Best Bets: A Quick Guide to Online and In-Person Fun and Experiences


the La Jolla Light features this continuing series of online activities to take on your computer or tablet, as well as local in-person events.

Conferences & learning

• The Athenaeum musical and artistic library offers art class from Monday January 10, online and in person at 1008 Wall St., La Jolla. The winter session runs until March and includes courses in painting, drawing and mixed media. For prices and information, visit ljathenaeum.org.

• Meyers Nave Law Firm Presents Webinar for Private Sector and Nonprofit Employers at noon on Tuesday January 11 and one for employers of public entities at noon on Thursday, January 13. Labor law lawyers will provide advice on how to meet new requirements for California employers in 2022. Free. meyersnave.com/webinars

• The Greater San Diego Association of Realtors presents its annual report New laws and industry perspectives 8 am to 12:30 pm event Thursday, January 13 at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines hotel, 10950 N. Torrey Pines Road. Area real estate professionals and government policymakers will talk about recently enacted laws, legislative proposals and other issues shaping the industry in the New Year. $ 49 (breakfast included). sdar.com/new laws

• The Pen-to-paper writing course resumes at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 13 at La Jolla / Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. The weekly course is open to writers 18 years of age and over, of all experience levels. Masks are compulsory. To free. (858) 552-1657

• The Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America presents Yiddish lessons and activities from Thursday, January 13, online. Classes and activities for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels will take place at various times until Thursday March 10. $ 20 and more. yaaana.org/yiddish-classes

Families & children

La Jolla / Riford Library presents “Seaside Storytime at Scripps Park” Wednesdays at La Jolla Cove.

(Courtesy of La Jolla / Riford Library)

• The La Jolla / Riford Library presents “Storytime by the sea at Scripps Park”at 4 p.m. Wednesdays on the lawn of Scripps Park in La Jolla Cove. The recurring event features stories, songs and activities such as bubble play or kite flying. To free. [email protected]

Health and fitness

• Buddhi Yoga presents Dreams and Goals for Moms and Daughters with Erica Rood »At 1 pm on Sunday January 9, at 7843 avenue Girard, La Jolla. The course is designed for girls aged 8 to 12 and their mothers to improve bonding and self-awareness. $ 49. buddhiyogalj.com/events

• The La Jolla Cove Bridge Club presents “Free breathing and pain relief” at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at 1160 Coast Blvd. Jaruska Solyova will lead the wellness workshop. To free; reservations required. [email protected]

Arts and culture

• DG Wills Books presents Cappy mcgarr at 7 p.m. on Friday January 7 at 7461 avenue Girard, La Jolla. McGarr will discuss his new book, “The Man Who Made Mark Twain Famous,” his memoir on his involvement in national politics with stories from the past two decades and more of Kennedy Center Award winners Mark Twain for American humor. . To free. dgwillsbooks.com

• San Diego New Music and the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library present the return of “SoundOn Festival” at 7:30 p.m. January 6-8 at 1008 Wall St., La Jolla. The series will feature the San Diego ensemble in residence New Music Noise with a program showcasing an internationally diverse lineup of composers. $ 27 for a concert or $ 75 for the series ($ 22 and $ 60 for Athenaeum members). ljathenaeum.org/sound-on

John Tessmer will perform at the La Jolla Theater Ensemble presentation at La Jolla / Riford Library.

John Tessmer will perform with others at the La Jolla Theater Ensemble’s performance presentation and more on Saturday January 8 and Monday January 10 at La Jolla / Riford Library.

(Courtesy of John Tessmer)

• The La Jolla Theater Ensemble presents “I am on it” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 8 and at 6 p.m. on Monday, January 10 at the La Jolla / Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. The event will include a staged reading of plays and more. The performance on January 8 will be followed by a discussion with the cast and filmmaker of La Jolla Mitzi Mayer. To free; Suggested donation of $ 10. [email protected]

• The Music Fair presents “Virtuoso masterpieces” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 9 at La Jolla Woman’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave. The piano and string quartet program will feature music by Mozart, Rossini and Beethoven performed by Jessica Guideri and Chiai Tajima on violin, Erik Rynearson on viola, Michael Kaufman on cello, Geoff Osika on double bass and Victor Shlyakhtenko on piano . $ 95. LeSalondeMusiques.com

• Warwick’s bookstore presents the authors James Patterson and Mike Lupica at 4 p.m. Tuesday, January 11, online. Patterson and Lupica will discuss their new book, “The Horsewoman”, with author Elizabeth Letts. $ 28 and more (includes copy of book). warwicks.com/event/cheval-2022

• The San Diego Symphony presents “Spanish guitar, Italian guitar” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11 at the Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center, 7600 Fay Ave., La Jolla. The event will include a performance by guest artist and Grammy Award winner Jason Vieaux. $ 50 and more. sandiegosymphony.org

• DG Wills books feature the paleontologist David Archibald at 7 p.m. on Friday January 14 at 7461 avenue Girard, La Jolla. The professor at San Diego State University will discuss his book “Charles Darwin”. To free. dgwillsbooks.com

• The La Jolla Community Center and the La Jolla Art Association present “A place in time” to Saturday January 29 at 6811 La Jolla Blvd. The exhibit features a mix of media from artists Ann Chaitin, Virginia Howlett, Dana Levine, Gwen Nobil, Sherry Roper, John Valois and Laura Wheeler. To free. ljcommunitycenter.org

• BFree Studio presents“Pop icon”at 7857 avenue Girard, La Jolla. The exhibition features artists Tony Concep, Cicsco, Shlome J. Hayun, Artlord, Bourn Rich and Sey. The studio has not set an end date for the show. To free. bfreestudio.net

Do you have an event – online or in person – that you would like to see here? Send your prospects to [email protected] ??


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