What’s Happening? August events in Pacific Beach
Pacific Beach Farmers Market
2-7 p.m., Tuesdays along Bayard Street off Garnet Avenue.
Original Farmers Market
8 a.m. to noon, Saturdays at the Promenade at Pacific Beach, 4110 Mission Blvd. Celebrating 30 years!
Let’s Make Art
For ages 4-9, 2:30-3:30 p.m., second, fourth Fridays, PB Recreation Center, 1405 Diamond St. Each class features a different style of art. Students create a final project at the end of each month. Free. (858) 581-9927, sandiego.gov
Ice Cream Social
For students in grades 6-9, 3:15-4:15 p.m., fourth Thursdays, Teen Center, PB Recreation Center, 1405 Diamond St. Free. (858) 581-9927, sandiego.gov
Pacific Beach Teen Center
Offers fun-filled activities for ages 11-15. Open 2-6 p.m. during summer, Monday-Friday. PB Recreation Center, 1405 Diamond St. (858) 581-9927, sandiego.gov
Community Exercise Classes
10 a.m. to Noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Free through San Diego Continuing Education, PB Woman’s Club, 1721 Hornblend St. (858) 882-7729, pbwomansclub.org
Pacific Beach/Taylor Branch Library: The library has resumed all services and returned to its usual operating hours. There is still construction to be completed (expected finish date Aug. 31) but it will not impact access to the library, 4275 Cass St. (858) 581-9934, pblibraryfriends.org
Noon to 3 p.m., Thursdays. Drop-in program for adults. Bring your own art supplies. Santa Clara Recreation Center, 1008 Santa Clara Place, (858) 581-9928, sandiego.gov
Bingo for Adults & Seniors
1-2:30 p.m., second Thursdays. Free. Refreshments. Santa Clara Recreation Center, 1008 Santa Clara Place, (858) 581-9928, sandiego.gov
Santa Clara/PB Park & Rec Council
Meets 5:30 p.m. third Tuesdays. Community members are encouraged to attend. Location alternates between Santa Clara and PB Rec Centers. To confirm, call (858) 581-9928.
Mission Beach Planning Board
Meets 7 p.m. third Tuesdays at Belmont Park Meeting Room, Fitness Advantage at the Plunge, 3146 Mission Blvd.
Mission Beach Town Council
Meets 6 p.m. second Wednesdays (not August and December) at the Community Room, Belmont Park, 3146 Mission Blvd. missionbeachtc.com
Mission Beach Women’s Club
Starting in September, meets 5 p.m. second Mondays. The club is seeking new members who would like to contribute to the beach community. Prospective members must be 21 and attend two meetings and one event. 840 Santa Clara Place, (858) 488-2628, mbwc.org
Pacific Beach Kiwanis Club
Meets 7:20 a.m. for breakfast Thursdays at Broken Yolk Café, 1851 Garnet Ave. (619) 804-4917.
Pacific Beach Surf Club
Meets 7 p.m. first Thursdays at VFW, 853 Turquoise St. pacificbeachsurfclub.com
Pacific Beach Toastmasters
Meets 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays at PB Rec Center, 1405 Diamond St. Whether you’re looking to improve your public speaking skills, practice giving presentations, or just become more confident in front of an audience, Toastmasters provides a supportive, structured environment to help. pbtoastmasters.com
beautiful PB: Meets 6 p.m. second Mondays at Oakmont of Pacific Beach, 955 Grand Ave., beautifulpb.com
NORTH PB SIP ‘N’ STROLL
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 12 along Cass Avenue and Loring Street. Join neighbors, local organizations and businesses to celebrate the sixth anniversary of this event featuring, food, drink, merchandise, local news and networking. Proceeds benefit Discover PB’s Clean & Safe Program. (858) 273-3303. sipnstrollpb.com, pacificbeach.org, PB Parking & Traffic Advisory Board
Meets 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, Discover Pacific Beach offices, 1503 Garnet Ave., (858) 273-3303, pacificbeach.org
Clean & Safe Committee
Meets 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, Discover Pacific Beach offices, 1503 Garnet Ave. (858) 273-3303, pacificbeach.org
PB Town Council
Meets 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. Aug. 15, Crown Point Jr. Music Academy, 4033 Ingraham St. Chance to hear reports and ask questions of city, county and state reps. (858) 483-6666, pbtowncouncil.org
Photo Travelers Club
Faye Girsh will make a presentation about her 2012 visit to Turkmenistan and Tajikistan, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 at Wesley Palms, 2404 Loring St. This area of the world has an ancient history, but has also been buffeted about as former countries of the Soviet Union. Free. Great cookies.
LORD OF THE WINGS Fundraiser
1-6 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 19 at Karl Strauss tasting room, 5985 Santa Fe St., San Diego, CA 92109. Help decide who in PB makes the best chicken wings! Judges are Pete Knows PB and Ethan Cole from 93.3. $35 ticket includes wing samples from all participating restaurants and two Karl Strauss craft beers. Proceeds benefit Discover PB’s Clean & Safe Program. (858) 273-3303, pacificbeach.org
PB Planning Group
Meets 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, Oakmont of Pacific Beach, 955 Grand Ave. pbplanning.org
Sea Chantey Festival
Maritime Museum and San Diego Folk Heritage present annual Sea Chantey Festival, 11 a.m.to 4:45 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26 aboard Star of India, North Embarcadero, 1492. N. Harbor Drive. Music performed by The Jackstraws, Raggie Taggie, The Chanteymen and Kick Up the Dust. Free with Museum admission: $18 for adults, $8 for ages 3-12, to all vessels including tall ships, submarines and steamboats. sdmaritime.org
Back to School!
Classes begin for the 2018-19 school year on Monday, Aug. 27.
Pacific Beach Woman’s Club
Next general meeting is a potluck lunch, 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 at 1721 Hornblend St., (858) 882-7729. pbwomansclub.org
Rise for Climate Change March
10 a.m., Saturday, Sept 8, 202 C Street, San Diego. Marchers will walk from Civic Center Plaza to South Embarcadero Park to demand immediate action on climate change. Music, speeches and family activities. https://rise4climate.org
— To submit a community event for the What’s Happening monthly calendar, e-mail details to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is the 15th of the preceding month. Questions? Call (858) 875-5950.