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The Shore Thing scene at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla
The Shore Thing scene at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla
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It’s A Shore Thing

• Thursday evenings through Sept. 1, guests can visit the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) for free, with guided tours of “Holdings: Selections from MCASD’s Collection,” music by DJs from the Roots Factory, a cash bar and places for picnicking with ocean views, 5-8 p.m. at 700 Prospect St. (858) 454-3541. mcasd.org

Thursday, Aug. 18

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.

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

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

San Diego Surf Film Festival “Best of the Fest” series kick-off celebration, 7 p.m. Misfit Pictures HQ, 565 Pearl St., Suite100. (858) 291-8553. misfitpictures.com

Friday, Aug. 19

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

Art & Music night, 7 p.m. Riffs Studios will host the work of area artists with acoustic music by its staff, 5510 La Jolla Blvd., Bird Rock. Tickets: $10, free to ages 13 and younger. (858) 456-2477.

Saturday, Aug. 20

Computer Genealogy Society of San Diego meets 9 a.m. Program at 10:20 a.m. UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive.

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.

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 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.

Concert, Ian Tordella, part of La Plaza La Jolla’s summer music series, 3 p.m. 7863 Girard Ave. (619) 564-7644. facebook.com/laplazalajolla

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, Aug. 21

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

Potluck and film screening, “Mean Streets,” (directed by Martin Scorsese, 1973) Misfit Pictures HQ, 565 Pearl St., Suite 100. Free with dish to share, $5 without. (858) 291-8553. misfitpictures.com

Monday, Aug. 22

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

La Jolla Parks & Beaches, Inc. meets, 4:30 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. ljparksnbeaches@gmail.com

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

Tuesday, Aug. 23

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.

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

Wednesday, Aug. 24

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

Book talk with artist/author Peggy Hinaekian, of her erotic novel “Of Julia and Men,” 2:30 p.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org

La Jolla Parks & Rec meets, 5 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. (858) 552-1658.

Lecture, “Wealth Management Strategies for Women,” 5:30 p.m. La Jolla Woman’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave. RSVP: (619) 699-3931. frances.pascua@ml.com

Kiwanis Club of Torrey Pines meets, 6:30 p.m. Mimi’s Café, 10788 Westview Parkway, Mira Mesa. First two meetings free, then $15. tbilotta1@gmail.com

Lecture, meditation and book signing, 6:30 p.m. with Erhard Vogel, self-realization teacher and author of “The Four Gates.” Pacific Pearl La Jolla, 6919 La Jolla Blvd. RSVP: (858) 459-6919. pacificpearllajolla.com

Thursday, Aug. 25

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.

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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• The deadline is noon, Thursday for publication in the following Thursday edition. Questions? Call Ashley Mackin at (858) 875-5957.

It’s A Shore Thing

• Thursday evenings through Sept. 1, guests can visit the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) for free, with guided tours of “Holdings: Selections from MCASD’s Collection,” music by DJs from the Roots Factory, a cash bar and places for picnicking with ocean views, 5-8 p.m. at 700 Prospect St. (858) 454-3541. mcasd.org