Thursday, August 11
Children’s Book Reading, Signing, and Play activities for kids, 5:45 p.m., Child’s Play, West LA, Lisa Dunn-Dern will read her new children’s book, “Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow,” 2299 Westwood Blvd. (between Pico and Olympic), West Los Angeles. Fee $8. Reservations and information: (310) 470-4997.
Friday, August 12
“The Art of Song,” staring Tony Bennett at the Hollywood Bowl will begin at the museum-covered patio designed by Frank Lloyd Wright where, from 6 6 to 8 p.m., guests will enjoy dinner catered by Patina. The show begins at 8:30. Seating is in section G2, immediately behind the box seats. Tickets are $175 each and all proceeds benefit TWC-WLA. For more information about this event, please call TWC-WLA (310) 314-2555.
Sunday, August 14
The Los Angeles Friends of Tibet will present “We’re No Monks.” a Tibetan feature film with English subtitles at the Skirball Center, 5:30 p.m. The film will be followed by a Q & A session. For more information or to reserve seats, call (310) 289-4654 or contact www.latibet.org.
Monday, August 15
“Energy 101” with Pamela McBride, 7-8:30 p.m., Sha’arei Am- The Santa Monica Synagogue, 1448 18th Street, presented by Co-opportunity- Santa Monica’s Co-op.
Wednesday, August 17
South Bay Cities Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Torrance (Katy Geissert) Civic Center Library Meeting Room, 3301 Torrance Blvd, open to the public. Free.