Peninsula-area events, Oct. 5-Nov. 13
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SATURDAY, Oct. 5

• Point Loma High School will host its 46th class reunion from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Red Sails Inn on Shelter Island. RSVPs are requested as soon as possible and the cost is $10 per person. For information or to RSVP, call Marcy McCann at (619) 223-3322 or Anita Jeffers Quillman at (858) 279-2202.

• The inaugural Wave Goodbye to M.S. Paddle for the Cure takes place from 7 a.m. to noon to raise money for research and possible cure for multiple sclerosis. Registration is $25 and includes music, refreshments, the paddle other fun at the Ocean Beach Pier area. For more information or to donate, visit www.wavegoodbue.org, or call (619) 358-9070.

• San Diego Walk Now for Autism Speaks takes place at 2640 Historic Decatur Road at Liberty Station, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. The event is now in its 10th year. For more information, visit walknowforautismspeaks.org/sandiego.

SUNDAY, Oct. 6

• The San Diego Humane Society, Second Chance Dog Rescue and Labrador Rescuers will host an Ocean Beach pet adoption event at Shades Oceanfront Bistro, 5083 Santa Monica Ave. The event is a 100 percent volunteer-run event and takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Puppies, dogs, kittens and cats will be available for adoption. For more information, contact Stacey Zeitlin at CP@SDHumane.org.

• Point Loma author Diana Taylor will hold a book-signing event at the Rock Church bookstore, where Taylor will sign her two latest books, “Claudia, Wife of Pontius Pilate” for Revell, and “Ruth, Mother of Kings” for Whitaker House. The Rock Church is located at 2277 Rosecrans St. For more information, call (619) 226-7625.

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9

Dr. Seth Mallios will detail his new book, “Hail Montezuma: The Hidden Treasures of San Diego State,” in a free presentation at the Hervey/Point Loma Branch Library at 6:30 p.m. Mallios, an anthropology professor at SDSU, will reveal the stories behind objects uncovered in his search for the true history of the Aztecs campus. The library is located at 3701 Voltaire St. For more information, call head librarian Christine Gonzalez at (619) 531-1539.

SUNDAY, Oct. 13

Leonard Patton and Ed Kornhauser will perform jazz, R&B and pop in a “Coffee House Concert,” a fundraiser for the Point Loma Assembly. Light refreshments will be available. The concert takes place at 7 p.m. at the PLA, 3035 Talbot St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and admission is $15. Seating is limited and RSVPs are recommended by emailing alevy@prusd.com, or calling (619) 356-0434.

THURSDAY, Oct. 17

The Ocean Beach Historical Society will host a free presentation titled “San Diego Yesterday,” featuring Richard Crawford, the supervisor of special collections at the San Diego Public Library. San Diego today is a vibrant and bustling coastal city, but it wasn’t always so. The city’s transformation from a rough-hewn border town and frontier port to a vital military center was marked by growing pains and political clashes. Crawford will detail significant events and one-of-a-kind characters that laid the foundation for the San Diego that we know today. The program takes place at 7 p.m. at the Point Loma United Methodist Church, 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. For more information, visit obhistory.wordpress.com,

FRIDAY, Oct. 18

Silver Gate Elementary School will host its annual Harvest Festival, an event open not only to students and their parents, but the community at large. The event will feature games, food, laser tag and Halloween fun, including a costume contest, haunted hallway, cake walk, games for children, pumpkin patch, face painting

and more. The event runs from 5 to 8 p.m. on the school campus, located at 1499 Venice St. Tickets available at event. For more information, visit www.sandi.net/silvergate, or call (619) 222-1139.

SATURDAY, Oct. 19

The Ocean Beach Town Council hosts an Ocean Beach Craft Fair to benefit OB Christmas events, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Veterans Plaza at the foot of Newport Avenue. For information, call (619) 846-6269 or (619) 515-4400.

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23

Dr. Benamin K. Bergen of UCSD will discuss his book, “Louder Than Words,” during a free presentation at the Hervey/Point Loma Branch Library at 6:30 p.m. Whether it’s brusque, convincing, fraught with emotion or dripping with innuendo, language is fundamentally a tool for conveying meaning — a uniquely human magic trick. Learn more about the secrets behind the science of how the mind makes meaning through language. The library is located at l3701 Voltaire St. For more information, call head librarian Christine Gonzalez at (619) 531-1539.

SATURDAY, Nov. 9

The Point Loma Rotary Club hosts an inaugural Jim Krause Memorial Charity Bicycle Tour of Point Loma to benefit the UCSD Moores Cancer Center and other civic projects. The event covers either a 25-mile or 52-mile route. For more information, visit www.ridethepoint.org.

SUNDAY, Nov. 10

San Diego VisionWalk will host its sixth annual 5K fundraiser and rally to help fight blindness. The event takes place at 10 a.m. at NTC Cushing Park on Cushing Road. To participate or support the walk, visit www.fightblindness.org/sandiego-vision walk.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 13

J. Elke Ertle will introduce her new book, “Walled In: A West Berlin Girl’s Journey to Freedom,” during a free presentation at the Hervey/Point Loma Branch Library at 6:30 p.m. “Walled-In” weaves together the dramatic events of Germany and the fall of the Berlin Wall and her ultimate decision to choose freedom in the West. The library is located at

l3701 Voltaire St. For more information, call head librarian Christine Gonzalez at (619) 531-1539.
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