Walk on the Wild Side

Datebook

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Whether you are a nature lover or a photography buff, you won’t want to miss this compelling exhibition showcasing the award-winning photographs from the Natural History Museum’s annual competition.

Runs through January 6. nhm.org

Going On Now

Racer’s Edge

Put your pedal to the metal at an indoor, 16-lap, electric go-kart racetrack.

racersedgekarting.com

 

September

8

Designing for Disaster

A seminar that explores the ways in which public landscapes and private gardens can help mitigate natural disasters.

descansogardens.org

13

Flower-Arranging Class

This class (one is offered each month) focuses on making arrangements with lisianthuses and garden roses.

floralartla.com

 

October

6

To the Dance Floor Showcase

Performances by some of the best ballroom competitors in the world.

madridtheatre.culturela.org

8

Palomino Rides Again

The Palomino Club reopens for a one-night-only benefit concert at its original NoHo location. Proceeds go to the Valley Relics Museum.

thepalominoclub.com

13

Autry 30th Anniversary Celebration

Cocktails, dinner and a private concert by Willie Nelson highlight this benefit for the Griffith Park museum.

theautry.org

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An Effort to Save Endangered Mountain Lions

Hemmed in by deadly freeways, the Santa Monica Mountains’ iconic cougars are facing near-certain extinction. What local groups are doing to provide them with a safe passageway in their hunt for suitable mates—and to ensure their future.

Eat & Drink

Opening Friday: JOEY Woodland Hills

December 4 is launch day for California’s first JOEY location.

Social Scene

Pink Ribbon Day

Councilmembers Dennis Zine and Mitch Englander were among those attending the ribbon cutting for the new Community Center, located near the Westfield Topanga shopping mall.