Jan
26
10:00 AM10:00

Skid Row Carnival of Love

Saturday, January 26 

Skid Row 

5th St. in Front of San Julian Park 

Los Angeles (310) 473-2786 

10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Every guest will be paired with a volunteer to guide them through the event, encouraging one-on-one connections. Healthcare, career opportunities, education, legal and housing services, as well as haircuts, feet washing, fun and games, donations, food, and great friends help us transform Skid Row into a world of sincere connection, love, and hope. 

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Jan
26
5:00 PM17:00

Uncorked: LA Wine Fest

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Uncorked Wine Festivals is back for the fourth annual Uncorked: LA Wine Fest at Union Station! Enjoy over 200 wines and champagnes from across the globe, gourmet food trucks, a live band and DJ, custom photo booth and more!

This event has two ticket options. VIP ($70) admission is at 5pm and includes an additional hour of tasting, shorter lines and some exclusive wines poured during that hour. General admission ($60) is at 6pm and the event ends at 9pm. Both tickets include admission and all your wine tastings, with food from the food trucks sold separately.

This event is 21 and over only. Sorry no babies or infants. And no pets allowed.

This event benefits the Rose City Crystals (http://rosecitycrystals.org/).

For more info and ticket link go to www.uncorkedwinefestivals.com.

Location

Union Station
800 North Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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Jan
10
6:30 PM18:30

Zentangle

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Time & Location

Jan 10, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

My Creative Outlet, 21754 Devonshire St, Chatsworth, CA 91311, USA

About The Event

Basics Zentangle Class

The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.

Tami says, “Best of all, unlike many art forms, there is no preplanning, and there are no mistakes in Zentangle providing artistic satisfaction and an increased sense of personal well being. Zentangle is enjoyed by a wide range of skill levels and ages. Absolutely no art experience is required to succeed at Zentangle!”

So do you want to try something fun and creative? The best way to get started is with a Zentangle Basics Class. You’ll walk away with a completed tile, an understanding of the Zentangle Method, the knowledge of how to create several tangles, shading techniques, all needed basic supplies and a resource list that will have you up and tangling and wanting to know more.

Anyone can do this! No drawing experience or skills are needed. Really! If you can draw a line (and it doesn’t have to be a straight line), a curve, an orb and a dot with a pen, then you can create Zentangle abstract drawings! In this class, you will learn about:

  • Zentangle and its Characteristics

  • How Zentangle Got its Start

  • Creating in a Zentangle Way

  • Brief Zentangle Theory

  • An Overview of How Zentangle Can Be Used

  • Your Zentangle Mini-Kit

  • Tangles

  • Creating your first Zentangle Tile

  • Supplies and Resources

Length: Please allow 2-1/2 hours for the class.

Cost: $45 includes supplies.

Supplies: Everything you need for this class will be provided.

Prerequisites: A smile on your face. Arrive a few minutes early to settle in beforehand as the class starts on time.

Minimum class size is 6. In the event we do not have the required number of attendees, a full refund will be issued. 24HR cancellation policy is in place.

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Dec
15
to Jan 6

LA Kings Holiday Ice at Westfield Topanga & The Village

Join the LA Kings for the annual Holiday Ice! Make the most out of the holiday season by skating with your family and friends at the outdoor rink at The Promenade at Westfield Topanga!

LOCATION: 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills 91367 (Corner of Topanga Canyon Blvd & Erwin Street)

Monday – Friday

  •  5:00PM–8:00PM (Session1)

  • 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM (Session 2)

Saturday – Sunday

  •  4:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Session 1)

  •  7:30 PM – 10:30 PM (Session 2)

Dec. 15 – Jan. 6

  • 4:00 PM to  7:00 PM (Session 1) 

  • 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM (Session 2)

General Admission Skate Rental Included

Individual GA - $19.00 pp

Kids Skate Size Toddler 4 and under - $15.00 pp

LA Kings STM’s receive (with STM ID) up to 4 guests (Must present STM Card) - $15.00

Military (with proper ID) up to 4 guests (Must present Military ID) - $15.00pp

Seniors (ID required - $15.00pp


Private Ice rental and Group pricing information

Private Ice rental

  • $600 per hour 6am-10:00am and before public for up to 150 guests $100 per 50 additional guests up to 400

  • No midday private ice rentals

Groups Topanga

  • Rate $13 pp 15 or more

    • Group Inventory 100 first session Monday-Friday

Information and booking

Jessica.herrera@asecllc.com

Rink #818-296-5887

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Oct
26
to Jan 6

Magical Lantern Art Festival

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A fantasy of light transforms the Arboretum into an evening wonderland. Magnificent lantern art depicting exotic animals, shimmering flowers, whimsical pandas, soaring dragons and other themes create the mesmerizing experience of Moonlight Forest. Enjoy a delightful evening with family, friends or a date. If you’re looking for illuminating entertainment for your holiday guests, bring them to Moonlight Forest! Live acrobats, dancers and other performers plus free parking.

TIME

October 26, 2018 – January 6, 2019

Wednesday – Sunday:  5:30PM to 10PM

Entry times (ticketed):

5:30PM, 7PM; 8PM (closes at 10PM)

PRICES

Wednesday-Thursday:
Adult $25, Children (ages 3-17) $20, Senior (62+) $23
Friday-Sunday:
Adult $28, Children (ages 3-17) $23, Senior (62+) $25

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Nov
9
to Dec 17

Snow Day LA

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Whoever said it never snows in LA obviously has never been to Snow Day. This winter wonderland is located just 5 minutes from downtown and has everything you could ever want to make all of your holiday wishes come true. Family activities include "wintertubing" slopes, ice skating, an animated light path, and a giant gingerbread house. Adults can also enjoy access to the VIP lounge, complete with a full bar. What more could you ask for? for more details and information visit the Snow Day LA website here

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Aug
9
6:30 PM18:30

Reseda Blvd Summer Series

The Reseda Blvd. Summer Series was created in 2016 to provide a creative space for the San Fernando Valley Community.  The event is 100% non-profit and helps encourage expression, creativity, collaboration, and cultural diversity amongst youth and adults alike.

Bring your friends and family to enjoy some of the Valley's best food, art, music, and more this summer!

The Reseda Summer Collective takes place every Saturday from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Reseda Blvd between Rayen and Nordhoff St.

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Jul
17
4:30 PM16:30

Movies on the Green

Who needs movie theaters when we have free outdoor movies in Woodland Hills? Every Saturday from dusk (roughly between 7:00 and 8:00 P.M.) until 10 P.M. the Lou Bredlow Pavilion at Warner Center hosts free screenings open to the public. Bring a blanket or a low sitting lawn chair, snacks, and friends. There is a full concession stand, so don't sweat it if you start getting hungry mid-movie. Movies on the Green is located at 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., in Woodland Hills. For more details and information, click here

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Jun
23
to Jun 25

Dwell on Design

America's biggest home design event is coming to Los Angeles! Every year Dwell magazine brings together the latest and greatest in home design, technology, and architecture. Explore exhibits featuring prefab houses, international modern design, and dwell outdoor- a 30,000 sq. ft. showcase featuring contemporary outdoor furnishings. We recommend anybody who has an eye for design, or is just looking for inspiration to check it out! For more information please visit their website here.  

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Jun
5
6:30 PM18:30

New Porter Ranch Shopping Center

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Ok, so this technically isn't an event, but we were excited to share! It's been a while since something really exciting came to the Northridge- Porter Ranch area, and new development The Vineyards doesn't look like it' going to disappoint. The shopping center will have restaurants, shops, a luxury theater, and 266 apartments. The Vineyards is expected to open in 2020.

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Apr
26
5:00 PM17:00

The Taste of The Valley

Los Angeles is home to hundreds of food wine and beer festivals, but seldom do you hear of any in the valley. The 18th annual Taste of the Valley Food and Wine Festival kicks off Wednesday, April 26th at Westfield Topanga.  Over 150 vendors gather to sample their finest wine, beer, spirits, and food. The best part? You don't have to leave the valley to experience it all! For tickets and info click here.

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Apr
7
to Apr 6

Granada Hills Food Trucks

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So, Its Friday night, you're bored and hungry, but can't decide what to do. Granada HIlls has the perfect solution to your problem. Every Friday night dozens of food trucks gather to offer a variety of tasty options, which is perfect for those of us who always have trouble committing to just one food. Some popular choices are The Grilled Cheese Truck, Holy Moly Mexican Food, Jagasaki for sushi burritos, and the Boba Truck. We recommend arriving around 5, as seating is limited, and lines form quickly. You can find the Granada Hills Food Trucks every Friday from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM on Chatsworth and Zelzah. 

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Mar
30
5:30 PM17:30

Game Night at Grand Central Market

MARCH 30, 2017

MARCH 30, 2017

Looking to unwind after a tough day at work? Searching for fast, amazing fare to satisfy your foodie cravings? Planning a non-cliche date night? Whatever your Downtown LA dilemma, the city's oldest food hub has your back.

Enter Game Night -- eat, drink and play every Thursday until 10 pm. Grab dinner and drinks from our late hours vendors over an assortment of classic and new games: ping-pong, cornhole toss, Jenga, Uno, Cards Against Humanity, Scrabble, and many more. Just head over to the Hill St. Platform to get started.

For more information click here

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Mar
26
to Dec 31

Smorgasburg Los Angeles

For those of us wondering what would happen to American Apparels gigantic Downtown warehouse, rest assured. Something (not) bigger and better has come around to take its place. Smoragsburg is a Brooklyn based open air market featuring local food clothing and craft vendors. If your perfect day consists of eating tacos, Thai food, and ice cream, followed with an ice cold michelada, this is where you need to be. Smorgasburg takes place every Sunday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Oh, and the parking is free! for more info and directions, visit the Smorgasburg website here

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Mar
20
3:00 PM15:00

Farmers Market at Northridge Fashion Center

It's that time of the year again! Local ranchers and vendors gather at Northridge Fashion Center to offer fresh California-grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, ethnic foods, and everybody's favorite salty sweet treat, kettle corn! The Northridge Farmers Market also Features musicians, community organizations, and activities (petting zoo, carnival rides, and bounce houses). The Northridge Farmers Market takes place every Wednesday from 5pm-9pm, from March to October.

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Jul
22
to Jul 24

The Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival

International Lobster Festivals, Inc. is the only company in California who specializes in producing lobster-themed events. We began producing Lobster Festivals in 1995 for the City of Redondo Beach, and since 1999 for the Port of Los Angeles. Our Lobster Festivals all have these things in common: They bring communities together, generate civic pride, create opportunities for community groups to earn funds, and serve up heaping portions of good food and great family fun. As we say at the Lobster Festival, “Come for the feast, stay for the fun.”

For more information, click here

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Jul
9
to Jul 10

Salsa Festival

The Salsa Festival is coming to Pershing Square in Downtown LA this Summer! Spend the weekend of July 9&10, 2016 living it up with us with a fun, cultural event. What will you find at the Salsa Festival? Fun for the entire family!You’ll find tons of delicious salsas to sample in the Salsa Tasting Tent, along with local food vendors offering up their best selections throughout the Festival. Live music, dancing, an interactive Kids Zone, and Beer & Margarita Bar making the Salsa Fest the perfect place to spend a summer afternoon- spice up your weekend!

For more information, click here

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May
21
to May 22

California Strawberry Festival

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The California Strawberry Festival is among the top festivals in the nation with over 50 food booths, contests, rides and attractions, over 250 Arts & Crafts vendors, concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, and family fun! The 2016 California Strawberry Festival in Oxnard is the perfect summer kickoff with proceeds benefiting the community in a BIG way. Join us on May 21 & 22, 2016 for an unforgettably sweet experience!

General Admission $12

For more information, click here

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May
21
8:00 AM08:00

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast / Station Open House

23rd Annual S.O.L.I.D. "All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast" in front of Devonshire Station (10250 Etiwanda Ave., Northridge). $9.00 per ticket, kids 3 and under eat free. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, coffee, milk and orange juice.

LAPD will also be celebrating Armed Forces Day.

Immediately following the Pancake Breakfast, check out the Devonshire Area Open House at Devonshire Station (10250 Etiwanda Ave, Northridge). Station tours, Air Support, Bomb Squad and more!

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May
14
1:00 PM13:00

Los Angeles on Tap

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LA on Tap is coming to CMC! Saturday, May 14th from 1pm – 4pm (VIP beginning at 12pm) or 5pm-8pm. Sample over 100 releases from some of America’s best craft breweries. Plus hang out in an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious food available for purchase, and great vendors.

For more information, click here

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May
14
10:00 AM10:00

LAFD Fire Service Day Open House

 

On Saturday, May 14, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM all Neighborhood Fire Stations in the City of Los Angeles will be expecting your visit.

The second Saturday of each May is designated “Fire Service Recognition Day” because we are Your Los Angeles Fire Department and we place great value on our community relationships.  We hope you will come spend part of your day with us and learn about the services we offer, interact with firefighters, increase your fire safety knowledge and enjoy some FREE family fun.  This year’s theme reflects our extensive efforts in recruiting the next generation of firefighters.

During our Open Firehouse, we are honored to provide tours of Your Neighborhood Fire Station, fire safety and disaster preparedness education and free smoke alarms for your home (while supplies last).  The LAFD will also bestow the title “Honorary Fire Chief” on highly deserving community members recognized for their unwavering support of the LAFD.

For more information, click here

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May
8
9:00 AM09:00

Los Angeles Bicycle Festival- A Bicycle Theme Park

Discover a world of bicycles, art, music and food. Family friendly workshops, pro-demos, beer garden, interactive art installations, wandering musicians and local ride groups among the most innovative bike and gear brands.

It’s a bike party for everyone in Los Angeles! From the bike curious to dedicated roadies, mountain bikers, kids and commuters. Celebrate Mother’s Day at Grand Park and kick off Bike Month 2016!

For more information, click here

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May
7
9:00 AM09:00

FREE Shred-It Event

PROTECT YOUR IDENTY

Free Shred-It Event hosted by Los Angeles Regional Crime Stoppers

Saturday, May 7th 2016

9 AM - 1 PM

TARGET STORE PARKING LOT

11133 BALBOA BLVD, GRANADA HILLS

Bring all your unwanted personal documents to the onsite mobile shredding trucks and shred FREE OF CHARGE

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May
7
9:00 AM09:00

31st Annual UCLA Pow Wow

The American Indian Student Association (AISA) at UCLA proudly presents the 31st Annual UCLA Pow Wow!!

Free Admission & Open to the Public
UCLA is a tobacco-free campus. All-day parking ($12) and short-term parking (payable at pay stations) are available in Lots 4 and 7.

For more information, click here

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May
5
7:30 PM19:30

Celebrate Mother's Day at the Natural History Museum: Moms and Masterpieces

Families, bring your mother to the Museum and celebrate your day by creating a special painting together with your loved ones. Take an inspiration walk through the Nature Garden, enjoy complimentary mimosas and pastries and work together to create your own Masterpiece! All experience levels and ages are welcome, though we recommend that kids be able to hold a paint brush on their own. 

When: May 8, 2016

Check-in: 7:30 am

Event Time: 8 am - 10 am

Where:Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007 

For more information, click here

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May
1
12:00 PM12:00

LA Bacon Festival 2016

The 4th annual Los Angeles Bacon Festival will take place May 1st, 2016 at LA Center Studios. Featuring dozens of restaurants and bakeries, the event will play homage to all things bacon, presented in both sweet and savory dishes.

Admission includes samples of participating businesses' signature dishes and access, unlimited beer from over 20 breweries, access to custom photo booth, and much more. Admission is limited and will sell out in advance.

For more information, click here

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Apr
24
8:00 PM20:00

Making a Murderer's Dean Strange & Jerry Buting: A Conversation on Justice

Dean Strang and Jerry Buting, defense attorneys for Steven Avery in the Netflix documentary series Making A Murderer, announce North American dates for A Conversation on Justice Tour.

Making A Murderer's Dean Strang & Jerry Buting: A Conversation On Justice Tour will involve the two attorneys in conversation about the Steven Avery case and its broader implications, as well as a discussion on the larger topic of the American criminal justice system. Each night will also feature a Q&A portion and the opportunity for the audience to address questions directly to Dean Strang and Jerry Buting.

Price: $49.50 - $95.00

For more information click here

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Apr
21
5:00 PM17:00

The Taste of the Valley, 17th Annual Food, Wine, Spirits and Microbrew Festival

The Taste of the Valley is the San Fernando Valley's ultimate wine tasting and food festival.  
Join us for tasty cuisine from over 45 restaurants, 40 wineries, and delicious smooth spirits and flavorful microbrews. 
Early Bird Ticket $45 per person until March 15th. After March 15th, tickets will be $55 per person and $65 at the door. Call Valley Cultural Center for information at 818-704-1358. All proceeds benefit the Valley Cultural Center. VCC provides diverse programs and events in the arts that bring together talent, community and business throughout the San Fernando Valley.

For more information, click here

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Apr
16
to Apr 17

California Poppy Festival

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Lancaster boasts one of California's most abundant crops of the vibrant poppies that are the state flower. For several years, the City of Lancaster co-sponsored the Wildflower Information Center with the Lancaster Woman's Club to cater to the interests of thousands of visitors who flocked to the Antelope Valley for a glimpse of these brilliant, beautiful flowers. Held at the Lancaster Museum/Art Gallery, visitors could pick up free wildflower maps and learn about the best viewing locations before heading out to the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve.

For more information, click here

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Apr
9
12:00 PM12:00

2016 LA Beer Fest

The LA Beer Festival will feature over 200 beers, food trucks, DJs, live music, a dueling piano bar, and much more!  The event will take place at LA Center Studios from Noon to 3pm and 5pm to 8pm.   Admission is $45, with tickets including beer samplings.  Food is sold separately.  Tickets will not be sold at the door.

The LA Beer Festival’s proceeds will benefit Noah’s B-ark, Inc, whose aim is to rescue dogs from shelters and find permanent homes for rescued pets. Proceeds from the event will towards funding food, shelter, and veterinary bills for rescued pets.

For more information, click here

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