Peninsula-area events, Aug. 1 to Aug. 16
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AUG. 1-2

Visionary Dance Theatre will present “Travelogue: An Evening of Dance with Jeanne Travers and Dancers” from 8 to 10 p.m. both days at the Performing Arts Center at Point Loma High School, located at 2335 Chatsworth Blvd. Tickets are $13 advanced sale or $18 at the door. For more information or to register, visit www.visionary-dance-theatre.org/-Gallery/-2014_-VDT_FallDance-Concert, or call (619) 758-8112.

SATURDAY, AUG. 9

The San Diego Sportfishing Council, the International Game Fish Association and the Port of San Diego will host the 12th annual Young Anglers Fishing Tournament for young fishers. The free tournament will be held at the Shelter Island Pier from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  For more information, visit www.sportfishing.org.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13

The Sharp Senior Resource Center can help you learn tips to improve communication skills with memory-impaired adults. Identify techniques to cope with challenging behaviors from Holly Pobst, a community education manager with the Alzheimer’s Association, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Peninsula Family YMCA, 4390 Valeta St. Registration required. Call (800) 827-4277 or register online at www.sharp.com.

THURSDAY, Aug. 21

The Sharp Senior Resources Center is offering help for those experiencing intermittent or chronic low-back pain or stiffness because of osteoarthritis or other reasons. Sharp rehabilitation outpatient orthopedics therapists will discuss self-treatment strategies that may help ease or prevent low-back pain. The discussion will include instruction on proper posture and body mechanics, therapeutic exercises and use of heat or ice. The session takes place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library, located at 3701 Voltaire St. Registration required. Call

(800) 827-4277 or register online at www.sharp.com.

FRIDAY, Aug. 1

The next installment of Friday Night Liberty is set to pay tribute to a galaxy far far away and will feature traditional Mexican performances, as well as hosting the Vixen Pop Up Event of the year.  FX Dojo pays a creative tribute to Star Wars with a group exhibition of 70-plus artists who pay homage to the science fiction opera that defines a genre; happening at Barracks 17. Vixen presents a pop-up fashion, art, music collaborative at the North End (2835 Perry Road), and visitors can see free dance performances by Baja’s most talented artists from 6 to 8 p.m. at Barracks 17 Plaza. Friday Night Liberty is a monthly free night of open studios, galleries and performances. For more information and a full listing of happenings, visit www.ntclibertystation.com/what.php.

Through Aug. 3

Flat Seven Productions presents the San Diego premiere of Charlie Jirkovsky’s rocker musical comedy “Sheila,” a production that began July 18 and runs through Aug. 3 at The Ocean Beach Playhouse, located at 4944 Newport Ave. The production contains adult language and situations and is not suggested for children, according to producers. Shows take place Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general admission; students and seniors are $18.To purchase tickets, visit sheila.bpt.me.



SATURDAY, Aug. 16

Neighbors are invited to join the wildly popular Pizarro Brothers for an evening of fun, original compositions and music of many genres at the Point Loma Assembly, located at 3035 Talbot St., at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and include refreshments and fun raffles, including the Pizarro Brothers themselves. The Pizarro Brothers have composed new music and are looking forward to sharing it with a crowd of music lovers. The event is sponsored by Barons Market, Sweetaly Bakery, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Ray's Mexican Food, Point Loma Credit Union and Van's. For more information, call (619) 319-7969. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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