Mind and body as one: The Martial Arts Museum

October 11th, 2018

Burbank is the Martial Arts Museum. It’s the perfect place to learn about the martial arts from all over Asia including China, Korea, Thailand, The Philippines, and Japan. Learn the history, philosophy, and traditions of martial arts. It also explores the history of anime as well. You can even see the Karate Kid’s actual headband, Mortal Kombat shield, Samurai collections and more. This is the perfect mix of the past and the present great for the grandkids and anyone interested in martial arts. The museum is located at 2319 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank 91506.


Volunteer for Special Olympics So Cal

September 29th, 2018

Looking for add volunteering to your life? Being a volunteer adds a very meaningful and mindful component to your wellbeing and others. Special Olympics Southern California is a wonderful and enthusiastic organization that has been celebrated for decades. It’s a real feel good atmosphere. There are events throughout the year in So Cal where volunteers are welcomed and needed. Helping these amazing athletes reach new heights is one of the best things in life. The Special Olympics was founded in 1968 by Sargent and Eunice Shriver. Since then, it has grown and thrived and brought accomplishment and joy to so many people.


Eat-See-Hear Outdoor Movie: A League Of Their Own

September 12th, 2018

Watching movies is fun. Watching movies outside is even more fun. On September 15, only a short drive from NoHo Senior Arts Colony, enjoy a screening of A League of Their Own with the largest inflatable movie screen on the west coast (plus it’s 100% dog-friendly!) There will be food trucks and live music. It will take place at the North Hollywood Recreation Center located at 11430 Chandler Blvd. in North Hollywood 91601. The movie stars Tom Hanks, Gena Davis, Rosie O’Donnell, Jon Lovitz, and Madonna. Learn about the real women who inspired this movie.


Celebrate! Mexican Independence Day Festival

September 7th, 2018

On September 16, experience the world’s largest and longest running Mexican Independence Day Parades! The East L.A. Mexican Independence Day Parade begins at 10:30 at E. Cesar Chavez & N. Mednik Avenues. It’s been thriving for over 7 decades and this year’s parade keeps the fun going. There will be colorful and creative floats, marching bands, drill teams, and more. After the parade, a fun festival will take place that includes live Mariachi music, cultural dancing, original art, and of course, tasty food. FREE.


Lights, camera, action! Burbank International Film Festival

August 31st, 2018

Attention film buffs! From September 5-9, experience the latest in independent filmmaking at the Burbank International Film Festival. This creative event features diversity, social awareness, and inclusion. Discover upcoming filmmakers and seasoned pros alike in the entertainment industry. Enjoy lively discussions and great cinema. Films are judged by industry professionals and the best of the best receive awards.


Viva Vegan! Vegan Street Fair 2018

August 29th, 2018

Right here in SoCal, enjoy the ultimate vegan street fair! Benefits from embracing a vegan lifestyle include reduced pain from arthritis, lowering risk of heart disease, lower blood sugar, and also might help in losing some weight. The vegan lifestyle is not only healthy but delicious. Don’t take out word for it. There will be over 200 vendors serving up small bites, small sips, and full entrees. There will be all types of vegan food from spicy to exotic to traditional. This delicious event takes place in North Hollywood on Chandler between Tujunga and Vineland from September 1-2.


Book it! Leimert Park Village Book Fair

August 23rd, 2018

Seriously, can one ever have enough books?! Experience a full day of literary goodness at the Leimert Park Village Book Fair. There will be educational workshops, author meet & greets, book signings, writing workshops, and more. Enjoy poetry readings, live music, and food trucks too. Bring the grandkids because there will be a Children’s Pavilion. The festival takes place on August 24 from 10am-5pm at 3650 West Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Los Angeles 90008.