What’s Happening in Your Peninsula Neighborhood?



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.

Midway Community Planning Advisory Group

Meets 3 p.m. third Wednesdays at San Diego Community College District, Continuing Education, West City Campus, 3249 Fordham Street, 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.

OB Planning Board

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

Peninsula Community Planning Board

Meets 6:30 p.m. third Thursdays, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St.

Point Loma Association

Meets 7:30-8:30 a.m. second Wednesdays, Bali Hai restaurant, 2230 Shelter Island Drive,

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.,

Zumba Dance

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


Ocean Beach Pier Pancake Breakfast

7:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 22 on the OB Pier, 5078 Niagara Ave. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for children at or in person day of event for an amazing breakfast over the ocean. All proceeds benefit the annual OB Toy & Food Drive, which helps some 90 local families and seniors in need during the holiday season. Bring your own reusable plate, cups and cutlery if you can.

One Slight Hitch

When it comes to something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue, few brides expect the something old to be an uninvited ex-lover. Featured in this farce, by comedian Lewis Black, are Richard Rivera, Christine McCoy, Melanie Mino, Deirdre Maloney, Heather Armstrong, William Parker Shore and Christopher Szabo, directed by Jerry Pilato. Weekends through Oct. 14 at Point Loma Assembly, 3035 Talbot St. Tickets: $20. (619) 800-5497.

Asian Art Night

Celebrate the life and times of 5 female artists from Central Asia with live music, ethnic food and decor, 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Womens Museum of California, 2730 Historic Decatur Road, Liberty Station. Tickets $30. (619) 233-7963.

Women in Law

This exhibit (through Oct. 28) acknowledges the history, contributions and influence of females in the legal profession working towards justice. Docent-guided tour, 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, Women’s Museum of California, 2730 Historic Decatur Road, Liberty Station. Also on view “Trailblazers of California” and “March to Empowerment,” through December. Hours: Noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. Admission: $3-$5. (619) 233-7963.

Liberty Station Concert

5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23: Vaud & The Villains and Iron Wood Sage, North Promenade, 2848 Dewey Road. No alcohol. Pop up activities prior to concerts. Free.

Photographs of India and Nepal

Reception for Sharon Hinckley’s “Scenes from the Subcontinent,” 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Nelsons Photo, 3625 Midway Drive, Suite J. The exhibit is up through Sept. 30. Store opens daily at 9 a.m. (619) 234-6621.

Picture This! Movies

6-8 p.m. “Slumdog Millionaire” (2008), Tuesday, Sept. 25, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. Free. A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” R. (619) 531-1539.

Craft Night

Tuesday, Sept. 25 at Ocean Beach Woman’s Club, 2160 Bacon St. (619) 222-1008.

Bipolar Foundation Benefit

International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) will host Starry Night, a cocktail reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres and silent auction in support of its educational programs and research for those living with the brain disease bipolar disorder, 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Building 177, Liberty Station. Featured speaker Kevin Hines survived a suicide attempt from the Golden Gate Bridge and now fosters a bridge of hope, #beheretomorrow. Entertainment by Elliot Yamin, American Idol finalist. Tickets $125 at

Avenue Q (Adult puppetry)

Now onstage through Sept. 30 at OB Playhouse, 4944 Newport Ave. Rated R, Performances 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sundays, Tickets $28. (619) 795-9305, Next up: “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” Oct. 12-Nov. 11.

Cabrillo Festival

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at Ballast Point on Naval Base Point Loma. Highlight is 1 p.m. re-enactment of explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s Sept. 28, 1542 landing in San Diego (ala replica of the San Salvador) off Ballast Point. Also enjoy music; dancing; kids activities; foods of Native Americans, Mexico, Portugal and Spain; Kumeyaay basket-making; knot-tying and a16th century Spanish soldiers living history encampment. Guests need ID for entry onto Navy base. Hosted by the Cabrillo Festival Inc. and the National Park Service. Free admission

Senior Health Fair

10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Oct. 3, Point Loma Community Presbyterian Church, 2128 Chatsworth Blvd. Sharp’s will offer flu shots for ages 60 and over, health screenings, vials of life, caregiver information, community resources and more. No appointments needed. (858) 939-4790.

Cooking Class

6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, Tofu the Ancient Superfood: Veggie Tofu Scramble Burritos, Grilled Tofu Sandwiches, Tofu Mock Chick-en Salad, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. (619) 531-1539. Register for the free class at

Tuesday Movie

Free screenings 6 p.m. Community Room, Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire St. (619) 531-1539.

Roseville Plaque Dedication

Presented by La Playa Trail Association, 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 Bellamar: 3025 Byron St. Guests include San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and District 2 City Council member Lorie Zapf in a dedication celebration of Roseville, founded by Louis Rose in 1869. Refreshments. Music by Mark Fisher. Questions? (619) 997-3076.

Ocean Beach Oktoberfest

14th annual two-day event. Festivities kick-off with beer garden, music and games, 3-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. The Jose Sinatra’s two-day cornhole tournament preliminary rounds are 3-6 p.m.

The fun picks back up 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 with cornhole tourney finals, OB Brewfest (11 a.m. to 3 p.m. benefiting the Warrior Foundation Freedom Station), live music, sausage toss competition, bratwurst-eating contest, stein-holding contest and more — all with a cash prize! Free beachfront stage area with performances organized by Rock & Roll San Diego, along with a food and craft vendor area on the Veterans Plaza lawn. Cost: $5 for beer garden entry each day. $35 for OB Brewfest, Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Liberty Station Outdoor Movie

Free films with pop-up performances and curated shorts preceding the feature, 7 p.m. Oct. 13, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” North Promenade, 2848 Dewey Road,

Health coverage updates for 2019

Free lecture on Medicare insurance changes regarding Parts A, B, D, HMOs, etc. Also learn about Medicare Saving Program (MSP) and Extra-Help Program that assists with costs for Parts B & D. Presented by Sophie Exdell, 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, Peninsula Family YMCA, 4390 Valeta St. Registration required: (800) 827-4277 or

TO SUBMIT A CALENDAR LISTING: E-mail the event facts to Questions? Call editor Susan DeMaggio at (858) 875-5950.


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