- 6:00 pm - Social
- 6:45 pm - Announcements
- 7:00 pm - Meeting
Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail - Our speaker, Dana Law, will talk about his adventures on the Pacific Crest Trail. This beautiful trail extends from the Mexican to the Canadian border and is 2,650 miles long. At its highest point in the Sierras it reaches 13,200 feet. Dana has hiked most of it already and plans to complete the last 200 miles this August.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 619-286-0624
- Bocce Ball
Sunday, April 19, 2015
1:00 PM - Daylight savings time ends
Shelter Island - Near Yokohama Friendship Bell
Join us at 1:00 PM Sunday for an afternoon of Bocce Ball and socializing at Shelter Island. We will meet at the grassy area across from the Yokohama Friendship Bell 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 1:15 PM) CANCELS.
For info contact: John Bauer
- Hikes, Walks, Tours
Private Kinsella Library Tour
1134 Kline Street, La Jolla, 858-348-2170
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Limited to 12 People
Tour is FREE. The Kinsella Private Museum/Library has a collection of California plein air art and memorabilia from the Broadway show, Jersey Boys. It also includes a large red piano, which was used by Elton John and a book on Bhutan, which holds a 2003 world record as the largest book published. Give yourself time for parking near Kline Street and Herschel Avenue.
RSVP to Hobe Schroeder 858-551-9651 email@example.com
Behind the Scenes at the L.A. Times and Walt Disney Concert Hall Tour
Day Bus Tours
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Members - $53.00 Non-members $57.00
The bus is rolling again. Join us for this fascinating behind the scenes tour of the Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper operation at one of largest newspapers in the U.S. We will tour the main headquarters, learn the history, tour all of the departments (photography, editing, etc.) and the test kitchen. We will also tour the huge printing presses, robotics, packaging departments in their large warehouse a few blocks away. We will have lunch in the L.A. Times Cafeteria (on your own). After lunch and the L.A. Times tours, we will go by bus to the beautiful Walt Disney Concert Complex. Designed by architect Frank Gehry, Walt Disney Concert Hall is an internationally recognized architectural landmark and one of the most acoustically sophisticated concert halls in the world. There will be a one hour tour of this complex (not the auditorium).
We will have University City and North County pickup locations. This trip will include the three tours, transportation on a large bus with a bathroom, drinks, snacks and lots of fun. This is a real bargain - the L.A. Times Tour as well as the Disney Hall tour. We need 35 to make the trip go, sign up quickly. We will open it to other ski clubs on April 5.
Please send your check made out to TPSC to: Debbie Schroeder, 2331 Darlington Row, La Jolla, CA 92037 (858-551-9651)
- Social Events
CRAZY BRIDGE GAME NIGHT
1200 River Glen Row
Saturday, March 28, 2015
MEMBERS ONLY UNTIL MARCH 15 (Members - $6.00 Non-Members - $9.00)
Join us for a fun night of playing Crazy Bridge. There will be prizes and lots of fun. Please bring a hearty appetizer (no chips please). Dessert will be provided. BYOB. Many thanks to Mary Jo McCall for allowing us to use her clubhouse. Limited to 24 so sign up quickly. Location is North Rim Condos Clubhouse, 1200 River Glen Row, San Diego 92111.
North Rim Condo is located off Linda Vista Road. Please note that the road to the Clubhouse is one way - please watch the signs. Send your check made out to TPSC along with your phone number and email address to:
Diane Raines, 11112 Promesa Drive, San Diego, CA 92124, 858-560-5757 (cell 858-414-5839)
Bunco Meet Up - YMCA Mission Valley
5505 Friars Road (619-298-3576)
Thursday, April 2, 2015
1:00 - 2:30 PM
Join Diane Raines and Janet Hanson for Bunco at the YMCA. You do not have to be a member to participate. Just bring $5.00 in $1.00 bills and come a little early to get a seat.
Questions: Diane Raines 858-560-5757
San Diego Padre Game
Save the Date
June 27, 2015 - $21.00
Section 123. Carl Cobb will have the details next month.
- Happy Hours
HOLIDAY INN BAYSIDE
4875 HARBOR DRIVE - PT. LOMA
Thursday, April 23, 2015
4:30 - 6:30 PM
This is always a very popular place for our Happy Hour. (This is not the Embarcadero location). Appetizers 4:30 to 6:30 and happy hour prices on drinks. Plenty of free parking and numerous restaurants in the area for anyone who wishes to dine afterwards. There is also a restaurant onsite. Come join us and bring along a friend.
Questions - contact Janet Hanson 858-336-8396
- Ethnic Dining
4619 CONVOY - Kearny Mesa (Strip Mall behind Jasmine Restaurant)
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
I have broken my rule to not include Chinese food among our Ethnic dining selections, to recognize the move of my Very Favorite Northern Chinese eatery, to a larger, full-bar location. It is in the same Mall as the address above, but in a much more conspicuous location. You're sure to find it. There's always a long line, so please send your reservation so I can secure a table for us in advance.
Please make a reservation. Janet Spiro 619-291-1935 firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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.
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
Using Human Pluripotent Stem Cells to Study Neurological Diseases
Mysteries of Egypt
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
- San Diego Council of Ski Club Activities
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.
Mantova to Venice Bike and Barge Trip - April 4, 2015
The San Diego Ski Council is planning Bike and Boat trip to Italy in April of 2015. The cost is $1600 for a one week Bike and Boat trip. That does not include air. There is a possibility of a post trip to Cinque Terra. Download the flyer.
The Italy Bike and Boat trip April 4-11, 2015 is now full. This trip has room for one female. Call Eileen Sanford to check on availability.
Eileen Sanford - 858-695-1442 (H) - 858-761-6192 (C)
Far West Convention in San Diego - 2015
The FWSA Annual Convention, A Salute to San Diego, will be hosted by the San Diego Council of Ski Clubs and will be held in San Diego June 4-7 at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center in Mission Valley. For room reservations: 800-772-8527 before 5/15/15.
The Council has been working diligently on events to keep you busy and entertained the entire four days. On Thursday, June 4 there will be an Old town Trolley Tour of San Diego, a seal tour and a sunset dine-in on the USS Midway. On Friday, June 5 there will be a golf tournament, a San Diego Zoo tour, Kayaking at La Jolla Cove, a long and short bike ride, a pool party and a silent auction welcome party (free entrance, drink ticket, dancing to a DJ, and parking). On Saturday, June 6 there will be a travel expo, an awards luncheon and an awards banquet and dance (black tie optional) with guest speakers at workshops in between.
Go to fwsa.org to register as voting or non-voting delegate. Note: prices go up after May 8, 2015.
To volunteer for these activities click on this link. Then click on the link for any one of the five days, verify that you are signed-up for any slots that you think you already signed-up for, and sign-up for any other jobs that are open. You may also want to see if your name is down for anything that you did not know about or forgot about. You can delete yourself from anything. That will open the slot up for a new person to sign-up. Problems or Questions? Please contact Laura Meldrum at email@example.com or 858-483-7290.
Every year there’s a bit of competition. Convention sponsors will be giving big prizes to the winners of the Safety Award, Ski Heritage Award and the Environmental Award. The Environmental Award is new this year. You don’t have to be a skier to participate. Fwsa.org can answer most of your questions.
Volunteers to help make this event a success are welcome. Call Rusty Etzel, Council Rep, 619-656-8197, if you’re interested 619-656-8197, firstname.lastname@example.org or Debbie Schroeder email@example.com
Rhine Cruise - Aug. 21 - 28, 2015
The San Diego Council of Ski Clubs is sponsoring a river cruise down the Rhine from Amsterdam to Basil. The cost is $2556 per person - air not included. Download the flyer.
The Rhine Getaway Cruise is open. For reservations contact Ken Darrow, Universal Travel 858-456-7887.
- 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.
San Diego to Host the 2015 Far West Convention
San Diego will be hosting the 2015 Far West Convention at the Town and Country Hotel. Volunteers to help make this event a success are welcome. Call me if you’re interested 619-656-8197. The next volunteer meeting will be April 10 at 6:00 PM at Boomerangs.
Rusty Etzel, Council Rep 619-656-8197 firstname.lastname@example.org.
FWSA Ski Week - Whistler/Blackcomb Jan. 31
The FWSA ski week to Whistler/Blackcomb Jan. 31-Feb. 7, 2015 is still open. The prices are $1140, $1435 and $1550 depending on your accommodations. The contact person is Council Travel Director, Alan Godwin 619-663-6626, email@example.com.
FWSA International Ski Trip - Val d'Isere - March
The FWSA 2015 International ski trip will be in March, 2015 to Val d’lsere, France with a post trip to Provence. Always see fwsa.org for more details.
Summer Dive Trip - Fall 2015
Check on the Far West Ski Association Web site for details.
Contact: Randy Lew, 7007 SW Iron Horse St., Wilsonville, OR 97070 - 530-304-0802