Celebrate Fat Tuesday at Amoeba Music today. The Mardi Gras celebration kicks off at 3 p.m. with DJ’s spinning New Orleans party music. There will also be photo booths, Mardi Gras goodie bags for kids, and you can bring your own instruments for a Mardi Gras parade beginning at 4:30 p.m. While you’re there, enter a contest for a chance to win two, free tickets to fly to New Orleans. Call 323-245-6400 for more information.
- Hollywood United Methodist Church, at 6817 Franklin Ave., hosts its weekly homeless ministry from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the front gate of the church. Lunch as well as clothing and personal hygiene items are distributed to the homeless. To get involved, or to find out more information, call 323-874-2104, or send an email to email@example.com.
- The Young Artist Jazz Series presents Ultrasound at the Catalina Bar and Grill at 8:30 p.m. tonight. All ages are welcome. There is a $5 cover charge plus dinner and a two beverage minimum. To make reservations, or to find out more information, call 323-466-2210.
- The Durant Book Club will meet at 1 p.m. today at the Will and Ariel Durant Library. The book, Room: A Novel, by Emma Donoghue will be today’s topic. Copies of the book will also be available in advance at the library. Call 323-876-2741 for more detailed information.
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