Finest Bets: A fast information to on-line and in-person leisure and digital experiences

The La Jolla Light showcases this ongoing series of online activities that you can do on your computer or tablet, as well as local in-person events following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lectures & learning

• The pen to paper writer class will be held on Thursday, July 8th at 1:00 pm at La Jolla / Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. continued. The course is open to authors of all skill levels, ages 18+, and continues weekly. Free. (858) 552-1657

Linda Bradley is one of the panelists who will speak about immunotherapy at a Sanford Burnham Prebys webinar.

Linda Bradley is one of the panelists who will speak online at the Sanford Burnham Prebys webinar “Immunotherapy – Helping Our Bodies Heal Cancer” on Tuesday July 13th.

(Courtesy Sanford Burnham Prebys)

• Sanford Burnham Prebys presents “Immunotherapy – Help Our Bodies Heal Cancer” online on Tuesday, July 13th at 1:00 pm. The webinar will present information from SBP researchers on immunotherapy and will include a question-and-answer session. Free. bit.ly/SBPJuly13

• PEN America, Global Cyber ​​Alliance and Freedom of the Press Foundation will present “A Hands-On Anti-Hacking, Anti-Doxing Workshop” online on Wednesday, July 14th at 10 am. The webinar, part of a “Summer Bootcamp on Digital Security and Preventing Online Abuse,” covers tools and strategies to make yourself, your work and your company safer online. Future dates are Wednesday July 21st and Thursday July 22nd. Free. bit.ly/DigitalSafetyBootcamp

• The San Diego County’s Bicycle Coalition will launch City Cycling online on Thursday, July 15 at 6:00 pm. The class is designed to help drivers feel more comfortable on the road. Topics include general bicycle safety, legal rights and obligations, and emergency maneuvering skills. Free. sdbikecoalition.org/basic-road-safety-class

Family & children

• The La Jolla Chapter of the Urban Garden Initiative is holding a succulent growing workshop for elementary and middle school students on Saturday, July 10th at 10:30 am at Marian Bear Memorial Park, 5491 Genesee Ave, San Diego. Participants are given a juicy and sustainable pot to grow in. Free. Send an email to tugilajolla@gmail.com.

Art and culture

• The San Diego Repertory Theater, La Jolla Playhouse and The Old Globe present “We are Listening” online on Thursday, July 8th at 5:30 pm. The bi-weekly salon, which celebrates and discusses black theater life, continues with guest Miki Vale, an international hip-hop artist, an Old Globe commissioned playwright and founder of the SoulKiss Theater. Free. bit.ly/WALVale

• The La Jolla Art Association opens the “Alive by the Sea” exhibition with a reception from 2.30pm to 5.30pm Friday, July 9th, at the La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Mixed media painter Lindsay Ahart, oil painter Daniel Kilgore, photographer Gloria Moeller and watercolor painter Minnie Valero discuss the stories behind their art. The exhibition runs until Saturday, July 31st. Free. Registration, masks and proof of COVID-19 vaccination are required. ljcommunitycenter.org/art-receptions

• ENA Art Group will show the work of La Jolla-based artist Paul Kaplan starting Saturday, July 10th at 11am at the Sparks Gallery, 530 Sixth Ave., San Diego. Kaplan is an artist at Arredon Art Gallery, supported by the ENA Art Group. The exhibition, a collaboration between several local art galleries, runs until Saturday July 31st. Free. enaartgroup.com

• Live jazz returns to the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library with Farrell Family Jazz, a series of summer concerts starting on Saturday, July 10th at 7:30 pm at 1008 Wall Street, La Jolla. The first concert will be presented by the Larry Goldings Quartet with Goldings on piano, David Piltch on bass, Jay Bellerose on drums and Sebastian Aymanns on drums. Future concerts are July 31st and August 7th and 14th. USD 35 per individual concert for Athenaeum members / USD 132 for the series; $ 40 for non-members / $ 152 for the series. ljathenaeum.org/summer-jazz

• The North Coast Repertory Theater presents “Becoming Dr. Ruth ”until Sunday, July 11th, online. The solo showcase, written by Mark St. Germain, shows Tovah Feldshuh as a sex therapist and media personality. $ 35 for single viewing; $ 54 for group viewing. nordcoastrep.org

• Adventures by the Book will present “Workparent: An ABTB Means Business Fireside Adventure” online on Tuesday, July 13th at 4:00 pm. Executive coach and author Daisy Dowling will speak about her book “Workparent”. $ 28.50; contains a paperback. bit.ly/ABBDowling

• Warwick’s bookstore will be presented by author Kristin Harmel on Wednesday, July 14th, at 6 pm on Facebook Live. Harmel will talk to the author Kristina McMorris about her new book “The Forest of Vanishing Stars”. Free. warwicks.com/event/harmel-2021

• The San Diego Writers Festival will be held online on Saturday, July 17 and Saturday, July 31, at 9:30 am online. The July 17th festival, in partnership with the Coronado Public Library and Warwick’s La Jolla bookstore, will feature Saturday Night Live alumna Laraine Newman discussing her new memoir and James Patterson and co-author Matt Eversmann discussing their new book . Free. sandiegowritersfestival.com

Kim McCoy will speak about his updated edition of Willard Bascom's book, Waves and Beaches

Oceanographer Kim McCoy will discuss his updated edition of Willard Bascom’s book, Waves and Beaches: The Powerful Dynamics of Sea and Coast, at DG Wills Books in La Jolla on Saturday, July 17th.

(Courtesy Kim McCoy)

• DG Wills Books presents Oceanographer Kim McCoy on Saturday, July 17th at 7:00 pm at 7461 Girard Ave., La Jolla. McCoy will review his updated edition of Willard Bascom’s book, Waves and Beaches: The Powerful Dynamics of Sea and Coast, a guide for anyone studying, surfing, or interested in the ocean. Free. dgwillsbooks.com

• The La Jolla Playhouse presents on Friday, July 30th and Saturday, July 31st, at 7 and 9:30 pm in the Mandel Weiss Forum of UC San Diego, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive, a special commitment by “Hasan Minhaj – Experiment Time “. The one-man show will feature material written and performed by comedian Minhaj. Ticket sales start on Thursday, July 8th. LaJollaPlayhouse.org

Galas & Events

• The Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America presents Corona and the New Normal online at 11 am on Sunday, July 11th. The zoom game is a fundraiser for the organization hoping to open a Yiddish cultural center in La Jolla. $ 36. yaaana.com/fundraiser

• Olivewood Gardens & Learning Center and the San Diego-Tijuana Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists present “Rosamaria’s Culinary Traditions: Virtual Cooking Class” online on Wednesday, July 14th at 6:00 pm. Traditional vegan recipes are featured at the fundraiser for the Olivewood and NAHJ San Diego-Tijuana nutrition and gardening programs. $ 20 for course registration and $ 20 for an ingredient kit that will be available for pickup on Tuesday, July 13th. bit.ly/olivewoodclass

• Gelson’s will host a virtual ice cream tasting online at 6pm on Thursday, July 15th. The event features a variety of ice creams, including vegan ones, in a party package that can be picked up on July 14th or 15th at Gelson’s Pacific Beach, 730 Turquoise St.; Gelsons Del Mar, 2707 Via de la Valle; and Gelsons Karlsbad, 7660 El Camino Real. $ 24.99. gelsons.com/icecream

Do you have an event – online or in person – that you would like to see here? Email your leads to efrausto@lajollalight.com. ◆

Greatest Bets: A fast information to (principally) on-line leisure and digital experiences

This is an ongoing set of online activities that you can do on your computer or tablet during your quarantine situation, as well as local in-person events as we move out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lectures & learning

• The La Jolla Community Center will present “Stretch for the Best Quality of Life” online on Wednesday, June 30th, 10 am. Talia Rozen, Co-Founder of Jo Stretch in La Jolla, will address some of the benefits of stretching, including ensuring correct posture, reducing pain, increasing blood flow, and preventing injury. Free. ljcommunitycenter.org/wc

• The San Diego Women’s Foundation will present “Community Partner Connection: The San Diego LGBT Community Center” online on Wednesday, June 30th at 4:00 pm. The event provides an overview of the center and its services, with an emphasis on the residential programs. Free. bit.ly/SDWFJune

• The pen-to-paper writer course will take place on Thursday, July 1, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at La Jolla / Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. and will continue every Thursday. The course is open to authors of all skill levels from the age of 18. Free. (858) 552-1657

Family & children

• La Jolla Playhouse presents “Pick Me Last” which is now streamed online. The production of the Performance Outreach Program Tour 2021 by the Schauspielhaus for young audiences is about standing up for friends and learning to let them stand up for themselves. Free of charge (use password pop2021). bit.ly/LJPlayhousePickMeLast

Art and culture

• Vanguard Culture and award-winning poet laureate Gill Sotu present “The History of Joy” online on Thursday June 24th at 7pm with the second of four cinematic performances inspired by real stories of struggle, beauty and triumph. Future meetings are on September 23rd and November 18th. $ 15 per event. bit.ly/historyofjoy

• The Old Globe presents “Word Up!” Online at 5:30 pm Friday June 25th. The event features drag music with Jaye Piper Rosewell and guest Farah Dinga. Free. bit.ly/wordupJune

• The San Diego Symphony’s “To The Earth” festival ends on Friday, June 25th at 7:00 pm online with “Evening: The Earth Rests”. Free. bit.ly/ToTheEarth

• Adventures by the Book will present “Forest of Disappearing Stars: An exclusive VIP pre-launch fireplace adventure” online on Sunday, June 27th at 3:00 pm. At the live event, the author Kristin Harmel speaks about her new book “The Forest of Vanishing Stars”. $ 31.50 including a signed hardcover book. bit.ly/ABBForest

• The La Jolla Theater Ensemble will present “Still We Rise” in front of St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 743 Prospect St. on Sunday, June 27 at 4:00 pm The event will feature poetry by Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, Amanda Gorman. present, Yolanda Franklin and Ernie McCray and the music of the Rob Thorsen Trio. $ 15 donation suggested. (858) 203-8398

The Warwick Bookstore will be presented by author Tessa Arlen on Tuesday, June 29th at 7pm on Facebook Live.

The Warwick Bookstore will be presented by author Tessa Arlen on Tuesday, June 29th at 7pm on Facebook Live.

(Courtesy Tessa Arlen)

• Warwick’s bookstore will be presented by author Tessa Arlen on Tuesday, June 29th at 7pm on Facebook Live. Arlen will speak to author Kate Quinn about her new book, In Royal Service to the Queen. Free. warwicks.com/event/arlen-2021

• Bach Collegium San Diego is streamed its entire 2020-21 season through Wednesday, June 30th. Guests can view all 11 performances filmed during the three different Bach Collegium virtual series. $ 40. bit.ly/BachSeason

• The North Coast Repertory Theater presents “Becoming Dr. Ruth ”, which was extended online until Sunday, July 11th. The solo showcase, written by Mark St. Germain, shows Tovah Feldshuh as a sex therapist and media personality. $ 35 for single viewing; $ 54 for group viewing. nordcoastrep.org

Do you have an event – online or in person – that you would like to see here? Email your leads to efrausto@lajollalight.com. ◆

Greatest Bets: A fast information to (principally) on-line leisure and digital experiences

The La Jolla Light showcases this ongoing series of online activities that you can do on your computer or tablet during your quarantine issue, as well as local in-person events following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lectures & learning

• I Love a Clean San Diego and the City of Encinitas present the sixth annual Zero Waste Fair online on Saturday, June 12th at 9:00 am. The live event offers training and workshops for all ages on low-waste living resources, composting tips, recycling, cutting edge environmental justice issues, and more. Free of charge, but donations are welcome. CleanSD.org

• The San Diego County Bike Coalition is launching City Cycling online on Thursday, June 17th at 6:00 pm. The virtual class is designed to help drivers feel more comfortable on the road. Class topics include general bicycle safety, legal rights and obligations, and emergency maneuvering skills. Free. sdbikecoalition.org/basic-road-safety-class

• The La Jolla Community Center presents “Spanish for Beginners” from 10am Wednesday 23 June at 6811 La Jolla Blvd. The eight-week course runs through Wednesday, August 11th. $ 140 for community center members; $ 160 for non-members. ljcommunitycenter.org

Family & children

• The San Diego Architectural Foundation presents KidSketch online on Saturday, June 12th at 11am. Open to children – and adults – of all ages, the event features a lesson on sketching the Salomon Apartments on Bankers Hill, designed by La Jolla-based architect Henry Hester in the late 1950s. The KidSketch series is repeated every second Saturday of the month. Free. sdaf.wildapricot.org/event-4301545

• La Jolla Playhouse presents “Pick Me Last” which is now streamed online. The production of the Schauspielhaus Performance Outreach Program Tour 2021 for young audiences is about standing up for your friends and learning to let them stand up for themselves. Free of charge (use password pop2021). bit.ly/LJPlayhousePickMeLast

Art and culture

• Adventures by the Book presents “Book Bingo (Mystery and Suspense): A Virtual Adventure by the Book” at 5pm on Thursday, June 10th, online. The event will be attended by writers Kim Taylor Blakemore, Laurie Buchanan, Rich Farrell, Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, Ona Russell and Wendy Walker. Free. bit.ly/ABBJune10

• Mainly Mozart will present his All-Star Orchestra Festival 2021 from June 11th to 19th
the Del Mar Surf Cup Sports Park on Via de la Valle 14989. The event will feature personal, socially distant, assigned seating in an outdoor venue. On June 11, 12, 16, 18 and 19 there will be five concerts with members of renowned orchestras with works by Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn and others. $ 49- $ 500. mainlymozart.org / festival-orchestra

• DG Wills Books presents author and journalist Douglas Cavanaugh on Sunday, June 13th at 2pm at 7461 Girard Avenue. Cavanaugh will discuss his new book. “Remembering Butch: The Story of Butch Van Artsdalen.” Free. dgwillsbooks.com

The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library presents “Jazz at the Athenaeum Streaming Live” with Josh Nelson and Larry Koonse.

The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library presents the next “Jazz at the Athenaeum Streaming Live” concert on Monday, June 14th online with pianist Josh Nelson and guitarist Larry Koonse.

(Myles Regan / Regan digital image)

• The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library presents the next “Jazz at the Athenaeum Streaming Live” concert online on Monday, June 14th at 7pm. The final event in the series features guitarist Larry Koonse and pianist Josh Nelson. $ 15 for Athenaeum members; $ 20 for non-members. ljathenaeum.org/jazz

• The Warwick Bookstore is launching author Lionel Shriver online on Tuesday, June 15 at 4:00 PM. Shriver will be talking about her new book, Should We Stay or Should We Go. Free. warwicks.com/event/shriver-2021

• The New Children’s Museum will present “Reimagining Emotion with Risa Puno” online on Wednesday, June 16 at 6 pm. In the latest edition of the museum’s virtual “Artist Talks” series, the New York-based artist Puno discusses how a playful approach to serious world issues can help us better understand ourselves and relate to others. Free. thinkplaycreate.org/explore/artist-talks

Storytellers of San Diego presents “Storytelling: Tales and Legends of Scotland” online on Thursday, June 17th at 6:30 pm.

Storytellers of San Diego presents “Storytelling: Tales and Legends of Scotland” online on Thursday, June 17th at 6:30 pm.

(Courtesy Jonathan Kruk)

• Storytellers of San Diego presents “Storytelling: Tales and Legends of Scotland” online on Thursday, June 17th at 6:30 pm. The annual event, in conjunction with the San Diego Highland Games, features Scottish stories told by members of the Storytellers of San Diego. From 12 years. Free. storytellersofsandiego.org

• La Jolla Playhouse presents the “AAPI Artists Launch #StopAsianHate Campaign” streaming now online. Artists Arianna Afsar, Jess McLeod, Lauren Yee, and theater director Eric Keen-Louie launched the digital video campaign with nearly 40 Asian-American and Pacific islanders to spread awareness of anti-Asian hatred in America. Free. bit.ly/LJPlayhouseStopAsianHate

• The North Coast Repertory Theater presents “Becoming Dr. Ruth ”until Sunday, July 4th, online. The solo showcase, written by Mark St. Germain, plays Tovah Feldshuh as media figure Dr. Ruth. $ 35 for single viewing; $ 54 for group viewing. nordcoastrep.org

• Quint Gallery is hosting an exhibition of works by San Diego-based artist Kelsey Brookes at 7655 Girard Avenue through Saturday, July 24th. The exhibition is an overview of Brookes’ art over the past 12 years. Free. quintgallery.com

Galas & Events

• The Center for Community Solutions will hold its “Tea & Tonic with a Twist” online and in person at the Coasterra in San Diego on Friday, June 18 at 2:00 pm. The event features live music, a silent auction, and writer Chanel Miller. $ 150 and up for virtual or in-person. ccssd.org/tea-tonic-2021

• Promises2Kids presents its peer-to-peer fundraiser for the Brighter Futures Ball Drop on Thursday June 24th at 5pm at the Bernardo Heights Country Club in Rancho Bernardo and will be streamed live online. Participants can buy golf balls at noon until June 24th, which will be loaded into a helicopter for ball dropping. The ball that lands closest to the pin wins a cash prize of $ 2,500 for its owner. The proceeds go to the care of foster children. Contestants don’t have to be there to win. $ 25 per golf ball. give.promises2kids.org/brighterfutures

• La Jolla Community Center is holding its “Summer Soiree: Happy Summer & Welcome Back to La Jolla Community Center” on Friday June 25th, 6811 La Jolla Blvd at 4:00 pm. The event includes live entertainment, refreshments, raffles, gifts and more. $ 35 for community center members; $ 40 for non-members. Registration and payment by Monday, June 21. ljcommunitycenter.org/soiree

Do you have an event – online or in person – that you would like to see here? Email your leads to efrausto@lajollalight.com. ◆

Finest Bets: A fast information to (principally) on-line leisure and digital experiences

This is an ongoing set of online activities that you can do on your computer or tablet during your quarantine situation, as well as local in-person events as we move out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lectures & learning

• UC San Diego’s African and African-American Studies Research Center is hosting its 27th Annual Awards Banquet online on Friday, June 4th at 4:00 pm online. The event recognizes the achievements of scientists, students and administrative staff. Shannen Hill of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art will speak. Free of charge, but donations are accepted. tinyurl.com/AAASRCAwards2021

Families & children

• La Jolla Playhouse presents “Pick Me Last” which is now streamed online. The production of the Schauspielhaus Performance Outreach Program Tour 2021 for young audiences is about standing up for your friends and learning to let them stand up for themselves. Free of charge (use password pop2021). bit.ly/LJPlayhousePickMeLast

Art and culture

• The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will end its lecture series on the artist Joseph Beuys on Tuesday, June 8th, at 6.30pm online. The fifth lecture, led by art historian Victoria Martino, deals with Beuys’ legacy. $ 14 for Athenaeum members; $ 19 for non-members. ljathenaeum.org/kunstgeschichte-vorlesungen

• The North Coast Repertory Theater presents “Becoming Dr. Ruth ”, online from 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9th. The solo showcase, written by Mark St. Germain, shows Tovah Feldshuh as the media figure Dr. Ruth and runs through Sunday 4th July. $ 35 for single views; $ 54 for group viewing. nordcoastrep.org

• The Warwick Bookstore will feature writer Elizabeth Letts on Thursday, June 10th at 4pm on Facebook Live. Letts will discuss her new book “The Ride of Her Life: The True Story of a Woman, Her Horse and Their Last-Chance Journey Across America” ​​with author Christina Baker Kline. Free. warwicks.com/event/letts-2021

• DG Wills Books presents writer and journalist Douglas Cavanaugh on Sunday June 13th at 2pm at 7461 Girard Ave. in La Jolla. Cavanaugh will review his new book “Remembering Butch: The Story of Butch Van Artsdalen.” Free. dgwillsbooks.com

Kelsey Brookes'

Kelsey Brookes’ “LSD” (2012) is part of the artist’s exhibition at the Quint Gallery in La Jolla.

(Courtesy Kelsey Brookes and Quint Gallery)

• Quint Gallery is hosting an exhibition of works by San Diego-based artist Kelsey Brookes at 7655 Girard Avenue in La Jolla through Saturday, July 24th. The exhibition is an overview of Brookes’ art created over the past 12 years. Free. quintgallery.com

• La Jolla Playhouse presents the “AAPI Artists Launch #StopAsianHate Campaign,” which is now streamed online. Artists Arianna Afsar, Jess McLeod, Lauren Yee, and theater director Eric Keen-Louie launched the digital video campaign with nearly 40 Asian-American and Pacific islanders to spread awareness of anti-Asian hatred in America. Free. bit.ly/LJPlayhouseStopAsianHate

Galas & Events

Olivewood Gardens & Learning Center is offering an online cooking class on Saturday June 5th.

The Olivewood Gardens & Learning Center and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists San Diego – Tijuana Chapter will present the Olivewood Kitchenista Rosamaria’s Culinary Traditions cooking class online on Saturday June 5th.

(Courtesy Olivewood Gardens & Learning Center)

• Olivewood Gardens & Learning Center and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists San Diego – Tijuana Chapter present “Olivewood Kitchenista Rosamaria’s Culinary Traditions” online on Saturday, June 5th at 4:00 pm online. Traditional vegan recipes are presented at the virtual cooking event, a fundraiser for Olivewood’s nutrition and gardening programs. $ 20. bit.ly/olivewoodclass

• St. Germaine Children’s Charity will have lunch in June on Tuesday, June 8th at 11am at Lot La Jolla, 7611 Fay Ave. hold off. Subsidies will be made to the leaders of social services who work to prevent child abuse. The newly appointed board of directors will also be announced. $ 60. Email Janice Farnow at jfarnow@san.rr.com.

• Doors of Change will be presenting its 20th anniversary symposium online on Wednesday, June 9th at 6:00 pm. The virtual event examines what municipalities, states and federal governments can and do for homeless young people. Speakers include US MP Sara Jacobs (D-San Diego) and San Diego County’s Chairman of the Board of Directors Nathan Fletcher. Free. türenofchange.org

• The Center for Community Solutions will hold its “Tea & Tonic with a Twist” online and in person on Friday June 18th at 2pm at the Coasterra in San Diego. The event features live music, a silent auction, and writer Chanel Miller. $ 150 and up for virtual or in-person. ccssd.org/tea-tonic-2021

• Promises2Kids is hosting its peer-to-peer fundraiser for the Brighter Futures Ball Drop on Thursday June 24th at 5pm at the Bernardo Heights Country Club in Rancho Bernardo and will be streamed online. Participants can buy golf balls at lunchtime until June 24th, which will then be loaded into a helicopter to drop the ball. The ball that lands closest to the pin wins a $ 2,500 award for its owner. The proceeds go to the care of foster children. Contestants don’t have to be there to win. $ 25 per golf ball. give.promises2kids.org/brighterfutures

Do you have an event – online or in person – that you would like to see here? Email your leads to efrausto@lajollalight.com. ◆

Finest Bets: A fast information to (principally) on-line leisure and digital experiences

This provides an ongoing set of online activities to do on your computer or tablet during your quarantine dilemma, as well as local personal events as we emerge from the pandemic.

Remembrance day

• The Mount Soledad National Veterans Memorial is hosting a Memorial Day Memorial Day event online and in person on Monday, May 31st at 12:00 noon on 6905 La Jolla Scenic Drive South. The event will honor Air Force Airman 1st Class William Pitsenbarger, a posthumous Medal of Honor recipient whose story of heroism during the Vietnam War was portrayed in the recent film The Last Full Measure. Free. Memorialdaylive.com

Lectures & learning

• League of Women Voters San Diego presents “Meet San Diego’s New Councilmembers” online on Thursday, May 27th at 11:30 am. Councilor Joe LaCava (District 1), Council Chairman Pro Tem Stephen Whitburn (District 3) and Councilor Raul Campillo (District 7) will discuss why they ran for office this year and what their priorities are. Free. bit.ly/LOWVMay

• UC San Diego presents “Crossing Borders: Exploring San Diego’s Dynamic Binational Region” online on Thursday, May 27th at 5:00 pm. The event, which is part of the university’s “Evenings of Unconventional Wisdom” series, looks at the challenges and opportunities that border communities face. Free. bit.ly/UCSDBinational

Art and culture

• Project [BLANK] Olivier Messiaen’s “Harawi” will be presented online on Friday, May 28th at 7pm and on Sunday, May 30th, at 2pm. The concert will feature original video art by Anna Chiaretta Lavatelli mixed live with performances by mezzo-soprano Leslie Ann Leytham and pianist Brendan Nguyen and performed at the Front Arte & Cultura Gallery in San Ysidro. $ 20 for general admission; $ 10 for students and seniors. bit.ly/HarawiLive

• The San Diego Symphony will present an online preview of the Rady Shell at 7:00 pm on Friday, May 28, in Jacobs Park, the orchestra’s state-of-the-art venue on the Bay. Music theater star Bryonha Marie will perform classic and modern Broadway plays. The Rady Shell will be open for live performances this summer. $ 25. sandiegosymphony.org/digitalpass

Warwick's Bookstore and the Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild are proud to present author Steven Rowley online on Wednesday June 2nd.

Warwick’s Bookstore and the Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild are proud to present author Steven Rowley online on Wednesday June 2nd.

(Byron Lane)

• Warwick’s Bookstore and the Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild will be showcasing author Steven Rowley on Wednesday, June 2nd at 4pm on Facebook Live. Rowley will be discussing his new book “The Guncle” with Byron Lane. Free. warwicks.com/event/rowley-2021

• Coronado Playhouse presents “Constellations”, which will be streamed online until Sunday, May 30th. The piece is about the infinite possibilities within a relationship. $ 15 using the San Diego Theater Week promotional code SDTW21. coronadoplayhouse.org/constellations

• Point Loma Playhouse presents “A Provincetown Playhouse Retrospective,” which will be streamed online through Monday, May 31st. Two short pieces can be seen: “Before Breakfast” by Eugene O’Neill and “Aria de Capo” by Edna St. Vincent-Millay. Free. pointlomaplayhouse.com

• The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will continue its lecture series on the artist Joseph Beuys on Tuesday, June 1st at 6.30 pm online. The five-week course, led by art historian Victoria Martino, celebrates Beuys’ 100th birthday. The fourth lecture discusses his later years and his death 1972-86. $ 14 per talk for Athenaeum members; $ 19 for non-members. ljathenaeum.org/art-history-lectures

One by Quint Gallery presents “Heartsong”, a new painting by La Jolla-based artist Peter Halasz, through June 19th.

One by Quint Gallery presents Heartsong, a new painting by La Jolla-based artist Peter Halasz, until Saturday, June 19, at 7722 Girard Ave.

(Courtesy Peter Halasz and One by Quint Gallery)

• One by Quint Gallery presents Heartsong, a new painting by La Jolla-based artist Peter Halasz, on Girard Ave until Saturday, June 19th. 7722. The concept of the exhibition is to show only one work of art at a time to promote the idea of ​​“slow art” where the viewer can spend up to an hour on a single work. Free; only by appointment. Email glad@quintgallery.com or text (858) 454-3409.

Galas & Events

• Voices for Children is hosting its annual judges luncheon online on Tuesday June 1st at 12:00 noon. A jury will discuss the complexity of the dependency system, the effects of COVID-19 on children in foster care, and the role of court-appointed voluntary special lawyers. Free. speakupnow.org/judges-luncheon

• St. Germaine Children’s Charity will have their June lunch on Tuesday, June 8th at 11:00 AM at Lot La Jolla, 7611 Fay Ave. Social service leaders for whom St. Germaine is fundraising will be in attendance to receive awards and meet with guests. $ 60. Email Janice Farnow at jfarnow@san.rr.com.

• The Center for Community Solutions is hosting its “Tea & Tonic with a Twist” online and in person on Friday, June 18 at 2:00 pm at Coasterra, 880 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego. The event features live music, a silent auction and author Chanel Miller. $ 150 and up for virtual or in-person. ccssd.org/tea-tonic-2021

Do you have an event – online or in person – that you would like to see here? Email your leads to efrausto@lajollalight.com. ◆

Finest Bets: A fast information to (principally) on-line leisure and digital experiences

The La Jolla Light showcases this ongoing series of online activities to do on your computer or tablet during your quarantine dilemma, as well as local personal events as we emerge from the pandemic.

Remembrance day

• The Mount Soledad National Veterans Memorial is hosting a Memorial Day Memorial Day event online and in person on Monday, May 31st at 12:00 noon on 6905 La Jolla Scenic Drive South. The event will honor Air Force Airman 1st Class William Pitsenbarger, a posthumous Medal of Honor recipient whose story of heroism during the Vietnam War was portrayed in the recent film The Last Full Measure. Free. Memorialdaylive.com

Lectures & learning

• League of Women Voters San Diego presents “Meet San Diego’s New Councilmembers” online on Thursday, May 27th at 11:30 am. Councilor Joe LaCava (District 1), Council Chairman Pro Tem Stephen Whitburn (District 3) and Councilor Raul Campillo (District 7) will discuss why they ran for office this year and what their priorities are. Free. bit.ly/LOWVMay

• UC San Diego presents “Crossing Borders: Exploring San Diego’s Dynamic Binational Region” online on Thursday, May 27th at 5:00 pm. The event, which is part of the university’s “Evenings of Unconventional Wisdom” series, looks at the challenges and opportunities that border communities face. Free. bit.ly/UCSDBinational

Art and culture

• Project [BLANK] Olivier Messiaen’s “Harawi” will be presented online on Friday, May 28th at 7pm and on Sunday, May 30th, at 2pm. The concert will feature original video art by Anna Chiaretta Lavatelli mixed live with performances by mezzo-soprano Leslie Ann Leytham and pianist Brendan Nguyen and performed at the Front Arte & Cultura Gallery in San Ysidro. $ 20 for general admission; $ 10 for students and seniors. bit.ly/HarawiLive

• The San Diego Symphony will present an online preview of the Rady Shell at 7:00 pm on Friday, May 28, in Jacobs Park, the orchestra’s state-of-the-art venue on the Bay. Music theater star Bryonha Marie will perform classic and modern Broadway plays. The Rady Shell will be open for live performances this summer. $ 25. sandiegosymphony.org/digitalpass

Warwick's Bookstore and the Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild are proud to present author Steven Rowley online on Wednesday June 2nd.

Warwick’s Bookstore and the Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild are proud to present author Steven Rowley online on Wednesday June 2nd.

(Byron Lane)

• Warwick’s Bookstore and the Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild will be showcasing author Steven Rowley on Wednesday, June 2nd at 4pm on Facebook Live. Rowley will be discussing his new book “The Guncle” with Byron Lane. Free. warwicks.com/event/rowley-2021

• Coronado Playhouse presents “Constellations”, which will be streamed online until Sunday, May 30th. The piece is about the infinite possibilities within a relationship. $ 15 using the San Diego Theater Week promotional code SDTW21. coronadoplayhouse.org/constellations

• Point Loma Playhouse presents “A Provincetown Playhouse Retrospective,” which will be streamed online through Monday, May 31st. Two short pieces can be seen: “Before Breakfast” by Eugene O’Neill and “Aria de Capo” by Edna St. Vincent-Millay. Free. pointlomaplayhouse.com

• The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will continue its lecture series on the artist Joseph Beuys on Tuesday, June 1st at 6.30 pm online. The five-week course, led by art historian Victoria Martino, celebrates Beuys’ 100th birthday. The fourth lecture discusses his later years and his death 1972-86. $ 14 per talk for Athenaeum members; $ 19 for non-members. ljathenaeum.org/art-history-lectures

One by Quint Gallery presents “Heartsong”, a new painting by La Jolla-based artist Peter Halasz, through June 19th.

One by Quint Gallery presents Heartsong, a new painting by La Jolla-based artist Peter Halasz, until Saturday, June 19, at 7722 Girard Ave.

(Courtesy Peter Halasz and One by Quint Gallery)

• One by Quint Gallery presents Heartsong, a new painting by La Jolla-based artist Peter Halasz, on Girard Ave until Saturday, June 19th. 7722. The concept of the exhibition is to show only one work of art at a time to promote the idea of ​​“slow art” where the viewer can spend up to an hour on a single work. Free; only by appointment. Email glad@quintgallery.com or text (858) 454-3409.

Galas & Events

• Voices for Children is hosting its annual judges luncheon online on Tuesday June 1st at 12:00 noon. A jury will discuss the complexity of the dependency system, the effects of COVID-19 on children in foster care, and the role of court-appointed voluntary special lawyers. Free. speakupnow.org/judges-luncheon

• St. Germaine Children’s Charity will have their June lunch on Tuesday, June 8th at 11:00 AM at Lot La Jolla, 7611 Fay Ave. Social service leaders for whom St. Germaine is fundraising will be in attendance to receive awards and meet with guests. $ 60. Email Janice Farnow at jfarnow@san.rr.com.

• The Center for Community Solutions is hosting its “Tea & Tonic with a Twist” online and in person on Friday, June 18 at 2:00 pm at Coasterra, 880 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego. The event features live music, a silent auction and author Chanel Miller. $ 150 and up for virtual or in-person. ccssd.org/tea-tonic-2021

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Particular summer time occasions create distinctive experiences | Leisure

From dinosaurs to fighter jets to the long-awaited waterfront carousel opening, Buffalo is a summer full of special events. A bonus: they’re all family-friendly. Here’s a quick look.

Also lions, tigers and sea dragons – this magnificently restored carousel opens for rides in a solar-powered round house on Canalside on Memorial Day. Designed and manufactured by Spillman Engineering in North Tonawanda in 1924, it is back home in Boston after decades with its original owner, Demenick De Angelis. This rare menagerie park style carousel, believed to be only one in a dozen, has 30 horses and a lion, tiger, ostrich, deer, giraffe, mule, and sea dragon. It is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. through October 15.

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels’ jet demonstration will soar in the sky over the Outer Harbor as part of its 75th season. New are the F-18 Super Hornets and the C-130 J-Model “Fat Albert” as well as the F-16 Viper Team, the C-17 Demonstration Team and the Canadian CF-18 Hornet Team of the Air Force. Other entertainment options include aerobatic world champion Rob Holland and local performer Rick Volker.

Finest Bets for the Break: A fast information to on-line leisure and digital experiences

The La Jolla Light presents this ongoing series of online activities that you can do on your computer or tablet during your quarantine dilemma.

Lectures & learning

• The Congregation Beth Israel will present its next men’s club forum “A Conversation with the Deputy Head of Mission Eitan Weiss” on Wednesday, May 19th at 7:00 pm. Weiss from the Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles will discuss current issues that pose challenges and opportunities for Israel and the region. Free and open to the public. Registration required. cbisd.org/programs/mens-club-monthly-forum-may

• The San Diego County Bike Coalition presents City Cycling online on Thursday, May 20th at 6:00 pm. The virtual class is designed to help drivers feel more comfortable on the road. Topics include general bicycle safety, legal rights and obligations, and emergency maneuver skills. Free. sdbikecoalition.org/basic-road-safety-class

Family & children

The San Diego Children's Discovery Museum presents “Roots: Portugal” online on Thursday, May 13th.

The San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum presents “Roots: Portugal” online on Thursday, May 13th.

(Courtesy of the San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum)

• The San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum will present “Roots: Portugal” on Facebook Live on Thursday, May 13th at 4pm. The event includes a tour of the Portuguese historical center, a cooking demonstration, a language class and much more. The museum, in partnership with the San Diego Public Library, also offers free activity kits for children inspired by Portuguese culture and tradition. sdcdm.org/virtual-roots-portugal

• The Nature Collective presents “Virtual Connections: Oh, Octopus!” Thursday, May 20th, at 3:30 pm, online. Connect with the largest of all octopuses, the giant Pacific octopus, and learn about its nine brains and three hearts. High school environmentalists will run an online pet shop. Free. thenaturecollective.org/events

Art and culture

• La Jolla Symphony & Chorus presents “A Meeting in Time – Bach and Messiaen”, which will be streamed online starting Friday May 14th. The selection of Bach’s “Cantata No. 106” is arranged and performed by Steven Schick (drums) and Ruben Valenzuela (keyboards). $ 18- $ 39. lajollasymphony.com/events-tickets

• The San Diego International Film Festival is hosting the first ever San Diego International ShortsFest online, May 14-16. The three-day event includes 100 short films from around the world, 11 filmmaker panels and more. $ 29 and more. SDFilmFest.com/shortsfest

• The San Diego Women’s Choir presents “Stronger on the Other Side” on Saturday, May 15 at 7:00 pm on YouTube and on Sunday at 4:00 pm. May 16 on Facebook Live. The virtual concerts offer newly recorded songs of hope, joy and resilience. Free. sdwc.org

• The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will present the next concert “Jazz at the Athenaeum Streaming Live” online on Monday, May 17th at 7pm. The third event in a row will feature alto saxophonist Charles McPherson with pianist Randy Porter. $ 15 for Athenaeum members; $ 20 for non-members. ljathenaeum.org/jazz

• The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will continue its lecture series on the artist Joseph Beuys on Tuesday, May 18, at 6.30 pm online. The five-week course, led by art historian Victoria Martino, celebrates Beuys’ 100th birthday. The second lecture discusses his early training from 1946 to 1961. $ 14 per lecture for Athenaeum members; $ 19 for non-members. ljathenaeum.org/art-history-lectures

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A still from Guide On, one of 38 films to be shown online during the GI Film Festival in San Diego from May 18-23.

(Courtesy GI Film Festival San Diego)

• The GI Film Festival in San Diego is presenting its annual listings online from May 18-23. Presented to, by, and about active members of the military and veterans, the festival will include 38 entries. $ 10 each; $ 8 for military, veterans, students, or CPBS members with bundled tickets and all-access passes ranging from $ 40 to $ 125. gifilmfestivalsd.org/2021

• The San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art presents “Collaboration: Perspectives on Collaboration, Diversity, and Women in Print” online on Thursday, May 20th at 5:00 pm. The panel discussion on women in printmaking is part of the museum’s “Experiments on Stone: Four Artists from the Tamarind Lithography Workshop” exhibition and is moderated by the MCASD’s deputy curator, Alana Hernandez. Free. bit.ly/MCASDpanelMay

• The San Diego Symphony will be hosting an online preview performance of The Shell, the orchestra bay venue on Friday, May 21st at 7:00 pm. The concert entitled “What’s That Sound? First Music from The Shell ”is conducted by music director Rafael Payare and contains Wagner’s“ Siegfried Idyll ”and Mozart’s“ Jupiter ”symphony. Shell will be open to the public for live performances this summer. $ 25. sandiegosymphony.org/digitalpass

• The San Diego City Ballet will be hosting “Raymonda” streaming online upon request through Sunday, May 23rd. The performance features ballets by Elizabeth Wistrich and Geoff Gonzalez. $ 29 and more. cityballet.org

Virtual galas & events

• The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s San Diego Chapter presents Raise Your Spirits online on Friday, May 14th at 6:30 pm. The event, a curated home liquor tasting event, features libations from the Cutwater Spirits distillery and an interactive streaming program. The proceeds will support local research, education and support programs. Tasting kits start at $ 150. bidpal.net/rys21

• The National Conflict Resolution Center will present its 33rd annual Peacemaker Awards online on Saturday, May 15th at 6:50 pm. The event will honor individuals and organizations dedicated to peacebuilding in their neighborhood and around the world. Dr. Anthony Fauci is the 2021 National Peacemaker. Free. bit.ly/NCRCawards

• Gelson’s will host an online virtual Wisconsin cheese tasting event on Thursday, May 20th at 6:00 pm. Wisconsin cheese representatives will lead the event, which will feature a curated cheese platter for two. Order by Monday, May 17, for collection on May 19 or 20 at Gelsons Pacific Beach, 730 Turquoise St .; Gelsons Del Mar, 2707 Via de la Valle; and Gelsons Carlsbad, 7660 El Camino Real. $ 23.99. gelsons.com/wisconsin

• Soroptimist International from La Jolla and Soroptimist International from Mission Valley present “Dreams of Italy” online on Saturday, May 22nd at 4.30pm. The event, an annual recognition of Live Your Dream winners, features an interactive evening of Italian wines and appetizers with wine specialist Stefano Poggi. $ 20 and more. soroptimistlj.org

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Finest Bets for the Break: A fast information to on-line leisure and digital experiences

This is an ongoing series of online activities that you can do on your computer or tablet during your quarantine problem.

Lectures & learning

• UC San Diego will present “A Deep Look into Earth Day 2021: The Changing Climate of Our Natural World” online on Thursday, April 22nd, at 12:00 noon. UCSD researchers offer a range of perspectives on how climate, human activities, and other forces connect with the natural world. Free. bit.ly/UCSDEarthDay

• Citizens’ Climate Lobby presents the “Wild & Scenic” film festival online from Thursday, April 22nd, 7:00 pm. The event, which runs through April 27, features 20 award-winning films on nature, activism, conservation, climate change, wildlife, environmental justice and agriculture. $ 25 ($ 20 with discount code CCLSDN); $ 15 for students. tinyurl.com/wsffca

• Sharp HealthCare will be presenting the Sharp Women’s Health Conference 2021 from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm on Saturday, April 24th, online. The event will feature author Elizabeth Gilbert as keynote speaker, an interactive virtual exhibition hall and other experiences. $ 45. shar.com/womensevent

• ARCS San Diego, a nonprofit led by women, is hosting an online event, ARCS Scientist of the Year 2021, on Sunday, April 25th at 6:00 pm. The event will highlight 46 scientists and multiple alumni and honor Erica Ollmann Saphire of the La Jolla Institute for Immunology, one of the world’s foremost experts on emerging viruses. Free. bit.ly/arcsSOY

LJCC is presenting “Bird Watching In and Around San Diego” online with biologist Nigella Hillgarth on Wednesday April 28th.

The La Jolla Community Center is presenting “Bird Watching In and Around San Diego” online with biologist Nigella Hillgarth on Wednesday April 28th.

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• The La Jolla Community Center will present “Bird Watching In and Around San Diego” online on Wednesday, April 28th at 10:00 am. Biologist Nigella Hillgarth provides an introduction to bird watching and equipment, how to attract birds to your yard and where to see birds in the San Diego area. Free. ljcommunitycenter.org/wc

• Drugs & Diagnostics for Tropical Diseases nonprofit will host a webinar on COVID-19 status in San Diego County on Wednesday, April 28th at 11:30 am. Dr. Sayone Thihalolipavan, a medical advisor to the county’s Health & Human Services Agency, will be walking participants in all efforts to address COVID-19 from the HHSA’s perspective, including the status of local cases, vaccination rates, and prioritization of moving to less restrictive levels and more. Free. ddtd.org/county-of-san-diego-hhsa

• The San Diego League of Women Voters will present “Fight Racism, Embrace Diversity” online on Wednesday, April 28th at 11:30 am. A trio of panelists will discuss the history of discrimination against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in America, focusing on the intersectionality of misogyny and racism among AAPI women. Free. bit.ly/LWVSDAAPI

• The Center for Community Solutions will conclude a series of virtual sexual assault workshops online on Wednesday April 28 at 4:00 pm with a discussion of how to support survivors. Free. bit.ly/3eYYtbE

• The Jewish Family Services in San Diego will present “Making It Work: Lessons from the life of the global fashion icon Tim Gunn” online on Thursday, April 29th at 12.00 noon. The event will raise mental health awareness as Gunn shares how he got over his struggles. $ 36; VIP tickets that include access to a meet-and-greet with Gunn are $ 250. jfssd.org/timgunn

• UC San Diego will present “Bringing Climate Action Together: Addressing Climate Change at All Levels” online on Thursday, April 29th at 5:00 pm. The event, which is part of the university’s “Evenings of Unconventional Wisdom” series, offers expert perspectives on new and practical ways to protect the health and well-being of the world’s people and the environment. Free. bit.ly/ucsdClimate

Art and culture

• San Diego Fashion Week presents a Spring Showcase on Thursday, April 22nd at 6pm. Jodi Kodesh is hosting a live show on Instagram and Facebook to get a sneak peek at the main October event, and up to 40 people attend in person at the U4RIK Distillery & Part of Event Space in San Marcos. The online ad is free of charge. In-person tickets are $ 50. fashionweeksd.com

• The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library continues its “On Broadway! Greetings to the Broadway Musical ”series of lectures on Thursday, April 22nd at 6:30 pm, online with Jacqueline Silver about the Golden Age on Broadway, including“ Annie Get Your Gun ”and“ West Side Story ”. On Thursday April 29th, the series will continue the discussion of the Golden Age on Broadway, including “The Sound of Music”. $ 17 per talk for Athenaeum members; $ 22 for non-members. ljathenaeum.org/music-lectures

The Old Globe presents

The Old Globe will present “Hamlet: On the Radio” (pictured) on KPBS / 89.5 FM and on the KPBS website from Friday, April 23rd.

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• The Old Globe presents Hamlet: On the Radio in two parts: Friday, April 23rd, 7:00 pm – Shakespeare’s birthday – and Saturday, April 24th, 7:00 pm on KPBS / 89.5 FM and the KPBS website. kpbs.org. Free.

• The Scripps Ranch Theater and Oceanside Theater Company present “My Brooklyn Hamlet,” which will be streamed online from Friday April 23 through Sunday April 25. Written and played by Brenda Adelmen, the one-woman show is about love and hate, passion and deafness, and how to find joy after losing it all. The show will also stream Friday April 30th through Sunday May 2nd. $ 22. scrippsranchtheatre.org/mybrooklynhamlet

• Write Out Loud and the San Diego Shakespeare Society present the 16th Annual San Diego Student Shakespeare Festival online on Saturday, April 24th at 11 am. The event will feature performances by students from across San Diego County performing scenes and monologues from Shakespeare’s plays. Free. writeoutloudeducation.weebly.com/shakes-fest.html

• Adventures by the Book presents “Under the Southern Sky: An Exclusive Fireside Chat by the Fireplace” on Sunday, April 25th, at 3pm online. Author Kristy Woodson Harvey will present the live event in a discussion on her book “Under the Southern Sky”. $ 20.49 including a signed paperback book. bit.ly/abbApril25

• On Monday, April 26th, at 12 noon, Vanguard Culture will present the “Creative Industry Roundtable: Honoring Larry T. Baza” online. The event will be attended by creatives and art patrons honoring Baza, a San Diego arts guide who passed away on February 20. Free. bit.ly/BAZA_VC

• Warwick’s Bookstore is launching writer Katie Quinn online on Tuesday, April 27th at 3pm. Quinn will speak to Jen Phanomrat about her new book Cheese, Wine and Bread: Discovering the Magic of Fermentation in England, Italy and France. $ 33.49 including a signed book and more. warwicks.com/event/katie-quinn-2021

• UC San Diego presents Blacktronica: Sound for Humanity online on Wednesday April 28th at 7:00 pm. The event will include a series of performances by six musicians who have been asked to reflect on sound and how their choices will in any way contribute to humanity. $ 10. artpower.ucsd.edu/event/blacktronika

• The North Coast Repertory Theater presents “Einstein Comes Through,” which will be streamed online starting Wednesday April 28th. The piece, written by David Ellenstein and Marc Silver, shows Jake Broder in a solo performance as Hank, who takes the audience on a journey that is inspired by the wit and wisdom of Hank’s idol Albert Einstein. Available until Sunday, May 23rd. Tickets $ 35- $ 54. northcoastrep.org

What entertainment and other activities have you found at (social) distance? Email your leads to efrausto@lajollalight.com. ◆

Finest Bets for the Break: A fast information to on-line leisure and digital experiences

The La Jolla Light presents this ongoing series of online activities that you can do on your computer or tablet during your quarantine dilemma.

Lectures & learning

• The San Diego County’s Master Gardener Association is presenting “Learn, Plant, Grow!” Online through Sunday, March 28th. The virtual seminar includes 13 presentations by landscape architects, horticultural authors and horticultural experts on ways to grow beautiful gardens with little water, control pests and attract native bees and other pollinators. $ 35. mastergardenersd.org/seminar

• The Scripps Front Row Lecture Series will continue online on Thursday, March 25th at 1:00 pm with “Cracking the Code of Chronic Inflammation”. Mark Sundrud will explain how his and his colleagues’ research can influence the development of safer and more targeted therapies for chronic inflammatory diseases. Free. frontrow.scripps.edu

• San Diego Oasis, Sharp Healthcare and West PACE present “You Got Your Recordings … Now What?” Friday, March 26th, 1pm, online. The older adult community conversation will include a group of health professionals and other experts offering their insights for the future beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. Free. Registration required. san-diego.oasiseverywhere.org

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• The Sister Cities Project Cultural Tours presents its next virtual tour, “Southeast San Diego / Solana Beach Partnership”, online on Saturday, March 27th at 12:00 noon. The tour will explore southeast San Diego through the eyes of the people who know it best. A discussion follows between community members in southeast San Diego and Solana Beach to discuss how two very different communities can support one another.
Free. Register at bit.ly/sistercitiestour.

• The Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America presents their Inclusive Second Night Queer + Allies Seder online on Sunday, March 28th at 11.00am. Free. Register at bit.ly/yaanasecondnight.

Organizational expert Andrew Mellen will speak in an online session at the La Jolla Community Center on Tuesday March 30th.

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• The La Jolla Community Center will present “Unstuff Your Life” online on Tuesday, March 30th at 10 am. In the free session, organizing expert Andrew Mellen will preview a five-week course starting Tuesday April 6th. ljcommunitycenter.org/series

Family & children

• The San Diego Public Library and Library Shop present “Could You Survive Alone?” Thursday, March 25th, 4 p.m., online for 9-17 years. The live program includes the poet Megan Freeman and her novel “Alone”. Freeman will discuss the ideas that inspired the book and challenge readers to ponder how they might react to some of the situations in the story. Free. Register at Crowdcast.io/e/sdplalone.

Art and culture

• Gill Sotu, candidate for avant-garde culture and the poet award winner, will present “The Story of Joy” online from Thursday, March 25th, 7:00 pm. The four-part series of cinematic performances inspired by real-life stories of struggle, beauty and triumph begins with “Social Justice”. Future meetings will take place on June 24th, September 23rd and November 18th. $ 15 per event or $ 50 for the series. bit.ly/historyofjoy

• The Lux Art Institute presents its Amir H. Fallah Reception and Artist Talk on Friday, March 26th at 6pm online. The livestream presentation will cover Fallah’s art practice and career, as well as her exhibition in Lux. Free. bit.ly/LuxFallah

• Project [BLANK] presents “Contralto” online on Friday, March 26th at 7pm and on Sunday, March 28th at 2pm. The live streamed experimental documentary and musical performance by Sarah Hennies celebrate Women’s History Month and feature a cast of transgender women speaking, singing, and performing vocal exercises, accompanied by a varied musical score. $ 20; $ 10 for students and seniors. projectblanksd.org

• The San Diego Symphony presents “A Shimmer of Strings” online on Friday, March 26th at 7:00 pm. The livestream program, led by music director Rafael Payare, will include works by Antonín Dvořák, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Krzysztof Penderecki. $ 20. sandiegosymphony.org/digitalpass

• The Bach Collegium San Diego continues its 2020-21 virtual season with “Welcome to All the Pleasures!” On Saturday, March 27th, online. The concert, which is part of the organization’s reDiscover series, will feature works by Henry Purcell with sopranos Stefanie Moore and Clara Rottsolk, countertenor Jay Carter, tenor Aaron Sheehan, and baritones Enrico Lagasca and Stephen Salts. Free of charge (donations accepted). bachcollegiumsd.org

The Athenaeum presents “Jazz at the Athenaeum Streaming Live

The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library presents “Jazz at the Athenaeum Streaming Live” with Billy Childs online on Monday March 29th.

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• The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library presents “Jazz at the Athenaeum Streaming Live”, a series of four online concerts. On Monday, March 29th, at 7 p.m., the multi-award-winning pianist and composer Billy Childs will perform in a duo performance with a bassist, which will be announced. $ 15 for Athenaeum members; $ 20 for non-members. ljathenaeum.org/jazz

• Warwick’s Bookstore will be showcasing authors Chelsea Clinton and Atia Abawi on Tuesday, March 30th at 4pm on Zoom. Clinton and Abawi will discuss their new book, She Persisted: Sally Ride, hosted by Sally Ride Science co-founder Karen Flammer. Free. Registration required. warwicks.com/event/clinton-and-abawi-2021

• The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library is hosting a two-part lecture concert series that will begin online on Tuesday, March 30th at 6:30 pm. On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of JS Bach’s composition of six sonatas and partitas for unaccompanied violin, the baroque violinist and scholar Victoria Martino will give a performance and commentary. The series will continue on Tuesday April 6th. $ 34 for both days for Athenaeum members; $ 44 for non-members. ljathenaeum.org/special-concerts

• The North Coast Repertory Theater is running Trying online through Sunday April 18. The piece, written by Joanna McClelland Glass and directed by David Ellenstein, shows two completely different personalities who find it difficult to understand each other. $ 35- $ 54. northcoastrep.org

Virtual galas & events

• The birch aquarium and the association of zoos and aquariums will present “All together for animals” online on Wednesday, March 31st at 7:00 pm. The concert with top country artists is a fundraiser for AZA. Tickets bought at bit.ly/azaconcert will benefit Birch Aquarium directly. $ 30.

• The San Diego Automotive Museum is hosting a Jay Leno Garage Tour through Friday, May 14th 7:30 pm. The raffle winner and a guest will have the opportunity to view Leno’s collection of more than 200 vehicles in his Big Dog Garage in Burbank, known as one of the largest auto collections in the world. The proceeds will go to the San Diego Automotive Museum. Donations start at $ 40. sdautomuseum.org/jaysgarage

What entertainment and other activities have you found at (social) distance? Email your leads to efrausto@lajollalight.com. ◆