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If you were the overachieving kindergartener who took a Michelangelo approach to those cheesy DIY Mother's Day macaroni frames, you're probably already planning on spoiling mom with more than just prezzies and roses. From paint-it-yourself pottery classes (for free, no less) at dreamy DIY haven OSH to supreme tea time pampering at DTLA's Ritz-Carlton to prettifying and pampering at Assembly Salon to 100% gratis grub (!) at vegan Mexican resto Gracias Madre and more, check out our handy map guide of 10+ events for spending quality time with mom this weekend.—Additional reporting by Jennifer Astin


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1. Assembly

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250 South Robertson Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(424) 278-1567
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If prettifying in the 90210 is more your thing, essential one-stop beauty shop Assembly. For $60 to $75, sip on some bubbly while getting your hair, face and nails did. [Flyer: Assembly Salon]

2. Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles

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112 East 22nd Street
San Pedro, CA 90731
Saturday and Sunday, enjoy a host of hands-on crafting classes, from soy candle decorating ($10) to quilting ($55) and much more . In addition, enjoy free chair massages at the handmade marketplace's Mother's Day weekend at Warehouse No. 10. [Photo: Crafted/Facebook]

3. Color Me Mine

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12080 Ventura Pl
Studio City, CA 91604
If your ideal Sunday involves breakfast, mimosas and paint-it-yourself pottery, hit up Color Me Mine's Studio City store. The event is $15 for adults and $10 for kids. [Flyer: Color Me Mine]

4. Fig & Olive

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8490 Melrose Place
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(310) 360-9100
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Didn't someone say that the way to mom's heart is through her stomach? Indulge in an Eater-approved three-course fixe prixe brunch on Melrose. For $40, enjoy a host of mouth-watering dishes like lobster bisque for apps, a French omelet as a main course and chocolate cake for dessert, among many other options. [Photo: Fig & Olive]

5. Mother's Day at Dodger Stadium

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1000 Elysian Park Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(866) 363-4377
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Treat your mom to America's favorite pastime and score a free Dodgers clutch this Sunday, when LA's team plays against the SF Giants. After the game, burn off those Dodger dogs and join the free Mother's Day Walk Around the Park. [Image: Dodger Stadium]

6. Glendale Galleria

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100 West Broadway, Glendale Galleria
Glendale, CA 91210
(818) 246-6737
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Friday from 4pm to 8pm, shoppers who spend $125 or more on the same day score access to the mall's exclusive Mother's Day Lounge, which will offer free mini-massages, threading, Henna tattoos, bites, makeup stations and much more. [Photo: @glendalegalleria/Instagram]

7. Gracias Madre

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8905 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(323) 978-2170
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The Mexican vegan resto (and fashion insider fave is living up to its name and treating all madres to a lunch entree of their choice—on the house! [Photo: Gracias Madre/Facebook]

8. Heath Ceramics Open Studio

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7525 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 965-0800
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In addition to scoring 15% off all in-store purchases, enjoy free studio tours and gratis tile glazing workshops during the ceramics and decor retailer's weekend Open Studio event; see the full run down of haps here. [Photo: Heath Ceramics]

9. Michael Kors: Beverly Center

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8500 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 360-0980
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Shop the designer's summer 2014 collection and enjoy free valet parking, light bites and a personalized styling session from Friday to Sunday at the Beverly Center. Claim your spot by calling (310) 360-0980 or emailing here. [Photo: Michael Kors]

10. Orchard Supply Hardware

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415 South La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 954-4733
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Saturday from 10am to 2pm, bring your green thumbed mom to any of the hardware supply chain's LA stores for their free Paint-a-Pot event. OSH will provide a clay pot, paint and supplies and a plant; you provide the art skills. [Photo by Elizabeth Daniels via]

11. Royal-Tea Treatment: Ritz-Carlton

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900 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 743-8800
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For a truly luxe afternoon tea time, DTLA's Ritz-Carlton, where $310 scores you brunch with panoramic views at Wolfgang Puck's WP24 and a serious pampering sesh at the hotel's Spa. Enjoy tasty tea sandwiches and mini treats at the 24th floor resto, then treat your mom (and yourself, perhaps)? to a 50-minute massage and mani/pedi. For seating times and booking info, click here. [Photo: Ritz Carlton]

12. Stacey Todd Boutique

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13025 Ventura Boulevard
Studio City, CA 91604
If your dear ma's tastes run luxe and monochromatic, head to Stacey Todd in Studio City and West Hollywood from Thursday to Sunday for 20% off storewide (excluding jewelry and candles). [Photo: Stacey Todd Boutique]

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1. Assembly

250 South Robertson Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
If prettifying in the 90210 is more your thing, essential one-stop beauty shop Assembly. For $60 to $75, sip on some bubbly while getting your hair, face and nails did. [Flyer: Assembly Salon]
250 South Robertson Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

2. Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles

112 East 22nd Street, San Pedro, CA 90731
Saturday and Sunday, enjoy a host of hands-on crafting classes, from soy candle decorating ($10) to quilting ($55) and much more . In addition, enjoy free chair massages at the handmade marketplace's Mother's Day weekend at Warehouse No. 10. [Photo: Crafted/Facebook]
112 East 22nd Street
San Pedro, CA 90731

3. Color Me Mine

12080 Ventura Pl, Studio City, CA 91604
If your ideal Sunday involves breakfast, mimosas and paint-it-yourself pottery, hit up Color Me Mine's Studio City store. The event is $15 for adults and $10 for kids. [Flyer: Color Me Mine]
12080 Ventura Pl
Studio City, CA 91604

4. Fig & Olive

8490 Melrose Place, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Didn't someone say that the way to mom's heart is through her stomach? Indulge in an Eater-approved three-course fixe prixe brunch on Melrose. For $40, enjoy a host of mouth-watering dishes like lobster bisque for apps, a French omelet as a main course and chocolate cake for dessert, among many other options. [Photo: Fig & Olive]
8490 Melrose Place
Los Angeles, CA 90069

5. Mother's Day at Dodger Stadium

1000 Elysian Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Treat your mom to America's favorite pastime and score a free Dodgers clutch this Sunday, when LA's team plays against the SF Giants. After the game, burn off those Dodger dogs and join the free Mother's Day Walk Around the Park. [Image: Dodger Stadium]
1000 Elysian Park Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

6. Glendale Galleria

100 West Broadway, Glendale Galleria, Glendale, CA 91210
Friday from 4pm to 8pm, shoppers who spend $125 or more on the same day score access to the mall's exclusive Mother's Day Lounge, which will offer free mini-massages, threading, Henna tattoos, bites, makeup stations and much more. [Photo: @glendalegalleria/Instagram]
100 West Broadway, Glendale Galleria
Glendale, CA 91210

7. Gracias Madre

8905 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069
The Mexican vegan resto (and fashion insider fave is living up to its name and treating all madres to a lunch entree of their choice—on the house! [Photo: Gracias Madre/Facebook]
8905 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90069

8. Heath Ceramics Open Studio

7525 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
In addition to scoring 15% off all in-store purchases, enjoy free studio tours and gratis tile glazing workshops during the ceramics and decor retailer's weekend Open Studio event; see the full run down of haps here. [Photo: Heath Ceramics]
7525 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA

9. Michael Kors: Beverly Center

8500 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Shop the designer's summer 2014 collection and enjoy free valet parking, light bites and a personalized styling session from Friday to Sunday at the Beverly Center. Claim your spot by calling (310) 360-0980 or emailing here. [Photo: Michael Kors]
8500 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048

10. Orchard Supply Hardware

415 South La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Saturday from 10am to 2pm, bring your green thumbed mom to any of the hardware supply chain's LA stores for their free Paint-a-Pot event. OSH will provide a clay pot, paint and supplies and a plant; you provide the art skills. [Photo by Elizabeth Daniels via]
415 South La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036

11. Royal-Tea Treatment: Ritz-Carlton

900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015
For a truly luxe afternoon tea time, DTLA's Ritz-Carlton, where $310 scores you brunch with panoramic views at Wolfgang Puck's WP24 and a serious pampering sesh at the hotel's Spa. Enjoy tasty tea sandwiches and mini treats at the 24th floor resto, then treat your mom (and yourself, perhaps)? to a 50-minute massage and mani/pedi. For seating times and booking info, click here. [Photo: Ritz Carlton]
900 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015

12. Stacey Todd Boutique

13025 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA 91604
If your dear ma's tastes run luxe and monochromatic, head to Stacey Todd in Studio City and West Hollywood from Thursday to Sunday for 20% off storewide (excluding jewelry and candles). [Photo: Stacey Todd Boutique]
13025 Ventura Boulevard
Studio City, CA 91604