La Jolla events, June 21-28
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The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will present a special concert featuring entertainment by Kathleen Farrell and Chuck Cunningham of the SoulTones at 4 p.m. on June 30. At the cultural evening performance, the duo will produce unique and powerful sounds using Tibetan singing bowls and chants inspired by the ancient Tibetan Bon Five Warrior Syllables. The singing bowl concert will take place in the Joan & Irwin Jacobs Music Room at the Athenaeum, located at 1008 Wall St. Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. To RSVP call (858) 454-5872 or visit


The Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center (JCC) will host a senior “prom” and casino-style event on June 24 from 2 to 5 p.m. The annual event gives senior singles and couples the opportunity to don their party shoes and try their luck at the event’s casino tables. Music, games, refreshments and prizes will also be available at the event to ensure that everyone has a ball. JCC’s Royal Flush Casino Prom will take place at the David & Dorothea Theatre, 4126 Executive Drive. Tickets are $14 for JCC members, $17 for nonmembers, and $20 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call (858) 362-1141.


San Diego Chargers’ All-Pro quarterback Philip Rivers will host the Old Spice Philip Rivers ProCamp to benefit Rivers of Hope, a nonprofit dedicated to helping orphaned and abandoned children find permanent, loving homes. Rivers and area coaches will be on site to direct camp activities, provide instruction and give daily talks that highlight the finer points of the game. The two-day camp is open to boys and girls aged 7 to 14 and will take place on June 23 and 24 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at UCSD’s NCRA Fields, 9500 Gilman Drive. For more information, visit or call (888) 389-2267. Use the promo code “Rivers.17” for $20 off camp registration.


Armone’s Core Connection, 7438 Girard Ave., will host a Women’s Awareness & Self Defense Program fundraiser. On June 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., program director Billy Borja will provide an in-depth, five-hour course broken down into three stages: educating participants about potential dangers in our everyday lives; discussing the different scenarios common with personal attacks and assault cases; and the application of self-defense techniques. The course is $149, with all proceeds benefiting 3rd Step, a nonprofit dedicated to helping women in recovery from alcohol, drug abuse and addictions. Spaces are limited; register at or by calling (619) 787-2338.


• Danilo Perez Trio, 7:30 p.m., Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., jazz performance, (858) 454-5872,, $21 members, $26 nonmembers

• “Fenway Fever,” 7 p.m., Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., book signing with John H. Ritter, (858) 454-0347,, free

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

• World Refugee Day breakfast, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., La Jolla Presbyterian Church, 7715 Draper Ave., 11th annual fundraiser program by Alliance for African Assistance, (619) 286-9052,, $35

• La Jolla Town Council SunSetter, 5 p.m., Herringbone, 7837 Herschel Ave., mix and mingle with community leaders, merchants and neighbors over complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drink specials, (858) 812-3027,, $5 LJTC members, $10 nonmembers, free for new members to sign up and pay at the event

• Perspectives: Mexican-American Art Today, 7 p.m., MCASD La Jolla, 700 Prospect St., discussion with artists Perry Vasquez, Marcos Ramirez, Misael Diaz and Amy Sanchez, (858) 454-3541,, $10 nonmembers, $5 students, members free

FRIDAY, June 22

• “The Chaperone,” 5:30 p.m., Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., happy hour book signing event with acclaimed novelist Laura Moriarty, (858) 454-0347,, free

• Mainly Mozart festival, 6:30 p.m., The Neurosciences Institute, 10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive, cellist Lynn Harrell and pianist Anne-Marie McDermott perform Beethoven sonatas, (619) 466-8742,, $55


• WalkSanDiego community walk, 9 a.m., corner of La Jolla Boulevard and Prospect Street, 3-mile walk to explore the history and architecture of the La Jolla village area,, suggested $5 donation for nonmembers, members free

• “Clue to Clue: Tracking a Family Over Time and Miles,” 9 a.m., UCSD Robinson Auditorium, 9500 Gilman Drive, lecture by Jean Wilcox Hibben of the Computer Genealogy Society of San Diego,, free

SUNDAY, June 24

• Weekend with the Locals: Simon Pitts, noon, Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., book discussion with the author of “Rose Petals,” (858) 454-0347,, free

• La Jolla Open Aire Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., La Jolla Elementary School, Girard Avenue and Genter Street, (858) 454-1699,, free

• Architectural tour of UCSD, 2 p.m., UCSD Gilman entrance information center, 9500 Gilman Drive, special campus tour to learn about the innovative design and campus growth since its founding in 1960, RSVP required, (858) 534-4414,, free

MONDAY, June 25

• University Community Planning Group special meeting, 6 p.m., Forum Hall UTC, 4315 La Jolla Village Drive, discussion on the Capitol Power Plant located at Miramar Rd. on designated open space, (619) 917-4067,, free

TUESDAY, June 26

• “The Red Circle: My Life in the Navy SEAL Sniper Corps and How I Trained America’s Deadliest Marksmen,” 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., book discussion with former U.S. Navy SEAL Brandon Web, (858) 454-0347,, free


• “Good Company,” 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., book discussion with the author and pediatrician, Dr. Sarita Eastman, (858) 454-0347,, free


• Avant Garden: (RE)covered Manuscripts, 6:30 p.m., Athenaeum, 1008 Wall St., music and art mixer featuring the new exhibition “Robert Kushner: Scriptorium: Devout Exercises of the Heart,” (858) 454-5872,, $12 nonmembers, $10 members, A List members free

• “When God Talks Back: Understanding the America Evangelical Relationship with God,” 7 p.m., D.G. Wills Books, 7461 Girard Ave., book discussion with Stanford anthropologist Tanya Marie Luhrmann, (858) 456-1800,, free

• The Cheese Concierge, 2 p.m., Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., Venissimo Cheese presentation and wine pairing, (858) 454-0347,, $25 for 1 lb.

• Dragon Storytime & Drawing Activity, 3 p.m., Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., (858) 454-0347,, free

• “Happily Even After: A Guide to Getting Through (and Beyond) the Grief of Widowhood,” 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., book discussion with founder and CEO of Widows Wear Stilettos, Carole Brody Fleet, (858) 454-0347,, free
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