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An Irish Celebration

by Maite Sanchez Top of the morning to you, Saint Patrick’s Day is close! Saint Patrick’s Day began as a religious feast day in the 17th century, but has evolved into a variety of festivities across the globe celebrating Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, and a whole lot of green. The holiday focuses on the anniversary of

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Visit the Night Garden

by Brianna Villalobos Stroll Descanso Gardens’ grounds as the sun starts to set during this inaugural after-hours series of workshops and performances. Night Garden kicks off in February with storytelling, shadow puppets, and stargazing. As the days start to get longer, the programming shifts from plant-related activities in March, spring blooms in April (floral attire encouraged), and a spin on

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Orange County Cherry Blossom Festival

by Nataly Roa Orange County’s Cherry Blossom Festival returns for a spring celebration of Japanese and Japanese-American culture in Southern California. Each year the festival brings together a broad spectrum of performers and activities that span the traditional to the contemporary. This year’s festival is expanding to three days, with the newly added Sakura Night Market on Friday and Saturday

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LA Zoo Lights

by Nataly Roa LA Zoo Lights is an event with a 60-90 minute walk through the zoo at night as all the lights create a memorable and beautiful sight. This year, it has been expanded with several new installations. You will get to experience a Christmas themed showcase of lights, making this a perfect date or family night. Upon entering

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The Enchanted Forest of Light

By Brianny Martinez The Forest of Light, featured in a beautiful botanical garden, is a mile long trail of whimsical and magical lighting experiences. The attraction is usually held at night because the hands-on art installations are able to effortlessly meld in with the atmospheric, luminescent forests. Along the trail, there are no signs or directions. Instead, visitors are encouraged

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Christmas Tree Lightings

By Maite Sanchez December is just around the corner which calls for Christmas! During this jolly season many cities like to decorate the city with Christmas decorations such as “Happy Holidays” signs and fake snow covering the land. We also can’t forget the humongous Christmas trees filled with hundreds of ornaments. There are also events that include live performances from

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