Wednesday, August 11th
WESTCHESTER STREETSCAPE — Westchester Streetscape Improvement Association meets to help plan the enhancement, beautification and improvement of Westchester streetscapes. The group interacts with the community and elected officials at the local, state and federal levels. 6:30 p.m. every second Wednesday, Los Angeles Councilwoman Cindy Miscikowski office community room, 7166 Manchester Ave., Westchester. Meetings open to the public. Information, John Ruhlen, president, (310) 641-4504.
Thursday, August 12th
CORNERSTONE PREP EVENT — Cornerstone Prep Middle School Curriculum Night includes introduction to “Success for All” program; 6:30 to 9 p.m., Boys & Girls Club of Venice, 2232 Lincoln Blvd., Venice. (310) 636-2774.
Saturday, August 14th
PSYCHIC FAIRE — Southern California Psychic Institute Psychic Faire and Spiritual Healing Festival; includes 20-minute readings of tarot, past lives, career, palm, love life, money, and aura. Admission and healings free; readings $8 or three for $20; 1714 21st St., Santa Monica. (310) 587-3536.
VENICE BEACH CAR SHOW — Venice of America Foundation car show features hot rods, muscle cars, custom cars and collector cars; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Abbot Kinney Boulevard between Main Street and Santa Clara Avenue, Venice. Free. Information and entry application for cars, Jack Leavitt, AnotherBrilliantMove, (310) 664-1302.
Thursday, August 19th
CAL YACHT CLUB LUNCH — Monthly California Yacht Club yachting luncheon features a video of Capt. Irving Johnson, taken on the four-masted, 347-foot barquentine Peking, now on display at New York City South Street Seaport Museum; video includes shots from the 200-foot masts during “Force Ten” stormy seas; noon happy half-hour, 12:30 p.m. buffet and 12:45 p.m. program. $12.75 includes lunch, tax, service and parking. California Yacht Club, 4469 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey. (310) 823-4567 or www.CalYachtClub.com
VENICE CHAMBER BREAKFAST — Venice Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Forum, includes Los Angeles city attorney Rocky Delgadillo and Los Angeles Police Capt. Bill Williams, commanding officer, Los Angeles Police Department Pacific Area; 8 to 9:30 a.m., Venice Abbot Kinney Memorial Library, 501 S. Venice Blvd., Venice. (310) 822-5425.
Saturday, August 21st
TRAVEL WORKSHOP — Hostelling International-USA World Travel 101 Budget Travel Workshop on Europe; 11 a.m., Hostelling International Travel Centre, 1434 Second St., Santa Monica. $5 for members, $10 for others; (310) 393-3413.
Wednesday, August 25th
VENICE CHAMBER MIXER — Venice Chamber of Commerce mixer, Ravenswork, 1161 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice. $5 for members, $10 for others. (310) 822-5415.
Saturday, August 28th
TRAVEL WORKSHOP — Hostelling International-USA World Travel 101 Budget Travel Workshop on Women Traveling Alone; 11 a.m., Hostelling International Travel Centre, 1434 Second St., Santa Monica. $5 for members, $10 for others; (310) 393-3413.