Community Calendar
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Today, June 5, 10 a.m. to noon, Peninsula Community Planning Board's Airport Committee meets. Topics include meeting with the San Diego International Airport Authority's director of noise mitigation; presentation on several of the Airport Authority's long-term buildout concepts. The meeting takes place at the Hervey/Point Loma Branch Library, 3701 Voltaire St. For more information, call (619) 224-1527, or visit

Thursday, June 11, 11 a.m., special meeting of the Peninsula Community Planning Board (PCPB) to select/elect board members to the PCPB Project Review Subcommittee. The meeting is open to the public and takes place at the McMillin Cos. first-floor conference room, 2750 Womble Road at Liberty Station in Point Loma. For more information, call (619) 222-2240, or visit


Today, June 5, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., San Diego Chapter of the National Speakers Association sponsors second annual School of Public Speaking for sales professionals, business owners and executives, attorneys, board members, meeting planners and those in the entertainment field. The event takes place at Point Loma Nazarene University, 3900 Lomaland Drive. The cost is $97 for guests registering before June 1, $112 after June 1; $49 for students before June 1, $64 after June 1. Register at For more information, call (619) 540-6886.

Saturday, June 7 and Sunday, June 8 the UPSES"ˆPortuguese Hall in Point Loma hosts "Dia de Portugal," or Portugal Day. The event will feature showing the Portugal vs. Turkey soccer match on HDTV, complete with turkey sandwiches in the bar. On Sunday, the hall will serve Portuguese cuisine with complimentary wine and host Out of the Gutter Comedy Group. Tickets are $15 for adults; $10 for children 12 and under. The Portuguese Hall is located at 2818 Avenida De Portugal. For more information, call (619) 223-5880.

Sunday, June 8, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Celebrate Cancer Survivorship: San Diego! hosts free 11th annual celebration of life, offering information on cancer treatment, prevention and support. The event includes a health fair, educational presentations, cancer screenings, survivors' stories and family activities. For more information, visit

Thursday, June 12, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Ocean Beach Branch Library hosts "Magic by Abbit the Average." The library is located at 4801 Santa Monica Ave. For more information, call (619) 531-1532.

Saturday, June 14, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 18th annual Wooden Boat Festival features 70 classic crafts, seminars on maritime skills and activities for children. Proceeds from the event benefit Challenged America. Admission for adults is $5; children under 12 are admitted free. The event takes place at the Koehler Kraft boatyard, 2302 Shelter Island Drive. For more information, call (619) 222-9051.

Saturday, June 14, 1 to 4 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church hosts Bike Day to raise funds for World Bike Relief, Project Zambia. The event features a miniature town where children can test responsiveness to real road challenges, a bike wash area, bike shop area for tune-ups and other activities. The event takes place at the church, 3598 Talbot St. For more information, call (619) 223-3193, or visit

Through Saturday, June 28, applications being accepted to participate in the 29th annual Ocean Beach Amateur Chili Cook-off "” a fundraising event for the Fourth of July fireworks display "” sponsored by the Ocean Beach MainStreet Association (OBMA). Applications and the $20 entry fee may be mailed in or dropped off at the OBMA office, 1868 Bacon St. For more information, call (619) 224-4906, or visit or

Tuesdays, 2 p.m., the Ocean Beach Branch Library hosts crafts for children using recycled materials. The library is located at 4801 Santa Monica Ave. For more information, call (619) 531-1532.


Tuesdays, 7 a.m., BMI Coastal, a business networking group centered in Point Loma, Ocean Beach and Pacific Beach, holds weekly meetings. The group is expected to charter in early July. The group meets at the Country Waffle House at 3636 Midway Drive at Barnett Street. To reserve a seat, call (619) 584-4406.


Tuesday, June 10, 11 a.m. to noon, Sharp Cabrillo Senior Resource Center hosts "Heart Healthy Eating" with dietitian Vincent Alvarez. The event is free at the Point Loma Community Presbyterian Church, 2128 Chatsworth Blvd. Registration required by calling (800) 827-4277.

Thursday, June 12, 11 a.m. to noon, free lecture hosted by the Alzheimer's Association, "Maximizing Your Memory." The event takes place at St. Peter's by the Sea Lutheran Church, 1371 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. Registration is required by calling (800) 827-4277.

Monday, June 16, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Sharp Cabrillo Senior Resource Center hosts Parkinson's Disease presentation by Karen Jensen. The event takes place at the Peninsula Community Service Center, 3740 Sports Arena Blvd. Registration required by calling (800) 827-4277.


Week of July 21 through July 25, Point Loma Community Presbyterian, also known as the Red Brick Church, hosts Vacation Bible School, helping re-create the Holy Land for youngsters ages 4 to 12. The cost of the event is $40. For more information, call (619) 223-1633. For registration forms online, visit


Dana Elementary

"¢ Today, June 5, 9:15 and 11:15 a.m., Spring Music Concert.

"¢ Friday, June 6, Dana Pride Day; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Spring Music Concert.

"¢ Wednesday, June 11, 10 to 11:15 a.m., 6th-grade awards assembly; 2:15 to 3:30 p.m., 5th-grade awards assembly.

"¢ Thursday, June 12, 9:15 and 11:15 a.m., guitar/chorus assembly; 7 to 8 p.m., guitar/chorus recitals.

"¢ Friday, June 13, minimum day; 10:30 a.m. to noon, 6th-grade promotion.

Loma Portal Elementary

"¢ Friday, June 6, 9 to 10 a.m., First Friday Reading Program in library.

"¢ Wednesday, June 11, awards assembly for grades K-3 in auditorium.

"¢ Through June, registration forms available to register new kindergartners. For more information, call (619) 223-1683.

"¢ Friday, June 6, 9 to 10 a.m., First Friday Reading Program in library.

Ocean Beach Elementary

"¢ Today, June 5, 12:30 p.m., Sing 'N' Speak Spanish; 6:30 p.m., Bingo Night.

"¢ Friday, June 6, 2nd-graders to the San Diego Zoo.

"¢ Tuesday, June 10, Western barbeque; 2:30 p.m., SGT/SSC meeting; 6 p.m., PTA meeting.

"¢ Wednesday, June 11, 1 p.m., volunteer appreciation event.

Sacred Heart Academy

"¢ Friday, June 6, noon dismissal.

"¢ Monday, June 9, 2 p.m., students visit the next higher grade.

"¢ Tuesday, June 10, 3rd-graders to Disneyland; 5 p.m., 8th-grade graduation Mass, Sacred Heart Church.

"¢ Wednesday, June 11, 4th-grade beach party; noon dismissal.

"¢ Thursday, June 12, 10 a.m., kindergarten graduation, Parish Hall; noon dismissal.

"¢ Friday, June 13, 9 a.m., awards assembly; last day of school.

Silver Gate

"¢ Friday, June 6, 1 p.m., volunteer tea.

"¢ Thursday, June 12, Gator Olympics.

"¢ Monday, June 16, last day of school year, minimum day; 11 a.m., 4th-grade promotion.

Sunset View

"¢ Today, June 5, 9 a.m. to 12:10 p.m., 100-mile field trip of Point Loma Nazarene University.

"¢ Friday, June 6, Fiesta performances and lunch; HSA awards.

"¢ Tuesday, June 10, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Art Corp volunteer tea in auditorium.

"¢ Thursday, June 12, Running Club assembly; 9 to 9:30 a.m., relays; 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., awards.

"¢ Thursday, June 12, 11 a.m., 4th-graders versus staff and parents soccer game on lower playground.

"¢ Thursday, June 12, PTA meeting off site.


"¢ Friday, June 6, 1:30 p.m., 5th-grade performance of "Wizard of Oz." For information, call (619) 223-3663.

"¢ Wednesday, June 11, last day of school for all students.

"¢ Thursday, June 12, 10 a.m., 8th-grade commencement; 2 p.m., 5th-grade promotion.

"¢ Monday, June 16, prekindergarten and kindergarten summer camps begin.

"¢ Monday, June 23, Drama Camp begins.


Friday, June 6, 5 to 7 p.m., opening reception for "Material Guys," the next exhibit at Visions Art Quilt Gallery. The exhibit will feature the quilt work of male artists. The exhibit runs through July 27 at the gallery, 2825 Dewey Road in the NTC Promenade of Liberty Station. Gallery hours are Tuesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no admission cost. For more information, call (619) 546-4872, or visit

Friday, June 6, 7:30 p.m., Cocal Gracias Project benefit concert to raise funds for a primary and trade school for a poor neighborhood in Puerto Cortes, Honduras. The event will feature famous arias and duets from operas and musicals with baritone Craig Johnson, mezzo-soprano Elda Peralta and pianist Elena Vizuet. The event takes place at Point Loma Nazarene University's Crill Performance Hall, Cooper Music Center, 3900 Lomaland Drive. The suggested donation for the event is $10. For more information, call (619) 985-4297.

Saturday, June 7, 2:30 to 7 p.m., Winston's in Ocean Beach hosts OB Summertime Beach Party. The entertainment lineup begins with accoustic artist Eddie Jason Coven, followed by Broke on Friday, Fistful of Leaves, Really Nice Camper and Deny the Silents. Food for the event is free with a $5 door charge. Winston's is located at $1921 Bacon St. For more information, call (858) 384-6444, or visit

Monday, June 9, 7 p.m., the Hervey/Point Loma Branch Library hosts a concert by Courtly Noise, one of San Diego's premier early-music ensembles featuring historic instruments in the performance of Renaissance music. There is no cost for the event, which takes place at the library, 3701 Voltaire St. For more information, call (619) 534-1539, or visit

Saturday, June 21, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., opening of the New Americans Museum at the NTC Promenade in Point Loma, including the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service's "Becoming American: Teenagers and Immigration." Regular gallery hours will be Wednesdays through Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the museum, 2825 Dewey Road, Suite 102. For more information, call (619) 255-8908.


Cane's Bar and Grill, 3105 Oceanfront Walk, (858) 488-1081

"¢ Today, June 5, 9 p.m., Living Legends performs with MURS, Pacific Division and Paul Dateh.

Humphrey's by the Bay, 2241 Shelter Island Drive, (619) 224-3577

"¢ Saturday, June 7, Beach Boys. Showtime is 7:30. Tickets are $73.

"¢ Tuesday, June 10, Erykah Badu/The Roots. Showtime is 7 p.m. Tickets are $80.
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