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April Calendar at Mar Vista Library

April Calendar at Mar Vista Library

April is packed with activities at the Mar Vista Library Branch! Some highlights include: • UCLA Mindfulness Workshops • YA Button Making Workshop • SATURDAY, APRIL 7 – BOOK SALE!!! • Movie night April 17th • Flannel Storyboard Workshop • Inca Peruvian Dance Recital

Beautiful Food at the Mar Vista Farmers’ Market March 25, 2018

Beautiful Food at the Mar Vista Farmers’ Market March 25, 2018

It was a beautiful Spring day at the Mar Vista Farmers’ Market and I got some photos of all the gorgeous fruits and veggies.

Strawberries? Yes! At the Mar Vista Farmers’ Market March 11, 2018

Strawberries? Yes! At the Mar Vista Farmers’ Market March 11, 2018

Does it seem too early for good strawberries? It’s not! There are some amazingly delicious ones at the Mar Vista Farmers’ Market right now. Plus these striped zucchini looked terrific. There were a couple of trucks in residence today: the Donut Truck and the Rooster Truck. Farmers’ Market Groupie has a new line of oils she’s making, so check those out. Hopf Chocolates is new and they look amazing. The Girl Scouts from Troop 2915 were selling their famous cookies today!

Girl Scout Cookies at the Mar Vista Farmers Market February 25, 2018

Girl Scout Cookies at the Mar Vista Farmers Market February 25, 2018

The girls from Mar Vista Troop 6545 were selling Girl Scout Cookies at the Mar Vista Farmers’ Market today. If you missed them and still want to support their fundraising efforts, you can contact their Troop leader at Susdiamond@yahoo.com. I also saw these amazing tomatoes and Romanesco […]

Reminder: Post Office Beautification Day Feb 19th

Reminder: Post Office Beautification Day Feb 19th

Reminder: Volunteers are needed on Monday, February 19th to help beautify the parking lot at the Mar Vista Post Office. Info below. Hope to see you there!

Mar Vista School New Parent Info Meeting February 27th

Mar Vista School New Parent Info Meeting February 27th

Valentine’s Day Ready at the Mar Vista Farmers’ Market February 11, 2018

Valentine’s Day Ready at the Mar Vista Farmers’ Market February 11, 2018

Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? There were plenty of gift ideas at the Mar Vista Farmers’ Market today. Soaptopia had lovely and appropriately-named soaps that would make great gifts, Vegaron macarons would be great, and there was beautiful jewelry by Alexandra Brownfield. PLUS Strawberries, […]

Mardi Gras at Runway Playa Vista Friday 2/9

Mardi Gras at Runway Playa Vista Friday 2/9

Mardi Gras at Runway Playa VistaFriday, February 9, 6-9pm Let the Good Times Roll at Runway Playa Vista with Mardi Gras Fun.

Catch some Cajun at Runway this month! New Orleans arrives on the Westside for a night of revelry for the whole family!  Celebrate Playa Vista’s First Annual Mardi Gras! Masquerade encouraged!

This authentic Carnival celebration features The Mudbug Brass Band! – an energetic 8-piece Louisiana-rooted brass ensemble dedicated to the music and tradition of the Crescent City. Whole Foods in Playa Vista Beer Garden brings some great brews to the party! Famed Louisiana brewery Abita Beer pours their seasonal Mardi Gras and Purple Haze Beers – From Lost Coast Brewery–Tangerine Wheat and Anderson Valley Blood Orange – Local favorite Three Weavers Brewery pour Expatriate IPA + Seafarer Kolsch. Hal’s Bar & Grill serves wine and a special Mardi Gras cocktail concoction!

Shop the Pop-Up Artisan Marketplace – Join the Second Line Parade – there’ll be plenty of Throw Beads! Kids create Masquerade Masterpieces with The Craft Camper! Glitter Tattoos! FREE Drawing to win a $100 gift card to Lorna Jane – Runway’s newest store! Watch the Winter Olympic Opening Ceremonies!

Enjoy these great FOOD TRUCKS for an authentic taste of NOLA:
Smohkin Pot
Creole City
More eclectic tastes:
Roni Macaroni
Word of Mouth
Pinch of Flavor
Dreamy Creations Cupcakes

Runway Mardi Gras is FREE and FAMILY FRIENDLY! Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler!

Got Guac? Big Game Day at Mar Vista Farmers’ Market February 4, 2018

Got Guac? Big Game Day at Mar Vista Farmers’ Market February 4, 2018

Hope you’re enjoying this amazingly beautiful day as the Football Game of the Year approaches. The Mar Vista Farmers’ Market had all the avocados you could possibly need for the guacamole I feel is required when you watch. Plus have you seen these lettuce mix […]