

■ Chef Anna Naturalista, author of “Defining Moments of Courage,” 11 a.m., Harvard Cookin Girl, 7441 Girard Ave. (858) 888-3509.

■ My Divertimento Symphony Orchestra concert devoted to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 2 p.m., Sherwood Hall, 1414 Galveston St., (619) 276-2057.

■ UCSD Architectural Tour, 2 p.m., uCSD South Gilman Information Pavilion, 9500 Gilman Drive, reservations required: (858) 534-4414 or visitorsprogram@ucsd.edu

■ Singer/Musician Tim Foley program of Irish music featuring guitar, mandolin, violin and uilleann pipes, 4 p.m., freewill offering accepted and childcare is provided, La Jolla United Methodist Church, 6063 La Jolla Blvd., (858) 454-7108.

Monday, Jan. 28

■ Athenaeum mini-concerts presents Barbara Tobler and the Lyriphon Trio, noon, 1008 Wall St. Free. (858) 454-5872.

■ La Jolla Parks and Beaches, Inc. meets, 4 p.m., La Jolla rec Center, 615 Prospect St., LJParksnBeaches@gmail.com

Tuesday, Jan. 29

■ Computer Class, 11 a.m., 4-sessions $40 members, $50 non-members, La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. (858) 459-0831.

■ Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, speaker Meena Anderson, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, noon, lunch $30, Cuvier Club, 7776 Eads Ave. (858) 459-1850.

■ Free movies and popcorn: “Moonrise Kingdom,” 2 p.m. riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

■ Design and Wine with Dottie Stanley, painting class for all levels, 5 p.m., $30 members, $40 non- members, includes materials, La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. RSVP: (858) 459-0831.

■ Lecture: “Fossil Energy and China’s Future,” 5 p.m., School of International relations and Pacific Studies room 3201, uCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive. (858) 534-1957 or pbibb@ucsd.edu

■ Culture and Cuisine, Ashak — the Afghan version of ravioli, 5:30 p.m., $30 members; $35 non-members, La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. RSVP: (858) 459-0831.

■ Discussion, spotlight on innovation and trade with UCSD Chancellor Pradeep Khosla, 6:30 p.m. reception; 7 p.m. talk, UCSD Institute of the Americas, 10111 north Torrey Pines road. (858) 453-5560.

■ Lecture series by art historian Linda Blair, “Impressionism Plus Two,” 7:30 p.m., $50 for members and $75 for non-members for the series or $12 for members and $17 for non-members for individual tickets, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St., (858) 454-5872.

Wednesday Jan. 30

■ Kiwanis Club of Torrey Pines meeting, 7:15 a.m., Torrey Pines Christian Church, 8320 Scenic Drive North, essheridan@aol.com

■ Day Trip to USC and Exposition Park Walking Tour, 8 a.m. departure from La Jolla Community Center, return at 6 p.m., $35 for members, $55 for non-members, 6811 La Jolla Blvd., RSVP to (858) 459-0831.

■ Soup classes with Opera Singing Chef Elizabeth Podsiadlo – Roasted Root Vegetable Bisque, 10 a.m., $10 for members, $15 for non-members, La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd., (858) 459-0831.

Thursday, Jan. 31

■Rotary Club of La Jolla Sunrise

meets, 6:55 a.m., The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro, (619) 992-9449.

■ Incoming sixth grade parents Open House

at Muirlands Middle School, for prospective families to have questions answered, 11:30 a.m., Muirlands Middle School Auditorium, 1056 Nautilus St., mohara1@san.rr.com or franandtodd@aol.com

■ The Bishop’s School Exhibition opening, 6:30 p.m., Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St., (858) 454-5872.

■ Film screening of “Bestiaire,”

8 p.m., $5-10, Calit2 Auditorium, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive, (858) 534-8497 or artpower@ucsd.edu

• E-mail calendar listings to: ashleym@lajollalight.com

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