Thursday, October 6
Yoga Workshop “Highlights from the Iyengar Intensive,” a 3-hr. workshop, 9 a.m. – noon, $30. Yoga Garden, 2236 26th Street, (310) 450-0133, www.yogagardenstudios.com.
Conversations At Leon’s, A singles group combining discussion and romance in an intimate home setting discussion – this week, “Are You Sure You Really Want a Relationship?” 639 26th Street, S.M. just north of Montana. Every Thursday at 7 p.m., 310-393-4616.
Saturday, October 8
California Wildlife Center Volunteer Training Session, from 9am to 3 p.m., California Wildlife Center, 26026 Piuma Road, Calabasas, (818) 222-2658.
Help raise money to fight pediatric cancer, a fund drive for Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Blood Donor Center, through October 16, Westside Volvo, 11201 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, (310) 391-0445.
Pacific Palisades Democratic Club presents an afternoon with the Hon. Barbara Lee, Senior Democratic Woman on the House International Relations Committee Speak on the Iraq War, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Pacific Palisades Women’s Club, 901 Haverford, $10 for members $15 (310) 230-2084.
SMASH Rummage Sale and Car Wash, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., featuring gently used clothing, appliances, books, toys, furniture and collectables. Ocean Park Blvd. and 5th in Santa Monica. Free. (310) 396-2640.
Sunday, October 9
Writing Lives, diverse panel of Los Angeles writers and authors will discuss their lives and their work. Free; reservations requested. At Workmen’s Circle, 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 552-2007, http://www.circlesocal.org/
Monday, October 10
The Culver City Rock and Mineral Club hold monthly meeting, Culver City Senior Center, 4153 Overland Ave., Culver City, 7:30 p.m., (310) 314-12-3.
Energy Contact-The Physical Self, 7:00-8:30 p.m., Sha’arei Am- The Santa Monica Synagogue, 1448 18th Street, (310) 451-8902.
Tuesday, October 11
The Independent Writers of Southern California presents an ongoing Writing Workshop with Oliver Mayer, at a home in Westwood (details after registration), 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., $30/month for members; $40/month for non-members. Advanced payment required. Contact Gary Young at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 818-222-5554.