Carnival @ North Hollywood Park
where: Tiara Street Park
how much: admission is free – food and ride costs vary
when: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
who: the whole family
Carnivals come and carnivals go… the usual suspects have arrived in NoHo and they’re all set up. The Corn Dogs and Ferris Wheels are there for you, go out and get them. Make sure to hydrate, it’s going to be a hot weekend!
William Sonoma Cooking Class for Kids
where: Sherman Oaks Fashion Square
when: 10:00 AM
how much: Free!
This week for your Junior Chef the folks at Williams-Sonoma will be working with them to create “Pizza Focaccia Style Pizza v. Classic Pizza” @ Williams-Sonoma Sherman Oaks
Saturday, August 29. Their goal is to show kids the fun they can have cooking and how easy it can be. And who doesn’t love pizza! Kids will have a blast rolling out the dough and topping their pizzas as they please. We’ll bake them off and dig in to the best pizza ever! In this class they are featuring Golden Boy Pizza’s SanFrancilian-style focaccia pizza.
For more info: (818) 906-2787
or the website: website
Concerts on the Green @ Warner Center Park
when: Sunday, August 30
where: Warner Center Park
when: 6:00 PM
how much: Free
In a world where imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, few bands have as devoted a following as KISS. With nearly 20 years of experience under their spandex, MR. SPEED continues to forge ahead writing their own chapter in KISStory.
Mr Speed have been crowned “The Best KISS Tribute Band in the World” at the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas. This distinction was awarded to them by none other than Tommy Thayer of KISS. In 2014, MR.SPEED brought Season 3 of “The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands” on AXS TV to a rocking finale. The performance will be broadcast into over 40 million homes bringing MR.SPEED into the public conscience on an international level unlike ever before.
If you haven’t had enough KISS… here’s your chance!
For more info: website
cardboard yacht @ Annenberg Beach House
when: Aug 29 at 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
where: Westside, Annenberg Community Beach House
how much: $15 per yacht, Free to watch
who: All Ages
These ships will not survive a three hour tour. But it is time for the regatta! This is silliness at it’s best. Build your own cardboard yacht and test its “seaworthiness” in a race across the pool. At home, build a yacht from only corrugated cardboard and duct tape, decorate it, then bring it to the Beach House to test your crafty creation. Silly awards will be given in a variety of categories and kiddos should bring all their biggest fans to cheer them on.
The fine print: Two people must be in the yacht during the race. and if you want to sail without a grownup, you have to be 8 years old or older. All boats must be human-powered (no motors); oars/paddles are recommended. Pre-registration required; register early and enjoy building your boat with friends and family! For questions or more information, call the Beach House at 310-458-4904.
more info: website
Coming Up! (not this weekend)
Happy Birthday, LA!
when: Sep 3, 2011 at 6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
where: Olvera Street, Los Angeles Street at Alameda Street, Los Angeles, Ca
how much: Free
The City of Angels turns 230 years old on September 4, families can come celebrate this impressive milestone at Olvera Street. Will there be cake? Following a procession from Mission San Gabriel, mass, and other activities throughout the day, there will be a reception in the Cathedral Plaza with flags, banners, color guards, bag pipes, and more. Visitors are encouraged to wear Spanish, Native American, soldado uniforms or other appropriate attire.
more info: website