Peninsula-area events, June 6-June 28 June 6-8
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June 6-8

The Point Loma American Cancer Society Discovery Shop will hold an “In the Kitchen” event on Friday, June 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, June 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, June 8 from noon to 4 p.m. The store is located at 3609 Midway Drive, Suite C. There will be lots of gadgets, cookbooks, cookware and accessories offered. All proceeds go to cancer research and education. A free weeklong salon is available for cancer survivors. Volunteers and donations are welcome. For more information, call (619) 224-4336.

SUNDAY, June 8

Shades Oceanfront Bistro will host a pet-adoption event from 10 a.m. to

2 p.m. Shades received the 2014 Animal Compassion Award from The San Diego Humane Society in March, and with The Food Network recently doing a dog-themed show at Shades (airing next season), event organizers are hoping for a healthy turnout. Participating organizations include Second Chance Dog Rescue, Labrador Rescuers, SD Spaniel Rescue and Almost Home Animal Rescue. Shades is located at 5083 Santa Monica Ave., No. 1F. For more information, visit


Point Loma Assembly Tea from 4 to 6 p.m. at 3035 Talbot St., featuring entertainment by the wildly popular Pizarro Brothers. The Pizarro Brothers began studying classical music at the age of 3 and a half. They started performing duets on one piano in 2003, when Dominic was 7 years old and Angelo 4. The duet has been featured on CBS, Fox News and KUSI and has performed for numerous charities and special events, including Make-a-Wish Foundation and the Ronald McDonald House Charities. The musicians have been inspired by music greats like Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck, Ray Charles and Billy Strayhorn. Admission for non-members is $15. For more information, visit

• Point Loma High School will host its 89th graduation at Bennie Edens Field, 3 p.m. All guests enter through Voltaire Street entrance only. Ticketed guests arrive at 2 p.m. Seniors arrive at gym at 1 p.m. Attendance will be taken at 1:15 p.m. All graduates must be present at this time.

June 14-15

Calling all wooden boats. On June 14-15, Koehler Kraft will continue its 24th Father’s Day weekend tradition of hosting San Diego’s Wooden Boat Festival. The Wooden Boat Festival is a rare opportunity for the public and wooden boat enthusiasts to view these crafts up close. The Wooden Boat Festival welcomes vessels of any size and in any stage of their restoration process, with spaces available in and out of the water. Additional family-friendly activities include free steamboat rides, live music, food and beverages and crafts projects hosted by local vendors. Koehler Kraft is a boatyard and marina located on Shelter Island. All proceeds from the festival benefit Challenged America, a recreational rehabilitation, adaptive-sailing program which was launched by disabled veterans in 1978. For more information and to register, visit


The Point Loma Republican Women Federated will host its monthly luncheon meeting at 10 a.m. at Point Loma Café, located at 4865 Harbor Drive. The program will be “Meet your Republican Central Committee Representatives and Learn How They Represent You.” A no-host lunch follows, and guests are welcome. For more information, call Marilyn at (619) 222-9532.


The Ocean Beach Historical Society is celebrating an important historical gift to the Peninsula by hosting a presentation on the 105th anniversary of Collier’s Parklands. The event will feature John Noble, Richard Dhu and Kathy Blavatt. In 1909, D.C. Collier’s dream of a park for the future children of his beloved community was on its way to being established. More than a century later, parks on the property include Collier Park, the Point Loma Native Plant Reserve, the Ocean Beach Community Garden and Cleater Park (ballfields). Learn about the parks’ turbulent past, including areas that lost protection as designated parkland. Also hear about the home for unwed mothers that sat on the parkland’s site for decades. The program takes place at 7 p.m. at the Point Loma United Methodist Church, located at 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. For more information, visit


Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Festival, hosted by the Ocean Beach MainStreet Association. Look for all the details in our special edition of the Peninsula Beacon on June 26, devoted to all things street fair.
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