Compiled by Morgan Owen
“Rent, A Rock Opera”
THROUGH JUNE 17
The Kentwood Players present Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning rock opera “Rent.” The show will be directed and choreographed by Marcus S. Daniel, musically directed by Gabrielle Maldonado, and produced by Alison Boole and Elizabeth Bouton Summerer. Loosely based on Puccini’s “La Boheme,” this rock opera is set in New York and follows the story of Roger Davis, a musician who recently learned he is HIV positive.
Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Avenue, Los Angeles, $30, Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, 2 p.m., kentwoodplayers.org
Playa Vista Farmers Market
Rain or shine, vendors gather at RUNWAY every week to sell organic fruits, seasonal vegetables, local meat, artisanal bread and cheese, and other goods. Food vendors and live music are also available. Parking is available in the RUNWAY garage.
RUNWAY, 12775 Millennium Drive, Playa Vista, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., free admission,
P.C. Pitstop Cars and Coffee
MAY 27, JUNE 24
Stop by for Cars and Coffee at the Main Drive at RUNWAY. Every month car enthusiasts can meet up with their peers to view each other’s vehicles over a hot latte. The event is hosted by Free Market Playa and nostalgia car retailer Period Correct.
RUNWAY Main Drive, 12775 Millennium Drive, Playa Vista, free, 9 a.m. to noon,
Marina Culture Jam
MAY 28, JUNE 25
The LA County Department of Beaches and Harbors and The Music Center return to Burton Chace Park for a Marina Culture Jam. Performing on May 28 are the Korean Classical Music and Dance Company and Kayamanan Ng Lahi. Performing on June 25 are Brass Pacifica and Jazz it Up! with Bobby Rodriguez.
Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, free admission, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., beaches.lacounty.gov
Marina Sailing Club
MAY 28, JUNE 11, JUNE 25
Join the Marina Sailing Club every second and fourth Sunday at Burton Chase Park Clubhouse for a light brunch followed by an afternoon sail in Santa Monica Bay. After the sail, there is a potluck dock party with wine and cheese. This is an excellent place to learn, practice or hone your sailing skills.
Burton Chase Park Clubhouse, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, $15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., for more information contact 310-995-951
Summer Family Fun Artisan Market
Also known as the monthly creative communal market, support local retailers at RUNWAY at this pet-friendly, kid-friendly market. Browse more than 40 local artisans with food and live music.
RUNWAY, 12775 Millennium Drive, Playa Vista, free, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., runwayplayavista.com
Bay Cities Coin Club
Meetings for Bay Cities Coin Club are on the second Thursday of every month at the Westchester Masonic Center. Meetings have an educational presentation, coin auction and raffle. Parking is at the rear of the building.
Westchester Masonic Center, 7726 W. Manchester Avenue, Playa Del Rey, free, 6:30 to 9 p.m., baycitiescoinclub.com
Dinosaur Terrarium Craft
Join the Playa Vista Branch Library in making dinosaur terrariums in this child-friendly craft event. The event is suitable for ages 3 to 14, and supplies will be provided. RSVP is required to accommodate the appropriate quantity of materials.
Playa Vista Branch Library, 6400 Playa Vista Drive, free, noon to 1 p.m., lapl.org
LMU Pride Fest 2023
Airport Marina Counseling Services will celebrate Pride Month with its annual Pride Fest, a free community event to reduce stigma against the LGBTQ+ community and raise awareness of low-cost mental health services in Los Angeles.
Drollinger Family Stage at Lawton Plaza, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, free, noon to 2 p.m., cal.lmu.edu
Shakespeare on the Bluff
JUNE 22 TO JUNE 24
Bring a picnic and enjoy a Shakespeare comedy, “The Merry Wives of Windsor.” This classic play follows Sir John Falstaff as he woos two women at the same time. Aware of his plan, they outwit him. Simultaneously, Anne Page must outwit her father to marry the man of her choice instead of the three suitors selected by her father. This is a family-friendly event.
Drollinger Family Stage at Lawton Plaza, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, free, 8 p.m., cal.lmu.edu