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Carla Herrera-Prats, Prep Materials, through June 25, 18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th Street, 310.453.3711.

Alice Neel: Paintings, through June 26, LA Louver Gallery, 45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.821.7529.

David K. Thompson, Passing Through: through June 26, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.5757.

V.03, art show of SMC Art Mentor students, through June 26, Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 310.434.3434.

Wicked Wilde Shakespeare Festival, with rotating plays performed by an (almost) all-female cast, presented by the LA Women’s Shakespeare company, through June 27 (call for complete schedule), A Tyrant’s Tale, a shortened version of A Winter’s Tale, 8pm, Macbeth 3, a somewhat truncated version of Macbeth, 9:30pm, $15 or two shows for $25, Miles Memorial Playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Blvd., 800.838.3006.


June 25

Last Friday on Main Street, businesses open late, Main Street between Pico and Marine, www.mainstreetsm.com.

June 26

A Chorus Line, the musical, through July 31, 8pm Fridays-Saturdays, 2pm Sundays (no performance July 4), $18-$23, Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Blvd., 310.828.7519.

Church Parking Lot Rummage Sale, 8:30am-12:30pm, free, Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill St., 310. 399.1631.

Close Encounters on the Wild Side, hike, 6pm, free, King Gillette Ranch, 26800 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas, 310.858.7272 x117.

8 Mistakes Men Need to Avoid on Their Estate Plan, with attorney Caprice L. Collins, 10am, free, Westchester Loyola Village Public Library, 7114 W. Manchester Ave., LA, 310.677.9787 x5.

Food For Life, nutrition and cooking class, meets Saturdays through June 26, noon-2pm, $50-$60,Dewind Room, Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th St., 310.393.2721 x129, www.ymcasm.org.

Growing Place Community Picnic, 11am-2pm, Marine Park, 1406 Marine St., www.growingplace.com.

Living Green, town hall meeting on green options, with panel of experts, 2 pm, free, Community Room, Kaufman Brentwood Branch Library, 11820 San Vicente Blvd., Brentwood, 310.575.8273.

Make It New, group show with John Baldessari, Julian Sarmento, Lawrence Weiner, Allan Sekula, Olivier Mosset, and others, reception 6-8pm, through September 4, Christopher Grimes Gallery, 916 Colorado Ave., 310.587.3373.

2nd Annual Walk for Africa, 8-mile course ending at the Family Zone complete with live entertainment, 9am-2pm, free, walk begins at Crescent Bay Park, 2000 Ocean Ave., www.walktoafrica.com.

Candace Pearson, Jenny Factor, and Steve McDonald, poetry, 7:30pm, $5-$7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.

Storytelling with Ilene Cohen, ages 3-7, 10:30am, free, Children’s Book World, 10580 1/2 Pico Blvd., LA, 310.559.2665.

“Uncle Ruthie” Buell is interviewed by Gerry Fialka at MESS Salon, 3pm, free, UnUrban Coffeehouse, 3301 Pico Blvd., 310.306.7330.

Billy Zane, reception June 27 6:30-9:30pm, through September 1, Frank Pictures Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.0211.

June 27

Peter Alsop’s Kids Concerts presents Egg, a Kindie Rock sextet, 11am, $8, Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 310.455.3723.

Francesca Lia Block signs House of Dolls, 3pm, free, Diesel Brentwood, 225 26th St., 510.653.9965.

Botanicum Seedlings presents 11am, free, Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 310.455.3723.

June 28

Components and Strengths of Happiness, four-week series, presented by: Carlan Robinson, Ph.D., 3-4:30pm, free, DeWind Room, Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th St., 310.393.2721 x129, www.ymcasm.org.

Dollar Splash Mondays, through August 30, swim for one dollar, shuttle bus available starting at 10am from Virginia Avenue Park and along route of Big Blue bus line 7, 10am-5pm, $1, shuttle 50 cents, Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 PCH, http://annenbergbeachhouse.com.

June 29

Green Living Workshop, eight week series, 7- 8:30pm, free, CoLoft, 920 Santa Monica Blvd., www.SustainableWorks.eventbrite.com.

Potluck, bring a dish for eight people, noon-2pm, $3, picture ID required, Community Room, Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th St., 310.393.2721 x129.

WR & Daisy by Glenn Paxton and Robert White, a concert reading, 6:30-8:30pm, free, Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 PCH, http://beachculture32.eventbrite.com.

June 30

Ron Davis, Pause, reception July 10, 5-7pm, through July 31, FIG, Bergamot Station, 310.829.0345.

Green Living Workshop, eight week series, 7-8:30pm, free, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., www.SustainableWorks.eventbrite.com.

Introduction to Yoga Class, bring your own mat, 1pm, free, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Blvd., 310.458.8681.

Sabina Virgo, activist and LA Coordinator of the Coffee party is guest speaker at Activist Support Circle, 7pm, free, Friends Meeting Hall, 1440 Harvard St, 310.399.1000.

July 1

SMC Emeritus College Student Art Exhibition II, reception 5pm, free, SMC Emeritus College Art Gallery, 1227 2nd St., 310.434.4306.


Main Street Fourth of July Parade, July 4

Twilight Dance Series, July 8

Venice Eco-Fest, July 10

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