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PASADENA—If horror films are your thing, consider taking in a throwback flick this Saturday when the Old Pasadena Film Festival screens Creature From the Black Lagoon at 8:30pm in Central Park (275 S Raymond Avenue). This 1954 cult favorite starring Richard Carlson and Julia Adams was one of the first 3-D monster movies so you're bound to get a kick out of the special effects and costumes—including the babely retro styles of love interest Kay. Head over to the park around 7pm to indulge in food truck treats and listen to some live DJ tunes. Admission is free, but you'll want to bring your own comfy picnic essentials to make the night complete.
GLENDALE—Look no further for something fun to do with your little ones this Saturday. The Americana (889 Americana Way) hosts the third annual Wee Rock Kids Music Festival from 12-5pm. In addition to live performances by Ryan Beatty and Cailee Rae, kiddos can snap a pic in the photo booth, design their own t-shirts at the DIY station, get their face painted and limbs decorated with glitter tattoos, shop the Forever 21 Kids booth, and feast on fun fare. Tickets are just $10 (buy yours here) but ages 3 and under are free when you donate a coloring book and/or crayons. Besides offering families a day of fun, the event benefits Children's Hospital Los Angeles by donating 50% of all proceeds.
ECHO PARK—Witchy-cool boutique Otherwild (1932 Echo Park Avenue) has so much more to offer than retail therapy (although their ceramic wares and jewelry are totally on our wish list). The space also regularly offers events and workshops often with a spiritual or female-empowering edge. This Sunday afternoon, the space welcomes back tarot expert Sarah Faith for personalized readings beginning at 12:30pm. Since Sarah's Tuesday night Intro to Tarot class sold out quickly (check the schedule of workshops often!) buy your $30 ticket for a 25-minute session here before they're all gone!