College Art Design, in partnership with the San Diego Foundation and the city Commission for Arts and Culture, will host a National Professional-Development Workshop for Artists. The event will teach participants how to market themselves in art and how to brand themselves. The June 29 session runs from
5 to 7 p.m. and the June 30 session runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the San Diego Foundation, 2508 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 200 at Liberty Station. The keynote speaker for the June 29 “Brand You” session will be David Lecours, owner and creative director of Lecours Design. His presentation takes place at 5:45 p.m. Registration fees are $15 for the keynote address; $25 for the Saturday session only; or $35 for both. For more information or to register, call Susan Schear at (973) 482-1000, visit www.collegeart.org/registersandiego2012, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY, June 30
The Friends of the Ocean Beach Branch Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the library, 4801 Santa Monica Ave. Pick up some great bargains in used books, DVDs and CDs. All funds help to support the Ocean Beach Library programs and collections. For more information, call (619) 531-1532, or visit www.sandiego.gov/publiclibrary/locations.
THURSDAY, July 5
The Point Loma United Methodist Church will host a free class, “Whole Grain Gluten-Free Cooking,” from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. The class will address how to easily prepare and replace the gluten in diets with whole grains that provide a wealth of nutrients. The church is located at 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. To register, call (619) 788-4838, or email email@example.com.
SATURDAY, July 28
The nonprofit group Labrador Harbor will host its second annual “Hounds for Hope Walk,” a canine cancer awareness and wellness festival from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dusty Rhodes Park in Ocean Beach. The event will feature vendor booths with healthy pet products, along with doggie games in the Howlin’ Hounds FurZone and raffle prizes. All proceeds will benefit Labrador Harbor, which has helped more than 300 dogs with more than $68,000 in grants for surgeries and medical treatments. Pre-register at www.houndsforhopewalk.org. For more information about the organization, visit www.labradorharbor.org.