What Would CicLAvia Do?

What Would CicLAvia Do?

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Week of April 19-25

Plan your week ahead with some of these exciting events hosted by our CicLAvia partners and other LA based organizations!

Events are free unless noted otherwise.

Happening All Week

LA Time's Festival of Books  now through April 23

2021 Billboard Art Exhibition now through April 30

Monday, April 19

La Plaza's Esquite in A Cup and On the Cob with Chef Ricardo Pablo Vega, Moderno Cocina at 3pm PDT

Tuesday, April 20

LAPL's Family Dance Party at 3:30pm PDT

Wednesday, April 21

CAAM's In Conversation: Aneeka Ayanna Henderson and Tera W. Hunter from 5–6:30pm PDT

LACMA's Poetry in Color: A Virtual Slam Inspired by NOT I: Throwing Voices (1500 BCE–2020 CE) from 6–7am PDT

Self Help Graphics & Art's Wellness Wednesday: Self Care Through Ancient Art from 6–7:30pm PDT

Thursday, April 22

AARP Virtual Trivia from 6–7:45pm PDT

Fowler Museum at UCLA's Share the Mic: The Art of Trash with Benjamin Von Wong from 11am–12pm PDT

LACMA's Fostering Environmental Justice through the Arts and Education from 4–5pm PDT

Zoócalo Public Square's How Did Politics and Pop Culture Become One? at 6pm PDT

Skirball Cultural Center's Celebrating Earth Day with US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo at 7pm PDT

Friday, April 23

La Plaza's Lupita Infante: Honoring a Family Legacy with Hosted by Betto Arcos, Music Journalist at 7pm PDT

Saturday, April 24

NHM's Sing Move Play! from 10–10:30am PDT

Sunday, April 25

LACMA's Sundays Live—Samuel Nebyu, violin and Dr. Charles Abramovic, piano from 6–7pm PDT

Ongoing Resources and Programs

AARP Check out AARP's calendar to join in on virtual trivia, movie nights, and a wide range of workshops.

Curate LA | Explore Curate LA's art discovery platform to learn about upcoming shows, exhibitions, museums, artist studios, and galleries from all around Los Angeles.

Department of Cultural Affairs | Visit the DCA calendar to discover events near you. 

LACMA | Watch, learn, listen, read, and browse at home through LACMA at Home's many virtual resources and activities

Laemmle Theaters | Visit the Laemmle Virtual Cinema to view new arthouse releases, all from the comfort of your home.

LA Phil SOUND/STAGE is a new online collection of concert films and interviews, essays, and artwork that offer deeper insights into the music.

LA Works | Visit LA Works Opportunity Calendar to see how you can get involved in supporting Los Angeles.

Las Fotos Project | View the virtual exhibition Our Streets looking at mobility justice in East Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Conservancy | The LA Conservancy is also offering virtual and self-guided tours where you can explore the legacy of 1970's architecture, learn about the historical buildings of LA's Broadway, and get a 360º view of Chinatown. Check out the LA Conservancy's map of Historic Places of Los Angeles.

Los Angeles County Library | Find a wide variety of weekly events offered by the LA County library.

Los Angeles Public Library | Visit LAPL's calendar of events for fun, virtual activities for all ages! From coding clubs to story-time, LAPL's programming offers hours of entertainment. Contribute to LAPL's Safer At Home Archive by submitting photos, journal entries, letters and email correspondences, or other digital materials that reflect the impact of COVID-19 on our daily lives. Check out LAPL's social justice reading list. Everything on the list is free to download, with no wait. 

Metro Art and Dublab | Check out the series Deep Routes for a multimedia exploration of Los Angeles.

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County | Explore nature at home with DIY art projects, live-stream discussions, storytelling, and much more.

StoryCorps | Become a part of American History by recording meaningful conversations with friends and family using StoryCorps's new, free tool StoryCorps Connect. All interviews will be archived at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. 

Support LA's Black-Owned Restaurants | Use this crowd-sourced list of nearly 400 entries to find a black-owned restaurant near you.

The Ford | Watch and listen to an eclectic mix of virtual performances in the 2020 Digital Season archive.

Two Bit Circus Foundation | Check out the Two Bit Circus Youtube channel for videos of STEAM-based projects led by their experienced team of facilitators. Each creative play project mixes learning along with a heavy dose of fun that engages curious minds of all ages! 

Adventure Outside

Visit CicLAvia's park resource page to discover your local park!

Discover the Hidden Stairs of Los Angeles

KCET's 61 Self-Guided Tours for Exploring LA on Your Own

Los Angeles Conservancy Guided Tours 

Los Angeles Time's List of Walks

Metro Bike Share's Ride Guides 

Museum of Neon Art's Light Walks: Free Self-Guided Walks or Paid Guided Tours

Timeout's Best Bike Trails in LA

COVID-19 Relief Services

211 LA Resource Line | Call or go online for information and referrals for all health and human services in LA County. 

First 5 LA | View First 5 LA's comprehensive list of community resources for family's in LA county.

LAist's How To Get The Second Dose Of Vaccine -- And Everything You Need To Know About It

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and Headspace | LA County Department of Mental Health has partnered with Headspace, the meditation app, to offer free access to Headspace Plus to all LA County residents.

CicLAvia Cooks

Check out our new compilation of recipes—CicLAvia Cooks: A Love Letter to LA—an homage to the great city where we live, work, play, eat, and cook.