Events in and around Encinitas this weekend


Give the gift of art supplies for students in need and receive free admission to Lux and see the Charles Moxon exhibit. Art supplies will be used for the Valise Project and will be collected at the Artist Pavilion.

Saturday, Jan. 2, 11 a.m. -4 p.m. Lux Art Institute, 1578 S. El Camino Real. Free.

Holiday Guided Walk

Resident and migratory birds wade, hover, hunt, and rest in the salt marsh and mudflat habitats upon which they depend. This is life between the tides. Trailgoers might see mullet and silvery fish splash from the water or glimpse Osprey and Egrets hunting fish and invertebrates in the salt marsh.

Saturday, Jan. 2, 10-11 a.m. San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center, 2710 Manchester Avenue, Cardiff.

Half Price Book Sale

Check out the great selection of books, from ancient to modern, at this monthly sale event. Members of EFL get to shop early, from 9-10 a.m. (Encinitas Friends of the Library)

Saturday, Jan. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Encinitas Library Book Store, 540 Cornish Drive. Free.

Healing Arts Class

For those recovering from brain injuries and/or neurological challenges. Enjoy self-expression through art, increase skills, improve eye/hand coordination and enjoy the warmth and support of facilitator, Kathy Harvey. Supplies provided. (Synergy Art Foundation)

Saturday, Jan. 2, 11 a.m.; Tuesday, Jan. 12 and 26, 4 p.m. Scripps Hospital, Brain Injury Treatment Room, 354 Santa Fe Drive. Free. Register 760-633-6709.

Families Making History: Pet Beds

In conjunction with our Jan. 23 Pet Adoption event, we will be making no-sew pet beds and toys for dogs and cats currently housed at Rancho Coastal Humane Society. Learn how to make the beds and toys, then head home to make one for your favorite furry friend.

Every Saturday and Sunday, 12-4 p.m. San Dieguito Heritage Museum, 450 Quail Gardens Drive. Free. 760-632-9711.

Encinitas West African Dance

Willy Soule of Burkina Faso will be bringing in the new year teaching traditional West African dance at 6 p.m. and Afro Contemporary at 7:30 p.m. Class will be accompanied by kickin’ percussionists playing the rhythms.

Saturday, Jan. 2, 6 p.m. Dance North County, 535 Encinitas Blvd. Suite 100. $15 or $25. 760-402-7229.

Farm Volunteer Days

Join the team and bring a friend on Sundays as participants plant, weed and keep the farm looking beautiful. Then on Tuesdays, rise and shine like a farmer and help harvest for donation to a local Encinitas food pantry. (Coastal Roots Farm)

January Sundays 2-4 p.m. and Tuesdays 8-10 a.m. Coastal Roots Farm, 441 Saxony Road. Free.

First Sunday Music Series: Peter Pupping Quartet

The quartet performs an eclectic repertoire spanning centuries of classic music, world music, jazz and pop styles. They will perform a variety of music from their albums and original music by Pupping from his newly released album “Saturday Morning.”

Sunday, Jan. 3, 2-3 p.m. Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive. Free.

La Paloma Theatre:

Now Showing: The Martian; Room; Spotlight; Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Tickets: $10, $9 (cash only). 471 Coast Highway 101. Show Times 760-436-7469.