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90045 Weekend Calendar – 26 Fun Things To Do

Are your kids ready to cut loose and have some fun now that the first week of school is over? Or maybe school hasn’t started at your house (lucky you!) and you’ve got some restless little ones under your feet. Either way, we’ve found 26 fun things to do this weekend and put them on our 90045 weekend calendar!

That’s not even counting the five on the calendar for today.

So have a little fun this weekend and send us some pictures for our instagram account!

Events for August 20, 2016

8:00 AM

Bristol Farms Hatch Chili Festival

August 20 @ 8:00 am2:00 pm UTC-7
Bristol Farms,

8448 Lincoln Blvd
Westchester, CA 90045 United States

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BF Hatch Chili Festival

This is such a big deal at my house that I couldn’t resist putting it on the community calendar. 🙂 Live hatch chili roast, hatch chile tasting event and $1000 contest giveaway.

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9:00 AM

Playa Vista Farmers Market

August 20 @ 9:00 am2:00 pm UTC-7

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Playa Vista Farmers’ Market,

12775 W Millennium Dr
Playa Vista, CA 90094 United States

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pv farmers mkt logo

The Playa Vista Farmers Market was started in 2009 with a vision to create a better “farmer first” market. This market was recently honored to be named one of the three Best of the Westside farmers markets by Argonaut News. Located at Runway Playa Vista on Runway Blvd & Town Center Drive and adjacent to Whole

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Free Movie Day At Cinemark

August 20 @ 9:00 am1:00 pm UTC-7
Cinemark Playa Vista,

12746 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Playa Vista, CA 90094 United States

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free_movies

CINEMARK COMMUNITY DAY IS ON AUGUST 20, 2016 FROM 9AM – 1PM AT YOUR LOCAL CINEMARK! Enjoy family-friendly movies for FREE along with discounted concession offerings. Net proceeds will support WE.org in providing youth empowerment and service learning programs in the USA. Cinemark Community Day will feature: FREE family movies at all Cinemark locations from

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9:30 AM

Tiki Beach Festival

August 20 @ 9:30 am9:30 pm UTC-7

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Granada Beach,

5101 E Ocean Blvd
Belmont Shore, CA 90803 United States

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2015_tiki_fest

Event Highlights: Island Market Place & Cultural Center Traditional Arts & Crafts Including Tiki Carving Taste of Aloha Food Court – Various Foods of the Islands Renowned Masters of Island Music & Dance ” Night Of Fire ” Torch Lighting, Fire Knife Dance, Fire Walk   and Island Music Kids’ Zone and Play Areas Canoe

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10:00 AM

August 20 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm UTC-7
Columbia Memorial Space Center,

12400 Columbia Way
Downey, CA 90242 United States

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ROCKET FEVER BACK

Rocketeers of all ages and skills come together for Rocket Fever 2016, Los Angeles’ only urban Rocket Festival, at Columbia Memorial Space Center. Now in its 6th year, the annual celebration of modern model rocketry takes flight on Saturday In addition to decorating and launching model rockets, the 20,000 square foot learning center will host

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Tongan Festival

August 20 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm UTC-7
Torrance Cultural Arts Center,

3330 Civic Center Dr.
Torrance, CA 90503 United States

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tongan festival

This Pacific Island festival, presented by the Tongan Alliance of America, spotlights the culture of the Kingdom of Tonga. Discover the island through its music, dance, food and craft. This free festival also features the Tauolunga Competition, Little Miss Siale Pageant and Hiva Kakala song competition. Source: LA Parent

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Leimert Park Book Fair

August 20 @ 10:00 am6:00 pm UTC-7
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza,

3650 West Martin Luther King Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90008 United States

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LEIMERT PARK VILLAGE BOOK FAIR

Vote one of LA’s 5 Best Annual Book Festivals, the Leimert Park Book Fair offers celebrity readings, book signings, writing workshops, panel discussions, poetry readings, stage and musical performances throughout the day.  Festival highlights for families include the readings and performances at the Children’s Village/Reading Corner, as well as interactive activities, storytelling, book give-a-ways, and hands-on-projects

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10:30 AM

Joseph Peck Steel Drum Mini-Concert At Children’s Book World

August 20 @ 10:30 am11:30 am UTC-7
Children’s Book World,

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064 United States

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joseph-peck

Joseph Peck’s music workshops introduce students to the innovation, development, and cultural significance of the steel drum aka pan instrument. Joseph provides enough percussion instruments for all in attendance to participate in a Caribbean drum circle. All ages, www.josephpeckmusic.com. Length of event is approximate. Source: childrensbookworld.com

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11:00 AM

Hands On History – Pacific Ocean Park

August 20 @ 11:00 am12:00 pm UTC-7
Santa Monica History Museum,

1350 7th Stret
Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States

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SaMo History Museum logo

The Santa Monica History Museum is excited to invite children and their families to our FREE Hands on History workshop on Saturday, August 20th from 11am to 12pm at the Santa Monica History Museum at 1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401. The theme of this workshop will be Pacific Ocean Park. In operation from 1958

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12:00 PM

Children’s Popcorn Theatre

August 20 @ 12:00 pm1:30 pm UTC-7

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Carlson Memorial Park,

10400 Motor Ave
Culver City, CA 90232 United States

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popcorn theatre

Presented by Culver City Public Theatre: Frog Tails Written by Eric Billitzer, Directed by Nicola Henry Saturdays and Sundays at 12 noon, July 16th – August 21st

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L.A. Taco Festival

August 20 @ 12:00 pm8:00 pm UTC-7
Grand Park,

200 N Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

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la taco fest

The LA Taco Festival, which for 5 years has been bringing all kinds of tacos to the masses in a fun, lively event that not only stimulates festivalgoers’ tastebuds but their eyes and ears as well, with great live music and dance performances. Eat tacos and help endyouthhomelessness! Parking for Grand Park is available in

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2:00 PM

Culver City Public Theatre In The Park

August 20 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm UTC-7

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Carlson Memorial Park,

10400 Motor Ave
Culver City, CA 90232 United States

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popcorn theatre

Culver City Public Theatre presents Shakespeare’s As You Like It Save the date for the performances that you would like to attend. After that, all you have to do is bring a lawn chair or blanket, and enjoy the show! All performances are FREE – no reservations necessary.

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2:30 PM

Meeting – Seed Library of Los Angeles

August 20 @ 2:30 pm4:00 pm UTC-7
The Learning Garden,

13000 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90291 United States

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SLOLA   Seed Library of Los Angeles

Non profit group providing a forum for heirloom seed exchange, seed savers and gardening education. Open meetings on the third Saturday of every month. Free or join for lifetime membership $10. Get free seeds. August 20th UCLA Extension Instructor Valerie Wong will discuss seeds in general. Learning Garden at Venice High School (enter on Walgrove).

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4:00 PM

Getty Garden Concert for Kids

August 20 @ 4:00 pm5:30 pm UTC-7

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Getty Museum Central Garden,

1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049 United States

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web_renee

Renee Stahl, best known as half of beloved family duo Renee & Jeremy, presents an afternoon of music for the entire family. Last year, Stahl released Simpatico, a stunning collaborative record under the name Renee & Friends, where she was joined by producer Rich Jacques and a notable array of singers, writers and performers including

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6:00 PM

Redondo Beach Concert On The Pier

August 20 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm UTC-7
Redondo Beach Pier,

100 Fisherman’s Wharf
Redondo Beach, CA 90277 United States

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redondo pier concerts

1969 (60’s Rock & Roll) Redondo Pier Association. Bring your beach chairs down to the Redondo Beach Pier and enjoy free concerts every Thursday and Saturday evening throughout the summer from 6:00-8:00 PM. The Redondo Beach Pier Concert Series features over 20 bands from an array of genres including Blues, Country, Hawaiian, Jazz, Rock, Salsa,

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7:30 PM

Westchester Movie In The Park: Zootopia

August 20 @ 7:30 pm9:00 pm UTC-7
Westchester Park,

7000 W. Manchester Avenue
Westchester, CA 90045 United States

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zootopia movie at the park

Movie Night: Zootopia From Wikipedia: Zootopia is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated buddy cop comedy adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film is directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore, co-directed by Jared Bush (in his directorial debut), and stars the voices of Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman,

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8:00 PM

MdR Movie at the Park: My Fair Lady

August 20 @ 8:00 pm10:00 pm UTC-7
Burton Chace Park,

13650 Mindanao Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292 United States

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My_fair_lady_poster

The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain! LA County Dept of Beaches & Harbors presents My Fair Lady. From Wikipedia: My Fair Lady is a 1964 American musical film adaptation of the Lerner and Loewe eponymous stage musical based on the 1938 film adaptation of the original 1913 stage play Pygmalion by George

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8:30 PM

Pageant of the Masters – Partners

August 20 @ 8:30 pm10:00 pm UTC-7

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Festival of Arts/Pageant of the Masters,

650 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 United States

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pageant of the masters

What is it?  Ninety minutes of “living pictures” – incredibly faithful art re-creations of classical and contemporary works with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces. Click here to see the program. Click here to order tickets. Directions and parking information here.

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Events for August 21, 2016

8:00 AM

Sunday Westchester Farmers Market

August 21 @ 8:00 am1:00 pm UTC-7

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Westchester Triangle,

6200 W. 87th Street
Westchester, CA 90045 United States

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westchester farmers market tokens

The Sunday Westchester Farmers Market is an expansion of the long running Wednesday Westchester Farmers Market and offers a mix of farmers, ranchers and specialty growers, along with food purveyors and artisans.

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10:00 AM

Tiki Beach Festival

August 21 @ 10:00 am7:00 pm UTC-7

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Granada Beach,

5101 E Ocean Blvd
Belmont Shore, CA 90803 United States

+ Google Map

2015_tiki_fest

Event Highlights: Island Market Place & Cultural Center Traditional Arts & Crafts Including Tiki Carving Taste of Aloha Food Court – Various Foods of the Islands Renowned Masters of Island Music & Dance ” Night Of Fire ” Torch Lighting, Fire Knife Dance, Fire Walk   and Island Music Kids’ Zone and Play Areas Canoe

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10:30 AM

Theatricum Botanicum Kids Koncerts

August 21 @ 10:30 am12:00 pm UTC-7
Theatricum Botanicum,

1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States

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family-fundays

Mark Lewis & the KITE Kids Mark fills the stage with his warmth, inventive songs and stories and is joined by a band of KITE kids. Buy Tickets Learn more about Mark Length of event is approximate. Tickets are $10. Group rates available. No food or drink permitted (except water). No pets except for service

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11:00 AM

Lakeshore Free Crafts for Kids

August 21 @ 11:00 am3:00 pm UTC-7

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Lakeshore,

8888 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90034 United States

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free crafts for kids at Lakeshore Learning

Free crafts for kids. No reservations necessary. Ages 3 & up. Click here for the schedule of crafts.

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2:00 PM
15$

Princess of the Pacific Seas – A Mini Musical

August 21 @ 2:00 pm3:00 pm UTC-7

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Creating Arts Company,

3110 Pennsylvania Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90404 United States

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pacific seas

Sail away on an island adventure with Peke and her friends to help save the Pacific from the evil pirates. When a little Hawaiian girl named Peke is told she’s a real princess she has a hard time believing it. That is, until she meets Koa, who helps her discover that she’s the Princess of

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4:00 PM

Getty Garden Concert for Kids

August 21 @ 4:00 pm5:30 pm UTC-7

|Recurring Event (See all)
Getty Museum Central Garden,

1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049 United States

+ Google Map

web_renee

Renee Stahl, best known as half of beloved family duo Renee & Jeremy, presents an afternoon of music for the entire family. Last year, Stahl released Simpatico, a stunning collaborative record under the name Renee & Friends, where she was joined by producer Rich Jacques and a notable array of singers, writers and performers including

Find out more »

5:00 PM
Free

Manhattan Beach Concert In The Park

August 21 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm UTC-7
Polliwog Park,

1601 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 United States

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Lady Zep

Lady Zep: Lady Zep is the premiere all female tribute to the legendary group, LED ZEPPELIN. Established in 2009 and based out of Los Angeles, Lady Zep has performed shows across Southern California and beyond. The Sunset Strip has been the home of many Lady Zep shows, places that include the House of Blues and

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8:30 PM

Pageant of the Masters – Partners

August 21 @ 8:30 pm10:00 pm UTC-7

|Recurring Event (See all)
Festival of Arts/Pageant of the Masters,

650 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 United States

+ Google Map

pageant of the masters

What is it?  Ninety minutes of “living pictures” – incredibly faithful art re-creations of classical and contemporary works with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces. Click here to see the program. Click here to order tickets. Directions and parking information here.

Find out more »


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