The Agenda -- everything you could possibly do in La Jolla for the foreseeable future
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FRIDAY, Jan. 23

• Breastfeeding Your Baby, 6:30-9 p.m., Scripps Mende Well Being Center, 4305 La Jolla Village Drive, L-5. This class separates facts from fallacies. Learn how to get started and get advice to help prevent breast discomfort. Information on breast pumps is also available. Dads are encouraged to attend. Bring a newborn-size stuffed animal or doll.…/well-being-centers. (858) 626-7024.


• Tour of maternity and mother-baby unit, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Women's Lobby, 2nd floor, 9888 Genesee Ave. Be prepared for your delivery with this orientation and tour of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Learn where to enter the hospital, special services that are available to you and your family during your stay and how to streamline your admission. You’ll also get answers to your questions about delivering your baby at Scripps. Preregistration allows us to reserve your space and contact you in the event of a change to the time or location of a class.

SUNDAY, Jan. 25

• Piano concert, Jiayan Sun, 3 p.m., The Auditorium at TSRI, 10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive, UCSD north campus. La Jolla Music Society opens its 46th Season Discovery Series with pianist Jiayan Sun, who in 2010 won first prize at the Toronto International Piano Competition. Jiayan’s program features works by Chopin and Debussy, Adult $30, child $5.

MONDAY, Jan. 26

• Write Out Loud spoken-word theater company literary series, 7:30 p.m., Athenaeum Music Room 1008 Wall St. This theater company specializes in reading literature aloud, mounting a “concert” of short stories in which actors elevate stories off the page and into vivid life. (858) 454-5872 or

TUESDAY, Jan. 27

• Blind dating: Cloud9speed dating, La Jolla Brewing Company, 7-9 p.m., 7536 Fay Ave. This is for single professionals in their 30s and 40s. General admission $35.


• Lecture, Democracy and Cultural Expression: Confronting Modernization in the Philippines, 5-6:30 p.m. Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, 2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive. or (858) 246-1076.


• A Night to Network, 5:30-8 p.m., La Jolla Woman’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave. Join in a night of networking at a complimentary event with appetizers, cash bar and guest speaker Tracie Hasse, a linkedIn specialist, networking and referral pipeline expert. Learn why, no matter your profession, linkedIn is the most efficient social channel and can help you generate more referral partners to take your business to the next level and create more opportunities. RSVP to by Jan. 22.

FRIDAY, Jan. 30

• La Jolla Music Society dance event, Wendy Whelan, “Restless Creature,” 7 p.m., Balboa Theatre, 868 4th Ave., La Jolla Music Society opens the 46th season of its Dance Series with New York City Ballet’s Wendy Whelan as she embarks on a new dance adventure with four male choreographers.

Whelan will present an evening of four duets created and danced with Kyle Abraham, Joshua Beamish, Brian Brooks and Alejandro Cerrudo. (619) 570-1100 or


• The Comedy Store, stand-up comedy, 7 and 9:30 p.m., 916 Pearl St. The best and brightest talent from across the country gather in La Jolla, bringing their laughs. See your favorite comics from Comedy Central, late-night TV, film and your favorite shows every weekend. 21 and up, two-drink minimum. (858) 454-9176,

SUNDAY, Feb. 1

• La Jolla Open Aire Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., La Jolla Elementary School, corner of Girard Avenue and Genter Street. Weekly farmers market offers the best in local produce and arts and crafts by local artisans plus a food court and live entertainment.

MONDAY, Feb. 2

• Concert performance by French pianist Alexandre Tharaud, 7:30 p.m., The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. Tharaud will premiere his new recital before going on to Carnegie Hall and Chicago later this year. An artist of unique vision and originality, Tharaud is heralded for his brilliantly conceived programs and bestselling recordings from Bach, Chopin, Rameau and Ravel to music inspired by Paris cabarets of the 1920s. (858) 454-5872,



• Bird Rock Community Council, 6 to 7 p.m., Bird Rock Oyster & Sushi, 5752 La Jolla Blvd. Community planning group discusses neighborhood and other issues of local importance, visit


• Tide Pool Feeding, 2 p.m., Birch Aquarium at Scripps, 2300 Expedition Way. Each day, aquarists feed the fish and invertebrates in the live animal displays. Watch as sharks cruise by eyeing their food, or as lobsters emerge from their rocky hiding places. When it's feeding time, the habitat comes to life and animal behaviors are best observed. Plan your next visit and include one of the scheduled feedings, providing opportunities to ask questions and learn more about the wonders of the ocean world. (858) 534-3474,


• La Jolla Community Planning Association, 6 to 9 p.m., La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. Citizens advisory group makes recommendations to the city on land use and other local matters.

FRIDAY, Feb. 6

• Classical concert, Erin Keefe, Ronald Thomas and Adam Neiman, 6:30 p.m. reception, 7:30 p.m. start, Auditorium at The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road. Erin Keefe, violin; Ronald Thomas, cello; and Adam Neiman, piano; Mozart–Sonata for Violin and Piano, No. 26 in B-Flat Major, Tchaikovsky–Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50.


• La Jolla Symphony & Chorus, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Mandeville Auditorium at UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive, $15-$29. Internationally acclaimed cellist Maya Beiser will be performing two works on the program: Osvaldo Golijov’s Azul (a cello concerto written for Yo-Yo Ma) and Khse Buon (a piece for unaccompanied cello by UCSD composer Chinary Ung). The concert concludes with Carl Nielsen’s Symphony No. 4 “Inextinguishable.” Steven Schick conducts.

SUNDAY, Feb. 8

• Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament, Torrey Pines Golf Course, 11480 Torrey Pines Park Road, final day of annual PGA tournament.

MONDAY, Feb. 9

• Hospital Orientation for Expectant Parents, 6 to 7 p.m., free, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Women’s Lobby, second floor, 9888 Genesee Ave. Learn where to enter the hospital, special services that are available to you and your family during your stay and how to streamline your admission. You’ll also get answers to your questions about delivering your baby at Scripps. Registration is required. (800) 727-4777.

TUESDAY, Feb. 10

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival, 10 a.m., David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre, 4126 Executive Drive. (858) 362-1348,


• La Jolla Village Merchants Association, 8:15-10 a.m., Cuvier Club, 7776 Eads Ave. Regular monthly meeting of this business improvement district, which represents the interests of businesses in La Jolla’s downtown Village.


• La Jolla Town Council, 5 to 7 p.m., La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St., a nonprofit, volunteer organization serving residents and businesses, whose mission is to work proactively as a unifying voice on behalf of the La Jolla community. (858) 454-1444; drop in at 1150 Silverado St. or visit

FRIDAY, Feb. 13

• Performance by stand-up comedian Darrel Hammond, 8 p.m., Sheila & Hughes Potiker Theatre, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive. Hammond is an American actor, stand-up comedian and impressionist who was a regular on Saturday Night Live from 1995 until 2009, the longest tenure of any cast member in the show's history. He has impersonated more than 107 celebrities, with Bill Clinton as his most frequent. (858) 550-1010,

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