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What You’re Doing This Week: June 3

June 3, 2013 6:00 AM

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(credit: Malibu Beer Festival)

(credit: Malibu Beer Festival)

(credit: Knotts Soak City OC)

(credit: Knotts Soak City OC)


Summer is right around the corner and the weather is getting warmer, perfect for getting out and under the Southern California summer sun before it gets too hot. From zoo visits, beer festivals to water parks there is always something to do in So Cal. Check out our best picks for this week.

June 3

(credit: San Diego Zoo)

(credit: San Diego Zoo)

Australian Outback Exhibit

San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Drive
San Diego, CA 92112
(619) 231-1515
www.sandiegozoo.org

The San Diego Zoo is proud to announce the gorgeous new Conrad Presbys Australian Outback Exhibit. The exhibit features seven different marsupials and 25 colorful bird species such as the laughing kookaburras. Explore the Queenslander House and get an eye-level view of the koala packs as they sleep, eat and hang out.

June 4

(credit: The Americana at Brand)

(credit: The Americana at Brand)

Melissa Green

The Americana At Brand
889 Americana Way
Glendale, CA 91210
(818) 637-8982
www.americanaatbrand.com

The Kids Club at The Americana at Brand offers selection of enriching activities for kids, parents and caregivers. Sing along and listen, clap, and play to interactive music by Melissa Green from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Green.

June 5

(credit: Knotts Soak City OC)

(credit: Knotts Soak City OC)

Knotts Soak City OC

8039 Beach Boulevard
Buena Park, CA 90620
(714) 220-5200
www.soakcityoc.com

Soak in the Southern California summer sun at So Cal’s favorite water park! Knotts Soak City OC offers tons of family water fun. Relax on a raft in the lazy Sunset river, be daring and slide down Old Man Falls and take the little kids to Gremmie Lagoon for a fantastic time.

June 6

(credit: The Getty Villa)

(credit: The Getty Villa)

Tea By The Sea

The Getty Villa
17985 Pacific Coast Highway
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
(800) 369-3059

http://www.getty.edu/visit/events/tea.html

Enjoy an afternoon of tea from 1 to 3 p.m. served in the Founders Room at The Getty Villa’s; a special experience inspired by the herbs, vegetables, and fruits that grow in the Villa’s authentically re-created first-century Roman gardens. Tea is $36 per person, reservations are required.

June 7

(credit: The Temecula Berry Company)

(credit: The Temecula Berry Company)

Friday Night Movie at Temecula Berry Co

Temecula Berry Company
39700 Cantrell Road
Temecula CA 92591
(951) 225-5552

Every Friday night during blueberry picking season, the Temecula Berry Co offers family movie night. Pack a snack or two and a couple of chairs and pick a few pints of blueberries before the show to snack on. The movie will be on the east side of the barn from 8 to 9:30 p.m.

(credit: Krispy Kreme)

(credit: Krispy Kreme)

Free Doughnuts for National Doughnut Day

Krispy Kreme
Multiple Locations
www.krispykreme.com

In honor of National Doughnut Day on June 7, score a free doughnut of any variety at any Krispy Kreme location. No purchase necessary, while supplies last. National Doughnut Day, which is observed every year on the first Friday of June, was established in 1938 by the Salvation Army to raise funds during the depression.

June 8

(credit: Malibu Beer Festival)

(credit: Malibu Beer Festival)

Malibu Beer Festival

22969 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90265
malibubeerfestival.com

Join fellow beer aficionados at the Malibu Inn on June 8 from 1 to 5 p.m. for beer tastings. Highlighted beer brands include Hagar 24 brewery, Black Star Beer, Blue Moon Beer and tons more. Tickets are $25 each for all you can drink.

June 9

(credit: Big Bear Lake)

(credit: Big Bear Lake)

$50K Trout Derby at Big Bear Lake

(800) 424-4232
www.bigbear.com

Catch the lucky trout at the Big Bear Trout Derby and walk away $50,000 richer! The 5th annual Fishin’ for $50K Trout Derby will be held at Big Bear Lake on Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9. There will be 15 tagged trout at the derby with one very special trout worth $50,000. In the last two years, four tagged trout have been caught during the popular annual fishing event.

Desiree Eaglin blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest. You can find her on Twitter too.

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