This is a running list of online activities and local in-person events.
Lectures & Learning
• Presentations by Scripps Research “Limitations in the Science and Medicine of Alcohol Addiction” at 1 p.m. Wednesday 10 August online. Marisa Roberto from Scripps Research will discuss the role of stress and neuroimmunological mechanisms in addiction and how recent discoveries are paving the way for new treatments. Free. frontrow.scripps.edu
• That La Jolla Library poetry group Meets Thursday, August 11, at 2:00 p.m. at the La Jolla/Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. The group meets on the third Thursday of each month so participants can read and share poetry they have written. Free. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
• That Pen to Paper Writing Course held Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. at the La Jolla/Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. The weekly course is open to writers of all experience levels, ages 18+. Free. (858) 552-1657
families & children
• The La Jolla/Riford Library showcases “Mad Science: Fire and Ice Show” at 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 5, 7555 Draper Ave. The event includes foggy dry ice storms and disappearing paper. Free. www.lajollalibrary.org
• Buddhi Yoga presents “Mother Daughter Yoga – Inspiring Healthy Friendships with Erica Rood” at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 13, 7843 Girard Ave., La Jolla. For girls aged 8-12 and their mothers. $49 per pair. buddhiyogalj.com
• The La Jolla Woman’s Club Presents “Gentle Yoga” at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at 7791 Draper Ave. The weekly course for all levels is open to the public. $15.
Art and culture
• The La Jolla Music Society presents “Open Rehearsal III” at 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 5, 7600 Fay Ave. Guests can watch the rehearsal process for a SummerFest performance and speak to the artists during a post-rehearsal Q&A session. Free. No registration is required.
• Introducing the La Jolla Village Merchants Association “First Friday La Jolla Art Walk” from 4pm to 7pm Friday 5th August at various locations in The Village. Winners will be announced at the Circle of Life Community Art Expo at Pacific Sotheby’s. Free. bit.ly/VMAFirstFriday
• The La Jolla Community Center and the La Jolla Art Association present a art exhibition through Friday, August 5, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Twelve artists show 70 works in a media mix of acrylic, oil, digital and photography. Free. lajollaartassociation.org
• Warwick, Books & Books and Miami Book Fair bookstores introduce the author Mohsin Hamid at 4 p.m. Saturday, August 6, online. Hamid will talk to author Danzy Senna about his new book The Last White Man. Free. warwicks.com/event/hamid-2022
• BFree Studio presents a reception for “Lights, night: neon – photographs that glow” at 5 p.m. Saturday, August 6, 7857 Girard Ave., La Jolla. The exhibition, which opened on August 1, will feature works by San Diego artist Richard Ybarra through Monday, August 15. For free.bfreestudio.net
• Gifts from Quint Gallery “New Sculpture” beginning Saturday, August 6, 7655 Girard Ave., La Jolla. Featuring works by San Diego artists Adam Belt and Christopher Puzio and Bay Area artist Chris Thorson, the exhibition includes an artist talk and opening reception on Saturday, August 13 at 5 p.m. The exhibition runs until Saturday 17 September. For free. quintgallery.com
• The Kiwanis Club of La Jolla presents the heroes at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, August 7 at Scripps Park, 1100 Coast Blvd. The performance is the final in the Kiwanis Club’s 2022 Concerts by the Sea series. Free.
• The La Jolla Music Society presents “Under the Influence: Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 10 at 7600 Fay Ave. $48 and up. ljms.org
• The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library presents its 16th “Flicks on the Bricks” Outdoor Film Series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays beginning August 11 at 1008 Wall Street, La Jolla. The three-week film series with the “Lubitsch Touch” is curated and presented by KPBS film critic Beth Accomando. $15 per movie for Athenaeum members and $20 for non-members or $39 for the series for members and $54 for non-members. Must be 21 or older. ljathenaeum.org/flicks
• DG Wills Books introduces film historians Noah Isenberg at 7 p.m. Saturday, August 13, 7461 Girard Ave., La Jolla. Isenberg talks about his book Bill Wilder on Assignment: Dispatches from Weimar Berlin and Interwar Vienna. Free. dgwillsbooks.com
• Friends of the La Jolla Library present “Ode to the Blue Forest” through Saturday, August 13 at Draper Ave. 7555. The exhibit features cyanotypes by La Jolla photographer and oceanographer Oriana Poindexter. Free. orianapoindexter.com
• La Jolla Playhouse gifts “Here are blueberries”through Sunday, August 21 at the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theater, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive. The play is about an album of never-before-seen photographs from the Second World War. $25 and up.lajollaplayhouse.org/show/here-there-are-blueberries
• L&G Projects presents the exhibition“Here comes the Sun”through Saturday, August 27, 7940 Herschel Ave., La Jolla. The show shows works by the Israeli artist Orit Fuchs. Free. landgprojects.com
• RB Stevenson Gallery presents“Multiple Insights”through Saturday, August 27, 7661 Girard Ave., La Jolla. The exhibition features paintings and sculptures by a selection of gallery artists. Free. www.rbstevensongallery.com
• The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library presents the 30th Annual Juried Exhibition through Saturday, September 3, at 1008 Wall Street, La Jolla. Selected artists show their works. Free. ljathenaeum.org
• Presented by the La Jolla Historical Society“Voices from the Rez”through Sunday, September 4, 780 Prospect St. The exhibit is intended to remind viewers of the continued presence of Native Americans in Southern California and some of the artworks they created. Free. lajollahistory.org
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