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, !
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NIKE SANTA MONICA TRAINING CLUB
Where/When: ; 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Jan. 31
Why go: Oh that tempting holiday food ... this free training club will help you shed those pesky pumpkin pie calories.
WHAT'S NEW THIS WEEK?
Where/When: ; 1-2:30 p.m. Thursday
Why go: Caucuses, debates, the Katy Perry and Russell Brand split, new laws— it can be hard to keep track of the big news. Stay in the know with this discussion of current events moderated by the knowledgeable Jack Nordhaus.
GLOBAL STREET FOOD AND BEER TASTING
Where/When: ; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
Why go: Treat your taste buds with this scrumptious feast where food from around the world will be paired with brews. Call (310) 395-2901 to reserve your spot
GOLDEN GLOBE FOREIGN-LANGUAGE NOMINEE SERIES 2012
Where/When: Aero Theatre; 7:30 p.m. Monday
Why go: American Cinematheque will begin screening movies nominated for the Golden Globe in the Best Foreign-Language Film category. The screenings begin Monday with In the Land of Blood and Honey—actress Angelina Jolie's debut as writer-director.
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'CELEBRATING WINTER' CONCERT
Where/When: ; 4:30 p.m.Wednesday
Why go: The winter holidays may be over but there's still something cool to sing about. This concert full of winter tunes will be sung by super cute kids.
SWAZZLE BILINGUAL PUPPET SHOW
Where/When: ; 2:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday
Why go: All kids will delight in this lively bilingual puppet show based on the famed book Dream Carver.
WACKY HAT WEDNESDAY
Where/When: ; Wednesdays through Jan. 16
Why go: Grab the funkiest hats your family owns and wear them proudly to the rink on Wednesdays.