Lectures & learning
• Lajollacooks4u, a team building and cooking events company, will hold “Hanukkah Cooking with Hillel,” a virtual cooking event benefiting Hillel of San Diego, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13. Chef Jodi Abel will prepare Hanukkah cuisine as registered participants follow along via Zoom with recipes and shopping lists provided in advance. Free. Register at hillelsd.org/event/hanukkah-cooking-with-hillel.
• Warwick’s bookstore presents author Richard Snow at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, via Facebook Live. Snow will discuss his new book, “Disney’s Land: Walt Disney and the Invention of the Amusement Park That Changed the World,” in conversation with James Jensen. Free.The Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute presents “The Biology of Aging: Unraveling the Secrets of Healthy Aging” online at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15. Researchers Peter Adams and Malene Hanson will present information about the genes and biology that contribute to age-related conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and diabetes. Q&A will follow. Free. bit.ly/sbpaging
• The La Jolla Community Center presents an Upbeat Holiday Seasonal Songfest at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, online, featuring Christmas-, Hanukkah- and winter-themed songs. Free. Registration is required atThe La Jolla Community Center offers “Makeup Essentials for Zoom” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, online as part of its Wednesday Connect series. The second of two classes, featuring Meagan Brown, will focus on makeup application, product recommendations and instruction on creating specific looks for all occasions. $12 for Community Center members; $15 for non-members.