Saturday, May 27
Walk in Peace at Reed/Lincoln Park at 7th and Wilshire, 2pm. For more information, 818.385.1355 or www.yoga losangeles.com/peaceiseverystep/santamonica0506.html.
Saturday & Sunday May 27-29,
Memorial Day Weekend
Three Days of Commemoration at Arlington West: Iraq and Afghanistan War Memorial, organized by the Veterans for Peace, held north of the Santa Monica Pier. Candlelight vigils both Saturday and Sunday nights. A flag draped coffin procession will proceed from the pier at 11:30am May 29th, 818-312-2617.
Monday May 29
Small Press Festival and Convention, an expansive day of writers, poets and publishers, 10am-6pm, Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill St., 310.578.6030.
Online Professional Certificate in Personal Fitness Training, with an optional field internship course, for students already active in the fitness and health fields. For more information, 310.434.3400 or www.efs.pageout.net.
Tuesday, May 30
Meet and hear the 36th Congressional District Candidates at a Democratic Candidates Forum. Moderator, Kitty Felde; on the right, Jane Harmon; on the left, Marcy Winograd, 7-9pm, Venice Center for Peace with Justice and The Arts, 2210 Lincoln Blvd., 310.821.7341.
Wednesday, May 31
KPFK host Lila Garrett will give the opening address at the Activist Support Circle monthly emotional support group for progressive activists. 7pm, Friends Meeting Hall, 1440 Harvard St., 310.399.1000 or www.activistsupportcircle.org.