Meghan McCarty brings you the Weekend Alibi, a roundup of the best entertainments in Southern California, so when anyone asks you how you spent your weekend, you've got a good alibi.
This week, find ways to beat the heat by hanging out with some cold-blooded reptiles, chilling out with a slice of watermelon or simmering down at the cinema with some preternaturally cool Jean-Luc Godard movies.
Reptile Super Show
Where: Pomona Fairplex at the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds, Pomona
When: Saturday 10-6, and Sunday 11 - 5
Cost: $12 adults/$7 kids
Where: 8651 Foothill Blvd. Sunland, CA 91040
When: Friday 5-11:30, Saturday 12-11:30 and Sunday 12-10:30
Jean-Luc Godard Double Feature
Where: Aero Theater, 1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica
When: Friday @ 7:30 pm