La Jolla Community Calendar Jan. 1


New Music

■ Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will kick off its annual SoundOn Festival of Modern Music, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8 with a concert at 1008 Wall St. The festival showcases the vibrant ensemble-in-residence, NOISE, presenting cutting-edge world premieres and festival favorites. Tickets: $10-$20. (858) 454-5872.

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015

Happy New Year!

■ New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge Swim, hosted by La Jolla Cove Swim Club. 10 a.m., Kellogg Park at La Jolla Shores Beach near the lifeguard tower, followed by chili-and-soup potluck.

Friday, Jan. 2

■ La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club Breakfast Meeting, 7:15 a.m. La Jolla Marriott, 4240 La Jolla Village Drive. $20. (858) 395-1222.

■ Computer Help Lab, tackling general questions on computers and programs, 11 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

■ Art Interact Club meets, 3:30 p.m. La Jolla Riford Library, 755 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

Saturday, Jan. 3

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

Sunday, Jan. 4

■ San Diego County Diversity and Inclusiveness Group meets to affect a faith-neutral name for the La Jolla December parade, 8:15 a.m. Starbucks, 1055 Torrey Pines Road. Free with RSVP: (858) 454-2628.

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

Monday, Jan. 5

■ Ico-Dance class, (low impact, full bodied, expressive dance class for all ages and abilities), 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. $7 for members, $12 for non-members.

■ Raja Yoga class, guided by the Nataraja Yoga and Meditation Center, 4:30 p.m. Congregational Church of La Jolla, 1216 Cave St. Donations accepted. (858) 395-4033.

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

Tuesday, Jan. 6

■ Rotary Club of La Jolla, noon, La Valencia Hotel, 1132 Prospect St. Lunch $30. Guests welcome.

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

■ Soroptimist International of La Jolla monthly dinner meeting, 5:30 p.m. for prospective and current members. Location given upon RSVP:

■ 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.

■ Seaside Quilt Guild monthly gathering, 6:30 p.m. social time, programs at 7:00pm. Soledad Club, 5050 Soledad Road. $5.

■ Toastmasters of La Jolla meets for those wanting to improve their public speaking skills, 6:45 p.m. La Jolla Recreation Center, 615 Prospect St. Free for guests, and $85 six-month membership.

Wednesday, Jan. 7

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

■ Torrey Pines of La Jolla Rotary meets, 11:30 a.m. Rock Bottom Brewery, 8980 La Jolla Village Drive. $20. (858) 459-8912.

■ Tapping to the Stars, tap classes for women, noon. Ooh La La Dance Academy, 7467 Cuvier St. $70-$87 a month.

Thursday, Jan. 8

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

■ Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. Qi Gong is used to relax and harmonize the body with gentle exercises for all ages and abilities. (858) 453-6719.

■ Pen to Paper writing group meets, 1 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

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

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Did we miss listing your community event? E-mail information to: The deadline is noon, Thursday for publication in the following Thursday edition. Questions? Call Ashley Mackin at (858) 875-5957



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