The Friends of the Point Loma Library will host the Dan Reagan Latin Jazz Quartet in a free concert on the lawn of Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library, 3701 Voltaire St. The concert takes place at 2 p.m. Guests are invited to bring lawn blankets and/or lawn chairs. For more information, visit www.plfol.org.
TUESDAY, June 19
Deadline for the Peninsula Beacon’s 18th annual Amateur Photo Contest. Enter your best photo portraying the Peninsula area taken in the past year. Photos will be displayed at The Peninsula Beacon booth during the Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Festival on Saturday, June 23. The public will vote for its favorite pictures. And it may just be yours! Prizes will be awarded for the top three photos, which will be also be published in the June 28 Peninsula Beacon. For details and contest rules, see
WEDNESDAY, June 20
Point Loma United Methodist Church hosts a free session of “Yoga for Your Back” from noon until 12:45 p.m. Yoga can help heal back pain and facilitate post-injury and post-surgery recovery. The event is held at the church, 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. To register, visit www.dharayoga.com, call (619) 788-4838, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
THURSDAY, June 21
The Ocean Beach Historical Society (OBHS) and the California Surf Museum (CSM) present “OB’s Notable Women Surfers,” a free presentation at 7 p.m. The OBHS and the CSM will team for an entertaining overview of some of Ocean Beach’s notable women surfers. Presenters include Jane Schmauss, a historian at the CSM; and local artist/surfer/historian Cher Pendarvis. The duo will celebrate the growth of women’s surfing in the area, beginning with Faye Baird Fraser, considered to be San Diego’s first boardwoman, on to the Vahine Kai Surf Club, and other stand-out individuals. Boards, bathing suits and photos will round out the evening’s presentation. The event takes place at the Point Loma United Methodist Church, 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. For more information, visit obhistory.wordpress.com.
FRIDAY, June 22
Point Loma United Methodist Church hosts “Discount Yoga Therapy Day,” a meditative hands-on yoga therapy for special conditions. Sessions are $15 for 30 minutes, by appointment, at the church, 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. For an appointment, visit www.dharayoga.com, call (619) 788-4838, or email email@example.com.
SATURDAY, June 23
The 33rd annual Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off Festival arrives to feature a delicious chili showdown, huge lineup of musical entertainment, a beer garden, Artists’ Alley and children’s Fun Zone. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the 4800 to 5000 blocks of Newport Avenue. Look for more details in coming editions of the Peninsula Beacon. Also for more information, visit www.oceanbeachsandiego.com.
SUNDAY, June 24
• All Souls’ Episcopal Church will host its last concert of the season with “Pushkin’s Wreath.” The choral concerto by Russian composer Georgy Sviridov is based on the poetry of Aleksander Pushkin. It is a collection of poetic gems, brilliantly illustrated with light watercolor tones and lush, heavy oil paint harmonies. Some of the best singers of San Diego County will join to perform this beautiful work. The concert takes place at 4 p.m. at the church, 1475 Catalina Blvd. Donations accepted at the door. For more information, visit musicavitale.instantencore.com.
• The FanFaire Foundation will present “Twinkle, Little Stars,” an afternoon of chamber and solo pieces showcasing San Diego’s musical stars-in-the-making. The free family concert series and “Kids Playing for KIDS” programs are held in partnership with the Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library and the Point Loma Credit Union. The event begins at 2 p.m. at the library, 3701 Voltaire St. For more information, visit www.fanfairefoundation.org.