Peninsula -area events, Feb. 17-27
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THROUGH APRIL 11

The Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library will host a series of free tax-assistance sessions through the American Association of Retired Persons Tax Aide program. No appointments are necessary during the sessions on Tuesdays from 1 to 4:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through April 11 at the library, 3701 Voltaire St. For more information, call (619) 531-1539, or visit www.sandiegolibrary.org.

THROUGH APRIL

The Point Loma Art Association will host its popular art show at the Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library, 3701 Voltaire St. The show runs through April. A reception is planned for March 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, call (619) 222-9825, or email sfelswick@cox.net.

FRIDAY, Feb. 14

A fundraising comedy night will take place at the San Diego First Church of the Nazarene Family Life Center at

6:30 p.m., themed “Laughter is the Best Medicine.” The event will raise money to aid impoverished Hondurans by developing technical schooling. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door at 3901 Lomaland Drive. For tickets and information, call Paul Pate at (619) 223-1407, or emailpaul@blueoceanwindowcleaning.com.

SUNDAY, Feb. 16

Bethany Lutheran Church in Ocean Beach will host premier traditional Scottish band The Tannahill Weavers. The concert takes place at Bethany Lutheran Church, 2051 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. at

7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25. For reservations and more information, call (619) 222-0365, or email concerts@holytrinityob.com.

TUESDAY, Feb. 18

The Sharp Senior Resource Center will host free blood-pressure screenings by registered nurses at the Peninsula Family YMCA, 4390 Valeta St., from 9:30 to 11 a.m. No appointments are necessary and the public is welcome. For more information, call (800) 827-4277.

THURSDAY, Feb. 20

• The Ocean Beach Historical Society will host a free program featuring Colleen Dietzel, co-founder of The Green Store in OB. The store is celebrating its 25th year in the community. Dietzel will speak on The Green Store’s history and activism in Ocean Beach and San Diego. Dietzel and Kip Krueger opened The Green Store on Voltaire Street on Earth Day, April 22, 1989. The program takes place at the Point Loma United Methodist Church,

1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. For more information, visit www.obhistory.wordpress.com.

• The San Diego Foundation will launch a public-event series called “Meet the Artists,” which will showcase several of the San Diego-based professional artists who received a total of $200,000 in grants through the Creative Catalyst program to support the creation and development of new work. “Meet the Artists” installments will be held through April 17 at The San Diego Foundation in the Hoffman Room at 2508 Historic Decatur Road at Liberty Station. For more information, visit www.sdfoundation.org.

MONDAY, Feb. 24

The Peninsula Shepherd Senior Center (PSC) will hold its Monday Lunch Club at noon to provide a social and support environment for ambulatory and non-ambulatory seniors. The event will be sponsored by Fleetridge Estate, located at 3941 Liggett Drive. Fleetridge provides a home-style senior living and medical recovery center for the elderly. (Please RSVP to 619-223-1640). Van shuttle service is available for a suggested $5 donation. RSVP by Wednesday, Feb. 19 by calling (619) 223-1640. For more information, visit www.sdpsc.org.

TUESDAY, Feb. 25

The Ocean Beach MainStreet Association and Natalie Chappius of Edward Jones financial services will host a “Business and Social Security Seminar” at the Ocean Beach Playhouse to enlighten residents and merchants about business taxes and to help them better understand the inner workings of the Social Security program. Registration begins at 8 a.m., including breakfast and coffee. The seminar takes place at 4944 Newport Ave., Suite E. For more information or to RSVP, call (619) 223-8357.

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26

The Sharp Senior Resource Center will host free blood-pressure screenings by registered nurses at the Point Loma Community Presbyterian Church, located at 2128 Chatsworth Blvd., from 9 to 10:30 a.m. No appointments are necessary and the public is welcome. For more information, call (800) 827-4277.

THURSDAY, Feb. 27

The Ocean Beach MainStreet Association will host its regular Sundowner social event for local merchants and residents to introduce one of the newest businesses in town, OB Rock ’n’ Roll school. The event takes place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Ocean Beach Playhouse, 4944 Newport Ave., Suite E. Munchies and drinks will be provided by Surfrider Pizza Café. For more information, call (619) 224-4906, email info@oceanbeachsandiego.com, or visit www.oceanbeachsandiego.com.

SATURDAY, March 8

Winston’s Beach Club will host a Red, White and Blues Food Drive and Fundraiser for the Miramar Marine Family Food Locker from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Performances by Robin Henkel and Whitney Shay, Jon Atkinson, Michele Lundeen and Blue Streak, Chet and The Committee, Tony Tomlinson with The Fremonts. The event takes place at Winston’s, located at 1921 Bacon St. Cost TBA. For more information, call (619) 222-6822.

MONDAY, March 10

Robin Henkel Band with Horns and guest Whitney Shay perform at Humphreys Backstage Lounge from 7 to 11 p.m. Free. 21 and up at Humphreys, 2241 Shelter Island Drive. For more information, call (619) 224-3411

WEDNESDAY, March 26

The Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library will be host to 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.

FRIDAY, March 28

Bethany Lutheran Church in Ocean Beach will host another offering in its annual Holy Trinity Concert Series, this time featuring the dynamic up-and-coming Irish band FullSet, which was nominated for Best New Irish CD in the 2013 Irish Music Awards. The concert takes place at Bethany Lutheran Church, 2051 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $23. For reservations and more information, call (619) 222-0365, or email concerts@holytrinityob.com.

SUNDAY, March 30

Brunch with blues music by Robin Henkel and Billy Watson from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Humphreys Backstage Lounge, 2241 Shelter Island Drive. Brunch is $43.50. For more information, call (619) 224-3411.

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