— Compiled by Kamala Kirk
Beyond Breath: An Introduction to SKY Breath Meditation
Thursday, Jan. 27
Discover the power of your breath to relieve stress, ease anxiety and calm your mind in a free live and interactive session. During this 75-minute workshop you will get the chance to pause, take a breath and clear your mind with the help of a calming breathing technique and a guided meditation. This is not a recorded webinar; it’s an interactive experience where you can ask questions and get clarity on what breathing and meditation is about. Limited spots are available. Sign up for free. Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online, 4. to 5:15 p.m.,
Live Outdoor Comedy Show
Thursday, Jan. 27
Live outdoor comedy show every last Thursday of the month at Conference Room Restaurant hosted by Leah Bonnema of “Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” Featuring Laurie Kilmartin, Mike Estime, Skye Grayson, Mindy Mann and Dustin Chafin. $10 cover.
12181 Bluff Creek Drive, A1,
Playa Vista, 7 to 10 p.m.,
Silicon Valley of LA (Playa Vista) Tour
Saturday, Jan. 29
library and a preserved area of the wetlands just east of Playa del Rey and north of LAX. Playa Vista is also known as Silicon Valley South due to companies like Google and YouTube calling it home. This tour will show you the outside of the legendary aircraft hangar that was used by Hughes Aircraft Company and later Boeing and movie studios for filming the movies “Titanic” and “Independence Day.” Google has transformed the aircraft hangers into a unique office space. The tour will start at Google’s offices then make its way to the heart of Playa Vista, where there are businesses such as a movie theatre, CVS and restaurants. The tour will end at Sol Mexican Cocina for mingling. Tickets cost $18.50 to $25. Register online.
Spruce Goose Hangar, 16 S. Campus Center Dr., Los Angeles,
1 to 3:30 p.m., bit.ly/3ru1uVS
Freeway Funk Yard
Friday, Feb. 4
Freeway Funk Yard is a large hidden lot nestled near a secret Westside Los Angeles freeway where you can see some of the world’s most-known comics work on material and make you laugh. Line-up includes Nick Hoff and Ryan Churchill. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. $15 per person. Must be vaccinated. RSVP online.
5301 Grosvenor Street,
Los Angeles, 8 to 10 p.m.,
Dog Agility Class
Sunday, Feb. 6, 13, 20 & 27
Training builds a common language between humans and their animals and helps develop trust and a healthy relationship. Help strengthen the bond between you and your dog with an interactive introduction to dog agility training offered by Wallis Annenberg PetSpace. These four, one-hour classes will teach your dog the basics of this fun, quickly-growing sport. This class includes an introduction to agility obstacles such as jumps, A-Frame, tunnels, weave poles and pause tables. Dogs should have beginner-level obedience skills. Classes take place outdoors and will be limited to eight dogs. Register now to save your spot. Please bring proof of vaccinations to the class. To save time at check-in, fill out the online waiver and email your dog’s vaccination records to email@example.com. Cost is $140.
12005 Bluff Creek Drive, Playa Vista, 10 to 11 a.m., $75, annenbergpetspace.org
RUNWAY x Creative Communal Valentine’s Day Makers Market
Saturday, Feb. 12
The family-friendly and pet-friendly event will feature local makers, live music, good grub, photo ops and fun kids activities including face painting.
12775 Millennium Drive, Playa Vista, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
L.A. Literature, Toy and Memorabilia Show for Porsches and Vintage VWs
Saturday, Feb. 26
The 2022 Porsche and Vintage VW Literature, Toy Model and Memorabilia Swap Meet is held in the two large ballrooms on the main floor of the Airport Hilton, very close by Los Angeles International Airport. The public is admitted at 9 a.m. for $10 each at the door. Early bird shoppers are admitted at 7 a.m. for $30 at the door. Children under 12 are free. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required.