You know what’s handy? Waking up in the morning, firing up your phone/computer and being able to scan a super quick (but curated) rundown of the best of what lies ahead. So here it is, our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Monday, January 21, 2019.
May it lead you to adventure!
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1. [10 a.m.] Celebrate MLK Day at the California African American Museum through a host of community activities including poster and megaphone making, viewings of special excerpts of King’s speeches, a performance by the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles, and a children’s march around the Rose Garden. FREE
2. [10 a.m.] SoCalMoms Community Play Day in Sherman Oaks.
3. [10 a.m.] It’s Dollar Beers & Sodas Day over at Santa Anita Park on MLK Day. If that’s not enough, $2 hot dogs will also be available.
4. [10:30 a.m.] The Record Parlour is hosting free vinyl days from January 19 through 21. Spend $20 and you get to take home up to 100 records for free. Bringing your own box or bag is recommended for this popular annual event.
5. [11 a.m.] Freedom Festival at Leimert Park Village will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event features live entertainment, job opportunities, local merchants, city resources, mobile health units, and a mobile art exhibit. FREE
7. [noon] Cats On Glass Gallery is a pop-up from January 18-27 with a purpose, presented by Fresh Step Clean Paws. The “gallery” will feature a cat-lebrity Walk of Fame, a larger-than-life cat display, a yarn pom-pom room, a “me-owm” meditation room, and adoptable cats from spcaLA on view from a glass playhouse. Gallery hours are noon to 8 p.m. Located at 1147 Hope Street. FREE
8. [7 p.m.] Bring a little meditation to your Monday at the Eastside/Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sitting Group
9. [7 p.m.] Hunnypot Live at The Mint.
10. [various] dineL.A. returns Jan. 11-25 for two weeks of exclusive lunch and dinner menus at a laundry list of the city’s finest eateries. Check out our favorite menus for dineL.A. in our latest post The 17 Top dineL.A. Menus for January 2019.
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