April 13th, 2015 at 9:00 am
Book-lovers of all ages are invited to the annual two-day Festival of Books held at the USC campus. In this book fair gone wild you can browse stalls from a variety of booksellers, hear author readings, get your books signed, and see culinary expos from cookbook authors. Discover new titles, watch screenings, enjoy live music, and get the chance to meet some of your favorite authors. Past events have attracted everyone from Dave Eggers, Batman comic book writers, Margaret Atwood, and the late Ray Bradbury.
University of Southern California
University Park Campus
3551 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089
April 7th, 2015 at 9:00 am
Start your engines for the latest season of the longest-running street race in North America as the Grand Prix of Long Beach kicks off its 41st year, bringing high-speed adventure and excitement to the streets of Southern California. This year’s race features a spectrum of events, including concerts, pro/celebrity races, and the always-popular super drift challenge. Roll on over and join the other 200,000 expected race fans for one of the most exiting weekends of sport.
The neighborhood around Seaside Way and Shoreline Drive
Long Beach, CA
April 6th, 2015 at 9:00 am
Kick off spring at the California Poppy Festival, two days in the high desert dedicated to celebrating the annual poppy bloom with music, crafts, and food. Festivalgoers can enjoy entertainment and activities such as the Adventure Zone, animal attractions, a farmers market, and paintings inspired by the vibrant California poppy. Lancaster is home to one of California’s most abundant crops of poppies.
Lancaster City Park
43011 N 10th Street W,
Lancaster, CA 93534
April 1st, 2015 at 9:00 am
Dance the night away and support a good cause at the Leapin’ Lizards! Catalina Island Conservancy Ball. For the past 20 years, supporters have enjoyed one of the most magnificent gala charity extravaganzas anywhere in the region while raising funds for the Catalina Island Conservancy, an organization dedicated to the conservation, education, and recreation programs of Catalina Island. This year’s ball features a 1920s theme as well as a silent auction, a performance by Society Beat and, best of all, a chance to rub elbows with some of the most prominent boosters of one of Southern California’s most beautiful environments.
1 Casino Way
Avalon, CA 90704
March 31st, 2015 at 9:00 am
Join the approximately 10,000 visitors who regularly participate in the Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk. It’s a self-guided tour that started in 2004 and has flourished over the years. More than 40 art galleries and museums throughout the area’s many sub-districts participate. Some of the districts involved are Bunker Hill, Little Tokyo, and Gallery Row, all on display at Main and Spring streets in the Historic Core. L.A. Art Walk is an evening of culture and exploration that you will appeal to your artistic side.
Downtown Los Angeles Historic Core
Sixth and Spring Streets
Los Angeles, CA 90013