Peninsula-area events, April 13-May 21
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Peninsula-area events, April 13-May 21

SUNDAY, APRIL 13

The Point Loma Community Presbyterian Church Easter Fest is poised to celebrate with a petting zoo, crafts, games and a bounce house at the church, located at 2128 Chatsworth Blvd., from 9:30 to 11:30 am. For more information, email Cindy Davis at cindypoint-lomachurch@gmail.com, or call (619) 223-1633.

WEDNESDAY, April 16 

The Point Loma Republican Women Federated club hosts its monthly luncheon meeting at 10 a.m. at the Point Loma Cafe, located at 4865 Harbor Drive.  The program features Rachael Meyer, who will present a program titled “Guard My Vote,” a campaign to get the voter-identification push on the ballot in California. A no-host lunch will follow the presentation. Guests are welcome. For more information, call Marilyn at (619) 222-9532.

THURSDAY, April 17

The Ocean Beach Historical Society will host a free presentation spotlighting the Ocean Beach Woman’s Club (OBWC), which turns 90 this year. This is an opportunity to celebrate the women of Ocean Beach and their rich local history. The 7 p.m. presentation will feature club interim president Melyssa Roark and board member Mercy  Baron, who will detail the club’s history and plans for the future. The program will take place at the Point Loma United Methodist Church, located at 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. The OBWC was formed in 1924 by a group of women from the founding families of Ocean Beach. It is the oldest civic group in Ocean Beach. Over the years, the club met in several of OB’s past landmark buildings before settling in the current clubhouse on Bacon Street. For more information, visit www.obhistory.wordpress.com.

SUNDAY, April 20

It’s egg-hunting time! Westminster Presbyterian Church will host its free, annual Easter egg hunt for local children at Westminster Park, behind the church grounds at 3598 Talbot St., at 11:30 a.m. For more information, call (619) 224-6263.

WEDNESDAY, April 23

The Sharp Health Senior Resource Center will host a conference for seniors and their families, titled “Aging: Planning and Coping.” People are living longer but with illness and medications prevalent in their lives. The conference, which includes free health screenings, continental breakfast and lunch will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Point Loma Community Presbyterian Church, located at 2128 Chatsworth Blvd. Registration is required. Call (800) 827-4277.

SATURDAY, April 26

The Point Loma Garden Club is preparing for its big, annual plant sale. The event is set to take place at Westminster Presbyterian Church, located at 3598 Talbot St. (east of Cañon Street) from 9 a.m. to noon. Take home heirloom tomatoes, unusual vegetables and herbs, beautiful patio container plants and specimen, waterwise and native plants — all grown and created by Point Loma Garden Club members. Visit the Club Cafe and Boutique and get information from master gardeners who will be there to answer any gardening questions. Proceeds from the event provide continued philanthropic support for local college scholarships and community organizations. For more information, visit www.plcg.org.

WEDNESDAY, May 21

• The Point Loma Singers will perform a free concert at the Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library at 6:30 p.m. The library is located at 3701 Voltaire St. For more information, call (619) 531-1539.

• The Sharp Health Senior Resource Center will host a free presentation titled “Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters.” Holly Pobst, community education manager of the Alzheimer’s Association, will present the seminar. Current data suggest that fewer than 35 percent of people with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias have a diagnosis of the condition in their medical record. Learn about the difference between normal aging and Alzheimer’s disease and the benefits of early detection, as well as tips to follow up on any concerns you may have about yourself or someone you care about. The presentation will take place from noon to 1 p.m. at the Point Loma Community Presbyterian Church, located at 2128 Chatsworth Blvd. Registration required. Call (800) 827-4277 or register online at www.sharp.com.

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