The Verdugo Hills Art Assn. — May 7, at 7 p.m. Monthly meeting will feature artist Quinton Bemiller. Bemiller is a painter, educator and a gallery director and currently has his mural, “Hahamongna,” on display at the Armory Center for the Arts, and also has a solo exhibition at the Los Angeles International Airport’s Terminal 1. The meeting is held at the Citibank Community Room, 2350 Honolulu Ave. in Montrose, and is open to the public for a $5 donation. For information call (818) 293-0901.
ACLU Pasadena/Foothills — May 11, 7 p.m. A discussion and debate over open primaries, public campaign financing, raising rates for car insurance in California, and other propositions on the June state ballot. Neighborhood Universalist Church, 301 North Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena. Free public forum and all are welcome. For information call (626) 449-3470 or online at www.aclu-sc.org/pasa dena