November 27. 6 p.m. FREE weekly concerts at LACMA. (Los Angles County Museum of Art). These one-hour concerts are presented free to the public on Sundays in the Leo S. Bing Theater. If you don’t make it there, you can also listen online for free at: http://www.lacma.org/programs/SundaysLive.aspx#audio
November 29. 6 p.m. Free Christmas Tree Lighting at The Commons in Calabasas. Christmas Tree Lighting, Holiday Show, Santa Meet and Greet, Children’s Crafts.4799 Commons Way, Calabasas, CA 91302 (Thanks to Macaroni Kid for this kickback!) http://www.shopcommons.com
December 1. 9 a.m. Get tickets for January free day at the Huntington Gardens. Call 800-838-3006 or get tickets online at http://www.huntington.org/default.aspx.
December 1. 6 p.m. Visit Myrtle Avenue for the annual Monrovia Tree Lighting and holiday parade, “Santa, Snowmen and Song.” Monrovia Library Park. 321 South Mrytle Avenue (Fountain Area). http://www.cityofmonrovia.org/component/content/article/65-departments-community-services-recreation-/180-special-events. (Thanks to Townloop.com for this kickback!)
December 2. 12:30-4 p.m. Heritage Christmas Boutique at Rancho Tapo Park in Simi Valley. Come shop at the Annual Christmas Craft Boutique. There will be handmade items prepared by the students, moms and dads. There will be a Snack Bar and Bake Sale with proceeds going to Life Impact International. Help stop Human Trafficking.
I recently received an email from the L.A. Zoo with a discount code for any friends interested in joining! This membership offer ends December 31, 2011. Use promo code: 11111FFW
There is a great deal on Groupon this weekend! Get a $20 voucher for Old Navy, for only $10! The voucher is good until December 24, 2001. Here’s the link: http://www.groupon.com/deals/gx-nat-old-navy-social
Picaboo has a sale going on right now! I love Picaboo! You download their software onto your computer, and then it’s so easy to make your project! All of your pictures are right there—no need to upload to their website. Save up to 40% on all Classic book styles, cards, calendars and collage posters. Use code: CRANBERRY. Ends 11/30.
December 3. 10 a.m. Candy Cane Christmas Craft Boutique at Lighthouse Bible Church. 4910 Cochran Street, Simi Valley, CA 93063. Please come to the boutique and finish all your Christmas shopping! Feel free to tell others about this event.
December 3. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (Every first Saturday of the month). Home Depot's Free Kids Workshop. The workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, while at the same time helping to instill a sense of accomplishment. In addition to the newly constructed project kit, each child receives a kid-sized orange apron, similar to The Home Depot associates' aprons, and an achievement pin.
December 6. 5 p.m. FREE LEGO® mini model build at the Glendale Galleria LEGO store, the first Tuesday of each month. One free per child. This month make a lego flower. Event is open to children ages 6 to 14 only. 2148 Glendale Galleria, Glendale, 91210. (818) 549-0733.
December 6. 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Free evening at Kidspace Museum. This museum in Pasadena is a lot of fun for children and normally $10 a person, so this is a great deal! (It offers free admission the first Tuesday of the month from 4-8 p.m.) 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena, 91103. (626) 449-9144. www.kidspacemuseum.org.
December 16. 7 p.m. Christian Performing Arts Center Christmas Show.Birmingham Charter High School, 17000 Haynes St, Lake Balboa. Tickets are $7, and it's reserved seating. They can be purchased through the website:www.cpacstudio.com This year's theme is "A Charlie Brown Christmas."