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La Jolla Community Calendar: Aug. 18-25

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

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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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