Best bets: a quick guide to online and in-person entertainment and experiences

the La Jolla Light presents this ongoing series of online activities to undertake on your computer or tablet, as well as local in-person events.

Conferences and learning

Prebys of Sanford Burnham presents “Insights: Sanford Burnham Prebys and the Rady Children’s Heart Institute – Unraveling the genetics of congenital heart defects to help save lives” at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25, online. To free. bit.ly/SBPJan22

• UC San Diego international institute presents “The Impact of the 1979 Revolution on the Lives of Iranian Women” at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26, online. Rezvan Moghaddam will lead the conference. To free. bit.ly/LectureJan26

Families & children

• La Jolla/Riford Library presents “Present your passion” at 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 22, at 7555 Draper Ave. The event aims to give teens in grades eight through 12 five minutes to express what excites them in front of their peers and local politicians. The teen audience will then vote anonymously to have a cause started become a community service project. To free.[email protected]

Health and fitness

• The Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America presents “New Energy Yoga in Yiddish” at 8 a.m. on Sunday, January 23, online. The yoga class, taught in Yiddish, is open to all levels of yoga practice. $15. yaaana.org/yiddish-yoga

arts & culture

The San Diego Early Music Society will present the Profeti della Quinta ensemble on Tuesday, January 25 at St. James by-the-Sea in La Jolla.

(Elam Rotem)

• The San Diego Early Music Society presents the ensemble Quinta teacher at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25 at St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 743 Prospect St., La Jolla. The program will include music by Monteverdi, Gesualdo, Luzzaschi, Cipriano de Rore and Kapsberger. $10 and up. (619) 291 8246 orsdems.org

• Warwick Bookshop presents the author Huntley Swan at 4 p.m. on Thursday, January 27, online. Huntley will discuss her new book, “Getting Clean with Stevie Green,” with Jeniffer Thompson. To free. warwicks.com/event/huntley-2022

• The Salon de Musiques presents “Russian Masterpieces” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 6, at the La Jolla Women’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave. The program will feature music by Rachmaninoff and Arensky performed by violinist Benjamin Hoffman, cellist Taeguk Mun and pianist Hyejin Kim. $95.LeSalondeMusiques.com

• The Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center presents the 32nd edition San Diego International Jewish Film Festival starting Wednesday, February 9, online and at the David & Dorothea Garfield Theater, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla. The festival, which runs until Sunday February 20, will present 25 feature films, eight short films and three television series. $12 for JCC members; $15 for non-members. 2022sdijff.eventive.org/welcome

• St. James Gallery by-the-Sea presents its “Show by three artists” through Wednesday, February 16, at 743 Prospect St., La Jolla. Jeweler Ann Craig, painter Paula McColl and photographer Edie High Sanchez will display their works for sale. To free. sjbts.org

• The Quint gallery presents “Manny Farber, Works on Paper: 1968-1980” until Saturday, March 12, at 7655 Girard Ave., La Jolla. The exhibition presents a small study of Farber’s works produced between New York and San Diego. To free. quintgallery.com

The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library presents the exhibition “La Jolla Reading Room” until Saturday March 12.

The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library presents the exhibition “La Jolla Reading Room” until Saturday March 12.

(Courtesy of Athenaeum Music and Art Library)

• The musical and artistic library of the Athenaeum presents “La Jolla Reading Room” through Saturday, March 12, at 1008 Wall St., La Jolla. The exhibition, created by writer Jared Stanley and artist Matthew Hebert, contains sculptures and sound recordings inspired by the Athenaeum’s collection of more than 2,200 artists’ books as well as the tradition of the halls of library reading. To free. ljathenaeum.org

Galas & events

• La Jolla/Riford Library presents “Quick Read” at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 22 at 7555 Draper Ave. In the alternative book club for 20-30 year olds, participants will share what they read in front of a peer for 10 minutes at a time, switching partners as time runs out. To free. lajolllibrary.org

• The non-profit Center St. Madeleine Sophie will hold its “Tea by the Seaside Brunch” at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 22 at The Marine Room, 2000 Spindrift Drive, La Jolla. The event will benefit the organization’s arts program and will include cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and live music. $135. stmsc.org/tea-by-the-sea-registration

• TheOpen Farmers InsuranceThe Pro Golf Tournament returns Wednesday, Jan. 26 through Saturday, Jan. 29 at Torrey Pines Golf Course, 11480 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla. The event is part of the PGA Tour. $60 and up. farminsuranceopen.com

• Fashionkind, a foundation that supports women in recovery from addiction, presents the concert“Reclaimed Rocks”at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 30 at 7843 Girard Ave., La Jolla. The event will feature a performance by Runaway King. $25. fashionkind.org

Do you have an event – online or in person – that you would like to see here? Email your leads to [email protected]

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