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Want to know what’s happening in the Los Angeles area in March? Check out just some of the many events taking place in our listing of events below, courtesy of our colleagues, Peggy Sue, Catherine and Kathleen, at First American Title:

Foothill Gold Line Open House | Mar. 5 from 5:30-7:30pm | Bidwell Forum at the Glendora Public Library

Major construction on the Foothill Gold Line light rail project will begin late this summer. Ahead of major construction starting, the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority invites you to attend a community open house to learn the latest about the project and to understand how and when construction may impact you. For more information: 626-471-9050 | www.cityofglendora.org

Conejo Valley Chamber “Blue Diamond” Recognition Gala | Mar. 6 from 6:30-9:30pm | Hyatt Regency Westlake

Honoring outgoing Chairman of the Board, Don Phillipson of WSI ePro Marketing and other winners in seven different award categories. Cocktail Hour with special guest Steve Garvey. Dinner & Awards Presentation. For more information: 6:30-9:30pm | Hyatt Regency Westlake www.conejochamber.org

South Gate Azalea Festival | Mar. 6-28 - See website for schedule of events | South Gate Park

There will be carnival rides, games, a petting zoo, pony ride, retail vendors, entertainment and much more. In addition, enjoy live music and a wide variety of international delicacies. For more information: 323-357-9637 | www.cityofsouthgate.org

Saints Run 5K | Mar. 7 from 8-11am | Shoreline Aquatic Park, Long Beach

All proceeds from the SAINTS RUN 5K go to our financial aid program providing over $1 million in tuition assistance annually to underserved, low income families who would not otherwise be able to afford a quality, Catholic, college preparatory education. For more information: www.runsignup.com

Barbie You Can Be Anything Festival | Mar. 7 from 10am-4pm | Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport

The day will include hearing from female role models, interactive workshops, and hands-on activities, culminating in a dance party and musical performance. All ticket sales will be donated to the Dream Gap Project on GoFundMe and is committed to inspiring limitless potential in every girl. For more information: https://barbie.mattel.com/shop

Lions Club of Montebello Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser | Mar. 7 from 8:30-11am | Montebello Senior Center: 115 S. Taylor Ave.

Price Includes: Pancakes, Sausages, Eggs & Coffee, Milk/Orange Juice. All proceeds benefit the Lions Club of Montebello Charities Foundation in serving our communities. Donations of used eyeglasses, used cell phones, used ink jet cartridges are requested and welcomed. For more information: 323-724-3104 | www.lions4l2.org

West Hollywood Int'l Women’s Day Celebration | Mar. 7 from 12-3pm | West Hollywood Park Auditorium

The program combines the cultural flavor of the West Hollywood’s Russian speaking community with the other diverse cultures that make up the West Hollywood community, including the LGBTQ, African American, Asian, and Native American communities. Features musical performances, dancing, flamenco show, presentations, food, and much more. For more information: www.weho.org

Conejo Valley Community Concert & Jazz Bands Spring 2020 Concert | Mar. 8 from 4-5:30pm | Lindero Canyon Middle School, Agoura Hills

Free admission. For more information: 818-597-7361 | www.ci.agoura-hills.ca.us

OWL International Women’s Day Networking Celebration | Mar. 12 from 5-8pm | Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

This motivational and fun event gathers the top women business leaders from around Santa Monica. Each year, “Owlies” are honored in relation to the Women’s Day theme for their commitment to the community. For more information: http://smchamber.com/owl-3

Gold Hunt | Mar. 13 from 10am-12pm | Malibu Bluffs Park

A Gold Hunt lead by a special guest from Los Angeles Princess Company. Story-time with the children’s librarian. akMo Mobile Makers. Art activity with CReATE Studio. A gold panning activity. Interactive musical performance.Snacks donated by Bare Snacks and GoGo Squeez. Giveaway. For more information: www.malibucity.org

Calabasas Shamrock Shuffle | Mar. 14 from 8am-3pm | 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 much more! For more information: www.runsignup.com/Race/CA/Calabasas/CalabasasShamrockShuffle

Torrance Firefighters Association Spaghetti Dinner | Mar. 14 from 4:30-8pm | Ken Miller Recreation Center

Bring the whole family to this special annual event and enjoy all the spaghetti you like and feel great about it later. All proceeds benefit the Alisa Ann Ruch California Burn Foundation Summer Camp for burn patients. For more information: 310-781-7000 | www.torranceca.gov

Poverty Simulation | Mar. 14 from 8:30am-1:30pm | Joslyn Community Center, Manhattan Beach

An immersive, experiential experience where participants will role-play the lives of low income families. 100% proceeds will be donated to a non-profit. For more information: http://mbpovertysimulation.eventbrite.com

CSULB Annual Pow Wow | Mar. 14-15 - Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-7pm | 1250 N. Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach

The largest spring event of its kind in Southern California, the Pow Wow at Cal State Long Beach is focused on displaying the university’s strong American Indian presence. Admission is free. Features American Indian dancing, arts, crafts and food. For more information: 562-985-8528 | http://cla.csulb.edu/event/50th-annual-pow-wow/2020-03-14/

Quilt Show “Alive with Color” | Mar. 14-15  - Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm | La Habra Community Center

Over 100 hand-crafted quilts, vendors, boutique, quilt sales, silent auction and opportunity quilt raffle. For more information: www.fsqg.org

Sakura Matsuri – Cherry Blossom Festival | Mar. 16 from 10am-3pm | Brand Park, Glendale

A beautiful day of music, arts, food, demonstrations, vendors, and, of course, tea ceremonies will be on the agenda. The festival will be in the Friendship Garden; it is free and family-friendly. There will be three traditional tea ceremonies during the day inside the Shoseian Teahouse. For more information: www.glendaleteahouse.org

Bravo’s Top Chef Food & Wine Festival | Mar. 19-20 from 7-10pm | Universal Studios Hollywood

Sample an all-inclusive eclectic menu inspired by Bravo’s hit series, “Top Chef,” experience live competitions and special panels featuring Top Chef alums. Ages 21 and over. For more information: 866-258-6546 | www.universalstudioshollywood.com/web/en/us/things-to-do/events-and-seasonal-activities/food-and-wine-festival

Hike To End Homelessness | Mar. 21 at 8am | Griffith Park, LA

Raises vital funds for The Center’s Community Wellness Program that serves thousands of vulnerable individuals living unhoused on the streets in our neighborhood. For more information: www.thecenterinhollywood.org

Water Lantern Festival | Mar. 21 from 4-10pm | Marine Stadium, Long Beach

Enjoy food trucks, music and fun! Each adult ticket comes with the following: Wristband for entry into the festival area with food trucks, Floating lantern kit, LED candle, Commemorative drawstring bag, Marker, Lantern retrieval and water clean-up. For more information: www.waterlanternfestival.com

Torrance Craftsmen’s Guild Spring Arts & Crafts Faire | Mar. 21 from 10am-4pm | Ken Miller Recreation Center

Door Prize & Opportunity Drawing, Music, Refreshments Available, Free Parking & Free Admission. For more information: www.torrancecraftsmensguild.org/TCG

Good Shepherd Center for Homeless Women & Children Fundraising Gala | Mar. 21 from 6:30-9pm | Vibiana Cathedral, Downtown LA

The event will feature fine food, cocktails, music, dancing, complimentary valet, and a silent auction. The evening’s program will honor dedicated GSC supporters Maureen and Don Binder and include presentations from current GSC residents. Cocktail attire. For more information: 213-482-1834 | www.gschomeless.org

Los Angeles County Air Show | Mar. 21-22 from 12-3:30pm | William J. Fox Airfield, Lancaster

Features military jets, aerobatics, warbirds, skydivers, the largest Kids STEM Exhibition, History Panels, U.S. Navy Blue Angels and more. For more information: 661-927-7469 | www.lacountyairshow.com

Pasadena Festival of Women Authors | Mar. 22 from 9:30am-3pm | Pasadena Convention Center

The festival provides a stimulating setting where authors and guests interact with each other. Authors are available to answer questions and sign their books for guests. Continental breakfast and luncheon is served. For more information: www.pasadenaliteraryalliance.org

Dole Great Race | Mar. 28 from 7:30-11am | 5550 Medea Valley Dr., Agoura Hills

Cheseboro Half, Neftin Mazda Old Agoura 10K, Deena Kastor 5K, Kids 1 Mile and the Camp Kinneret Family Fun Run 1 Mile. (The Pacific Half is on hiatus until the original course is restored.) To date, the Dole Great Race has raised over $1.7 million for Agoura Hills and Oak Park schools and will continue to donate a portion of race proceeds in 2020. For more information: 877-478-7223 x4 | http://greatrace.run/old-agoura

Call to the Wall | Mar. 28 from 4-6pm | Malibu City Hall

The event will feature poetry, art and music by local artists. The headlining poet, Dr. David St. John has been honored with significant accomplishments and recognition awards in poetry. Also includes musical performances from DPAK of the band Robot Nature and a “wall” of children’s artwork influenced by Malibu artist, Carla Bates. For more information: 4-6pm / Malibu City Hall www.malibucity.org

Glendale Cesar Chavez Celebration | Mar. 28 from 1-4pm | Pacific Community Center & Park

The City of Glendale invites you to celebrate the life and work of Cesar Chavez. Free tacos will be served from 1:15pm. For more information: 818-548-4098 | https://www.glendaleca.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/48552/18?curm=3&cury=2020

Sight for Kids | Mar. 28 from 5:30-8pm | Whittier Community Center

Save the date for the 24th Annual Whittier Host Lions Club Sight for Kids event. Wine tasting. Dinner. Silent auction. Since 2002, LCIF has partnered with Johnson & Johnson Vision to provide school-based eye health education and vision screening to more than 25 million children around the world through the Sight for Kids program. For more information: 562-556-1967 | www.whittierhostlionsclub.com

South Bay Lapidary & Mineral Society Gem & Mineral Show | Mar. 28-29 from 10am-5pm | Ken Miller Recreation Center

There will be an exhibit of rocks from all over the world that display beautiful colors under ultraviolet lights presented by the Fluorescent Mineral Society. ‘How to’ demonstrations such as bead working, sphere making, gem carving, glass bead making, workshops for kids, and more. For more information: www.southbaylapidaryandmineralsociety.com

The Help Group’s Resource Fair | Mar. 29 from 11am-2pm | 13164 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks

This is an opportunity for parents and professionals to discover the wonderful resources that Los Angeles has to offer its special needs community. Plus there will be children’s activities, food & family fun! For more information: 818-778-7136 | www.kidslikemela.org

Ukrainian Pysanka Festival | Mar. 29 from 12-5pm | Ukrainian Cultural Center, Mid-Wilshire

Attendees can sample authentic Ukrainian food, participate in several workshops, watch lively Ukrainian dancing, enjoy other crafts and learn how to make a real Pysanka (traditional Ukrainian Easter egg). For more information: www.ukrainianartcentersocal.org

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