Events Calendar

 

 

Jun
18
Sun
Lawrence Family JCC Used Book Sale
Jun 18 all-day

Come and browse our huge used book sale, featuring first-edition books, Judaica and non-Judaic books, children’s books, cookbooks, author-autographed books, and much more. Prices from $0.50 and up. First floor of Lawrence Family JCC

Jul
24
Mon
An Evening With Andy Weir, Author of The Martian
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm

Best-selling author Andy Weir and the Fleet Science Center’s CEO, Dr. Steven Snyder, will discuss the importance of science in storytelling and preview Mr. Weir’s new book,

Artemis. Mr. Weir will be available to sign books after the event. Copies of
The Martian will be available for purchase.

 

Sep
7
Thu
William Daniels, There I Go Again
Sep 7 @ 7:30 pm

William Daniels is an enigma, a rare chameleon who has enjoyed massive success both in Hollywood and on Broadway and been embraced by fans of successive generations. Few of his peers inspire the fervor with which buffs celebrate his most iconic roles, among them George Feeny in Boy Meets World, KITT in Knight Rider, Dr. Mark Craig in St. Elsewhere, and John Adams in the play and film 1776.

Sep
10
Sun
Second Sunday Author Series with Kirsten Imani Kasai
Sep 10 @ 4:30 pm

Join Kirsten Imani Kasai at the Women’s Museum of California to discuss writing as catharsis, using fiction to process trauma, and the mixed (biracial) experience in life and literature. Kirsten will read selections from The House of Erzulie and her memoir-in-progress, The Alchemy of Darkness.

Sep
21
Thu
An evening with women writers
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm

Your Own Girl Friday and the Women’s Museum of California present an event to celebrating women writers. We will be welcoming the following women; Sheila Fugard, Ally Loprete, Los Angeles Author Dr. Carol Soloway, Geri Westphal for an evening of readings, questions and signings of their books.

Sep
26
Tue
Workshop: Writing Life Stories
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm

You will gain insight about how the guided autobiography process works. After an exercise and priming questions, you write. You then share this story with the supportive group.

Nov
11
Sat
An Evening with Carl Bernstein, “The Use and Abuse of Power: the American Presidency from Nixon to Trump.”
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm

Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Carl Bernstein delivers a thoughtful, hard-hitting, and bitingly humorous analysis of today’s political landscape with a focus on US presidents from Nixon to Clinton, and everyone in between.