La Jolla Community Calendar, Sept. 1-8

UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography will host an Open House, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 for an evening of scientific discoveries and institutional updates over coffee and dessert. Vice Chancellor for Marine Sciences, Margaret Leinen, will discuss conservation efforts and Assistant Vice Chancellor Steve Gallagher will provide information on the physical planning study. Parking provided. Scripps Seaside Forum, 8610 Kennel Way. RSVP by Sept. 2: dshabkie@ucsd.edu or (858) 534-5604.

Thursday, Sept. 1

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

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

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, Sept. 2

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

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 3 meetings free as a member’s guest, then $15. (858) 945-2280. frankbeiser@gmail.com

Saturday, Sept. 3

La Jolla Newcomer Walkers meets, 9 a.m. One-hour walk, then stop for coffee. Meet across from Casa de Mañana sign at La Jolla Children’s Pool near the lifeguard tower. Perspective members welcome. (301) 452-5198.

Ikebana flower arranging, 9:15 a.m. advance, 11:30 a.m. 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. 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

Art reception for Eli Mirandon, 7 p.m., Misfit Pictures HQ, 565 Pearl St., Suite 100. Mirandon’s work incorporates rare and endangered wood (Torrey Pine, Black Acacia, Norfolk and Star Pine) rescued from the coast. Free. misfitpictures.com

Sunday, Sept. 4

La Jolla Open Aire Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Girard Avenue at Genter Street. Food vendors and farmers market, arts & crafts tent. (858) 454-1699.

Monday, Sept. 5

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

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, Sept. 6

Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 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.

Bird Rock Community Council meets, 6 p.m. Bird Rock Elementary School, 5371 La Jolla Hermosa Ave. 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 for MS Society members, $10 non-members. (858) 456-2114.

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, Sept. 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

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, noon. Ooh La La Dance Academy, 7467 Cuvier St. $70. nancy@tappingtothestars.com

Lecture, “Which MS therapy is right for you?,” Dr. Charles Smith, 6:30 p.m. Scripps Memorial La Jolla Schaetzel Center, 9888 Genesee Ave. Light refreshments. RSVP: (800) 727-4777.

Thursday, Sept. 8

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

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

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

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.

Kiwanis Club of La Jolla outreach happy hour, 5 p.m. Hennessey’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.

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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