Volunteer Opportunities for Mothers: Scripps Memorial Hospitla La Jolla, 9888 Genesee Ave., 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Come to our special mother's volunteer open house to learn about healthcare volunteer opportunities that may be rewarding for you. Scripps.org, (858) 626-4123.
THURSDAY, Sept. 3
Qi Gong Instruction: Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave., 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Qi Gong is a simple method of retaining health through relaxing and harmonizing the body with exercises suitable for every age and health condition. lajololalibrary.org, (858) 453-6719.
SATURDAY, Sept. 5, through MONDAY, Sept. 7
La Jolla Labor Day Classic: Games take place on 24 venues at parks and schools. This soccer event is hosted by La Jolla Soccer Club, sponsor of the La Jolla Impact Competitive youth soccer program. Boys and girls teams U8 through U19 will compete. lajollasoccertournaments.org.
(Monday, Sept. 7, is also Labor Day. Check the hours with your venue of choice.)
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9
Book Discussion: Warwick's Books, 7812 Girard Ave., 7:30 p.m. Alephonson and Benson Deng and Judy Bernstein will talk about the tenth anniversary of the release of the memoir “They Poured Fire On Us from the Sky,” an account of the Dengs' flight as boys from the horrors of the Sudanese civil war between 1987 and 1989. Only books purchased from Warwick's will be signed. (858) 454-0347, warwicks.com.
SATURDAY, Sept. 12
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Open House: UCSD Extension Complex, 9600 Torrey Pines Road, 9:30 a.m. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is for adults who want to be a part of a learning community with intellectually stimulating learning opportunities. (858) 534-3409, http://olli.ucsd.edu/index.cfm?vAction=openhouse.
SUNDAY, Sept. 13
La Jolla Rough Water Swim: La Jolla Cove, Coast Boulevard and Coast Walk Trail, 8 a.m. This is a summertime tradition dating to 1916, when seven men entered the water for the first 1.7-mile swim. Now, there are moe than 2,000 entrants in several divisions. Free for spectators. sandiegocoastlife.com.