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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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Theater in Other Places
11/18/2017
A FAERY HUNT'S FALL FAIRY FUN AT THE LA ARBORETUM



301 North Baldwin Ave. Arcadia, CA 91007 626-821-4623 - $10.00 - $15.00 - The Faeries invite you to celebrate the coming of Fall; as they paInt the forest in bold oranges, reds & gold, they’ll enchant you with stories of magic & flowers, dancing & singing & fun! Kindness ....

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Community in Orange County
11/18/2017
MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN A MORNING! JOIN THE OC RESCUE MISSION FOR FAMILY-FRIENDLY VOLUNTEERING ON SATURDAYS



1 Hope Drive, Tustin, California 92782 (714) 247-4368 - FREE - -Looking for opportunities to give back and make an impact on your community? The Orange County Rescue Mission is now offering family-friendly volunteer opportunities on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of ....

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Performance in Los Angeles
11/18/2017
SANTA'S HOLIDAY FEST



20700 S. Avalon Blvd 3103666629 - $3 - Clear your calendar because the most wonderful time of the year is coming and you don't want to miss it! Come dressed in your best elf costume. There will be lots of entertainment, games, prizes, act ....

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Festivals in Orange County
11/18/2017
ST. MARTIN'S LANTERN FEST & PARADE



7561 Center Ave, #49 7143722260 - Free - The Lantern Fest and Saint Martin’s Parade has long been an annual tradition at German School Campus who this year will be bringing the fun and excitement to Old World Huntington Beach. Attendance i ....

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Specialty in Inland Empire
11/18/2017
SANTA'S ARRIVAL PARTY AT MONTCLAIR PLACE



5060 E Montclair Plaza Ln - FREE - Dance along on our lighted floors as we welcome Santa to Montclair Place. Enjoy music from KOLA Radio and enter to win a gift card valued at $50, $100 or $200. Activities for kids and adults will als ....

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Community in San Fernando Valley
11/18/2017
WESTFIELD TOPANGA & THE VILLAGE KICK-OFF THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH “LIGHT THE NIGHT”



6250 Topanga Canyon Blvd. Woodland Hills, CA 818-594-8732 - Free admission with a donation of a new, unwrapped toy or gift for kids or teens to benefit ABC7’s 25th Anniversary of Spark of Love - Join us as we officially kick off the Holiday Season with 'Light The Night' on Saturday, Nov 18, 5:00pm-7:00pm at The Village! Hosted by Brandi Hitt with ABC7, this night’s program of events at The ....

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Museums in Beverly Hills
10/14/2017 to 11/19/2017
CARTOON NETWORK: 25 YEARS OF DRAWING ON CREATIVITY



465 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 310-786-1000 - FREE - Visitors will experience the creative process from sketch to screen and beyond with an in-depth look at Steven Universe, enjoy special exhibits including stop-motion sets from Adventure Time, and hav ....

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Fashion & Style in Los Angeles
11/18/2017 to 11/19/2017
FAMILY-FRIENDLY "SHOPUP" RETURNS TO L.A. AT THE NEW OFFICE PARTY!



4514 N Figueroa St Los Angeles, CA 90065 - FREE - Los Angeles families just found another reason to gather in East L.A.; The ShopUp returns to town with a holiday bonanza filled with goods from indie designers and makers (i.e. Ace & Jig, MABO Kids, ....

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Fashion & Style in Los Angeles
11/18/2017 to 11/19/2017
THE SHOPUP BY BABYCCINO



4514 N Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90065 - free - Los Angeles families just found another reason to gather in East L.A.; The ShopUp returns to town with a holiday bonanza filled with goods from indie designers and makers, festive crafting, delicious ....

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Walks in Hollywood
11/19/2017
AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION'S LUNG FORCE WALK



4024 Radford Ave. Studio City, CA 91604 - Free - Join us as we walk together to raise awareness and funds to defeat lung cancer and raise our voices for lung health. Together, we are a force to be reckoned with! We encourage you to get registered, ....

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Performance in Santa Monica
11/19/2017
A FAERY HUNT AT MCCABE’S MATINEE KIDS' SHOW: THE FAIRY AND THE PIRATE



3101 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405 (310) 828-4497 - $15.00 - A Faery Hunt at McCabe’s Matinee Kids' Show: The Fairy and the Pirate At: McCabe’s Guitar Shop
3101 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405 A Faery Hunt shows are interactive, fun performances for young ....


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Festivals in Pasadena
11/19/2017
PACIFIC OAKS CHILDREN'S SCHOOL FALL FESTIVAL



714 West California Boulevard, Pasadena, 91105 - FREE - Pacific Oaks Children's School presents Harvest your Senses. Food | Music | Arts | Crafts Join our annual fall festival and a marketplace of locally designed goods. Free Admission Artisanal marketpla ....

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Festivals in Orange County
11/19/2017
SWEDISH CHRISTMAS FAIR



7561 Center Ave, #49 7143722260 - Adults: $5, Children (5-15): $2 - Swedish Women's Educational Association, Inc. (SWEA) of Orange County will host their annual Swedish Christmas Fair! The Swedish Christmas Fair is SWEA OC's main fundraising event of the year! Enjoy ....

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Performance in Inland Empire
11/19/2017
"THE NUTCRACKER" LIVE PERFORMANCE AT MONTCLAIR PLACE



5060 E Montclair Plaza Ln - FREE - Catch a glimpse of excerpts from the critically-acclaimed Inland Pacific Ballet's performance of "The Nutcracker." Guests will have an opportunity to meet and greet dancers and enter to win a family ....

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Community in Los Angeles
11/23/2017
TURKEY TROT LOS ANGELES



200 N Spring St. Los Angeles, California 90012 - $20-60 - Highlights: Don your turkey day garb and enjoy a scenic 5k or 10k run through beautiful Downtown Los Angeles. Your Thanksgiving feast will taste even better after crossing that Finish Line! Features ....

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Restaurants in Orange County
11/23/2017
THANKSGIVING DAY BUFFET



7561 Center Ave, #49 7143722260 - Adults: $33.95, Seniors: $25.95, Children (6-12): $13.95, Children (3-5): $6.95, Children Under 3: Free - Joins us for a tasty All-You-Can-Eat Thanksgiving Day Buffet! AYCE Thanksgiving Day Buffet Menu: Turkey, Ham, All the Trimmings, and Pumpkin Pie for Dessert! COST: Adults: $33.95
Seniors: $25.95
Ki ....


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Performance in Long Beach
11/25/2017
HANSEL AND GRETEL A WICKEDLY DELICIOUS MUSICAL TREAT



6200 East Atherton Street, Long Beach, CA 90815 562-985-7000 - $25.00 - In this brand new all-ages rock musical, the beloved Grimm Brothers tale is brought to life with a rock and roll score by Grammy-nominated songwriter Justin Roberts and set amidst an animated wonderl ....

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Recreation in South Bay
11/25/2017
STAR PARTY



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - - Paul Livio and The Riverside Astonomical Society invite you to explore the night sky. Come and view the Planet and Constellation of the month, the moon and stars. All ages welcome. ....

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Dance in Beverly Hills
11/25/2017
DEBBIE ALLEN NUTCRACKER



10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067 310-277-3898 - - On November 25th the beloved Nutcracker tradition will get a new context, fresh lively characters, new music, and spectacular dancing to bring a vibrant, unforgettable theatre experience for all ages ....

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Performance in Ventura County
11/11/2017 to 11/26/2017
CAVALIA PRESENT ODYSSEO



US-101 and Santa Rosa Road, Camarillo 93010 - 39.50 - 234.50 - Cavalia Inc. announces Odysseo to Ventura County under its White Big Top along US-101 at Santa Rosa Road. The $30 million equestrian and acrobatic extravaganza features 65 magnificent horses and 50 t ....

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Festivals in Orange County
11/26/2017
PATCHWORK SHOW: MODERN MAKERS FESTIVAL



East 4th Street @ Spurgeon Street, Santa Ana, 92701 - FREE - PATCHWORK SHOW: MODERN MAKERS FESTIVAL Shop handmade and independent goods from 150+ local makers, crafters, designers + food artisansalongsideDIY craft workshops, food trucks and indie music atPa ....

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Museums in Pasadena
11/08/2017 to 11/29/2017
BOOK BUDDIES



1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108 626 405 2128 - Fee includes one accompanying adult. Members: $85. Non-Members: $95. - It’s never too early to become a book lover! In this preschool series, youngsters will learn how to make their own books using hands-on printing techniques, and will explore the alphabet through The ....

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Recreation in South Bay
11/30/2017
DRAWING BIRDS, AGES 9 AND ABOVE



3201Plaza De Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - $ 20.00 per person per class - Kathryn Babcock guides you into the world of creativity as you learn to draw birds seen in nature. This class is limited to 20 people. Please call 310-782-3989 to register for this class. ....

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Nightlife in Downtown LA
12/01/2017
SILENT NIGHT, SILENT DISCO



735 S Figueroa St Los Angeles, CA 90017 - Free w/ donation - SILENT NIGHT, SILENT DISCO dance party lights up FIGat7th on 12/1 from 6pm-10pm! FREE entry w/ donation. Get on the dance floor and pump up your holiday spirit at “Silent Night, Silent Disco” on Fr ....

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Museums in San Pedro
12/02/2017
HOLIDAY AFLOAT PARTY



250 S. Harbor Blvd 877-446-9261 - $5 for adults, children are free - Battleship IOWA offers an up-close view of the Annual Los Angeles Harbor Holiday Afloat Parade from her historic wooden decks. In a time-honored Naval tradition, IOWA will also fire off her 5" guns a ....

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Specialty in San Gabriel Valley
12/02/2017
OPERATION: SANTA SALUTE



400 S. Baldwin Ave. Suite 231 Arcadia CA 91007 626.445.3116 - Free - On Saturday, December 2nd, visitors of Santa Anita can enjoy a day of appreciation for our active military and veteran families with “Operation: Santa Salute.” From 11AM-2PM in Center Court, Santa ....

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Specialty in Santa Clarita Valley
12/02/2017
OPERATION: SANTA SALUTE



24201 West Valencia Blvd. Suite 150, Valencia CA 91355 661.254.0213 - Free - ] Join us for Operation Santa Salute, on Saturday, December 2nd – a day of appreciation for our active Military and Veteran Families. On this day, all active Military and Veteran families are invit ....

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Music in West LA
12/02/2017
MUSIC EXPLORATORIUM



12121 W Pico Ave, 2nd Floor, West LA, 90064 310-820-1620 - FREE - ** Come meet YOUR instrument at Cornerstone Music Conservatory! ** ------------------------------------------------------------ Join us at our Music Exploratorium Saturday afternoon, December 2nd, 20 ....

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Theater in Hollywood
11/05/2017 to 12/03/2017
NINE O'CLOCK PLAYERS PRESENTS: THE ENCHANTMENT OF BEAUTY AND THE BEAST



1367 N. St Andrews Place, Hollywood, CA, 90028. 3235456153 - $15 - The multi-award winning NINE O’CLOCK PLAYERS continue their 87th year bringing extraordinary family theatre to Southern California with a magical musical look at the timeless story of THE ENCHANTMEN ....

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