PEGGY HINAEKIAN ART AT LA JOLLA COMMUNITY CENTER
La Jolla-based artist Peggy Hinaekian’s work will be on display throughout August and September in the La Jolla Community Center’s Great Room, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Hinaekian describes her paintings as atmospheric and lyrical and says she is inspired by the warm earth tones of the desert landscape. To visit the exhibition, call the Community Center at 858-459-0831. To learn more about Hinaekian, visit peggyhinaekian.artspan.com.
LA JOLLA COMMUNITY CENTER ANNOUNCES AUGUST CONCERTS
This month, the La Jolla Community Center will host concerts on Aug. 17, 23, 24, and 31, at 6811 La Jolla Blvd. At 7 p.m., Aug. 17, David Roberts and the Sounds of Sinatra will perform swing and big band music. The Rob Thorsen Trio will perform songs by Duke Ellington and Wayne Shorter with a reception at 7 p.m. and a concert at 8 p.m., Aug. 23. From 5-6:30 p.m., Aug. 24, world-class virtuoso violinist Yonatan Leviim will perform the work of Bach, Telemann, and Paganini. At 7 p.m., Aug. 31, the KatieCat & Cain Jazz Trio will perform jazz, bossa nova, and the blues. To reserve tickets or to learn more, visit ljcommunitycenter.org.
WINE D’VINE FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT FOSTER YOUTH
The annual Wine D’Vine fundraising event benefiting Walden Family Services’ programs for foster youth will begin at 6 p.m., Oct. 11, at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla, 3777 La Jolla Village Drive. This year’s event will feature wine from California’s leading vineyards, gourmet cuisine, and a concert by Train. To learn more about Walden Family Services or to purchase tickets, visit waldenfamily.org/wine-dvine-2019.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS ANNUAL GOURMET DINNER
Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County will host its 57th annual gourmet dinner from 5:30-7 p.m., Oct. 10, at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla, 3777 La Jolla Village Drive. This event will feature a seafood cocktail party, gourmet dinner, hosted bar, silent auction, and live music. For the past 57 years, this event has brought together 700 local businesses and community leaders to fund over 500 children for a full year. To learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters or purchase tickets, visit sdbigs.org.
ESTANCIA LA JOLLA OFFERS CABANA EXPERIENCE THROUGH SEPTEMBER
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa is offering its cabana experience daily from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. through September at the hotel’s location at 9700 N. Torrey Pines Road. All cabanas and daybeds start at $200, which include smoothies, poolside service, and two bottles of mini Moët & Chandon. To learn more about Estancia’s cabanas, visit meritagecollection.com/estancia-la-jolla.
ATHENAEUM PRESENTS LECTURES SERIES ON THE WORK OF VAN EYCK
The Athenaeum Music and Arts Library will host a series of art history lectures on artist Jan Van Eyck at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Nov. 7, 14, and 21, in the Joan & Irwin Jacobs Music Room, 1008 Wall St. In this series of three lectures, art historian Linda Blair will explore Van Eyck’s influence on other artists, his chivalric paintings, and his work’s intersection between reality and fantasy. Tickets for all three lectures are $36 for members and $51 for nonmembers; tickets for individual lectures are $14 for members and $19 for nonmembers. To reserve tickets, call 858-454-5872 or visit ljathenaeum.org/art-history-lectures.