November 28. 6 p.m. FREE weekly concerts at LACMA. These one-hour concerts are presented free to the public on Sundays in the Leo S. Bing Theater. This week: Ruslan Biryukov (cello) and Pavel Petrov (piano) perform Handel: Passacaglia for solo cello, Cassadó: Spanish Suite, and Barber: Cello Sonata.
November 30. 10:30-11:30 a.m. FREE. Toddler story time at Borders at the Northridge Mall. Theme this week is music and dancing.
December 1. 9 a.m. Get tickets for January free day for Huntington Gardens. Call 800-838-3006 or get tickets online at http://www.huntington.org/default.aspx.
December 1. 7 p.m. Free Church Family Christmas at The Church on The Way, East Campus. The children’s choir presents a musical for the whole family.
December 2. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Last Mommy and Me Class at The Church on The Way for this year. For children under 5 years of age. Please bring a snack for your child. Theme this week: Celebrating Christmas. King’s Kid’s Bldg. on the West Campus. 14800 Sherman Way, Van Nuys. 818-779-8000.
Anyone who is considering a membership to the Los Angeles Zoo can save $10 on the cost of the membership through December 31, 2010. Use promo code: 11010FFW www.lazoo.org
Get a free download of the Veggie Tales Holiday album The Incredible Singing Christmas Tree from Amazon.com. You can either download each song individually, or if you want the whole album at once, you'll have to download the Amazon mp3 software. Either way, it's FREE! There's no indication of how long this offer will be available.
December 3-4. Dec. 3 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 2 Day Book Sale at the Mid Valley Library. Amazing used book sale with children’s books generally 25 cents! 16244 Nordhoff St., North Hills. 818-895-3650.
December 5. 1:30 p.m. 27th Annual Granada Hills Holiday Parade. On Chatsworth St., from Petit Park Ave. to Zelzah Ave. Over four thousand youth participants representing 150 entries will be marching down Chatsworth Street Sunday, December 5th. This year's theme "Favorite Holiday Gifts and Presents." The Granada Hills Holiday Parade is the largest holiday youth's celebration in the San Fernando Valley featuring celebrities, marching bands, equestrian units, youth groups, drill teams and decorated floats.
December 5. 5 p.m. 5th Annual Lighting of the Valley’s Christmas Tree at The Church on the Way Sports field. Free hot chocolate, live nativity, Christmas carols and more!
December 16. 6:30 p.m. Christian Performing Arts Center CHRISTMAS SHOW will be held at Houses of Light in Northridge. 19408 Londelius St., Northridge. $3.00 per person general admission. I went last year and enjoyed the show very much!