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Sherman Oaks Weekend: Frank Sinatra, The Avengers, and Cinco de Mayo

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Sherman Oaks Weekend: Frank Sinatra, The Avengers, and Cinco de Mayo Sherman Oaks Weekend: Frank Sinatra, The Avengers, and Cinco de Mayo Sherman Oaks Weekend: Frank Sinatra, The Avengers, and Cinco de Mayo Sherman Oaks Weekend: Frank Sinatra, The Avengers, and Cinco de Mayo Sherman Oaks Weekend: Frank Sinatra, The Avengers, and Cinco de Mayo

THURSDAY

Kids Yoga

Where/When: , 13557 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks; 3:30 p.m.

Why Go: This class for children ages 3 – 6 years old focuses on maintaining flexibility, conscious breathing, and relaxation. During the class, the children also enjoy playful poses and storytelling.

Pricing: $13.

 

Thursday Night Comedy

Where/When: Rocco’s Tavern, 12514 Ventura Blvd., Studio City; 10 p.m.

Why Go: Laughter is a great way to relax, let go of stress, and have a good time and tonight, comedians from all over, including The Comedy Store, Comedy Central, and Comics Unleashed, will be performing. 

Pricing: No cover charge. For more information on this event, call 818-985-9876. 

 

Karaoke

Where/When: Springbok Bar & Grill, 16153 Victory Blvd., Van Nuys; 10 p.m.

Why Go: Welcome the weekend by belting out a few of your favorite tunes, either on your own or with a group of friends. It’s always an entertaining time.

Pricing: No entrance fee.

 

FRIDAY

TGIF Teen Movie: Like Crazy

Where/When: North Hollywood Library, 5211 Tujunga Ave., North Hollywood; 3:30 p.m.

Why Go: Love can make anyone feel a little crazy at times, and this particular story follows a British college student who falls for an American, and then gets separated from him and has to go back to England. 

Pricing: Free. Rated PG-13. 90 minutes.

 

NoHo Dine-Out Friday Nights

Where/When: 11458 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood; 5:30 – 9 p.m.

Why Go: Tonight is full of diverse food, live entertainment, shopping, and even pet adoption. Some of the food trucks appearing this evening will be B&R Burger Truck, Curbside Craving, Gravy Train, Gringos Tacos, and Ta Bom. Live music will be provided by David Kaufman and Sheabdra Michelle. Specialty vendors include Rok By Rocha, 7 Thirty Jewelry, and Deadcelebritee Shirts. 

Pricing: Free.

 

The Avengers

Where/When: , 15301 Ventura Blvd.; 7:45, 8:10, 8:40, 9:15, 9:45(3D)p.m.

Why Go: Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, and Scarlett Johansson, the story revolves around a team of superheroes that battle Loki and his army in order to save the Earth. 

Pricing: Adults $14.75, Children $11, Seniors $12.50. Pricing changes for the 3D showings – Adults $18.25, Children $13, Seniors $16.  Rated PG-13. 143 minutes.

 

Reflections on Sinatra: The Jazz Allstars

Where/When: Vitello’s Jazz & Supper Club, 4349 Tujunga Ave., Studio City; 8 p.m.

Why Go: For one night only, the Jazz Allstars will be playing a musical tribute to Frank Sinatra. So if you’re a fan of jazz and Frank Sinatra, then this is definitely the weekend event for you. Some of the talented musicians appearing at Vitello’s tonight will include Ralph Penland (drums), Jim Hughart (bass), Ron Anthony (guitar), and Llew Matthews on the piano. 

Pricing: $20. Tickets available online at www.ticketweb.com. For more information on this event, call 818-769-0905. 

 

Masta & The Edge of Soul

Where/When: , 14015 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks; 10 p.m.

Why Go: Live music always gets the weekend started right, especially since it’s a big holiday weekend, and what better way to liven up your evening than with some live R&B.  

Pricing: No entrance fee. For more information on this event, call 818-789-1985. 

 

SATURDAY

Cardio Body Fitness

Where/When: , 14252 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks; 8 a.m.

Why Go: Taught by Jessyca Brown, this one hour Jazz Dance Workout will wake your body up nice and early so that you become energized for the rest of the day.

Pricing: $65 for a pack of 5 classes. For more information on this class, visit www.cardiobodyfitness.com.

 

Cinco De Mayo Fiesta

Where/When: Universal CityWalk, 5 Towers, 100 Universal Plaza, Universal City; all day

Why Go: Celebrate Cinco De Mayo at CityWalk today, where there will be various activities including Mariachi music and even a Mariachi Singing Contest. So head on over for a day full of live music and entertainment. 

Pricing: No entrance fee. Parking fees may apply. 

 

Game Day

Where/When: Studio City Library, 12511 Moorpark St., Studio City; 3:30 p.m.

Why Go: Every month the Studio City Library has a game day, and today you can bring the entire family and put together puzzles, build Lego structures, and play various games together.

Pricing: Free.

 

The Avengers

Where/When: , 15301 Ventura Blvd.; 7:45, 8:10, 8:40, 9:15, 9:45(3D)p.m.

Why Go: Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, and Scarlett Johansson, the story revolves around a team of superheroes that battle Loki and his army in order to save the Earth. 

Pricing: Adults $14.75, Children $11, Seniors $12.50. Pricing changes for the 3D showings – Adults $18.25, Children $13, Seniors $16.  Rated PG-13. 143 minutes.

 

True School All Stars

Where/When: , 14015 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks; 10 p.m.

Why Go: Café Cordiale is close, convenient, and offers so much variety in music and tonight is another music-filled evening. Performing R&B Funk tonight is the group True School All Stars featuring Tony Boyd.  

Pricing: No entrance fee. For more information on this event, call 818-789-1985. 

 

SUNDAY

Dig It!

Where/When: Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles; 10 a.m.

Why Go: At this simulated archaeological dig, children can sift and sort through the sand to discover artifacts. They can then weigh and examine their findings, analyze various clues, and work with staff to put together ancient puzzles. 

Pricing: Included with Museum admission. For more information on this event, call 310-440-4500. 

 

Relax Deeply

Where/When: , 13557 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks; 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Why Go: Work can take a toll on us both physically and emotionally - this session uses deep relaxing poses to help alleviate feelings of fatigue and stress that we encounter every day.

Pricing: $18. 

 

The Avengers

Where/When: , 15301 Ventura Blvd.; 7:45, 8:10, 8:40, 9:15, 9:45(3D)p.m.

Why Go: Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, and Scarlett Johansson, the story revolves around a team of superheroes that battle Loki and his army in order to save the Earth. 

Pricing: Adults $14.75, Children $11, Seniors $12.50. Pricing changes for the 3D showings – Adults $18.25, Children $13, Seniors $16.  Rated PG-13. 143 minutes.

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