La Jolla events, Sept. 13-20
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The La Jolla Village Merchants Association’s (LJVMA) “Haute La Jolla Nights” is back again with live music, art, after-hours shopping and dining in the Village on Sept. 15 from 6 to 9 p.m.

This month’s free event will feature 16 musical groups performing everything from blues to bluegrass, more than 75 shops and galleries staying open late for a Village-wide sidewalk sale, and food and drink specials at many of La Jolla’s restaurants.

For the final event in the summer series, the LJVMA is introducing a few new events. Visitors can take advantage of a free ride with Social Cycle, a community bicycle. Pick up a free ticket at Barfly, Jose’s, We Olive, Karl Strauss or La Jolla Brew House.

Barfly will host an after party with free entry, drink specials and a $10-and-under menu.

Haute La Jolla Nights takes place along Fay, Girard and Herschel from Prospect to Pearl. For more information, visit or call (858) 775-6378.


Fifty paralyzed surfers and 200 volunteers will descend on La Jolla Shores beach for the Life Rolls On Foundation’s “They Will Surf Again” adaptive surfing event on Sept. 15 at 10 a.m. The foundation’s final event of the season, “They Will Surf Again” empowers paraplegics and quadriplegics to surf with the assistance of adaptive equipment and teams of volunteers. The events took place in seven states over the course of the year. All materials, meals equipment and instruction are provided at no cost to the participants.

For more information, visit

THURSDAY, Sept. 13

• La Jolla Town Council meeting, 5 p.m., La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St., (858) 454-1444,, free

• “The Forgetting Tree,” 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., Tatjana Soli with her new novel, (858) 454-0347,, free

• “Take Shape for Life,” 2 p.m., La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd., how to reach and maintain a healthy weight and renew health and spirit, RSVP, (858) 459-0347,, free

• Self-publishing workshop, 6 p.m., La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd., with Scriber Publishing editor Giana Rosetti, RSVP, (858) 459-0831,, free

FRIDAY, Sept. 14

• “The Skin’s the Thing,” 1:30 p.m., ., La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd., Catharine Kaufman’s “Fountain of Youth Cooking Series,” (858) 459-0831,, $40 members, $45 nonmembers

• Dinner in the library, 5:30 p.m., UCSD Arts Library, 9500 Gilman Drive, cocktails, dining and conversation with David L. Ulin, author of “The Lost Art of Reading,” (858) 534-1183,, $225

SATURDAY, Sept. 15

• Book sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., (858) 454-5872,, free

• Rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., La Jolla Lutheran Church, 7111 La Jolla Blvd., benefits Operation Homefront and Feeding America, (858) 454-6459,, free

• “Snapshots of Scripps Science,” 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, hands-on activities demonstrating Scripps research, (858) 534-7336,, included in price of admission

• Black and White Juried Art Exhibition, 5 to 9 p.m., La Jolla Art Association Gallery, 8100 Paseo del Ocaso, Ste. B, (858) 459-1196,, $20-$150

SUNDAY, Sept. 16

• La Jolla Open Aire Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., La Jolla Elementary School, 1111 Marine St., (858) 454-1699,, free

• Weekend with the Locals, noon, Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., Duff Brenna, author of “Murdering the Mom,” (858) 454-0347,, free

MONDAY, Sept. 17

• Laughter Yoga, 11 a.m., La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd., (858) 459-0831,, free

• National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic surfing lessons, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Kellogg Park, rehabilitative clinic open to recently injured military veterans with spinal cord or traumatic brain injuries, certain neurological conditions, amputations or other mobility impairments, or post-traumatic stress disorder,, free

TUESDAY, Sept. 18

• “Twisted Justice: A Memoir of Conspiracy and Personal Politics,” 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., former Oklahoma gov. David Hall, (858) 454-0347,, free

• Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Gloria Harris, 5:30 p.m., La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd., Dr. Harris’ stories of trailblazing women in California, (858) 459-0831,, free

• Spanish classes, Coggan Aquatic Center, 800 Nautilus, basic conversation and reading selections from a native speaker and retired Spanish teacher, advanced and intermediate courses run through Nov. 13 (advanced from 9 to 10:30 a.m., intermediate from 10:35 a.m. to 12:05 p.m.), (858) 459-1202, $170 for nine weeks


• Children’s storytime, 3 p.m., Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., (858) 454-5872,, free

• “The Good Woman” and “Monarch Beach,” 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., authors Jane Porter and Anita Hughes, (858) 454-0347,, free

• Green Flash Concert Series: Steve Poltz, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, concert with food from French Gourmet and craft beer from Gordon Biersch Brewery for purchase, 21 and up, (858) 534-4109,, $24-$32

• “The Candidate: What it Takes to Win – And Hold – The White House,” 5 p.m., UCSD Faculty Club, 9500 Gilman Drive, reception, dinner and discussion with political scientist Samual L. Popkin, (858) 246-0372,, $40-$65

THURSDAY, Sept. 20

• “Little Gems: Smaller Art Museums of Europe,” 7:30 p.m., Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., lecture by historian James Grebl, (858) 454-5872,, $19 members, $24 nonmembers

• Baby & toddler storytime, 11 a.m., Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., (858) 454-0347,, free

• Canvas Design & Wine, 5 p.m., La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd., the basics of acrylic painting from artist Dottie Stanley, (858) 459-0831,, $40 members, $45 nonmembers

• “Vixen pop Up Boutique and Fashion Show,” 6 p.m., Spa of La Jolla, 7630 Fay Ave., fashion show, trunk show and artists producing live works with art exhibits from Thumbprint Gallery, (760) 814-0914,, $10
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