For more events happening in Santa Monica this week, check out our community calendar. If we're missing a local activity, don't be shy, !
- BEST BETS FOR GROWN UPS
Pricing: Ticket prices range from $31.50 to $270
Where/When: ; 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. March 25
Why go: Explore the world of insects in this energetic show of incredible movement. Then regret that you didn’t keep up with gymnastics all those years ago.
NO CORKAGE MONDAYS
Where/When: ; 5-10 p.m. Mondays
Why go: Lots of bottles of wine left over from the holidays? Well, bring your favorite to this beloved Italian restaurant on Montana Avenue where wait staffers will uncork it for free while you enjoy scrumptious pasta.
Pricing: Free corkage with purchase of an entrée.
THE CURIOUS PALATE: PITCHERS AND PIZZAS
Where/When: ; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays
Why go: Every Thursday treat your taste buds to homemade pizza ranging in flavors from smoked pear to fingerling potato and then wash it down with a pitcher of beer, which you can snag at 30 percent off.
Pricing: Beers, from $5 to $12; pizzas, from $12 to $14
- BEST BETS FOR KIDS
JAMIE LEE CURTIS READING
Where/When: ; 11 a.m. Saturday
Why go: Best-selling children’s author and award winning actress Jamie Lee Curtis will narrate from her beloved books When I Was Little and Where Do Balloons Go accompanied by the lively SOL-LA Music Academy’s Children’s Chorus as well as original music by Tom Farrell and Clara Lysy.
Where/When: ; 10:15 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. Tuesday
Why go: Let the youngest members of your clan learn the joy of the library with this story time designed especially for those cutting teeth and mastering walking.
YOUTH AND FAMILY CHESS
Where/When: ; 3-6 p.m. Wednesday
Why go: Unleash your child’s inner Bobby Fisher with this activity that teaches the fascinating aspects of chess.