What’s happening in your neighborhood: Point Loma-Ocean Beach calendar of events November 2019


Ongoing Events

Bingo Games: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Portuguese Hall, 2818 Avenida de Portugal. Doors open 4:30 p.m. Cost: $21 to play all the games; food and drink for purchase, non-profit event. (619) 223-5880.

First Friday at Liberty Station: 5-9 p.m., 2640 Historic Decatur Road, open studios and performances. Next event Nov. 1. (619) 573-9306.

Midway Community Planning Advisory Group: Meets 3 p.m. third Wednesdays at San Diego Community College District, Continuing Education, West City Campus, 3249 Fordham St., Room 208. Next meeting Oct. 16.

OB Farmers Market: 4-8 p.m. Wednesdays down Newport Avenue with entertainment, street food, flowers, crafts and produce for show and sale. (619) 279-0032.

OB Library: Open 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday; 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday. Closed Sunday, 4801 Santa Monica Ave. Children’s Story Hour 10 a.m. Thursdays; Family Craft Hour 12:30 p.m. Thursdays; Baby/Children’s Yoga, 1 and 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Wigglers and Crawlers, 2 p.m. Thursdays; Signs at Play, 10:30 a.m. Fridays. (619) 531-1532.

Point Loma/Hervey Library: Open 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Thursday-Saturday; 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday; 12:30-5 p.m. Sunday. 3701 Voltaire St. Song Jamboree 10:30 a.m. Mondays; Story time 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; Lego Club 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Arts & Crafts 11:15 a.m. Thursdays; Chess Club 2 p.m. Thursdays; Wii B’ Gamin’ 2:30 p.m. Fridays. (619) 531-1539.

OB Kiwanis Club: Meets second and fourth Mondays, 6 p.m. at Hugo’s Cocina, 1830 Sunset Cliffs Blvd.

OB Town Council: Meets 7 p.m. fourth Wednesdays at Masonic Center, 1711 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. (619) 515-4400. Next meeting Oct. 23.

OB Woman’s Club: Meets 5:30 p.m. second Tuesdays at the clubhouse, 2160 Bacon St. Dinner included. Next meeting Nov. 12. (619) 222-1008.

OB Planning Board: Meets 6 p.m. first Wednesdays at Ocean Beach Rec Center, 4726 Santa Monica Ave. Next meeting Nov. 6.

Point Loma Republican Women: 10 a.m. third Wednesdays, Point Loma Café, 4865 N. Harbor Drive #2304. Next meeting Oct. 16 then Nov. 20. (619) 222-4097.

Point Loma Rotary Club: Meets 12:10 p.m. Fridays at San Diego Yacht Club, 1011 Anchorage Lane.

Peninsula Community Planning Board: Meets 6 p.m. third Thursdays at Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. Next meeting Oct. 17.

Peninsula Lions Club: Meets 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays at Point Loma Cafe, 4865 N. Harbor Drive.

Point Loma Association: Meets 7:30 a.m. second Wednesdays at Bali Hai Restaurant, 2230 Shelter Island Drive. Next meeting Nov. 13.

Mean Green Team Cleanups: Meets 9 a.m. Fridays. Location posted on Point Loma Association’s Facebook page. Gather at spots to weed, pick up trash, etc. (619) 736-1752.

Women of the Gaslamp Quarter: Walking tour, 10:30 a.m. third Saturdays, meet on Lyceum Theatre steps, 79 Horton Plaza. Highlights concern the women who worked to improve the lives of people in the district. Next tour Oct. 19. Free. RSVP: (619) 233-7963.

Older Women’s League: Meets 1:30-3:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, Women’s Museum of California, 2730 Historic Decatur Road, Barracks 16, Suite 103. New members welcome. Refreshments served.

National Organization for Women (NOW): 6-8 p.m. third Wednesdays, Women’s Museum of California, 2730 Historic Decatur Road, 103. Contact leader Jenna at (619) 822-3601. Next meets Oct. 16.

Point Loma Native Plant Garden Work Party: 9-11 a.m. first Saturdays; third Sundays, 4444 Greene St. Light gardening activities and guided tour of the garden. Supplies provided. Wear closed-toe shoes and old clothes. RSVP: or (619) 297-7380. Next meetings Oct. 20 and Nov. 2.

THE LOT Trivia Nights: 7-9 p.m. Mondays, Liberty Station, 2620 Truxtun Road. General knowledge trivia, first place team wins 10 movie tickets, second place team wins 6. Music and happy hour drinks. Free admission. (619) 566-0069.

Sunset Cliffs Natural Park Council: Meets 6:45 p.m. first Mondays at Cabrillo Recreation Center, 3051 Canon St. Next meeting Nov. 4.

Zumba Dance Class: 10-11 a.m. Saturdays, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. (619) 531-1539.

Dated Events

Résumé Building Workshop: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, OB Library, 4801 Santa Monica Ave. Build a resume with employment specialist Aurora Toledo of Goodwill San Diego. Free. (619) 531-1532.

After School Movies: 2:30 p.m. Thursdays, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. “Captain Marvel” Oct. 17 and “The Incredibles 2” Oct. 24. Free. (619) 531-1539.

Picture This! Film screenings, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. “Catch Me if You Can” Oct. 22 and “Us” Oct. 29. Free. (619) 531-1539.

Scream Zone: 7 p.m. to midnight, Fridays and Saturdays; 7-11 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, now to Nov. 2, Del Mar Scaregrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. Three haunts: House of Horror, Haunted Hayride and The Chamber. Drinks at the Spirit Lounge. Tickets: $21 for Single Haunt, $34 Triple Haunt, $54 Triple Haunt with Fast Track, $84 VIP Pass.

Haunted Trail of Balboa Park: Sept. 27-Nov. 2, 6th Avenue and Juniper Street at Marston Point. Mile-long trail featuring a horrifying maze of more than 3,500 square feet of terror-provoking characters such as Pennywise, Leatherface and Annabelle, and the “Stranger Things” house. Not for children under age 10, pregnant women or anyone with heart conditions or prone to seizures. Tickets $25-$40. (619) 696-SCARE or

San Diego Zoo’s HalGLOWeen: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, through Oct. 27, San Diego Zoo, 2920 Zoo Drive, Balboa Park. Skeleton Band, glow-in-the-dark hula hoops, acrobats, the Spooky Revue and the DJ Bubble Dance Party (where participants are invited to dance to Halloween and pop tunes among bubbles and black light). Demonstration with spiders and snakes by Dr. Zoolittle. Free entrance with admission/membership. Ages 11 and younger get free Zoo admission in October when accompanied by an adult with admission.

Signs at Play: 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, OB Library, 4801 Santa Monica Ave. Join Jennifer Duncan to create crafts for babies and toddlers to enjoy during the Halloween season. Free. (619) 531-1532.

Surfing Sunset Cliffs, The Early Years: 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, Water’s Edge Faith Community, 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. OB Historical Society presents Jim “Mouse” Robb, age 86, Marsh Malcolm, age 86, John Holly, 76, Billy Chapman, 75, Tom “Lizard” Chapman, 76, and the “Original Gidget” Linda Benson, age unknown discussing the years 1945-1965, including 1947 film footage of surfing planks (wooden longboards). Free.

Without Walls (WOW) Festival: Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 17-20, Arts District Liberty Station, 2825 Dewey Road. La Jolla Playhouse weekend includes immersive and site-inspired theatre, dance, music and family-friendly works, in partnership with the NTC Foundation. Tickets: Free to $20. Schedule:

OB Woman’s Club Card Night: 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, OB Woman’s Club, 2160 Bacon St. Hearts, Euchre and Spades. Cards provided, participants may bring food/drinks. Free.

Drift into a Midsummer Night’s Dream: 6 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Oct. 18-20, Building D, Liberty Station. San Diego Ballet performance, part of Without Walls Festival. Glide through the gardens at Liberty Station, with the audience in the center of this 360-degree nonverbal experience. Bring chairs/blankets. $20.

Haunted Tales at Maritime Museum: 6-7:30 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 19 and 26, Star of India, North Embarcadero at 1492 N. Harbor Drive. 30-minute, lantern-led tours presented by Living History Education staff, includes ghostly stories and eerie legends of the Star’s past. Free with admission: $8-$18. (619) 234-9153.

Canning & Preserving: 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, OB Library, 4801 Santa Monica Ave. Amateur canner Kelly Pepo shares tips, equipment needed, how to get started and resources. Free. (619) 531-1532.

From Beethoven to Broadway: San Diego Chamber Music Society members Beverly Reese Dorcy and Bruce Dorcy will perform selections for horn and piano, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. Hear melodies by Beethoven, Mozart, Saint-Saens and others. Free. (619) 531-1539.

Miniature Horse Story Time: 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, OB Library, 4801 Santa Monica Ave. Hearts and Hooves presents a special story time where several picture books will be read aloud, and every child will get to pet the miniature horse. Free. (619) 531-1532.

Halloween Party: 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, Cabrillo Recreation Center, 3051 Canon St. Costume contests 6 p.m. ages 0-5; 6:30 p.m. ages 6-10; 7 p.m. ages 11 and up; group costume contest 7:45 p.m. Plus prizes, inflatables, games, crafts, refreshments. Free. (619) 531-1534.

UPSES Halloween Party: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2818 Avenida de Portugal, entertainment by The Queridos, appetizers, costume contests and more. Tickets: $15 presale; $20 at the door, (619) 788-8170.

Urban Parrots of San Diego: 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, OB Library, 4801 Santa Monica Ave. Talk by Sarah Mansfield. Free. (619) 531-1532.

OB Craft Fair: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, Veterans Plaza, 1900 Ocean Front St. Proceeds support OB Town Council’s Holiday Food Drive, Holiday Parade and Community Grants.

Halloween at the Station: Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, North Promenade at Liberty Station, 2848 Dewey Road. Trick-or-treating, music and entertainment, arts & crafts project, spooky games, inflatable obstacle course, a Hollywood car show and more. (619) 756-7992.

16th annual Fall Festival: Point Loma Nazarene University, 10 a.m. to 2p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Music, building tours, artisan marketplace, demonstarations, pumpkin patch, pony rides, food court, 3900 Lomaland Drive. Free.

Vignettes’ Holiday Open House: noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 4828 Newport Ave. Antique home and garden décor. (619) 222-9244.

Ride the Point: 7th annual Jim Krause Memorial Charity Bicycle Ride of Point Loma, first wave starts 7 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, check-in at Oggi’s Pizza & Brewhouse, 2562 Laning Road. Raises awareness and funds for pancreatic cancer research. For cost, rider and guest schedules, visit or e-mail

Editors network: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, WeWork Aventine, 8910 University Center Lane, Suite 400. Daniel Heuman, creator of software program PerfectIt and CEO of Intelligent Editing. Free for SD/PEN members; $10 nonmembers. RSVP: by Nov. 6.

Look and Learn: Point Loma Garden Club will host floriculture instructor Betty Patterson for a demonstration on how to create exceptional holiday designs for Thanksgiving and Christmas. The public is welcome to attend the free presentation, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 at the Portuguese Hall, 2818 Avenida de Portugal.

History of San Diego Lifeguards: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, Community Room, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. Author Michael T. Martino chronicles the story, from pre-lifeguard years to the creation of the City’s lifeguard service. Free. (619) 531-1539.

“Wish You Were Here” exhibit: Saturday, Nov. 16, Maritime Museum, 1492 N. Harbor Drive. Vintage postcards and photography from around the globe. U.S. Postal Service reps on-site 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with an exclusive Maritime Museum of San Diego postal stamp for visitors’ commemorative postcards. Tickets: $8-$18. (619) 234-9153, ext. 101.

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