10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for February 29, 2020

Norton Simon Sculpture Garden
Norton Simon Museum Sculpture Garden. Credit: Isabelle Acatauassú Alves Almeida via flickr cc

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, Saturday, February 29, 2020.

May it lead you to adventure!


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1. [9 a.m.] The Silver Lake Library will host a Mega Outdoor Book Sale with most titles priced at under a dollar. All proceeds support the Friends of Silver Lake Library 501(c)3 nonprofit, which helps support the Silver Lake branch of the Los Angeles Public Library.

2. [9:30 a.m.] L.A.’s Better Booch is partnering with WellSet for Better & Well an all-day wellness experience at ROW DTLA. The event features mini consultations, yoga, group hypno-meditation, music, expert-led panels and a curated wellness marketplace.

3. [10 a.m.] The Bob Baker Marionette Theater brings its annual Bob Baker Day carnival to the spaces of Los Angeles State Historic Park this Saturday featuring a packed day of puppet shows, live music, crafts, games, and food trucks, all in commemoration of the theater’s late founder, Bob Baker. FREE

4. [10 a.m.] JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles hosts “Aroma & Mindfulness,” an interactive workshops focused on wood scent as part of their current exhibition “HIDA: A Woodwork Tradition in the Making.” Guests will blend their own custom scents led by expert Saskia Wilson-Brown, founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Art and Olfaction.

5. [11 a.m.] The 7th Annual Los Angeles IPA Festival returns to Mohawk Bend in Echo Park tapping 60 of the best IPAs made by Golden State breweries.

6. [1 p.m.] The Vincent Price Art Museum will hosts a special closing exhibition event for George Rodriguez: Double Vision. The event will include a screening of A Picture of George! George Rodriguez: An American Photographer, produced and directed by Billy Rapaport; a conversation with Rodriguez, Rapaport, and exhibition curator Josh Kun will follow. FREE

7. [2 p.m.] ace/121 Gallery and the Association of Hysteric Curators host What She Said Community Day with three live performances and readings by The Peoples Tarot. FREE

8. [5 p.m.] Pasadena’s Norton Simon Museum of Art’s signature party A Night in Focus returns on Saturday with a Paris themed evening of lively programs focused on the exhibition By Day & by Night: Paris in the Belle Époque.

9. [7:30 & 9:30 p.m.] The Groundlings recently debuted an extra rowdy all-new sketch comedy from the Main Company called Bar Fight. The show runs every Friday and Saturday.

10. [various] Dine Out Long Beach Restaurant Week returns with a host of specially priced prix fixe brunches, lunches and dinners from February 23-29.

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