Santa Monica Festival
May 8, 11am-6pm, free
Clover Park, 2600 Ocean Park Blvd.,
Santa Monica’s annual celebration of spring, Mother’s Day, and Mother Earth is happening again. This year offers free dance lessons, Living “Book-People” whom you can “take out” for a half hour like library books, entertainment including Clarita and the Arte Flamenco Dance Theatre, the Living Sisters, and the Santa Monica High School Jazz Combo, and the usual vendors, environmental exhibits, and culturally diverse food booths.
AltBuild Expo • May 7-8, 10am-5pm, free
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium,
1855 Main St, www.altbuildexpo.com.
The Altbuild Expo, one of the largest Green Building events in the country, features exhibits of alternative building materials, green building options, design from salvage, consultations, seminars, and more.