This is an ongoing list of online activities and local in-person events.
lecture and study
• Advisors to Compass and Athena “Golden Visa Seminar” Friday, February 3 at 6:00 pm, 5623 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla. Guests can learn what a Golden Visa is, how it works, and what it takes to participate in the program. free. To sign up, call (619) 300-5032 or athenaadvisers.com/sandiego.
• Attended by the International Institute and Scholars at Risk, University of California, San Diego “Russia’s War on Ukraine: Why and How Putin Wants to Change History” Monday, February 6th at 11am at SSB 105, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla. Ukrainian historian Ihor Lylo, who will be staying at UCSD’s History Department this year, will speak. Meals are served. free. tinyurl.com/5n8b5yjm
For the record:
January 31, 2023 17:33This article has been updated to correct the name of the February 16 event “Nat Geo Live: Life on the Vertical”.
• Presented by the San Diego League of Women Voters “Restorative Justice in Education” Online, Thursday, February 9, at 5:30 p.m. The webinar will feature speakers discussing restorative justice and its role in conflict resolution in schools. free. bit.ly/LWVSDFeb9
• Pen to Paper Writing Class Held every Thursday at 1:00 pm at La Jolla/Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. Weekly classes are open to her 18+ writers of all experience levels. free. (858) 552-1657
family and children
• Giveaway from La Jolla/Riford Library “STEAM Tuesday Special Edition” Tuesday, February 7, at 4:00 p.m., 7555 Draper Ave. Bishop’s School teenager Athena Coco He Hernandez explains her book on coding in Spanish “Cómo Codificar para Niñ@s: Una Introduccióna Python” (How to Code for Kids). : Introduction to Python). Followed by his workshop coding for grades 5 through 10. free. Seating is limited and registration is required. lajolllibrary.org
• Yiddishland California Presents “Yiddishland Art Club” Yiddish Art Class for Kids on Mondays and Thursdays from February 6th to March 6th at 3:30pm and Wednesdays from February 1st to March 8th at 12:45pm ”. In her classes for ages 5 to 10, participants are exposed to Yiddish culture and traditions through art. $30 per class. yiddishlandcalifornia.org/yiddish-art-class-for-children
Health & fitness
• La Jolla Cove Bridge Club gift “Breathe, Feel, Stretch, Relax, Heal” Wednesday through February at 4:40 pm at 1160 Coast Blvd. Weekly classes are for all levels. $15 per class. e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Gifts from La Jolla Woman’s Club “Gentle Yoga” It’s 11:30 am on Thursday and the address is 7791 Draper Ave. Weekly classes are for all levels and are open to the public. $15.
art and culture
• Gifts from La Jolla Village Merchant Association First Friday La Jolla Art Walk It takes place on February 3rd at 4pm at various locations in The Village. Some galleries are open late and partner with local businesses to provide food and entertainment. bit.ly/VMAFirstFriday
• B free studio gift “What are you looking at?” Saturday, February 4, 11:00 am, 7857 Girard Ave, La Jolla. A 2-hour art club/salon discussing contemporary art. 10. bit.ly/BFreeFeb4
• La Jolla Library Art Gallery “California Colors” Saturday, February 4, 3:00 p.m., 7555 Draper Ave. Featuring contemporary, striking color paintings by Kathy Carey, Kate Joyner and Jason Nelson, the exhibition runs through Monday, March 13. will be free.
• Camalada gift “Essence of Tango” Saturday, February 4 at 7:30 pm, Baker Baum Concert Hall, Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center, 7600 Fay Ave, La Jolla. The event will highlight several famous tango composers and the world premiere of Andrés Martin’s “Tango bajo el agua” (underwater tango). $35 to $95. theconrad.org/events/essence-tango
• Canyon Crest Academy Envision Giveaway “Athenaeum Afternoon Art” Sunday, February 5, at 3:00 pm, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St., La Jolla. Envision jazz bands, chamber ensembles and vocalists will perform, and student artwork will be on display and available for purchase. All proceeds go to Canyon Crest’s art his program, Envision. $45. bit.ly/ccaFeb
• Gifts from Le Salon de Musiques “Chopin: Concerto Inspired by Blue-Eyed Beauty” Sunday, February 5 at 4:00 pm at the La Jolla Women’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave. Soprano Elissa Johnston, violinists Ambroise Oublan and Benjamin Hoffman, violist Jonah Sirota, cellist Michael Kaufman, contrabassist Ryan Baird and pianist Vijay Venkatesh. $95. lesalondemusiques.com
• B free studio gift “Blue Sky: Painting” Until Sunday, February 5th, at 7857 Girard Ave., La Jolla. The solo exhibition includes works by Cecilia Wong Kaiser. free. bfreestudio.net
• Exhibits at the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art “Alexis Smith: The American Way” Until Sunday, February 5th at 700 Prospect St., La Jolla. The exhibit showcases Smith’s mixed media collages, which have had a profound impact on film, literature, and pop culture. $25. mcasd.org
• Featured authors in Warwick bookstores James Patterson and Matt Eversman Online, Wednesday, February 8, at 4 p.m. Patterson and Eversmann discuss their new book, Walk the Blue Line. free. warwicks.com/event/patterson-and-eversmann-2023
• Giveaway at the La Jolla Community Center “Wednesday Opera” February 8, 7:00 pm 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Soprano Michelle Lo joins three others. We recommend donating $10-$20. ljcommunitycenter.org/opera-wednesdays
• The University of California, San Diego Department of Visual Arts and the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art will host Russell Lectures. Shizu Saldamand It takes place Thursday, February 9 at 6:30 PM at the Price Center Theatre, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla. Saldamand is a Los Angeles-based mixed media artist, primarily focused on portraiture, crafting and drawing. Free for MCASD members and his UCSD faculty, staff and students. $15 for others. bit.ly/RussellFeb2023
• Yiddishland California Presents “Jewish Love Songs with Lisa Fishman” Friday, February 10th at 7pm, online and at a private home in La Jolla. Fishman sings romantic and comical songs. $10 and up. he registers the address. bit.ly/yiddishlandlove
• Giveaway from RB Stevenson Gallery “in monochrome” Until Saturday, February 11th, at 7661 Girard Ave., La Jolla. The exhibit features new and recent work by San Francisco artists Judith Hoosaner and Mark Perlman. rbstevensongallery.com
• La Jolla Music Society Giveaway “Nat Geo Live: Vertical Life” Thursday, February 16, 7:00 p.m., 7600 Fay Ave. Big Wall His Climber Mark His talk by Mr. Sinot details his adventures and research and also includes a Q&A. $20 and up. theconrad.org
• Giveaways from the Quint Gallery “some palm trees” Until Saturday, February 18th at 7655 Girard Ave., La Jolla. An exhibition of paintings by San Diego-based artist Perry Vazquez centers on palm trees as symbols of California idealism. free. quintgallery.com
• Giveaway at La Jolla Playhouse “Outsider” Begins Sunday, February 19th at the Mandell Weiss Theater at 2910 La Jolla Village Drive. This musical reimagines the tale of the bond brothers share and the hope we hold on to. Performances run until his Sunday, March 19th. $25 and up. lajollaplayhouse.org
• Provided by Qualcomm Institute “Beyond the Metaverse in OurWorlds: Indigenous Stories All Around You” Atkinson Hall, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, Gallery QI, UC San Diego, through Friday, March 17th. The exhibit is an educational augmented reality platform and mobile app designed to integrate Native American heritage and knowledge into everyday environments. free. galleryqi.ucsd.edu
gala and event
• St. Sarkis Armenian Church 1st Anniversary Gala Saturday, February 4, at 6:00 PM at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla Hotel at 4240 La Jolla Village Drive. A formal optional event features dinner and the Allen G Orchestra. Over $250. e-mail email@example.com.
• A preservationist jazz band from Mission Bay High School fundraising concert Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 pm, La Jolla Woman’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave. Japan. $20. Missionbaymusic.com/japanmbhs
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