USTA National 40 Men’s and Women’s Hard Court Championships begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 2 at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club. Matches continue at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 through Friday, Dec. 6. The weekend’s schedule on Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8 will begin at 9 a.m. Read more about the event here.
A New Principal
Muirlands Middle School will host a meeting with San Diego Unified School District Area Superintendent Dr. Julie Martel on Tuesday, Dec. 3 to allow parents an opportunity to provide input into the selection process for a new principal.
Muirlands Middle School Principal Chris Hargrave announced last month that he will be stepping down. Hargrave, who has been with La Jolla's middle school for 10 years, will take a new position with San Diego Unified School District—a mentor role for administrators implementing the new Common Core Standards. Read more here.Space Travel
Jon Lomberg will present a public workshop about the Galaxy Garden, an outdoor garden that is a scale model of the Milky Way Galaxy, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 at UC San Diego Price Center East Ballroom. The workshop is free, and open to the public.
The Galaxy Garden, located in Kona Hawaii, maps stellar objects such as stars, nebulae, and globular clusters to scale, using representative plant species. The vastness of our galaxy is hard to envision; a large garden provides a way to literally explore our place in the galaxy. Read more here.
Hanukkah and Politics
On Tuesday, Dec. 3, San Diego mayoral candidates David Alvarez and Kevin Faulconer will address the San Diego Jewish Community at a Chanukah Breakfast Forum at Congregation Beth El in La Jolla. Read more here.
Fried Green Tomatoes Goes Best with New Books
On Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 7:30pm, Warwick's will host Fannie Flagg, the bestselling author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, as she discusses and signs her new novel The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion. This event is free and open to the public, however Reserved Seating is available. Please call Warwick's at 858-454-0347 for details.