Things You Should Know
The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office in Santa Monica, at Cloverfield and Colorado, will close for renovations today, May 1, for nine weeka. It will reopen on July 6.
In the interim, some transactions can be handled by mail or via the DMV website (www.dmv.ca.gov).
The closest DMV office is in Culver City, at 11400 West Washington Boulevard.
Daybreak Designs Sale
Daybreak Designs, which was created in 1999 as an extension of Daybreak Shelter, will hold its annual spring sale of arts and crafts on Friday, May 8, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ocean Park Community Center’s Cloverfield Services Center, 1751 Cloverfield, at Michigan.
Hand-painted greeting cards, jewelry, afghans, gifts for mothers and grandmothers and baby presents are among the handmade items that will be featured in the sale.
An exhibition of new works by one of Los Angeles’s most distinguished sculptors, Joan Robey, opens Saturday, May 16, with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Lois Lambert Gallery in Bergamot Station.
According to Robey, the exhibit, “Natural Ingredients,” consists of garden sculptures from reclaimed materials.”