Friday, June 3
Anime Screening for Teens at Library. Come watch a variety of Japanese animated films, including Wolf’s Rain and Voices of a Distant Star. Rated PG13. Free. 7-9pm. Montana Avenue Branch. 1704 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica. For more information call 310-458-8976.
Saturday, June 4
Family Fair & Swap Meet – All ages are welcome to come enjoy food, music, art, two play grounds (for infants/toddlers and preschoolers), face painting, games & other kids activities and a mega, multi-family swap meet. Proceeds from the swap meet benefit Bridges Community Charter School, a new public elementary school on the Westside offering a Reggio Emilia-inspired, high quality education for a diverse community. Westside Children’s Center, 4600 Lindblade Dr., Culver City. 11am–2pm. Free. For more info, call (310) 439-1414 or visit www.bridgescharter.org.
Pancake Breakfast and Auction to raise money for youth group of young women and Boy Scout Troop 16 – Varsity Scout Team 16, to go to camp and attend other activities. Items up for auction include: two new bicycles, LA Film Festival passes, WB Network backlot access, Pilates Classes. 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Benefiting the Young Men and Young Women Of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2301 2nd Street, $5 per individual $15 per family, (310) 392-2345.
Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine for Cancer Patients, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., a free workshop, the Wellness Community, 2716 Ocean Park Bl., #1040, (310) 314-2555.
Shots for Tots & Teens, offering free immunizations for children and teenagers, 12:30 – 2 p.m., Westside Family Health Center, 1711 Ocean Park Blvd., (310) 450-2191.
Sunday, June 5
Jazz Vespers, featuring Christopher Dawson and Janice Anderson, 5 p.m., Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 1343 Ocean Park Blvd., (310) 452-1116.
Rabbi David E.S. Stein speaks on “Gender Issues in Torah Translation,”Sanctuary, 206 Main St., 10 a.m., free, 206 Main Street, (310) 392-3029.
Public Talk: Rare opportunity to meet an authentic Bonpo Zogchen Master teaching on “The Impermanence of Life,” 7-9 p.m., Santa Monica Healing Center, 1247 7th Street (ccArizona).
Second annual Brentwood Science Community Fair, designed to raise funds for this public school while creating an opportunity for the students, their families and the community to come together. Activities include interactive, educational exhibits and demonstrations, giant inflatables, silent auction, multi-cultural food court, game booths and more, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Brentwood Science Magnet School, 740 Gretna Green Way (at San Vicente Blvd.).
Monday, June 6
Nutrition and Breast Cancer, 6 – 8 p.m., a free workshop, the Wellness Community, 2716 Ocean Park Bl., #1040, (310) 314-2555.
Tuesday, June 7
The Shavout Story and Craft Hour, Friends of the Kaufman Brentwood Branch Library, 4 p.m., children at invited to attend, 11820 San Vicente Blvd., (310) 472-0163.
“Hunger: how aware are you?” Westside Food Bank to display local art at Ken Edwards Center for Hunger Awareness Day, mixed media art from local artists and students at the Ken Edwards Center at 1527 Fourth Street.
Wednesday, June 8
Free Health Education Forum: “Challenging the Obesity Epidemic,” Fairmont Miramar Hotel, 101 Wilshire Blvd., 7 – 9 p.m., (310) 829-8453.