Calendar: May 26 – June 22, 2017

10th Annual Sophia’s Cookies for a Cure
Sunday, May 28

Enjoy cookies and lemonade for a good cause! Sophia’s Cookies for a Cure will sell homemade goodies to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Donations strongly appreciated. Activities include live music, raffles, a jump house, face painting and a cardboard arcade. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 6821 Rolando Knolls Drive, La Mesa. Visit

La Mesa Classic Car Show
Thursday, June 1, 8, 15 and 22

La Mesa Village Association presents the La Mesa Classic Car Show every Thursday night through August 31. The event features pre-1974 vehicles, live music and shopping. 5-8 p.m. on La Mesa Boulevard. Visit

20th Annual La Mesa Flag Day Parade
Saturday, June 3

Celebrate Flag Day with music and marching! Concerts begin at 9 a.m. and parade starts at 10 a.m. Free ice cream provided. Limited parking; public transportation encouraged. Visit

La Mesa First United Methodist Church Rummage Sale
Saturday, June 3

After the Flag Day Parade, stop by First United Methodist Church for a rummage sale. Buy furniture, clothing, electronics, toys and more. Free entry. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. at 4690 Palm Ave. Visit

‘Learn CPR in the Park’
Saturday, June 3

Sharp Health Care will provide free CPR lessons and learning materials in honor of National CPR and AED Awareness Week. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Briercrest Park. Call 619-740-4226.

Free blood pressure screenings
Tuesday, June 6; Monday, June 12; Tuesday, June 13

Three free blood pressure screenings will be offered by the Senior Resources Center of Sharp Grossmont Hospital. No appointment necessary. Open to the public. Contact 740-4214.

  • Tuesday, June 6: 9:30-11 a.m. at Peninsula Family YMCA, 4390 Valeta St., Point Loma.
  • Monday, June 12: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at War Memorial Building, 3325 Zoo Drive, San Diego.
  • Tuesday, June 13: 9:30-11 a.m. at William C. Herrick Community Health Library, 9001 Wakarusa St., La Mesa.

Free Medical Lecture: ‘Oh My Aching Back’
Friday, June 9

Scripps orthopedic surgeon Maneesh Bawawill will discuss common causes of spine pain and ways to prevent or address spine issues. Limited seating. Call 800-727-4777 to register. 1:15-2:45 p.m. at San Diego Oasis, 5500 Grossmont Center Drive. Visit

Christ Lutheran School Rummage Sale
Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10

Buy gently used items at CLS’ annual rummage sale. Free and family-friendly. 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on June 9; 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on June 10. Christ Lutheran School, 7921 La Mesa Blvd. Donations accepted from June 4-June 7. Visit

41st Annual Spaghetti Dinner
Saturday, June 10

Join Allied Gardens Optimist Club for their 41st annual fundraiser, full of pasta, gift raffles and positivity. Vegetarian and take-out options offered. 5-7:30 p.m. at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 4812 Glen St., La Mesa. Contact Patricia Reese at 619-583-1594.

9th Annual Taste of La Mesa
Monday, June 12

La Mesa Chamber of Commerce and La Mesa Courier invite you to Taste of La Mesa.

Network with businesses, enjoy beverages and eat your heart out. Tickets $40-60. 5-8 p.m. at La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Drive. Visit

‘Ten Steps Toward Financial Success’
Wednesday, June 14

San Diego County Credit Union will host a Financial Wellness Wednesday seminar on improving and maintaining your finances. 6:30 p.m. at Fletcher Hills Library, 576 Garfield Ave. Visit

La Mesa Historical Society Annual Meeting
Friday, June 16

La Mesa Historical Society invites you to their annual meeting and awards ceremony. The event also includes a happy hour social and sweets soirée. Free; $5 donation suggested. 5:30-9 p.m. at Nan Couts Cottage, 5027-5099 Memorial Drive Visit

Free Medical Lecture: ‘Fall Prevention’
Friday, June 23

Scripps injury prevention expert Stacee Feilder will discuss falls, the leading cause of injury for seniors and how to improve safety at home. Limited seating. Call 800-727-4777 to register. 1:15-2:45 p.m. at San Diego Oasis, 5500 Grossmont Center Drive. Visit

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