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, !
- FOR A NIGHT ON THE TOWN
Where/When: ; 7:30 p.m. Friday
Why go: Watch Rio in 3D under the stars, a movie about a pet bird in the midwest who meets the female bird of his dreams and embarks on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro.
- FOR A DAY OUT AND ABOUT
MONTANA AVENUE ARTWALK AND SIDEWALK SALE
Where/When: Montana Avenue (from Sixth to 17th streets); 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday
Why go: A feast for all of your senses is offered at this third annual two-day event. Beautiful works of art by local artists, live music, free refreshments by the avenue’s restaurants, plus sales and discounts from the boutiques that line Montana Avenue.
- TO LEARN SOMETHING NEW
"WESTWARD HO! VISUALIZING THE FRONTEIR IN SANTA MONICA"
Where/When: ’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Auditorium, 601 Santa Monica Blvd.; 7 p.m. Tuesday
Why go: Shana Klein, a Santa Monica native and doctoral candidate in art history at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, will present an illustrated lecture about the earliest landscape photographic images of Santa Monica.