Events

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: June 21

    Spotlight on Children’s Pool A lecture on the history of La Jolla’s landmark, the Children’s Pool is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 at La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave. Learn more about its orgins and ongoing efforts to have it listed on the National Register of Historic Places. (858) 552-1657....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: June 14

    Thursday, June 14 Flag Day 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 Light Community Calendar: June 7

    Thursday, June 7 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...

  • Summer Fun Guide: Lots to do in La Jolla and San Diego after a day at the beach!

    Summer Fun Guide: Lots to do in La Jolla and San Diego after a day at the beach!

    A look at fun summer activities across La Jolla, including art exhibits, concerts, film screenings, community parties, educational events, theatrical productions and more.

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: May 31

    Thursday, May 31 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. Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. La Jolla Library,...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: May 24

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: May 24

    Climate Book Talk Dr. Peter Kalmus, an atmospheric scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will discuss and sign his book, ‘Being the Change: Live Well and Spark a Climate Revolution,’ 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24 at Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave. The book dives into Kalmus’ life change that...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: May 17

    Salk Talk Psychiatrist Jonathan Salk, son of Jonas Salk, developer of the polio vaccine, will host a book signing and discussion, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24 at Geisel Library, 9500 Gilman Drive, off Library Walk on UCSD campus. In the new book “A New Reality: Human Evolution for a Sustainable Future,”...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: May 10

    Tennis Time, Ladies! The return of five defending singles champions will highlight the USTA National Women’s Senior 50-90 Hard Court Tennis Championships, with matches 8 a.m. May 10-11 and 9 a.m. May 12-13 at La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, 2000 Spindrift Drive. The top competitors (ages 50 to 90+)...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: May 3

    Surf’s Up Kids! The Menehune Youth Surf Contest is back, Saturday, May 5 at La Jolla Shores with longboard and shortboard divisions for ages 7-18, plus super-menehunes for ages 6 and younger. Details at ljssa.org Muirlands Family Fun Muirlands Rocks, the annual festival for incoming sixth-graders...

  • ASIAN FILM FEST SPRING SHOWCASE: Women in director’s chair

    ASIAN FILM FEST SPRING SHOWCASE: Women in director’s chair

    The eighth annual San Diego Asian Film Festival Spring Showcase, from Pacific Arts Movement, will feature 15 films from eight countries — with more than half directed by women — screening April 19-26 at Mission Valley UltraStar Cinemas and the Natural History Museum Theater in Balboa Park. Festival...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: April 26

    Focus on Dementia Monarch Cottage will present a two-part panel discussion about aging issues at the La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. “Hope After the Diagnosis,” is 6 p.m. Thursday, April 26; and “Finding Joy in the Journey,” is 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 1. Free. RSVP: (619) 955-0492 or...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar April 19

    Thursday, April 19 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 April 12

    Dance the Night Away The Ballroom Dance Club meets 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 at the Soledad Club, 5050 Soledad Road. Dinner is served and there’s music provided by a live band. $60 per couple. Newcomers welcome. RSVP: (703) 505-9654. Thursday, April 12 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: April 5

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: April 5

    Time to Give Blood San Diego Blood Bank and La Jolla Commons partner for a blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday April 11 at La Jolla Commons Park/West Courtyard, 4747 Executive Drive. One pint of blood, the amount volunteers give when they donate, can save up to three lives. Donors must be...

  • Secret Garden Tour will showcase La Jolla courtyards

    Secret Garden Tour will showcase La Jolla courtyards

    “Courtyards on the Coastline,” the theme of the 20th annual La Jolla Historical Society’s Secret Garden Tour, will offer views of the landscapes and seascapes that grace La Jolla. Tickets are now on sale for the benefit, slated for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19. The six houses on the tour...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 29

    Library Closing Dates No April foolin’! The La Jolla Riford Library will close for four days: Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31 in honor of the Cesar Chavez Holiday; and Sunday, April 1 and Monday, April 2 for building maintenance. The library will reopen Tuesday, April 3. (858) 552-1657....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 22

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 22

    A look at events happening in La Jolla this week, including community advisory meetings, exercise classes, lectures, technology help, dog adoption events, rotary club meetings and more

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 15

    All About Camellias Dean Turney, past president of San Diego Camellia Society, will bring specimens of many varieties and talk about their planting and care at the La Jolla Garden Club meeting, 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 at La Jolla Woman’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave. Free. lajollagardenclub.org Thursday,...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 8

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 8

    Bargain Shopping The 58th annual La Jolla United Methodist Church rummage sale runs 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at 6063 La Jolla Blvd. Find furniture, housewares, clothing, Christmas items, books, toys, jewelry and kids’ wear. (858) 454-7108. lajollaunitedmethodist.org Thursday, March...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 1

    Thursday, March 1 Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m. La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 453-6719. lajollalibrary.org Chair Yoga, 10:15 a.m. Community Center, 6811 La Jolla...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Feb. 22

    Attention Bargain Hunters! St. James By-the-Sea’s annual White Elephant Sale opens with First Choice Night Party, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23 (admission $15 at the door, includes wine and appetizers); the main sale 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24; the half-price sale noon, Sunday Feb. 25; and...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Feb. 15

    Growing Greenery Jackie Seidman, of Jackie and the Beanstalk, will speak about how to refresh landscaping at the next La Jolla Garden Club meeting, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 at La Jolla Woman’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave. Guests welcome. lajollagardenclub.org Thursday, Feb. 15 Sunrise Rotary Club of La...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Feb. 8

    Thursday, Feb. 8 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...

  • Bodhi Tree concerts to honor Leonard Bernstein

    Bodhi Tree concerts to honor Leonard Bernstein

    The mere mention of the name Leonard Bernstein invokes musical memories of the Golden Age of Broadway — think “New York, New York” from “On The Town” (1944) and “I Feel Pretty” from “West Side Story” (1957). But according to singer Angelina Réaux, who knew the late composer and conductor, there...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Feb. 1

    This year’s Go Red for Women, an event that raises awareness for Women’s heart health, shines the spotlight on the UC San Diego Health Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, 9434 Medical Center Drive. The ceremony and reception focus on raising awareness for the prevention of...

  • 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: 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...

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