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Happy Hanukkah!

Good afternoon readers, I hope you are having a good Tuesday. Happy first day of Hanukkah to those who celebrate! Hanukkah/ Chanukuh/ Festival of Lights These eight days are to commemorate the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt, lead by Judah Maccabee, against the Seleucid Empire in…

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Shark Lagoon Fridays

Even though Shark Week has passed, the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific invites the public to get up close and personal with over 150 types of sharks. When: Friday, Dec 5, 2014 | 6:00 PM–9:00 PM Friday, Dec 12, 2014 | 6:00 PM–9:00 PM Friday, Dec 19, 2014 | 6:00 PM–9:00 PM Friday, Dec…

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The Hollywood Christmas Parade

Formerly, the Hollywood Lane Parade. The 83rd annual Christmas parade is back Sunday, November 30th 2014. Hosted by Laura McKenzie and Erik Estrada with Grand Marshal Stevie Wonder. With special guests Dean Cain and Montel Williams. Participants include celebrities, marching bands, characters, equestrians, special groups, and giant balloons. I used to march with the Long…

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LA Zoo Lights

This holiday season for the very first time, the Los Angeles Zoo changes stripes from a daytime adventure to a dazzling winter wonderland known as “L.A. ZOO LIGHTS”, which electrifies guests as it transforms the Zoo’s enchanting environment into a series of awe-inspiring animal escapades rendered in led lights, lasers, 3D projections, spectacular sets and…

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Chill at the Queen Mary

This holiday season come out to the Queen Mary in Long Beach to experience frozen magic at the Ice Kingdom. The giant dome will be frozen over into a giant igloo giving Southern California a special holiday celebration. This chilly exhibit will feature larger-than-life ice creations made from two million pounds of ice. There will…