Peninsula area events, Aug. 11-18
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AUG. 11-12

Now in its fourth year, the Point Loma installment of “Relay for Life” is an overnight team relay for walkers and runners, with an area around the track for camping. Funds raised will help with research, advocacy, education and services for people living with cancer. The relay kicks off at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11 at NTC Park at Liberty Station and ends at 10 a.m. the next morning. For more information or to make a donation, visit www.relayforlife.org/ptlomaoceanbeachca.

THURSDAY, Aug. 16

The Ocean Beach Historical Society hosts its monthly meeting on the topic of “Angels at 7 o’ clock— San Diego’s Pioneer Female Aviators,” a talk to be presented by state parks historian Alexander D. Bevil. The presentation will focus on the untold story of San Diego’s female aviators within the broader context of the history of women’s aviation The meeting takes place at the Point Loma United Methodist Church, 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. For more information, visit obhistory.wordpress.com.

SATURDAY, Aug. 18

The Free to Breathe San Diego 5K Run/Walk is a family-friendly event that brings the community together to inspire hope and create change for people impacted by lung cancer. All proceeds help support the National Lung Cancer Partnership’s vital research, education and awareness programs. Registration begins at 7 a.m., with the 5K walk/run beginning at 8:15 a.m. The event takes place at Liberty Station NTC Park on Farragut Road in Point Loma. Online registration (through Aug. 13) is $20 and is $25 the day of the event. For more information, to register or to donate, visit www.FreeToBreathe.org.
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