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Calendar: Jan. 26 – Feb. 8, 2018

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FRIDAY Jan. 26

High Tech Fair

8 a.m.–2 p.m., for grades 7-12, Balboa Park Activity Center, 2145 Park Blvd. Free. rhfleet.org.

Memory Café

10-11:30 a.m., a gathering place for those with memory loss, caretakers and those worried about memory problems. First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego, 4190 Front St., Hillcrest. Donations appreciated. bit.ly/2vMSsZV.

Restaurant Week

Through Jan. 28. More than 180 participating restaurants will offer three-course prix-fixe dinner menus for $20, $30, $40 or $50 per person as well as two-course prix-fixe lunch menus for $10, $15 or $20 per person. SanDiegoRestaurantWeek.com.

‘Blazing Saddles’

8 p.m., Cinema Under the Stars, 4040 Goldfinch St., Mission Hills. $17 for members; $18 at box office. topspresents.com or 619-295-4221.

Square dancing classes

8–9:30 p.m. Recital Hall, 2130 Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park. $50 for 13 classes. 858-277-7499 or circulators.sdsda.org.

The Zeros

8:30 p.m., with Strangers in a Strange Land and Thee Allyrgic Reaction. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd. $12. 21 and older. ticketfly.com.

SATURDAY Jan. 27

Old Town Saturday Market

9 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Harney Street and San Diego Avenue, Old Town. Also held on Sundays. Oldtownsaturdaymarket.com.

Golden Hill Farmers Market

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

Story Time for Kids!

11 a.m., The Book Catapult, 3010-B Juniper St., South Park. Free. TheBookCatapult.com.

Genealogy: Be
An Ancestor Detective

5 p.m., Oasis class on how to begin finding your ancestors, Mission Hills Library, 925 W. Washington St. 619-692-4910.

Comedy Heights

8–10 p.m., local comedians perform, Twiggs Coffeehouse, 4590 Park Blvd., University Heights. Free. Comedyheights.com.

‘The Important
of Being Earnest’

8 p.m., preview performance. Through March 4, Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage, Old Globe Theatre, Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park. $30 and up. 619-234-5623.

‘Blazing Saddles’

8 p.m., Cinema Under the Stars, 4040 Goldfinch St., Mission Hills. $17 for members; $18 at box office. topspresents.com or 619-295-4221.

Funeral Chant

8 p.m., with Pandiscordian Necrogenesis, Mystic Ritual and Hadron. The Merrow, 1271 University Ave., Hillcrest. 21 and older. $5. Ticketweb.com or 619-299-7372.

Twin Ritual
EP release party

8:30 p.m., with Watch for Horses, Mannequin and Other Ways. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd. $5-$8. 21 and older. ticketfly.com.

SUNDAY Jan. 28

Hillcrest Farmers Market

9 a.m.–2 p.m., Normal Street between University Avenue and Lincoln Street. Hillcrestfarmersmarket.com.

Coffee with the Catapult

11:30 a.m., an informal discussion about what’s new in literature, The Book Catapult, 3010-B Juniper St., South Park. Free. TheBookCatapult.com.

Reverend Horton Heat

8 p.m., with Voodoo Glow Skulls and Big Sandy. Observatory North Park, 2981 University Ave. All ages. $5. Ticketweb.com.

Piebald

8:30 p.m., with Tough Age. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd. $20. 21 and older. ticketfly.com.

MONDAY Jan. 29

North Park Toastmasters

6:30–8 p.m., St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 3725 30th St., North Park. 619-694-9148. bit.ly/2vMOGje.

Open Mic Night

6:30 p.m., Lestat’s Coffee House, 3343 Adams Ave., Normal Heights. Free. bit.ly/2vMqHR9.

Marbin

8 p.m., jazz concert, The Merrow, 1271 University Ave., Hillcrest. 21 and older. $10. Ticketweb.com or 619-299-7372.

The Lillingtons

8:30 p.m., with The Bombpops, The Last Gang and The Two Tens. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd. $15. 21 and older. ticketfly.com.

DVSN

9 p.m., Observatory North Park, 2981 University Ave. All ages. $30.50. Ticketweb.com.

TUESDAY Jan. 30

AABA Annual Breakfast Meeting

8 a.m., El Zarape Restaurant, 3201 Adams Ave. Adams Avenue Business Association will elect board members. $10. craig@adamsavenuebusiness.com.

‘The Ecology of Sound’

6:15 p.m., panel discussion followed by concert, San Diego Art Institute, 1439 El Prado, Balboa Park. In conjunction with interactive sound and video installation, “The Language of Things,” by Roberto Romero-Molina. 619-236-0011.

Naivete

8 p.m., with Dani Bell and the Tarantist, Oak Palace and New Me. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd. Free. 21 and older. ticketfly.com.

Neon Dreams

9 p.m., with Chill Clinton and Lyrical Groove. The Merrow, 1271 University Ave., Hillcrest. 21 and older. $10. Ticketweb.com or 619-299-7372.

WEDNESDAY Jan. 31

South Park Business Group

8:30 a.m., Eclipse Chocolate, 2145 Fern St., South Park.

Mission Hills
Business Improvement District

3:30 p.m. Visit missionhillsBID.com for meeting location.

Wednesday Night Experience

7–8 p.m., uplifting and spiritually inspiring experiences for all, Universal Spirit Center, 3858 Front St., Hillcrest. $20 donation requested. bit.ly/2vMK5xl.

Prawn

8 p.m., with Caravela and Quali. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd. $10. 21 and older. ticketfly.com.

Dina Martina

8 p.m., “Dina Martina: Fine Avec Me” show, Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 3940 Fourth Ave., second floor, Hillcrest. $25-$30 and $15 per person food/drink minimum. Tickets at ma4sd.com.

The Hazytones

9 p.m., with Mortar, Sixes and Captain Howdy. The Merrow, 1271 University Ave., Hillcrest. 21 and older. $7. Ticketweb.com or 619-299-7372.

THURSDAY  Feb. 1

Uptown Sunrise Rotary Club

7 a.m., Panera Bread, 1270 Cleveland Ave., Hillcrest. bit.ly/2pezpnR.

North Park Thursday Market

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

First Thursday
 at The Lafayette

6:30–9:30 p.m., hosted by San Diego Made, Lafayette Hotel, 2223 El Cajon Blvd., North Park. bit.ly/2qprnJd.

University Heights
Community Association

6:30 p.m., Alice Birney Elementary School auditorium, 4345 Campus Ave.

Human Rights Watch
Film Festival

7 p.m., opening night, showing “Lindy Lou: Juror Number 2.” Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park. Festival runs through Feb. 4. MOPA.org/hrwff or 619-238-7559.

Liberty Toastmasters Club

7 p.m., St. Paul’s Community Care Center, 328 Maple St., Bankers Hill. bit.ly/2vN6A5t.

Courage to Change
Al-Anon meeting

7:15–8:15 p.m., for friends and relatives of alcoholics, Christ United Presbyterian Church chapel, 3025 Fir St., South Park.

Passion Pit

8 p.m., Observatory North Park, 2981 University Ave. All ages. $35-$129. Ticketweb.com.

Bad History Month

8 p.m., with Longface, Miss New Buddha and Young Jesus. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd. $10. 21 and older. ticketfly.com.

Kirtan Musical Meditation

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

Banditos

8 p.m., with The Liquorsmiths. Space, 3519 El Cajon Blvd. 21 and older. $10-$12. ticketfly.com.

EndCastle

9 p.m., with Ned and the Dirt, and Pinkeye. The Merrow, 1271 University Ave., Hillcrest. 21 and older. $5. Ticketweb.com or 619-299-7372.

FRIDAY Feb. 2

‘About Time’

8 p.m., Cinema Under the Stars, 4040 Goldfinch St., Mission Hills. $17 for members; $18 at box office. topspresents.com or 619-295-4221.

Square dancing classes

8–9:30 p.m. Recital Hall, 2130 Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park. $50 for 13 classes. 858-277-7499 or circulators.sdsda.org.

STRFKR

8 p.m., Observatory North Park, 2981 University Ave. All ages. $22. Ticketweb.com.

Birdy Bardot

8:30 p.m., with The Heavy Guilt and The Havnauts. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd. $10. 21 and older. ticketfly.com.

The Gorgeous Boyscouts

9 p.m., with The Paragraphs, Turtle Turnip and Thea! The Merrow, 1271 University Ave., Hillcrest. 21 and older. $7. Ticketweb.com or 619-299-7372.

 SATURDAY Feb. 3

Old Town Saturday Market

9 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Harney Street and San Diego Avenue, Old Town. Also held on Sundays. Oldtownsaturdaymarket.com.

Golden Hill Farmers Market

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

Story Time for Kids!

11 a.m., The Book Catapult, 3010-B Juniper St., South Park. Free. TheBookCatapult.com.

Comedy Heights

8–10 p.m., local comedians perform, Twiggs Coffeehouse, 4590 Park Blvd., University Heights. Free. Comedyheights.com.

‘Cardboard Piano’

8 p.m., opening night of play by Hansol Jung, Diversionary Theatre, 4545 Park Blvd., Suite 101, University Heights. Through Feb. 25. $15-$50. 619-220-0097 or diversionary.org.

‘About Time’

8 p.m., Cinema Under the Stars, 4040 Goldfinch St., Mission Hills. $17 for members; $18 at box office. topspresents.com or 619-295-4221.

Belle Game

8:30 p.m., with WENS. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd. $10. 21 and older. ticketfly.com.

SUNDAY Feb. 4

Hillcrest Farmers Market

9 a.m.–2 p.m., Normal Street between University Avenue and Lincoln Street. Hillcrestfarmersmarket.com.

MONDAY Feb. 5

North Park Toastmasters

6:30–8 p.m., St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 3725 30th St., North Park. 619-694-9148. bit.ly/2vMOGje.

Open Mic Night

6:30 p.m., Lestat’s Coffee House, 3343 Adams Ave., Normal Heights. Free. bit.ly/2vMqHR9.

Bankers Hill Parking Committee

6:30 p.m., Merrill Gardens, 2567 Second Ave., Bankers Hill.

Phoebe Bridgers

8:30 p.m., with Soccer Mommy. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd. $12. 21 and older. ticketfly.com.

Jara

9 p.m., with Heir Gloom and Battery Point. The Merrow, 1271 University Ave., Hillcrest. 21 and older. $5. Ticketweb.com or 619-299-7372.

TUESDAY Feb. 6

Adams Avenue
Business Association

8 a.m., board of directors meeting, Normal Heights Community Center, 4649 Hawley Blvd.

North Park Main Street
Design Committee

5:30–7:30 p.m., North Park Main Street office, 3939 Iowa St., Suite 2. 619-294-2501.

Normal Heights
Community Association

6 p.m., Normal Heights Community Center, 4649 Hawley Blvd.

Normal Heights
Community Planning Group

6 p.m., Normal Heights Community Center, 4649 Hawley Blvd.

Uptown Planners

6 p.m., Joyce Beers Community Center, 3900 Vermont St., Hillcrest.

Dent

8:30 p.m., with Twin Ponies and Shades McCool. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd. $16-$8. 21 and older. ticketfly.com.

WEDNESDAY Feb. 7

Storms, Streets, Sidewalks,
Trees and Services

11 a.m.–1:30 p.m., bimonthly meeting of San Diego Regional Urban Forests Council, War Memorial Building in Balboa Park. Register at bit.ly/2DmsCPG.

Mission Hills
Business Improvement District

3:30 p.m. Visit missionhillsBID.com for meeting location.

The Center for Ethics
in Science & Technology

5 p.m., debating the question: “Should we ask terminally ill patients infected with HIV to donate their bodies to science?” Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park. Free. Register at bit.ly/2mC7J8M.

University Heights
Community Development Corporation

6:30 p.m., 4452 Park Blvd., Suite 104.

University Heights
Community Parking District

6:30 p.m., 4452 Park Blvd. Suite 104.

Jewish Film Festival

7 p.m., Underwriter Preview Night for 28th annual San Diego Film Festival. Showing “Let Yourself Go” (Italy), The Lot in La Jolla. Festival runs through Feb. 18 at various locations. Sdcjc.org or 858-362-1348.

Wednesday Night Experience

7–8 p.m., uplifting and spiritually inspiring experiences for all,

Universal Spirit Center, 3858 Front St., Hillcrest. $20 donation requested. bit.ly/2vMK5xl.

Tammie Brown

8 p.m., “RuPaul’s Drag Race” alum Tammie Brown in “National Treasure … The Tammie Brown Show,” Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 3940 Fourth Ave., second floor, Hillcrest. $25 and $15 per person food/drink minimum. Tickets at ma4sd.com.

Lights

8 p.m., with Chase Atlantic and DCF. Observatory North Park, 2981 University Ave. All ages. $20-$140. Ticketweb.com.

Joey Cape

9:30 p.m., with Brian Wahlstrom, Zach Quinn and Donald Spence. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd. $15. 21 and older. ticketfly.com.

TUESDAY Feb. 8

Uptown Sunrise Rotary Club

7 a.m., Panera Bread, 1270 Cleveland Ave., Hillcrest. bit.ly/2pezpnR.

North Park Thursday Market

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

Liberty Toastmasters Club

7 p.m., St. Paul’s Community Care Center, 328 Maple St., Bankers Hill. bit.ly/2vN6A5t.

Courage to Change Al-Anon meeting

7:15–8:15 p.m., for friends and relatives of alcoholics, Christ United Presbyterian Church chapel, 3025 Fir St., South Park.

The Eiffels

8:30 p.m., with Nite Lapse, Ingogrigio and Snapghost. Soda Bar, 3615 El Cajon Blvd. $10-$12. 21 and older. ticketfly.com.

Kirtan Musical Meditation

8:30 p.m., chant and sing ancient and contemporary mantras celebrating love and life, Pilgrimage of the Heart Yoga, 3301 Adams Ave.

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

Don Diablo

8 p.m., with Lost Frequencies. Observatory North Park, 2981 University Ave. 18 and older. $30. Ticketweb.com.

— Compiled by Ken Williams. Email calendar items to  ken@sdcnn.com.

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