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What You're Doing This Week: August 20th

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Summer is just about over and school is just about to begin. Get out and enjoy some fun Southern California events before the craziness of the school year begins.



Baby Steps through Pretend City

29 Hubble
Irvine, CA, 92618
(949) 428-3900
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Sometimes Pretend City can seem a bit overwhelming for the younger, smaller crowd. That is why Pretend City has created a special one hour long program from 2pm to 3pm called "Baby Steps through Pretend City" that is specifically for infants (0-24 months) only. This way, babies can play and explore at free will without the fear of being trampled!



Family Science Night at the Ocean Institute

24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 496-4296
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Bring the whole family down from 6-8pm for an evening of scientific discovery and fun. Cost is $7 per person. There will be a presentation from a guest speaker, kid's activities and a lab program that will get the whole family involved.



Adam Carolla Live Podcast Irvine Improv

71 Fortune Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 854-5455
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Have a laugh and a drink at the Irvine Improv to see the very funny Adam Carolla. Carolla, most well-known for his comedic rants will be sure to show the audience a laughing good time. The show is for ages 18 and over.



Pole Dancing Class at Embody Pole Fitness

148 South Fairmont Boulevard
Anaheim, CA 92808
(714) 782-7860
and at:
1535 East Ontario Avenue
Corona, CA 92881
(951) 310-3344
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Get fit and have fun doing it! Embody Pole Fitness classes are guaranteed to give you the body you want and deserve. Log on now to check out all of the classes offered.



Cinderella at the El Capitan

6838 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(818) 845-3110
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Take the kids to see this classic movie in one of the most gorgeous theaters in the country. The El Capitan originally debuted in 1926 and was home to many live theater shows. Now operated by the Disney Company, the El Capitan is home to the best Disney events.



Swingtown at Downtown Disney District

Stage near Rainforest Café and ESPN Zone
1580 South Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 300-7800
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Go swing out with the band Swingtown in the Downtown Disney District and be entranced by the lovely song bird Mandy Brown. Bring your best dancing shoes to the stage near the Rainforest Café from 6 – 10pm for a swinging good time.



A Night Under the Stars at the Will Geer Theatricum

1419 North Topanga Canyon Boulevard
Topanga, CA 90290
(310) 455-2322
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The Will Geer Theatricum presents a special benefit performance "A Night Under the Stars" with a special preview of "Recipe" a new comedy by Michael Gene Sullivan for one night only. The show will feature Cloris Leachman, Jean Smart, Lisa Bonet, Amy Madigan and Wendy Malick. Reception starts at 6:30, show starts at 8pm.

Desiree Eaglin blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest. You can follow her on Twitter too.


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