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La Jolla Community Calendar Nov. 12-19

Featured Event:

Book Discussion

International bestselling author Tess Gerritsen, creator of the TV series “Rizzoli & Isles,” is coming to La Jolla for the San Diego Jewish Book Fair, 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 at the Jewish CommunityCenter, 4126 Executive Drive. Gerritsen will discuss her new historical suspense novel “Playing with Fire.” Free. eventbrite.com and search for “Tess Gerritsen.”

Thursday, Nov. 12

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. lajollalibrary.org

iPad class, No experience necessary, walk-ins welcome. Basics 10 a.m., beginner 11 a.m. $5-$10. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. (858) 459-0831.

La Jolla Bar Association meets, noon, Manhattan Restaurant (inside the Empress Hotel), 7766 Fay Ave. Alessandra Serano, Esq. and Andrew Haden on “Human Trafficking is not just a third world problem.” No guest charge, $50 annual membership. (858) 551-2440.

Pen to Paper writing group meets,

1 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

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

Kiwanis Club of La Jolla Young Professionals gathering, 5 p.m. Hennessey’s Tavern, 7811 Herschel Ave. rawsom@kw.com

La Jolla Town Council meets, 5 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. (858) 454–1444.

Friday, Nov. 13

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

La Jolla Newcomers Club Coffee Around Town meets, 10 a.m. The Lot, 7611 Fay Ave. If you have moved to or within the 92037 ZIP code in the last three years, this is a way to meet people. (650) 430-3177. marbarteks@aol.com

Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance with Suzanne Finder, independent insurance advisor, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. UHC Kiosk inside Ralph’s at La Jolla Village, 8657 Villa La Jolla Drive. (619) 213-3400. Repeats Nov. 16 and 18.

Tai Chi, 10 a.m. beginner, 10:45 a.m. advanced, La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. (858) 552-1658

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

Film Noir screening, “Shock” (1946), 3 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

Saturday, Nov. 14

Ikebana flower arranging class, 9:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

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.

Concert, Robin Henkel solo blues, 10 a.m. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, 5627 La Jolla Blvd. (858) 551-1707.

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 Four Paws Rescue, 11 a.m. In front of Ark Antiques, 7620 Girard Ave. (619) 518-1427.

Biomimicry workshop, 1 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. Eventbrite.com and search “biomimicry.”

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

3D printing workshop, “How to 3D print lab equipment,” 3 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. Eventbrite.com and search “3D bio lab.”

Writing workshop for adults with Caitlin Rother, 3 p.m. Book signing follows. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

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, Nov. 15

San Diego County Diversity & Inclusiveness Group meets to affect a faith-neutral name for the La Jolla December parade, 8:15 a.m. Starbucks, 1055 Torrey Pines Road. Free with RSVP: (858) 454-2628. sdcdig.org

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.

Tech forum, “Green Technology of the 21st Century,” 1 p.m. UCSD Galbraith Hall, Room 242, 9500 Gilman Drive. Panelists from Dept of Energy, SDG&E, UCSD Microgridm SDSU Sustainable Water and Caltech Jet Propulsion Lab. ndaly@ucsd.edi

Monday, Nov. 16

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.

La Jolla Photo Travelers Club meets, 7:30 p.m. “The Forbidden Northern Caucasus, By Taxi” Wesley Palms, 2404 Loring St. Presenter Bill Altafer. christam10@icloud.com

La Jolla Pen Women meets, 1 p.m. Author, Screenwriter, Journalist, Lecturer Erica Miner speaks. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 245-1677. ahoiberg@aol.com

Book talk with author and lecturer Chana Weisberg, 7 p.m. 909 Prospect St. #224. $18.

Tuesday, Nov. 17

La Jolla Shores Planned District Advisory Board meets, 9 a.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. info@lajollacpa.org

Book discussion with author Stuart Gibbs, “Big Game” (the latest in the award winning FunJungle series), 10:45 a.m. The Children’s School, 2225 Torrey Pines Lane. (858) 454-0184. info@tcslj.org

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.

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

Lecture series, “Socially Speaking,” 5:30 p.m. brings UCSD faculty and regional experts together for a discussion on current issues. November panel addresses: San Diego’s water supply, the proposed Qualcomm Stadium and the future of our transportation system. UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive (off Muir Lane). alumni.ucsd.edu

Community Balance Class, 6 p.m. Ability Rehab, 737 Pearl St., Suite 108. Free for MS Society members, $10 for non-members. (858) 456-2114.

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, Nov. 18

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

Social Service League of La Jolla meets, 10:30 a.m. Darlington House, 7441 Olivetas Ave. ssl@darlingtonhouse.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, dance classes for women, noon advanced; 1 p.m. beginners, Ooh La La Dance Academy, 7467 Cuvier St. $70-$87 a month. nancy@tappingtothestars.com

La Jolla Traffic and Transportation Board meets, 4 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. manana@san.rr.com

Beth Israel of San Diego Men’s Club Dinner Forum, 6:30 p.m. Fern Siegel, “Breaking the Silence: Mental Illness in the Jewish Community,” 9001 Towne Centre Drive. Buffet dinner and speaker. Free with unwrapped toy, otherwise $15 with RSVP, $18 without. RSVP: (858) 900-2598 or cbimensclub@gmail.com

Thursday, Nov. 19

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. lajollalibrary.org

iPad class, No experience necessary, walk-ins welcome. Basics 10 a.m., beginner 11 a.m. $5-$10. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. (858) 459-0831.

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

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

Office hours with 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. ♦

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.