Cocktails & Leach Fields, The Other Space, Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th St., through May 7, 323.960.7846.
I’m Gonna Kill the President! A Federal Offense, The Imagination Liberation Front, call for secret places, times and reservations, through May 20, 888.475.6181.
That May Well be True, a comedy by Jay Reiss, the Ruskin Group, 3000 Airport Dr. at Santa Monica Airport. Performances are 8pm Fridays and Saturdays and 5pm Sundays. Sundays are Pay-What-You-Can performances. Extended through May 21, 310.397.3244 or go to www.ruskingrouptheatre.com.
Friday, May 5
May First Fridays, tours, music and more, 8-11pm, Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd., 213.763.DINO or www.nhm.org.
Friday, May 5 – Sunday, May 7
A Day Out with Thomas, children will be introduced to new friends at Fillmore & Western Railway’s annual event. One of Thomas the Tank Engine’s good friends, Percy, will be available for photo opportunities. Thomas will take the children on the train for a 25-minute ride. Tickets available through ticketweb.com, 866.468.7630.
Saturday, May 6
A Day With Will Rogers includes ranch tours, trick roping and more. Will Rogers State Historic Park, 1501 Will Rogers Rd., PP, 310.454.8212 or www.parks.ca.gov/willrogers.
Cabaret, Venice High School production, through May 7, $12 at the door, $10 advance, 13000 Venice Blvd., 310.306.7981.
Jazz Funk Fest, music by local musicians, 7pm at 7 Dudley Ave, Venice, 310-306-7330, free admission.
Sunday, May 7
Author! Author! An Evening with Sholom Aleichem, Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th St., 5:30pm, 310.394.9779 x651.
Celebrate Asian Pacific Islanders Heritage month, dance performance, cultural stories and learn about Pacific Islander history, Museum of Tolerance, Simon Wiesenthal Plaza, 1399 S. Roxbury Dr., 2pm, 310.553.9036.
Free Dance Performance & Workshop, TRIP Dance Theatre, 2pm, Cheviot Hills Recreation Center, 2551 Motor Ave., 323.468.9938.
Monday, May 8
Free Comedy Seminar for stand-up hopefuls, by Greg Dean, Santa Monica Playhouse, The Other Space, 1211 4th St., 7-8:30pm, 310.285-3799 or www.stand-upcomedy.com.
Nine Short Films by Tony Gault, 7 Dudley Cinema, Sponto Gallery, 7 Dudley Ave., Venice. 8pm, free, limited seating, 310.306.7330 or www.81x.com/7dudley/cinema.
Friday, May 12
Love Letters, starring Meredith Baxter and Jeffrey Tambor, will be performed one time only as a fundraiser for Santa Monica’s Clare Foundation. The 8:30pm performance will be preceded by a 7:15 silent auction and dessert reception at The Church in Ocean Park, Second St. and Hill Ave. For tickets, call 310.314.6212 or go to www.clarefoundation.org.