Through June 28
Self Esteem Classes with Lee Davis, every Saturday, 3-5pm, free, Memorial Park, 1401 Olympic Blvd., 310.230.5163.
Through July 7
Lose Weight for Good, class, 7-8:30pm, $300, St. John’s Health Center, 1328 22nd St., 310.829.8453.
Breathe & Move: Simple Energy Exercises for Vibrant Health, presented by Jiling Hu, 2:45pm, free for members, $15 for non-members, Cayton Room, YMCA of Santa Monica, 1332 6th St., 310.393.2721 x 129.
Dr. David Allen, lecture on ways to optimize and balance the immune system, 7pm, free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.966.9194.
Can I See Your Tongue? Demystifying the Principles of Chinese Medical Diagnosis, with Mark Franco, 6:30-9pm, free, Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, 1807 B Wilshire Blvd., 310.453.8300 x127.
The City of Santa Monica has a recreational tennis league for intermediate and advanced players. To register, call 310.358.3393.
The Center for the Partially Sighted has free support groups for adults with impaired sight. You do not need to be a client of the Center to participate. For more information, contact Pam Thompson at 310.458.3501 x146.
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.
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]
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.
Recovery International, nonprofit since 1937, holds weekly meetings every Friday, 6pm at SHARE! 5521 Grosvenor, LA, 310.306.6766.
Salsa Dancing Lessons with Ana Maria Alvarez, 7:30-8:30pm Wednesdays, $15 per class, free dancing after 8:30pm, Danny’s Deli, 23 Windward Ave., Venice, 310.566.5610.
Santa Monica Hiking Group meets every other Saturday at a different hiking spot. The group is a nonprofit that donates back to the community by having beach cleanups. To register, go to hiking.meetup.com/354/about.
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.
Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital seeks volunteers to spend four hours a day helping patients. Adults and teens may apply, 310.825.6001.
Sharing Strength and Hope, breast cancer support group, meets the second Monday of each month, 6:30pm, Santa Monica Bay Women’s Club, 1210 4th St., 310.395.1308.
The 12 Steps for Everybody’s Writing Workshop meets every Wednesday, 7-8pm, 16730 Bollinger Drive in Pacific Palisades. Also, every third Saturday, 3-hour writing workshop, 9am-noon. Call 310.454.5138 or e-mail [email protected]
Yoga Classes at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, including a kid’s yoga class, classes in Spanish, beginner’s courses, and free meditation and kirtan every Wednesday at 7pm and Sunday at 6:30pm, 13325 Beach Ave., MDR, 310.822.yoga.
Young Adults Group Fighting Cancer Together, the Wellness Community WLA, 2716 Ocean Park Blvd., Suite 1040, Tuesdays, 310.314.2555.