Pub Crawls, Breakfast with Santa and Retro Slide Shows

Some really fun weekend Holiday activities!!
Pub Crawls, Breakfast with Santa and Retro Slide Shows
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1st Annual SANTA Monica Pub Crawl

When: 5pm Saturday Dec 19

Price: Donation of one non-perishable food item per person

Main St., Santa Monica, CA  90405

This Santa Monica pub crawl raises money and food for those in need during the holiday season. Revelers are encouraged to wear Santa gear as they drink their way through a variety of local watering holes on Wilshire Blvd., 4th St., Broadway, Santa Monica Blvd., Ocean Ave., Main St., and 3rd St. Visit the website for a complete list of venues. Also, join the email list to find out about the scavenger challenge!

Sunset Strip Tweet Crawl 3

When: 6:30p Friday, December 18 starting at The Standard, Hollywood

Tweet Crawls over this past year, [club crawl + Twitter community], have grown so much that now The Strip has decided to throw a Holiday Party for their followers. This time the Tweeps can celebrate along America’s most notorious Boulevard with an evening of events and special offers at several of the businesses, all while donning their favorite holiday attire – ugly sweaters encouraged. Check the website for more info and a list of venues. The evening ends at Hustler!

Breakfast with Santa

When: 10a & noon Saturday, Dec 19 and Sunday, Dec 20 at The Music Center,

$45 adults and $15 kids

10a &11:30a Sunday Dec 20 at Pentimento at LACMA – price isa la carte.

Patina Group provides the food, Santa provides the cheer. The kids will love this annual Christmas tradition featuring buttermilk pancakes, scrambled eggs, waffles, and Yukon Gold breakfast potatoes. There will also be cookie decorating and storytelling sessions for participants.

Charles Phoenix’s Retro Holiday Slide Show

When: 2p Sunday Dec 20

Price: $25 Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles

With his massive collection of found Kodachrome slides, the humorist reveals how Americans of the 1950s and ’60s celebrated the holidays, from Christmas to New Year’s Eve and everything in between.

For more tickets and information, call 323-461-2020, Ext. 120 or go to

The Science of Gingerbread

When: Daily 10a to 5p (Nov 23 – Jan 04)

Price: $9.95 children ages 3-17; $12.95 adults

Discovery Science Center

2500 N. Main St., Santa Ana, CA  92705

How many gumdrops can a frosted cookie hold? Why do some recipes call for baking powder instead of baking soda? Find out at Discovery Science Center’s The Science of Gingerbread exhibition, featuring hands-on kitchen science activities, decorating demonstrations and award-winning gingerbread houses on display. In addition to the exhibition, there are special weekend activities during December.

This weeks Blog!!!


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What Jews do on Christmas?

Monday, December 14, 2009

This time of year is always a bit bitter for me – the Christmas lights, the Christmas tress, ham, and the music – the F-ing music!!! None of which brings back any childhood memories as I never participated in any of those traditions… What don’t people get about not everyone celebrating Christmas?!?  Okay, now that I got that out – I will try to put my bitterness away…till next year.

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