Elks National Foundation Fundraiser
Support a great cause. The Whale & Ale is donating 15 percent of its lunch and dinner sales to the Elks National Foundation, which supports veterans, disabled children and local scholarships.
Time: Aug. 11
Venue: 372 W. 7th St., San Pedro
Progressive Democratic Club Meeting
Now that the Democratic National Convention and the Republic National Convention are over, participate in the next Progressive Democratic Club Meeting.
Time: 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 14
Venue: Denny’s Restaurant, 600 E. Carson Plaza Drive, Carson
Eighth District Community Budget Meeting
The community is invited to come and learn more about the proposed Fiscal Year 2017 budget and how it will impact the Eighth District.
Time: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 15
Venue: Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach
Film Submissions for SPIFF
Film submissions for the SP International Film Festival are open through to Aug. 15. The time is now to submit films. The organizers are seeking films from 15 categories ranging from the traditional feature, short, documentary, to social issues and causes, our favorite resident Charles Bukowski, music videos, TV pilots, webisodes and more.
The Future of the Separation of Church, State
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Orange County Chapter is presenting Dean Erwin Chemerinsky.
Time: 1:45 p.m. Aug. 20
Venue: Irvine Ranch Water District, Community Room, 15500 Sand Canyon Ave., Irvine.
Volunteers Wanted for Banning Museum
Get to know the Banning Museum and volunteer. Volunteers at the Banning Museum attend a training class to gain the background necessary to offer public tours and special group tours of the interior of the museum, Stagecoach Barn and grounds. Training sessions are held twice a year in spring and fall.
Time: 11 a.m. Aug. 26 and 27
Venue: Banning Museum, 401 E. “M” St., Wilmington
Budget Community Meeting
Learn about Long Beach’s budget proposal for the fiscal year 2016-17. Staff will explain the proposed budget and answer questions.
Time: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 30
Venue: Los Altos Library, 5614 E. Britton Drive, Long Beach
Voter Education Forum
The YWCA Harbor Area/South Bay, the League of Woman Voters of Palos Verdes Peninsula/San Pedro, and the League of Woman Voters Torrance Area are hosting a voter education forum.
Time: 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 31
Venue: YWCA Harbor Area/South Bay, 437 W. 9th St., San Pedro