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St. Nicholas Greek Festival of Temecula Valley
Old Town Temecula Civic Center
Temecula
951 296 6207
http://www.temeculagreekfest.com

Visit Greece without leaving the Inland Empire! Visit the annual Temecula Greek Festival hosted by the community of Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Temecula.

Try a Variety of classic Greek dishes, including mouth-watering lamb, gyros, savory souvlaki, golden Greek fries, salads and delicious Greek pastries! Wash it all down with authentic Greek beer, wine and spirits, or enjoy a refreshing Greek coffee.

The fun zone is not just for adults. Bring the children and let them loose in the Kids Fun Zone with pony rides, carnival games and more.

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8th Annual Randy Simmons 5K, Bike Ride, D Team CrossFit Challenge
Los Angeles Police Academy
1880 North Academy Road
Los Angeles
http://www.active.com

The Los Angeles Police Department honors LAPD Swat Officer Randy Simmons at their 8th Annual 5K Run, Crossfit Challenge and Bike Ride.

Officer Randy Simmons was the first LAPD SWAT Officer to be killed in the line of duty February 7th, 2008. LAPD's Metro Division has this annual event to support The Randal D. Simmons Outreach Foundation.

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Los Angeles County Walk to Defeat ALS @ 9am
Exposition Park
Downtown Los Angeles
We.alsa.org

This more than a mile trek in Exposition Park is for the Walk to Defeat ALS®, an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS and to raise money for a cure.

The Walk to Defeat ALS® is The ALS Association’s biggest annual event, which raises funds that allow local chapters to sustain care services and support research for much of the next year.

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Los Angeles Ultimate Women’s Expo
Los Angeles Convention Center
Downtown Los Angeles
http://www.lawomensexpo.com

Actress Jackee Harry, singer Christina Milian, actress Mariel Hemingway and singer Kelis are among the many keynote speakers participating in the Los Angeles Ultimate Women’s Expo.
In addition to inspirational messages, there’s the best Los Angeles has to offer in shopping, fashion, food, entertainment, cosmetics and travel. Spend a relaxing day being pampered with spa treatments, massages and retail therapy.
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Free!
THE BROAD
221 South Grand Street
Los Angeles
(213) 232-6200
http://www.TheBroad.org

It’s been five years in the making. Now it open for us to visit! It’s The Broad, L.A.’s new contemporary art museum.
The 120,000-square-foot, $140 million building features two floors of gallery space to showcase the Broad’s comprehensive collection and is the headquarters of The Broad Art Foundation’s worldwide lending library.
Admission is FREE!

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Mummies: New Secrets from the Tombs

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90007
http://www.nhm.org

Also new to Los Angeles this! MUMMIES: NEW SECRETS FROM THE TOMBS at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. The new secrets are revealed with the use new technology – CT scanning.

This is the first touring exhibition of North America’s largest collection of mummies. Organized by The Field Museum in Chicago, the exhibition provides a rare and immersive look at their preeminent collection of mummies—which has never traveled outside of the museum—going beyond mummification in royal Egypt to explore the surprising similarities and vast differences between these societies, their environments, and the preparations they made for the dead in the afterlife.

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Modern Twist: Contemporary Bamboo Art
Bowers Museum
2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana
714 567 3600
http://www.bowers.org

The Bowers Museum in Santa Ana shows us how bamboo can be used as an artistic medium at this new exhibit MODERN TWIST: CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE BAMBOO ART, a stunning collection from the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture, including rare wall-hung installations and pieces never before seen in the United States.

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Autumn Festival
Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Drive
La Canada Flintridge
818 949 4200
http://www.descansogardens.org
Round up the children and celebrate fall at the Autumn Festival at Descanso Gardens. The weekend includes a pumpkin carving demonstrations, family crafting, costume parades and more.

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Rise of the Jack O’ Lanterns
Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Drive
La Canada Flintridge
818 949 4200
http://www.therise.org
Also at Descanso Gardens, “RISE of the Jack O’ Lanterns, a nighttime Halloween spectacular where there are more than 5,000 hand carved Jack O’ Lanterns, designed to resemble dragons, jungle creatures, classic cars and more.

The family friendly display is arranged along an easy to walk one third mile path, that’s both wheelchair and stroller accessible.

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Los Angeles Haunted Hayride
Griffith Park
4730 Crystal Springs Drive
Los Angeles
310 993 8289
http://www.losangeleshauntedhayride.com

Ahhh! This a sign of the season! It’s the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride in Griffith Park, described as the darkest, the scariest and the most haunting experience of the Halloween season.

How scary is this? It is NOT recommended for children under the age of 8.

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CicLAvia @ 9am
Heart of LA Route: Boyle Heights, the Arts District, Little Tokyo, Civic Center, Chinatown, Historic Core & MacArthur Park
http://www.ciclavia.org

Explore the heart of L.A. at Sunday’s latest Cicilavia event.

From 9am to 4pm, park your car and grab your bike to explore a six miles of the heart of Los Angeles, from Boyle Heights to Little Tokyo to Chinatown and the Arts District.

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63rd Annual California RV Show @ 10am
Los Angeles Fairplex
Gate 9
2200 North White Avenue
Pomona
(818) 248-6600
http://www.TheBestRVShow.com

This is the last weekend of the 63rd Annual California RV Show at the Los Angeles Fairplex in Pomona.

You will find more than 1,500 class A, B and C RV models, travel trailers, 5th wheels, toyhaulers, campers and tents as well as the latest in RV products and accessories by 48 recreational vehicle manufacturers and 17 Southern California dealers.

Learn everything you need to know about recreational vehicles (RVs), including maintenance and travel tips at the Show’s 65 RV seminars!

By the way, admission is free to active duty members of the military.

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Orange County International Auto Show
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim
http://www.autoshowoc.com

This is the opening weekend for the Orange County International Auto Show. The ORANGE COUNTY INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW features more than 500 new vehicles from 34 manufacturers, 100-plus vehicles to test drive, an exotic gallery, concept vehicles, crossovers, sports cars, alternative fuel options and more.

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Celebrate Sunday! Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.