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

Obvious Plant’s Museum of Toys | Mar. 1-17 - See website for schedule | 2270 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles

A pop-up exhibit that walks visitors through an alternate history of toys. The museum consists of 100+ toys and games, each one unique and altered in a humorous way. Multiple photo opportunities are available. Guests can step inside a life-size action figure box to become a toy themselves! Multiple special guests and interactive toys will also be available. For more information: www.museumoftoys.org

Long Beach Mardi Gras | Mar. 2 from 12-5pm | Shoreline Village

Join us for live music, food specials, and more throughout Shoreline Village, and of course, our annual MARDI GRAS PARADE at a new earlier time of 2pm! Join us at our Grandstand on the grass just north of Yard House as our favorite Mistress of Ceremonies Jewels Long Beach returns for her third year announces our Parade participants throughout the parade! For more information: www.longbeachmardigras.com

Lancaster West Rotary’s Dinner & Auction | Mar. 2 from 5:30-10pm | Hellenic Center, Lancaster

“Viva Las Vegas” Enjoy dinner, then set your sights on over 300 silent and live auction items! Lancaster West Rotary works to provide support to our community, our youth, vocationally and internationally through grants and hands on projects. For more information: 661-434-1272 | www.facebook.com/LancasterWestRotary

Community Celebration - Pet Supply Santa Clarita | Mar. 2 from 11am-2pm | 26831 Bouquet Canyon Road

Join Senator Scott Wilk and The Brittany Foundation during a community celebration. The Senator will be honoring Pet Supply Santa Clarita as his “Small Business of the Month” in addition learn what the legislature is doing to protect animals. For more information: www.santa-clarita.com

Mardi Gras Celebration | Mar. 2-3 & 5 | The Original Farmers Market: 6333 W 3rd St.

Join us for down-home fun, March 2-3, and Fat Tuesday, March 5 for the finest New Orleans and Zydeco music, strolling parade bands, activities for kids, bead-throwing, and much more! For more information: 323-933-9211 | www.farmersmarketla.com

CicLAvia | Mar. 3 from 9am-4pm | Culver City Metro Station

Culver City, Mar Vista and Palms will host the country’s largest open streets event! Streets will be closed to cars and open for cyclists, pedestrians, runners and skaters to use as a recreational space. For more information: www.ciclavia.org

International Women’s Day Celebration | Mar. 3 from 12-3pm | Fiesta Hall, West Hollywood

The campaign theme “Balance for Better” provides a unified direction to guide and galvanize continuous collective action. Please come to enjoy music, dancing, refreshments and other fun activities celebrating women. Attendees will enjoy singing along and dancing with professionals. For more information: 323-848-6826 | www.uidarts.org

Wedding Showcase | Mar. 3 from 5-8pm | Rolling Hills Country Club

Come revel in what a wedding could be here at the club by attending an actual ceremony, cocktail hour and dinner reception. Southern California’s top wedding planners and vendors will be present to showcase what services are available for your wedding! For more information: www.rollinghillscc.com

The Fred Hall Show | Mar. 6-10 | Long Beach Convention Center

Approximately 1000 booths throughout the convention center with over 10,000 products on display from the world’s leading outdoor recreation manufacturers. Over 400 seminars will take place during the five days of the show in seven different seminar venues, plus live entertainment and cooking demonstrations. For more information: www.FredHall.com

Almond Blossom Festival & Parade | Mar. 8-10 | George Lane Park, Quartz Hill

Ever see an Almond Tree in bloom? It’s magnificent! The white and pink Almond Blossoms paint Quartz Hill each year with a brush of beauty! Great family fun, food, crafts and celebration. For more information: www.quartzhillchamber.com

Hope Through Horses Open Barn | Mar. 9 from 1-4pm | SRD Straightening Rein, Santa Clarita

Come meet Straightening Rein’s team of professionals specializing in equine-assisted therapies, our therapy horses and special celebrity guest USA Track & Field Medalist, Long Jumper Norris Frederick. For more information: 661-803-1641 | www.srdstraighteningreins.org

Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County More Than Pink | Mar. 9 at 7am | Dodger Stadium

With many activities, the Kids Zone, Expo, Survivor’s and areas, Reflection Tent, in addition to the fun More Than Pink Walk, there’s something everyone will enjoy. For more information: http://komenlacounty.org/race

Glendale Arbor Day Tree Planting Event | Mar. 9 from 9am-12pm | Verdugo Park

The CIRCLE 3.0 team will be planting 4,000 trees across California! The trees planted will have numerous environmental and health benefits! Please bring shovels and/or gloves! For more information: www.catrees.org

California State University Long Beach’s Pow Wow | Mar. 9-10 - Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-7pm | CSULB

Displaying the university’s strong American Indian presence. The two-day event, which will feature American Indian dancing, arts, crafts and food. Native foods such as mutton and beef stew, Navajo tacos, fry bread and Indian burgers will be on sale at the event, and American Indian vendors will be selling both traditional and contemporary American Indian art. For more information: 562-985-8528 | http://web.csulb.edu

Holi Festival of Colors LA | Mar. 9-10 from 11am-4pm | Whittier Narrows Park, South El Monte

After the chill of winter, people come outdoors, bury the hatchet, and loosen up by throwing multi colored powders on each other. The colors represent all the colors of spring, and the diversity among human and animal kind which makes life interesting and profitable. Our east meets west version of this exuberant festival includes yoga, mantra bands, DJ’s, Hip Hop, Bollywood Dance, vegan food, free hugs, and colors. For more information: www.festivalofcolorsusa.com

Fox Trot 5K Run/Walk | Mar. 10 at 7:30am | Griffith Park, Los Feliz

Join The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Fox Trot 5K Run/Walk Signature Series in 2018 for our annual tradition of raising awareness and bringing the community together in support of Parkinson’s disease research. For more information: https://foxtrot.michaeljfox.org

Redondo Beach Festival of Kite | Mar. 10 from 12-5pm | 100 Fisherman’s Wharf

Besides the high-flying fun, the festival also hold musical and dance performances, martial arts demos, and a hot dog on a stick eating contest. For more information: www.redondopier.com

Veterans Job Fair | Mar. 14 from 9am-12pm | McCambridge Recreation Center, Burbank

Register at the website. Bring multiple copies of your resume. Don’t forget to dress to impress. For more information: https://burbankveteransjobfair2019.eventbrite.com

St. Patrick’s Day Gold Hunt | Mar. 15 from 10am-12pm | Legacy Park, Malibu

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Lucky the Leprechaun! Storytime, art activity, snack, giveaway and special surprise guest. Gold Hunt times are at 10:15am and 11am. For more information: www.malibucity.org

Paleyfest LA | Mar. 15-24 | Dolbey Theater, Hollywood

Produced by The Paley Center for Media, PaleyFest brings fans together with the talent behind their favorite TV shows. The premier TV Festival has become a must attend pop culture event, we’ll see you in Hollywood! For more information: www.paleycenter.org

Native American Festival Shoreline | Mar. 16 from 12-5pm | Shoreline Village, Long Beach

This is a FREE event. 2 pow wow drums, 3 hoop dancers from AZ, 1 Native American Band, flute players, Native American dance exhibitions/stories, pow wow group dancing & round dancing, artist demonstrations, kids zone with free face painting and dream catcher making, fry bread will be sold. For more information: www.facebook.com/events/1356787504381671

Calabasas Shamrock Shuffle 5K, Kids Run and St. Patrick's Day Festival | Mar. 16 from 9am-3pm | 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Agoura Hills

With a race start and finish at the Agoura Hills / Calabasas Community Center runners will enjoy the post-race St. Patrick's Day Celebration featuring Live Irish Music, Kids Inflatables / Carnival Games, Face Painting, Irish Step Dancers, Beer Garden featuring an Irish Coffee Bar, and more! For more information: www.runsignup.com

Paw Works Gala | Mar. 16 from 5-10:30pm | The Four Seasons, Westlake Village

Paw Works Gala “Mardi Paws” raises funds for this 501C organization. After enjoying a fabulous cocktail reception with signature drinks, silent auction, and live music, guests will feast on a vegetarian or non-vegetarian three-course dinner, enjoy live entertainment and a special auction, all to raise money for Paw Works’ life-saving programs and new facility that help abandoned dogs and cats in our community. For more information: www.tiesandtails.org

MHF Walk for Kids with Cancer | Mar. 16 from 8-11am | College of the Canyons-Cougar Stadium, Santa Clarita

The Michael Hoefflin Foundation’s Walk for Kids with Cancer is a celebration of the lives of children and their families who have been affected by children’s cancer. Individuals and Teams will walk to raise funds to support the Foundation. For more information: 661-250-4100 | www.mhf.org

SCV Charity Chili Cook-Off | Mar. 21 from 6-10pm | The Oaks Club at Valencia

Live band, DJ and dancing along with a live and silent auction, kids’ corner and of course Chili cookers far and wide looking forward to presenting their prized recipe in hopes of winning first, second or third prize, People Choice Award or Judges Choice, all critiqued by our local celebrity judges. For more information: www.scvcharitychilicookoff.com

Method Fest Independent Film Festival | Mar. 22-28 | Laemmle’s Ahrya Fine Arts Theatre, Beverly Hills

Named for the “Stanislavski Method’ which brought truth and realism to the world of acting, The Method Fest is the only major film festival in the U.S. that pays homage to the actor. The Method Fest is truly The Actor’s Film Festival, a festival of discovery, seeking breakout-acting performances of emerging stars and established actors in story-driven independent films. For more information: 310-342-0260 | www.methodfest.com

Los Angeles Marathon | Mar. 24 at 7am | Dodger Stadium

Over 24,000 athletes from all 50 states and more than 63 countries will set out from Dodger Stadium to accomplish a personal dream by reaching the Finish Line in Santa Monica. Participants must be 16 years or older on race day. For more information: www.lamarathon.com

Torrance Cherry Blossom Cultural Festival | Mar. 31 from 11am-4pm | Columbia Park

The free festival includes performances from artists representing cultures around the world. The Torrance Craftsmen’s Guild invites artists and craft creators to display and sell their work; and there are activities like learning to make origami and face painting. For more information:  www.facebook.com/TorranceCherryBlossom

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