Academic Foundation for International Cultural Exchange (AFICE) is looking for individuals to work as Community Representatives, who will find host families for international students and will work with them and their families. Call Anne Ring, 866.462.3423.
The next ACT test will be administered on October 25, 2008. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register by September 19-the deadline for having the registration postmarked. Late registrations, with an additional fee, will be accepted until the final postmark deadline of October 3. Students can register online at actstudent.org.
The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers. Various positions are available. To volunteer, call Tom Viscount at 310.394.3773 x112 from 1-5 pm, Monday-Thursday.
Art Experience Group Expanding the Limits meets weekly. Participants don’t have to be practicing artists but only need be open to a most daring examination of themselves through a visual experience. The groups meets 3-4:30pm, Wednesdays, at 502 Rialto Ave., Venice. Cost: $320 a month. Call 310.450.6685.
Kentwood Players will hold auditions for Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple” on Saturday, September 13 from 10am to 3pm and on Sunday, September 14 from 6 to 9pm at the Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave., Westchester. No appointments necessary, just show up and be familiar with the play. Please call 310.645.5156 for questions.
Monday Tango Class, six-week Level I and 2 classes with Isabelle begin September 8, 7:30-9pm, $85, Santa Monica College Community Services, 1227 2nd St, 3rd floor between Wilshire and Arizona, 310.392.3493.
Take a walk through Santa Monica history! The Santa Monica Conservancy conducts downtown walking tours every Saturday at 10am. Tickets are $5 for Conservancy members, $10 for non-members. For reservations, call 310.496.3146 or go to smconservancy.org.
Yiddish classes begin September 8 at Arbeter Ring (Workmen’s Circle). Beginning Yiddish is $160-$225 for 18 weeks, Mondays, 5:30-6:30pm, Intermediate, $225-$325, Mondays 6:30-6pm, Advanced, $225-$325 Mondays 8-9:30pm. Call 310.552.2007.