Melissa Smith, from North Park, salutes the unofficial end of summer with a hula hoop dance at sunset near the seawall in Ocean Beach during the weekly Farmers Market festivities. THOMAS MELVILLE / PENINSULA BEACON
POINT LOMA LIBRARY ANNIVERSARY
Sept. 18 is the 16th anniversary of the Point Loma/Hervey Library. At 6:30 p.m. the band The Chimpos will perform. They are set to release another album soon. There will be refreshments served to celebrate.
Bodhi Tree concerts will present their annual sing-along tradition with Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance” 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22 at All Souls Church, 1475 Catalina Blvd. The profits will be donated to the Maritime Museum of San Diego,
A classical concert – Quartetto Sorrento – will take place 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at Point Loma Assembly, 3035 Talbot St. Attendees may enjoy Beethoven's String Quartet no. 16, Shostakovich's String Quartet no 6, and Hugo Wolf.'s Italian Serenade. The music is presented by Quartetto Sorrento: Ondrej Lewit, violin, Michael Dvoskin, violin, Paula Simmons, viola, Gordon Grubbs, violoncello. Call 619-788-7428 for tickets.
MARINARA & MUSIC
The PLHS annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser will take place 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept 27 at UPSES Portuguese Hall, 2818 Avenida De Portugal. Tickets in advance or at the door
Proceeds benefit PLHS PA - Music Boosters.
ELECTRIC VEHICLE DAY
The annual San Diego Electric Vehicle Day – the largest test drive event of its kind in the region featuring the latest models of plug-in electric cars plus family-friendly activities – will take place at Liberty Station’s Ingram Plaza 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. Latest plug-in models representing more than a dozen automakers to fit every budget and lifestyle – such as Tesla, Jaguar, Arcimoto, BMW, MINI, Chevy, Kia, Nissan, Hula Multimodal and more – will be onsite for test drives and displays.
LA PLAYA TRAIL ASSOCIATION PRESENTATION
If you were among the many who missed the lecture on Louis Rose, take heed. La Playa Trail Association brings back author, historian, and Rose expert Donald H. Harrison for its Sept. 17 lecture.
Harrison, author of the book, “Louis Rose,” will speak on the 150th anniversary of Rose’s settlement of Roseville in Point Loma. Everyone is welcome with a suggested donation of $10 at the door at Point Loma Assembly, 3035 Talbot Street. Light appetizers are served 5:30 to 6 p.m. with the lecture at 7 p.m.
UPSES ASSEMBLY MEETING
The UPSES Inc. invites all Portuguese members of the UPSES, Inc. to a special assembly meeting at 7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 22 at the Portuguese Hall, 2818 Avenida De Portugal. This meeting is to discuss issues with bylaws. Nonprofit lawyer Nikkie Semanchik will be in attendance to answer all questions and discuss with the general assembly why changes need to be made. For more information, visit upses.com.
CRAFT FAIR DATES ANNOUNCED
The Ocean Beach Town Council recently announced the fair dates for the Craft Fair as Sept. 21, Sept. 28, Oct. 5, Oct. 25, Nov. 16, Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec. 14 and Dec. 21. The Craft Fair will be held on the grass of the Veterans Plaza and will feature local craft vendors, a “Kid’s Corner” with activities and more. All proceeds support the OBTC’s Holiday Food Drive, Holiday Parade and Community Grants. For more information, visit oceanbeachsandiego.com/community-group/ob-town-council.
JONAS BROTHERS TO PLAY PECHANGA ARENA
Grammy-nominated multiplatinum powerhouse trio the Jonas Brothers recently announced the details for the 40-city “Happiness Begins Tour.” Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas will hit the road, stopping at Pechanga Arena in San Diego on Thursday, Oct. 17. They’ll bring along with them special guests Bebe Rexha and Jordan McGraw.
SAN DIEGO NO. 5 CITY FOR FOOD LOVERS
San Diego has been ranked fifth in Yelp’s list of the “Top U.S. Destination for Food Lovers.” According to Yelp, the ranking was determined by comparing cities’ new restaurants, ratings, and reviews as well as cuisine diversity and the percentage of food photos.
Some of the dishes to note – according to Yelp – included Pork Belly Benedict at Werewolf in downtown San Diego, the Kimchi Dumpling Hot Soup at TastyPot in Kearny Mesa, and the Hot Chicken at Common Stock in Hillcrest.
San Francisco took the No. 1 spot, followed by St. Louis and Honolulu.