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MELROSE AVE—Drop by Ron Robinson to swap bad bedroom stories with the authors/editors of Worst Laid Plans, Alexandra Lydon and Laura Kindred. Come at the right time and you'll hear readings from contributors Laraine Newman, original SNL castmember Mary Lynn Rajskub, 24 actress Whitney Cummings and Chelsea Lately. Saturday, 1pm to 4pm. 8118 Melrose Ave [Racked Inbox]
SANTA MONICA—Planet Blue is hosting a shopping party to raise money for Action Against Hunger. Stop by for special cocktails from Ultimat Vodka and to check out eco-friendly designs from Love Heals, AG Denim, Gypsy05, Dayna Decker and Duchess Marden. Make sure to RSVP ASAP to get in: RSVP@shopplanetblue.com. Friday, 7pm to 10pm. 2940 Main Street [Racked Inbox]
HOLLYWOOD—Get a lift that's fit for a Queen—literally. Jenette Bras is hosting a One Year Anniversary Tea Party complete with scones, jam, finger sandwiches and professional bra fittings from Frederika Zappe, who has also given a helping hand to the royal gals. Sales from the event will also be donated to CASA's Glamour Gowns event. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Saturday, noon to 4pm. 4308 Melrose Ave. [Racked Inbox]
COSTA MESA—Sounds like an awesome sample sale down in the OC: brands include Mike & Chris, b.son, Anzevino and Florence (we're told the A&F is current season), and more. We're also told that if you buy more, you save more. Music to our ears. It's Saturday only, from 11am to 3pm. Cash and credit cards. 324 Flower St. [Racked Inbox}
COSTA MESA—As long as you're down there, why not check out the new Prada store? Opens Saturday! [South Coast Plaza}