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March 7, 2014

Weekly Events Calendar  


March 1-29

Zumba Classes

Join in on Zumba classes at Seoul International Park every Saturday. Uniforms are required.

Where: Seoul International Park, 3250 San Marino St., Los Angeles, CA 90006

When: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Cost: $5



March 3-31

After School Club

Students aged 5 to 12 will receive assistance with homework and participate in sports, games, arts and crafts activities Monday through Friday.

Where: Seoul International Park, 3250 San Marino St., Los Angeles, CA 90006

When: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost: $50 per month



March 6-9

3rd Los Angeles Turkish Film Festival

Hollywood’s Egyptian Theater will host the annual LATFF, where Q&A sessions with noted Turkish filmmakers and film screenings will be held throughout the four-day festival.

Where: Egyptian Theater, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028

Cost: Tickets vary by event



March 7

Downtown Fullerton Art Walk 

This family-friendly event will take place at Fullerton Museum Plaza for a special celebration of its four-year-anniversary. Enjoy live entertainment, interactive art and theater, art demonstrations, a beer and wine garden and a gourmet food truck.

Where: Fullerton Museum Plaza, 301 N. Pomona Ave., Fullerton, CA 92832

When: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Cost: Free



March 7-9

Celebrate Good Taste: A Three-Day Culinary Adventure

World-class cuisine, educational seminars, food and wine pairings, food stations and an art dinner will fill up this three-day event for food enthusiasts.

Where: Laguna Beach, CA

When: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the weekend

Cost: Tickets range from free to $175 per event



March 7-16

Chinese Cuisine Festival

Thirteen San Gabriel Valley eateries that represent regional Chinese cuisines will offer special or secret menus during this 10-day event.

Where: San Gabriel Valley, CA



March 8

Holi Festival of Colors

Holi Festival of Colors takes after an Indian tradition of celebrating the arrival of spring, where people gather to throw colorful powders in a festival of food, mantra music and yoga.

Where: Excelsior High School, 15711 Pioneer Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost: $5



March 8


Celebrate Reboot’s National Day of Unplugging by checking your phone and other electronic devices at the door at UNPLUG LA, where a night of live music, board games, typewriters, an analog photo booth, arts and crafts, a wellness lounge and face painting await. Must be 21 and over.

Where: Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Ave., Venice, CA 90291

When: 7:30 p.m.

Cost: Free



March 8

Big Cap Craft Beer & Music Festival

This festival of country music, craft beers and thoroughbred racing will be held at Santa Anita Park. Over 30 craft breweries will participate, and musical acts include LA Hootenanny, Brother Yusef and Doublewide.

Where: Santa Anita Park, 285 West Huntington Dr., Arcadia, CA 91007

When: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Cost: $40



March 8

Empty Bowls Santa Monica

Join the fight for funds and awareness against hunger in West LA alongside local merchants and celebrity chef Derek Walker. For $20, you can enjoy a simple meal of soup and bread and take home a ceramic bowl of your choice. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go toward Westside Food Bank.

Where: Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica, 1260 18th St., Santa Monica, CA 90404

When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: $20 donation



March 8

“Chasing the Dream” Art Sale & Auction

Forty local artists will come together at the Malaga Cove Library Gallery for a wine-and-cheese reception and a silent auction of their works to raise funds to build an art facility.

Where: Malaga Cove Library Gallery, 2400 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: Free



March 9

LA Marathon

The 29th annual LA Marathon will feature 25,000 marathoners from over 100 countries running the 26.2-mile trail from downtown LA to Santa Monica.

Where: Los Angeles




March 9

40th Annual Festival of the Kite

One of the longest-running kite festivals in Southern California, the Festival of the Kite features contests for highest flying kite, best handmade kite and youngest kite flyer, as well as a hot dog-on-a-stick eating contest, a yo-yo competition and live music.

Where: 100 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

When: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: Free



March 9

Six Taste Downtown LA Walking Food Tour

Discover some of downtown LA’s best restaurants on this four-hour guided tour of 12 walking blocks that includes global cuisines from Thailand, France and Mexico.

Where: Downtown LA

When: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Cost: $60



March 9 

LA Weekly’s The Essentials

LA Weekly’s 6th Annual Essentials Food and Wine event will feature more than 30 eateries showcasing their greatest culinary creations.

Where: LA Mart, 1933 Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007

When: 1 p.m.

Cost: $50 for general admission, $65 for VIP



March 13

Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk 

Join more than 10,000 annual visitors as they explore the more-than-40 galleries and museums throughout downtown LA in this self-guided tour of art and culture. Participating areas including Little Tokyo, Bunker Hill and Gallery Row.

Where: Downtown LA

When: 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost: Free



March 13

Truck It Fest

Check out gourmet food truck vendors gathered at one place along Third St. and Spring St. during the LA Art Walk.

Where: Third St. and Spring St., downtown LA

When: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Cost: Free


**Disclaimer: Times and dates are subject to change. 
***For suggestions on upcoming events, please contact tae@koreatimesus.com