Father's Day car show, LOL Comedy Show and other briefs
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Belmont Park will host its sixth-annual Cruise to Belmont Father’s Day Fest and Car Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 16. Courtesy photo
Belmont Park will host its sixth-annual Cruise to Belmont Father’s Day Fest and Car Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 16. Courtesy photo
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BELMONT PARK FATHER’S DAY CAR SHOW

Belmont Park will host its sixth-annual Cruise to Belmont Father’s Day Fest and Car Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 16. The event includes nearly 200 classic and modern cars as well as live music, a Father’s Day brunch, a cornhole tournament and a free craft for kids so they can make a homemade gift for dad this year. Free parking and admission. For more information, visit belmontpark.com.

LOL COMEDY NIGHTS RETURNING TO SAN DIEGO COUNTY FAIR
 
The San Diego County Fair is bringing back its popular live-comedy series LOL Comedy Nights at 7 p.m. every Friday and Saturday in June at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Turf Club, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar. Performances by Michael Gelbart from the "Late Late Show,” Justin Rivera, "America’s Got Talent,” Christine Little "Laughs on Fox,” and more. Comedy shows are free with fair admission. Doors open at 7 p.m. for happy hour and free popcorn on a first-come basis and the show starts at 8 p.m. Ages 21 and older. For more information and the complete line-up, visit sdfair.com.

LA JOLLA CELEBRATES GLOBAL WELLNESS DAY

The La Jolla Village Merchants Association is celebrating Global Wellness Day with a specially themed “Enjoya La Jolla” from 3-7 p.m., June 8 in La Jolla Village. The free monthly event will include live music, entertainment, shopping, tasty treats, complimentary health screenings, fitness and wellness classes, mini beauty treatments and more. Enjoya La Jolla is held every second Saturday of the month. For more information, visit lajollabythesea.com.

‘WHEN THE WORLD COMES TO LIFE’ 

A new sculpture by Native American artist Johnny Bear Contereas will be unveiled at 9:30 a.m., June 6 at UC San Diego Muir College Quad, 9500 Gilman Drive. The art is comprised of two large aluminum panels with intricately cut figures, birds, plants representing the Kumeyaay culture, sustainability, gender spectrum, family and community. A performance from California Indian bird singers, a blessing, remarks from UC San Diego leadership and a reception will follow. For more information, visit ucsd.edu.

GRAMMY-NOMINATED PIANIST TO PERFORM AT ATHENAEUM

Grammy-nominated composer and pianist Fabian Almazan will perform at 7:30 p.m., June 16 at the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. He is making his fourth outing as a leader with his upcoming trio album "This Land Abounds With Life" debuting June 14. A Cuban nativeFabian's "This Land Abounds With Life" was inspired by and composed largely after his first trip back to his homeland since becoming a U.S. resident at age 7; he, his parents and sister were brought into the country through the Mexican border by Paquito D’Rivera’s mother-in-law. For more information and tickets, visit ljathenaeum.org.

NEW CHAIR NAMED FOR LA JOLLA INSTITUTE FOR IMMUNOLOGY
 
Eric Zwisler, former president and chairman of Cardinal Health China, has been elected chairman of the board of directors of La Jolla Institute for Immunology. He will assume his role effective May 31, 2019, and will succeed John Major, who had served as chairman of the board since 2010. Major will stay on as Chairman Emeritus.
 
“I am deeply moved by the confidence put in me by Institute colleagues on the Board to be named the fifth chair of LJI’s Board of Directors,” says Zwisler. “La Jolla Institute is one of the elite immunology-focused research organizations in the world and I am honored to serve in this role at this important time in the Institute’s history.”
 
Since the La Jolla Institute for Immunology was founded in 1988 as an independent, nonprofit research organization, it has made numerous advances leading toward its goal: life without disease. For more information, visit lji.org.

ANNUAL ‘SLIP INTO THE SUMMER’ WINE SERIES AT TOWER23  

Tower23 Hotel will host its annual "Sip Into Summer Wine Series" at 6 p.m. every Wednesday from June 26 through Sept. 4 at 723 Felspar St. Drink and admire the coastal view at San Diego's only beachfront hotel, right on the Pacific Beach boardwalk. Enjoy live music and more. Tickets start at $25. For more information, visit t23hotel.com.

CATAMARAN RESORT HOTEL AND SPA RUM SOCIAL 
 
The Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa will host a Rum Social from 5:30-7:30 p.m., June 26 at 3999  Mission Blvd. Using their Rum Social “passport," guests will enjoy two signature Catamaran rum cocktails, a Catamaran rum tasting guided by one of Malahat’s founders, Ken Lee, and heavy stationed appetizers. All of this will be paired with a laid-back atmosphere, communal tables, live music, stunning bay views, and lawn games.

 

The signature cocktails include:
  • Cat Collins | Catamaran rum, soda, lemon, simple syrup, on the rocks and garnished with a lemon and cherry.
  • Cat Dark & Stormy | Catamaran rum, ginger beer, on the rocks and garnished with a lime.
  • Cat & Cola | Catamaran rum, Pepsi, on the rocks and garnished with a lime.
  • Barrel Aged Mai Tai | Catamaran rum, Cointreau, orgeat, lime juice and a float of Myer’s dark rum.
  • Cannibal Colada | Catamaran rum, mango, papaya, coconut and pineapple – blended. 
The next Rum Social will be Aug. 28 and the series will conclude with a special Halloween themed social on Oct. 30. Tickets cost $35 per person and can be purchased at catamaranresort.com.
 
     
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