JANUARY 5, 2012
LOS ANGELES - Downtown on Ice
Holiday ice rink is an annual event with
free concerts and paid ice skating at
temporary rink constructed at Pershing
Square near the Civic Center. Rink is
open daily. Time: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sundays through Thursdays, and open
until 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
Cost: $6/ adult, $3 child 4 to 12, free
age 3 & under. Location: Pershing Square
532 South Olive Drive Los Angeles, CA.
Call: (213) 847-4968. laparks.org
DANA POINT - Gray Whale Watching Trips. Search
for whales, dolphin, sea lion and other exciting marine life!
All cruises are narrated by our expert captains who will educate
you on the abundant ocean life on our coast. Trips are all 2
hours long. Trips depart daily! 10 a.m. to Noon; Noon- 2
p.m.; 2 - 4 p.m. Cost: $30, kid $19. Location: 34675 Golden
Lantern, Dana Point, California. Call: (800) 979-3370.
PALM SPRINGS - Palm Springs International Film Festival Jan. 5 -16, 2012. Contemporary international films, many with special guests attending for post-screening Q&A's. Passes: $60 Up. psfilmfest.org
PALM SPRINGS - Kennel Dog Club Show, January 5 - 8, 2012. This is the largest conformation show in the country. Location: Empire Polo Club, 81-800 Avenue 51 Indio, CA. (323) 727-0136. jbradshaw.com
SAN JOSE -Silicon Valley International Auto Show, January 5 - 8, 2012. San Jose McEnery Convention Center 150 West San Carlos Street San Jose, CA. Call: (408) 277-5277. Hours Thursday 10 am – 10 pm Friday 10 am – 10 pm Saturday 10 am – 10 pm Sunday* 10 am – 6 pm Admission: $10; $7 age 62+. motortrendautoshows.com
SANTA CRUZ - Whale Watching Trip. Enjoy a 3.5 hour tour of the Monterey Bay in search of the Gray Whale migrations with Stagnaro Charter Boats. Time: 11 a.m. Cost: $4495. Location: Santa Cruz West Harbor at Atlantic Ave. Check-in at Stagnaro's office on 7th Ave and Eaton St., Santa Cruz, CA. Call: (800) 979-3370. zerve.com
WALNUT CREEK - Downtown Walnut Creek on Ice. Ice skating through Jan. 22, 2012. This seasonal ice skating rink offers holiday exercise and fun in a beautiful outdoor setting. Runs through Jan. 22. Time: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Cost: $11 - 15. Location: Civic Park, Clay Arts Parking Lot, Walnut Creek, CA. Call: (925) 935-7669. iceskatewalnutcreek.com