Griffith Observatory

Griffith Observatory: All Space Considered

"Griffith Observatory holds this exciting, FREE public program on the first Friday of every month in the Leonard Nimoy Event Horizon. Join the Observatory's curatorial staff as they examine and explain the most-talked-about subjects in astronomy and space science. More

Hahamongna Watershed Park

Hahamonga Bird Walk

Bird lovers of all ages can join the Hahamonga bird walk Sept. 6 with the Pasadena Audubon Society. More

North Atwater Park

“Off Tha’ Hook” FoLAR Fish Derby

Friends of the L.A. River is hosting its first fishing derby Sept. 6. No license is needed to fish on this day, making the event open. More

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation

Skirball Cultural Center

"The Snowy Day" and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats

You can enter the evocative world of the groundbreaking children’s book author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats, whose Caldecott Award-winning book "The Snowy Day" paved the way for multiracial representation in American children’s literature. Ranging from preliminary sketches and preparatory books to final paintings and collages, the works displayed in the exhibition explore a life and career that became an inspiration for generations. More


Beckman Auditorium

Caltech Keck Institute for Space Studies: An Interstellar Conversation

Caltech invites you to learn about the next steps for interstellar space exploration with Professor Ed Stone, who led Voyager 1. More

Los Liones/Sunset Boulevard

Sierra Club: Pacific Palisades Hike in Topanga State Park

Recommended for fit hikers, you can join the Sierra Club on a hike every Friday that features a view of Santa Monica Bay and the L.A. Basin. More

Wilshire Boulevard Temple

Voices of LA Culminating Festival

A family-friendly celebration showcasing all five Voices of LA cross-cultural artistic collaborations, in addition to a Food Stage with local chefs, interactive workshops; food trucks (kosher options); and indoor and outdoor stages featuring performances of klezmer, mariachi, Korean and Persian music and dance, as well as other cultures of LA. More

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The Crawford Family Forum

Psychedelic science: From 60s counterculture to modern medicine?

Stephanie O’Neill explores the promise of current research on the therapeutic potential of illegal "psychedelic" drugs. More

2014 Drought Advisory

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California offers the reminder that the current drought is one of the most severe in California history. You can find more information about the drought, water saving tips, and cost-reducing options. More


The Crawford Family Forum

Planetary Radio Live: MAVEN orbiter meets the Mars atmosphere

MAVEN, a new Mars orbiter is about to enter the upper atmosphere of the Red Planet, and we’ll be watching! More