1. Former Dodger players will take part in a youth baseball clinic for about 100 children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica and Long Beach at Elysian Park at 9:45 a.m. today. Participating Dodger alumni Billy Ashley, Shawn Green, Mickey Hatcher and Robert Ernie Castillo Jr. will teach kids various techniques and share stories about success.
2. Barbara Abercrombie, author of A Year of
Writing Dangerously and Kicking in
the Wall, will present a writing method for those who are new to writing
and not sure how to begin, or writers already at work but currently stuck at
the Santa Monica Main Library, Multipurpose Room, 2nd Floor from 3 –
4:30 p.m. Whether you're writing fiction or memoir, or simply want to keep
track of your life with journal writing, this workshop will inspire you to
write and will give you the tools and courage to put your life on paper.
3. A documentary on the evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman - Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines - will be screened at the Santa Monica Library, Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium from 7-8:30 p.m. The film goes behind the scenes with Lynda Carter, Lindsay Wagner, comic writers and artists, and real-life super heroines such as Gloria Steinem, Kathleen Hanna and others, who offer an enlightening and entertaining counterpoint to the male-dominated superhero genre.
4. The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce will host its business @Sunset networking mixer from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at HLW International, LLP 1556 20th St.Santa Monica, CA 90404. Go here for more details.
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