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Volunteers with Crohn’s Disease Wanted – Approximately 500,000 Americans are estimated to suffer from Crohn’s disease and may be eligible to participate in new clinical trials taking place around the country. These Phase 3 trials are evaluating the drug LEUKINE® (sargramostim) in Crohn’s disease. Patients interested in learning if they qualify for these trials can visit www.noveltrials.com or call toll-free 866-NOVELCD Monday through Friday between 7 am and 4 pm Pacific Time. 


More volunteers are urgently needed by Meals on Wheels, to drive between 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, to volunteer, call (310) 394-7558.


Thursday, June 9


Releasing a Person Workshop. 7 – 10 p.m. Recover from a breakup/divorce, let go of an emotional attachment with this powerful process. Facilitated by Kathryn Alice. Location: The Bodhi Tree, 585 Melrose Ave, W. Hollywood. $25 prepaid, $30 walkin. For more information or to register: visit www.kathrynalice.com or call (310) 581-1981.


Senior Day, health fair, exercise classes, seminars, from 9:30 a.m. – 12 noon, Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th Street, (310) 393-2721.


Friday, June 10


Don Giovanni, limited performances, through June 23.  All performances are at 8pm at the United Methodist Church 4350 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, (east of Highland).  All tickets are $20 and can be reserved by calling (323) 969-4602.


One Night Only/Singles Event, invited from all areas to a special event at the West End Racquet Club Party Room, with dance floor, $15, $3, (310) 372-6071.


Saturday, June 11


Ask the Doctors About Clinical Trials, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., The Wellness Community-WLA, a free workshop, 2716 Ocean Park Blvd., #1040, (310) 314-2555.


Ceramic Sale for Fathers’ Day, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., 2909 Santa Monica Blvd., (310) 828-9909.


Free Educational Seminar for Latinos to Focus on Liver Function and Disease, UCLA’s James West Alumni Center, 325 Westwood Plaza, 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., (310) 825-1335.


Sunday, June 12

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Requiem,” and Vaughan Williams’ “Serenade to Music,” Westwood Chamber Orchestra, Westwood Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir and soloists, 10822 Wilshire Blvd., 3 p.m., (310) 474-4535, $15.

Nurturing Our Children in the Midst of Affluence, a Westside psychotherapist’s perspective, 6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Fireside Room, 1008 11th Street, (310) 393-8258.

 The Road to Wellness: Moving Toward Balance in Our Lives, 8:30 – 1:30 p.m., Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., $12, (310) 364-1807.


Tuesday, June 14


What cancer patients want others to know about what makes them feel better – and what may inadvertently hurt them. 7 to 9 p.m.  The R.P.B. Auditorium on UCLA’s campus, adjacent to the Jules Stein Eye Institute, near the corner of Westwood Plaza and Le Conte Avenue. Participation is free. Parking on campus costs $7. (310) 794-6644.


The Los Angeles Computer Society invites you to sell all that stuff on eBay that you’ve wanted to sell and didn’t know how.  7 p.m., at the Fellowship Hall, 8065 Emerson Avenue, Westchester (at the corner of 80th Place, one mile N of LAX.  There will be an open “help” forums (beginners at all levels welcome) starting at 6:00 p.m. (310) 289-7177.


Wednesday, June 15


South Bay Cities Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., Torrance (Katy Geissert) Civic Center Library Meeting Room

3301 Torrance Blvd, open to the public. Free.

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