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What You’re Doing This Week: March 25

March 17, 2013 6:00 AM

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(credit: Jacqueline Boeh/San Diego Safari Park)

(credit: Jacqueline Boeh/San Diego Safari Park)


There is always something fun going on in the greater Los Angeles area. We’ve compiled the best list of stuff going on this week.

March 25

(credit: El Capitan Theater)

(credit: El Capitan Theater)

Mysteries of Magic

El Capitan Theater
6838 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(818) 845-3110
elcapitan.go.com

Before seeing “Oz The Great And Powerful” in Disney Digital 3D plus at the historic El Capitan theater in Hollywood, be dazzled with the “Mysteries of Magic” performed by Greg Wilson. This live stage magic show will set the stage for the film, which will immediately follow.

March 26

(credit: Knotts Berry Farm)

(credit: Knotts Berry Farm)

Knotts Berry Bloom

Knotts Berry Farm
8039 Beach Boulevard
Buena Park, CA 90620
(714) 220-5200
www.knotts.com

Easter has gone to the Beagle — Snoopy the Beagle that is! Until April 7, Knotts Berry Farm has transformed into a spring wonderland with special activities and attractions, such as “search for the Easter Beagle,” “Peanuts Party in the Park,” “Boardwalk Board Games” and much more!

March 27

(credit: Skirball Cultural Center)

(credit: Skirball Cultural Center)

Family Art Studio

Skirball Cultural Center
2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90094
(310) 440-4500
www.skirball.org

From noon till 4 p.m., families are invited to join the drop-in art studio to create spring-themed art from repurposed and recycled materials. Back by popular demand, the Family Art Studio is included with admission to the Skirball Center. Don’t forget to get half off your admission with a coupon code from Discover Los Angeles’ Discover The Arts campaign.

March 28

(credit: San Diego Safari Park)

(credit: San Diego Safari Park)

Butterfly Jungle

San Diego Safari Park
15500 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido, California 92027
(760) 747-8702
www.sdzsafaripark.org

Through April 7, the San Diego Safari Park goes butterflyrific! This annual favorite immerses butterfly enthusiasts in a field of fluttering butterflies. The 30 species of butterflies highlighted this year come from Africa, Asia and North, Central and South America.

March 29

(credit: OC Zoo)

(credit: OC Zoo)

Bonkers For Bunnies Toddler Class

OC Zoo
1 Irvine Park Road
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 973-6846

This hands-on furry bunnies event is for children ages 3 to 4 years old. During the hour-long class, the children will learn all about bunnies, get hands-on experience and create a bunny craft. The class is $5 per child (one adult free) and requires reservations.

ikea761000 What Youre Doing This Week: March 25

IKEA

Costa Mesa, Covina, Carson, and Burbank store locations
www.thelifeimprovementproject.com

IKEA will be giving away free umbrellas while supplies last to kick off the rainy season and help people prepare for April showers, (and hopefully May flowers). The giveaway is part of the national IKEA Random Acts of Life Improvement, aimed to surprise and delight the public with tokens of appreciation to improve everyday moments in their lives.

March 30

(credit: Pretend City)

(credit: Pretend City)

Celebrate Easter

Pretend City
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 428 – 3900
pretendcity.org

There are many egg-celent family fun activities happening at Pretend City in honor of Easter, like games, stories, treats and even a “bunny hop” parade. All activities take place between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

(credit: Brides Against Breast Cancer)

(credit: Brides Against Breast Cancer)

Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns

The Anaheim Marriott
700 West Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802
www.bridesabc.org

More than 1,000 beautiful designer and brand name wedding gowns will be for sale at discounts between 25 percent and 85 percent, with proceeds of the sales going to support cancer patients and their families. Hundreds of wedding gowns in all shapes, sizes (0 to 30) and colors will be available from designers, manufacturers, and bridal shops. The average price of a gown is $600. VIP Power Hours are Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and opens to the public from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $20 for Power Hour shopping and $5 for general admission.

March 31

(credit: LA Zoo)

(credit: LA Zoo)

Big Bunny’s Spring Fling

Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 644-4200
www.lazoo.org

The Easter Bunny is hoping down to the LA Zoo for a three-day, free event perfect for families. There will be puppet shows, musical entertainment, crafts and even real bunnies to pet. The event starts Friday and all activities will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Desiree Eaglin’s birthday is this week, you can wish her a happy birthday on Twitter. Desiree blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest.

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