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La Jolla Community Calendar, Dec. 1

La Jolla Rec Center playground
(Ashley Mackin)

Got ideas for the playground?

The first of several meetings to collect input on how the La Jolla Rec Center playground could be improved will be held 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 at 615 Prospect St. La Jolla Parks & Rec, Inc. has received a $350,000 commitment for equipment upgrades and shade structures, and now the board needs ideas for what the community would like to see happen. Questions? Call Cindy Greatrex at (858) 922-0263.

Thursday, Dec. 1

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. Gentle exercises for all ages and abilities. (858) 453-6719. lajollalibrary.org 

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Pen to Paper writing group meets, 1 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

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

Friday, Dec. 2 

La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club meets, 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

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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. Drop-ins are welcome, but RSVP requested: (858) 459-5900. 

Saturday, Dec. 3 

Ikebana flower arranging class, 9:15 a.m. advanced, 11:30 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. In front of Ark Antiques, 7620 Girard Ave. (858) 459-7755. 

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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

Sunday, Dec. 4

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, learn to download e-books and access online resources from your tablet or mobile device, 1 p.m. La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

San Diego Jewish Genealogical Society Hanukkah celebration with food and screening of “Living Our Legacy,” 1 p.m. JCC Senior Activity Room, 4126 Executive Drive. Catered buffet, including latkes: $5. RSVP required: info@sdjgs.org

Tea with the Bard, Shakespeare reading with tea and treats, 2 p.m. La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

Monday, Dec. 5 

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

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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. 

Yiddish Circle, 1:30 p.m. Read poems and stories, watch videos, celebrate holidays, sing songs. Mostly in Yiddish with some English. Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive. $3. (858) 450-9081. 

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, Dec. 6

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

Lunchtime Guided Meditations, noon to 12:50 p.m. PDG Health, 909 Prospect St. $8, first time free. Drop-ins, 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.

Soroptimist International of La Jolla dinner meeting, 5:30 p.m. Location upon RSVP: (858) 337-8090 (call or text). soroptimistlj.org 

Bird Rock Community Council holiday party, 6 p.m. Wheat and Water pizzeria, 5737 La Jolla Blvd. 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 TO MS Society members, $10 non-members. (858) 456-2114. 

Citizen Science Lecture, “Recycling, removal and regulation: Protein destruction as a way of life,” 6:30 p.m. La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

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, Dec. 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 

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

Thursday, Dec. 8

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. Gentle exercises for all ages and abilities. (858) 453-6719. lajollalibrary.org 

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: (858) 626-6994.

Pen to Paper writing group meets, 1 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

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.

Did we miss listing your community event?

E-mail information to: ashleym@lajollalight.com

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


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