Events

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Nov. 16

    Got events for this calendar? E-mail details to: ashleym@lajollalight.com Deadline: Noon, Thursday for next week’s edition. Questions? Call Ashley Mackin-Solomon (858) 875-5957. Thursday, Nov. 16 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619)...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Nov. 9

    Thursday, Nov. 9 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • Veterans Day remembrances slated in La Jolla and San Diego

    Whether in town or a short drive away, La Jollans have several opportunities this week to ponder the sacrifices made by military service members and their families at these special events: Marine Corp Birthday and Veterans Day Cake Cutting 2:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9 at UC San Diego, Student Veterans...

  • The Art that Hitler Hated

    The Art that Hitler Hated

    Cornelia Feye dances her laser pointer around a slide of German expressionist Emil Nolde’s “The Last Supper.” The art historian explains what Adolf Hitler hated about the 1909 painting. “The crime (Nolde) was accused of was insolent mockery of the divine,” Feye tells a packed Athenaeum Music &...

  • La Jolla Light's Community Calendar, Nov. 2

    Fall Family Fun La Jolla Presbyterian Church will hold its fourth annual fall fair from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 at La Jolla Rec Center on Draper Avenue, between Kline and Silverado streets. Pony rides, bounce houses, face painting, food trucks and shaved-ice treats, plus a 3 on 3 Basketball...

  • Halloween happenings in La Jolla, Oct. 27-31

    Halloween happenings in La Jolla, Oct. 27-31

    Local events include spooky stories book-reading, Humans vs. Zombies Capture the Flag Tournament, Halloween carnival and trick or treating.

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Oct. 26

    Thursday, Oct. 26 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Oct. 19

    Short-Term Rental Vote The San Diego City Council will vote on proposed short-term rental regulations during a special meeting, 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 at Golden Hall, 202 West C St., downtown. Those wishing to speak are encouraged to arrive early. sandiego.gov/cd1 Thursday, Oct. 19 Sunrise Rotary...

  • Spooky stories, costume contests, family-friendly festivals bring Halloween to La Jolla

    Spooky stories, costume contests, family-friendly festivals bring Halloween to La Jolla

    La Jolla will be crawling with costumed creatures this month, with Halloween events from Bird Rock to The Shores, and across San Diego that are so fun its scary.

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Oct. 12

    ‘Women in the Military’ The La Jolla Woman’s Club ‘Women in Leadership’ speaker series will host Colonel Jennifer E. Shaar, Commanding Officer of Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot/Western Recruiting Region, San Diego, discussing her career highs and lows, 5:30 p.m....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Oct. 5

    It’s Art & Wine Festival Weekend The ninth annual La Jolla Art and Wine Festival is set for 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8 on Girard Avenue between Torrey Pines Road and Prospect Street. Admission is free. Visitors will find booths filled with the works...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Sept. 28

    Women & Science & Fashion Students from Mesa College Design Program will model fashions they created based on Salk Institute science, 5:30-8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 4 at The Salk, 10010 North Torrey Pines Road. Proceeds benefit the Salk Women & Science Special Awards Initiative, which provides awards...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Sept. 21

    Thursday, Sept. 21 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • Residents bend City’s ear on Torrey Pines Road/La Jolla Parkway traffic

    Residents bend City’s ear on Torrey Pines Road/La Jolla Parkway traffic

    Residents who live on feeder streets to the ever-congested Torrey Pines Road/La Jolla Parkway are growing more and more frustrated with the traffic resulting from the area thoroughfare. In particular, those near the intersection of Hidden Valley Road at Torrey Pines Road shared their concerns at...

  • La Jolla Planners approve Calle del Cielo subdivision, 9-5-2

    La Jolla Planners approve Calle del Cielo subdivision, 9-5-2

    The controversial Calle del Cielo subdivision project was approved at the La Jolla Community Planning Association (LJCPA) meeting, Sept. 7, after three sub-committee hearings, one special meeting and more than four hours of LJCPA debate (over two months). After hearing an updated presentation on...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Sept. 14

    Church Rummage Sale Saturday A variety of items in excellent condition (furniture, jewelry, house wares, clothing, electronics and more) will be for sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 at La Jolla Lutheran Church, 7111 La Jolla Blvd. Payment is cash and credit cards only. Net proceeds will...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Sept. 7

    Thursday, Sept. 7 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Aug. 31

    Thursday, Aug. 31 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Aug. 24

    Thursday, Aug. 24 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Aug. 17

    Thursday, Aug. 17 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Aug. 3

    Thursday, Aug. 3 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • La Jolla ‘Girl Up’ chapter to host speakers, fundraiser July 29 at library

    For the members of the La Jolla High School “Girl Up” chapter, an upcoming fundraiser at La Jolla Library means more than an afternoon of advocacy. For club president Isha Raj-Silverman, it signifies how the club has made its chapter unique by its focus on community outreach. For vice-president...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: July 27

    Thursday, July 27 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • Short-Stacks and Sausages: La Jolla Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast set for Saturday, July 22

    The 2017 Kiwanis Club of La Jolla Pancake Breakfast, scheduled for 7:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 22 at La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St., will bring a classic community concept into the 21st century with one modern addition. “This year, we are going to accept credit cards for admission and...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: July 20

    Thursday, July 20 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m., The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Small business consulting, 9 a.m., Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m., Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 9

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 9

    Dog Adoptions on March 11 Four Paws Rescue, 11 a.m., in front of Ark Antiques, 7620 Girard Ave. (619) 518-1427. Maltese Rescue California, 11 a.m. at PetSmart La Jolla, 8657 Villa La Jolla Drive in La Jolla Village Square shopping park. Second Chance Rescue, 2 p.m. Unleashed by Petco, 8843 Villa...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 2

    Thursday, March 2 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Exercise class for adults, 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church of La Jolla, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. jbale@sdccd.edu Small business consulting, 9:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Feb. 23

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Feb. 23

    White Elephant Sale The 85th annual bargain-hunters event (sponsored by St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church) is set for Feb. 24-26 at La Jolla Woman’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave. First Choice Night begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday, with $15 admission for first dibs. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Feb. 16

    Thursday, Feb. 16 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Exercise class for adults, 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church of La Jolla, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. jbale@sdccd.edu Small business consulting, 9:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Feb. 9

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Feb. 9

    From Sea to Shining Sea Photographer Jim Richter and his wife spent two years seeing the United States in a mobile home and recording the sights of this country on a camera. See the results during his presentation at La Jolla Photo Travelers Club meeting 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15. Wesley Palms,...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Feb. 2

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Feb. 2

    Book Lecture Author Arielle Ford (who created a system to manifest her soulmate using visualizations, rituals and prayers) has combined her methods with the stress-reducing trend of adult coloring books. She will discuss her latest book, ‘Ink-Spirations: Love by Design,’ 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Jan. 26

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Jan. 26

    Family Friendly Fun In honor of Chinese New Year (Jan. 28) and the new exhibit ‘Fantasy of Asia,’ the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will perform ‘A Dragon’s Tale,’ 3:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27 at the La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave. Learn how the Chinese zodiac came to be through storytelling...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Jan. 19

    Baffled by Facebook? Oasis (a healthy-aging public service initiative) and La Jolla Library will present ‘I’m on Facebook, now what?’ 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23 at 7555 Draper Ave. The free program will cover Facebook features, photo albums, tagging photos, your timeline, chatting, messaging and...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Jan. 12

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Jan. 12

    Coffee with Friends Join the La Jolla Newcomers for coffee, 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13 at Harry’s Coffee Shop, 7545 Girard Ave. If you’ve moved to or within the 92037 ZIP code in the last three years, this is a way to meet people and enjoy breakfast and informative conversation. (858) 490-0086. drwolfrf@msn.com...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Jan. 5

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Jan. 5

    Documentary Screens The Children’s School will present ‘The Mask You Live In,’ a film that explores how media and cultural beliefs about masculinity impact boys and men, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10 at the school, 2225 Torrey Pines Lane. Free, but RSVP recommended: tcslj.org/rsvp Thursday, Jan. 5 Sunrise...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Dec. 28

    For the college-bound Recent La Jolla High School (LJHS) grads will share their college experience and help college-bound high school students prepare for their future at a special LJHS alumni panel discussion, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5 in the school’s library, 750 Nautilus St. Moderated questions...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Dec. 15

    Lunch with Santa Children, ages 2 1/2 to 10, are invited to have lunch with Santa and join his helpers in decorating cookies and taking photos, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 at the La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. The cost is $5 per person at the door. Bring your camera for the photos....

  • La Jolla Community calendar Dec. 8

    La Jolla Community calendar Dec. 8

    Tales of the Deep Underwater photographer Chuck Nicklin will be the guest speaker 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14 at the American Cetacean Society meeting, talking about his book ‘Camera Man: Stories of my life and adventures as an underwater filmmaker,’ in Sumner Auditorium at Scripps Institution of...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, Dec. 1

    La Jolla Community Calendar, Dec. 1

    Got ideas for the playground? The first of several meetings to collect input on how the La Jolla Rec Center playground could be improved will be held 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 at 615 Prospect St. La Jolla Parks & Rec, Inc. has received a $350,000 commitment for equipment upgrades and shade structures,...

  • Library to offer Chinese tea and calligraphy workshops

    Library to offer Chinese tea and calligraphy workshops

    On a mission to teach people about the traditions rooted in Chinese culture, Sophia Wang will offer the first of a monthly workshop on Chinese tea ceremonies and calligraphy, 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26 at La Jolla Riford Library. Spanning two hours, part one (3 p.m.) will focus on the history of...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, Nov. 24

    My Life in Science Nobel Prize-winner and President of the Salk Institute, Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn, will be the final speaker of the 2016 “Women in Leadership” series, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30 at La Jolla Woman’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave. Dr. Blackburn will discuss her career as a “Science Pioneer.”...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, Nov. 17

    La Jolla Community Calendar, Nov. 17

    Aiding Anxious Kids La Jollan Katherine Nguyen Williams will discuss her new book, ‘Modular CBT for Children and Adolescents with Depression,’ 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 at La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. She will present parent strategies for addressing depressive and anxious behaviors...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Nov. 10

    Rummage Sale Start your holiday shopping at the La Jolla High School Music Department rummage sale, noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at 750 Nautilus St. Find clothing, books, housewares, toys, electronics, sporting goods, games and more, with proceeds supporting...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Nov. 3-10

    Thursday, Nov. 3 Sunrise Rotary of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Exercise class for ages 55 and older, 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church of La Jolla, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. jbale@sdccd.edu Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858)...

  • La Jolla Communtiy Calendar, Oct. 27-Nov. 3

    Do you want to build a robot? UC San Diego students have offered to teach middle and high school students how to build and program their very own robots, and will then help them compete at UCSD IEEE’s second Sumobot Contest on Nov. 20. The two-day building workshop runs 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Oct. 20

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Oct. 20

    Science and Faith Talk For a project called STEAM: Science and Theology for Emerging Adult Ministry, designed to engage young adults in a discussion of science and faith with leading Christian scientists, Jeremy Kua will speak 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29 at La Jolla Presbyterian Church, 7715 Draper...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Oct. 13

    Getting Ready to Vote? In advance of the Nov. 8 election, the Congregation Beth Israel Men’s Dinner Forum, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, will feature a representative from the League of Women Voters of San Diego at 9001 Towne Centre Drive. Open to all, buffet dinner served. $15 with RSVP, $18 without....

  • Preserving memories: Library hosts Save Your Photos Day scanning

    Preserving memories: Library hosts Save Your Photos Day scanning

    In honor of Save Your Photos Month (September), La Jolla Riford Library invited the Association of Personal Photo Organizers (APPO) to its history room for a day of digitizing treasured family photographs, Sept. 29. Those who signed up in advance were able to bring up to 50 photos to be professionally...

  • Think Outside the Box: New library club helps kids design 3-D creations

    Think Outside the Box: New library club helps kids design 3-D creations

    The Outside the Box Club at La Jolla Library encourages future engineers to, well, think outside the box. Formed in September, the club is for ages 10-18. It meets 3:30-5 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month (and 9:30-11 a.m. the second and fourth Saturdays) at 7555 Draper Ave. Instructor...

  • Let the Ghoul Times Roll! Here’s a roundup of local Halloween Happenings

    Let the Ghoul Times Roll! Here’s a roundup of local Halloween Happenings

    All in the spirit of fun, there are dozens of events to give you giggles or goosebumps this season! Most are in La Jolla, but we’ve included a few worth venturing out for! Tricks and Treats The annual Bird Rock Halloween Window Painting will run 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, along La Jolla...

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