Alhambra Lunar New Year Celebration Feb. 1
Come out and enjoy great food, amazing cultural performances and other family friendly activities. On the stages, there will be all-day entertainment with lion dances, kung fu demonstrations, and other ethnic performances.
Time and Place: 10am-7pm / Valley Blvd between Vega St and Almansor St
Contact: 626-568-1300 / www.alhambralunarnewyear.com
Hart Park Site Improvements Community Outreach Pop-Up Feb. 1
We are looking for input from the community on the possible exterior accessibility and amenity upgrades at Hart Park. Join City Staff, Landscape Architects, Commissioners, and Community Members as we learn more about the park and discuss design improvements.
Time and Place: 10am-3pm / 8341 De Longpre Ave., West Hollywood
Puppybowl 2020 Feb. 2
Half the dogs will be given bandanas to distinguish between the teams (shirts vs skin). First 7 to sign up get a free Common Space bandana! Any time one of the dogs crosses the touchdown line while carrying a toy football they earn a point for their team.
Time and Place: 12-2pm / Common Space Brewery, Hawthorne
Senior Community Health Screening Feb. 3
Screenings offer a 5-test package to thoroughly check you for risk of stroke, cardiovascular disease and other chronic conditions.
Time and Place: 9am-4pm / IMAN Cultural Center, LA
Contact: 800-690-0323 / www.lifelinescreening.com/community-circle
Breast Cancer Alliance Tees Up for Charity Golf Outing Feb. 3
Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA) holds annual golf outings with the goal of funding innovative early-stage breast cancer research. Format: Best Ball 11am. Registration and Lunch Buffet opens on the Terrace 1pm. Shotgun Start 5:30pm. Cocktails, dinner buffet and prizes.
Time and Place: 11am-7pm / Wilshire Country Club, LA
LA Art Show Feb. 5-9
More than 200,000 square feet of exhibition space is committed to today’s prominent galleries. These domestic and international galleries, beyond their booths, curate special exhibits that are at the forefront of the burgeoning contemporary art movement. The fair offers an extraordinary array of works and experiences in specialized sections.
Place: Los Angeles Convention Center
Superfine! Art Fair Feb. 6-9
Throughout the four-day fair, visitors will have the unique opportunity to meet and connect directly with 60+ top local and international artists, collectives, and galleries. In addition to thousands of affordable, original works of art, experience experimental performance art, innovative installation art, and participatory live art-making.
Place: Magic Box at the Reef: 1933 Broadway
Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Feb. 6-9
This will be the first opportunity for fans to see new cars and updated paint schemes, not to mention meet the drivers in person as they kick off the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Fans of all ages can take part in activities during the weekend including meet and greets, autograph sessions and prerace ceremonies.
Place: Pomona Fairplex: 1101 W McKinley Avenue
Beverly Hills Lunar New Year Celebration Feb. 7
Dozens of epicurean delights from many of the Asian cultures, extravagant entertainment, and surprises. An exclusive Trips of a Lifetime Silent Auction hosted by AmFund will provide guests with an incredible opportunity to secure their dream vacation.
Time and Place: 6-9pm / 8833 W Olympic Blvd, Beverly Hills
El Monte Luna New Year Feb. 7
Lion Dance performance to do blessings on Main Street. Face painting and lantern crafts.
Time and Place: 12:30-4pm / Main Street, El Monte
California Int'l Antiquarian Book Fair Feb. 7-9
Thousands of book lovers, booksellers, and scholars will converge in Southern California at the nation’s largest exhibition and sale of rare books, manuscripts, autographs, maps, fine prints and more.
Time and Place: See website for schedule. / Pasadena Convention Center
Contact: 415-919-9220 / www.cabookfair.com
One Love Cali Reggae Fest Feb. 7-9
Featuring headliners Dirty Heads, Sublime with Rome, Atmosphere, Rebelution, Stick Figure, SOJA, Slightly Stoopid, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Iration and many more.
Place: Queen Mary Events Park, Long Beach
Conscious Life Expo Feb. 7-10
Join us for this eclectic gathering of collective consciousness as we explore evolutionary transformations in health, science, spirituality and healthy lifestyles. Featuring Live Music, an Hispanic Program, progressive panels, lectures and workshops, an Organic Food Court, plus 5 Exhibit Halls featuring cutting-edge therapies and solutions for sustainability. Time and
Place: 1-10:30pm / LAX Hilton Hotel
Contact: 800-367-5777 / www.consciouslifeexpo.com
Cupid’s Undie Run Feb. 8
In 2010, a group of do-gooders dropped their pants and ran through the D.C. cold to raise money for research to help end neurofibromatosis (NF), a rare genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body. They ran in their undies because those affected with NF can’t cover up their tumors, so they decided to strip down in solidarity.
Time and Place: 12-5pm / The Buffalo Club, Santa Monica
Belmont Shore Chocolate Festival Feb. 8
Enter the dessert contest if you have a recipe for a chocolate dessert worthy of an award. A panel of judges will sample the desserts and choose winners. Belmont Shore Businesses will be offering an array of chocolate treats for chocolate lovers, along with other sweets to satisfy the family.
Time and Place: 12-4pm / 200 Nieto, Ste 200B, Long Beach
Diamond Bar Woman’s Club Casino Night Carnevale Masquerade Ball Feb. 8
Dancing, food, fun and gaming! Live and Silent Auction - Opportunity Drawings. Ticket price includes: Italian Buffet Dinner with Dessert, Gaming chips, Complimentary Champagne/Wine and Photo. This is a Fundraising event. All proceeds benefit the Diamond Bar Woman’s Club charities.
Time and Place: 6-11pm / Double Tree by Hilton, Pomona
Sweetheart Jamboree Feb. 8
Bingo, lunch, dance and line dancing.
Time and Place: 9:30am-4:30pm / Rosemead Community Recreation Center
Contact: 626-569-2160 / www.cityofrosemead.org
2020 State of the City Economic Summit Feb. 12
A networking reception with exhibitors and tastings from local restaurants will take place immediately after the event. Mayor Kevin McKeown will take the stage to deliver the 2019/2020 State of the City Address. We will also have business leaders who will speak on local, national and global trends.
Time and Place: 4:30-7:30pm / SGI-USA World Peace Ikeda Auditorium, Santa Monica
Real Estate Investing Vendor Expo Feb. 13
We’ll have a collection of over 40 of the finest vendors with all of the real estate services you will need to become a successful investor.
Time and Place: 6:30-7:30pm / Olympic Collection, LA
The Big Spring Home & Garden Show Feb. 14-16
Featuring educational and informative demonstrations, displays and seminars on the newest ideas in home improvement and remodeling for inside and outside.
Time and Place: 12-6pm / Pomona Fairplex
The Celebration of Black History Feb. 15
A one-night-only spectacular of music, dance, and spoken word celebrating black culture in honor of Black History Month. The event is free and open to the public on a first come, first served basis.
Time and Place: 6-9:30pm / Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, LA
ScotsFestival & Int'l Highland Games XXVII Feb. 15-16
Honors the rich culture and history of Scotland, along with nearly fifty Scottish clans & vendors, with a weekend of professional and amateur competitions in Highland athletics, Highland dancing, piping, drumming, massed bands, and darts, along with fan-favorite activities such as falconry, sheepherding, axe-throwing, reenactments, and live entertainment and music on multiple stages.
Time and Place: 9am-6pm / The Queen Mary, Long Beach
LA Travel & Adventure Show Feb. 15-16
The nation’s largest travel show is back featuring more than 350 global travel destinations, thousands of travel experts to help guests plan trips, and exclusive show-only travel deals for guests to take advantage of. Gain invaluable knowledge with celebrity travel personalities who will present the latest travel tips, personal stories, and more.
Time and Place: 10am-5pm / Los Angeles Convention Center
South Bay Quilters Guild Quilt Show Feb. 16
Over 160 beautiful quilts will be on display in the Quilt Gallery alongside many new quilting supplies by your favorite vendors. A quilt auction will take place on Sunday at 1pm as well as a drawing for themed raffle baskets. Time and
Place: 10am-4pm / Torrance Cultural Arts Center
Carson Business Expo Feb. 19
Time and Place: 11am-5pm / Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center
Contact: 310-217-4590 / www.carsonchamber.com
Riders in the Sky Feb. 21
Round up your herd and join in the fun with America’s favorite singing cowboys! For more than forty years, Riders in the Sky have been keepers of the flame passed on by the Sons of the Pioneers, Gene Autry and Roy Rogers, reviving and revitalizing the genre.
Place: Lancaster Performing Arts Center
Mardi Gras Madness Feb. 22
Mardi Gras means masks, madness and most of all, music. Make plans to celebrate as fan-favorite Matt Catingub presents a lively, fun-filled musical evening centered around the distinct style that makes New Orleans the city of jazz.
Time and Place: 8pm / Long Beach Arena
Torrance Antique Street Faire Feb. 23
Join the hunt for vintage treasures when over 200 sellers transform the streets of downtown Torrance into an eclectic open air flea market! Antique appraisal booth, local stores and restaurants open, Torrance High Band Boosters bake sale, DJ Ozzie and more! Free admission and pet friendly.
Time and Place: 8am-3pm / Downtown Torrance
Battle of the Badges Blood Drive Feb. 26
Streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions on the day of your appointment.
Time and Place: 1-7pm / Alhambra Police Department: 211 S First Street
LAUGH FOR LIFE Comedy Night Feb. 28
Care Net Women’s Resource Center invites you! Talented magician, stand up by local community leader Dorelle Arnwine & special guest comedian Gordon Douglas. Come for the fun and stay for door prizes.
Time and Place: 7-8:30pm / Antelope Valley College
“Affair of the Heart” Gala - Speakeasy Soiree Feb. 29
Glitz, Glamour, Leap Year Revelry Cocktail, Canapes and Auction Bidding followed by an Elegant Dinner and Dancing. Guests will mix and mingle amongst a remarkable selection of Porsche cars while enjoying an immersive experience.
Time and Place: 6:30-10:30pm / Porsche South Bay