What’s Happening: Calendar of Events for Point Loma, San Diego area for July-August 2018 features concerts, music events


What’s Happening: Calendar of Events for Point Loma, San Diego area for July-August 2018


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

Friday Night Liberty: 5-9 p.m. first Fridays at Liberty Station, 2640 Historic Decatur Road, features open studios and performances. (619) 573-9306. (Next event Aug. 3)

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.

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 p.m. Tuesdays, Signing Crafts & Games, infants-preschoolers, 3:15 p.m. Mondays, Signs at Play, 10:30 a.m. Fridays. (619) 531-1532.

OB Town Council: Meets 7 p.m. fourth Wednesdays at Masonic Center, 1711 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. (619) 515-4400. (Next meeting June 27.)

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

Community Planning Board: Meets 6:30 p.m. third Thursdays, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. (Next meeting June 21.)

Point Loma Association: Meets 7:30-8:30 a.m. second Wednesdays, Bali Hai restaurant, 2230 Shelter Island Drive, (Next meeting July 11.)

Point Loma Native Plant Garden Work Party: 9-11 a.m. first Saturdays and third Sundays, 4444 Greene St. Light gardening activities and guided tour of the garden. All supplies provided. Wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Bring water and sun protection. E-mail or call (619) 297-7380 to RSVP.

Sunset Cliffs Natural Park Council: Meets 6:45 p.m. first Mondays, Cabrillo Rec Center, 3051 Canon St., (Next meeting July 2.)

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



Reefer Madness: The Musical: On stage July 18 through Aug. 12 at OB Playhouse, 4944 Newport Ave. Rated R, Performances 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sundays, Tickets $28. (619) 795-9305,

Wally’s Café: Point Loma Playhouse presents its final performances of this summer comedy, 8 p.m. Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21, and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 22 at Point Loma Assembly, 3035 Talbot St. Tickets $15-$20. (619) 800-5497.

Monta Briant’s Sign Language Storytimes: 10 a.m. Fridays, July 20, July 27 and Aug. 10, Aug. 17; 3 p.m. Mondays, July 23 and July 30; and 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30 at Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. (619) 531-1539.

Coastal Habitat Restoration: 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 21, meet in the grassy area, just inside the Dog Beach parking lot in Ocean Beach at the western end of Voltaire Avenue. Help save one of the last Coastal Dune Habitats in San Diego. Family-friendly activities include invasive plant removal, native plant care, trail maintenance, litter removal and an educational tour. E-mail or call (619) 297-7380 to RSVP.

Liberty Station Concerts: Free music events, 5 p.m. Sundays at the North Promenade, 2848 Dewey Road. July 22: Earl Thomas/Rebecca Jade. Aug. 26: The Redwoods Revue featuring Birdy Bardot. Sept. 23: Vaud & The Villains and Iron Wood Sage. All ages. No alcohol. Pop up activities prior to concerts. Produced in partnership with Damian DeRobbio of Beer, Food & Music.

Music at Dusk: Concert series begins 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 23 with Billy Hawkins and continues Monday evenings through Aug. 13 with Fred Benedetti July 30, Patterson Band Aug. 6, and Peter Sprague Aug. 13 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3598 Talbot St. Tickets: (619) 223-3193.

Tuesday Movie: Free screenings 6 p.m. Community Room, Point Loma Library, July 24: “The Shape of Water” (2017-R). At a top secret research facility, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity. July 31: “50 to 1” (2014-PG-13). An unlikely horse owned by misfit cowboys qualifies for the Kentucky Derby. Aug. 7: “Land Ho!” (2014-R). A pair of former brothers-in-law embark on a road trip through Iceland. Aug. 14: “The Greatest Showman” (2017-PG). Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. 3701 Voltaire St. (619) 531-1539.

Sewing/Craft Night: 6:15-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, Ocean Beach Woman’s Club, 2160 Bacon St. “Bring your craft and join us as we stitch and b*!*h!” (619) 222-1008.

Welcome to Mongolia travelogue: Music, stunning video, and captivating images of the vast country of Mongolia whose people are proud of their nomadic life and heritage. Presented by photographer Phillip Roullard, 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, Community Room, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. An Oasis program. (619) 531-1539.

Bayside Summer Nights Concerts: This is where music lovers gather to enjoy a picnic on the lawn, share a bottle of Champagne at reserved tables, or sit in the grandstand taking in the beauty of San Diego Bay, 7:30 p.m. Embarcadero Marina Park South in downtown San Diego: Patti LaBelle, Saturday, July 28; Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and other favorite classical works, Sunday, July 29; Burt Bacharach, Friday, Aug. 3; Patrick Doyle’s score from “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” Saturday, Sunday, Aug. 4-5 while the entire movie is shown with a live orchestra; Charlie Parker Tribute with sax master Charles McPherson, Thursday, Aug. 9; Bernstein’s “West Side Story” score live with the re-mastered film (directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins) shown in hi-definition with vocals and dialog intact, Friday, Aug. 10; Film music with clips from award-winning masterpieces of cinema, Saturday, Aug. 11; Pablo Montero accompanied by a mariachi ensemble, Sunday, Aug. 12; Roger Daltrey with some Who bandmembers, Wednesday, Aug. 15;Gershwin on Broadway with tunes from An American in Paris and Porgy and Bess, Aug. 17-18; Funk with Robert Randolph and The Family Band, Sunday, Aug. 19. Tickets:

Airport Noise Advisory Committee: Meets 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 at Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside, 4875 N. Harbor Drive. (619) 400-2660.

Wellness Lectures: “How to Maintain a Healthy Voice,” noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22 at Point Loma Presbyterian Church, 2128 Chatsworth Blvd., presenters Kathleen Catterall, Deborah Governski; “Hearing Loss,” 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St., with Linda Oliver. Sponsored by Sharp Memorial Hospital. Free, but registration required. (858) 939-4790.


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