Thursday, November 10
Palisadians for Peace, Global Exchange and School of the Americas Watch present: Patricia Isasa with Hector Aristizabal (Theater of the Oppressed) – A $5 donation is suggested. (no one will be turned away for lack of funds), 7:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 1020 Victoria Ave., (310) 573-1901.
Friday, November 11
The United Methodist Women (UMW) of the First United Methodist Church of Santa Monica are hosting their annual boutique sale, 9 a.m. -2 p.m., the sale kicks off with an exciting preview night on Friday, November 11 from 5-8 pm. 1008 11th St. Tickets for the preview are $5, and are available at the door or by calling 310-393-8258.
Saturday, November 12
World Travel 101 – Budget Travel Workshop, 1434 Second Street, $5 for HI-AYH members and $10 for non-members. Call (310) 393-3413 for additional information.
Fibromyalgia Support Group, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, 1250 16th St., 9th floor boardroom at 2:15p.m.This is the only support group on the westside so come to gather information and find support from new friends. This group meets the 2nd Saturday of every month at this location.
Monday, November 14
Help Yourself While You Help Someone Else, the community is invited to bring in a minimum of 10 cans of food (per visit) from now until the 22nd and at the same time, enjoy fitness classes, fitness center & lap swim, all for free, the donated food goes to Sojourn, a facility for disadvantaged families, YMCA, 1332 6th Street, Santa Monica, (310) 393-2721.
“Turn the Relationship You Have Into the Relationship You Want,” Sha’arei Am- The Santa Monica Synagogue, 1448 18th Street, (310) 451-8902.
Tuesday, November 15
West LA Democratic Club screens Robert Greenwald’s new film, WAL-MART: The High Cost of Low Price. 7:00 p.m., Venice Center for Justice and the Arts, 2210 Lincoln Blvd., $15 suggested donation; no-one turned away for lack of funds. (310) 399-9295.
Diabetes Management Series, Saint John’s Health Center, 1328 22nd Street. Three consecutive Tuesday mornings, also November 22, and 29, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon. $50, and the person with diabetes is encouraged to bring a spouse, friend or caretaker at no additional cost. Advance registration required. Call Saint John’s Community Education at (310) 829-8453.
What Every Parent Should Know About How Children Learn to Read & What to do When There’s a Problem, 7 – 9 p.m., Summit View School Auditorium, 12101 W. Washington Blvd., free, (818) 779-5212.
Wednesday, November 16
South Bay Cities Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Torrance (Katy Geissert) Civic Center Library Meeting Room, 3301 Torrance Blvd, www.rootsweb.com/~casbcgs/
Get Your Back on Track, free programs by Saint John’s Health Center, 2:00-4:00 p.m., repeated Thursday, November 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 1008 11th Street, (310) 829-8453.