La Jolla Light’s Best Bets for Events: March 29
Find Those Eggs!
The La Jolla Rec Center Spring Egg Hunt, which draws hundreds of seekers every year, returns 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 31 at 615 Prospect St. $5 admission includes arts and crafts, a meet-and-greet with Peter Rabbit, and a goodie bag. In the event of rain, activities will be moved indoors. Bring your own basket. Schedule is: 10 a.m. for ages 2 and under; 10:30 a.m. for ages 3-4; 11 a.m. for ages 5-6, 11:30 for ages 7-9, and noon for those 10-12. (858) 552-1658. bit.ly/ljreccenter
Art to See
Madison Gallery presents Los Angeles-based artist Lori Cozen-Geller and her retrospective “Origins,” on view until March 30 at 1055 Wall St. With a white palette, exhibit features architectural sculptures. Free. (858) 459-0836. madisongalleries.com
Art historian Derrick Cartwright kicks off his next lecture series “The beautiful and the ugly: Who judges, who cares?” 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays April 3 and 10. The first lecture is “Beautiful Things” at the Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St. Series tickets: $24-$34, each lecture $14-$19. (858) 454-5872. ljathenaeum.org/art-history-lectures
Three San Diego artists — Richard Allen Morris, Allan Morrow and Tom Driscoll — come together for a group exhibition on display March 31 to May 5 at the Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St. The three will present recent drawings (Morris), paintings (Morrow) and sculpture (Driscoll). An opening reception is 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 30. Free. (858) 454-5872. ljathenaeum.org
Athenaeum Jazz at TSRI opens 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 with Etienne Charles and his high-energy sextet, Creole Soul, known for its new jazz expression that taps into a myriad of styles rooted in Charles’s Afro-Caribbean background, at the Auditorium at The Scripps Research Institute, 10620 John Jay Hopkins Drive. Early reservations advised. $30-$35. (858) 454-5872. ljathenaeum.org/jazz-at-tsri
Camera Lucida, a chamber music collaboration between four musicians with diverse backgrounds, presents works by Beethoven and Brahms, 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 2 at the Conrad Prebys Concert Hall on the UC San Diego campus, 9500 Gilman Drive (at Russell Lane). Program includes Beethoven’s “String Quartet ‘Rasumovsky’ in e minor, Opus 59 Nr. 2” and Brahms’ “Piano Quartet in A major, Opus 26.” Tickets from $28, students free. (858) 534-8497. musicweb.ucsd.edu
Space … The Final Frontier
Learn more about the science behind Star Trek at “Crossover: Where Comics & Science Meet,” with speakers Star Trek writer Mike Johnson and Star Trek editor Sarah Gaydos, Grant Teply, postdoctoral scholar at the Center for Astrophysics & Space Science at UCSD, and Guinevere Keller, engineer at the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space group at UCSD, 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 30 at San Diego Comic Art Gallery, 2765 Truxtun Road, Liberty Station, Point Loma. Tickets from $7. rhfleet.org
The Old Globe Theatre’s 2017-2018 season continues with the world premiere of José Cruz González’s “American Mariachi,” a comedy with live music. It runs through April 29 on the Shiley Stage, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park. Tickets from $30. (619) 234-5623. theoldglobe.org
The Gilded Age was a time when America became a cultural force. To celebrate, La Jolla Community Center presents “Wine in the Gilded Age: Social Intrigue and Scandal,” an evening of memorable and adventurous wines (or Champagne) from the world’s most interesting regions. Sip away starting 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Tickets: $30-35. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org
Join the Sierra Club’s Seal Society for an illustrated talk on the local harbor seal colony followed by a short walk to the rookery at Casa Beach (aka Children’s Pool) 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31. Meet at Mangelsen’s Nature Gallery, 7916 Girard Ave. Free. (858) 551-9553.
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