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Events: Military Family Documentary this Saturday at Santa Monica Bay Women's Club Set for Saturday, November 9th 2019

Annual Library Book Sale Set for Saturday, November 9th 2019

A free screening of "A Military Family Documentary - While Time Stands Still" will be presented by the Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club, this Saturday Nov. 9 in Santa Monica. The documentary follows three military wives before, during and after their husbands' combat deployment. Along the way you meet amazing families whose daily bravery will inspire you. The event is free and open to the public.

The screening is at 10 a.m. and the doors open at 9:30 a.m. It will be followed by a panel discussion. `Resource tables from Bob Hope USO - LAX, Wounded Warriors Family Support Programs and UCLA Veteran Family Wellness Program will also be on hand.

The event will be held at the Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club located at 1210 Fourth St., Santa Monica. For more information please call (310) 395-1308 or visit their website at:

The Friends of the Santa Monica Public Library Bookstore are holding their annual sale on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 11-2 pm in the Bookstore at the Main Library at 601 Santa Monica Blvd.

What will be offered? Art books, music, history, biography, new fiction, cookbooks, graphic novels, signed books and antiquarian books.

Just in – signed books of popular music and musicals donated by the family of a music publisher.

If you are driving, please enter the parking lot on 7 th between Arizona and Santa Monica Boulevard.

Other local events include: Calendar

Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis in Santa Monica:

8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23

McCabe's Guitar Shop, 3101 Pico Blvd.

Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis, one of country-Americana's coolest couples, share an undeniable musical chemistry. The new album, Beautiful Lie, released June 21 on Robison's The Next Waltz label, is their fourth recording together. A mix of originals and well-chosen covers embracing country's traditions and Americana's adventure.

Tickets: $28.50

The Music Guild. Fiato String Quartet with Guests Erik

November 18, 2019, 8 pm

Rynearson, Viola Trevor Handy, Cello in performance of Brahms' String Quartet in B Flat Major, Op.18; Brahms' String Sextet in G Major, Op. 36. This concert has been rescheduled from October 28 due to the Getty Fire.

University Synagogue, 11960 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, tickets around $50. 310-558-3500;

Join Medical Intuitive and Hands On Healer,  Kimberly Meredith at her "All You Need is Love" Healing Service

with live music performances of "Beatles" music with highly acclaimed musicians Mark Hart ("Supertramp"), Ryan MacMillan ("Matchbox 20") and "SNL" band member, Jon Cornell.

Tickets:  $40 at the door or pre-register for Live Streaming at:  Call: 818-754-4310

Saturday, August 24th 3:00pm - 5:00pm

RAMA Yoga Studio - 316 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

Women's Club Holiday Open House

Friday, November 22nd at 6:30pm at the Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club. 1210 Fourth Street, SM CA 90401.

Support Joy Catchers by decorating small holiday trees to donate to local organizations. Sign holiday cards for UCLA Children's Hospital, local Veterans, residents of Upward Bound House and Step Up on Second. All are welcome.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles Annual Big Bash Gala

Friday, November 15, 2019

6:00 PM red carpet cocktail reception and silent auction; 7:30 PM dinner and program.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles Annual Big Bash Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills

BBBSLA Big Bash Gala benefits youth facing adversity from underserved communities in Los Angeles.

Sponsorship packages begin at $5,000; individual tickets, $500. Information, call 213.213.2476 or email or visit


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