Bids and Bubbles Benefit for The Power of a Shower
A new nonprofit founded this year by Playa Vista Insurance Services and Sunny Side Up Events CEO Rachel Sunday, the Power of a Shower works to provide free mobile shower and hygiene services as well as clean clothes for homeless people in Los Angeles. “We’re not trying to solve the homeless crisis, we are simply trying to give people dignity,” Sunday says. The group’s first major fundraiser features signature cocktails, small bites, a photo booth and silent auction from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at the Centerpointe Club, 6200 Playa Vista Drive. Tickets are $53 at tpoas.eventbright.com. Visit powerofashower.org for more information.
Closeted: Clearing the Clutter and Making Room for Joy
This intimate workshop with “wardrobe therapist” Stephanie Gisondi-Little of ComposedCo helps professional women live
their best lives, starting with their closet. The event from 7 to 8:30 p.m. also provides tips and tools from financial planner
Marie Thomasson CFP, to help you declutter your financial life as well, from portfolios to bank accounts. Free. Aequitas Wealth Management, 5465 S. Centinela Ave., Del Rey (three blocks north of Jefferson Boulevard). RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rock Roll & Run for Education
The nonprofit LAX Coastal Education Foundation’s second annual Rock Roll & Run for Education, held in partnership with Loyola Marymount University, kicks off at 8 a.m. on the LMU campus. Eighteen local schools are confirmed to participate in this year’s event that features a 5K run/walk, kids’ 1K and an expo with family activities, free food, giveaways and more. The 5K race is $35 for adults or $30 for kids under 12. Kids under 8 can participate in the 1K for $20. Call (310) 645-5151 or visit laxcoastaledfoundation.com to find out more.
Friends of Playa Vista Elementary Gala and Auction
Dine, drink and dance at this second annual Friends fundraiser in support of teacher’s aide salaries, physical education, Art in Action, PlayWorks, the school’s technology program and other needs not funded by LAUSD. The event is from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Roski Dining Room in University Hall at Loyola Marymount University. Tickets are $80, with VIP tables also available to reserve. Visit playavistaschool.com or email email@example.com for more info.