Senior Dance Showcase, 8pm Friday, 2 and 8pm Saturday, $6, Glorya Kaufman Hall, UCLA, WW, 310.825.2101.
Four leading physician researchers from the John Wayne Cancer Institute will speak at a seminar, 7:30pm, free, Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., LA, RSVP to 310.829.8324.
Six-Week Ballroom Dance Course, presented by Westside Enrichment Center, 6:30-8:30pm, $52-$65, University High School, 11800 Texas Ave., WLA, 310.914.3572.
Heart Health Fair, free heart health screenings for women, 11am-3pm, Century Park, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Century City, 949.831.4933.
Dance and Live Fiddle Band, the California Dance Cooperative holds contradances (which is sort of like square dancing, only more fun) on the first and fourth Saturday night of every month, Brentwood Youth House, 731 S. Bundy Dr., 7:30pm, all ages welcome, $9, 818.951.2003.
Isabelle’s Friday Social, salsa and tango lessons every Friday, $5 per person, lesson from 7:30-9pm, social from 9-10pm, Isabelle’ s Dance Academy, 1334 Lincoln Blvd., 310.392.3493.
Lawn Bowl at Douglas Park with the friendly Santa Monica Lawn Bowls Club. Join us for a free lesson at noon Monday-Wednesday-Friday or at 10am and 11am Sundays, Wilshire at 25th, must RSVP, 310.281.1901 or [email protected]
Lip-reading classes for the hard of hearing, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-11:30am, Felicia Mahood Senior Center, 11338 Santa Monica Blvd., WLA, 310.477.2084.
Overeaters Anonymous, newcomers meeting, Wednesdays, 6:30pm, Reed Park Auditorium, Wilshire Blvd. and 7th St., no dues, fees or weigh-ins, regular meeting follows from 7-8pm, 310.392.1130.
Round Dancing Lessons, includes waltz two step, cha-cha and fox trot, first time free, $5, 6-7:30pm, Marine Park, 16th St. and Marine, 310.312.1749.
The Santa Monica Laughter Club meets Thursdays, 11am-noon, Shakti’s Elements, 717 Broadway. Donations of any amount accepted. Call Kim Selbert, Certified Laughter Yoga Leader, 310.471.5773.