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This Weekend: Fun Happenings Around Town

Posted By Karen Young On May 31, 2012 @ 11:40 pm In Activities,Family,Featured,My Daily Find | No Comments

BY KAREN YOUNG

FRIDAY

Lululemon Studio City: This yoga-inspired clothing store and lifestyle brand finally opens the doors of its  retail shop at 10 a.m. today in Studio City today, replacing the former Drapers and Damon.  It’s virtually unrecognizable with its modern wood and colorful tiled exterior. Make sure to check out their complimentary classes too. 12199 Ventura Blvd.,Studio City.

NoHo Dine Out Friday:  The Triplets known as TH3 TRiPS will perform from 6-6:30pm at The NoHo Dine Out. TH3 TRiPS are 11 year old triplets who have a passion for rock n roll. Born and raised in Santa Monica, they grew up surrounded by music. TH3 TRiPS write and perform original songs about what inspires them, including their newest single “Africa.” Also entertaining this Friday is 2 Bit Radio. 2 Bit Radio is an electrifying Band who creates fresh, different music with a touch of that good ‘ole retro feel. La Dolce Vita Gourmet Food Truck will also participate and all 100% of the proceeds from sales of all food and drink go to a 501 C 3 nonprofit charitable organization for rescue animals that they also operate. The NoHo Dine Out Fridays is held every Friday, from 5:30 p.m.–9 p.m. in the parking lot at 11452 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood.

SATURDAY

Colfax World Fair: This annual fun times family fair fundraiser  at Colfax Charter Elementary in North Hollywood on June 2 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.  features dozens of family-friendly games and attractions,  two food courts, music and dance performances,  giant puppet parades, raffles, silent auction with over 500 items (see below for info), toddler town – an exclusive area for babies and children under six hosted by My Gym, Morella Water Park – an entire adjacent street closed off for soaking fun in the sun! Admission and parking are free. Cost for rides and games are minimal. All proceeds pay for student enrichment as well as traditional programs that have been slashed by LAUSD budget cuts. Check out the silent auction items which you can access at the event or begin bidding online.

 6th Annabelle Godwin Play Day:  The Child Care Resource Center is hosting a free day of fun on Saturday, June 2 at Los Angeles Valley College from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Over 3,000 children, families, educators and community members enjoy storytelling, hands on science, art, music & movement activities, outdoor fun, entertainment and much, much more! For more information and sponsorship opportunities, please contact us at (818) 717-1036.

Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art:   See free painting and drawing demonstrations on June 2 from 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Also, light refreshments, registration perks and much more. 16926 Saticoy Street, Van Nuys, RSVP 818-708-9232

Henry Road New Artist Exhibit: This whimsical Studio City shop will be celebrating Murmuration, a new collection of paintings by Matt Adrian (aka The Mincing Mockingbird). Matt’s magical birds will be perched to fall off the walls on Saturday, June 2 (5 p.m. to 8 p.m). Henry Road.3949 Laurelgrove Ave, Studio City, 818 762 8966

SUNDAY

Free Yoga at Lululemon Studio City:  Check out the free complimentary yoga class from 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m on Sunday with Ambassador Clio from InYoga who will teach Hatha Vinyasa style.

4GOOD Book Drive: This community group is partnering with Carney’s and BookEnds for the Third Annual Book Drive on Sunday, June 3 from 11am-2pm. Donate your gently used books and help restock the libraries of local elementary schools in need. They are especially looking for elementary aged books about animals, nature and space ~ but you can donate any kids or adult books! Carney’s will donate 15% of its sales to 4GOOD, so clean out your bookshelf and enjoy a delicious lunch for the whole family.

Summer of Love Peace Swap and Shop: A Mother’s Haven in Encino is having a boutique swap  on Sunday, June 3 from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.for babies, kids, teens, women/maternity!  Mention “My Daily Find” and get $1 off the at-door entry fee. Bring gently used items and “shop” for “new to you” items! $6 in advance*, $8 at the door, FREE to volunteers. Find gently used clothes, books, toys, etc. — and even larger items such as strollers, highchairs. Plus you get a reusable shopping bag, raffle ticket, and kid activities — all for only $6-8! *Prepaid swappers get preferred entry. Sunday, June 3, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Summer on the Green: The Valley Cultural Center will kick off its summer series on Sunday, June 3 at Warner Center PArk in Woodland Hills, with the First Annual Jazz Festival headlined by Freddie Ravel’s “Tune Up to Music Celebration” combining tropical, jazz, and rock rhythms. Ravel has performed with such musical icons as Earth, Wind & Fire, Sergio Mendes, Madonna, and Carlos Santana. Saxophonist Everette Harp also brings his soulful signature sound to the VCC stage, demonstrating the dazzling skills he has shown on recordings with Carole King, Billy Joel, Michael Bolton, and more. Filling out the line-up is the 12-piece supercharged funk band, BERN, as well as Endermen, a 5-piece category-bending band composed of the finest “young lions” on the West Coast jazz scene. The festivities begin at 4 p.m. and the music, food, vendors and fun continues through 8 p.m. VCC Members park for free. Bring your family and friends, dress in layers, and prepare to be dazzled by this amazing musical line-up.

OVER THE HILL AND WORTH THE DRIVE

Hester Street Market: This favorite New York  outdoor market is coming to Hollywood this summer for a series of four fun free events at Hollywood and Argyle, one block east of  Vine. The Hester Street Fair will kick of this Saturday, June 2 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. with a Bite Size Food and Craft Festival featuring a collection of some of LA’s favorite restaurants, indie food chefs and a selected group of food trucks who will bring their best menus in bite size portions.  There’s also 120 amazing arts and crafts, vintage vendors and collectors and a  craft beer garden with live music.  Click here for information about this weekend’s fair and upcoming fairs.

Karen Young is the Founder/Editor of MyDailyFind. Email: karen@mydailyfind.com

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