$50 all 5 sessions or $15 per class. Kaos Studios, 4343 Leimert Blvd., Leimert Park, L.A. 7-9 p.m. Dr.Kwaku@hotmail.com.
Art. Student Art Exhibit. Calif. State Univ., Dominguez Hills. 1000 E. Victoria St. (Welch Hall C-490). FREE. Mon. through Thurs. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (310) 243-3334.
Roundtable. The Weekly Obama Watch Roundtable will provide a friendly discussion forum featuring speakers and community input. Lucy Florence Coffeehouse, 3351 W. 43 St., (Leimert Park), L.A. 7 to 8 p.m. (310) 672-2542.
May 15 & 16
Dance. Lula Washington presents, "Emerge/Merge: A Showcase of New Works." Lula Washington Dance Theatre, 3773 S. Crenshaw Blvd. 8 p.m. $15-presale, $20-door. (323) 292-5852.
May 15 - 18
Fraternity. Omega Psi Phi Fraternity will host its annual 12th District Meeting. Manhattan Beach Marriott Hotel, (310) 712-2571 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Forum. "Resolving California's Health Care Crisis," State Senator Mark Ridley-Thomas will speak at this month's Urban Issues Forum. Regency West, 3339 W. 43rd St., L.A. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free Breakfast. RSVP: (323) 993-5920 or email@example.com
Walk. Annual UNCF Walk for Education. Lunch, games, and entertainment. Exposition Park, (behind the Natural History Museum), L.A. Registration: 7 a.m. Walk: 8:30 to 10 a.m. 10 a.m.to 1 p.m., food and fun. (213) 639-3800 or www.uncf.org/losangeles/calendar.asp.
Run/Walk. "Smile for Life," Britticares 5K Run/Walk, to benefit children with cancer, hosted by actor Chris Tucker. Pacific Palisades H.S., 15777 Bowdoin St., Pacific Palisades. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (323) 292-8527 or britticares.org.
Workshop. FAMLI, Inc. presents, "Mentoring, To Save A Generation." Lucy Florence Coffee & Cultural Ctr., 3351 W. 43rd St., (Leimert Park), L.A. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (323) 293-1356.
Writers' Workshop. Turn your thoughts into a book and learn from authors who did it. FREE. AC Bilbrew Library, 150 E. El Segundo Blvd., L.A. 2 p.m. (310) 538-0059 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Symposium. "The Corner Stone of Diabetes Management," sponsored by L.A. Urban League and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Vineyard Recreation Ctr., 2942 S. Vineyard, L.A. 2 to 4 p.m. FREE. (323) 293-9276.
Childrens Books. National Children's Book Week with readings by authors Kadir Nelson, David Brown, and Max Benavidez. Calif. African American Museum, Exposition Park, 39th St. and Figueroa, L.A. 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. FREE. (213) 744-7432.
May 17 - June 22
Firefighters. Learn how to become a firefighter at this 5 week preparation program. Hartsfield-Davis Stentorians Trg. Ctr. 1409 W. Vernon Ave., L.A. (SATURDAYS ONLY.) 9 to noon. FREE. (323) 296-4690.
May 18 and 25
Concerts. May 18: jazz and gospel music. May 25: country and western music with square dancing. Grevillea Art Park at the Inglewood Mural, (across Manchester Blvd. from Inglewood City Hall/adjacent to Inglewood H.S.) 3 to 5 p.m. FREE. (310) 412-8750.
Seminar. "Health Care and Medical Abuse," part of the Elder Abuse series. Baldwin Hills Branch Library, 2906 S. La Brea Ave., L.A. 12 - 1 p.m. (323) 733-1196.