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, and now the board needs ideas for what the community would like to see happen. Questions? Call Cindy Greatrex at (858) 922-0263.

Thursday, Dec. 1

Sunrise Rotary 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. Gentle exercises for all ages and abilities. (858) 453-6719. lajollalibrary.org 

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

La Jolla Community Planning Association meets, 6 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. info@lajollacpa.org

Friday, Dec. 2 

La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club meets, 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. Club is seeking new members. (858) 900-2710. kiwanislajolla.org 

Lunchtime Guided Meditations, noon to 12:50 p.m. PDG Health, 909 Prospect St. $8, first time free. Drop-ins are welcome, but RSVP requested: (858) 459-5900. 

Saturday, Dec. 3 

Ikebana flower arranging class, 9:15 a.m. advanced, 11:30 beginner/intermediate, Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

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.

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

Dog adoption event with Aussie Rescue of San Diego, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. In front of Ark Antiques, 7620 Girard Ave. (858) 459-7755. 

Writer’s Block writing group meets, noon. La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

Dog adoption event with Second Chance Rescue of San Diego, 2-6 p.m. Unleashed by Petco, 8843 Villa La Jolla Drive, Suite 203. (858) 457-2036

Atheists La Jolla group meets, 3:45 p.m. outside Starbucks, 8750 Genesee Ave., Suite 244. Repeats Sunday, 7 p.m. Peet’s Coffee, 8843 Villa La Jolla Drive, Suite 202. RSVP: teddyrodo@hotmail.com

Sunday, Dec. 4

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

E-clinic, learn to download e-books and access online resources from your tablet or mobile device, 1 p.m. La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

San Diego Jewish Genealogical Society Hanukkah celebration with food and screening of “Living Our Legacy,” 1 p.m. JCC Senior Activity Room, 4126 Executive Drive. Catered buffet, including latkes: $5. RSVP required: info@sdjgs.org

Tea with the Bard, Shakespeare reading with tea and treats, 2 p.m. La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

Monday, Dec. 5 

Ico-Dance class, 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. (858) 459-0831. 

Yiddish Circle, 1:30 p.m. Read poems and stories, watch videos, celebrate holidays, sing songs. Mostly in Yiddish with some English. Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive. $3. (858) 450-9081. 

Raja Yoga class, guided by the Nataraja Yoga and Meditation Center, 4:30 p.m. Congregational Church of La Jolla, 1216 Cave St. Donations accepted. (858) 395-4033. 

Tuesday, Dec. 6

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 to 12:50 p.m. PDG Health, 909 Prospect St. $8, first time free. Drop-ins, 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.

Soroptimist International of La Jolla dinner meeting, 5:30 p.m. Location upon RSVP: (858) 337-8090 (call or text). soroptimistlj.org 

Bird Rock Community Council holiday party, 6 p.m. Wheat and Water pizzeria, 5737 La Jolla Blvd. info@birdrockcc.org 

Community Balance Class, learn techniques to walk safely and maximize independence, 6 p.m. Ability Rehab, 737 Pearl St., Suite 108. Free TO MS Society members, $10 non-members. (858) 456-2114. 

Citizen Science Lecture, “Recycling, removal and regulation: Protein destruction as a way of life,” 6:30 p.m. La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

Seaside Quilt Guild monthly gathering, 6:30 p.m. social time, programs 7 p.m. Soledad Club, 5050 Soledad Road. $5. lois.c.heath@att.net

Wednesday, Dec. 7

Kiwanis Club of Torrey Pines meets, 7:20 a.m. Good Samaritan Episcopal Church, Roetter Hall, 4321 Eastgate Mall. First three meetings free, then $15. tbilotta1@gmail.com 

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

Tapping To The Stars, adult dance class, noon. Ooh La La Dance Academy, 7467 Cuvier St. $70. nancy@tappingtothestars.com 

Thursday, Dec. 8

Sunrise Rotary 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. Gentle exercises for all ages and abilities. (858) 453-6719. lajollalibrary.org 

Wolfstein Sculpture Park Tour, 11 a.m. 9888 Genesee Ave. Docent-guided tour of the more than 25 pieces on the campus of Scripps La Jolla. Wear comfortable shoes and sun protection. RSVP: (858) 626-6994.

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

La Jolla Town Council meets, 5 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. (858) 454-1444.

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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