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July ’17 Special Events

Sweet Talkers Diabetics
Join this unique diabetes self-help group focused on finding, eating and making delicious and healthy foods to maintain optimal blood sugar levels and health. Monthly group meetings include short presentations on current scientific information regarding nutrition as well as highlighting pre-packaged, tasty, low carb products and where to find them. Cooking and baking demonstrations will also be available showing diabetic friendly breads, desserts and recipes with the ultimate goal of creating your own, satisfying meals and recipe book. This group will be led by Lisa Van Herik, MSW/Diabetes Educator/Nutritionist, assisted by Sweet Talkers Cofounder and CEO, Mark Goros.
Thu, Jul 6, 6-8pm. Free, open to all. Please RSVP.

The Okapi Duo: Chamber Music Concert
Together, Katie Kim and Brian King, students at the Oberlin Conservatory, make up the Okapi Duo. The Duo’s three-year collaboration has led them to tour in a number of cities across the U.S. and has showcased their versatility as an ensemble: from Mauro Giuliani’s Grand Duo Concertante to Grammy-winning composer Joan Tower’s Snow Dreams, together Ms. Kim and Mr. King display their creative artistry as musicians.  In 2016, the Okapi Duo won its first award: First prize in the Great Composers Competition Series in the category “Music of the Americas” for their innovative rendition of Astor Piazzolla’s Histoire du Tango.
Fri, Jul 7, 6pm. Free, open to all. Doors open at 5:30pm. Bites and beverages available for sale.

Musical Mondays
Jul 10 – Grease
Jul 17 – Hello Dolly
Jul 24 – Chicago
Jul 31 – Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Mondays in Jul, 10:30am. Free/M, $5/NM.

Opera Wednesdays
Celebrate with us!  Listen to Southern California’s Top Opera Singers! Every Second Wednesday of the month! The artists will consist of past and present  Metropolitan Opera Competition Winners, active San Diego Opera performers and guest artists who have sung all over the world.
Jul 12, 7pm. $10 suggested donation.

Lifestyle Choices to Prevent Varicose Veins
Dr. Peter Mann will lecture on leg health and wellness. Topics will include varicose and spider veins, and how to prevent them in our daily lives from wearing the wrong shoes, sitting or standing too long. Dr. Mann practices at a specialty vein clinic in La Jolla, CA and has over two decades of clinical and surgical experience. He is a leading expert in the treatment of Endovenous Ablation Therapy, which is a safe, minimally invasive procedure to eliminate varicose veins. Surgically trained at Yale and additionally Board certified in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Mann always provides an extra layer of safety to every procedure he performs at the vein clinic in San Diego. You will have the opportunity to book a Complimentary Ultrasound Screening and Consultation appointment with Dr. Mann.
Sat, Jul 15, 11am-12pm. Free, open to all. Please RSVP.

Cafe’ Social: A Social Gathering for Seniors
Bring a friend for conversation and group activities, including art, music and spirited discourse on topics of interest to you. The more the merrier! New program monthly. Sponsored by Monarch Cottage, a boutique memory care community opening Spring 2017. Lunch will be served.
Wed, Jul 19, 11:00am. Free, open to all. Please RSVP by Jun 19, (619) 955-0492

Lunch & Learn: Medicare 101
Have questions about Medicare? Want to learn about your Medicare coverage choices? There are 2 main choices for how you get your Medicare coverage. This event is presented by Bassie Kanon, LUTCF, who has been educating seniors for over 22 years.
Thu, Jul 20 at 11:30. FREE, open to all. Registration Required.

La Jolla Theatre Ensemble presents…
The La Jolla Theatre Ensemble presents the first of two summer staged readings which will take place in the Center’s beautiful outdoor courtyard: the classic American Romantic Comedy, THE RAINMAKER, by Richard Nash. Some time ago, in the midst of a severe drought in the West, a family is struggling not merely with making ends meet but with how to prevent its only female member from becoming (or remaining) an “old maid.” Along comes a charismatic stranger who, for $100, promises to make it rain within 24 hours. But is he nothing more than a charlatan? Join us and find out!
Fri, Jul 21 and Mon, Jul 24, 7pm. $10 Suggested Donation.

Let’s Make A Deal – Trivia Day
Enjoy an afternoon of trivia and participate in “Let’s Make A Deal: LJCC Edition.” This fun program is sponsored by Amada Home Care, who will be available to answer your questions regarding Long-Term Care Insurance and more. Light refreshments served.
Tue, Jul 25, 2pm. Free, open to all. Please RSVP.

DAYTRIP: Pageant of the Masters and Festival of the Arts in Laguna Beach
One of the most unique productions in the world, the Pageant of the Masters, in its 85th year, re-creates famous works of art. Be amazed and enchanted by ninety minutes of tableaux vivants (living pictures), incredibly faithful re­creations of classical and contemporary works of art, with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces. Also enjoy time to visit the Festival Art Show, named one of the top art festivals in the nation featuring the work of 140 Orange County artists. Trip includes Main Tier seating.
Wed, July 26. Depart 3pm, Return Midnight. $95/M, $115/NM.

Fourth Friday Jazz Series presents…
Melissa Morgan· Graham Dechter· Alex Frank
Gems From The Great American Songbook
New York born, Los Angeles based jazz vocalist Melissa Morgan returns to San Diego to perform renditions of jazz standards and rediscovered gems of the Great American Songbook. A Thelonious Monk International Competition semi-finalist, Morgan made an appearance on Downbeat Magazine’s list of Jazz Vocalist Rios Stars and was considered for Grammy nominations in Best Vocal Jazz Album and Best Improvised Solo categories for the 2017 Grammys. She will be joined by Los Angeles based musicians Graham Dechter on guitar and bassist Alex Frank.
Ticket includes show admission, hors d’oeuvres, and free valet.
Fri, Jul 28. Doors open at 7pm, Show begins at 8pm.
Pre-purchase $18/M, $23/NM. Door $25/person.

Noche Latina featuring Julio de la Huerta & Franky Romeo
Noche Latina is back! Enjoy a night full of Latin fusion! Immerse yourself in the musical stylings of “El Maestro”, Julio de la Huerta on guitar, the sultry voice of Franky Romeo and other guests! Enjoy authentic Latin cuisine, musical entertainment and dancing. Ticket includes dinner, dance and valet parking.
Sat, Aug 5. Doors open at 6:30pm.
$30/M, $35/NM.

Better Bridge by Farr: Level I Review
Rules of Scoring, Basic Hand Evaluation, Basic Bidding Guidelines, Basic Playing Guidelines
Thu, Aug 10, 17, 24, 31, 10am – 12pm.
4 Week Course, $65/M, $75/NM. Instructor: Scott Farr, (858) 455-5406,