Thursday, October 13
Conversations At Leon’s, for singles, the subject this week, Who Pays and Why? 639 26th Street, S.M. just north of Montana, 7 p.m., (310) 393-4616.
Tales of Hoffman, United Methodist Church, 4350 Wilshire Blvd. (East of Highland at Lucerne), 8:00 p.m., $20, (323) 969-4602.
Friday, October 14
The Balance Disorders Institute will be conducting Balance Training and Fall Prevention classes every Friday throughout this year and next at the Culver City Senior Center 11:00AM – 12:00 Noon, The Culver City Senior Center, 4095 Overland Ave. $3.00 per person per class (310) 253-6700.
St. Anne’s Fall Festival, 2011 Colorado Ave., also October 15, & 16th, 2005. For more information call 310 829-4411.
Manifesting Love, a Workshop to call forth your soulmate. Agape, 7 – 10 pm. 5700 Buckingham Parkway, Culver City. Kathryn Alice (310) 581-1981. ww.KathrynAlice.com
Saturday, October 15
Poetry Evening, the Church in Ocean Park will host poet Michael Attie reading from Love Beggars & This Smiling Heart, Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill Street, $5, (323) 655-8659.
Self Defense Seminar for Women with martial arts champion Joanne Harris, registration 2 p.m., seminar 2:30-4:30 p.m.; $30 seminar, $40 seminar and DVD, $12 DVD only. The Fitness Factory, 650 La Peer Dr., West Hollywood; free parking;(323) 657-7237 or urbanknockout.com.
Walk to D’Feet ALS, registration, 8:30 a.m.: Reed Park, Greater Los Angeles Chapter Giovanna D’ Angelo, (818) 865-8067.
The Music and Recordings of The Beatles, Music Director Steve Wight will present the first in the 2005-2006 “Stevenings” series, “The Music and Recordings of the Beatles” at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica, 1260 18th St. (on the corner of 18th and Arizona) in Santa Monica. Admission is free.
Sunday, October 16
Topanga Healing Arts Day-free workshops, music and more. 10am – 5 p.m. at the Topanga Community House, 1440 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd. For more information: www.thetopangahealers.com.
Monday, October 17
Ask the Doctor – a Free Workshop or breast cancer survivors, presented by Marilou Terpenning, MD, The Wellness Community-WLA, 2716 Ocean Park Blvd., #1040, RSVP: (310) 314-2555.
Wine Tasting, to benefit the Baton Rouge area, the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce and Louise’s Trattora on 26th St. 5:30 to 8:30 (+) at TAG Gallery, 2903 Santa Monica Blvd (at Yale) in Santa Monica. $25/person.
Tuesday, October 18
What’s so funny about Halloween? 3:30pm and one at 4:30pm, at the Ocean Park Library located at 2601 Main Street. Tickets are free but must be picked up at 12:00 noon on Tuesday October 18th. Space is limited so tickets are given out on a first come first serve basis. There are no phone reservations, (310) 392-3804.
Wednesday, October 19
Braille Institute’s Mobile Solutions Van Rolls Into Santa Monica, also October 27, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Edgemar Santa Monica, 2415 Main Street, free low-vision consultations, (323) 663-1111.
Improve Your Eyesight Without Glasses, Contact Lenses or Surgery, with Gloria Ginn, Sha’arei Am- The Santa Monica Synagogue, 1448 18th Street, 7:30 p.m., (310) 451-8902.