Friday, January 6
NHM First Fridays presents TreePeople founder Andy Lipkis, Jonathan Maini and management consultant Hope Tschopik Schneider in a discussion about conservation efforts around the world, with music until 11 p.m., The Mammal Halls of the Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd., (213) 763-DINO.
Saturday, January 7
Body, Mind & Spirit, natural health, personal growth, metaphysics Expo, LAX Hilton, 5711 West Century Blvd., Saturday, 10 – 7 p.m., Sunday, 11 – 6 p.m., (541) 482-3722.
A Free Workshop for people with cancer and their families designed to enhance your awareness of internal messages that may help or hinder your recovery, The Wellness Community-West Los Angeles, 2716 Ocean Park Blvd., #1040, 11 a.m., (310) 314-2555.
World Travel 101 – Budget Travel Workshop Europe, 11:00 a.m., Hostelling International – USA is conducting a World Travel 101 Workshop on Europe. The workshop will be conducted at the Hostelling International Travel Centre, 1434 Second Street in Santa Monica. (310) 393-3413 for reservations.
Ballona Creek Bicycle Nature Ride – 2:15 – 4:30,( meet at Daniel’s Bike Rentals at 2:15 and leave promptly at 2:30) bring your own bike or rent one at Daniel’s in Fisherman’s Village. You *must* wear a bicycle helmet on the tour. (310) 821-9045.
Monday, January 9
Own Your Body Through Energy Clearing, with Ann O’Brien, 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Sha’arei Am- The Santa Monica Synagogue, 1448 18th Street, (310) 451-8902.
Tuesday, January 10
Councilman Bill Rosendahl, Venice Neighborhood Council Will Hold Venice Beach Town Hall Meeting, 7 p.m., Oakwood Recreation Center, 767 California Avenue to review draft of new Venice Beach vending ordinance. Representatives from the Department of Recreation and Parks, the City Attorney’s office, and the Los Angeles Police Department will also attend to answer questions from the public.
Wednesday, January 11
Team in Training to Host Information Meeting at Santa Monica Place Mall, training for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Community Room, 3rd Floor, 4th and Broadway, (310) 216-7600.