Upcoming Events in SFV – August 2019, Part 1

Here’s your guide to what’s happening in the San Fernando Valley during the next two weekends, Aug. 9, 10, 11 and 16, 17, 18. Fri Aug 9th LOS ANGELES: Afro Carnival Weekend - Friday through Sunday - The premier event for the unification of the diaspora through music. On the [...]

7 tips and tricks for flea market finds

If you're a flea market fiend, you already know plenty of ways to find the best items and the best deals. But for those of us who aren't as well-versed, here are some tips from the pros. I'm also including some San Fernando Valley flea markets to check out [...]

Upcoming Events in SFV – July 2019, Part 2/August 2019, Part 1

Here’s your guide to what’s happening in the San Fernando Valley during the next two weekends, July 26, 27, 28 and Aug. 2, 3, 4.  Fri July 26th HOLLYWOOD: Beasts from the Sea! - ZJU Theatre - Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays through Aug. 3; 8 - 11 pm. Zombie Joe’s [...]

Upcoming Events in SFV – July 2019, Part 1

Here’s your guide to what’s happening in the San Fernando Valley during the next two weekends, July 12, 13, 14 and 19, 20, 21.  Fri July 12th LOS ANGELES: Late Night Fridays at the Tar Pits – La Brea Tar Pits and Museum - From 5 to 8 pm. Friday [...]

Where to watch fireworks in the San Fernando Valley on July 4

What would the 4th of July be without fireworks? Good thing we don't have to find out! While there are locations with admission fees, the ones below are FREE to attend. Please note that you may need to pay for parking, though. If you want to watch a bunch [...]

Free Things to Do in LA this Summer 2019

If you read my Upcoming Events posts, you know there are a lot of fun and FREE things to do in LA and the SFV. In case you want to make plans way ahead, here are some links you'll want to bookmark. The big cheat sheet of free & [...]

Upcoming Events in SFV – June 2019, Part 2

Here’s your guide to what’s happening in the San Fernando Valley during the next two weekends, June 14, 15, 16 and 21, 22, 23.  Don't forget: Juneteenth is June 15th, June 16th is Father's Day, and June is PRIDE month! Fri June 14th WOODLAND HILLS: FRI-YAY! Silent Disco - GLOW PARTY [...]

Upcoming Events – June 2019, Part 1

Here’s your guide to what’s happening in the San Fernando Valley during the next two weekends, May 31, June 1, 2 and 7, 8, 9. Curious about other events happening in June that aren't on the weekends? Check out MommyPoppins' Free in June: 27 Things to Do That Don't [...]

Where to go for Mother’s Day brunch

Mother's Day and brunch – they go together like orange juice and champagne. If you're still figuring out how you want to celebrate the day with your mother, we've put together some ideas for you. Shutters on the Beach- Santa Monica They call it a "casual beachfront cafe and [...]

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2019 in SFV

Are you celebrating Cinco de Mayo this weekend? There's plenty to do, from the family-friendly to adults only. But before we dig into that, let's take a look at why Cinco de Mayo is an important date in history. Cinco de Mayo (fifth of May) is a celebration of [...]

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