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For those of you living in the LA area or planning a visit there in January and looking for some fun things to see or do, check out this January 2019 LA County Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues, Catherine, Peggy Sue and Kathleen, at First American Title:

The Rink in Downtown Burbank | Through Jan. 6 from 10am-10pm Daily, 10am-11:30pm Fri & Sat | San Fernando and Magnolia

Downtown Burbank’s most festive holiday tradition will return for outdoor ice skating, fundraising events, and special performances. For more information: www.burbankca.gov

Glow Live! Glow-in-the-Dark Arts | Through Jan. 12 | The Modern Tea Room, Lancaster

This event will feature all genres of live music, spoken word, musicians, poetry, dancers, painters, etc., with a glow-in-the-dark theme. This event will be open to the public first come first serve. Entrance fee will be $20.00. For more information: 661-941-4616 | https://themoderntearoom.com

Tournament of Roses Parade | Jan. 1 at 8am | Colorado Blvd., Pasadena

“The Melody of Life” celebrates music – the universal language. Features four types of entries: floral-decorated floats entered by a participating corporation, non-profit organization or municipality, equestrian units, bands, and Tournament Entries. For more information: www.tournamentofroses.com

Rose Bowl Game | Jan. 1 at 1pm | Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena

The Ohio State Buckeyes, champions of the Big Ten Conference, and the Washington Huskies, champions of the Pac-12 Conference, have been selected to play in the 105th Rose Bowl Game. For more information: www.tournamentofroses.com

Venice Penguin Swim | Jan. 1 at 12pm | Venice Beach

Choose (on-site) between two courses: one is a fun dip of 50 yards and the other, for those who are up for a challenge, is a 500 yards swim. Adults $10, minors $5. Commemorative T-shirts will be available for $10 onsite. For more information: 415-318-4060 | www.SWIM.net/SCAQ

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive | Jan. 3 from 10am-4pm | Hermosa Beach City Hall

Answer the call... give blood in honor of everyday heroes. The Hermosa Beach Police Department will be hosting their annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive with the help of the Red Cross. For more information: www.redcrossblood.org

Rec `N Roll Mobile Recreation | Jan. 5 from 10am-2pm | Kings Road Park, West Hollywood

Enjoy recreation in the great outdoors this winter. When the Rec `N Roll team rolls into your neighborhood park you’ll have fun with board games, sidewalk chalk, sports equipment, craft projects and more. Ages: 4-10. For more information: 323-848-6534 | www.weho.org

South Gate Sports Center Open House | Jan. 5 from 9:30am-3pm | 9520 Hildreth Avenue

We’ll have DJ, Zumba, Boot Camp, Obstacle Jumper, Exercise Demonstrations, Food, and access to our Fitness center & Free-Weight room. For more information: 323-563-5445 | www.cityofsouthgate.org

Las Posadas Celebration | Jan. 5 from 6-9pm | Norwalk City Hall

A candlelit procession at the City Hall lawn will bring the community together during the holiday season. This festive event will feature caroling of holiday songs, light refreshments, cultural activities for children such as piñatas, and special performances by Mariachis and ballet folklorico dancers. For more information: 562-929-5518 | www.norwalk.org

Burbank & Glendale Electric Car Guest Drive | Jan. 12 from 10am-4pm | Downtown Burbank Metrolink Parking Lot

This EV Ride & Drive and EV enthusiast meet-up will feature a wide variety of electric cars from Chevrolet, Tesla, Nissan, and BMW. People who would like to drive these electric cars will need to register for the event to receive an invitation confirming their drive time availability. For more information: www.electriccarguestdrive.com/burbank

Home Buyer & Home Seller Fair | Jan. 12 from 10am-4pm | Rosemead Community Rec. Center

Free! Mortgage & lending, property tax, title, escrow, reverse mortgage, green, home inspections, home warranty, insurance, city programs, CPA/tax attorney, termite, and real estate safety. For more information: 626-569-2251 | www.rosemeadchamber.org

Junk in the Trunk | Jan. 12 from 9am-1pm | Plummer Park, North Parking Lot, West Hollywood

Participants may sell items from the trunk of their vehicle or space remaining in their designated area. Parking sale spots are $15.00 per space and FREE admission for shoppers. This will be yard sale items only, no vendor goods. For more information: 323-848-6546 | www.weho.org

SCV Rose Society Free Rose Care Seminar | Jan. 13 from 2:30-4:30pm | SCV Senior Center, Main Hall

Will feature award-winning Master Rosarians Bob Belendez and Kitty Belendez who will demonstrate how to properly prune various types of roses. For more information: www.santaclaritarose.org

New Year Rain Barrel Event | Jan. 13 from 2-4pm | 20 W Duarte Dr.

Best practice tips, mosquito prevention, and rebate information will be shared in class at the Floretta K. Lauber Museum Education Center from 2-3pm. Order your quality rain barrel online. Rain barrels ordered or reserved for purchase will be available for pick up from 2-4pm at the Arcadia Public Library. For more information: 626-254-2706 | www.arcadiaca.gov

Winter Ball Senior Dance | Jan. 19 from 4-7pm | Plummer Park, Fiesta Hall, West Hollywood

The air is getting colder, the holidays are near. A time for celebration with friends we hold so dear. Precious moments and frosty fun, come dance the night away with everyone. For more information: 323-848-6530 | www.weho.org

Asian American Expo | Jan. 19-20 from 10am-7pm | Pomona Fairplex

After over 30 years, today the Asian American Expo features 6 large expositions halls encompassing over 400,000 exhibition space, 1,000+ vendors, 8 non-stop performing stages, and 3 separately unique food courts. Food, shopping, entertainment and fun – these are all annual staples that can be found at each year’s event. For more information: 626-280-8588 | www.aaexpo.com

Miles of Music 5K | Jan. 20 from 8am-12pm | Griffith Park, Los Feliz

The Mission of Youth Mentoring is to awaken at-risk youth to their power, unique gifts and purpose by matching them with caring adult mentors and placing that match within a structured group dynamic that provides the resources youth need to reach productive, conscious adulthood. Buy a raffle online or at the event! For more information: www.milesofmusic5k.org

Long Beach Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade & Celebration | Jan. 19 from 12 pm to 5 pm | King Park: 1950 Lemon Ave.

Celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. changed the world with his uncompromising vision of equality, justice, and peace. To celebrate the life and legacy of this American inspiration, people from all over Los Angeles come to the annual City of Long Beach Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace & Unity Parade Celebration. For more information:  For more information: 562-570-6816 | www.longbeach.gov 

LA Art Show | Jan. 23-27 | LA Convention Center-West Hall

Features an encyclopedic lineup of exhibitors not only in contemporary art, but also classical art, antiques, folk art, and other specialized art scenes that often command their own dedicated shows. This year’s programming will feature a special showcase of traditional pan-Asian ink painting. For more information: www.laartshow.com

Golden Dragon Acrobats | Jan. 26 at 2pm & 8pm | Carpenter Performing Arts Center, Long Beach

The troupe’s spectacular athleticism combined with ancient and modern dance and music present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty. For more information: 562-985-7000 | www.carpenterarts.org

Malibu Touch-A-Truck | Jan. 26 from 10am-12pm | Malibu City Hall

The City of Malibu Community Services Department and the Malibu Library proudly present: Touch-A-Truck! Children can see, touch, explore, and honk the horns of their favorite trucks and emergency vehicles that serve the Malibu community. For more information: 310-456-2489 x239 | www.malibucity.org

Arcadia Chinese New Year Celebration | Jan. 26 from 2:30-4pm | Arcadia Public Library

Children and their families are invited to celebrate the Year of the Pig with fun stories, activities, and a festive craft. For more information: 626-574-5400 | www.arcadiaca.gov

Chinese New Year Celebration in Beverly Hills | Jan. 26 from 3-5:30pm | Saban Theater

Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau (BHCVB), in partnership with Beijing Association for Cultural Exchange (BACE), will jointly host “Happy Chinese New Year, Charming Jing-Jin-Ji”. For more information: 310-248-1015 | www.lovebeverlyhills.com

Chinese New Year Festival | Jan. 26 from 4-10pm | Arcadia Performing Arts Center

Free festival in the outdoor courtyard with food, games, and fun is followed by a ticketed show inside the world-class main hall. Spend a thrilling evening enjoying spectacular Chinese cultural artists and ushering in the most auspicious Year of the Pig! For more information: 626-821-1781 | www.arcadiapaf.org

TheFitExpo™ Los Angeles | Jan. 26-27 | LA Convention Center-South Hall

This action-packed health and fitness weekend will offer a variety of events, such as fitness competitions, group exercise workouts, and healthy eating demonstrations. In addition, there will be a Group Training Zone, celebrity athlete appearances, FitnessFest workshops to earn CECs, and our popular “Healthy Living Pavilion”. For more information: 888-348-3976 | www.thefitexpo.com

Run/Walk for Wespark Cancer Support Center 5K & 10K | Jan. 27 from 9am-12pm | Lake Balboa, Van Nuys

5K and 10K races offer their own chip-times courses around the beautiful Lake Balboa. Each course is fast and flat and are great for experienced runners or casual walkers – dogs and strollers are welcome on each course! Bring your kids along for the Kids Fun Run. For more information: 818-906-3022 | www.wespark.org

Light Gate Sunset | Jan. 27 at 5:19pm | Highland Avenue between Manhattan Beach City Hall and the Manhattan Beach Library

The artwork is made of glass, laminated with prismatic lighting film that will create rich and varied light effects with the sun. Light Gate will focus the view through an opening down 14th Street to the Ocean. For more information: 310-802-5448 | www.citymb.info

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