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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

P.B. Artists

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,

Bingo for Adults & Seniors

1-2:30 p.m., second Thursdays. Free. Refreshments. Santa Clara Recreation Center, 1008 Santa Clara Place, (858) 581-9928,

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.

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,

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.

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.

beautiful PB: Meets 6 p.m. second Mondays at Oakmont of Pacific Beach, 955 Grand Ave.,



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.,, PB Parking & Traffic Advisory Board

Meets 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, Discover Pacific Beach offices, 1503 Garnet Ave., (858) 273-3303,

Clean & Safe Committee

Meets 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, Discover Pacific Beach offices, 1503 Garnet Ave. (858) 273-3303,

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,

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.


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,

PB Planning Group

Meets 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, Oakmont of Pacific Beach, 955 Grand Ave.

Sea Chantey Festival

Maritime Museum and San Diego Folk Heritage present annual Sea Chantey Festival, 11 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.

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.

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.

To submit a community event for the What’s Happening monthly calendar, e-mail details to Deadline is the 15th of the preceding month. Questions? Call (858) 875-5950.