Peninsula-area events, Nov. 2-Nov. 13
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The Philanthropic Educational Organization EE chapter in Point Loma will host a yard sale to benefit college scholarships for local young women of academic excellence and great need. Organizers said there will be everything but the kitchen sink being sold beginning at 7 a.m. at 3549 Silvergate Place. For more information, call (619) 224-8408.


• The Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library will host a free concert, “The Swingin’ With Dean Show,” featuring swing, jazz standards, blues, rock, funk and soul hits of great American artists from the 1940s to 1970s. Dean Ratzman performs all across North America, playing piano, trumpet, trombone and vocal. His audience rapport, humorous twist and style of arrangements provides a highly entertaining performance. The library takes place at the library, located at 3701 Voltaire St., from 1 to 2:30 p.m. For more information, visit

• The Element Wellness Center will host a water-wellness workshop from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 5055 N.Harbor Drive, Suite 110. For more information, call (619) 523-9355, or email


The Point Loma Rotary Club hosts an inaugural Jim Krause Memorial Charity Bicycle Tour of Point Loma to benefit the UCSD Moores Cancer Center and other civic projects. The event covers either a 25-mile or 52-mile route. For more information, visit

SUNDAY, Nov. 10

San Diego VisionWalk will host its sixth annual 5K fundraiser and rally to help fight blindness. The event takes place at 10 a.m. at NTC Cushing Park on Cushing Road. To participate or support the walk, visit walk.

TUESDAY, Nov. 12

The Ocean Beach Town Council hosts its annual OB Restaurant Walk from 5 to 9 p.m. More information is forthcoming and participants are urged to purchase tickets in advance. For information, call (619) 846-6269 or (619) 515-4400.


J. Elke Ertle will introduce her new book, “Walled In: A West Berlin Girl’s Journey to Freedom,” during a free presentation at the Hervey/Point Loma Branch Library at 6:30 p.m. “Walled-In” weaves together the dramatic events of Germany and the fall of the Berlin Wall and her ultimate decision to choose freedom in the West. The library is located at l3701 Voltaire St. For more information, call head librarian Christine Gonzalez at (619) 531-1539.
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