September 12, noon-8 p.m., free
Windward Plaza, Venice
An all-day free music festival that raises awareness of the local charity St. Joseph’s Center, Venicestock also showcases local and regional bands. Playing this year are, among others, Jason Heath and the Greedy Souls, Kitten, MK and the
Gentlemen, Samantha Stollenwerck, and Fitter.
September 11, silent auction 5-7 p.m.
Buffet dinner 6 p.m., awards and raffle, 7:30 p.m
$60 requested donation
Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill St., 310.399.1631.
The Church in Ocean Park’s annual awards for community members who have given above and beyond for the good of others, will be celebrated with a buffet dinner and ceremony. Honorees include
Louise Dobbs, Michael Tarbet and Marcia Zimmer, and Abby Arnold.