Sat. Oct. 12
The Town Grub Down
This afternoon of fun and community building at Concert Park will have food trucks, food from local restaurants, entertainment, beer garden, and kids activities. Sponsored by the Playa Vista Community Associations Institute – Greater L.A. Chapter, a portion of the proceeds will benefit the LAPromise Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to preparing Los Angeles students for success in college, career, and life. Coupon books start at $55; Kid Zone activities are free for kids under 10. Concert Park, 2 to 7 p.m. Tickets available at eventbrite.com.
Sat. Oct. 19
8th Annual Boo Fest
In honor of Halloween, this fun and spooky event will have a magician, DJ, face painting, costumes, chili cook off and lots of booths with community and outside community sponsors. Open to the public, this event serves as the largest fundraiser of the year for Playa Vista Elementary School. 1 to 5 p.m.; no reservation needed. PVES is at 13150 W. Bluff Creek Drive. Call (424) 228-1800 for more info.
Friends of the Ballona Wetlands Joint Creek Cleanup
Roll up your sleeves to help the Friends clean up the last coastal wetland in Los Angeles. Meet in the dirt parking lot behind Gordon’s Market / Alka Water: 303 Culver Boulevard, Playa del Rey. Parent/guardian waivers needed for those under 18. 9 to 11:30 a.m. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more into.
Sun. Oct 27
Monster Dash 5k Run/Walk
Starting at Runway, the flat route makes it an ideal race for individuals or families with strollers. Sorry, no dogs. The race finishes with a yoga class from a YogaWorks instructor. Don’t miss the after-party with food, fun activities, a costume contest, and raffle prizes. Registration fees start at $15 for kids, $30 for adults. 7 a.m. check-in, adult race starts at 8 a.m. Runway, 12775 Millennium Drive. Visit tinyurl.com/playavista5kmonsterdash to register.