of la jolla lights presents this ongoing list of online activities and local in-person events.
lecture and study
• Global Hong Kong Studies @ University of California, University of California San Diego Institute of International Studies, and other attendees “The Changing Contours of Hong Kong Civil Society” Online Friday, November 4th at 4pm. A panel of experts will discuss how Hong Kong has adapted and changed in the wake of the national security law. free. bit.ly/SymposiumHK
• Giveaway at the La Jolla Community Center “Fight cancer with precision medicine” Online Thursday, November 10th at 10am. Julia Civardi describes her Soteria Precision Medicine Foundation, the non-profit organization she founded. free. ljcommunitycenter.org/dss
• Hosted by the San Diego League of Women Voters “2022 Election Review: What the Interim Results Mean for the Future at the State, Local and National Levels” Thursday, November 10, 7:00 p.m., in the conference room on the 7th floor of the Social Sciences Public Engagement Building at the University of California, San Diego (9625 Scholars Drive North, La Jolla). His Thad Kousser, a professor in the UCSD Department of Political Science, outlines the election results. free. bit.ly/ElectionReview
• Gifts from King’s Cross Church “Explore Life” Sunday through November 20th at 6pm at 7818 Ivanhoe Ave., La Jolla. Forums discuss spirituality and are open to anyone regardless of religion. free. lifeexploredsd.com
• 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
• Gifts from La Jolla Village Merchant Association “Fall Back Storytime and Scavenger Hunt” Sunday, November 6, 11:00 am, Sotheby’s Plaza, 1111 Prospect Street. Katia Graham of La Jolla/Lifford Library and Storytime Sonia of Warwick Bookstore will read at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm. Solve word puzzles and collect free prizes. free. lajollabythesea.com
Health & fitness
• Nataraja Meditation and Yoga Center “Basic Meditation Series” Monday, November 7 at 5:45 pm, online and in person in La Jolla. He is a meditation teacher Erhard Vogel will lead the discussion. Free; accepts donations. Call Pam at (858) 395-4033 or email email@example.com Book a place and receive an address.
• 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
• Qualcomm Institute opens exhibition “Becoming: An Interactive Musical Journey in VR” Thursday, November 3, 5:00 pm, University of California, San Diego, Atkinson Hall, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla. The opera-like virtual reality experience, based on a poem by 13th-century Persian poet Mourana Rumi, runs through Friday, December 2nd. Free.Register for the opening by email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, see: galleryqi.ucsd.edu.
• La Jolla Music Society Giveaway “Nat Geo Live: Mars Exploration” Thursday, November 3 at 7:00 PM 7600 Fay Ave. NASA Mechanical Engineer Kobie Boykins talks about unraveling the mysteries of the universe and the latest chapter in Mars exploration. $20 and up. theconrad.org
• Gifts from La Jolla Village Merchant Association “First Friday La Jolla Art Walk” It takes place on Friday, November 4th 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
• La Jolla Music Society Giveaway time for three Saturday, November 5th at 6:30pm and 8:30pm at The JAI, 7600 Fay Ave. The trio fuses modern pop and classical music. $55 and up. theconrad.org
• The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will be presenting three exhibits at 1008 Wall St., La Jolla through Saturday, November 5th. “Continuum: The Art of Faiya Fredman” takes a closer look at the life work of Fredman (1925–2020). His 70-year art career has yielded an eclectic body of work produced by experimentation with unusual formats and unconventional materials. “Derek Bosher: Occupation” is a visual overview of the various humorous occupations represented by Bossier’s distinctive head. “Aiming for 100 people” A selection from the Athenaeum’s Erika and Fred Torri artist book collection. free. ljathenaeum.org
• Gifts from St. James Galleries by the Sea “Seven Series” Starts Sunday, November 6th at 743 Prospect St., La Jolla. A retrospective by La Jolla artist Cherry Sweig includes her seven collections and commentary. Sweig will also give art demonstrations on various days. The exhibition is until December 18th (Sun). free. sjbts.org
• Provided by the University of California, San Diego Libraries “Conversations with Writer Rex Pickett ’76” Wednesday, November 9, at 5:30 pm, La Jolla, at the Ida & Cecil Greene Faculty Club, 9500 Gilman Drive. A discussion moderated by college librarian Eric Mitchell features Pickett, author of Sideways and The Archivist. Brian Schottlaender, Honorary Librarian of the University Library. His Caryn Radick, Digital His Archivist at Rutgers University, said: free. bit.ly/UCSDPickett
• Giveaway at the La Jolla Community Center “Wednesday Opera” November 9, 7:00 pm, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Soprano Norma Navarrete, mezzo-soprano Mary Boles Allen, tenor Cole Thornberg, baritone Soren Pedersen accompanied by pianist Michelle Scanlan To do. Suggest a donation of $10. ljcommunitycenter.org/ow
• Warwick’s bookstore showcases actors John Ross Bowie Wednesday, November 9, at 7:30 p.m., 7812 Girard Street, La Jolla. Bowie will discuss his new book, No Job for a Man: A Memoir. Free or reserved seats and a copy of the book he $27.95. warwicks.com/event/bowie-2022
• DG Wills Books introduces La Jolla judges and authors M. Margaret McKeon 7:00 p.m. Saturday, November 12, 7461 Girard Street, La Jolla. McKeown discusses her new book, Citizen Justice: The Environmental Legacy of William O. Douglas. free. dgwillsbooks.com
• Gifts from Le Salon de Musiques “Schubert, Heaven’s Touch” 4 p.m. Sunday. November 13th at La Jolla Woman’s Club (7791 Draper Ave). The program features performances by her violinist Ambroise Aubrun, cellist Juliette Herlin and pianist Francois Chouchan. $95. lesalondemusiques.com
• Giveaway at La Jolla Playhouse “as you like” Beginning Tuesday, November 15th, at the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theater at 2910 La Jolla Village Drive. Shakespeare’s Romantic His Comedy Reimagined will run until Sunday, December 11th. $25 and up. lajollaplayhouse.org
• B free studio gift “Scheduled change” Thursday, November 3 through Saturday, November 19, at 7857 Girard Ave., La Jolla. The exhibit features paintings by local artists Jeff Yeomans and Brent He Jacobs. free.bfreestudio.net
• Giveaways from the Quint Gallery “Swank” Through Saturday, November 26th, the address is 7655 Girard Ave., La Jolla. Gene Lowe’s solo exhibition transforms a gallery space into an ‘Unlicensed Car Dealership’. free.quintgallery.com
• La Jolla Community Center and La Jolla Art Association Art exhibition Through Friday, December 2nd, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Media featured includes watercolors, photography, oils, digital art, and acrylics by artists Peggy Hinakian, Irene Mandela, Gwen Noville, Dottie Stanley, Sally Sachs, and Laura Wheeler. will be free.lajollaartassociation.org
• Tasende Gallery presents a new acquisition by the artist Fernando Botero Through Thursday, December 22nd at 820 Prospect St., La Jolla. This exhibition includes three of his paintings and three of his works on paper from Botero’s personal collection. free.tasendegallery.com
• Giveaway from La Jolla/Riford Library“Re…”It will be held at 7555 Draper Ave. through Thursday, January 5. The exhibition features works by artists True Lindes, Robert Treat, and Pat Kelly. free.lajolllibrary.org
• Gifts from the La Jolla Historical Society“Smallest Show on Earth: Paper Theater Investigated”It will be held at 780 Prospect Street through Sunday, January 22nd. The exhibit features paper theater replicas, posters and accessories showcasing iconic local stages from last year. free.lajollahistory.org
• 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
gala and event
• La Jolla Country Day School isopen houseNoon to 3pm Saturday, November 5, 9490 Genesee Ave. Guests can meet teachers and students, visit classrooms, and learn more about the curriculum and community. RSVP is not required. LJCDS is a private school for students ages 3-12.ljcds.org
• Gerson’s Gift“Online Tasting of Gelson’s Wines”Thursday, November 10, at 6:00 p.m. Live classes with winemaker Julien Fayard include wine and custom his cheese and charcuterie plates. Cheese plates and wine for two are available November 9-10 at Gelson’s Market in Pacific Beach at 730 Turquoise Street. Del Mar, 2707 Via de la Valle; Carlsbad, 7660 El Camino Real. $28.99 with reservation and cheese plate. Wine he is over $29.99.Register by Sunday, November 6thbit.ly/GelsonsNov.
• The San Diego Brewers Guild will:beer gardenSunday, November 13, at noon, The Lodge at Torrey Pines, 11480 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla. Part of the 14th Annual Beer Week, the event will feature 28 breweries and 14 chefs. $145.sdbeer.com/beer garden
• Gifts from The Lodge at Torrey Pines“Beyond the Basement”11480 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla at 5:00 pm on Saturday, November 19th. Winemakers and winery owners will participate in this event to introduce rare and high-end vintages that are not readily available to the general public. $250Lodgetorreypines.com/beyond-the-cellar
Is there an event (online or in person) you’d like to see here? Email your leads to email@example.com by noon on Friday to be included in next week’s edition. ◆