Week Ahead | January 6-10

Welcome to the first full week of 2014! With the holiday season behind us, we can now look forward to the exciting events happening this January. From Martin Luther King Day, to the Chinese New Year, the month is full of surprises. Here is a brief glance at what you can look forward to in the week ahead:

Dana Montlack: Sea of Cortez
Make your way to La Jolla’s MCASD: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego this week and view the amazing work of photographer Dana Montlack. Her exhibit features photographs resembling John Steinbeck’s The Log from the Sea of Cortez . Her photographs trace the specimens and waterways that Steinbeck explored. Admission ranges from $5-10 and the museum is open from 11:00AM – 5:00PM daily. Sunday, January 12 is the last day of the exhibit so make sure you visit before it’s gone! Visit the museum’s website for more information.

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Skating by the Sea
If you missed out on your opportunity to go Ice Skating this holiday season, you’re in luck! The Hotel Del Coronado has extended their holiday festivities an additional week. Skating by the Sea will be open until January 10 and will be open daily from 4:00PM-6:00PM and 7:00PM-9:00PM. The cost is $23 for adults and $18 for children age 11 & older. Ring in the New Year with a romantic date to this famed San Diego destination!

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40th Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program
The 40th Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program will be hosted by the the City of San Diego Environmental Services Department almost all month long. Recycle your Christmas Tree this year by dropping them off at one of the 16 locations throughout the San Diego County. Convenient locations include Kate Sessions Memorial Park, University City, Carmel Valley Recreation Center, The Greenery at the Miramar Landfill, San Diego State University, and more! Click here for more information and for drop off times.

Everybody have a safe and fun first week of 2014! Let us know your favorite activities in the month of January by commenting below.

Photos shared from sdgln.com, mcasd.org

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Vanessa Turkeltaub
Vanessa Turkeltaub graduated from UC San Diego with a BA in Communication. She has been with Blue Book Publishers for over 5 years, and has written over five-hundred La Jolla related articles. She enjoys going to concerts, art, and traveling. (vanessa@lajollabluebook.com)

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