Community Calendar
by The Penisula Beacon Editor
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POLITICAL

Today, June 19, 6:30 p.m., regular meeting of the Peninsula Community Planning Board. The meeting takes place at the Hervey/Point Loma Branch Library, 3701 Voltaire St., where agendas are also posted in advance. For more information, call (619) 222-2240, or visit www.pcpb.net.

COMMUNITY/CIVIC

Sunday, June 22, 9 to 11a.m., the San Diego River Park Foundation hosts a Point Loma Garden event at Collier Park West, Mendocino Street and Greene Street in Ocean Beach. For more information, call (619) 297-7380, or visit www.sandiego-river.org.

Thursday, June 26, 6 p.m., 2nd annual Matt Vasgersian Charity Texas Hold'em Tournament to benefit Tender Loving Canines assistance dogs program and Fallen Officers Fund. Vasgersian is the voice of the San Diego Padres on local telecasts. The early entry fee through June 24 is $200 per player with $100 optional re-buy fee the day of the event. The walk-up fee is $250; spectator fee is $50 for non-card players. For more information, call (619) 266-5542, or visit www.4SD.com.

Thursday, June 26, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Ocean Beach Branch Library hosts Archie Merwin sing-along for children of all ages. The library is located at 4801 Santa Monica Ave. For more information, call (619) 531-1532.

Saturday, June 28, 10 a.m. to noon, Ocean Beach Branch Library hosts a vermicomposting workshop to teach how to compost with worms. The library is located at 4801 Santa Monica Ave. For more information, call (619) 531-1532.

Saturday, June 28, noon to 2 p.m., Ocean Beach Library presents old-style jazz with Zzmyzzy Quartet in the lawn area. The library is located at 4801 Santa Monica Ave. For more information, call (619) 531-1532.

Through 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 www.oceanbeachsandiego.com or www.obstreet-fair.com.

RELIGION

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 www.pointlomachurch.org.

SCHOOLS

Loma Portal Elementary

"¢ Wednesday, June 25, 4 to 5:30 p.m., annual "Summer Playgroup" held at kindergarten playground.

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

Warren-Walker

"¢ Monday, June 23, middle school summer school begins; call (619) 260-3663 for information.

"¢ Monday, June 23, Drama Camp begins.

SENIORS

Friday, June 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Peninsula Shepherd Senior Center hosts annual fundraiser, "Games People Play," as the group's lone fundraiser of the year. The event will feature games, a luncheon, door prizes and an opportunity drawing. Tickets to the event are $20. The event takes place at All-Souls Episcopal Church, 1475 Catalina Blvd. For reservations or information, call (619) 223-1640.

Friday, June 20, 6:30 p.m., ActivCare Point Loma hosts senior prom for its residents and their families with dancing and merriment. The facility is located at 3423 Channel Way. For more information, call (619) 224-7300, or visit activcare.com

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

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.

June 30 through July 28, 10 a.m. to noon, Sarah Suhonen, director of the Peninsula Singers, hosts five-week class on songwriting and performing, for teens. The event will focus on writing and performing original material. The cost of the event is $249 at the A.R.T.S. facility, 2820 Roosevelt Road, Suite 106 in the NTC Promenade at Liberty Station. For more information, call (619) 804-6079.

July 2 through July 25, San Diego Watercolor Society presents an exhibition of originl watercolor paintings entitled "Red, White & Blue," featuring about 100 paintings created by society members both for display and for sale. Gallery hours are Wednesdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. The gallery is located at 2825 Dewey Road, Suite 105. For more information, call (619) 876-4550, or visit www.sdws.org.

Friday, July 18, 6 to 8 p.m., the Point Loma Association hosts the first of five free events in the Point Loma Summer Concerts series featuring Porterhouse Bob and Down to the Bone. The concert takes place at Point Loma Park at 1049 Catalina Blvd. near the intersection with Varona Street. Box lunches are available for pre-order and range from $8 to $10. For more information, visit www.plconcerts.org or e-mail information@plconcerts.org.

July 21 through July 25, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Peninsula Singers host a musical theater summer workshop for students age 9 to 16, focusing on singing, acting and choreography, including group numbers and performing solos. The cost of the event is $179. The event takes place at the A.R.T.S. facility, 2820 Roosevelt Road, Suite 106 in the NTC Promenade at Liberty Station. For more information, call (619) 804-6079, or e-mail sarahsuhonen-@hotmail.com.

Friday, July 25, 6 to 8 p.m., the Point Loma Association hosts the second of five free events in the Point Loma Summer Concerts series featuring Big Rig Deluxe. The concert takes place at Point Loma Park at 1049 Catalina Blvd. near the intersection with Varona Street. Box lunches are available for pre-order and range from $8 to $10. For more information, visit www.plconcerts.org or e-mail information@plconcerts.org.

Saturday, July 26, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., San Diego Dance Theater presents summer workshop concert featuring new choreography and repertory from Jean Isaac's San Diego Dance Theater and Malashock Dance. General admission is $12; admission for seniors and students is $10. The location of the event is yet to be determined. For more information, call (619) 225-1803, or visit www.sandiegodanctheater.org.

Through July 27, the latest exhibit, "Material Guys," is on display at Visions Art Quilt Gallery. The exhibit will feature the quilt work of male artists. The gallery is located at 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 www.quilt-visions.org.

Friday, Aug. 1, 6 to 8 p.m., the Point Loma Association hosts the third of five free events in the Point Loma Summer Concerts series featuring Soul Persuaders. The concert takes place at Point Loma Park at 1049 Catalina Boulevard near the intersection with Varona Street. Box lunches are available for pre-order and range from $8 to $10. For more information, visit www.plconcerts.org or e-mail information@plconcerts.org.

Friday, Aug. 8, 6 to 8 p.m., the Point Loma Association hosts the fourth of five free events in the Point Loma Summer Concerts series featuring The Screamin' Primas. The concert takes place at Point Loma Park at 1049 Catalina Boulevard near the intersection with Varona Street. Box lunches are available for pre-order and range from $8 to $10. For more information, visit www.plconcerts.org or e-mail information@plconcerts.org.

Friday, Aug. 15, 6 to 8 p.m., the Point Loma Association hosts the last of five free events in the Point Loma Summer Concerts series featuring Rockola. The concert takes place at Point Loma Park at 1049 Catalina Boulevard near the intersection with Varona Street. Box lunches are available for pre-order and range from $8 to $10. For more information, visit www.plconcerts.org or e-mail information@plconcerts.org.

VENUES

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

"¢ Friday, June 20, 8 p.m., Bag of Toys performs acoustic surf-rock, joining Stepping Feet and 40 Oz to Freedom.

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

"¢ Today, June 19, 7:30 p.m., Indigo Girls perform. Tickets are $50.

"¢ Friday, June 20, 7:30 p.m., Idina Menzel performs. Tickets are $45.

"¢ Wednesday, June 25, 7:30 p.m., Ani DiFranco performs. Tickets are $50.

"¢ Thursday, June 26 and Friday, June 27, 7 p.m., OneHawaii Tour featuring Keali'i Reichel, Na Leo, Willie K. and Augie T. Tickets are $65.

"¢ Monday, June 30, 7 p.m., Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, featuring T-Bone Burnett. Tickets are $125.

San Diego Sports Arena, 3500, Sports Arena Blvd., (619) 224-4171

"¢ Sesame Street Live presents "When Elmo Grows Up." Tickets are $14.50 and $18.50. Show dates/times are:

"¢ Thursday, June 26, 7 p.m.

"¢ Friday, June 27, 10:30 a.m.

"¢ Saturday, June 28, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

"¢ Sunday, June 29, 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

For more information, visit www.sesamestreetlive.com.

"¢ Saturday, July 26, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m, the World Famous Lipizanner Stallions perform "Dancing White Stallions" act. Tickets are $29.50 for Gold Circle seating; regular admission is $29.50 and $19.50; children 12 and under and seniors 60 and over. For more information, visit www.lipizanner.com or www.sandiegoarena.com.
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