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Blood DriveBirch Aquarium will host the San Diego Blood Bank, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at 2300 Expedition Way, with parking along the curb at the main entrance. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh 114 pounds, be in good health and provide photo identification. A good meal and lots of fluids are encouraged before donating. (800) 469-7322.
“Mood Swings” from joy to melancholy are exhibited in works on display Aug. 26-Sept. 7 at the La Jolla Art Association Gallery, 8100 Paseo del Ocaso. Reception 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. LJAA Gallery is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday- Sunday. Free. (858) 459- 1196.
Last call: Summer EventsIn what feels like the blink of an eye, summer is coming to a close, and with it, the free summer outdoor activities La Jollans love. Catch ’em while you can!
■ La Jolla Concerts by the Sea presents its last 2014 concert with Sue Palmer and Her Motel Swing Orchestra, 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24. Scripps Park at La Jolla Cove. (858) 454-1600.
LJConcertsByTheSea.org■ Shore Thing, an evening of fun at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, wraps up for the season 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 at 700 Prospect St. Picnicking is encouraged with blankets provided. There will be art making and cocktails available for purchase. (858) 454-3541.
MCASD.org■ International Organ Festival at the famed Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park ends 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25 with “Come Dancing!” featuring San Diego Civic Organist Carol Williams and the Moonlight Serenade Orchestra. Free. (619) 702-8138.