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 Park. 5K runners start at the top of the hill on La Jolla Shores Drive, run the last 3.1 miles of the course and also finish at The Cove. Both races start at 7:30 a.m. with a three-hour time limit for the Half Marathon. The event is a fundraiser presented by the Kiwanis Club of La Jolla. lajollahalfmarathon.com

Thursday, April 20

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 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. Gentle exercises for all ages. (858) 453-6719. lajollalibrary.org

Pen to Paper writing group meets, 1 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

iPad class, 1:30 p.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. $10-$15. (858) 459-0831.

Poetry Workshop, 2 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 412-6351. lajollalibrary.org

La Jolla Town Council meeting cancelled.

American Legion La Jolla Post 275, 6:30 p.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. (619) 572-1022.

Friday, April 21

La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club breakfast meeting, 7:15 a.m. La Jolla Marriott, 4240 La Jolla Village Drive. $20. (858) 395-1222. lajollagtrotary.org

Exercise class for adults, 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church of La Jolla, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. jbale@sdccd.edu

Tai Chi, 10 a.m. beginner, 10:45 a.m. advanced, La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1658

Computer Help Lab, 11 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

Kiwanis Club of La Jolla meets, noon, La Jolla Presbyterian Church, 7155 Draper Ave. First three meetings free, then $15. (858) 900-2710. kiwanisclublajolla.org

Lunchtime Guided Meditations, noon, PDG Health, 909 Prospect St. $8, first time free. Drop-ins welcome, RSVP requested. (858) 459-5900.

Saturday, April 22

Earth Day

Seniors Computer Group, 9:30 a.m. Wesley Palms, 2404 Loring St., Pacific Beach. How to use computers and smartphones safely. Free for guests, $1 monthly membership. (858) 459-9065.

Earth Day Celebration for families with children ages 2-6, 9 a.m. sing-along, instrumental petting zoo, meet-and-greet with animals by Project Wildlife, science experiments, arts and crafts, dancing exercises, face-painting. La Jolla Country Day School, 9490 Genesee Ave. jgross@ljcds.org

Children’s Virtues Class, 10:30 a.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. childrensclass.webs.com or hedyy19@gmail.com

Book talk, “Terror in Ypsilanti: John Norman Collins unmasked,” 2 p.m. La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

Dog adoption event with Second Chance Rescue of San Diego, 2-6 p.m. Unleashed by Petco, 8843 Villa La Jolla Drive. (858) 457-2036.

Fundraising gala for La Jolla Elementary School, 6 p.m. Farmer & the Seahorse, 10996 Torreyana Road. Theme is “Olé! Fiesta on the Farm.” friendsofljes.org

Sunday, April 23

La Jolla Open Aire Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Girard Avenue at Genter Street. (858) 454-1699.

E-clinic, 1 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

French film screening, “Hippocrates,” 5:30 p.m. San Diego French-American School, 6550 Soledad Mountain Road. Presented by French Film Club of San Diego, French with English subtitles. $8.50. sdfrenchfilmclub@gmail.com

Monday, April 24

Ico-Dance class, for all abilities, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. $7 members, $12 non-members. amandabanks.com/ico-dance

Exercise class for adults, 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church of La Jolla, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. jbale@sdccd.edu

iPad class, 10:30 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. $10-15. (858) 459-0831.

La Jolla Parks & Beaches, Inc. meets, 4 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. ljparksnbeaches@gmail.com

Tuesday, April 25

Exercise class for adults, 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church of La Jolla, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. jbale@sdccd.edu

Lunchtime Guided Meditations, noon, PDG Health, 909 Prospect St. $8, first time free. Drop-ins welcome, RSVP requested. (858) 459-5900.

Rotary Club of La Jolla, noon, La Valencia Hotel, 1132 Prospect St. Lunch $30. Guests welcome. lora.fisher@usbank.com

Hatha Chair Yoga, 12:30 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

Movie screening, “The Pelican Brief” (2000) stars Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington, Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

La Jolla Shores Permit Review Committee (pending items to review) meets, 4 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. info@lajollacpa.org

Wednesday, April 26

Exercise class for adults, 9:45 a.m. United Methodist Church of La Jolla, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. (858) 459-3870.

Torrey Pines of La Jolla Rotary Club meets, 11:30 a.m. Rock Bottom Brewery, 8980 La Jolla Village Drive. $20. (858) 459-8912. gurneymcm@aol.com

Chinese brush painting workshop, 12 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

La Jolla Parks & Rec meets, 5 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. (858) 552-1658.

Kiwanis Club of Torrey Pines meets, 6:30 p.m. Mimi’s Café, 10788 Westview Parkway. First two meetings free, then $15. tbilotta1@gmail.com

Thursday, April 27

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 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. Gentle exercises. (858) 453-6719. lajollalibrary.org

iPad class, 1:30 p.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. $10-15. (858) 459-0831.

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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