Continental Rifts: Contemporary Time-Based Works of Africa, and Transformations: Recent Contemporary African Acquisitions, two exhibits, through June 14, Fowler Museum at UCLA, WW, 310.825.4361.
In Focus: The Portrait, through June 14, Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., 310.440.7300.
Present Laughter, play by Noel Coward, through June 18, 8pm Fridays-Saturdays, 2pm Sundays, $18, Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave., Westchester, kentwood players.org.
Draw The Line, drawings by selected artists, reception 5-8pm, through July 25, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.1133.
Information Session about Fall Teacher Training, 11:45am-1:15 pm, free, Santa Monica Yoga, 1640 Ocean Park Blvd., 310.396.4040.
In The Garden, exhibit by six women artists, reception 4-7pm, through August 13, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.5757.
Next Exit: Beautiful Life, one-woman show with Taffy Wallace, 8pm, $15, proceeds to Save the Santa Monica Playhouse campaign, The Other Space at Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th St., 310.394.9779 x1.
Poetry with Russell Salamon and Lois P. Jones, 7:30pm, donation, Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill St., 310.828.3951.
The Sun Also Rises is discussed by the Literature Book Group, 11am, free, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Blvd, 310.450.0443.
Surviving the Water Crisis, Are You Ready? Information session with water-efficiency expert Kim O’ Cain, 1pm, free, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Blvd., 310.450.0443.
Copacabana Beach Soccer Tournament, 8:30am-5pm, free, Santa Monica Beach north of the Pier, copacabanabeachsoccer.com.
Studio Tour, with artist reception and silent auction, 10am-5pmSaturday, 11am-5pm Sunday, reception 5-8pm Saturday, show runs through June 21, $20, Topanga Canyon Gallery, 120 N.Topanga Canyon Blvd., Pine Tree Circle #109, Topanga, 310.455.7909.
Creative Playground presents Aesop’s Fables, 11am, $8, Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 310.455.3723.
Jazz Vespers with The Kay Martin Trio, 5pm, goodwill offering requested, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 1343 Ocean Park Blvd., 310.452.1116.
How To Shoot A Bull Moose, reading of a play by Jonathan A. Goldberg, 11am, free, Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 310.455.3723.
Sunday Afternoon Folk Music Concert with Andrew Kelsey, Uncle Charlie, Jeannie Willets, Randall Kirby, and Berington Von Campen, 2-5pm, donation, Church In Ocean Park, 235 Hill St., 310.399.1631.
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides is discussed by the Meetup Book Group, 7pm, free, Community Meeting Room, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
Rejoyce: McLuhan As Moving Image, a celebration of James Joyce in honor of “Bloomsday,” with rare film clips of Joyce and Marshall McLuhan, 6-10pm, free, 7 Dudley Cinema, Talking Stick Coffeehouse, 1411c Lincoln Blvd., Venice, 310.306.7330.
Santa Monica PAL Charity Golf Classic Gold Tournament, registration 8:30am, shotgun start 11am, dinner 5pm, Mountain Gate Country Club, Brentwood, 310.394.5411.
Artisans of the reDiscover Center, presentation on recycled art with Mary Beth Trautwein, 7:30pm, free, Chautauqua Series, Woodland Hall, Temescal Gateway Park,15601 Sunset Blvd., PP, 310.858.7272 x115.
OT: Our Town, documentary about a high school drama production, 7pm, free, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Blvd, 310.450.0443.
Poetry with Laurel Ann Bogen, Jericho Brown, Ben Doller, and music by the What’s Next Ensemble, 6-8pm, Sand and Sea Room, Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 PCH, [email protected]
The Yiddish Policeman’s Union by Michael Chabon, is discussed by the Montana Branch Book Group, 7pm, free, Montana Branch Library, 1704 Montana Ave., 310.829.7081.
Legacy of Howard Hughes, audiovisual program with historian Gene Lassers, 10am, free, Flight Path, LAX Imperial Terminal, 6661 W. Imperial Hwy., LA, 310. 215.5291.
Lyric Chorus of SMC Emeritus College, 11am, free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
Mark Your Calendar
Venice Eco-Fest, June 27
Main Street Summer Solstice, June 28
Main Street 4th of July Parade, July 4th
Twilight Dance Series, July 2