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CicLAvia – Oct. 5, 2014

CicLAvia Heart of LA

It’s CicLAvia time again! For those of you who aren’t familiar with CicLAvia, it’s an opportunity to tour parts of Los Angeles via non-motorized transportation like bicycles and skates without having to compete with motorized vehicles. In many respects it’s a giant street party that moves. The Sunday October 5th CicLAvia is a repeat of past “Heart of Downtown” events …

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CicLAvia – Iconic Wilshire Boulevard


The first CicLAvia event of 2014 will be held on April 6th which, as I type this, is only 13 days away. Boy howdy, this one snuck up on me! Please visit the CicLAvia Website for official information about the route and some background about what CicLAvia is. What follows is my own opinion which is based on the four …

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Kite Party

Here’s an interesting event you will want to add to your calendar if you like kites and spending the day at the beach: The Kite Connection will be hosting Kite Party 12 on March 8-9, 2014 on the sand to the right of the Huntington Beach Pier. I stumbled across this event during a bicycle ride a couple years ago …

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My Southern California Event Short-List

I have to begin this blog somehow, so I thought I’d start with a short list of the events I enjoy enough to have as “recurring” events in my calendar. This list is by no means all-inclusive and it won’t contain many details, but it’s a starting point and should serve as a preview of the kinds of things I’ll …

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