Compiled by Joe Piasecki
Thursday, Feb. 22
Mezcal Luv @ SOL Cocina
Get a crash-course introduction to mezcal from the beverage director of SOL Cocina, which stocks dozens of premium varieties. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with a passion fruit and guava mezcal cocktail and continues until 8 p.m. with appetizers and a flight board with tasting notes and snifters. You’ll also taste three different agaves used to make mezcal. SOL Cocina, 12775 Millennium Dr. $48. (424) 289-0066; runwayplayavista.com
Friday, Feb. 23
Art & Wine @ The Resort
What goes better with art than wine and hors d’oeuvres? Discover your inner Michelangelo with neighbors and friends as a local artist guides you through the creation of your own masterpiece from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Resort, 12852 Runway Rd. $35. All art materials provided. 21+. Sign up at playalink.playavista.com
Saturday, Feb. 24
Playa Vista Poker Party @ CTRL Collective
Organized by the Silicon Beach Parents Group and sponsored by real estate pros Kris Zacuto and Hilton&Hyland, this party with food, drink, raffle prizes and, of course, a poker tournament benefits the nonprofit TGA Sports Foundation, which provides education-based sports programs for under-resourced communities. 21+. $100 buy-in to play; RSVP required.
Feb. 25 to March 4
Oscar Movie Week @ Cinemark Playa Vista
See all the Best Picture nominees before awards night: “The Shape of Water,” “Lady Bird,” “Darkest Hour,” “The Post,” “Phantom Thread,” “Call Me by Your Name,” “Get Out,” “Dunkirk” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” Visit cinemark.com/oscar-movie-week for the complete schedule.
Saturday, March 10
Puppy Hour @ Bluff Creek Fields
It’s like happy hour, but for puppies! Pooches and their humans meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the dog park, 12604 Bluff Creek Dr. Free. playavista.com
Saturday, March 24
Playa Vista Fun Run @ The Pointe
The Silicon Beach Parents Group and Elevation Fitness host the inaugural Playa Vista Fun Run, a healthy way to spend time with family, friends and neighbors. Strollers encouraged. The run is from 8 to 10 a.m., with check-ins starting at 7 a.m. at The Pointe, 12812 W. Runway Rd. $25; kids under 12 free. Search “Playa Vista Fun Run” at eventbright.com to register.