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What You’re Doing This Week: August 6th

August 7, 2012 5:14 AM

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Get ready to groove to the music while hanging ten on the Pacific Ocean waves. This week has events that will have children celebrating reading, learning the best NFL skills and hanging out with the characters from Super Why, while adults can enjoy a fresh craft brew at the Zoo.

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August 7th

LA Central Library-Summer Reading Event

630 West 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 228-7000
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The Soar with Reading celebration will bring a live concert from Mr. Steve Songs and characters from Super Why! to the Los Angeles Central Library. The event is free, but a ticket is required. Registration is available online, and the event will start promptly at 1:30pm.

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August 8th

Terranea Resort-Shakespeare by the Sea

100 Terranea Way
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
(310) 265-2800
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Romeo and Juliet will be performed at the resort starting at 7pm. The complimentary performance will inspire a love for the arts to all who attend. There will be food and beverage available for purchase, and parking is $5. Shakespeare by the Sea has been providing theatrical performances to the community since 1998.

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August 9th

Ahmanson Theatre-Mary Poppins

135 North Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, Ca 90012
(213) 628-2772
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Just a spoonful of sugar will bring a smile to the faces of the crowd during this beloved hit Broadway musical. The musical will be in Los Angeles from August 9th until September 2nd. Tickets are available online starting at $25.

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August 10th

Los Angeles Zoo-Brew at the Zoo

5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 644-4200
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Enjoy the animals at the LA Zoo while sampling beers from local craft breweries. There will be live music, animal presentations and comedy from the Laugh Factory. The event will run 6pm until 10pm. Pre-sale tickets are available for $40, and $45 at the door.

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August 11th

The Orange County Great Park-Children’s Sports Clinic

Corner of Sand Canyon and Marine Way
Irvine, CA
(866) 829-3829
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Children can stay active on the North lawn of the Great Park with a free sports clinic. The clinics are managed by i9 Sports from 11am to 3pm. The event is free, but online registration is required. Children will be taught the fundamentals of NFL football during this interactive clinic.

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August 12th

Doheny Surf Festival

25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629
(661) 254-9943
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Help raise funds for the California State Parks at this “green” educational festival. The festival will be on August 11th and 12th from 10am to 9pm. Tickets are currently available online for $29, and will be $35 the day of the event.

Shelby Barone is a local freelance writer in Orange County. She writes for OC Family Magazine, OC Menus Magazine, and more! You can keep up with her adventures around Orange County at the OC Mom Blog.

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