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December Happenings at the Mar Vista Library

December Happenings at the Mar Vista Library

Welcome to December at the Mar Vista Library! Featured events this month include: SAT practice test – Sat, Dec 1 – 10am Teen Council Meeting – Sat, Dec 1 – 3pm Board Game afternoons – every Wednesday – 3pm Teen Circut Card Making – Wed, […]

Holiday Fun in Marina del Rey

Holiday Fun in Marina del Rey

Marina del Rey holiday 2018

Tomorrow – Make it Mar Vista 2018

Tomorrow – Make it Mar Vista 2018

It’s finally here – Make it Mar Vista is happening tomorrow, November 24th – from 12-6pm on Grand View Blvd. Come join the fun! Hourly snowfall, skating rink, photo booth, visit from Santa, shopping at craft booths, pamper lounge, kid zone – and food trucks […]

Make it Mar Vista 2018

Make it Mar Vista 2018

Join the Mar Vista Chamber of Commerce for
Make it Mar Vista,
Proudly Backed by American Express

Happening on Saturday, November 24th
from 12pm – 6pm on Grand View Blvd

Followed by the quarterly awesomeness that is
the Mar Vista Art Walk!

The Mar Vista Chamber of Commerce has partnered with American Express for the past 5 years to create Make It Mar Vista, a celebration of Small Business Saturday in Mar Vista, California.

Small Business Saturday is the antidote to Black Friday, when American Express asks people to Shop Local and Shop Small at businesses in their neighborhood.

For the past two years, the Mar Vista Art Walk has held their Fall event on the same date and created an epic event lasting all day and into the night.

Activations at the event
(All activations run from 12pm – 6pm, unless otherwise noted.)

– Skating Rink 12-4pm

– photos with Santa and the LAPD Pacific Division Santa Sleigh 12-4pm

– Photo Booth sponsored by local realtor 12-4pm

– Hourly Snow Fall

– Cookie Scavenger Hunt 12-3pm

– Kid Zone 12 – 6pm with Bouncy houses, snow play pit, craft table, carnival games, face painting

– Craft Vendor booths, Pamper Lounge booths (with massage, cryo therapy, reflexology, practitioners), and other local small businesses

– Shop Local Guide to all businesses in Mar Vista

– Goodie Bags

– Food Trucks – Cali Banh Mi, MeSo Hungry, Richeeze Grilled Cheese, The Green Truck

– Stage with performances all day – see performer list:
12P-1230P – Opening act Venice High School CHOIR
1230P-1240P  – Opening remarks
1P- 130P – HULA Performance
130P – 2P- Florence La Rue (from the 5th Dimension)
2P-220P KickStart Performance
230P-3P Folklorico
3pm-330pm TBD
330P-350P- Martial Arts- Werdum
415P – 6P Marina Del Rey Jazz Band

make it mar vista 2018

November Events at the Mar Vista Library

November Events at the Mar Vista Library

The Mar Vista Library branch will be offering several events in November. Children’s Bubble Science program – Mon, Nov 5 – 4pm Medicare 101 workshop with Samuel Schwartz – Mon, Nov 5 – 6:30pm Healthier Living workshop (4 weeks) – Tue, Nov 6 – 27 […]

Free ThermoMix Cooking Class Friday 10/26

Free ThermoMix Cooking Class Friday 10/26

Free Cooking Class and Tasting happening this Friday, October 26th from 11am – 12:30pm at the Coffee Connection/Station Room. Try out the ThermoMix, and taste the food! More information and sign-ups here.

Big Boo at Mar Vista Elementary October 27th

Big Boo at Mar Vista Elementary October 27th

big boo 2018