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  • April 22, 2018, 9:00 am: Larchmont Village Farmers Market

    Weekly certified farmers market.

  • April 23, 2018, 11:30 am: Happy Birthday RCA! A 100th Anniversary Celebration

    Join the Ebell as we celebrate 100 years of service to the LA community. The Rest Cottage Association has been providing Relief, Compassion, and Action to the women of Los Angeles and their children since 1918, and that certainly deserves a party! Come learn about the RCA and meet representatives of the ten charities we're funding this year. We'll have a couple of surprises...and birthday cake!
    $30 member price
    $40 non-member price
    Lunch and beverages included

    Doors open at 11:30 am
    Lunch begins at 12:00 noon
    FREE parking in the lot across from our entrance at 743 South Lucerne Boulevard

    RSVP to andrew@ebelloflosangeles.com or call 323-931-1277, x131.

  • April 24, 2018, 6:30 pm: GWNC Land Use Committee Meeting

    Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council Land Use Committee meeting - come and learn about new and ongoing development projects in your neighborhood.  Everyone is welcome.

    Fourth Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.

    Hope Lutheran Church
    6720 Melrose Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90038

    Contact: landuse@greaterwilshire.org

  • April 26, 2018, 3:00 pm: Preschool Story Time

    Ages 3-5. Come on in and join us for three or more stories, a stretch, a song and then take some time to play with our wonderful selection of soft toys in the Early Learning Area. This free program is now only 30 minutes long; check out some lovely picture books to read at home until next time! Call 323.957.4550 for more information. See you soon at the library!

  • April 28, 2018, N/A: Library Book & Bake Sale

    The Friends of the Wilshire Branch Library (FOWL) is having a Book and Bake Sale on Saturday, April 28th, between 11 am and 3 pm. All proceeds are dedicated to helping our library and it’s wonderful staff.
    Wilshire Branch Library is located at 148 N St Andrews Pl, on the South West corner of Council and St Andrews.
    There will be adult and children’s books, all at bargain basement prices. As a Spring Clean-Up incentive (our clean-up, not yours)—fill one of our bags with books and pay just $5!
    And our baked goods, all baked by the Friends, are as tasty as those your granny made!

  • April 28, 2018, 10:00 am: West Adams Native Plants Garden Tour

    The West Adams Heritage Association opens the gates of eleven private gardens which all feature native plants in historical settings throughout the West Adams District.  All of the front yards and some back yards will be open to view, with knowledgeable owners and docents who will describe the plants and the benefits of "going native."

    The gardens on this self-guided driving tour will showcase reduced water use, reduced (or eliminated) chemical and pesticide use, improved habitat and benefits for birds and bees, and the unique aesthetic appeal of gardens designed with California native plants.

    Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, as you may be walking over somewhat uneven surfaces.

    Tickets:
    Early Bird Ticket Prices are:
    WAHA Members, $20
    General Public, $24

    Tickets after April 22 or at the door, $30 (all visitors).

    Purchase tickets online at www.WestAdamsHeritage.org.  Your confirmation of your online purchase is your ticket.

    Or, mail a check (made out to WAHA) to WAHA Garden Tour, 2263 S. Harvard Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90018.   (Tickets are non-refundable; please let us know if you cannot attend, and your payment will be considered as a donation to WAHA's preservation and education efforts.)

    Last ticket sold at 1:30 p.m.; doors (or, rather, "gates") close at 4 p.m.  Please note that the gardens are located in neighborhoods throughout West Adams, from Jefferson Park and Van Buren Place to Arlington Heights, West Adams Avenues, Wellington Square, and Oxford Square – with Check-In in Lafayette Square. So do give yourself plenty of time to enjoy the gardens.

    Check in at 1651 Virginia Rd. in Lafayette Square (Los Angeles 90019).  HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

  • April 28, 2018, 5:00 pm: Friday Night at the Movies - Sherlock Gnomes

    Thanks to Paramount's generous support, we will be screening "Sherlock Gnomes" this Friday April 28 as a fundraiser at Van Ness Ave Elementary (School Auditorium)! This animated movie is still playing in theaters and feature the voices of Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp, James McAvoy, Mary J. Blige., and Chiwetel Ejiofor.
    Admission is only $5 (what a deal!). Snacks/beverages will be available for sale starting 5pm. Movie will screen at 5:30pm.
    Bring your sleeping bags, PJs, (stuffed) animal friends and enjoy a fun and relaxing evening at the movies!

     

  • April 29, 2018, 9:00 am: Larchmont Village Farmers Market

    Weekly certified farmers market.

  • April 29, 2018, 4:00 pm: Taste of the Eastside

    Taste of the Eastside is an annual outdoor food and drink festival hosted at the historic Los Angeles River Center and Gardens. In its 8th year, the event draws a crowd of over 1000, with VIP tickets sold out well in advance. Foodies and families from all over the Los Angeles area come to discover and take pride in neighborhood eateries, breweries and more. Taste of the Eastside features over 30 restaurants that range from Eastside landmarks to newcomers changing the culinary landscape.

  • April 29, 2018, 5:30 pm: The Ovarian Cancer Circle Presents "Teal There's a Cure"

    The Ovarian Cancer Circle - inspired by Robin Babbini - 8th Annual Fundraiser on Sunday, April 29th, at the Catalina Jazz Club, at 5:30 p.m.  Starring the Grammy-Award-winning singer Jane Monheit.  Includes a three-course dinner and an exciting silent auction.