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Events this weekend in Los Angeles

Small Business Friday
Small Business Friday
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Looking for something to do this weekend? Well you are in luck because there is never a dull moment in Los Angeles.

Take a look at what is going on this weekend Fri, April 25 through Sun, April 27.

Small Business Friday
Small Business Friday Courtesy of Wikipedia

Small Business Friday

If you own a small business in the downtown Los Angeles area then come and mingle with others just like yourself. This is the first Small Business Friday and drink specials and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

When: Fri, April 25

4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: SPiN LA at The Standard Downtown LA

550 S. Flower St.

Los Angeles, CA 90071

Paris Photo
Paris Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Paris Photo

Paris Photo is coming to Los Angeles this weekend. This is the US edition of the celebrated international art fair for photography and moving image. Presented will be historical and contemporary bodies of works by renowned and new artists set in the soundstages of the legendary Paramount Pictures Studios. Ticket prices range from $20 to $40 and can be purchased here.

When: Fri, April 25 through Sun, April 27

Where: Paramount Studios

5555 Melrose Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90038

Kids 4 Kids 5K and 10K Run/Walk
Kids 4 Kids 5K and 10K Run/Walk Courtesy of

Kids 4 Kids 5K and 10K Run/Walk

Children can participate in this year's Kids 4 Kids Run/Walk. This is a fun event that has a very wonderful mission to create a happier and healthier future for all children. Money raised will benefit the Children's Cancer Research Fund. This national campaign has been able to raise over $2 million in their first eight years.

When: Sun, April 27

7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: LA Live (near STAPLES Center)

1111 S. Figueroa St.

Los Angeles, CA 90015


7 a.m. Race Day Registration Opens

7:15 a.m. Radio Disney "Warm-Up" (1 hour)

8:30 a.m. Official start of 5K • 10K RUN/WALK

9 a.m. "All Star" Carnival and Finish Line Entertainment begins and "Yum 4 My Tum" Food Court opens

1 p.m. Event Ends

Free parking before 10 a.m. at the West Garage / Lot W: 1005 West Chick Hearn Court (Los Angeles)

State of the Arts Symposium
State of the Arts Symposium Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

State of the Arts Symposium

The Los Angeles Public Library is hosting the Arts Alliance for Humanity's "State of the Arts" Symposium. The event is free and open to the public. Come and celebrate the importance of the arts and engage in a roundtable discussion consisting of art educators, scholars and alumni from Yale School of Drama, UC Berkeley, Columbia, Princeton, UCLA and USC as well as public health workers and artists.

When: Sun, April 27

2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: LA Public Library - Central

630 W. 5th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90071


2 p.m. Roundtable discussion "What is the State of the Arts in this Country?" and two performances consisting of a scene enacted by downtown's Cornerstone Theater Company actors and a dance piece featuring student performers from "Metamorphosis" after-school arts program at Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies High School

4 p.m. Reception sponsored by Whole Foods, Inc. and Daily Organics

5 p.m. Event Ends

LA Heritage Day 2014
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LA Heritage Day 2014

The L.A. Heritage Alliance will host the 4th Annual L.A. Heritage Day at the El Pueblo Historical Monument, in association with the El Pueblo Park Association. This is the location of the birthplace of Los Angeles and home of the world famous Olvera Street. There will be over 70 heritage organizations from across L.A., plenty of family activities, tours and a look at some historical vehicles. The event is free to the public.

When: Sun, April 27

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: El Pueblo Historical Monument

424 N. Main St.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Parking will be available in surrounding paid lots