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Calendar: June 2 – 15, 2017

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DIGITAL GYM GEMS

‘Manifesto’ – Cate Blanchett performs 13 characters in a series of dramatic, artistic vignettes. Unrated. Friday, June 2 to Thursday, June 8.

‘Like Crazy’ – This dramedy follows two women who flee a psychiatric clinic to find happiness in the outside world. Unrated. Friday, June 2 to Thursday, June 8.

‘The Survivalist’ – Science fiction and drama intertwine in this story of a man who survives an oil-related disaster and must deal with the consequences. Unrated. Friday, June 1 to Thursday, June 8.

Visit DigitalGym.org for show times, tickets and information on additional films.

FEATURED EVENTS 

‘Ballet for Me!’
Friday, June 2 – Friday, June 9

San Diego Civic Youth Ballet offers tuition-free ballet classes for children with unique physical needs. Registration required. Casa del Prado in Balboa Park, 1650 Village Place. Visit bit.ly/2rhN8c1.

Art Around Adams
Saturday, June 3

This music and art walk showcases the evolving Adams Avenue District in a creative and carefree atmosphere. Live performances, crafts, exhibits, artists and vendors will be featured. Walk the 2-mile strip or take the complimentary “Comedy Trolley.” Free. 12-8 p.m. on Adams Avenue. Visit bit.ly/2rhzg15.

Mission Hills Heritage fundraiser
Saturday, June 3

Lend a hand to Mission Hills Heritage by attending a house party. Gordon and Dalia Hunt invite you into their home for a fundraiser to benefit the Uptown Community Plan Legal Fund and protect the historic districts. 4-7 p.m. 4455 Hermosa Way. RSVP at 619-497-1193 or info@MissionHillsHeritage.org.

‘Read to a Therapy Dog’
Saturday, June 3

Children are invited to read aloud to therapy dogs. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Mission Hills Library, 925 W. Washington St. Visit facebook.com/missionhillslibrary or call 619-692-4910.

Frances Gercke (Photo by Rachel Esther Tate Photography)

Write Out Loud’s ‘The Open Road’
Monday, June 5

Write Out Loud’s “The Open Road” is the final Story Concert of the 10th anniversary season. Allison Spratt Pearce, Frances Gercke, Walter Ritter and Veronica Murphy will perform rehearsed literature readings. Tickets $20 online. 7 p.m. Old Town Theatre, 4040 Twiggs St. Visit writeoutloudsd.com.

Skating Polly at Casbah
Tuesday, June 6

Alternative rock band Skating Polly will perform at 9:30 p.m. at Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd. This is 21-and-older show. Tickets $10 at bit.ly/2rhCrpR.

‘Ethics of The Antibiotic Resistance Crisis’
Wednesday, June 7

The Ethics Center presents an Exploring Ethics event that explores the medical issues behind antibiotics. Dr. Victor Nizet will be the guest speaker. 5-7 p.m. Fleet Science Center, Community Forum, 1975 El Prado. Visit bit.ly/2qwWinT.

Kevin Devine at Soda Bar
Thursday, June 8

Acoustic/rock singer-songwriter Kevin Devine will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd. This is 21-and-older show. Tickets $13-$15 at bit.ly/2rhGEcZ. 

‘Feast On This!’
Friday, June 9-Monday, June 11

Eight local dancers present an unconventional show to transform the dining experience into performance art. Tickets $10. Start times vary. Art Produce Gallery, 3139 University Ave. Visit artproduce.org.

Corinne Bailey Rae at Music Box
Sunday, June 11

R&B artist Corinne Bailey Rae will perform at 8 p.m. at Music Box, 1337 India St. This is 21-and-older show. Tickets $39 at fgtix.to/2rhVTT9.

Andrew St. James at Soda Bar
Tuesday, June 13

Folk musician Andrew St. James will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd. This is 21-and-older show. Tickets $10 at bit.ly/2rhDTbI. 

Ultimate Monthly DanceFest
Thursday, June 15

Enjoy an evening of “Boylesque” with a dance performance by Marvin Raome Santone Garcia and the Diamond Dogs. 7 p.m. The Rail, 3796 Fifth Ave. in Hillcrest. Contact messengerb0y@yahoo.com.

RECURRING EVENTS

Cinema Under the Stars: Films presented at an outdoor viewing space on various nights of the week. Upcoming films:

“Rear Window” Friday, June 2

“Singin’ in the Rain” Saturday, June 3-Sunday, June 4

“Out of the Past” Thursday, June 8-Friday, June 9

“Annie Hall” Saturday, June 10-Sunday, June 11

“Raiders of the Lost Ark” Thursday, June 15-Sunday, June 18

Films start at 8 p.m. $15. 4040 Goldfinch St., Mission Hills. Visit topspresents.com or call 619-295-4221.

‘Aja Project / REFLECT + UNFOLD’
Through Sunday, July 23

This Japanese Friendship Garden photography exhibition focuses on identity and features work from Momentum Learning students. Exhibit open 10:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Monday-Sunday. 2215 Pan American Road East in Balboa Park. Visit niwa.org.

Summer Family Mural Project
Saturday, June 3-Friday, Sept. 3

Experience art hands-on by painting a group mural while enjoying treats during Food Truck Fridays. Treasure hunt activities will also be offered to highlight museum paintings. 5 p.m. on the first Friday of every month. Timken Museum of Art, 1500 El Prado, Balboa Park. Visit timkenmuseum.org.

Mondays:

North Park Toastmasters meeting: 6:30–8 p.m., weekly meeting at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 3725 30th St., North Park. 619-694-9148. toastmastersclubs.org.

Open Mic Night: 7:30 p.m., the mic is open to you at Lestat’s Coffee House, 3343 Adams Ave., Normal Heights, free. Lestats.com.

Tuesdays:

Curbside Bites: 5:30–8:30 p.m., gathering of gourmet food trucks at 3030 Grape St., South Park. Curbsidebites.com.

Tasty Truck Tuesdays: 6–9 p.m., Smitty’s Service Station hosts several food trucks under their well-lit shade structure, 3442 Adams Ave., Normal Heights. Sdfoodtrucks.com.

Wednesdays:

Wednesday Night Experience: 7–8 p.m., uplifting and spiritually inspiring experiences for all, weekly at Universal Spirit Center, 3858 Front St., Hillcrest, love offering requested. Universalspiritcenter.org.

Thursdays:

Uptown Sunrise Rotary Club meetings: 7 a.m., weekly meeting at Panera Bread, 1270 Cleveland Ave., Hillcrest. bit.ly/2pezpnR.

Gentle yoga for seniors: 2:30–4 p.m., presented by The Center and Silver Age Yoga Community Outreach (SAYCO) at The San Diego LGBT Center, 3909 Centre St., Hillcrest, free. Thecentersd.org.

North Park Thursday Market: 3–7 p.m., at 3000 North Park Way, between 30th Street and Granada Avenue, North Park, free. Northparkfarmersmarket.com.

Kornflower’s Open Mic: Signups at 6:30 p.m., open mic (no poetry or comedy) 7–10 p.m. Family-friendly event at Rebecca’s Coffee House, 3015 Juniper St., South Park, free. Rebeccascoffeehouse.com.

Liberty Toastmasters Club: 7 p.m., at Saint Paul’s Community Care Center, 328 Maple St., Bankers Hill. liberty.toastmastersclubs.org.

Courage to Change – Al-Anon meetings: 7:15–8:15 p.m., a weekly meeting for friends and relatives of alcoholics at Christ United Presbyterian Church (in the chapel), 3025 Fir St., South Park.

2017 San Diego Film Series: 7:30 p.m., every third Thursday view a film representative of Italian cinema at the Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park. Sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com.

Kirtan Musical Meditation: 8:30 p.m., chant and sing ancient and contemporary mantras celebrating love and life at Pilgrimage of the Heart Yoga, 3301 Adams Ave., Normal Heights. Free – donations welcome. Pilgrimageyoga.com.

Fridays:

Memory Café: 10–11 a.m., second and fourth Fridays. Gathering place for those with memory loss, caretakers and those worried about memory problems in the Common Room at First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego, 4190 Front St., Hillcrest. At-will donation. Memoryguides.org and Firstuusandiego.org.

Square Dancing Classes: 6:30–8:30 p.m., every Friday. No previous dance experience needed. Recital Hall, 2130 Pan American Plaza. $50 for 13 classes. 858-277-7499 or circulators.sdsda.org.

Saturdays:

Old Town Saturday Market: 9 a.m.–4 p.m., on Harney Street and San Diego Avenue, Old Town, free. Also held on Sundays. Oldtownsaturdaymarket.com.

Golden Hill Farmers Market: 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., on B Street between 27th and 28th streets, Golden Hill, free. Sdmarketmanager.com.

Ray At Night: 6-10 p.m., second Saturday. Free monthly art walk in North Park. Visit bit.ly/2qpDcyY.

Comedy Heights: 8–10 p.m., local comedians take the stage next to Twiggs Coffeehouse at 4590 Park Blvd., University Heights, free. Comedyheights.com.

Sundays:

Hillcrest Farmers Market: 9 a.m.–2 p.m., under the Hillcrest Pride Flag, Harvey Milk and Normal streets, free. Hillcrestfarmersmarket.com.

West African dance class: 5:30–7 p.m., Master dancer Djibril Camara from Guinea teaches these classes that are also a great workout for all ages and skill levels at La Vie Dance Studio, 325 W. Washington St., Hillcrest. Visit bit.ly/2rkMr1u.

To view local community organization meeting information online, visit bit.ly/2esLpLR.

—Email calendar items to ken@sdcnn.com.

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