Peninsula-area events, May 19-23
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• The Point Loma Garden Club hosts its annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. The event takes place at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3598 Talbot St. Heirloom tomatoes, vegetables and herbs, stunning, exotic plants, succulent container plants, and many drought-tolerant landscape plants will be for sale at reasonable prices. A Garden Boutique will be filled with specialty and one-of-a-kind items, including mini-succulent containers and fairy gardens. Master Gardeners will provide information on planting, pest control and answer questions. Club Cafe will serve coffee and sell home-baked goods. The plant sale will be held in conjunction the San Diego Floral Association’s Historic Garden Tour. For information on the plant sale, visit For garden tour information and tickets, visit

• Justin Halpern, a 1998 graduate of Point Loma High School, will be discussing and signing copies of his latest book, “I Suck at Girls.” His appearance in the school’s gymnasium at 6:30 p.m. is presented by Warwick’s Books of La Jolla, the PLHS Pointer Association and PLHS alumni. Reserved seating is available by visiting Halpern reached #1 on the New York Times bestseller list in 2010 with his first book, “Sh*t My Dad Says,” which spawned a television sitcom series starring William Shatner.

• The Point Loma Kiwanis Club hosts a Pancake & Egg Breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon at the Ocean Beach Recreation Center, 4726 Santa Monica Ave. All the pancakes you can eat, plus ham and juice or milk. Adults $6; children $4. For more information, call (619) 519-3812, or visit


The Point Loma United Methodist Church will host a free session, “Meditation for Stress, Illness and Pain.” The class helps participants find their natural ability to relax and breathe easily and discover inner resources for being flexible and generous with life’s challenging circumstances. The class runs from noon to 12:45 p.m. at the church, 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. For information or to register, call (619) 788-4838, or email


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.
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