this La Jolla Lights Showcasing ongoing listings of online events and local live events.
Lectures and Learning
• this La Jolla Garden Club Meet at La Jolla Women’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave., Tuesday, February 21 at 1pm. free.
• Yiddishland California gift “What is Yiddish? Who still speaks Yiddish? Why should we care? Friday, February 24 at 7 p.m. online and at 1128 Wall St., La Jolla. Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh, CEO of Yiddishland, will discuss the origin and development of Yiddish and answer questions. Zoom $10; in person $40. bit.ly/YiddishFeb24
• Belmont Village Senior Living La Jolla Introducing Author connie bell Thursday, March 2 at 10 a.m., 3880 Nobel Blvd. Baher will discuss the issues that caregivers face, including guilt, sibling discord and the opening of old wounds. There will also be a Q&A session and a book signing of Baher’s “Family Caregivers: A Guide to Emotional Survival.” free. Space is limited.Reply to (858) 450-2500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• this pen and paper writing class Held every Thursday at 1 p.m. at La Jolla/Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. Weekly lessons are for writers of all experience levels, ages 18 and up. free. (858) 552-1657
family and children
• La Jolla/Riford Library Display “STEAM TUESDAY (Pop-Up STEAM Trunk)” Feb. 21 at 4 p.m., 7555 Draper Ave. Students in grades K-12 are invited to raid the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) treasure trove and play in the library’s community room. free. lajollalibrary.org
• Yiddishland California gift “Yiddishlan Arts Club” “Yiddish Art Lessons for Kids” every Monday and Thursday at 3:30 pm through March 6 and every Wednesday at 12:45 pm through March 8, both at 1128 Wall St., La Jolla. Classes for ages 5-10 will engage participants in Yiddish culture and heritage through the arts. $30 per lesson. yiddishlandcalifornia.org/yiddish-art-class-for-children
health and fitness
• La Jolla Cove Bridge Club gift “Carnival Joy Dance Yoga” Tuesday, February 21 at 10:30 am, 1160 Shore Drive. Guests are invited to wear purple, green and gold; a carnival mask is optional. $30 up front; $40 at the door.e-mail email@example.com.
• The La Jolla Woman’s Club gift “Gentle Yoga” Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. at 7791 Draper Ave. Weekly lessons are for all levels and are open to the public. 15 dollars.
Arts and Culture
• Gift from Quint Gallery “some palm trees” Through Saturday, February 18 at 7655 Girard Ave., La Jolla. San Diego-based artist Perry Vasquez’s exhibition centers on palm trees, symbols of California idealism. free. Quint Gallery
• La Jolla Community Center Display “Excellent Female Composer” Tuesday, February 21 at 1 p.m., 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Chris Burns’ presentation will discuss women’s contributions to classical music. Free for community center members; $10 for non-members. ljcommunitycenter.org
• The La Jolla Community Center offers a Acrylic pouring workshop Friday, February 24 at 2pm and Monday, February 27 at 6pm at 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Each workshop costs $20 for Community Center members and $30 for non-members. ljcommunitycenter.org
• The Athena Library of Music and Art showcases kevin hayes trio Sunday, February 26 at 7:30 p.m., 1008 Wall Street, La Jolla. Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist, composer and singer-songwriter Hays will return to the Athenaeum for the first time since 2015. $35-40. ljathenaeum.org/jazz-concert-series
• La Jolla Playhouse gift “Outsider” Beginning Sunday, February 19 at the Mandell Weiss Theater, 2910 Village Blvd, La Jolla. This musical retells the story of the bond between brothers and the hope we all hold. Showings will run through Sunday March 19th. $25 and up. lajollaplayhouse.org
• Guest Lecture by UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts Joey Trier Tuesday, February 21 at 6:30 p.m., SME 149, Structural and Materials Engineering Building, Matthews Lane, La Jolla. Terrill is widely known in the Los Angeles Chicano arts movement and AIDS cultural events. free. bit.ly/UCSD Terrill
• The Center for African and African American Studies at UC San Diego presents a “Afro-Caribbean Dance and Drumming Workshop” Thursday, February 23 at 3:30 pm, Social Sciences Building, Room 101, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla. Percussionist Gene Perry will host the event. free.e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Lot La Jolla gift “Movie Circle” Thursday, February 23 at 6:30pm, 7611 Fay Ave. The Thai movie “Alone on the Beach at Night” will be screened. $19. bit.ly/LotCinema
• La Jolla Community Center unveils its 10th anniversary Fourth Friday Jazz Series Melissa Morgan and Sam Hirsh perform at 6811 La Jolla Blvd on February 24th at 7pm. $25 for community center members; $30 for non-members. ljcommunitycenter.org/ffjs
• Organ at La Jolla Presbyterian Church Concert Series Christopher Hourihan Live on Sunday, February 26 at 7715 Draper Ave at 4pm. email@example.com or visit ljpres.org/concert series.
• Exhibit at La Jolla Library Art Gallery “California Colors” Through Monday, March 13 at 7555 Draper Ave. The exhibit features contemporary and impressionistic paintings by Cathy Carey, Kate Joiner and Jason Nelson. free.
• Introduction of Qualcomm Research Institute “Beyond the Metaverse with Our World: Indigenous Stories Everywhere” Through Friday, March 17, at the QI Gallery, Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla. The exhibit is an educational extended reality platform and mobile app designed to integrate Native American heritage and knowledge with everyday environments. free. galleryqi.ucsd.edu
• The La Jolla Arts Association hosted a exhibition Through Friday, March 31 at the La Jolla Community Center at 6811 La Jolla Blvd. The exhibit features paintings and photographs by Ann Chaitlin, Christopher Conroe, Tad Cronn, Mary Duarte, Victoria Gist-Towner, Julia Hiebaum, Ralph LaZar, Dana Levine, Caroline Morse, Mark Sherman, and Dottie Stanley. free. lajollaartassociation.org
• La Jolla Playhouse showcases its 2023 no wall festival Thursday-Sunday, April 27-30 at The Rady Shell in Jacobs Park, San Diego.Fares and timetables will be announced shortly lajollaplayhouse.org/wowfestival.
• La Jolla Historical Society Presentation “Rare Trees, Sacred Canyons: Torrey Pine—San Diego’s Conservation Symbol” Through Sunday, May 28 at 780 Prospect St. The exhibit features paintings, postcards, photographs, documents and more about Torrey Pines and the local preserve where they grow. free. lajollahistory.org
Evenings and Events
• Presented by Mission Bay High School’s Preservation Jazz Band fundraising concert Wednesday, February 22 at the La Jolla Women’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave., 7 p.m. Proceeds from the event will support the band’s biennial San Diego-Yokohama Sister City Goodwill Mission Tour in April, during which the band will be in Japan. 20 dollars. missionbaymusic.com/japanmbhs
• The La Valencia Hotel offers a Martell Cognac Pairing Dinner Tuesday, February 28 at 6 p.m., 1132 Prospect St., La Jolla. Executive Chef Fabian Aceves prepared a three-course dinner, and Martell Global Ambassador Christophe Pienkowski guided guests through each cognac pairing. $225. bit.ly/LaV Cognac
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