Longshoremen’s Weekend Guide April 26 – 28, 2013

The Longshoremen’s Weekend Guide is here! This weekend has lots to do for you and the family. Get out and be a part of the events happening around the Los Angeles area. Whether its a pig roast or a walk to benefit hungry kids, just get out and enjoy your time away from work.

Sunday 06/25 0%
Clear. Lows overnight in the mid 60s.
Monday 06/26 0%
Sunny. High 73F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday 06/27 10%
A mainly sunny sky. High 67F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 06/28 10%
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 64F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 06/29 10%
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High around 65F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

April26-Longshoremens Weekend Guide


WHENApril 26 @ 7:30PM
WHERE: The Music Center (Dorothy Chandler Pavilion)
135 N. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

WHATTRACES combines awe-inspiring acrobatics with infectious urban energy, this thrilling modern brand of circus is infused with the energy of street performance.  The artists of TRACES employ every trick in the book—from music, dance, and illustration to skateboarding, basketball, and high-risk acrobatics—to make a lasting impression.
COST: $25 – $70

Date-Logo-April27-Longshoremens-Weekend-GuidePaul van Dyk at Avaland

WHEN: April 27 @ 9:30PM
WHERE: The Avaland
1735 Vine St.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

WHAT: Paul van Dyk grew up in East Berlin under the political scrutiny of the East German government. Growing up the one of the few escapes from his daily life was the radio and the music the DJ’s played. Taking from that childhood influence, van Dyk developed a career of being a world renowned house DJ. This show will impress and entertain so come out and enjoy.
COST$45 (Tickets sold at the door)

April27-Longshoremens Weekend Guide

Hope, Steps & A Cure Walk/Run

WHEN: April 27 @ 8AM (Run) & 9:30AM (Walk)
WHERE: Shoreline Village in Long Beach
WHATHope, Steps & A Cure Walk Los Angeles is a fun and festive walk to raise community awareness about bone marrow failure diseases while raising much needed funds for the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation (AA&MDSIF) to provide programs and services to help patients and families. The weather will be great to get out and stretch some legs plus it is for a great cause.
COST: $25

April28-Longshoremens Weekend Guide

Film Screening- Duty, Honor, Country: Betrayal

WHEN: April 28 @ 3PM
WHEREThe Craft and Folk Art Museum
5814 Wilshire Boulevard (at Curson)
Los Angeles, CA 90036

WHATDuty, Honor, Country: Betrayal (running time 75 minutes) talks about issues associated with an ACLU lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, regarding the failure to provide services and housing for homeless veterans in Los Angeles. The film includes a historic overview of the West Los Angeles veterans’ home with the goal of sparking public discussions that focus around issues facing U.S. military veterans.
COSTFree with museum admission ($7)

April28-Longshoremens Weekend Guide

Top Chef Pig Roast

WHEN: April 28 @ 1PM – 4PM
WHERE: Wilshire Restaurant
2454 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica , Ca

WHAT: This pig-roast event is to benefit and bring awareness to childhood hunger in America. The chefs will utilize a butchered whole hog to create inventive spins on classic items such as pulled pork, pork belly, spare ribs, and pig ears. And complimenting all the great food items is a great selection of craft beers from Firestone Walker Brewery, Bockor Brewery, and Big Sky Brewing.
COST: $55


Comment below and let us know if these are the kinds of events that you like doing. Also, feel free to make suggestions for other weekend events that are coming down the pipe. Most importantly, have a great weekend and enjoy your time away from work!

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