CSUN Food Pantry Benefit Concert Aug. 1
Please join us for an hour-long concert, food drive, and silent auction on the Oviatt Lawn before the CSUN Summer Movie Fest showing of The Wizard of Oz. Admission to the event is free, and all proceeds go toward the CSUN Food Pantry. Time and Place: 6:30-7:30pm / CSUN - Cal State Northridge
El Monte Dive-In Movie Aug. 2
Snack bar available.
Time and Place: 7:30-10pm / Aquatic Center: 11001 Mildred St.
Contact: 626-580-2213 / www.ci.el-monte.ca.us
Special Needs Community Day Aug. 3
The Park Rangers will be providing free walking tours of ourtrails, and early access to the Elyze Clifford Interpretive Center. Learn about our native animals and plants.
Time and Place: 4-6pm / Prime Desert Woodland Preserve, Lancaster
Contact: 661-723-6230 / www.cityoflancasterca.org
Downtown Burbank Car Classic Aug. 3
Top celebrity vehicles, hundreds of classic cars, automotive- related vendors, lifetime achievement awards, and deejays spinning music from the decades will be in the spotlight.
Time and Place: 3-9pm / San Fernando and Magnolia
Contact: 818-238-5180 / www.downtownburbankcarclassic.com
Night Sky Festival Aug. 3
Join park rangers and astronomers from the Ventura County Astronomical Society for a night of stargazing in the Santa Monica Mountains! Gaze into a telescope to see our neighbor planets, shiny nebulae, and distant galaxies!
Time and Place: 7-10:30pm / Paramount Ranch, Agoura Hills
Contact: 805-370-2301 / www.samofund.org
Downey Summer Music and Movie Aug. 3
Bring your food and lawn chairs for an afternoon of live music, games, arts & crafts, and contests! Stay through the evening to enjoy the featured movie of the evening with your family and friends. This year’s feature film will be SING and The Tease Band.
Time and Place: 5pm / Golden Park
Avocado Fest: California Grown Aug. 3-4
This weekend-long event is your only chance to try the guac-filled Kölsch, but it’s also an opportunity to check out some unique cask variations of the beer, try your hand at some avocado themed games, and grab some produce at a pop-up farmer’s market.
Time and Place: 12-6pm / Angel City Brewery, LA
Taste of Ecuador Food Festival & Parade Aug. 4
Enjoy Marketing, Promotions, Services & Information provided by all type of exhibitor companies. The festival will also have Ecuadorian Crafts, Ecuadorian Musical groups, Folklore customs, Commercial Products, free gifts, and Carnival Games.
Time and Place: 10am-6pm / Olvera Street, LA
World’s Largest Golf Outing Aug. 5
Benefiting Fisher House Foundation (FHF). An 18 hole four person team scramble format. The registration fee includes a $10 per player donation, green fee, shared cart, warm up bucket, local prizes and awards ceremony following play.
Time and Place: 7am-8pm / California Country Club, Whittier
Contact: 703-940-3600 / www.worldslargestgolfouting.com
Monterey Park National Night Out Aug. 6
Come join us for an evening with the police department, including educational activities, displays from our Special Response Team, K9 Unit, Community Services Bureau, Animal Services and members of the Monterey Park Fire Department and Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.). Refreshments will be served.
Time and Place: 6-8pm / City Hall Front Lawn
Contact: 626-307-1215 / www.montereypark.ca.gov
San Gabriel National Night Out Aug. 6
Neighborhood Watch Groups are welcome to picnic at the event and hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks will be provided. Police, fire and military vehicles and equipment will be on display in addition to various public safety exhibits and demonstrations.
Time and Place: 5-10pm / San Gabriel Mission Playhouse
Contact: 626-308-2800 / www.sangabrielcity.com
Summer Block Party Aug. 10
Hair braiding station, Henna tattoo station, Spin art station, Animal petting zoo, Face painting, A caricature artist, DJ and steel drum trio, Tarot card readings by Cathy Crystal from the Mart’s own Malibu Shaman, Sweet treats by Pacific Organic Pops, snow cones & cotton candy from Love Swirls and ice cream pops from Ginger’s Divine Ice Creams.
Time and Place: 12-3pm / Malibu Country Mart
Connect with Rec Event - Bike Safety Day Aug. 10
Got bikes? Don’t miss the chance to get them registered with the LA County Sheriff’s Dept to ensure they can be returned to you if they are ever lost or stolen and later recovered. You can also pick up information on bike safety, laws and security and children can take part in the fun bike skills course.
Time and Place: 9-11am / Heritage Park, Diamond Bar
Contact: 909-839-7070 / www.diamondbarca.gov
Route 66 Classic Car Show Aug. 10
We offer 125+ classic vehicles on display as well as live music, raffle prizes, great food and full bar. Admission is FREE and vehicle registration is $10. This years shows are fundraisers for the SCV Rotary Club.
Time and Place: 5-9pm / Route 66 Classic Grill, Canyon Country
Contact: 661-298-1494 / www.route66classicgrill.com
Dale Fuego Fest Aug. 10
Ozuna, Anitta, Brytiago,Darell, Khea, Alex Sensation, Rauw Alejandro, Lary Over, Malu Trevejo, DJ Santa Rosa.
Time and Place: 12pm / Queen Mary Events Park, Long Beach
Contact: 855-414-6141 / www.dalefuegofest.com
Broadway in the Park Aug. 10
This annual event transforms a charming cul-de-sac in the prestigious Park Estates neighborhood in Long Beach into a gourmet dining room while neighboring backyards turn into stages offering exclusive sneak previews of the company’s upcoming 2019-2020 Season’s productions.
Time and Place: 6-10pm / Park Estates Cul-de-sac, Long Beach
Contact: 562-856-1999 / www.musical.org
Los Angeles Tanabata Festival Aug. 10-11
The LATF is highlighted with over 150 kazari (paper made decoration) that are created by members of the community and is anchored by the award winning kazari shipped from Sendai, Japan. Japanese traditional music, J-pop, dance, martial arts, food booths, arts and crafts and Anime.
Time and Place: 11am-5pm / Japanese American National Museum, LA
Contact: 323-920-5283 / www.tanabatalosangeles.org
Beautycon LA Aug. 10-11
Beautycon LA 2019 is adding another 26,000 square feet of rental space which will allow the event to build on its already expansive beauty panels, makeup tutorials, makeup artist meet-ups and top brand activations, all while celebrating the beauty of self-expression and staying true to oneself.
Time and Place: 12-8pm / Los Angeles Convention Center
Mundo Maya Celebration Aug. 11
A celebration of Maya culture in Los Angeles, complete with food, festivities and fun!
Time and Place: 4-7pm / Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles
Women in Green Forum Aug. 15
The premier conference series highlighting women’s impact on the environmental industry. Speakers will explore on the advances made in the environmental movement over the last decade and the innovations on the horizon.
Time and Place: 9am-6pm / Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel, LA
Laughs4Literacy Fundraiser Aug. 15
Enjoy a night of comedy, food and drinks from 6-9pm, all while supporting children’s literacy in Antelope Valley. Your ticket includes: A comedy show, 1 Complimentary Drink, and 1 Dinner by Family Barrios Catering.
Time and Place: 6-9pm / Lucky Luke Brewing Co., Palmdale
Contact: 866-67-4KIDS / www.ccrcca.org/laughs
Antelope Valley Fair & Alfalfa Festival Aug. 16-25
Another year of fun and thrills! With world-class performers, mouth-watering delights, and a full carnival, this fair will surely be one to remember!
Place: AV Fair & Events Center: 2551 West Ave H
Grand Opening Ceremony of Maple Park’s All-Inclusive Playground Aug. 17
Light refreshments will be served.
Time and Place: 10am-12pm / 820 East Maple Avenue, Glendale
Contact: 818-548-2000 / www.glendaleca.gov
WeHo Rec Expo Aug. 18
Providing constituents an opportunity to experience the popular programs featured year round. The Expo will highlight the various programs and events offered through the Recreation Services Division, as well as showcase high-energy interactive demos.
Time and Place: 11am-1pm / Plummer Park, West Hollywood
Centennial Square Boxing Show Aug. 23
Showcasing competitors ages 8 and over, highlighting our very best. We will be hosting 10 action packed bouts between some of the top ranked amateur boxers in the state.
Time and Place: 7-9pm / Pasadena City Hall - Centennial Square
Contact: 626-744-6530 / www.cityofpasadena.net
Leimert Park Village Book Fair Aug. 24
All day literary event with author meet and greets, celebrity author sightings and signings, literary/educational exhibitors, Children’s Pavilion with book give-aways, panel discussions, writing workshops, musical entertainment, poetry recitals, food trucks and more.
Time and Place: 10am-5pm / 3650 West Martin Luther King Junior Blvd., LA
Bulldog 50K and 25K Runs Aug. 24
The challenging and popular Bulldog runs consist of two races - the 25K Trail Run and the 50K Trail Ultra Run, which are conducted simultaneously.
Time and Place: 6:30-11am / Malibu Creek State Park
Tech Expo + Musical Festival Aug. 24
Creativity brings technology to life at the free Arcadia STEAM + M Festival. Jedi Training Academy, music, dancing, and hoopers light up tech booths, engineering challenges, and hands-on science workshops.
Time and Place: 10am-2pm / Arcadia Library Outdoor Promenade
Taste of Brews Long Beach Aug. 24
Infuses dozens of micro brews and So Cal’s premier mobile restaurants with an amazing ocean-front venue. Notable: The festival features several brands/offerings that are not readily available at retail.
Time and Place: 12-5pm / Shoreline Aquatic Park
Farm Dinner at the Ranch Aug. 24
You will enjoy a gracious garden party reception with a down-home “ranch” flair, then dine amid the corrals, barns and farm animals for a delightful evening of remarkable food, lively entertainment, and good friends.
Time and Place: 5-9pm / Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch & Gardens
Contact: 562-431-3541 / www.RanchoLosAlamitos.org
Summer Stampede Car Show Aug. 25
Vendor booths and sponsorship opportunities are still available, along with raffle or goodie bag donations.
Time and Place: 8am-2pm / Mayfair Park, Lakewood
Contact: 562-531-9733 / www.lakewoodchamber.com
End of Summer BBQ and Free Concert Aug. 29
Come and enjoy the sounds of Yari More, as they get you up and dancing with some of your favorite Latin and English Top 40 songs! Food will be available for a fee and meal tickets must be purchased in advanced.
Time and Place: 5-8pm / Norwalk Senior Center
LA County Fair Aug. 30-Sep. 22
The premiere destination for visitors to engage in all kinds of activities including rides, animal shows, sumptuous food, music and much more.
Time and Place: See website for schedule. / Pomona Fairplex
Contact: 909-623-3111 / www.lacountyfair.com