The Agenda -- everything you could possibly do in La Jolla for the foreseeable future
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TUESDAY, June 30

BOOK DISCUSSION: Warwick's Books, 7812 Girard Ave., 7:30 p.m. Michelle Gable will talk about her book “A Paris Apartment,” focusing on furniture expert April Vogt's treasure of discoveries beneath the cobwebs and dust of a Paris flat that had gone unused for decades. warwicks.com, (858) 454-0347.

WEDNESDAY, July 1

A CONVERSATION WITH SAFIYA U. NOBLE: Geisel Library, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive, noon-1 p.m. Safiya Umoja Noble, a professor at UCLA's Department of Information Studies, will lead a discussion about the the role of the library and knowledge management in contributing to social justice. Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. calendar.ucsd.edu, (858) 534-2230.

THURSDAY, July 2

GYNECOLOGICAL CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: Scripps UTC/La Jolla, 9888 Genesee Ave., 10-11:30 a.m. Support groups provide a safe environment where cancer patients can talk about living with cancer with others who may be having similar experiences. scripps.org, (800) 727-4777.

FRIDAY, July 3

SUPPORT SD ARTISTS, PART III: Dolphin and Hawk Fine Art Gallery, 7742-M Herschel Ave., 6-10 p.m. This is an event to support local artists that live and work throughout San Diego. Show your love for the city and its burgeoning art scene at this art exhibit. Dolphin and hawk.com (858) 401-9549.

SATURDAY (Happy Fourth!)

CHECK with your local chamber of commerce for information on the scores of holiday celebrations in the area.

SUNDAY, July 5 (and every Sunday)

LA JOLLA OPEN-AIRE FARMERS MARKET : La Jolla Elementary School, corner of Girard Avenue and Genter Street, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fresh produce, food court, local artisans. Proceeds go toward programs at La Jolla Elementary. lajollamarket.com, (858) 454-7196.

MONDAY, July 6

BOOK DISCUSSIONS: Warwick's Books, 7812 Girard Ave., 7:30 p.m. Rebecca Makkai will discuss “Music for Wartime,” a collection of short stories featuring contemporary violent evens and the people affected; Andi Teran will present her debut novel “Ana of California,” her reteling of Anne of Green Gables.” warwicks.com, (858) 454-0347.

TUESDAY, July 7

BIRD ROCK COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETING: La Jolla Masonic Lodge, 5655 La Jolla Boulevard, 6 p.m. The mission of the Bird Rock Community Council is to engage in all activities that enhance the growth and improvement of Bird Rock as a vibrant and diverse neighborhood. Everybody's welcome. birdrockcc.org, info@birdrockcc.org.

WEDNESDAY, July 8

LA JOLLA VILLAGE MERCHANTS ASSOCIAITON MEETING: Cuvier Club, 7776 Eads Ave., 8:15 a.m. This is the regular monthly board meeting of the association, the 1425-member business improvement district for the Village and beyond. Public and business owners from La Jolla Village are invited to give their input. lajollabythesea.com, (858) 454-5718.

THURSDAY, July 9

THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT SEAHORSES: Birch Aquarium, 2230 Expedition Way, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. This exhibit features more than a dozen seahorse species and their kin, such as pipefish and seadragons. Investigate what makes the seahorse a fish; learn how males get pregnant and give birth. aquarium.ucsd.edu, (858) 534-3474.

FRIDAY, July 10

COMPUTER HELP: La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave., 11 a.m.-noon. Get answers to new and longstanding questinos about the use of the computer as an information tool and an entertainment center. sdpl.com, (858) 552-1657.

SATURDAY, July 11

LA JOLLA ART WALK: Various locations in the Village, 5-8 p.m. Art shows, live music. Businesses on Girard Avenue will be open late. facebook.com/pages/La-Jolla-Village-Art-Walk/1375405962786158?fref=ts

SUNDAY, July 12

BOOK DISCUSSION: D.G. Wills, 7461 Girard Ave., 2 p.m. Renowned scientist Freeman Dyson will discuss his “Dreams of Earth and Sky,” containing essays on 20th-century physics icons, and “Birds and Frogs,” which contains many unpublished lectures and papers from 1990 to 2014. dgwillsbooks.com, (858) 456-1800.

MONDAY, July 13

PERSPECTIVE ON OCEAN SCIENCE LECTURE SERIES: Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, 7-8 p.m. Scripps scientists are exploring Earth’s mysteries in hundreds of research projects under way on every continent. Learn about science at Scripps and join researchers on their paths to discovery. Services available for the deaf or hard of hearing. aquarium.ucsd.edu, (858) 534-3474.

TUESDAY, July 14

VENOMS AND TOXINS – A SOURCE OF INSPIRATION: Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences, Scripps Research Institute, 10650 North Torrey Pines Road, 2-3 p.m. Prof. R. Manjunatha Kini will discuss his team's research into toxin structure-function relationships. mechanisms of action and evolution. calendar@scripps.edu, (858) 784-1000.

WEDNESDAY, July 15

GREEN FLASH CONCERT, Bad Suns and Zella Day: Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, 5:30-9 p.m. Green Flash concerts pair live music with panoramic ocean views on Birch Aquarium's outdoor Tide-Pool Plaza. Proceeds benefit exhibits and educational programming at Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Concerts are standing-room only. aquarium.ucsd.edu, (858) 534-3474.

THURSDAY, July 16

LA JOLLA TOWN COUNCIL SUNSETTER NETWORKING AND HAPPY HOUR: Location TBD, 5-7 p.m. Come to the monthly La Jolla Town Council mixer to meet and mingle with your community leaders from politics, the arts and the nonprofits as well as merchants, business professionals and neighbors. lajollatowncouncil.org, (858) 454-1444.

FRIDAY, July 17

COMPUTER HELP: La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave., 11 a.m.-noon. Get answers to new and longstanding questinos about the use of the computer as an information tool and an entertainment center. sdpl.com, (858) 552-1657.

SATURDAY, July 18

SEA DAYS: Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sea Days features multi generational learning about cutting-edge research at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD. Monthly events focus on current ocean topics with hands-on exploration, special activities and a chance to interact with Scripps Oceanography scientists. aquarium.ucsd.edu, (858) 534-3474.

SUNDAY, July 19

SCENIC BUS RIDE: UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive, 2-4 p.m. Take a scenic ride across campus every second, third and fourth Sunday through November, with stops at landmarks including the theater district, Rady School of Management, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Qualcomm Institute and east campus medical facilities. The tour also features visits to several Stuart Collection sculptures like the iconic “Sun God” and 180-ton granite “Bear” as well as an opportunity to explore Geisel Library. Reservations required at ucpa.ucsd.edu/resources/tours. (858) 534-4414.

MONDAY, July 20

HOSPITAL ORIENTATION FOR EXPECTANT PARENTS: Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, 9888 Genesee Ave., 7:30-8:30 p.m. Talks, exchanges of information about nutrition, time management and well-being during the weeks leading to delivery. scripps.org, (858) 626-4123.

TUESDAY, July 21

THE VILLAGE MARKETING COLLECTIVE: La Jolla Riford Branch Library, 7555 Draper Ave., 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The vision statement of the La Jolla Village Merchants Association Village Marketing Collective is “to provide a platform where current members of the La Jolla Village Merchants Association can gather to learn marketing, PR, social media skills and ideas to support their unique businesses and create a shared vision for the village of La Jolla.” lajollabythesea.com, (858) 454-5718.

WEDNESDAY, July 22

TEEN WRITING WORKSHOP WITH CAITLIN ROTEHR: La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave., 3:30 p.m. Pulitzer-nominated author Caitlin Rother will teach the basics of storytelling, lead participants in a trigger exercise to get them started putting words down on paper and offer some practical ways they can continue to write on their own. Space is limited so contact the La Jolla / Riford Library in order to reserve a spot. sdpl.com, (858) 552-1657.

THURSDAY, July 23

QI GONG, RECHAGIG THE MIND AND BODY: La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave., 9:30-11:30 a.m. Qi Gong (Chi Gong) is a simple method of relaxing and harmonizing the body. These gentle exercises are suitable for and age and health condition. Sdpl.com, (858) 552-1657.

FRIDAY and SATURDAY, July 24-25

LA JOLLA INTERNATIONAL FASHION FILM FESTIVAL: Sherwood Auditorium, 700 Prospect St.,

1-11:30 p.m. This is the sixth annual installment of movies that center on haute fashion as a “character,” fueling the traits and outcomes of the films themselves. ljfff.com, (619) 889-3238.

SUNDAY, July 26

LA JOLLA OPEN-AIRE FARMERS MARKET : La Jolla Elementary School, corner of Girard Avenue and Genter Street, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fresh produce, food court, local artisans. Proceeds go toward programs at La Jolla Elementary. lajollamarket.com, (858) 454-7196.

MONDAY, July 27

LA JOLLA PARKS AND BEACHES MEETING: La Jolla Recreation Center, 615 Prospect St., 4 p.m. Parks and Beaches makes recommendations to the San Diego Department of Park and Recreation about how best to preserve, protect and enhance the Village's beaches and parks. lajollaparksandbeaches.org,(858) 552-1658.

TUESDAY, July 28

Ocean Authors Series: Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, 6:30-8 p.m. Juliet Eilperin, a science writer for The Washington Post, traveled around the world investigating the ways different peoples and different cultures relate to the ocean’s top predator. Eilperin will discuss her adventures researching her new book, “Demon Fish, Travels through the Hidden World of Sharks.” RSVP online at aquarium.ucsd.edu or call (858) 534-3474.

WEDNESDAY, July 29

MIT ENTERPRISE FORUM SAN DIEGO WINE SOCIAL: Birch Aquarium/Scripps Institute of Oceanography, 2300 Expedition Way, 6-9 p.m. The event will feature fare from more than 30 boutique wineries from some of the country’s top wine regions. Drawing more than 600 guests, the social is widely recognized as the premier networking event for San Diego’s technology and life sciences communities. Miterfsd.com, (858) 771-MIT1.

THURSDAY, July 30

HOSPITAL ORIENTATION FOR EXPECTANT PARENTS: Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, 9888 Genesee Ave., 7:30-8:30 p.m. Talks, exchanges of information about nutrition, time management and well-being during the weeks leading to delivery. scripps.org, (858) 626-4123.

FRIDAY, July 31

SO YOU WANNA BE AN OCEANOGRAPHER?: Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, 1-4 p.m. Birch's five-day program provides a glimpse into Scripps Institution of Oceanography with visits to scientists in their labs. Please note: This camp does not include aquatic sports. birchaquariumprograms.com, (858)534-3474.

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