La Jolla Community Calendar March 28 - April 4, 2013

Thursday, March 28

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

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

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

■ Distinguished Speaker Series presents Eddie Osterland, America’s first Master Sommelier, 5 p.m. reception and 6 p.m. presentation, La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. RSVP: (858) 459-0831.

■ Art and Architecture Lecture Series: Patricia Watts’s “Getting off the Planet,” 7:30 p.m. Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. (858) 454-5872

Friday, March 29

■ Spring Break starts for schools on traditional schedule, schools closed

■  La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club Breakfast Meeting featuring speaker Krishna and Bonnie Arora from A Journey of 1000 Miles, 7:15 a.m. La Jolla Marriott, 4240 La Jolla Village Drive. $20. (858) 395-1222 or LaJollaGTRotary.org

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

Saturday, March 30

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

■ Seniors Computer Group, 9:30 a.m. Wesley Palms, 2404 Loring St., Pacific Beach. Free for guests and $1 monthly membership. (858) 459–9065.

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

Sunday, March 31

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

Monday, April 1

■ La Jolla Shores Merchant’s Association BID meets, 4 p.m. Papalulu’s Restaurant, 2168 Avenida De La Playa. david.teafatiller@gmail.com

■ Musical Milestones: An Anniversary Series, works ranging from the Renaissance to the 20th century, 7:30 p.m. Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. Series: $108 members and $138 non-members, individual shows: $20 members and $25 non-members. RSVP: (858) 454-5872

Tuesday, April 2

■ Rotary Club of La Jolla, featuring speaker Johanna Pope – Mingei Museum Education and Outreach Manager, noon, Cuvier Club, 7776 Eads Ave. Lunch $30. (858) 459-1850.

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

■ 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 for non-members. (858) 456-2114.

■ Bird Rock Community Council meets, 6 p.m. Various La Jolla businesses. info@birdrock.org

■ Toastmasters of La Jolla meets for those wanting to improve their public speaking skills, 6:30 p.m. (visitors and new members advised to arrive a few minutes early), La Jolla Firehouse YMCA, 7877 Herschel Ave. Free for guests and $78 six-month membership. president@tmlajolla.org

Wednesday, April 3

■ Kiwanis Club of Torrey Pines meets, 7:15 a.m. Torrey Pines Christian Church, 8320 Scenic Drive North. First two meetings free, then $15. essheridan@aol.com

■ Torrey Pines Rotary Club meets to discuss “College Without Student Loans,” noon, Rock Bottom Brewery, 8980 Villa La Jolla Drive. Lunch approximately $16. info@torreypinesrotary.org

■ The Institute for International, Comparative and Area Studies (IICAS) presents Department Chair, UC Berkeley Terrill Distinguished Professor of Italian Studies Albert Russell Ascoli, 3:30 p.m. Eleanor Roosevelt College Admin Building, Room 115, 9500 Gilman Drive. iicas-events@ucsd.edu

■ Screening of “With Me” and “El Abuelo,” two locally made films on autism, 6 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

■ Athenaeum Jazz Spring 2013 Series featuring Gerald Clayton Trio with Mark Turner, 8 p.m. The Auditorium at TSRI, 10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive. Series: $90 members and $105 non-members, individual tickets: $32 members and $37 non-members. (858) 454-5872

Thursday, April 4

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

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

■ La Jolla Community Planning Association meets, 6 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. info@lajollacpa.org

■ Romantic Castles Of Europe virtual tour by James Grebl, Ph.D., “Castles of the British Isles,” 7:30 p.m. Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. Series: $40 members and $60 non-members, individual shows: $12 members and $17 non-members. (858) 454-5872.

All events are free unless otherwise noted

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