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DETAILSClasses & Seminars in West LA

POTTERY CLASSES FOR KIDS & ADULTS



3795 Boise Avenue, Mar Vista, CA 90066 (3 blocks west of Centinela, off Venice) 310-567-2708. - - Peach Tree Pottery classes, studio and gallery. If you've ever thought you'd like to try throwing a pot, this is a fun and relaxed place to try it out. Unleash your creativity, learn to throw a pot i ....

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Recreation in South Bay
01/21/2017
NIGHT HIKE ON THE PRESERVE



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Visit the Madrona Marsh as the sun sets and day gradually fades into night. Observe and listen to the sounds of the animals and insects as they begin their nightly activities. Join us for our first N ....

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Music in West LA
01/21/2017
ANDREW & POLLY MINI-CONCERT



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, 90064 3105592665 - free - By day, Andrew is a film composer and Polly creates music and sound design for commercials. In their spare time, they write and perform friendly, engaging music for children of all ages. Their folksy ....

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Classes & Seminars in South Bay
01/21/2017
NATURE'S ORIGAMI



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Richard Ruan, local Student, will guide you into the fascinating world of origami. Come investigate this amazing world. ....

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Performance in San Fernando Valley
01/21/2017
A FAERY HUNT'S THE RULER OF FAIRYLAND



19130 Ventura Blvd. Tarzana, CA 91356 818-324-6802 - $12.50 - Nickelodeon named A Faery Hunt - "Best Children's Theater in Los Angeles"
A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences and their families to inspire creativity, imagin ....


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Museums in Los Angeles
01/21/2017 to 01/22/2017
GET A BEHIND THE SCENES LOOK AT RAILWAY RESTORATION



2201 S. "A" St., Perris, CA 92570 951-943-3020 - ages 12 and up, $12, children 5 to 11, $8, children 4 and under are free. - Get "Behind the Scenes" on January 21 and 22 at the Southern California Railway Museum in Perris, where volunteers operate, maintain and restore the West's largest collection of vintage rail cars. At ....

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Outdoor Markets in San Fernando Valley
01/22/2017
TOPANGA VINTAGE MARKET AT PIERCE COLLEGE

$1 off for EyeSpyers

Victory Blvd at Mason Ave 310-422-1844 - $3, kids 12 and under free, Veterans & active duty military free - One of "LA's Top 5 sources for vintage,"* Topanga Vintage Market is on the 4th Sunday of each month at Pierce College. With 170 vintage vendors, dozens of local artisans, great food trucks and live m ....

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Museums in West LA
01/22/2017
SKIRBALL PLAYDATE: STORMS AND RAINBOWS



2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd 3104404500 - $15 General; $10 Family Members and above - Explore the weather inside and outside at this interactive morning workshop. Play simple mindfulness games together and make a sparkly “calm jar” to take home. Ages 3–5; children must be accompan ....

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Museums in San Pedro
01/22/2017
BARBERSHOP DAY AT BATTLESHIP IOWA



250 S Harbor Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90731 877-446-9261 - $ 20.00 - By popular demand, the Battleship IOWA barbershop will once again open and hair will be hitting the deck. That’s right the actual ship’s barbershop that serviced generations of sailors and even tri ....

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Classes & Seminars in Hollywood
01/22/2017
STELLA ADLER ACADEMY YOUTH PROGRAM -- OPEN HOUSE



6773 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood 90028 (323) 456-4446 - Free - Parents and prospective students who are interested in learning more about the famous Stella Adler Academy of Acting and Theatre's new youth program are invited to attend a free open house on Sunday, ....

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Comedy in San Fernando Valley
01/13/2017 to 01/27/2017
THE MEATBALLS OF COMEDY

50% off - use promo code EYESPYLA

10901 Victory Blvd., North Hollywood, 91606 8186463129 - $10.00 - The Meatballs Of Comedy show is like Italian Sunday dinner at mama's when all the funny cousins come over! Join Chef Eva and America's Funniest Italian Comedians for a one-of-a-kind stand-up comedy s ....

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Recreation in South Bay
01/28/2017
"MARVELS OF MADRONA" BY DINUK MAGAMMANA



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Dinuk Magammana presents "Marvels of the Marsh", an exhibit of paintings. The artist reception will be Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. The exhibit will be on display beginning Tuesda ....

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Theater in Griffith Park
01/28/2017
A FAERY HUNT'S AMAZING ADVENTURE



2333 Fern Dell Drive 8183246802 - $12.50 - Nickelodeon named A Faery Hunt - "Best Children's Theater in Los Angeles" A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences and their families to inspire creativity, imagin ....

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Music in West LA
01/28/2017
MISTA COOKIE JAR MINI-CONCERT



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, 90064 3105592665 - free - LA-based "kindie rocker," Mista Cookie Jar, brings his urban-island-folky-rock-&-roll sounds to Children's Book World. Blending a background in creative writing, poetry & hip-hop production, his musi ....

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Performance in Midtown LA
01/28/2017
SHAKESPEARE CELEBRATION FESTIVAL - 400TH ANNIVERSARY!



4117 Washington Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90018 323. 734-6303 - Free - Here Ye, Here Ye! Calling All Kings, Queens, Nobles,
Fair Ladies & Knights The pleasure of your company is requested as we honor William Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary! Join ....


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Theater in Los Angeles
12/03/2016 to 01/28/2017
SLEEPING BEAUTY



3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West, Los Angeles 90068 818-761-2203 - $10-$12 - Storybook Theatre’s award-winning Sleeping Beauty is the classic tale….but with lots of audience participation and original songs. Children in the audience even help hide Sleeping Beauty from the f ....

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Recreation in South Bay
01/29/2017
FRIENDS OF MADRONA MARSH ANNUAL MEETING



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Join the Friends Of Madrona Marsh for their annual meeting. This is an exciting opportunity to discover the benefits that the Madrona Marsh offers the surrounding community. ....

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Classes & Seminars in NoHo Arts Dist.
01/29/2017
ST. CHARLES BORROMEO SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE (SUNDAY, JAN. 29TH)



10850 Moorpark Street North Hollywood, 91602 8185085359 - FREE - St Charles Borromeo School
10850 Moorpark Street
North Hollywood, CA 91602
Phone: 818-508-5359 Celebrating over 75 years of excellence, St. Charles Borromeo School invites you to visit and take a ....


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Books in Other Places
01/29/2017
MARC FERRARI, AUTHOR OF "DON'T DILLY DALLY, SILLY SALLY," AT BARNES & NOBLE (THOUSAND OAKS, CA)



160 S. Westlake Blvd, Thousand Oaks - Free - Join Marc Ferrari, author of "Don't Dilly Dally, Silly Sally," on Sunday, January 29 for a book signing at Barnes & Noble (160 S. Westlake Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362). Marc will sign copies of hi ....

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Performance in Los Angeles
01/29/2017
LMU CHILDREN'S CONCERT



1955 Ignatian Circle, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA - FREE - WHAT: Bring the family for a delightful afternoon of music geared towards children and families to the 18th annual LMU children's concert sponsored by the Sinatra Opera Workshop. The Los Angeles Cont ....

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Recreation in South Bay
02/04/2017
STAR PARTY



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Discover the what is in the amazing winter night sky. The moon, Venus, Mars and the Orion Nebula will be this months focus. ....

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Performance in Santa Monica
02/04/2017
AERIAL WAREHOUSE STUDENT RECITAL



600 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405 - $20 - is an amazing opportunity to experience multiple avenues of movement in one location. Recital #1
10:15am Performers Call Time
11:15 am Doors Open
12:00pm Show Time Recital #2: 2:00pm Perfor ....


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Theater in West LA
02/04/2017
ILENE COHEN PUPPET SHOW



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. 310-559-2665 - free - Ilene Cohen will entertain with her puppet, Woody, and his puppet friends for stories to tickle your funny bone. For ages 3 to 7. FREE ....

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DETAILSServices in Los Angeles
02/05/2017
SUMMER CAMP AND TEEN PROGRAMS FAIR (OVERNIGHT CAMPS AND PROGRAMS ONLY!) AGES 8 - 18



2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles 90049 310-202-8448 - FREE - Tips on Trips and Camps, a FREE advisory service representing carefully-screened overnight summer camps for children and programs for teens, will host an overnight camp and teen programs fair for age ....

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Theater in West LA
02/05/2017
A FAERY HUNT ENCHANTED ADVENTURE



1000 Hanley Ave., Brentwood, CA 90049 8183246802 - $15.00 - Nickelodeon named A Faery Hunt - "Best Children's Theater in Los Angeles" Join us on this magical, musical adventure. A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences an ....

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Classes & Seminars in South Bay
02/11/2017
VALENTINE POTPOURRI WORKSHOP



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - $5.00 per person - Connie Vadheim, professor at California State University Dominguez Hills, will guide you into using California native plants to freshen your home or simply use as gifts. All supplies are provided. ....

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Fundraisers in Los Angeles
02/11/2017
TRUE PABLOVE 2017



1828 Oak Street Los Angeles, CA - $75 in advance and $90 at the door - True Pablove is The Pablove Foundation’s signature family event and Valentine’s celebration. Approximately 600 attendees of all ages will enjoy a day filled with unique arts + crafts, music, delici ....

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Books in West LA
02/11/2017
OLIVER CHIN CHINESE NEW YEAR STORYTIME



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. 310-559-2665 - free - Join Oliver Chin in celebration of the Chinese New Year! 2017 is the Year of the Rooster, and the title of the twelfth and final adventure in Oliver Chin’s delightful annual series, Tales from the C ....

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Books in West LA
02/11/2017
BETSY ROSENTHAL BOOK LAUNCH



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. 310-559-2665 - free - Join Betsy Rosenthal is celebration of the publication of her entertaining and informative new book, Porcupine’s Picnic: Who Eats What? Porcupine is going on a picnic! First he's joined by Koala. Th ....

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Theater in NoHo Arts Dist.
02/10/2017 to 02/12/2017
ALICE IN WONDERLAND- LIVE!

20% off- use promo code: WONDERLAND

5269 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, 91601 818-508-4200 - Tickets from $23.90 - Direct from a SELL-OUT tour across Australia, Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic ALICE IN WONDERLAND comes to life on stage in the most hilarious-filled madcap fun! Tumble down the rabbit hole and joi ....

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