Calendar of Events: What’s Happening in PB (Pacific Beach/San Diego area) for May 2018:
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 and fourth Fridays, Pacific Beach Recreation Center, 1405 Diamond St. Each class features a different style of art. Students create a final project at month’s end. Free. (858) 581-9927, sandiego.gov
Ice Cream Social: For students in grades 6-9, fourth Thursdays 3:15 to 4:15 p.m., Teen Center at Pacific Beach Recreation Center, 1405 Diamond St. Free. (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 PB Library, 4275 Cass St., is temporarily closed as the roof and heating/cooling system are being replaced. The goal is to reopen by late spring. (858) 581-9934, pblibraryfriends.org
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 at the Community Room, Belmont Park, 3146 Mission Blvd. missionbeachtc.com
Pacific Beach Kiwanis Club: Meets 7:20 a.m. for breakfast Thursdays at the 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 Recreation 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 you along your path. pbtoastmasters.com
PB Parking & Traffic Advisory Board: Meets 6-7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, Discover Pacific Beach offices, 1503 Garnet Ave., (858) 273-3303, pacificbeach.org
Clean & Safe Committee Meeting: 2-3 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, Discover Pacific Beach offices, 1503 Garnet Ave., (858) 273-3303, pacificbeach.org
PB Town Council Meeting: 6:30-8 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, Crown Point Jr. Music Academy, 4033 Ingraham St. Chance to hear reports and ask questions of city, county, state and federal reps. (858) 483-6666, pbtowncouncil.org
5th annual Taste of Mission Beach: 5-8 p.m., Thursday, May 17, starts at Mission Beach Coffee Break, 2888 Mission Blvd. and Saska’s Steak & Seafood, 3768 Mission Blvd. Bring appetites and walking shoes to sample the best eateries in town. Sponsored by the Mission Beach Women’s Club and the Mission Beach Town Council. Free shuttles pick you up or drop you off at every bus stop along the route. You can also take a cruise on the Bahia Belle by catching it at either the Catamaran or the Bahia. Tickets $30 per person. Proceeds to PB Street Guardians (pbstreetguardians.org), a non-profit providing transitional employment to homeless residents by hiring them to clean up area streets. Buy tickets at tasteofmissionbeach.com or at Saska’s and Mission Beach Coffee Break.
San Diego Donut Run: 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. 5K Fun Run and the 1-mile Donut Dash, Sunday, May 20 at Crown Point Park in PB. Hosted by Gigi’s Playhouse, created to change the way the world views a Down Syndrome diagnosis. Prizes for Best Costume, Most Team Spirit and Most Funds Raised. Sign up at gigisplayhouse.org
Coast of Pacific Beach Restaurant Walk: 4-9 p.m., Tuesday, May 22, self-guided stroll of PB’s eclectic coastal cuisine (25 restaurants). This event will be vegetarian friendly, with restaurants offering a vegetarian option noted on the ticket map. Tickets $25 until May 21 (pacificbeach.org) and $30 the day of. Pick up tickets at the PB Farmer’s Market at the corner of Garnet and Bayard, starting at 3 p.m.
Pacific Beach Woman’s Club: Meets 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 6, prospective members welcome, 1721 Hornblend St., (858) 882-7729, pbwomansclub.org
— To submit a community event for the What’s Happening monthly calendar in PB Monthly, e-mail details to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is the 15th of the preceding month. Questions? Call (858) 875-5950.