Chalet Mirabel, an original children’s musical that takes place during the 1950’s in a Swiss Boarding School. Thursdays through Sundays until June 11, all shows 8pm except 4pm Sunday matinees, Miles Memorial Playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Blvd, 310.202.9229 or [email protected]
That May Well be True, a comedy by Jay Reiss, the Ruskin Group, 3000 Airport Dr. at Santa Monica Airport. 8pm, Fridays and Saturdays; 2pm Sundays. Sundays are Pay-What-You-Can performances. Extended through June 24, 310.397.3244 or www.ruskingrouptheatre.com.
The Contemporary Crafts Market, one of a kind crafts; handmade greeting cards; batik; knitwear; wearable art; items for the home and much, much more, Santa Monica Civic, June 9-12, 10am-6pm, 808.422.7362 or www.craftsource.org.
Grandma’s Place: Running Away for Your Life, presented by the Santa Monica Playhouse Young Professionals’ Company, 7:30pm, $10, Santa Monica Playhouse Main Stage, 1211 4th St., 310.394.9779, also on June 10.
Latin Business Association’s 30ths Anniversary Gala honors Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and others, 6pm, Le Chateau Rose, 110 N. Mapleton Dr., Bel Air., 310.301.6618 or www.lbausa.com.
Making the Eternal New: Recent Work of Moule & Polyzoides, Architects and Urbanists, through August 20, Sci Arc, 960 E. 3rd St., 213.613.2200.
Wounded, a play by the Los Angeles Theatre Ensemble, also on June 10, 11, 16 and 17, 8pm, Powerhouse Theatre, 3116 2nd St., 310.396.3680.
Antique & Contemporary Tile Sale, 10am-4pm, California Heritage Museum, 2612 Main St., 310.392.8537.
Adam Bartos, Photographs, Rose gallery, Bergamot Station, through August 5, 310.264.8440.
Chrysalis’ Fifth Annual Butterfly Ball – Honoring Salma Hayek, Peter Roth and Tony Sella, a Hollywood fundraising event held at the private Italian Estate of Fred and Carla Sands to benefit Chrysalis, 6:30pm, 310.392. 4117, x329.
Celestial Landscapes, mixed media constructions, jewelry and paintings by SMC’s faculty, SMC Photography Gallery, second floor of Drescher Hall, 1900 Pico Blvd., opening reception, 6-8pm, 310.434.4289.
Fiesta de Sol y Flamenco, a festive fundraising gala to be held at Rancho Chiquita in Malibu, proceeds to benefit the rescued animals of Star Eco Station, 4-8pm, 310.842.8163, www.starinc.org or www.ecostation.org.
The World Premiere Performance of LA Street Scenes and hip-hop songs will be at 7:30pm, The Promenade Playhouse, 1404 3rd Street Promenade, $50-$75, 310.656.8070, x17.
The annual SMASH fundraising carnival will have a petting zoo, tie-dye, games, rides, food, music, a silent auction and more, noon-5pm, SMASH, 5th St. and Ocean Park Blvd., 310.396.2640.
Twelfth Night, The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, through September 30, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., 310.455.3723 or www.theatricum.com.
Making Waves Gala, a fundraiser for Surfrider, Sunset Restaurant, 6800 Westward Beach Rd., Malibu, featuring the World Premiere of “Peel: The Peru Project,” silent auction, artwork, raffle, $200 per person, $380 couple, dress: beach cocktail, 310.589.1007.
Santa Monica Auctions Annual Spring Live Public Auction, 1pm, Berman/Turner Projects, [Gallery E1], Bergamot Station, 6:30-8:30pm, 310.586.7104.
Crossroads Teen AIDS Ambassadors, grades 8-12, present sketches, poems, lessons and songs about AIDS around the world, Community Room, Crossroads Norton Campus & Sports Center, 1715 Olympic Blvd.
Namaste Women’s Choir, 23 women sing in different languages, from choral to pop, debut concert, St. Bede’s Episcopal Church, 3590 Grand View Blvd., 4pm., $5-$10.
A Time for Heroes Celebrity Carnival to benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Wadsworth Theatre on the VA lawn, $1,000 Adults/$250 children, noon 4pm, www.pedaids.org.
Theatricum Botanicum’s Family Fundays, Creative Playground presents “The Legends of King Arthur,” 11am. The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., 310.455.3723 or www.theatricum.com.
21st Annual Sports Spectacular, Cedars-Sinai Medical Centers, over 80 of the nation’s top athletes with 1800 prominent members of the financial, entertainment, legal and corporate communities from Los Angeles and New York. Silent Auction 4pm, dinner 6pm, Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel, 2025 Avenue of the Stars, 310.858.9217. www.sportsspectacular.com
Walking the Labyrinth, an ancient meditation tool used for centering and prayer. 10:30am-12pm, (last entry at 11:15am), also 2pm-4:30pm (last entry at 3:45pm), First United Methodist Church, 1008-11th St., 310.393.8258.
Great White Shark Talk at Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, followed by a shark presentation and shark feeding, 1600 Ocean Front Walk, 3:45pm, 310.393.6149, x105.
Lori Hart World Makeup and Anti-Aging Specialist to speak at the Santa Monica For You Network Dinner Meeting, 6:30pm, Harbor House, 4211 Admiralty Way, MDR, $30, 888.244.4420.
Free Training on Accessible Housing, Loyola Law School, 919 Albany St., 8:30am-4:30pm, 888.341.7781 (V/TTY), 8:30am and 5pm, www.fairhousingfirst.org.
“Leftover Stories to Tell: A Tribute to Spalding Gray,” features readings by Tony Shalhoub, Margaret Cho, Loudon Wainwright III and Teri Garr through June 18. Freud Playhouse, UCLA, 310.825.2101 or www.uclalive.org.
46th Annual Arts & Literature Celebration
Over 65 4th through 12th grade Santa Monica/Malibu Unified School District students will be recognized for their expression of the theme, “A Respectful Community: Each Individual’s Right, Each Individual’s Responsibility.” Sponsored by the Human Relations Council – Santa Monica Bay Area, 4-6pm, John Adams Middle School Auditorium, 2425 16th St., 310.450.8338, x155.
Revealing the Work of Los Angeles’ Newest Creative Class Spring Portfolio Show, 4-7pm, full video screening, 7-10pm, The Art Institute of California, 2900 31st St., 310.314.6087 or www.artinstitutes.edu/l.
The Undressed Fest, Weekend #1: The Naked Body in Performance; Dandelion Dancetheater and guest artists present original work involving nudity, followed by open discussions. Weekend #2: ANICCA: the newest evening-length, site-specific Undressed Project work, through June 17, 8pm, Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Ave., 310.823.0710.