Thursday, August 12

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.

STORYTELLING — Community Storytellers sponsors a program for both storytellers and listeners. Stories limited to eight minutes. $3 donation. 7:30 p.m. at Temple Beth Torah, 11827 Venice Blvd., Mar Vista. Information, (310) 823-7482.

Saturday August 14

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, Another Brilliant Move, (310) 664-1302.

Monday August 16

LMU NEIGHBORS MEET — LAPD Capt. Kenneth Hillman of the LAPD Pacific Community Police Station will speak to neighbors of Loyola Marymount University, discussing under-age drinking, rowdiness, excessive noise and reckless driving; 6:30 p.m. Westchester Municipal Building community room, 7166 Manchester Ave., Westchester.

Tuesday, August 17

PET VACCINATION CLINIC — The Southern California Veterinary Medical Association and the City of Los Angeles Department of Animal Services will hold a pet vaccination clinic for dogs and cats; includes anti-rabies vaccination ($6), six-in-one vaccine (DHLPP) ($12) and coronavirus and Bordetella vaccines ($9 each) for dogs; and four-in-one vaccine for cat protection ($12); rabies vaccine for dogs 12 months and older and other vaccines for pets eight weeks and older; dogs must be on leashes and cats in pet carriers; between 7 and 8:30 p.m. at the Westchester Pool, 9100 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester. (562) 948-4979; recording of upcoming clinics, (562) 948-2211.

Thursday, August 19

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

VENICE CHAMBER BREAKFAST — Venice Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Forum, sponsored by the chamber and the Venice-Abbot Kinney Memorial Library; 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;

Friday, August 20

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY — Nancy Carlberg discusses “Using Basic Computer Research Programs” at meeting of the L.A. Westside Genealogical Society; help offered for beginners; 6:45 to 9 p.m., Burton Chace Park Community Building, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey. Free. Tom Lane, (310) 393-5574.

Saturday, August 21

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.

Tuesday August 24

AIRPORT RELATIONS COMMITTEE — Westchester-LAX/Marina del Rey Chamber of Commerce Airport Relations Committee meets, 8 a.m., in the chamber office, 6151 Century Blvd., Suite 514, Westchester. (310) 645-5151.

Wednesday August 25

LONG-TERM CARE — Santa Monica Family YMCA Older Adult Wellness Lecture Series presents Jeff Adler, insurance agent, long-term care instructor and investment advisor, discussing “Needs and Solutions for Long Term Care, Medicare and Medicare Supplement”; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., YMCA DeWind Room, second floor, 1332 Sixth St., Santa Monica. Free. Lidia Magarian, (310) 393-2721, ext. 109.

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 28

PAST LIVES, DREAMS, SOUL TRAVEL — Sirod presents a workshop on past lives, dreams and soul travel; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wild Oaks Market second floor community room, 500 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica. Free. (310) 396-9650.

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.