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La Jolla Community Calendar, July 28

‘Something Must Be Done about Prince Edward County’ by Kristen Green
‘Something Must Be Done about Prince Edward County’ by Kristen Green
(Courtesy Dean Hoffmeyer)

Former San Diego Union-Tribune reporter Kristen Green will give a book signing and discussion on her book, “Something Must Be Done about Prince Edward County,” a New York Times bestseller on race, civil rights and education that tells the story of the decision by white leaders in her hometown to close the public schools for five years rather than desegregate. Only books purchased from Warwick’s will be signed. 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1. Warwick’s Books, 7812 Girard Ave. (858) 454-0347. warwicks.com or kristengreen.net

Thursday, July 28

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. lajollalibrary.org

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iPad class, 1:30 p.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. (858) 459-0831.

Office hours with Asseblymember Toni Atkins’ representatives, 4 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552–1657.

Friday, July 29

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, offering help with general questions on computers and their programs, 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

Saturday, July 30

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.

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.

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

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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, July 31

La Jolla Open Aire Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Girard Avenue at Genter Street. Food vendors and farmers market. During the Market, there will be a family event with local children performing in bands and an arts & crafts tent. (858) 454-1699.

E-clinic, learn to download e-books and access online resources from your tablet or mobile device, 3 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

Potluck and film screening, “The Big Lebowski,” 5 p.m. Misfit Pictures HQ, 565 Pearl St., Suite 100. (858) 291-8553. misfitpictures.com

Doggie Dip fundraiser, 2:30-4:30 p.m. La Jolla YMCA, 8355 Cliffridge Ave. $25 YMCA members; $30 non-members. Proceeds to the La Jolla YMCA Capital Campaign. Doggie Costume contest, Doggie/Owner Lookalike contest. RSVP: (858) 453-3483. lajolla.ymca.org

Monday, Aug. 1

Beach walk at La Jolla Shores for people with Parkinson’s, their care partners and friends; 9 a.m. Meet at the Lifeguard Station at La Jolla Shores Beach. Complimentary coffee. (858) 273-6763 x 105

Ico-Dance class, (low impact, full bodied, expressive dance class for all ages and abilities) 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. Donations accepted. (858) 395-4033.

Tuesday, Aug. 2

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.

Neuropathy lecture, 1:30 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

Soroptimist International of La Jolla dinner meeting, to help women and girls succeed, 5:30 p.m. Location to be provided upon RSVP. (858) 454-9156 or soroptimistlj@gmail.com

Bird Rock Community Council summer picnic, 5:30 p.m. Bird Park on the Bird Rock Elementary School campus, 5371 La Jolla Hermosa Ave. info@birdrockcc.org

Community Balance Class, learn techniques to improve balance, walk safely and maximize independence, 6 p.m. Ability Rehab, 737 Pearl St., Suite 108. Free for MS Society members, $10 for non-members. (858) 456-2114.

Citizen Science lecture, “From Molecules to Mind: Can mind and conscieousness be understood using natural science?” 6:30 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

Seaside Quilt Guild monthly gathering, 6:30 p.m. social time, programs at 7 p.m. Soledad Club, 5050 Soledad Road. $5. lois.c.heath@att.net

Wednesday, Aug. 3

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

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, a multilevel adult tap class (some previous tap required), noon. Ooh La La Dance Academy, 7467 Cuvier St. $70. nancy@tappingtothestars.com

Thursday, Aug. 4

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. lajollalibrary.org

iPad class, 1:30 p.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. (858) 459-0831.

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

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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