Location - The Handlery
- 6:00 pm - Social
- 6:45 pm - Announcements
- 7:00 pm - Meeting
Speaker: Jack Scheffler Innis will talk about events, people and places that made San Diego history. His book, San Diego Legends, will be for sale, and it will also be a prize in the drawings.
Winter meetings are held at The Handlery in Mission Valley
950 Hotel Circle North 92108
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Parking is validated.
Summer meetings are held on Vacation Isle in Mission Bay.
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Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month during the "after-work hours", unless otherwise noted.
- Snow Skiing
Torrey Pines is and has always been a SKI CLUB. Although some of our members don't ski (they just joined to enjoy all of our other great activities) many of us are always either skiing or planning our next ski trip. Please come with us on one of our trips.
For general info on our ski trips please contact: Joe email@example.com 619-286-0624
- Bocce Ball
SUNDAY, March 23, 2014
Shelter Island - GRASSY AREA ACROSS FROM KONA KAI RESORT - NOTE LOCATION CHANGE!
Join us at 2:00 PM Sunday for an afternoon of Bocce Ball and socializing at Shelter Island. We will be in the grassy area across from the Kona Kai Resort near the far end of the island. Novice players are welcome. Bring a Chair, drinks and a snack (if you like) and bocce balls if you have a set. Spectators are welcome. RAIN (Or no one showing by 2:15 PM) CANCELS.
For info contact: John Bauer
- Hikes, Walks, Tours
Scripps Institute of Oceanography-La Jolla
Friday, March 14, 2014
Interested in exploring Scripps Institution of Oceanography? Founded in 1903, Scripps is one of the oldest and most prestigious marine and earth sciences research institutions in the world. The Scripps mission is to seek, teach, and communicate scientific understanding of the oceans, atmosphere, Earth, and other planets for the benefit of society and the environment.
Come learn more about this jewel of the University of California system-the tour is one hour. We have a limited number of spots. More information at https://scripps.ucsd.edu. Meet at the Old Scripps Building, 8630 Kennel Way. Parking in Scripps lots is by permit only. Please find a spot on the street. There is generally parking in the one hour zone just north (west) of El Paseo Grande on La Jolla Shores Drive. Parking can often be found near Kellogg Park as well (8200 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla, CA 92037). Please allow extra time to find parking.
RSVP - Debbie Schroeder 858-551-9651 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Old Town Walk
1301 Fort Stockton Drive
Thursday, March 20, 2014
This walk begins at 1301 Fort Stockton Drive in Mission Hills, San Diego, CA 92103 at 1:00 PM. We plan a thirty minute downhill walk to the Mormon Museum in Old Town. There is an approximate thirty minute tour and video of the museum, then a twenty minute video and tour at Heritage Park. Optional tea at the Coral Tree Tea House. I need a count of those wanting to take advantage of the Tea House (costs go from $7.50 - $32.35) Return walk back to Fort Stockton Drive by way of the steep hill is roughly 40 minutes. Those wanting to just visit the Museum and Heritage Park meet at 1:30 PM at the Mormon Museum-2510 Juan Street (between Harney and Twigg Street - 619-298-3317). Call or e-mail Janet on how much you plan to participate in. Rain cancels.
Janet Tremaine - 619-297-0937 - email@example.com
- Social Events
Cinema Series "Postcards from Italy"
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Dove Library, 1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Take an insider's look at Italy with guest filmmaker Steve McCurdy as he presents his documentary sharing an intimate collection of stories about the people and places of Italy. Tickets issued at 1:30. First come, first served. Optional early dinner. Group choice.
Roy Martins and Vonnie Varner 760 752-9401 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Pops Concert - Music of James Bond
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Cost: Members $27.00 Non-Members $29.00
Cut-Off Date is April 1
The name is Bond, James Bond. His movie themes evoke international intrigue and glamour. We will enjoy the wonderful theme songs from his movies, Goldfinger, Spy Who Loved Me, Diamonds Are Forever and more. Two times Grammy winning Sheena Easton will be the featured singer. We always have a great time at Symphony Hall.
We have a limited number of seats and the shows sell out quickly so send your check made out to TPSC along with SASE (Self-addressed stamped envelope) to: Debbie Schroeder 2331 Darlington Row La Jolla CA 92037 858-551-9651
- Happy Hours
Solare Ristorante & Lounge
2820 Roosevelt St. Located In Liberty Station
THURSDAY, March 13, 2014
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
This month we will be returning to Solare's Restaurant. I think we were all happy there. Great Tapas for $5.00 and happy hour prices on drinks and wine. It is really a lovely place. Inside and outside seating -plenty of free parking. We hope you will come and enjoy your friends for a good time.
We're always looking for new places. Please let me know if you come across anything that will work for us. Plenty of free parking, happy hour prices, no loud music and I think that just about covers it all.
Contact: Janet Hanson 858-278-9581 (cell 858-336-8396) - Send Email
- Ethnic Dining
SAIGON ON FIFTH
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
3900 Fifth Avenue - (actually on University Avenue)
This Vietnamese restaurant is always a favorite. Delicious, inexpensive food, lovely service and an underground garage for validated, convenient parking. (Enter the garage off 5th Avenue.) Join us for our first dinner of the New Year.
Please make a reservation. Janet Spiro 619-291-1935 email@example.com
- R.H. Fleet Science Center
Senior Mondays at the R. H. Fleet Science Center
The first Monday of each Month
IMAX Movie: Noon
Entrance Fee (for seniors 65 and better): $8.00
If you're 65+ get together with other Torrey Piners for Senior Monday at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park. The entrance fee of only $8.00 includes a lecture, all current exhibits, and an IMAX movie.
BEGINNING IN OCTOBER THE LECTURES WILL BEGIN AT 10:30 AM and will occur in the Heikoff Dome Theater. The lecture is free with admission. Tickets are required to attend the lecture and can be requested at the Ticket Counter. Lecture space is limited, and lectures often sell out. Visitors are encouraged to stay to enjoy the galleries and special senior discounts in Galileo’s Café and the North Star Science Store. Fleet's doors will open at 9:30 a.m. on the first Monday each month to get Senior Monday started early.
Note: The schedule is subject to change, so it's a good idea to check the Reuben H. Fleet Web site at http://www.rhfleet.org/events/senior-mondays.
Date Lecture Topic IMAX films
Watching Stars Die: The Hunt for Supernova Progenitors
For more information, visit the Website at http://www.rhfleet.org/events/senior-mondays.
Torrey Pines Club Contact: Barbara [ Bjshramek@aol.com] 619-286-1250
Bus Trip to Getty Villa and San Antonio Winery
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Members - $39.00 Non-Members - $45.00
The bus is rolling again. Join us for a one day bus trip to L.A. First we will go to the San Antonio Winery in the heart of Los Angeles for a free tour and wine tasting. We will have lunch on our own at the Winery. Next we will depart for the beautiful Getty Villa in Malibu which is the original Getty Museum built by Paul Getty. The estate is perched on a hilltop overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The architecture is a replica of an ancient Roman Villa buried by the volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. You will have the afternoon to enjoy the museum before we head home. We will have a University City and North County pick up. This tour will include the wine tasting and tour, entrance to the Villa, transportation on a large bus with a bathroom, snacks and lots of fun. This is a real bargain. DayTripper charges almost double just for the Getty tour.
We need 35 to make the trip a go, so sign up quickly by sending your check made out to TPSC to: Debbie Schroeder, 2331 Darlington Row, La Jolla CA 92037 - 858-551-9651.
- San Diego Council of Ski Club Activites
San Diego Council of Ski Club Activities
The Torrey Pines Ski Club is part of the San Diego Council of Ski Clubs. Our members can participate in their activities. They include such things as ski trips, bike rides and trips. To learn more, please visit their website at: http://www.skisandiego.org.
There are two trips to France planned for Fall of 2013. Don’t hesitate or you will be left behind.
Africa - Tanzania Lodge and Tented Safari
August 18-30 or August 19-31
$5695 - includes airfare from San Diego
There are just two spots left for the Council’s exciting trip to Africa called Safari Serengeti leaving August 19, 2014 for 13 days. It is being booked through Overseas Adventure Travel 1-800-955-1925. The reservation code G4-24570 is reserved for this San Diego Council adventure. The cost is $5,685 including international airfare from San Diego with stops in Arusha, Tarangire, Oldupai Gorge, Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Highlands and Crater.
Note: This trip was so popular that a second trip has been added. Only a few places are left.
For more information, download the PDF flyer.
The trip leader and contact person is Eileen Sanford firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-695-1442 for further information.
The USARC Skiathon
March 8, 2014
Cost: $150 or $500 for 4 skiers
The USARC Skiathon on March 8, 2014 at Big Bear is a charity to raise money for handicapped skiers. The cost of $150 or $500 for 4 skiers provides you with a full day’s lift ticket to Bear Mt. with lift-line cutting privileges, lunch, a survival kit, a skiathon t-shirt, an après-ski party with refreshments, a raffle ticket, an auction and entertainment.
Contact: Rusty Etzel 619-656-8197 - email@example.com
- Far West Ski Association Activities
Far West Ski Association Activities
The Torrey Pines Ski Club is part of the Far West Ski Association. Our members can participate in their activities. They include such things as ski trips, cruises and trips. To learn more, please visit their website at: http://www.fwsa.org.
2014 - South African Trip
FWSA has a trip to South Africa (September 7-17) which covers a different area in Africa than the Council African trip in August. You can sign up and pay on-line at fwsa.org. You can download a PDF information sheet about the trip at http://fwsa.org/Travel/Adventure/2014-FWSA-Africa/docs/2014fwSouthAfrica.pdf.
The 82nd FWSA Convention, Volcanic Paradise
June 12-15, 2012.
The 82nd Annual Far West Convention is June 12-15, 2014 in Bend, Oregon. The theme is Volcanic Paradise. There will be lots of fun optional activities including a pub crawl, golf, geological tour, pool party and more. The hotel is Riverhouse Resort and the rooms start at $119-ask for the Far West room rate when you call 800-547-3928. Join in the fun-the convention will offer a Silent Auction, Travel Expo, Panel Discussions, Celebrity Speakers, Awards Dinner and much more.
Sign up on line at fwsa.org.