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10 Fun Things To Do TODAY in L.A. for June 8, 2017

June 8, 2017 by We Like L.A. Staff

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 for the day at hand in the city you live in.

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So here it is!

Below is our quick link list of 10 fun things to do in Los Angeles for today, Thursday, June 8, 2017.

May it lead you to adventure!

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Los Angeles Zoo Entrance

The Los Angeles Zoo entrance. Credit: Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.


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1. [6 p.m.] City of San Gabriel’s annual Summer Night concerts return with a summer beach party and concert in the Mission District. FREE

2. [6 p.m.] The L.A. Zoo is celebrating their 50th anniversary with a sustainable wine and dinner series. Each event will include a five-course farm-to-table dinner accompanied by wine from local vineyards. There will also be a zoo walk-through with education and entertainment highlights, along with up-close animal encounters.

3. [6 p.m.The Downtown Art Walk has been an L.A. cultural phenomenon bringing in art enthusiasts and locals together every second Thursday of each month. Art galleries, shops, bars and more open up for one big party celebrating art and DTLA for one fine night. FREE

4. [7 p.m.] The Los Angeles Design Festival (LADF) comes to Downtown L.A. June 8-11 for the ultimate celebration of this city’s rich design culture.

5. [7 p.m.] Nerd Nite Los Angeles at Busby’s East.

6. [7:30 p.m.] Kronos Quartet at LACMA’s Bing Theater.

7. [8 p.m.Book’d returns to The Group Repertory/Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood this Thursday for “the ultimate bibliophiles’ night out.” Always a worthwhile event, Book’d will feature author readings and discussions and fun giveaways.

8. [8 p.m.Metalachi, the world’s only heavy metal Mariachi band will be playing at the Saban Theatre this Thursday. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)

9. [variousFree museum day at: Japanese American National Museum (from 5 to 8 p.m.), MOCA Grand & MOCA Geffen (from 5 to 8 p.m.), Skirball Cultural Center and Long Beach Museum of Art (3 to 8 p.m.)

10. [various] It’s LA Pride Week!  from June 5 to 11 celebrate the LGBTQ community through themed parties, a special Dodgers night, worthy marches and the let loose at the LA Pride Festival happening this weekend. Full schedule of events can be found here.

DEAL OF THE DAY: $19 for the Angel City Jazz Festival at Ford Theatres (via Goldstar)

Want more ideas for upcoming things to do in L.A.? Check out our Los Angeles events calendar.

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