Longshoremen’s Weekend Guide – February 21 – 24, 2013

Your Longshoremen’s Weekend Guide is here…have you made plans yet?!? After working a hard Longshoremen’s week, you need to relax and enjoy that time off. Here are our suggestions for weekend fun in the L.A. area. Be sure to look at the weather report too.

Beach Hazard Statement

1:45 PM PDT on March 29, 2017
3:00 PM PDT on March 31, 2017
Wednesday 03/29 10%
Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the mid 50s.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 03/30 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High near 65F. SSE winds shifting to WSW at 15 to 25 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 03/31 0%
Partly Cloudy
Sunny skies with gusty winds developing later in the day. High around 65F. Winds WNW at 20 to 30 mph.
Saturday 04/01 0%
A mainly sunny sky. High 66F. SE winds shifting to WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday 04/02 0%
Sunny skies. High near 65F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.

Date-Logo-Feb21-Longshoremen's Weekend GuideWitZend Live

WHEN: Thursday (Feb 21), starts at 7PM
WHERE: WitZend Live,
1717 Lincoln Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA 90291

WHAT: Do you get bored easily? Is it hard to satisfy all the different musical tastes in your group? Come out to enjoy a full evening of live performances from a variety of artists.
COST: $10, (Tickets and more information)

Date-Logo-Feb22-Longshoremen's Weekend GuideB.B. King at the House of Blues – Anaheim

WHEN: Friday (Feb 22), doors open at 7PM – Show starts at 8PM
WHERE: The House of Blues – Anaheim,
1530 S. Disneyland Dr.,
Anaheim, CA  92802

WHAT: B.B. King is one of the most talented guitar players of all time. He can bend the neck of a guitar to create music that captivates the soul. Be a part of this show to enjoy the tones of a legend and create memories that will last forever.
COST: $70 General Admission, $75 GA day of show (Tickets and more information)

Date-Logo-Feb23-Longshoremen's Weekend GuideFlamenco Dance with Mercedes Ibarra

WHEN: Saturday (Feb 23), Classes run 1PM – 2PM (All Saturdays unless otherwise noted)
WHERE: Angels Gate Cultural Center, Building H
3601 South Gaffey Street,
San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA 90731

WHAT: Have a flare for the dance? Want to expand your cultural horizons? Mercedes Ibarra can help you learn an age old dance that began in the time of the Spanish Inquisition. Flamenco dance classes are held every Saturday so contact her to reserve your spot.
COST: $20 per class (Call or email for more details & to make reservations: 323-350-0073 or email: info@mercedesibarraflamenco.com)

Date-Logo-Feb23.24-Longshoremen's Weekend Guide15th Annual Los Angeles Times Travel Show

WHEN: Saturday & Sunday (Feb 23/24), Doors open at 10 AM
WHERE: The L.A. Convention Center
1201 South Figueroa Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90015

WHAT: You work hard so you need to play hard too, right! Walk through the show and browse all the fun things that can be done around the world. The LA Times Travel Show exposes all the hidden treasures that make a vacation memorable for a lifetime. Go by and see what fun you can have on your next dream vacation.
COST: $10, (Tickets and more information)

Date-Logo-AllYearLong-Longshoremen's Weekend GuideRustic Canyon – Murphy Ranch Hike

WHEN: Any day, dawn till dusk
WHERE: Hike starts –
Residential end of Sullivan Ridge Fire Road (map) Trailhead: 34.061097, -118.504121
Will Rogers State Historic Park (map)
WHAT: A scenic 3.85 mile, lollipop loop hike that takes in the beauty and scenery of Rustic Canyon. Hike through this natural wonderland and discover “forever” staircases, the history-rich Murphy Ranch (it has a sordid past) and other items of beauty and intrigue.
COST: FREE (the best price), (Trail information, detailed directions, hike details)

Have you had a fun time doing something special around here? Feel free to leave a comment below talking about that event OR leave a fun event suggestion. We look forward to hearing from you.

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