The Skrumps Launch Party:
The Skrumps is the newest addition to The Jim Henson Company family. Created by writer-illustrator-sculptor John Chandler, this comic-book series will celebrate its debut with a free launch party at Meltdown Comics (7522 W. Sunset Blvd.; LA, CA 90046) on Saturday, June 25, from 12 p.m.-3 p.m. There will be giveaways, refreshments and autograph signings by Chandler.
Summer Kicks Off at Annenberg Community Beach House
This family-friendly (and wallet-friendly) public beach house opens for the summer on Saturday, June 25. CC and I have had lots of fun here and look forward to checking it out again. Get more bang for your buck by going on Dollar Splash Mondays.
Annenberg Community Beach House
415 Pacific Coast Highway
Santa Monica, CA 90402
Check site for hours, parking fees
"Winnie the Pooh" at L.A. Film Festival
Families looking for some old-school fun (and air-conditioning!) can indulge in a little Winnie the Pooh at the L.A. Film Festival. This 69-minute animated film will be preceded by "The Ballad of Nessie," a six-minute animated short film about the legendary Loch Ness resident.
Regal Cinemas L.A. Live 8
Saturday, June 25; 1:30 p.m.
Tickets: $13 (adults); $5 (ages 12 and under)