UCLA Healthcare Seeks Volunteers Anyone interesting in learning about rewarding volunteer opportunities to help others ought to check out the Volunteer Services department, that will host an Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. on three upcoming Saturdays, also April2, and May 7, for possible volunteering at the Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA, 200 UCLA Medical Plaza in Westwood, (310) 825-6003.
Friday, March 18 The West Los Angeles Breakfast Chapter of Women’s Referral Service meets once a month, The Olympic Collection 11301 Olympic Blvd., $23, $27, (818) 995-6646.
Saturday, March 19 Study session with Judy Gordon on “The Many Faces of Torah,” 4:45 p.m., Sanctuary, 206 Main Street, (310) 392-3029. Spiritual Dating Workshop, a singles event that turns dating from awkward torture into an enjoyable activity. $25 prepaid/$30 walk-in. At Agape in Culver City, 5700 Buckingham Parkway. Taught by love guru Kathryn Alice. (310) 581-1981 www.kathrynalice.com World Travel 101 – Budget Travel Workshop Europe, 11:00 a.m., Hostelling International Travel Centre, 1434 Second Street, $5 for HI-AYH members and $10 for non-members. Call(310) 393-3413 for additional information.
Sunday, March 20 Pianist Louis Durra will play a jazz concert with his trio on Sunday, 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica, 1260 18th St. (on the corner of 18th and Arizona), (310) 403-8627. Yale Strom & Fred Benedetti in Purim Klexmer Concert, 2 p.m., Workmen’s Circle, 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring. (310) 552-2007.
Tuesday, March 22 Face to Face with the Women of Iraq, with speaker Kelly Hayes-Raitt, 543 N. Fairfax Ave. Admission is free. Bring “brown bag lunch,” drinks and dessert will be provided. Reservations are recommended and for information call Ruth Williams (323) 651-2930 ext. 503 Mystery Writers signing their books in one room. Meet the authors, have them sign their books. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Abbot Kinney Memorial Library ~Venice Branch 501 South Venice Boulevard, (310) 821-1769.