This Weekend: Mother’s Day Deals and Fun Events For All Ages

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Kids Make Jewelry for Mom at No Roses Gallery:  This Saturday, March 12, let vintage jewelry designer Mary Ann Eissa guide your kidlet, tween or teen to design and create a charms pendant, using fabulous vintage charms, brass chain, glass beads, crystals, copper elements, pearls and much more!  $99 per child. The half-hour session includes: design and create one charms pendant, snacks and beverages, one pick from our “grab bowl” of toys, personalized wrapping (done by your child), personalized gift tag with child’s and gift recipient’s name, 20% off purchase of any jewelry by accompanying adult with mention of My Daily Find. Call to book your one-on-one appointment. 13624 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks, (818) 986-1246

SOTO Boutique and SOTO Lifestyle: There’s always a party happening at the SOTO stores in Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Woodland Hills and Westlake! Receive a free gift at each store with a purchase of $50 or more. Also, beat the heat and come in for a complementary lemonade on Friday and Saturday.  For locations, click here.

Skincare for Mom:  Need a last minute gift?  Give a gift certificate to Skin Addiks in Studio City.  Camille Fields’ gentle, non-invasive facial treatments are one-of-a-kind.  She does wonders for all types of skin — from acne to aging. Get 20% off the first treatment with My Daily Find.  Read about Camille here.

Harrisons: This Tarzana shop has an inventory of new, beautiful jewelry perfect for Mothers Day in a variety of price points, as well as unique picture frames, candles, and serving pieces. If anyone mentions My Daily Find, they can receive 15% off. 18737 Ventura Blvd. Tarzana, (818)708-7133

A Gift for Mom from Mom: Make this Mother’s Day the day you put an end to power-struggles. Harmony Rules is parent coach Gila Brown’s new at-home parenting program to help you do just that. It’s effective and couldn’t be any easier. Just one 10-minute audio lesson every few days and you can say ‘good-bye’ to power struggles. There is a better way. And, this month save 10% when you use coupon code MOMDAY.


Dine Out Fridays: This Friday, May 11th, teen performer REMJ will pay tribute to Michael Jackson with his dance performance from 6-7 p.m. Singer/songwriter Liz Nash will also perform. The Pomeranian Rescue a, local dog rescue, who will have dogs ready for adoption. 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., in North Hollywood. Each Dine Out features gourmet food trucks, art & craft vendors, and showcases local talent in the area. A donation is made to local dog rescue groups from the proceeds.

Epicure Imports Warehouse Sale: Get supplies for your Mother’s Day Brunch. Explore the warehouse on Friday (12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.) and Saturday (9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.)and shop over 3000 specialty food items at discounted prices. Included are freshly imported cheese, charcuterie, truffle products, chocolate, foie gras, olive oil, vinegar, cookies, and so much more! Perfect for cooks, bakers, and of course anyone who loves to eat. Come hungry, as they always sample items such as cheese, sausage, and chocolate. Call (818) 985-9800. Visa, Mastercard, and cash accepted. Free to the public. Epicure Imports, 6900 Beck Ave, North Hollywood. Bring a sweater. It’s refrigerated and can get cold inside.


National Train Day Los Angeles:   The 5th Annual National Train Day is happening this Saturday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Union Station  will have live entertainment from Ringling Bros, The All American Boys Chorus and Dora the Explorer. Private rail-cars will be available for viewing on a first come first serve basis. K-9 Patrol and Amtrak Cooking demonstrations will take place throughout the day. Model trains will be on display courtesy of the Orange County “N” Gineers. From the amateur train lover to the train connoisseur, this event will delight young and old alike. 800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles (213) 683-6875

Fire Service Open House Day: On Saturday, May 12, a Fire Service Day Open House (from 10am to 4pm) will be conducted at all Los Angeles County fire stations. Visit your local fire stations to learn more about the services the Department has to offer. Find a Fire Station near you.  Fire Stations will have special activities for all ages. Some with food will be held at Fire Station 86 (8 a.m. – Noon Pancake Breakfast), 4305 Vineland Ave, Toluca Lake; Fire Station 88 (Food Trucks) 5101 North Sepulveda Blvd Sherman Oaks.

Fabien Castanier Gallery Live Paint Performance and Reception: This Studio City art gallery is presenting the first exhibition in Los Angeles dedicated to the work of France’s leading street artists today. FRENCH INVASION features brand new work by: JonOne, Nasty, Rero, Speedy Graphito and Tilt. The exhibition will present an extensive range of work by these artists including paintings, installations, silkscreens and sculpture. Speedy Graphito, JonOne and Tilt will be present at the Opening Reception on May 12, spraying a collaborative mural live from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. and then at the party from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. 12196 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, (818)748-6014 |

Teen Event: After Dark at LACMA:  It’s a teen night for middle school and high school teens only (no college teens) on Saturday, May 12 at LACMA at 7 p.m. . Come with your friends to see the exhibition Children of the Plumed Serpent: The Legacy of Quetzalcoatl in Ancient Mexico and dance under the stars to teen DJs from Knockstudy. Free, but  tickets required. Bring your middle or high school ID as well as cash for food. For tickets, call: 323 857-6010.


Get a $2 Car Wash: Fashion Square Car Wash in Sherman Oaks is honoring all Moms, Grandmothers, Great Grandmothers on Mother’s Day, May 13, with a full service car wash for just $2!! Bring one of your kids, or show a photo of them to receive the car wash. Open 8am to 5:30pm (reg. price $12.99).


The Charles Phoenix Big Retro Slide Show: On Mother’s Day, pop culture humorist Charles Phoenix presents his hilarious one-man show that celebrates classic and kitschy mid-century American life and style complete with tourist traps theme parks, space age suburbia, car culture and more. 7-9:30 p.m.Museum of Contemporary Art) 250 S.Grand Ave., Los Angeles $30.


Burbank Farmer’s Market: Saturdays, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Third Street and Orange Grove Avenue, Burbank.

Calabasas Farmers Market: Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. is in Old Town, Calabasas on Calabasas Road., across the street from the Sagebrush Cantina.

Encino Farmers’ Market (ONEGeneration):  Sundays,  8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 17400 Victory Blvd. (between White Oak and Balboa).

NoHo Arts District Farmers MarketSaturdays, 8 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Bakman Avenue, between Magnolia Boulevard to the South and Weddington Street to the north.

Studio City Farmers’ Market: Sundays, 8 a.m – 1 p.m. – 12001 Ventura Pl, Studio City. (between Laurel Cyn and Radford. just north of Ventura).

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