La Jolla Community Calendar, Nov. 17

Aiding Anxious Kids

La Jollan Katherine Nguyen Williams will discuss her new book, ‘Modular CBT for Children and Adolescents with Depression,’ 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 at La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. She will present parent strategies for addressing depressive and anxious behaviors in children and how school/mental health professionals can help reduce those behaviors. Free. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

Thursday, Nov. 17

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. (858) 453-6719. 

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. (858) 459-0831. 

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

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

Friday, Nov. 18

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. 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. RSVP requested: (858) 459-5900. 

Film Noir screening, “Port of New York” (1949) starring Scott Brady, Richard Rober and Yul Brynner, 3 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

Saturday, Nov. 19

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

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

Informed Prostate Cancer Support Group meets, 10 a.m. Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Center Auditorium, 10905 Road to the Cure. Patients and loved ones welcome. ipcsg.org

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 Operation Greyhound, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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.

Science workshop on genome editing technology, 3 p.m. Learn how genome editing works, then use online databases and free software to design a targeted genetic modification. For ages 16 and up. Bring a laptop (limited number available). Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

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, Nov. 20

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

Monday, Nov. 21

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. 

Lecture, “Changing Course: The History and Impact of the San Diego River,” 10:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

La Jolla Pen Women meets, 1 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

Lecture on recent discoveries in the evolution of “Darwin’s finches,” populations of small birds the naturalist first encountered on the Galapagos Islands in 1835, 3 p.m. Scripps Seaside Forum, 8610 Kennel Way. scripps.ucsd.edu/events

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, Nov. 22

La Jolla Shores Planned District advisory board meets, 9 a.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. info@lajollacpa.org 

Exercise class for adults 55 and older, 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church of La Jolla, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. jbale@sdccd.edu

Lunchtime Guided Meditations, Noon12:50 p.m. PDG Health, 909 Prospect St. #290B. $8, first time free. Drop-ins are welcome, but 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.

La Jolla Shores Permit Review Committee meets, 4 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. info@lajollacpa.org 

Community Balance Class, 6 p.m. Ability Rehab, 737 Pearl St., Suite 108. Free for MS Society members, $10 for non-members. (858) 456-2114. 

Wednesday, Nov. 23

Soroptimist International of La Jolla breakfast meeting, 7:15 a.m. The Shores Restaurant, 8110 Camino Del Oro, First two meetings complimentary, then $16. (858) 454-9156. soroptimistlj@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 tap class, noon. Ooh La La Dance Academy, 7467 Cuvier St. $70. nancy@tappingtothestars.com 

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, Nov. 24 

Thanksgiving Day

Regular meetings cancelled, municipal offices and schools closed. 

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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