What’s happening in your neighborhood: Pacific Beach July 2019

CONCERTS ON THE GREEN Sponsored by the PB Town Council, this series of four summer concerts runs, 4-6:30 p.m. Sundays at Kate Sessions Park, 5115 Soledad Road. Can’t beat the views of Mission Bay and downtown San Diego as you listen to music, dance and enjoy the refreshments you bring! July 21: boogie band Slower. July 28: fusion band Lay Low. Aug. 4: classic rock and calypso from Siers Brothers. Aug. 11 : Jet Pack Mojo with classic ’70s rock. Free. Bring chairs and blankets. (858) 483-6666.
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Original Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, Promenade at Pacific Beach , 4110 Mission Blvd.

Pacific Beach Toastmasters: Meets 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rec Center, 4649 Gresham 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 structured environment to help you along your path.

$5 Yoga Classes: 10:15-11:15 a.m., Mondays (Chair Yoga); 10:15-11:15 a.m., Tuesdays (Slow Flow); 10-11 a.m., Saturdays (Slow Flow). All levels welcome. Christ Lutheran Church, 4761 Cass St. (858) 483-2300,

Kendall-Frost Marsh Reserve Work Party: 9 a.m. to noon, first Saturdays. Help preserve and enhance the marsh, 2055 Pacific Beach Drive, (858) 534-2077,


Let’s Make Art: For ages 4-9, 2:30-3:30 p.m. second, fourth Fridays, Rec Center, 1405 Diamond St. Free. (858) 581-9927,

Pacific Beach Teen Center: Activities include a game room for ages 11 to 15, open 3-6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 12:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday. RecCenter, 1405 Diamond St. (858) 581-9927,

Gamer’s Wednesday: 1-3 p.m., Wednesdays. Friendly competitions for kids in grades 6-9 at PB Teen Center. Free. Rec 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: Informative programs, exercise classes and book sales. Youth programs include story times, visits by entertainers, a monthly teen book discussion group and free tutoring. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday; 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday; 12:30-5 p.m. Sunday, 4275 Cass St. (858) 581-9934,

PACIFIC BEACH FARMERS MARKET Eat fresh! Open 2-7 p.m. Tuesdays along Bayard Street off Garnet Avenue. Find fruits, vegetables, herbs, meats, cheeses, eggs, breads, flowers, sauces, dips and spreads, along with handcrafted artisan work.
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PB Library book sale: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays. Most items half price on Wednesday, July 3. 4275 Cass St. (858) 581-9934,

PB Artists: Noon to 3 p.m., Thursdays. Drop-in program for adults. Free. Bring art supplies. Santa Clara Rec Center, 1008 Santa Clara Place, (858) 581-9928,

Arts & Crafts for Kids: 3:30 -4:10 p.m., Thursdays, ages 6-11. Free. New craft every week, using crayons, paints and glue. Santa Clara Rec Center, 1008 Santa Clara Place, (858) 581-9928,

Bingo for Adults: 1-2:30 p.m., second Thursdays. Free. Santa Clara Rec Center, 1008 Santa Clara Place, (858) 581-9928,

Santa Clara/Pacific Beach Park & Recreation Council: Meets 5:30 p.m. third Tuesdays. Community members are encouraged to attend. Location alternates between Santa Clara and Pacific Beach 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: Meets 5 p.m. second Mondays (except July and August). The club seeks new members who would like to contribute to the beach community. Prospective members must be age 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 the Broken Yolk Café, 1851 Garnet Ave. Newcomers invited. (619) 804-4917.

Pacific Beach Surf Club: Meets 7 p.m. first Thursdays at VFW, 853 Turquoise St.

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


Summer Reading Program: Now through Aug. 31. Kids, teens and adults can earn prizes when they log registers that they’ve read either 10 books or for 10 hours. Register at

Health Workshop: “Opioids and their impact on mental health,” noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 10. Register at 1 (800) 827-4277 or Free. PB Library, 4275 Cass St. (858) 581-9934.

Baby Blockbusters: 11-11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 11. Short animated film for kids. Free. PB Library, 4275 Cass St. (858) 581-9934,


Dance Party: 10:30-11 a.m. Thursday, July 11. Toddlers will learn basic dance and movement skills, creative expression, coordination and self-control while dancing to popular children’s songs. Free. PB Library, 4275 Cass St. (858) 581-9934,

PB Parking & Traffic Advisory Board Meeting: 6-7 p.m., Thursday, July 11, Discover Pacific Beach offices, 1503 Garnet Ave., (858) 273-3303,

Over the Line Tournament: 7:30 a.m. to dusk, Saturday, July 13, Sunday, July 14, Saturday, July 20, Sunday, July 21. Ages 21 and up only. Fundraiser for Old Mission Beach Athletic Club and the charities it supports. Fiesta Island, Mission Bay.

Vegan Cooking 101: 1-2:30 p.m., Sunday, July 14. Learn from Liz Gary how to create healthy meals using all plant-based products and ingredients. RSVP as supplies are limited. Free. PB Library, 4275 Cass St. (858) 581-9934,

Clean & Safe Committee: 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 17, Discover Pacific Beach offices, 1503 Garnet Ave. (858) 273-3303,

PB Town Council General Meeting: 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, 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,

SUMMER MOVIE IN THE PARK ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,’ screens Saturday, July 20 at PB Library, 4275 Cass St. Bike over for family-friendly activities, 6-10 p.m., then after sunset (8 p.m.) watch Peni Parker (Kimiko Glenn), Spider-Gwen (Hailee Steinfeld), Spider-Ham (John Mulaney), Miles Morales (Shameik Moore), Peter Parker (Jake Johnson), and Spider-Man Noir (Nicolas Cage) in Sony Pictures Animation classic. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free. (858) 581-9934.
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Open Mic Night: 6-7:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, for ages 16-25, perform poetry, songs, etc. Free. PB Library, 4275 Cass St. (858) 581-9934.

PB Planning Group: Meets 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 24, to make recommendations to the City Council, Planning Commission and City staff on land-use matters, focusing on conformance with the Land Development Code and the General Plan. PB Library, 4275 Cass St.

Pacific Beach Woman’s Club: No meetings in July and August. Next general meeting is a potluck lunch in September, to be announced. 1721 Hornblend St. (858) 882-7729,

ArtWalk at Liberty Station: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11. 14th annual with paintings, sculptures, glassworks, fine jewelry, photography, music, family area, street food options and a wine and beer pavilion. Proceeds help support ArtReach, a nonprofit delivering high-quality art education to K-8 schools. Liberty Station’s Ingram Plaza, 2751 Dewey Road. Free.

To submit a community event for the What’s Happening calendar, e-mail details to Deadline is July 17 for the August issue. Questions? Call (858) 875-5950.