La Jolla Ligth Community Calendar, Oct. 6-13

Bless the Animals

Pets and their guardians are welcome to participate in a custom that remembers St. Francis of Assisi, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 at Congregational Church, 1216 Cave St. Pastor Sam Greening will conduct the ceremony as part of the worship service. Guests are encouraged to bring unopened containers of pet food and cat litter to be donated to the San Diego Humane Society. (858) 459-5045. lajollaucc.org

Thursday, Oct. 6

Sunrise Rotary of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449.

Exercise class for ages 55 and older, 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.

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

Friday, Oct. 7

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

Coffee with a Cop, 7:30-9:30 a.m. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, 5627 La Jolla Blvd. Free, coffee for purchase. (858) 552-1631.

Exercise class for ages 55 and older, 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 as a member’s guest, then $15. (858) 945-2280. frankbeiser@gmail.com

Lunchtime Guided Meditations with Bram Wiley, 12-12:50 p.m. PDG Health, 909 Prospect St., Suite 290B. $8, first time free. Drop-ins are welcome, RSVP requested: (858) 459-5900.

Saturday, Oct. 8

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.

Concert, Robin Henkel on solo blues, 10 a.m. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, 5627 La Jolla Blvd. (858) 551-1707.

SAT practice test, 10 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

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

Art class for adults with Judith Shufro, 11 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

Dog-adoption event with Four Paws Rescue, 11 a.m. In front of Ark Antiques, 7620 Girard Ave. (619) 518-1427.

Dog-adoption event with Maltese Rescue California, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at PetSmart La Jolla, 8657 Villa La Jolla Drive in the La Jolla Village Square shopping center.

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.

Lecture, “Mindfulness Strategies for Parents and Children,” 3 p.m. 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

Book discussion with Pulitzer Prize winning poet Rae Armantrout on her latest “partly: New and selected poems, 2001-2015,” 7 p.m. D.G. Wills Books, 7461 Girard Ave. (858) 456-1800. dgwillsbooks.com

Sunday, Oct. 9

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

Concert, Whitney Shay and Robin Henkel, 12 p.m. Westfield UTC Palm Plaza, 4545 La Jolla Village Drive. (858) 546-8858

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

Monday, Oct. 10

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

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

La Jolla Community Planned District Ordinance Committee meets, 4 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. info@lajollacpa.org

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, Oct. 11

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

Lunchtime Guided Meditations with Bram Wiley, 12-12:50 p.m. PDG Health, 909 Prospect St., Suite 290B. $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.

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

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

Let’s Knit Together, materials not provided, 6 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. kristiporter@pacbell.net

La Jolla Masonic Lodge meeting dinner, 6:15 p.m. La Jolla Masonic Lodge, 5655 La Jolla Blvd. $16. RSVP: sandiegomasons.org/rsvp

Book signing with Lynne Cox, “Swimming in the Sink,” 7 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Soroptimist International of La Jolla breakfast meeting, to help women and girls succeed, 7:15 a.m. The Shores Restaurant, 8110 Camino Del Oro. First two meetings complimentary, then $16. (858) 454-9156. soroptimistlj@gmail.com

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

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 monthly. nancy@tappingtothestars.com

La Jolla Village Merchants Association meets, 3 p.m. La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. info@lajollabythesea.com

La Jolla Shores Association meets, 6 p.m. Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Building T-29, 8840 Biological Grade. ljsa.org@gmail.com

American Cetacean Society meets, 7 p.m. Sumner Auditorium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, near Kennel Way and Paseo Grande. sd-info@acsonline.org

Thursday, Oct. 13

Sunrise Rotary of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449.

Exercise class for ages 55 and older, 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.

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: Volunteer Services Department (858) 626-6994.

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.

Kiwanis Club of La Jolla outreach happy hour, 5 p.m. Hennessy’s Tavern, 7811 Herschel Ave. nicole@nicolerawson.com

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

Lecture, “The True Facts about College Athletic Recruiting,” organized by La Jolla High School PTSA Programs, 7 p.m., Parker Auditorium, 750 Nautilus St. hryan813@gmail.com

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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