Location - The Handlery
- 6:00 pm - Social
- 6:45 pm - Announcements
- 7:00 pm - Meeting
Conservation of Sea Turtles: There are only seven different species of sea turtles in the world and they are found in every ocean, except the poles. Their size ranges from dinner plate to the size of a Volkswagen Beetle. Join us to learn about each of the seven species, their life cycle and the strange and special facts about each of them. Mario J. Mota PhD is an Assistant Professor at National University in La Jolla.
Winter meetings are held at The Handlery in Mission Valley
950 Hotel Circle North 92108
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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 27, 2014
Shelter Island - GRASSY AREA ACROSS FROM KONA KAI RESORT
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
Mission Trails Ranger Walk
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Meet at 9:45 AM -Walk 10:00 AM
We will meet at the Visitor Center at Mission Trails Park, Father Junipero Serra Trail, SD 92119, 619-668-3281. This will be a one hour guided walk with a Park Ranger. No steep inclines expected but possibly some hiking type terrain so wear comfortable shoes. No RSVP necessary just mark your calendar to make this event. See you there.
Debbie Schroeder (cell 858-336-0887) - email@example.com
La Jolla Map Museum Tour
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Meet at 11:00 AM
We will have a free private tour of the La Jolla Map and Atlas Museum, 7825 Fay Ave, Suite LL-A (in Courtyard), 855-653-6277. The museum pieces were donated by a private collector and house a collection of old maps including many of California. The museum is located in the lower courtyard of the Merrill Lynch Building on Fay Ave. Check out the website: mamlj.org. Afterward we will gather for an optional lunch.
Hobe Schroeder (cell 858-336-0539)
Tom Mangelsen Nature Photographer
Friday, May 16, 2014
Natural History Museum Balboa Park
$9.00 Museum Members $12.00 Non-Members
Join award winning nature photographer Tom Mangelsen on a journey from the prairies of Nebraska to Alaska and Antarctica as he speaks about his life's work and opens his new exhibit. His work has appeared in National Geographic and much more. Surely, you have seen his work in airports (Denver) or his local store in La Jolla. Sign up directly with the Natural History Museum at 619-255-0210.
Questions: Debbie Schroeder 858-551-9651
- Social Events
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
Annual Padre Game/Tailgate Party
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Cost: $21.00 (Face value is $44.00) Section 123
The event begins with a tailgate party (3:30-6:00 PM) at Qualcomm Parking Lot and then we’ll Trolley to Petco Park.
For those interested in tickets for this event please contact: Carl Cobb – 619-222-5015 (cell 619-203-2062) firstname.lastname@example.org .
- Happy Hours
10492 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. in Tierrasanta.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
This month - a new location. Champion Field, located at 10492 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. in Tierrasanta. The 4:00 PM start means it is possible to avoid the traffic (is that ever possible?) This is a large place with an enclosed patio or plenty of indoor seating if you so choose.
Happy Hour prices on wine, beer and appetizers. There is plenty of free parking. It is easy to locate. Call me if you have any questions. As always, bring along a friend.
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
10,000 Years: The Archaeological History of San Diego
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 are sold out and taking a waiting list: 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 four spots left for the Council’s exciting trip to Africa called Safari Serengeti leaving August 19, 2014 for 13 days. There is room for a single woman, a single man and a couple. 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.
San Diego Council Elections
If you’re interested in holding a position on the San Diego Council Board, elections will be held at their next board meeting, April 2 at 6 PM. All positions will be voted on: president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, travel director and council representative. Call current president Eileen Sanford 858-695-1442 if you are interested in applying for a position.
- 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.
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 email@example.com.