Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater, Scripps Research Institute, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Jonathan Hulce presents thesis on chemical probes of lipid binding and metabolizing proteins. (858) 784-1000.
Saturday, May 23
Event: Dolphin and Hawk Fine Art Gallery, 7742 Herschel Ave., 6-10 p.m. Local artist exhibit. *858) 401-9549.
Sunday, May 24
Open Aire Farmers Market: La Jolla Elementary school, corner of Girard Avenue and Genter Street, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fresh (in season) produce, local food vendors and live entertainment. Proceeds benefit La Jolla Elementary (every Sunday). (858) 454-1659.
Monday, May 25
Memorial Day Ceremony: Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial, 6437 Caminito Blythfield, 2-3 p.m. (858) 459-2314, soledadmemorial.com.
Tuesday, May 26
Free Movie and Popcorn: La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave., 2 p.m. Movie, “Four Weddings and a Funeral.” (858) 454-0268, lajollalibrary.org.
Wednesday, May 27
Feedings: NW Coast Gallery (10 a.m.), Southern California (10:30 a.m.), Tropical (11 a.m.) and Tide Pool (2 p.m.), at the Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way. Free with admission. (858) 534-3474, aquarium.ucsd.edu.
Thursday, May 28
Paws and Pints Fundraiser: La Jolla Brewing Company, 7536 Fay Ave., 6:30-9 p.m. Live and silent auctions and a raffle. Proceeds benefit local pet shelter organizations. lajollabeer.com, (858) 246-6759.
Friday, May 29
Marine Biology Seminar: Hubbs Hall at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 8622 Kennel Way, 12:15-1:15 p.m. Ed Parnell talks on “Climate and seascape forcing of kelp forests and the waltz of the sea urchin.” (858) 534-3624, scripps.ucsd.edu.
Saturday, May 30
Kelp Tank Dive Show, Birch Aquarium. 2300 Expedition Way,, 2-2:30 p.m. (every Saturday), free with admission. (858) 534-3474, aquarium.ucsd.edu.
Sunday, May 31
Farmers Market: La Jolla Elementary school, corner of Girard Avenue and Genter Street, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fresh (in season) produce, local food vendors and live entertainment. Proceeds benefit La Jolla Elementary. (858) 454-1659.
Monday, June 1
Peace Corps Information Session: Career Service Center on campus of UCSD, noon-2 p.m. Learn more about Peace Corps service and application process. (858-534-3750, career.ucsd.edu.
Tuesday, June 2
Scripps Pier Walk: Scripps Institution of Oceanography campus, 8722 Kennel Way, 7-8:30 p.m. Tour the pier and learn about its history, purpose, research projects and current experiments. (858) 534-3624, scripps.ucsd.edu.
Wednesday, June 3
Holocaust Living History Workshop: Geisel Library, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive, 5-7 p.m. Presentation on the work and success of the British Red Cross and ICRC in reuniting families. (858) 534-3336, libraries.ucsd.edu.
Thursday, June 4
Free Admission: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 700 Prospect St., 5-8 p.m. Tours and picnic event in the Sculpture Garden. (858) 454-3541, mcasd.org.
Friday, June 5
Grunion Run: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 8722 Kennel Way, 10:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Learn about grunions and watch the “run.” (858) 534-3624, scripps.ucsd.edu.
Saturday, June 6
UCSD Triton 5K: UCSD campus (start in front of Home Plate Café), 9 a.m. Proceeds go toward scholarships for future and current UCSD undergraduates. (858) 534-2230, ucsd.edu.
Sunday, June 7
World Oceans Day Celebration: Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Learn about ocean biodiversity and how to help protect our oceans through activities and themed programming. Free with admission. (858) 534-3474, aquarium.ucsd.edu.
Monday, June 8
Explore-It Day: Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Demonstrations and activities on ocean animals and natural phenomena in relation to conservation. (858) 534-3474, aquarium.ucsd.edu.
Tuesday, June 9
Book Release/Talk/Signing: Warwick's Books, 7802 Girard Ave., 7:30 p.m. “The Truth Accordance to Us,” by Annie Barrows.
Wednesday, June 10
La Jolla Shores Association Meeting: Martin Johnson House, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 8722 Kennel Way, 6:30 -7:30 p.m. The group addresses issues of importance to the La Jolla Shores community. ljsa.org.