Chris Cleave, February 20, 2pm, free
MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library
601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
The author of Santa Monica’s CityWide Reads selection Little Bee will be discussing and signing his book, preceded by a staged reading of excerpts at 1:30p.m. with Rosalyn Landor and Petal d’Avril Walker.
Our Plastic Ocean: Exploring the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre
February 24, 7pm, free, Santa Monica Pier Aquarium,
1600 Ocean Front Walk
Seating by RSVP only, 310. 393.6149 x106.
The Algalita Foundation has been doing research on the plastic waste matter in the Pacific Ocean. Christiana Boerger, a scientist working on the project, will be speaking about the findings, sharing photos and anecdotes from the ocean research voyage, and taking questions from the audience.