Longshoremen’s Memorial Day Weekend Guide May 24 – 27, 2013

The Longshoremen’s Weekend Guide has been dropped off by the stork and is wrapped in swaddling clothes ready for your review! This weekend is Memorial Day weekend and the kickoff to a fun summer time season. Some of the things this weekend to do include Cult watching, hanging with Cheech & Chong and a big, fat Greek Festival…

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Sunday 05/28 20%
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Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 50s.
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Monday 05/29 10%
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Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High near 65F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Tuesday 05/30 10%
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Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 64F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Wednesday 05/31 10%
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Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 63F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 06/01 10%
Sunny skies. High near 65F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.

Date Logo - May 24 - Longshoremen's Weekend Guide

Sects, Cults and Mind Control Mix Night

WHEN: May 24 @ 7:30PM
WHERE: The Cinefamily at the Silent Movie Theatre
611 North Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036

WHAT: Do you like cult stuff or things regarding the super freaky? If the answer is YES, then this might be something for you. Get creeped out, laugh and perhaps feel strangely inspired by some of the craziness that will be featured at this show.
COST: $12 (Ticket information)

Date Logo - May 25 - Longshoremen's Weekend GuideWAR / Cheech & Chong / Tower of Power

WHEN: May 25 @ 7PM
WHERE: Greek Theater
2700 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027

WHAT: Three legendary musical/comedy acts together at one great venue. Who could ask for more? This is a family reunion. Lots of jamming together and surprises in store. This will be an evening that you will not forget.
COST: $30 – $100 (Ticket information)

Date Logo - May 25 - Longshoremen's Weekend Guide

The Party

WHEN: May 25 @ 7PM
WHERE: Cinespia @ Hollywood Forever
6000 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90038

WHAT: An entertaining film with the famous Peter Sellers. Always clumsy but very lovable Peter Sellers gets invited to an “Industry” party. That is where the antics begin and get wild. Sellers turns the night into an epic 1960’s event.
COST: $12 (Ticket information)

Date Logo - May 26 & 27 - Longshoremen's Weekend GuideJazzReggae Festival

WHEN: May 26 – 27
WHERE: UCLA Intramural Field
405 Hilgard Ave.
Westwood, CA

WHAT: Kick off the summer with live music, food, and live art. Headliners of the 27th annual festival include Santigold, Common, Ziggy Marley and many more.
COST: $30-65

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40th Annual Valley Greek Festival 

WHEN: May 25, 26, & 27 – (1PM – 9PM)
WHERE: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
9501 Balboa Boulevard
Northridge, CA 91325

WHAT: A cultural experience for the entire family with live music, dancing, gourmet food, homemade pastries, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities, a Greek market, and a variety of shopping boutiques. Boasting a three-day average of 50,000 guests, the admission-free fundraiser is the largest festival of its kind in the area.
COST: FREE to enter (Food, crafts, etc can be purchased)


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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