La Jolla Community Calendar Dec. 11

■ The family-friendly holiday classic “The Nutcracker,” performed by The Dance Academy, will take place 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, and 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at The Children’s School, 2225 Torrey Pines Lane. Tix $10 at danceacademy@san.rr.com

Thursday, Dec. 11

■ 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. Gentle exercises. (858) 453-6719. lajollalibrary.org

■ 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.

■ Concert presented by UC San Diego Wind Ensemble class, 8 p.m. Mandeville Auditorium, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive. Tickets $15.50, students free. (858) 534-3448.

Friday, Dec. 12

■ 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

■ Coffee Around Town, 10 a.m. Contemporary Art Museum Café, 700 Prospect St. If you have moved to or within the 92037 ZIP code in the last three years, this is a way to meet some friendly people. (858) 456-2386. munderkofler@san.rr.com

■ Computer Help Lab, tackling general questions on computers and programs, 11 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. Lajollalibrary.org

■ Film Noir screening, “City of Fear,” 3 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. Lajollalibrary.org

■ Concert, UCSD undergraduate Chamber Ensembles, 7 p.m. Conrad Prebys Music Center, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive. (858) 534-3448.

Saturday, Dec. 13

■ Seniors Computer Group, 9:30 a.m. Wesley Palms, 2404 Loring St., Pacific Beach. Free for guests, $1 monthly membership. (858) 459-9065.

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

■ Dog adoption event with Four Paws Rescue, noon. In front of Ark Antiques, 7620 Girard Ave. (619) 518-1427.

■ Financial Literacy Class 11 a.m. Richard Loth “learn to invest for yourself,” Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

■ La Jolla Theatre Ensemble presents Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” 7:30 p.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. $10 suggested donation. (858) 459-0831. Event repeats Dec. 15.

■ Book discussion with Kent Hinckley, author of “Hearts, Minds and Coffee: A Vietnam Peace Odyssey,” 1:30 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.

■ Art display and reception for post-modern artist William Ferrel, 6 p.m. Dolphin and Hawk Fine Art Gallery, 7742-M Herschel Ave. (858) 401-9549. dolphinandhawk.com/WFerrell.htm

Sunday, Dec. 14

■ San Diego County Diversity and 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. hgslajolla@gmail.com

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

■ Concert, Gratlowski-Brown-Winant Trio, 7 p.m. Conrad Prebys Music Center, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive. (858) 534-3448.

Monday, Dec. 15

■ Seal Pupping Season Starts and continues through May 15, 2015.

■ 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

■ La Jolla Pen Women meets for a holiday party, 1 p.m. La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. Elizabeth Yahn Williams and Bob Lundy present, HITHER and YAHN, a performance piece of poems and commentary. (858) 245-1677. ahoiberg@aol.com

■ 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.

■ La Jolla Phototravlers Club discusses a trip to East Africa, including Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania and Kenya, 7:30 p.m. Wesley Palms, 2404 Loring St. Pacific Beach. christam10@icloud.com

Tuesday, Dec. 16

■ The Boardroom San Diego meets for those changing careers, 8 a.m. Roni Diaz “Finding Your Life’s Purpose.” La Jolla Presbyterian Church, 7715 Draper Ave. (858) 522-0827. TheBoardroomSanDiego.org

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

■ Rotary Club of La Jolla, noon, La Valencia Hotel, 1132 Prospect St. Lunch $30. Guests welcome. RussellK1615@gmail.com

■ Hatha Chair Yoga, 12:30 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552- 1657. Lajollalibrary.org

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

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

■ Toastmasters of La Jolla meets for those wanting to improve their public speaking skills, 6:45 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. Free for guests, and $85 six-month membership. president@tmlajolla.org

Wednesday, Dec. 17

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

■ Social Service League of La Jolla meets, 10:30 a.m. Darlington House, 7441 Olivetas Ave. SSL@darlingtonhouse.com

■ Tapping to the Stars, dance classes for women, noon. Ooh La La Dance Academy, 7467 Cuvier St. $70-$87 a month. nancy@tappingtothestars.com

■ Torrey Pines of La Jolla Rotary meets, noon. Rock Bottom Brewery, 8980 La Jolla Village Drive. $20. (858) 459-8912. GurneyMcM@aol.com

■ Pacific Pearl Lecture Series, “Festivities of Light: Celebration of Christmas, Hanukkah and Divali,” by Mimi Guarneri, M.D., 6:30 p.m. Pacific Pearl La Jolla, 6933 La Jolla Blvd. Parking and entry in back. (858) 459-6919.

■ Movie Club, screening international films, presents “The Closet” (France, 2001), 1:30 p.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. $5. Popcorn. All films have subtitles. (858) 459-0831.

Thursday, Dec. 18

■ 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. Gentle exercises. (858) 453-6719. lajollalibrary.org

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

■ 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.

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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