“Reading Between the Lampposts: The Literary Giants of Loma Portal” will be the featured, free presentation at the Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library from 2 to
4 p.m. Have you ever wondered who your street was named after? Well here’s your chance to find out. Beginning with Macaulay and moving north to Lytton, local residents have researched and reported on the lives of the 26 authors whom the Loma Portal streets are named after. Short readings of most of the authors will be presented. The event takes place in the Community Room of the library, 3701 Voltaire St. For more information, call (619) 225-9659, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUESDAY, Feb. 12
The Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library hosts Dr. Jon Rebman, author of “ Baja, California Plant Field Guide,” speaking on “Cactus or Succulent?” The free event, taking place at 6:30 p.m., will also feature free door prizes. The library is located at 3701 Voltaire St. For more information, call (619) 531-1539.
TUESDAY, Feb. 19
A free presentation will take place at the Peninsula Family YMCA on disaster preparedness. Team volunteer and Peninsula Y member Lee Durand, who recently returned from helping victims of Hurricane Sandy, will discuss how to be better prepared in our homes, cars and places of business. This free program will include a raffle of disaster-preparedness tools. The presentation takes place from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Peninsula Family YMCA, 4390 Valeta St. Reservations are requested by Feb. 15 at the Y front desk or by calling (619) 226-8888.
THURSDAY, Feb. 21
The Ocean Beach Historical Society will host a presentation by OB Rag editor Frank Gormlie on “A Historical Perspective of the Ocean Beach Planning Board” at
p.m. The program will focus on the history of the planning board and the importance of resident involvement. Gormlie was a member of the first Ocean Beach Planning Board. The meeting takes place at the Point Loma United Methodist Church, 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd.
FRIDAY, Feb. 22
Holy Trinity Concert Series hosts a Celtic concert with the dynamic Irish band GOITSE at Bethany Lutheran Church, 2501 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. at
:30 p.m. Ticket are $21. For reservations, email email@example.com. For more information, call Fr. Larry Baush at (619) 708-3268, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.