Events

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Jan. 18

    Thursday, Jan. 18 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 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. La Jolla...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Jan. 11

    Thursday, Jan. 11 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 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. La Jolla...

  • La Jolla Light Commity Calendar, Jan. 4

    Seal Strolls Harbor Seal Pupping Season is in full swing in La Jolla (Dec. 15-May 15 annually), so the Sierra Club Seal Society will present free illustrated talks about the local colony followed by a short walk to the rookery at Children’s Pool (aka Casa Beach), 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6 leaving...

  • POLAR DISORDER: 'Cub' reporter finds La Jolla plunge un-BEAR-able

    POLAR DISORDER: 'Cub' reporter finds La Jolla plunge un-BEAR-able

    I wade slowly out into the Pacific from La Jolla Shores, my eyes on La Jolla Cove to the south. I have come to swim the mile there and back today, returning triumphant — like many of the real men around me at the 2018 Polar Bear Plunge. The first hint I may be in over my head came earlier this...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Dec. 28

    Thursday, Dec. 28 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 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 Library,...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Dec. 21

    Longest Night Service Timed to coincide with the Winter Solstice, a special service is planned to offer hope and healing to anyone coping with the pain of past loss, loneliness, trauma or simply fatigue from a weary year, 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21 at Congregational Church of La Jolla, 1216 Cave...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Dec. 14

    Lunch with Santa La Jolla Recreation Center will host its annual Lunch with Santa Claus event for ages 2-10 (with arts and crafts!) beginning 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 at 615 Prospect St. Tickets are $5 per child, donations accepted at the door. Capacity limited to 100 children. Bring a camera!...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Dec. 7

    Bird Rock Holiday Bazaar Merchants along La Jolla Boulevard will present a bazaar, 2-5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9 with clothing, accessories, jewelry, eyewear, dining, gift cards, surf gear, home goods, wine, bikes and skateboards for sale. There will also be music, cookies, carolers and a giant mailbox...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Nov. 30

    Thursday, Nov. 30 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 Christmas Parade will hit the 60th year mark; Sunday, Dec. 3

    La Jolla Christmas Parade will hit the 60th year mark; Sunday, Dec. 3

    To fill the air with the sights and sounds of the season for the 60th year, the La Jolla Christmas Parade and Holiday Festival returns to The Village of La Jolla, starting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3. The 2017 theme is "Christmas Jewels" to commemorate its diamond year. For one special afternoon,...

  • Holiday Events Guide: Lots of Christmas cheer coming to La Jolla and San Diego County

    Holiday Events Guide: Lots of Christmas cheer coming to La Jolla and San Diego County

    From free film screenings to illuminated winter wonderlands and holiday choir classics, the month of December is booked full of seasonal celebrations and appearances by Santa Claus. Here is a rundown of the many events planned in La Jolla and San Diego County: Holiday events in La Jolla • To pick...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Nov. 23

    Thursday, Nov. 23 Thanksgiving Day 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, stretching, balance and core strengthening, 9:30 a.m. La Jolla United Methodist Church, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. jbale@sdccu.edu ...

  • UC San Diego homecoming for La Jolla legend Jacobs

    UC San Diego homecoming for La Jolla legend Jacobs

    The father of the modern cell phone paid a call on UC San Diego on Wednesday evening, Nov. 13. Dr. Irwin Jacobs, the billionaire co-founder of Qualcomm, gave a 90-minute talk and Q&A session as part of the 50th anniversary of John Muir College, where Jacobs was a professor of computer science and...

  • 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, 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...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 23

    Pass the Popcorn ‘Joy’ screens 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 28 at La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. The movie stars Jennifer Lawrence as Joy Mangano, in a biographical comedy-drama, loosely based on the self-made millionaire who created her own business empire. Free. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 16

    Thursday, March 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: 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....

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