The Agenda -- everything you could possibly do in La Jolla for the foreseeable future
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• Green Flash Concert, Augustana performing, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Birch Aquarium at Scripps, 2300 Expedition Way. Enjoy live music and amazing sunset views from the aquarium's Tide-Pool Plaza. The acclaimed concert series, now in its ninth year, is brought to you in partnership with KPRI, 102.1 FM. $36.

THURSDAY, Sept. 18

• La Jolla Moms, Swim LJ Shores to the Cove, 1:30 p.m. This is a group for moms in the La Jolla area who get together for playdates, beach days, hikes, mom’s night out, couples' night out, lunches, trips and outings for the whole family. Looking to build lasting friendships with active families. All members are welcome to suggest and host events for the group.

FRIDAY, Sept. 19

• Jack Whitten: artist lecture, 6 to 7 p.m., Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego La Jolla campus, 700 Prospect St. Artist Jack Whitten explores the possibilities in paint, the role of the artist and the allure of material essences in his works. Hear about his five-decade career, his process and his sources of inspiration. Free for MCASD members, $5 for students and $15 for nonmembers,

SATURDAY, Sept. 20

• Snorkeling with the Sharks, 8 to 10 a.m., La Jolla Shores. Pick up snorkel tips as you discover the abundant variety of animals that make their homes among the kelp, sandy bottom and rocks. Intermediate swimming ability is required, and previous snorkeling experience is recommended. Participants must supply their own gear. Ages 10-plus (minors must be accompanied by a paying adult). Members $25, public $30, prepurchase required. (858) 534-7336 or online at

SUNDAY, Sept. 21

• La Jolla Open Aire Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., La Jolla Elementary School. on the 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, Sept. 22

• Book signing, 6 p.m., discussion, 7 p.m., Sherwood Auditorium, 700 Prospect St. David Mitchell with Seth Marko to discuss the novel “The Bone Clocks,” in which a strange woman offers a kindness in exchange for asylum. For more on the book, call Warwick's Books at (858) 454-0347.

TUESDAY, Sept. 23

• Type 2 Diabetes Support Group, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute Conference Room 113, 10140 Campus Point Drive, Suite 100. Come meet other adults with Type 2 diabetes and exchange ideas about living with the condition. Free. (877) 944-8843,


• Murals of La Jolla Tour, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. Join fellow art enthusiasts and learn more about the artists and their artworks, created specifically for Murals of La Jolla, during a guided walking tour led by project curator Lynda Forsha. Thirteen murals are currently on view, and each tour features more than half of these. The route changes each time to accommodate new murals and is approximately 90 minutes. Free. Reservations are suggested. (858) 454-5872, and

THURSDAY, Sept. 25

• Stroller Strides La Jolla Shores, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., meet on the grass in front of Kellogg Park playground at 8220 Camino Del Oro. Stroller Strides is a fitness program that moms can do with their babies. It includes power walking and intervals of strength and body toning exercises, using exercise tubing, the stroller and the environment. Taught by certified and specially trained fitness instructors. (760) 410-8497.

FRIDAY, Sept. 26

• Opening reception, Joseph Clayes III Gallery, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. Allison Wiese will exhibit Speaking Otherwise, a new installation using common materials and textual diversions. Wiese makes sculptures, installations and architectural interventions. Her work drags ideas through time, replumbing the social and political landscape of the near past as a way of querying the lingering presence of certain American myths and pointing to truths about the present.

SATURDAY, Sept. 27

• Athenaeum Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. For more than 20 years, the Athenaeum has enticed members, students and passersby with quarterly book sales. The Athenaeum is seeking more books to sell in the following genres: novels, histories, biographies and piano sheet music. They must be gently used; any soiled or damaged books will not be accepted. We are also searching for more volunteers to help sort and price books and work the sales. For more information, contact Carol Buckley at

SUNDAY, Sept. 28

• La Jolla Democratic Club Garden Party, 2 to 4 p.m., 9883 La Jolla Farms Road, hosted by Lynn, Mike and Josh Bruser. For more, email or call (858) 277-3367.

MONDAY, Sept. 29

• Grad Welcome Concert, 7 p.m., UCSD campus, CPMC Concert Hall. Graduate students from UCSD's department of music kick off the 2014-15 concert season with a welcome for incoming grads and the public. Free.

TUESDAY, Sept. 30

• La Jolla Village Merchant Association (LJVMA) Meet the Candidates Mixer, 5 to 7 p.m., We Olive, 1158 Prospect St. Please come and meet potential board members, and enjoy an evening at We Olive!

LJVMA, the community’s Business Improvement District (BID), will hold in-person elections for new board members during its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 8:30 a.m. at the Cuvier Club, 7776 Eads Ave. Sixteen candidates are running for 10 open seats. Voting is open to all merchants in the LJVMA BID possessing a current business tax certificate. Free.


• Classical Concert, Midori & Ozgur Avdin, 7 to 9 p.m., UCSD's Conrad Prebys Music Center. Renowned violinist Midori and pianist Özgür Aydin return to San Diego to present an evening of pieces from contemporary composers. $10.50 to $15.50. (858) 534-6503,


• Mary Hanson, League of Women Voters, November 2014 ballot propositions, 11:30 a.m., UCSD's Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club. Don’t vote until you hear about the pros and cons of the ballot propositions from Mary Hanson, speaker from the League of Women Voters and UCSD Oceanids president. Lunch is $14 for guests and $10 for faculty club members. Contact Judy Vacquier,

FRIDAY, Oct. 3

• La Jolla premiere of Jeremy Jones’ film “Higher,” doors open 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m., Sherwood Auditorium, 700 Prospect St. Seven-time Big Mountain Rider of the Year Jeremy Jones revolutionized back-country snowboarding with Deeper, his 2010 ode to splitboarding and human-powered adventure. His 2012 sequel, Further, took him to the planet’s most remote mountain ranges.

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