Events

  • 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: July 13

    Sunsets on the Blvd. Join residents of the Bird Rock community for a neighborhood shopping event, 5 p.m. Friday, July 14, along La Jolla Boulevard. There will be activities and specials at various businesses and restaurants. birdrockcc.org Thursday, July 13 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets,...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: July 6

    Thursday, July 6 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: June 29

    Thursday, June 29 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 June 22

    Thursday, June 22 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....

  • Merchants offer update on fall Burgers & Brews event

    Merchants offer update on fall Burgers & Brews event

    La Jolla Village Merchants Association (LJVMA) vice-president Brett Murphy provided the board with the latest news on the Burgers & Brews event proposed for Oct. 28 at Scripps Park, during its June 14 meeting at Riford Library. Burgers & Brews is to serve as a kickoff to the Breeders’ Cup thoroughbred...

  • LET’S REVIEW: In an ‘Extra-Ordinary Collusion’ Art/Science join forces for exhibit in Balboa Park

    LET’S REVIEW: In an ‘Extra-Ordinary Collusion’ Art/Science join forces for exhibit in Balboa Park

    Art and science collaborations have been very popular lately, but “Extra-Ordinary Collusion,” an exhibit that opened May 20 at San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) in Balboa Park, really is extra-ordinary. For the Collusion, 25 artists from both sides of the border were paired with 22 scientists from...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, June 15-22

    La Jolla Community Calendar, June 15-22

    Thursday, June 22 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 Exercise class for adults, 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church of La...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar: June 8-15

    La Jolla Community Calendar: June 8-15

    Events June 8-15 Thursday, June 8 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, Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org Exercise class for adults, 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: June 1

    Thursday, June 1 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 Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858)...

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ meets ‘Mars Trilogy’: Two great writers talk fantasy at UCSD event

    ‘Game of Thrones’ meets ‘Mars Trilogy’: Two great writers talk fantasy at UCSD event

    It would be hard to deny our flourishing fascination with all things fantastical if you were at UC San Diego’s Price Center West, May 2, when fantasy writer George R.R. Martin (affectionately know as “GRRM”) and sci-fi writer and UCSD alumni Kim Stanley Robinson spoke to a sold-out audience of...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: May 25

    Thursday, May 25 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 Exercise class, 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church of La Jolla, 6063...

  • Mt. Soledad, Miramar Cemetery to hold Memorial events this weekend in La Jolla and San Diego

    Mt. Soledad, Miramar Cemetery to hold Memorial events this weekend in La Jolla and San Diego

    The Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial will honor Gold Star Families at its 2017 Memorial Day Ceremony, 2-3 p.m. Monday, May 29 at 6905 La Jolla Scenic Drive South in La Jolla. The Gold Star first made an appearance during World War I after being placed over a service flag’s blue star when...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, May 18

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar, May 18

    For The Animals La Jolla Veterinary Hospital’s fourth annual ‘Paws and Pints’ fundraiser is set for 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 18 at The LOT, 7611 Fay Ave. All proceeds go to The Face Foundation and Friends of County Animal Shelter (FOCAS) Program at The Rancho Coastal Humane Society. Auction, mix,...

  • La Jolla Phototravelers Club to host NASA ‘Twin Study’ speaker

    La Jolla Phototravelers Club to host NASA ‘Twin Study’ speaker

    For more than 30 years, the La Jolla Phototravelers Club has met monthly to share photos and stories from faraway places, but this month’s meeting is taking things farther than they ever have — to space! The next speaker is Brinda Rana, Ph.D., associate professor at the Stein Institute for Research...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, May 11

    Thursday, May 11 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Viking Day at The LOT, all day with 20 percent of proceeds generated 7 a.m. to midnight, to La Jolla High. foundationofljhs.com Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: May 4

    Budget Town Hall Meeting Here’s the chance to share your ideas and priorities for the City of San Diego’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018) at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 6 in the La Jolla Village Square Community Room, 8657 Villa La Jolla Drive. RSVP requested to: barbarabry@sandiego.gov...

  • LET’S REVIEW: Recycled art exhibits shine at California Center for the Arts

    LET’S REVIEW: Recycled art exhibits shine at California Center for the Arts

    The R word — Recycling — has been a buzzword in the art world for more than a few years. Now California Center for the Arts has opened a pair of recycled art exhibits that are well worth the trip to Escondido. One is a national touring show, “Second Time Around: The Hubcap as Art,” and the other,...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, April 27

    A big Rummage Sale and Boutique will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 29 at La Jolla Christian Fellowship, 627 Genter St. Free hotdogs while you shop. Furniture, vases, clothes, home decor, accessories, sports equipment and more. (858) 454-9636. Thursday, April 27 Sunrise Rotary Club of La...

  • La Jolla Concours d’Elegance 2017 sees record attendance

    La Jolla Concours d’Elegance 2017 sees record attendance

    Although the number totals are still rolling in, organizers say increases in social media exposure, the quality of cars on display and the show’s international reputation were factors in drawing thousands to the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, April 7-9 with LPL Financial as the big day’s title sponsor....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: April 20

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: April 20

    Sunday: La Jolla Half Marathon The 36th La Jolla Half Marathon and Shores 5K will take place Sunday, April 23 with more than 5,000 athletes expected to participate. Half Marathon runners start at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and race down the coast 13.1 miles to the finish line at Ellen Browning Scripps...

  • La Jolla Light community calendar: April 13

    Egg Hunt Day La Jolla Rec Center will host its annual Spring Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 15 at 615 Prospect St. $5 admission includes arts & crafts, a meet-and-greet with Peter Rabbit, and a goodie bag. Hours: 10 a.m. for ages 2 and under, 10:30 a.m. for ages 3-4, 11 a.m. for ages...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: April 6

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: April 6

    Sunset Stroll Friday Bird Rock Community Council will host its first ‘Sunsets on the Boulevard’ shopping and dining event, 5 p.m. Friday April 7. Select shops along La Jolla Boulevard will stay open later and offer discounts. More details at birdrockcc.org Thursday, April 6 Sunrise Rotary Club...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 30

    Remember That? La Jolla Library will open its new ‘Memory Lab’ with a kick-off lecture, 10 a.m. Saturday, April 1 at 7555 Draper Ave. Archivist Jerry Handfield will discuss ‘What to Save from Grandma’s Attic.’ A photo-scanning workshop follows at 11 a.m. Free. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org...

  • 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...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar: Aug. 4-11

    La Jolla Community Calendar: Aug. 4-11

    In honor of its first anniversary, Lil’ Dipper will offer free ice cream scoops noon to 1 p.m. and 5-6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 5 at 4130 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 102. (858) 336-9811. lildipp.com Thursday, Aug. 4 ▪ Sunrise Rotary of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro....

  • Laughing It Up in La Jolla: The Comedy Store offers a special Sunday with 'Last Comic Standing' winner Dat Phan

    Laughing It Up in La Jolla: The Comedy Store offers a special Sunday with 'Last Comic Standing' winner Dat Phan

    What is the funniest place in all of La Jolla? The 900 block of Pearl Avenue. That’s because it’s the home, at 916, of The Comedy Store, a place that has been churning out laughs for the last 40 years — in the same location! It all began back in 1976 when The Comedy Store was opened in South Mission...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, July 28

    La Jolla Community Calendar, July 28

    Former San Diego Union-Tribune reporter Kristen Green will give a book signing and discussion on her book, “Something Must Be Done about Prince Edward County,” a New York Times bestseller on race, civil rights and education that tells the story of the decision by white leaders in her hometown to...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, July 21-28

    La Jolla Community Calendar, July 21-28

    The Kiwanis Club of La Jolla Pancake Breakfast will be serving up all-you-can-eat flapjacks and sausages, 7:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 23 at La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. Other activities include music, face painting, bounce houses, arts & crafts, and more. $10 for adults (kids under...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, July 14-21

    To kick-off a planned weekly potluck-and-film screening event, Misfit Pictures HQ will present a free showing of the 1984 classic, “Ghostbusters,” starring Bill Murray, 5 p.m. Sunday, July 17 at 565 Pearl St., Suite 100. Screenings continue weekly, with films to be announced. (858) 291-8553. misfitpictures.com...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, July 7-14

    Preceding the La Jolla Community Planning Association (LJCPA) meeting, 6 p.m. Thursday, July 7, there will be a Special Trustee Election, from 3 to 7 p.m. at La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. Three candidates are vying to fill one vacant seat on the board for a two-year term expiring March...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, June 30-July 7

    Thursday, June 30 ▪ 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. (858) 453-6719. ▪ Pen to Paper writing group meets, 1 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552–1657. lajollalibrary.org...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, June 23-30

    La Jolla Community Calendar, June 23-30

    Mystery writers T. Jefferson Parker and Matt Coyle will speak at La Jolla’s Riford Library, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at 7555 Draper Ave. Jefferson has written 22 novels, and Coyle is known for his Rick Cahill crime novel series. Free. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.orgThursday, June 23 ▪ Sunrise...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, June 16-23

    La Jolla Community Calendar, June 16-23

    The Enhance La Jolla committee will host two community information meetings 10 a.m. or 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 22 at the Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. to explain the proposed Maintenance Assessment District for La Jolla and answer questions from attendees. Free. enhancelajolla.orgThursday, June 16...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, June 9-16

    La Jolla Community Calendar, June 9-16

    La Jolla Woman’s Club will host an Open House, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 15 at 7791 Draper Ave. Meet members, learn about the club and upcoming activities. Appetizers and cocktails. RSVP: (858) 454-2354 or e-mail julia.fagin@fnf.comThursday, June 9 ▪ Sunrise Rotary of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m....

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