Sundays in April
Sunday Night Jazz @ Hal’s Bar and Grill
Complex rhythms, improvasation, and a touch of the blues, Hal’s Bar & Grill serves up the best of the local jazz scene every Sunday this April. Two of the more distinguished names in jazz, Thom Rotella and Harvey Newmark perform April 15, Greg Poree and Isaias Elpes bring Brazillian sounds on April 22, and Ashun, the famous classical Flamenco guitarist, performs April 29. Hal’s Bar & Grill, 1025 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice. halsbarandgrill.com
Saturday, April 14
Boys and Girls Club of Venice’s Texas Hold ‘Em Poker @ Microsoft
Organized by the Boys and Girls Club of Venice, the 8th Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament is truly going all-in for the kids. Food trucks, craft beer and high stakes poker is sure to be a lot of fun for a good cause. Noon to 5 p.m at Microsoft at The Reserve, 13031 W. Jefferson Blvd., Playa Vista. $175 early bird registration. RSVP required. Search “BGCV Poker” at eventbright.com to register.
Saturday, April 14
Puppy Hour @ Bluff Creek Fields
Puppy Hour is back on at the Bluff Creek Fields. Bring your furry friends for a pawsome time, noon to 1:30 p.m. at the dog park, 12604 Bluff Creek Dr.,
Friday, April 27
IMAX Family Movie Night @ IMAX Headquarters
Come experience the immersiveness of the IMAX screen as the IMAX Headquarters hosts a kid-friendly film for Playa Vista Elementary families.
12582 Millennium Dr., Playa Vista. Playa Vista Elementary School students & families only. playavistaschool.com/google-calendar
Saturday, April 28
The Nartey Sports Foundation Founders Ball @ The CenterPointe Club
Hosted by Celebrity Sports and Entertainment Real Estate Broker Kofi Nartey and FIFA World Cup Veteran Mimi Nartey, this ball aims to raise money for sports-related interventions for underserved youth. CenterPointe Club, 6200 Playa Vista Dr., Playa Vista. $250 minimum. RSVP required. narteysportsfoundation.com
Saturday, May 12
Fit Expo @ The Resort
Shop the latest activewear styles and catch up on cutting edge fitness trends. The Resort, 2852 W. Runway Road, Playa Vista. playavista.com/events.