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La Jolla Community Calendar: Dec. 17-24, 2015

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Have little ones in town? Bring them to La Jolla Library’s Big Science for Little People event, 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 18 at 7555 Draper Ave. This week, they’ll learn to make their own “exploding” volcano! Free. lajollalibrary.org

Thursday, Dec. 17

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.

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

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

Got issues? Bring them before Asseblymember Toni Atkins’ representatives, 4 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

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

Friday, Dec. 18

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 Prospect St. (858) 552-1658

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Gentle Yoga for seniors, 10:30 a.m. La Jolla Yoga, 7743 Fay Ave. (619) 203-4418.

Computer Help Lab, 11 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

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, Dec. 19

Computer Genealogy Society of San Diego meets, 9 a.m. special program at 10:20 a.m. UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive. Directions and program: cgssd.org

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Seniors Computer Group, 9:30 a.m. Wesley Palms, 2404 Loring St. How to use computers and smartphones safely. Free for guests, $1 monthly membership. (858) 459-9065.

Ikebana flower arranging holiday workshop, 10 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave.

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.

Dog adoption event with Second Chance Rescue of San Diego, 2-6 p.m. Unleashed by Petco 8843 Villa La Jolla Dr. Ste. 203. (858) 457-2036

Science workshop on foodborne illnesses, 3 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. Registration required at lajollalibrary.org

Film screening, “Being Mortal,” presented by Hemlock Society, 3 p.m. Riford Library, 755 Draper Ave. Part of the Hemlock Society’s Right to Die Film Festival, discussion follows. (619) 233-4418

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. 20

La Jolla Open Aire Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Girard Avenue at Genter Street. Food vendors and farmers market. (858) 454-1699.

Monday, Dec. 21

Ico-Dance class, 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. By donation. (858) 395-4033.

Open Mic Cabaret, 7 p.m. Hennessey’s, 7811 Herschel Ave. (858) 232-1241.

Tuesday, Dec. 22

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.

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

Toastmasters of La Jolla meets to improve public speaking skills, 6:30 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. Free for guests, and $85 six-month membership. president@tmlajolla.org

Wednesday, Dec. 23

Kiwanis Club of Torrey Pines meets, 7:15 a.m. Torrey Pines Christian Church, 8320 Scenic Drive North. First three meetings free, then $15. tbilotta1@gmail.com

Soroptimist International of La Jolla breakfast meeting, to help women and girls succeed, 7:15 a.m. The Shores Restaurant, 8110 Camino Del Oro, First two meetings complimentary, then $16. (858) 454-9156 or soroptimistlj@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, multilevel adult tap class, noon. Ooh La La Dance Academy, 7467 Cuvier St. $70. nancy@tappingtothestars.com

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

Thursday, Dec. 24

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.

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

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Did we miss listingyour 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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