Angeleno Datebook-May 26, 2011

Thursday, May 26, 2011

  • Actress Regina King emcees the 50th Medal of Valor Ceremony for the Los Angeles Police Foundation at Hollywood & Highland Center.
  • Dieter Uchtdorf lectures on the "The Internationalization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints" at the Los Angeles World Affairs Council dinner at the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City.
Friday, May 27, 2011
  • Garden Grove Strawberry Festival starts and continues through the long weekend. 11 AM to 10 PM
  • Peter Ford discusses and signs Glenn Ford: A Life at Book Soup at 7 PM.
Saturday, May 28, 2011
  • San Pedro Historical Society hosts book talk by Florante and Roselyn Ibanez about Filipinos in the South Bay and San Pedro at the San Pedro Regional Branch Library at Ninth and Gaffey Streets. May 28 at 2 PM
  • Scottish Fair and Highland Games begin and continue through Sunday at Orange County Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa
  • From noon to 4 PM,The Echoplex hosts the Spring Beer Festival to raise funds for 826LA. The Echoplex, 1154 Glendale Blvd., Echo Park.
Sunday, May 29, 2011
  • California Native Plant Society hosts a Springtime Meander in Malibu at 10 AM, meet at Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu.
  • St. Nicholas Valley Greek Festival continues until Monday at St. Nicolas Greek Orthodox Church, 9501 Balboa Boulevard, Northridge.
Monday, May 30, 2011
  • Free Day at LACMA from noon to 8PM
  • Last day of Topanga Days Festival at theThe Topanga Community House, 1440 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga. Shuttles run 10 AM- 7 PM.
  • Echo Park Film Center and the Machine Project host a megagigantic Block Party Rummage Sale and Machine from 9AM-4PM.
  • "Honor And Remembrance" Program to celebrate the Memorial Day holiday at Los Angeles National Cemetery, 950 S. Sepulveda Blvd in Westwood. 10:30 AM.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
  • An Evening with the makers of "Southland" at the Paley Media Center at 7 PM in Beverly Hills.
  • ALOUD hosts a conversation between Melissa Fay Greene and Seth Greenland, in the Mark Taper Auditorium-Central Library. 7 PM.
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association honors Carlos R. Moreno at its 57th Annual Supreme Court Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
  • Jason Felch presents and signs Chasing Aphrodite: The Hunt for Looted Antiquities at the World's Richest Museum at Book Soup at 7 PM.
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
  • Bobby Shriver emcees the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce's Business Excellence & Installation Gala at the Beverly Hilton at 5:00 PM.
  • Zocalo presents "Telling Mexico's Stories - Los Angeles" event moderated by Susana Seijas, Mexico City-based News Producer at at MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). 7:30 PM.


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