In Search of Earthlike Planets, 8pm, preceded by The Night Sky Show 7pm, $5 or $9 for both shows, John Drescher Planetarium, SMC, 1900 Pico Blvd., 310.434.4223.
Once Upon a Time in the West, directed by Sergio Leone, 7:30pm, free, Harold Williams Auditorium, Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., LA, 310.440.7360.
Films For Change presents Bam 6.6., a film about Jews and Iranians, 7pm, $5 donation, 601 9th St., 310.451.2752.
Bad Day at Black Rock, directed by John Sturges, 4pm, free, Harold Williams Auditorium, Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., LA, 310.440.7360.
Europe, travel workshop, 11am, $5-$10, Hostelling International Travel Store, 1434 2nd St., 310.393.3413.
Inch Of Your Life, a comedy by Massimo Pagliaroli, through February 8, 8pm Saturdays-Sundays, $10, Edgemar Center for the Arts, 2437 Main St., 800.595.4849.
A Little Princess, classic children’s play, through February 15, 11am Saturdays-Sundays, $6-$8, Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Blvd., 310. 828.7519.
Little Red Riding Hood with the Guild Opera Company, ages 6 and up, 2pm, free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
Ornate Pine Needle Basketry Workshop, 10am-3pm, $49 plus $27 for materials, pre-registration required, Santa Monica College Bundy Campus, 3171 S. Bundy Dr., LA, 310.434.3400.
Speedy, Harold Lloyd classic film, with live organ accompaniment, 2pm, $15-$25, Royce Hall, UCLA, WW, 310.825.2101.
Un-Curry’s Indian Tea Party, with demo of how to make chai (Indian tea) and tea-time goodies, 1-3pm, free, Surfas, 8777 Washington Blvd., CC, 310. 559.4770.
Celebrate Life! A benefit festival of Kirtan, Sacred Dance, and Indian Food, featuring Prema Soul, 6-10pm, $17-$20,
Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill Street, 323.469.1247.
Ballona Nature Walks, 2-4pm, free, meet at Pacific Ave. parking lot, Del Rey Lagoon, and 4:30pm-6:30pm, free, meet at Shallow Water Nature Store, 221 Culver Blvd., PDR, 310.823.7040, ballonainstitute.org.
The Brillaner Duo, clarinetist Shirley Brill and pianist Jonathan Aner, in concert, 2pm, $25, Raitt Recital Hall, Pepperdine University, 24255 PCH, Malibu, 310.506.4055.
Flowers Are Not Enough, one-woman show about abusive relationships, with Naomi Ackerman, 6:30pm, free, University Synagogue, 11960 Sunset Blvd., LA, 310.472.1255.
The Four Year Plan for College: Getting an Early Start, 7pm, free, Multipurpose Room, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
M&Ms With D&G (Metaphysical Mash-ups with Don & Gerry), new discussion group meeting, 7-10pm, free, Unurban Coffeehouse, 3301 Pico Blvd, 310.315.0056.
Sailing I: Practice and Theory, classroom session meets weekly on Mondays through February 23, 6:30-10pm, UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center, 10920 Lindbrook Dr., WW, on the water lessons begin February 7, California Sailing Academy Coast Guard School, 14025 Panay Way, MDR, $375, 310.825.7093.
Zamu On Tour, with screening of PBS documentary Return to the Amazon, 7-9pm, free, Sheraton Delfina, 530 Pico Blvd., 310.396.8989.
Terry Cheney discusses and signs Manic: A Memoir, 7pm, free, Diesel, A Bookstore, Brentwood Country Mart, Suite 33, 225 26th St., 310.576.9960.
Explodity: An Evening of Transrational Sound Poetry, with Russian avant-garde poetry read by scholar Oleg Minin plus contemporary poets Christian Bok and Steve McCaffery, 7pm, free, Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., LA, 310.440.7360.
Sid Fleischman, author of the Trouble Begins At Eight: A Life of Mark Twain in the Wild Wild West, speaks about and signs his book, 10:30am, free, Children’s Book World, 10580 1/2 Pico Blvd., LA, 310.559.2665.
Peter Kempson, Camey McGilvray, Shelley Adler, reception February 7, 5-8pm, through February 28, TAG Gallery, 2903 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.829.9556.
Knowledge is Empowerment: Understanding Breast Cancer Today, seminar on breast cancer, noon-2pm, $25-$30,Kehillat Israel Reconstructionist Synagogue, 16019 Sunset Blvd, PP, 310.459.7539.
Relationships between Law and Ethics, part four of five-part seminar series with Rabbi Elliot Dorff, presented by American Jewish University, noon-1:30pm, $75, 1801 Avenue of the Stars, LA, 310.440.1246.
Tango Historia Breves, Guillermina Quiroga, Argentinean tango dancer and her company, 8pm, $17-$60, Royce Hall, UCLA, WW, 310.825.2101.
Book Launch Party for TV writer George Mastras’ debut Novel, Fidali’s Way, 7pm, free, Diesel, A Bookstore, Brentwood Country Mart, Suite 33, 225 26th St., 310.576.9960.
Frank Krakowiak’s Africa: An Artist’s Safari, 7pm, free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
UCLA Extension Writers Studio, four days of intensive workshops on screenwriting, novel writing, and more, through February 8, $775, UCLA Extension’s 1010 Westwood Center, 1010 Westwood Blvd., WW, 310.825.9415.
Voluntourism, with Erin McCloskey speaking on conservation work, 6-9pm, free, G2 Gallery, 1503 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, 310.452.2842.