Categories: Fitness, kids
Brighten up your home or workplace and shop for a bouquet (or three) at the Flower District in Downtown Los Angeles. Wander the rows of colorful flowers and find great bargains for your lonely vases.
Cost: Price of flowers
Contact info: Downtown Los Angeles around 8th and Maple streets. http://www.laflowerexchange.com/index.html
Categories: Shopping, Home & Garden
Gamble House tour
Try a new lunch location and bring a bagged lunch to the terrace of Pasadena's Gamble House. Tuesdays at 12:15 and 12:45 p.m., docents lead a 20-minute tour of the historic house and its grounds.
Dates: Tuesdays, ongoing
Contact Info: Gamble House, 4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena; http://www.gamblehouse.org/tours/brownbag.html
Categories: Home & Garden
Explore the UCLA Sculpture Garden
There are UCLA graduates who decided to attend the Westwood campus solely because of the campus sculpture garden (formerly known as the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden). Check out the Noguchi, the Calder, the Lipchitz and the Rodin. Then take off your shoes and stretch out on the grass and abandon every worry in the world.
Cost: free, but $1 to $11 for self-service parking