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Best bets: a quick guide to online and in-person entertainment and experiences


the La Jolla Light presents this ongoing series of online activities to undertake on your computer or tablet, as well as local in-person events.

Conferences and learning

• Hannah’s Family Center Presents “Create peaceful resolutions with your companion” at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 24, online. Free. Registration required. bit.ly/35gzU7N

• La Jolla Community Center Presents San Diego County Supervisor Terra Lawson Remer at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, online. Lawson-Remer, whose supervisory District 3 now includes La Jolla after the redistricting, will share her priorities for 2022. Free. ljcommunitycenter.org/dss

• The Pen to Paper Writing Course takes place at 1 p.m. Thursdays at the La Jolla/Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. The weekly class is open to writers 18+ of all experience levels. Free. (858) 552-1657

Families & children

• La Jolla/Riford Library presents “Storytime by the Sea at Scripps Park” at 4 p.m. Wednesdays on the Scripps Park Lawn at La Jolla Cove. The recurring event features stories, songs, and activities such as bubble-shooting or kite-flying. Free. lajolllibrary.org

Health and fitness

• balanced fitness and health gifts “Line Dancing + Happy Hour” at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 25 at 7860 Girard Ave., La Jolla. The event will include a line dancing lesson with Shannon Mahoney and snacks and beverages including wine. Free. Registration required. bit.ly/balancedLJ

• gifts from Buddhi Yoga “Zen Soul Balance Sound Bath” with Jeny Dawson at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 25 at 7843 Girard Ave., La Jolla. $55. buddhiyogalj.com

arts & culture

• The Beaumont restaurant presents Sutton James Papanikolas in concert at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 25 at 5662 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla. Free. (858) 459-0474

The La Jolla Community Center and the La Jolla Art Association will present an artist demonstration with painter Dottie Stanley on Thursday, March 24.

(Courtesy of La Jolla Community Center)

• La Jolla Community Center and La Jolla Art Association present an artist demonstration with a painter Dottie Stanley at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 24 at 6811 La Jolla Blvd. The demonstrations will be repeated on the fourth Thursday of each month with different local artists. Free. Registration required.ljcommunitycenter.org/art-receptions

• The La Jolla Community Center presents “The Music of Cole Porter” at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 25 at 6811 La Jolla Blvd. The jazz concert will be performed by flautist Holly Hofmann, pianist Mike Wofford and singer and bassist Katie Thiroux. $22 in advance for LJCC members; $27 for non-members. $30 at the door.ljcommunitycenter.org/ffjs

• La Jolla Music Society presents “George Hinchliffe’s UK Ukulele Orchestra” at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 25 and at 3 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 26 at the Baker-Baum Concert Hall, 7600 Fay Ave. The concert will include repertoire ranging from Lady Gaga to “Ride of the Valkyries.” $62 and up. ljms.org/events

• Point Loma Playhouse presents Charles Ludlam’s “The Artificial Jungle” directed by La Jollan Robert Salerno, starting at 8 p.m. Friday, March 25, at 3035 Talbot St., Point Loma. The cast includes La Jollan Dori Salois. The show will continue until Sunday, April 10. $22. pointlomaplayhouse.com

• Bodhi Tree Concerts, based in La Jolla, presents a “Concert for peace for the benefit of Ukraine” at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 27, online and at Vision: A Center for Spiritual Living, 4780 Mission Gorge Place, San Diego. Several musical artists from the region will perform. All proceeds from donations will benefit World Central Cuisinea non-profit organization that feeds refugees at the Ukrainian border. bodhitreeconcerts.org/concert-for-peace

• The San Diego Repertory Theater presents the second edition Black Voices Reading Series beginning at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 28, online and at a watch party at the Lyceum Theater, 79 Horton Plaza, San Diego. The four-week series begins with “Homeridae” by Alexandra Espinoza. A different piece will air each Monday highlighting black experiences. Pay what you can. sdrep.org/blackvoices

• The Warwick bookshop presents Gina Simmons Schneider at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, online. Simmons Schneider, licensed psychotherapist, blogger, certified coach, and corporate trainer, will discuss her new book, “Frazzlebrain: Break Free from Anxiety, Anger and Stress Using Advanced Discoveries in Neuropsychology,” in conversation with author Anastasia Zadeik. Free. warwicks.com/event/schneider-2022

• The musical and artistic library of the Athenaeum presents Anat Cohen and Marcello Gonçalves at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29 at 1008 Wall St., La Jolla. The jazz concert is the first of three in a series. $40, or $114 for the series, for Athenaeum members; $45 and $129 for non-members. ljathenaeum.org/jazz

• Adventures by the Book Presents “The Hello Girls: A Virtual Fireside Adventure” at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, online. San Diego-based author Elizabeth Cobbs will talk about her book “The Hello Girls.” Free. bit.ly/ABBMar30

• The San Diego Symphony Orchestra presents “Wu Man and Folk Traditions” at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30 at 7600 Fay Ave., La Jolla. The concert will feature lute player Wu and the West Coast premiere of “Four Inscapes: Quintet for Flute, Pipa, Percussion, Violin and Cello” by Australian composer Ross Edwards. $50 and up. sandiegosymphony.org

• DG Wills Books presents the film historian Stephane Michael Shearer at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 31 at 7461 Girard Ave., La Jolla. Shearer will talk about her new book, “Glamour and Style: The Beauty of Hedy Lamarr.” Free. dgwillsbooks.com

• La Jolla Music Society presents “Nat Geo live! The soul of the ocean at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, at the Baker-Baum Concert Hall, 7600 Fay Ave. The talk will be moderated by National geographic photographer Brian Skerry. $36 and up. ljms.org/events

• La Jolla Christian Fellowship presents the photography exhibition “Unity Project” to Thursday March 31. Free. churchatlajolla.org

• La Jolla Presbyterian Church Presents “After the Masters: The Four Gospels in Collage” until Sunday, April 10, at 7715 Draper Ave. The exhibit features multimedia images by artist Karen Sangren. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. to noon Monday, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. to noon Friday, and 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday. Free.

La Jolla Playhouse Presents

La Jolla Playhouse presents “Bhangin’ It: A Bangin’ New Musical” through Sunday, April 17.

(Rich Soublet II)

• La Jolla Playhouse presents“Bhangin’ It: A New Musical”through Sunday, April 17 at the Mandell Weiss Theater, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive. $25 and up. lajollaplayhouse.org

Do you have an event – online or in person – that you would like to see here? Email your leads to [email protected]