Thursday, July 8th

SIERRA PICNIC — The Sierra Club hosts a potluck picnic and classical concert. The club suggests that guests bring warm clothes, food for eight, beverages, cups, plates, utensils. 6 p.m., at Burton Chace Park, 13640 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey. Free. Information, (310) 821-1609.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT — The Business Development Committee of the Westchester/LAX/Marina del Rey Chamber of Commerce will meet. 8 a.m., at Bristol Hall, 8600 Sepulveda Blvd., Westchester. Free. Information, (310) 645-5151.

TOURISM & HOSPITALITY — The Tourism & Hospitality Committee of the Westchester/LAX/Marina del Rey Chamber of Commerce meets, 3:30 p.m., at the chamber office, 6151 Century Blvd., Suite 514, Westchester. Free. Information, (310) 645-5151.

Saturday, July 10th

SIERRA CLUB — A four-mile sunset/moonlight walk along Marina Beach and Venice canals for singles and couples with dinner. 6:30 p.m. at Public Parking Lot 13 on Via Marina. Information, (310) 305-9391.

PSYCHIC FAIRE AND SPIRITUAL HEALING FESTIVAL — 20 minute readings including tarot, past lives, career, palm, love life, money, aura and more. Readings $8 or three for $20. Admission and healings are free. 1 to 4 p.m. at 1715 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica. Information, (310) 587-3536.

Monday, July 12th

AUTHOR JUNE SOBEL — June Sobel, co-author of “B is for Bulldozer,” will read from her book, which takes children on an alphabetical tour of a construction site. 3 p.m., at Playa Vista Library, 6400 Playa Vista Drive, Playa Vista. Free. Information, (310) 437-6680.

Tuesday, July 13th

LOS ANGELES COMPUTER SOCIETY — Rick Eaton of the Simon Wiesenthal Center will discuss terror and hate on the Internet and how terrorists use the Internet for their work. 7 p.m., at the Fellowship Hall, 8065 Emerson Avenue, Westchester. Open help forums for PC beginners at 6 p.m. Free. Information, (310) 289-7177 or http://www.lacspc.org

Thursday, July 15th

BOARD OF DIRECTORS — The board of directors for the Westchester/LAX/Marina del Rey Chamber of Commerce will meet. 7:30 a.m., at the chamber office, 6151 Century Blvd., Suite 514, Westchester. Free. Information, (310) 645-5151.

Friday, July 16th

MEMBERSHIP/NETWORKING — The Membership/Networking Committee of the Westchester/LAX/Marina del Rey Chamber of Commerce will meet. 8 a.m., at the chamber office, 6151 Century Blvd., Suite 514, Westchester. Free. Information, (310) 645-5151.

FARMERS MARKET REMEMBRANCE — The Santa Monica Bay Interfaith Council will hold a Farmer’s Market Remembrance Community Service. In lieu of flowers and other offerings, the church suggests the community bring non-perishable foods to benefit the Westside Foodbank. 1:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1220 Second St., Santa Monica. Free. Information,

SMBayInterfaith@aol.com

Saturday, July 17th

TEEN COUNCIL — The Playa Vista Library Teen Council will hold its monthly meeting to discuss library programs for youths 11 to 18 years old, 2 p.m., at the Playa Vista Library, 6400 Playa Vista Drive, Playa Vista. Free. Information, (310) 437-6680.

TOASTMASTERS — The Toastmasters Club, which helps people develop their public speaking skills, meets. 9:30 to 11 a.m., at Marie Callender’s restaurant, 4356 Lincoln Blvd., Marina area. Free. Information, (310) 452-3746.

Sunday, July 18th

‘OUT OF GAS’ — The United Methodist Women and The Social Concerns Committee presents “Out of Gas,” a discussion by professor David Goodstein about how oil might not be available in the next decade. Refreshments will be served. 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church Simkins Hall, 1008 11th St., Santa Monica. Free. Information, (310) 207-5228.

Monday, July 19th

AFRICAN WILDLIFE — Alice Spring will present videos and slides of African wildlife in Serengeti National Park, the Virunga Mountain Range and the wetlands of Botswana for the Airport-Marina Group of the Sierra Club. 7:45 p.m., Burton Chace Park Community Building, 13640 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey. Free. Information, (310) 207-6902.

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