Weekly Events Calendar

March 14, 2014
March 14 – March 22 



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The month-long exhibition will display works by SONAMOU association’s Korean artists from France.

Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday
Location: Korean Cultural Center, 5505 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.kccla.org/english/calendar_view.asp?cid=2983&imonth=3&iyear=2014


March 14

CANStruction Benefitting the LA Regional Food Ban

canLarge-scale sculptures made of canned foods for the CANStructionLA design/build competition by LA’s architects, engineers and designers will be on display to benefit the LA Regional Food Bank. Last year, the event gathered 21,076 pounds of food.

Time: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Historic Farmers & Merchants Bank, 401 S. Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90013
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.canstructionla.com/


Simply Wine Festival

Head to Ventura County for the annual wine festival, where food and wine enthusiasts alike can enjoy spirits from more than 30 wineries, five breweries and five tequila companies for the benefit of Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, 2 Dole Dr., Westlake Village, CA 91362
Cost: General admission is $65, VIP tickets are $95
Website: http://simplywinefest.com/


Artnight! Pasadena

Art, music and entertainment, as well as food trucks, will be plenty at Artnight! Pasadena, which attracted a crowd of 14,000 last year.

Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: Memorial Park Pasadena, 85 E. Holly St., Pasadena, CA 91103
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.artnightpasadena.org/


March 15

LAUSD Arts Fest 2014

Artwork by students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will be on display at the event, which will also feature music, theater, dance, student films and shorts, arts and crafts, a silent auction, vendor booths and food trucks.

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Grand Park between Spring and Hill, 200 North Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Cost: Free
Website: http://grandparkla.org/ai1ec_event/lausd-arts-fest-in-the-park/?instance_id=20481


The Claremont Pie Festival

Participate in pie eating and baking contests, watch pie-making demonstrations, visit theme booths and enjoy live music with the family at the pie festival.

Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: I Like Pie Bakeshop, 175 N Indian Hill Blvd., Ste 102B, Claremont, CA 91711
Cost: Free
Website: http://claremontpiefestival.com/


Ultimate Beer Fest International Beer Expo 2014

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the best breweries around the world at the UBF, where food, drink and live music will be available for all beer lovers.

Time: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: Pasadena Convention Center Grand Ballroom, 300 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA
Cost: General admission is $35, package options range from $50 to $100
Website: http://www.ultimatebeerfest.com/tickets.cfm


The Dream Builders Project – A Brighter Future for Children

Enjoy live art, a DJ, auctions, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at this fundraiser for The Audrey Hepburn CARES Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Time: 8 p.m. to midnight
Location: House of Music & Entertainment, 430 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Cost: General admission is $250, special packages range from $500 to $10,000
Website: http://www.thedreambuildersproject.com/#!events/ch1k


March 16

4th Annual BGCV Poker Tournament

Play No Limit Texas Hold’em Poker at this tournament hosted by Boys & Girls Club of Venice and help support the Club’s Junior Staff program.

Time: 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Microsoft Playa Vista,
Cost: $125 to play
Website: http://www.bgcv.org/poker2013


Fridamania: Women’s Day Festival at MoLAA

The festival will display local art by women, showcase performances by Las Rosa de Los Angeles and Tropicalezia and present a discussion with museum director Hilda Trujillo.

Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach, CA 90802
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.molaa.com/Events/events-calendar.aspx


St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run/Community Walk/Little Leprechaun Dash for the Gold

Join 2,500 others on St. Patrick’s Day with a 5k run/walk and end the day with a celebration at Rock & Brews, which will host the award ceremony and offer music, pizza and artisan beer.

Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Elena Ave., Redondo Beach, CA
Cost: Free to watch
Website: http://www.villagerunner.com/st-patricks-day-5k-in-redondo-beach/


CityRace – Secrets of Little Tokyo

Explore Little Tokyo’s neighborhoods and its architecture by solving puzzles and clues in a fun CityRace.

Time: 4 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.
Location: Japanese American Cultural Community Center, 244 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Cost: $40
Website: http://www.racela.com/schedule.html


8th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration & Green Festival

Learn about food composting and the green lifestyle while enjoying world-class Irish dancers, a haute trash fashion show and gourmet food trucks with the entire family.

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Orange County Market Place, 88 Fair Dr.,, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Cost: $2 or free with a pair of used eyeglasses donated to the Lions Club
Website: http://www.ocmarketplace.com/contents/Entertainment.aspx#StPatricksDay


3rd Annual Torrance Cherry Blossom Festival


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Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Columbia Park, 4045 190th St., Torrance, CA 90504
Cost: Free
Website: https://www.facebook.com/TorranceCherryBlossom