For June we have 17 great events in and around the Los Angeles area for families, couples, and even motor heads! Be sure to check back each month for fun things to do in your city.
2012 RELAY FOR LIFE
June 2 | 9AM
Louie Pompei Memorial Sports Park
1100 S. Valley Center Ave. > Glendora
No matter who you are, there’s a place for you at Relay. Your reasons for walking in the Relay For Life are as unique and special as the story that motivates you. This is your opportunity to raise funds and awareness to help save lives. You are helping create a world with less cancer and more birthdays!
firstname.lastname@example.org | relayforlife.org
BOLSHOI BALLET “SWAN LAKE”
June 7-10 | 2PM and 7:30PM
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 North Grand Ave. > Los Angeles
The 9th season of Gloyra Kaufman presents Dance at the Music Center season will conclude with Bolshoi Ballet’s “Swan Lake” choreographed by Yuri Griorovich after Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov and Alexander Gorsky, music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky with LA Opera Orchestra, at the Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
213.972.0711 | musiccenter.org
OPENING NIGHT OF THE LEVITT PAVILION PASADENA 10TH ANNUAL MUSIC FESTIVAL
June 16 | 5PM
Levitt Pavillion, Memorial Park
85 E. Holly St. > Pasadena
The Levitt Pavilion Pasadena kicks off its 10th annual Music Festival June 16 with the futuristic funk sounds of Dam Funk. Featuring Grammy winners and world renowned artists, the Levitt summer season attracts over 60,000 attendees each year. Concerts are offered free of charge on lush lawns with open seating, creating an intimate, relaxed, and accessible atmosphere in which to enjoy top quality artists under the stars.
626.683.3230 | levittpavilionpasadena.org
SUMMER ART WALK
June 30 | 6:30PM-10PM
400, 500, 600 blocks, Myrtle Ave. > Monrovia
The Monrovia Association of Fine Art presents the 2012 Summer Art Walk along Myrtle Ave. The Art Walk includes artists displaying and selling their works and giving live art demonstrations on drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, metal work, glass work and many other fine art activities. Participating Old Town merchants and local galleries will host specials and receptions for guests and visitors. For artists who wish to participate, acceptance is on a first-come, first-served basis. Entries will be accepted based on submitted photos. Artists are responsible for their own lighting and extension cords. Artists must also become a member of the Monrovia Association of Fine Arts.
626.802.7873 | monroviafinearts.org
CIRCLE THE SQUARE SUMMERFEST IN THE MISSION DISCRICT
June 21 | 5PM-9PM
The Mission District
Santa Anita St. and S. Mission Dr. > San Gabriel
Kick off the summer season with an evening of square
dancing and music in San Gabriel!
626.308.2800 | sangabrielcity.com
SPRING VOCAL JAZZ CONCERT
June 9 | 8PM
Sophia B. Clark Theater
1100 N. Grand Ave. > Walnutth
Acclaimed for their smoothly blended and impeccably balanced sound, Singcopation and Frontline bring to the stage an evening of powerful, jazz-infused sounds. Hosted by Mount San Antonio College’s as part of the 2011-2012 Music Department Vocal Performances series.
909.468.4050 | tickets.mtsac.edu
NASA JET PROPULSION LAB OPEN HOUSE
June 9-10 | 9AM-4PM
California Institute of Technology
4800 Oak Grove Dr. > Pasadena
Come get a look at what NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab has been up to. See robots, films, talks, and meet the scientists at work. Ask them about the latest heavenly bodies discovered or what advancements have been made toward space travel. It’s a guaranteed geek-out.
818.354.1234 | jpl.nasa.gov
NATIONAL TRAILS DAY 2012
June 2 | 9AM-4PM
Haramokngna American Indian Cultural Center
Mt. Wilson, Red Box Rd. > Pasadena
Please join us for National Trails Day 2012. We will host a celebration of the Gabrielino Trail with restoration work, a hike-a-thon, workshops, hands-on-activities for kids, basketry workshops, live music, stories, native food, vendors, info booths and prizes. Remember to dress appropriately and bring plenty of water!
626.449.8975 | haramokngna.org
2012 FESTIVAL ON THE GREEN
June 30 | 7:30PM
Santa Anita Park
285 Huntington Dr. > Arcadia
Festival on the Green is saddling the horses and moving to greener pastures. The California Philharmonic hosts the opening night of its Festival on the Green concert series at the Santa Anita Racetrack. Music, first class cuisine, and a great location combine into a magical blend unparalleled in Southern California. An engaging maestro, a world-class orchestra, and top soloists ensure enjoyment for all.
626.300.8200 | calphil.org
CITYRACE URBAN ADVENTURE HUNTS SECRETS OF OLD PASADENA
June 17 | 11AM-2PM
150 N. Raymond Ave. > Pasadena
In CityRace Urban Adventure Hunts, teams of 2-4 players solve fun clues leading them on a 3-hour hunt. Teams will explore secluded walkways, charming plazas and bustling shopping areas as they solve tricky clues leading them through the heart of Pasadena’s beautifully preserved original downtown. Discover the secrets and treasures of one of the region’s famous neighborhoods!
310.360.6950 | racela.com
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS SUMMER SKILLS CLINICS
June 29 | 8:30AM-11:30AM and 2PM-5PM
24 Hour Fitness
2180 Lincoln Ave., Bldg. #4 > Altadena
The only place where kids can experience drills, skills and thrills coached by the stars of the Harlem Globetrotters! Our stars will lead fun scrimmages and games, help kids create their own signature move, perform a Magic Circle on court and give them their own personalized Harlem Globetrotters nickname! Boys and girls ages 6-14. No basketball experience required.
626.296.8700 | harlemglobetrotters.com
SIERRA MADRE COMMUNITY YARD SALE
June 9 | 8AM-12PM
Sierra Vista Park Parking Lot
611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. > Sierra Madre
The City of Sierra Madre Senior Community Commission invites community members to come together with their neighbors to participate in a community yard sale. Participants have the opportunity to clean out their garages, attics, storage sheds and closets without sending those valuable items to landfill.
626.355.5278 | sierramadrenews.net
JUNE CALENDAR OF EVENTS CAR SHOWS 48TH ANNUAL L.A. ROADSTERS SHOW AND SWAP 2012
June 16-17 | 7AM-4PM
The Pomona Fairplex
1101 W. McKinley Ave. > Pomona
There’s something for everyone at the L.A. Roadster Show. Late model enthusiasts will find the swappers and manufacturers with many of the parts they are looking for, while early car parts will be in abundance for the fellows who are restoring antiques or building that special new car. Come and see the West Coast’s largest trade show, where over 200 manufacturers and vendors of reproduction hot rod parts and accessories will display their products and services.
310.544.4200 | laroadsters.com
2012 RODEO DRIVE CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE
June 17 | 10AM-4PM
Rodeo Dr., between Wilshire Blvd. and Santa
Monica Blvd. > Beverly Hills
The theme for the 2012 Rodeo Drive Concours d´Elegance is “The British Are Coming!” Aston Martin will be this year’s featured marque. The annual Father´s Day tradition features a wide variety of vintage and racing cars and motorcycles lining Rodeo Drive. The Rodeo Drive Concours d´Elegance has been named one of the “300 Unmissable Events & Festivals Around the World” by top travel publisher Frommer´s. The car show is free to the public.
323.769.3600 | rodeodrive-bh.com
CRUSIN’ BREA OLDIES CAR SHOW AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
June 17 | 10AM-3PM
330 W. Birch St. > Brea
Don’t miss this Father’s Day car show on the streets of beautiful downtown Brea hosted by the Orange County Mustang Club (OCMC) and sponsored by Villa Ford. The show is open to all makes, models and years of cars and trucks. The show includes music, food, raffles, vendors and awards. Live bands will be performing all day. Make this a family Dad’s Day event. Show is free to spectators.
714.750.8570 | ocmustangclub.org
PASADENA POLICE 11TH ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR SHOW
June 17 | 10AM-3PM
300 E. Green St. > Pasadena
Only pre-1974 cars allowed! The Pasadena Police Department will be hosting their annual classic car show in conjunction with the Pasadena Chalk Festival. Vehicles will line Green Street at the Paseo Colorado between Marengo Ave. and Euclid Ave. and there will be prizes, food, live entertainment raffles and mostly fun. All proceeds benefit the Police Activities League, Pasadena Explorer Program and the Haven House.
626.744.3871 | ci.pasadena.ca.us
CLASSIC CAR NIGHT
June 2 | 4PM-8PM
The Burger Shack
880 W. Foothill Blvd. > Monrovia
Don’t miss great food, great cars and lots of memories at the Burger Shack’s Classic Car Night. The Burger Shack is family-owned and uses all natural ingredients to create great food at reasonable prices. Spend an evening with great food and great cars.
626.303.0533 | burgershackmonrovia.com