La Jolla events, Sept. 20-17
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Professional skateboarder Tony Hawk will join Sprinkles Cupcakes founder Candace Nelson to help support The Tony Hawk Foundation, which focuses on the creation of public skateboard parks in low-income communities. Nelson and Hawk will be handing out cupcakes at the La Jolla Sprinkles from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sept. 21. Hawk’s favorite cupcake is the Cinnamon Sugar, and 100 percent of the cupcake’s weekend sales from all 10 Sprinkles stores will be donated to the foundation.

Sprinkles: 8855 Villa La Jolla Drive, (858) 457-3800

THURSDAY, Sept. 20

• “Little Gems: Smaller Art Museums of Europe,” 7:30 p.m., Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., historian James Grebl, (858) 454-5872, www.ljathenaeum.org, $19 members, $24 nonmembers

• Baby & toddler storytime, 11 a.m., Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., (858) 454-0347, www.warwicks.com, free

• Canvas Design & Wine, 5 p.m., La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd., (858) 459-0831, www.ljcommunitycenter.org, $40 members, $45 nonmembers

• “Vixen Pop Up Boutique and Fashion Show,” 6 to 9 p.m., The Spa of La Jolla, 7630 Fay Ave., fashion show, jewelry and clothing sale, and art exhibition with live demonstrations, (760) 814-0314, info@VIXENsd.com, $10

FRIDAY, Sept. 21

• “A Celebration of Courage and Hope,” 5:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency at Aventine, 3777 La Jolla Village Drive, Alzheimer’s Association-hosted benefit, (858) 966-3307, charwood@alz.org, $350-$500

SATURDAY, Sept. 22

• “Joseph Anton: A Memoir,” 7:30 p.m., UCSD Mandeville Auditorium, 9500 Gilman Drive, Q&A with Salman Rushdie, (858) 454-0347, www.warwicks.com, $40-$60 (includes book)

• “The Vicious Red Relic, Love” and “Daughter,” 7 p.m., D.G. Wills Books, 7461 Girard Ave., UCSD professor Anna Joy Springer and author Janice Lee read from their latest novels, (858) 456-1800, www.dgwillsbooks.com, free

• “Taste of Provence” supper club, 7:30 p.m., Whisknladle, 1044 Wall St., four-course dinner with wine, RSVP required, (858) 551-7575, www.whisknladle.com, $85

SUNDAY, Sept. 23

• La Jolla Open Aire Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., La Jolla Elementary School, 1111 Marine St., (858) 454-1699, www.lajollamarket.com, free

• Weekend with the Locals: Dan Downs, noon, Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., book discussion with author of “Not My Son,” (858) 454-0347, www.warwicks.com, free

MONDAY, Sept. 24

• Christian McBride Trio, 8 p.m., The Scripps Research Institute, 10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive, (858) 454-5872, www.nsi.edu, $32 members, $37 nonmembers

• “Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape,” 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., book discussion with bestselling author Danica McKellar, (858) 454-0347, www.warwicks.com, free

• Jewelry beading, 2:30 p.m., La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd., expert jewelry maker Yolanda, (858) 459-0831, www.ljcommunitycenter.org, $15 members, $20 nonmembers

TUESDAY, Sept. 25

• Culture and cuisine cooking class, 7 p.m., La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd., Iraqi chef Mazin Majeed leads a cooking class, (858) 459-0831, www.ljcommunitycenter.org, $30 members, $35 nonmembers

• Disaster and emergency preparedness health information, 1 p.m., La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd., (858) 459-0831, www.ljcommunitycenter.org, free

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 26

• Children’s storytime, 3 p.m., Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., (858) 454-5872, www.ljathenaeum.org, free

THURSDAY, Sept. 27

• “Little Gems: Smaller Art Museums of Europe,” 7:30 p.m., Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., (858) 454-5872, www.ljathenaeum.org, $19 members, $24 nonmembers

• “Rules of Civility,” 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., book discussion with Amor Towles, (858) 454-0347, www.warwicks.com, free

• Afternoon tea party, 2 p.m., La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd., (858) 459-0831, www.ljcomm-unitycenter.org, $15 members, $25 nonmembers

• “Parents,” 8 p.m., UCSD Price Center, 9500 Gilman Dr., film screening, (858) 534-3583, universitycenters.ucsd.edu, free

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