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Volunteers Wanted with Crohn’s Disease – 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. 


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


Special Events


Saturday, June 18


Juneteenth Celebration, tracing African-American heritage, co-produced by the City of Santa Monica, and the Pico Neighborhood Association, the event will shine a spotlight on “Healing the Legacy of Slavery,” Clover Park, 2600 Ocean Park Blvd., from 12 noon to 6 p.m., (310) 451-5124.


Used Book Sale, West Los Angeles Regional Library. 11360 Santa Monica Blvd., from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the library, 11360 Santa Monica Blvd.


World Travel 101 – Budget Travel Workshop – Europe by Rail, 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.


Sunday, June 19

Walk the Labyrinth, from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1008 11th Street, (310) 393-8258.


Father’s Day Brunch and Klezmer Concert, Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring, 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., 10:30 a.m.,  (310) 552-2007.


Honoring Unsung Fathers Awards and Brunch, Long Beach Westin Hotel, 333 E. Ocean Blvd., 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The awards were established in 2003 to bring attention and recognition to everyday fathers who maintain a lifestyle that exemplifies love towards their spouse, children, family, and community, (323) 856.0156 or www.hufawards.com.


Wednesday, June 22


GLBTQ Pride Forum, a forum about gay/lesbian liberation, Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring, 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., 7:30 p.m., (310) 552-2007.


Light Sport Pilot & Aircraft Program. Santa Monica Air Center/ Barker Hangar 3021 Airport Ave.,  7:00 p.m.


Free Tai Chi classes for Seniors, 2-3 p.m., Yo San University (3rd floor UTM Room, 13315 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 577-3000 ext. 20.

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