The West at the Emergenza Music FestivalPresented by the American Cancer Society. Teams camp out and take turns walking or running around a track. Each team is to have a representative on the track at all times during the event. Relays are an overnight event, up to 24 hours in length. For more information, call 1-800-ACS-2345.
Sunday, May 17, 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Exposition for industries of health, environmental, technology, finance, and home & garden. Chance for networking and meeting local, merchants.
6:00 p.m., Thursday, June 11
Riviera Country Club, 1250 Capri Drive, Pacific Palisades
The Installation Dinner for the Board of Directors of the Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce. This event is open to the public.
Entrance fee: $75. Dinner and dancing, music performed by the Ernie Hernandez Orchestra. Event is open to the public.
Independence Day Festivities
2:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., July 4
Alma Real Drive (races), Sunset Boulevard (parade), Palisades Charter High School at Temescal Canyon and Bowdoin (fireworks).
To celebrate Independence Day, various activities will be taking place in Pacific Palisades, including 5k and 10k races, a Sunset Boulevard-starting parade (at 2:00 p.m.) and fireworks at 7:00 p.m. at Palisades Charter High School. For more information, call (310) 459-7963.
Tax-Free Shopping Day:
10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Montana Avenue, 6th - 17th St., Santa Monica.
No admission fee. For more information, visit montanaave.com.
"Buono Pasqua!" Easter Menu:
Saturday, April 11 through Friday, April 17
231 Arizona Avenue, Locando del Lago, Santa Monica
A special three to four course Easter-inspired menu will be available during dinnertime from April 11 to April 17. Locando del Lago is an Italian restaurant, specializing in the food of Lake Como, Northern Italy. Dessert specials and varying exotic dinner options are available. Major credit cards accepted.
Beats for Eats at Santa Monica Music Center
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., April 22
Santa Monica Music Center, 1901 Santa Monica Blvd.
Play Rock Band 2 on Playstation 3, hooked up to a Dixon Drum kit, eat free pizza, snacks and drinks. Prizes to be given away: Dixon snare drum, drunk sticks, t-shirts and more prizes. Free drumming tips and tricks! To benefit Ocean Park Community Center. RSVP at dixondrums.net/smmcparty.php
8:00 p.m., April 24
Air Conditioned lounge, 2819 Pico Blvd.
A speed dating event for singles, brought to you be DateandDash. Find that right someone at the "Largest Singles Party in town." RSVP by calling (800) 957-DASH ($5 fee for phone registration), or RSVP online.
6:30 p.m., Monday, April 13
Sherman Oaks Elementary School Auditorium
The run-off candidates for City Attorney and City Council District 5 will be meeting and greeting anyone interested. Forum sponsored by the Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce and the Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council. Refreshments will be served. This event is free.
11:45 a.m., Thursday, April 16
Cafe Bizou, 14016 Ventura Blvd.
$30 for members of the Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce who pre-register, $40 for all others. At this business luncheon, the General Manager of the LADWP, David Nahai, will speak. Sponsored by the Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce.
Welcome Home to Jericho Charity Event
April 24 - April 26
Sportmens Lodge, 12825 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA. 91604
A charity event/reunion to show support for our troops and the popular television show "Jericho." Ticket price: negotiated event rate of $119 per night at Sportsmens Lodge.
Duke Ellington's 110th Birthday Anniversary Festival of Music:
April 5, 2009
Schoenberg Hall, UCLA.
Open to the public with free parking in Lot 2 - $9 (Hilgard and Westhole Avenues). For further information, call 310-206-3033 or visit ethnomusic.ucla.edu.
Idealist.org Los Angeles Nonprofit Career Fair
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., April 6
UCLA Ackerman Union Grand Ballroom, 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA. 90024.
The Idealist.org Los Angeles Nonprofit Career Fair will be hosted by the UCLA Labor Center, UCLA School of Public Affairs, the UCLA Community Programs Office and the Raza Youth Empowerment Project. An informal networking event for nonprofit organization recruiters and representatives from local colleges and the University Office of Career Services. Jobseekers can distribute resumes, speak with recruiters about employment, volunteer and internship opportunities. Free information sessions will be offered.
14th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., April 25 - April 26
UCLA, 405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles, CA. 90096
For one weekend in April, people who love books will gather with people who love to write, publish and sell books... there's nothing quite like it! Admission is free.
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