Peninsula-area events, Jan. 8-March 26
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WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8

The Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library will host a free presentation by speaker C.E. Poverman, who will discuss his fifth novel, “Learning by Drowning.” The work is an acutely intelligent, psychological thriller involving a volatile bond between two brothers and the mysterious woman who consumes their lives. The presentation takes place at 6:30 p.m. at the library, located at 3701 Voltaire St. For more information, call (619) 531-1539.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15

• Regular meeting of the Naval Base Point Loma’s Restoration Advisory Board to discuss relevant issues. The meeting takes place at the Southwestern Yacht Club, 2702 Qualtrough St. and is open to the public. For more information, call (619) 556-0193.

• Voices for Children (VFC) and Point Loma-based Makua and the Friends of Voices for Children will present VFC’s speakers panel from 6 to 7:30 p.m. involving current and former foster youth. The presentation takes place at the Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library, located at 3701 Voltaire St. Children, ages 16 to 22, will share their experiences in foster care, as well as how court-appointed special advocates (CASAs) have made a positive impact on their lives. The event is free but RSVPs are requested at voices4children.ejoinme.org/?tabid=-508179. For more information, visit www.speakupnow.org/realword.

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12

The Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library will host a free presentation by speaker by Sam Halpern, who will discuss “A Far Piece to Canaan,” in which he recalls his childhood memories of growing up in Georgetown, Ky. in a family of sharecroppers to tell the story of his central figure, Samuel Zelinsky. The presentation takes place at the library, located at 3701 Voltaire St., at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (619) 531-1539.

WEDNESDAY, March 26

The Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library will host a free presentation by Road Scholar Ambassador Jull Swaim, who will discuss the world’s leading nonprofit educational travel organization. Road Scholar is the name for programs created by Elderhostel, Inc. The presentation takes place at the library, located at 3701 Voltaire St., at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (619) 531-1539.

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