Peninsula area events, July 12-Aug. 19
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FRIDAY, July 12

The 13th annual free Point Loma Summer Concert Series kicks off with the first of five concerts, featuring Jumping Jack Flash, which bills itself as the “world’s greatest Rolling Stones re-creation.” Concertgoers bring their own seating and/or blankets and can order dinner from the night’s sponsor, Gabardine. The concerts will feature young talent on the “Junior Stage” starting at 5:30 p.m. The main stage performance begins at 6:30 p.m. at Point Loma Park, located at

1049 Catalina Blvd. For more information, call (619) 226-4896, or visit www.plconcerts.org.

SATURDAY, July 13

Work party at Famosa Slough to take care of California native plants

9 a.m. to noon. Participants are asked to meet inside the gate east of the bus stop at the southeast corner of West Point Loma and Famosa boulevards. For more information, call (619) 224-4591. 

WEDNESDAY, July 17

Regular meeting of the Naval Base Point Loma Restoration Advisory Board to discuss relevant issues. The meeting takes place at the Southwestern Yacht Club, 2702 Qualtrough St. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call (619) 556-0193.

THURSDAY, July 18

The Ocean Beach Historical Society will host a free presentation titled “Carol Sing Swims into History” at 7 p.m. at the Point Loma United Methodist Church. Sing, who spent her formative years in Ocean Beach, became the oldest woman in the world to swim the English Channel in 1999 at the age of 57. Sing will recount her life journey during the presentation at 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. For more information, visit www.obhistory.wordpress.com.

FRIDAY, July 19

The 13th annual free Point Loma Summer Concert Series hosts the second of five concerts, featuring Cash’d Out with special guest June Carter. Concertgoers bring their own seating and/or blankets and can order dinner from the night’s sponsor, Miguel’s Cocina. The concerts will feature young talent on the “Junior Stage” starting at 5:30 p.m. The main stage performance begins at 6:30 p.m. at Point Loma Park, located at 1049 Catalina Blvd. For more information, call (619) 226-4896, or visit www.plconcerts.org.

SATURDAY, July 20

Surfers may want to stop by St. Peter’s by the Sea Lutheran Church for the church’s annual Blessing of the Surfboards and Those Who Ride Them event. The church started this unusual custom in 2012, inspired by the long tradition some churches have of blessing fishing fleets. The blessing, which will take place from 10 a.m. to noon, is free and open to everyone. The church is located at the corner of Sunset Cliffs Boulevard and Point Loma Avenue. For more information, call (619) 224-2894, or visit www.stpetersbythesea.org.

MONDAY, July 22

The Westminster Presbyterian Church Music at Dusk concert series returns each Monday through Aug. 19. The first in the “al fresco” concert series features Peter Sprague with Kevyn on vocals and percussion and Tripp on sax, flute and percussion.

3598 Talbot Street. There will be a free-will donation requested. For more information, call (619) 223-3193. 

FRIDAY, July 26

The 13th annual free Point Loma Summer Concert Series hosts the third of five concerts, featuring Back To The Garden Tribute to Woodstock, with special guests Eve Selis and Mattie Mills. Concertgoers bring their own seating and/or blankets and can order dinner from the night’s sponsor, Hodad’s. The concerts will feature young talent on the “Junior Stage” starting at 5:30 p.m. The main stage performance begins at 6:30 p.m. at Point Loma Park, located at

1049 Catalina Blvd. For more information, call (619) 226-4896, or visit www.plconcerts.org.

 

MONDAY, July 29

The Westminster Presbyterian Church Music at Dusk concert series returns each Monday through Aug. 19. The second in the “al fresco” concert series features Pacific Sound Brass. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. at 3598 Talbot Street. There will be a free-will donation requested. For more information, call (619) 223-3193. 

FRIDAY, Aug. 2

The 13th annual free Point Loma Summer Concert Series hosts the fourth of five concerts, featuring Left4Dead (1980s). Concertgoers bring their own seating and/or blankets and can order dinner from the night’s sponsor, Barons Marketplace. The concerts will feature young talent on the “Junior Stage” starting at 5:30 p.m. The main stage performance begins at 6:30 p.m. at Point Loma Park, located at 1049 Catalina Blvd. For more information, call (619) 226-4896, or visit www.plconcerts.org.

MONDAY, Aug.5

The Westminster Presbyterian Church Music at Dusk concert series returns each Monday through Aug. 19. The third in the “al fresco” concert series features Billy Hawkins and His High Society Band. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. at 3598 Talbot Street. There will be a free-will donation requested. For more information, call (619) 223-3193.

FRIDAY, Aug. 9

The 13th annual free Point Loma Summer Concert Series hosts the last of five concerts, featuring The Bayou Brothers, which describes itself as “San Diego’s favorite Zydeco band” with special guest Sue Palmer. Concertgoers bring their own seating and/or blankets and can order dinner from the night’s sponsor, Stump’s Family Marketplace. The concerts will feature young talent on the “Junior Stage” starting at 5:30 p.m. The main stage performance begins at 6:30 p.m. at Point Loma Park, located at 1049 Catalina Blvd. For more information, call (619) 226-4896, or visit www.plconcerts.org.



MONDAY, Aug. 12

The Westminster Presbyterian Church Music at Dusk concert series returns each Monday through Aug. 19. The fourth in the “al fresco” concert series features The Spectrum Band. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. at 3598 Talbot Street. There will be a free-will donation requested. For more information, call (619) 223-3193. 

                

MONDAY, Aug. 19

The Westminster Presbyterian Church Music at Dusk concert series returns for its final “al fresco” concert of the series with Beneditti/Svoboda Guitar Duo. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. at 3598 Talbot Street. There will be a free-will donation requested. For more information, call (619) 223-3193.

THURSDAYS

The Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library chess club meets in an informal format at 2 p.m. on the lower level of the library at the tables near the librarian’s desk.  There are no memberships or dues. All ages and levels of players are welcome. The library provides some chess sets but players are encouraged to bring their own. The library is located at 3701 Voltaire St. For information, contact Mark Harryman at the library at (619) 531-1539.

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