Best Bets For the Dateless on Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2012 10:30 AM

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In love? Out of love? Don’t have a date? No problem! Who needs flowers and chocolates anyway? Forget the heartbreak, and have a blast on Valentine’s Day.

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Tuesday, Feb 14, 8:00 PM

Birds Hollywood

5925 Franklin Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90068
(323) 465-0175

Have a classic “getting dumped” story? Bring it to Birds Hollywood for a chance to win a cool door prize. Enjoy voo-doo doll therapy, heartbreak martinis and heartaches tunes at this swanky event. The party runs from 8pm until closing.

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Tuesday, Feb 14, 7:30 PM

Bar Noir

Maison 140 Hotel
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Bar Noir is hosting a sexy masquerade-themed Valentine’s Day singles event, creating the perfect ambiance to find your future Valentine. Bar Noir is in the lobby of Maison 140, a luxurious hotel in Beverly Hills. The event is free starting at 7:30pm on Valentine’s Day. The popular jazz musician Matthew Haze, will be playing the perfect music for falling in love. You can buy cocktails poured from an elaborate ice sculpture, and enjoy with complimentary snacks.

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Tuesday, Feb 14


1301 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 396-5122

Gather all your single friends for a night of pampering at Nitespa. Guests will be greeted with a glass of red or white wine upon arrival – not your traditional chamomile tea. Enjoy a mani/pedi in chic retro chairs while listening to hip music and sipping on your favorite martini. Nitespa is offering a special “single & lovin’ It” facial and scalp massage for $89. Nitespa takes reservations from noon to 10pm.

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Tuesday, Feb 14, 6:00 PM and 8:30 PM

Medieval Times

7662 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA 90620

Travel back to the 11th century, perhaps before Valentine’s Day was a romantic holiday, for a dinner and tournament at Medieval Times. Medieval Times has just launched their first new show since 2007. Bring all your single friends and cheer for your favorite knight, while eating with your hands and sipping on your favorite cocktail. Tickets are $57.95 (plus tax) and can be purchase online or by calling 1-888-we-joust.

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Tuesday, Feb 14, 7:30 PM

Egyptian Theatre

6712 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 461-2020

Spend Valentine’s Day with Audrey! Love is in the air around the Egyptian theatre, where singles will flock to watch the classic 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany’s. For those singles looking for a relaxing evening out, the movie starts at 7:30pm.

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Tuesday, Feb 14, 7:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Your Naughty Valentine at Lucky Strike

6801 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 467-7776

Don your naughtiest outfit for a night of speed dating at Lucky Strike lanes. There will be plenty of activities, and single games including the “naughty wheel of challenges.” Reservations are required to attend this hot singles event.

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Tuesday, Feb 14, 11:00 PM

Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

5919 Franklin Ave
Hollywood, CA 90028

Tired of those awkward dates? Come for a Valentine’s Day-themed improv show based on your horrible love stories. The cast will make this Valentine’s Day singles mixer fun and adventurous, with the theatre’s top performers. Swing by after you’ve had your girls’ night out cocktails and see if there’s room: tickets are only $5 and free for UCBTLA students, but regular tix are sold out. You’ll have to wait in the stand-by line.

Shelby Barone is a local freelance writer in Orange County. She is a Mom to three young children and spends her free time doing volunteer work in her community. She is passionate about health, nutrition and helping people to live with food allergies. She currently writes at Glitterful Felt Stories.

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