This Weekend: Sales, Fashion, Gifts, Exercise, Recycling, Celebrations, Art, Butterflies and More

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There’s some great shopping, good sales and fun events this Labor Day Weekend. Be safe!

Soto Lifestyle — a MDF fave

SOTO LIFESTYLE GRAND OPENING: Soto, a My Daily Find fave, is celebrating the Grand Opening of its new concept store, Soto Lifestyle, on Saturday, September 4 from 10-5 pm. There will be give-aways, food and fun!  Located south of Topanga Avenue in Woodland Hills, Soto co-owners Jodi Perlman and Pam Frank merged with Phyllis Steinberg and her Goodness Design, Gifts and Accessories in this new venture. Soto Lifestyle features a unique, eclectic collection for women, men and children, including Cosabella,  Junk Vintage, Native Shoes for men, initial giftware, camisoles, cake plates, candles, jewelry, purses, belts, Parisian cordial glasses, t-shirts and so much more— all at amazing prices.  This is the fourth store under the Soto name — there are three clothing stores in Woodland Hills, Westlake and Studio City.   Soto Lifestyle 818.992.3340 4863 Topanga Canyon Blvd Woodland Hills, CA 91364

John Robshaw on sale at Filigree — MDF "Best" Home furnishings store.

JOHN ROBSHAW SALE AT FILIGREE: My Daily Find’s favorite home furnishing store, Filigree, is having a 30 % off sale on all John Robshaw bedding and linens in order to make room for his latest designs.  Robshaw’s luxurious, original creations  are inspired by handcrafted textiles from around the world. He  uses traditional printing, dying and weaving techniques, and reinterprets them to create his own textiles. Filigree 12262 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 818-508-0560

Garba "Mister G" Onajda has got the MDF seal of approval!

GET SLICK AND FIT WITH MR. G : Come work out with the one and only Garba “Mister G” Onadja!  Lululemon Athletica in the Calabasas Commons will host FREE gTonnicks workout session at the store this Saturday, September 4 from 9 – 10 am.  gTonnicks is an innovative approach to toning and strengthening the body using mainly bodyweight and gravity for resistance— incorporating various conditioning techniques from ballet, martial arts, gymnastics, and other traditional exercises to reach and shape up every muscle of the body, including the abs, hips, gluteus, thighs for a strong, sleek and fit body.  The gTonnicks workout is conducted in a relatively slow pace with emphasis to body control, respiration, form, and precision. The beauty of gTonnicks is that it meets everyone at his or her fitness level or physical condition and challenges the body accordingly. Lululemon Althletica  4799 Commons Way Calabasas, CA 91302

FALL FASHION SHOW IN CALABASAS: Get a first-hand look at some of the season’s hottest fashion trends when The Commons at Calabasas hosts their Fall Fashion Show event at 3 pm on September 5.   Lululemon Athletica begins the afternoon with a Function Show that includes yoga demonstrations, followed by models walking the runway in the newest styles, revealing the clothing’s many “functions” for yoga, dancing, running and more. Guests will also preview the fall collections from popular retailers White House I Black Market, Diane’s Beachwear, M. Fredric, Theodore, Chico’s and Siany. The first 100 guests to RSVP by calling 818-637-8922 will be guaranteed a seat for the fashion show and receive a complimentary Beauty Bag filled with goodies from Beauty Collection. Following the fashion show, select stores will be offering specials and complimentary wine. There will also be a silent auction benefiting ACT TODAY! Autism Care and Treatment, a nonprofit organization which provides grant money for families that cannot afford or access the treatments their autistic children need to achieve their full potential.  4799 Commons Way Calabasas, CA 91302

And all the rest…

HOLLYWOOD PIANO  LABOR DAY WEEKEND PARKING LOT SALE. Save 30%-74% on new and used pianos in uprights, grands, spinets, keyboards and more. Most new pianos are priced at below cost.  Steinway, Estonia, Albert Weber, Young Chang,  Petrof, Kawai, Yamaha ad more. Free hot dogs, sodas, popcorn and more. 1033 Hollywood Way, Burbank, ( 800 My Piano). Cash/ CC/ Financing. Preview Sale 9/3 by appointment.

E-WASTE RECYCLING: Tarzana Community & Cultural Center is hosting a free e-waste collection on Sat, September from 4, 9 am – 2 pm.  This is a free e-waste drop off open to the public. Accepted waste includes: home electronic waste, such as, Televisions, Microwaves, CPU’s, Monitors, Printers, Laptops, DVD Players, VCR’s, and other home electronics — either broken or new. 19130 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana.

LOS ANGELES CITY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION: Celebrate the 229th Anniversary of the founding of Los Angeles.  Historic re-enactments, artisan demonstrations, exhibits, food, entertainment and plenty of birthday cake!Saturday, September 4 , 2010 6:00 am – 6:00 pm

JEWISH NEW YEAR FESTIVAL FOR KIDS: Learn about Rosh Hashana on Sunday, September 5 from 2:30-4 pm at the Zimmer Children’s Museum, Goldsmith Jewish Federation Building, 6505 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 100.  Join in on the fun with Rosh Hashanah Bingo, Scavenger Hunt, Make Honey Bee Honey Pots and enjoy some weet treats. They’ll have Apples and Honey and Cookies on hand to start the New Year right! Entrance fee $8 adults and $5 for children 3 and over.

FREE DAY AT LACMA ON LABOR DAY: The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is the largest art museum in the western United States with 100,000 objects dating from ancient times to the present.  Special programming and free general admission. (Does not include free admission to ticketed exhibitions.) Mon, Sep 6, 12 noon–8 pm – Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles.

STAY LITTLE BUTTERFLY: It ‘s the last weekend for butterflies. More than 40 different butterfly and moth species and an array of plants take up residence every summer for our much-anticipated seasonal exhibit, the Pavilion of Wings. Wander through a unique changing and growing ecosystem. Witness wondrous free-flying creatures interacting with plant life and with each other and emerge with a better understanding of the environment needed for the survival of these spectacular animals.  Through Sep 6 – Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles.

THE 3RD ANNUAL ANGELES CREST ART GUILD EXHIBITION: The public is invited to an Artists Reception on Saturday, September 4 from  5-8pm.  See a collection featuring original paintings, acrylics, sculptures , hand prints, mixwd media. 3609 West Magnolia Blvd. Burbank (Near Hollywood Way – Free parking in rear of building off Cordova Street.) Gallery hours Tu-Fri 11 am – 5 pm Saturday 10 am-3 pm. Connie Towns Burr 818-378-4591 Bruce Burr 818-298-7315.

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