The group Peer Action 4 Change presents their third annual Western Recovery Conference from Friday at 9:30 p.m. to Saturday at 8 p.m. at SHARE! Culver City, 6666 Green Valley Cir., Culver City. This conference is by and for people in recovery, mental health consumers, clients, and survivors to help in their individual battles against their own demons. Registration and more information on the event can be found at peeraction4change.org.
Agape Toastmasters will host an Open House from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Culver City Senior Center, Conference Room, 4095 Overland Ave, Culver City.
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Join Agape Toastmasters at its 38th Year Celebration, Saturday, March 30 from 9 to 10:30 a.m., tentative time, at the Culver City Senior Center, Conference Room
Celebrate the role of women in comics at SheroCon on Saturday, March 9 from noon to 5 p.m. at Westfield Culver City, 6000 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City. Join faces like actress/stuntwoman Janeishia Adams-Ginyard, who worked on “Black Panther” and “Avengers: Infinity War” as they celebrate women in comics with various booths and panels.
“The Guilty” will be screened Saturday, March 9 at 1 p.m. at the Julian Dixon Library, 4975 Overland Ave., Culver City. “The Guilty” is a film centered around emergency dispatcher Asger Holm. Confined to the police station, with the phone as his only tool, Asger is forced to use others as his eyes and ears to unravel the secret of a call from a frantic woman that was quickly snuffed out. Rated R.
Albert Vera Jr. will be honored at The Friends of the Sandy Segal Youth Health Center’s annual fundraiser on Saturday, March 9, starting at 5:30 p.m. at a private venue in Marina Del Rey.
The theme of the Gala is Come Sail Away. Activities begin at 5:30 p.m. with appetizers, silent auction, no host bar, and music by Ronnie Jayne. Dinner follows with music, a program, and a live auction. The cost is $135 and can be purchased at the door. All proceeds go to the Sandy Segal Youth Health Center located on the campus of Culver City Middle and High School.
For information on the event location, contact Sarah Carpenter at 310-837-3734.
The Culver City Democratic Club will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 13 in the Veteran’s Memorial Building Rotunda Room, 4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City. Meeting starts at 7 p.m. with refreshments, and guest speaker Gilbert Saucedo of the National Lawyers Guild will be speaking about the situation at the U.S./Mexico border at 8 p.m. Meetings are free.
As part of Culver City’s celebration of the 25thanniversary of the Performing Arts Grant Program, Derek Gripper’s African string trio will be performing on Wednesday, March 13 at 8 p.m. the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook, 6300 Hetzler Rd., Culver City. The evening will feature extraordinary transcriptions of kora legends Toumani DiabateÌ and BallakeÌ Sissoko. The trio will also perform original and classical works from Gripper’s oeuvre. Email email@example.com for seating.
Four Los Angeles-area cantors will be featured in the MidDay at Grace concert on Thursday, March 14 at noon at Grace Lutheran Church, 4427 Overland Ave., Culver City. Cantors Jay Frailich, Lonee Frailich, Bryce Megdal and Rebekah Mirsky will perform an eclectic mix of original compositions, Jewish music, and Broadway favorites. After the 45-minute concert, cookies and coffee will be served and an opportunity to speak to the cantors in the Fireside room next door.
The Achievable Foundation, a nonprofit community health center focusing on individuals with developmental disabilities, will be host an exclusive wine tasting in partnership with Chateau Ste. Michelle winery on Sunday, March 31 from 1 to 4 p.m. at AR Cucina, 9531 Culver Blvd., Culver City.
This event will feature a five-course tasting menu, expertly paired with some of Chateau Ste. Michelle’s award-winning wines. Chateau Ste. Michelle’s National Wine Educator will be on hand to curate the entire event. Cost is $100 general ticket, and $200 VIP ticket. For more information or to purchase tickets for this event, contact Josh Kamali at firstname.lastname@example.org or; 424-266-7483.