Links

40 Ways to Celebrate With Sandra                                                    

Websites and Information

Go:

  1. Yosemite *http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/index.htm
  2. Catalinahttp://www.catalinachamber.com/
  3. San Gabriel Missionhttp://sangabrielmission.org/
  4. Keys Creek Lavender Farmhttps://www.keyscreeklavenderfarm.com/
  5. Channel Islandshttp://www.nps.gov/chis/index.htm
  6. El Matador Beachhttp://www.rockcitynews.com/pages/california/labeaches/elmatador.html
  7. William S. Hart Ranch & Museumhttp://www.friendsofhartpark.org/Mansion/mansion.html
  8. Kimberly Cresthttp://www.kimberlycrest.org/about_house.html

See:

  1. Museum of Tolerancehttp://www.museumoftolerance.com/site/c.tmL6KfNVLtH/b.4865925/k.83A7/Whats_Happening_at_the_MOT.htm
  2. Graumann’s Chinese Theaterhttp://www.chinesetheatres.com/
  3. Autry National Centerhttp://theautry.org/
  4. Greystone Mansionhttp://www.greystonemansion.org/
  5. Watts Towershttp://www.wattstowers.us/
  6. Griffith Observatoryhttp://www.griffithobs.org/
  7. Barnsdall Art Park & Hollyhock Househttp://www.barnsdall.org/
  8. Hammer Museumhttp://hammer.ucla.edu/
  9. Chateau Marmonthttp://www.chateaumarmont.com/
  10. Skirball Centerhttp://www.skirball.org/
  11. Virginia Robinson Gardenshttp://www.robinsongardens.org/
  12. Weisman Art Foundationhttp://www.weismanfoundation.org/

Do:

  1. Sculling in Marina Del Rey
  2. Hike to the Hollywood Signhttp://hollywoodsigntrip.com/
  3. Take an Ikebana Class
  4. Participate in a 5K
  5. Go to the Rosebowl Fleamarket – http://www.rgcshows.com/RoseBowl.aspx
  6. Attend a Moth Grand Slam – http://themoth.org/stories
  7. Hike Eaton Canyon – http://www.ecnca.org/index.html
  8. Have a Bonfire at the Beach
  9. Take a Sewing Class – http://www.sew-la.com/home.htm
  10. Ride the Ferris Wheel on Santa Monica Pier at Sunsethttp://www.pacpark.com/rides.php?location=rides&navheight=short
  11. See Dudamel at the Disney Hall – http://www.laphil.com/
  12. Take an Archery Class in the Arroyo Seco – http://www.rovingarchers.com/index.php
  13. Attend a night concert at Huntington Gardens * – http://huntington.org/huntingtonlibrary_02.aspx?id=7452
  14. Host a Pizza Fantasia *
  15. Have a 40 Ways Celebration

Eat:

  1. Dim Sum in Chinatown
  2. Brunch at Calamigos Ranchhttp://www.themalibucafe.com/
  3. Pie n’ Burgerhttp://pienburger.com/history/
  4. Traxx in Union Station – http://www.traxxrestaurant.com/
  5. Birthday Dinner *
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SkirbalI: I can’t wait to go back!

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