Events

  • 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...

  • La Jolla Ligth Community Calendar, Oct. 6-13

    La Jolla Ligth Community Calendar, Oct. 6-13

    Bless the Animals Pets and their guardians are welcome to participate in a custom that remembers St. Francis of Assisi, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 at Congregational Church, 1216 Cave St. Pastor Sam Greening will conduct the ceremony as part of the worship service. Guests are encouraged to bring...

  • So much to see and do! La Jolla Art and Wine Fest adds celebs, family events, speakers to 2016 lineup

    So much to see and do! La Jolla Art and Wine Fest adds celebs, family events, speakers to 2016 lineup

    The eighth annual La Jolla Art and Wine Festival is stepping up its entertainment game this year so those who stroll the streets looking at world-class art have something to see and do at every corner.  The two-day juried art show — to be held 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 and 10 a.m. to 6...

  • La Jolla's Best Bets for events, Sept. 29

    La Jolla's Best Bets for events, Sept. 29

    Music in the Air UC San Diego Department of Music opens its fall season with pianist Aleck Karis, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5 at Conrad Prebys Concert Hall, UCSD campus, 9500 Gilman Drive. Concert also launches the 2016-17 installment of the department’s Wednesdays@7 concert series. Program includes...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, Sept. 29

    Dive into Family Fun Day! With the new aquatic complex open to the public, La Jolla YMCA presents a free, family fun day open to all, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday Oct. 1 at 8355 Cliffridge Ave. Activities and games, BBQ, water safety demonstrations, splash pad and tours of the facility. (858) 453-3483....

  • La Jolla Cove 10-mile relay swim moved to La Jolla Shores due to fear of water contaminants

    Citing water quality concerns, the 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 La Jolla 10-Mile Relay Swim was moved from La Jolla Cove to La Jolla Shores. A message posted on the organizations’ website states: “Water testing at La Jolla Cove has indicated a heightened level of bacteria for most of the summer and...

  • La Jolla's Best bets for Events, Sept. 15

    La Jolla's Best bets for Events, Sept. 15

    Let’s Talk About Books La Jolla Pen Women present a conversation with Neal Katz, author of “Outrageous: The Victoria Woodhull Saga,” chronicling the story of the first female candidate for president. Includes an introduction and brief history of female presidents and prime ministers worldwide,...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar: Sept. 22-28, 2016

    Thursday, Sept. 22 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....

  • La Jolla News Nuggets, September 15

    La Jolla News Nuggets, September 15

    Sept. 20 will be 'Joe LaCava Day' in SD The City of San Diego plans to proclaim Tuesday, Sept. 20 as "Joe LaCava Day" in the City of San Diego in recognition of the La Jolla resident, community activist and one-time City Council candidate. The honor includes a proclamation at City Hall in Council...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, Sept. 8-15

    ▪ The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, which conducts daily lectures and seminars for members over 50 years old, will have an open house for new or interested members. 9:30 a.m. Sept. 10. UCSD extension campus, 9600 North Torrey Pines. (858) 534-3409. olli.ucsd.edu Thursday, Sept. 8 ▪ Sunrise...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, Sept. 1-8

    La Jolla Community Calendar, Sept. 1-8

    ▪ UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography will host an Open House, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 for an evening of scientific discoveries and institutional updates over coffee and dessert. Vice Chancellor for Marine Sciences, Margaret Leinen, will discuss conservation efforts and Assistant...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, Aug. 25

    La Jolla Community Calendar, Aug. 25

    ▪ Brady “Orca” Bradshaw will discuss apnea theory and ways to maximize the lengths at which swimmers and divers can hold their breath under water, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 at 1008 Torrey Pines Road. Sponsored by La Jolla Swim & Sport. Suggested donation $25. (858) 454-4002. Thursday, Aug. 25...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar: Aug. 18-25

    La Jolla Community Calendar: Aug. 18-25

    ▪ Thursday evenings through Sept. 1, guests can visit the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) for free, with guided tours of “Holdings: Selections from MCASD’s Collection,” music by DJs from the Roots Factory, a cash bar and places for picnicking with ocean views, 5-8 p.m. at 700 Prospect...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, Aug. 11-18

    La Jolla Community Calendar, Aug. 11-18

    Each Saturday this month, La Plaza La Jolla, 7863 Girard Ave., will present free outdoor music featuring local artists. Hear Sam Bybee on acoustic guitar 3 p.m. Aug. 13; Ian Tordella on Aug. 20; and Erika Davies on Aug. 27. (619) 564-7644. facebook.com/laplazalajolla Thursday, Aug. 11 ▪ Sunrise...

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