What: We Run The City: USC vs. UCLA—Running for a cause!
Description: Run or Walk in this 5k athletic event. All proceeds go to the Special Olympics athletes of Southern California. Anyone is able to participate, so grab a friend and get ready! The run will be held near the USC Campus. This is a great way to build friendships, get in great shape, feel good about yourself, and connect with your inner athlete.
When: Sunday, November 24, 2013 9:00 am
Where: Exposition Park, 701 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Cost: $35 registration fee + medal + t-shirt
What: Disney’s THE LION KING: Relive the memory!
Description: A new Broadway rendition of the classic tale of a young lion cub named Simba, and his personal journey to become king of the Pride Land. Directed by Julie Taymor, who conducted such masterpieces as William Shakespeare’s: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the audience will be enraptured by the imagery and the plot of, The Lion King. The heartfelt song by artist Elton John, “Can You Feel The Love Tonight,” will be a memory to never forget as the allure of the plot unfolds. Families of all ages will love this musical.
When: Wednesday, 11/20/2013, 8:00 pm (Duration of showing: 2 Hours and 40 Minutes (including intermission) [November 20, 2013 -January 12, 2014(ongoing)
Where: Hollywood Pantages Theatre, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
Cost: Ticket purchase
What: Patchwork Show: Oakland Fall 2013—Discover your inner artist
Description: A display of various artistic displays that range from a handful of talented artists. Artisan food, which is food that is produced non-industrially and more home grown will be available, among varying workshops and arts and crafts activities. The Patchwork Show has marked its seventh anniversary. Items sold by the artists will include jewelry, ceramics, art for the home, and even art for children. This event is very beneficial to families as well as a great cultural experience.
When: Sunday, November 24, 2013 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Jack London Square, 2 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
What: Japanese Kabuki Theatre on Film: Tribute to Shikan-Art in movement
Description: Japanese Kabuki Theatre is the performance of a classical Japanese dance combined with a dramatic story. This event/educational experience will dive deep into the style associated with Nakamura Shikan VII, who is considered to be a legend of Kabuki. The Kabuki theatre has been at the heart of Japanese culture in terms of art and expression, and even dates back to the Edo Period (1603-1867). Don’t speak Japanese? No worries! There will be an English translation, so don’t be discouraged.
When: Sunday, November 24, 2013 2:00 pm
Where: Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California, 1840 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94115
What: Free Pet Photos with Santa at Houston Humane Society-
Description: Pet owners! Bring your pet to the Houston Humane Society to have his/her picture taken with…Santa Paws! Children are welcome to be in the photos as well. Make this holiday season a festive one! The photo is free, but a donation of a pet food or toy is needed. All pictures are emailed to the pet owners.
When: Saturday, November 23, 2013 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Houston Humane Society, 14700 Almeda Rd, Houston, TX 77053
What: Yelp’s Grape Escape Wine Club! November What: A Thanksgiving Wine Up-A night to relax
Description: Thanksgiving Wine’s galore!
The wine distributor is the Plate and Bottle, and this company sells diverse wines. Stop by for wine tasting.
Admission & RSVP: Attendance is no cost and free, but hurry because space is limited. Every guest needs to RSVP first before attending.
When: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Plate and Bottle, 5411 Morningside Dr., Houston, TX 77005
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What: Yelp Passport UYE: Yoga Class at Mimi For Me Yoga Studio-Ground yourself and connect with your Chakras!
Description: Join your fellow yogis and ground yourself in this yoga event. Meditation and Yoga are a great method for naturally detoxifying the body of such stress hormones such as Cortisol, which is created from the body’s fight or flight response. The amount of people in the class will be a max of 10, so there is enough room to breathe and the atmosphere is calm. Anyone attending can rent a yoga mat for $1.
When: Saturday, November 23, 2013 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Mimi for Me Yoga, Mind & Body Wellness Studio, 76-11 37th Ave. 2nd Floor, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
What: “COMMON GROUNDS – Coffee Inspired Art from Around the World” Curated by Andrea Arroyo—Universal Thought!
Description: Bringing universal consciousness to the world! The main area of focus for this event is on the economic, political, environmental and social impact of the coffee trade. That cup of coffee your drinking originates from somewhere! Best to know just how its made. There will be a collection of masterpieces by artists from Mayan villages of Guatemala.
When: Wednesday, November 6, 2013 10:00 am – Monday, December 2, 2013 5:00 pm
Where: The Grady Alexis Gallery, 2710 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
What: Dr. Seuss Holiday Show Extravaganza- A merry Seusmass!
Description: This will be an event to discover the art work of the Dr. Seuss Collection, an untimely favorite of children alike. There will be Dr. Seuss books to buy, and some never before seen works by Dr. Seuss. Not to mention, there will be some yummy Dr. Seuss treats! Bring the family!
When: Saturday, November 23, 2013 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Jackson Ann Galleries, 932 Canton St., Roswell, GA 30077
What: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Description: “I’m gonna pop some tags, only got twenty dollars in my pocket…” Remember those words from the hit Thrift Shop by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis? That’s right! Come out and celebrate these acclaimed artists. Both originated from Seattle, Washington. Now they are here to visit Atlanta!
When: Friday, November 22, 2013 7:30 pm
Where: The Arena At Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth, GA 30097
Cost: $29.50 – $49.50