Thursday, August 6, 2015

I've Missed You..Blog ;) Fabulous Things To Do In LA is back!! Week of 8/6..

Events

8/7- Brew at the Zoo- http://www.eventbrite.com/e/brew-at-the-la-zoo-tickets-17283746150?aff=eanrec101&afu=7060471&utm_term=eventcard&utm_campaign=newsletter&utm_content=EBrecommend&utm_source=strongmail&utm_medium=discovery&ref=eanrec102

8/7-8/9- Ribs, Pigs, and Watermelon Festival- https://www.afhusa.org/rpwbbq/

8/7-8/9-La Habra Corn Festival- http://lahabracornfestival.com/

8/8-8/9- Scare LA: Halloween Haunt- http://scarela.com/

8/8- Hollywood Beer & Music Festival- http://www.hollywood-beerfestival.com/


8/8- Free Game of bowling- bowlmor.com

8/9- Free Sunday Movie Night- lovebeverlyhills.com



Happy hours/Food deals
8/8- Free ice cream!- https://www.facebook.com/events/1011616015529601/

Sunday's-10am-2pm- $11 bottomless mimosas- profruck pizza, 446 s main st, Los Angeles

Monday’s- $5 Sangrias- 5-9pm- http://sambabraziliansteakhouse.com/

Tuesdays- $2 tacos/$2 beer/ $2 margaritas 8pm to close- http://sambabraziliansteakhouse.com/



Events for a cause
8/8- Long Beach Grand Cru- Benefits the Legal Aid Foundation of LA- http://longbeachgrandcru.com/

8/8- Splash of LA- Benefits Kid City, a youth program that prepares youth to enroll and succeed in college and beyond- http://www.yelp.com/events/los-angeles-splash-of-la-2015

The Anaheim White House is giving away 100 special events each feeding up to 100 guests to the most deserving organizations in Orange County.  Each of the 100 chosen nonprofits will enjoy a lavish lunch served in the restaurant's private West Wing Catering Hall that includes entrĂ©es, non-alcoholic beverages and desserts.  Nonprofits may use the free 100 meals (service is extra) for any purpose i.e., fundraiser, opportunity to recognize donors, annual meeting, etc.- http://www.yelp.com/events/anaheim-anaheim-white-house-to-give-away-100-luncheons-feeding-up-to-100-guests-to-deserving-non-profits


Date ideas
3 Hour Private Sailing Trip for two incl. a bottle of wine per person- $269- https://www.livingsocial.com/deals/1244018-three-hour-private-sailing-trip-for-two-or-six


Real Escape Room- $29 for people- Time is running out and you're stuck with your closest friends in a locked room, can you solve the clues and puzzles to make it out? If you get this high-energy deal for a thrilling room escape, you'll have only one choice but to find out.- https://www.livingsocial.com/deals/1404016-escape-the-room-adventure-for-1-2-4-or-6



Chocolate Tour of Beverly Hills- $45 for 2- https://www.groupon.com/deals/great-food-tours-los-angeles-2


Future/ongoing dates
Saturdays through Oct.- Street Food Cinema- www.streetfoodcinema.com

8/6-23- Nisei Week- http://www.niseiweek.org/events-festival/

8/14 & 8/28- Dance Downtown- Free beginner dance lessons, live band/music- musiccenter.org

8/7 & 8/21- Bring your own dance moves- la based djs offer nonstop music for dancing in the plaza- music center.org

8/8- 4 free fitness classes- santamonicapier.org

8/12- Free Public Planetarium Show- http://www.astro.ucla.edu/planetarium/

8/21- Roaring Nights At The Zoo- Live music, dj dance party, food trucks, full service bars- lazoo.org

8/22- Huntington Beach Beer Festival 2 VIP tickets for $55- https://www.groupon.com/deals/huntington-beach-beer-festival

Sun. through Aug.- Free yoga classes- http://www.thepointsb.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=47

Sun. through Aug.- Free Hermosa Beach Summer Concerts- southbayevents.com

Various Sundays through Aug. and Sept.- Jay Leno performs- comedyandmagicclub.com

First & Third Wed. of every month- Food Truck event- http://www.yelp.com/events/gardena-food-truck-event

Wed. through Sept.- Free Summer Concert Series- http://www.thepointsb.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=37

Thurs. until 9/10- Free Santa Monica Concerts- http://santamonicapier.org/twilightconcerts/

Thurs. & Sat.- Free Redondo Beach Concert Series- southbayevents.com

Fri. until 8/28- Free Concert Fridays-www.figat7th.com/events


Fri. until 10/9- Jazz at Lacma- lacma.org

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Mini List of 2/6...



Events
2/7- Abbot Kinney First Fridays- https://www.facebook.com/AbbotKinneyFirstFridays
2/8- Free Soulcycle Class- http://www.eventbrite.com/e/tdr-soulcycle-saturday-tickets-10519204223
2/8- 23rd Annual Alhambra Lunar New Year Celebration- http://www.alhambranewyearfestival.com/
2/8- 10th Annual Belmont Shore Chocolate Festival- http://www.yelp.com/events/long-beach-10th-annual-belmont-shore-chocolate-festival
2/9- LA Comic Book & Science Fiction Convention- http://www.comicbookscifi.com/

Happy Hours/Food Deals
2/8-LA Bacon Festival- http://www.labaconfest.com/

Until 2/12- Entire dinner menu is 50% off- Chi Lin, 9201 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood

Shopping/Sample Sales
2/7- 11-4pm-Blowfish Shoes Sample Sale- 1042 Princeton Drive, Marina Del Rey
2/8- I Heart Silverlake- http://iheartsilverlake.com/
2/9- Shopwalk DTLA- http://shopwalkdtla.com/

Events For A Cause
2/7- Calabasas Beer Festival- Benefits American Cancer Society- http://www.eventbrite.com/e/calabasas-beer-festival-tickets-9887760558
2/8- Echo Park Cleanup and tasty food and beer after-http://angelcitybrewery.com/events/echo-park-cleanup/

Other
Safari Tour-http://www.shambala.org/visitor_safari.htm
Korean Friendship Bell has reopened- http://www.yelp.com/biz/korean-friendship-bell-san-pedro
Channel Islands Aviation (my personal favorite, been dying to go forever)- https://www.livingsocial.com/deals/1021043-deluxe-island-day-trip-for-one-or-two-people
Saturdays through 2/22- Free Dance Cardio Class- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/promenade-dance-party-tickets-10361313969

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Valentine's Day 2014 (outside of the box ideas)..

Yup, the daily texts have started from my friends already.."What should I do for my boyfriend/girlfriend for Vday? I need something creative, HELP!!!" For those of you who don't know, this blog was originally meant to be focused to help readers come up with outside of the box date ideas, however, it quickly evolved to all events in Los Angeles. Anyway, here is an "early" list of Valentine Day ideas, I will keep updating it as it gets closer, so keep checking back ;) or if you are looking for something more specific/different, email me and I would be glad to give you ideas! annikas21@yahoo.com




Valentine’s Day Ideas


Valentine Wine & Dine: Six Taste Arts District Food Tour- http://www.eventbrite.com/e/valentine-wine-and-dine-six-taste-arts-district-food-tour-tickets-10422749725
Marina Del Rey Dinner Sail For Two- http://www.xperiencedays.com/Marina_Del_Rey_Dinner_Sail_For_Two.html
Paragliding over Malibu- http://www.xperiencedays.com/Paragliding_Experience_Over_Malibu.html
Safari Tour (for the animal lover)- http://www.shambala.org/visitor_safari.htm
Jetpack America (for the adventurous)- http://www.giltcity.com/los-angeles/jetpackamericalajan
Channel Islands Aviation (my personal favorite)- https://www.livingsocial.com/deals/1021043-deluxe-island-day-trip-for-one-or-two-people
Sailing Cruise aboard Vintage Yacht-http://www.travelzoo.com/local-deals/Beach-Cities/Other/96501/Free-Spirit-Sailing-Adventures
Queen Mary- fireworks and a free concert performance by Journey tribute band, DSB (Don’t Stop Believin’), benefits the Children’s Heart Foundation- http://www.queenmary.com/events-list.php#sthash.nqetw0Ud.dpuf
Best shows(Orange County)-http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/top-lists/best-date-night-shows-for-valentines-day-in-oc/#.UvCbeZGJKMI.twitter
2/13- Downtown Los Angeles Artwalk- http://downtownartwalk.org/


2/14- Grand Park’s “Gotta Funky Sole: Lover’s Edition” LA’s longest running 60s/70s soul dance party- www.gradnparkla.org
2/14-2/16- Ventura County Valentine & Wine- http://vcwines.com/ventura-county-valentine-n-wine/

Lists of ideas
http://www.timeout.com/los-angeles/things-to-do/things-to-do-on-valentines-day-in-los-angeles-2014
http://thedatingadvicegirl.com/2014/01/29/top-2014-valentines-day-events-in-los-angeles/
100 Date ideas- http://www.discoverlosangeles.com/blog/100-cheap-date-ideas-los-angeles?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Post&utm_campaign=SocialMedia
Romantic Hotel Packages- http://www.discoverlosangeles.com/blog/romantic-los-angeles-hotel-packages?utm_source=DMC&utm_medium=EMAIL&utm_content=FFsVEFhcVVVQAnIcVVwXW0gHXl8=&utm_campaign=1460:Consumer%20February%202014 
List of ideas- http://www.timeout.com/los-angeles/things-to-do/valentines-day-ideas-and-romantic-things-to-do-for-couples

Previous Date Idea Blog Posts

For a Cause
2/14- I Heart Santa Monica benefits Meals on Wheels- http://www.eventbrite.com/e/i-heart-santa-monica-tickets-10280293635
2/15- Cupid’s Undie Run (I would go just so I had a reason to say the name, lol, but it’s for a REALLY good cause as well)- Benefits Children’s Tumor Foundation- http://www.cupidsundierun.com/city/los-angeles/