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May 1, 2019

Los Angeles Calendar of Events - May 2019

 

CalArts World Music and Dance Festival   May 3-5 
With two stages, Wild Beast Concert Pavilion and The Remo and Ami Belli Stage, doubling the number of performances from years past. The World Music and Dance Festival weekend features food trucks, instrument, clothing, and artifact vendors. The festival will also include instrument raffles and giveaways!  
Time/Place: 24700 McBean Parkway, Valencia   
Contact: 661-253-7825 / https://music.calarts.edu

KJLH Womens Health Expo   May 4 
Women will experience a full day of activities that rejuvenate, excite and motivate them to lead a healthier lifestyle and have fun while doing it. The Expo features a panel of health experts live on the radio. The rest of the day is interwoven with Healthy Dishes demos, Exercise Zone, Natural Beauty Area, The Wellness Village on Holistic Health, informative Breakout Sessions on health topics that effect our community.  
Time/Place: 7am-4pm / Long Beach Convention Center  
Contact: 310-330-2200 / www.kjlhradio.com

Special Needs Job Fair   May 4 
Employment Opportunities for People with Developmental Disabilities. Presented by Leadership Torrance in Cooperation with Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce.  
Time/Place: 10am-12pm / Switzer Learning Center, Torrance  
Contact: 310-540-5858 / www.torrancechamber.com

PurpleStride 2019   May 4 
PurpleStride events raise awareness about the critical mission of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and give residents the opportunity to help make strides toward a better future.  
Time/Place: 7:30am / Los Angeles Zoo  
Contact: http://pcan.at/PSLA19

South Bay 6K Walk/Run for Water   May 4 
Each participants $50 registration fee provides life-changing clean water for one person, so when you participate in the Global 6K for Water you take that 6K distance away from people in need.  
Time/Place: 8-11am / Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park, Harbor City   
Contact: www.teamworldvision.org

El Monte Police 5K   May 4 
Foot Pursuit Every particpant will receive a T-shirt and a medal. We included a 1k family walk/run to invite the entire family to our event.  
Time/Place: 7am / Arceo Park: 3125 Tyler Avenue  
Contact: 626-258-8842 / www.active.com

Los Angeles Taste of the Nation for No Kid Go Hungry   May 4 
An abundance of delicious food and drink plus partake in the Silent Auction, Photo Booth, Kids Corner (with crafts and lawn games), and the Opportunity Drawing to win a gift card from every participating restaurant.  
Time/Place: 1-4pm / Culver City Media Park  
Contact: 800-969-4767 / www.nokidhungry.org

Viva LA Beer Festival   May 4 
Taste amazing beers where Hollywood celebrities once displayed their acting craft next to amazing Hollywood movie sets. Entertainment including live bands, DJs, and street performers.  
Time/Place: 1-5pm / Hollywood Sports Park, Bellflower  
Contact: https://vivalabeer.eventbrite.com

Silver Anniversary Gala and Benefit   May 4 
Torrance Education Foundation will host their fundraising evening, with cocktail reception, Silent and Live Auctions, gourmet 3-course dinner, and dancing. All proceeds benefit the students, teachers and schools in Torrance Unified School District.  
Time/Place: 5-10pm / DoubleTree Hotel, Torrance  
Contact: 310-320-7232 / www.tef4kids.org

Flea Market & Salsa Festival   May 5 
Family Entertainment, food & fun! Presented by the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce.  
Time/Place: 7am-4pm / Antelope Valley Fairgrounds  
Contact: 661-948-4518 / www.avfair.com

Cinco de Mayo Family Day   May 5 
Enjoy live music, dance, and culinary, garden, & art workshops. Food is available for sale.  
Time/Place: 12-4pm / LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes  
Contact: 213-542-6259 / www.lapca.org

Verdugo Mountains 10K Trail Run & Hike   May 5 
The 6.2 miles and 1,735 foot elevation gain will make for one Sunday morning you will never forget! After the race, participants are invited to enjoy a free pancake breakfast.  
Time/Place: 8am-1pm / Brand Park, Glendale  
Contact: www.RunTheVerdugos.com

South Gate Health Fair   May 10 
There will be Health Screenings, Vendor Fair, Rock Wall, Local Talent Performances and Raffle Prizes.  
Time/Place: 4-7pm / Margaret Travis Senior Center  
Contact: 323-357-9662 / www.cityofsouthgate.org

Ride for Guides   May 10 
Guide Dogs of America will hold their 15th annual Ride for Guides motorcycle ride. The ride will start in Sylmar in the morning and make its way through Santa Clarita! An event featuring poker, raffles and a BBQ lunch will be held afterwards.  
Time/Place: 9am-3pm / 13479 Glenoaks Blvd.  
Contact: 818-833-6429 / www.guidedogsofamerica.org

The Queen Marys Waterfront Cook-Off   May 11 
An afternoon of delicious food, competition, brews, and family fun. The event will be the California State Championship competition for BBQ, sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society, and California State Championship for Chili, sanctioned by ICS and much more.  
Time/Place: 12-5pm / Queen Mary Events Park, Long Beach  
Contact: 562-435-3511 / www.queenmary.com

LA County Fire Dept. Fire Service Day   May 11 
A Fire Service Day Open House will be conducted at all Los Angeles County fire stations. Fire Service Day offers the public an opportunity to visit their local fire station to learn about the services provided by dedicated personnel.  
Contact: www.fire.lacounty.gov

Mothers Day Tea & Fashion Show   May 11 
Includes lunch, tea, champagne, fashion show, and private preview of the exhibition Woven Stories.  
Time/Place: 11:30am-2pm / Lancaster Museum of Art and History  
Contact: 661-723-6250 / www.lancastermoah.org

Spring Fit 5K   May 11 
There will be a DJ, Kid Zone, Raffles and Giveaways. This year there will be a competitive race starting at 8am and a recreational run/walk starting at 9am.  
Time/Place: 6am / South Gate Park Bandstand  
Contact: 323-563-5445 / www.springfit5k.racewire.com

Hit the Trail Community Bike Ride   May 11 
A full 9-mile route or a shorter 4-mile route for those with younger children. Free and open to the public, the ride begins and ends at Valencia Heritage Park, where there will be a family fun fair featuring activities, giveaways, and tricycle races!  
Time/Place: 10am-12pm / 24155 Newhall Ranch Rd., Santa Clarita  
Contact: www.bikesantaclarita.com

Running Universal 5K   May 12 
Its all part of the excitement during the Inaugural Minion 5K thats a perfect event for beginners, intermediates, or even racing veterans.  
Time/Place: 6-8am / Universal Studios Hollywood  
Contact: www.runninguniversal.com

NDVets 5K Run/Walk   May 18 
New Directions for Veterans, a nonprofit agency that assists homeless veterans, would like you to join us in honor of those who have served and those who are currently serving in the Armed Forces to benefit a great cause.  
Time/Place: 8am-12pm / 11303 Wilshire Blvd., LA  
Contact: www.ndvets5k.org

Torrance Armed Forces Day 5K for Freedom   May 18 
All finishing participants will receive a 5K for Freedom commemorative t-shirt. There will be chip timing and sponsor refreshments.  
Time/Place: 6:30-11:30am / Del Amo Fashion Center  
Contact: www.torrance5k.com

The Data Science Expo   May 18 
Brings together talented people from diverse backgrounds who are doing amazing things with science. Advance your data science proficiency, training, and network.  
Time/Place: 8am-7pm / Pasadena Convention Center  
Contact: www.datascienceexpo.com

Out of the Darkness Campus Walk   May 18 
This event is open to the entire community and is a journey of remembrance, hope, support and a walk that unites the community - a time to acknowledge the ways suicide and mental illness have affected our lives and our loved ones.  
Time/Place: 8am-12pm / College of the Canyons, Santa Clarita  
Contact: www.afsp.org/santaclarita

HomeWalk 5K Family Run/Walk   May 18 
Join United Way of Greater Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Rams, City Council members, advocates and your fellow Angelenos in walking together to support neighbors experiencing homelessness.  
Time/Place: 8am-12:30pm / Grand Park, Downtown LA  
Contact: https://homewalk.unitedwayla.org

Artisan Row Home Arts & Crafts Show   May 18-19 
The public is invited to attend an indoor showcase featuring handmade toys, bed and bath items, and an array of fashion accessories both commercial and handcrafted.  
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / William S. Hart Regional Park, Newhall   
Contact: www.santa-clarita.com

Family Camp Out   May 18-19 
Bring your whole family out to enjoy the serenity and inspiration of nature through this low-cost camping experience.  
Time/Place: 1:30-10:30pm / Begg Field, Manhattan Beach   
Contact: 310-802-5419 / www.citymb.info

Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Celebration   May 18-19 
A two-day LGBTQ+ event with live music, community programming, and food and drinks from local eateries. The Long Beach Pride Festival is inclusive and strives to promote an environment that is free from prejudice and bias. Parade on Sunday.  
Time/Place: Downtown Long Beach  
Contact: www.longbeachpride.com

Downtown Burbank Arts Festival   May 18-19 
Featuring over 100 local, hand-selected artisans, shoppers can expect to find trendsetting indie goods including original fashion and jewelry design, paper goods, innovative home decor and housewares, art, photography, food, and more.  
Time/Place: 11am-7pm / San Fernando Blvd.  
Contact: www.jackalopeartfair.com

Venice Family Clinic Art Walk & Auction   May 19 
Will highlight the works of nearly 500 Los Angeles-area artists, and will offer fun for all ages, including live music, a beer and wine garden, food trucks, artisanal workshops, a family fun zone and more. In support of the Clinics mission to provide quality health care for those in need.  
Time/Place: 11am-6pm / Google Los Angeles Campus  
Contact: www.theveniceartwalk.org

Alhambra Eco Fair   May 19 
Family-friendly activities such as games, raffles, free giveaways, and live demonstrations and entertainment. There will also be many eco-friendly vendors on site showcasing a whole host of different environmentally friendly products.  
Time/Place: 9am-4pm / Main Street between Garfield & 4th  
Contact: 626-300-1543 / www.cityofalhambra.org

Russian Arts and Culture Festival   May 19 
Free and open to the public and will include entertainment, music, food vendors, Russian crafts and jewelry, and numerous local exhibitors. Gala concert from 4-6pm.  
Time/Place: 11am-7pm / Plummer Park, West Hollywood   
Contact: 323-848-6501 / www.weho.org

Flavor of LA   May 19 
Gourmet food samplings from some of LAs best restaurants, craft beers, wine and cocktails. Admission includes all food and drink, and free parking!  
Time/Place: 1-5pm / CBS Studio Center, Studio City  
Contact: www.flavorofla.com

Pomona Childrens Festival   May 25 
A free event put on by the community for the community.  
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / Civic Center Plaza  
Contact: 909-620-2311 / www.ci.pomona.ca.us

April 1, 2019

Los Angeles Calendar of Events - April 2019

 

Easter Hoppening Event   Apr. 5
Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon filled with an egg hunt for children ages 1-10, bounce houses, food trucks, crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny, carnival games and more! 
Time/Place: 3-6pm / Malibu Bluffs Park  

Contact: www.malibucity.org

 

Formula Drift   Apr. 5-6
The Grand Prix of Long Beach Street Course has been around since 1977. Highlighted by Formula 1, IndyCar, American Le Mans Series, The Pro/Celebrity race, and now Formula DRIFT.  
Contact: www.formulad.com

 

Great Race of Agoura Hills   Apr. 6
A celebration of running that features six races including two half marathons: the incredibly scenic Chesebro Half Marathon mostly trail race and the gorgeous Arrowhead Water Pacific Half Marathon road race. 
Contact: 877-478-7223 x4 / http://greatrace.run

 

Sierra Pelona Wine Festival   Apr. 6
There will also be gourmet food and specialty items sampling, handmade crafts from local artisans, live music, live auction and lots of fun for a great day. 
Time/Place: 12-5pm / Reyes Winery, Santa Clarita  

Contact: www.reyeswinery.com

 

West Hollywood Kids Fair   Apr. 6
The event with feature sheriff/fire department equipment and demonstrations, community services/school information, environmental education, health information, face painting, arts & crafts, games and more! 
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / Plummer Park  

Contact: www.weho.org

 

5K D*ASH Walk   Apr. 6
DASH is Two-Lifestyles Inc. Annual 5k (3.1 miles) Walk. Held during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. We invite you to join us for this fun family event where we will educate our community on Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence. 
Time/Place: 8am-2pm / 1223 E. Avenue S, Palmdale  

Contact: www.twolifestyles.com

 

CVHF Craft Beer, Wine & Food Fest   Apr. 6
Endless tastes of great food, wine, and craft beers along with entertainment and dancing, silent auction, and the fun wine toss game. Benefiting Citrus Valley Health Foundation. 
Time/Place: 6-9pm / Pomona Fairplex  

Contact: www.cvhf.org

 

The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire   Apr. 6-May 19
Saturdays and Sundays only. Begun in 1963 in Agoura, near Malibu, to create living history for school children and their families, the Faire has grown into an annual interactive playground and gallery for over 200,000 participants and guests. 
Time/Place: 10am-7pm / Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area 
Contact: 626-969-4750 / www.renfair.com/socal

 

Egg-SIGHT-ment in the Wild   Apr. 7
Look for eggs along the trails and solve a fun puzzle! Followed by arts & crafts and a healthy snack back at the Nature Center.  
Time/Place: 10am-12pm / Stough Canyon Nature Center, Burbank 
Contact: 818-238-5440 / www.burbankparks.com

 

Masters of Taste   Apr. 7
Thousands of food and beverage enthusiasts for one afternoon full of the finest fares from over 45 Master Chefs. 
Time/Place: 3pm / Rose Bowl Stadium  

Contact: www.mastersoftastela.com

 

Beverly Hills Earth Day   Apr. 7
There will be a wealth of information available regarding water conservation, drought tolerant planting, earthquake preparedness, smart bikes, alternative energy, recycle - old eyeglasses, printer cartridges, tablets and cellphones, and much more! 
Time/Place: 9am-1pm / Beverly Hills Farmers Market, Third St. 
Contact: 310-285-2461 / www.beverlyhills.org

 

Westlake Village Spring Fling in the Park   Apr. 7
A petting zoo, face painting, balloon animals, egg hunts for kids under 10, food trucks and much more! Val Surf will be stationed at the skate park providing giveaways. 
Time/Place: 2-5pm / Westlake Village Community Park    

Contact: www.wlv.org

 

Belmont Shores Roar in the Shore   Apr. 10
Leading the way for the Grand Prix weekend. The event will feature racecars and other exotic cars on display on Corona & Covina avenues & 2nd Street.
Time/Place: 5-8pm / Long Beach  

Contact: www.belmontshore.org

 

Monsterpalooza   Apr. 12-14
The show is for fans as well as industry professionals with more than 250 exhibitors, live makeup demonstrations, celebrity meet and greets, and a Monster Museum exhibition. 
Time/Place: Fri 6-11pm, Sat-Sun 11am-6pm / Pasadena Convention Center  
Contact: www.monsterpalooza.com

 

Calabasas Bunny Trail Junior Egg Hunt   Apr. 13
For kids 8 and under. $3 per child. Must buy tickets in advance starting March 11 at De Anza Park. Your youngsters will slowly make their way around De Anzas bunny trail while enjoying face painting and crafts, a petting zoo and the Easter Bunny! 
Time/Place: 9am-12pm / Juan de Anza Park    

Contact: www.cityofcalabasas.com

 

Breakfast with the Bunny   Apr. 13
There will be springtime crafts, egg hunts, games and activities, light breakfast refreshments, and photo ops with the bunny. 
Time/Place: 10am-12pm / Reyes Adobe, Agoura Hills 
Contact: 818-597-7361 / www.agourahillsrec.org

 

Spring Fest in the Park   Apr. 13
Bring your family & friends for a fun day of outdoor games and prizes, carnival games, music, and more at West Hollywood Park. And an old-fashioned Egg Hunt!
Time/Place: 1-4pm / West Hollywood Park, Great Lawn  

Contact: www.weho.org

 

Bunka-Sai Japanese Cultural Festival   Apr. 13
Performances, exhibits, demonstrations, and workshops including Bonsai, Ikebana, dolls, origami, Japanese dance and music, martial arts, flower arranging, calligraphy, a tea ceremony, and more!  
Time/Place: 11am-5pm / Torrance Cultural Arts Center 
Contact: 310-618-2930 / www.TorranceSisterCity.org

 

Glendale Spring Eggstravaganza   Apr. 13
Egg hunt, carnival games, bounce house, get your favorite face painting, Glendale Rocks! climbing wall and pictures with the Easter Bunny! 
Time/Place: 10am-1pm / Pacific Community Center & Park 
Contact: 818-548-4098 / www.glendaleca.gov

 

Calabasas Earth Day & Green Expo   Apr. 13
Over 50 exhibitors from all over LA and Ventura counties will be participating to help participants take actions that will save them money through efficiency while protecting our planet. 
Time/Place: 2-5pm / Las Virgenes Creek  

Contact: www.cityofcalabasas.com

 

Conejo Valley Home Remodeling Show   Apr. 13-14
Over 170 vendors will be on hand with information on everything from kitchen and bath remodeling to interior decorating to landscaping, pools and spas. 
Time/Place: Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm / Hyatt Regency Westlake 
Contact: 805-529-0760 / www.conejovalleyhomeshow.com

 

Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival   Apr. 13-14
Be surrounded by life on the American Frontier as performers serenade, chuck wagons serve up BBQ treats, and vendors offer one-of-a-kind gear and goods celebrating the Western past with the flair of today.  
Time/Place: Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-6pm / William S. Hart Park
Contact: 661-250-3735 / www.cowboyfestival.org

 

Chumash Day Powwow and Intertribal Gathering   Apr. 13-14
Celebrates Native Americans from all over the country, representing hundreds of tribes. Native American food, craft vendors, tribal ceremonies and dances. 
Time/Place: 10am-6pm / Malibu Bluffs Park  

Contact: www.malibucity.org

 

Kidspace Egg Hunt   Apr. 13 & 20
Hundreds of candy-filled eggs will be hidden throughout the Kidspace Gardens just waiting to be found! 
Time/Place: 9:30am-4pm / Kidspace Museum, Pasadena 
Contact: 626-449-9144 / www.kidspacemuseum.org

 

Alhambra Spring Eggstravaganza   Apr. 20
This fun-filled family event will feature an egg hunt, carnival games, arts and crafts, photos with the bunny and more. Registration is required to participate in the egg hunt. 
Time/Place: 8-11am / Almansor Park  

Contact: www.cityofalhambra.org

 

Torrance Breakfast and a Visit with Bunny   Apr. 20
Activities will include breakfast; cookie decorating; an egg hunt; a Buster Balloon show; music by DJ OZZIE; a special treat from Bunny and more! Breakfast served until 9:30am. 
Time/Place: Torrance Cultural Arts Center  

Contact: www.torranceca.gov

 

Burbank Spring Egg-Stravaganza   Apr. 20
Egg hunts, games & prizes, mascot meet & greet, inflatable bounce houses and pictures with the bunny. 
Time/Place: 9am-12pm / McCambridge Park: 1515 N. Glenoaks Blvd. 
Contact: 818-238-5353 / www.burbankca.gov/eggstrav

 

PAWSAPALOOZA   Apr. 20
Dozens of exhibitors featuring pet-friendly products and services. A selection of food trucks will serve up a delectable variety of food choices, drinks, snacks and goodies. Other fun activities include a Canine Costume Contest and raffle. 
Time/Place: 9am-3pm / West Hollywood Park  

Contact: www.pawsla.org

 

Sipurbia Wine & Beer Festival   Apr. 27
Unlimited samples of over 20 beers and 25 wines. Throughout the day, there will also be DJs and several live bands. Enjoy nearly 50 exhibitors, food trucks, and lawn games. 
Time/Place: 3-7pm / King Gillette Ranch, Calabasas  

Contact: www.sipurbia.com

 

Wine Walk   Apr. 27
Enjoy a selection of wine tastings at participating venues while exploring the Playhouse District. Cost $25. 
Time/Place: 4-7pm / 39 S. El Molino Avenue, Pasadena 
Contact: 626-744-0340 / www.playhousedistrict.org

 

Cancer Support Community An Evening of Hope Gala   Apr. 27
Cocktail reception, 3-course dinner, live entertainment, dancing, silent, and an exciting live auction. The evening promises to honor those that have made a notable impact on the well-being of local cancer patients and their families. 
Time/Place: 6-9pm / Four Seasons Hotel, Westlake Village 
Contact: 805-379-4777 / www.cancersupportvvsb.org

 

Diamond Bar Earth Day & Arbor Day   Apr. 27
Free Smart Gardening and Composting Workshop. Paper Shredding E-Waste and Textile Recycling. Garden Mulch.
Childrens Fun Area. Green Exhibits. 
Time/Place: 9am-2pm / 21865 Copley Drive  

Contact: www.diamondbarca.gov

 

West Hollywood Arbor Day Celebration   Apr. 27
Community members are invited to come plant trees. 
Time/Place: 9-10am / Laurel Park  

Contact: 323-848-3116 / www.weho.org

 

California Poppy Festival   Apr. 27-28
Music, art, food and fun celebrating the state flower of CA and the appearance of poppies in the Antelope Valley! 
Time/Place: 10am-6pm / Sgt Steve Owen Memorial Park 
Contact: 661-723-6077 / www.poppyfestival.com

 

Santa Clarita Valley Championship   Apr. 27-28
The entry fee includes two rounds of golf, a golf cart, green fees, snacks, water, tee prizes, and dinner at the Awards Banquet on Sunday following completion of the tournament. 
Time/Place: Sand Canyon Country Club  

Contact: www.scvbgc.org/golf

 

KHTS Home and Garden Show   Apr. 27-28
Discover the latest in solar energy, pool & backyard design, kitchen remodeling & other home improvements. Find the beautiful handmade arts and crafts. 
Time/Place: Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm / Santa Clarita Central Park 
Contact: www.santaclaritahomeandgardenshow.com

 

Bombshell Bettys Car Show   Apr. 28
Everything we do helps us to support our local veterans. Beer Garden, Pin-Up Pageant, and tons of hot cars and hot bikes. 
Time/Place: 12-5pm / Pacific Auto Recycling Center, Lancaster 
Contact: 661-992-6597 / www.bombshellbettyscalendars.com

 

Fiesta Broadway   Apr. 28
Entering its 30th year, Fiesta Broadway is L.A.s signature Cinco de Mayo event. Enjoy performances by well-known Latin American artists and authentic food from local-area vendors. Carnival-style games and rides fill out the fun! 
Time/Place: Downtown Los Angeles, Broadway 
Contact: 310-914-0015 / www.allaccess-la.com/fiesta-broadway

Feb. 25, 2019

March 2019 - LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Calendar of Events