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THINGS TO DO IN L.A. THIS WEEK
Cool, entertaining, fun, unusual events and
other things to do in the greater Los Angeles area


THIS WEEK'S FEATURED EVENTS



Things To Do in Los Angeles
12/14/2019
(Saturday)
5K RUN & WALK FOR KIDS' GROWTH

4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, 90027 - $0-$35.00 - Be part of a GROWing solution and help increase awareness of childhood growth disorders and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment. The 5K Run & Walk for Kids’ Growth will include vendors, ....

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Things To Do in South Bay
12/14/2019
(Saturday)
9TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY CONCERT, SANTA ON THE PIER & TOY DRIVE

100 Fisherman's Wharf, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 - FREE - 9th Annual HOLIDAY CONCERT, SANTA ON THE PIER & TOY DRIVE Saturday, December 14, 2019
2:00 - 4:00 P.M. 100 Fisherman's Wharf, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(west end of the pier past Tony's) OTHER: Free ba ....


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Things To Do in Orange County
12/14/2019
(Saturday)
CHRISTMAS AT THE OC ZOO

1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, CA 92869 714-973-6846 - $2 - Join us for holiday fun at the OC Zoo! Activities include visits with Santa, story time with Mrs. Claus, holiday kids crafts, photo area, and games! Come see the zoo animals receive treat-filled “gi ....

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Things To Do in South Bay
12/14/2019
(Saturday)
MYCHAL'S LEARNING PLACE INVITES THE COMMUNITY TO ITS CALIFORNIA GREAT SANTA STROLL TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

1 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 - Adults: $45; Children: $25; Canines; $15; Discounted for Kinecta Federal Credit Union members - Mychal's Learning Place invites local residents to participate in its first-ever California Great Santa Stroll to raise much-needed funds for its programs. The Stroll is part of a world competition f ....

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Things To Do in Los Angeles
12/14/2019
(Saturday)
2019 BALDWIN HILLS CRENSHAW PLAZA HOLIDAY WINTER WONDERLAND CELEBRATION

3650 W. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd - Free - GRAMMY-nominated soul singer and songwriter Marsha Ambrosius will headline ​Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza’s annual Winter Wonderland. The event returns Saturday, December 14th, from 3:00 p.m. to 7: ....

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Things To Do in Pasadena
12/15/2019
(Sunday)
CITYRACE: OLD PASADENA HOLIDAY HUNT

85 E Holly St, Pasadena, CA 91103 213-689-3229 - $35.00 - In CityRace Urban Adventure Hunts, teams of 2 to 4 players must utilize their skills to solve a challenging series of clues leading them on a 3-hour hunt through one of southern California's many div ....

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Things To Do in Los Angeles
12/15/2019
(Sunday)
HANUKKAH FESTIVAL

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049 3104404500 - $7 – $12 - Celebrate the Jewish festival of light, while enjoying music, dance, storytelling, art making, and tasty treats! Get in the holiday spirit with musical performances by Klezmer Juice, hear classic Han ....

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Things To Do in Downtown LA
12/14/2019 to 12/15/2019
(Saturday Sunday)
HOLIDAY MARKET

901 E 3rd St, Los Angeles CA, 90013 2139431620 - free - Celebrate the season with a two-day marketplace showcasing LA-based makers, nonprofits, artists, and performers. The market will offer hand-crafted products and locally-made wares, as well as family ....

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Things To Do in Orange County
12/13/2019 to 12/15/2019
(Friday Saturday Sunday)
CANDLELIGHT WALK AT HERITAGE HILL

25151 Serrano Road 949-923-2230 - $5 per person ages 3 and over - Please join us for three enchanted evenings of the highly anticipated Candlelight Walk at OC Parks’ Heritage Hill Historical Park. Take a stroll along Luminaria-lit pathways as you enter historical ....

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Things To Do in Pomona & Vicinity
12/13/2019 to 12/21/2019
(Friday Saturday)
LUMINARIA NIGHTS

1500 N. College Ave. Claremont, CA 91711 (909)625-8767 - $16 Public Adult | $12 Public Child, Senior, Student | $12 Member Adult | $8 Member Child, Senior, Student | Children Under Three Free - Be enchanted at this Claremont tradition where Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden glows with light for the holidays. This year, over one-thousand hanging lanterns will adorn Garden trails and dapple the ....

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Things To Do in Santa Monica
12/06/2019 to 12/22/2019
(Friday Saturday Sunday)
WINTERLIT HOLIDAY MARKET

1351 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401 310-393-8355 - Free - Take the stress out of holiday shopping with the Winterlit Holiday Market on the Third Street Promenade featuring unique creations from local artists. The Winterlit Holiday Market is curated by our f ....

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Things To Do in Downtown LA
09/15/2019 to 12/31/2019
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
ESCAPE ROOM LA-ATLANTIS

120 E. 8th St. Suite 100 Los Angeles, CA 90014 232-364-7467 - $33-$39 - Escape Room LA games are live-action adventures where you’ll race to solve clues and puzzles and escape before your time runs out! You’ll be immersed in extraordinary environments, from a 1940’s d ....

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Things To Do in Beverly Hills
11/29/2019 to 12/31/2019
(Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
YULETIDE AFTERNOON TEA

1020 N San Vicente Blvd 866-282-4560 - $48 - Join us starting Friday, November 29 for a festive Yuletide Afternoon Tea at The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills. Offered every Thursday - Sunday, throughout the month of December, the hotel’ ....

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Things To Do in Orange County
12/07/2019 to 01/06/2020
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
CAPISTRSNO LIGHTS

26801 Ortega Highyway (949) 234-1300 - $10 for Adults (ages 12-60) $9 for Seniors $5 for Children (ages 4-11) - The Mission will host Capistrano Lights 2019: Experience the Mission at Night featuring a nightly tree lighting and music program held from December 7 through January 6, 2020. After the Mission close ....

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Things To Do in Los Angeles
11/09/2019 to 01/12/2020
(Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
MOONLIGHT FOREST – MAGICAL LANTERN ART FESTIVAL

301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91007 626.821.4667 - $28 adults; $25 seniors (62+); $25 students; $23 children (3-17). Ticket sales to general public begin October 15, 2019 at www.arboretum.org. - MOONLIGHT FOREST RETURNS MORE SPECTACULAR THAN EVER! The magical lantern art festival unveils new and interactive displays on November 9th The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden brings b ....

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Things To Do in Los Angeles
10/31/2019 to 01/12/2020
(Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
LOITERING IS DELIGHTFUL

4800 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 644-6269 - Free - The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG), and the Barnsdall Art Park Foundation (BAPF) are pleased to present Loitering is delightfu ....

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Things To Do in Santa Monica
11/01/2019 to 01/20/2020
(Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday)
ICE AT SANTA MONICA

1324 Fifth Street, Santa Monica, 90401 310-393-8355 - $5-$17 - Every holiday season Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice to our beachside community, transforming the corner of Fifth Street and Arizona Avenue into the winter wonderland known as Ice at Santa ....

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Things To Do in Downtown LA
12/11/2019
(Sunday)
ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $20-114 - Academy of Ancient Music
Walt Disney Concert Hall
SUN DEC 11, 8:00PM Artist
Academy of Ancient Music
Bojan Čičić, director and violin
David Blackadder, natural trumpet
Rowan Pierce, sopran ....


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Things To Do in Downtown LA
12/11/2019
(Wednesday)
ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC

111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $20-114 - Academy of Ancient Music
Walt Disney Concert Hall
WED DEC 11, 8:00PM Artist
Academy of Ancient Music
Bojan Čičić, director and violin
David Blackadder, natural trumpet
Rowan Pierce, soprano About ....


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Things To Do in Pasadena
12/11/2019
(Wednesday)
MACARONI KID PASADENA FAMILY FUN DAY!

41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, 91103 6265641066 - FREE - Macaroni Kid Pasadena is your place to find family fun and they're bringing some fun to One Colorado! Join them for a winter wonderland in the courtyard. The littles can experience sensory snow bins, ....

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Things To Do in San Gabriel Valley
12/11/2019
(Wednesday)
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE CHARITY SCREENING

87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre 91024 626-355-4318 - Admission by donation of gifts to Hope House. - The next selection in Sierra Madre Playhouses’s Off the Screen midweek series of cinema classics is It’s a Wonderful Life. The price of admission is by donating a gift to our beneficiary charity, H ....

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Things To Do in Burbank
12/11/2019
(Wednesday)
WEST ELM BURBANK GRAND OPENING PARTY

1565 N. Victory Place, Burbank, CA 91502 818-847-9520 - Free - West Elm, the global design and lifestyle company with a commitment to conscientious design and sustainability, will host a grand opening party to celebrate its newest California location. The new st ....

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Things To Do in Culver City
12/11/2019
(Wednesday)
UCLA MARGO LEAVIN GRADUATE ART: OPEN STUDIOS

8535 Warner Dr - Free - UCLA has recently opened its Margo Leavin Graduate Art Studios, a facility that is architecturally defining the landscape of Culver City and solidifying Los Angeles as a global center of cultural and ....

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Things To Do in Orange County
12/11/2019
(Wednesday)
AWARD-WINNING GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET BAND PLAY HOLIDAY GROOVES FOR ADOPT-A-FAMILY LUNCHEON

800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim,CA 92802 562-433-4858 - free - Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Steel Drum Band, Holiday Style Line-up: multi-genre, award-winning Gregg Young/guitar and Award-winning PanMan Ross Harper Array of world-class sounds including Holiday T ....

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Things To Do in Downtown LA
12/11/2019
(Wednesday)
JAZZ WITH MICHAEL BLUESTEIN TRIO

300 S Santa Fe Ave Ste N 8185224021 - Free - Come see classic rock legend Michael Bluestein, from the iconic band Foreigner (I Want To Know What Love Is, Hot Blooded), perform with his jazz trio at Blitzen's on Wednesday, December 11 from 8:30p ....

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