Peninsula-area events, June 6-23
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The Point Loma United Methodist Church will host a free “Intro to Chair Yoga” event from noon to 12:45 p.m. at the church, located at 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. Participants can experience how chair yoga can offer flexibility and inner harmony for special conditions. For information or to register, call (619) 788-4838, or email                                                               

TUESDAY, June 19

Deadline for The Peninsula Beacon’s 18th annual Amateur Photo Contest. Enter your best photo portraying the Peninsula area taken in the past year. Photos will be displayed at The Peninsula Beacon booth during the Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Festival on Saturday, June 23. The public will vote for its favorite pictures. And it may just be yours! Prizes will be awarded for the top three photos, which will be also be published in the June 28 Peninsula Beacon. See our news updates for contest rules.


The 33rd annual Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off Festival arrives to feature a delicious chili showdown, huge lineup of musical entertainment, a beer garden, Artists’ Alley and children’s Fun Zone. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the 4800 to 5000 blocks of Newport Avenue. Look for more details in coming editions of the Peninsula Beacon. Also for more information, visit


Relax the body, mind and spirit with Praise Moves, a Christian alternative to yoga. These are free weekly stretching/strengthening classes at Rock Church, located at 2277 Rosecrans St. Classes include a Tuesday evening co-ed session and a Saturday morning session for women only. For more information, email or visit and check under sports ministries for other classes.


Shelter Island Walk & Talk Bunch meets every Thursday at 10 a.m. near the Bali Hai restaurant for a casual walk to the end of Shelter Island and back (2.2 miles, 60-70 minutes). Optional eats after. For more information and other planned walks, call (619) 272-8851, or visit  
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