Los Angles Calendar Of Events
11 With The Chief Apr. 4
Meet Chief Eugene Harris of the San Gabriel Police Department in this monthly 411 session in Council Chambers at City Hall. This is your chance to ask questions and voice concerns.
Time/Place: 6-7:30pm / San Gabriel Council Chamber: 425 S Mission Dr.
Contact:626-308-2834 / www.sangabrielcity.com
Alhambra Police Foundation Golf Tourn. Apr. 5
Your participation and support at the Golf Tournament and Dinner funds life-saving equipment for the officers of the Alhambra Police Dept, the Alhambra Police Dept’s Children and Mentors Program, and other valuable resources and programs.
Time/Place:11am-6pm / Alhambra Municipal Golf Course
Contact:626-282-8481 / www.alhambrachamber.org
Formula Drift 2018 Apr. 6-7
Formula DRIFT kicks-off the 15th championship season on the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Street Course.
Time/Place:Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 9am-6pm / Streets of Long Beach
Contact:562-901-2600 / www.formulad.com
Spook Show Apr. 7
An annual Halloween festival that features over 100 curated local vendors, artists, collectors, teachers, spook makers, hauntrepreneurs and musicians for like-minded Halloween enthusiasts. Their biggest yearly sale event.
Time/Place:12-7pm / Halloween Club, La Mirada
Bunka-Sai Japanese Cultural Festival Apr. 7
Performances, exhibits, demos, and workshops including Japanese dance and music, martial arts, flower arranging, calligraphy, a tea ceremony, and more!
Time/Place:11am-5pm / Ken Miller Rec. Center
Art & Antique Spring Faire Apr. 7
Enjoy a stroll through the tree-lined streets in Historic Uptown Whittier while you visit with over 100 eclectic vendors featuring work from local artists and artisan crafters together with the traditional antique and vintage-collectible dealers.
Time/Place:9am-3pm / Philadelphia Street
ACS So CA Clay Festival & Gift Show Apr. 7-8
This festival features unique handcrafted giftware and art work by ceramic artists from Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and Ventura Counties. There will be raffles and demonstrations through each day by ceramic artists, Patti Hallowes.
Time/Place:9am-4pm / LA County Arboretum & Botanic Garden’s Ayres Hall
Contact:626-821-3222 / www.arboretum.org
Foodie Con Apr. 7-8
Offers attendees the chance to meet culinary purveyors, purchase the newest food trends, and experience cuisines from hand-selected vendors including food artisans, cookware and gadgets, restaurants, local chefs, food trucks, craft breweries and wineries.
Time/Place:Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm / Magic Box at the Reef, LA
Baisakhi Celebration Apr. 8
Sikhs celebrate this important day of their religion with joy and devotion through “Kirtan” or Spiritual Music. Traditional martial arts “Gatka” is exhibited to signify high spirit of the Sikhs. Sikh Parade or “Nagar Kirtan” procession is held.
Time/Place:7am-6pm / LA Convention Center
Tokyo City Cup & Japan Family Day Apr. 8
Be ready for the delicious Japanese food stands, cultural performances, and traditional game booths! Enter Tokyo City Cup game and win the prizes.
Time/Place:10:30am-5pm / Santa Anita Park, Arcadia
Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Apr. 8
Live music from Jerry Salas and the Rock for Vets band. There will be a classic car show, military vehicles to display, military memorabilia, great food, various craft vendors and a fun zone for kids.
Time/Place:11am-5pm / Sierra High School Stadium, Whittier
Contact:562-698-9554 / www.whittierchamber.com
Toyota Grand Prix Apr. 13-15
Along with the Verizon IndyCar Series, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Motegi Racing Super Drift Challenge, Pirelli World Challenge, and SPEED Energy Stadium Super Trucks will run on the world-famous 11-turn, 1.97-mile street circuit encompassing the Pike at Rainbow Harbor, Aquarium of the Pacific and Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center.
Time/Place:Downtown Long Beach
FoLAR LA River CleanUp Apr. 14
Volunteers will receive a FoLAR reusable tote bag and FoLAR t-shirt, and other goodies, have access to entertainment and the LA River Rover mobile visitor and education center.
Time/Place:9am-12pm / Upper LA River
Calabasas Earth Day Celebration/Expo Apr. 14
Over 50 exhibitors from all over LA and Ventura counties will be participating in the event to help participants take actions that will save them money through efficiency while protecting our planet.
Time/Place:2-5pm / Las Virgenes Creek site
Walk with Us to Cure Lupus Apr. 14
The goal is to help the LRA further its mission to prevent, treat and cure lupus by raising funds for lupus research.
Time/Place:3:30-8:30pm / Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena
Contact:866-925-5257 x6107 / http://walk.lupusresearch.org
Spring Garden Soiree Apr. 14
A Pomona Hope Friend/Fundraiser. Fresh food, music and more! Community welcome. Casual attire.
Time/Place:5-8pm / Center Street Community Garden, Pomona
Contact:909-921-3618 / www.pomonahope.org/gardenparty
Splash of Love Apr. 14
Annual gala event and fundraiser hosted by the PS I Love You Foundation, where attendees enjoy an evening of entertainment, heavy passed Hors-d’oeuvres, exceptional whiskey pours from your favorite distilleries, be introduced to new brands, premium wine tastings, and community networking. Raise awareness and support for our social-emotional learning program Love4Life.
Time/Place:6-10pm / Proud Bird Food Bazaar & Events Center, LAX
Contact:310-420-4717 / www.psiloveyoufoundation.org
Chumash Day Powwow and Intertribal Celebration Apr. 14-15
Celebrate Native Americans from all over the country, representing hundreds of tribes. Native American food, craft vendors, tribal ceremonies, and dances will be a part of the event on both days.
Time/Place:Malibu Bluffs Park: 24250 PCH
Contact:310-456-2489 x239 / www.malibucity.org
SIGSCV -The Wine Affair Apr. 15
Presented by Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley. Draws 500-600 people who enjoy an afternoon of wine, appetizers and live music among the shops and restaurants lining Town Center Drive.
Time/Place:2-6pm / Westfield Town Center, Valencia
Hawthorne Parks & Recreation Foundation Golf Tournament Apr. 16
Proceeds will be used towards a considerable number of renovations to the Municipal Pool locker rooms.
Time/Place:10am-5pm / Industry Hills Golf Club, City of Industry
Contact:310-349-1640 / www.cityofhawthorne.org
Burbank Police Awards Luncheon Apr. 19
Hosted by the Burbank Police Foundation. To honor and recognize the outstanding achievements of the men and women of the Burbank Police Dept and our community.
Time/Place:11am-1:30pm / Pickwick Gardens: 1001 W Riverside Dr.
Contact:818-238-3000 / www.burbankpd.org
Pawtastic Ball Apr. 21
A Gala, blending live music, theatre, fashion, cosplay, magic, fine art and riveting shows. Photo booth, magician, live art, and artisan & couture vending, mystical and nonsensical oddities, specialty cocktails, alluring sideshows & activities. Silent auction and raffle to benefit The Little Red Dog.
Time/Place:7-11pm / John Snowden House, LA
Contact:949-427-0925 / www.thelittlereddog.com
Shelter’s Right Hand 5K Walk Apr. 21
Join hundreds of Whittier residents and community supporters helping to raise funds for the Women’s & Children’s Crisis Shelter and put an end to domestic violence.
Time/Place:8-11am / Whittier Central Park
Earth Day LA Apr. 21
LA Sanitation will again bring our trucks for kids to explore, and we’ll have plenty of educational (and fun!) exhibits for the whole family to learn about sustainability. With free food, fun, giveaways, and entertainment. Admission is free.
Time/Place:10am-2pm / Highland Park Rec. Center
West Covina Earth Day Apr. 21
Free Family Fun, Earth-friendly arts & crafts, Commemorative Tree Planting, Information Vendors, Secure & confidential document shredding performed on-site.
Time/Place:9am-1pm / Palmview Park: 1340 E. Puente Avenue
Contact:626-939-8400 / www.westcovina.org
Earth Day At The Aquarium Of The Pacific Apr. 21-22
Visit booths from various Earth-friendly organizations, and participate in hands-on learning demonstrations for people of all ages. The Aquarium will also debut new climate change programming and exhibits during Earth Day weekend.
Time/Place:9am-5pm / 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach
Contact:562-590-3100 / www.aquariumofpacific.org
California Poppy Festival Apr. 21-22
Kicks off spring in the Antelope Valley with a glorious array of celebrated performers, unrivaled events, and mouth-watering delicacies designed to delight, enchant and amuse people of all ages.
Time/Place:10am / Sgt. Steve Owen Memorial Park, Lancaster
Walk For Kids Apr. 22
A fun, family-friendly 5k walk designed to raise funds and awareness for the services and programs provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California. $25 minimum registration donation for adults, 18+.
Time/Place:7:30am-2pm / Shoreline Park, Long Beach
Contact:562-285-4308 / www.walkforkids.org/longbeach
Earth Day Rain Barrel Event Apr. 22
$65/barrel. $35 after-purchase rebate. Rain barrel installation class at the Floretta K. Lauber Museum Education Center from 2-3pm, where resourceful tips, best practices, and mosquito prevention information will be shared.
Time/Place:2-4pm / Arcadia Public Library
Taste for a Cure Apr. 27
An Italian theme of superb wines from renowned wineries, and signature dishes from some of LA's top Italian chefs and restaurants, while raising valuable funds for cancer research at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Time/Place:6-8pm / Beverly Wilshire Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills
Contact:310-825-5268 / https://cancer.ucla.edu
Arcadia Spring Soiree Apr. 28
Come and enjoy wine and cheese, fine art and live acoustic music! This event will feature the Museum’s current temporary exhibit: “Here and There: Artwork of Sid Bingham.”
Time/Place:6-9pm / The Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage
Contact:626-574-5440 / www.arcadiaca.gov
Finish the Ride Griffith Park Apr. 29
6 Mile Fun Ride/Roll, 20 Mile Nice N’ Easy, 30 Mile Leg Burn, Killer Half Century. Free festival and safety expo with giveaways, raffles, prizes and activities for the kids. Food will be available at the Autry Museum Cafe.
Time/Place:7am-1pm / The Autry Museum, LA
Dutch King’s Day Apr. 29
An Amsterdam street party, live entertainment on stage, Dutch food vendors, fun attractions for kids and adults: games, arts & crafts, flea-market, photo stations, Heineken beer garden and DJ’s Dance Party.
Time/Place:11am-6pm / Shoreline Aquatic Park, Long Beach
Empty Bowls Apr. 29
Fundraising event benefiting Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley (FPSGV), a non-profit organization that helps homeless children. Attendees will receive a handcrafted bowl and enjoy delicious soup donated by local restaurants.
Time/Place:12-4pm / Sierra Madre United Methodist Church
Author: Sean Glaze
March 28th 2018
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