• Great Wines of Italy Wine Tasting, 5:30 p.m., La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Learn what makes Italian wines so great at an exquisite wine tasting that features wines from Tuscany, Piedmont and Veneto. Cost is $25 for community center members, $30 for non-members. Call (858) 459-0831 or email www.ljcommunitycenter.org.
SATURDAY, Feb. 22
• “Higher,” La Jolla Playhouse, 3 p.m., 2910 La Jolla Village Drive. As part of its DNA New Work Series, La Jolla Playhouse presents a staged reading of this Cary Perloff drama about two architects who become rivals for a memorial in Israel, directed by Christopher Ashley. Free. For information, call (858) 550-1010 or email www.lajollaplayhouse.org.
SUNDAY, Feb. 23
• Bus tour of UC San Diego, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Gilman Entrance Information Center, 9500 Gilman Drive. Local residents, visitors and the general public are invited to discover the university with a tour for a general overview of the campus with stops at major landmarks, including the Jacobs School of Engineering, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, Birch Aquarium and Geisel Library. Tours are free but reservations are required. Call (858) 534-4414, or visit www.ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/tours to make a reservation.
MONDAY, Feb. 24
• Ad Hoc Vacation Rental Committee meeting, 5 to 6:30 p.m., La Jolla Recreation Center, 615 Prospect St. This standing committee of the La Jolla Community Planning Association will be finalizing recommendations on what’s to be done to regulate short-term vacation rentals and the problems they present in the community. Free. For information, call (858) 220-9001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.