What’s happening in your neighborhood: Calendar of events for Point Loma-Ocean Beach February 2020



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/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 Feb. 7. Free. (619) 573-9306.

Meditation Monday: 7-8 p.m. Mondays, Yoga Arts, 3017 Cañon St. Introduction to seated posture, followed by guided meditation and Q & A. For all levels. $10 donation.

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 Feb. 19.

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. Signing Crafts & Games 3:15 p.m. Mondays; 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. Closed Feb. 17, President’s Day. (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. Kids Song Jamboree 10:30 a.m. Mondays and 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays Feb. 5 and Feb. 12; 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; Ruff Readers Story Time 11 a.m. Saturdays Jan. 25 and Feb. 8; After School Movie “Blinded by the Light” 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13. Closed Feb. 17. (619) 531-1539.

AARP Free Tax Assistance Program: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, February-April, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. Clients may come in, or sign up for a date in the future. Free. (619) 531-1539.

Blood Pressure Screening: 9:30-11:30 a.m., first Tuesdays, Ryan Family YMCA, 4390 Valeta St.; second Tuesdays, Point Loma Community Presbyterian Church, 2128 Chatsworth Blvd. Free. Presented by Sharp Memorial Hospital.

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 Jan. 22.

OB Woman’s Club: Meets 5:30 p.m. second Tuesdays at the clubhouse, 2160 Bacon St. Dinner included. Next meeting Feb. 11. (619) 222-1008.

OB Planning Board: Meets 6 p.m. first Wednesdays at Ocean Beach Rec Center, 4726 Santa Monica Ave. Next meeting Feb. 5.

OBMA Clean & Safe Program: Meets 8:30 a.m. third Tuesdays, 1868 Bacon St. Suite A. The OB MainStreet Association coordinates efforts by committees, police, security team, lifeguards and community. Next meeting Feb. 18. All welcome. Free.

Reading, Wine & Conversation: 6 p.m. first Mondays, The Wine Pub, 2907 Shelter Island Drive. Next meeting Feb. 3. Details: or

Republican Women of California Point Loma: 10 a.m. third Wednesdays, Point Loma Café, 4865 N. Harbor Drive, Suite 2304. Next meeting Feb. 19. (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 Feb. 20.

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 Feb. 12.

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

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

National Organization for Women (NOW): 6-8 p.m. third Wednesdays, Women’s Museum of California, 2730 Historic Decatur Road, 103. Next meets Feb. 19. (619) 822-3601.

OWL and WILPF meeting: 1:30-3:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, Women’s Museum of California, 2730 Historic Decatur Road, Barracks 16, Suite 103. Newcomers welcome.

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 clothes to get dirty. Bring water/sun protection. RSVP: or (619) 297-7380. Next meetings Feb. 1 and 16.

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.

Shelter Island Walk & Talk Bunch: Meets 10 a.m. Thursdays, right of the entrance to the Bali Hai Restaurant, 2230 Shelter Island Drive. Walk the island to enjoy the sights, 2.5 miles round trip, 60-70 minutes, including pit stop. Part of the nonprofit organization Walkabout International. Sally R. at (619) 222-3800.

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

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


Tasting fundraiser: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, Barons Market, 4001 W. Point Loma Blvd. Attendees will taste pairings of IPAs from Black Plague Brewing and “big-game” Barons bites. Proceeds benefit OB Elementary School PTA. $15 at

“The Great Leap”: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays, Jan 22 through Feb. 16, Cygnet Theatre, 4040 Twiggs St. in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Sharp-witted and weighty, this drama explores the cultural and political risks of taking a stand, through the metaphor of a basketball game. Directed by Rob Lutfy. Tickets: From $25. (619) 337-1525. or at Cygnet Theatre.

Fall Prevention: 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, Ryan Family YMCA, 4390 Valeta St. Learn risk factors and balance tips. Free. RSVP: 1 (800) 827-4277.

Air Plant Wreath Workshop: 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, Culture Brewing Co., 4845 Newport Ave. Includes the wreath, dried flowers, moss, large air plants, embellishments and a beer. Tickets: $48. (619) 255-3811.

Boat Show: Noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23; Friday, Jan. 24; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 25-26, Sunroad Resort Marina, 955 Harbor Island Drive. In-water displays, marine services and products, free boating seminars, boat rides and more. Food and drink next door at Island Prime, Costa Terra and C-Level. $15 adults. Free for ages 12 and under. Active military, EMTs, Police and Fire personnel free on Thursday and Friday with ID. (619) 497-5254.

Picture This! Film screenings, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays. Jan. 28 (“Racing Extinction”), Feb. 4 ( “Judy”), Feb. 11 (“The Peanut Butter Falcon), Feb. 18 (“Million Dollar Duck”), Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. Free. (619) 531-1539.

Oasis: The Bloody French Revolution: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. Lecture examines the wars and internal turmoil during 1789-1799 that led to Napoleon’s startling takeover. Free. (619) 531-1539.

“Dora & the Lost City of Gold”: Screens 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. Rated PG. Free. (619) 531-1539.

Concert: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, Point Loma Assembly, 3035 Talbot St. Czech Republic top clarinetist Ludmila Peterková and members of San Diego Symphony perform Mozart, Brahms, Gershwin and Kovacs. Advance tickets: $22, $27 at door, $11 students. (619) 788-7428.

Cooking Class: The next Vegan Cooking 101 workshop features Russian Cuisine, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5 at Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St., where you’ll learn to make beef-less Stroganoff, borsht soup and veggie pierogis. Bring an apron. Free. RSVP:

Good Neighbor Gardens: 2-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, OB Library, 4801 Santa Monica Ave. Community development through urban sharecrop and edible home gardens. Free.

Big Blues Party: 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, The Ambassador Lounge, 2901 Nimitz Blvd. Featuring Robin Henkel, Chet Cannon and Karl Cabbage. (619) 523-2000.

Dancing in the Orange Groves Concert: 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, aboard the Maritime Museum of San Diego’s steam ferryboat Berkeley, 1492 North Harbor Drive. Opening concert for the fifth season of Haydn Voyages: Music at the Maritime. Tickets: $10-$60. (619) 432-2314.

Floral Arrangements: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, Portuguese Hall, 2818 Avenida de Portugal. Accredited Master National Garden Club flower show judge George Speers Jr. will demonstrate ideas/techniques for crafting seasonal designs. Free. or

Author’s Adventures: Hear Lois Joy Hofmann, author of the trilogy ‘In Search of Adventure and Moments of Bliss,’ discuss the highs and lows of sailing around the world for eight years with her husband on the 43-foot catamaran, Pacific Bliss, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12 at Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. Free. (619) 531-1539.

The Hemp Culture Expo: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, Liberty Station, 2455 Cushing Road. Two days of hemp and CBD education, purchase opportunities, pet agility course, food, clothing and more. Permitted by San Diego City. Free. Reserve ticket:

San Diego Street Choir Concert: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. A mix of inspirational songs, Broadway hits and pop music. Free. (619) 531-1539.

Art & Architecture of Northern Spain: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. As seen along the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage trail with artist Amanda Schaffer. Free. (619) 531-1539.

Build Your Resume: 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, OB Library, 4801 Santa Monica Ave. With professional employment specialist, Aurora Toledo of Goodwill San Diego. Bring existing resume or start from scratch. Free. (619) 531-1532.

Dible Family (1928-1938) Silent Movie: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Water’s Edge Faith Community, 1984 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. Includes a 1920s period music track and clips of Sunset Cliffs, OB, Point Loma and other local sites; starring generations of the Dible family and friends, compiled by Randy Dibble. Free.

Twisted Macramé Wall Hanging Workshop: 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, Culture Brewing Co., 4845 Newport Ave. Includes supplies, sticks, rope and beads, and one beer. Tickets $40. (619) 255-3811.

Point Loma Playhouse: The 2020 season opens with ‘Making God Laugh,’ by Sean Grennan, directed by Pati Reynolds. It follows a family over the course of 30 years’ worth of holidays, and stars Dena Mattox, Lee Price, Eric Austin, Kayleen Plummer and Anthony Maze; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays; Feb. 21-23 and Feb. 29, March 1, 7, 8, 14 and 15. Point Loma Assembly, 3035 Talbot St. Tickets: $20 at or the door.

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